B.A., Arctic and Northern Studies

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

Minimum Requirements for Arctic and Northern Studies B.A.: 120 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
Arctic and Northern Studies Program Requirements
ACNS F201The Circumpolar North: An Introductory Overview3
ACNS/GEOG/GEOS F429Geography of the Arctic and Circumpolar North3
ACNS F484Perspectives on the North 13
ANS F242XIndigenous Cultures of Alaska3
BIOL F104XNatural History of Alaska4
HIST F48320th-century Circumpolar History3
Complete one of the following:3
Visual Images of the North
Narrative Art of Alaska Native Peoples (in English translation)
Northern and Environmental Literature
Complete one of the following:3
Alaska Native Politics
Alaska Government and Politics
Government and Politics of Canada
Government and Politics of Russia
Electives
Complete 15 credits from two of the following groups: 215
Anthropology
Siberia: Past, Present, Future
Circumpolar Archaeology
Language and Culture in Alaska
Athabascan Peoples of Alaska and Adjacent Canada
Culture and History in the North Atlantic
Geography
Geography of Alaska
Geography of United States and Canada
Geography of Russia
History
Modern Scandinavia
History of Alaska
Imperial Russia, 1700-1917
Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia
Polar Exploration and Its Literature
Political Science
Alaska Native and Comparative Tribal Self-Government
Comparative Indigenous Rights and Policies
International Relations of the North
International Law and the Environment
Government and Politics of Canada
Government and Politics of Russia
Humanities 3
Alaska Native Art History
Narrative Art of Alaska Native Peoples (in English translation)
Northern and Environmental Literature
Northern language 4