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Northern First Nations Studies

Core Courses

anth140 Introduction to the Fields of Anthropology
3 Credits
Meets Core Competency requirement.
engl101 Introduction to the Study of Literature
3 Credits
Students can take ENGL 140 in lieu of ENGL 101 to complete their NFNS program.
nost200 Research in the North
3 Credits
Northern Studies (NOST) Core Course
Choose 2 (6 credits) from NOST 200, NOST 201 or NOST 202
nost201 Natural History of the North
3 Credits
Northern Studies (NOST) Core Course
Choose 2 (6 credits) from NOST 200, NOST 201 or NOST 202
nost202 Social History of the North
3 Credits
Northern Studies (NOST) Core Course
Choose 2 (6 credits) from NOST 200, NOST 201 or NOST 202. Meets Core Competency requirement.

Elective Courses

First Nations Studies (FNST) I Electives: 1 Required (3 credits)
hist140 History of Yukon First Nations and Self-Government
3 Credits
Counts as FNST I elective or open elective: Meets core competency requirements
First Nations Studies (FNST) II Electives: 2 Required (6 credits)
anth221 Subarctic Archaeology
3 Credits
Counts as FNST II elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
atha101 Introduction to Native Languages I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as FNST II elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
atha102 Introduction to Native Languages II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as FNST II elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl230 A Survey of First Nations Literature in English not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as FNST II elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
envs200 Environmental Perspectives
3 Credits
Counts as FNST II elective or open elective. Meets Core Competency requirement.
envs201 Environmental Ethics not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as FNST II elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
fnst140 Preservation of Traditional Knowledge not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as FNST II elective or open elective. Meets Core Competency requirement.
hist140 History of Yukon First Nations and Self-Government
3 Credits
Counts as FNST II elective or open elective; Meets core competency requirement.
lang140 Language and Culture Preservation
3 Credits
Counts as FNST II elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost101 The Circumpolar World
3 Credits
Counts as FNST II or III elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
First Nations Studies (FNST) III Electives: 2 Required (6 credits)
crim219 Aboriginal Peoples and Canadian Criminal Justice
3 Credits
Counts as FNST III elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl230 A Survey of First Nations Literature in English not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as FNST III elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
envs223 Principles and Practices of Heritage Interpretation not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as FNST III elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost324 Contemporary Issues in the Circumpolar World I
3 Credits
Counts as FNST III elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost325 Contemporary Issues in the Circumpolar World II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as FNST III elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost328 Peoples and Cultures of the Circumpolar North I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as FNST III elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost329 Peoples and Cultures of the Circumpolar North II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as FNST III elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
Open Electives (list is not exhaustive; consult a program advisor for more options)
anth101 Biological and Forensic Anthropology
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
anth144 Heritage and Culture Field School
6 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
anth210 Globalization and the Culture of Capitalism
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
anth225 Field Methods in Subarctic Ethnography and Archaeology not scheduled
6 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
anth226 Analytical Methods in Archaeology and Ethnography not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
biol101 Principles of Biology I
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
biol102 Principles of Biology II
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
chem110 The Structure of Matter
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
chem111 Chemical Energetics and Dynamics
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
crim101 Introduction to Criminology
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
crim103 Psychological Explanations of Crime and Deviance
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
crim104 Sociological Explanations of Crime and Deviance not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
crim241 Intro to Corrections not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl203 Introduction to the Novel
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl204 Introduction to Science Fiction not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl205 Literary Representations of the Natural World not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl206 Introduction to the Short Story not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl220 The North in Canadian Literature
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
envs100 Introduction to Environmental Science I
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
envs101 Introduction to Environmental Science II
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
geog101 Introduction to Physical Geography I
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
geog102 Introduction to Physical Geography II
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
hist120 European History I
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
hist121 European History II
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
hist135 Canadian History to 1867 not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
hist136 Canadian History - Confederation to the Present not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
phed222 Northern Outdoor Pursuits and Leadership I
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
phed225 Northern Outdoor Pursuits and Leadership II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
phil120 Introduction to Ethics
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
poli201 Introduction to Political Thought
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
poli241 Introduction to International Relations not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
psyc100 Introduction to Psychology I
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
psyc101 Introduction to Psychology II
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
psyc203 Social Psychology
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
psyc204 Abnormal Psychology
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
psyc205 Child Development
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
soci100 Introduction to Sociology
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
soci103 Canadian Society not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
soci203 Sociology of the Family
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
soci209 Society, Technology and Values
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
soci227 Research Methods in the Social Sciences
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst100 Introduction to Women's Studies I
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst101 Introduction to Women's Studies II
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst200 Women and Social Change not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective. Meets Core Competency requirement.
wgst230 Women and History - Rethinking Canada not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst240 The Study of Men and Masculinities I
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst241 The Study of Men and Masculinities II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements