HIS100Y1: History of the Arctic

Hours: 
48L/20T

People have made the Arctic home for millennia, creating circumpolar cultures in its challenging climate. This course compares and examines connections in the contested polar region through several themes: cultures in contact, trade and exploration, environment, crime and punishment, and defense and sovereignty.

Exclusion: 

Any 100-level HIS course, with the exception of AP, IB, CAPE, or GCE transfer credits.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)
Living Things and Their Environment (4)