BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Alaska History

HIST 053

Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Axel Donizetti Ramirez PhD
Credits: 0.50

Course Currently Unavailable


This course encourages students to think about the history and continuing challenges unique to Alaska. The lessons present Alaskan geography, indigenous history, exploration, colonization, and contemporary issues. Questions within the lesson are designed to promote critical thinking and skills acquisition.

Course Content:

1. Alaskan Geography
2. The History of Alaska Natives
3. The Russian Period
4. The District of Alaska
5. The Gold Rush
6. Alaska as Territory
7. The Government of Alaska
8. Political, Economic, and Environmental Issues in Modern Alaska History
9. Social Issues in Modern Alaska
10. Cumulative Speedback Assignment

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.
Required Materials Cost
   HIST 053 - Color Packet     Included in tuition
   Printed Course Packet     Included in tuition