BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Alaskan History

HIST 053


$ 156.00

Instructor: Axel Donizetti Ramirez PhD
Credits: 0.50

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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:

Unit 1: Alaskan Geography
Unit 2: The History of Native Alaskans
Unit 3: The Russian Period
Unit 4: The District of Alaska
Unit 5: The Gold Rush
Unit 6: Alaska as a Territory
Unit 7: The Government of Alaska
Unit 8: Political, Economic, and Environmental Issues in Modern Alaskan History
Unit 9: Social Issues in Modern Alaska

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.