Year 2 Course Descriptions

Fall

Canadian Democracy in Theory and Practice (Carleton University) - PSCI 1100

From theories and practices to modern political ideas, this course will take students through a thorough analysis of the Canadian federal government. Among multiple other learning goals, students will be able to identify how the Canadian political system relates to their own lived experience in regards to geography, ethnicity, gender, and class and their political implications. This class will leave students with a thorough understanding of the political system as well as enhanced writing and research skills.

Implementation of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement - SSC0035

Although many parts of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA) have been fully implemented, there are still some disagreements over the implementation of other parts. In this course, students will have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the NLCA from Nunavut Land Claims Agreement I and Nunavut Land Claims Agreement II through a detailed examination of selected Articles within the agreement.

Introduction to Social Research - SSC0011

The main purpose of research is to inform action or prove a theory. Through weekly activities, readings, and assignments, students will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the multiple steps of the research process and gain an overall understanding of the ins and outs of research.

Inuktitut I (Saavittut) - LAN0023

Language is an important factor when considering the expression of culture. This course will offer students a hands-on experience and empower them to speak the language of their culture with pride. Through listening, speaking, reading and writing in a wide variety of subjects in Inuktitut, students will learn the basics of the language to use in their everyday lives.

Inuktitut II (Kisaqtut) - LAN0024

Language is an important factor when considering the expression of culture. This course will offer students a hands-on experience and empower them to speak the language of their culture with pride. Through listening, speaking, reading and writing in a wide variety of subjects in Inuktitut, students will learn the basics of the language to use in their everyday lives.

Inuktitut III (Tulaktut) - LAN0025

Language is an important factor when considering the expression of culture. This course will offer students a hands-on experience and empower them to speak the language of their culture with pride. Through listening, speaking, reading and writing in a wide variety of subjects in Inuktitut, students will learn the basics of the language to use in their everyday lives.

The Circumpolar World - SSC0062

The Circumpolar World houses rich geography, biological and physical systems. From its diversity, critical issues, social structures and everything in between, students will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the Circumpolar World throughout the length of this course.

Winter

Directed Research Project - SSC0038_010

With all of the valuable information students have learned in Introduction to Social Research, they will have the opportunity to apply themselves by designing their own research project. From carrying out primary data collection to interpreting data and everything in between, students will be able to confidently translate these findings to their future academic or workplace environment by the end of the course.

Inuktitut I (Saavittut) - LAN0023

Language is an important factor when considering the expression of culture. This course will offer students a hands-on experience and empower them to speak the language of their culture with pride. Through listening, speaking, reading and writing in a wide variety of subjects in Inuktitut, students will learn the basics of the language to use in their everyday lives.

Inuktitut II (Kisaqtut) - LAN0024

Language is an important factor when considering the expression of culture. This course will offer students a hands-on experience and empower them to speak the language of their culture with pride. Through listening, speaking, reading and writing in a wide variety of subjects in Inuktitut, students will learn the basics of the language to use in their everyday lives.

Inuktitut III (Tulaktut) - LAN0025

Language is an important factor when considering the expression of culture. This course will offer students a hands-on experience and empower them to speak the language of their culture with pride. Through listening, speaking, reading and writing in a wide variety of subjects in Inuktitut, students will learn the basics of the language to use in their everyday lives.

People and Cultures of the Circumpolar World - SSC0084

In this course, students will be challenged to look at anthropology, sociology, history, media and cultural studies, communications, and literature through both the lens of Indigenous and Western perspectives. Students will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of both histories and experiences, all while gaining an appreciation of the Circumpolar North’s cultural diversity.