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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MES 501 - Maine Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach

This course offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Maine through sources in English, history, geology, anthropology, political science, Native American studies, Franco-American studies and other fields. At the broadest level, the course considers the landscapes and people of Maine, and the connections between the two. Other topics covered include industries such as farming, fishing, lumbering, and tourism; environ,mental concerns and regulations; economic challenges and opportunities; and demographic trends including an aging population and the development of recent immigrant communities. This course is required for students in the MA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Maine Studies track) and the graduate Certificate in Maine Studies.

Prerequisites & Notes

Credits: 3