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Program Start: 1 September 2021
Application Deadline: 7 September 2021
Location: Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 - 2 years

Overview:

Cumberland College is pleased to offer 12 face-to-face courses from the University of Saskatchewan.  All of the courses are offered in Melfort and many have a video connection to the Nipawin and Tisdale locations.  Additional courses are offered through televised and online delivery at all three campus locations.  You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.  In some cases you can complete your full degree with us. To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan. Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.

You can persure your degree in the comfort of your home community with us. Below are some areas of study you can persure: 

Cumberland College offers the pre-professional year of classes that lead into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Saskatchewan.  The pre-professional year is study at the post-secondary level consisting of 30 credit units of courses. A minimum weighted average of 60% in these courses is required for admission to Nursing.  Admission to Year 2 of Nursing is competitive, therefore, the average for admission to Year 2 is normally higher than 60%. You can apply now for your Pre- Professional year now at Bachelor of Science in Nursing 

The University of Saskatchewan offers a degree in Pharmacy and Nutrition . Students can complete the first year of the program through Cumberland College. Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to ensure that you are taking the correct courses. Apply online to the College of Arts and Science.

You can complete a three year Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology at Cumberland College by taking a mix of classes from University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and Athabasca University. Apply online to the College of Arts and Science.

The University of Saskatchewan offers a direct-entry four-year program in  Agriculture and Bioresources, leading to a number of different degree options. You can take your first year at Cumberland College. Apply online to the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.

At the University of Saskactewan you can take a degreefour-year Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.) degree. Edwards School of Business offers a robust Bachelor of Commerce program in addition to a variety of graduate level programs. As a new Bachelor of Commerce student, you will be exposed to a diverse range of courses taught by some of the world’s top researchers that allow you to gain critical and creative thinking skills demanded by employers around the world. You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.  Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.

The University of Saskatchewan now offers a Direct Entry, 4 year Bachelor of Education program.  Students attending Cumberland College may be admitted directly into the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan.  You can choose the Elementary/Middle Years program to work in elementary schools or the Secondary education program to teach in high schools. You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.

Requirements:

For addmission requirments please see Admissions and Programs - University of Saskatchewan (usask.ca)

Notes:

To become a student at Cumberland College you must first apply to the University of Saskatchewan. The College of Arts and Science application deadline is August 17, 2021.

Application Process:

  • Apply online to the Univerity of Saskatchewan in the chosen area of study.
  • Pay a one-time non-refundable $90 application fee.
  • Provide supporting documents, like official high school transcripts. Transcripts must be forwarded directly from the Ministry of Education or other educational institutions.
  • Complete the Cumberland College Application Form (green apply button at the top of this page) to indicate interest in the program and to receive program updates.

You can complete one or two years of Arts & Science at Cumberland College by taking classes from the University of Saskatchewan and/or the University of Regina. In some cases, it is possible to complete your full degree off-campus (i.e. 3 year Sociology).  Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses to complete your degree. Other U of S program deadlines.

Interested in taking U of R classes as well? Explore our U of R program for more information or apply directly to the University of Regina.

Your university year may include the following courses

The Nature of Life (BIOL 120.3)

An introduction to the underlying fundamental aspects of living systems: covering cell biology, genetics and the evolutionary processes which lead to complex, multi-cellular life forms.


Prerequisites:

Biology 30 or BIOL 90 or BIOL 107 or BIOL 108.

Notes:

Chemistry 30 is strongly recommended. Students with credit for BIOL 110 will not receive credit for BIOL 120.

The Diversity of Life (BIOL 121.3)

Our world has at least 15 million species, all of which have adapted to particular environments and lifestyles and use energy to grow and reproduce. We examine these processes in representative organisms from all the major groups, and discuss factors influencing changes in biodiversity over time and space.


Prerequisites:

Biology 30 or BIOL 90 or BIOL 107 or BIOL 108.

Notes:

Students with credit for BIOL 110 will not receive credit for BIOL 121.

General Chemistry I Structure Bonding and Properties of Materials (CHEM 112.3)

Structure, bonding and properties of materials. Topics include atoms and molecules, bonding, molecular structure, intermolecular forces, states of matter, and properties of materials. The laboratory illustrates material covered in the lectures.


Prerequisites:

Chemistry 30 or CHEM 90 or CHEM 100; and (Mathematics B30 or Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30).

Notes:

Mathematics C30 or Geometry-Trigonometry 30 is strongly recommended. Students with credit for CHEM 111 or 114 may not take this course for credit.

 

Literature and Composition Reading Narrative (ENG 113.3)

An introduction to the major forms of narrative literature in English. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practise composition.


Notes:

Only 6 credit units of ENG 110, 111, 112, 113, and 114 may be taken for credit. ENG 120 may be used to fulfill 3 credit units of first-year English or Humanities requirements, and may also be taken as an elective in addition to 6 credit units of other first-year English classes. Students in the B.A. Honours program in English may include only 6 credit units of 100-level English courses in the 120 credit units required for their degree. Costs in addition to tuition may apply to this course.

Literature and Composition Reading Culture (ENG 114.3)

An introduction to historical and contemporary cultural forms in English. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practise composition. Class themes will vary according to instructor choice. Students are encouraged to refer to the Department of English website for descriptions of specific sections.


Notes:

Only 6 credit units of ENG 110, 111, 112, 113, and 114 may be taken for credit. ENG 120 may be used to fulfill 3 credit units of first-year English or Humanities requirements, and may also be taken as an elective in addition to 6 credit units of other first-year English classes.

Introduction to Canadian Indigenous Studies (INDG 107.3)

This course aims to develop critical reading, writing, and thinking skills and provide the background necessary for advanced Indigenous Studies courses. Through course lectures and seminar discussions this course presents an overview of Aboriginal societies across Saskatchewan and Canada by linking processes of the past with contemporary issues.


Notes:

tudents with credit for NS 105, NS 106 (formerly NS 110), or NS 107 may not take this course for credit. This course was labeled NS 107 until 2015. Students in this course will participate in a 3-5 hour experiential learning activity.

Basic Nutrition (NUTR 120.3)

An introduction to nutrition and health. The concepts of recommended nutrient intakes and dietary guidelines are introduced. The major nutrients and their functions in the body are outlined. Nutrition issues facing the general public are presented.


Statistical Methods (PLSC 214.3)

An introduction to statistical methods and their application to experiments. Includes probability, means and variances, "t" tests, analysis of variance, experimental designs, simple regression and correlation, and chi-square tests. The lab component provides an introduction to the data analysis functions of spreadsheet software. This class is designed for students in the biological sciences. This course will be conducted online with weekly laboratory sessions.


Notes:

Students wishing to use this course for Arts & Science credit should refer to Statistics Course Regulations in the Arts & Science section of the Calendar. Students with credit for PLSC 314, or STAT 245, or STAT 246 will not receive credit for this course. Students in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources who have received credit for STAT 245 will not receive credit for this course.

 

Biological and Cognitive Bases of Psychology (PSY 120.3)

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the body of knowledge, scientific theory, and research related to the major biological and cognitive areas of psychology. The course focuses on the study of behavior dealing with the essential problems of psychology, the methods of investigation, and the advances that have been made in the fields of neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, memory, learning, language, and motivation and emotion.


Notes:

Students with credit for PSY 110 may not take this course for credit.

Social Clinical Cultural and Developmental Bases of Psychology (PSY 121.3)

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the body of knowledge, scientific theory, and research related to the major social, clinical, cultural and developmental areas of psychology. The course focuses on the study of behavior dealing with the essential problems of psychology, the methods of investigation, and the advances that have been made in the fields of intelligence, development, personality, social and cultural psychology, psychological disorders, treatment, and health, stress, and coping.


Notes:

Students with credit for PSY 110 may not take this course for credit.



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