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ABE - James Smith Cree Nation Level 2/Pre-Grade 10

Level 2 Literacy is offered to adults who have had their basic math and reading skills assessed. Generally, adults who have been assessed with reading and math skills in the grade 3 to grade 8 range would benefit from a Level 2 program. The program provides an opportunity for indiviualized and small group instruction in an atmosphere that allows adults to gain confidence in working towards entering the Level 3 ABE Grade 10 program.



Dates: 25 August 2014 to 25 May 2015
Location: James Smith Cree Nation
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Melfort Level 2/Pre-Grade 10

Level 2 Literacy is offered to adults who have had their basic math and reading skills assessed. Generally, adults who have been assessed with reading and math skills in the grade 3 to grade 8 range would benefit from a Level 2 program. The program provides an opportunity for indiviualized and small group instruction in an atmosphere that allows adults to gain confidence in working towards entering the Level 3 ABE Grade 10 program.



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face

Agriculture & Bioresources

Agriculture & Bioresources


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

Programs are focused on four themes:

  • Plants and Animals - the sustainable management, production, and genetic improvement of agricultural and domesticated plants and animals;
  • Food, Feed and Bioproducts - the use of renewable resources to provide safe and accessible food, sustainable sources of nutrients, pharmaceuticals and fuels;
  • Environment and Ecology - protecting renewable resources and the environment through responsible management and conservation of the world’s soil, water and ecosystems; and
  • Business and Applied Economics - management, entrepreneurship, policy and economics relating to agricultural and bioresources.


Requirements:

    Agriculture and Bioresources and Diploma in Agronomy

    • Grade 12 with:
      • Biology 30
      • Chemistry 30
      • Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30

    Bachelor of Science and Diploma in Agribusiness

    • Grade 12 with:
      • Biology 30 or Chemistry 30 or Physics 30
      • Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30

    Students can be admitted into this college with one subject deficiency that must be cleared before the second year of study.

Notes:

    You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) of many of the Agriculture and Bioresource degrees at Cumberland College.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon.  You must apply and be accepted to the University of Saskatchewan to start your Agriculture degree at Cumberland College.

    Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for you.

Program Start: 1 September 2017
Application Deadline: 31 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year of 4 years

Arts & Science - U of S

Arts & Science - U of S


An education in Arts & Science equips students with numerous skills and qualifications they require to be successful in the workplace. They will develop competencies in leadership, critical thinking, communications, problem solving, team building and project management. These wide-ranging and transferable skills help our students adapt to changing workplace dynamics, and our many hands-on learning experiences give students the upper hand in today’s ever-competitive job market.

The College of Arts and Science provides approximately half of the undergraduate courses offered at the U of S, with 60 subject areas grouped into four program types: Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Fine Arts. In addition to the many degrees obtained from the College, many students start in the in Arts and Science and fulfill the requirements for professional colleges such as education, law and many others.

Cumberland College is pleased to offer 10 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.


Requirements:

    • University of Saskatchewan:

      Grade 12 with a minimum average of 70% in the following five subjects:

    • One English
    • One math (Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30)
    • Three other approved subjects:
      • Maximum of two natural sciences
      • Maximum of two social sciences or humanities
      • Maximum of one fine or performing arts

    Students entering the Bachelor of Arts program, or who are undecided about which program they are interested in, are encouraged to take Foundations of Mathematics 30. Students interested in the Bachelor of Science program are encouraged to take Pre-Calculus 30.

    In addition, other high school rerequisites may be required depending on the university subjects chosen (e.g. Physics 30 is required to take Physics 115.3)

Notes:

    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).  You must apply to, and be accepted by, the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your degree at Cumberland College.  Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses to complete your degree.

Program Start: 5 September 2017
Application Deadline: 31 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 - 2 years

Arts or Science - U of R

Arts or Science - U of R


Pursuing an Arts degree, or ensuring your chosen degree has a strong Arts component, can help you make informed decisions about critical issues that can affect you - issues like politics, poverty, women’s rights, international development, ethics and morality.  Courses in the social sciences and humanities also develop your leadership skills by helping you to stay curious, challenge the status quo and learn to think outside the box.  The Faculty of Arts offers over twenty areas of study in the social sciences and humanities.

The Faculty of Science offers a wide range of programs that are designed to prepare students for careers in almost any field. Special programs have also been developed in collaboration with other faculties at the University of Regina and with the Saskatchewan Polytechnic to build capacity and provide new opportunities for our students and the residents of Saskatchewan, Canada and abroad.

The Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance has four departments: Film, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts.  Some programs offered cross disciplines, such as Creative Technologies and Interdisciplinary Studies. Here, you have the opportunity to work across disciplines and make your own path.


Requirements:

    University of Regina - Faculty of Arts:

    Grade 12 with a minimum average of 65% in the following five subjects:

    • English Language Arts A30 & B30
    • One approved math or science
    • One approved 30-level language, social science or fine arts
    • One additional approved 30-level course

    University of Regina - Faculty of Fine Arts:

    Grade 12 with a minimum average of 65% in the following five subjects:

    • English Language Arts A30 & B30
    • Three additional approved 30 level courses

    University of Regina - Faculty of Science:

    Grade 12 with a minimum average of 65% in the following five subjects:

    • English Language Arts A30 & B30
    • Pre-calculus 30 
    • Two of Biology 30, Calculus 30, Chemistry 30, Computer Science 30, or Physics 30

Notes:

    You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) of an Arts or Science degree at Cumberland College.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan or the University of Regina.  You must apply to, and be accepted by, the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your degree at Cumberland College.

    Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for you.

*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 6 September 2017
Application Deadline: 1 September 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of R
Length: 1 year
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Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work


The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) is a four-year degree program offered through the University of Regina's Faculty of Social Work, as well as Yukon College and regional colleges throughout Saskatchewan.  The BSW is accredited by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education.  The curriculum incorporates essential field education components that enable you to develop the skills learned in the classroom through direct experience in Social Work practice, even before you graduate.


Requirements:

    High School prerequisites:

    • English Language Arts A30 & B30*
    • One approved math or science
    • One approved 30-level language, social science or fine arts
    • One additional approved 30-level course

    University requirements:

    All students wishing to pursue a Bachelor of Social Work degree are accepted into Pre-Social Work, a one year (30 credit) program that students must complete in order to apply for admission into the BSW program.  Students then fulfill the necessary requirements and apply into the Faculty of Social Work for the rest of their degree.

Notes:

    You may complete all four years of the BSW at Cumberland College through a combination of face-to-face, videoconference, online, and televised classes.  You must apply to and be accepted by the University of Regina to start your Social Work degree at Cumberland College.

    Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for you.

Program Start: 3 September 2017
Application Deadline: 1 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of R
Length: 4 years

Bachelor of Sociology

Bachelor of Sociology


Sociology is the study of human social life, focusing on developing an understanding of changes in social structure and human interaction on an individual, societal and global level. Students in Sociology learn to analyze social issues and think critically about the world around them.

With a BA in Sociology, many opportunities open up to you. You can decide to continue on into graduate studies, working towards a MA and a PhD. From there you can focus on teaching, researching, or both. You can also leave the University after the completion of your BA or your completed graduate degrees and join the broader workforce. Many Sociology graduates find themselves in unique and fulfilling jobs, in areas such as politics; teaching and education; administration, business, and communication; corrections and law; public relations; community affairs; and research. You could find yourself working with the federal government or with a non-profit organization. Maybe you'll be writing policy, or advocating for human rights. The possibilities are endless because with a BA in Sociology, you are given the tools to think critically, apply problem solving strategies using your acquired researching tools, and communicate your ideas both written and orally in an organized fashion.  


Requirements:

    University of Saskatchewan:

    Grade 12 with a minimum average of 70% in the following five subjects:

    • One English
    • One math (Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30)
    • Three other approved subjects:
      • Maximum of two natural sciences
      • Maximum of two social sciences or humanities
      • Maximum of one fine or performing arts

Notes:

    You can complete a three year Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology at Cumberland College through taking classes from University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and Athabasca University.  Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses to complete your degree.  You must apply to and be accepted by the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your degree at Cumberland College.

Program Start: 6 September 2017
Application Deadline: 31 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 3 years
C

Carpentry - February 2019

This applied certificate program develops the skills you need to work in residential and commercial construction and related industries.



Dates: 4 February 2019 to 26 June 2019
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Continuing Care Assistant - September 2017

The Continuing Care Assistant program provides knowledge and skill development in helping people to help themselves in their homes and special care facilities.



Dates: 11 September 2017 to 20 April 2018
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face

Continuing Care Assistant September 2018

The Continuing Care Assistant program provides knowledge and skill development in helping people to help themselves in their homes and special care facilities.



Dates: 10 September 2018 to 26 April 2019
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face

Creating Effective Work Groups

In this professional seminar, you will learn the fundamental tools and skills that support effective project management.  Topics include project initiation, planning, controlling, implementing, and closing.  You will examine the role of the project manager with respect to team, client, and stakeholder communications; common project management terminology; and how to apply project planning and control techniques to the workplace.


This seminar is a part of the Professional Leadership Certificate offered through the University of Regina. Should there be enough interest, 5 core seminars + 2 elective seminars may be offered to allow students the opportunity to receive the Certificate.  The Professional Leadership Certificate will provide you with increased awareness and understanding of leadership and will enable you to become a more effective, evolved leader. You will explore the philosophies of a well rounded leader from a career and personal perspective.

 

 

For more information on the programs, visit http://www.uregina.ca/cce/career-development/certificates/professional-certificates/index.html

 



Dates: 19 June 2017 to 20 June 2017 - 9am to 4pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
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Education

Education


Please note: this page refers to Distance Education in University programs.  Via this route, you are able to complete the first year of the B.Ed program from the University of Saskatchewan or the University of Regina.  Plans are underway to offer the full four year Bachelor of Education degree in Melfort starting September, 2017.  There will be more information on that program as it becomes available.

Both universities in Saskatchewan, the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina, offer Bachelor of Education Programs.

The University of Regina offers a Direct Entry, 4 year Bachelor of Education that students can enter straight from high school.  There are two programs, firstly, the Elementary/Middle Years Program which is broadly based, preparing school professionals who will teach core curriculum subjects which include Arts Education, Health, Language Arts, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science and Social Studies. Secondly, the Secondary Program prepares teachers who will work in high schools.  This program requires students to study a major and a minor teachable area.

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.


Requirements:

    University of Regina Requirements:

    • Grade 12 with 65% average including:
      • English Language Arts A30 & B30
      • One approved math or science course
      • One approved 30 level language, social science or fine arts course
      • One additional approved 30 level course
    • Completion of the U of R Teacher Education Admission Profile

    Note:

    • BEd Elementary:  Workplace and Apprenticeship Mathematics 30, Foundations of Math 30, Pre-calculus 30 or Math A30 is required
    • BEd Secondary with a major or minor in Math or Physics:  Pre-calculus 30 or Math B30 and Math C30 are required
    • BEd Secondary with a major or minor in Chemistry:  Pre-calculus 30 or Math B30 and Math C30 are required.  Physics 30 and Chemistry 30 are also required.
    • BMusEd see Media, Art, & Production
    • Education is a competitive entry program. Selections are based on a combination of the admission average and the Teacher Education Admission Profile.

    University of Saskatchewan Requirements:

    • Grade 12 with 70% minimum entrance average including:
      • Biology 30* or Chemistry 30* or Physics 30* or Earth Science 30* or Computer Science 30*
      • History 30 or Social Studies 30 or Native Studies 30
      • 30-level language* (other than English) or Fine/Performing Art*
      • Mathematics**
        • Foundations of Mathematics 30* or Pre-Calculus 30*
      • *One deficiency among indicated subjects is permitted but must be cleared prior to entering second year of study.

        **Former math curriculum: Mathematics A30* or Mathematics B30* or Mathematics C30*

    Admission for the College of Education (U of S):

    • Admission is based on a competitive ranking. Selection criteria used to calculate an admission score include: admission average (50%), online interview (25%) and 35-40 hours working with children (25%). Applicants will be ranked competitively by admission score and spaces will be offered to the top applicants.

      For current high school students, an admission average will be calculated following our five-subject average formula using Gr. 12 level subjects completed up to the end of Term 1. Midterm grades for non-semestered (year-long) courses can also be used. For high school graduates, an admission average is calculated using only Gr. 12 level subjects.

     

Notes:

    You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan or Regina.  You must apply to, and be accepted by, the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your Education degree at Cumberland College. 

    Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.

Program Start: 5 September 2017
Application Deadline: 1 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of R
Length: 1 year of 4 Years

Electrician - 2017 08 (Aug)

The electrical program is an applied certificate that provides entry level skill training.



Dates: 28 August 2017 to 26 January 2018
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Environment & Society

Environment & Society


The University of Saskatchewan offers a Bachelor of Arts & Science (B.A.&Sc.) degree in Environment & Society.  This degree takes the place of the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Geography degrees previously offered. 

Environment and Society will provide students an interdisciplinary program that prepares them for employment or further study in a broad range of areas related to the Environment.  Through exposure to science, social science, and humanities perspectives related to the environment students will develop an understanding of environmental science, resource management, environmental philosophy, policy, and environmental studies.

Students are able to complete at least one year of the B.A.&Sc in Environment & Society. Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for your degree.


Requirements:

    High School Requirements:

    A 70% in the following five classes:

    • One English
    • One math - Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30
    • Three other approved subjects:
      • Maximum of two natural sciences
      • Maximum of two social sciences or humanities
      • Maximum of one fine or performing art

    In addition to the required courses for admission, some university courses have a high school pre-requisite. See some of the common first year university courses that have high school requirements.

    Students entering the Bachelor of Arts program, or who are undecided about which program they are interested in, are encouraged to take Foundations of Mathematics 30. Students interested in the Bachelor of Science program are encouraged to take Pre-Calculus 30.

Notes:

    Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for your degree.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan.  You must apply to, and be accepted by, the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your degree at Cumberland College.

Program Start: 3 September 2017
Application Deadline: 31 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year of 4 years
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IATEC

IATEC


Interested in taking the next step towards a university degree?  Plan to enroll in the Indigenous Access and Transition Education Certificate (IATEC) program offered in Nipawin starting September 2017.  This 8-month program offered in partnership with First Nations University of Canada will prepare you for success in post-secondary education. 

WHAT IS THE INDIGENOUS ACCESS AND TRANSITION EDUCATION CERTIFICATE (IATEC)?

  • IATEC is an eight-month program that will prepare you for success in postsecondary education in any area and will help you build on your existing skills and abilities through specialized student supports.
  • While you study, you will earn university credits transferable into many post-secondary programs.

WHO SHOULD ENROLL? 

  • Aboriginal & non-Aboriginal students
  • Mature students, and anyone wishing to improve their skills before entering university

WHERE IS IATEC BEING OFFERED?

  • Cumberland College, 503- 2nd St. E,  Nipawin  

WHEN IS IATEC BEING OFFERED? 

  • September 2017 to April 2018

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ATTENDING? 

  • Study with the same classmates over an 8 month period in a family-like setting with small classes 
  • Become prepared personally and emotionally for university with First Nations teachings and perspectives

Fall Semester*

AMTH 091 Mathematics I

INDG 104 Introduction to Indigenous Higher Learning

ISW 377 Introduction to Traditional Self Healing 

RDWT 120 Reading and Writing I 

Winter Semester*

AMTH 092 Mathematics II

BIOL 140 Human Biology or CHEM 100 

INDG 100 Introduction to Indigenous Studies 

ENGL 100 Critical Reading and Writing I

All IATEC courses are 3-credit university courses recognized through the University of Regina’s Centre for Continuing Education.

Please note:  Students will be considered full-time if they enroll in all of the courses and the corresponding tutorial/study sessions.


Requirements:

    The application process is a two-step process where students apply to both the U of R and Cumberland College.
     
    1)  Students apply to the U of R by:
    • completing a paper application or an online application
    • submitting a copy of their high school and post-secondary transcripts to the U of R
    • paying the $100 application fee (one-time) to the U of R
    2) Students are also asked to complete the Cumberland College Application Form (green apply button at the top of this page).  By completing the Cumberland College form, students are indicating an interest in the program and they will be sent program updates as they occur.
     
    Application Deadline: April 30, 2017

Notes:

    Funding
    Students are responsible for obtaining their own funding.  Students will be considered full-time which is important for sponsors. Potential sources of funding include:

    •First Nations (Band Office)
    •Gabriel Dumont Institute Training and Employment
    •Canada-Saskatchewan Career and Employment Services for those eligible for EI
    •Student Loans
     
    *Start looking into funding options as soon as possible!  Students are encouraged to seek funding at the same time as they are completing the application process. 
     
    Scholarships:
    •Cumberland College awards over $110 000 annually in scholarships and bursaries
    •The College also awards 25 - $2000 Entrance Scholarships (including 5 Alex Prytula University Entrance Scholarships for Indigenous students) - the deadline to apply is March 31 for the Alex Prytula Scholarships and April 30 for the regular entrance scholarships
     
    Contacts:

    Cumberland College:   

    Advisors:

    •Brenda Ives – Nipawin

     306.862.9847

     bives@cumberlandcollege.sk.ca

       •Sherilyn Coates – Tisdale 

    306.873.3845

    scoates@cumberlandcollege.sk.ca

    •Lindsey Moskal – Melfort

    306.752.8115

    lmoskal@cumberlandcollege.sk.ca

    Co-ordination:

    •Chris Filbey, Programmer – Nipawin

    306.862.9849

    cfilbey@cumberlandcollege.sk.ca

    •Brenda Mellon, Manager – Melfort

    306.752.8105

    bmellon@cumberlandcollege.sk.ca

    First Nations University of Canada

    Retention Specialist:

    Trina Joseph – Prince Albert

    306.765.3333 ext. 7133

    tjoseph@fnuniv.ca

     

Program Start: 5 September 2017
Application Deadline: 30 April 2017
Credit Granting Institution: First Nations University
Length: 8 months

Intoduction to Country Chic Painting Techniques

If you are a "do it yourselfer" wanting to learn paint techniques for furniture and home decor this class is for you!  The paints and wax will be provided, along with three small projects for you to complete and take home. 

Registration deadline:  April 28, 2017


Tuition: $80

Date: 6 May 2017 - 9am to 12pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
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Kinesiology

Kinesiology


The University of Regina offers a direct entry four year Bachelor of Kinesiology degree.  The Bachelor of Kinesiology (B.Kin), serves students and the professional community well. Students often complete this degree because they are interested in sport, recreation, fitness, exercise, health and wellness, and/or people with disabilities.

The Bachelor of Kinesiology consists of 120 credit hours of study (or 7 full-time semesters of 5 classes each plus one semester of Fieldwork) in one of the following majors: Human Kinetics, Health Promotion or Gerontology. The core requirements of the B.Kin. consist of Social Psychology of Physical Activity, Growth and Development, Sociology of Physical Activity and Sport, Leadership, Motor Learning, Human Anatomy, Lifestyle and Health, Adapted Physical Activity and Recreation, Human Physiology, Biomechanics, Research Methods and Applied Philosophy in Kinesiology and Health.

The first two years of the B.Kin. may be completed at Cumberland College through a combination of online, televised and face-to-face courses.  Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for your Kinesiology degree.


Requirements:

    High School Requirements:

    To be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Kinesiology, you must have completed high school (Secondary Standing-24 credits) with a minimum 70% average in the following classes (or equivalents):

    • English Language Arts A30 or B30*;
    • One of Foundations of Math C30, Pre-calculus 30, Math B30, or Math C30; 
    • One of Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Physics 30; and
    • One additional approved 30-level elective

    *Fransaskois/Immersion students may use one of Français fransaskois A30/B30 or Français immersion in combination with either one of the English Language Arts courses.

    Note: Although only one 30-level science is required for admission, students are strongly encouraged to take all three (Chemistry 30, Biology 30 and Physics 30)

Notes:

    Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for your Kinesiology degree.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Regina.  You must apply to and be accepted by the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your degree at Cumberland College.

Program Start: 5 September 2017
Application Deadline: 1 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of R
Length: 1 or 2 years of 4 years
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Leading and Motivating Employees

In this professional seminar, You will learn how all supervisors can become change agents if they understand their leadership role. You will explore various training modules that develop personal and interpersonal skills, as well as new methods for motivating employees.

This seminar is part of the Professional Leadership Certificate from the University of Regina.

 

For more information on the programs, visit http://www.uregina.ca/cce/career-development/certificates/professional-certificates/index.html


Tuition: $545

Dates: 29 May 2017 to 30 May 2017 - 9am to 4pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
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Nursing - Pre-Professional Year

Nursing - Pre-Professional Year


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%.

The College of Nursing offers three years of nursing education that builds upon a pre-professional year leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.). Students in the pre-professional year study courses in the humanities, natural, social and health sciences all of which are foundational for the nursing program. The complete program is offered in Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Yorkton, and the north.  Part-time study is an option, but all courses must be completed within six years of commencing the first nursing course.

In order to be eligible for licensure with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association (SRNA) graduates must pass a national council licensure examination (NCLEX) and pay the required fees.


Requirements:

    High school requirements for the pre-professional year of study:

    • Grade 12 with a 70% average including:
      • English A30 and B30
      • Biology 30
      • Chemistry 30
      • Foundations of Math 30 or Pre-Calculus 30 (or Math B30, but Math C30 is recommended).

    University pre-professional year requirements:

    • English 3 cu
    • Indigenous/ Native Studies 3 cu
    • Chemistry 3 cu
    • Biology 3 cu
    • Statistics 3 cu
    • Nutrition 3 cu
    • Psychology 3 cu
    • Social Science Elective 3 cu
    • Electives 6 cu

Notes:

    In addition to the pre-professional first year courses, the following are program requirements for the second year of the B.S.N. program:

    • Heart Saver CPR Level C with AED *
    • A Standard First Aid Certificate *
    • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information (WHMIS)
    • Transferring Lifting Repositioning (TLR) Program*
    • Respiratory Protection Fit Testing
    • Immunization
    • Criminal Record Check: Students who fail to submit the results will be excluded from contact with clients and may be required to withdraw from the program.  Updated criminal record checks may be required later in the program based on clinical agency requirements. Criminal record checks can sometimes take a few months to process, so it is important you arrange for this as soon as possible.
    • uniforms
    • other supplies and resources

    You can complete a pre-professional year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.  To complete your Nursing degree you must move to one of  the University of Saskatchewan nursing campuses (Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, LaRonge, Ile-a-La-Cross, and Yorkton).  You must apply to and be accepted by the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your pre-professional year at Cumberland College.

    Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.

Program Start: 6 September 2017
Application Deadline: 1 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year
O

Office Administration - August 2017

The program provides a well rounded base of knowledge and skill development related to the business environment. 



Dates: 28 August 2017 to 4 May 2018
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
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Pre-Health Sciences

Pre-Health Sciences


The Health Sciences offer many career choices: Dentistry, Optometry, Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, Speech Pathology and even Veterinary Medicine to name a few.  There are many different ways to obtain any of these career choices. Some require a full degree before you can apply, others require two years or 60 credit units worth of course work. 

To choose a career path in the health sciences, please see a College Advisor to assist you with correct course choice.


Requirements:

    Often these careers require High School prerequisites in Math and Science, such as Pre-calculus 30, Biology 30 and Chemistry 30.  However, not all require these. Make an appointment with an Advisor to ensure that you meet all necessary requirements.

Notes:

    You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) of most degrees leading to Health Sciences at Cumberland College.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan or Regina or another university with the degree program you would like to complete.  You must apply to, and be accepted by, the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your degree at Cumberland College.

    Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.

Program Start: 6 September 2016 - In Session
Application Deadline: 31 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year of 4+ years

Pre-Health Sciences

Pre-Health Sciences


The Health Sciences offer many career choices: Dentistry, Optometry, Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, Speech Pathology and even Veterinary Medicine to name a few.  There are many different ways to obtain any of these career choices. Some require a full degree before you can apply, others require two years or 60 credit units worth of course work. 

To choose a career path in the health sciences, please see a College Advisor to assist you with correct course choice.


Requirements:

    Often these careers require High School prerequisites in Math and Science, such as Pre-calculus 30, Biology 30 and Chemistry 30.  However, not all require these. Make an appointment with an Advisor to ensure that you meet all necessary requirements.

Notes:

    You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) of most degrees leading to Health Sciences at Cumberland College.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan or Regina or another university with the degree program you would like to complete.  You must apply to, and be accepted by, the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your degree at Cumberland College.

    Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.

Program Start: 5 September 2017
Application Deadline: 1 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year of 4+ years

Pre-Medicine

Pre-Medicine


To become a medical doctor you must have completed a 4-year (120 credit unit) Baccalaureate (Bachelor's) degree before you can be accepted into the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.  You may take any 120 credit unit degree and, therefore, should pursue a degree in a field in which you are interested.  While prerequisite courses are not mandatory, applicants are strongly encouraged to complete equivalent/similar courses (introductory level Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Statistics, Sociology and Psychology) to ensure readiness for the basic sciences covered in the first two years of the undergraduate medical curriculum and to prepare for the MCAT as well.   


Requirements:

    High School Requirements:

    • Grade 12 with:
      • Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30
      • Other subjects depending on the degree you pursue

    University Requirements:

    • Saskatchewan residents must have attained a minimum average of 75% over all courses taken to be considered for admission. Courses taken during summer (May to August) will be considered in the average calculation. 
    • Students will also have to sit the MCAT exam.  Note that for individuals who applied for entry in August 2016, a total score percentile  < the 24th percentile in the older MCAT or < the 14th percentile in the current (2015 onwards) MCAT were considered incongruent with the minimum 75% UAA required to apply.  Scores must be obtained in one sitting prior to the application deadline and be current within the last 5 years.  The maximum number of times an applicant may take the MCAT is 5 times.  Registration for the MCAT is online at www.aamc.org/mcat.

     

Notes:

    You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) of most degrees at Cumberland College.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan or Regina.  To complete Medical School you must attend a university with a Medical College, such as the University of Saskatchewan.  You must apply, to and be accepted by, the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your degree at Cumberland College. 

    Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.  It is recommended that you contact a College of Medicine Advisor as well.

Program Start: 5 September 2017
Application Deadline: 1 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year of 4+ years

Pre-Pharmacy or Nutrition

Pre-Pharmacy or Nutrition


The University of Saskatchewan offers degrees in Nutrition and Pharmacy.   Students can complete the first year of both programs through Cumberland College.

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

The College of Pharmacy and Nutrition will launch a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) four-year program in fall 2017 to replace the Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy as the first professional degree required to practice as a licensed pharmacist. Candidates for admission must have completed 60 credit units (or equivalent) by April 30 of the year admission is desired.  Students are able to complete the first year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.

The following courses (or equivalent) should be included in the 60 credit units:

  • Biology : 6 credit units (BIOL 120.3 and BIOL 121.3 at U of S)
  • Chemistry : 3 credit units General and 6 credit units Organic (CHEM 112.3, CHEM 250.3, and CHEM 255.3 at U of S)
  • English : 6 credit units (ENG 110.6 or two of ENG 111.3, 112.3, 113.3, 114.3 at U of S)
  • Biochemistry : 3 credit units Biomolecules and 3 credit units Metabolism (BMSC 200.3 and BMSC 230.3 at U of S)
  • Physiology : 6 credit units (human body systems) (PHSI 208.6 at U of S)
  • Mathematics (Calculus) : 3 credit units (MATH 125.3 at U of S)
  • Statistics : 3 credit units (STAT 246.3 at U of S)
  • Microbiology : 3 credit units (BMSC 210.3 at U of S)
  • Nutrition : 3 credit units (NUTR 120.3 at U of S)
  • Electives : 15 credit units : 6 credit units from psychology, sociology, native studies, or philosophy; and 9 credit units any electives
  • Other Admission Requirements: 1) Test of Critical Skills; 2) Personal video interview

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition

The B.Sc. (Nutrition) program involves an exciting and unique structure and a partnership with the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR) and Saskatoon Health Region (SHR). One year of pre-Nutrition studies is required, after which students may apply to enter the B.Sc. (Nutr.).  The pre-Nutrition year is available at Cumberland College.

At the University of Saskatchewan, the professional experiences that were previously included in postgraduate dietetic internship (which is still the case for many of the Nutrition programs in other parts of Canada) are now incorporated within the degree.

Applicants require a minimum of one year (30 credit units) of university training, a “pre-Nutrition year”, prior to April 30 of the year of application, to be considered for admission.

Pre-Nutrition Year – the following courses or equivalents:

  • Biology 120.3 (The Nature of Life) and Biology 121.3 (The Diversity of Life)
  • Chemistry 112.3 (General Chemistry I)
  • Chemistry 250.3 (Organic Chemistry I)
  • English 110.6 OR 6 cu from English 111.3, 112.3, 113.3 and 114.3 OR French 121.3 (or 122.3) and 125.3 OR Literature 100.6
  • Psychology 120.3 and 121.3 or Sociology 111.3 and 112.3 
  • 6 cu electives*

Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to ensure that you are taking the correct courses.


Requirements:

    High school requirements:  Grade 12 with 70% average including:

    • Biology 30
    • Chemistry 30
    • (Nutrition) Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30
    • (Pharmacy) Pre-Calculus 30

    For more information on admissions see the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition

Notes:

    You can complete the full prerequisite year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.  To complete a Pharmacy or Nutrition degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.  Students must apply to, and be accepted by, the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start their university course work at Cumberland College.

    Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.

Program Start: 5 September 2017
Application Deadline: 1 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year

Psychology

Psychology


Psychology is the study of behaviour and how it affects our lives. With the complexity of our modern world, psychologists fill an increasingly important role in dealing with human problems.

University of Saskatchewan psychology students can choose to pursue either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree.  U of S students will choose courses in each of two areas of study: the cultural, social and environmental influences on behaviour or; the cognitive, neuropsychological and biological influences on behaviour. University of Regina students have similar choice of classes, however, the degrees are structured differently at each institution.  Please see a College Advisor to determine which classes you should be taking.


Requirements:

    University of Saskatchewan:

    Grade 12 with a minimum average of 70% in the following five subjects:

    • One English
    • One math (Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30)
    • Three other approved subjects:
      • Maximum of two natural sciences
      • Maximum of two social sciences or humanities
      • Maximum of one fine or performing arts

    University of Regina:

    Grade 12 with a minimum average of 65% in the following five subjects:

    • English Language Arts A30 & B30
    • One approved math or science
    • One approved 30-level language, social science or fine arts
    • One additional approved 30-level course

Notes:

    You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) of a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in Psychology at Cumberland College.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan or the University of Regina.  You must apply to, and be accepted by, the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your degree at Cumberland College.

    Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for you.

Program Start: 1 September 2017
Application Deadline: 31 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year of 4 Years
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Recreation and Community Development - Year 1

Recreation and Community Development - Year 1


Leadership, volunteerism, social awareness—these are characteristics shared by people working in recreation and community development. It’s a growth industry, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic's new Recreation and Community Development program will help turn your passion into a dynamic career.

Be a recreation director, manager of sport, recreation and culture, community development officer, facility manager or special events manager. Your skills are in demand in rural and urban communities.

Recreation and Community Development (formerly Recreation and Tourism Management) is a two-year diploma Saskatchewan Polytechnic program. Cumberland College is offering year 1 of the diploma program.   The comprehensive curriculum is relevant to real world trends, thanks to strong support from the industry.  You’ll learn:

  • event planning
  • communication and computer skills
  • community and economic development
  • environmental sustainability
  • management skills
  • leadership skills
  • legal aspects
  • camp practices

You’ll gain both industry-specific knowledge and core management skills.

The program provides a variety of opportunities for you to apply what you’ve learned in practical labs and projects, in work experiences and in volunteer opportunities. You’ll develop the professional skills you need to help build active, healthy, sustainable communities.


Requirements:

    • Grade 12 with a minimum of 60% in each of the following subjects: English Language Arts A30, English Language Arts B30, and Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 30 or Foundations of Math 30 or a passing grade in Pre-Calculus 30*
    • English Language Requirement

Notes:


    Year 2 of this Diploma Program will be located in Saskatoon at Saskatchewan Polytechnic in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Tuition: $3,750*
Books & Supplies: $1,850*
Student Fees: $35
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 5 September 2017
Application Deadline: 30 June 2017
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 31 weeks

Red Cross Standard First Aid/C.P.R. Recertification


This program is intended for those who have taken the Red Cross Standard First Aid/C.P.R. combo course within the past three years and need to renew their certification.

Note: Please bring your current Certification to class.  The Red Cross will not recertify if you are over even one day.

Level C Standard First Aid/CPR/AED includes:

  • Adult/child/baby CPR - one rescuer
  • Adult/child/baby choking
  • Barrier devices/pocket masks
  • AED where legislation permits
  • Adult/child 2-rescuer CPR

Note: Level A Recertification is not available.  Those with Level A will have to take the full 2-day First Aid/CPR/AED Combo.


Notes:

Tuition: $90
Books & Supplies: $25

Date: 6 May 2017 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 28 May 2017 - 8am to 5pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 10 June 2017 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Red Cross Standard First Aid/C.P.R./AED Combo

This comprehensive program includes instruction on the prevention, recognition and treatment of life-threatening emergencies plus certification in CPR as well as an introduction to AED.

 

 

Level C Standard First Aid/CPR/AED includes:

 

 

  • Adult/child/baby CPR - one rescuer
  • Adult/child/baby choking
  • Barrier devices/pocket masks
  • AED where legislation permits
  • Adult/child 2-rescuer CPR

 

 

Please note that this is a 20-hour course that generally runs over 2-3 days. Please contact one of our offices to confirm the times for your session.


Tuition: $170
Books & Supplies: $24

Dates: 13 May 2017 to 14 May 2017 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 27 May 2017 to 28 May 2017 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 10 June 2017 to 11 June 2017 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
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SCOT (Saskatchewan Construction Orientation Training)

The Safety Construction Orientation Training (SCOT) program is an interactive, online-training course composed of 13 modules, each focused on a different fundamental aspect of worksite safety.

SCOT is convenient, easy-to-use, easy-to-understand, and is interactive and accessible as the program is available on the web.

 


Notes:

    This is a web-based course that can be completed at your convenience at one of our campuses. Basic computer skills are recommended.

    Please contact your local programmer to book an appointment:

    • Melfort: email or phone 306.752.8109
    • Nipawin, Tisdale: email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $65

Delivery: Online

Sports & Recreation Studies

Sports & Recreation Studies


The University of Regina offers a direct entry Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Studies (BSRS) consisting of 120 credit hours of study (or 7 full-time semesters of 5 classes each plus one semester of Fieldwork) in one of the following majors:

Sport and Recreation Management (SRM): In Sport and Recreation Management you will develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the importance of recreational and leisure pursuits to a healthy, active and balanced lifestyle. You will also learn about the administration of sport at the local, provincial and national level. If the combination of business and sport sounds appealing, then the Sport and Recreation Management major is for you.

Therapeutic Recreation (THRC): Therapeutic Recreation uses a thorough understanding of recreation and leisure theory to elicit changes in functioning.  Completion of this major will guarantee eligibility to write the exams through NCTRC (National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification) to become a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS).

The first year of the BSRS may be completed at Cumberland College through a combination of online, televised and face-to-face courses. Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for your Sports & Recreation Studies degree.


Requirements:

    High School Requirements:

    To be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Studies, you must have completed high school (Secondary Standing-24 credits) with a minimum 65.00% average in the following classes (or equivalents):

    • English Language Arts A30 or B30;
    • One of English Language Arts A30 or B30, Français Fransaskois A30 or B30, or Français Immersion 30;
    • One of Math B30, Math C30, Foundations of Mathematics 30, Pre-calculus 30;
    • One of Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30 or Computer Science 30 (Sport and Recreation Management students only); and
    • One 30-Level elective

     

Notes:

    Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for your Sports & Recreation Studies degree.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Regina.  You must apply to and be accepted by the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your degree at Cumberland College.

Program Start: 5 September 2017
Application Deadline: 31 August 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of R
Length: 1y of 4 y
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TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods)

This complete course is designed for supervisors, managers, drivers, handlers and shippers who need to understand TDG regulations. The course fulfills general training estrablished by Transport Canada and teaches the trainee how to be in compliance with regulations and consequently avoid fines for non-compliance.


Notes:

    This is a web-based course that can be completed at your convenience at one of our campuses. Basic computer skills are recommended.

    Please contact your local programmer to book an appointment:

    • Melfort: email or phone 306.752.8109
    • Nipawin, Tisdale: email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $50

Delivery: Online

The Nature of Life (BIOL 120.3)

The Nature of Life


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.

Notes:

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

College: U of S
Term: Semester 1
Location(s): Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 3 September 2015 to 19 December 2015
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WHMIS

This WHMIS course is an effective and interactive way to keep you and your employees up-to-date with WHMIS training requirements. This course meets the needs of both first time and refresher training. A training certificate is issued and emailed to the Account Supervisor upon completion.

The course covers:

  •      WHMIS Introduction & Regulations
  •      WHMIS Roles & Responsibilities
  •      WHMIS Symbols
  •      WHMIS Labels
  •      Controlled Products
  •      MSDS Forms
  •      Interactive exercises, tests & certificate


Notes:

    This course is offered by web delivery, at your convenience.  Please apply online or contact your local programmer.

    • Melfort: email or phone 306.752.8109
    • Nipawin, Tisdale: email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $50

Delivery: Online