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Graduate Courses

NS 802.3 – 1/2 (3S)

Applied Native Studies Research Methods

Emphasizes the development of skills to conduct research on, for, and with Native Peoples. Technical skills and ethical issues will be addressed.

NS 803.3 – 1/2 (3S)

Theoretical Issues In Native Studies

Critically examines theoretical developments in Native Studies and relevant cognate disciplines, such as Sociology, History, and Anthropology where Native issues are being addressed.

NS 898.3

Special Topics

Concentrated reading and research in selected areas of Native Studies

NS 990


All students will be required to register for and attend for one year NS 990 (Graduate Seminar) and offer one seminar on their thesis research prior to graduation.

NS 994


Students writing a Master’s thesis must register for this course.

NS 996


Students writing a Ph.D. thesis must register in this course

GSR 960.0

Introduction to Ethics and Integrity

A required course for all first year graduate students at the University of Saskatchewan. The purpose of this course is to discuss ethical issues that graduate students may face during their time at the University. All students will complete modules dealing with integrity and scholarship, graduate student-supervisor relationships, conflict of interest, conflict resolution and intellectual property and credit.

GSR 961.0

Ethics and Integrity in Human Research

Introduces students to the ethics of research with human subjects. Students will complete the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethics Conduct for Research involving Humans (TCPS) Tutorial and become familiar with the human ethics processes at the University of Saskatchewan.

Native Studies Graduate Courses for the 2013/2014 Year

NOTE: Students must take one elective each term.

NS 802 Term 1
T 9:00-11:50AM
Applied Native Studies Research Instructor: R. Innes 
Room: Kirk 136

NS 810 Term 1
TW 6:00-8:50AM

Aboriginal Self-Determination through Mitho Pimachesowin Instructor: B. Beatty Room: Kirk 227
NS 898 Term 1
W 9:00-11:50AM
Cree Indigenous Knowledge and Governance
Instructor: R. Innes
Room: Kirk 136
Term 1 Select any 3 credit course as an elective (MA students can select one 400 level course as an elective - the other elective must be an 800 level course. PhD students can only select 800 level courses as an electives)  
NS 990            Term 1 & 2 All graduate students must register in this course Instructor: R. Innes
Room: Kirk 136
NS 994.0          Term 1 & 2 All MA students must maintain continuous registration in this course Instructor: NA
Room: NA
NS 996.0          Term 1 & 2 All PhD students must maintain continuous registration in this course Instructor: NA
Room: NA

NS 893 Term 2
T 9:00-11:50AM

Theoretical Issues in Native Studies Instructor: R. Laliberte
Room: Kirk 145

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