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ISAP Course and Learning Community sign-up opens April 4th, 2022 through our online form

ISAP learning communities

2022/23

  • Term 1: September to December, registration open April 4 to September 3
  • Term 2: January to April, registration open April 4 to January 7

Fine and Performing Arts

Select from English 113, Art 136, Drama 118, Math 101, Linguistics 110 and interdisciplinary electives

Course Schedule Opt-in online
Revised July 7, 2022

This learning community (LC) features fine and preforming arts program courses in a small cohort model, as well as weekly gatherings with upper year Indigenous Peer Mentors. *Fine and Preforming Arts students should speak with the ISAP Programs Office about priority enrolment in Studio art and Drama courses available to Willow Hoop LC students in Term 2 (contact isap.info@usask.ca to inquire).

Note: after submitting your ISAP sign-up form, you will receive a confirmation email with further information about course registration in PAWS, which begins in June.

Social Sciences and humanities

Select from Psychology 120, English 113, Sociology 111, Math 101, Indigenous Studies 107 and interdisciplinary electives

Course Schedule Opt-in online
Revised July 7, 2022

This learning community (LC) offers exciting pre-requisites and foundational courses for social sciences and humanities degree programs, as well as weekly gatherings with upper year Indigenous Peer Mentors. The Star Blanket 1 LC includes both small cohort ISAP courses, and ISAP cohort seat reservations in larger classrooms, which are supported by graduate led tutorials.  

Note: after submitting your ISAP sign-up form, you will receive a confirmation email with further information about course registration in PAWS, which begins in June.

Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)

Select from Biology 121, INTS 102, Math 102, Philosophy 140, Computer Science 140, English 113, and interdisciplinary electives

Course Schedule Opt-in online
Revised May 31, 2022

This learning community (LC) offers exciting pre-requisites and foundational courses for natural science, engineering pathway, and health science pathway programs, as well as weekly gatherings with upper year Indigenous Peer Mentors. The Medicine Wheel 1 LC includes both small cohort ISAP courses, and ISAP cohort seat reservations in larger classrooms, which are supported by graduate led tutorials.

*Students interested in applying to the College of Nursing or Engineering in their second year of studies should select courses as indicated by admissions requirements for those colleges. If you need assistance selecting classes, please note this on your ISAP sign-up form or get in touch at isap.info@usask.ca

Note: after submitting your ISAP sign-up form, you will receive a confirmation email with further information about course registration in PAWS, which begins in June.

Preparation for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)

Select from Chemistry 90, Biology 90, Physics 90, Math 102, Computer Science 140 and interdisciplinary electives

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Revised May 31, 2022

Are you missing high school prerequisites to study in a science, engineering, agriculture or health science degree program? Or do you need to brush up your math and science skillset because you graduated Grade 12 three or more years ago?

ISAP’s STEM Accelerator courses include Biology 90, Chemistry 90 and Physics 90, each of which can stand in place of a 30-level prerequisite required for courses in all USask colleges. These courses are prioritized for Indigenous students interested in STEM degree programs. Students in the STEM Accelerator Learning Community can add popular 100-level electives to their schedule, and enjoy weekly gatherings with upper year Indigenous Peer Mentors. 

*Students interested in applying to the College of Nursing or Engineering in their second year of studies should select courses as indicated by admissions requirements for those colleges. If you need assistance selecting classes, please note this on your ISAP sign-up form or get in touch at isap.info@usask.ca

Note: after submitting your ISAP sign-up form, you will receive a confirmation email with further information about course registration in PAWS, which begins in June. 

Fine and Performing Arts

Select from English 120, Cree 110, Anthropology 111 and interdisciplinary electives

Course Schedule Opt-in online
Revised May 31, 2022

This learning community (LC) features fine and preforming arts program courses in a small cohort model, as well as weekly gatherings with upper year Indigenous Peer Mentors. *Fine and Preforming Arts students should speak with the ISAP Programs Office about priority enrolment in Studio art and Drama courses available to Willow Hoop LC students in Term 2 (contact isap.info@usask.ca to inquire).

Note: after submitting your ISAP sign-up form, you will receive a confirmation email with further information about course registration in PAWS, which begins in June.

Social Sciences

Select from Psychology 121, Sociology 112, Women and Gender Studies 112, Cree 110 and interdisciplinary electives

Course Schedule Opt-in online
Revised July 7, 2022

This learning community (LC) offers exciting pre-requisites and foundational courses for social sciences and humanities degree programs, as well as weekly gatherings with upper year Indigenous Peer Mentors. The Star Blanket 2 LC includes both small cohort ISAP courses, and ISAP cohort seat reservations in larger classrooms, which are supported by graduate led tutorials.  

Note: after submitting your ISAP sign-up form, you will receive a confirmation email with further information about course registration in PAWS, which begins in June.

Humanities

Select from Anthropology 111, Political Studies 111, Geology 121, Cree 110 and interdisciplinary electives

Course Schedule Opt-in online
Revised May 31, 2022

This learning community (LC) offers exciting pre-requisites and foundational courses for social sciences and humanities degree programs, as well as weekly gatherings with upper year Indigenous Peer Mentors. The Star Blanket 3 LC includes both small cohort ISAP courses, and ISAP cohort seat reservations in larger classrooms, which are supported by graduate led tutorials.  

Note: after submitting your ISAP sign-up form, you will receive a confirmation email with further information about course registration in PAWS, which begins in June.

Natural Sciences and Engineering

Select from Geology 121, Math 110, Biology 120, Political Studies 111, Computer Science 141, and interdisciplinary electives

Course Schedule Opt-in online
Revised May 31, 2022

This learning community (LC) offers exciting pre-requisites and foundational courses for natural science and engineering pathway, as well as weekly gatherings with upper year Indigenous Peer Mentors. The Medicine Wheel 2 LC includes both small cohort ISAP courses, and ISAP cohort seat reservations in larger classrooms, which are supported by graduate led tutorials.

*Students interested in applying to the College of Engineering in their second year of studies should select courses as indicated by admissions requirements for those colleges. If you need assistance selecting classes, please note this on your ISAP sign-up form or get in touch at isap.info@usask.ca

Note: after submitting your ISAP sign-up form, you will receive a confirmation email with further information about course registration in PAWS, which begins in June.

Health Sciences, Nursing and Medicine

Select from Biology 120, Chemistry 112, Psychology 121, Women and Gender Studies 112 and interdisciplinary electives

Course Schedule Opt-in online
Revised July 7, 2022

This learning community (LC) offers exciting pre-requisites and foundational courses for natural science, engineering pathway, and health science pathway programs, as well as weekly gatherings with upper year Indigenous Peer Mentors. The Medicine Wheel 3 LC includes both small cohort ISAP courses, and ISAP cohort seat reservations in larger classrooms, which are supported by graduate led tutorials.

*Students interested in applying to the College of Nursing of Pharmacy and Nutrition in their second year of studies should select courses as indicated by admissions requirements for those colleges. If you need assistance selecting classes, please note this on your ISAP sign-up form or get in touch at isap.info@usask.ca

Note: after submitting your ISAP sign-up form, you will receive a confirmation email with further information about course registration in PAWS, which begins in June.

ISAP common courses

2021/22

Establish skills for success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects common to degrees in Bachelor of Science, Engineering, Agriculture & Bio resources, Professional Health Science, and Science Education programs.

ISAP’s preparatory STEM Accelerator courses are designed for students who want to pursue a degree in science or a related professional program but lack high school prerequisites, or have been away from school for > 3 years and would benefit by refreshing their subject knowledge.

90 levels can be taken separately or in combination, and can be applied toward a preparatory STEM Accelerator Certificate.

Course Schedule Opt-in Online
Revised May 31,2022

This introductory course discusses mathematical ideas essential for the study of calculus. Topics include: the fundamentals of algebra; functions, their properties and graphs; polynomial and rational functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions; trigonometric properties.

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This course provides beginning undergraduate students with a core set of essential skills and academic strategies to bring their personal strengths forward for success in science and related professional programs. Key topics which will be explored through a combination of lecture and experiential learning include the nature of science, methods of discovery and communication in science, methods of teaching and evaluation used in the sciences, writing for the sciences, and forms of reasoning and argumentation (including mathematics) that are foundational to scientific literacy.

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This introductory course explores interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary art making including installation, performance, relational aesthetics, digital media and other forms of extended media. Reading and discussion of related texts and audio/visual material, technical tutorials and critique will accompany production of artworks.

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nehiyawetan Let Us Speak Cree! Cree 110 presents the elements of the grammar and vocabulary of Cree as spoken in central Canada and will introduce the oral literary tradition associated with it. Students will work with the Cree Sound System and learn how to read and pronounce the Cree words given throughout. Students will engage in activities to connect with Aboriginal Language and Culture resources within their community.

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Biology 120 is a key course for advanced study in the life sciences. It includes 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. Students registered in ISAP’s Biology 120 will participate in Lectures (3 hours per week), Labs (3 hours per week), and an Extension Tutorial (1.5 per week).

Pre-requisites for registration include: successful completion of Biology 90 or Biology 30 within the past 3 years. Chemistry 90 or Chemistry 30 is also strongly recommended.

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Chemistry 112 provides the opportunity for students to learn about the structure, bonding and properties of materials in a small cohort. Students registered in ISAP’s Chemistry 112 will participate in Lectures (3 hours per week), Labs (3 hours per week), and an Extension Tutorial (1.5 per week).

Our Extension Tutorials allow students to review and reinforce lab skills, and to build understanding through hands-on activities and problem sets in a collaborative learning environment.

Pre-requisites for registration include: successful completion of Chemistry 90 or Chemistry 30 within the past 3 years.

Course Schedule Opt-in Online
Revised May 31, 2022

This offering of ENG 120 will place a focus on Indigenous literatures and narratives.

An introduction to the major forms of narrative literature in English. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practice composition. This course fulfils language and literacy requirements for most degrees in the college. Note: 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.

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What does it mean to be a citizen in Canada today? How can individuals be effective citizens within Canadian democracy? This course introduces students to political participation and activism in Canada. Topics include the Canadian political system, political culture and identity, the role of media, political rights and duties, political representation, Québécois nationalism, Indigenous self-government, political socialization, and the role of Canada and Canadians in the world.

Course Schedule Opt-in Online
Revised May 31, 2022

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