This Course and Program Catalogue is effective from May 2017 to April 2018.

Not all courses described in the Course and Program Catalogue are offered each year. For a list of course offerings in 2017-2018, please consult the class search website.

For general registration information, please visit students.usask.ca.

As of 2005-2006, certain course abbreviations have changed. Students with credit for a course under its former label may not take the relabeled course for credit.

The following conventions are used for course numbering:

  • 010-099 represent non-degree level courses
  • 100-699 represent undergraduate degree level courses
  • 700-999 represent graduate degree level courses

The following term designations are used:

  • 1 - Term 1 only
  • 2 - Term 2 only
  • 3 - Term 3 only
  • 1&2 - Term 1 and 2
  • 1/2 - Either Term 1 or Term 2
  • P - Phases (Medicine and Dentistry)
  • Q - Quarters (Veterinary Medicine)

The following instructional code designations are used:

  • L - Lecture
  • P - Practicum/Lab
  • S - Seminar/Discussion
  • C - Clinical Service
  • R - Reading
  • T - Tutorial

Please use the following form to look up courses and find detailed information on course prerequisites, corequisites, and other special notes. To view all 100-level courses in a subject, select a Subject Code and type 1% in the Course Number field. (200-level = 2%, etc.)


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ESL 115.3 — 3L
Academic Speaking Skills for Speakers of English as a Second Language

This course develops the academic speaking and communication skills of non-native English speaking students necessary for the Canadian university environment. Students will learn about the academic environment unique to Western university culture, and be given a variety of specific strategies to help navigate those features, such as note-taking. The students will expand their knowledge of vocabulary, syntax and conversational strategies required for participation in academic discussions, and research colloquia. They will also examine applied linguistic content related to the process of language learning. Linguistics and Applied Linguistics content materials will help students to further understand, plan and monitor their own progress in acquiring English as a second/additional language.

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in this course is restricted to students who have completed Level UP2: High Advanced Academic English (U of S Language Centre), completed English as a Second Language (University of Regina: “ESL 050”), completed an English Proficiency Test (such as the TEOFL) as a condition of admission; or on the recommendation the U of S Language Centre. Such students must have completed fewer than 60 credit units in which English is the language of instruction.
Note: Students with credit for ESL 105 may not receive credit for this course.


ESL 116.3 — 3L
Reading and Writing of Academic Texts

This course will teach non-native English speaking students the skills of critical analysis which are essential to being able to connect lectures, texts, and learning. Students will learn how to engage with and evaluate texts, use published material to support arguments, and express their thoughts and ideas clearly and convincingly. Students will be provided with reading and writing practice and receive individualized feedback. Readings in the course come from the area of Linguistics, intended to make students aware of their own language development.

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in this course is restricted to students who have completed Level UP2: High Advanced Academic English (U of S Language Centre), completed English as a Second Language (University of Regina: “ESL 050”), completed an English Proficiency Test (such as the TEOFL) as a condition of admission; or on the recommendation the U of S Language Centre. Such students must have completed fewer than 60 credit units in which English is the language of instruction.
Note: Students with credit for ESL 106 may not receive credit for this course.