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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SOSC 320.6
Washington Center Internship

Internship program offered in cooperation with the Washington Center, Washington, D.C. Students will work 4 or 4.5 days each week in a substantive position tailored to their interests. Amnesty International, The Smithsonian Institution, Global AIDS Alliance, Women for Women International, Canadian American Business Council, Commission for Labor Cooperation, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the United Nations Association are among the many places that accept interns.

Prerequisite(s): 60 credit units of university level study
Note: Students with credit for INTS 320 will not receive credit for this course. This course was labeled INTS 320 until 2013. Registration in this course is restricted to students selected for the Washington Center Term Abroad program.


SOSC 321.6
Washington Center Portfolio

Students will develop a portfolio that compiles a series of papers and essays documenting their learning during the semester. An individual development plan, resume, internship defense letter, lecture analysis, biweekly journals, civic engagement project reflection, informational interview and work samples will be included. These components are completed and reviewed week by week.

Prerequisite(s): 60 credit units of university level study
Note: Students with credit for INTS 321 will not receive credit for this course. This course was labeled INTS 321 until 2013. Registration in this course is restricted to students selected for the Washington Center Term Abroad program.


SOSC 322.3
Washington Center Internship Summer

Summer internship program offered in cooperation with the Washington Center, Washington, D.C. Students will work 4 or 4.5 days each week in a substantive position tailored to their interests. Amnesty International, The Smithsonian Institution, Global AIDS Alliance, Women for Women International, Canadian American Business Council, Commission for Labor Cooperation, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the United Nations Association are among the many places that accept interns.

Prerequisite(s): 60 credit units of university level study.
Note: Registration in this course is restricted to students selected for the Washington Center Term Abroad program.


SOSC 323.3
Washington Center Portfolio Summer

Students will develop a portfolio that compiles a series of papers and essays documenting their learning during the semester. An individual development plan, resume, internship defense letter, lecture analysis, biweekly journals, civic engagement project reflection, informational interview and work samples will be included. These components are completed and reviewed week by week.

Prerequisite(s): 60 credit units of university level study.
Note: Registration in this course is restricted to students selected for the Washington Center Term Abroad program.


SOSC 330.3 — 1/2(3L)
Social Sciences Research Internship

This upper-year undergraduate course is designed to provide students an opportunity to study and apply social research methods through a combination of direct observations, readings, research and analysis. Students will learn or improve capacity in: professional research work; identifying clear research objectives; information literacy (including conducting literature reviews); participating in data gathering, analysis and research dissemination; considering ethical problems/issues in applied research; interpersonal skills, interacting with employers, research teams and research participants; team work skills; public speaking; and writing skills. Students enrolled in this course are expected to devote as much time to the internship as they would to an upper-year 3 credit unit conventional lecture or seminar course – which equates to 7 hours per week over the duration of a standard 4-month term (13 weeks). Research internship opportunities may take place within or outside of the Social Sciences Research Laboratories (SSRL).

Prerequisite(s): 12 credit units at the 200-level or above in Social Science. By permission only.
Note: To enroll in SOSC 330.3 students will have a minimum CWA of 70%. Students who wish to enroll in SOSC 330.3 will be required to complete and submit an application form to the course instructor. The one-page application form will collect basic information about the student, including name, student number, major, credit units completed, GPA, and other relevant contact information (e-mail, telephone, mailing address). In addition to the one-page application form, students will be required to complete and submit a two-part statement, of approximately 100-125 words that detail: a. How participating in the research internship will benefit their educational/career development; and b. Specific skills or attributes that the student will bring to the internship.