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GRADE 9

Business Communication and Information Technology  (BTT1O1 & BTT1OF)
This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.  Taught in both English and French.

GRADE 10
 
Introduction to Business  (BBI2O1)
This course introduces students to the world of business. Students will develop an understanding of the functions of business, including accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, human resources, and production, and of the importance of ethics and social responsibility. This course builds a foundation for further studies in business and helps students develop the business knowledge and skills they will need in their everyday lives.
 
Intro to Computer Studies(ICS2O1)
This course introduces students to computer programming. Students will plan and write simple computer programs by applying fundamental programming concepts, and learn to create clear and maintainable internal documentation. They will also learn to manage a computer by studying hardware configurations, software selection, operating system functions, networking, and safe computing practices. Students will also investigate the social impact of computer technologies, and develop an understanding of environmental and ethical issues related to the use of computers.
 
GRADE 11
 
Financial Accounting Fundamentals (BAF3M1)
This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and procedures of accounting. Students will develop financial analysis and decision-making skills that will assist them in future studies and/or career opportunities in business. Students will acquire an understanding of accounting for a service and a merchandising business, computerized accounting, financial analysis, and, ethics and current issues in accounting.
 
Entrepreneurship: The Venture (BDI3C)
This course focuses on ways in which entrepreneurs recognize opportunities, generate ideas, and organize resources to plan successful ventures that enable them to achieve their goals.  Students will create a venture plan for a school-based or student-run business.  Through hands-on experiences, students will have opportunities to develop the values, traits, and skills most often associated with successful entrepreneurs.​

Marketing: Goods, Services and Events (BMI3C1)
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of product marketing, which includes the marketing of goods, services, and events. Students will examine how trends, issues, global economic changes, and information technology influence consumer buying habits. Students will engage in marketing research, develop marketing strategies, and produce a marketing plan for a product of their choice.
 
Understanding Canadian Law (CLU3M1)
This course explores Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada.  Students will gain an understanding of rights and freedoms in Canada, our legal system, family, contract, employment, tort, and criminal law.  Students will use case studies and apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal inquiry process to develop legal reasoning skills and to formulate and communicate informed interpretations of legal issues, and they will develop the ability to advocate for new laws.
 
Introduction to Computer Science (ICS3U1)
This course introduces students to computer science. Students will design software independently and as part of a team, using industry-standard programming tools and applying the software development life-cycle model. They will also write and use subprograms within computer programs. Students will develop creative solutions for various types of problems as their understanding of the computing environment grows. They will also explore environmental and ergonomic issues, emerging research in computer science, and global career trends in computer-related fields.
 
GRADE 12
 
Financial Accounting Principles (BAT4M1)
This course introduces students to advanced accounting principles that will prepare them for postsecondary studies in business. Students will learn about financial statements for various forms of business ownership and how those statements are interpreted in making business decisions. This course expands students’ knowledge of sources of financing, further develops accounting methods for assets, and introduces accounting for partnerships and corporations.
Prerequisite Financial Accounting Fundamentals BAF3M1
 
International Business  (BBB4M1)
The world has become a global marketplace:  See a British film at your local Cineplex, drive your Japanese car, use your Finnish cell phone. Billions of dollars worth of products, services, ideas, money and technology cross international borders each year affecting the lives of millions in the process.  If you are considering a post-secondary program in Commerce, Finance, Marketing or International Business/Development, or just to prepare yourself for the world that lies ahead, you should explore the importance of international business and trade in the global economy.
 
Canadian and International Law (CLN4U1)
This course explores a range of contemporary legal issues and how they are addressed in both Canadian and international law.  Students will develop their understanding of the principles of Canadian and international law when exploring rights and freedoms within the context of topics such as religion, security, cyberspace, immigration, crimes against humanity, and environmental protection.  Students will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal inquiry process when investigating these issues in both Canadian and International contexts, and they will develop legal reasoning skills and an understanding of conflict resolution in the area of international law.
 
Computer Science (ICS4U1)
This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills in computer science. Students will use modular design principles to create complex and fully documented programs, according to industry standards. Student teams will manage a large software development project, from planning through to project review. Students will also analyse algorithms for effectiveness. They will investigate ethical issues in computing and further explore environmental issues, emerging technologies, areas of research in computer science, and careers in the field.
Prerequisite: Intro to Computer Science ICS3U1
 
Interdisciplinary Studies: Sports, Arts &  Event Marketing  (IDC4U1)
This course will help students develop and consolidate the skills required for and knowledge of different subjects and disciplines to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning,  and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline.  Students will apply the principles and processes of inquiry and research to effectively use a range of print, electronic, and mass media resources; to analyse historical innovations and exemplary research; and to investigate real-life situations and career opportunities in interdisciplinary endeavours.  They will also assess their own cognitive and affective strategies, apply general skills in both familiar and new contexts, create innovative products, and communicate new knowledge.

 

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