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Exploring Family Studies HIF1O1
This grade nine course is an introduction to all courses offered in Family Studies throughout high school. It is a very practical and useful course that covers note taking, time management, and studying tips, as well as the basics of cooking, nutrition, and sewing. Students also learn about dealing with conflict, anger management, how to communicate effectively, and are introduced to psychology and sociology by looking at family dynamics, gender differences, and theories like Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. This course gives students the opportunity to discover areas of study that may interest them and help them decide on possible career options.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 9
Food and Nutrition HFN2O1
This is a practical course that introduces students to nutrition and basic food preparation techniques. Students learn how to read recipes and the basic skills involved in food preparation by putting theory into practice (they cook foods in the classroom kitchens throughout the semester). Students also learn about the nutrients required to stay healthy and how to plan meals and diets around those needs. Other topics covered in this course include dieting, Canada’s Food Guide, the importance of breakfast, menu writing, and food budgeting. The skills developed and the knowledge gained from this course will help students make healthy lifestyle choices throughout their lives.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10
Food and Culture HFC3M1
This course focuses on the flavours, aromas, cooking techniques, foods, and cultural traditions of world cuisines. Students will explore the origins of and developments in diverse food traditions. They will demonstrate the ability to cook with ingredients and equipment from a variety of cultures, compare food-related etiquette in many countries and cultures, and explain how Canadian food choices and traditions have been influenced by other cultures. Students will develop practical skills and apply social science research methods while investigating foods and food practices from around the world.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College GRADE: 11
Understanding Fashion HNC3C1
This course introduces students to the world of fashion. Students will gain an understanding of theories related to fashion trends and of how culture, media, fashion cycles, retailing, and social and environmental factors influence fashion trends and consumer behaviour. Students will use various tools, technologies, and techniques safely and correctly to create fashion items. They will apply knowledge of fibres, fabrics, and the elements and principles of design when creating and assessing fashion-related products. Students will develop research skills as they investigate topics related to fashion
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 11
Raising Healthy Children HPC3O1
This course focuses on the skills and knowledge parents, guardians, and caregivers need, with particular emphasis on maternal health, pregnancy, birth, and the early years of human development (birth to six years old). Through study and practical experience, (the simulated care of baby Elliott ), students will learn how to meet the developmental needs of young children, communicate with them, and effectively guide their early behaviour. Students will develop their research skills through investigations related to caregiving and child rearing.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11
Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, & Sociology HSP3C1
This course introduces students to theories, questions, and issues related to anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students learn about approaches and research methods used by social scientists. They will be given opportunities to apply theories from a variety of perspectives, to conduct social science research, and to become familiar with current issues within the three disciplines.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 11
Introduction à l’anthropologie à la psychologie et à la sociologie, HSP3CF
This course introduces students to theories, questions, and issues related to anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students learn about approaches and research methods used by social scientists. They will be given opportunities to apply theories from a variety of perspectives, to conduct social science research, and to become familiar with current issues within the three disciplines
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
Prerequisite: None.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 11
Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology HSP3U1
This course introduces the theories, questions, and issues that are the major concerns of both classical and contemporary theorists of anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students will develop an understanding of the way social scientists approach the topics they study, the research methods they use and the many controversial experiments conducted. Some topics covered in this course include, the theory of evolution, the human brain, mental illness, effects of video games and cults.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2D1 - Canada Since World War One or ENG2D1 - English or CHC2DF - L'histoire canadienne depuis la Première Guerre mondiale or CHC2DL - Canada Since World War One - for ESL/ELL students
Introduction à l’anthropologie à la psychologie et à la sociologie HSP3UF
This course provides students with opportunities to think critically about theories, questions, and issues related to anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students will develop an understanding of the approaches and research methods used by social scientists. They will be given opportunities to explore theories from a variety of perspectives, to conduct social science, and to become familiar with current thinking on a range of issues within the three disciplines.
COURSE NOTE: Course offered in French for students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2DF - L'histoire canadienne depuis la Première Guerre mondiale or ENG2D1 - English
Nutrition and Health HFA4C1
This course focuses on the relationship between nutrition and health at different stages of life and on global issues related to food production. Students will investigate the role of nutrition in health and disease and assess strategies for promoting food security and environmental responsibility. Students will learn about healthy eating, expand their repertoire of food-preparation techniques, and refine their ability to use social science research and inquiry methods to investigate topics related to nutrition and health.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 12
Nutrition and Health HFA4U1
This course examines the relationships between food, energy balance, and nutritional status; the nutritional needs of individuals at different stages of life; and the role of nutrition in health and disease. Students will evaluate nutrition-related trends and will determine how food choices can promote food security and environmental responsibility. Students will learn about healthy eating, expand their repertoire of food-preparation techniques, and develop their social science 
research skills by investigating issues related to nutrition and health.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
Families in Canada HHS4C1
This course enables students to develop an understanding of social science theories as they apply to individual development, the development of intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will explore a range of issues relating to the development of individuals and families in contemporary Canadian society as well as in other cultures and historical periods. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child roles and relationships in Canada.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 12
Families in Canada HHS4U1
This course applies current theories and research from the disciplines of anthropology, psychology, and sociology to the study of individual development, family behaviour, intimate and parent–child relationships, and the ways in which families interact within the diverse Canadian society. Students will learn the interpersonal skills required to contribute to the well-being of families, and the investigative skills required to conduct and evaluate research about individuals and families. Some topics covered in the course include, the evolution of dating, the science of love, reasons for marriage and the rise in divorce rates.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
The World of Fashion HNB4M1
This course gives students the opportunity to explore the world of fashion. Students will learn how to create a fashion product using various tools, techniques and technologies while developing their practical skills. Students will learn about various factors that affect the global fashion industry, the needs of specialized markets, and the impact of fibre and fabric production and care. In addition, they will learn about social and historical influences on fashion. Students will apply research skills when investigating aspects of the fashion world.
COURSE NOTE: Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College GRADE: 12
HPC301 ParentingNHC301 Fashion and Creative ExpressionHIF101 Individual Family Living

 

 

 
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