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Grade 10

CHC2D1: Canadian History since World War One at the Academic Level

Canadian History explores social, economic, and political developments and events and their impact

on the lives of different individuals, groups, and communities, including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities, in Canada since 1914. Students will examine the role of conflict and

cooperation in Canadian society, Canada’s evolving role within the global community, and the impact

of various individuals, organizations, and events on identities, citizenship, and heritage in Canada.

Students will develop an understanding of some of the political developments and government policies

that have had a lasting impact on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities. They will

develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process,

including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating key issues and events in

Canadian history since 1914.

 

 CHC2P1:  Canadian History since World War One at the Applied Level

Canadian History focuses on the social context of historical developments and events and how they have affected the lives of people in Canada, including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities, since 1914. Students will explore interactions between various communities in Canada as well as contributions of individuals and groups to heritage and identities in Canada. Students will develop an understanding of some key political developments and government policies that have had an impact on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities. They will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating the continuing relevance of historical developments and how they have helped shape communities in present-day Canada.  

NAC2O1: First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies

Indigenous Studies explores the histories of First Nations and Inuit in Canada from precontact,

as well as Métis from their beginnings, to the present day. Students will examine the continuing

impact of past social, cultural, economic, political, and legal trends and developments on First

Nations, Métis and Inuit individuals and communities. Students will apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process to investigate a range of issues, events, and interactions

that have affected First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities, including those that continue to affect relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.

 

CHV2O1:  Civics

Civics explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.

Grade 11

CHW3M1: World History to the End of the 15th Century

This course explores the history of various societies and civilizations around the world, from earliest times to around 1500 CE. Students will investigate a range of factors that contributed to the rise, success, and decline of various ancient and pre-modern societies throughout the world and will examine life in and the cultural and political legacy of these societies. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating social, political, and economic structures and historical forces at work in various societies and in different historical eras. Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied

CLU3M1:  Understanding Canadian Law

Canadian Law focuses on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada. Students will gain an understanding of laws relating to rights and freedoms in Canada; our legal system; and family, contract, employment, tort, and criminal law. Students will develop legal reasoning skills and will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal studies inquiry process when investigating a range of legal issues and formulating and communicating informed opinions about them. Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied 

HSP3U/C:  Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology

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. Students 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. Prerequisite: None   

HZB3M:  Philosophy: The Big Questions

Philosophy encourages the exploration of big questions such as: What is a meaningful life? What separates right from wrong? What constitutes knowledge? What makes something beautiful? What is a just society? Students will develop critical thinking and philosophical reasoning skills as they identify and analyse the responses of philosophers to the big questions and formulate their own responses to them. Students will explore the relevance of philosophical questions to society and to their everyday life. They will develop research and inquiry skills as they investigate various topics in philosophy. 

Grade 12

CHY4U1:  World History since the Fifteenth Century

World History traces major developments and events since approximately 1450. Students will explore social, economic, and political changes, the historical roots of contemporary issues, and the role of conflict and cooperation in global interrelationships. They will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as they investigate key issues and ideas and assess societal progress or decline in world history. 

CHY4C: World History since the Fifteenth Century

This course explores key developments and events in world history since approximately 1450, with a focus on interactions within and between various regions. Students will examine social, economic, and political developments and how they have affected different peoples. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating key turning points in world history and historical forces that have shaped our world. Prerequisite: Any university, university/college, or college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities

CPW4U: Canadian and International Politics 

This course explores various perspectives on issues in Canadian and world politics. Students will explore political decision making and ways in which individuals, stakeholder groups, and various institutions, including governments, multinational corporations, and non-governmental organizations, respond to and work to address domestic and international issues. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate issues, events, and developments of national and international political importance, and to develop and communicate informed opinions about them. Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities

CLN4U1:  Canadian and International Law

Canadian and International law explores a range of contemporary legal issues. Students will develop an understanding of the principles of Canadian and international law and of issues related to human rights and freedoms, conflict resolution, and criminal, environmental, and workplace law, both in Canada and internationally. Students will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal studies inquiry process, and will develop legal reasoning skills, when investigating these and other issues in both Canadian and international contexts. Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities.

HSB4U1:  Challenge and Change in Society

Challenge and Change focuses on the use of social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies to investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviour and their impact on society. Students will critically analyse how and why cultural, social, and behavioural patterns change over time. They will explore the ideas of social theorists and use those ideas to analyse causes of and responses to challenges such as technological change, deviance, and global inequalities. Students will explore ways in which social science research methods can be used to study social change. Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies 

HZT4U1:  Philosophy

Philosophy enables students to acquire an understanding of the nature of philosophy and philosophical reasoning skills and to develop and apply their knowledge and skills while exploring specialized branches of philosophy (the course will cover at least three of the following branches: metaphysics, ethics, epistemology, philosophy of science, social and political philosophy, aesthetics).∗ Students will develop critical thinking and philosophical reasoning skills as they formulate and evaluate arguments related to a variety of philosophical questions and theories. They will also develop research and inquiry skills related to the study and practice of philosophy. Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies

 
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