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Issues in Canadian Geography - Academic CGC1D1
This course examines interrelationships within and between Canada’s natural and human systems and how these systems interconnect with those in other parts of the world. Students will explore environmental, economic, and social geographic issues relating to topics such as transportation options, energy choices, and urban development. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate various geographic issues and to develop possible approaches for making Canada a more sustainable place in which to live.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 9
Issues in Canadian Geography (French Immersion - Academic) CGC1DF
This course is for students in the Extended French Program. This course explores Canada’s distinct and changing character and the geographic systems and relationships that shape it. Students will investigate the interactions of natural and human systems within Canada, as well as Canada’s economic, cultural, and environmental connections to other countries. Students will use a variety of geotechnologies and inquiry and communication methods to analyse and evaluate geographic issues and present their findings.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take MPM1DF - Principles of Mathematics (French Immersion - Academic)
If you take this course, you must also take SNC1DF - Science (French Immersion - Academic)
Issues in Canadian Geography - Applied CGC1P1
This course focuses on current geographic issues that affect Canadians. Students will draw on their personal and everyday experiences as they explore issues relating to food and water supplies, competing land uses, interactions with the natural environment, and other topics relevant to sustainable living in Canada. They will also develop an awareness that issues that affect their lives in Canada are interconnected with issues in other parts of the world. Throughout the course, students will use the concepts of geographic thinking, the geographic inquiry process, and spatial technologies to guide and support their investigations.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 9
Canadian History Since World War I - Academic CHC2D1
This course explores social, economic, and political developments and events and their impact on the lives of different groups 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 Canadian identity, citizenship, and heritage. 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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 10
Canadian History Since World War I (Extended French - Academic) CHC2DF
This course is for students in the Extended French Program. This course explores the local, national, and global forces that have shaped Canada's national identity from World War I to the present. Students will investigate the challenges presented by economic, social and technological changes and will explore the contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian culture and society during this period. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to evaluate various interpretations of the issues and events of the period and to present their own points of view.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take SNC2DF - Science (Extended French - Academic)
If you take this course, you must also take CHV2OF - Civics and Citizenship (Extended French - Open Level Course)
If you take this course, you must also take FEF2D1 - Extended French - Academic
If you take this course, you must also take GLC2OF - Career Studies (Extended French - Open Level Course)
If you take this course, you must also take MPM2DF - Principles of Mathematics (Extended French - Academic)
Canadian History Since World War I - Applied CHC2P1
This course focuses on the social context of historical developments and events and how they have affected the lives of people in Canada since 1914. Students will explore interactions between various communities in Canada as well as contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian heritage and identity. Students 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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 10
Civics and Citizenship (Extended French - Open Level Course) CHV2OF
This course is for students in the Extended French Program. This course explores what it means to be an informed, participating citizen in a democratic society. Students will learn about the elements of democracy in local, national, and global contexts. Students will learn about political reactions to social change and political decision-making processes in Canada. They will explore their own and others' ideas about civics questions, and they will learn how to think critically about public issues and to react responsibly to them.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take SNC2DF - Science (Extended French - Academic)
If you take this course, you must also take CHC2DF - Canadian History Since World War I (Extended French - Academic)
If you take this course, you must also take FEF2D1 - Extended French - Academic
If you take this course, you must also take GLC2OF - Career Studies (Extended French - Open Level Course)
If you take this course, you must also take MPM2DF - Principles of Mathematics (Extended French - Academic)
Civics and Citizenship - Open Level Course CHV2OH
This course 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.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Forces of Nature: Physical Processes and Disasters CGF3M1
In this course, students will explore physical processes related to the earth’s water, land, and air. They will investigate how these processes shape the planet’s natural characteristics and affect human systems, how they are involved in the creation of natural disasters, and how they influence the impacts of human disasters. Throughout the course, students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process and use spatial technologies to analyse these processes, make predictions related to natural disasters, and assess ways of responding to them.
COURSE NOTE: A background in academic Geography is strongly advised. Students who are coming from an applied Geography background should have a minimum mark of 70%.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CGC1D1 - Issues in Canadian Geography - Academic or CGC1P1 - Issues in Canadian Geography - Applied or CGC1DF - Issues in Canadian Geography (French Immersion - Academic)
Travel and Tourism: A Geographic Perspective CGG3O1
This course focuses on issues related to travel and tourism within and between various regions of the world. Students will investigate unique environmental, sociocultural, economic, and political characteristics of selected world regions. They will explore travel patterns and trends as well as tensions related to tourism, and will predict future tourism destinations. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate the impact of the travel industry on natural environments and human communities.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CGC1D1 - Issues in Canadian Geography - Academic or CGC1P1 - Issues in Canadian Geography - Applied or CGC1DF - Issues in Canadian Geography (French Immersion - Academic)
American History CHA3U1
This course explores key aspects of the social, economic, and political development of the United States from precontact to the present. Students will examine the contributions of groups and individuals to the country’s evolution and will explore the historical context of key issues, trends, and events that have had an impact on the United States, its identity and culture, and its role in the global community. 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 various forces that helped shape American history.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2D1 - Canadian History Since World War I - Academic or CHC2P1 - Canadian History Since World War I - Applied or CHC2DF - Canadian History Since World War I (Extended French - Academic)
World History to the Sixteenth Century CHW3M1
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. This course investigates the history of humanity from earliest times to the sixteenth century. Students will analyse diverse societies from around the world, with an emphasis on the political, cultural, and economic structures and historical forces that have shaped the modern world. They will apply historical inquiry, critical-thinking, and communication skills to evaluate the influence of selected individuals, groups, and innovations and present their conclusions.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2P1 - Canadian History Since World War I - Applied or CHC2D1 - Canadian History Since World War I - Academic or CHC2DF - Canadian History Since World War I (Extended French - Academic)
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 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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2D1 - Canadian History Since World War I - Academic or CHC2P1 - Canadian History Since World War I - Applied or CHC2DF - Canadian History Since World War I (Extended French - Academic)
The Environment and Resource Management CGR4M1
This course investigates interactions between natural and human systems, with a particular emphasis on the impacts of human activity on ecosystems and natural processes. Students will use the geographic inquiry process, apply the concepts of geographic thinking, and employ a variety of spatial skills and technologies to analyse these impacts and propose ways of reducing them. In the course of their investigations, they will assess resource management and sustainability practices, as well as related government policies and international accords. They will also consider questions of individual responsibility and environmental stewardship as they explore ways of developing a more sustainable relationship with the environment.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any college, university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
Canadian and World Issues: A Geographic Analysis CGW4U1
In this course, students will address the challenge of creating a more sustainable and equitable world. They will explore issues involving a wide range of topics, including economic disparities, threats to the environment, globalization, human rights, and quality of life, and analyse government policies, international agreements, and individual responsibilities relating to them. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including the use of spatial technologies, to investigate these complex issues and their impacts on natural and human communities around the world.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
Canada: History, Identity, and Culture CHI4U1
This course traces the history of Canada, with a focus on the evolution of our national identity and culture as well as the identity and culture of various groups that make up Canada. Students will explore various developments and events, both national and international, from precontact to the present, and will examine various communities in Canada and how they have contributed to the development of identity and heritage in Canada. Students will investigate the development of culture and identity, including national identity, in Canada and how and why they have changed throughout the country’s history. 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 the people, events, and forces that have shaped Canada.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
Adventures in World History CHM4E1
This course examines significant developments and events in world history from earliest times to the present. Students will explore a variety of social, cultural, economic, and political developments in different regions of the world and during different periods. In addition to investigating how conflict, religion, work, and technology have helped shape people’s lives, students will examine the contributions of some significant individuals to our global heritage. Students will apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating a variety of human experiences in world history.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: CHC2D1 - Canadian History Since World War I - Academic or CHC2P1 - Canadian History Since World War I - Applied or CHC2DF - Canadian History Since World War I (Extended French - Academic)
World History: The West and the World CHY4U1
This course traces major developments and events in world history 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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
Legal Studies CLN4C1
This course provides a foundation for students who wish to pursue a career that requires an understanding of law. Students will explore the importance of law, analysing contemporary legal issues and their relevance to daily life. They will investigate the requirements for various law-related careers as well as legal responsibilities in the workplace. Students will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal studies inquiry process to investigate their rights and responsibilities, legal processes and structures, and the role of law in a changing society.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: CHV2OH - Civics and Citizenship - Open Level Course or CHV2OF - Civics and Citizenship (Extended French - Open Level Course)
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 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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.