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TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION
EXPLORING TECHNOLOGIES TIJ1O1
This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectation that they become self directed, responsible, life-long learners who set appropriate goals and priorities in school, work and personal life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
INTRODUCTION 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.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understand the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN TDJ2O1
This course provides students with opportunities to apply a design process to meet a variety of technological challenges. Students will research projects, create designs, build models and/or prototypes, and assess products and/or processes using appropriate tools, techniques, and strategies. Student projects may include deigns for homes, vehicles, bridges, robotic arms, clothing, or other products. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to technological design, and will learn about secondary and postsecondary education and training leading to careers in the field.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understand the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and
value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM TFJ2O1
sectors of the tourism industry, with an emphasis on food service. Students will study culinary techniques of food handling and preparation, health and safety standards, the use of tools and equipment, the origins of foods, and event planning, and will learn about tourism attractions across Ontario. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the tourism industry.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understand the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY TGJ2O1
This course introduces students to communications technology from a media perspective. Students will work in the areas of TV/video and movie production, radio and audio production, print and graphic communications, photography, and interactive new media and animation. Student projects may include computer-based activities such as creating videos, editing photos, working with audio, cartooning, developing animations, and designing web pages. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology, and will explore secondary and post-secondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understand the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY TMJ2O1
This course introduces students to the manufacturing industry by giving them an opportunity to design and fabricate products using a variety of processes, tools, and equipment. Students will learn about technical drawing, properties and preparation of materials, and manufacturing techniques. Student projects may include a robotic challenge, a design challenge, or a fabrication project involving processes such as machining, welding, vacuum forming, or injection moulding. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to manufacturing, and will learn about secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the industry.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understand the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
HAIRSTYLING AND AESTHETICS TXJ2O1
This course presents hairstyling, make-up, and nail care techniques from a salon/spa perspective. Using materials, processes, and techniques used in the industry, students learn fundamental skills in hairstyling, giving manicures and facials, and providing hair/scalp analyses and treatments. Students will also consider related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field of hairstyling and aesthetics.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understand the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
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.

CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings as they become critical and innovative
problem-solvers who question the use
of human and physical resources as well as understand the implications of computers and related
innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize
our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and
value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s
resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY TCJ3C1
This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills related to residential construction. Students will gain hands-on experience using a variety of construction materials, processes, tools, and equipment; learn about building design and planning construction projects; create and interpret working drawings and sections; and learn how the Ontario Building Code and other regulations and standards apply to construction projects. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore career opportunities in the field.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understanding the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 11
HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM TFJ3C1
This course enables students to develop or expand knowledge and skills related to hospitality and tourism, as reflected in the various sectors of the tourism industry. Students will learn about preparing and presenting food, evaluating facilities, controlling inventory, and marketing and managing events and activities, and will investigate customer service principles and the cultural and economic forces that drive tourism trends. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety standards, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the tourism industry.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understanding the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 11
COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY TEJ3E1
This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to computer hardware, networks, operating systems, and other software. Students will use utility and application software, and learn proper procedures for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting computer systems and networks. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the use of computers, and will learn about apprenticeships and other employment opportunities in the field of computer technology that they may choose to pursue after graduation. Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understand the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphases on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our god-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world's resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 11
HAIRSTYLING AND AETHETICS: BARBERING MALE TXH3E1
This course enables students to develop the knowledge and skills in cosmetology and offers a variety of applications that will equip students to provide services to diverse clientele. Students will identify trends in hairstyling, learn about health and safety laws and expand their communication. Students will learn industry techniques in haircutting designs and styling for the male clientele. This course enables students to develop or expand knowledge and skills related to hospitality and tourism, as reflected in the various sectors of the tourism industry. Students will learn about preparing and presenting food, evaluating facilities, controlling inventory, and marketing and managing events and activities, and will investigate customer service principles and the cultural and economic forces that drive tourism trends. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety standards, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the tourism industry.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understanding the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $15 for Course Materials
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 11
HAIRSTYLING AND AESTHETICS TXJ3E1
This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in cosmetology and offers a variety of applications that will equip students to provide services for a diverse clientele. Students will identify trends in the hairstyling and aesthetics industry, learn about related health and safety laws, and expand their communication and interpersonal skills through interactions with peers and clients. Students will also consider environmental and societal issues related to the industry, and will acquire a more detailed knowledge of apprenticeships and direct-entry work positions.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understanding the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 11
TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN TDJ3M1
This course examines how technological design is influenced by human, environmental, financial, and material requirements and resources. Students will research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using working drawings and other communication methods to present their design ideas. They will develop an awareness of environmental, societal, and cultural issues related to technological design, and will explore career opportunities in the field, as well as the college and/or university program requirements for them.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understanding the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
COMPUTER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY: ROBOTICS AND CONTROL SYSTEMS TER3M1
This course examines computer systems and control of external devices. Students will assemble computers and small networks by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software. Students will develop knowledge and skills in electronics, robotics, programming, and networks, and will build systems that use computer programs and interfaces to control and/or respond to external devices. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about college and university programs leading to careers in computer technology. This course meets the Computer Engineering expectations with a focus on robotics and control systems. CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understanding the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY TGJ3M1
This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, photography, digital imaging, broadcast journalism, and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understand the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
HEALTH CARE TPJ3M1
This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic health care procedures, including the safe use of appropriate instruments, equipment, and materials. Students will focus on health care fundamentals, including the anatomical features and physiology of the major body systems and the factors that affect homeostasis in the human body. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety issues in the health care field, analyse environmental and societal issues related to health care, and learn about professional practice standards and career opportunities in the field.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills that will benefit students planning a career in the health care field. Students will learn about human anatomy and physiology, homeostasis, vital signs, disease prevention and treatment, how lifestyle choices affect health and well-being, and conventional and complementary methods of disease prevention and treatment. Students will develop an awareness of workers’ health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues related to health care, and career opportunities in the field. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectation that they become collaborative contributors who develop their God-given potential and make a meaningful contribution to society.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY TCJ4C1
This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to residential construction and to explore light commercial construction. Students will gain hands-on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment, and will learn more about building design and project planning. They will continue to create and interpret construction drawings and will extend their knowledge of construction terminology and of relevant building codes and regulations, as well as health and safety standards and practices. Students will also focus on environmental and societal issues related to construction engineering technology, and will explore career opportunities in the field.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understanding the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TCJ3C1 - CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM TFJ4C1
This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the various sectors of the tourism industry. Students will demonstrate advanced food preparation and presentation skills; increase health and wellness knowledge; develop tourism administration and management skills; design and implement a variety of events or activities; and investigate principles and procedures that contribute to high-quality customer service. Students will expand their awareness of health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the tourism industry.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understanding the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TFJ3C1 - HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM
HAIRSTYLING AND AESTHETICS TXJ4E1
This course enables students to develop increased proficiency in a wide range of hairstyling and aesthetics services. Working in a salon/spa team environment, students will strengthen their fundamental cosmetology skills and develop an understanding of common business practices and strategies in the salon/spa industry. Students will also expand their understanding of environmental and societal issues and their knowledge of postsecondary destinations in the hairstyling and aesthetics industry.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understanding the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TXJ3E1 - HAIRSTYLING AND AESTHETICS
TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN TDJ4M1
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of design advocacy and marketing, while building on their design skills and their knowledge of professional design practices. Students will apply a systematic design process to research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using illustrations, presentation drawings, and other communication methods to present their designs. Students will enhance their problem-solving and communication skills, and will explore career opportunities and the postsecondary education and training requirements for them.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understanding the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TDJ3M1 - TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN
COMPUTER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY - ROBOTICS AND CONTROL SYSTEMS TER4M1
This course extends students' understanding of computer systems and computer interfacing with external devices. Students will assemble computer systems by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software, and will learn more about fundamental concepts of electronics, robotics, programming, and networks. Students will examine related environmental and societal issues, and will explore postsecondary pathways leading to careers in computer technology. The expectations for this course are met with a focus on robotics and control systems. CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understand the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TER3M1 - COMPUTER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY: ROBOTICS AND CONTROL SYSTEMS
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY TGJ4M1
This course enables students to further develop media knowledge and skills while designing and producing projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. Students may work in the areas of TV, video and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography, digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology, and will investigate career opportunities and challenges in a rapidly changing technological environment.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
Students will incorporate Catholic social teachings, as they become critical and innovative problem-solvers who question the use of human and physical resources as well as understand the implications of computers and related innovations. An emphasis on problem solving models helps students create solutions that recognize our God-given responsibility to respect the dignity and value of the individual, the protection of the environment and ethical and moral use of the world’s resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TGJ3M1 - COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
HEALTH CARE TPJ4M1
This course focuses on the development of a range of skills needed to analyze and interpret clinical findings. Students will learn about accepted health care practices and demonstrate an understanding of basic procedures and the use of appropriate instruments and equipment. They will acquire an understanding of basic concepts related to the function of the human immune system and explore the relationship between pathology and disease prevention and treatment. Students will expand their awareness of workers’ health and safety issues, analyze environmental and societal issues related to health care, and further explore professional practice standards and postsecondary destinations in the field.
CONNECTION TO OUR CATHOLIC FAITH
This course focuses on the development of clinical skills needed to assess general health status. Students will learn about accepted health care practices and about how to perform various procedures, using appropriate instruments and equipment. They will learn about the human immune system, pathology, and disease prevention and treatment. Students will also expand their awareness of workers’ health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues related to health care and postsecondary destinations in the field. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectation that they become responsible citizens who promote the sacredness of life.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TPJ3M1 - HEALTH CARE