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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 and will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process. Students will use 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) CGC1DF
This course is for students in the French Immersion Program.

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 and will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process. Students will use 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
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take SNC1DF - Science (French Immersion)
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 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
Canadian History Since World War I (French Immersion) CHC2DF
This course is for students in the French Immersion 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 CHV2OF - Civics and Citizenship (French Immersion)
If you take this course, you must also take GLC2OF - Career Studies (French Immersion)
If you take this course, you must also take FIF2D1 - French Immersion (Academic)
Canadian History Since World War I (Applied) CHC2P1
This course explores some of the pivotal events and experiences that have influenced the development of Canada’s identity as a nation from World War I to the present. By examining how the country has responded to economic, social, and technological changes and how individuals and groups have contributed to Canadian culture and society during this period, students will develop their ability to make connections between historical and current events. Students will have opportunities to formulate questions, locate information, to develop informed opinions, and to present ideas about the central issues and events of the period.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 10
Civics and Citizenship (French Immersion) CHV2OF
This course is for students in the French Immersion 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 CHC2DF - Canadian History Since World War I (French Immersion)
If you take this course, you must also take GLC2OF - Career Studies (French Immersion)
If you take this course, you must also take FIF2D1 - French Immersion (Academic)
Civics and Citizenship CHV2OH
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, about political reactions to social change, and about political decision-making processes in Canada. They will explore their own and others’ ideas about civics questions and will learn how to think critically about public issues and to react responsibly to them.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Forces of Nature: Physical Processes and Disasters CGF3M1
This course examines the cause, effect and impact of NATURAL DISASTERS!!! We study the powerful forces of Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Avalanches, Volcanoes and Tornadoes. Students will investigate the dynamic nature of the Earth, the evolving relationship between the planet and its people, and the factors that limit our ability to predict the changes that will occur. Students will use a wide range of geotechnologies to investigate the distribution and interaction of the elements of their physical environment and to communicate their findings.
FIELD TRIPS: Students will be participating in a Fossil Hunt and a Geology Lab to gain a better understanding of the turbulent geologic past of our region.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CGC1D1 - Issues in Canadian Geography (Academic) or CGC1DF - Issues in Canadian Geography (French Immersion) or CGC1P1 - Issues in Canadian Geography (Applied)
World History to the End of the Fifteenth Century CHW3M1
This course investigates the history of humanity from earliest times to the fifteenth 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. In this course, you will learn about stone age societies and the development of great civilizations by exploring: the mummies and pyramids of ancient Egypt; the mythology, democracy and Spartan warriors of ancient Greece; and the military might and territorial expansion of the Roman empire. The course continues after the fall of Rome, to explore the Dark Ages and medieval times of Europe including the rise of Islam, knights and castles and the Black Death. Additionally, students are able to choose their own "great" civilization for study. If you're interested in King Tut, Homer's Odessy, and Julius Caesar, this is the course for you!
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 (French Immersion)
Understanding Canadian Law CLU3M1
This course explores Canadian law with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to people’s everyday lives. Students will investigate fundamental legal concepts and processes to gain a practical understanding of Canada’s legal system, including the criminal justice system. Students will use critical-thinking, inquiry, and communication skills to develop informed opinions on legal issues and to apply this knowledge in a variety of ways and settings, including case analysis, legal research projects, and debates. Individual rights, criminal behaviour, and personal litigation summarize major units of the course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2D1 - Canadian History Since World War I (Academic) or CHC2DF - Canadian History Since World War I (French Immersion) or CHC2P1 - Canadian History Since World War I (Applied)
The Environment and Resource Management (Planet Love & Avoiding Catastrophe!) CGR4M1
This course examines the impact humans have on our planet. We will examine man-made disasters (i.e. oil spills, climate change, extinctions, E-Waste, nuclear explosions). Students will examine the ecological process, the principles of sustainability, and strategies as to avoid future catastrophes.
FIELD TRIP: Learn how to take ACTION in helping our planet (i.e. invasive species eradication, Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, Earth Day).
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.
World History since the Fifteenth Century CHY4C1
This course explores the history of the world since the sixteenth century, emphasizing the interaction between the emerging West and other regions of the world. Students will learn about a variety of economic, social, and political systems and the changes they have undergone over time. Students will apply their developing skills of historical inquiry to understand and to communicate ideas about the forces that have formed our modern world.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any University, University/College, or College preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities
World History since the Fifteenth Century - offered every other year (NOT offered in 2018-2019) CHY4U1
How did the West, a backwater and relatively undeveloped civilization in 1300, emerge as the major mover and shaker on planet Earth by the 21st century? From the Renaissance to the Modern Era (i.e. from Ezio Auditore to COD: Modern Warfare), and to an increasingly technological and interconnected future, CHY4U explores the social, economic, and political development of Western Civilization within a global context. Students who take this course will investigate the key issues, trends, and concerns of our modern world, and will finish with a good understanding of the historical roots of present-day world issues – from Mideast conflicts, to climate change, to multi-national corporations.
COURSE NOTE: It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete ENG3C1 or ENG3U1 before applying to this course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
Canadian and International Law CLN4U1
This course examines elements of Canadian and international law in social, political, and global contexts. Students will study the historical and philosophical sources of law and the principles and practices of international law; students will learn to relate these concepts to issues in Canadian society and the wider world. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to analyse legal issues, to conduct independent research, and to present the results of their inquiries in a variety of ways.
COURSE NOTE: It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete ENG3C1 or ENG3U1 before applying to this course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any University, University/College, or College preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities
Canadian and World Politics - offered every other year (IS offered in 2018-2019) CPW4U1
This course examines Canadian and World Politics from a variety of perspectives. Students will investigate the ways in which individuals, groups, and states work to influence domestic and world events, the role of political ideologies in national and international politics, and the dynamics of international cooperation and conflict resolution. Students will apply critical-thinking and communication skills to develop and to support informed opinions about current political conflicts, events, and issues.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.