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Food and Nutrition HFN1O1
This course explores the factors that affect attitudes and decisions about food, examines current issues of body image and food marketing, and is grounded in the scientific study of nutrition. Students will learn how to make informed food choices and how to prepare foods. Students will investigate our Canadian food heritage and food industries, as well as global food issues. The course also introduces students to research skills related to food, nutrition and the social sciences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Exploring Family Studies HIF2O1
This course explores the challenges faced by all people: how to meet basic needs, how to relate to others, how to manage resources, and how to become responsible members of society. Students will acquire knowledge and skills that are needed to make the transition to adulthood. Students will learn how to develop interpersonal, decision-making, and practical skills related to daily life. They will also explore the function of families and the diversity found among families and within Canadian society.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
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).

A very practical course for a future chapter in your lives as adults!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology (Extended French) HSP3UF
This course is for students in the Extended French program.

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 research, and to become familiar with current thinking on a range of issues within the three disciplines.
COURSE NOTE: This course is available only for students in the Extended French program.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: The Grade 10 academic course in English, or the Grade 10 academic history course (Canadian and world studies)
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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in Ssocial Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.
Families in Canada HHS4U1
This course enables students to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyse the development of individuals, intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will focus on issues and challenges facing individuals and families in Canada’s diverse society. They will develop analytical tools that enable them to assess various factors affecting families and to consider policies and practices intended to support families in Canada. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct and communicate the results of research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child relationships.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Challenge and Change in Society HSB4U1
This course 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 analyze how and why cultural, social, and behavioural patterns change over time. They will explore the ideas of social theorists and use those ideas to analyze 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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any college, university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
World Cultures HSC4M1
This course examines the nature of culture; how cultural identities are acquired, maintained, and transformed; and theories used to analyse cultures. Students will explore world cultures, with an emphasis on the analysis of religious and spiritual beliefs, art forms, and philosophy. They will study the contributions and influence of a range of cultural groups and will critically analyse issues facing ethnocultural groups within Canada and around the world. Students will develop and apply research skills and will design and implement a social action initiative relating to cultural diversity.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.