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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
Everybody in life has challenges that they must overcome from learning how to do laundry, to how to budget, and how to become successful adults. This course focuses on the challenges everyday people have from adolescence into adulthood. We will explore the skills needed to meet our basic needs, relate to others, to manage our resources, and how to become responsible members of society. Throughout this course you will have the opportunity to develop the interpersonal, decision making, and practical skills related to daily life.
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
What challenges face people in Canada’s diverse society? From the time we are born into a family until we transition into adulthood, people face many challenges and issues every day. From defining what a family is, to learning how people transition through important stages in life, and understanding how people develop relationships, this course will focus on the issues and challenges facing individuals and families today. You will learn how to conduct your own research projects to better understand the issues and trends related to people in Canada, and what supports and practices are available to everyone.
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
What challenges face people in Canada’s diverse society? From the time we are born into a family until we transition into adulthood, people face many challenges and issues every day. From defining what a family is, to learning how people transition through important stages in life, and understanding how people develop relationships, this course will focus on the issues and challenges facing individuals and families today. You will learn how to conduct your own research projects to better understand the issues and trends related to people in Canada, and what supports and practices are available to everyone.
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
Why do people and society do the things they do? Attitudes, beliefs, behaviours, and shifts in knowledge change every day, but have you ever wondered what impact these changes have on society? In this course you will determine how and why cultural, social, and behavioural patterns change over time through the study of various current day trends and patterns. You will have an opportunity to use your investigative skills to determine the causes of and responses to challenges in society today including the use of technology and deviant behaviour.
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
What is culture, and where does it come from? Culture influences everyone from the way they behave in society, to what they wear, and how they think. Through religion and spiritual beliefs, to art, fashion, and music, we will be examining cultures from around the world to figure out just what culture is and how it influences us in everyday life. We will be exploring language, rituals, philosophy, food, art, storytelling, and music as a means to understand one’s culture in today’s diverse society. By analyzing culture through a variety of perspectives, we will determine what experiences and issues people around the world and in Canada have each day, and how this connects to you.
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.