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Drama for ESL ADA2OS
This course requires students to actively explore dramatic forms and techniques, using their own ideas and concerns as well as sources selected from a wide range of authors, genres, and cultures. Student learning will include identifying and using the principles of space, time, voice, and movement in creating, sustaining, and communicating authentic roles within a drama. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creation and presentation of the drama. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creation and presentation of the drama, and will analyse and reflect on the experience. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become an effective communicator, who uses and integrates the Catholic faith tradition in the critical analysis of the arts, the quality of life.
COURSE NOTE: for ESL students only
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Dance
Dance ATC2O1
This course emphasizes the development of students’ technique and creative skills relating to the elements of dance and the tools of composition in a variety of performance situations. Students will identify responsible personal and interpersonal practices related to dance processes and production, and will apply technologies and techniques throughout the process of creation to develop artistic scope in the dance arts. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become effective communicators who use and integrate the Catholic faith tradition in the critical analysis of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee:$25 for Workshops
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Dance ATC3M1
This course emphasizes the development of students’ artistry, improvisational and compositional skills, and technical proficiency in a variety of dance genres. Students will apply dance elements, techniques, and tools in a variety of ways, including performance situations; describe and model responsible practices related to the dance environment; and reflect on how the study of dance affects personal and artistic development. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become reflective and creative thinkers who create, adapt and evaluate new ideas in light of the common good.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $25 for Workshops
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ATC2O1 - Dance
Dance ATC4M1
This course emphasizes the development of students’ technical proficiency, fluency in the language of movement in a variety of dance genres, and understanding of the dance sciences. Students will explain the social, cultural, and historical contexts of dance; apply the creative process through the art of dance in a variety of ways; and exhibit an understanding of the purpose and possibilities of continuing engagement in the arts as a lifelong learner. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become effective communicators who use and integrate the Catholic faith tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $25 for Workshops
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ATC3M1 - Dance
Drama
Drama ADA1O1
This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms and techniques, using material from a wide range of sources and cultures. Students will use the elements of drama to examine situations and issues that are relevant to their lives. Students will create, perform, discuss, and analyse drama, and then reflect on the experiences to develop an understanding of themselves, the art form, and the world around them. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become reflective and creative thinkers who adopt a holistic approach to life by integrating learning from various subject areas and experience.
Text: Various
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $25 for Workshops and Play
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Drama ADA2O1
This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms, conventions, and techniques. Students will explore a variety of dramatic sources from various cultures and representing a range of genres. Students will use the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become collaborative contributors who achieve excellence, originality, and integrity in their own work and support these qualities in the work of others.
Text: Theatre: Art in Action
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $25 for Workshops and Play
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Drama for ESL ADA2OS
This course requires students to actively explore dramatic forms and techniques, using their own ideas and concerns as well as sources selected from a wide range of authors, genres, and cultures. Student learning will include identifying and using the principles of space, time, voice, and movement in creating, sustaining, and communicating authentic roles within a drama. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creation and presentation of the drama. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creation and presentation of the drama, and will analyse and reflect on the experience. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become an effective communicator, who uses and integrates the Catholic faith tradition in the critical analysis of the arts, the quality of life.
COURSE NOTE: for ESL students only
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Drama ADA3M1
This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyse the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become reflective and creative thinkers who evaluate situations and solve problems.
Text: Theatre: Art in Action
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $25 for Workshops and Play
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: ADA1O1 - Drama or ADA2O1 - Drama or ADA2OS - Drama for ESL
Drama ADA4M1
This course requires students to experiment individually and collaboratively with forms and conventions of both drama and theatre from various cultures and time periods. Students will interpret dramatic literature and other text and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting. Students will examine the significance of dramatic arts in various cultures, and will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become collaborative contributors who develop their God-given potential and make meaningful contributions to society.
Text: Directing for the Stage
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $25 for Workshops and Play
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ADA3M1 - Drama
Drama in the Community ADC4M1
This course requires students to experiment individually and collaboratively with forms and conventions of both drama and theatre from various cultures and time periods. Students will interpret dramatic literature and other texts and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting. Students will examine the significance of dramatic arts in various cultures, and will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
Instrumental Music
Music AMU1O2
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become effective communicators who use and integrate the Catholic faith tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
COURSE NOTE: To ensure continuation of learning, this course is de-semestered alternating days with Religion HRE1O1.
Instrumental Rental: $70 for full year
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Music AMU2O2
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
COURSE NOTE: To ensure continuation of learning, this course is de-semestered alternating days with Religion HRE2O1.
Instrumental Rental: $65 for full year
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music Appreciation AMU3OW
This course develops students’ musical literacy through performance and the preparation and presentation of music productions. Students will perform works at a level consistent with previous experience. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, present, and market musical productions. Students will respond to, reflect on, and analyse music from various genres and periods, and they will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their life and their careers.
COURSE NOTE: NOTE: Special Education students only.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Music AMU3M1
This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analysing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become effective communicators who use and integrate the Catholic faith tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance
the quality of life.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $65 for one semester Instrument Rental
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMU1O2 - Music or AMU2O2 - Music
Guitar Music AMG4O1
This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis and performance of guitar music, including traditional and commercial music. This course will also help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become effective communicators who use and integrate the Catholic faith tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
COURSE NOTE: Security Deposit: $300 deposit cheque (will not be cashed unless guitar damaged)
Note: Limited Availability
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12
Music AMU4M1
This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become collaborative contributors who achieve excellence, originality, and integrity in their own work and support these qualities in the work of others.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $65 for one semester Instrument Rental
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMU3M1 - Music
Visual Arts
Visual Arts AVI1O1
This course is exploratory in nature, offering an overview of visual arts as a foundation for further study. Students will become familiar with the elements and principles of design and the expressive qualities of various materials by using a range of media, processes, techniques, and styles. Students will use the creative and critical analysis processes and will interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become effective communicators who read, understand and use written materials effectively.
Text: Art in Focus
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $35 for Art Materials
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Visual Arts AVI2O1
This course enables students to develop their skills in producing and presenting art by introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic exploration and experimentation. Students will apply the elements and principles of design when exploring the creative process. Students will use the critical analysis process to reflect on and interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become collaborative contributors who achieve excellence, originality, and integrity in their own work and support these qualities in the work of others.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $35 for Art Materials
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Preparation: AVI1O1
Visual Art for the Terrified AWA3O1
This introductory course focuses on general arts and crafts for students who have no prior experience in art. The emphasis will be a “hands on” approach. Students will create works of art that explore a wide range of subject matter, and will evaluate works of art, providing ground for their aesthetic judgements. Some examination of history and cultural contexts of Western art (including Canadian art) and art from various world cultures will be included to support their study of specific media. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become effective communicators who use and integrate the Catholic faith tradition in the critical analysis of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $10 for Art Materials
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Visual Arts AVI3M1
This course enables students to further develop their knowledge and skills in visual arts. Students will use the creative process to explore a wide range of themes through studio work that may include drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking, as well as the creation of collage, multimedia works, and works using emergent technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process when evaluating their own work and the work of others. The course may be delivered as a comprehensive program or through a program focused on a particular artform (e.g. photography, video, computer graphics, information design). This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become effective communicators who use and integrate the Catholic faith tradition in the critical analysis of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
Text: Discovering Art History/Art in Focus
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $35 for Art Materials
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AVI1O1 - Visual Arts or AVI2O1 - Visual Arts
Applied Design AWD3M1
This course is an introduction to 2D and 3D applied design. It focuses on the creation of functional 2D and 3D artwork to serve specific purposes. The emphasis is on personal responses to assignments and fine-honing professional skills, creating physical manifestations of creative concepts. Students will find that essential problem-solving skills and design strategies can be applied to a range of creative challenges. Sample projects may include product design (jewellery, shoe, stationary, furniture, vehicle, etc.), environmental designs (architectural spaces), information/ advertising and graphic design (page layout, logo creation, poster design, promotional art). Students will study trends in the early development of design.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $30 for Art Materials
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AVI1O1 - Visual Arts or AVI2O1 - Visual Arts
Photography AWQ3M1
This course provides students with opportunities to further develop their skills and knowledge in digital photography. Students will explore a range of subject matter, using the camera as an image-recording device,and will have the chance to experiment with Photoshop software in order to manipulate their photographs. As well, they will study several photographic techniques, including lighting, and they will study the Elements and Principles of design, as they relate to any visual medium. Students will also analyze photographs and study aspects of Western Photographic history, including photography's inception, and the photographic history of other parts of the world. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become an effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic faith tradition, in the critical analysis and creation of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
Text: The Photographic Eye
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $60 for Photography supplies and student must purchase and use their own DSLR camera.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AVI1O1 - Visual Arts or AVI2O1 - Visual Arts
Visual Arts AVI4M1
This course focuses on enabling students to refine their use of the creative process when creating and presenting two- and three-dimensional art works using a variety of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process to deconstruct art works and explore connections between art and society. The studio program enables students to explore a range of materials, processes, and techniques that can be applied in their own art production. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become effective communicators who use and integrate the Catholic faith tradition in the critical analysis of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
Text: Discovering Art History/Art in Focus
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $20 for Art Materials
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AVI3M1 - Visual Arts or AWD3M1 - Applied Design
Applied Design AWD4M1
This course focuses on the creation of 2D and 3D artwork relating to the field of design. Students will have professional skills and applications while creating art for industry. Students will apply problem-solving skills and design concepts when creating finished art works in the design fields of Graphic Design, which includes poster layout, logo development, as well as Industrial or Product design, Fashion Design, Interior design and Architectural design. Students will study 20th century design history in relation to their practical course work. This course will help students address the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectation that they become effective communicators who use and integrate the Catholic faith tradition in the critical analysis of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $20 for Art Materials
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AWD3M1 - Applied Design or AVI3M1 - Visual Arts
Photography AWQ4M1
This course focuses on the refinement of students' photographic interests and skills. Students will analyze both their own and other photographs; use a variety of theories and techniques when photographing and/or using Photoshop software to manipulate images; and increase their understanding of the different photographic genres that exist by selecting one particular area of interest for completion of a Culminating Process Task, which will be completed independently. As well, students will continue to investigate the history of photography, focusing specifically on its evolution from film to digital recording, and current trends in photography. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become an effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic faith traditions, in the critical analysis and creation of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
Text: The Photographic Eye
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $80 for Photography supplies. Students must have a DSLR camera for the course. They can be rented from Henry’s at an additional cost.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AWQ3M1 - Photography
Vocal Music
Music: Vocal/Choral AMV1O1
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $20 for Personalized Song Booklet
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Music: Vocal/Choral AMV2O1
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $20 for Personalized Song Booklet
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Music - Vocal/Choral AMV3M1
This course emphasizes the appreciation, analysis and performance of various kinds of vocal music, including baroque and classical music, popular music, and Canadian and non-Western music. Students will perform technical exercises and appropriate repertoire, complete detailed creative activities, and analyse and evaluate live and recorded performances. They will continue to increase their understanding of the elements of music while developing their technical and imaginative abilities. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become an effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic faith tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $20 for Personalized Song Booklet
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: AMV2O1 - Music: Vocal/Choral or AMU2O2 - Music or AMV1O1 - Music: Vocal/Choral or AMU1O2 - Music
Music - Vocal/Choral AMV4M1
This course emphasizes the appreciation, analysis, and performance of vocal music from the romantic period and the twentieth century, including art music, jazz, popular music, and Canadian and non-Western music. Students will concentrate on developing interpretive skills and the ability to work independently. They will also complete complex creative projects. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become an effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic faith tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, technology, and information systems to enhance the quality of life.
COURSE NOTE: Enhancement Fee: $20 for Personalized Song Booklet
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AMV3M1 - Music - Vocal/Choral or AMU3M1 - Music