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This chart maps out all the courses in the discipline and shows the links between courses and the possible prerequisites for them. It does not attempt to depict all possible movements from course to course.

History
Canadian History Since World War I CHC2D
This course explores social, economic, and political developments and events and their impact on the lives of different groups in Canada since 1914. Students will examine the role of conflict and cooperation in Canadian society, Canada’s evolving role within the global community, and the impact of various individuals, organizations, and events on Canadian identity, citizenship, and heritage. They will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating key issues and events in Canadian history since 1914.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 10
Canadian History since World War 1 CHC2L
This course focuses on the connections between the student and key people, events, and themes in Canadian history from World War I to the present. Students prepare for the Grades 11 and 12 Workplace Preparation history courses through the development and extension of historical literacy and inquiry skills. Students explore a variety of topics highlighting individuals and events that have contributed to the story of Canada. The major themes of Canadian identity, internal and external relationships, and changes since 1914, are explored through guided investigation. Students have the opportunity to extend analytical skills with a focus on identifying and interpreting events and perspectives and making connections. Students practice reading, writing, visual, and oral literacy skills, and mathematical literacy skills to identify and communicate ideas in a variety of forms.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Locally DevelopedGRADE: 10
Canadian History Since World War I CHC2P
This course focuses on the social context of historical developments and events and how they have affected the lives of people in Canada since 1914. Students will explore interactions between various communities in Canada as well as contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian heritage and identity. Students will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating the continuing relevance of historical developments and how they have helped shape communities in present-day Canada.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 10
Civics and Citizenship CHV2O
This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
American History CHA3U
This course explores key aspects of the social, economic, and political development of the United States
from precontact to the present. Students will examine the contributions of groups and individuals to the
country’s evolution and will explore the historical context of key issues, trends, and events that have had

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an impact on the United States, its identity and culture, and its role in the global community. Students will
extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including
the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating various forces that helped shape American
history.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2D - Canadian History Since World War I or CHC2P - Canadian History Since World War I
Origins and Citizenship: The History of a Canadian Ethnic Group CHE3O
This course focuses on the history of people who came to Canada from a specific country or region.
Students will explore historical developments and events in the group’s country of origin, the factors that
influenced the decision of members of this group to emigrate, their historical experiences in Canada, and
their contributions to Canadian identity and heritage. Students will apply the concepts of historical thinking
and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when
investigating various aspects of the group’s history.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2D1 - Canadian History in the Twentieth Century or CHC2DL - Canadian History in the Twentieth Century (ESL) or CHC2D - Canadian History Since World War I or CHC2L - Canadian History since World War 1 or CHC2L1 - History- Locally Developed or CHC2P1 - Canadian History in the Twentieth Century or CHC2P - Canadian History Since World War I
World History since 1900: Global and Regional Interactions CHT3O
This course focuses on major developments in world history from 1900 to the present. Students will
explore the causes and consequences of global and regional conflicts, the impact of significant individuals
and social movements, and the effects of social, economic, and political developments around the world.
Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry
process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating interactions within and
between nations and other historical developments and events, including those that continue to affect
people in various parts of the world.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2P - Canadian History Since World War I or CHC2D - Canadian History Since World War I or CHC2L - Canadian History since World War 1
World History to the End of the Fifteenth Century CHW3M
This course explores the history of various societies and civilizations around the world, from earliest times
to around 1500 CE. Students will investigate a range of factors that contributed to the rise, success, and
decline of various ancient and pre-modern societies throughout the world and will examine life in and the
cultural and political legacy of these societies. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of
historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence,
when investigating social, political, and economic structures and historical forces at work in various
societies and in different historical eras.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2D - Canadian History Since World War I or CHC2P - Canadian History Since World War I
Canada: History, Identity, and Culture CHI4U
This course traces the history of Canada, with a focus on the evolution of our national identity and culture
as well as the identity and culture of various groups that make up Canada. Students will explore various
developments and events, both national and international, from precontact to the present, and will
examine various communities in Canada and how they have contributed to the development of identity
and heritage in Canada. Students will investigate the development of culture and identity, including
national identity, in Canada and how and why they have changed throughout the country’s history. They
will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process,
including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as they investigate the people, events, and forces
that have shaped Canada.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
Adventures in World History CHM4E
This course examines significant developments and events in world history from earliest times to the
present. Students will explore a variety of social, cultural, economic, and political developments in
different regions of the world and during different periods. In addition to investigating how conflict, religion,
work, and technology have helped shape people’s lives, students will examine the contributions of some
significant individuals to our global heritage. Students will apply the concepts of historical thinking and the
historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating a
variety of human experiences in world history.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Grade 10 Canadian History Since World War I, Academic or Applied (With the approval of the ministry, a locally developed Grade 10 course in Canadian history may also serve as the prerequisite.)
World History since the Fifteenth Century CHY4C
This course explores key developments and events in world history since approximately 1450, with a
focus on interactions within and between various regions. Students will examine social, economic, and
political developments and how they have affected different peoples. Students will extend their ability to
apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and
analysis of evidence, when investigating key turning points in world history and historical forces that have
shaped our world.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: 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 CHY4U
This course traces major developments and events in world history since approximately 1450. Students
will explore social, economic, and political changes, the historical roots of contemporary issues, and the
role of conflict and cooperation in global interrelationships. They will extend their ability to apply the
concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis
of evidence, as they investigate key issues and ideas and assess societal progress or decline in world
history.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.