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Exploring Technologies TIJ1O
This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Communications Technology TGJ2O
This course introduces students to communications technology from a media perspective. Students will work in the areas of TV/video and movie production, radio and audio production, print and graphic communications, photography, and interactive new media and animation. Student projects may include computer-based activities such as creating videos, editing photos, working with audio, cartooning, developing animations, and designing web pages. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Communications Technology: Print and Graphic Communications (Yearbook) TGG3M
This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. This course concentrates on the design and production of the school yearbook.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Communications Technology: Photography and Digital Imaging TGP3M
This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. This course is an introduction to basic photographic practices and digital enhancement.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Communications Technology: TV, Video and Movie Production TGV3M
This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video and movie production; radio and audio production; digital imaging and broadcast journalism. Students will also develop awareness of related environmental and social issues and explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: TGG3M - Communications Technology: Print and Graphic Communications (Yearbook) or TGP3M - Communications Technology: Photography and Digital Imaging or TGV3M - Communications Technology: TV, Video and Movie Production
Communications Technology: Print and Graphic Communications (Yearbook) TGG4M
This course emphasizes the development of the knowledge and skills required for the production of media arts works i.e.. Photography art. Students will develop an appreciation of the history of media arts through analyzing specific works, and will create media art works using a variety of technologies (ie. computer graphics digital camera, photo-imaging software, and digital video production techniques). The culminating activity will result in contributing to the production of the school yearbook.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TGG3M - Communications Technology: Print and Graphic Communications (Yearbook) or TGP3M - Communications Technology: Photography and Digital Imaging or TGV3M - Communications Technology: TV, Video and Movie Production
Communications Technology: Photography and Digital Imaging TGP4M
This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TGP3M - Communications Technology: Photography and Digital Imaging or TGG3M - Communications Technology: Print and Graphic Communications (Yearbook) or TGV3M - Communications Technology: TV, Video and Movie Production
Communications Technology: TV, Video and Movie Production TGV4M
This course examines film and television from idea development and writing, to production. Techniques illustrated in this course outline the elements used in the area of film making and television broadcast. Students will develop knowledge and skills relating to the complex components, techniques and procedures required in film making. Students also study industry standards, regulations, and health and safety issues. They explore careers, the importance of lifelong learning, and the impact of communications technology on society and the environment.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TGG3M - Communications Technology: Print and Graphic Communications (Yearbook) or TGP3M - Communications Technology: Photography and Digital Imaging or TGV3M - Communications Technology: TV, Video and Movie Production
Computer Technology
Computer Technology TEJ2O
This course introduces students to computer systems, networking, and interfacing, as well as electronics and robotics. Students will assemble, repair, and configure computers with various types of operating systems and application software. Students will build small electronic circuits and write computer programs to control simple peripheral devices or robots. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about secondary and postsecondary pathways and career opportunities in computer technology.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Introduction to Computer Science ICS3U
This course introduces students to computer science. Students will design software independently and as part of a team, using industry-standard programming tools and applying the software development life-cycle model. They will also write and use subprograms within computer programs. Students will develop creative solutions for various types of problems as their understanding of the computing environment grows. They will also explore environmental and ergonomic issues, emerging research in computer science, and global career trends in computer-related fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 11
Computer Engineering Technology TEJ3M
This course examines computer systems and control of external devices. Students will assemble computers and small networks by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software. Students will develop knowledge and skills in electronics, robotics, programming, and networks, and will build systems that use computer programs and interfaces to control and/or respond to external devices. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about college and university programs leading to careers in computer technology.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Computer Science ICS4U
This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills in computer science. Students will use modular design principles to create complex and fully documented programs, according to industry standards. Student teams will manage a large software development project, from planning through to project review. Students will also analyse algorithms for effectiveness. They will investigate ethical issues in computing and further explore environmental issues, emerging technologies, areas of research in computer science, and careers in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ICS3U - Introduction to Computer Science
Computer Engineering Technology TEJ4M
This course extends students’ understanding of computer systems and computer interfacing with external devices. Students will assemble computer systems by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software, and will learn more about fundamental concepts of electronics, robotics, programming, and networks. Students will examine related environmental and societal issues, and will explore postsecondary pathways leading to careers in computer technology.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TEJ3M - Computer Engineering Technology
Construction Technology
Construction Technology TCJ2O
This course introduces students to building materials and processes through opportunities to design and build various construction projects. Students will learn to create and read working drawings; become familiar with common construction materials, components, and processes; and perform a variety of fabrication, assembly, and finishing operations. They will use a variety of hand and power tools and apply knowledge of imperial and metric systems of measurement, as appropriate. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the industry.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Construction Engineering Technology TCJ3C
This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills related to residential construction. Students will gain hands-on experience using a variety of construction materials, processes, tools, and equipment; learn about building design and planning construction projects; create and interpret working drawings and sections; and learn how the Ontario Building Code and other regulations and standards apply to construction projects. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore career opportunities in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 11
Construction Technology TCJ3EA
This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 11 and 12 levels. Students will fulfill all the Ministry of Education requirements of a single credit (110 hrs.) TCJ3E program. The additional instructional time will allow students to focus on specific areas of studies such as blueprint reading, site plans, excavation, footings and foundations, framing, masonry, plumbing and electrical as well as interior finishes such as drywall, painting, kitchen cupboards and washroom fixtures.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 11
Construction Engineering Technology TCJ4C
This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to residential construction and to explore light commercial construction. Students will gain hands-on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment, and will learn more about building design and project planning. They will continue to create and interpret construction drawings and will extend their knowledge of construction terminology and of relevant building codes and regulations, as well as health and safety standards and practices. Students will also focus on environmental and societal issues related to construction engineering technology, and will explore career opportunities in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TCJ3C - Construction Engineering Technology or TCJ3EA - Construction Technology
Construction Technology TCJ4EA
This course enables students to further develop technical knowledge and skills related to residential construction and to explore light commercial construction. Students will continue to gain hands on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment; create and interpret construction drawings; and learn more about building design and project planning. They will expand their knowledge of terminology, codes and regulations, and health and safety standards related to residential and light commercial construction. Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology and explore entrepreneurship and career opportunities in the industry that may be pursued directly after graduation. This course makes up two of the major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Construction Technology. **Pending Ministry of Education Approval.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TCJ3EA - Construction Technology or TCJ3C - Construction Engineering Technology
Green Industries
Horticulture/Landscape Technology THJ3EA
This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 11 workplace level. This course focuses on residential and light construction systems related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction; the development of generic employment skills and preparation for apprenticeship and training programs. Students will learn about and gain practical experience with various types of materials, processes, labour, tools, and equipment used in the construction industry; technical drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues; and explore careers, the importance of lifelong learning, and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment. This course provides focused education and training relating to greenhouse management, product development and landscape design, construction and installation. Students participate in a 'hands-on' approach to school and community based design, scheduling and implementation of horticultural, floricultural, viticulture, and landscape projects. This course makes up two of the major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Horticulture and Landscape.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 11
Horticulture/Landscape Technology THJ3MA
This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 11 Univ./College level. This course focuses on residential and light construction systems related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction; the development of generic employment skills and preparation for apprenticeship and training programs. Students will learn about and gain practical experience with various types of materials, processes, labour, tools, and equipment used in the construction industry; technical drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues; and explore careers, the importance of lifelong learning, and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment. This course provides focused education and training relating to greenhouse management, product development and landscape design, construction and installation. Students participate in a 'hands-on' approach to school and community based design, scheduling and implementation of horticultural, floricultural, viticulture, and landscape projects. This course makes up two of the major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Horticulture and Landscape.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Horticulture/Landscape Technology THJ4EA
This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 12 workplace level. This course focuses on advanced residential construction, more complex construction systems, and the introduction of heavy construction related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction. Students will learn about the tools, materials, equipment, and methods used in the light and heavy construction industries; structural analysis and design; presentation and working drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also estimate materials and labour costs; study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues; and explore energy conservation, careers, and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment.This course provides advanced education and training relating to greenhouse management, product development and landscape design, construction and installation. Students participate in a 'hands-on' approach to school and community based design, scheduling and implementation of horticultural, floricultural, viticulture, and landscape projects. This course is recommended for those students pursuing the horticulture pathway at the post-secondary level. This course makes up two of the major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Horticulture and Landscape.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: THJ3EA - Horticulture/Landscape Technology
Horticulture/Landscape Technology THJ4MA
This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 12 Univ./College level. This course focuses on advanced residential construction, more complex construction systems, and the introduction of heavy construction related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction. Students will learn about the tools, materials, equipment, and methods used in the light and heavy construction industries; structural analysis and design; presentation and working drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also estimate materials and labour costs; study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues; and explore energy conservation, careers, and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment.This course provides advanced education and training relating to greenhouse management, product development and landscape design, construction and installation. Students participate in a 'hands-on' approach to school and community based design, scheduling and implementation of horticultural, floricultural, viticulture, and landscape projects. This course is recommended for those students pursuing the horticulture pathway at the post-secondary level. This course makes up two of the major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Horticulture and Landscape.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: THJ3MA - Horticulture/Landscape Technology
Hairstyling and Aesthetics
Hairstyling and Aesthetics TXJ3EA
This program is a two-credit package (220 hours) available at the Grade 11 level. Students will fulfill all the Ministry of Education requirements of a single credit (110 hours) TPE3E program. The additional instructional time will allow students to focus on specific areas of studies such as professional image, physical presentation, professional ethics and salon operations. The additional time will also allow students to enhance their technical skills and knowledge in areas such as client consultation, hair cutting, hair colouring, day and evening styling and aesthetics.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 11
Hospitality and Tourism
Hospitality and Tourism Technology TFJ2O
This course provides students with opportunities to explore different areas of hospitality and tourism, as reflected in the various sectors of the tourism industry, with an emphasis on food service. Students will study culinary techniques of food handling and preparation, health and safety standards, the use of tools and equipment, the origins of foods, and event planning, and will learn about tourism attractions across Ontario. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the tourism industry.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Hospitality and Tourism TFJ3EA
This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 11 level. Students will fulfill all the Ministry of Education requirements of a single credit (110 hrs.) TFJ3E program. The additional instructional time will allow students to focus on specific areas of studies such as food preparation and management, baking, guest service, and other sectors of the hospitality industry. This course makes up two of the Major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Hospitality and Tourism.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 11
Hospitality and Tourism TFJ4EA
This program is a two-credit package (220 hours) available at the Grade 12 level. Students will fulfill all the Ministry of Education requirements of a single credit (110 hours) TFJ4E program. This courses focuses on advanced food preparation and presentation skills; event and activity planning; the equipment and facilities used in the hospitality and tourism industry; and tourist attractions. Students study the nutritional value of foods, plan menus and recipes, develop management techniques, design and implement and event, and learn effective communication skills. They also explore careers, the impact of the hospitality and tourism industry on society and the environment, and health and safety standards in the workplace. The additional instructional time will allow students to focus on specific areas of studies such as food preparation and management, baking, guest service, and other sectors of the hospitality industry. This course makes up two of the Major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Hospitality and Tourism.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TFJ3EA - Hospitality and Tourism
Technological Design
Technological Design TDJ2O
This course provides students with opportunities to apply a design process to meet a variety of technological challenges. Students will research projects, create designs, build models and/or prototypes, and assess products and/or processes using appropriate tools, techniques, and strategies. Student projects may include designs for homes, vehicles, bridges, robotic arms, clothing, or other products. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to technological design, and will learn about secondary and postsecondary education and training leading to careers in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Technological Design TDJ3M
This course examines how technological design is influenced by human, environmental, financial, and material requirements and resources. Students will research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using working drawings and other communication methods to present their design ideas. They will develop an awareness of environmental, societal, and cultural issues related to technological design, and will explore career opportunities in the field, as well as the college and/or university program requirements for them.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Technological Design: Interior Design TDV3M
Course description as per TDJ3M. This course provides students with opportunities to apply the principles of technological design to challenges focusing primarily on interior design, installation and renovation projects for residential and commercial use. Students also acquire the basic design skills required for post-secondary studies in interior design, architecture and construction.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Technological Design TDJ4M
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of design advocacy and marketing, while building on their design skills and their knowledge of professional design practices. Students will apply a systematic design process to research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using illustrations, presentation drawings, and other communication methods to present their designs. Students will enhance their problem-solving and communication skills, and will explore career opportunities and the postsecondary education and training requirements for them.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TDJ3M - Technological Design or TDV3M - Technological Design: Interior Design
Technological Education
Hairstyling and Aesthetics TXJ4E
This course enables students to develop increased proficiency in a wide range of hairstyling and aesthetics services. Working in a salon/spa team environment, students will strengthen their fundamental cosmetology skills and develop an understanding of common business practices and strategies in the salon/spa industry. Students will also expand their understanding of environmental and societal issues and their knowledge of postsecondary destinations in the hairstyling and aesthetics industry.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TXJ3EA - Hairstyling and Aesthetics
Transportation Technology
Transportation Technology TTJ3CA
This program is a two-credit package (220 hours) available at the Grade 11 level.
This course examines the various types of land, air, and/or marine vehicles and vehicle systems found within the transportation sector. Students will acquire identification, troubleshooting, repairing, and testing skills that meet industry standards and government regulations. In addition to developing employability and technical skills, they will explore the broad range of career opportunities within this sector, and will examine the impact of the transportation sector on people, society, and the environment.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 11
Transportation Technology TTJ4CA
This program is a two credit package (220 hours) available at the Grade 12 level.
This course examines the commonalities of land, air, and marine vehicles and transportation systems. Students will develop safe workplace habits and business management skills and will use diagnostic, hand, and power tools effectively to service and repair vehicles to meet industry standards and safety inspections. They will also research the entry requirements for apprenticeship training programs and develop the employability and technical skills required for entry into the workplace. This course makes up two of the major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Transportation Technology.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TTJ3CA - Transportation Technology