Social Studies

SOCIAL STUDIES 10-2 (5 Credits)

This course is a study of select issues relating to Canada in the modern world.  Students learn about Canada’s role in the world community.  They study the factors that have shaped Canada’s role and Canada’s identity.  Students also examine methods of effective citizenship.  The rights and responsibilities of individual and groups in Canada are discussed and sovereignty.

SOCIAL STUDIES 10-1 (5 Credits)

Students will explore multiple perspectives on the origins of globalization and the local, national and international impacts of globalization on lands, cultures, economics, human rights and quality of life.  Students will examine the relationships among globalization, citizenship and identity to enhance skills for citizenship in a globalizing world.  The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and throughout the world, including the impact on Aboriginal and Francophone communities.

SOCIAL STUDIES 10-1 AP (5 Credits)

Students will explore multiple perspectives on the origins of globalization and the local, national and international impacts of globalization on lands, cultures, economics, human rights and quality of life.  Students will examine the relationships among globalization, citizenship and identity to enhance skills for citizenship in a globalizing world.  The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and throughout the world, including the impact on Aboriginal and Francophone communities.

In addition to the regular Social Studies 10 curriculum students will explore the first three units of the European History Advanced Placement course. These three units will function as a separate entity from the regular curriculum and serves as the first step towards receiving Advanced Placement credits at the Social Studies 35AP level.

SOCIAL STUDIES 20-2 (5 Credits)

This course will examine the historical and contemporary understandings of nationalism in Canada and the world. Students will discuss the impact of nationalism on individuals within Canada and around the global community. Concepts of ultranationalism, supranationalism, and internationalism will be discussed as well as multiple perspectives on nationalism within Canada including Aboriginals and Francophones. 

SOCIAL STUDIES 20-1 (5 Credits)

This course is a study of the complexities of nationalism and internationalism. Students will learn about the development of nationalism as well instances of extreme nationalism. Students also examine the impact of internationalism when dealing with global crises including debt, poverty, and conflict. A study of Canadian nationalism is also discussed focusing specifically on Aboriginal and Francophone rights.

SOCIAL STUDIES 20AP (5 Credits)

This course is a study of the complexities of nationalism and internationalism. Students will learn about the development of nationalism as well instances of extreme nationalism. Students also examine the impact of internationalism when dealing with global crises including debt, poverty, and conflict. A study of Canadian nationalism is also discussed focusing specifically on Aboriginal and Francophone rights. In addition to the regular Social Studies 20 curriculum students will explore units four through six of the European History Advanced Placement course. These three units will function as a separate entity from the regular curriculum and serves as the second step towards receiving Advanced Placement credits at the Social Studies 35AP level.

Social Studies 30-2 (5 Credits)

Students will examine the origins and components of competing ideologies. They will explore multiple perspectives regarding relationships among individualism, liberalism, common good, and collectivism. An examination of various political and will allow students to determine the viability of the values of liberalism. Developing understandings of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship will encourage students to respond to emergent global issues.

Social Studies 30-1 (5 Credits)

Students will explore the origins and complexities of ideologies and examine multiple perspectives regarding the principles of classical and modern liberalism. An analysis of various political and economic systems will allow students to assess the viability of the principles of liberalism. Developing understandings of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship will encourage students to respond to emergent global issues.

SOCIAL STUDIES 30-2 LEARNING STRATEGIES (3 Credits)

Social Studies 30-2 Learning Strategies is a three-credit course.  Students who want additional time and extra-help to master course objectives are encouraged to enroll in this class.  Students will take this class in the same semester as they take the applicable diploma course.  It is offered three times a week, and is always offered against a Religion 35 class

SOCIAL STUDIES 30-1 LEARNING STRATEGIES (3 Credits)

Social 30-1 Learning Strategies is a three-credit course.  Students who want additional time and extra-help to master course objectives are encouraged to enroll in this class.  Students will take this class in the same semester as they take the applicable diploma course.  It is offered three times a week, and is always offered against a Religion 35 class.

RECOMMENDED TRANSFER POINTS FOR SOCIAL STUDIES

Developed programs have been designed to accommodate transfer between course sequences at particular points.  In the following charts prerequisites are indicated by a solid line and recommended transfer points are indicated by a broken line.