Social Science

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Parenting HPC3OI

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). Through study and practical experience, students will learn how to meet the developmental needs of young children, communicate with them, and effectively guide their early behaviour. Students will develop their research skills through investigations related to caregiving and child rearing.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11

Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology HSP3UI

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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: The Grade 10 academic course in English, or the Grade 10 academic history course (Canadian and world studies)

Current Aboriginal Issues in Canada NDA3MI

This course focuses on existing and emerging issues of national and regional importance of concern to Aboriginal peoples in Canada. Students will analyze diverse perspectives from a variety of sources such as media, academic works and public opinion polls on events and developments related to land, community, governance, identity and culture. Using political thinking concepts and the political inquiry process students will explore their own and others ideas, investigate an issue to determine what needs to change, why and appropriate problem- solving strategies.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2DI – Academic, Canadian History Since World War One or CHC2PI – Applied, Canadian History Since World War One or CHC2DN – ENRICHED-Canadian History Since World War I

Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, & Sociology HSP3CI

This course introduces students to theories, questions, and issues related to anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students learn about approaches and research methods used by social scientists. They will be given opportunities to apply theories from a variety of perspectives, to conduct social science research, and to become familiar with current issues within the three disciplines.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 11

Issues of Indigenous Peoples in a Global Context NDW4MI

This course examines historical and contemporary issues of concern to Indigenous peoples from a global perspective. Students will explore the richness, depth, and diversity of Indigenous cultures, traditions and knowledge. They will consider how diverse Indigenous communities persevere despite recent global environmental and economic trends. Topics such as identity, social justice, human rights and abuses, spirituality, resistance and protest for change will be investigated.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3CI – College English or ENG3UI – University English

Issues of Indigenous Peoples in a Global Context NDW4MI

This course examines historical and contemporary issues of concern to Indigenous peoples from a global perspective. Students will explore the richness, depth, and diversity of Indigenous cultures, traditions and knowledge. They will consider how diverse Indigenous communities persevere despite recent global environmental and economic trends. Topics such as identity, social justice, human rights and abuses, spirituality, resistance and protest for change will be investigated.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: ENG3CI – College English or ENG3UI – University English

Families in Canada HHS4UI

This course enables students to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyse the development of individuals, intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will focus on issues and challenges facing individuals and families in Canada’s diverse society. They will develop analytical tools that enable them to assess various factors affecting families and to consider policies and practices intended to support families in Canada. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct and communicate the results of research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child relationships.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 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 HSB4UI

This course focuses on the use of social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies to investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviour and their impact on society. Students will critically analyse how and why cultural, social, and behavioural patterns change over time. They will explore the ideas of social theorists and use those ideas to analyse causes of and responses to challenges such as technological change, deviance, and global inequalities. Students will explore ways in which social science research methods can be used to study social change.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.

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