Canadian & World Studies
CGC 1P Geography of Canada -Applied 1 credit
This course focuses on geographic issues that affect Canadians today. Students will draw on personal and everyday experiences to learn about Canada's distinct and changing character and the natural and human systems and global influences that shape the country. Students will use a variety of geotechnologies and inquiry and communication methods to examine practical geographic questions and communicate their findings.
CGC 1D Geography of Canada -Academic 1 credit
This course explores Canada's distinct and changing character and the geographic systems and relationships that shape it. Students will investigate the interactions of natural and human systems within Canada, as well as Canada's economic, cultural, and environmental connections to other countries. Students will use a variety ofgeotechnologies and inquiry and communication methods to analyse and evaluate geographic issues and present their findings.
CHC 2D Canadian History Since World War I - Academic 1 credit
This course explores the local, national, and global forces that have shaped Canada's national identity from World War I to the present. Students will investigate the challenges presented by economic, social, and technological changes and explore the contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian culture and society during this period. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to evaluate various interpretations of the issues and events of the period and to present their own points of view.
CHC 2P Canadian History Since World War I - Applied 1 credit
This course explores some of the pivotal events and experiences that have influenced the development of Canada's identity as a nation, from World War I to the present. By examining how the country has responded to economic, social, and technological changes and how individuals and groups have contributed to Canadian culture and society during this period, students will develop their ability to make connections between historical and current events. Students will have opportunities to formu late questions, locate information, develop informed opinions, and present ideas about the central issues and events of the period.
CHV 2O Civics - Open .5 credit
This course explores what it means to be an informed, participating citizen in a democratic society. Students will learn about the elements of democracy in local, national, and global contexts, about political reactions to social change, and about political decision-making processes in Canada. They will explore their own and others' ideas about civics questions and learn how to think critically about public issues and react responsibly to them.
CHT 3O World History Since 1900: Global and Regional Perspectives - Open 1 credit
This course focuses on the major events and issues in world history from 1900 to the present. Students will investigate the causes and effects of global and regional conflicts and the responses of individuals and governments to social, economic, and political changes. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to formulate and test points of view, draw conclusions, and present their findings about the challenges facing people in various parts of the world.
CHW 3M World History to the Sixteenth Century - University/College Preparation 1 credit
This course investigates the history of humanity from earliest times to the sixteenth century. Students will analyse diverse societies from around the world, with an emphasis on the political, cultural, and economic structures and historical forces that have shaped the modem world. They will apply historical inquiry, critical-thinking, and communication skills to evaluate the influence of selected individuals, groups, and innovations and present their conclusions.
CGF 3M Physical Geography: Patterns, Processes, and Interactions - University/College Preparation 1 credit
This course examines the major patterns of physical geography and the powerful forces that affect them. Students will investi gate the dynamic nature of the earth, the evolving relationship between the planet and its people, and the factors that limit our ability to predict the changes that will occur. Students will use a wide range of geotechnologies and inquiry methods to inves tigate the distribution and interaction of the elements of their physical environment and to communicate their findings.
CGG 3O Travel and Tourism: A Regional Geographic Perspective - Open 1 credit
This course focuses on travel and tourism as a vehicle for the study of selected world regions. Using a variety of geotechnolo gies and inquiry and communication methods, students will conduct and present case studies that develop their understand ing of the unique characteristics of selected world regions; the environmental, cultural, economic, and political factors that influence travel and tourism; and the impact of the travel industry on communities and environments around the world.
CLN 4U Canadian and International Law - University Preparation 1 credit
This course examines elements of Canadian and international law in social, political, and global contexts. Students will study the historical and philosophical sources oflaw and the principles and practices of international law and will-l to relate them to issues in Canadian society and the wider world. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to analyse legal issues, conduct independent research, and present the results of their inquiries in a variety of ways.
CGW 4U Canadian and World Issues: A Geographic Analysis - University Preparation 1 credit
This course examines the global challenges of creating a sustainable and equitable future, focusing on current issues that illustrate these challenges. Students will investigate a range of topics, including cultural, economic, and geopolitical relationships, regional disparities in the ability to meet basic human needs, and protection of the natural environment. Students will use geotechnologies and skills of geographic inquiry and analysis to develop and communicate balanced opinions about the complex issues facing Canada and a world that is interdependent and constantly changing.
CHY 4U World History: The West and The World - University Preparation 1 credit
This course investigates the major trends in Western civiliza tion and world history from the sixteenth century to the present. Students will learn about the interaction between the emerging West and other regions of the world and about the development of modern social, political, and economic systems. They will use critical-thinking and communication skills to investigate the historical roots of contemporary issues and present their conclusions.