Social Studies 10
Prerequisite: Social Studies 9
The goal of grade ten social studies is to help students understand the basic organizations of industrialized, democratic societies. The social studies program outlines the basic organization of Canadian society and then provides some other examples to give students a basis for comparison. The five units include Political Decision Making, Economic Decision Making, Ideology and the Decision making Process, International Economic Relations, and International Political Relations.
Native Studies 10
Prerequisite: Social Studies 9
Native Studies 10 is the study of Frist Nation’s people. You will learn the history of First Nations through the study of 1. Economics 2.Identity/World View 3. Governance and 4. Kinship and Community.
The aim is to help students develop their knowledge, positive attitudes and cultural understanding about First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.
Native Studies 20
Native Studies 20 explores contemporary issues of concern to Indigenous peoples around the world. The principle of Wholeness is prominent throughout the course as the topics of Self-Determination/Government, Social Justice, and Development are explored.
The goal of History 20 is to help students understand the major issues facing humanity from the beginning of the 20th century to the end of the twentieth century. The program will examine the conditions, ideas, and events of this time and examine what gave rise to these issues. The five units of study include: Unit One – Death of the Old Order, Unit Two – The Totalitarian State, Unit Three – National Sovereignty and Collective Security, Unit Four – Self-Determination and the End of the Cold War, and Unit Five – Global Issues
Psychology 20 deals with how we act and interact in a social world. It is a study of human thoughts, feelings and behaviours and how they influence other people and also how they influence us. It is an opportunity to reflect upon ourselves, who we are, why we do what we do, and what kind of person we want to become. The program aim of Psychology 20 is to develop students’ understanding and appreciation for psychology as a field of scientific knowledge, and give students a frame of reference for understanding themselves, others and social relationships. The four units include: Unit One: What is social psychology? Unit Two: Who Am I? Unit Three: How do we make sense of our world? Unit Four: How do we act and interact in a social world?
The goal of History 30 is to help students understand the major issues facing Canadians at the end of the twentieth century. The history program examines the historical forces between the Aboriginal peoples who have always been here and the many different immigrants who came to make a new life for themselves. Canadians have had to deal with issues stemming from the environment and working out ways of living with each other. The five units of study include: 1. Relationships: People and Paradigms; 2. The Nineteenth Century: The Road to democracy 3. External Forces and Domestic Realities 4. The forces of Nationalism and 5. Challenges and Opportunities.
The Law 30 course is designed to assist students to become active, informed and productive citizens who know and understand their legal rights and responsibilities. Through the course, students develop an understanding of the concept of rule of law, and learn that the law is shaped by society’s values and attitudes regarding social and human relationships. The three main units that are covered are: Unit One: Foundations of the Canadian Legal System; Unit Two: Criminal Law, and; Unit Three: Civil Law.
Native Studies 30
This course covers many first nations’ issues in Canada. There are 4 units of study including Aboriginal treaty rights, land claims, economic development, and social development. Integrated in each unit is developing and ongoing political and social issues.
Psychology 30 is the study of human development across the lifespan. You will learn about human growth and changes in behaviour associated with age, including the various stages of development from infancy through childhood, adolescence, adulthood, old age and death. You will explore and re-assess your own preconceived ideas and begin to understand how psychological theories, methods and studies lead to greater understanding of how humans think, feel and behave relative to each stage of development.