Soc Sci

Social Science and Humanities - Grade 11

HSP3U1 - Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology - This course provides students with the 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 and to become familiar with current thinking on a range of issues within the three disciplines.  Prerequisite:  The grade 10 academic course in English or the grade 10 academic history course (Canadian and World Studies).

HNC3C1 - Understanding Fashion - This course introduces students to the world of fashion.  Students will gain an understanding of theories related to fashion trends and of how cultures, media, fashion cycles, retailing, and social and environmental factors influence fashion trends and consumer behaviour.  Students will use various tools, technologies, and techniques safely and correctly to create fashion items.  They will apply knowledge of fibres, fabrics, and the elements and principles of design when creating and assessing fashion-related products.  Students will develop research skills as they investigate topics related to fashion.  Prerequisite:  None 

HPW3C1 - Working with Infants and Young Children -  This course prepares students for occupations involving children from birth to six years of age. Students will study theories about child behaviour and development, and will have opportunities for research and observation and for practical experiences with young children. Students will become familiar with occupational opportunities and requirements related to working with infants and young children. They will also have opportunities to develop research and critical-thinking skills as they investigate and evaluate current research about early childhood education.  Prerequisite: None.

HSP3C1 - Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology - 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.  Prerequisite:  None 

HFC3E1 - Food and Culture - This course focuses on the flavours, aromas, cooking techniques, foods, and cultural traditions of world cuisines.  Students will demonstrate the ability to cook with ingredients and equipment from a range of cultures, describe food-related etiquette in a variety of counties and cultures, and explore ways in which Canadian food choices and traditions have been influenced by other cultures.  Students will have opportunities to develop practical skills and apply research skills as they investigate foods and food practices from around the world.  Prerequisite:  None 

 

 

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