Soc Sci

Social Science and Humanities - Grade 12

 HSB4U1 -  Challenge and Change in Society -  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.   Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.

HNB4M1 - The World of Fashion -  This course gives students the opportunity to explore the world of fashion. Students will learn how to create a fashion product using various tools, techniques and technologies while developing their practical skills. Students will learn about various factors that  affect the global fashion industry, the needs of specialized markets, and the impact of fibre and fabric production and care. In addition, they will learn about social and historical influences on fashion. Students will apply research skills when investigating aspects of the fashion world.  Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.

HHG4M1 - Human Development Throughout the Lifespan  This course offers a multidisciplinary approach to the study of human development throughout the lifespan. Students will learn about a range of theoretical perspectives on human development. They will examine threats to healthy development as well as protective factors that promote resilience. Students will learn about physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development from the prenatal period through old age and will develop their research and inquiry skills by investigating issues related to human development.   Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.

HHS4C1 - Families in Canada This course enables students to develop an understanding of social science theories as they apply to individual development, the development of intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will explore a range of issues relating to the development of individuals and families in contemporary Canadian society as well as in other cultures and historical periods. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child roles and relationships in Canada.  Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.

HPD4C1 - Working with School-Age Children and Adolescents -  This course prepares students for occupations involving school-age children and adolescents. Students will study a variety of theories about child behaviour and development, and will have opportunities for research and observation and for practical experiences with older children. Students will become familiar with occupational opportunities and requirements related to working with older children and adolescents. They will develop research skills used in investigating child and adolescent behaviour and development.  Prerequisite:  Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.

 

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