CPW4U: Canadian & World Politics|
This course examines Canadian and world politics from a variety of perspectives. Students will investigate the ways in which individuals, groups, and states work to influence domestic and world events, the role of political ideologies in national and international politics, and the dynamics of international cooperation and conflict resolution. Students will apply criticalthinking and communication skills to develop and support informed opinions about current political conflicts, events, and issues.
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities
CHY4UE: IB2 History*
This course investigates the major trends in Western civilization 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.
—Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
(*) -- indicates curriculum delivered in accordance with IB Group 3 History expectations (Higher & Standard Levels); consult with your teacher and/or Department Head of Canadian & World Studies for details.
CHI4UE: Canada: History, Identity, and
This course explores the challenges associated with
the formation of a Canadian national identity. Students will
examine the social, political, and economic forces that have
shaped Canada from the pre-contact period to the present and
will investigate the historical roots of contemporary issues
from a varity of perspectives. Students will use critical-thinking
and communication skills to consider events and ideas in historical
context, debate issues of culture and identity, and present
their own views.
Any university or university/college preparation course in
Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and
Grade 10, Open (CHV2O)
This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of
political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.