Grade 11 Courses

St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Catholic Secondary School

GRADES 11 COURSE CONSIDERATIONS

In grades 9 and 10, course types are limited to academic, applied, open and locally developed. These course types prepare students for further study and/or generally enrich their lives.

After grade 10, course types are determined by student destination:

  • university, university/college, college or workplace preparation courses are determined by the student’s destination after secondary school.
  • open courses - not designed for specific university, college or workplace programs, but rather, reflect interests of the student.
  • workplace preparation courses - (“E” fifth digit of course code) usually are not recognized for college or university admission, but do count for graduation).

The fifth digit in the code indicates the destination for which the student is preparing:

 

ENG 3CC          Example: ENG 3CC - English - Grade 11 - College

            Cà      School Designation

           Dà       Destination:  College = C, University = U, College/University = M, Workplace = E, Open = O

         2à          Grade Level

ENGà             Subject

 

 

GRADE 11 COMPULSORY COURSES (Check off 3, 1 from each area)

  • Make certain that by the end of this year you will have most of your compulsories completed.
  • If you are a French Immersion student, you should choose HRT 3MF (World Religions)
  • Choose 1 English, 1 Mathematics and 1 Religion for a total of three (3) choices.

 

Religious Studies

Mathematics

HRT 3MR

University/College – Faith & Culture

MBF 3CC

College - Prerequisite MFM2PC or MPM2DC

HRT 3MF

University/College – Faith & Culture Prerequisite FIF1DC (French Immersion)

MCR 3UC

University  - Prerequisite MPM2DC

HRF 3OR

Open – Faith & Culture

MCF3MC

University/College  - Prerequisite MPM2DC or MFM2PC

English

MEL3EC

Workplace - Prerequisite MAT2LC

ENG 3UC

University - Prerequisite ENG2DC

 

 

 

ENG 3CC

College - Prerequisite ENG2DC or ENG 2PC

 

 

 

ENG 3EC

Workplace -Prerequisite ENG2DC, ENG2PC or ENG2LC

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRADE 11 ELECTIVE COURSES

  • Make sure you choose five (5) elective courses as well.
  • If you intend to be a French Immersion Student, you must choose FIF 3UC (French)
  • Remember to check the compulsory subjects for graduation which you must complete;

MAKE SURE YOU SIGN UP FOR THEM.

  • Be certain that you have the grade 11 prerequisite for the grade 12 course which you need to enter college or university. For example, if you need MAP 4CC (college/apprenticeship math) for your college program, be certain to take MBF 3CC (Business Math) in grade 11 that will allow you to take MAP 4CC.

 

Drama

Family Studies

ADA 3MC

College/University – Prerequisite ADA1OC or ADA2OC

HPC 3OE

Parenting - Open

Music

 

 

 

AMG 3MC

Guitar – Prerequisite AMG2OC

 

 

 

AMU 3MC

Instrumental Music Band – College/University – Prerequisite AMI1OC or AMI2OC

English

AMR 3MC

Repertoire –

Read note in profile

 

 

 

AMV 3OC

Music Vocal – Open - Prerequisite AMV2OC

 

 

 

AMM 3MC

Music and Computers Prerequisite AMU1OC

 

 

 

 

Dance

French

ATC 3MC

Dance – College/University

Prerequisite ATC1OC or ATC2OC

FSF 3UC

Core French - University

 

 

 

FSF 3OC

Core French - Open

Visual Arts

FIF 3UC

French Immersion – University

 

FIF3UA

French Immersion – AP Level

AVI 3MC

Visual Arts – College/University  Prerequisite AVI1OC or AVI2OC

Geography

AVI 3OC

Visual Arts – Open Prerequisite AVI1OC or AVI2OC

CGF 3MC

Physical Geography – College/University

Business

CGG3OC

Regional Geography

BAF 3MC

Financial Accounting Fundamentals College/University

History

BMI 3CC

Marketing - College

CHT 3OC

Twentieth-Century History – Open

Prerequisite – CHC2PC, CHC2DC or CHC2DF

BDP 3OC

Entrepreneurship - Open

CHW 3MC

World History in the Sixteenth Century

College/University

Prerequisite – CHC2PC, CHC2DC or CHC2DF

Economics

 

 

Health & Physical Education

Law

 

 

PPL 3OX

Health Active Living Education

Female - Open

CLU 3MC

Understanding Canadian Law

College/University

Prerequisite – CHC2DC or CHC2PC or CHC2DF

PPL 3OY

Health Active Living Education

Male - Open

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computers

 

 

Science

ICS 3CC

Introduction to Computer Programming - College

SBI 3CC

Biology – College

Prerequisite SNC2DC or SNS2PC

ICS 3UC

Introduction to Computer Programming - University

SBI 3UC

Biology – University

Prerequisite SNC2DC

Technology

 

 

SCH 3UC

Chemistry – University

Prerequisite SNC2DC

TCJ 3CC

Construction Engineering Technology - College

 

 

 

TWJ 3EC

Custom Woodworking - Workplace

SPH 3UC

Physics – University

Prerequisite SNC2DC

TDJ 3MC

Design Technology – College/University

 

 

 

TFJ 3CD

Hospitality Technology – College (2 Credit )

 

 

 

TGP 3MC

Communication Technology – Photography & Digital Imaging

College/University

Cooperative Education

TGJ 3OC

Broadcast and Print Production

COOP2

Open – Prerequisite - Age 16, 16 credits, interview and resume.  (2 Credit)

TGV 3MC

Communication Technology

TV, Video & Movie Production College/University

COOP4

Open – Prerequisite - Age 16, 16 credits, interview and resume.  (All Day – 4 credits)

TXJ 3EC

Hairstyling and Aesthetics

Workplace

GWL 3OC

Designing Your Future - Open

 

 

 

Social Science & Humanities

 

HSP 3UC

Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology


 

GRADES 11 COMPULSARY DESCRIPTIONS

 

ENG 3CC

English - College

Prerequisite: ENG 2DC or ENG 2PC

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life.  Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literacy texts from Canada and other countries, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes.  An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity.  This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course.  This course also addresses numerous gospel values which are relevant to the issues studied in each unit. (Return)

ENG 3EC

English - Workplace

Prerequisite: ENG 2DC, ENG 2PC or ENG 2LC

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in the workplace and in daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of contemporary informational, graphic, and literacy texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical purposes.  An important focus will be on using language clearly and accurately in a variety of formal and informal contexts. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 workplace preparation course. This course also addresses numerous gospel values which are relevant to the issues studied in each unit. (Return)

ENG 3UC

English - University Preparation

Prerequisite: ENG 2DC

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life.  Students will analyse challenging literacy texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language with precision and is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course.  This course also addresses numerous gospel values which are relevant to the issues studied in each unit. (Return)

HRF 3OR

World Religions and Belief Traditions in Daily Life - Open

This course enables students to study world religions and belief traditions in local, Canadian, and global contexts. Students will explore aspects of the human quest for meaning and will examine world religions and belief traditions as exemplified in various sacred teachings and principles, rites, and passages. They will also study the interaction throughout history between society and various belief traditions, and will have opportunities to develop research and inquiry skills related to the study of world religions and belief traditions. Students taking ENG 3CC take HRT 3OR. (Return)

HRT 3MF

World Religions: Beliefs, Issues & Religious Traditions - University/College – French Immersion

Prerequisite: FIF 2DC

This course introduces students to the responses of the world’s great religions to questions concerning the spiritual dimension of human experience.  Students will explore the language of religious discourse, develop their awareness of the role of religion in human culture, overcome misconceptions about other religious traditions and strengthen their personal search for answers to life’s meaning. This course also teaches students to respect and affirm the diversity and interdependence of the world’s peoples and cultures. This course helps students continue their journeys to become self-directed, responsible, life-long learners by providing opportunities to develop and effectively apply communication, decision-making, problems-solving, and time and resource management skills.  The Language of Instruction in this course is French. Students are expected to express themselves in French at all times, both orally and in writing.  (Return)

 

HRT 3MR

World Religions and Belief Traditions:  Perspectives, Issues and Challenges

This course provides students with opportunities to explore various world religions and belief traditions. Students will develop knowledge of the terms and concepts relevant to this area of study, will examine the ways in which religions and belief traditions meet various human needs, and will learn about the relationship between belief and action. They will examine sacred writings and teachings, consider how concepts of time and place influence different religions and belief traditions, and develop research and inquiry skills related to the study of human expressions of belief.  Students taking ENG 3UC take HRT 3MR. Note: Students who have passed HRT 3MR and/or HRE4MR shall not be allowed to take HRF 3OR and/or HRE 4OR (Return)

MBF 3CC

Foundations for College Mathematics - College

Prerequisite: MFM 2PC

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as a problem solving tool in the real world. Students will extend their understanding of quadratic relations; investigate situations involving exponential growth; solve problems involving compound interest; solve financial problems connected with vehicle ownership; develop their ability to reason by collecting, analyzing, and evaluating data involving one variable; connect probability and statistics; and solve problems in geometry and trigonometry. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking. This course helps students continue their journeys to become self-directed, responsible, life­long learners by providing opportunities to develop and effectively apply communication, decision-making, problem solving,  time and resource management skills. (Return)

MCF 3MC

Functions and Applications – University/College

Prerequisite: MPM 2DC or MFM 2PC

This course introduces basic features of the function by extending students’ experiences with quadratic relations. It focuses on quadratic, trigonometric, and exponential functions and their use in modeling real-world situations. Students will represent functions numerically, graphically, and algebraically; simplify expressions; solve equations; and solve problems relating to applications. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.  This course helps students continue their journeys to become self-directed, responsible, life-long learners by providing opportunities to develop and effectively apply communication, decision-making, problem-solving, and time and resource management skills. (Return)

MCR 3UC

Functions - University

Prerequisite: MPM 2DC

This course introduces the mathematical concept of the function by extending students’ experiences with linear and quadratic relations. Students will investigate properties of discrete and continuous functions, including trigonometric and exponential functions; represent functions numerically, algebraically, and graphically; solve problems involving applications of functions; investigate inverse functions; and develop facility in determining equivalent algebraic expressions. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. This course helps students continue their journeys to become self-directed, responsible, life-long learners by providing opportunities to develop and effectively apply communication, decision-making, problem-solving, and time and resource management skills. (Return)

MEL 3EC

Mathematics for Work & Everyday Life- Workplace

Prerequisite: MAT 2LC

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. Students will solve problems associated with earning money, paying taxes, and making purchases; apply calculations of simple and compound interest in saving, investing, and borrowing; and calculate the costs of transportation and travel in a variety of situations. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking. This course helps students continue their journeys to become self-directed, responsible, life-long learners by providing opportunities to develop and effectively apply communication, decision-making, problem solving,  time and resource management skills. (Return)

 

GRADES 11 ELECTIVE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

ADA 3MC

Dramatic Arts University/College Preparation

Prerequisite: ADA 1OC or Recommend ADA 2OC

This course requires students to create and to perform dramatic presentations.  Students will analyze, interpret and perform works of drama from various cultures, including Western plays from around 1900.  Students will also do research on different acting styles and conventions for their presentations, create original works and analyze the functions of playwright, director, actor, producer, designer, technician and audience. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic School Expectations by enabling each person to become an effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic Faith Tradition to enhance the quality of life. (Return)

AMG 3MC

Music - Guitar

Prerequisite: AMG 2OC

These focus courses in Guitar will provide students with the opportunity to learn increasingly complex performance skills, to further develop technique, and to continue their study of music theory, history, analysis, composition and technology. This course helps students meet the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each to become and effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic Faith Tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, and technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life. (Return)

AMM 3MC

Music – Music and Computers – Recording Arts

Prerequisite:AMU1OC
This course is designed to explore composition, arranging and recording through the use of current computer and synthesizer technology. This course emphasizes the performance of music at a level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity and imagination.  This course helps students meet the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each to become and effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic Faith Tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, and technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.(Return)

 

AMU 3MC

Music, University/College

Prerequisite: Music, Grade 9 or 10, Open

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analysing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. This course helps students meet the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each to become and effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic Faith Tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, and technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life. (Return)

AMR 3MC

Music

Repertoire Open These focus courses in Music Repertoire will provide students in both the University/College and Open destination courses with the opportunity to learn an increasingly complex and extensive repertoire for their instrument. They will continue to develop their sight-reading, presentation, and performance skills, as well as various styles through listening and analyzing selected works. This course helps students meet the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each to become and effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic Faith Tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, and technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.  Note: It is recommended that students are enrolled in the AMI 3MC course in order to succeed in this course. This course will occur outside the regular school day.  (Return)

AMV 3OC

Vocal Music - Open

Prerequisite: AMV 2OC, AMI 1OC or Recommend AMU 2OC

This course develops students’ artistic knowledge and skills through the performance of music and the preparation of music productions.  Students will perform appropriate works, particularly works in contemporary popular styles. Independently and in groups, they will also plan, market, and produce music productions, making use of appropriate technology, and will evaluate the results. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become an effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic Faith tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, and technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life. (Return)

ATC 3MC

Dance, University/College

Prerequisite: Grade 9 or 10 Dance, Open

This course emphasizes the development of technical, composition, and presentation skills in one or more world dance forms. Students will acquire and refine dance skills; compose and present increasingly complex dance works; interpret and evaluate a variety of dance presentations; and study the historical development of various dance forms and the function of dance in specific cultures. This course helps students meet the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each to become and effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic Faith Tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media, and technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life.  (Return)

AVI 3MC

Visual Arts – University/College Preparation

Prerequisite: AVI 1OC, AVI 2OB and/or AVI 2OC

This course provides students with opportunities to further develop their skills and knowledge in fine arts in preparation for Fine Arts courses at the University or College level. Students will explore a range of subject matter including fashion, interior design and presentation for gallery format, through studio activities. They will consolidate their practical skills in the creation of teacher directed projects as well as the creation of an Independent essay and artwork. Students will also analyze art works and study aspects of Western art history, as well as art forms from Canada. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become an effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic Faith tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life. (Return)

AVI 3OC

Visual Arts – Open

Prerequisite: AVI 1OC, AVI 2OB and/or AVI 2OC

This course is designed for students who enjoy practical art; the course focuses on hands-on studio activities in visual arts which include drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, crafts and multimedia art. Interactive projects such as the “Haunted House, float design for the “Santa Claus Parade” and special events also are included in this course. Students will use the critical analysis process to reflect and interpret are within a personal, contemporary and historical context. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become an effective communicator who uses and integrates the Catholic Faith tradition, in the critical analysis of the arts, media technology and information systems to enhance the quality of life. (Return)

 

BAF 3MC

Financial Accounting Fundamentals University/College Preparation 

This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and procedures of accounting.  Students will develop financial analysis and decision-making skills that will assist them in future studies and/or career opportunities in business.  Students will acquire an understanding of accounting for a service and a merchandising business, computerized accounting, financial analysis, and current issues and ethics in accounting.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by presenting information clearly and honestly and promoting that success in the world of business can be measured by more than just profits. (Return)

 

BMI 3CC

Introduction to Marketing College Preparation 

This business course explores the fundamentals of marketing by defining its nature and scope. Specifically, students examine consumer consumption patterns and motivation, as well as the major factors that play key roles in the segmenting of markets. Also, there is an examination of current environmental, international, and technological trends. Students analyze how the aforementioned concepts impact a company’s positioning, pricing, distribution, and promotional strategies in light of an extremely competitive environment. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by creating, adapting and evaluating new ideas in light of the common good. (Return)

BDP3OC

Entrepreneurship: The Enterprising Person

This course examines the importance of enterprising employees in today’s changing business environment. Students will learn about the skills and attributes of enterprising employees, the distinguishing features of their work environments, and the challenges and rewards of becoming an enterprising person. Students will also have an opportunity to demonstrate and develop enterprising skills by planning and organizing a school or community event. The Enterprising Person course is a program of study that focuses on the changing world of work. Work, and by extension the work environment, is central to our humanity and integral to who we are as Catholics. We believe that God created humans to be stewards over the bountiful resources of the Earth. Our creativity, work ethic, and problem-solving abilities are gifts given to us from God so that we can perform this stewardship role in a competent, responsible, caring, and loving manner. (Return)

CGF 3MC

Physical Geography: Patterns, Processes & Interactions - University/College

Prerequisite: CGC 1DC or CGC 1DF

This course examines the main elements of the physical environment (climate, soils, landforms, oceans, vegetation), the processes that shapes them, and the relationship between the environment and human beings. Students will apply a wide range of geographic tools and methods to explore the distribution and ongoing evolution of the elements of the physical environment on a variety of scales, from local to global. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become a reflective and creative thinker who examines, evaluates and applies knowledge of interdependent systems (physical, political, ethical, socio-economic and ecological) for the development of a just and compassionate society. (Return)

CGG3OC

Regional Geography

Prerequisite: CGC1DC, CGC1PC OR CGC1DF

This course focuses on travel and tourism to examine the unique characteristics of selected world regions from a geographic perspective. Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of the ways in which the natural environments, economies, cultures, and other aspects of world regions interact. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become a reflective and creative thinker who examines, evaluates and applies knowledge of interdependent systems (physical, political, ethical, socio-economic and ecological) for the development of a just and compassionate society.  (Return)

 

CHT 3OC

World History since 1900: Global and Regional Interactions - Open

Prerequisite: CHC 2DC, CHC 2PC or CHC 2DF

This course focuses on major developments in world history from 1900 to the present. Students will explore the causes and consequences of global and regional conflicts as well as responses to social, economic, and political developments in various countries and regions. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating historical developments and events, including those that continue to affect people in various parts of the world.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become a reflective and creative thinker who examines, evaluates and applies knowledge of interdependent systems (physical, political, ethical, socio-economic and ecological) for the development of a just and compassionate society. (Return)

 

CHW 3MC

World History to the end of the 15th Century - University/College Preparation

Prerequisite: CHC 2DC, CHC 2DF or CHC 2PC

This course explores the history of various societies around the world, from earliest times to around 1500 CE. Students will examine life in and the legacy of various ancient and pre-modern societies throughout the world, including those in, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating social, political, and economic structures and historical forces at work in various societies and in different historical eras.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become a reflective and creative thinker who examines, evaluates and applies knowledge of interdependent systems (physical, political, ethical, socio-economic and ecological) for the development of a just and compassionate society. (Return)

CLU 3MC

Understanding Canadian Law University/College Preparation

Prerequisite: CHC 2DC, CHC 2DF or CHC 2PC

This course explores Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada. Students will gain an understanding of rights and freedoms in Canada, our legal system, and family, contract, employment, tort, and criminal law. Students will use case studies and apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal inquiry process to develop legal reasoning skills and to formulate and communicate informed interpretations of legal issues, and they will develop the ability to advocate for new laws.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by examining, evaluating and applying knowledge of interdependent systems (physical, political, ethical, legal, socio-economic and ecological) for the development of a just and compassionate society. (Return)

COOP2

Grade 11 and 12, Open - 2 Credits

Cooperative Education is a unique learning opportunity, for grade 11 and 12 student, which extends the learning in one or more related subjects into the workplace. The opportunity to experience business, industry and the community helps students explore career options and gather information they need to make informed decisions about their post-secondary destination. Students increase their self-knowledge while developing valuable transferable skills and gain an understanding of the importance of attitude, teamwork and personal management skills in the workplace. This course helps students to meet the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become a collaborative contributor who applies skills for employability, self –employment and entrepreneurship relative to Christian Vocation.

COOP4

Grade 11 and 12, Open – All Day - 4 Credits

Students interested in the Trades may do a 4 Credit Coop. However, they must see the OYAP Coordinator when it comes to an Apprenticeship. (Return)

 

FIF3UA

French Language and Culture (Advanced Placement)

The Advanced Placement (AP) French Language and Culture class is a university level course intended for students in their senior level of second language study.  Students enrolled in the AP French Language and Culture course still complete the grade 11 Ontario FSL curriculum expectations; however, the content used to meet these curriculum expectations are dictated by the College Board and include the following six courses themes:  Global Challenges: War and conflict, Families and Communities, Personal and Public Identities, Beauty and Aesthetics, Science and Technology and Contemporary Life.  Students enroll in this course should already have a good command of grammar structures as well as a strong work ethic and sense of responsibility.  Students in the course will demonstrate their proficiency in each of the four communication competencies (i.e. listening, speaking, ready and writing) while studying the six global themes, making comparisons between the native language and the target language and between various French language cultures.  They will use their second language skills to communicate in real-life, authentic situations and develop their knowledge and use of grammar structures in context.  Exclusive use of French by the teacher and the students is a key component of the course and occurs at all times within the classroom.  *Please note that only the Ontario FSL curriculum expectations will be evaluated and reported on for a student’s report card final mark.  (Return)

FIF 3UC

French Immersion - University

Prerequisite: French Immersion FIF 2DC

This course provides opportunities for students to consolidate the communication skills required to speak and interact with increasing confidence and accuracy in French in a variety of academic and social contexts. Students will apply language-learning strategies while exploring a variety of concrete and abstract topics, and will increase their knowledge of the language through the study of French literature from around the world. They will also continue to deepen their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary to become life-long language learners. This course also allows students to listen actively and critically in order to understand and learn in light of gospel values.  (Return)

FSF 3OC

Core French - Open

Prerequisite: Core French: Grade 10 Academic, Applied or Open

This course provides opportunities for students to speak and interact in French in real-life situations. Students will continue to develop their communication skills, making connections to previous experiences and using newly acquired language knowledge and skills. They will also continue to increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary for life-long language learning.

 

FSF 3UC

Core French - University

Prerequisite: FSF 2DC

This course offers students extended opportunities to speak and interact in real-life situations in French with greater independence. Students will develop their creative and critical thinking skills through responding to and exploring a variety of oral and written texts. They will continue to broaden their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities and to develop the skills necessary for life-long language learning. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become an effective communicator who writes and speaks fluently one or both of Canada’s official languages.  (Return)

GWL 3OD

Designing Your Future - Open 

This course prepares students to make successful transitions to work, postsecondary education or training. Students explore the realities and opportunities of modern workplaces, while refining their employability skills and learning how to manage their careers. Students target appropriate postsecondary education or training options and begin to implement an action plan and back-up plan for postsecondary success. Throughout the course, students use a personal portfolio to summarize and document a wide range of their knowledge, skills, interests and achievements. Students examine and reflect on their personal values, abilities and aspirations influencing life’s choices and opportunities. They reflect on their personal relationship with God, some of their social experiences as related to work and the implications of these when planning for the future. (Return)

HIR 3CE

Managing Personal & Family Resources - College 

This course explores how to use human, material and community resources effectively, and how to make informed choices with respect to clothing purchases, finance, food and nutrition, housing, and transportation.  Students will learn about the dynamics of human interaction; how to make responsible choices in their transition to post-secondary education and careers; and strategies to enable them to manage time, talent, and money effectively. This course also introduces students to skills used in researching and investigating resource management. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become a self-directed, responsible, lifelong learner who takes initiative and demonstrates Christian leadership. (Return)

HPC 3OE

Parenting - Open

This course focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to promote the positive and healthy nurturing of children, with particular emphasis on the critical importance of the early years to human development.  Students will learn how to meet the developmental needs of young children, communicate and discipline effectively, and guide early behavior.  They will have practical experiences with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, and will learn skills in researching and investigating questions relating to parenting.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become a caring family member who ministers to the family, school, parish and wider community through service.  (Return)

HSP 3UC

Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology - University

This course provides students with 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 (Return)

This course will be offered via E-Learning. Application required as well as selecting course code when registering

ICS 3CC

Introduction to Computer Programming - College

This course introduces students to computer programming skills that will prepare them for post-secondary studies in computer studies or information technology. Students will learn the fundamentals of program design and structured programming, applying these skills to building software projects where project management and quality assurance are introduced. The student will explore computing environments, post-secondary opportunities, ethical and safe computing.  This course helps students continue their journey to become a self-directed, responsible lifelong learner by providing opportunities to develop and effectively apply decision making and problem solving skills.  (Return)

ICS 3UC

Introduction to Computer Science - University

This course introduces students to computer science concepts and programming. Using object oriented programming techniques; students will develop problem-solving and programming skills. Students will use a variety of problem solving strategies and apply project management methods to design software solutions, and write programs. Students will explain the function of the basic computer components, describe and use appropriate file maintenance practices, and use software development tools to write and debug programs. As well students will identify careers in computer science and investigate topics in computer science theory to better appreciate the breadth of computer science. This course helps students continue their journey to become a self-directed, responsible lifelong learner by providing opportunities to develop and effectively apply decision making and problem solving skills. (Return) 

PPL 3OX

Healthy Active Living Education Male and Female – Open

This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of physical activities that can engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, and social and interpersonal skills. Components of healthy relationships, stress, mental health, and personal safety will be studied. This course will help the students to become a self-directed, responsible, reflective lifelong learner who shares their God given talents and demonstrates their Christian leadership skills. (Return)

PPL 3OY

Healthy Active Living Education Male and Female – Open

This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of physical activities that can engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, and social and interpersonal skills. Components of healthy relationships, stress, mental health, and personal safety will be studied. This course will help the students to become a self-directed, responsible, reflective lifelong learner who shares their God given talents and demonstrates their Christian leadership skills. (Return)

SBI 3CC

Biology – College Preparation

Prerequisite: SNC2PC or SNC2DC

This course focuses on the processes that occur in biological systems. Students will learn concepts and theories as they conduct investigations in the areas of cellular biology, microbiology, genetics, the anatomy of mammals, and the structure of plants and their role in the natural environment. Emphasis will be placed on the practical application of concepts, and on the skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become a reflective and creative thinker who examines, evaluates and applies knowledge of interdependent systems (physical, political, ethical, socio­economic and ecological) for the development of a just and compassionate society. (Return)

SBI 3UC

Biology – University

Prerequisite: SNC 2DC

This course furthers students’ understanding of the processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of biodiversity; evolution; genetic processes; the structure and function of animals; and the anatomy, growth, and function of plants. The course focuses on the theoretical aspects of the topics under study, and helps students refine skills related to scientific investigation. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become a reflective and creative thinker who examines, evaluates and applies knowledge of interdependent systems (physical, political, ethical, socio-economic and ecological) for the development of a just and compassionate society. (Return)

SCH 3UC

Chemistry – University

Prerequisite: SNC 2DC

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of the properties of chemicals and chemical bonds; chemical reactions and quantitative relationships in those reactions; solutions and solubility; and atmospheric chemistry and the behaviour of gases. Students will further develop their analytical skills and investigate the qualitative and quantitative properties of matter, as well as the impact of some common chemical reactions on society and the environment.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become a reflective and creative thinker who examines, evaluates and applies knowledge of interdependent systems (physical, political, ethical, socio-economic and ecological) for the development of a just and compassionate society.  (Return)

SPH 3UC

Physics – University  

Prerequisite: SNC 2DC

This course develops students’ understanding of the basic concepts of physics. Students will explore kinematics, with an emphasis on linear motion; different kinds of forces; energy transformations; the properties of mechanical waves and sound; and electricity and magnetism. They will enhance their scientific investigation skills as they test laws of physics. In addition, they will analyse the interrelationships between physics and technology, and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enabling each person to become a reflective and creative thinker who examines, evaluates and applies knowledge of interdependent systems (physical, political, ethical, socio-economic and ecological) for the development of a just and compassionate society.  (Return)

TCJ 3CC

Construction Engineering Technology College Preparation

This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills related to residential construction.  Students will gain hands-on experience using a variety of construction materials, processes, tools, and equipment; learn about building design and planning construction projects; create and interpret working drawings and sections; and learn how the Ontario Building Code and other regulations and standards apply to construction projects. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and explore career opportunities in the field.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by enhancing student awareness of their surroundings and to relate their experiences to the life and values demonstrated by Jesus Christ.  (Return)

TDJ 3MC

Technological Design - University/College Preparation

This course examines how technological design is influenced by human, environmental, financial, and material requirements and resources.  Students will research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using working drawings and other communication methods to present their design ideas.  They will develop an awareness of environmental, societal, and cultural issues related to technological design, and will explore career opportunities in the field, as well as the college and/or university program requirements for them This course helps students to meet the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by encouraging them to gain an awareness of their use of resources – renewable and non-renewable and are encouraged to recognize the implications of technological innovations on society as a whole.   (Return)

TFJ 3CD (Double Credit)

Hospitality - College - 2 Credit Course

This course enables students to develop or expand knowledge and skills related to hospitality and tourism, as reflected in the various sectors of the tourism industry.  Students will learn about preparing and presenting food, evaluating facilities, controlling inventory, and marketing and managing events and activities, and will investigate customer service principles and the cultural and economic forces that drive tourism trends.  Students will develop an awareness of health and safety standards, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the tourism industry.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by ensuring that students recognize the God-given responsibility to demonstrate respect for the dignity and welfare of others.  (Return)

TGP 3MC

Communications Technology Photography and Digital Imaging - University/College

This course examines communications systems and design production processes focusing on photography and Digital Imaging. Students also study industry standards, regulations and health and safety issues. They explore careers, the importance of lifelong learning, and the impact of photography and Digital Imaging.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by encouraging students to create, adapt and evaluate new ideas in light of the common good.  They are also encouraged to collaborate and respect their community environment, by enhancing the quality of it with their Visual images.  (Return)

TGJ 3OC

Communications Technology: Broadcast and Print Production - Open

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of graphic communication, printing and publishing, audio and video production, and broadcast journalism. Students will work both independently and as part of a production team to design and produce media products in a project-driven environment.  Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. This course helps students meet the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by encouraging students to create, adapt and evaluate new ideas in light of the common good.  They are also encouraged to collaborate and respect their community environment by enhancing the quality of it with their visual images.

(Return)

TGV 3MC

Communications Technology Video and Movie Production - University/College

This course examines communication systems and design production processes focusing on TV, Video and Movie Productions.  Students also study industry standards, regulations and health and safety issues, while exploring careers in these areas.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by encouraging students to create, adapt and evaluate new ideas in light of the common good.  They are also encouraged to collaborate and respect their community environment, by enhancing the quality of it with their productions created in this course.  (Return)

TWJ 3EC

Custom Woodworking – Workplace

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to cabinet making and furniture making.  Students will gain practical experience using a variety of the materials, tools, equipment, and joinery techniques associated with cus­tom woodworking.  Students will learn to create and interpret technical drawings and will plan, design, and fabricate proj­ects.  They will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the woodworking industry, and explore apprenticeships, postsecondary training, and career opportunities in the field that may be pursued directly after graduation.  This course helps students to meet Ontario Catho­lic Graduate Expectations by allowing them to apply skills for employability, self-employment and entrepreneurship relative to Christian vocation. (Return)

TXJ 3EC

Hairstyling and Aesthetics – Workplace

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in cosmetology and offers a variety of applications that will equip students to provide services for a diverse clientele.  Students will identify trends in the hairstyling and aesthetics industry, learn about related health and safety laws, and expand their communication and interpersonal skills through interactions with peer and clients.  Students will consider environmental and societal issues related to the industry and acquire a more detailed knowledge of apprenticeships and direct-entry work positions. This course helps students to meet Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations by allowing them to apply skills for employability, self-employment and entrepreneurship relative to Christian vocation. (Return)