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Social Sciences and Humanities

HFN2O Food and Nutrition, Grade 10, Open

This course focuses on guidelines for making nutritious food choices. Students will investigate factors that influence food choices, including beliefs, attitudes, current trends, traditional eating patterns, food marketing strategies, and individual needs. Students will also explore the environmental impact of a variety of food choices at the local and global level. The course provides students with opportunities to develop food preparation skills and introduces them to the use of social science research methods in the area of food and nutrition.
Prerequisite: None


HFC3E Food and Culture, Grade 11, University/College

This course focuses on the flavours, aromas, cooking techniques, foods, and cultural traditions of world cuisines. Students will explore the origins of and developments in diverse food traditions. They will demonstrate the ability to cook with ingredients and equipment from a variety of cultures, compare food-related etiquette in many countries and cultures, and explain how Canadian food choices and traditions have been influenced by other cultures. Students will develop practical skills and apply social science research methods while investigating foods and food practices from around the world.
Prerequisite: None

 
HFL4E Food and Healthy Living, Grade 12 Workplace Preparation

This course focuses on the fundamental food needs of young adults. Students will learn how to stock a kitchen, make nutritious food choices, and accommodate the food needs of others. Through a range of practical experiences, they will develop skills needed in food preparation for personal use and for employment in the food industry. They will also learn about dining etiquette in different contexts and about responsible consumer practices. Students will use social science research methods to investigate issues related to food preparation and nutrition.
Prerequisite: None

 

HPC3O Raising Healthy Children, Grade 11 (Open)

This course focuses on the skills and knowledge parents, guardians, and caregivers need, with particular emphasis on maternal health, pregnancy, birth, and the early years of human development (birth to six years old). Through study and practical experience, students will learn how to meet the developmental needs of young children, communicate with them, and effectively guide their early behaviour. Students will develop their research skills through investigations related to caregiving and child rearing.
Prerequisite: None.  

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HSP3U Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology, Grade 11 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 course (Canadian and world studies)


HSP3C Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology, Grade 11 College 

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 

 

HHS4C Families in Canada, Grade 12 College

This course enables students to develop an understanding of social science theories as they apply to individual development, the developement of intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will explore a range of issues relating to the developement 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 realtionships and parent-child roles and relationships in Canada.                                             Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies

 

HHS4U Families in Canada, Grade 12 University 

This course enables students to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyse the developement of individuals, intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will focus on issues and challenges facing individuals and families in Canada's diverse society. They will develop analytical tools that enable them to assess various factors affecting families and to consider policies and practicies intended to support families in Canada. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct and communicate the results of research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child relationships.
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.  

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