Canadian and World Studies – History

CANADIAN AND WORLD STUDIES – HISTORY

 

GRADE COURSE TYPE PREREQUISITE COURSE NOTES
10

CHC2DI (English)

CHC2DF (French Immersion)

Canadian History since World War I

Academic An exploration of Canada’s participation in global events as well as our development as a country since the Great War. Both chronological and thematic approaches will be used as we examine facets of Historical Inquiry such as; Historical Significance and Perspective. Students will assess the importance of events, individuals & groups in Canada’s past as well as the social, economic & political conditions that have contributed to modern Canadian society.
10

CHC2PI

Canadian History since World War I

Applied An examination of Canada’s history from the Great War to the present. There will be daily opportunities to relate the past to the present and consider the future as we examine facets of historical thinking like; Continuity & Change and Cause & Consequence.
10

CHV2OH (English)

CHV2OF (French Immersion)

Civics and Citizenship

Open An exploration of what it means to be an Informed Citizen in a democratic society.  The importance of Democracy, Justice, Canadian Government, and Global Citizenship are examined through various units of study.
11

CHG331

Genocide: Crimes Against Humanity

University/

College

CHC2DI or CHC2PI This course will focus on the unique study of Genocide, programs of racial extermination and ethnic cleansing. Historically Crimes against Humanity have been perpetrated by oppressive governments who hold to discriminatory and prejudicial beliefs. Personal identity, racism and responsible citizenship are addressed, with history providing the vehicle for analysis. Case studies will include: Colonial Belgium under King Leopold, The Holocaust, “Year Zero” in Cambodia, and Rwanda. The lessons of History must be learned so that they will not be repeated.
11

CHW3MI

World History to the Sixteenth Century

University/

College

CHC2DI or CHC2PI This course will focus on the unique study of ancient civilizations. Major areas of focus will be: Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, and Medieval Times. Learn about Tutankhamun, Socrates, Caesar, Emperor Qin and others. Students who do not take this course will have the curse of Pharaoh placed upon them or suffer the torment of Nero’s madness.
11

CLU3MI

Understanding Canadian Law

University/

College

CHC2DI or CHC2PI This course explores legal issues that directly affect students’ lives. To develop an appreciation of the Canadian legal system, students examine the historical roots of Canadian law and expand their understanding of the role of the government in making laws. Students will develop informed opinions on legal issues and look at current cases in the news. Students will have an opportunity to witness a criminal court case while also getting to participate in a mock trial and hear from various speakers from law-related careers. Topics include criminal law, family law, human rights, torts and contracts.
12

CHM4EI

Adventures in World History

Workplace Travel through time on a whirlwind tour of history. For your interest and enjoyment consider an informative pleasure cruise that visits legends from Achilles to Robin Hood and warriors from the Mongol Hordes, to Gladiators, Pirates, Vikings and more.  “All aboard!”
12

CHY4UI

World History since the Sixteenth Century

University

Any university, U/C or

college course in Canadian Studies or Social Sciences and Humanities.

This course explores the evolutionary/revolutionary nature of history through the last 1000 years. Special emphasis will be placed upon Feudalism, the Age of Discovery, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution and the turbulent 20th century. Learn about Luther, Copernicus, Michelangelo, Napoleon and others. The Wheel of History turns yet again.
12

CLN4UI

Canadian  & International Law

University

Any university or

university/college preparation course in Canadian & world studies, English, or social sciences & humanities

This course examines a range of contemporary legal issues in Canadian and international law. Students will develop an understanding of issues related to human rights and freedoms, conflict resolution, and criminal, environmental and workplace law, both in Canada and internationally. Students will apply the concepts of legal thinking and reasoning by investigating these and other issues through case studies, debates, mock trials and presentations. Students will have an opportunity to attend court and to hear from various speakers from law-related careers.