Prerequisite Chart for History
CHC 2DE Canadian History in the Twentieth Century (Academic)
This course explores the local, national, and global forces that have shaped Canada's national identity from World War I to the present. Students will investigate the challenges presented by economic, social, and technological changes and explore the contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian culture and society during this period. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to evaluate various interpretations of the issues and events of the period and to present their own points of view.
CHC 2DF Histoire du Canada au XXE siècle (Academic)
This course is the same as CHC 2DE except that the language of instruction is French as part of the Extended French program.
CHC 2PE Canadian History in the Twentieth Century (Applied)
This course explores some of the pivotal events and experiences that have influenced the development of Canada's identity as a nation from World War I to the present. By examining how the country has responded to economic, social, and technological changes and how individuals and groups have contributed to Canadian culture and society during this period, students will develop their ability to make connections between historical and current events. Students will have opportunities to formulate questions, locate information, develop informed opinions, and present ideas about the central issues and events of the period.
CHV 2OE Civics (Open) 0.5 credit
This course explores what it means to be an informed, participating citizen in a democratic society. Students will learn about the elements of democracy in local, national, and global contexts, about political reactions to social change, and about political decision-making processes in Canada. They will explore their own and others’ ideas about civics questions and learn how to think critically about public issues and react responsibly to them.
CHV 2OF Education à la citoyenneté (Open) 0.5 credit.
Same course as CHV2OE, but taught in French
CHT 3OE World History Since 1900: Global and Regional Perspectives
This course focuses on the major events and issues in world history from 1900 to the present. Students will investigate the causes and effects of global and regional conflicts and the responses of individuals and governments to social, economic, and political changes. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to formulate and test points of view, draw conclusions, and present their findings about the challenges that have faced and continue to face people in various parts of the world.
Prerequisite: Grade 10 Canadian History since World War I, Academic or Applied
CHW 3ME World History to the Sixteenth Century (University/College Preparation)
This course investigates the history of humanity from earliest times to the sixteenth century. Students will analyse diverse societies from around the world, with an emphasis on the political, cultural, and economic structures and historical forces that have shaped the modern world. They will apply historical inquiry, critical-thinking, and communication skills to evaluate the influence of selected individuals, groups, and innovations and to present their own conclusions.
Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
CHY 4CE: World History since the Fifteenth Century, Grade 12 (College)
This course explores key developments and events in world history since approximately 1450, with a focus on interactions within and between various regions. Students will examine social, economic, and political developments and how they have affected different peoples. 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 key turning points in world history and historical forces that have shaped our world.
Prerequisite: Any university, university/college, or college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities.
CHY 4UE: World History since the Fifteenth Century (University)
This course traces major developments and events in world history since approximately 1450. Students will explore social, economic, and political changes, the historical roots of contemporary issues, and the role of conflict and cooperation in global interrelationships. They will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as they investigate key issues and ideas and assess societal progress or decline in world history.
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities.