Social Sciences and Humanities 

Social Sciences and Humanities

 

 

HSP 3UE   Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology

(University Preparation)

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 research, 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)

 

 

HSP 3CE   Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology

(University Preparation)

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. Students 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

 

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 behaviour.  They will have practical experiences with infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers, and will learn skills in researching and investigating questions relating to parenting.

Prerequisite:  None

 

HSB 4UE   Challenge and Change in Society (University Preparation)

This course focuses on the use of social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies to investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviour and their impact on society. Students will critically analyse how and why cultural, social, and behavioural patterns change over time. They will explore the ideas of social theorists and use those ideas to analyse causes of and responses to challenges such as technological change, deviance, and global inequalities. Students will explore ways in which social science research methods can be used to study social change.

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in

Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies