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Social Sciences & Humanities

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Food & Nutrition

HFN2O1

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

HPC3O1

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 behavior. Students will develop their research skills through investigations related to care giving and child rearing.

Prerequisite: None

HSP3C1

Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology & 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 

HSP3U1

Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology & 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: ENG2D1 OR CHC2D1  

HIP4O1

Personal Life Management • Grade 12 • Open

This course focuses on preparing students for living independently and working successfully with others.  Students will learn to manage their presonal resources to meet their basic needs for food, clothing and housing.  They will also learn about their personal, legal and financial responsibilities, and develop and apply interpersonal skills in order to make wise and responsible personal and occupational choices.  Students will apply research and inquiry skills while investigating topics related to personal life management.  This course emphasizes the achievement of expectations through practical experiences.

Prerequisite: None  

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