Grade 12 Canadian and World Studies

CIA4U: Analysing Current Economic Issues, Grade 12, University Preparation
This course examines current Canadian and international economic issues, developments, policies, and practices from diverse perspectives. Students will explore the decisions that individuals and institutions, including governments, make in response to economic issues such as globalization, trade agreements, economic inequalities, regulation, and public spending. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking and the economic inquiry process, as well as economic models and theories, to investigate, and develop informed opinions about, economic trade-offs, growth, and sustainability and related economic issues.

Prerequisite: Any University or University/College preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities

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CGW4U World Issues: A Geographic Analysis, Grade 12, University Preparation
In this course, students will address the challenge of creating a more sustainable and equitable world. They will explore issues involving a wide range of topics, including economic disparities, threats to the environment, globalization, human rights, and quality of life, and will analyse government policies, international agreements, and individual responsibilities relating to them. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including the use of spatial technologies, to investigate these complex issues and their impacts on natural and human communities around the world.

Prerequisite: Any University or University/College preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities

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CHY4U: World History since the Fifteenth Century, Grade 12, University Preparation
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.

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CPW4U: Canadian and International Politics, Grade 12, University Preparation
This course explores various perspectives on issues in Canadian and world politics. Students will explore political decision making and ways in which individuals, stakeholder groups, and various institutions, including governments, multinational corporations, and non-governmental organizations, respond to and work to address domestic and international issues. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate issues, events, and developments of national and international political importance, and to develop and communicate informed opinions about them.

Prerequisite: Any University or University/ College Preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.


 


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