Interdisciplinary Studies


IDC4U1:Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 12, University Preparation

These courses will help students develop and consolidate the skills required for and knowledge of different subjects and disciplines to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline. Students will apply the principles and processes of inquiry and research to effectively use a range of print, electronic, and mass media resources; to analyze historical innovations and exemplary research; and to investigate real-life situations and career opportunities in interdisciplinary endeavours. They will also assess their own cognitive and affective strategies, apply general skills in both familiar and new contexts, create innovative products, and communicate new knowledge.

Prerequisite: Any University or University/College Preparation Course

IDC4U1: Sports & Entertainment Marketing, Grade 12, University Preparation
The Sports and Entertainment Marketing interdisciplinary course emphasizes the development of practical skills and knowledge in order to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings related to the growing of the Sports and Entertainment industry.
Through individual and collaborative inquiry, research into contemporary issues, real-life situations, and careers related to Sports and Entertainment Marketing, students will develop skills in the areas of facility design, merchandising, advertising, public relations/publicity, event marketing, sponsoring, product distribution, and career opportunities in Sports and Entertainment Marketing.
Students will apply the principles and skills derived from the study of Physical Education, Media Studies, Business Marketing, and the Social Sciences to select strategies to define problems, research alternative solutions, assess their thinking in reaching decisions, and adapt to change as they acquire new knowledge.
Prerequisite: Any University, University/College, or College Preparation Course.

IDC4U2: Media Studies, Grade 12, University Preparation
The course combines core expectations statements from IDC4O with statements selected from other curriculum documents. The expectations and course activities provide a foundation in the knowledge and skills that students need for success in media-related workplace and post-secondary educational programs.
The IDC media course is useful for those students who wish to extend their knowledge and participation to the point where they can become active and contributing members of the media. The course focuses on media theory, research processes and media production.

Prerequisite: Any University, University/College, or College Preparation Course.

IDC4U3: Forensics, Grade 12, University Preparation
Forensics is a hands-on investigative course where students will dive into crime scene processing procedures. Students will examine various physical, chemical, and biological evidence, and look into patterns of crime scene construction. Students will also apply their forensic knowledge to other areas such as archeology and tracing food borne illness. The psychology of criminal behaviour will also be covered.
Prerequisite: Any University, University/College, or College Preparation Course.


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