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Social Sciences & Humantities

HIP4O1 is offered 2016/17. HPC3O1 is offered 2017/18. Click here to download the flowchart (pdf).

Social Sciences & Humanities

Social Sciences & Humantities

Family Studies

HNL2O1 Clothing, Grade 10 (Open)

This course introduces students to the world of clothing. Students will gain knowledge about clothing and demonstrate basic skills associated with various techniques and technologies used to create garments and accessories. Students will learn about the functions of clothing and accessories and what clothing communicates about the wearer. They will learn how to enhance their personal wardrobe by assessing garment quality, developing shopping strategies, and developing an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of various retail formats. Students will develop research skills as they investigate topics related to clothing.
Prerequisite: None

HNC3O1 Understanding Fashion, Grade 11 (College)

This course introduces students to the world of fashion. Students will gain an understanding of theories related to fashion trends and of how culture, media, fashion cycles, retailing, and social and environmental factors influence fashion trends and consumer behaviour. Students will use various tools, technologies, and techniques safely and correctly to create fashion items. In addition, students will apply knowledge of fibres, fabrics, and the elements and principles of design when creating and assessing fashion-related products. Students will develop research skills as they investigate topics related to fashion. 
Prerequisite: None

HFN2O1 Food and Nutrition, Grade 10 (Open)

This course explores the factors that affect attitudes and decisions about food, examines current issues of body image and food marketing, and is grounded in the scientific study of nutrition. Students will learn how to make informed food choices and how to prepare foods, and will investigate our Canadian food heritage and food industries, as well as global food issues. The course also introduces students to research skills related to food and nutrition.  There is a course fee of $20.
Prerequisite: None

HFC3E1 Food and Culture, Grade 11 (Workplace)

This course focuses on the flavours, aromas, cooking techniques, foods, and cultural traditions of world cuisines. Students will demonstrate the ability to cook with ingredients and equipment from a range of cultures, describe food-related etiquette in a variety of countries and cultures, and explore ways in which Canadian food choices and traditions have been influenced by other cultures. Students will have opportunities to develop practical skills and apply research skills as they investigate foods and food practices from around the world.  There is a course fee of $30.
Prerequisite: None

HFC3M1 Food and Culture, Grade 11 (College)

This course focuses on the flavours, aromas, cooking techniques, foods, and cultural traditions of world cuisines. Students will explore the origins of and developments in diverse food traditions. They will demonstrate the ability to cook with ingredients and equipment from a variety of cultures, compare food-related etiquette in many countries and cultures, and explain how Canadian food choices and traditions have been influenced by other cultures. Students will develop practical skills and apply social science research methods while investigating foods and food practices from around the world. There is a course fee of $30.
Prerequisite: None 

Loyalist College Baking Dual Credit - HFA4C1 & GWL3O1, Grade 12 (College)

HFA4C1 -Nutrition and Health, Grade 12 (College)

This course focuses on the relationship between nutrition and health at different stages of life and on global issues related to food production. Students will investigate the role of nutrition in health and disease and assess strategies for promoting food security and environmental responsibility. Students will learn about healthy eating, expand their repertoire of food-preparation techniques, and refine their ability to use social science research and inquiry methods to investigate topics related to nutrition and health.  There is a course fee of $30.
Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies

GWL3O1 -Designing Your Future, Grade 11 (Open)

This course prepares students to make successful transitions to postsecondary destinations as they investigate specific postsecondary options based on their skills, interests, and personal characteristics. Students will explore the realities and opportunities of the workplace and examine factors that affect success, while refining their job-search and employability skills. Students will develop their portfolios with a focus on their targeted destination and develop an action plan for future success. 
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 behaviour. Students will develop their research skills through investigations related to caregiving and child rearing.
Prerequisite: None. HPC3O1 is offerd 2017/18.

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 personal 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. The course emphasizes the achievement of expectations through practical experiences.
Prerequisite: None. HIP4O1 is offerd 2016/17.

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Social Studies

HSP3C1 Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and 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, and 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: The Grade 10 academic course in English or the Grade 10 academic history course (Canadian and world studies)

HSB4U1 Challenge and Change in Society, Grade 12 (University) 

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.

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