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Arts

 

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Drama

ADA1O1 Drama, Grade 9 (Open)

This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms and techniques, using material from a wide range of sources and cultures. Students will use the elements of drama to examine situations and issues that are relevant to their lives. Students will create, perform, discuss, and analyse drama, and then reflect on the experiences to develop an understanding of themselves, the art form, and the world around them.

Prerequisite: None

ADA2O1 Drama, Grade 10 (Open)

This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms, conventions, and techniques. Students will explore a variety of dramatic sources from various cultures and representing a range of genres. Students will use the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences. Students enrolled in this course will tour an original production to local elementary schools.

Prerequisite: None

ADA3M1 Drama, Grade 11 (University/College)

This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyse the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences.

Prerequisite: Dramatic Arts, Grade 9 or 10, Open, Music Theatre ADB2O1

ADA4M1 Drama, Grade 12 (University/College)

This course requires students to experiment individually and collaboratively with forms and conventions of both drama and theatre from various cultures and time periods. Students will interpret dramatic literature and other text and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting. Students will examine the significance of dramatic arts in various cultures, and will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school.

Prerequisite: Dramatic Arts, Grade 11, University/College, Music Theatre ADB3O1

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Drama Production 2 Credit Program 

ADD2O/3O/3M/4M Drama: Production and ADP3M/3O/4M Drama: Playwriting/Theatre Development

This two credit program is tailored to give students real-life experience in creating a full-length production with a focus on acting, writing, set design, and set painting. Each student will learn the complexity of this art-form and will be expected to contribute to the production in many ways. The production teams look after promotion, fund raising, lighting & sound, costumes, and hair & makeup. Each person must commit a substantial amount of additional time beyond class time. This two-credit package offers students opportunities to develop life skills such as long-range planning, improved communication skills, increased awareness of stagecraft, and creative thinking.  If the demand for this two credit course is high, interviews will be held in March.

ADD2O1 Drama: Production, Grade 10 Open

This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms, conventions, and techniques. Students will explore a variety of dramatic sources from various cultures and representing a range of genres. Students will use the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences.

Prerequisite: None

ADD3M1 Drama: Production, Grade 11 University/College

This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyse the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences.

Prerequisite: Drama, Grade 9 or 10, Open

ADD3O1 Drama: Production, Grade 11 Open

This course requires students to engage in dramatic processes and the presentation of dramatic works, and emphasizes the application of drama skills in other contexts and opportunities. Students will interpret and present works in a variety of dramatic forms, create and script original works, and critically analyse the processes involved in producing drama works. Students will develop a variety of skills related to collaboration and the presentation of drama works.

Prerequisite: None

ADD4M1 Drama: Production, Grade 12 University/College

This course requires students to experiment individually and collaboratively with forms and conventions of both drama and theatre from various cultures and time periods. Students will interpret dramatic literature and other texts and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting. Students will examine the significance of dramatic arts in various cultures, and will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school.

Prerequisite: Drama, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

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ADP3M1 Drama: Playwriting/Theatre Development, Grade 11 University/College

This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyse the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences.

Prerequisite: Drama, Grade 9 or 10, Open

ADP3O1 Drama: Playwriting/Theatre Development, Grade 11 Open

This course requires students to engage in dramatic processes and the presentation of dramatic works, and emphasizes the application of drama skills in other contexts and opportunities. Students will interpret and present works in a variety of dramatic forms, create and script original works, and critically analyse the processes involved in producing drama works. Students will develop a variety of skills related to collaboration and the presentation of drama works.

Prerequisite: None

ADP4M1 Drama: Playwriting/Theatre Development, Grade 12 University/College

This course requires students to experiment individually and collaboratively with forms and conventions of both drama and theatre from various cultures and time periods. Students will interpret dramatic literature and other texts and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting. Students will examine the significance of dramatic arts in various cultures, and will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school.

Prerequisite: Drama, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

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Music Theatre

Music Theatre 2 Credit Program

ADB2O/3O/3M/4M Drama: Music Theatre  and AMT3M/3O/4M - Music: Music Theatre

This two credit program is tailored to give students real-life experience in creating a full-length production with a focus on acting, singing and dancing. Each student will learn the complexity of this art-form and will be expected to contribute to the production in many ways. The production teams look after promotion, fund raising, lighting & sound, costumes, and hair & makeup. Each person must commit a substantial amount of additional time beyond class time. This two-credit package offers students opportunities to develop life skills such as long-range planning, improved communication skills, increased awareness of stagecraft, and creative thinking.  If the demand for this two credit course is high, interviews will be held in March.

ADB2O1 Drama: Music Theatre, Grade 10 Open

This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms, conventions, and techniques. Students will explore a variety of dramatic sources from various cultures and representing a range of genres. Students will use the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences.

Prerequisite: None

ADB3M1 Drama: Music Theatre, Grade 11 University/College

This course requires students to create and perform in dramatic presentations. Students will analyse, interpret, and perform dramatic works from various cultures and time periods. Students will research various acting styles and conventions that could be used in their presentations, and analyse the functions of playwrights, directors, actors, designers, technicians, and audiences.

Prerequisite: Drama, Grade 9 or 10, Open

ADB3O1 Drama: Music Theatre, Grade 11 Open

This course requires students to engage in dramatic processes and the presentation of dramatic works, and emphasizes the application of drama skills in other contexts and opportunities. Students will interpret and present works in a variety of dramatic forms, create and script original works, and critically analyse the processes involved in producing drama works. Students will develop a variety of skills related to collaboration and the presentation of drama works.

Prerequisite: None

ADB4M1 Drama: Music Theatre, Grade 12 University/College

This course requires students to experiment individually and collaboratively with forms and conventions of both drama and theatre from various cultures and time periods. Students will interpret dramatic literature and other texts and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting. Students will examine the significance of dramatic arts in various cultures, and will analyse how the knowledge and skills developed in drama are related to their personal skills, social awareness, and goals beyond secondary school.

Prerequisite: Drama, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

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AMT3M1 Music: Music Theatre, Grade 11 University/College

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analysing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.

Prerequisite: Music, Grade 9 or 10, Open

AMT3O1 Music: Music Theatre, Grade 11 Open

This course develops students’ musical literacy through performance and the preparation and presentation of music productions. Students will perform works at a level consistent with previous experience. Independently and collaboratively, students will use current technology and the creative and critical analysis processes to plan, produce, present, and market musical productions. Students will respond to, reflect on, and analyse music from various genres and periods, and they will develop skills transferable to other aspects of their life and their careers.

Prerequisite: None

AMT4M1 Music: Music Theatre, Grade 12 University/College

This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.

Prerequisite: Music, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

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Music

AMI1O1 Instrumental Music, Grade 9 (Open)

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of instrumental music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life. This course focuses on instrumental music and students will perform on a traditional band instrument.

Prerequisite: None

AMV1O1 Music Vocal, Grade 9 (Open)

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of vocal music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life. No previous singing experience is required.

Prerequisite: None

AMG1O1 Music Guitar, Grade 9 (Open)

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity, and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life. No previous guitar experience is required.

Prerequisite: None

AMI2O1 Instrumental Music, Grade 10 (Open)

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of instrumental music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures. This course focuses on instrumental music and students will perform on a traditional band instrument.

Prerequisite: None

AMV2O1 Music Vocal, Grade 10 (Open)

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of vocal music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.

Prerequisite: None

AMG2O1 Music Guitar, Grade 10 (Open)

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures. No previous guitar experience is required.

Prerequisite: None

AMG3M1 Music Guitar, Grade 11 (University/College)

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analysing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. This course is a focus course for Vocals.

Prerequisite: Music, Grade 9 or 10, Open

AMI3M1 Instrumental Music, Grade 11 (University/College)

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analyzing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. This course focuses on instrumental music and students will perform on a traditional band instrument.

Prerequisite: Music, Grade 9 or 10, Open

AMV3M1 Music Vocal, Grade 11 (University/College)

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analysing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. This course is a focus course for Vocals.

Prerequisite: Music, Grade 9 or 10, Open

AMI4M1 Instrumental Music, Grade 12 (University/College)

This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyze how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. This course focuses on instrumental music and students will perform on a traditional band instrument.

Prerequisite: Music, Grade 11, University/College

AMV4M1 Music -Vocal, Grade 12 (University/College)

This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.  This course is a focus course for Vocals.

Prerequisite: Music, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

AMG4M1 Music Guitar, Grade 12 (University/College)

This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers.  This course is a focus course for Vocals.

Prerequisite: Music, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

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Film Studies & Photography

AWQ3O1 Photography, Grade 11 (Open)

This course focuses on studio activities in the visual arts, such as drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, collage, and/or multimedia art. Students will use the creative process to create art works that reflect a wide range of subjects and will evaluate works using the critical analysis process. Students will also explore works of art within a personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural context. This is a focus course for photography.

Prerequisite: None

AWQ3M1 Photography, Grade 11 (University/College)

This course enables students to further develop their knowledge and skills in visual arts. Students will use the creative process to explore a wide range of themes through studio work that may include drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking, as well as the creation of collage, multimedia works, and works using emerging technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process when evaluating their own work and the work of others. The course may be delivered as a comprehensive program or through a program focused on a particular art form (e.g., photography, video, computer graphics, information design). This course is a focus course for photography.

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 9 or 10, Open

AWR3O1 Film/Video, Grade 11 (Open)

This course focuses on studio activities in one or more of the visual arts, including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, collage, and/or multimedia art. Students will use the creative process to create art works that reflect a wide range of subjects and will evaluate works using the critical analysis process. Students will also explore works of art within a personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural context. This course is a focus course for Film Studies.

Prerequisite: None

AWR3M1 Film/Video, Grade 11 (University/College)

This course enables students to further develop their knowledge and skills in visual arts. Students will use the creative process to explore a wide range of themes through studio work that may include drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking, as well as the creation of collage, multimedia works, and works using emerging technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process when evaluating their own work and the work of others. The course may be delivered as a comprehensive program or through a program focused on a particular art form (e.g., photography, video, computer graphics, information design). This course is a focus course for Film Studies.

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 9 or 10, Open

AWQ4M1 Photography, Grade 12 (University/College)

This course focuses on enabling students to refine their use of the creative process when creating and presenting two- and three-dimensional art works using a variety of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process to deconstruct art works and explore connections between art and society. The studio program enables students to explore a range of materials, processes, and techniques that can be applied in their own art production. Students will also make connections between various works of art in personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural contexts.  This course is a focus course for photography.

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

AWR4M1 Film/Video, Grade 12 (University/College)

This course focuses on enabling students to refine their use of the creative process when creating and presenting two- and three-dimensional art works using a variety of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process to deconstruct art works and explore connections between art and society. The studio program enables students to explore a range of materials, processes, and techniques that can be applied in their own art production. Students will also make connections between various works of art in personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural contexts.  This course is a focus course for film studies.

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

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Visual Arts

NAC1O1 Expression of FMNI Culture, Grade 9 (Open)

This course explores various First Nations, Métis, and Inuit art forms (media arts, music, dance, drama, storytelling, visual art, installation and performance art, clothing design, and architectural design), giving students the opportunity to create, present, and analyse integrated art works infused with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit perspectives. Students will examine relationships between art forms and individual and cultural identities, histories, and values. Students will demonstrate innovation as they learn and apply art-related concepts, styles, and conventions and acquire skills that are transferable beyond the classroom. Students will use the creative process and responsible practices to explore solutions to integrated arts challenges.

Prerequisite: None

AVI1O1 Visual Arts, Grade 9 (Open)

This course is exploratory in nature, offering an overview of visual arts as a foundation for further study. Students will become familiar with the elements and principles of design and the expressive qualities of various materials by using a range of media, processes, techniques, and styles. Students will use the creative and critical analysis processes and will interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context.

Prerequisite: None

AVI2O1 Visual Arts, Grade 10 (Open)

This course enables students to develop their skills in producing and presenting art by introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic exploration and experimentation. Students will apply the elements and principles of design when exploring the creative process. Students will use the critical analysis process to reflect on and interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context.

Prerequisite: None

AWC2O1, Visual Arts: Ceramics, Grade 10 Open

This course enables students to develop their skills in producing and presenting art by introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic exploration and experimentation. Students will apply the elements and principles of design when exploring the creative process. Students will use the critical analysis process to reflect on and interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context.   This course has a focus in ceramics and students will have the opportunity to try a variety of clay techniques and make many functional and decorative ceramic objects.

Prerequisite: None

AWO2O1 - Visual Arts: Printmaking, Grade 10 Open

This course enables students to develop their skills in producing and presenting art by introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic exploration and experimentation. Students will apply the elements and principles of design when exploring the creative process. Students will use the critical analysis process to reflect on and interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context. This course has a focus in printmaking and students will have the opportunity to explore many forms of fine art printing techniques including vinyl, mono prints, silk screening and etching.

Prerequisite: None

AWJ3M - Visual Arts: Stage Design, Grade 11 (University/College)

This course enables students to further develop their knowledge and skills in visual arts. Students will use the creative process to explore a wide range of themes through studio work that may include drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking, as well as the creation of collage, multimedia works, and works using emerging technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process when evaluating their own work and the work of others. The course may be delivered as a comprehensive program or through a program focused on a particular art form (e.g., photography, video, computer graphics, information design). In this course students will be designing and building a working set design, props and painting the set for the school’s annual production.

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 9 or 10, Open

AVI3M1 Visual Arts, Grade 11 (University/College)

This course enables students to further develop their knowledge and skills in visual arts. Students will use the creative process to explore a wide range of themes through studio work that may include drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking, as well as the creation of collage, multimedia works, and works using emergent technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process when evaluating their own work and the work of others. The course may be delivered as a comprehensive program or through a program focused on a particular art form (e.g. photography, video, computer graphics, and information design).

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 9 or 10, Open

AWJ3O1 Stage Design, Grade 11 (University/College)

This course focuses on enabling students to refine their use of the creative process when creating and presenting two- and three-dimensional art works using a variety of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process to deconstruct art works and explore connections between art and society. The studio program enables students to explore a range of materials, processes, and techniques that can be applied in their own art production. Students will also make connections between various works of art in personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural contexts. The course will be delivered with a focused art form, stage design.

Prerequisite: None

AWO3M1 Printmaking, Grade 11 (University/College)

This course enables students to further develop their knowledge and skills in visual arts. Students will use the creative process to explore a wide range of themes through studio work that may include drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking, as well as the creation of collage, multimedia works, and works using emerging technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process when evaluating their own work and the work of others. This course has a focus in printmaking and students will have the opportunity to explore many forms of fine art printing techniques including vinyl, mono prints, silk screening and etching.

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 9 or 10, Open

AWC3M1, Visual Arts: Ceramics, Grade 11 University/College

This course enables students to further develop their knowledge and skills in visual arts. Students will use the creative process to explore a wide range of themes through studio work that may include drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking, as well as the creation of collage, multimedia works, and works using emerging technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process when evaluating their own work and the work of others. The course may be delivered as a comprehensive program or through a program focused on a particular art form (e.g., photography, video, computer graphics, information design).   This course has a focus in ceramics and students will have the opportunity to try a variety of clay techniques and make many functional and decorative ceramic objects.

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 9 or 10, Open

AVI301 Visual Arts, Grade 11 (Open)

This course focuses on studio activities in the visual arts, such as drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, collage, and/or multimedia art. Students will use the creative process to create art works that reflect a wide range of subjects and will evaluate works using the critical analysis process. Students will also explore works of art within a personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural context.

Prerequisite: None

AVI4M1 Visual Arts, Grade 12 (University/College)

This course focuses on enabling students to refine their use of the creative process when creating and presenting two- and three-dimensional art works using a variety of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process to deconstruct art works and explore connections between art and society. The studio program enables students to explore a range of materials, processes, and techniques that can be applied in their own art production. Students will also make connections between various works of art in personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 11, University/College Preparation or Printmaking Grade 11, University/College Preparation (with permission of instructor)

AWO4M1 Printmaking, Grade 12 (University/College)

This course focuses on enabling students to refine their use of the creative process when creating and presenting two- and three-dimensional art works using a variety of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process to deconstruct art works and explore connections between art and society. The studio program enables students to explore a range of materials, processes, and techniques that can be applied in their own art production. Students will also make connections between various works of art in personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural contexts. This course has a focus in printmaking and students will have the opportunity to explore many forms of fine art printing techniques including vinyl, mono prints, silk screening and etching.

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

AWC4M, Visual Arts: Ceramics, Grade 12 University/College

This course focuses on enabling students to refine their use of the creative process when creating and presenting two- and three-dimensional art works using a variety of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process to deconstruct art works and explore connections between art and society. The studio program enables students to explore a range of materials, processes, and techniques that can be applied in their own art production. Students will also make connections between various works of art in personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural contexts.  This course has a focus in ceramics and students will have the opportunity to try a variety of clay techniques and make many functional and decorative ceramic objects.

Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

AWJ4M1 Stage Design, Grade 12 (University/College)

This course focuses on enabling students to refine their use of the creative process when creating and presenting two- and three-dimensional art works using a variety of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will use the critical analysis process to deconstruct art works and explore connections between art and society. The studio program enables students to explore a range of materials, processes, and techniques that can be applied in their own art production. Students will also make connections between various works of art in personal, contemporary, historical, and cultural contexts. In this course students will be designing and building a working set design, props and painting the set for the school’s annual production.

Prerequisite: Stage Design, Grade 11

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