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Canadian and World Studies – History

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CodeCourse NameGradeTypePrerequisite
CHC2PCanadian History since World War I10AppliedNone
CHC2DCanadian History since World War I10AcademicNone
CHT3OWorld History since 1900: Global and Regional Interactions11OpenGrade 10 Canadian History since World War I, Academic or Applied
CHW3MWorld History to the end of the Fifteenth Century11University/CollegeGrade 10 Canadian History since World War I, Academic or Applied
CHA3UAmerican History11UniversityGrade 10 Canadian History since World War I, Academic or Applied
CHM4EAdventures in World History12WorkplaceGrade 10 Canadian History since World War I, Academic or Applied
CHY4CWorld History since the Fifteenth Century12CollegeAny University, University/College, or College course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities
CHY4UWorld History since the Fifteenth Century12UniversityAny University or University/College course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities
CHI4UCanada: History, Identity and Culture12UniversityAny University or University/College course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities

Course descriptions

CHC2P – Canadian History since World War I

1 credit, Applied, Prerequisite: None

This course focuses on the social context of historical developments and events and how they have affected the lives of people in Canada since 1914. Students will explore interactions between various communities in Canada as well as contributions of individuals and groups to Canadian heritage and identity. Students will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating the continuing relevance of historical developments and how they have helped shape communities in present-day Canada.

 

CHC2D – Canadian History since World War I

1 credit, Academic, Prerequisite: None

This course explores social, economic and political developments and events and their impact on the lives of different groups in Canada since 1914. Students will examine the role of conflict and cooperation in Canadian society, Canada’s evolving role within the global community and the impact of various individuals, organizations and events on Canadian identity, citizenship and heritage. They will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating key issues and events in Canadian history since 1914.

 

CHT3O – World History since 1900: Global and Regional Interactions

1 credit, Open, Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied

This course focuses on major developments in world history from 1900 to the present. Students will explore the causes and consequences of global and regional conflicts, the impact of significant individuals and social movements, and the effects of social, economic, and political developments around the world. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating interactions within and between nations and other historical developments and events, including those that continue to affect people in various parts of the world.

 

CHW3M – World History to the end of the Fifteenth Century

1 credit, University/College, Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied

This course explores the history of various societies and civilizations around the world, from earliest times to around 1500 CE. Students will investigate a range of factors that contributed to the rise, success, and decline of various ancient and pre-modern societies throughout the world and will examine life in and the cultural and political legacy of these societies. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating social, political, and economic structures and historical forces at work in various societies and in different historical eras.

 

CHA3U – American History

1 credit, University, Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied

This course explores key aspects of the social, economic, and political development of the United States from pre-contact to the present. Students will examine the contributions of groups and individuals to the country’s evolution and will explore the historical context of key issues, trends, and events that have had an impact on the United States, its identity and culture, and its role in the global community. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating various forces that helped shape American history.

CHM4E – Adventures in World History

1 credit, Workplace, Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied

This course examines significant developments and events in world history from earliest times to the present. Students will explore a variety of social, cultural, economic, and political developments in different regions of the world and during different periods. In addition to investigating how conflict, religion, work, and technology have helped shape people’s lives, students will examine the contributions of some significant individuals to our global heritage. Students will apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating a variety of human experiences in world history.

 

CHY4C – World History since the Fifteenth Century

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

This course explores key developments and events in world history since approximately 1450, with a focus on interactions within and between various regions. Students will examine social, economic, and political developments and how they have affected different peoples. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating key turning points in world history and historical forces that have shaped our world.

 

CHY4U – World History since the Fifteenth Century

1 credit, University, Prerequisite: Any University or University/College preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities

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.

 

CHI4U – Canada: History, Identity and Culture

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

This course traces the history of Canada, with a focus on the evolution of our national identity and culture as well as the identity and culture of various groups that make up Canada. Students will explore various developments and events, both national and international, from pre-contact to the present, and will examine various communities in Canada and how they have contributed to identity and heritage in Canada. Students will investigate the development of culture and identity, including national identity, in Canada and how and why they have changed throughout the country’s history. 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 the people, events, and forces that have shaped Canada.