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HSP3U Intro To Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology – Grade 11 (University)

Course Details

  • 3. Grade 11

PREREQUISITE: The Grade 10 academic course in English, or the Grade 10 academic history course (Canadian and world studies)

GRADE: 11 (University)

AVAILABILITY: Full-time – All Campuses, Private – All campuses, Blyth Academy Online

THE ONTARIO CURRICULUMSocial Sciences and Humanities


Course Overview

HSP3U online 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. In HSP3U online, students 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.

UNIT ONE
Self and Others

Essential Question: What are the foundations of the social sciences, and how can we apply them in our lives?

In this unit, students will learn about their relation to others around themselves. Students will learn about the basics of anthropology, psychology, and sociology, as well as the pioneer social scientists from each field.

UNIT TWO
Social Structures

Essential Question: How do social structures in Canadian society run? How do they support those with mental disorders?

In unit two, students will learn about the social structures in their lives as well as more specific concepts related to the ‘psychology’ portion of the course. Students will also begin to think about the ISU and topics they wish to survey their peers about in their independent study.

UNIT THREE
Social Organizations

Essential Question: How does the process of socialization affect humans at various points in one's life? To what extent does socialization affect the social organizations around us?

In this unit, students will learn about social organizations affecting them. Students will focus more on anthropology and sociology and make connections between the course and various social organizations around us. Students will conclude the ISU research report.

Please consult our Frequently Asked Questions Page or the Exam section within your course for more details on final exams and the exam fee. More information can also be found in our Student Handbook.

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