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Which Grade 12 Social Science & Humanities Courses To Take

If you want to take a Social Science and Humanities course in Grade 12, you have various factors to consider. This article will go over different courses available to you as well as explain how each course might help you reach your future goals for higher education or the workforce.
Social Science and Humanities courses fulfill a compulsory credit in Group 1 in the Ontario curriculum, making these choices a popular pick for students. The discipline covers the subject areas of family studies, general social science, philosophy, and world religions. While you can find a number of topics and approaches within Social Science and Humanities, all courses explore a certain aspect of human society, thought, and culture.

What To Consider

When choosing courses to take, it’s important for every student to consider what they would like to do in the future. You should think about the path you plan for your education when selecting which of the Grade 12 Social Sciences courses or Humanities courses you would like to take, considering whether you plan to go to University, College, or straight to the workforce. We will go over the list of available courses provided by Blyth Academy so you can choose the right course for your current learning objectives as well as your education and career goals.

HFA4U: Nutrition and Health

HFA4U Nutrition and Health explores the relationships between food, energy balance, and nutritional status; how different stages of life impact nutritional needs; and the role of nutrition in health and disease. Students will learn about healthy eating while expanding their repertoire of food preparation techniques. Before taking this course, students must complete any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies. This is a university preparation class, giving students who wish to go to University theoretical knowledge and research skills needed to meet University entrance requirements.

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HHS4U: Families in Canada

HHS4U Families in Canada gives students the tools to draw on anthropological, psychological, and sociological theories and research to learn about issues individuals and families face within Canada’s diverse society. Students will learn about the development of individuals, intimate relationships, and relationships between parents, children, and other family members. Students interested in taking HHS4U must first complete any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies. This is a university preparation class, offering students who wish to go to University the theoretical knowledge and research skills needed to meet University entrance requirements.

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HNB4M: The World of Fashion

Students taking HNB4M get to explore the world of fashion, learning how to create a fashion product with different tools, techniques, and technologies. Students will learn about factors affecting the global fashion industry, specialized markets, and more while exploring social and historical influences on fashion. The prerequisite for this course is any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies. As a university/college preparation class, HNB4B benefits students interested in applying to either a University or College program by covering content relevant for both program types.

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HSB4U: Challenge & Change in Society

HSB4U Challenge & Change in Society gives students the tools to use social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies. Students will learn to analyze how and why patterns change over time regarding culture, society, and behavior. Students must complete any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies before taking HSB4U. This university preparation class prepares students who wish to go to University with theoretical knowledge and research skills needed to meet University entrance requirements.

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HSE4M Equity & Social Justice: From Theory To Practice

The HSE4M Equity & Social Justice course focuses on the theoretical, social, and historical basis of equity and social justice issues. Students will investigate historical and contemporary issues in Canada and around the world, exploring power relations while developing and applying research skills. Students who first complete any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies may take HSE4M. HSE4M is a university/college preparation class benefiting students interested in applying to either a University or College program by covering content relevant for both program types.

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HZT4U Philosophy: Questions & Theories

HZT4U Philosophy: Questions & Theories allows students to explore the nature of philosophy, developing philosophical reasoning skills while investigating specialized branches of philosophy. Students will also hone their critical thinking skills by formulating and evaluating arguments as they relate to philosophical questions and theories. This university preparation course helps students who wish to go to University obtain theoretical knowledge and research skills needed to meet University entrance requirements.

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Where Can You Take These Classes Online?

Whether you want to explore issues related to food, fashion, family, or many other topics, you can find Grade 12 Social Science courses and Humanities courses that fit your interests and goals. You can take any of these courses online with Blyth Academy and they will be credited to your high school degree. Looking for more information on these online courses? Attend one of our info sessions.

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