Social Studies 10-1

Students will critically examine the issue “Should we embrace globalization?” Students will examine the relationships between identity and citizenship to promote appreciation for citizenship in a globalizing world. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and throughout the world, including the impact on Aboriginal and Francophone communities.

Social Studies 10-1 AP

Students will critically examine the issues “Should we embrace globalization?” Students will examine the relationships between identity and citizenship to promote appreciation for citizenship in a globalizing world. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and throughout the world, including the impact on Aboriginal and Francophone communities. The student’s attention will then turn to researching globalization and the interdependence demonstrated within the global environment spotlighting economic growth and development.

This program is designed for students wishing to write the European History Advanced Placement exam in their grade 11 year. Students registering in the AP program should be highly motivated, possess effective writing skills, and have a strong interest in European history. The goals of the Advanced Placement Program in European history are to develop an understanding of some of the principal themes in European history, an ability to analyze historical evidence and an ability to analyze and express historical understanding in writing.

Études Sociales 10-1

The content of the course is the same as Social Studies 10-1. This course is only available to Extended French Program students.

Social Studies 10-2

Students will explore globalization as a philosophical phenomenon and a process. Students will explore the relationship between identity and citizenship and will appreciate the complexities of citizenship in a global community. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and other locations.

Social Studies 20-1

Students will explore the complexities of nationalism in Canadian and international contexts. They will study the origins of nationalism and the influence of nationalism on regional and international relations. The infusion of multiple perspectives on nationalism, ultranationalism, supranationalism and internationalism will contribute to student understandings of and appreciation for the issues inherent to competing views on nationalism.

Social Studies 20-1 AP

The Social Studies 20-1 AP program discusses the intellectual, cultural, political, diplomatic, economic and social history of Europe from the Late Middle Ages to the present. AP courses promote in-depth study of specific curriculum and the development of skills that will benefit future learning.

Études Sociales 20-1

The content of the course is the same as Social Studies 20-1. This course is only available to Extended French Program students.

Social Studies 20-2

Students will examine historical and contemporary understandings of nationalism in Canada and the world. They will explore the origins of nationalism as well as the impacts of nationalism on individuals and communities in Canada and abroad. Different understandings of nationalism will be examined from multiple perspectives.

Social Studies 30-1

Students will explore the origins and complexities of ideologies to critically assess if they should be embraced. Students will understand and appreciate the evolution of liberalism and liberal ideologies as well as those ideologies that reject liberalism. An analysis of various political and economic systems will allow students to assess the viability of the principles of liberalism. Additionally, students will develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship.

Social Studies 30-1 AP

The Social Studies 30-1 AP program is a continuation and completion of the in-depth study of European history from Social Studies 20 AP. This course is to be taken in second semester of grade 11, and upon successful completion of the AP exam, students may be eligible for first year university credits in European history. In addition to the AP exam, which is written in May, the students will also complete the Alberta Social Studies curriculum and write the Social Studies 30-1 diploma in June of the grade 11 year. Students will have then completed their Social Studies requirements for their High School diploma.

Études Sociales 30-1

The content of the course is the same as Social Studies 30-1. This course is only available to Extended French Program students.

Social Studies 30-2

Students will examine the origins, values and components of competing ideologies. Students will explore values associated with individualism and values associated with collectivism as foundations for ideologies. An examination of various political and economic systems will allow students to determine the viability of liberalism. Students will also develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship.


Social Studies

Social Studies 10-1

Students will critically examine the issue “Should we embrace globalization?” Students will examine the relationships between identity and citizenship to promote appreciation for citizenship in a globalizing world. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and throughout the world, including the impact on Aboriginal and Francophone communities.

Social Studies 10-1 AP

Students will critically examine the issues “Should we embrace globalization?” Students will examine the relationships between identity and citizenship to promote appreciation for citizenship in a globalizing world. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and throughout the world, including the impact on Aboriginal and Francophone communities. The student’s attention will then turn to researching globalization and the interdependence demonstrated within the global environment spotlighting economic growth and development.

This program is designed for students wishing to write the European History Advanced Placement exam in their grade 11 year. Students registering in the AP program should be highly motivated, possess effective writing skills, and have a strong interest in European history. The goals of the Advanced Placement Program in European history are to develop an understanding of some of the principal themes in European history, an ability to analyze historical evidence and an ability to analyze and express historical understanding in writing.

Études Sociales 10-1

The content of the course is the same as Social Studies 10-1. This course is only available to Extended French Program students.

Social Studies 10-2

Students will explore globalization as a philosophical phenomenon and a process. Students will explore the relationship between identity and citizenship and will appreciate the complexities of citizenship in a global community. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and other locations.

Social Studies 20-1

Students will explore the complexities of nationalism in Canadian and international contexts. They will study the origins of nationalism and the influence of nationalism on regional and international relations. The infusion of multiple perspectives on nationalism, ultranationalism, supranationalism and internationalism will contribute to student understandings of and appreciation for the issues inherent to competing views on nationalism.

Social Studies 20-1 AP

The Social Studies 20-1 AP program discusses the intellectual, cultural, political, diplomatic, economic and social history of Europe from the Late Middle Ages to the present. AP courses promote in-depth study of specific curriculum and the development of skills that will benefit future learning.

Études Sociales 20-1

The content of the course is the same as Social Studies 20-1. This course is only available to Extended French Program students.

Social Studies 20-2

Students will examine historical and contemporary understandings of nationalism in Canada and the world. They will explore the origins of nationalism as well as the impacts of nationalism on individuals and communities in Canada and abroad. Different understandings of nationalism will be examined from multiple perspectives.

Social Studies 30-1

Students will explore the origins and complexities of ideologies to critically assess if they should be embraced. Students will understand and appreciate the evolution of liberalism and liberal ideologies as well as those ideologies that reject liberalism. An analysis of various political and economic systems will allow students to assess the viability of the principles of liberalism. Additionally, students will develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship.

Social Studies 30-1 AP

The Social Studies 30-1 AP program is a continuation and completion of the in-depth study of European history from Social Studies 20 AP. This course is to be taken in second semester of grade 11, and upon successful completion of the AP exam, students may be eligible for first year university credits in European history. In addition to the AP exam, which is written in May, the students will also complete the Alberta Social Studies curriculum and write the Social Studies 30-1 diploma in June of the grade 11 year. Students will have then completed their Social Studies requirements for their High School diploma.

Études Sociales 30-1

The content of the course is the same as Social Studies 30-1. This course is only available to Extended French Program students.

Social Studies 30-2

Students will examine the origins, values and components of competing ideologies. Students will explore values associated with individualism and values associated with collectivism as foundations for ideologies. An examination of various political and economic systems will allow students to determine the viability of liberalism. Students will also develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship.