Social Sciences

Social sciences encompass family studies, anthropology, psychology, sociology, philosophy, and world religion, world issues, law, foods and parenting. The courses explore human society and culture, social structures and relationships.

Social science and humanities courses give students essential transferable skills for post-secondary studies and in the workplace.

See the course calendar for full course descriptions.

Grade 9

The Geography course for Grade 9 students is de-streamed. 

Social Sciences - Grade 9
SubjectCourse Code(s)
Geography of Canada



CGC1DF (en francais)*


*Courses offered in alternate years

Social Sciences - Grade 10
SubjectCourse Code(s)

CHV2O1 (Open)

(1/2 credit)


HFN2O1 (Open)

History of Canada

CHC2D1 (Academic)

CHC2DF (en francais)*

CHC2P1 (Applied)

*Courses offered in alternate years

Social Sciences - Grade 11
SubjectCourse Code(s)
Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology

HSP3U (University)

HSP3C (College)

Geography: Travel & Tourism

CGG3O1 (Open)


CLU3M1 (University/College)

CLU3E1 (Workplace)

Native Studies

NBV3C1 (College)

NBV3E1 (Workplace)


HPC3O1 (Open)


HZT4U1 (University)

World History

CHW3M1 (University/College)

World Religions

HRF3O1 (Open)

Social Sciences - Grade 12
SubjectCourse Code(s)
Foods IDC4O1 (Open)
Law CLN4U1 (University)
World History

CHY4U1 (University)

CHY4C1 (College)

CHM4E1 (Workplace)

World Issues

CGW 4U (University)

CGW4C (College)