Academics 10-12 Courses for Credit Descriptions

20 Level Courses

Psychology 20 (2 Year Rotation) 

This course deals with many different aspects of psychology, and often is seen as an overview and an introduction to the world of psychology in general. 

Why do people behave the way they do? This is the central question behind this psychology course. Students cover several of the prominent perspectives that attempt to explain behaviour, as well as the science behind studying people. There is an emphasis on social psychology in the 20-level course. Social psychology is a discipline that uses scientific methods "to understand and explain how the thoughts, feelings, and behavior of individuals are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of other human beings."


Math Pre-Calc 20

Students will refine the mathematical understanding and critical thinking skills required by post-secondary programs that further dive into theoretical calculus. Students are equipped with a high level understanding of absolute value, radicals, trigonometry, rational expressions and equations, factoring, quadratic functions, quadratic equations, linear and quadratic inequalities, sequences and series, and reciprocal functions.


Math Foundations 20

Students will study properties of angles and triangles and will learn to solve oblique triangles. Students will also look at systems of linear inequalities and quadratic equations. Studying math improves logical reasoning, abstract thinking and reasoning, critical thinking, and system manipulation; these skills are often required by and ensure success in post-secondary institutions.


Physical Science 20

This course combines chemistry and physics in an integrated manner to investigate concepts related to heating and cooling, the foundations of chemistry, including the mole and analysis of molecules and chemical reactions, and the characteristics and properties of waves and lenses.


Health Science 20

This course will explore the the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body along with normal and abnormal functioning of various body systems, including the role that nutrition and metabolism play. Students will also study the tools and techniques used to diagnose those systems. This course will challenge the student to look at the health science field from a variety of perspectives and to examine medical knowledge systems and ethics.


 Practical and Applied Arts A 20-  Woods & Motors 

A continuation of the practical side of construction.  Students will frame a full sized wall that they will drywall and paint.  They will have to make one wall with a window opening or a door opening.  The will wire the wall for a socket and light and have these as working components.  They will then trim around the opening and also add baseboards.  The will repair a couple of larger holes in the wall and properly hang a picture.  The motors component will have them take 2-3 non-working lawnmowers and create one working mower that they will market and sell online.  They will also disassemble and reassemble a smaller 2 cycle motor.


Christian Ethics 20

This course focuses on the life of Jesus and the evidence that he lived, dies, and rose again.  We will look at the scientific, archeological, medical, astronomical and literary evidence that the Bible is the truly inspired word of God. 


Visual Art 20 (2 Year Rotation) 

Whether it’s the design of a new coffee shop, the latest video game or a 20 foot mural, art is all around us.  In this class students will explore art inspiration, media, pop culture and other fascinating topics.  This class will include water colour painting, photography and mixed media. Students of all abilities are welcome in this class.  Unleash your creativity!


Information Processing 20 (2 Year Rotation) 

A little more advanced computer knowledge.  Using Microsoft access and more complex assignments with Publisher.  Creating a Vlog.  Doing a Stop Motion animation project.


 Career & Work Experience 20  

This program provides students with an opportunity to experience the “real” world of work and gain an understanding of the skills, responsibilities  and attitude required within the workplace. CWEX helps students to explore occupations of interest, encourage future plans/education, job references and possible future employment. This program builds community connections and truly engages students in a practical way that will empower and equip students for lifelong learning.


ELA 20  

ELA 20 is an exploration of Childhood. Through various types of literature, media etc. students will examine how joys and challenges, family structure and societal structures impact childhood. Students will better understand how past impacts present and guides the future. Students will have opportunities to create various responses to the theme through world and biblical viewpoints.


 PE 20

The student’s goals in this class will be to develop positive attitudes towards exercise and physical fitness and to continuously apply this knowledge to everyday life. This class focuses on learning more about specific activities and how to apply them for a healthier lifestyle.  Some of the activities include volleyball, ultimate frisbee, tennis, golf, canoeing, pickleball, softball, and weight training.


Practical and Applied Arts B - Outdoor Ed 20/30 (2 Year Rotation) 

Students will learn skills, knowledge, and attitudes that will prepare them for challenging, outdoor experiences. The students will use the outdoors as a classroom and incorporate many skills to live an active and healthy lifestyle.


Career and Work Experience 20

 


Choir 20