Grade 12, Social Studies and the Humanities. Challenge and Change in Society. University Preparation, HSB4U
This course focuses on the use of social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies to investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviour and their impact on society. Students will critically analyse how and why cultural, social, and behavioural patterns change over time.
They will explore the ideas of social theorists and use those ideas to analyse causes of and responses to challenges such as technological change, deviance, and global inequalities. Students will explore ways in which social science research methods can be used to study social change.
• at least one of strands F–H (Supplementary Topics) – Philosophy of Science, Social and Political Philosophy, Aesthetics. Teachers choose the strands that will be included in the course on the basis of their own strengths and the interests of their students.
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies