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Grade 11 Courses for 2020-2021 Sessions

Course Code: ENG3U Course Title: English  Type: University
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: English, Grade 10, Academic
This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course.
Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: ENG3C Course Title: English  Type: College
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: English, Grade 10, Applied
This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from Canada and other countries, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course.
Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: ICS3U Course Title: Introduction to Computer Science  Type: University
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
This course introduces students to computer science. Students will design software independently and as part of a team, using industry-standard programming tools and applying the software development life-cycle model. They will also write and use subprograms within computer programs. Students will develop creative solutions for various types of problems as their understanding of the computing environment grows. They will also explore environmental and ergonomic issues, emerging research in computer science, and global career trends in computer-related fields.
Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: MCR3U Course Title: Functions  Type: University
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Principles of Mathematics, Grade 10, Academic
This course introduces the mathematical concept of the function by extending students’ experiences with linear and quadratic relations. Students will investigate properties of discrete and continuous functions, including trigonometric and exponential functions; represent functions numerically, algebraically, and graphically; solve problems involving applications of functions; investigate inverse functions; and develop facility in determining equivalent algebraic expressions. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: MBF3C Course Title: Foundations for College Mathematics Type: College 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Foundations of Mathematics, Grade 10, Applied
This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as a problemsolving tool in the real world. Students will extend their understanding of quadratic relations; investigate situations involving exponential growth; solve problems involving compound interest; solve financial problems connected with vehicle ownership; develop their ability to reason by collecting, analysing, and evaluating data involving one variable; connect probability and statistics; and solve problems in geometry and trigonometry. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: MCF3M Course Title: Functions and Applications Type: University/College 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Principles of Mathematics, Grade 10, Academic, or Foundations of Mathematics, Grade 10, Applied
This course introduces basic features of the function by extending students’ experiences with quadratic relations. It focuses on quadratic, trigonometric, and exponential functions and their use in modelling real-world situations. Students will represent functions numerically, graphically, and algebraically; simplify expressions; solve equations; and solve problems relating to applications. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: SPH3U Course Title: Physics    Type: University
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Science, Grade 10, Academic
This course develops students’ understanding of the basic concepts of physics. Students will explore kinematics, with an emphasis on linear motion; different kinds of forces; energy transformations; the properties of mechanical waves and sound; and electricity and magnetism. They will enhance their scientific investigation skills as they test laws of physics. In addition, they will analyse the interrelationships between physics and technology, and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: SBI3U Course Title: Biology    Type: University
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Science, Grade 10, Academic
This course furthers students’ understanding of the processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of biodiversity; evolution; genetic processes; the structure and function of animals; and the anatomy, growth, and function of plants. The course focuses on the theoretical aspects of the topics under study, and helps students refine skills related to scientific investigation.
  Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: SBI3C Course Title: Biology Type: College 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Science, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
This course focuses on the processes that occur in biological systems. Students will learn concepts and theories as they conduct investigations in the areas of cellular biology, microbiology, genetics, the anatomy of mammals, and the structure of plants and their role in the natural environment. Emphasis will be placed on the practical application of concepts, and on the skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: SCH3U Course Title: Chemistry   Type: University 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Science, Grade 10, Academic
This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of the properties of chemicals and chemical bonds; chemical reactions and quantitative relationships in those reactions; solutions and solubility; and atmospheric chemistry and the behaviour of gases. Students will further develop their analytical skills and investigate the qualitative and quantitative properties of matter, as well as the impact of some common chemical reactions on society and the environment.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: BAF3M Course Title: Financial Accounting Fundamentals Type: University/College 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and procedures of accounting. Students will develop financial analysis and decision-making skills that will assist them in future studies and/or career opportunities in business. Students will acquire an understanding of accounting for a service and a merchandising business, computerized accounting, financial analysis, and ethics and current issues in accounting.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: BMI3C Course Title: Marketing: Goods, Services and Events Type: College 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: None
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of product marketing, which includes the marketing of goods, services, and events. Students will examine how trends, issues, global economic changes, and information technology influence consumer buying habits. Students will engage in marketing research, develop marketing strategies, and produce a marketing plan for a product of their choice.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: CGD3M Course Title: Regional Geography Type: University/College 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Issues in Canadian Geography, Grade 9, Academic or Applied
This course explores interrelationships between the land and people in a selected region as well as interconnections between this region and the rest of the world. Students will explore the region’s environmental, socio-economic, and cultural characteristics and will investigate issues related to natural resources, economic development and sustainability, population change, globalization, and quality of life. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate a range of geographic issues in the region.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: CHA3U Course Title: American History Type: University 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
This course explores key aspects of the social, economic, and political development of the United States from precontact to the present. Students will examine the contributions of groups and individuals to the country’s evolution and will explore the historical context of key issues, trends, and events that have had an impact on the United States, its identity and culture, and its role in the global community. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating various forces that helped shape American history.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: CIE3M Course Title: Economics: The Individual and the Economy Type: University/College 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
This course explores issues and challenges facing the Canadian economy as well as the implications of various responses to them. Students will explore the economic role of firms, workers, and government as well as their own role as individual consumers and contributors, and how all of these roles contribute to stability and change in the Canadian economy. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking and the economic inquiry process, including economic models, to investigate the impact of economic issues and decisions at the individual, regional, and national level.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: CLU3M Course Title: Understanding Canadian Law Type: University/College 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
This course explores Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada. Students will gain an understanding of laws relating to rights and freedoms in Canada; our legal system; and family, contract, employment, tort, and criminal law. Students will develop legal reasoning skills and will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal studies inquiry process when investigating a range of legal issues and formulating and communicating informed opinions about them.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: FSF3U Course Title: Core French Type: University 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Core French, Grade 10, Academic
This course offers students extended opportunities to speak and interact in real-life situations in French with greater independence. Students will develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, as well as their creative and critical thinking skills, through responding to and exploring a variety of oral and written texts. They will also broaden their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: HSP3U Course Title: Intro to Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology Type: University 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: The Grade 10 academic course in English, or the Grade 10 academic history course (Canadian and world studies)
This course provides students with opportunities to think critically about theories, questions, and issues related to anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students will develop an understanding of the approaches and research methods used by social scientists. They will be given opportunities to explore theories from a variety of perspectives, to conduct social science research, and to become familiar with current thinking on a range of issues within the three disciplines.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779
Course Code: SVN3M Course Title: Environmental Science Type: University/College 
Credit Value: 1 Pre-requisite: Grade 10 Science, Applied or Academic
This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge of and skills relating to environmental science that will help them succeed in life after secondary school. Students will explore a range of topics, including the role of science in addressing contemporary environmental challenges; the impact of the environment on human health; sustainable agriculture and forestry; the reduction and management of waste; and the conservation of energy. Students will increase their scientific and environmental literacy and examine the interrelationships between science, the environment, and society in a variety of areas.
   Course Fee:
*Asynchronous Learning – $479
**Synchronous Learning (Live) – $779

* In asynchronous learning there will not be any live or in person class. The lesson materials and assessments will be available online for the students. ** In synchronous learning there will be live classes and the students will have to attend the classes.