At Forest Hill Tutoring, we understand that students learn in different ways. We also appreciate that effective teaching can help students master the skills they need for future success and ignite a spark for learning that lasts a lifetime.

We are one of only a few private schools offering secondary school credit courses through individualized and small-group instruction. As such, we tailor our teaching of the curriculum expectations to reflect the unique needs and interests of each student. This approach offers an exceptionally rich learning experience that prepares students for immediate and long-term success. Our teachers, many with graduate degrees and teaching certification, are highly qualified in their subject areas and have the experience, dedication and patience to work effectively with students in maximizing their potential.

We also build each course around each student, giving our clients the flexibility of customizing class schedules according to their other commitments. Students have the option of enrolling at any point throughout the calendar year and can schedule classes on any day of the week and at any time of the day. With 110 hours of direct instruction, our students receive extensive support from their instructors and are empowered in optimizing the pace and quality of their own learning. The experience provides students with an invaluable opportunity to earn an extra credit, improve on an existing mark or broaden their intellectual horizons.

With a reputation for excellence and an unparalleled commitment to student success, Forest Hill Tutoring offers an academic program that is rigorous, comprehensive and, above all, student focused.

We invite you to explore our current range of course offerings. 

Mathematics

Principles of Mathematics, Grade 9, Academic
Prerequisite:   None
Course Code:  MPM1D

This course enables students to develop an understanding of mathematical concepts related to algebra, analytic geometry, and measurement and geometry through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will investigate relationships, which they will then generalize as equations of lines, and will determine the connections between different representations of a linear relation. They will also explore relationships that emerge from the measurement of three-dimensional figures and two-dimensional shapes. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.

Principles of Mathematics, Grade 10, Academic
Prerequisite:   Principles of Mathematics, Grade 9, Academic (MPM1D)
Course Code:  MPM2D

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of relationships and extend their problem-solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will explore quadratic relations and their applications; solve and apply linear systems; verify properties of geometric figures using analytic geometry; and investigate the trigonometry of right and acute triangles. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.

Functions, Grade 11, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Principles of Mathematics, Grade 10, Academic (MPM2D)
Course Code:  MCR3U

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.

Advanced Functions, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Functions, Grade 11, University Preparation (MCR3U) or Mathematics for College Technology, Grade 12, College Preparation (MCT4C)
Course Code:  MHF4U

This course extends students’ experience with functions. Students will investigate the properties of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; develop techniques for combining functions; broaden their understanding of rates of change; and develop facility in applying these concepts and skills. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course is intended both for students taking the Calculus and Vectors course as a prerequisite for a university program and for those wishing to consolidate their understanding of mathematics before proceeding to any one of a variety of university programs.

Calculus and Vectors, Grade 12, University Preparation
Note: Advanced Functions, Grade 12, University Preparation (MHF4U) must be taken prior to or concurrently with Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U).
Course Code:  MCV4U

This course builds on students’ previous experience with functions and their developing understanding of rates of change. Students will solve problems involving geometric and algebraic representations of vectors and representations of lines and planes in three-dimensional space; broaden their understanding of rates of change to include the derivatives of polynomial, sinusoidal, exponential, rational, and radical functions; and apply these concepts and skills to the modelling of real-world relationships. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course is intended for students who choose to pursue careers in fields such as science, engineering, economics, and some areas of business, including those students who will be required to take a university-level calculus, linear algebra, or physics course.

Mathematics of Data Management, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Functions, Grade 11, University Preparation (MCR3U) or Functions and Applications, Grade 11, University/College Preparation (MCF3M)
Course Code:  MDM4U

This course broadens students’ understanding of mathematics as it relates to managing data. Students will apply methods for organizing and analysing large amounts of information; solve problems involving probability and statistics; and carry out a culminating investigation that integrates statistical concepts and skills. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. Students planning to enter university programs in business, the social sciences, and the humanities will find this course of particular interest.

Science

Science, Grade 9, Academic
Prerequisite:   None
Course Code:  SNC1D

This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to relate science to technology, society, and the environment. Throughout the course, students will develop their skills in the processes of scientific investigation. Students will acquire an understanding of scientific theories and conduct investigations related to sustainable ecosystems; atomic and molecular structures and the properties of elements and compounds; the study of the universe and its properties and components; and the principles of electricity.

Science, Grade 10, Academic
Prerequisite:   Science, Grade 9, Academic or Applied (SNC1D or SNC1P)
Course Code:  SNC2D

This course enables students to enhance their understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and of the interrelationships between science, technology, society, and the environment. Students are also given opportunities to further develop their scientific investigation skills. Students will plan and conduct investigations and develop their understanding of scientific theories related to the connections between cells and systems in animals and plants; chemical reactions, with a particular focus on acid–base reactions; forces that affect climate and climate change; and the interaction of light and matter.

Biology, Grade 11, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Science, Grade 10, Academic (SNC2D)
Course Code:  SBI3U

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.

Biology, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Biology, Grade 11, University Preparation (SBI3U)
Course Code:  SBI4U

This course provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the concepts and processes that occur in biological systems.  Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of biochemistry, metabolic processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis, and population dynamics.  Emphasis will be placed on the achievement of detailed knowledge and the refinement of skills needs for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields.

Chemistry, Grade 11, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Science, Grade 10, Academic (SNC2D)
Course Code:  SCH3U

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.

Chemistry, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Chemistry, Grade 11, University Preparation (SCH3U)
Course Code:  SCH4U

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of organic chemistry, the structure and properties of matter, energy changes and rates of reaction, equilibrium in chemical systems, and electrochemistry. Students will further develop their problem-solving and investigation skills as they investigate chemical processes, and will refine their ability to communicate scientific information. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of chemistry in everyday life and on evaluating the impact of chemical technology on the environment.

Physics, Grade 11, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Science, Grade 10, Academic (SNC2D)
Course Code:  SPH3U

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.

Physics, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Physics, Grade 11, University Preparation (SPH3U)
Course Code:  SPH4U

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of physics concepts and theories. Students will continue their exploration of energy transformations and the forces that affect motion, and will investigate electrical, gravitational, and magnetic fields and electromagnetic radiation. Students will also explore the wave nature of light, quantum mechanics, and special relativity. They will further develop their scientific investigation skills, learning, for example, how to analyse, qualitatively and quantitatively, data related to a variety of physics concepts and principles. Students will also consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.

English

English, Grade 9, Academic
Prerequisite: None
Course Code: ENG1D

This course is designed to develop the oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 academic English course, which leads to university or college preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.

English, Grade 10, Academic
Prerequisite:   English, Grade 9, Academic or Applied (ENG1D or ENG1P)
Course Code:  ENG2D

This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 university or college preparation course.

English, Grade 11, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   English, Grade 10, Academic (ENG2D)
Course Code:  ENG3U

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.

English, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   English, Grade 11, University Preparation (ENG3U)
Course Code:  ENG4U

This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.

The Writer’s Craft, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   English, Grade 11, University Preparation (ENG3U)
Course Code:  EWC4U

This course emphasizes knowledge and skills related to the craft of writing. Students will analyse models of effective writing; use a workshop approach to produce a range of works; identify and use techniques required for specialized forms of writing; and identify effective ways to improve the quality of their writing. They will also complete a major paper as part of a creative or analytical independent study project and investigate opportunities for publication and for writing careers.

Studies in Literature, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   English, Grade 11, University Preparation (ENG3U)
Course Code:  ETS4U

This course is for students with a special interest in literature and literary criticism. The course may focus on themes, genres, time periods, or countries. Students will analyze a range of forms and stylistic elements of literary texts and respond personally, critically, and creatively to them.  They will also assess critical interpretations, write analytical essays, and complete an independent study project.

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course, Grade 12, Open
Eligibility Requirement: Students who have been eligible to write the OSSLT at least twice and who have been unsuccessful at least once are eligible to take this course. (Students who have already met the literacy requirement for graduation may be eligible to take the course under special circumstances, at the discretion of the principal.)
Course Code:  OLC4O

This course is designed to help students acquire and demonstrate the cross-curricular literacy skills that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). Students who complete the course successfully will meet the provincial literacy requirement for graduation. Students will read a variety of informational, narrative, and graphic texts and will produce a variety of forms of writing, including summaries, information paragraphs, opinion pieces, and news reports.  Students will also maintain and manage a portfolio containing a record of their reading experiences and samples of their writing.

French As a Second Language

Core French, Grade 9, Academic
Prerequisite:   Minimum of 600 hours of elementary Core French instruction, or equivalent
Course Code:  FSF1D

This course provides opportunities for students to communicate and interact in French with increasing independence, with a focus on familiar topics related to their daily lives. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing by using language learning strategies introduced in the elementary Core French program, and will apply creative and critical thinking skills in various ways. They will also enhance their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.

Core French, Grade 10, Academic
Prerequisite:   Core French, Grade 9, Academic or Applied (FSF1D or FSF1P)
Course Code:  FSF2D

This course provides opportunities for students to communicate in French about personally relevant, familiar, and academic topics in real-life situations with increasing independence. Students will exchange information, ideas, and opinions with others in guided and increasingly spontaneous spoken interactions. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. They will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.

Core French, Grade 11, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Core French, Grade 10, Academic (FSF2D)
Course Code:  FSF3U

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.

Core French, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Core French, Grade 11, University Preparation (FSF3U)
Course Code:  FSF4U

This course provides extensive opportunities for students to speak and interact in French independently. Students will develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, apply language learning strategies in a wide variety of real-life situations, and develop their creative and critical thinking skills through responding to and interacting with a variety of oral and written texts. They will also enrich their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.

Classical Studies and International Languages

Latin, Level 1, Academic
Prerequisite:   None
Course Code:  LVLBD

This course introduces students to the achievements of the classical world through the study of Latin. Students will learn vocabulary and grammatical concepts essential for reading and translating adapted classical texts. English is the language of instruction, and students will develop their oral communication, reading, and writing skills in both English and the classical language. Through a variety of enrichment activities, students will explore aspects of life in the ancient world, including trade, commerce, education, arts, sports, ecology, daily life, and social practices, and will make connections across the curriculum between the classical world and the world around them.

Latin, Level 2, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Latin, Level 1, Academic (LVLBD)
Course Code:  LVLCU

This course provides students with opportunities to continue their exploration of the achievements of the classical world through the study of Latin. Students will expand their vocabulary and consolidate their knowledge of grammatical concepts by reading and translating moderately complex adapted selections in the classical language. English is the language of instruction, and students will further improve their ability to use their oral communication, reading, and writing skills in both English and the classical language. Students will also explore diverse aspects of classical culture, including science and technology, architecture, politics and military campaigns, geography and the environment, and religion, while developing their ability to think critically and to make connections across the curriculum between the classical world and the world around them.

Latin, Level 3, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Latin, Level 2, University Preparation (LVLCU)
Course Code:  LVLDU

This course provides students with opportunities to further develop their knowledge of the achievements and rich cultural legacy of the classical world through the study of Latin. Students will increase their vocabulary and refine their use of grammatical concepts by reading and translating a broad selection of adapted and original classical texts, including prose and poetry. English is the language of instruction, and students will further refine their ability to use oral communication, reading, and writing skills in both English and the classical language. Students will apply research and critical thinking skills to investigate diverse aspects of classical culture, and make increasingly insightful connections between the classical world and other societies.

Classical Civilization, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   English, Grade 10, Academic or Applied (ENG2D or ENG2P)
Course Code:  LVV4U

This course explores social, economic, and political developments and events and their impact on the lives of different individuals, groups, and communities, including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities, in Canada since 1914. Students will examine the role of conflict and cooperation in Canadian society, Canada’s evolving role within the global community, and the impact of various individuals, organizations, and events on identities, citizenship, and heritage in Canada. Students will develop an understanding of some of the political developments and government policies that have had a lasting impact on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities. They will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating key issues and events in Canadian history since 1914.

Canadian and World Studies

Issues in Canadian Geography, Grade 9, Academic
Prerequisite:   None
Course Code:  CGC1D

This course examines interrelationships within and between Canada’s natural and human systems and how these systems interconnect with those in other parts of the world. Students will explore environmental, economic, and social geographic issues relating to topics such as transportation options, energy choices, and urban development. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate various geographic issues and to develop possible approaches for making Canada a more sustainable place in which to live.

Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic
Prerequisite:   None
Course Code:  CHC2D

This course explores social, economic, and political developments and events and their impact on the lives of different individuals, groups, and communities, including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities, in Canada since 1914. Students will examine the role of conflict and cooperation in Canadian society, Canada’s evolving role within the global community, and the impact of various individuals, organizations, and events on identities, citizenship, and heritage in Canada. Students will develop an understanding of some of the political developments and government policies that have had a lasting impact on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit individuals and communities. They will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating key issues and events in Canadian history since 1914.

World History to the End of the Fifteenth Century, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
Prerequisite:   Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied (CHC2D or CHC2P)
Course Code:  CHW3M

This course explores the history of various societies and civilizations around the world, from earliest times to around 1500 CE. Students will investigate a range of factors that contributed to the rise, success, and decline of various ancient and pre-modern societies throughout the world and will examine life in and the cultural and political legacy of these societies. 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 social, political, and economic structures and historical forces at work in various societies and in different historical eras.

American History, Grade 11, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied (CHC2D or CHC2P)
Course Code:  CHA3U

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.

World History since the Fifteenth Century, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities
Course Code:  CHY4U

This course traces major developments and events in world history since approximately 1450. Students will explore social, economic, and political changes, the historical roots of contemporary issues, and the role of conflict and cooperation in global interrelationships. They will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as they investigate key issues and ideas and assess societal progress or decline in world history.

Canada: History, Identity, and Culture, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities
Course Code:  CHI4U

This course traces the history of Canada, with a focus on the evolution of our national identity and culture as well as the identity and culture of various groups that make up Canada. Students will explore various developments and events, both national and international, from precontact to the present, and will examine various communities in Canada and how they have contributed to identity and heritage in Canada. Students will investigate the development of culture and identity, including national identity, in Canada and how and why they have changed throughout the country’s history. They will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as they investigate the people, events, and forces that have shaped Canada.

Civics and Citizenship, Grade 10, Open
Prerequisite:   None
Course Code:  CHV2O

This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.

The Individual and the Economy, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied (CHC2D or CHC2P)
Course Code: CIE3M

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.

Analysing Current Economic Issues, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities
Course Code:  CIA4U

This course examines current Canadian and international economic issues, developments, policies, and practices from diverse perspectives. Students will explore the decisions that individuals and institutions, including governments, make in response to economic issues such as globalization, trade agreements, economic inequalities, regulation, and public spending. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking and the economic inquiry process, as well as economic models and theories, to investigate, and develop informed opinions about, economic trade-offs, growth, and sustainability and related economic issues.

Social Sciences and Humanities

Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology, Grade 11, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   English, Grade 10, Academic (ENG2D) or Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic (CHC2D)
Course Code:  HSP3U

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.

Nutrition and Health, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Any university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world students 
Course Code:  HFA4U

This course examines the relationships between food, energy balance, and nutritional status; the nutritional needs of individuals at different stages of life; and the role of nutrition in health and disease. Students will evaluate nutrition-related trends and will determine how food choices can promote food security and environmental responsibility. Students will learn about healthy eating, expand their repertoire of food-preparation techniques, and develop their social science research skills by investigating issues related to nutrition and health.

Challenge and Change in Society, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Any university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world students 
Course Code:  HSB4U

This course focuses on the use of social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies to investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attributes, 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.

Philosophy: Questions and Theories, Grade 12, University Preparation
Prerequisite:   Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
Course Code:  HZT4U

This course enables students to acquire an understanding of the nature of philosophy and philosophical reasoning skills and to develop and apply their knowledge and skills while exploring specialized branches of philosophy (the course will cover at least three of the following branches: metaphysics, ethics, epistemology, philosophy of science, social and political philosophy, aesthetics). Students will develop critical thinking and philosophical reasoning skills as they formulate and evaluate arguments related to a variety of philosophical questions and theories. They will also develop research and inquiry skills related to the study and practice of philosophy.

Business Studies

Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
Prerequisite: None
Course Code: BAF3M

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.

Financial Accounting Principles, Grade 12, University/College Preparation
Prerequisite:   Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Preparation (BAF3M)
Course Code:  BAT4M

This course introduces students to advanced accounting principles that will prepare them for postsecondary studies in business. Students will learn about financial statements for various forms of business ownership and how those statements are interpreted in making business decisions. This course expands students’ knowledge of sources of financing, further develops accounting methods for assets, and introduces accounting for partnerships and corporations.

 

Guidance and Career Education

Career Studies, Grade 10, Open
Prerequisite:   None
Course Code:  GLC2O

This course teaches students how to develop and achieve personal goals for future learning, work, and community involvement. Students will assess their interests, skills, and characteristics and investigate current economic and work place trends, work opportunities, and ways to search for work. The course explores postsecondary learning and career options, prepares students for managing work and life transitions, and helps students focus on their goals through the development of a career plan.