November, 2011
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The purpose of this survey is to see what
courses you might want to take during the
2012-2013 school year.
If there is enough interest courses may be
offered in your school, in other schools
through the magnet concept, or by distance
learning.
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Students in geographically close regions are
able to attend classes every other afternoon
in a neighbouring school.
This concept enables students to have more
options, particularly in the Practical and
Applied Arts area.
Current magnets are:
Cupar/Lipton
Wolseley/Grenfell/Indian Head
Kipling/Broadview/Whitewood
Montmartre/Vibank
Grade 10
English Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
Social Sciene
2 credits:
ELA A10 or A11
ELA B10 or B11
1 credit :
Foundations of Math 10 or
Workplace &
Apprenticeship Math 10
1 credit :
Science 10 or 11
1 credit:
History 10 or 11, or
Native Studies 10 or 11, or
Social Studies 10 or 11
Grade 11
1 credit :
ELA 20 or 21
Grade 12
2 credits :
ELA A30 or A31
ELA B30 or B31
1 credit :
Foundations of Math 20 or
Workplace & Apprenticeship
Math 20
1 credit :
Science 21, Science 31, Biology 20, Biology 30, Chemistry
20, Chemistry 30, Physics 20 or Physics 30
1 credit:
History 20, History 21, Native Studies 20, Social Studies 20,
Law 30, Psychology 20 or Psychology 30
Canadian Studies
1 credit:
History 30 or 31, or
Native Studies 30, or
Social Studies 30
Total Credits
5
2
2
2
1
Health Education/ Physical
Education
1 credit:
Wellness 10, Physical Education 20 or Physical Education 30
1
Arts Education/ Practical &
Applied Arts
2 credits:
Wide variety of courses offered
2
Elective Courses
3 credits at level 10, 20 or 30, and
6 credits at level 20 or 30
9
Minimum Credits for Each
Grade
8 credits
16 credits
24 credits
5 must be Level 30
24
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Biology- Students in this course will study the science of plant
and animal life of a region or environment. Science 10 is the prerequisite for both Biology 20 and 30.
Chemistry -Students in this course will study composition,
structure and properties of substances and the changes that they
undergo. Chemistry 20 is the pre-requisite for Chemistry 30.
Computer Science -Students will learn to program and network
computers in this course. Computer Science 20 is the prerequisite for Computer Science 30.
Physics- Students in this course will study a science that deals
with matter and energy and their interactions. Physics 20 is one
of the possible pre-requisites for Physics 30.
Work and Apprenticeship Math 10
Foundations/Pre Calculus 10
Work and Apprenticeship Math 20
Foundations 20
Pre Calculus 20
Work and Apprenticeship Math 30
Foundations 30
Pre Calculus 30
Calculus 30
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Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 10-Content
is designed to provide students with the
mathematical knowledge, skills and
understandings needed for entry into traderelated courses and for direct entry into the work
force.
Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10Content in this course will meet the needs of
students interested in pursuing university or
technical education. The outcomes in this course
are the pre-requisite outcomes for both
Foundations of Math and Pre Calculus courses.
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Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 20-Content is
designed to provide students with the mathematical
knowledge, skills and understandings needed for entry
into trade-related courses and for direct entry into the
work force.
Foundations of Math 20-Content in this course will meet
the needs of students interested in pursuing careers in
areas that typically require university but are not math
intensive, such as the humanities, fine arts, social
sciences, and nursing.
Pre-Calculus 20-Content in this course will meet the
needs of students interested in pursuing careers that
require university or technical education with a math
intensive focus.
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Work and Apprenticeship Math 30-Content is designed to
provide students with the mathematical knowledge, skills and
understandings needed for entry into trade-related courses and
for direct entry into the work force.
Foundations of Math 30-Content in this course will meet the
needs of students interested in pursuing careers in areas that
typically require university or technical education but are not
math intensive. Examples of these include the humanities, fine
arts, social sciences and nursing.
Pre Calculus 30-Content in this course will meet the needs of
students interested in pursuing careers that require university or
technical education with a math intensive focus.
Calculus 30-This course is for students who intend to pursue
mathematics or sciences at a post secondary institution. The
course includes an in depth study of limits, derivatives, and
integration, as well as practical applications of derivatives and
integration
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History - This course helps students understand the basic organizations
of industrialized, democratic societies. The course uses the past to show
students how fundamental social organizations developed in the late
eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Native Studies –This course will help all students develop their
knowledge, positive attitudes and cultural understanding about First
Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. The unique history of Aboriginal
peoples is part of our collective past and present reality. Thus, students
will benefit from a study of Aboriginal peoples because it will give them
the opportunity to understand and respect one another.
Social Studies – This course helps students understand the basic
organizations of industrialized, democratic societies. The course
outlines the basic organization of Canadian society and then provides
some other examples to give students a basis for comparison.
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History – This course helps students understand the major issues facing
humanity at the end of the twentieth century. The course examines the
conditions, ideas, and events of the twentieth century which gave rise to
these issues.
Law 30-Students will become active, informed and productive citizens
who know and understand their legal rights and responsibilities.
Native Studies – This course will help all students develop their
knowledge, positive attitudes and cultural understanding about First
Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. The unique history of Aboriginal
peoples is part of our collective past and present reality. Thus, students
will benefit from a study of Aboriginal peoples because it will give them
the opportunity to understand and respect one another.
Psychology 20/30-Students will study human development across the
lifespan.
Social Studies – This course helps students understand the major issues
facing humanity at the end of the twentieth century. The course
examines issues such as human rights, population growth, wealth
creation, environmental change, and world governance.
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History - This course helps students understand the major issues
facing Canadians at the end of the twentieth century. The course
examines the historical forces between the Aboriginal peoples who have
always been here and the many different immigrants who came to make
a new life for themselves.
Native Studies – This course will help all students develop their
knowledge, positive attitudes and cultural understanding about First
Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. The unique history of Aboriginal
peoples is part of our collective past and present reality. Thus, students
will benefit from a study of Aboriginal peoples because it will give them
the opportunity to understand and respect one another.
Social Studies – This course helps students understand the major issues
facing Canadians at the end of the twentieth century. The course
examines issues such as social change throughout Canadian history,
people-land relationships, cross-cultural relationships, the governance
of Canadian society, and Canada's relationship with the global
community.
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Variety of courses based on student interest.
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The four strands of the Arts Education
program are dance, drama, music and visual
art. The Arts Education program will
encourage lifelong enjoyment and critical
understanding of all four strands.
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Students will increase their ability to express
themselves through playing a variety of
instruments and gain a lasting appreciation
of art forms.
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Students will experience the joy of singing
and understand and value the variety of
musical expressions throughout life.
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Students will acquire and develop the
knowledge, skills/abilities, and values of
Christianity.
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Communication Studies Students will develop proficiency in writing, reading,
speaking, listening, viewing, and representing.
Creative Writing Students will refine their creative writing skills and abilities
beyond those developed in the required English language arts courses. This
course encourages students to see creative writing as a unique way of
thinking, and as a means of constructing and conveying meaning.
Journalism Studies Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to
understand the media.
Media Studies This course will assist students in dealing critically with the
media in their lives.
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French Students will learn the other official
language of Canada.
Cree (Y,N,TH and Unknown dialect),
Saulteaux/Nakawe, Dakota, Lakota,
Nakota/Nakoda, Michif (Metis) – Students will
learn a First Nations language.
Other – other languages include German,
Ukrainian, Russian, Mandarin and Spanish
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Students will better understand dance to
prepare them for future learning, both within
and outside of the classroom.
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Students will increase their ability to express
themselves through languages other than
spoken or written language. Students will
gain a lasting appreciation of art forms
experienced as participant and as audience.
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Physical Education is a course where students
will actively participate in physical activities.
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Students will understand and value arts
expressions throughout life in a variety of
visual forms.
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A number of courses are offered to provide
students with knowledge and skills in a
variety of subject areas.
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This course will provide practical business
and financial knowledge and skills. Students
will learn to manage personal finances and
participate constructively as consumers and
producers.
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Students will be able to expand their
awareness, to explore and to experience
various work roles through work-based
learning experiences.
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Students will gain an awareness of the role of
clothing, textiles, and fashion in our daily
lives. Students will learn to learn to sew and/
or design clothing and textile products.
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Students will develop entry level food
preparation skills for the food service
industry. The course is designed to give
students the skills and practical experiences
necessary to enter the cook trade or food
service industry with confidence.
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This course will provide students with
experiences to develop understanding, skills
and abilities in audio, video, and interactive
media production to communicate effectively.
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Students will develop skills in the
construction and carpentry industry by
working on practical projects.
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This course while provide students with an
understanding of skin care, make-up
application, hair styling, manicures and
pedicures. Hands on learning is a big part of
the course.
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This course will provide students with an
understanding of the design
process. Students will use a variety of
materials and fabrication processes to design
and create a product as well as maintain a
design portfolio.
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Students will understand the use of the
different tools used in drafting and learn the
basic functions of Computer-Aided Drafting
(CAD) software.
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Students in this course will focus on the
electrical aspects of currents, power sources,
and wiring.
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Students in this course will focus on the
electronics aspects of soldering, circuit
boards, ultra-sonics and digital circuits,
including robotics.
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Students will have the opportunity to learn
about the various characteristics of business
owners and will have the opportunity to
create a working business.
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Students will experience a variety of academic
and practical food preparation experiences.
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Students will learn basic skills in keyboarding,
computer applications, communications &
management information.
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Interior Design provides students with an
opportunity to gain an appreciation of design
fundamentals.
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Students will develop the knowledge, skills
and abilities to plan and enhance their
personal health, family life, community life,
and career development.
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Students will learn about various machines,
and work with lathes, drills, and grinders.
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Students in this course will learn about
various engines and learn how to fix various
parts of the machines. Small engines and
vehicles will be the focus of this hands on
course.
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Students will acquire knowledge and develop
skills used in the photography and graphic
arts industries.
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Students who choose this course are
interested in a combination of PAA electives
within the same class.
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Students will become familiar with the
technical roles of the theatre, the principles
of stage lighting, sound, set/stage design,
makeup, and wardrobe.
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Students in this course will learn about food
preparation and service procedures, organize
food functions and create a project related to
tourism and hospitality.
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Students will develop skills used in the
welding industry.
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Students will be provided with the
opportunity to examine beliefs and attitudes
related to wildlife.
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This course will be delivered from an
Aboriginal perspective and will assist
Aboriginal students with confidence, pride,
lifestyle and time management,
communication, employability and careers.
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Students will learn about the effects of
physical activity on health and performance,
the evolution of physical activity and sports,
and the factors that influence an individual’s
participation in physical activity. The course
prepares students for university programs in
physical education, kinesiology, recreation,
sports administration, or any health
profession.
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First Nations Traditional Arts (Indigenous
Methods including, but not limited to
Beadwork, Quillwork)
First Nations Traditional Dance
First Nations Traditional Music
Metis Dance
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Students taking this course will receive an
introduction to forensic science and learn
about evidence, the crime scene, fingerprints,
time of death, ballistics, injuries, blood, trace
evidence, DNA and careers in forensic
science.
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Students with a high interest in jazz studies
will have an opportunity to learn about the
history of jazz, instrumental techniques and
performance.
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Students will develop their leadership skills
through a variety of activities.
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This class is targeted for students who are
currently parents and who wish to earn an
elective credit while gaining valuable practical
skills and awareness.
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Students will explore the past, current and
future use of robotics technology in industry
and everyday use. Students will receive a
comprehensive overview of robotic systems
and the subsystems that comprise them, will
learn basic programming and will build self
designed robots.
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Students travel to Regina and are able to take
classes that will provide training in various
trades.
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Students in this program will complete 5
credits during a work based learning
opportunity in Regina. The focus is on food
preparation and fine dining service. Students
spend their whole school day in Regina for
one complete semester.
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Students in this program will complete 5
credits during a work based learning
opportunity in Regina. The focus is building
a house from start to finish for deserving
families. Students spend their whole school
day in Regina for one complete semester.
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Sociology 100 This course introduces students to basic sociological concepts, debates, and
modes of analysis. Through discussion of issues such as the cultural development of humans,
the socialization process and the structures of global society, students will be introduced to
the distinctive approach of sociology.
Psychology 101 This course is an introduction to the social science aspects of psychology,
including the study of adjustment disorders, development, personality and the social
environment of the person.
English 100
This course develops students' proficiency in critical reading and writing through the study of a
wide range of non-literary and literary texts, and the study of composition, with emphasis on
connections between modes of reading and writing. * Note: English 100 is a requirement for
graduation for all degree programs offered by the University of Regina.
Math 110 - Calculus I
This course is an introductory class in the theory and techniques of differentiation and
integration of algebraic and trigonometric functions. Topics include limits, optimization, curve
sketching, and areas. *** Prerequisite: Mathematics B30 and C30 with a grade of at least 65% in
each.
Indigenous Studies 100 This course introduces the subject of Indigenous studies to students
with a survey of indigenous peoples in Canada from their origins, through European influence,
and to the end of the historic treaty period.
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Early Childhood Education Orientation- This
introductory course provides the minimum
training required by the Ministry of Education in
order to work as a child daycare worker. The
curriculum emphasizes on the content and best
practices in three core areas: child guidance, play
and exploration and health, safety and nutrition.
This course is a combination of face-to-face and
home study. If the student successfully
completes this course, it will reduce their
workload upon entering the SIAST Early
Childhood Education program.
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gender, and ancestry at the top of the survey.
Indicate whether or not you are interested in
the classes listed.
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