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Queen's Collegiate Online Courses

Available Courses for Fall 2020

Grade 10

ENG2D, English

  • Course Description: This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in secondary school and daily life. Students will study and create a variety of informational, literary, and graphic texts. An important focus will be on the consolidation of strategies and processes that help students interpret texts and communicate clearly and effectively. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 college or workplace preparation course.

  • Course Type: Academic

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: Grade 9 Academic or Applied

SNC2D, Science

  • Course Description: 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.

  • Course Type: Academic

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: Science, Grade 9, Academic or Applied

MPM2D, Principles of Mathematics

  • Course Description: 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.

  • Course Type: Academic

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: MPM1D, Principles of Mathematics, Grade 9, Academic or MFM1P, Foundations of Mathematics, Grade 9, Applied and MPM1H, Mathematics Transfer Course, Grade 9

ADA2O, Drama

  • Course Description: This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms, conventions and techniques. Students will explore a variety of dramatic sources from various cultures and representing a range of genres. Students will use the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences.

  • Course Type: Open

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: None

 

Grade 11

ENG3U, English

  • Course Description: This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyze 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 Type: University Preparation

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: English, Grade 10, Academic

MCR3U, Functions

  • Course Description: 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 Type: University Preparation

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: Principles of Mathematics, Grade 10, Academic

SCH3U, Chemistry

  • Course Description: 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 Type: University Preparation

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: Science, Grade 10, Academic

Grade 12

ENG4U, English

  • Course Description: 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 analytical literary and argumentative essays, personal writing and  independent research academic report. The course is intended to prepare students for university.

  • Course Type: University Preparation

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: English, Grade 11, University

MHF4U, Advanced Functions

  • Course Description: 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.

  • Course Type: University Preparation

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: MCR3U, Functions, Grade 11, University Preparation, or MCT4C, Mathematics for College Technology, Grade 12, College Preparation

PLF4M, Recreation and Health Leadership

  • Course Description: This course enables students to explore the benefits of lifelong participation in active recreation and healthy
    leisure and to develop the leadership and coordinating skills needed to plan, organize, and safely implement
    recreational events and other activities related to healthy, active living. Students will also learn how to
    promote the benefits of healthy, active living to others through mentoring and assisting them in making
    informed decisions that enhance their well-being. The course will prepare students for university programs in
    physical education and health and kinesiology and for college and university programs in recreation and
    leisure management, fitness and health promotion, and fitness leadership

  • Course Type: University Preparation

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: Any health and physical education course

SBI4U, Biology

  • Course Description: This course provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the concepts and processes associated with 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 achievement of the detailed knowledge and refinement of skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields.

  • Course Type: University Preparation

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: SBI3U, Biology, Grade 11, University

SCH4U, Chemistry

  • Course Description: 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.

  • Course Type: University Preparation

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: Chemistry, Grade 11, University

HFA4U, Nutrition and Health

  • Course Description: 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.

  • Course Type: University Preparation

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies

HNB4M, World of Fashion

  • Course Description: This course gives students the opportunity to explore the world of fashion. Students will learn how to create a fashion product using various tools, techniques, and technologies while developing their practical skills. Students will learn about various factors that affect the global fashion industry, the needs of specialized markets, and the impact of fibre and fabric production and care. In addition, they will learn about social and historical influences on fashion. Students will apply research skills when investigating aspects of the fashion world.

  • Course Type: University Preparation

  • Credit Value: 1.0

  • Duration: 110 hours

  • Prerequisites: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies

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