GRADE 12 COURSE SELECTION

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					GRADE 12 COURSE
  SELECTION
  Simplifying/Complicating the
            Process…
                   Topics
   Requirements for a high school diploma
   Requirements for post-secondary options
    (apprenticeship, college, university)
   Choosing the appropriate courses
   What to do about math and science
   Grade 12 course offerings
    Factors to be Considered When
     Choosing Courses for Gr. 12

   Requirements for earning the OSSD
   Requirements for post-secondary programs
   Choosing the appropriate courses
   Math/Science issues
   Requirements for the OSSD
Compulsory credits (total of 18)
 4 credits in English ( 1 credit per grade)
 1 credit in French as a second language
 3 credits in mathematics ( at least 1 credit
  in grade 11 or 12)
 2 credits in science
 1 credit in Canadian history
 1 credit in Canadian geography
 1 credit in the arts (music, art, dance or
  drama)
 1 credit in health and physical education
 ½ credit in civics and ½ credit in career
  studies
Diploma Requirements (Cont..)
 1 credit in English, or a third language, or French, or
  a Native Language, or a senior Social
  science/humanities, or Canadian and World studies,
  or Guidance & Career Education (NOT GLC 2O),
  or CO-OP
 1 additional credit in Health and Physical education,
  or Business studies, or an additional credit in the
  Arts (music, visual arts, dance or drama), or French
  or CO-OP
 1 additional credit in Science (grade 11 or 12) or
  Technological education (grades 9-12), or French, or
  Computer Studies or CO-OP
Religion credits: 4
Optional/elective credits (total of 8):
 Courses of the student‟s choice, selected from the
   full list of courses available in the school
     Requirements for Post-Secondary
               Options
a.   College
        OSSD with grade 12 English


b.   Apprenticeships
        Many now require OSSD


c.   University
        Minimum 6 4U/4M courses
     Choosing the Appropriate Course Type
                    Things to consider…

a.       Degree program?
          University program or College degree
b.       Keeping options open
          Be realistic
c.       University admission
          Consider minimum averages required
d.       „M‟ courses
          University/college preparation
     Choosing the Appropriate Courses
          Things to Consider…
a.    OSSD Requirements
b.    Strengths/Weaknesses of the student
c.    Post-secondary destinations/requirements
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d.    Keeping options open
            Math/Science Issues
   Choosing math and science courses in grade 12
    is the most effective way of keeping the
    maximum number of options available after
    high school. However,…
     A student must also consider his/her strengths and
      weaknesses when choosing math/science courses at
      this level
     May have the reverse effect!
MATH PATHWAYS

                MCR 3U
           Gr. 11 Univ. Prep.

    MDM 4U                   MHF 4U
Data Management         Advanced Functions


                             MCV 4U
                        Calculus & Vectors
 MATH PATHWAYS cont’d

                      MCF 3M
                Gr.11 Univ./Coll. Prep




      MCT 4C                           MDM 4U
Gr. 12 College Tech.               Data Management



     MHF 4U
 Advanced Functions
MATH PATHWAYS cont’d

            MBF 3C
      Gr. 11 College Prep.



            MAP 4C
      Gr. 12 College Prep.
        SCIENCE PATHWAYS
                              SCH 3U
                       Gr. 11 Univ. Chemistry


                              SCH 4U
                       Gr. 12 Univ. Chemistry


      SBI 3U                                          SPH 3U
Gr. 11 Univ. Biology                            Gr. 11 Univ. Physics



      SBI 4U                                          SPH 4U
Gr. 12 Univ. Biology                            Gr. 12 Univ. Physics
SCIENCE PATHWAYS cont’d

         SVN 3M
   Gr. 11 U/C Science



        SVN 4M
   Gr. 12 U/C Science
  SCIENCE PATHWAYS cont’d

                                     SNC 2P/2D
                         Gr. 10 Science-Applied or Academic


       SBI 3C                        SCH 4C                          SPH 4C
Gr. 11 College Biology       Gr. 12 College Chemistry         Gr. 12 College Physics
   Grade 12 Course Offerings
          English                           Canadian & World Studies
                                         CGW 4U (World Issues)
ENG 4C
                                         CHI 4U (Can. History)
ENG 4U
                                         CHY 4U (World History)
EWC 4U (Writer‟s Craft)                  CLN 4U (Law)

ETS 4U (Literature)                      CPW 4U (Politics)
                                         CIA 4U (Economics)


                  Business
      BDV 4C (Entrepreneurial Studies)
                                                    Family Studies
                                                HFA 4M (Food/Nutrition)
      BAT 4M (Accounting)
                                                HHS 4M (Indiv. & Families)
      BBB 4M (Int‟l Business)                   HSB 4M (Challenge &
      BOH 4M (Business Leadership)              Change in Society)
Grade 12 Course Offerings cont’d
   Physical Education           Technological Studies
                              TCJ 4C (Woodworking)
PLF 4C (Leadership)
                              TTJ 4C (Auto Mechanics)
PAF 4OF/4OM (Fitness)
                              TMJ 4C (Machine Shop)
PPL 4OF/4OM (Healthy Active
Living)                       TDJ 4M (Drafting)

PSE 4U (Exercise Science)     TGV 4M1 (Film Production)

                              TGJ 4O (Digital Imagery & Web
                              Design)
                              TGG 4M/TGP 4M (Yearbook)
Grade 12 Course Offerings cont’d
             Arts                  Moderns
AWQ 4M (Photography)      FSF 4U (French)
AVI 4M (Visual Art)
AWE 4M (Graphic Design)
                                    Religion
ADA 4M (Drama)
AMU 4M (Music)            HRE 4O (Open)

AMV 4M (Music-Vocal)      HRE 4M (Univ./College)
AMS 4M (Music-Strings)    HZT 4U (Philosophy)
ATC 4M (Dance)
                    CO-OP
 Half-day co-op
 Full day co-op



           Specialized Co-op Programs
   Computer Numerical Control @ Seneca (half day)
   OYAP (apprenticeship)
            A Final Thought…
“Good plans shape good decisions.
  That‟s why good planning helps
  to make elusive dreams come
  true.”

~Lester R. Bittel, The Nine Master
 Keys of Management