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Social Studies Classes

Complete a 5-credit Social Studies course in the evenings and weekends

Our high school credit courses give you the flexibility to fit school into your busy schedule. For adult learners, recent grads, or current students, taking a course outside of normal daytime hours is often the best way to upgrade your marks or complete your diploma.

FREE TUITION for Edmonton Public Schools Students under 20 years old on September 1, 2020

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Fall / Winter Social Studies Classes

Choose a timeframe

Finish fast with an 8 week intensive course (15.5 hrs/week), at a more comfortable pace (5 months), or work from home on your own schedule. Choose a timeframe below to see which courses are available.

Fast track programs

15.5 hours/week for 8 weeks
Online or Metro Continuing Education / Avonmore (7835 76 Ave NW)

Pick up the pace! Pick up the pace with Metro’s Fast Track Program. It’s intensive, fast-paced, and best suited for students who are already familiar with the course content and have ample time to dedicate to their studies. Note: Students may take one class per quarter.

*Students must write a provincial diploma exam.
Credits: 5

  • Quarter 1: Sept 9 - Oct 31, 2020 (no classes Oct 10, Oct 12)
  • Quarter 2: Nov 2020 - Jan 2021 (no classes Dec 21 - Jan 1). See class schedule for dates.
  • Quarter 3: Schedule TBD
  • Quarter 4: Schedule TBD

Quarter 2 – Tuesdays / Thursdays / Saturdays

CoursePrerequisite(s)Dates & Schedule
(student attends all sessions)
Register & Info
Social 30-2*Social Studies 20-2Nov 17 - Jan 14
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: On-site @ Avonmore 6:00 - 9:30pm
  • Saturdays: Online 8:30 - 1:50pm
(No classes Dec 22 - Jan 1)
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Self-directed programs

Your own timeline and pace

Work independently for added convenience and flexibility. With Self-Directed Learning, you have the ability to set your own pace and work independently through supplied print materials. Program includes access to a teacher advisor.

Credits: 5

How to register

Self-Directed Learning at Metro is open to students 20 years of age or older on September 1, 2020. If you are under the age of 20, please contact Argyll Centre at 780-465-1299, or find your nearest location of The Learning Store. To register for self-directed, you will need to call Metro and book an appointment with a counsellor prior to registering. Call us at 780-428-1111 or email

Choose a subject

Each subject is offered on different days and timeframes. Choose a subject below for full details and schedule.
Questions?Our FAQs page covers registration, eligibility information, and more. See all FAQs →