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Social Studies Classes

Complete a 5-credit social studies course in the evenings or on the 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

Take it slow and steady with a 4 month class (5.5 hrs/week) or work from home on your own schedule. Choose a timeframe below to see which courses are available. Unfortunately, Social Studies is not available with the fast track program.

In-class programs

5.5 hours/week for 4 months
Metro Continuing Education (Avonmore) & Harry Ainlay

Set yourself up for success! Our in-class programs are taught by experienced, supportive instructors.

Fall term: September 2019 - January 2020
Winter term: Febuary 2020 - June 2020

Mondays and Wednesdays

  • 6:15 – 9:00pm
CoursePrerequisite(s)CreditsLocation Winter Registration
Social Studies 30-2*Social Studies 20-25Harry Ainlay Learn More
Social Studies 30-1*Social Studies 20-1 or 30-25Harry Ainlay Learn More
*Students must write a provincial diploma exam.

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 and support through scheduled tutorial hours.

Advisor/tutor support times:

  • Monday to Thursday5:00 - 6:15pm

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 →