Social Studies

Summer School Classes

Build a strong path for academic success with Metro Continuing Education. With Metro’s summer school Social Studies courses, you can complete a 5-credit course in four weeks!

Courses offered

2021 Schedule times

July 5 - 29

  • Online Virtual Class
  • Mon - Fri (19 classes)
  • Morning 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
20
FREE TUITION for Students under 20 years old on September 1, 2020 (plus applicable fees)
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Course details


Social Studies 10-2

Living in a Globalizing World - Students will examine historical aspects of globalization as well as the effects of globalization on lands, cultures, human rights and quality of life. Students will explore the relationships among globalization, citizenship and identity. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and other locations, including the impact on Aboriginal and Francophone communities. Students will develop skills to respond to issues emerging in an increasingly globalized world.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.

No classes available.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 9 (50%).

Credits: 5

Social Studies 20-2

Understandings of Nationalism - Students will examine historical and contemporary understandings of nationalism in Canada and the world. They will explore the origins of nationalism as well as the impacts of nationalism on individuals and communities in Canada and other locations. Examples of nationalism, ultranationalism, supranationalism and internationalism will be examined from multiple perspectives. Students will develop personal and civic responses to emergent issues related to nationalism.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.

No classes available.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 10-2, Social Studies 10-1, Social 13 or Social 10 (50%)

Credits: 5

Social Studies 30-2

Understandings of Ideologies - Students will examine the origins, values and components of competing ideologies. They will explore multiple perspectives regarding relationships among individualism, liberalism, common good and collectivism. An examination of various political and economic systems will allow students to determine the viability of the values of liberalism. Developing understandings of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship will encourage students to respond to emergent global issues.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.

No classes available.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 20-2, Social Studies 20-1, Social Studies 23 or Social Studies 20 (50%)

Credits: 5

Alberta Education has advised that diploma exams for the 2020-2021 school year are optional. For students who still choose to write, diploma exams will be held at Metro Continuing Education from August 3-11.

Social Studies 10-1

Students will explore multiple perspectives on the origins of globalization and the local, national and international impacts of globalization on lands, cultures, economies, human rights and quality of life. Students will examine the relationships among globalization, citizenship and identity to enhance skills for citizenship in a globalizing world. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and throughout the world, including the impact on Aboriginal and Francophone communities.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.

No classes available.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 9 (60%+ recommended)

Credits: 5

Social Studies 20-1

Students will explore the complexities of nationalism in Canadian and international contexts. They will study the origins of nationalism and the influence of nationalism on regional, international and global relations. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to develop understandings of nationalism and how nationalism contributes to the citizenship and identities of peoples in Canada.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.

No classes available.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 10-1 (50%)

Credits: 5

Social Studies 30-1

Understandings of Ideologies - Students will examine the origins, values and components of competing ideologies. They will explore multiple perspectives regarding relationships among individualism, liberalism, common good and collectivism. An examination of various political and economic systems will allow students to determine the viability of the values of liberalism. Developing understandings of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship will encourage students to respond to emergent global issues.

These classes take place in an online virtual classroom.

No classes available.

Prerequisite: Social Studies 20-1 or Social Studies 20 (50%)

Credits: 5

Alberta Education has advised that diploma exams for the 2020-2021 school year are optional. For students who still choose to write, diploma exams will be held at Metro Continuing Education from August 3-11.


Prerequisites

Please review the prerequisite requirements before registering for your summer school course. Students who register without the prerequisite(s) must withdraw from the course and the $60 program fee will not be refunded.

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