Course Title: Families in Canada, Grade 12, University Preparation
Course Code: HHS4U
Grade: 12
Course Type: University Preparation
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in
social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
Department: Social Sciences

This course enables students to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyse the development of individuals, intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will focus on issues and challenges facing individuals and families in Canada’s diverse society. They will develop analytical tools that enable them to assess various factors affecting families and to consider policies and practices intended to support families in Canada. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct and communicate the results of research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child relationships.