Courses

Ontario Virtual School offers Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) ministry-inspected credits in the following courses!

Grade 12 Courses
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ADA4M, Grade 12 Drama

Students will interpret dramatic literature and other text and media sources while learning about various theories of directing and acting.

Courses Type: University/College Preparation Prerequisite: ADA3M
Course Outline $549
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BBB4M, Grade 12 International Business Fundamentals

This course provides an overview of the importance of international business and trade in the global economy and explores the factors that influence success in international markets.

Courses Type: University/College Preparation Prerequisite: None
Course Outline $549
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CGR4M, Grade 12 Environment Resource Management

This course investigates interactions between natural and human systems, with a particular emphasis on the impacts of human activity on ecosystems and natural processes.

Courses Type: University/College Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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CGW4U, Grade 12 Canadian and World Issues

This course examines the global challenges of creating a sustainable and equitable future, focusing on current issues that illustrate these challenges.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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CHY4U, Grade 12 World History since the Fifteenth Century

This course traces major developments and events in world history since approximately 1450. Students will explore social, economic, and political changes, the historical roots of contemporary issues, and the role of conflict and cooperation in global interrelationships.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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CIA4U, Grade 12 Analysing Current Economic Issues

This course examines current Canadian and international economic issues, developments, policies, and practices from diverse perspectives

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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CLN4U, Grade 12 Canadian and International Law

This course explores a range of contemporary legal issues and how they are addressed in both Canadian and international law.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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CPW4U, Grade 12 Canadian and International Politics

This course explores various perspectives on issues in Canadian and world politics. Students will explore political decision making and ways in which various parties address domestic and international issues.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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FIF4U, Grade 12 French Immersion

Students will study a selection of French literature from the Middle Ages to the present. They will also enrich their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: FIF3U, Grade 11 French Immersion
Course Outline $549
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HFA4U, Grade 12 Nutrition and Health

Students will learn about healthy eating, expand their repertoire of food-preparation techniques, and develop their social science research skills by investigating issues related to nutrition and health.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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HHG4M, Grade 12 Human Growth and Development throughout the Lifespan

Students will examine how early brain and child development are linked to lifelong learning, health, and well-being, and will develop child-care and human-relationship skills through lessons and activities with practical applications. This course will also refine students’ skills in researching and investigating issues related to human growth and development.

Courses Type: University/College Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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HHS4U, Grade 12 Families in Canada

This course encourages 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.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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HRE4M, Grade 12 Church and Culture

Students will have opportunity to learn how living the Baptismal vocation to a virtuous life, filled with the joy of the Gospel and nurtured by the sacraments, can transform them and society from within, allowing God to reign in human hearts.

Courses Type: University/College Preparation Prerequisite: None
Course Outline $549
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HRE4O, Grade 12 Religion: Church and Culture

This course encourages students to explore moral principles of the Church and how these principles relate to them as individuals, and to contemporary culture as a whole. Students explore the role of Christian Scriptures, prayer, ritual, and the sacraments as they discern and live out their Christian vocation in their daily lives.

Courses Type: Open Prerequisite: None
Course Outline $549
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HSB4U, Grade 12 Challenge and Change in Society

This course focuses on the use of social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies to investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviour and their impact on society.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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HZT4U, Grade 12 Philosophy: Questions and Theories

This course helps students acquire an understanding of the nature of philosophy and philosophical reasoning skills and to develop and apply their knowledge and skills while exploring specialized branches of philosophy.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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LYFDU, Grade 12 Farsi (Persian)

This course provides extended opportunities for students to communicate and interact in Farsi in a variety of social and academic contexts.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: LYFCU or Assessment Test
Course Outline $549
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NDW4M, Grade 12 Indigenous Issues

This course asks students to examine global issues from the perspectives of Indigenous peoples, investigating topics such as identity, social justice, human rights, spirituality, resilience, and advocacy for change.

Courses Type: University/College Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.
Course Outline $549
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OLC4O, Grade 12 Ontario Secondary School Literacy

This course is designed to help students acquire and demonstrate the cross-curricular literacy skills that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). Students who complete the course successfully will meet the provincial literacy requirement for graduation.

Courses Type: Open Prerequisite: Students who have been eligible to write the OSSLT at least twice and who have been unsuccessful at least once are eligible to take the course.
Course Outline $549
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PSK4U, Grade 12 Kinesiology

This course focuses on the study of human movement and of systems, factors, and principles involved in human development.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 university (U) or university/college (M) preparation course in science, or any Grade 11 or 12 course in health and physical education.
Course Outline $549
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SCH4U, Grade 12 Chemistry

This course allows students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of organic chemistry, energy changes and rates of reaction, chemical systems and equilibrium, electrochemistry, and atomic and molecular structure.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: SCH3U, Grade 11 Chemistry
Course Outline $549
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SES4U, Grade 12 Earth and Space Science

This course develops students’ understanding of Earth and its place in the universe. Students will investigate the properties of and forces in the universe and solar system and analyse techniques scientists use to generate knowledge about them.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: SNC2D, Grade 10 Science
Course Outline $549