Grade 12

Please note that as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak and the government’s recommendation of social distancing, OVS is providing flexible solutions that will allow final exams to be written from the comfort and safety of the student’s home.

Ontario Virtual School (OVS) is an online school offering Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) credits in the following Grade 12 online high school courses.

Enroll in our self-paced courses and start today. Marks are sent directly to day schools, universities(OUAC) and colleges(OCAS). Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Grade 12
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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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CGW4UF, Grade 12 French Immersion Canadian and World Issues

Ce cours permet à l’élève d’explorer les défis liés à la création d’un monde plus durable et équitable.

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

In this course, 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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HFA4UF, Grade 12 French Immersion Nutrition and Health

Ce cours permet à l’élève d’établir des liens entre l’alimentation, l’équilibre énergétique et la nutrition, et d’analyser les besoins nutritionnels des personnes à différentes étapes de leur vie.

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

HHG4M offers a multidisciplinary approach to the study of human development throughout the life cycle, allowing students to develop child-care and human-relationship skills through lessons and activities with practical applications.

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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HHS4UF, Grade 12 French Immersion Families in Canada

Ce cours examine dans une perspective sociologique diverses théories qui décrivent et expliquent le développement des individus, des relations intimes et des relations familiales dans la société canadienne.

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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HNB4M, Grade 12 Fashion

Students will explore the world of fashion, covering everything from the tools and techniques needed to create their own pieces to the realities of the industry and its social and historical influences.

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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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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LIHDU, Grade 12 Hindi

Students will engage with the texts and analyze them through a lens that allows them to connect literature and history to real life issues, and explore how these themes can span over centuries to still be a reflection on today’s society.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: LIHCU,or Assessment Test
Course Outline $549
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LIPDU, Grade 12 Punjabi

Students will engage with the texts and analyze them through a lens that allows them to connect literature and history to real life issues, and explore how these themes can span over centuries to still be a reflection on today’s society.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: LIPCU, Grade 11 Punjabi or Assessment Test
Course Outline $549
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LKKDU, Grade 12 Korean

Students will engage with and analyze texts as they seek to connect literature and history to real-life issues still prevalent in today’s society.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: LKKCU,or Assessment Test
Course Outline $549
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LWSDU, Grade 12 Spanish

Students will continue to refine and enhance their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the language, with the goal of using these communication skills in a variety of personal, academic, and professional contexts.

Courses Type: University Preparation Prerequisite: LWSCU or Assessment Test
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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SCH4UF, Grade 12 French Immersion Chemistry

Ce cours permet à l’élève d’approfondir ses connaissances en chimie par l’étude de la chimie organique, de la cinétique chimique et de la thermochimie, des systèmes chimiques et de l’équilibre, de l’électrochimie, et des propriétés et des structures atomiques et moléculaires.

Courses Type: Academic 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