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SOCIAL STUDIES


Learning for life is key. At W.P. Wagner, we encourage students to take an active role in our ever-changing world. Using technology to link our classrooms to the world offers opportunities for students to engage, think critically and make informed decisions about the challenges we face.

COURSE PATHWAYS

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Social Studies 10-1, 20-1 and 30-1 allow students to explore the meaning and effects of globalization, nationalism and ideologies. Students will also develop enhanced critical thinking abilities and advanced essay writing skills. Achievement in the -1 stream fulfills entrance requirements for post-secondary. A minimum mark of 65% in the previous Social Studies course completed is highly recommended. This course is also available at the AP level.

Social Studies 10-2, 20-2 and 30-2 fulfills the minimum requirement for an Alberta High School Diploma, and can be used as a prerequisite for many post-secondary institutions or the trades.

Psychology 20 and 30 study development, learning and human behaviour. Psychology 20 is an introductory course that will help students become familiar with basic concepts. Psychology 30 delves further into understanding human behaviour and the reasons behind our actions. To participate in this course, students are required to commit to academic research readings and formal presentations. Courses are worth three credits each and English 10-1 is a prerequisite for enrolment.



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