HHS4U: Families in Canada


This course enables students to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyze 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.



Department Title Grade  Type   Course Code  Credit Value Prerequisite Duration  Curriculum
Social Sciences  Families in Canada 12 University Prep  HHS4U 1.0  Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies 110 Hours Link

This course has the following units of study:

  • All in the Family (20 Hours)
  • Emerging Adulthood (20 Hours)
  • Couple Relationships (20 Hours)
  • Expanding Families (20 Hours)
  • Middle and Later Life (20 Hours)
  • Course Cumulative Project

HHS4U has a course cumulative project worth 20% and a final exam worth 10% of the final grade calculation.

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