CHV2O: Civics and Citizenship

This course explores the rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.

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Department  Title Grade  Type  Course Code  Credit Value Prerequisite Duration  Curriculum
Canadian and World Studies Civics and Citizenship 10 Open CHV2O 0.5 None 55 Hours Link

This course has the following units of study:

  • Introduction to Civics and Citizenship (2 Hours)
  • Civics and Citizenship (21 Hours)
  • Government and Political Process (14 Hours)
  • Global Civics (14 Hours)

CHV2O has a course cumulative project worth 20% and a final exam worth 10% of the final grade calculation.