Course Description HSB4U

Course Title: Challenge and Change in Society
Course Code: HSB4U
Grade: 12
Course Type: University Preparation
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: Any university, university/college, or college preparation
                     course   in Social Sciences and Humanities, English,
                     or Canadian and World Studies
Course Description:

This course focuses on the use of social theories, perspectives, and methodologies to investigate

and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviour and their impact on society.

Students will critically analyse how and why cultural, social, and behavioural patterns change

over time. They will explore the ideas of social theorists and use those ideas to analyse cause

of and responses to challenges such as technological change, deviance, and global inequalities.

Students will explore ways in which social science research methods can be used t study social


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