Political Studies

Course code: MSS--11-J

Students interested in current government, politics, and making a difference in their world should take this course. The aim of Civics Studies 11 is to enhance one’s abilities and willingness to participate actively and responsibly in the issues that affect people at the local and global level. The course is “hands-on”, providing students with opportunities to voice opinions, to debate and to actively engage in current issues and events through projects and campaigns. Areas of study include: Canadian government, Canadian politics and political parties, political ideologies, the Constitution, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, International Relations, and Human Rights. Students interested in pursuing studies in Political Science, History, Global Studies, Law and Criminology should consider taking this course. Upon completion, students should view themselves as more informed and capable citizens better equipped to make a difference in our community, nation and world.