Accounting 11 is designed to be an introductory accounting course. It is assumed that the student has no basic accounting skills. The course is divided into 18 units in 8 chapters. The course brings the student along slowly building skills as they work through each unit. The tests can be done by the unit or in groups of 3 depending on the pace the student wishes to set.
Accounting 12 is a continuation of Accounting 11. It is based on the final 18 units and 8 chapters of the Principles of Accounting text. The course develops advanced accounting applications, building on the concepts of the previous units. The tests are more applied accounting than in Accounting 11.
This course is a good introductory for Studio Arts 11. The 10 units are designed to provide a study of the foundations of art through a variety of art experiences.
Emphasis is on the development of students’ individual artistic abilities. Explore mediums and techniques while drawing, painting, printing, and sculpting ideas into existence. Topics include: Drawing techniques, keeping a sketchbook, painting techniques, colour schemes, selected artists and artistic styles.
BC First Peoples 12 looks at how the identities, worldviews, and language of BC First Peoples are renewed, sustained, and transformed through their connection to the land. Students will investigate how the impact of contact and colonialism continues to affect the political, social, and economic lives of BC First Peoples. Students will study how cultural expressions convey the richness, diversity, and resiliency of BC First Peoples. Student will gain an understanding of how through self-governance, leadership, and self-determination, BC First Peoples challenge and resist Canada’s ongoing colonialism. Students will be evaluated through learning guides (10%), assignments (40%), projects (10%), quizzes and four invigilated unit tests (10%). There is no longer a provincial exam.
Biology 11 is a study of the relationships and differences among living creatures and the ways in which unity and diversity are used in the classification of organisms. Students study DNA, basic genetics, and the theory of evolution to understand the basis upon which the biological classification system is built.
Biology 12 focuses on human biology and how the diverse body systems are integrated to maintain a balanced internal environment. Biology 11 is not a mandatory pre-requisite for Biology 12. If you do not have Chemistry 11, please consult with your teacher.
Biology 12 focuses on the cell and human systems. The online course includes learning tools such as videos, SAFMEDS, section overviews, unit reviews and assignments. There are six units in this course, including a case study. Students will be required to write two midterms to complete the course.
BCA 11 is designed to be an introductory computer course. It is assumed that the student has a few basic skills, but primarily introduces word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software. The course is divided into 7 lessons and 7 projects with approximately 5 assignments each. The course brings the student along slowly building skills as they work through each assignment. Course is online, no text required.
Calculus 12 will give students a basic understanding of calculus which will help those who wish to go into post-secondary math, science, engineering, business or computer science programs.
The course focuses on four big ideas. The concept of a limit is foundational to calculus. Differential calculus develops the concept of instantaneous rate of change. Integral calculus develops the concept of determining a product involving a continuously changing quantity over an interval. Derivates and integrals are inversely related.
Students require a solid understanding of algebra, trigonometry and logarithms to be successful in this course and should have achieved a good grade in pre-Calculus 12 before pursuing this course.