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Interdisciplinary Studies

  • This curriculum was issued in 2002.

Grade Course Name Course Type Course Code Prerequisite
11 Interdisciplinary Studies Open IDC3O None
11 Interdisciplinary Studies Open IDP3O The prerequisite  for each of the courses in the package
12 Interdisciplinary Studies University IDC4U Any university or university/ college preparation course
12 Interdisciplinary Studies University IDP4U The prerequisite for each of the courses in the package
12 Interdisciplinary Studies Open IDC4O None
12 Interdisciplinary Studies Open IDP4O The prerequisite for each of the courses in the package
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 11, Open (IDC3O)
    This course will help students combine the skills required for and knowledge of different subjects and disciplines to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline. Through individual and collaborative inquiry and research, students will analyse the connections among diverse subjects and disciplines; develop information literacy skills in analysing, selecting, evaluating, and communicating information; and become aware of a variety of resources and viewpoints on contemporary issues. They will also examine their own learning styles, relate their inquiries and research to real-life situations, and investigate career opportunities in new disciplines.
    • Prerequisite: None
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 11, Open (IDP3O)
    This course will help students combine the skills required for and knowledge of different subjects and disciplines to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline. Through individual and collaborative inquiry and research, students will analyse the connections among diverse subjects and disciplines; develop information literacy skills in analysing, selecting, evaluating, and communicating information; and become aware of a variety of resources and viewpoints on contemporary issues. They will also examine their own learning styles, relate their inquiries and research to real-life situations, and investigate career opportunities in new disciplines.
    • Prerequisite: The prerequisite for each of the courses in the package
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 12, University (IDC4U)
    This course will help students develop and consolidate the skills required for and knowledge of different subjects and disciplines to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline. Students will apply the principles and processes of inquiry and research to effectively use a range of print, electronic, and mass media resources; to analyse historical innovations and exemplary research; and to investigate real-life situations and career opportunities in interdisciplinary endeavours. They will also assess their own cognitive and affective strategies, apply general skills in both familiar and new contexts, create innovative products, and communicate new knowledge.
    • Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 12, University (IDP4U)
    This course will help students develop and consolidate the skills required for and knowledge of different subjects and disciplines to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline. Students will apply the principles and processes of inquiry and research to effectively use a range of print, electronic, and mass media resources; to analyse historical innovations and exemplary research; and to investigate real-life situations and career opportunities in interdisciplinary endeavours. They will also assess their own cognitive and affective strategies, apply general skills in both familiar and new contexts, create innovative products, and communicate new knowledge.
    • Prerequisite: The prerequisite for each of the courses in the package
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 12, Open (IDC4O)
    This course emphasizes the development of practical skills and knowledge to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline. Through individual and collaborative inquiry and research into contemporary issues, real-life situations, and careers, students will apply the principles and skills derived from the complementary subjects and disciplines studied, evaluate the reliability of information, and examine how information technology can be used safely, effectively, and legally. They will also learn how to select strategies to define problems, research alternative solutions, assess their thinking in reaching decisions, and adapt to change as they acquire new knowledge.
    • Prerequisite: None
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 12, Open (IDP4O)
    This course emphasizes the development of practical skills and knowledge to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline. Through individual and collaborative inquiry and research into contemporary issues, real-life situations, and careers, students will apply the principles and skills derived from the complementary subjects and disciplines studied, evaluate the reliability of information, and examine how information technology can be used safely, effectively, and legally. They will also learn how to select strategies to define problems, research alternative solutions, assess their thinking in reaching decisions, and adapt to change as they acquire new knowledge.
    • Prerequisite: The prerequisite for each of the courses in the package