*The graduation requirements for Arts and Applied Design, Skills and Technology are:
a Arts or Applied Design, Skills and Technology 10, 11, or 12 (4 credits)
*All courses are worth 4 credits unless otherwise specified. COMPUTER STUDIES 10 (MCSTU10) This course is an introduction to key aspects of computer hardware and software, troubleshooting, programming, and digital literacy. COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS 11/ 12 (MCINF11- MCINF12) Students focus on evaluation and implementation practices related to computer hardware, software, and networks. Learning includes network management tools, troubleshooting techniques, and digital security awareness. Students focus on addresses installation, maintenance, and support of large-scale networks. Learning includes design requirements of diverse devices and equipment, network management tools and security, and emerging technologies.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP & MARKETING 10/11/12 (MADEM10/ MMAP-11/ MENT-12) Students learn about entrepreneurship opportunity with marketing practice, including business and product development from invention and innovation to the marketplace. It focusses on product and service promotion, including test marketing, forms of advertising, and event planning. Learning includes ethical practices and emerging trends, such as social marketing
FOOD STUDIES 10/11/12 (MFOOD10/ MFOOD11/ MFOOD12) Food Studies 10 is an ADST course that focuses on meal preparation, eating practices, and well-being; food systems and nutritional trends; First Peoples food protocols. Food Studies 11 this course focuses on meal design and preparation, recipe modification, and food systems and security. Learning includes exploration of First Peoples food guides, Canadian food labelling guidelines, and how food promotion and marketing practices impact diverse groups of people. Food Studies 12 addresses complex recipe and multi-course meal design and preparation. Learning includes food justice topics, indigenous food sovereignty of peoples around the world, and future career opportunities in food services and production.
INTERPERSONAL & FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS 11 (MIAFR11) This course offers service design opportunities to address interpersonal, family, and/or community challenges. Learning includes social dynamics and cultural influences, interviewing and consultation etiquette, and characteristics of healthy and safe relationships.
MEDIA DESIGN 11 (MMEDD11/ MMEDD12) In Media Design 11 focuses on storytelling and showcasing personal viewpoints with technology-based media. Learning includes exploration of multiple cultural perspectives, image- development, and design strategies. In Media Design 12 focuses on more complex technology-based media to represent multiple voices and cultural beliefs, histories, and traditions. Learning includes ways to engage the audience in construction of content and how to use media for social advocacy.
METALWORK 10 (MTMET10/ MTMET11/ MTMET12) Metalwork 10 is an ADST course that focuses on design and production of complex projects. Learning includes metalwork techniques and effective and safe use of materials, tools and equipment. Metalwork 11 focuses on simple metalworking and design projects. Learning includes welding and cutting, qualities of metals and alloys, fastening methods, and use of stationary equipment. Metalwork 12 focuses on advanced design, processes, and methods employed in metalwork projects. Learning includes finishing processes; casting methods; operation, maintenance, and adjustment of stationary powered and non-powered equipment; and areas of metal specialization. Students also explore career opportunities in this field and interpersonal and consultation skills related to client interactions.
TECHNOLOGY EXPLORATIONS 10 (MTEXP10) Technology Explorations 10 is an ADST course that provides flexibility to pursue learning standards from two or more of the Tech Education offerings based on student interests and strengths.
TEXTILES 10/ 11/ 12 (MTXT-10/ MTXT-11/ MTXT-12) Textiles 10 is an ADST course that focuses on basic techniques for textile creation and altering of patterns, including design principles, First Peoples traditional and current textile knowledge and practices, and environmental and ethical considerations of textile choices Textiles 11 focuses on simple textile design and creation, techniques in pattern modification, and repurposing of textile items. Learning includes the principles of design and textile functionality, use of symbolism in textile prints, and the economical and ethical factors involved in textile production, marketing, and consumption. Textiles 12 focuses on design and creation of complex textile items, methods for developing patterns, and textile manipulation techniques. Learning includes First Peoples historical and current textile knowledge and practices, the design for the life cycle of textile products and its environmental impacts, and career opportunities in textile design, production, and distribution.
THEATRE PRODUCTION 10 (MDRD-10/ MDRD-11/ MDRD-12) In Theatre Production 10 is a focused study in the technical branch of theatre. Students explore a range of processes and technologies, and a variety of roles that support a production team. In Theatre Production 11 in the technical branch of theatre. Students develop the artistic and technical skills required in theatre production. In Theatre Production in the technical branch of theatre. Students specialize with a range of materials, props, conventions, and technologies in areas of personal interest.
WOODWORK 10/11/12 (MWWK-10/ MWWK-11/ MWWK-12) Woodwork 10 is an ADST course that focuses on design and production of complex projects using both portable and stationary tools. Learning includes historical and cultural influences on woodworking practices. In Woodwork 11, students focus on simple design and construction of woodwork projects. Learning includes generating drawings, preparing materials, use of hand tools and stationary power equipment, problem-solving techniques, and finishing methods. In Woodwork 12, students focus on advanced design and techniques in plan development, selection of materials, and joinery techniques. Learning includes tool servicing, purpose, and application of finish, and building code related to carpentry. Students also explore career opportunities in woodworking contexts and interpersonal and consultation skills related to client interactions.