*all courses are 4 credits unless otherwise specified. Grade 10 All students take Christ and Culture 10 with Career Life Education (see section on Career Education for more information). CHRIST AND CULTURE 10 (2 CREDITS) The curriculum of Religion 10 is being melded with the CLE course to assist students, with the help of the Gospels, in considering their role in shaping culture. By looking at their own experiences, they will gain a deeper knowledge of Christ’s message. Connections between the Church and our contemporary lives will be explored as well as the impact that faith lived out should have upon culture.
Grade 11/ 12 In order to meet graduation requirements specific to St. Francis, students are required to take two additional Religion courses. All students are required to take: COMPARATIVE WORLD RELIGION 12 (MWRL-12) Comparative World Religions looks at the different core beliefs, doctrines, organizational systems, and practices of various world religions.
Students are required to choose one additional religion course: MORAL AND ETHICS 12 (YPHR-2AREL) Morals and Ethics provides students a grounding in Catholic ethical principles, rooted in the tradition of natural law and Gospel truth, and discover how they interact with issues in contemporary culture.
PHILOSOPHY 12 (MPHIL12) Philosophy 12 is an introductory course exploring problems and issues is Western philosophy. Students will briefly survey material in the areas of logic, metaphysics, epistemology, social and political, and value theories. Classes will comprise of a mixture of discussion, guided reading, video, and debate.
SOCIAL JUSTICE 12 (MSJ--12) This course examines a variety of different social justice issues in Canada and the world. YUKON FIRST NATIONS STUDIES 12 (MFNSY12) Students will study how cultural expressions convey the richness, diversity, and resiliency of Yukon First Nations. Students will gain an understanding of how, through self-governance, leadership, and self-determination, Yukon First Nations challenge and resist Canada's ongoing colonialism. For detailed information about the some of the curriculum, visit: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum/social-studies.