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Course Selection - Grade 11 and 12

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You Have Received the Following:
Choices Booklet (today)
Course Selection Worksheet
SHSM Information
Career and Educational Goals
What are your career options?
Do they require:
College?
University?
Apprenticeship?
Begin a job after high school?
What courses do you need to take at Laurier CI to gain admission to the above?
Not sure which career is for you?
Talk to your Guidance Counsellor
Visit www.myblueprint.ca
There are 5 main types of programs at most universities with the following likely pre-requisite(s):
Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences
ENG4U1
Life or Health Sciences
ENG4U1
SBI4UI, SCH4U1, SPH4U1 (2)
University Math
Recommended: PSK4U1
Physical or Engineering Sciences
ENG4U1
SPH4U1, SBI4UI, SCH4U1 (2)
MHF4U1, MCV4U1
Business
ENG4U1
MHF4U1, MCV4U1
Recommended: BOH4M1, BBB4M1 and/or BAF4M1
Fine Arts
ENG4U1
University Arts credit(s)
University-Bound Students: University Admissions
6 Grade 12 “U” or “M” courses (the minimum average will depend on which university and program that you’ve applied to)
One of these 6 will always be ENG4U
Most university programs have specific course requirements
These courses are usually included in your “best 6 average”
College Admissions
OSSD
Specific required Grade 12 courses depending on the program chosen (usually ENG4C and perhaps MAP4C or MCT4C)
Usually ‘C’ level courses, but some programs may consider a Grade 12 ‘U’ or ‘M’ also (Check the Colleges' Viewbooks)
Some Technology, Science, and Health programs may require Gr. 11 ‘M’ and ‘U’ levels for Math and Gr. 12 ‘C’ levels in Science
English or Math placement test, interview, portfolio, audition
Example from Seneca College’s Calendar
University and College Viewbooks
Calendars are available in Student Services
www.myBlueprint.ca is an excellent tool to see what programs you are eligible for and what you need to be eligible for program of interest
Apprenticeships (OYAP)
On- the-job training program in a skilled trade
Examples: Mobile Crane Operator, Cook, Plumber, Sheet Metal Worker, Auto Body Repairer, Tool and Die Maker, Child and Youth Worker, Hairstylist, Retail Meat Cutter
Start in High School with OYAP (Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program)
Automotive Technology
Construction
Speak to your Guidance Counsellor for more information
The 18 Compulsory Credits
4 English (one per grade)
1 French as a second language
3 Math (at least one in Grade 11 or 12)
2 Science
1 Canadian History
1 Canadian Geography
1 Arts (Visual Art, Music, Drama)
1 Health and Physical Education
1 Civics and Career Studies (1/2 credit each)

RUNNING TOTAL: 15
Compulsory Groups
Group 1
1 additional credit in English, or French as a second language,** or a Native language, or a classical or an international language, or social sciences and the humanities, or Canadian and world studies, or guidance and career education, or cooperative education***
Group 2
1 additional credit in health and physical education, or the arts, or business studies, or French as a second language,** or cooperative education***
Group 3
1 additional credit in science (Grade 11 or 12), or technological education, or French as a second language,** or computer studies, or cooperative education***
“Crash Course” on Subject Codes
Locally
Developed
Applied
Academic
University
Workplace
College
Example: SNC1
L
1
Example: E
NG
2P
1
Example:
MPM2
D
1
Example: ENG3
C
1
Example: SVN3
E
1
Example: MCR3
U
1
MCF3
M
1
Grade 11 & 12 Course Types
University Preparation Course -- ENG3
U
1
College Preparation Course -- ENG4
C
1
University/College Course -- BAF3
M
1
Open Course -- PPL3
O
F
Workplace Preparation -- MEL3
E
1
Credit Accumulation - Grade 11
Most of you will have by June:
3 Math credits
3 English credits
1 French
2 Science credits
Arts credit
Civics and Careers
Geography
History
Phys. Ed.
3 Group credits
7 Elective credits
TOTAL: 24 Credits
Do I have all my compulsories?
Check your Graduation Indicator (myBlueprint) to see if you have all of your compulsory subjects and/or which compulsory subjects are missing
If you are missing any compulsory courses make sure you select them for next year
Credit Accumulation - Grade 12
Most of you will have by June:
3 Math credits
4 English credits
1 French
2 Science credits
Arts credit
Civics and Careers
Geography
History
Phys. Ed.
3 Group credits
12+ Elective credits
TOTAL: 30+ Credits
Optional Courses in Grade 12...
Guidance:
Peer Tutoring and Leadership
2 credits (GPP3O1 and IDC4U1)
IDC4U1 can count as one of your 6 Grade 12U/M courses
Be a Laurier Peear Assistant
Write a major research paper
Humanities & Social Science:
Nutrition and Health
Families in Canada
Challenge & Change in Society
Philosophy
World Cultures
Physical Education:
Recreation & Fitness Leadership
Kinesiology
Healthy Active Living
Basketball (Male)
Volleyball (Male)
Personal Fitness
Science:
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Earth and Space Science
Environmental Science
Technology:
Computer Science
Computer Engineering
Digital Art
Green Industries
Animation and Web Design
Construction Technology
Robotics
Technological Design
Transportation Tech.
Yearbook
eLearning Courses
Student who are successful in an online course are usually:
Self directed, self motivated and able to plan, organize time and complete assignments and activities
Comfortable with technology, i.e. email, attachments, internet research, wordprocessing, etc. 
Capable of working independently in a responsible and honest manner
Able to regularly use a computer with internet access
Visit www.tdsb.on.ca/elearning
Optional Courses in Grade 12...
Arts:
Band
Guitar
Keyboard
Music
Strings
Vocal
Drama
Drama Production
Dance
Visual Art
Photography
English
Writer’s Craft
Moderns:
French
Spanish
Ojibwe
Business:
Financial Accounting
Entrepreneurship
International Business
Business Leadership
Sports & Entertainment
Marketing
AYEP
Canadian & World Studies:
Canadian & World Issues
World History
Economics
Canadian & Intl. Law
Co-op:
2 Credit
4 Credit
Checking for Prerequisites
For each course you want to take, check your myBlueprint Official High School Plan to see if you have the pre-requisites
If you select a course for which you do NOT have the pre-requisite, it will appear in red during course selection --> if you do not change your selection, it will be replaced with an alternative
Grade 11 College English to Grade 12 University English
Grade 11/12 College Science to Grade 12 University Science
NO, you will first you need to take Grade 10 Science at the Academic level, followed by:
Grade 11 University (U) level Science, followed by
Grade 12 University (U) level Science
Unless you have Grade 10 Academic (D) Science already...
Then you can take Grade 11 University (U) Science, followed by the Grade 12 University (U) Science
“If I’m taking a Grade 11/12 College (C) Science (SBI, SCH, SPH) now, can I take a grade 12 University (U) Science next year?”
Summer School
REMEDIAL COURSES
Your final mark must be between 35% and 49% for REMEDIAL
1/2 day for the month of July
FULL CREDIT COURSES available to students with 16+ credits
Full day for the month of July
eLEARNING
July or August
SUMMER SCHOOL CO-OP
(Deadline mid-March)
2 credits
***You still need to select a failed compulsory course for next year even if you plan on taking summer school. If you complete the course in summer school, it will be replaced with an alternative course in August.***
Community Involvement Hours
Don’t forget that you need 40 community involvement hours in order to graduate
Co-operative Education (Co-op)
Cooperative Education is a unique learning opportunity which integrate classroom learning with practical experience in the workplace and is valuable for all students, whether they plan to go to work, college or university after secondary school.
First Canadian Place Cooperative Education
First Canadian Place cooperative education and work experience programs offer students another way of expanding their interests and exploring their career options. First Canadian Place cooperative education is a planned learning experience in the community that complements and enhances school courses and provides students with an opportunity to learn and to apply their skills and knowledge in practical situations. Courses in various disciplines of business may be offered through the program, which can benefit all students, whatever their post-secondary destination. Students receive credit based on evaluations of their performance in the work placement.
Co-operative Education (Co-op)
Earn high school credits and gain work experience
Try on a potential career choice
Available in either Semester 1 or Semester 2
Available for half day (2COOP) or full day (4COOP)
Indicate on the Course Selection sheet
2COOP + 6 more courses
4COOP + 4 more courses
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)
The Laurier SHSM is a 9 credit package that prepares students for a career, part time work, or further study in the fields of Buseinss, Hospitality and Tourism or Landscape and Horticulture.  
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)
Hospitality and Tourism
Hospitality and Tourism SHSM Course Selection consists of the following:
Major (Select at least two)
CGW4U-Canadian and World Issues
HFA4C/U-Food and Nutrition Sciences
HSB4M-Challenge and Change in Society
PLF4M-Recreation and Fitness Leadership
PPL4O-Healthy Active Living
PAL4O - Basketball
SBI4U-Biology
SCH4C/U-Chemistry

English
ENG4E/C/U

Co-op
2 Credit Co-op tied to SHSM sector if not taken in Gr.11

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Certifications
BONUS!! You may also take a “dual-credit” through Centennial College where you can achieve both a high-school credit AND a college credit (for free)
Sector- Recognized Certifications and Training:
First Aid
CPR
Customer Service
WHMIS
Smart serve
Life saving
Tourism- basic
Safe Food Handling- basic
Safe Food Handling- advanced
Leadership
Counterfeit Detection
VISIT: WWW.MYBLUEPRINT.CA/TDSB/
SELECT YOUR SECONDARY SCHOOL or LOGIN
LOG INTO MYBLUEPRINT
ENTER OEN/DOB (If this is your first visit)
ACCESS HIGH SCHOOL PLANNER
Course Selection for Grade 12 Students
Click the 'Not Returning Next Year' link at the top of the screen:
New High School
Apprenticeship
College
University
Workforce
Not Graduating
If you have not graduated, and need four (4) or less credits, select
SEMONE (means you are returning for 1 semester)
4 courses
4 alternatives
Student who would like to return to upgrade must see their Counsellor (34 credit limit)
Course Selection
You must select 8 courses (even if you qualify for a spare)
Compulsory Courses
Elective Courses
Exception: SHSM1H, SHSM1B, SHSM1L and OYAP codes should be entered as a 9th selection
This will tell us you are interested in the program and you will be informed of an informational workshop to attend
Course Selection
You must also select four (4) alternatives
There is a strong possibility that your alternatives will be used in your timetable so be sure they are courses you are willing to take
SELECT YOUR COURSES
SUBMIT YOUR SELECTIONS
ADD COURSES TO OFFICIAL PLAN
REVIEW YOUR COURSE SELECTION
PRINT SIGN-OFF SHEET - Problematic Course Selection (indicated in red)
PRINT SIGN-OFF SHEET
Course Selection Dates
February 22, 2013 – Deadline to submit your course selections online
February 25, 2013 – Deadline to submit the signed parental sign-off sheets
Students who do not submit this signed form will not be admitted to class
Course Changes
You will NOT be able to change your courses once school starts in September so choose wisely.
If you need more help…
See your Guidance Counsellor in Student Services
Ms. Lyne (A-G)
Ms. Hooper (H-O)
Dr. Rawlins (P-Z)
Ms. Belozorovich (Pre-IB)
Alternatives: HFN2O1, THJ2O, ADD2O1, BBI2O1
University Programs
Grade 10 Course Types
Academic
(leading to University Preparation with 75%+)
-- ENG2
D
1
Applied
(leading to College Preparation with 75%+)
-- ENG2
P
1
Open Course

-- PPL2
O
F
Locally Developed
(leading to Workplace Preparation)
-- MAT2
L
1
Grade 11 College to Grade 12 University

NO, but you can take Grade 11 Mixed Math (MCF3M1) and then...
Data Management (MDM4U)
OR
Functions (MCR3U1) and then...
Advanced Functions (MHF4U), followed by...
Calculus & Vectors (MCV4U)
“If I’m taking a Grade 11 College (C) Math now, can I take a grade 12 University (U) Math next year?”
1
2
Course Selection
In the ‘Grade 12’ column, select the SAME level you took in Grade 11 for:
English (compulsory)
Math (optional)
Science (optional)
Plus Electives
UNLESS:
if you earned below 75% --> then consider taking a lower level
Below 50% --> then speak with your subject teacher about how you should proceed (i.e. summer school, repeat next year, change levels, etc.)
Grade 11 to 12
Grade 12 to BYE
Grade 11 and 12 Course Selection Workshop
Applying to US Universities
Application Package (different for each school)
Therea re over 4,400 accredited colleges and universities in the U.S.
SAT is sometimes required
Definitely needed for athletic scholarship
Ensure the results are sent to the universities
Original Transcripts sent directly from Laurier to the university
Grade 9 - 12 grades considered for admission
Proof of Finances
Must be able to show access to finances to cover a year’s worth of school expenses
Tuition ranges from $10,000 - $40,000
Submit applications by December
SAT Information
The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is an admissions test designed to evaluate your verbal, math reasoning, and writing skills. Mainly used for admission to US post-secondary schools.
Needed for SOME applications to U.S. schools
Needed for ALL students trying to get an athletic scholarship in the U.S.
Upcoming Test Registration Dates:
April 4th
May 9th
Registration for dates above is approx. 1 month in advance of the test
http://sat.collegeboard.org/why-sat/topic/sat/what-is-the-sat
The TOEFL® Test (Test of English as a Foreign Language™) measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand English as it is spoken, written, and heard in college and university settings.
Who may need to take this test:
Students in ESL classes
Students who have only been in Canada for one year
Students whose first language is not English
Required for university and college admissions
Online test
$245
TOEFL
College Research Tutorial
Search for Programs
Program Search Results
Sort results
by various criteria
Click here
for more info
Search
Here
Work backwards from where you want to end up.
Find where the programs that you’re interested in are offered.
For example if you want to be a forensic scientist use the myBlueprint or eINFO site to tell you what universities have this program.
For example, if you want to be a computer animator, use the myBlueprint or Ontario Colleges site to find what colleges have this program
What courses do I need?
If you are in Grade 11 now, you MUST sign up for the following compulsory course:
English
Plus any missing compulsory subjects
Plus any required courses for university/college (if you have the pre-requisite)
Elective courses
If you have 23 credits at the beginning of next year, you are eligible to take a spare next year
However...
You must select eight (8) courses and you can drop one course after the second week of each semester.
** You can only get a spare by dropping a course after trying it out first.**
Taking a Study Period (SPARE)
“If I’m taking a Grade 11 College (C) English, can I take Grade 12 University (U) English next year?”

No, you should repeat Grade 11 English at the University (U) level
Sir Wilfrid Laurier CI
(If you forget you email address, see your Counsellor to reset your account.)
Hospitality and Tourism
Business
Science or Business Studies (Select one if not taken in Grade 11)
BAT4M-Financial Accounting Principles
BBB4M-International Business
BDV4C-Entrepreneurship
BOH4M-Business Leadership
SBI4U-Biology
SCH4C/U-Chemistry
SPH4C/U-Physics

Math (Select one)
MAP4C-Foundations for College Math
MDM4U-Mathematics of Data Management
MHF4U-Advanced Functions
MCV4U-Calculus and Vectors
MEL4E - Math for Wrok and Everyday Life


Business SHSM Course Selection consists of the following:
Major Credits (Select four)
BAT4M – Financial Accounting Principles
BBB4M – International Business
BOH4M – Business Leadership Fundamentals
BDV4C – Enterpreneurship – Venture Planning
CIA4U – Analyzing Current Economic Issues
CLN4U – Canadian and International Law
TEJ4M – Computer Engineering Technology
TGJ4M – Digital Design and Videography
TGG4M – Communications Technology
IDC4O – Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Co-op (if not taken in Grade 11)
2 Credit Co-op – Business Focus placement


English (Select one)
ENG4C – English (College)
ENG4U – English (University)
ENG4E – English (Workplace)

Math (Select one)
MAP4C – Foundations for College Mathematics
MDM4U – Mathematics of Data Management
MHF4U – Advanced Functions
MCV4U – Calculus and Vectors
MEL4E – Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)
Business
Landscape and Horticulture
Business SHSM Course Selection consists of the following:
Major Credits (Select four)
THJ3E/M - Horticulture and Landscaping
THJ4E/M - Horticulture and Landscaping
TCJ4C - Construction Technology
TTJ4C - Transportation Technology
TDJ4M - Technological Design
SBI4U - Biology
SCH4C/U - Chemistry

English (Select one)
ENG4C – English (College)
ENG4U – English (University)
ENG4E – English (Workplace)

Co-op
2 Credit Co-op – Landscape and Horticulture Focus


Science or Business Studies (Select one if not taken in Grade 11)
BAT4M-Financial Accounting Principles
BBB4M-International Business
BDV4C-Entrepreneurship
BOH4M-Business Leadership
SBI4U-Biology
SCH4C/U-Chemistry
SPH4C/U-Physics

Math (Select one)
MAP4C – Foundations for College Mathematics
MDM4U – Mathematics of Data Management
MHF4U – Advanced Functions
MCV4U – Calculus and Vectors
MEL4E – Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)
Landscape and Horticulture
Open
Example: PPL3
O
F
You must press the Submit button before you leave today!!!
If you don't know your OEN...
1. Go to the Sir Wilfrid Laurier CI Library
(sirwilfridlaurierci.ca --> Library)
2. Click on myLibrary
3. Click on Our Online Resources
4. Click on OEN Lookup
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Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)
The Laurier SHSM is a 9 credit package that prepares students for a career, part time work, or further study in the fields of Buseinss, Hospitality and Tourism or Landscape and Horticulture.  
Hospitality and Tourism
Business
Landscape and Horticulture
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