Social Sciences General - Senior

Candidates of Social Science Senior will explore the disciplines and theories underpinning the study of anthropology, psychology, and sociology.

This course examines program planning, learning expectations and organizational approaches to the study of the Social Sciences. Candidates will learn about the secondary school environment and the adolescent learner while engaging in interactive discussions and activities. The successful candidate will learn to apply current learning strategies, assessment and evaluation structures, as well as principles of curriculum design for Senior Social Science. Candidates will also investigate current pedagogical approaches related to teaching and learning in the grade 11 and 12 Social Science classroom.


  1. Certificate of Qualification:
    Must be a registered member of the Ontario College of Teachers.

  2. 2 Full University Degree Credits in the Subject:
    Official transcript(s) showing proof of successful completion of a minimum of 2.0 university degree credits or the equivalent in the teaching subject. Acceptable Social Sciences-related subjects include Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Law, Philosophy, Politics, Religion and Women's And Gender Studies (courses are determined to be eligible at the discretion of Continuing and Professional Learning).


1.0 university degree credits is the equivalent to 1 full year course, or, 2 half-year courses.


Successful completion is a final grade of C-

Upon successful completion of the course, a recommendation will be sent to the Ontario College of Teachers.










Full Course Details

Section Title:

Social Sciences General - Senior

Enrolment Session:

2022 Fall



Total Hours:



22 Sep 2022 to 01 Dec 2022

Delivery Option:


Course Fee(s):



Section Note(s):

This session will run for 10 weeks intensively. Your learning will take the form of in-depth online discussions as well as group and individual assignments.

Learners will be expected to engage in approximately 12 hours of learning per week for a total of 125 hours:

  • 100 hours online learning (asynchronous, but facilitator-led and paced into modules)
  • 25 hours assignments and independent study

Registration Deadline: September 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EST


  • Once registered, please visit the Learner Portal to submit your course application and any related documents by the registration deadline (we recommend doing so from a computer for the best user experience)
  • Requests for withdrawal received by the registration deadline will receive a refund. Requests made after this date will require further review. You can find our withdrawal, refund and transfer policy under Resources » OISE CPL Registration Policies

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