Grade 11- Business & Technology

BTA3O - Communications Technology: The Digital Environment (Open):

This course prepares students for the digital environment. Using a hands-on approach, students will further develop information and communication technology skills through the use of common business software applications. The concept and operation of e-business will be explored, and students will design and create an e-business website. The skills developed in this course will prepare students for success in the workplace and/or postsecondary studies.

BDI3C - Entrepreneurship: The Venture (College Preparation):

This course focuses on ways in which entrepreneurs recognize opportunities, generate ideas, and organize resources to plan successful ventures that enable them to achieve their goals. Students will create a venture plan for a student-run school-based or summer business. Through hands-on experiences, students will have opportunities to develop the values, traits, and skills most often associated with successful entrepreneurs.

BAF3M - Financial Accounting Fundamentals (University/College):

This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and procedures of accounting. Students will develop financial analysis and decision-making skills that will assist them in future studies and/or career opportunities in business. Students will acquire an understanding of accounting for a service and a merchandising business, computerized accounting, financial analysis, and current issues and ethics in accounting.

TCE3E - Construction Technology: Electrical/Network Cabling (Workplace):

This is an emphasis course related to residential and industrial electrical wiring practices. The students will develop knowledge and skills related to residential and industrial wiring. Students will gain hands on experience using a variety of construction material, processes, tools, and equipment; learn about building design and planning construction projects; create and interpret working drawings and schematics; and learn how the Ontario Building Code and Electrical Building and Safety codes and other regulations and standards apply to construction projects. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and explore career opportunities in the fields. This course can help prepare students for further studies in all electrical related fields including apprenticeships.

TGP3M - Communications Tech : Photography (University/College):

This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. This course is an introduction to basic photographic practices and digital enhancement.

TGG3M - Communications Tech : Print/Graphic Communications (University/College):

This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. This course concentrates on the design and production of the school yearbook.

TGV3M - Communications Tech: TV, Video & Movie Production (University/College):

This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. The emphasis of this couse will be on video production.

TCJ3C - Construction Engineering Technology (College):

This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills related to residential construction. Students will gain hands on experience using a variety of construction materials, processes, tools, and equipment; learn about building design and planning construction projects; create and interpret working drawings and sections; and learn how the Ontario Building Code and other regulations and standards apply to construction projects. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and explore career opportunities in the field.

TFJ3C - Hospitality and Tourism (College):

This course enables students to develop or expand knowledge and skills related to hospitality and tourism, as reflected in the various sectors of the tourism industry. Students will learn about preparing and presenting food, evaluating facilities, controlling inventory, and marketing and managing events and activities, and will investigate customer service principles and the cultural and economic forces that drive tourism trends. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety standards, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the tourism industry.

ICS3U - Introduction to Computer Science (University):

This course introduces students to computer science. Students will design software independently and as part of a team, using industry-standard programming tools and applying the software development life-cycle model. They will also write and use subprograms within computer programs. Students will develop creative solutions for various types of problems as their understanding of the computing environment grows. They will also explore environmental and ergonomic issues, emerging research in computer science, and global career trends in computer-related fields.

TMJ3C - Manufacturing Technology (College):

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills through hands-on, project based learning. Students will acquire design, fabrication, and problem-solving skills while using tools and equipment such as lathes, mills, welders, computer-aided machines, robots, and control systems. Students may have opportunities to obtain industry-standard certification and training. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to manufacturing and will learn about pathways leading to careers in the industry.

TDJ3M - Technological Design (University/College):

This course examines how technological design is influenced by human, environmental, financial, and material requirements and resources. Students will research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using working drawings and other communication methods to present their design ideas. They will develop an awareness of environmental, societal, and cultural issues related to technological design, and will explore career opportunities in the field, as well as the college and/or university program requirements for them.

TEJ3M- Robotics (University/College):
This course examines computer systems and control of external devices. Students will assemble computers and small networks by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software. Students will develop knowledge and skills in electronics, robotics, programming, and networks, and will build systems that use computer programs and interfaces to control and/or respond to external devices. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about college and university programs leading to careers in computer technology.

Multi-Credit (2 Credits):

TCJ3EA - Construction Technology (Workplace):

This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 11 and 12 levels. Students will fulfill all the Ministry of Education requirements of a single credit (110 hrs.) TCJ3E program. The additional instructional time will allow students to focus on specific areas of studies such as blueprint reading, site plans, excavation, footings and foundations, framing, masonry, plumbing and electrical as well as interior finishes such as drywall, painting, kitchen cupboards and washroom fixtures.

TXJ3EA - Hairstyling (Workplace):

This program is a two-credit package (220 hours) available at the Grade 11 level. Students will fulfill all the Ministry of Education requirements of a single credit (110 hours) TPE3E program. The additional instructional time will allow students to focus on specific areas of studies such as professional image, physical presentation, professional ethics and salon operations. The additional time will also allow students to enhance their technical skills and knowledge in areas such as client consultation, hair cutting, hair colouring, day and evening styling and aesthetics.

THJ3EA - Horticulture/Landscape Technology (Workplace):

This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 11 workplace level. This course focuses on residential and light construction systems related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction; the development of generic employment skills and preparation for apprenticeship and training programs. Students will learn about and gain practical experience with various types of materials, processes, labour, tools, and equipment used in the construction industry; technical drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues; and explore careers, the importance of lifelong learning, and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment. This course provides focused education and training relating to greenhouse management, product development and landscape design, construction and installation. Students participate in a 'hands-on' approach to school and community based design, scheduling and implementation of horticultural, floricultural, viticulture, and landscape projects. This course makes up two of the major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Horticulture and Landscape.

TFJ3EA - Hospitality and Tourism (Workplace):

This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 11 level. Students will fulfill all the Ministry of Education requirements of a single credit (110 hrs.) TFJ3E program. The additional instructional time will allow students to focus on specific areas of studies such as food preparation and management, baking, guest service, and other sectors of the hospitality industry. This course makes up two of the Major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Hospitality and Tourism.

TMJ3EA - Manufacturing Technology (Workplace):

This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 11 level. Students will fulfill all the Ministry of Education requirements of a single credit (110 hrs.) TMJ3E program. The additional instructional time will allow students to focus on specific areas of studies such as mechanical blueprint reading, quality assurance, custom grinding, MIG/Arc/Oxy-Acetylene welding, plasma cutting and CAD.

TTJ3CA - Transportation Technology (College):

This program is a two credit package (220hours) available at the Grade 11 level.This course examines the commonalities of land, air, and marine vehicles and transportation systems. Students will develop safe workplace habits and business management skills and will use diagnostic, hand, and power tools effectively to service and repair vehicles to meet industry standards and safety inspections. They will also research the entry requirements for apprenticeship training programs and develop the employability and technical skills required for entry into the workplace.This course makes up two of the major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Transportation Technology.

TER3MA - Computer Engineering (Robotics):

This course examines computer systems and control of external devices. Students will assemble computers and small networks by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software. Students will develop knowledge and skills in electronics, robotics, and programming. Students will work with advanced manufacturing equipment including CNC machines and Robotic Arms while learning topics relevant to manufacturing (e.g. blueprint reading, robotic welding, CNC machining and metal fabrication).  During the course of the semester students will design and build systems that use computer programs and interfaces to control and/or respond to external devices. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about college, university, apprenticeship programs and directly to world of work.  Students will be exposed to careers in computer technology, engineering, automation, design and others.  This course helps students to meet the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations by developing one's God-given potential and makes a meaningful contribution to society and by exercising Christian leadership in the achievement of individual and group goals.

TMJ3E1 - Manufacturing APC with Co-op (4 credits):

This hands-on, project-based course is designed for students planning to enter an occupation or apprenticeship in manufacturing directly after graduation. Students will work on a variety of manufacturing projects, developing knowledge and skills in design, fabrication, and problem solving and using tools and equipment such as engine lathes, milling machines, and welding machines. In addition, students may have the opportunity to acquire industry-standard certification and training. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to manufacturing and will learn about secondary school pathways that lead to careers in the industry.