Grade 12 - Business & Technology

BOH4M - Business Leadership: Management Fundamentals (University/College):

This course focuses on the development of leadership skills used in managing a successful business. Students will analyze the role of a leader in business with a focus on decision making, management of group dynamics, workplace stress and conflict, motivation of employees, and planning. Effective business communication skills, ethics, and social responsibility will be emphasized throughout the course.

BAT4M - Financial Accounting Principles (University/College):

This course introduces students to advanced accounting principles that will prepare them for postsecondary studies in business. Students will learn about financial statements for various forms of business ownership and how those statements are interpreted in making business decisions. This course further develops accounting methods for assets and introduces accounting for partnerships, corporations, and sources of financing.

BBB4M - Business International Business Fundamentals (University/College):

This course provides an overview of the importance of international business and trade in the global economy and explores the factors that influence success in international markets. Students will learn about the techniques and strategies associated with marketing, distribution, and managing international business effectively. This course prepares students for postsecondary programs in business, including international business, marketing, and management.

TGG4M - Communications Tech: Print and Graphic Communication (University/College):

This course emphasizes the development of the knowledge and skills required for the production of media arts works i.e.. Photography art. Students will develop an appreciation of the history of media arts through analyzing specific works, and will create media art works using a variety of technologies (ie. computer graphics digital camera, photo-imaging software, and digital video production techniques). The culminating activity will result in contributing to the production of the school yearbook.

TGV4M - Communications Tech: TV, Video & Movie Production (University/College):

This course enables students to further develop media knowledge and skills while designing and producing projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. Students may work in the areas of 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 expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology and will investigate career opportunities and challenges in a rapidly changing technological environment. This course will have an emphasis on TV, Video and Movie Production.

ICS4U - Computer Science (University):

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills in computer science.
Students will use modular design principles to create complex and fully documented programs, according to industry standards. Student teams will manage a large software development project, from planning through to project review. Students will also analyse algorithms for effectiveness. They will investigate ethical issues in computing and further explore environmental issues, emerging technologies, areas of research in computer science, and careers in the field.

TCJ4C - Construction Engineering Technology (College Preparation):

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to residential construction and to explore light commercial construction. Students will gain hands on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment and will learn more about building design and project planning. They will continue to create and interpret construction drawings and will extend their knowledge of construction terminology and of relevant building codes and regulations, as well as health and safety standards and practices. Students will also focus on environmental and societal issues related to construction engineering technology, and explore career opportunities in the field.

TFJ4E - Hospitality and Tourism (Workplace):

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the food and beverage services sector of the tourism industry. Students will demonstrate proficiency in using food preparation and presentation tools and equipment; plan nutritious menus, create recipes, and prepare and present finished food products; develop customer service skills; and explore event and activity planning. Students will expand their awareness of health and safety practices, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the food and beverage services sector.

TMJ4C - Manufacturing Technology (College):

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to machining, welding, print reading, computer numerical control (CNC), robotics, and design. Students will develop proficiency in using mechanical, pneumatic, electronic, and computer control systems in a project-based learning environment and may have opportunities to obtain industry-standard training and certification. Students will expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues and career opportunities in the manufacturing industry.

TDJ4M - Technological Design (University/College):

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of design advocacy and marketing, while building on their design skills and their knowledge of professional design practices. Students will apply a systematic design process to research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using illustrations, presentation drawings, and other communication methods to present their designs. Students will enhance their problem solving and communication skills, and explore career opportunities and the postsecondary education and training requirements for them.

TEJ4M- 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)

TCJ4EA - Construction Technology (Workplace):

This course enables students to further develop technical knowledge and skills related to residential construction and to explore light commercial construction. Students will continue to gain hands on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment; create and interpret construction drawings; and learn more about building design and project planning. They will expand their knowledge of terminology, codes and regulations, and health and safety standards related to residential and light commercial construction. Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction
technology and explore entrepreneurship and career opportunities in the industry that may be pursued directly after graduation. This course makes up two of the major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Construction Technology.

THJ4EA - Horticulture/Landscape Technology (Workplace):

This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 12 workplace level. This course focuses on advanced residential construction, more complex construction systems, and the introduction of heavy construction related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction. Students will learn about the tools, materials, equipment, and methods used in the light and heavy construction industries; structural analysis and design; presentation and working drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also estimate materials and labour costs;
study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues; and explore energy conservation, careers, and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment.This course provides advanced 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 is recommended for those students pursuing the horticulture pathway at the post-secondary level. This course makes up two of the major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Horticulture and Landscape.

TFJ4EA - Hospitality and Tourism (Workplace):

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the food and beverage services sector of the tourism industry. Students will demonstrate proficiency in using food preparation and presentation tools and equipment; plan nutritious menus, create recipes, and prepare and present finished food products; develop customer service skills; and explore event and activity planning. Students will expand their awareness of health and safety practices, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the food and beverage services sector.

TMJ4EA - Manufacturing Technology (Workplace):

This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 12 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.

TTJ4CA  - Transportation Technology (College):

This program is a two credit package (220hours) available at the Grade 12 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.

TER4MA 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.

TMJ4E1 - Manufacturing APC with Co-op (4 credits):

This project-driven, hands-on course builds on students’ experiences in manufacturing technology. Students will further develop knowledge and skills related to the use of engine lathes, milling machines, welding machines, and other tools and equipment as they design and fabricate solutions to a variety of technological challenges in manufacturing. Students may also have opportunities to acquire industry-standard training and certification. Students will expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues and of career opportunities in the manufacturing industry.

TMJ4EA - Manufacturing:

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