Calgary Board of Education

Social Studies

SOCIAL STUDIES 20-1  (5 credits)

Prerequisite Standard: 65% or greater in Social Studies 10-1.

Content: This course examines “Perspectives on Nationalism” and students will explore the complexities of nationalism in Canadian and international contexts.
• They will study the origins of nationalism and the influence of nationalism on regional, international and global relations.
• The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to develop understandings of nationalism and how nationalism contributes to the citizenship and identities of peoples in Canada.

SOCIAL STUDIES 20-2 (5 credits)

Prerequisite Standard: 50%+ in Social Studies 10-2 or 45% - 65% in Social Studies 10-1. Students with a 45-49% in Social Studies 10-1 may receive retroactive credits for Social 10-2 only upon successful completion of Social Studies 20-2.

Content: This course examines “Understandings on Nationalism” and students will examine historical and contemporary understandings of nationalism in Canada and the world.

  • They will explore the origins of nationalism as well as the impacts of nationalism on individuals and communities in Canada and other locations.
  • Examples of nationalism, ultranationalism, supranationalism and internationalism will be examined from multiple perspectives.
  • Students will develop personal and civic responses to emergent issues related to nationalism.

Social Studies

Calgary Board of Education Detailed High School Course Guide (pdf)

Social Studies 10

Social Studies 20

Social Studies 30

Geography of Canada 20

World Geography 30