The Social Science department includes Canadian and World Studies (Geography, History, Civics, Law) as well as Social Science and Humanities (Sociology/Psychology/Anthropology, Family Studies).
The Canadian and world studies program offers compulsory courses in geography, history, and civics (politics) in Grades 9 and 10. The Grade 9 and 10 Canadian and world studies program has been designed to ensure continuity with Grade 7 and 8 history and geography. Likewise, these courses provide a strong foundation for further study, not only in geography, history, and politics but also in economics and law, the other subjects in the Grade 11 and 12 Canadian and world studies program. As students move onto grade 11 and 12, the Social Science and Humanities program offers optional courses that systematically explore the ways in which individuals influence and are influenced by families, communities, cultures, institutions, and societies.