Bus & Tech Department

BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM 

The business/technological studies program seeks to equip students to participate meaningfully in
their culture as stewardly and Christ-like citizens. Students will learn the skills and attitudes
necessary to handle new and emergent technology and to engage in prospective business activity
with confidence, competence and an understanding of relevant Christian perspectives. The
program enables students to gain a foundational knowledge of technology and business, its role
in society, the kinds of opportunities it makes available, the skills it requires for success, and the
potential impact that it can have on individual lives and on society in general.

Exploring Technologies: Grade 10, Open Level TIJ10

NOTE: This course is offered on an alternate year basis.
This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills
introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the
opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various
technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software
commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal
issues, and will begin to explore secondary and post secondary education and training pathways
leading to careers in technology-related fields.
Prerequisite: None

Entrepreneurship: The Venture, Grade 11, College Prep BDI3C

NOTE: This courses is offered as determined by enrolment
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 school-based or student-run business. Through hands-on
experiences, students will have opportunities to develop the values, traits, and skills most often
associated with successful entrepreneurs. All of the above will take place in the context of a
Christian world and life view which stresses the responsibility of each citizen to exercise their
God-given gifts in culture toward the effective service of God and others.
Prerequisite: None

Communications Technology, Grade 10, Open TGJ2O

NOTE: This course is offered on an alternate year basis.
This course introduces students to communications technology from a media perspective.
Students will work in the areas of TV/video and movie production, radio and audio production,
print and graphic communications, photography, and interactive new media and animation.
Student projects may include computer-based activities such as creating videos, editing photos,
working with audio, cartooning, developing animations, and designing web pages. Students will
also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications
technology, and will explore secondary and post secondary education and training pathways and
career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
Prerequisite: None.

Communications Technology: Grade 11, University/College Prep TGJ3M

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 will explore college and university
programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
Prerequisite: None

CommunicationsTechnology, Grade 12, University/College Prep TGJ4M

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.
Prerequisite: Communications Technology, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

Communications Technology Skills Inventory