Upper York Secondary School

Course Outline

Grade 9 to 12 Academic Program

UYSS offers all the Ontario Secondary School Diploma required academic courses that each student needs for success in University and beyond. Although each of the Career Pathways has its own unique features, UYSS emphasizes mathematics, science and technology education. UYSS also offers many intriguing electives and a wide range of advanced placement courses. The exciting and academically challenging atmosphere of UYSS stimulates both the students and the teachers. By the time students graduate, they are primed in every way possible to embark on a successful university education.

Click here to see the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) requirements.

Course Offerings

Grade 9

Course Subject Course Code
Integrated Arts Art ALC1O
Introduction to Business Business BBI1O
Information and Communication Technology in Business Business BTT1O
Issues in Canadian Geography Geography CGC1D
English English ENG1D
Core French Languages FSF1O
Principles of Mathematics Mathematics MMO1D
Health Active Living Education Health & Physical Education PPL1O
Science Science SNC1D

Grade 10

Course Subject Course Code
Integrated Arts Art ALC2O
Media Arts Art ASM2O
Introduction to Business Business BBI2O
Information and Communication Technology in Business Business BTT2O
Canadian History Since World War I History CHC2D
Civics & Citizenship Civics & Citizenship CHV2O
English English ENG2D
Core French Languages FSF2O
Career Studies Career Studies GLC2O
Introduction to Computer Studies Computer Studies ICS2O
Principles of Mathematics Mathematics MPM2D
Healthy Active Living Education Health & Physical Education PPL2O
Science Science SNC2D

Grade 11

Course Subject Course Code
Music Music AMU3M
Entrepreneurship Business BDI3C
Financial Accounting Fundamentalsy Accounting BAF3M
The American History History CHA3U
World History to the End of the Fifteenth Century History CHW3M
The Individual and the Economy Economics CIE3M
Understanding Canadian Law Law CLU3M
World History to the End of the Fifteenth Century History CHW3M
English English ENG3U
Media Studies Media Studies EMS3O
The Big Questions Philosophy HZB3M
Introduction to Computer Science Computer Science ICS3U
Functions and Applications Mathematics MCF3M
Functions Mathematics MCR3U
Healthy Active Living Education Health & Physical Education PPL3O
Health for Life Health & Physical Education PPZ3C
Biology Biology SBI3U
Chemistry Chemistry SCH3U
Physics Physics SPH3U

Grade 12

Course Subject Course Code
Music Music AMU4M
Financial Accounting Principles Accounting BAT4M
International Business Fundamentals Business BBB4M
Business Leadership: Management Fundamentals Business BOH4M
World Issues: A Geographic Analysis Geography CGW4U
Canada: History, Identity, and Culture History CHI4U
World History since the Fifteenth Century History CHY4U
Analysing Current Economic Issues Economics CIA4U
Canadian & International Law Law CLN4U
Canadian and International Politics Politics CPW4U
English English ENG4U
The Writer's Craft English EWC4U
Families In Canada Social Studies HHS4U
Challenge and Change in Society Social Studies HSB4U
World Cultures, Grade 12 University/College Preparation Social Studies HSC4M
Questions and Theories Philosophy HZT4U
Computer Science Computer Science ICS4U
Calculus & Vectors Mathematics MCV4U
Mathematics of Data Management Mathematics MDM4U
Functions Mathematics MHF4U
Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course English OLC4O
Introduction To Kinesiology Science PSK4U
Biology Science SBI4U
Chemistry Science SCH4U
Physics Science SPH4U

ESL Courses

Course Subject Course Code
English as a Second Language English ESLAO
English as a Second Language English ESLBO
English as a Second Language English ESLCO
English as a Second Language English ESLDO
English as a Second Language English ESLEO