Social Studies 11 Exploration is comprised of various subject areas that include Indigenous Peoples, Genocide Studies, Political Studies, Social Justice and Human Geography. The course contains three components: Human Rights, Democratic Engagement/Government and Self-Directed Studies. The Human Rights component include topics related to Canada, the World, Indigenous People, Socials Justice, Genocide and Human Geography. The Democratic Engagement/Government component address topics related to political studies and citizenship. The Self-Directed Studies component will provide students with an opportunity to pursue an area of interest with an inquiry-based project. The course reinforces the Curriculum Competences from Socials Studies 9 and 10 Рsignificance, evidence, continuity and change, cause and consequences, perspective and ethical judgment. Socials 11 Explorations is a senior Social Studies credit course for students who have completed Socials 10. The Social Studies Department encourages Social Studies 11 Explorations be taken before any Social Studies 12 course (History, Law, Geography, Economics, Social Justice, Contemporary Indigenous Studies).