HSC4M – World Cultures

Course Description

This course examines the nature of culture; how cultural identities are acquired, maintained, and transformed; and theories used to analyse cultures. Students will explore world cultures, with an emphasis on the analysis of religious and spiritual beliefs, art forms, and philosophy. They will study the contributions and influence of a range of cultural groups and will critically analyse issues facing ethnocultural groups within Canada and around the world. Students will develop and apply research skills and will design and implement a social action initiative relating to cultural diversity.

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The Content

The course runs for a total of 110 hours. The lessons outlined below are all structured for 100 minutes of instruction time, unless otherwise stated.

The 110 hours also includes additional time that may be allocated for assignments, tests and the independent study unit, at the teacher’s discretion.


The first and second lesson are free! Then individual lessons are priced at $5 or the whole course at $90

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Assignments

Available within the relevant lessons:

  • Assignment 1.1 | Personal Culture Profile
  • Assignment 1.2 | Heroes in Culture
  • Assignment 2.1 | Comparing Religious Beliefs
  • Assignment 2.2 | Propaganda Poster
  • Assignment 2.3 | Indigenous Peoples Heroes
  • Assignment 2.4 | Cultural Appropriation Debate
  • Assignment 3.1 | The Amish and Globalisation Essay
  • Assignment 3.2 | Immigration Poster

Whole Course Resources

The following resources are available upon request; contact us.

  • First Day Handout
  • Final Exam
  • External Resources List


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