African Canadian Studies 11

Course Description

The African Canadian Studies course focuses on the history of people of African descent in Canada. Presented in a challenging, dynamic, and interesting manner, the course is divided into six modules:

  • Module 1: Evolution and Change
  • Module 2: Elements of the African Diaspora
  • Module 3 A: Impact of Colonial Expansion
  • Module 3 B: Struggle and Identity
  • Module 4: Independent Study
  • Module 5: In Pursuit of Justice
  • Module 6: The Journey Toward Empowerment


This course is designed to equip students with a sound understanding of the global experience, local achievements, and contributions of Canadian people of African descent. It uses the disciplines of geography, history, economics, political science, and sociology to highlight the experiences, struggles, and life stories of people of African descent who have contributed to world history. 

Designed to be inclusive, African Canadian Studies 11 will appeal to learners of all ability levels and ethnic and racial backgrounds.

Updated February 2, 2024