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IB Courses at STS

As an independent school in Alberta, STS requires all IB candidates to enroll in a core set of courses in order to complete the requirements for the Alberta Education Diploma. Students then choose the remaining courses to complete their timetable.

Grade 11 Full IB DP Candidate

ib courses at strathcona tweedsmuir schoolRequired:

IB English Year 1 (English 20-1)
IB Math Year 1 (Math 20-1)
IB History Year 1 (Social Studies 20-1)
IB Theory of Knowledge Year 1 (Philosophies of Man 30)
Physical Education/Agencies (Physical Education 20)

Student choice:

At least one and at most two from Group 3 (Science):

IB Biology Year 1 (Biology 20)
IB Chemistry Year 1 (Chemistry 20)
IB Physics Year 1 (Physics 20)

At least one from Group 2 (Second Language):

IB French ab initio Year 1 (French 20)
IB French B Year 1 (French 31 A)
IB Spanish ab initio Year 1 (Spanish 20)
IB Spanish B Year 1

Depending on choices above, to create a full course IB courses load, students choose one or two of the following:

IB Economics Year 1 (Microeconomics 30)
IB Theatre Arts Year 1 (Drama 20)
IB Music Year 1 (Music 20)
IB Visual Arts Year 1 (Art 20)

Grade 12 Full IB DP Candidate

Required:

IB English HL Year 2 (English 30-1)
IB Math 30 SL Year 2 (Math 30-1)
IB Math 31 SL Year 2 (Math 31)
IB History HL Year 2 (Social Studies 30-1)
Physical Education (Physical Education 30)

Students continue with Year 2 of their choices from Grade 11:

At least one and at most two from Group 3 (Science):

IB Biology Year 2 (Biology 30)
IB Chemistry Year 2 (Chemistry 30)
IB Physics Year 2 (Physics 30)

At least one from Group 2 (Second Language):

IB French ab initio Year 2 (French 30)
IB French B Year 2 (French 31 B)
IB Spanish ab initio Year 2 (Spanish 30)
IB Spanish B SL Year 2

Depending on choices above, to create a full course IB courses load, students choose one or two of the following:

IB Economics Year 2 (Macroeconomics 30 and International & Development Economics 35)
IB Theatre Arts Year 2 (Drama 30)
IB Music Year 2 (General Music 30)
IB Visual Arts Year 2 (Art 30)