General Arts & Science
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  • Program Length:
  • One Year - Ontario College Certificate
  • Starts:
  • September and January

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College(C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This program updates the academic skills of students still exploring their career and vocational options. The program is aimed at improving the academic foundation for future career or program choices. A career counseling component helps students to determine and prepare for further post secondary education.

The curriculum offers upgrading in English and Math, however it is primarily social science based offering course choices that may be used as electives as students progress through their chosen post secondary education.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Exploring a variety of courses to discover what other programs or areas of study you may be interested in.
  • Smaller class sizes which provide an opportunity to build rapport with fellow classmates and your professor.
  • Gain valuable tools and essential employability skills needed to be successful at the college level.
  • The freedom to select from a variety of elective courses that interest you the most.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: C862

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
SSC160
3
Basic Psychology
ENG200W
3
Written Communications II
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective
BUS108
3
Introduction to Canadian Business
GAS65
3
Career and College Exploration

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 2
ENG100P
3
Oral Communication I
SSC164
3
Intro to Sociology
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective
GAS80A
4
Pre-Health Science/Applied Arts Math I
MIC101
1
Introduction to Word-Processing
MIC102
1
Introduction to Presentation Software