General Arts and Science

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Program at a glance

Program code: 
010214
Accreditation: 
Ontario College Certificate
Length of study: 
1 year
Study options: 
Full-time
Campus location: 
College Drive

Get the knowledge you need to make an educated program or career choice, and the necessary skills and prerequisites to begin your academic career.

This Program Helps You

  • Explore career options
  • Acquire necessary prerequisites for admission into
    college programs or industrial skills training 
  • Strengthen academic, interpersonal and learning skills

What You Learn

  • Introduction to Science
  • Communication fundamentals
  • Business Math
  • Psychology for everyday living
  • Critical thinking and reasoning
  • Lifespan development


 Build on your certificate by continuing your education in another Canadore program.

Admission Requirements: 

Program Prerequisites

19 years of age or older OR Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) OR successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED).

 

Canadore College offers preparatory programs for applicants who require certain academic skills or reediness experience to be successful in a  post-secondary program of study, and who wish to pursue college studies. Successful completion of these direct entry programs may qualify the applicants for consideration for admission into other postsecondary programs in a subsequent year.

 

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Curriculum: 

View January Start Curriculum

September Start

Semester One - Fall:

SCI 099Introduction to Science

CMM 115Communication Fundamentals

MTH 101Business Math I

PSY 150Psychology for Everyday Living

STS 100Strategies for Success

ElectiveChoose 1 from the Fall listing (2-3 CR)


Semester Two - Winter:

CTR 100Critical Thinking and Reasoning

POL 120Contemporary Canada

CMM 116Communications Fundamentals II

MTH 121Prep Math for Business II

PSY 168Child Development

ElectiveChoose 1 from the Winter Listing

 

STUDENTS PICK 1 ELECTIVE IN FALL AND 1 ELECTIVE IN WINTER

Fall Elective Choices:
GCP 125Career Planning
HUM 100Interpersonal Relations

Winter Elective Choices:
PHE 145Physical and Health Education
SOC 115Law and Ethics
PFN 100Personal Finance

 

January Start

Semester One - Winter:

CTR 100 Critical Thinking and Reasoning

POL 120 Contemporary Canada

CMM 115 Communications Fundamentals

MTH 121 Prep Math for Business II

PSY 168 Child Development

ElectiveChoose 1 from the Winter listing


Semester Two - Fall:

SCI 099 Introduction to Science

CMM 116 Communication Fundamentals II

MTH 101 Business Math I

PSY 150 Psychology for Everyday Living

STS 100Strategies for Success

ElectiveChoose 1 from the Fall Listing (2-3 CR)

 

STUDENTS PICK 1 ELECTIVE IN FALL AND 1 ELECTIVE IN WINTER

Fall Elective Choices:
GCP 125Career Planning
HUM 100Interpersonal Relations

Winter Elective Choices:
PHE 145Physical and Health Education
SOC 115Law and Ethics
PFN 100Personal Finance

 

Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of information provided on our website. The College reserves the right to modify any course, program, curriculum, fee, timetable, or campus location at any time.

Learning Outcomes: 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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