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General Arts

General Arts

One Year Certificate

Program Code:GAP
Campus:King, Newnham, Seneca@York
Duration:2 Semesters (8 Months)
Offered:Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Certificate

Program Description

The General Arts one-year certificate program provides you with a general education and an opportunity to explore other college programs. You may select courses from a wide range of disciplines to meet your individual needs. Areas of selection include the Humanities, Social and other Behavioural Sciences, and courses in Technology and/or Business Studies. An effective career-counselling component will help you choose and prepare for more career-specific postsecondary education.

Academic Opportunities

Graduates utilize the skills acquired in the program to enter the working world or pursue further education. Educational opportunities may include:

  • Transferring to another diploma program
  • Transferring to the two-year Liberal Arts program, which may provide pathways to university programs.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Fees

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Your Future

Students who are not sure what program they wish to pursue at the college level will find the General Arts certificate program a wonderful way to explore career programs and to experience college life. Graduates enter the work world with excellent life skills or go on to higher education well prepared. General Arts certificate students often move into other college diploma programs.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Newnham & Seneca@York Campuses

Semester 1
College English
Introduction to Mathematics (Algebra) or
Topics in Modern Mathematics or
Introduction to Combinatorial Mathematics
Applied Psychology of Learning and Careers
Introduction to Social Sciences
Understanding Science and Technology
 
Semester 2
Current Issues in Canada
Foundations of Psychology I
Professional/General Education Option
Professional/General Education Option
Professional/General Education Option
 
Professional Options
Accounting Basics I
Academic Research and Writing
Academic Research and Writing II
CAD Fundamentals
Building Systems: Practical Overview
Business - It's Nature and Environment
A Social History of Canada
Fire Protection Fundamentals
Humanities: The Development of Western Thought I
Humanities: The Development of Western Thought II
Humanities: The Development of Western Thought III
Humanities: The Development of Western Thought IV
European Art and Culture
Introduction to Customs
Marketing I
Foundations of Psychology II
Introduction to Sociology I: Social Inequality
Introduction to Sociology II: Social Inequality
Introduction to Social Problems
Critical Thinking I
Critical Thinking II
Introduction to World Literature I
Introduction to World Literature II

King Campus

Semester 1
College English
Introduction to Mathematics (Algebra)
Creative Problem Solving
General Education Option
General Education Option
 
Semester 2
From Colonies to Nations in the English World
Sociology and Canadian Society: Contemporary Issues or
Introduction to Sociology
General Education Option
General Education Option
General Education Option

2015/2016 Academic Year

Newnham & Seneca@York Campuses

Semester 1
College English
Introduction to Mathematics (Algebra) or
Topics in Modern Mathematics or
Introduction to Combinatorial Mathematics
Applied Psychology of Learning and Careers
Introduction to Social Sciences
Understanding Science and Technology
 
Semester 2
Current Issues in Canada
Foundations of Psychology I
Professional/General Education Option
Professional/General Education Option
Professional/General Education Option
 
Professional Options
Accounting Basics I
Academic Research and Writing
Academic Research and Writing II
CAD Fundamentals
Building Systems: Practical Overview
Business - It's Nature and Environment
A Social History of Canada
Fire Protection Fundamentals
Humanities: The Development of Western Thought I
Humanities: The Development of Western Thought II
Humanities: The Development of Western Thought III
Humanities: The Development of Western Thought IV
European Art and Culture
Introduction to Customs
Marketing I
Foundations of Psychology II
Introduction to Sociology I: Social Inequality
Introduction to Sociology II: Social Inequality
Introduction to Social Problems
Critical Thinking I
Critical Thinking II
Introduction to World Literature I
Introduction to World Literature II

King

2015/2016 Academic Year
King Campus
Semester 1
College English
Introduction to Mathematics (Algebra)
Creative Problem Solving
General Education Option
General Education Option
 
Semester 2
From Colonies to Nations in the English World
Sociology and Canadian Society: Contemporary Issues or
Introduction to Sociology
General Education Option
General Education Option
General Education Option

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor:
Newnham and Seneca@York Campuses:
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22840
admissions@senecacollege.ca
Domestic Admissions Advisor:
King Campus:
Daniela Zarpellon
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 55013
Daniela.Zarpellon@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Simona Cojanu
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22758
Simona.Cojanu@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisors:
Newnham Campus: Ashitha Jacob
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22584
Ashitha.Jacob@senecacollege.ca
Seneca@York Campus: Vernette Fulgence
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 44752
Vernette.Fulgence@senecacollege.ca
King Campus: Daniela Zarpellon
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 55017
Daniela.Zarpellon@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinators:
Newnham Campus: Riaz Saloojee
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22045
Riaz.Saloojee@senecacollege.ca
Seneca@York Campus: Adam Phillips
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33841
Adam.Phillips@senecacollege.ca
King Campus: Ted Tom
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 55159
Ted.Tom@senecacollege.ca
Program Chairs:
Newnham and Seneca@York: Camille Soucie
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22309
Camille.Soucie@senecacollege.ca
King: Mona Nouroozifar
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 55010
Mona.Nouroozifar@senecacollege.ca
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