Information on General Arts and Science Program Toronto

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Not sure what interests you or which arts or science program to choose in college? Explore your options while obtaining eligibility for college-level programs by enrolling in an undergraduate general arts and science program at Centennial College Toronto.

The program offers a broad education in arts and science by covering a range of subjects in the humanities and social sciences, as well as communications. It also helps you explore possibilities for your future and your specific career goals.

Is It For You?

The general arts and science - arts program is for you, if you are:

  • Interested in many arts and science programs at the same time and are unsure of which one to choose
  • Wishing to spend some time explore career options associated with particular arts and science programs
  • Seeking to upgrade your qualifications to gain admission in a post-secondary program of your choice at the college
  • Too confused to choose a career path and need one-on-one counselling while further strengthening your arts and science fundamentals
  • A high school graduate and are unsure if you want to take up a science or an arts program at the college or university

What Do You Study?

This program runs for two to four semesters, depending upon your future goals. However, typically it runs for one year through two semesters. You will study math in digital age, concepts in humanities and social sciences, principles of sociology, developmental psychology, twentieth century history and logical self defense.

In addition, a strong emphasis is laid on communication skills, understanding contemporary Canada: places, peoples and perspectives, and human genomics: an ethical view. The program is delivered by experienced faculty. The staff members not only teach you but also offer you one-on-one career advising.

What Are the Benefits of This Program?

  • This is an undergraduate program which takes place in a college-like setting. This gives you a close look at the college life and teaching methodology.
  • This program provides you with the eligibility to apply for post-secondary programs in communication arts, community services, child studies, and hospitality and tourism administration.
  • This program aims to focus on strengthening your arts and science fundamentals.
  • You explore your specific interests, ultimate career goals and various educational opportunities available to you.
  • You get ample of opportunities to interact with subject experts and seek career advice.
  • You may be able to proceed directly into year 1 of a university arts degree Toronto program after one year, if you are able to obtain at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • You will also have earned a college certificate.

Are You Eligible for This Program?

You're eligible for this program, if you

  • Are a high school graduate and possess Ontario Secondary School Diploma certificate or equivalent or a mature student status (19 years or older); and
  • Possess required minimum score in English Grade 12 C or University or equivalent. If you don't fulfill this requirement, you will need to take the college's English Skills Assessment for Admission.

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The article author provides information on Centennial College's one-year General Arts and Science - Arts Program and how it prepares high school graduates for college-level programs in arts, science, communications and hospitality.

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