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General Arts and Science - One-Year (1105)

1 Year - 2 Semesters      Ontario College Certificate

Program Overview

You`ll learn a broad-range of important and sought-after skills in communication, thinking, and interpersonal relations.

September and January Intakes are available for this program. Please contact the Registrar`s Office for further information.

Are you unsure of what to study at the post-secondary level? This program is designed to help you choose the path that is right for you. You will gain a strong foundation in academic skills and you will have the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of courses in communications, social sciences, humanities, and math and science. With the assistance of the General Arts and Science staff and faculty, you will choose electives to create an individualized timetable.


After completion of this program, you may choose to follow one of these pathways:

  • Continue in the second year of the General Arts and Science UniversityTransfer diploma program
  • Continue study in another Sault College diploma program
  • Apply to an Ontario university for admission

Applicable credits earned in the General Arts and Science Certificate program will count towards completion of other Ontario college diploma programs offered at Sault College.

Once you have successfully completed two semesters of full-time studies (minimum of 36 credits) you will be awarded a General Arts and Science One Year Certificate.

Full-time students successfully completing two semesters of the General Arts and Science - One-Year Certificate option, provided they meet the specific program entrance requirements, will be guaranteed a position in the first year of the postsecondary program of their choice, with the exception of limited enrolment programs. Limited enrolment programs will guarantee 10 percent of their seats for full-time students successfully completing the General Arts and Science - One-Year Certificate program and meeting other entrance criteria.

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