General Arts & Science

This is a St. Lawrence College program delivered in partnership by Canadian College. Students receive two diplomas, one from St. Lawrence College and another from Canadian College. Once students receive their St. Lawrence College diploma, they are eligible to apply for their Post-Graduate Work Permit.

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The General Arts & Science Diploma provides a broad liberal arts curriculum that prepares students for the workforce, college programs, or transfer to university. Core courses provide a solid foundation in communications and interpersonal skills, computers, mathematics, analytical skills, science, and general education. Courses are chosen in consultation with the program coordinator, ensuring the right mix to meet each student’s interests and vocational goals.

Admission Requirements

Secondary School Diploma including Math 11 and English 12, or equivalent. Student must meet one of the language requirements.

  • Canadian College English Placement test, Pass with 60%
  • Smrt English 140, Pass
  • St. Lawrence College ESL Advanced, Pass with 60%
  • IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in each section)
  • TOEFL CBT 213, TOEFL IBT 78
2 Years (4 Study Semesters)
St. Lawrence College Diploma
*This program has been approved by the Registrar, in accordance with the Ministry of Advanced Education.
Fall (Sept-Dec)

Full-time Study

Student may work 20hrs per week

Winter (Jan-Apr)

Full-time Study

Student may work 20hrs per week

Summer (May-Aug)

Vacation

Students are able to work full-time  

Fall (Sept-Dec)

Full-time Study

Student may work 20hrs per week

Winter (Jan-Apr)

Full-time Study

Student may work 20hrs per week

Summer (May-Aug)

Vacation

Students are able to work full-time  

Note: Students can start at the beginning of either the fall or winter semester. Summer classes may be available on a limited basis

Study & Work

Work Opportunities

Students registered in all programs at Canadian College are permitted to work part time 20hrs per week during study semesters. During the Summer, vacation students are permitted to work full time.

Career Opportunities

The General Arts & Science Diploma provides a broad liberal arts curriculum that prepares students for the workforce, college programs, or university. Core courses provide a solid foundation in communications and interpersonal skills, computers, mathematics, analytical skills, science, and general education.

교과 과정

COMM 34 Introduction to College Communications

Introduction to College Communications provides instruction and practice in college and workplace communication skills, with an emphasis on the development of strategies to organize and express ideas in a clear and professional manner. Emails, memos, letters, short reports, and essays are used to develop effective writing skills suitable to a variety of audiences. Course work also provides opportunities for the development of students’ grammar, research, analytical, reading and listening skills. American Psychological Association (APA) format and documentation is introduced.

GENE 24 Ethics And Critical Thinking

This course is designed to teach students how to apply critical thinking concepts to ethical problems. Initially, students learn various aspects of critical thinking and evolve from the knowing stage of critical thinking to the evaluation stage of critical thinking. Students also have an opportunity to explore the ethical process and are exposed to the philosophical aspects of ethical reasoning and progress toward problem solving strategies in relation to controversial issues.

SOCI 10 Introductory Sociology

This course provides a general overview of human interaction in Canadian society. Students will become familiar with a variety of factors which affect group behaviour, and individual behaviour within the groups: factors such as cultural influences, socialization, norm beliefs, and values.

ACCT26 Bookkeeping

This course introduces students to the principles and concepts of bookkeeping. Students learn a systematic approach toward completion of the accounting cycle for both a service and merchandising operation. Additional topics include internal controls of a petty cash fund, the preparation of a bank reconciliation, month end / year end preparations and entries. Through a case study, students learn all aspects of the accounting cycle from recording the daily transactions for a business through to producing financial statements.

COMM 4 Business Technical Writing

This course will give you the foundation skills to produce documentation e.g. technical instructions, definitions, summaries, technical system descriptions, and manuals common in the workplace. Writing to inform readers to understand requires document design skills that differ from traditional writing skills. You are responsible for developing your vocabulary, basic grammar, spelling, graphic awareness and reading strategies to power your career.

COMP 205 HTML/WEB Development

This course provides an introduction to web development using HTML. CSS and JavaScript. You will learn to use HTML (using the XHTML 1.1 standard) to create web pages, and to link multiple web pages together. You will also learn how to control the layout and style of web pages using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and to make your web pages interactive using JavaScript. During the course you will complete a sequence of assignments designed to familiarize you with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

GENE 148 The Living World

This course helps you explore the real world, open your eyes to biology, and be awestruck by the beauty, mystery, and diversity of our amazing living world. In this course, you learn to identify local wildlife, discover the beauty and elegance of plants and animals, explore the diverse forms and functions of life, as well as to unveil the bizarre, mysterious, and intricate behaviors used by plants and animals to overcome environmental adversity. Although species identification and natural history are discussed on a global scale in the course, particular attention is paid to Ontario and the local region.

GENE 25 Film Studies

This course is designed to enhance knowledge and appreciation of the greatest twentieth century art form. Students learn about the history of film, how films are made, how the movie industry operates, and how to appreciate and analyze films. The course is essential for anyone who wants to develop a lifelong joy for movie watching whether it is on DVD or the big screen.

GENE36 Introduction to Nutrition

This course enhances your knowledge and appreciation of the importance of nutrition to health and wellbeing and the connection between excess and deficient nutrient intake and ill health. Topics include the Canada Food Guide, the basic nutrients, the processes of digestion/absorption, nutrition related diseases, weight management, and food labels and nutrition information reliability. Students analyze their personal dietary intake and activity level and subsequently plan meal patterns that are conducive to personal health and weight management.

GENE 57 Personal Stress Management

This course allows students to plan and implement effective stress management strategies in their personal lives. Students develop an informed understanding of the nature of stress and the stress response including causes, signs and symptoms, effects and impact. The course also focuses on the development of skills to reduce the negative impact of stress and to redirect inevitable stressors to improve health and well-being. Students analyze the impact of stress in their own lives and apply stress management strategies by designing, implementing, and evaluating a personal wellness plan.

GENE 48 Multiculturalism in Society

This course will set in motion the exploration of one’s own values and biases with regard to cultural diversity. The course will enable students to better understand similarities and differences among ethnic groups which in turn will help them to appreciate the uniqueness of our own society. Topics as multiculturalism policy, education, racism and current issues will be examined.

Introduction to Personal Finance

This course provides an overview of the personal financial planning process. Students are introduced to the basic elements of resource allocation to achieve personal and financial goals. Course content includes cash management and budgeting, risk management and insurance, estate and tax planning, investments planning and asset allocation, and retirement planning.

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