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General Arts & Science - Applied Arts Stream

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Kingston Campus
Field of Study:College/Univ. Prep. and Advan. H. School/2ndary Diploma Pgms
Description:The General Arts & Science Certificate offers a foundational year for students preparing for future study in a wide range of fields. For students in the Applied Arts stream, core courses in communications, social sciences, and personal development are enhanced by courses in Art History, Photoshop, comput­ers, and arts-based electives such as Digital Photography, Film Studies, The Impact of Music and Society, and Media & the Arts. Graduates of the Applied Arts stream are prepared for future study in applied arts programs such as Graphic Design and Music & Digital Media.

This one-year preparatory year will allow stu­dents to develop core competencies in com­munications, computers and social sciences, while also exploring courses in applied arts. For students moving on to other St. Law­rence College programs after completing this one-year program, some of the courses completed as part of this program may trans­fer. For more information, please consult the appropriate program coordinator of your targeted program. With this program you’ll be career ready.
URL:General Arts & Science - Applied Arts Stream at St. Lawrence College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,794
International: $14,755

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent. The majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses must be college or university preparation level. Full-time General Arts and Science students who achieve a GPA of 3.00 or better for at least one semester will receive an additional 10 percent in their admission assessment when applying to any post-secondary diploma program at St. Lawrence College. This will be particularly beneficial for programs that are highly competitive and therefore ranked.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 19, 2015