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School:Algonquin College
Faculty:General Arts and Science
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:General Studies
Description:

Offering a broad range of social science courses, this two-year General Arts and Science Ontario College Diploma program gives you the chance to begin your studies and build up your academic level of knowledge. Explore your skills and interests and discover what educational path is the best for you.

This program lets you develop and explore interpersonal and communication skills as well as skills in critical thinking and research. These are essential universal skills for a world where change is rapid and adaptability is critical.

The program gives you the opportunity to discover new pathways for your future and find your potential. With the diversity of the courses, you explore many new ideas. The program presents the opportunity to learn in a post-secondary setting. This program shows future employers, colleges and universities that you can learn at the post-secondary level.

URL:General Arts and Science at Algonquin College
Length:2 Year(s)
Scholarships:1

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR

Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR

General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR

Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]

International applicants must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either: (IELTS / TOEFL) IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 80, with a minimum of 20 in each component: Reading 20; Listening 20; Speaking 20; Writing 20.

Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency.

* 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 May 12, 2020

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