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We can help you strengthen your marks, get ready for college or university and earn transfer credits toward future programs.

Courses in General Arts and Science programs prepare you for future success in diploma programs or for degree studies at Humber or at university. Students who transfer to diploma programs at Humber receive significant transfer credit and may also receive transfer credit in other college or university programs. Take advantage of academic advising while you progress through the program toward your future career goals.

Strengthen Your Academic Foundation

Improve your marks and your academic standing to gain admission into a diploma or degree program at college or university. Get ready for further studies in many program areas such as: business, social sciences, health sciences or technology.

Invest in Yourself

Humber programs offer you supports including free tutoring and academic advising. Through your tuition, you have access to mental health & wellness resources and health insurance. You may qualify for financial assistance and/or grant funding to help cover your costs. Find out more through Financial Aid.

Earn Transfer Credit

Use your transfer credits toward a reduced course load in your future program giving you more time to study, work or to enjoy a better life to school balance. General Arts & Science programs lead to transfer credits in over 100 different diploma and degree programs.

Find Yourself

Discover your interests and explore future program opportunities through a diverse set of courses. Take our programs to get a fresh start toward reaching your educational and career goals.

Get Started

Choose your goal to narrow down the right general arts & science program for you.

I am interested in working toward a diploma program.
I am interested in a health sciences program.
I am interested in technology, engineering, IT or trades program.
I am interested in taking a degree level program at College.
I am interested in taking a degree level program at University.

This program will help you gain postsecondary experience, attain admission requirements, and earn credits into diploma level studies.

General Arts and Science College Transfer

1-Year Ontario College Certificate
Course Code: 09181

Do you want to earn a college diploma but do not know where to start or how to turn your interests into a career? Do you want a fresh start on your academic journey and the chance to gain admission requirements and transfer credits for a future program? If so, Humber’s General Arts and Science - College Transfer certificate program is right for you!


Skills, Knowledge, or Credits You Will Gain

*Credits: Previous Humber courses at the same credential level
**Transfer Credits: Previous courses at a lower credential level

  • Business
  • Writing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Earn Credits

Further Programs and Pathways to Consider

Related Humber programs of interest however may not have an articulated pathway or applicable transfer credits

Any Humber Diploma

Any College Diploma


Career Outcomes

Business, Sociology, Sustainability, Social Justice sectors and more.

This program will help you learn more about health sciences and strengthen your grades for admission before deciding on a program.

General Arts and Science Pre-Health Sciences

2 Semesters Ontario College Certificate
Course Code: PH111

This is one of the few Pre-Health Pathway programs in the Ontario College sector where students have the opportunity to gain science lab experience. If you are interested in pursuing a career in the health-care sector and you would like the opportunity to explore your options while developing the skills that are necessary for post-secondary success, then this is the program for you.


Skills, Knowledge, or Credits You Will Gain

*Credits: Previous Humber courses at the same credential level
**Transfer Credits: Previous courses at a lower credential level

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Earn Transfer Credits

Further Programs and Pathways to Consider

Articulated Pathway to Humber Program

Practical Nursing Diploma

Nursing, Bachelor of Science

Articulated Pathway to a Program in another institution

Bachelor's Degree - York


Career Outcomes

Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Nursing, Chinese Medicine, Paramedicine and more.

In this program you will strengthen your skills and learn about technology, engineering, IT and trades before deciding on a program.

General Arts and Science Technology

1-Year Ontario College Certificate
Course Code: 09071

In this program, students can take courses and explore career paths in Engineering, IT and/or the Trades while connecting with many experts to explore career options in this high-demand career sector. Specifically, students will explore career options guided by expert faculty while taking courses that they can transfer, to reduce the course load in a future academic program.


Skills, Knowledge, or Credits You Will Gain

*Credits: Previous Humber courses at the same credential level
**Transfer Credits: Previous courses at a lower credential level

  • AutoCAD
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Computer Applications
  • Math
  • Earn Credits

Further Programs and Pathways to Consider

Related Humber programs of interest however may not have an articulated pathway or applicable transfer credits

Architectural Technology

Computer & Network Support Tech

Sustainable Energy & Building Tech

Civil Engineering Technology

Electrical Engineering Technology

And Many More!


Career Outcomes

IT, design, engineering, sustainability, skilled trades, computer programming and web design.

In this program you will gain postsecondary experience, earn credits, attain admission requirements, and transfer directly into degree level studies.

General Arts and Science Degree Transfer

1-Year Ontario College Certificate
Course Code: GA111

Humber’s General Arts and Science – Degree Transfer certificate program will allow you to explore different subjects, develop your academic skills and earn transfer credits towards other certificate, diploma and degree-level programs at Humber College and other colleges and universities.    After completing this eight-month certificate, you may continue your studies in a variety of program areas.


Skills, Knowledge, or Credits You Will Gain

*Credits: Previous Humber courses at the same credential level
**Transfer Credits: Previous courses at a lower credential level

  • Research
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Sustainability
  • Earn credits towards future program

Further Programs and Pathways to Consider

Articulated Pathway to a Program in another institution

Bachelor of Science Social Work

Bachelor of Arts, University of Guelph

Related Humber programs of interest however may not have an articulated pathway or applicable transfer credits

Bachelor of Journalism, Humber

And over 30 other degree-level programs!

Bachelor of Design, Humber


Career Outcomes

Teaching, Social Work, Psychology and more.

In this program you will gain postsecondary experience, earn credits, attain admission requirements, and transfer directly into degree level studies.

General Arts and Science University Transfer

2-Year Diploma
Course Code: 09111 

Humber’s General Arts and Science - University Transfer diploma program helps you develop the academic skills you need for degree-level studies in the humanities and social sciences. The program provides transfer credits, easier transition to university-level learning and personalized academic advising. This is the perfect environment for you to learn about your career and academic possibilities.


Skills, Knowledge, or Credits You Will Gain

*Credits: Previous Humber courses at the same credential level
**Transfer Credits: Previous courses at a lower credential level

  • Sociology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Literature
  • Earn Transfer Credits

Further Programs and Pathways to Consider

Articulated Pathway to Humber Program

Bachelor of Health Sciences - Workplace Health & Wellness

Articulated Pathway to a Program in another institution

Bachelor of Arts - Bishop’s University

Bachelor of Arts - University of Toronto

Bachelor of Arts - York University

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies - Seneca College

Related Humber programs of interest however may not have an articulated pathway or applicable transfer credits

over 30 Humber Degrees


Career Outcomes

Psychology, Teaching, Research, Journalism

General Arts & Science Support

For general questions and support, please contact gas@humber.ca.