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General Arts and Science - College Transfer

Credential: Ontario College CertificateProgram Code: 09181Length: 2 semestersProgram Starting Between:  

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
      • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)

    or

    or

    Post-admission testing in writing and basic mathematics is required. Applicants may be counselled into an alternative choice based on test results. While the General Arts and Science programs have been designed to prepare students to enter a major course of study in their chosen area, a General Arts and Science certificate or diploma is neither a guarantee, nor a requirement, for entry into subsequent programs at Humber or elsewhere.

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

  • International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

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Fees

The 2019-2020 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $3,754.50
  • international: N/A

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more

Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,877.25 N/A
Tuition $1,351.41 N/A
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 N/A
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 N/A
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,877.25 N/A
Tuition $1,351.41 N/A
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 N/A
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 N/A
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

April-Dawn Blackwell, associate dean
416.675.6622 ext. 74602

Please contact us for more information at gas@humber.ca

 

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How to Apply

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

Admissions Road Map

Apply through Ontario Colleges

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

Apply through the International Centre

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Do you want to earn a college diploma but do not know where to start or how to translate your interests into a career? If so, Humber’s General Arts and Science – College Transfer certificate program is right for you!

This program will help you:

- determine what career best fits your personality, strengths and interests

- build important academic and professional skills

- gain admission to your chosen college program

- maximize your transfer credits along the way

In this program, you will take foundational courses to build the writing, math and critical thinking skills required for your success at Humber College. If you are unsure of your future career and want to explore your options and opportunities, our first semester Applied Psychology for Student Success course will highlight a variety of careers that you may want to pursue.

You will also have the opportunity to experience online learning, as some of our courses blend classroom and online involvement. With small class sizes, engaged professors and individual academic advising, you will get the solid foundation and the support you need to take the next step of your educational path.

The curriculum in the first semester of this program is shared with the General Arts and Science - University Transfer certificate program. After completing the first semester in either program, you can elect to continue your studies in the General Arts and Science University Transfer diploma program if your goal is degree-level studies at Humber or with one of our university partners. Both of these programs are tailored to your needs and will maximize your future pathways options.

This program is not available to international students.

 

Courses Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Develop, through general knowledge gained in a wide range of subjects, insight into both self and society.
  • Develop flexibility and clarity of thought and expression in order to develop communications competence to a level required by business and industry.
  • Understand and utilize critical thinking processes and problem solving techniques.
  • Examine and evaluate various aspects of our changing society to assist in developing a sense of personal and social responsibility as a citizen in society.
  • Employ basic vocational skills drawn from the areas of the Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences or Vocational Studies (Business, Technology).


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Humber Also Offers:

University Transfer Certificate program and the University Transfer Diploma program, which have different courses and pathway options depending on your academic and career interests.


Your Career

You will build key employability skills for managing multiple deliverables, critical thinking and team work.  Enhance your academic and career potential as you focus on subject areas in business, communications, mathematics, sociology, law and history.  Your career path requires the interpersonal skills you will develop during this program.

Humber also offers the University Transfer Certificate program and the University Transfer Diploma program, which has different courses and pathway options depending on your academic and career interests. 

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
January 2020 North Open Not Available
September 2020 North Open Not Available
September 2020 Lakeshore Open Not Available
January 2021 North Open Not Available

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.