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General Arts and Science - University Transfer (Diploma)

Credential: DiplomaProgram Code: 09111Length: 4 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 is:

  • domestic: $3,754.50
  • international: $14,992.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more

Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,877.25$7,496.00
Tuition$1,351.41$6,970.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee$469.89$469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional)$55.95$55.95
Program Ancillary Fee$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,877.25$7,496.00
Tuition$1,351.41$6,970.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee$469.89$469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional)$55.95$55.95
Program Ancillary Fee$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,877.25$7,496.00
Tuition$1,351.41$6,970.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee$469.89$469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional)$55.95$55.95
Program Ancillary Fee$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 4Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,877.25$7,496.00
Tuition$1,351.41$6,970.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee$469.89$469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional)$55.95$55.95
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.

PATHWAYS OUT TO ANOTHER PROGRAM:

TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

Bachelor of Arts Humanities/Social Science

Humber and Bishop's University have partnered to facilitate a transfer opportunity in which graduates of Humber's General Arts and Science Diploma with the appropriate prerequisite qualifications and grades are eligible for advanced standing into Bishop's Bachelor of Arts, Humanities/Social Science program.

Applicants may be eligible for:

  • 30 transfer credits if they have achieved a GPA of 70-79.9%
  • 45 transfer credits if they have achieved a GPA of 80% or greater

For further information, see http://www.ubishops.ca/future-current-students/admission-process/college-transfer-students/ or contact

Sophie Mailhot, 
Admissions Officer, 
smailhot@ubishops.ca, ext. 2096

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Honours

Offered at the Mississauga Campus - University of Toronto. Admission to an Honours Bachelor of Arts at University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) will require students to complete the General Arts & Sciences University Transfer Diploma at Humber and achieve a minimum CGPA of 3.0 This requirements will be reviewed annually in accordance with UTM admission requirements for Bachelor of Arts programs.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

 For more information visit the University of Toronto Mississauga website.

 

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Honours

University of Toronto Woodsworth. Upon completion of the first two semesters of the Humber College Two-Year General Arts & Science University Transfer Diploma, students will be recommended for the Pilot Program status to the faculty of Arts & Science via the Registrar, Woodsworth College. Students who have been accepted into the Pilot Program will be eligible to enroll as Non-Degree Visiting Students in a University of Toronto course during the summer session prior to entering their third semester at Humber College.  While completing the last two semesters of the Humber College two-year General Arts & Sciences Diploma, students who have been accepted into the Pilot Program in September and January will then be eligible to enroll as Non-Degree Visiting Students in a University of Toronto course while attending their second year in the General Arts & Science Diploma. 

For more information visit the University of Toronto – Woodsworth College website.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Arts

Humber graduates of the General Arts and Science - University Transfer Diploma who have achieved an overall Grade Point Average of 2.0 (60%) will be granted advanced standing into Year 3 (60 credits) of the Bachelor of Arts degree at VIU.

 Prior to completion of the GAS/UT Diploma, and subject to availability, Humber students may take no more than 3 courses at VIU (or 9 credits) as visiting students on a Letter of Permission. VIU credits are not eligible to be transferred back to VIU. In cases where a student has used VIU credits to complete the Humber GAS/UT Diploma the number of Advanced Standing credits awarded will be reduced accordingly. Humber GAS/UT graduates will be regarded as having satisfied VIU's Breadth Requirement and Degree English Requirements.

 For more information visit viu.ca/

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

PROGRAM OFFERED AT GLENDON COLLEGE. Students must successfully complete the GAS Diploma  program with a minimum average of 70%. Students will be eligible to receive 45 transfer credits towards any Bachelor of Arts Degree offered at Glendon College, York University. 

For more information visit the York University website.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements

Law LLB

Humber students who have successfully completed a Diploma in any field at Humber College and meet the requirements, will be considered for admission into the University of Gloucestershire's Law LLB (Hons) (2-year fast track). International students should demonstrate and must provide evidence that they have attained a level of English Equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall. Alternative acceptable English Language qualifications can be found at: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/Pages/international-students.aspx

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements

Business Bachelor of Business Administration

Students who complete a 2 year diploma at Humber will be granted 60 credit hours toward the completion of a bachelor degree program at Davenport University. You will need to complete a minimum of 60 credit hours (approximately two years of full-time attendance) to meet residency and program requirements and to complete your bachelor degree program. Students must complete a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours to earn a bachelor degree. The total credit hours will include the completed 2 year diploma classes plus any courses completed through Davenport University.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

Leah K. Zeidler, Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 72174
gas@humber.ca

Katrina Gittens and Farrah Aslam, Student Advisors
416.675.6622 ext. 3747/ext. 72124
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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Humber’s General Arts and Science – University Transfer diploma program will allow you to develop the academic skills you need to continue on to degree-level studies with a variety of university partners.

There are over 30 different degree programs offered at Humber and University of Guelph-Humber where you can continue your studies with direct transfer credits. In addition, you will be eligible for studies in the liberal arts, humanities, or the social sciences at University of Toronto (both Mississauga and St. George campuses) and at York University with direct transfer credits equivalent to over a full year of university study (grade dependent). If you want to experience degree-level courses to prepare yourself for university, to gain admission to the best institutions, and to get transfer credits, then the General Arts and Science – University Transfer diploma program is for you.

This is what you can expect in the program:

- strengthening and enhancing the academic skills in a variety of humanities and social science disciplines

- individual, highly personal educational advising

-inspiring courses and small seminars taught by experienced professors

- motivated classmates who, like you, have taken control of their future and chosen an educational pathway that will lead them to future academic success.

 

 

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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Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
September 2019NorthOpenNot Available
September 2019LakeshoreOpenNot Available
January 2020NorthOpenNot Available

Your Career

Not only will you continue to build key foundational skills in communication, critical thinking and teamwork, you will also further develop your interpersonal skills and understanding of  yourself and the society in which you live.  All of these will prepare you for further success at the postsecondary level or allow you to enter the workforce secure in your ability to make a positive contribution in a variety of industries.

 

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.