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General Arts and Science - College Transfer


Ontario College Certificate


Program Code: 09181

Campus: North

Length: 2 semesters starting in September

Do you want to earn a college diploma but don’t know where to start or how to translate your interests into a career? Are you looking to upgrade your academic skills to improve your chances of admission to a postsecondary program? Humber’s General Arts and Science – College Transfer certificate program will help you build key foundational skills in communication, critical thinking and team work as you focus your studies in areas such as:

  • English literature and writing
  • mathematics
  • philosophy
  • social science
  • the humanities
  • history
  • sociology

Our first semester Applied Psychology for Student Success course will highlight a variety of careers that you may want to pursue, and help you identify what career best suits your personality, strengths and interests.

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, students can elect to continue in the General Arts and Science – University Transfer diploma program if they wish to pursue degree-level studies at Humber or with one of our university partners.

This program is available only to domestic applicants.

Courses

Semester 1

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
GCOM 105: Academic Writing and Research 1 Online Online

GHST 100: World Civilizations Online Online

GMTH 121: Foundational Mathematics Online Online

GPSY 100: Applied Psychology for Student Success Online Online

GSOC 110: Sociology 1: Introduction Online Online

Semester 2

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
GCOM 150: Introduction to Intercultural Communications Online Online

GCOM 201: Professional Communications Online Online

Required 3 from the following courses
BLAW 150: Business Law Online Online

GMGT 100: Introduction to Business & Entrepreneurship Online Online

GNED: General Elective Online Online

GSTE: GNED - Sustainability Elective Online Online

Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Winter semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.

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.

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    International Credit Evaluation

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

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Fees

The 2020-2021 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $3,740.64
  • international: N/A

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $1,870.32 $1,730.96
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $1,351.41 $1,351.41
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $1,870.32 $1,730.96

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition N/A N/A
Compulsory Ancillary Fee N/A N/A
Compulsory Student Union Fee N/A N/A
Optional Student Union Fee N/A N/A
Program Ancillary Fee N/A N/A
Co-op/Placement N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition N/A N/A
Compulsory Ancillary Fee N/A N/A
Compulsory Student Union Fee N/A N/A
Optional Student Union Fee N/A N/A
Program Ancillary Fee N/A N/A
Co-op/Placement N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

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

Equipment & Device Requirements

Semester 1, 2, 3, 4

Details and Specifications Minimum Specs Recommended Specs
Processor Intel i5 Intel i5
OS Windows 7-10, Mac OS 10.10-15 Windows 7-10, Mac OS 10.10-15
Memory 8GB of RAM Expandable to 16 GB
Storage 250 GB storage space Solid State Drive (SSD) preferable
Monitor 1024 x 768 display, 13 inches 1024 x 768 display, 13 inches
Other USB3 ports, Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac Built-in Ethernet port and a USBc port

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

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

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

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 October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Select information only is included in this printable PDF. For complete program details, refer to humber.ca/programs.

Print/Download Date: October 28, 2020