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O que eu aprenderei?

In this liberal studies program, students explore subjects within the humanities and social sciences. Students deepen their critical thinking and analytical skills while widening their worldview. The program opens doors and builds pathways to further studies at either the college or university level. Upon completing the two-year diploma, students are eligible for university articulation agreements that offer excellent credit transfer. With a liberal studies education, students gain confidence in their academic skills and abilities, while developing essential skills for employment.

Why pursue a General Arts and Science diploma at Georgian?

Liberal arts education

Delve further into the humanities and social sciences through courses in sociology, psychology, philosophy, literature and political science. Expand your critical thinking skills and become a well-rounded, creative citizen, ready to meet the needs of employers in an ever-changing, global workplace.

Strategies for success

Gain essential employability skills, including communication, leadership and professional decision making, as well as the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently.

University pathways

With more emphasis on reading, academic writing, analysis and discussion in the second year, our graduates are ready for more. Take advantage of Georgian's articulation agreements by pursuing university in fields such as psychology, sociology, literature, political science and more.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • reflect on knowledge gained in a wide range of Liberal Studies subjects, and their impact on both self and society;
  • communicate both orally and in written form at a level required for entry level employment, and further studies;
  • apply critical-thinking processes and problem-solving techniques to a variety of issues affecting society;
  • use experiential methods to examine various aspects of society in relation to personal and social responsibility and citizenship;
  • assess the validity of material and arguments presented in a variety of Liberal Studies disciplines to improve academic research skills;
  • develop strategies to communicate effectively with people from other cultures;
  • work as an effective member of a team to achieve personal and group goals;
  • assess the effect of personal decisions and actions on the environment;
  • employ entrepreneurial strategies to identify and respond to new opportunities;
  • analyze the impact of colonization on Indigenous cultures and communities.

Career opportunities

While most students choose General Arts and Science as a pathway to further studies, some graduates of the program find employment in occupations requiring a liberal studies education or with organizations that prefer to administer their own training program. The diploma from this program is recognized by several Ontario universities. Program courses provide students optimum transfer credits to other college and university programs.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Georgian College

Opções de estudo

Período integral (2 anos)

CAD$13.740,00 (R$ 56.521) por ano
CAN $6,870 for each semester
Prazo para inscrição

1 May 2021

Data de início

11 Janeiro 2021


Georgian College

Barrie Campus,

One Georgian Drive,


Ontario (ON),

L4M 3X9, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

Applicants must hold OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U).

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.

Applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria to meet Georgian’s language proficiency requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet-based test (IBT): 79
  • TOEFL Paper-based test: 550
  • IELTS Academic only: 6.0
  • YELT: 1-5
  • TOEIC: 800
  • Graduate of Level 8 of Georgian’s GAAS - English for Academic Purposes: 60% in certificate or completion of level 8 with 70% or higher
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL): 60
  • Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE): 58
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 170

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.