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General Arts & Science Certificate - Social Sciences Stream

Available at: Cornwall | Kingston

Overview

The General Arts & Science (Certificate) program offers a foundational year for students preparing for future study in a wide range of fields. For students in the Social Sciences stream, core courses in communications, computers, and personal development are enhanced by courses in Psychology, Sociology, Interper­sonal Skills, Addictions, Stress Management, and Statistics. Graduates of the Social Sci­ences stream are prepared for future study in Community Services programs such as Social Service Worker, Behavioural Science Technol­ogy, and Child and Youth Care. Students wishing to pursue Behavioural Science Technology may require additional courses and should contact the General Arts & Science program coordinator.

For students moving on to other St. Lawrence College programs after completing this one-year program, some of the courses completed as part of this program may transfer. For more information, please consult the appropriate program coordinator of your targeted program. 

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Program Name

General Arts & Science Certificate - Social Sciences Stream

Program Code

0478SS

Credential

Ontario College Certificate

Start Dates

September
January

Program Duration

2 semesters in 1 year (500 hours)

Location (Campus)

Kingston

Canadian Fees

2016-17 tuition fees: $2,850.18. Compulsory fees: $1,102.15. All fees are subject to change for 2017-18.

International Fees

2016-17 International tuition fees: $13,420.00. Compulsory fees: $1,780.15. All fees are subject to change for 2017-18.

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

St. Lawrence College offers an extensive Student Scholarship and Bursary Program.  Scholarships and bursaries for this purpose are sponsored by external organizations and private individuals.  These awards recognize our academic excellence, community involvement, contribution to the quality of College life, outstanding achievement and professional potential.  For more details visit Bursaries and Scholarships.

Program Outline 2017-18

Semester 1
Communications
Computers
General Education Elective (2)
Interpersonal Skills
Social Sciences

Semester 2
Communications
General Education Elective (2)
Interviewing & Counselling
Social Sciences
Stats for Behavioural Science

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level including the following prerequisites:

  • Grade 12 English at the C or U level
  • Grade 11 Math at the C, U or M level

For OSSD equivalency options, see Admission Requirements.

Bonus Points

Full-time General Arts and Science students who achieve a GPA of 3.00 or better for at least one semester will receive an additional 10 percent in their admission assessment when applying to any post-secondary diploma program at St. Lawrence College. This will be particularly beneficial for programs that are highly competitive and therefore ranked.

Prerequisites

Health Requirements

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

Formal and informal pathways offer SLC graduates the chance to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Those that follow are specific to this program:

    For details on Credit Transfer within Ontario please visit: www.ontransfer.ca

    Testimonials

    In 2016, I graduated from the Veterinary Assistant program at St. Lawrence College. There were a vast amount of classes offered as a part of the program, ranging from communication skills, exotic care, and laboratory practices, which expanded our knowledge of the field, allowing a variety of career choices. The small class sizes were very useful in hands-on scenarios, and when extra help was required. Immediately following the completion of the program, I had the opportunity to complete my placement at a local mixed practice animal hospital. This placement transitioned into my current position. I am working full-time as a VA in a busy practice- the first step on my career path. With the guidance and supportive measures received by the professors, as well as the skills gained while attending SLC, I have found a career I am truly passionate about.



    Emily Astleford

    Program Contact

    Jim Elyot
    jelyot@sl.on.ca

    Recruiting Contact

    Recruitment Office
    Dreamit@sl.on.ca

    Additional Information

    Programs at St. Lawrence College are delivered using a variety of instruction modes. Courses may be offered in the classroom or lab, entirely online, or in a hybrid mode which combines classroom sessions with online learning activities. Program delivery can be run weekdays, weekends or evenings. Upon registration, each full-time student is provided a St. Lawrence College email account which is used to communicate important information about program or course events.

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