Program Code: 6700
School: School of Advancement
Program Type: Certificate program
Program Length: 1 year/ 2 semesters
Start Date: Fall
Location: Morningside Campus
Telephone: 416-289-5000, ext. 7018
In Centennial College’s General Arts program, you study a range of subjects in the humanities and social sciences, as well as communications.
This college preparation program is for you if you are:
- Considering college programs such as Communication Arts, Child Studies, Community Services or Hospitality, and Tourism Administration.
- Interested in applying to a Bachelor of Arts program.
- Exploring your ultimate career goals and various educational opportunities.
- Obtaining the academic admission credentials needed to enter university.
Centennial's Arts programs run two to four semesters in length, depending on your future goals.
|Course Code||Course Title||Location|
|COMM-160/COMM-161||College Communications 1||Morningside Campus|
|GNED-105||Contemporary Canada: Places, Peoples and Perspectives||Morningside Campus|
|GS-105||Math in the Digital Age||Morningside Campus|
|GS-150||Pathways to Success||Morningside Campus|
|GS-160||Concepts in Humanities||Morningside Campus|
|GS-170||Concepts in Social Science||Morningside Campus|
|Course Code||Course Title||Location|
|COMM-170/COMM-171||College Communications 2||Morningside Campus|
|GNED-130||Principles of Sociology||Morningside Campus|
|GNED-144||Developmental Psychology||Morningside Campus|
|GS-200||Twentieth Century History||Morningside Campus|
|GSGE-123||Logical Self-Defense||Morningside Campus|
|GSGE-234||Social and Moral Issues||Morningside Campus|
- You will learn in small-sized classes that allow for peer-to-peer and students-to-instructor interaction.
- After one year (with at least a 3.0 GPA) you may apply for consideration to year 1 of a university Arts program.
- Upon program completion, you will earn a college certificate.
Qualified graduates may be eligible to participate in pathway programs with partnering institutions. These pathway programs allow students to receive degree credit for learning obtained at Centennial College. Our partners include:
- Laurentian University, Ontario
- University of Windsor, Ontario
- York University, Ontario
- Preparation for a university Arts program
- Preparation for College
- Career Preparation
- Exploration of career goals and various educational opportunities
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
- Grade 12 English C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required)
or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
1. Apply Online
Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.
If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.
If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.
2. Submit Documents
Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.
Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.
Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.
3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.
4. Pay Fees
Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.
You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.
Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April
Your web-registration will not open if:
You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2015.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Incidental Fees||Total|