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Certificate in General Arts and Science – University Profile
Certificate in General Arts and Science – University Profile

Certificate in General Arts and Science – University Profile

  • ID:SC010063
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
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* Health Science Pre-Admission Testing Charge, Identification Card

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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements:

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12


Mature student status.

English requirements:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), 80 (20L,W,S,R) iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) or 550 Paper-based

  • TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition**, 80 (20L,W,S,R)

  • iTEP Academic**, 3.7

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic Module, 6 – Overall Band Score with no Band below 5.5

  • PTE A (Pearson Test of English Academic), 58 - Overall Minimum Score  (49L,W,S,R)

  • FCE (Cambridge English First), 174 - Cambridge English Scale or FCE B

  • CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced), 180 - Cambridge English Scale or CAE C

  • CPE (Cambridge English Proficiency), 200 - Cambridge English Scale or CPE C

  • Sheridan EAP (English for Academic Purposes), 70%

  • Sheridan EPA (English Proficiency Assessment), 4.0 – Listening Band 4.0 – Reading Combined Band CLB 7 – Writing  

Other requirements:

  • Applicant Selection
  • Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).
  • Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

Course Information

Sheridan’s General Arts and Science – University Profile is designed to build your academic and critical thinking skills.

Pathways to success

This program prepares you for university and the workplace. You'll take a range of courses in the humanities and social and behavioural sciences, and develop analytical skills that will help you succeed in your future studies at university. Academic advisers will help you transition to college life, and will work with you to plan for your future academic Arts and Science career at university.

Things you'll do and learn

  • Develop written, critical thinking and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience a multidisciplinary curriculum based on the disciplines of psychology, philosophy, sociology, English and a wide range of electives.

  • Study with exceptional faculty.

  • Get personalized attention in small class settings that help maximize learning.

Transfer opportunities

Students who complete the two-year University Profile program can take advantage of Sheridan’s transfer agreements with the following universities: Athabasca University (AB), Bishop’s University (QC), Canisius College (NY), Daeman College (NY), D’Youville College (NY), Thompson Rivers University (BC).

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the program, graduates will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Develop, through general knowledge gained in a wide range of subjects, insight into both self and society.

  • Develop flexibility and clarity of both 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 of Vocational Studies (Business, Technology).

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

A primary reason students choose the Sheridan General Arts and Science – University Profile college program is to enhance job and career prospects.

Graduates of this program have gone on to pursue careers in areas such as:

  • Business

  • Communication, Culture and Information Technology

  • Government sectors

  • Media and Film

  • Non-profit organizations

  • Political Science

  • Public Relations and Communications

  • Social Work and Counselling

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Health and Dental Plan - International: 580CAD/ per year

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