Ready to choose your own academic adventure? 

Gain experience and confidence studying at the college level as you explore potential programs and paths for a rewarding career. Our Educational Planning Team will work with you to create a customized timetable based on your talents and passions, learning goals, and academic and career interests.  
You’ll receive personalized support to develop a realistic educational plan and access to free tutoring and academic workshops. You’ll earn college credits as you explore your academic and career options, which you can transfer into other college programs geared to support your chosen path.  

Program highlights

  • This program includes five required courses and 9-10 elective course options 
  • Customize your educational timetable to match your interests and goals 
  • Multiple delivery modes available 
  • Receive personalized advice and support  
  • Bridge to college and university programs   

Program of Study

This program is highly customizable! To earn the General Arts and Science Certificate, you must complete courses in the following categories: 

  • Thinking, Reasoning, Relating
  • English
  • Math
  • Social Studies
  • Science OR Computer Science

Additionally, you will select 9 or 10 elective courses in any field, depending on credit value. Our extremely knowledgeable Education Planner will work with you individually to create a timetable that best reflects your learning goals and interests.

Program delivery


Spring term start

SEMESTER 1:  Spring 2024
SEMESTER 2:  Fall 2024


Fall term start

SEMESTER 1:  Fall 2024
SEMESTER 2:  Winter 2025

Winter term start

SEMESTER 1:  Winter 2025
SEMESTER 2:  Spring 2025


SEMESTER 1:  Winter 2025
SEMESTER 2:  Fall 2025

Spring term start

SEMESTER 1:  Spring 2025
SEMESTER 2:  Fall 2025

Employment opportunities

There are a number of benefits to obtaining a General Arts and Science certificate at Cambrian College. 

  • Gain confidence, develop success strategies, and explore future program options while earning your Certificate
  • Build and showcase highly sought-after employability skills
  • Engage in experiential learning opportunities

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.