This two semester General Arts and Science Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer stream is designed for individuals interested in pursuing advanced standing into Year 2 of UOIT’s Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Criminology and Justice, Legal Studies, Community Development and Policy Studies or Communication and Digital Media Studies.
This program will provide an opportunity to develop and refine academic skills and ultimately provide the foundational knowledge needed to help ensure success in subsequent academic studies. This program also allows students to familiarize themselves with life and workload at a post-secondary institution.
Students will be required to complete six (three-credit) courses per semester (12 courses in total). These include five core (or mandatory) courses in Communications (two), Computers (one), Mathematics (one) and Preparing for Academic Success (one). Other prescribed courses in this two semester stream include Canadian Law (one), Canadian Government (one), Psychology (two), Political Science (one), and Sociology (two).
Graduates of this stream who have completed the requisite courses with a minimum average grade of at least ‘B+’ (77-79 per cent), with no individual course below ‘B-’ (70-72 per cent) may apply for admission with advanced standing into Year 2 of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree Liberal Arts programs. It is important to note admission based on minimum admission requirements is not guaranteed and that UOIT will give preference to applicants with the best qualifications.
Individual academic planning assistance is also offered by the student advisor and it is strongly encouraged for students to meet with their advisor before selecting their courses. Some General Arts and Science courses are also transferable to other post-secondary programs.
- It is each student’s responsibility to ensure that the courses he or she is registered in are appropriate for the stated admission requirements for future program choices.
- Successful completion of the GAST certificate does not guarantee admission into UOIT or other post-secondary programs.
- Each educational institution determines its own admission requirements. If you plan to attend any university other than UOIT or a college, please ensure that courses taken meet its admission requirements.
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status
- Grade 12 English (C or U)
WHAT YOU COULD BE
As a graduate, you can proceed to full-time employment or further your studies in other college diplomas, advanced diplomas or university degree programs.
WHERE YOU COULD WORK
As a graduate, you can proceed to work in a variety of different environments, depending upon your area of focus in future programs.Back to Top
Course List & Descriptions
- Computers Elective (COMP 0000)
- Introduction to Psychology – An Applied Science (GNED 1106)
- Political Science (GNED 1302)
- Introduction to Sociology (GNED 1407)
- Preparing For Academic Success (SUCC 1300)
Courses and course descriptions are subject to change.Back to Top
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Please note: fees are based on the 2016-2017 academic year and do not include textbooks. For more information please see Other fees to consider.Back to Top
Opportunities For Degree Completion Or Additional Credentials
Qualified graduates can apply to UOIT’s Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Criminology and Justice, Legal Studies, Community Development and Policy Studies or Communications and Digital Media Studies and may also be eligible to apply their academic credits towards further study through Durham College’s partnerships with many Canadian and international colleges and universities.
Please visit the Transfer Guide for more information.Back to Top