Skip to main content Disable scrolling animations
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

General Arts and Science – College Profile

Gain the skills you need to succeed in college.

Want to study at the college level but aren’t sure of your career goals? This program may be ideal for you.

Pathways to success

This program is ideal for those who want to study at the college level, but are uncertain of their academic or career goals. Throughout the program, you’ll build the proficiencies and confidence needed to succeed in postsecondary education. Personalized attention in small classes and a focus on academic advising will help to create pathways for your success.

What you'll gain

Through this program, you'll develop skills that may equip you to enter into other college programs. You'll earn college credits in communication, critical thinking, mathematics, computer applications, humanities, social and behavioural sciences and general education courses. Many of these college courses are transferable to other programs at Sheridan and may be accepted at other colleges as well.

Transfer opportunities

When you’ve completed this program, you can apply to the General Arts and Science – University Profile or Health Profile program or other college programs. Although some universities will accept graduates from the one-year College Profile program, the best preparation for a successful academic experience at university is to complete two years of the University Profile.

Program Offerings

  • Ontario College Certificate

    • Full-Time
    • 1 yr (2 semesters)
    • PGASC