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Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

General Arts and Science – University Profile

Get ready to begin your university education.

For the Fall 2020 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

One student's journey

Discover how General Arts and Science student Domenic Garisto used the GAS program to raise his grades to university level after high school and found his passion in the process.

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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).

  • Ontario College Diploma

    • Full-time
    • 2 yrs (4 semesters)
    • Program code: PGASU
  • Ontario College Certificate

    • Full-time
    • 1 yr (2 semesters)
    • Program code: PGAUC