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Liberal Arts and Professional Studies

  • Combines the knowledge and skills long-associated with university education with preparation for today’s labour market
  • Couples theory with application, and equips students to gather, interpret, synthesize, and communicate knowledge
  • Prepares students to analyze personal or work-related issues, evaluate alternative courses of action, and implement effective solutions.

Students select courses from a wide range of liberal arts subject-areas

  • Social sciences such as psychology, history, or communications studies
  • Arts and humanities such as modern languages, philosophy, or English
  • Natural sciences such as biology, environmental science, or computer science

Students also select one of four professional Certificates

  • Certificate in Applied Information Technology
  • Certificate in Organizational Management
  • Certificate in Public Administration
  • Certificate in Work & Employment Issues

Course Descriptions - Liberal Arts and Professional Studies


Bachelor of Arts (Honours or General) in Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Minimum Admissions Average: 
  • ENG4U required
Career Tracks: 
  • Business administration
  • Human resources
  • Public service
  • Community and Not-for-profit agencies
  • Information technology
  • With additional training or education: primary or junior school teacher, social work, police officer, lawyer, paralegal