A General Art Program Can Help You To Decide Your Career Path

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Centennial College offers a general art program that allows a variety of people to benefit. If you are undecided about attending university, need to upgrade your academic standing or want to gain more general knowledge before specializing in a humanities or social sciences program, you may want to consider this undertaking.

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A General Art Program Can Help You To Decide Your Career Path

The range of careers and their importance in areas such as Communication Arts, Child Studies, Community Services or Hospitality and Tourism Administration is significant. However, you may have an interest in more than one of these careers or perhaps you have to upgrade your skills in order to enter post-secondary specialization. Luckily, there is the Centennial College Arts and Science Arts program, which is designed to expose students to a range of subjects in humanities and social sciences, as well as communications and learning skills to help them decide their career path.

To gain entry into this undertaking you must possess an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent or be 19 years of age or older. You must also have the compulsory English 12C or U, or skills assessment or equivalent. However, possession of minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission to program.

The length of the program is actually up to the learner. It can run from one to four semesters in length, depending on your future goals. During your time in the General Arts and Science Arts program, you will take courses such as College Communications (enables the student to develop skills in grammar, sentence variety, paragraph development, vocabulary, and reading comprehension), Canadian Studies (students learn what makes Canada unique by examining our geography, history, peoples, social and political institutions, national and international relationships), Logical Self-Defense (students are taught how to distinguish types of language, such as descriptive, explanation, and argument, to see how arguments are used to persuade and convince), and more.

After one year of study, with at least a 3.0 GPA, you may proceed directly into year 1 of a university arts program. Centennial Colleges Arts program has articulated programs with selected universities, institutes and professional associations. These schools include: Athabasca University, Griffith University, Ryerson University and York University.

But who exactly will benefit from the General Art program? Of course, students who are interested in a career within: Communication Arts, Child Studies, Community Services or Hospitality and Tourism Administration should consider gaining knowledge from the General Art program because it will expose them to a variety of topics they can expect to encounter in their specialized programs. In addition, it is also ideal for students who are undecided if university, or even college, is the right choice for them or if the career path theyre considering will suit them. The on-campus experience will allow these students to gain insight into how post-secondary programs are structured and what responsibilities they will have as students. Lastly, if none of the above applies to you, but you do not possess the academic admission credentials needed to enter a university program of your choice, then the General Arts and Science Arts program may be for you.

Author :- Jason

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