Selkirk College

General Associate of Arts

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Program Information

School:Selkirk College
Faculty:University Arts
Degree:Associate; University Transfer
Field of Study:General Studies
Description:No matter what career path you choose in life, it always gives you a leading edge to have a solid education on your resume. With today's job market becoming ever more competitive, employers are looking for viable candidates who show dedication and determination, especially to their academic background. Getting started on your associate or bachelor's degree today, sets you up for future careers - and life - success.

If you are not quite sure what you want to major in yet, but know you want to get your bachelor's degree eventually, the associate of arts general degree is right for you. It gives you a well-rounded blend of arts courses designed to let you see some of the options you will have later, once you decide on a specialty to focus on.

URL:General Associate of Arts at Selkirk College
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Admission to an Associate of Arts degree program requires the completion of English 12 with a grade of "C" or better or written permission of the Instructor and School Chair. Other prerequisites depend on the courses chosen to make up the degree, and should be determined with the advice of a Selkirk College counsellor. If you are a student who lacks the admission requirements, you may still gain entry to the program by taking a combination of upgrading and university courses in your first year. This may extend the length of your program.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80]

If your first language is not English, you must meet the following English Language Proficiency requirements for entry in to Selkirk College University Transfer, Diploma or Degree programs: completion of BC English 12, or equivalent; or completion, with a grade of "C+" or better, advanced core courses in the Selkirk College English Language Program and Provincial Level English 51; or submission of a TOEFL score of 213 (computer) or ibt 79-80 or better; or submission of an IELTS score of 6.0 or better; or submission of an EIKEN Grade Pre -1; or submission of an acceptable score on the Language Proficiency Index score of 4 or better. For Indian students coming through the SPP program, the IELTS requirement for diploma programs is 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 31, 2016