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General Arts and Science

Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College
Tell us where you want to go, and we'll help you get there! General Studies at Lethbridge College offers you choices - choices about what you want to learn and what you want to do. General Studies provides learners with a broadly based liberal arts foundation in a supportive, personalized environment with enthusiastic, quali?ed instructors. Let us help you develop your interests and skills across a wide variety of topics within the Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences, English and Physical Education. By developing analytical and communication skills, citizenship virtues, and a scienti?c understanding of society, General Studies' graduates are well positioned for success in employment and for lifelong learning. Students can pursue either a General Studies diploma, choosing from a more eclectic mix of courses to complete their diploma, or a General Studies diploma in one of two majors:  English  Psychology and Sociology General Studies is designed to provide learners with vocational clarity and will prepare you for a career, transfer to another college or university program, or other learning opportunities. Our applied research and Service Learning options provide you with the opportunity to gain valuable work-based experience that will enhance your skills and resume. General Studies offers a solid foundation for learning for life. With choices ranging from single courses to full diploma programs, you'll ?nd that General Studies offers a great building block for your future!

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3000 College Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K1L6, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements: All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admissions section of the calendar.

Note: Applicants who lack the required academic admission requirements can apply to the Academic Upgrading program to upgrade for your program.

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA): If you have experience working in this field of study, you may be eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Distance Delivery Options

Course(s) may be offered in a flexible learning format.

Application Deadline

Students are accepted into the General Studies program for the Fall (September), Winter (January) or Spring (May) terms.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2020/08/01 to 2021/07/31*.

  • Tuition $2,950.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,150.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $959.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated December 24, 2020. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.
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