College Foundations is a one-year Ontario College Certificate designed for students seeking access to a broad range of college programs. As a student in this program, you can determine your academic goals and career pathways by selecting courses from a variety of vocationally specific programs. Additionally, you develop critical thinking skills and apply success strategies to support your academic and career development. As a student in this program, you gain skills and credits for transfer into further vocational post-secondary study or prepare to enter the workplace.
|Fall 2024||Barrie, Owen Sound|
*Program delivery methods apply to full-time programs only. Please contact recruitment for more information about the delivery method at the campus you’re interested in.
Tuition and fees
What are the admission requirements for the College Foundations program?
College Foundations admission requirements
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status
- Grade 12 English (C or U)
Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/academic-regulations/
Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit for Prior Learning website for details:
Don’t meet admission requirements? Learn about Academic and Career Preparation (ACP) programming to help you meet requirements for entry into this program!
What career paths can I take as a graduate of this program?
Your College Foundations certificate gives you many career opportunities
Graduates of this program may find entry-level positions in the workplace or apply to other college programs, provided they meet program-specific admission requirements.
Successful completion of this program does not guarantee entry into any college program.
Flex MORE. Study College Foundations part-time
What courses are included in the College Foundations certificate program?
4 Program Courses
5 Program Option Courses
2 General Education Courses
1 Communications Course
Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the College Foundations program outline.
- LIBA 1000 – Learning Strategies
- LIBA 1001 – College Exploration
- Select 2 courses from the available list during registration
- Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
- Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
Your course delivery method(s)
This program is delivered fully in person and requires you to attend campus.
In-person and hybrid option
In this program, some courses will provide an option to choose fully in person or fully online. You’ll choose one delivery method, that fits your circumstances, for the duration of the semester.
Please note, delivery methods are based on planning for the upcoming semester and are subject to change.
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