Associate of Arts General Studies is a dynamic way to earn credits that can be put toward a university degree while exploring interests and gaining a broad foundation of knowledge.
Courses in this program include English, arts, science, social science, humanities, and wide range of electives. This program is ideal for people with diverse interests who want flexibility to sample courses from several subjects in arts, humanities, and social science.
Associate degrees from CNC transfer into university programs and give you preferential admission at public universities and university-colleges in BC. (Consult the British Columbia Transfer Guide and check with CNC advisors to verify transferability of credits.)
100 Level or higher
Total Credits Required
60 Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 required
CNC programs have varying lengths and start dates to meet your needs, and are offered across multiple campuses where possible. Don’t see the campus you’re looking for? Check back with us soon as this page is updated throughout the school year.
You’ll need one of the following:
• Successful completion of Grade 12 (with English 12 or English 12: First Peoples)
• ABE/Academic Upgrading Advanced Certificate
• GED Certificate
• Completion of Grade 11 with an outstanding academic record in the year of application.
Note 1: It is recommended high school students consult their counsellors to ensure they select the most appropriate high school courses for their chosen career paths.
Note 2: Students who received less than a “B” grade in English 12 or its equivalent are strongly encouraged to select English 103 as their first English course.
Note 3: Students applying for admission to MATH 101, CSC 109, Phys 101 or Chem 111 who obtained a “C+” or less in Principles of Math 12 (interim grade) or Math 050 must first register in MATH 100.
Note 4: The GED certificate meets the general admission requirements but does not meet specific program or course prerequisites.
Note 5: You will need to comply with the prerequisites of specific courses you select.
Need help meeting these requirements? Check out our Academic Upgrading options.