General Arts and Science - College Health Science Option

Do you want to pursue a career in health care or forensic sciences? The General Arts and Science - College Health Science Option can help you to acquire the necessary background, improve your skills, as well as enhance your qualifications for entry into college programs in these fields.

Peterborough

Fall 2016
Program Status: Accepting Applications
Program Code: GHS
Location: Peterborough
Coordinator: Susan Hyndman Email
Credential: Ontario College Certificate
Start Dates: September 06, 2016
Tuition and Ancillary Fees (Domestic): $2,514.37 per semester*
Tuition and Ancillary Fees (International): Tuition not available at this time
* Tuition and fees subject to change.
Winter 2017
Program Status: Accepting Applications
Program Code: GHS
Location: Peterborough
Coordinator: Susan Hyndman Email
Credential: Ontario College Certificate
Start Dates: January 09, 2017
Tuition and Ancillary Fees (Domestic): $2,344.87 per semester*
Tuition and Ancillary Fees (International): Tuition not available at this time
* Tuition and fees subject to change.

Program Highlights

The College Health Science option of the General Arts and Science program is designed to prepare students for entry into college programs such as:

Fleming College has reserved space in the above-noted programs for qualified graduates of this program. For consideration in this category, graduates must have achieved an average of 70% or higher over the duration of the College Health Science Option. If there are more applications from graduates with 70% or higher than reserved seats available, a selection process based on an average of overall marks will take place.

Please note: To be considered for your program of choice, your Ontario College application must be received by the Equal Consideration Application Deadline date.

A strong foundation in Science, Math and English is highly applicable for students who wish to pursue studies and a career in health care or forensic biotechnology. In this two-semester preparatory program, you will take core courses in Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English, in a supportive environment. You will have the opportunity to explore health programs and career options, and learn hands-on in our chemistry and biology labs.

Our health curriculum is integrated, and you will also take college-level courses to help you become a competent communicator and problem solver, with the critical analytical, creative and logical thinking skills needed in the workplace.

Why Choose Fleming

Fleming has an established track record of providing renowned educational programs in the health sciences. This certificate option provides the essential courses for many high school graduates and mature students to gain entry or improve their prospects of pursuing a health or forensic sciences program and career. Once completed, the General Arts and Science - College Health Science Option provides a strong foundation for success in ongoing health care or forensic science studies. All graduates of this program receive an Ontario College Certificate. In addition, you can earn from two to six credits towards your subsequent college diploma, depending upon your program choice.

Is this You?

To succeed in this program, you require:

  • strong oral and written communication skills
  • ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently
  • commitment to making your education work
  • good time management and organizational skills
  • willingness to explore your options

Minimum Admission Requirements

OSSD with the majority of credits at the College (C) and Open (O) level, including:

  • 2 College (C) English courses (Grade 11 or Grade 12)
  • 1 College (C) Grade 11 or Grade 12 science course (Chemistry, Physics or Biology)

When (C) is the minimum course level for admission, (U) or (U/C) courses are also accepted.

Mature Students

If you are 19 years of age before classes start, and you do not possess an OSSD,  you can write the Canadian Adult Achievement Test  to assess your eligibility for admission. Additional testing or academic upgrading may be necessary to meet specific course requirements for this program.

All applicants will be required to achieve course credit in any mandatory sciences, through Secondary School or through Academic Upgrading programs.

Additional Costs

In addition you should plan to spend at least $700 per year for books and supplies.

Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on our website and in our publications. The College reserves the right to modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable, or campus location at any time.

Copyright © 2016 Sir Sandford Fleming College. All Rights Reserved.

Fleming College
599 Brealey Drive K9J 7B1 Peterborough, Ontario,
(705) 749-5530