Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
General Arts to Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Centennial College
Preparation and Career Planning
Program Area
Degree Preparation - Arts, Business, Health, Science, Technology
Program Title
General Arts

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Trent University
Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Program Area
Any Bachelor's of Arts Program
Program Title
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Contact Procedures

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Trent University

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

The agreement will be reviewed annually, or sooner in the event of major curriculum changes in either partner’s programs. This agreement may be terminated by either party. In this case, notice of one year is required. In the event of termination of the agreement, every effort will be made to ensure that students currently enrolled in the program will not be affected.

Eligibility for Pathway

To qualify for this agreement, students must have:
- successfully completed Centennial College's General Arts Certificate program;
- a minimum overall average of 70%;
- no less than 65% in any of the courses required for the General Arts Certificate program.

Credit transfer

Students who commenced studies in the General Arts Certificate program since Fall 2018 will receive the following 5.0 transfer credits:

  • 0.5 CCTH 1000H - Happiness: An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies
  • 0.5 PHIL 1200H - Critical Thinking
  • 0.5 POST 1002H - Politics and Power in the Global Age: Issues
  • 0.5 PSYC 1020H - Introduction to Psychology Part I: Experimental and Biological Bases of Behaviour
  • 0.5 SOCI 1001H - Introduction to Sociology I: Critical Foundations
  • 0.5 WRIT 1001H - Write in Time
  • 0.5 unassigned History credit at the 1000 level
  • 1.5 unassigned Arts credit at the 1000 level

Refer to the most recent version of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar for course descriptions:

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

Upon successful admission to Trent University, students are required to take an additional 15.0 credits to meet Honours degree requirements. Required courses to be completed at Trent will vary based on the major declared by the student. Any students planning to pursue a major in which introductory transfer credits are not provided are strongly encouraged to complete a summer term prior to entering Trent University in September to allow for a seamless transition into second year. Consultation with an academic advisor is recommended prior to beginning studies at Trent for assistance with degree planning and course selection. Program and degree requirements are subject to change and are outlined in the Trent University Academic Calendar:

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

3 years

Credential(s) to be granted on successful completion of all required components

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

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Don’t forget: You should always review institution transfer information before you finalize your options. Contact a transfer advisor if you have further questions.