General Education

Employers are looking for students with a broad-based education, with knowledge of topics beyond their vocational program. General Education provides a breadth of knowledge outside a student’s core program area, with the ultimate goal of developing their sense of social responsibility and citizenship. General Education electives are required by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities for all post-secondary students and fall into one of the following subject areas: Arts in Society, Civic Life, Social and Cultural Understanding, Personal Understanding and Science and Technology.


Fall 2022 Registration

Fall 2022 registration is now closed. If you missed registering for your General Education elective and would like to discuss what options may be available to you, please email or Book an Appointment with a General Education Advisor.

Winter 2023 course information will be available mid-October.

Winter 2023 General Education registration begins on December 5th, 2022 at 12:01am.

Need help?

For students looking for help with General Education course registration, or that have questions specific to their individual situations, please connect with us by email or schedule an appointment with a General Education Advisor.


Book an Appointment



Phone: 519-452-4480 or 519-452-4442

Inquiries will receive a reply within 2 business days of their receipt. If after 2 business days college staff have not reached out, please follow-up regarding your inquiry.