School of Liberal Arts & Sciences


The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers programs and courses that develop critical-thinking, problem-solving and written and oral communication skills to prepare you for further education or your career.

Our General Arts and Science one year certificate or two year diploma programs are designed for students who want to explore ideas within the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Technology. Develop your skills in critical thinking, oral and written communications, and research as you identify future career options.

General Education and Liberal Studies electives are designed to enable students to enhance their critical thinking and analytic reasoning skills while they expand and deepen their knowledge and understanding of the humanities, sciences and social sciences. These courses are a vital component of GBC certificate, diploma and degree programs.

AWCCA - Unique in Canada, the Assaulted Women's and Children's Counsellor/Advocate Program provides women students with background knowledge, analytical skills, and specialized training to work with women and children who have experienced violence.

The George Brown School of Liberal Arts and Sciences also offers:

  • Counselling, student events, and cultural activities for Aboriginal students through the Aboriginal counsellor, Elder, and Aboriginal (Sahkitcheway) Student Centre.
  • The School of Labour which offers, four Labour Studies general education electives as well as an annual labour fair.

Develop a lifelong love of learning at the George Brown School of Liberal Arts and Sciences.