The purpose of diploma General Education electives and degree Breadth electives is to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to succeed not just in their chosen career fields, but in all life paths.
Diploma General Education and degree Breadth elective courses cultivate critical and creative thinking skills, civic engagement and knowledge of the broader world of arts, culture and science.
Become an engaged citizen, aware of yourself and the world around you, confident, curious and ready to make your mark on the world.
Our requirements follow mandates from the Ministry of Colleges and Universities’ Framework for Programs of Instruction (pdf) and the Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board’s (PEQAB) Manual for Public Organizations.
Choose your diploma electives
All diploma students must complete a minimum of three General Education electives.
Choose your degree electives
All degree students must complete a minimum of 20 per cent of education outside their discipline of study.
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