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1-Year Certificate

One-Year Certificate Options


The Arts Certificate is a one-year (30 credits) program in general arts designed to provide students with a broad education in humanities and the social sciences.


  • English
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Arts Certificate (General Studies) Requirements

  • Required Courses


The Business Certificate is a one-year (30 credits) program in business designed to provide the foundation coursework for completion of a university degree in business.


  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Economics
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Business Certificate Requirements

  • Required Courses


The one-year Certificate in Science is designed to provide students with a complete overview of first year science. It is intended for students who wish to go on to further studies in science or engineering at a university in British Columbia. The certificate satisfies the first year requirements in science and applied science faculties at all BC universities. The program requirements depend upon students’ intended majors at university.


  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Science Certificate Requirements

  • Biology
  • Chemistry, Physics or Engineering
  • Computer Science or Mathematics
  • General Studies

Speak to a Counsellor

To speak directly to an academic counsellor in English or Chinese, call Monday to Friday:

9:00am to 4:00pm(Vancouver time)
4:00pm to 9:00pm(Vancouver time)

Discover your Transfer Option

To see how Coquitlam College courses transfer to British Columbia’s universities, visit the online transfer guide of the British Columbia Council of Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT).