Academic Upgrading

Academic Upgrading

Certificate of Completion

We believe that the key to successful learning and growth is academic planning.

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English for Academic Purposes


This program is an intensive, full-time program that integrates reading, writing, listening and speaking skills with an academic focus.

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General Arts and Science


Get yourself on the path to the career you want!

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Professional Writing & Communications

Ontario Graduate Certificate

The program supports you as you practise the craft of writing while building a professional portfolio. 

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Research Analyst

Our program focuses on the theoretical, practical and technical underpinnings of research, while equipping students with the professional skills necessary to do research throughout the public and private sectors.

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Teaching English as a Second Language

Ontario Graduate Certificate

This program builds confident and knowledgeable teachers who have a full understanding of best practices in teaching English as a second language (ESL). 

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Summer Language Program

A complete immersion experience in the English language.

Flexible start and finish dates: Start or end on any date within the 10 week June  to August session.

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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

International Students (i-TESOL)

i-TESOL is an intensive certificate program for interational students seeking Canadian teaching credentials.



Join us for a wide variety of workshops guaranteed to make you think.

Continuing Education

Our focus is to provide students with the flexibility to pursue their studies on their own schedule which means, we offer classes in the evenings, Saturdays and online.

News and Events


Humber College’s School of Liberal Arts and Sciences of Toronto, Canada in association with the International Festival of Authors (IFOA) will be presenting its third annual inte

LAS Faculty & Staff

Professor, Mathematics


Dr.Zhang received her Ph.D in Applied Mathematics from Memorial University after completing her graduate and undergraduate studies in Wuhan and Shanghai, China. Much of her research has focused on population dynamics and epidemics including other areas of Mathematical Biology. Kate has had her research published in 5 peer-reviewed journals in addition to presenting at several international mathematics conferences.

Kate Zhang has lectured at several Canadian institutions including; Memorial University, the University of Guelph-Humber, the University of New... more

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Transfer Credits & Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR)

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School of Liberal Arts & Sciences

We are success

Liberal Arts & Sciences Awards Night, 2014

Humber celebrated student success at the annual Liberal Arts & Sciences Awards Night.

Liberal Arts & Sciences Awards Night

On Wednesday November 2, 2011, students of Liberal Arts & Sciences classes at Humber College were recognized for their academic achievements.



President's Lecture Series

Liberal Arts & Sciences Conference

Paula Gouveia, Dean - School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Paula Gouveia
Dean, Liberal Arts and Sciences

Welcome to the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS)

We are proud to say that we are a part of every student’s experience at Humber, whether you are enrolled in one of our LAS programs (offered through our General Arts and ScienceDepartment, English Language Centre,  Academic Upgrading or the Research Analyst Post-Graduate Program) or you are enrolled in another of Humber’s innovative and in-demand certificate, diploma or degree programs. The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers courses in English, Professional Communications, Math, Literature, Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, and many more discipline areas.

The possibilities are limitless because the faculty in LAS are dedicated to providing you with an opportunity to explore curriculum that will enhance your academic, personal and professional life. We firmly believe that everyone can reach their personal and professional goals with the knowledge, skills and experience that are at the core of a post secondary education that develops learners through a combined focus on an applied and liberal education. Employers demand it and our students deserve it.

Paula Gouveia
Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences