Programs

General Studies

General Studies

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Candidate MUST have Five (5) subjects at CXC General Proficiency including English.

AWARDS OF DEGREES, DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES

CFBC DIPLOMA

Students are required to pass all three modules of EACH course taken. A minimum of two 2-Unit courses must be taken in order to qualify for CFBC certification.

CORE SUBJECTS AND PREREQUISITES

CAPE Subjects Prerequisites
Accounting
Applied Mathematics
Art & Design
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Digital Media
Economics
Environmental Science
Entrepreneurship
French
Geography
History
Information Technology
Law
Literatures in English
Management of Business
Physic
Pure Mathematics
Sociology
Spanish
Tourism
Principles of Accounts
Mathematics
Visual Arts or Clothing & Textiles, or Technical Drawing, or Information Technology, or Woodwork
Biology
Chemistry
Information Technology
None but Information Technology and Visual Arts are assets
None but Economics and Mathematics are assets
Geography, Integrated Science or Chemistry or Physics or Biology
None but English A is an asset
French, English B
Geography
History
Information Technology
History or English B
English A, English B
Principles of Accounts is an asset
Physics, Mathematics
Mathematics
History or Social Studies or Geography
Spanish, English B
None but English A is an asset


CAPE CERTIFICATE

A single Certificate is provided for each examination sitting. Note well: CAPE certification does not qualify students for CFBC graduation.

CAPE DIPLOMA

To qualify for the CAPE Diploma, six CAPE Units must be successfully completed (with passes at grades I to V), including Caribbean Studies. Units for the CAPE Diploma are typically acquired over a two year period but may be acquired over a maximum period of five years.

CAPE ASSOCIATE DEGREE

To qualify for the CAPE Associate Degree, at least eight units must be successfully completed (with passes at grades I to V), including the General Education (Compulsory) courses—Integrated Mathematics, Communication Studies and Caribbean Studies. Units for the Associate Degree are typically acquired over a two year period but may be acquired over a maximum period of five years.