Program Description You know that a college education will help you reach your career goals. But what you’re not quite sure of yet is what that career might be… Confederation College’s General Arts and Science two-year diploma program provides you with a good understanding of a variety of topics. Similar to the one-year General Arts and Science certificate program, this program is a great way to earn credits and decide on a career path later. Learn the basics in humanities, social sciences, the arts, civics, and technology and business. You’ll gain skills - and credits - that are transferable within the college and university system.