Dedicated to excellence, the Faculty of Humanities and Liberal Studies (FHLS) is mandated to equip students with relevant tools and current industry skills associated with the areas of humanity and liberal studies. The FHLS is a unique faculty because it allows students to choose their own areas of interest from a variety of programmes which will amalgamate to create a path to meaningful careers in the legal fraternity, in social work and community development, as well as creative arts.
The FHLS boasts of being the first Faculty at the TCICC to offer a local Bachelors Degree in Social Work, after the success of initiating the Associate Degree in Social Work in 2015. In the Bachelors Degree in Social Work students are armed with the requisite skills and aptitude needed for this professional field, as the TCICC forges ahead with taking care of the human and social demands of the society.
Beginning Fall 2019, the FHLS started the Associate Degree in Criminal Justice. Students pursuing this degree, develop foundational law enforcement skills and an understanding of legal systems, crime prevention, and corrections at all stages of the legal process.
The FHLS has recently broadened its academic offerings in partnering with the Ministry of Border Control and Labour in being the Faculty wherein applicants registered for the Permanent Residence Certificate complete classes in English Language and TCI studies. This partnership shows the TCICC’s unwavering commitment to nation-building as it supports the Government in its efforts to ensure that the PRC initiative is held with the highest standards of integrity.
Additionally, the FHLS offers the Special Interest Course, English as a Second Language (ESL). The ESL program is designed for specific skill levels, groups of learners, and specific purposes for students whose first language is not English.
Undaunted by the socio-economic changes in the global landscape, graduates from the FHLS stand proud in making their mark in the fields of legal jurisdiction, social work and community development, psychology, TCI Studies and Research. Staffed with a capable and dynamic team of lecturers, students can expect to receive guided learning, excellent curriculum instruction, as well as energetic, interpersonal interactions with their lecturers.
Programmes Offered in the Faculty of Humanities and Liberal Studies include:
- Associate Degree in General Studies Humanities
(Optional areas in: Law, Sociology, Psychology and Politics)
- Associate Degree in Criminal Justice
- Associate Degree in Social Work
- Bachelors Degree in Social Work
- English as a Second Language
- PRC-TCI Studies and English Language
All applicants must submit an application on the TCICC application form, which is obtainable from the Administrative Office. Applicants for admission can only be considered upon full completion of the form and presentation of all specified documentation.
- Copy of official transcript from High School
- Copies of High School Diploma
- Copies of Academic Certificates (CXC, GCE, )
- Birth Certificate or Passport (photograph page)
- Proof of residence status in the Turks & Caicos Islands
- Two (2) passport size photos
- NON-REFUNDABLE FEE OF $25 (LATE APPLICATION/ REGISTRATION FEE – $50)
- Any other qualification as may be determined by the College for specific
Applicants for the Associate Degree Programmes must satisfy the following requirements:
- A minimum of five (5) GCE/CXC at General Proficiency, one of which should be in the field of interest, plus English A and Mathematics, with grades I, II or III or GCE grades A, B or C. Students without Mathematics must complete the College Foundation Math (MTH 1110 and MTH 1120).
Applicants for the Pre College I must satisfy 2 CXC passes or less and Pre College II; a minimum of three (3) GCE/CXC passes, one of which should be in the field of interest, plus English at General Proficiency level I, II or III or GCE grades A, B or C.
Candidates who do not possess the direct entry requirements into the Associate Degree programme may achieve this status by successfully completing the College preparatory programme. Students applying through the Mature Student Entry policy should be twenty-one (21) years or older with with at least (4) years’ work experience and a sound educational background. A Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) portfolio may be required.
On approval of admission, applicants must then REGISTER IN PERSON DURING THE DAYS AND TIMES SET BY THE COLLEGE.
Students may also pay via the College’s CIBC FirstCaribbean account 1596776; please include name and what is being paid for – e.g. application, registration, tuition. Please provide that information to the Cashier for the update.
Upon payment of tuition and fees, students will receive from the Registrar a permit to enter the first class of each course.
Students are asked to follow the following procedure to register for classes at the beginning of each term:
- Refer to the Academic Calendar or contact the College for registration
- Obtain approval of admission before
- Study the course offerings for the term and pay special attention to what is involved in your programme along with your personal
- Seek advice from the Academic Dean or the Chair of Faculty of the area related to your
A full-time student must carry at least 12 credits per semester.