Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Developmental Services Worker Diploma to HBA Gerontology
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Fleming College
Education, Community and Social Services
Program Area
Community/Child/Youth Education/Interventions/Services
Program Title
Developmental Services Worker

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Laurentian University
Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Program Area
Any Bachelor's of Arts Program
Program Title
Honours Bachelor of Arts - Gerontology

Contact Procedures

Office of Admissions

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

Laurentian University Senate will review this transfer pathway periodically, introducing new amendments as appropriate.  Any change to this pathway will not affect current students.  Students enrolled at Laurentian at the time of any change shall be allowed to complete their degree based on the original terms of this transfer pathway.

Eligibility for Pathway

Graduates of two-year Developmental Services Worker Diploma programs with an overall average of 80% or better, are eligible to apply to the Honours Bachelor of Arts in Gerontology degree program at Laurentian University.

Credit transfer

Admitted students will receive the equivalent of 7 full courses (42 credits) toward the Honours Bachelor of Arts in Gerontology degree.

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

Students will be required to complete 13 full courses (78 credits) at Laurentian Unviersity. Students are advised to consult the program requirements outlined in the Laurentian University Undergraduate Calendar.

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Students should complete a four-year Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in approximately two and a half academic years (5 semesters).

Credential(s) to be granted on successful completion of all required components

Honours Bachelor of Arts - Gerontology

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