Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Early Childhood Education Diploma to Bachelor of Early Learning and Community Development (Honours)
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
Early Childhood Education

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Algonquin College
Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Program Area
Community, Social Services/Social Work/Interventions
Program Title
Bachelor of Early Learning and Community Development (Honours)

Contact Procedures

Interested individuals may contact:

Emily Roberts - Client Service Officer

Email Addresses:

Telephone: (613)727-4723 extension: 6161
Fax: (613)727-7767

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

This transfer pathway shall be continuous from year to year. Students enrolled in the receiving institution at the time of the notice of termination will be given the opportunity to complete their studies based on the terms of the transfer pathway.

Eligibility for Pathway

Graduates of the Early Childhood Education diploma or equivalent who maintain a minimum average of 70% (B-, 2.7/4.0) and who complete the 3 bridging courses (Foundations of Social Development, Working with Adults, Legislation and Ethics in Family Service) with a minimum grade of 63% will be admitted to the 3rd year of the 4 year degree program. Students can expect to complete their degree in an additional 2 years of full-time study after graduating from the Early Childhood Education Diploma program.

Credit transfer

Applicants meeting the eligibility criteria and bridge course requirements may be admitted into the 3rd year of the Bachelor of Early Learning and Community Development (Honours) program, subject to space availability.

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

3 bridging courses and all courses in Year 3 and Year 4 of the Bachelor of Early Learning and Community Development (Honours)

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Upon completion of the 3 bridging courses students will be required to complete two (2) additional years of full-time study in order to receive their honours degree in Early Learning and Community Development.

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

Bachelor of Early Learning and Community Development (Honours)

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Don’t forget: You should always review institution transfer information before you finalize your options. Contact a transfer advisor if you have further questions.