Pathway Summary

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Pathway ID
5012
Pathway Title
Horticulture - Food and Farming Technician to Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
Pathway Last Updated
2020-07-29

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Durham College
Discipline/Division
Science and Engineering Technology
Program Area
Agriculture/Horticulture/Landscaping/Wine/Viticulture
Program Title
Horticulture- Food and Farming Technician Diploma Program

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Trent University
Discipline/Division
Science and Technology
Program Area
Agriculture, Animal Science, Food and Nutrition
Program Title
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

Contact Procedures

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Trent University
1-888-739-8885
discovertrent@trentu.ca

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

The agreement will be reviewed annually, or sooner in the event of major curriculum changes in either partner’s programs. This agreement may be terminated by either party. In this case, notice of one year is required. In the event of termination of the agreement, every effort will be made to ensure that students currently enrolled in the program will not be affected.

Eligibility for Pathway

To qualify for this agreement, students must have:
-successfully completed Durham College's Horticulture - Food and Farming Technician Diploma program; 
-a minimum overall average of 75%.

Refer to the most recent version of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar for course descriptions: http://trentu.ca/calendar

 

Credit transfer

Students will be granted 5.0 credits, including:

  • 0.5 SAFS 1001H - Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
  • 0.5 SAFS-ERSC 2350H - Ecological Agriculture
  • 0.5 SAFS-ERSC 2360H - Agriculture and Agriculture Alternatives
  • 1.5 unassigned Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems credits at the 2000 level
  • 2.0 unassigned Science credits at the 2000 level

Refer to the most recent version of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar for course descriptions: http://trentu.ca/calendar

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

  • ​0.5 SAFS 1002H - Case Studies in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
  • 0.5 SAFS 2500H - The World Food System
  • 0.5 SAFS 3302H - Animals and Society
  • 0.5 SAFS 3340H - The Canadian Food System: Community Perspectives and Experiences
  • 0.5 SAFS 3370H - Organic Agriculture: Principles and Practices
  • 0.5 SAFS 3602H - Environment and Development
  • 0.5 SAFS 4002H - Seminar in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Studies
  • 0.5 SAFS 4100H - Canadian Food and Agriculture Policy
  • 2.0 additional Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems credits at the 3000 level or beyond
  • 0.5 ERSC 1010H - Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • 0.5 ERSC 1020H - Cases in Environment and Sustainability
  • 0.5 GEOG 1030H - Human Geographies in Global Contexts
  • 0.5 GEOG 1040H - Earth's Physical Processes and Environments
  • 0.5 IDST 1001H - Human Inequality in Global Perspective: Introduction
  • 0.5 IDST 1002H - Human Inequality in Global Perspective: Issues
  • 1.5 credit from the following:
    • 0.5 ERSC 2240H - Ecological Assessment for Natural Resource Management
    • 0.5 ERST 2100H - Environmental Science and Politics
    • 0.5 ERST 2510H - Qualitative Methods in Geography
    • 0.5 ERST 2520H - Natural Resource Management: Theory and Comparative Cases
    • 0.5 ERST 2525H - Critical Environmental Thinking: Political Economy and Policy Process
      *NOTE: ERST 2100H and 2520H are recommended due to major prerequisite requirements
  • 4.5 additional credits, including at least 0.5 credit from the Approved Indigenous Course List and no more than 3.0 credits at the 1000 level.

Degree requirements are subject to change. Refer to the most recent version of the Academic Calendar for course descriptions and degree requirements, which apply to all undergraduate programs. http://trentu.ca/calendar

 

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Approximately 3 years.

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

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

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