Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Developmental Services Worker to HBSW Indigenous Social Work
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
Community, Social Services/Social Work/Interventions
Program Title
HBSW Indigenous Social Work

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 70% or better, are eligible to apply to the Honours Bachelor of Social Work in Indigenous Social Work program at Laurentian University.

Credit transfer

Admitted students will receive 42 credits toward the Honours Bachelor of Social Work in Indigenous Social Work program.

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

Students will be required to complete 13 full courses (78 credits) at Laurentian Unviersity. 

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Students should complete the four-year Honours Bachelor of Social Work 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 Social Work in Indigenous Social Work

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