Pathway Summary

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Pathway ID
5270
Pathway Title
Forestry Technician to Bachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental & Resource Science
Pathway Last Updated
2019-04-01

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Fleming College
Discipline/Division
Science and Engineering Technology
Program Area
Agriculture/Horticulture/Landscaping/Wine/Viticulture
Program Title
Forestry Technician

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Trent University
Discipline/Division
Science and Technology
Program Area
Agriculture, Animal Science, Food and Nutrition
Program Title
Bachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental & Resource Science

Contact Procedures

Liaison Office
Trent University
1-888-739-8885
discovertrent@trentu.ca

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

This agreement is subject to review whenever either party makes curricular changes that impact the agreement. When a change occurs, the program departments will notify their respective articulation designates so that the agreement can be updated. Articulation designates at each institution will review the agreement annually to ensure it is current. 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 Fleming College’s Forestry Technician Diploma; and
•       a minimum overall average of 75%

Credit transfer

Students who have met the above conditions and enrolled in Fleming College’s Forestry Technician diploma program between 2015 and 2017 will receive the following transfer credits:

0.5 ERSC 1010H – Environmental Science and Sustainability
0.5 ERSC-GEOG 3560H – Soil Science
0.5 BIOL 1020H – Foundations of Biodiversity
0.5 BIOL 3190H – Plants of Ontario
0.5 GEOG 2110H – Methods for Physical Geographers
0.5 INDG 1001H – Foundations of Indigenous Studies
0.5 WRIT 1001H – Write In Time
0.5 WRIT 2001H – Write It Up: Effective Communication
0.5 ERSC 1020H – Cases in Environment and Sustainability
0.5 ERSC 2240H – Ecological Assessment for Natural Resource Management
1.0 ERSC 3200Y – Management of Forest Ecosystems
1.0 unassigned ERSC credit at the 2000 level

 

Students who have met the above conditions and enrolled in Fleming College’s Forestry Technician diploma program beginning in 2018 or later will receive the following transfer credits:

0.5 ERSC 1010H – Environmental Science and Sustainability
0.5 ERSC-GEOG 3560H – Soil Science
0.5 BIOL 1020H – Foundations of Biodiversity
0.5 BIOL 3190H – Plants of Ontario
0.5 GEOG 2090H - Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
0.5 INDG 1001H – Foundations of Indigenous Studies
0.5 WRIT 1001H – Write In Time
0.5 WRIT 2001H – Write It Up: Effective Communication
0.5 ERSC 1020H – Cases in Environment and Sustainability
0.5 ERSC 2240H – Ecological Assessment for Natural Resource Management
1.0 ERSC 3200Y – Management of Forest Ecosystems
1.0 unassigned ERSC credit at the 2000 level

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

Degree requirements for students who began their Forestry Technician studies between 2015 and 2017:

0.5 ERSC 2080H Natural Sciences Statistics

0.5 ERSC 2220H Environmental Assessment: Chemical and Laboratory Methods

0.5 ERSC 2230H Environmental Assessment: Sampling and Analysis

0.5 ERST 3000H Environmental Professional Practice

1.5 additional ERSC credits from Category A (see academic calendar www.trentu.ca/calendar)

0.5 additional ERST credits from Category C (see academic calendar www.trentu.ca/calendar)

1.0 ERSC/T credit from Category D (see academic calendar www.trentu.ca/calendar)

2.0 ERSC/T credits at the 3000 level or beyond in addition to the above

6.0 additional credits

Note: an additional 5.5 science credits required, including 1.0 MATH credit, and a minimum additional 1.5 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level.

 

Degree requirements for students who began their Forestry Technician studies in 2018 or later:

0.5 ERSC 2080H

0.5 ERSC 2220H

0.5 ERSC 2230H

0.5 ERST 3000H

1.0 additional ERSC credits from Category A (see academic calendar www.trentu.ca/calendar)

0.5 additional ERST credit from Category C (see academic calendar www.trentu.ca/calendar)

1.0 ERSC/T credit from Category D (see academic calendar www.trentu.ca/calendar)

2.0 ERSC/T credits at the 3000 level or beyond in addition to the above

6.5 additional credits

Note: a minimum 5.5 credits are required in addition to the dictated ERSC/ERST credits for the program, including 1.0 MATH credit, and a minimum additional 1.5 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level.

 

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Two and a half years.

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

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Environmental and Resource Science

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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.