Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Urban Forestry Technician to Bachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental & Resource Science
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Fleming College
Science and Engineering Technology
Program Area
Program Title
Urban Forestry Technician

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Trent University
Science and Technology
Program Area
Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
Program Title
Environmental and Resource Science

Contact Procedures

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Trent University

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 Urban Forestry Technician Diploma program; and
•       a minimum overall average of 75%

Credit transfer

Students commencing studies in the Urban Forestry Technician Diploma program since Fall 2018 will receive the following 7.0 transfer credits:

0.5 ERSC 1010H – Environmental Science and Sustainability

0.5 ERSC 1020H – Cases in Environment and Sustainability

0.5 ERSC 2080H – Natural Science Statistics

0.5 GEOG-ERSC 2090H – Introduction to Geographical Information Systems

0.5 ERSC 2240H – Ecological Assessment for Natural Resource Management

1.0 ERSC 3200Y – Management of Forest Ecosystems

0.5 GEOG 3510H – Glacial and Quaternary Geomorphology

1.0 unassigned Environmental and Resource Science/Studies credit from Category D

1.5 unassigned Environmental and Resource Science credits at the 2000 level

0.5 unassigned Communications and Critical Thinking credit at the 1000 level

Refer to the most recent version of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar for course descriptions:

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

  • 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
  • 2.5 additional ERSC credits from Category A
  • 0.5 additional ERSC/T credit from Category B
  • 0.5 additional ERST credit from Category C
  • 0.5 ERSC/T credits at the 3000 level or beyond in addition to the above
  • 1.0 Math credit
  • 0.5 credit from the Approved Indigenous Course List
  • 6.0 additional credits

*NOTE: Credits without specified year levels must include at least 3.5 credits at the 3000 or 4000 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.


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), Environmental & Resource Science

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