Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Early Childhood Education to Bachelor of Arts (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 Diploma

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Trent University
Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Program Area
Any Bachelor's of Arts Program
Program Title
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree - Multiple Majors

Contact Procedures

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Trent University

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 Fleming College’s Early Childhood Education Diploma;
- a minimum overall average of 75%.


Credit transfer

Students commencing studies in the Early Childhood Education Diploma program since Fall 2017 will receive the following 5.0 transfer credits:

  • 0.5 PSYC 1020H - Introduction to Psychology Part I: Experimental and Biological Bases of Behaviour
  • 0.5 PSYC 2500H - Child Development
  • 1.0 CHYS 4880Y - Placement - Field Based Learning
  • 0.5 INDG 1001H - Foundation for Reconciliation
  • 0.5 WRIT 1001H - Write in Time
  • 0.5 WRIT 2002H - Write It Up: Effective Communication
  • 0.5 unassigned Child and Youth Studies credit at the 1000 level
  • 1.0 unassigned Arts credit 1000 level

Students commencing studies in the Early Childhood Education Diploma program prior to Fall 2017 are encouraged to contact Trent University for information regarding transfer credits received as part of this articulation agreement.

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

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

Upon successful admission to Trent University students are required to take an additional 15.0 credits to meet Honours degree requirements. Required courses to be completed at Trent will vary based on the major declared by the student. Programs available at Trent University are listed at Any students planning to pursue a major in which introductory transfer credits are not provided are strongly encouraged to complete a summer term prior to entering Trent University to allow for a seamless transition into second year. Academic advisors are a great resource for degree planning and ensuring you are meeting all degree requirements. Visit for more information or to book an appointment.

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

Approximately three years

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

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree

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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.