Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Environmental Technology to Bachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental and Resource Science
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Durham College
Science and Engineering Technology
Program Area
Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
Program Title
Environmental Technology

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

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 Environmental Technology Advanced Diploma program;
- a minimum overall average of 75%. 

Credit transfer

Students will be granted 10.0 transfer credits, including:

0.5 ERSC 1010H – Environmental Science and Sustainability 
0.5 ERSC 1020H – Case in Environment and Sustainability 
0.5 ERSC 2220H – Environmental Assessment: Chemical and Laboratory Methods 
0.5 ERSC 2230H – Environmental Assessment: Sampling and Analysis 
0.5 ERSC 2240H – Ecological Assessment for Natural Resource Management 
0.5 ERST 2520H – Natural Resource Management: Theory and Comparative Cases 
0.5 ERST 2525H – Critical Environmental Thinking: Political Economy and Policy Process 
1.0 unassigned Biology credit at the 2000 level 
1.0 unassigned Chemistry credit at the 1000 level 
2.0 unassigned Environmental and Resource Science credits at the 3000 level
0.5 unassigned Math credit at the 1000 level
1.0 unassigned Science credit at the 1000 level
1.0 unassigned Science credit at the 2000 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 2080H - Natural Science Statistics
  • 0.5 ERST 3000H - Environmental Professional Practice
  • 3.0 ERSC credits from Category A
  • 1.0 ERSC/T credit from Category B
  • 0.5 ERSC/T credit from Category D
  • 1.5 additional ERSC/T credits at the 3000 level or beyond
  • 0.5 Math credit
  • 0.5 credit from the Approved Indigenous Course List
  • 3.5 elective credits

NOTE: For credits without specified year levels, at least 4.5 must be completed at the 3000 level or above, and no more than 3.5 are permitted at the 1000 level. Choice credits must also include at least 1.5 science credits.

The above requirements are specified for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) program. Transfer students may also pursue a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Environmental and Resource Studies, a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Joint-Major degree, or a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Joint-Major degree. Students are referred to the academic calendar and/or departmental advisor to confirm degree completion requirements.

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 years

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

Bachelor of Science (Honours), 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.