Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Biotechnology - Advanced to Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Forensics and Arts Joint Major
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Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Fleming College
Science and Engineering Technology
Program Area
Biology/Bioinformatics/Chemistry/Chemical Technology/Laboratory Technology
Program Title
Biotechnology - Advanced

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)

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

NOTE: Applicants must declare their joint-major choice of program at the time of initial application to Trent University.

Credit transfer

Students will be granted 7.0 credits, including:

  • 0.5 FRSC 1010H - Introduction to Forensic Science
  • 0.5 FRSC 1011H - Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation
  • 0.5 FRSC 1100H - Introduction to Canadian Justice
  • 0.5 FRSC 2010H - Mentorship/Placement
  • 0.5 FRSC-BIOL 2050H - Introduction to Genetics
  • 0.5 CHEM 1000H - Introduction to Chemistry I
  • 0.5 CHEM 1010H - Introduction to Chemistry II
  • 0.5 CHEM-BIOL 2300H - Biochemical Concepts
  • 0.5 BIOL 1030H - Foundations of Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • 1.0 unassigned Biology credit at the 2000 level
  • 0.5 unassigned Physics credit at the 1000 level
  • 0.5 unassigned Science credit at the 1000 level
  • 0.5 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 FRSC 2020H - Scientific Methodology in Forensic Science
  • 0.5 FRSC 3010H - Crime Scene Investigation
  • 0.5 FRSC 3100H - Trends in Forensic Science
  • 2.5 additional Forensic Science credit at the 3000 level or beyond
  • 0.5 additional Forensic Science credit
  • 0.5 credit from the Approved Indigenous Course list
  • 8.0 joint-major/elective credits
    • NOTE: Students are referred to the Academic Calendar for specific departmental joint-major requirements. Suggested disciplines for a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) joint-major in Forensic Science include Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology. Students are welcome to pursue other options according to their interest. It is strongly recommended that students discuss their academic program with an academic advisor prior to registering for courses.
    • Other university requirements must be met that have not been included in this listing, including a total maximum of 7.0 credits at the 1000 level and a minimum total of 7.0 credits at the 3000 level or beyond (including transfer credits). The same course may not simultaneously satisfy the requirements of both programs in a joint-major degree.

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

Approximately two and a half years.

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

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Forensics and Arts

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