Pathway Summary

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Pathway ID
4696
Pathway Title
Environmental Technician to Environmental and Resource Science/Studies
Pathway Last Updated
2020-04-30

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Confederation College
Discipline/Division
Science and Engineering Technology
Program Area
Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
Program Title
Environmental Technician Diploma

Receiving Institution Information

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

Contact Procedures

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Trent University
1-888-739-8885
discovertrent@trentu.ca

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 Confederation College's Environmental Technician Diploma program;
- a minimum overall average of 75%.

Credit transfer

Students will be granted 10.0 credits, including:

  • 0.5 ERSC 2090H - Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
  • 0.5 ERSC 2220H - Environmental Assessment: Chemical and Laboratory Methods
  • 0.5 ERSC 2230H - Environmental Assessment: Sampling and Analysis
  • 0.5 ERSC 2260H - Introductory Ecology
  • 1.0 ERSC 3200Y - Management of Forest Ecosystems
  • 0.5 ERSC 3560H - Soil Science
  • 0.5 ERST 3081H - Local Waste Management 
  • 0.5 GEOG 3530H - Hydrology
  • 0.5 WRIT 1001H - Write in Time
  • 0.5 unassigned Biology credits at the 1000 level
  • 1.5 unassigned Environmental Science credits at the 2000 level
  • 0.5 unassigned Environmental Studies credit at the 1000 level
  • 1.0 unassigned Environmental Studies credit at the 2000 level
  • 0.5 unassigned Indigenous Studies credit at the 1000 level
  • 1.0 unassigned Science credit at the 1000 level

Refer to the most recent version of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar for course descriptions: http://trentu.ca/calendar

 

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

​Bachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental and Resource Science

  • ERSC 1010H - Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • ERSC 1020H - Cases in Environment and Sustainability
  • ERSC 2080H - Natural Science Statistics
  • ERSC 2240H - Ecological Assessment for Natural Resource Management
  • ERST 3000H - Environmental Professional Practice
  • 2.0 additional Environmental Science credits from Category A
  • 0.5 additional Environmental Studies credit from Category C
  • 0.5 additional Environmental Science/Studies credit from Category D
  • 1.0 additional Environmental Science/Studies credit at the 3000 level or beyond
  • 1.0 Math credit
  • 0.5 credit from the Approved Indigenous Course List
  • 2.0 additional credits

NOTE: Credits without specified year levels must include at least 3.0 credits at the 3000 level or above and no more than 3.0 credits at the 1000 level. Choice credits must also include at least 3.0 science credits.

​Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Environmental and Resource Studies

  • ERSC 1010H - Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • ERSC 1020H - Cases in Environment and Sustainability
  • ERST 2100H - Environmental Science and Politics
  • ERST 2510H - Qualitative Methods in Geography and Environmental Studies
  • ERST 2520H - Natural Resource Management: Theory and Comparative Cases
  • ERST 2525H - Critical Environmental Thinking: Political Economy and Policy Process
  • ERST 3000H - Environmental Professional Practice
  • 3.0 additional Environmental and Resource Studies credits from Category C
  • 0.5 additional Environmental Science/Studies credits from Category D
  • 0.5 additional Environmental Science/Studies credits at the 3000 level or above
  • 0.5 credit from the Approved Indigenous Course List
  • 2.0 additional credits

NOTE: Credits without specified year levels must include at least 3.0 credits at the 3000 level or above, and no more than 3.0 credits at the 1000 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. http://trentu.ca/calendar

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

2 years

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

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Environmental and Resource Science or Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Environmental and Resource Studies

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