Pathway Summary

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Pathway ID
4908
Pathway Title
Environmental Technician 2-Year Diploma to Environmental Science Degree
Pathway Last Updated
2017-05-25

Sending Institution Information

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

Receiving Institution Information

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

Contact Procedures

Western University
Office of the Registrar - Undergraduate Admissions
WSS Building Room 3140
London, Ontario N6A 3K7
Phone: 519 661-2100   
E-mail: reg-admissions@uwo.ca
Website: welcome.uwo.ca

 

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

This Articulation Agreement is effective January 1, 2017 and shall continue in force unless terminated by either party as set out herein.  Either party may terminate this Agreement upon three months’ written notice of termination to the other party.  No applicants will be considered for admission after the date of such notice.  Students accepted by Western under this Agreement prior to issuance of a notice of termination by either party shall be permitted to complete their studies under the terms of this Agreement.

Eligibility for Pathway

Western agrees to consider for admission to the Faculty of Science (3-year B.Sc. Environmental Science major, 4-year B.Sc. Environmental Science major, 4-year B.Sc. Environmental Science Specialization, 4-year B.Sc. Environmental Science Honors Specialization), students from Fleming who have complied with the following requirements:

 

  • a. a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on all courses taken toward the completion of the two-year Environmental Technician Diploma program.  The competitive overall average can vary from year to year and will be determined by the University for the year in which students apply. Courses used towards the diploma program that are upgraded after the completion of the diploma program will be considered as part of the GPA.  Any course taken after completion of the diploma program and not used toward the diploma program will not be calculated as part of the GPA;

 

  • b. achieve a minimum grade of “C” or 60 percent in each college course  taken toward the completion of the diploma program; and

 

  • c. no longer than 3 years should have elapsed between conferral of the diploma and admission to Western.  Exceptions will be considered on an individual basis.

 

Admissions decisions are within the sole discretion of Western and are not appealable.  Applicants who meet the requirements set out above are not guaranteed admission under this Agreement.  The decision as to the number of students who will be accepted in any academic year may vary from year to year.

 

Credit transfer

Credit Received: 

 

Introductory Science
• 1.0 course: 1000-level Chemistry: Chemistry 1301A/B and 1302B
• 0.5 course: Environmental Science 1021F/G

 

Environmental Content/Field Skills
• 0.5 course: Biology 2483A
• 1.0 course: 2000-level non-science course from Environmental Science course list

 

Social Science
• 0.5 course: 2000-level Social Science credit

 

Other Credits
• 0.5 course: 1000-level Communications (Arts)

 

Electives
• 0.5 course: 2000-level Science credit

 

This credit is not transferable to other Faculties or Programs.  Students may be eligible for transfer to another program and/or campus at Western at the discretion of the Dean of the Faculty in which they wish to transfer. Students who transfer to another program and/or campus at Western will have the credit that they received as part of the Articulation Agreement removed from their academic record and their courses and program will be reassessed.

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

The number of courses required to complete a degree will be dependent on the degree objective.  A minimum of 10.5 courses must be achieved to finish a 3-year degree in Environmental Science, and a minimum of 15.5 credits must be achieved to finish a 4-year degree in Environmental Science.  

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

The number of courses required to complete a degree will be dependent on the degree objective.  Completion of a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree will take approximately three additional years of full time study.  Completion of a 3-year Bachelor of Science degree will take approximately two additional years of full time study.

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

Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science (3-year B.Sc. Environmental Science major, or 4-year B.Sc. Environmental Science major, or 4-year B.Sc. Environmental Science Specialization, or 4-year B.Sc. Environmental Science Honors Specialization)

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