Pathway Summary

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Pathway ID
5045
Pathway Title
2-year Fitness & Health Promotion Diploma to Honours Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation Degree
Pathway Last Updated
2020-04-22

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Fleming College
Discipline/Division
Health, Food and Medical, Recreation
Program Area
Athletics/Fitness/Sport; Golf/Parks/Recreation Operations and Management
Program Title
Fitness and Health Promotion

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Seneca College
Discipline/Division
Health and Medicine
Program Area
Fitness, Kinesiology, Leisure and Recreation, Physical Education, Sport
Program Title
Honours Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation

Contact Procedures

Contact Name:  James Manson, Program Coordinator
Phone:  416 491 5050 x 55371
Email:  james.manson@senecacollege.ca

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

This agreement is effective from the date at which the program was approved, and the pathway shall be reviewed annually to reflect any changes that are made to either program's curriculum.  Students enrolled in the receiving institution at the time of any pathway changes will be given the opportunity to complete their studies based on the transfer pathway in effect at the time of enrollment.

Eligibility for Pathway

Students who have graduated from a 2 year Fitness and Health Promotion diploma program with a minimum GPA of 2.5 are eligible to enter the 3rd semester of the Honours Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation degree in the Winter term and can complete the program in 28 months. Summer and Fall term entry options with a different path to completion are also available.

How to apply:

Domestic students will be required to submit an application via Ontario Colleges Application Service (OCAS) and select “degree completion” as their entry semester.  Official transcripts showing diploma completion and a final program GPA must be submitted.

International students will apply to the degree via Seneca’s International Student Web Application, and follow up with their Admissions Advisor regarding their pathway eligibility.  The student will need their Seneca application confirmation number when they reach out to their advisor.  Official transcripts showing diploma completion and a final program GPA must be submitted.

For current Seneca students and recent graduates from within the last year who wish to transfer to this degree, please see the following link for application details: https://www.senecacollege.ca/registrar/forms/DiplomaDegreeTransfer.html

Credit transfer

Students will receive 13 transfer credits towards this four year degree.

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

Students are required to complete 29 courses plus 1 work integrated learning term.

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Graduates of a 2 year Fitness and Health Promotion diploma who enter in Winter term will complete the credential in 6 academic semesters and 1 work integrated learning term (28 months).

Graduates of a 2 year Fitness and Health Promotion diploma who enter in Fall term will complete the credential in 6 academic semesters and 1 work integrated learning term (32 months).

Graduates of a 2 year Fitness and Health Promotion diploma who enter in Summer term will complete the credential in 5 academic semesters and 1 work integrated learning term, however, they will be taking a higher course load in semester 5 and 6 (24 months).

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

Honours Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation 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.