Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Forestry Technician to Bachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental & Resource Science
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Fleming College
Science and Engineering Technology
Program Area
Program Title
Forestry Technician

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Trent University
Science and Technology
Program Area
Agriculture, Animal Science, Food and Nutrition
Program Title
Bachelor of Science (Honours), Environmental & Resource Science

Contact Procedures

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Trent University

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

This agreement is subject to review whenever either party makes curricular changes that impact the agreement. When a change occurs, the program departments will notify their respective articulation designates so that the agreement can be updated. Articulation designates at each institution will review the agreement annually to ensure it is current. 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 Forestry Technician Diploma; and
•       a minimum overall average of 75%

Credit transfer

Students commencing studies in the Forestry Technician Diploma program since Fall 2018 will receive the following 7.0 transfer credits:

  • 0.5 ERSC 1010H – Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • 0.5 ERSC 1020H - Cases in Environment and Sustainability
  • 0.5 ERSC 2240H - Ecological Assessment for Natural Resource Management
  • 1.0 ERSC 3200Y - Management of Forest Ecosystems
  • 0.5 ERSC-GEOG 3560H – Soil Science
  • 0.5 BIOL 1020H – Foundations of Biodiversity
  • 0.5 BIOL 3190H – Plants of Ontario
  • 0.5 GEOG 2090H - Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
  • 0.5 INDG 1001H – Foundation for Reconciliation
  • 0.5 WRIT 1001H – Write In Time\
  • 0.5 WRIT 2001H – Write It Up: Effective Communication
  • 1.0 unassigned ERSC 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 ERSC 2220H - Environmental Assessment: Chemical and Laboratory Methods
  • 0.5 ERSC 2230H - Environmental Assessment: Sampling and Analysis
  • 0.5 ERST 3000H - Environmental Professional Practice
  • 1.0 additional ERSC credits from Category A 
  • 0.5 additional ERST credit from Category C 
  • 1.0 ERSC/T credit from Category D 
  • 2.0 ERSC/T credits at the 3000 level or beyond in addition to the above
  • 1.0 Math credit
  • 5.5 additional credits

*NOTE: Credits without specified year levels must include at least 1.5 credits at the 3000 or 4000 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.

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Two and a half years.

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

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in 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.