Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Biotechnology - Advanced to Bachelor of Science (Honours), Forensics and Science
Pathway Last Updated

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
Science and Technology
Program Area
Core Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.)
Program Title
Forensics and Science

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 at Fleming College;
- a minimum overall average of 75%.

NOTE: Applicants must declare their 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 joint-majors for a Bachelor of Science (Honours) include Biology, Chemistry and Psychology. Students are also 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 exist that are not included in this listing, including a maximum total of 7.0 credits at the 1000 level; a minimum of 7.0 credits at the 3000 level or beyond; and for Bachelor of Science (Honours) students, a minimum of 14.0 total science credits including at least 1.0 Math credit (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 Science (Honours), Forensics and Science joint-major

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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.