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British Columbia Institute of Technology, BAIHM

Effective Date: 
November 15, 2013 to November 15, 2016
Institution: 
British Columbia Institute of Technology

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between British Columbia Institute of Technology and Royal Roads University. 

This memorandum of understanding constitutes an agreement between Royal Roads University (RRU) and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). The participating units at the respective institutions are the Faculty of Management at RRU and BCIT.

Objective of the Agreement

RRU agrees to facilitate the block transfer of students from BCIT with appropriate prerequisite qualifications into the third year of the Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management degree at RRU. By this agreement, applicants from BCIT who meet the requirements outlined below will be eligible for admission to RRU with full block transfer, provided all other entrance criteria are met (per the program admission requirements on the RRU website) and space remains available in the Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management program. Entrance to all programs at RRU is on a competitive basis.

Successful completion, with a minimum “B” (3.00/4.33) GPA, of the:

  • Marketing Management Diploma – Entrepreneurship Option
  • Marketing Management Diploma – Marketing Communications Option
  • Marketing Management Diploma – Professional Real Estate Option
  • Marketing Management Diploma – Professional Sales Option
  • Marketing Management Diploma – Tourism Management Option

As a partner to this agreement, BCIT agrees:

  • to make information about this agreement and the RRU Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management degree options available to students;
  • to provide opportunity for representatives of RRU to visit appropriate forums at BCIT to disseminate information about the RRU Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management program;
  • to notify RRU with as much lead time as possible of any curriculum changes to the diploma(s) outlined above.

As a partner to the agreement, RRU agrees:

  • to provide students from BCIT holding a diploma as noted above academic acceptance into the third year of the Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management program at RRU, provided all other entrance criteria are met (per the program admission requirements on the RRU website) and space remains available in the Bachelor of International Hotel Management program;
  • whenever possible, to count any undefined transfer credits towards the Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management requirements to prevent students having to unnecessarily take additional courses to qualify for graduation;
  • to notify BCIT with as much lead time as possible of any curriculum changes to the Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management program;
  • to notify BCIT with as much lead time as possible about any changes to the Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management requirements that are anticipated or approved.

Liaison

Implementation of this agreement will be through the Registrar’s Office at each institution, in consultation with the appropriate authorities in the respective programs.

Term of the Agreement

This agreement shall be in place for a period of three years commencing November 15, 2013. At the end of this time, the agreement will be subject to review and renewal by RRU. If there are impediments to renewal, RRU will notify the transfer partner of the impediments, with the goal of negotiating a new agreement. Final approval of the agreement will remain with the President of RRU.

RRU retains the right to limit the number of students admitted under this agreement.

On behalf of British Columbia Institute of Technology:

Robin Hemmingsen, Dean – School of Business - December 12, 2013

On behalf of Royal Roads University:

Allan Cahoon, PhD, President and Vice-Chancellor - November 4, 2013