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MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between  Fleming College and Royal Roads University.

This memorandum of understanding constitutes an agreement between Royal Roads University (RRU) and Fleming College (Fleming). The participating units at the respective institutions are the School of Environment and Sustainability at RRU and the School of Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences at Fleming.

Objective of the Agreement:

RRU agrees to facilitate the block transfer of students from Fleming with appropriate prerequisite qualifications into the RRU programs within the School of Environment and Sustainability noted below.  By this agreement, applicants from Fleming 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 RRU program.  Entrance to all programs at RRU is on a competitive basis.

Fleming Programs:

School of Environment and Sustainability Programs

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

and

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice

Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Practice

Ecosystem Management Technician Diploma

Approved for Block Transfer with two additional Chemistry courses and one additional Math course (linear algebra or calculus).  Strongly recommend an additional course in cell biology.

N/A

N/A

Ecosystem Management Technology Diploma

Approved with two additional Chemistry courses and one additional Math course (linear algebra or calculus).  Strongly recommend an additional course in cell biology.

Approved for Block Transfer

Approved for Block Transfer

Environmental Technician Diploma

Approved for Block Transfer with one additional Math course (linear algebra or calculus).  Strongly recommend an additional course in cell biology.

N/A

N/A

Environmental Technology Diploma

Approved for Block Transfer.  Strongly recommend an additional course in cell biology.

Approved for Block Transfer

Approved for Block Transfer

Fish and Wildlife Technician Diploma

Approved for Block Transfer with one additional Chemistry course and one additional Math course (linear algebra or calculus).  Strongly recommend an additional course in cell biology.

N/A

N/A

Fish and Wildlife Technology Diploma

Approved for Block Transfer with one additional Chemistry course and one additional Math course (linear algebra or calculus).  Strongly recommend an additional course in cell biology.

Approved for Block Transfer

Approved for Block Transfer

As a partner to this agreement, Fleming College agrees:

  • to make information about this agreement and the School of Environment and Sustainability degree options available to students;
  • to provide opportunity for representatives of RRU to visit appropriate forums at Fleming to disseminate information about the School of Environmental and Sustainability programs noted above in this agreement;
  • 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, Royal Roads University agrees:

  • to provide students from Fleming, holding an approved diploma, academic acceptance into RRU’s School of Environment and Sustainability programs approved in this agreement, provided all other entrance criteria are met (per the program specific admission requirements on the RRU website) and space remains available in the program;
  • whenever possible, to count any undefined transfer credits towards the requirements for the School of Environment and Sustainability programs approved in this agreement to prevent students having to unnecessarily take additional courses to qualify for graduation;
  • to notify Fleming, with as much lead time as possible, of any curriculum changes to the School of Environment and Sustainability programs approved in this agreement;
  • to notify Fleming, with as much lead time as possible, about any anticipated or approved changes to admission requirements for the School of Environment and Sustainability programs approved in this agreement.

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 December 1, 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.

Royal Roads University retains the right to limit the number of students admitted under this agreement.

On behalf of Fleming College:

Tony Tilly, PhD, President - January 10, 2014

On behalf of Royal Roads University:

Allan R. Cahoon, PhD, President and Vice Chancellor - December 4, 2014