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Georgian College, BBA

Effective Date: 
January 15, 2014 to January 14, 2017
Institution: 
Georgian College

This memorandum of understanding constitutes an agreement between Royal Roads University (RRU) and Georgian College. The participating units at the respective institutions are the Faculty of Management at RRU and Georgian College.

Objective of the Agreement:

RRU agrees to facilitate the block transfer of students from Georgian College with appropriate prerequisite qualifications into the third year of the Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business degree at RRU. By this agreement, applicants from Georgian College 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 Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business program.  Entrance to all programs at RRU is on a competitive basis.

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

Two Year Diplomas:

  • Automotive Business
  • Business
  • Business – Accounting
  • Business - Entrepreneurship
  • Business – Marketing

Three Year Diplomas:

  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration – Accounting
  • Business Administration – Human Resources
  • Business Administration – Marketing

As a partner to this agreement, Georgian College agrees:

  • to make information about this agreement and the RRU Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business degree options available to students;
  • to provide opportunity for representatives of RRU to visit appropriate forums at Georgian College to disseminate information about the RRU Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business 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 Georgian College holding a diploma as noted above academic acceptance into the third year of the Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business 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 Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business program;
  • whenever possible, to count any undefined transfer credits towards the Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business requirements to prevent students having to unnecessarily take additional courses to qualify for graduation;
  • to notify Georgian College with as much lead time as possible of any curriculum changes to the Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business program;
  • to notify Georgian College with as much lead time as possible about any changes to the Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business 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.

Terms of the Agreement

This agreement shall be in place for a period of three years commencing January 15, 2014. 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 Camosun College:  

MaryLynn West-Moynes  -  February 28, 2014

On behalf of Royal Roads University:  

Dr. Allan Cahoon, PhD, President and Vice-Chancellor - January 8, 2014