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Georgian College, BCom

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

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING REGARDING BLOCK TRANSFER between Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology and Royal Roads University. 

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 Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management 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 Commerce in Entrepreneurial 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 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 Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management 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 Commerce in Entrepreneurial 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 Georgian College holding a diploma as noted above academic acceptance into the third year of the Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial 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 Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management program;
  • whenever possible, to count any undefined transfer credits towards the Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management 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 Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management program;
  • to notify Georgian College with as much lead time as possible about any changes to the Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial 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 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 Georgian College:

MaryLynn West-Moynes - February 28, 2014

On behalf of Royal Roads University:

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