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Loyalist College, BCom

Effective Date: 
September 15, 2013 to September 14, 2016
Institution: 
Loyalist College

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between Loyalist College and Royal Roads University.

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

OBJECTIVE OF THE AGREEMENT:

RRU agrees to facilitate the block transfer of students from Loyalist 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 Loyalist 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 the:

  • Two-Year Ontario College Diploma in Accounting
  • Two-Year Ontario College Diploma in Business Administration – Human Resource Management
  • Two-Year Ontario College Diploma in Business Sales and Marketing
  • Three-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Accounting
  • Three-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Business Administration – Human Resource Management

As a partner to this agreement, Loyalist 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 Loyalist 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 Loyalist 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 Loyalist College with as much lead time as possible of any curriculum changes to the Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management program;
  • to notify Loyalist 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 September 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 Loyalist College:
John McMahon, Vice President Academic -October 21, 2013

On behalf of Royal Roads University:
Allan Cahoon, PhD, President and Vice-Chancellor - September 13, 2013