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Loyalist College, BSc

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 (Loyalist). The participating units at the respective institutions are the School of Environment and Sustainability at RRU and the School of Biosciences at Loyalist.

Objective of the Agreement: 

RRU agrees to facilitate the block transfer of students from Loyalist with appropriate prerequisite qualifications into the RRU programs within the School of Environment and Sustainability noted below.  By this agreement, applicants from Loyalist 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.

Eligible Transfer Program: Biotechnology Technician Diploma

Approved for block transfer:
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management
Not applicable for block transfer:
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice
- Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Practice

Eligible Transfer Program: Biotechnology Technologist Diploma

Approved for block transfer:
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice
- Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Practice

Eligible Transfer Program: Chemical Engineering Technician Diploma

Approved for block transfer:
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management
Not applicable for block transfer:
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice
- Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Practice

Eligible Transfer Program: Chemical Engineering Technologist Diploma

Approved for block transfer:
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice
- Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Practice

Eligible Transfer Program: Environmental Technician Diploma

Approved for block transfer:
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management
Not applicable for block transfer:
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice
- Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Practice

Eligible Transfer Program: Environmental Technologist Diploma

Approved for block transfer:
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice
- Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Practice

As a partner to this agreement, Loyalist 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 Loyalist 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, RRU agrees:

  • to provide students from Loyalist, 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 Loyalist, 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 Loyalist, 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 May 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.

 

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

 

On behalf of Loyalist College: 

Maureen Piercy, President - June18, 2013

 

On behalf of Royal Roads University: 

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