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Red River College, BCom

Effective Date: 
May 1, 2013 to May 1, 2016
Institution: 
Red River College

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between The Board of Governors of Red River College and Royal Roads University.

This memorandum of understanding constitutes an agreement between Royal Roads University (RRU) and The Board of Governors of Red River College (Red River College). The participating units at the respective institutions are the Faculty of Management at RRU and the School of Business & Applied Arts at Red River College.

Objective of the Agreement:

RRU agrees to facilitate the block transfer of students from Red River 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 Red River 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” (3.0/4.33) GPA, of the:

  • Business Administration Diploma (Accounting, Administration, Financial Services, Marketing, and Human Resources majors)
  • International Business Advanced diploma

As a partner to this agreement, Red River 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 Red River 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 Red River 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 Red River College with as much lead time as possible of any curriculum changes to the Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management program;
  • to notify Red River 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 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 The Board of Governors of Red River College:
Stan Chung, Vice-President, Academic and Research - June 20, 2013
Graham Thomson, Dean, School of Business & Applied Arts - June 5, 2013

On behalf of Royal Roads University:
Allan Cahoon, PhD, President and Vice-Chancello - April 26, 2013