Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2009/2010
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University/College Combination Programs

On the basis of articulation agreements with Conestoga College, students can combine their study at Laurier Brantford with diploma and certificate programs available at Conestoga College. For more information on these combined programs, refer to:
Journalism - /calendars/department.php?cal=1&d=810&s=366&y=44
Leadership - /calendars/department.php?cal=1&d=804&s=366&y=44

The Conestoga College components of these programs are the responsibility of the college and are governed by their rules and regulations. For more information on these programs, consult Conestoga's calendar.

Transfer Credit Policies

Conestoga College:

Students who complete Conestoga's Post Degree/Post Diploma Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management, and a previous diploma with a combined average in the two diplomas of 75% or better shall be eligible to enrol in the Honours Leadership program at Laurier Brantford. These students will receive 5.0 senior credits for their Post-Degree/Post-Diploma Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management consisting of 4.0 senior OL credits including OL250, OL260, OL311 and OL312; 1.0 senior miscellaneous credit and the requirement to complete an online course will be waived. Up to an additional 5.0 credits at the junior or senior levels may be awarded depending on the student's initial diploma. The specific credits that comprise the additional credits for the initial diploma shall be determined by the registrar of WilfridLaurierUniversity, in consultation with representatives of the leadership program.

Students who complete Conestoga's two-year Print and two-year Broadcast Journalism program with a B+ (75%) average will be granted admission into the Contemporary Studies BA program and be granted one year (i.e., 5.0 credits) advanced standing. Students admitted under this agreement will receive 5.0 transfer credits, including credit for CT222 and CT226 (or equivalent), and other courses as appropriate. No more than 2.0 credits will be granted at the senior level. Students who complete Conestoga's two-year Print program are not eligible to register in, or graduate from Laurier Brantford's Journalism program. Laurier Brantford's journalism program also has integrated opportunities with ConestogaCollege's one-year Videography-Broadcast Journalism/Documentary program.

Students who complete Conestoga's three-year Print and Broadcast Journalism program with a B+ (75%) average will be granted admission into the Contemporary Studies BA program and advanced standing. Students admitted under this agreement will receive 7.0 transfer credits, including credit for CT222 and CT226 (or equivalent), and other courses as appropriate. No more than 3.0 credits will be granted at the senior level. These students are not eligible to register in, or graduate from Laurier Brantford's Journalism program.

Students who complete Conestoga's two-year General Arts and Science program with a B+ (75%) average will be granted admission into the Contemporary Studies BA program and one year advanced standing (i.e., 5.0 credits). Students admitted under this agreement will receive 5.0 junior credits.

Mohawk College:

Laurier Brantford provides MohawkCollege graduates with an opportunity to add to their occupational and professional education. For admission under transfer credit guidelines, students must achieve a minimum 75% overall average in one of the Mohawk programs included in the policy. Students who fall under the transfer credit guidelines may apply to any Laurier Brantford honours program (except in some cases the Journalism program) but, depending on the transfer credits they receive, some programs are a better fit than others. For transfer credit details, notes and recommended programs, refer to:
/brantford/mohawk.