Transfer pathway - General Arts and Science at Georgian to Psychology at York University

York University
Y. Muno
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This project establishes a transfer pathway between the General Arts and Science Program (GAS) at Georgian College and York University, in particular, to the Psychology programs offered by the Faculty of Health. While historically, students from the Georgian GAS program or any like program offered through Ontario’s publicly funded colleges were granted credits under the University’s block credit policy, no specific transfer pathway/articulation agreement existed. The project aimed to grant additional credits and/or more specific credit within the receiving program. The project achieved its overall goal and based on a review of detailed course outlines by academic colleagues, it was determined that a greater amount of credit than the normal block (15 additional credits/one full-time term) could be awarded and a number of specific credits that could count towards a variety of majors were identified. The Psychology program at York University has determined that the psychology courses offered at Georgian in the GAS program satisfy learning outcomes of introductory level psychology courses at York University, provided the student has attained a high enough grade in those individual courses, as is required by students at York...