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Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees

Develop the competencies needed for application to the Trent-Fleming Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, for application to science degrees, or to advanced diploma programs at Fleming College.

Program Information

Start Date

September 03, 2024

Domestic Availability

Accepting Applications

International Availability

Not Available

Program Code

PHS

Delivery

Hybrid

Credential

Ontario College Certificate

Program Contact

Erin Kirk

Program Coordinator

Domestic Tuition

$2330.76 per semester*

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Canadian Students

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This program is designed to provide you with the core knowledge, skills and abilities fundamental to academic success in health sciences and other related programs at the advanced diploma or degree level. Develop your knowledge and skills in writing and research, mathematics, human anatomy, biology, and organic/inorganic chemistry to be well-prepared for the rigors of your next academic program. The program will provide you with extensive hands-on, laboratory-based learning experience in preparation for post-secondary level science programs. You will also have the opportunity to learn about potential careers in the health sciences and to identify other programs focusing on the biological or chemical sciences that will enable you to achieve your career objectives. This is a two-semester certificate-level program leading to an Ontario College Certificate.

Successful completion of this Pre-Health Sciences pathway program provides the essential courses to meet admission requirements for the Trent/Fleming Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

Admission to the B.Sc.N. program is competitive. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the B.Sc.N. program.

Graduates of the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program can pursue the Queen's University Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree (Honours). Graduates with a 3.0 GPA are eligible, and will be awarded 12 credit hours, which is equivalent to nearly one semester of credit.

Successful completion of the Pre-Health Sciences pathway program provides the essential courses to meet application requirements to the Trent Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) program. Graduates with a minimum 65% average will be considered for entry.

Graduates may also meet admission criteria for programs at other universities.

Students interested in applying to other B.Sc.N. or B.Sc. programs are advised to consult with the admission office at the specific institution they are interested in for more information. For additional details, contact the Pre-Health Sciences program coordinator.

Successful completion of this pathway program enables you to apply for admission for Fleming College programs such as:

Graduates may also be eligible for admission to similar programs at other Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology.

Students interested in applying to Fleming's Practical Nursing or Paramedicprogram should consider the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas program.

To succeed in this program you need:

  • strong oral and written communication skills
  • ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently
  • an interest in science, health care and related fields
  • problem solving skills
  • emotional maturity
  • commitment to making your education work
  • good time management, organizational skills
  • willingness to explore your options

Plan to spend at least $700 per year for books and supplies.

  • Analyze biological concepts such as homeostasis and apply them to the study of human anatomy and physiology.

Students applying to Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees must meet the following requirements:

  • OSSD including Gr 12 C English, Gr 11 C Math and two different Gr 11 or 12 C Science subjects (i.e. Chemistry, Biology, Physics)

Recommended (but not required for admission)

  • Biology

PC / Windows

  • Operating System:
    Windows 10
  • Processor:
    Core i5 - 1.6Ghz minimum
  • Memory:
    8GB minimum
  • Hard Disk:
    160GB minimum
  • Software:
    Microsoft Word and Excel or equivalent software. Phone app/printer/software capable of scan to pdf.

Apple / MacOS

  • Operating System:
    MacOS 10.12 or newer
  • Processor:
    Core i5 6th Gen or better
  • Memory:
    8GB minimum
  • Hard Disk:
    160GB minimum
  • Software:
    Microsoft Word and Excel or equivalent software. Phone app/printer/software capable of scan to pdf.

Internet Connection: 2.5 Mbps Download and 3.0 Mbps Upload (minimum)

Students are required to have their own computer, internet access, webcam and microphone.

Some required software applications are not available for Chromebook.

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Transfer Agreements

You may be able to use credits obtained at Fleming College to continue your postsecondary education in pursuit of a degree. The articulation and credit transfer agreements with our partner institutions are summarized here.

Bachelor of Science (General) in Biology
Requirement
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative program Grade Point Average (GPA).
Transfer Credit
  • 15 out of a 90 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Algoma University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

Bachelor of Science in Biology
Requirement
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative program Grade Point Average (GPA).
Transfer Credit
  • 15 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Algoma University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

Bachelor of Health Sciences
Requirement
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative program Grade Point Average (GPA) in all courses taken.
  • Courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C (63%) or higher on the first attempt
  • Eligible to complete the BHSc (General) degree in an additional 90 units. Consult a BHSc Academic Advisor (bhscadvisor@queensu.ca) for program details.
Transfer Credit
  • 12 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Queen's University website for further articulation and program information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Arts
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Biology
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Physics
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Physics
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Conservation Biology
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Chemistry
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geoscience
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Resource Science
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Financial Science
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Forensic Biology
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Forensic Chemistry
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Geography
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Indigenous Environmental Science
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Economics
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration.
  • Transfer credits will not be granted for students admitted directly into the BScN program.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Physics
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Water Sciences
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 3.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Trent University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

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