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Sault College and Algoma University Sign Additional Pathway Agreements

(Sault Ste. Marie, ON June 5, 2019) – Today, representatives from Sault College and Algoma University joined together to sign new “2+1” and “2+2” Academic Pathway to support enhanced student mobility between the College and the University.

The expanded partnership between Sault Ste. Marie’s two post-secondary institutions builds on the number of enhanced transfer pathways available to students who wish to complete a Sault College diploma then seamlessly transition to Algoma University to complete a degree in a related subject area.

Pathways announced today include:

Sault College Diploma Program Algoma University Degree Program
Computer Programmer Bachelor of Computer Science
“2+1.5” (includes online bridging course component)
Computer Program Analyst Bachelor of Computer Science
“2+1” (includes online bridging course component)
General Arts and Science - University Transfer Bachelor of Arts Honours in English, History,
Political Science, Psychology and Sociology “2+2”


Similar agreements signed in late January generated considerable interest from Sault College students and grads with applications up by 28% compared to 2018. At the time, the two schools signed “2+2” agreements in the following program areas:

Sault College Diploma Program Algoma University Degree Program
Business
Business - Accounting
Bachelor of Business Administration
Adventure Recreation and Parks Technician, Fish
and Wildlife Conservation Technician, Forestry
Technician, Natural Environment Technician
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
Police Foundations Bachelor of Arts in Law and Justice


All agreements streamline and harmonize the student experience so that credits are directly acknowledged and accepted.

The new “2+2” and “2+1” Pathway agreements align with both institutions’ strategic priorities to expand postsecondary access and enhance the overall educational experience for students. Both institutions are committed to working with regional partners and all levels of Government to expand postsecondary access, stimulate socio-economic growth, and encourage the development needed to support current and future workforce and leadership capacity needs in Ontario.

For more information on these pathways please go to: www.saultcollege.ca/twoplustwo


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