Faculty of Science

Articulation Agreement Information

On this page you will find information on transitioning to Western, degree completion requirements, and answers to frequently asked questions. 

What college programs have articulation agreements with Western’s Faculty of Science?

For a full list of agreements, please see the ONTransfer website.  Below you will find specific information on two agreements between the Faculty of Science and Fanshawe College.  For admission information, please contact the Admissions Office

What degree options do I have at Western?

For students admitted under the Environmental Technology/Science Laboratory Technology articulation agreement with Fanshawe College:

3 Year BSc - Major in Environmental Science
3 Year BSc - Minor in Environmental Science and a Minor in Chemistry
4 Year BSc - Specialization in Environmental Science
4 Year BSc - Specialization in Environmental Science and a Minor in Chemistry
4 Year BSc (Honors or non-Honors) - Major in Environmental Science and a Major in Chemistry
4 Year BSc - Major in Environmental Science and Minor in Chemistry
4 Year BSc - Major in Chemistry and Minor in Environmental Science
4 Year Honors BSc - Honors Specialization in Environmental Science
4 Year Honors BSc - Honors Specialization in Environmental Science and a Minor in Chemistry

For students admitted under the Computer Programmer Analyst articulation agreement with Fanshawe College:

3 Year BSc - Major in Computer Science
4 Year BSc - Specialization in Computer Science
4 Year Honors BSc - Honors Specialization in Computer Science

For full details on progression and degree completion requirements, including averages and grades required, please see the Academic Calendar

I’ve been admitted and I've accepted my offer through the OUAC.  Now what?!

See an Academic Counsellor

Please make an appointment with an Academic Counsellor to choose a specific degree option from the list above.  Note, if you would like to complete an Honors degree at Western, you will need to complete one full year at Western before you can register in the Honors degree program.    

Select your courses

Course selection will begin in June or July.  Your course selection appointment will be posted on your Student Center and you will receive an email to your Western email account once you have been given an appointment time.  Your appointment will be determined based on your year level (see your Offer of Admission).  For information on course selection appointment dates, please go to the Office of the Registrar’s website.

Attend Summer Academic Orientation

The Faculty of Science offers a special Transfer Student Summer Academic Orientation.  It is strongly recommended that you attend this event as you will get the chance to meet other transfer students who are new to Western just like you.  You will also learn all about the services that are available at Western, what your degree will look like, and you will receive academic advising on degree and course selection.  You can even get help registering for your courses on this day!  Registration for this event will be made available closer to Summer 2017.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Q: If I want to complete a different degree than the options above, do I get to keep all of my transfer credits?

A: No.  The articulation agreements will only allow you to complete the degree options above.  If you choose to complete a different degree, your transfer credits will have to be re-assessed by the Admissions Office.

Q: Am I eligible for the Science Internship Program if I am admitted through an articulation agreement?

A: You may be eligible for this program if you will be at Western for at least 2 years as a full-time student.  You must apply for this program at the start of your second last full-time year at Western.  Please contact Career Services for additional information on eligibility.

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