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UNBC Transfer Agreement

Specialize in Environmental Geosciences at NWCC and graduate with a Bachelor of Science (Integrated) Degree from UNBC.

Northwest Community College has partnered with the University of Northern British Columbia to offer an admissions pathway.  Complete your two-year Associate of Science Degree – Environmental Geosciences Specialization at NWCC and continue directly into the third-year of UNBC’s BSc (Integrated) Degree program in either Prince George or Terrace.

Our Environmental Geosciences Specialization is a hands-on program with fieldwork being an integral part of your studies while you learn about Earth’s natural systems and processes.  UNBC’s 60-credit BSc (Integrated) NWCC Degree Completion Program is available at UNBC’s Terrace Campus, The regionally customized program has a joint emphasis on fisheries and aquatic sciences, and on environmental impact assessment and remediation.

Pathway Requirements 

In order to be guaranteed admission direct into the third-year of the degree, you must meet the following criteria:

Degree Requirements

Course availability varies from year to year, and requirements may be subject to change.  Please review the current listing of upper-division courses for the BSc (Integrated) on UNBC’s Northwest Campus website for complete details.

  • 9.0 credit hours of required courses (including GIS, Professional Writing, and Ethics)
  • 3.0 credit hours of any level of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 18.0 credit hours of each of two Areas: Biology & Ecology, and Environmental & Earth Sciences)

Note that your complete duration of studies is dependent on your individual study plan.  For more information, please discuss with an Educational Advisor at NWCC or a Student Advisor at UNBC.

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