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13. Transfers from Post-Secondary Institutions: Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology (CAATs)

In-Program Applicants

Students from Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology who have not completed all requirements in a two- or three-year diploma program or a two-year diploma program and who present a minimum 3.0 grade point average (B standing in the Carleton University grading system) will be considered for admission to a degree program based on the following guidelines:

  1. Applicants who present a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. and who have completed all diploma requirements except the last term/semester in a three-year diploma program will be considered for admission with advanced standing to a maximum of 5.0 credits (equivalent to one year). The advanced standing would be granted according to the appropriateness of the diploma program, the admission requirements of the degree program, and the achievement in relevant courses.
  2. Applicants who present a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. and who have completed all diploma requirements except the last term/semester in a two-year diploma program will be considered for admission with advanced standing to a maximum of 3.0 credits. The advanced standing would be granted according to the appropriateness of the diploma program, the admission requirements of the degree program and the achievement in relevant courses.
  3. Applicants who present a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. and who have completed two years of a three-year diploma program will be considered for admission with advanced standing to a maximum of 4.0 credits. The advanced standing would be granted according to the appropriateness of the diploma program, the admission requirements of the degree program, and the achievement in relevant courses.
  4. Applicants who present a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. after the first year of a two- or three-year diploma program will be considered for admission to first year.
CAAT Graduate Applicants

Students from Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology who have successfully graduated in a two -or three-year diploma program and who present a minimum 3.0 grade point average (B standing on the Carleton grading system) will be considered for admission to a degree program based on the following guidelines:

  1. Graduates of a two-year diploma program who present a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. will be considered for admission with advanced standing to a maximum of 5.0 credits (equivalent to one year). The advanced standing would be granted according to the appropriateness of the diploma program, the admission requirements of the degree program, and the achievement in relevant courses.
  2. Graduates of a three-year diploma program who present a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. will be considered for admission with advanced standing to a maximum of 7.0 credits. The advanced standing would be granted according to the appropriateness of the diploma program, the admission requirements of the B.A. degree program, and the achievement in relevant courses.

Other students presenting an incomplete program normally will not be considered for admission to Carleton University on the basis of that program. Such persons may inquire about possible alternatives if they are desirous of seeking admission to a Carleton University degree program at some future date.

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