Undergraduate Programs

College Block Transfer

Students who have successfully completed a recognized diploma at one of our partner institutions may be eligible for up to 60 transfer credits. Visit the institution website for a list of recognized diplomas and the corresponding University of Alberta degree programs.

Block transfer guidelines

  • Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

    Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
    Active Agreement

    GUIDELINES

    The current agreement applies to students who NAIT 2013-present.

    Diplomas completed at partner institutions coincide with specific degree programs within the Faculty of ALES. If a student wants to pursue an ALES program that is not compatible with the diploma  completed, the block transfer agreement no longer applies and maximum transfer credits cannot be guaranteed.

    In order for transfer credits to be granted at the U of A, the student must achieve a grade of a C- or higher in each course.

    NAIT Diploma (2013-present)

    ALES Program

    Major

    Transfer Credits

    Biological Sciences Technology in Renewable Resources Environmental and Conservation Sciences Conservation Biology Up to *60
    Biological Sciences Technology in Environmental Science Environmental and Conservation Sciences Conservation Biology Up to *60
    Biological Sciences Technology in Renewable Resources Environmental and Conservation Sciences Land Reclamation Up to *60
    Biological Sciences Technology in Environmental Science Environmental and Conservation Sciences Land Reclamation Up to *60
    Forest Technology Forestry N/A Up to *51

    *The transfer agreement between the Faculty of Agriculture, Life, and Environmental Sciences and Lakeland College is subject to change

  • Olds College

    Olds College
    Active Agreement

    GUIDELINES

    The current agreement applies to students who attended Olds College 2013-present.

    Diplomas completed at partner institutions coincide with specific degree programs within the Faculty of ALES. If a student wants to pursue an ALES program that is not compatible with the diploma completed, the block transfer agreement no longer applies and maximum transfer credits cannot be guaranteed.

    In order for transfer credits to be granted at the U of A, the student must achieve a grade of a C- or higher in each course.

    Olds Diploma (2013-2015)

    ALES Program

    Major

    Transfer Credits

    Land & Water Resources Environmental Stewardship and Rural Planning Environmental and Conservation Sciences Conservation Biology Up to *45
    Land & Water Resources Land Reclamation and Remediation Environmental and Conservation Sciences Land Reclamation Up to *60
    Agricultural Management Production Agriculture Animal Science Up to *60
    Agricultural Management Production Agriculture Crop Science Up to *60
    Agricultural Management Marketing Agriculture Crop Science Up to *60

    *The transfer agreement between the Faculty of Agriculture, Life, and Environmental Sciences and Lakeland College is subject to change

  • Lethbridge College

    Lethbridge College
    Active Agreement

    GUIDELINES

    The current agreement applies to students who attended Lethbridge College 2013-present

    Diplomas completed at partner institutions coincide with specific degree programs within the Faculty of ALES. If a student wants to pursue an ALES program that is not compatible with the diploma completed, the block transfer agreement no longer applies and maximum transfer credits cannot be guaranteed.

    In order for transfer credits to be granted at the U of A, the student must achieve a grade of a C- or higher in each course.

    Lakeland Diploma (2013-present)

    ALES Program

    Major

    Transfer Credits

    Environmental Assessment and Restoration Environmental and Conservation Sciences Conservation Biology Up to *60
    Renewable Resources Management Environmental and Conservation Sciences Conservation Biology Up to *60
    Environmental Assessment and Restoration Environmental and Conservation Sciences Land Reclamation Up to *60

    *The transfer agreement between the Faculty of Agriculture, Life, and Environmental Sciences and Lakeland College is subject to change

  • Lakeland College

    Lakeland College
    Active Agreement

    GUIDELINES

    The current agreement applies to students who attended Lakeland College 2013-present.

    Diplomas completed at partner institutions coincide with specific degree programs within the Faculty of ALES. If a student wants to pursue an ALES program that is not compatible with the diploma completed, the block transfer agreement no longer applies and maximum transfer credits cannot be guaranteed.

    In order for transfer credits to be granted at the U of A, the student must achieve a grade of a C- or higher in each course.

    Lakeland Diploma (2013-present)

    ALES Program

    Major

    Transfer Credits

    Conservation and Restoration Ecology Environmental and Conservation Sciences Conservation Biology Up to *60
    Environmental Monitoring Protection Environmental and Conservation Sciences Conservation Biology Up to *60
    Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Environmental and Conservation Sciences Conservation Biology Up to *60
    Conservation and Restoration Ecology Environmental and Conservation Sciences Land Reclamation Up to *60
    Environmental Conservation Reclamation Environmental and Conservation Sciences Land Reclamation Up to *60
    Environmental Monitoring Protection Environmental and Conservation Sciences Land Reclamation Up to *60
    Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Environmental and Conservation Sciences Land Reclamation Up to *60
    Crop Technology Agriculture Crop Science Up to *60
    Agribusiness Agriculture/Business Agriculture Business Management Up to *60
    Animal Science Technology Agriculture Animal Science Up to *60
    Crop Technology Agriculture Sustainable Agricultural Systems Up to *60

    *The transfer agreement between the Faculty of Agriculture, Life, and Environmental Sciences and Lakeland College is subject to change

  • Portage College

    Portage College
    Active Agreement

    GUIDELINES

    The current agreement applies to students who attended Portage College 2017-present.

    Diplomas completed at partner institutions coincide with specific degree programs within the Faculty of ALES. If a student wants to pursue an ALES program that is not compatible with the diploma completed, the block transfer agreement no longer applies and maximum transfer credits cannot be guaranteed.

    In order for transfer credits to be granted at the U of A, the student must achieve a grade of a C- or higher in each course.

    Portage Diploma (2017-present)

    ALES Program

    Major

    Transfer Credits

    Food Science Technologist Nutrition and Food Sciences Food Science and Technology Specialization Up to *45
    Natural Resources Technology Environmental and Conservation Sciences Conservation Biology Up to *60
    Natural Resources Technology Environmental and Conservation Sciences Land Reclamation Up to *60

    *The transfer agreement between the Faculty of Agriculture, Life, and Environmental Sciences and Portage College is subject to change

Admission information

To be eligible for the Block Transfer, you must present a minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 24 credits of the diploma program. If you do not meet the minimum GPA or you choose to apply to a degree not listed on our agreement with your institution, you will not be eligible for all transfer credit.

In addition, applications must still present required high school courses [Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1] or a post-secondary equivalent.