Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Science (2012/2013)
3.3 Continuance Regulations

Students who successfully complete the first two years of the program at Memorial University of Newfoundland as described below will transfer to Acadia University where the final two years will be completed.

3.3.1 Memorial University of Newfoundland Courses

Under the terms of the MOU, the following 17 courses, 51 credit hours at Memorial University of Newfoundland must be completed with a minimum 60% overall average before being admitted to the third year of Acadia University's program:

  1. Biology 1001

  2. Chemistry 1010, 1011 (or Chemistry 1200, 1001)

  3. Chemistry 2440

  4. English 1080, 1110 (or equivalent)

  5. Mathematics 1090 and 1000 (or Mathematics 1000 and one elective)

  6. Pharmacy 2002, 2003, and 2004 or Biochemistry 2101 (only students who are selected for this program will be permitted to register for these Pharmacy courses)

  7. Psychology 1000, 1001

  8. Statistics 2500, 2501

  9. Two Arts electives

3.3.2 Acadia University Courses

To continue to the third year of Acadia University’s program, the selected students must successfully complete 20 courses, 60 credit hours comprised of the 17 courses, 51 credit hours from the Memorial University of Newfoundland Courses list above and the 3 courses, 9 credit hours from the Acadia University Courses list below. This is required by the MOU and students must obtain a minimum 60% overall average. A grade of 60% (Acadia University equivalent grade of C-) is required in each of the three individual Nutrition courses taken through Open Acadia at www.openacadia.ca, the distance education unit of Acadia University.

  • Nutrition 1513
  • Nutrition 2503
  • Nutrition 2513
3.3.3 Internship

In order to be eligible to apply for internship placements administered by the Acadia Dietetic Internship Program, students must obtain a grade of at least B- (70-72) in the two courses Nutrition 2503 and 2513. This requirement does not apply for other non-Acadia internships for which all students are eligible to apply.

3.3.4 Programs Tables

The following tables present a schedule for completing the course requirements at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

For Students Who Complete Mathematics 1090 in Their First Semester

Term

Suggested Courses

  • Fall
  • Semester 1

  • Winter
  • Semester 2
  • Fall
  • Semester 3

  • Winter
  • Semester 4

For Students Who Complete Mathematics 1000 in Their First Semester

Term

Suggested Courses

  • Fall
  • Semester 1

  • Winter
  • Semester 2

  • Fall
  • Semester 3
  • Winter
  • Semester 4

Notes:

1. Statistics 2501 is offered on campus in the Fall semester and normally is offered only by distance education in the Winter semester.

2. While students are strongly encouraged to complete Nutrition 1513 in the first year, they can substitute an Arts elective for Nutrition 1513 in the first year but must then complete Nutrition 1513 in the second year.

3. All three Open Acadia courses must be completed prior to starting courses at Acadia.