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MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES (BMOS)

Students may choose between two degree options a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS) HONORS DEGREE or a FOUR-YEAR SPECIALIZATION DEGREE. MOS offers a 20.0 course BMOS Degree as an Honors Specialization or Double Major (BMOS Honors Degree) or a BMOS Specialization (BMOS Four-Year Degree) providing students with a four-year degree combining management and social science courses using an evidence-based management approach and drawing on social science methodologies. Evidence-based management stresses the study of managerial decisions and organizational practices informed by the combination of best available management research, facts specific to the situation, practitioner experience and judgment, and ethics and values.

Students applying to MOS with the Ontario Four-Year Grade 12 curriculum must complete an Ontario Secondary School Diploma including: completion of six Grade 12U or M courses, including English (ENG4U) and two of either Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) and Math of Data Management (MDM4U). Although Calculus is not required for admission, students admitted to MOS without a Calculus background may be required to take Mathematics 0110A/B in addition to 1.0 course in Mathematics at the 1000-level or Calculus 1100A/B in addition to 0.5 course in Mathematics at the 1000-level during first year in order to meet certain course/module requirements.

Students may not apply into any of the BMOS modules when they apply for admission to the University. After first year, students registered in MOS may apply to a BMOS Specialization (BMOS Four-Year Degree) if a 65% cumulative average is attained. After first year, students registered in MOS who wish to apply to the BMOS Honors Degree (Honors Specialization or Double Major) must meet the Admission Requirements for the module they wish to apply to. Students registered in MOS prior to September 2011 may follow the course and Admission Requirements outlined in the Academic Calendar in the year in which they were first admitted.

BACHELOR OF MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES (BMOS) HONORS DEGREE
The essential modules in the 20.0 course BMOS HONORS DEGREE must include either an HONORS SPECIALIZATION OR DOUBLE MAJOR. The Honors Double Major must include one of the three Majors in combination with another Major module from a discipline other than MOS.

HONORS SPECIALIZATION

Enrollment in the BMOS Honors Specialization module is limited. Meeting of minimal requirements does not guarantee admission.

The four-year BMOS WITH HONORS SPECIALIZATION must include the Honors Specialization module in FOOD MANAGEMENT.

Admission Requirements
Students may not apply to a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION when they apply for admission to the University.

After first year, students may apply for admission upon completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 73% on, and no grade less than 60% in, the following 3.0 principal courses:

1.0 course: Business Administration 1220E
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, 1100A/B*, Calculus 1301A/B, 1501A/B; Mathematics 1225A/B, 1228A/B, 1229A/B, 1600A/B
1.0 course numbered 1000 - 1999

* Note: Students admitted without Calculus should be aware that to enroll in certain courses/modules they may be required to take Mathematics 0110A/B or Calculus 1100A/B. When considering a course/module in another discipline, please check the Mathematics requirements(s). Students are responsible for ensuring they have completed the Mathematics and other entry requirements and prerequisites of the modules/courses they wish to take.

MOS 1021A/B and 1023A/B may be substituted for Business Administration 1220E for students transferring from other campuses.


After second year, students applying for a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION must:

a) have achieved an average of at least 73% on the last 5.0 courses,
b) have achieved an average of 73% on the 3.0 principal courses required for the module,
c) have obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module,
d) have obtained a passing grade in each elective course, and
e) have a minimum cumulative average of 65%

Progression Requirements
To remain in a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION, students must:

a) have maintained a cumulative modular average of 70%,
b) have obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module,
c) have obtained a passing grade in each elective course, and
d) have maintained a cumulative average of 65%.

Students who fail to meet these progression requirements may be eligible to apply to a BMOS Specialization or to another program.

Graduation Requirements
To graduate from a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION, students must achieve a minimum cumulative modular average of 70% with a minimum mark of 60% in each course, obtain a passing grade in each elective course, and maintain a minimum overall average of 65% on the 20.0 courses counted towards the BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION Degree. Students with advanced standing must achieve an overall average of 65% on courses completed at Western.

All students require 2.0 designated essay courses (E, F or G, at least 1.0 of which must be a senior course numbered 2000-4999) and 1.0 course from each of the Categories A, B and C.

HONORS DOUBLE MAJOR

Enrollment in the BMOS Honors Double Major modules is limited. Meeting of minimal requirements does not guarantee admission.

The four-year BMOS HONORS DOUBLE MAJOR must include one of the following three Major modules in combination with another Major module from a discipline other than MOS:

  • ACCOUNTING
  • CONSUMER BEHAVIOR
  • FOOD MANAGEMENT

Admission Requirements
Students may not apply to a BMOS HONORS DOUBLE MAJOR when they apply for admission to the university. In addition to meeting MOS Admission Requirements, students must successfully complete the Admission Requirements for a Major module in a discipline other than MOS. If Admission Requirements are not met in either or both of the Majors, students will not be allowed to register in a BMOS Honors Double Major and will be required to apply to a BMOS Specialization or to another program.

After first year, students may apply for admission upon completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% on, and no grade less than 60% in, the following 3.0 principal courses:

1.0 course: Business Administration 1220E
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, 1100A/B*, Calculus 1301A/B, 1501A/B; Mathematics 1225A/B, 1228A/B, 1229A/B, 1600A/B
1.0 course numbered 1000-1999

* Note: Students admitted without Calculus should be aware that to enrol in certain courses/modules they may be required to take Mathematics 0110A/B or Calculus 1100A/B. When considering a course/module in another discipline, please check the Mathematics requirements(s). Students are responsible for ensuring they have completed the Mathematics and other entry requirements and prerequisites of the modules/courses they wish to take.

MOS 1021A/B and 1023A/B may be substituted for Business Administration 1220E for students transferring from other campuses.

After second year, students applying for a BMOS HONORS DOUBLE MAJOR must:

a) have achieved an average of at least 70% on the last 5.0 courses,
b) have achieved an average of 70% on the 3.0 principal courses required for the module,
c) have obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module,
d) have obtained a passing grade in each elective course, and
e) have a minimum cumulative average of 65%.

Progression Requirements
To remain in a BMOS HONORS DOUBLE MAJOR, students must:

a) have maintained a cumulative modular average of 70%,
b) have obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module,
c) have obtained a passing grade in each elective course, and
d) have maintained a cumulative average of 65%.

Students who fail to meet these progression requirements may be eligible to apply to a BMOS Specialization or to another program.

Graduation Requirements
To graduate from a BMOS HONORS DOUBLE MAJOR, students must achieve a minimum cumulative modular average of 70% with a minimum grade of 60% in each course of each module, obtain a passing grade in each elective course, and maintain a minimum overall average of 65% on the 20.0 courses counted towards the BMOS HONORS DEGREE. Students with advanced standing must achieve an overall average of 65% on courses completed at Western.

All students require 2.0 designated essay courses (E, F or G, at least 1.0 of which must be a senior course numbered 2000-4999) and 1.0 course from each of the Categories A, B and C.

BACHELOR OF MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES (BMOS) FOUR-YEAR DEGREE

The essential module in the 20.0 course Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS) FOUR-YEAR DEGREE must include a SPECIALIZATION.

SPECIALIZATION
The Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies Four-Year Degree must include the Specialization in FOOD MANAGEMENT

Admission Requirements
Students may not apply to enter a BMOS SPECIALIZATION when they apply for admission to the University.

After first, second or third year, to enter a BMOS SPECIALIZATION students must have:

a) achieved an overall average of 70% on the last 5.0 courses, and
b) have a cumulative average of 65%.

Progression Requirements
To remain in a BMOS SPECIALIZATION students must:

a) maintain a minimum cumulative average of 65%.

In order to be readmitted to a BMOS Specialization students must complete an additional 5.0 courses in another discipline and must meet the Admission Requirements.

Graduation Requirements
To graduate from the BMOS SPECIALIZATION, students must achieve a minimum cumulative average of 65% on the 20.0 courses counted towards the BMOS SPECIALIZATION Degree. Students with advanced standing must achieve an overall average of 65% on courses completed at Western.

All students require 2.0 designated essay courses (E, F or G, at least 1.0 of which must be a senior course numbered 2000-4999) and 1.0 course from each of the Categories A, B and C.

Academic Calendar 2013 AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY COLLEGES BRESCIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES (BMOS)
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