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HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT - BA
Enrollment in the Honors Specialization in Geography and Commercial Aviation Management module is limited. Meeting of minimal requirements does not guarantee admission.

Admission Requirements

The Honors Specialization in Geography and Commercial Aviation Management module allows students to select a Flight Training option which provides them the opportunity to obtain a Commercial Pilot's License. Students interested in pursuing the Flight Option must obtain a valid Transport Canada Category 1 Medical Certificate.

All students applying to this program must submit a supplementary application form to the Department of Geography.

After first year, students may apply for admission to the GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT HONORS SPECIALIZATION 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 any of the 3.0 principal courses:
1.0 course* from: Geography 1100, 1300A/B, 1400F/G, 1500F/G
0.5 course from: Computer Science 1025A/B, 1026A/B, 1032A/B
1.5 course numbered 1000-1999

Note:

*Senior students may substitute Geography 2131A/B and 2153A/B as entry requirements, if these were taken after September 2012 and completed with at least 60%. If Geography 2131A/B or 2153A/B is used as the basis of admission, these courses cannot be used as part of the module.

After second year, students applying for the GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT HONORS SPECIALIZATION must have:
achieved an average of at least 73% on the last 5.0 courses;
achieved an average of 73% on the 3.0 principal courses required for the module;
maintained a cumulative modular average of 70%
obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module;
obtained a passing grade in each elective course;
a minimum cumulative average of 65%.
Progression Requirements
To remain in the GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT HONORS SPECIALIZATION, students must have:
maintained a cumulative modular average of 70%;
obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module;
obtained a passing grade in each elective course;
maintained a cumulative average of 65%.
Students who fail to meet these progression requirements may be eligible to apply to the GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATION or to another program.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate from the GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT 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 GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT 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 Categories A, B and C.

Year 1

5.0 courses:
1.0 course* from: Geography 1100, 1300A/B, 1400F/G, 1500F/G, the former 020E
0.5 course from: Computer Science 1025A/B, 1026A/B, 1032A/B
0.5 course from: Category B or C
3.0 courses numbered 1000-1999
Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 73% in 3.0 principal courses, including 1.0 course from Geography 1100, 1300A/B, 1400F/G, 1500F/G, 2131A/B, 2153A/B (taken after September 2012), the former 020E, 0.5 course from Computer Science 1025A/B, 1026A/B, 1032A/B, plus 1.5 additional courses, with no mark less than 60% in these principal courses.

Notes:

* Senior students may substitute Geography 2131A/B and 2153A/B as entry requirements, if these were taken after September 2012 and completed with at least 60%. If Geography 2131A/B or 2153A/B is used as the basis of admission, these courses cannot be used as part of the module.

Module

11.0 courses:
0.5 course: Geography 2210A/B (must be taken in Year 2)
1.5 courses: Geography 2122A/B, 2220A/B, 2310A/B
3.0 courses: MOS 1022F/G, 3305A/B, 3306A/B, 4405F/G, 4406F/G, 4409F/G
0.5 course from: Geography 2230A/B, 2240A/B
1.0 course from: Geography 2330A/B, 2410A/B, 2411F/G, 2420A/B, 2430A/B, 2450F/G, 2460F/G, the former 2340A/B
0.5 course from: Geography 3210A/B, 3211A/B, 3221A/B, 3222A/B, 3223A/B, 3231A/B, 3241A/B, 3250A/B, 3260A/B, 3421A/B, 4220A/B
1.0 course from: Geography 2132A/B, 2133A/B, 3311A/B, 3312A/B, 3331A/B, 3333A/B, 3334A/B, 3341A/B, 3342A/B, 3350A/B, 3351A/B, 3352A/B
1.0 course from: Geography 2000-2999, History 2814F/G or the former 2215F/G, or MOS 2199Y
2.0 courses from: Geography 2200-4999, MOS 3199Y, 4199Y
Note: In cases where an antirequisite statistics course has been taken, then an additional 0.5 course numbered 2200 or above in Geography must be taken to make up the 11.0 courses required for the module.
Academic Calendar 2015 FACULTIES FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE GEOGRAPHY HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT - BA
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