Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

King's

Honors Specialization HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Economics, Business, and Mathematics



Admission Requirements


Students may not apply to the BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATIONS when they apply for admission to the University.

First-Year Requirements
5.0 first-year courses

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.
0.5 course from: Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1230A/B; Calculus 1000A/B.
0.5 course from: Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B; Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B.
1.0 course: Economics 1021A/B and Economics 1022A/B.

2.0* additional courses: in any subject numbered 1000-1999 (MOS 1033A/B is strongly recommended).

*Students requiring Mathematics 0110A/B may include this course with permission from the Department.

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 at least 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%.

Transferring to King's BMOS Programs: Students enrolled at another Affiliated University College or the Constituent University must meet the admission requirements in order to transfer into a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION at King's.

Module/Program Information


Module
12.0 senior courses:

1.0 course normally taken in second year: Business Administration 2257 or MOS 2227A/B and MOS 2228A/B.
1.0 course normally taken in second year from: Economics 2220A/B and Economics 2221A/B.
0.5 course from: MOS 2181A/B, MOS 2155A/B.
1.0 course from: Economics 2222A/B and Economics 2223A/B; or Statistical Sciences 2035 with a minimum mark of 70%.
0.5 course from: MOS 2255A/B, MOS 2285A/B.
2.0 courses: MOS 3310A/B, MOS 3320A/B, MOS 3330A/B, Economics 2300A/B.
1.0 course: MOS 3367A/B, MOS 4467A/B.
0.5 course normally taken in fourth year: MOS 4410A/B.
1.0 course: Actuarial Science 2053.
0.5 course: MOS 3312A/B.
0.5 course: MOS 4310A/B.
0.5 course: MOS 4422F/G.
2.0 courses from: Economics 2260A/B, Economics 2261A/B, Economics 3320A/B, Economics 3352A/B, Economics 3370A/B, Economics 3381A/B, Economics 3386A/B; MOS 2275A/B, MOS 3331A/B, MOS 3332A/B, MOS 3360A/B, MOS 3361A/B, MOS 3362A/B, MOS 3363A/B, MOS 3370A/B, MOS 3401F/G, MOS 4471A/B (the former MOS 3371A/B), MOS Special Topics at 3000 level or above.

Students require 1.0 Category B (Arts and Humanities) if not already completed, and 2.0 designated essay courses including 1.0 numbered 2000-4999, prior to graduation.


Progression


Progression Requirements

To progress in the BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION, students must:

a) maintain a minimum modular average of 70%;
b) obtain minimum grades of 60% in all courses listed for the module;
c) obtain a passing grade in each elective course (students who fail a course are not permitted to progress in Honors programs); and,
d) maintain a minimum 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 with a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION, students must achieve a minimum 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 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 Categories A, B and C.