Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018


Economics, Business, and Mathematics

Admission Requirements

Students applying for a BMOS SPECIALIZATION must have

a) an overall average of at least 70% on the last 5.0 courses completed;
b) obtained a passing grade for each course required for admission to the module, and a passing grade for all option courses; and
c) a minimum cumulative average of 65%.

5.0 first-year courses:

1.0 course: Business Administration 1220E.
1.0 course from: Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1230A/B; Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B; Mathematics 1600A/B; Statistical Sciences 1024A/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 wishing to transfer to a BMOS Honors degree must have the proper Mathematics prerequisites for advanced economics courses ie., 0.5 from Calculus 1000A/B or Mathematics 1225A/B and 0.5 from Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B or Mathematics 1600A/B.
***Students requiring Mathematics 0110A/B may include this course with permission from the Department.

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

Module/Program Information

10.0 courses

1.0 course normally taken in second year: Business Administration 2257.
1.0 course: Economics 2150A/B or Economics 2260A/B and Economics 2152A/B or Economics 2220A/B.
1.0 course: Economics 2122A/B or Economics 2222A/B and Economics 2123A/B or Economics 2223A/B; or Statistical Sciences 2035.
0.5 course from: MOS 2155A/B, MOS 2181A/B.
0.5 course from: MOS 2255A/B, MOS 2285A/B.
1.5 courses: MOS 3310A/B, MOS 3320A/B, MOS 3330A/B.
1.0 course from: Actuarial Science 2053; Economics 2154A/B, Economics 2156A/B, Economics 2159A/B, Economics 2160A/B, Economics 2165F/G, Economics 2184A/B; MOS 3312A/B; the former Economics 2180A/B.
0.5 course from: MOS 3367A/B, MOS 4467A/B.
0.5 course: MOS 4410A/B.
2.5 courses from: Economics 2162A/B, Economics 2163A/B, Economics 2164A/B; MOS 2275A/B, MOS 3331A/B, MOS 3332A/B, MOS 3360A/B, MOS 3361A/B, MOS 3363A/B, MOS 3370A/B, MOS 4404A/B, MOS 4422F/G, MOS 4465A/B, MOS 4471A/B (the former MOS 3371A/B), MOS Special Topics at 3000 level or above.

1. MOS Special Topics courses for the Specialization must be approved for relevancy prior to enrolment.
2. 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 Requirements

To progress in the BMOS SPECIALIZATION, students must

a) maintain a minimum cumulative average of 65%
b) obtain a minimum sessional average of 60% in the fall/winter term*

* Sessional averages are calculated in May, after the fall/winter term.
In order to be readmitted to the BMOS SPECIALIZATION, students must complete 5.0 additional courses in another discipline, achieve a minimum average of 70% in their last 5.0 courses, and have a cumulative average of 65%.

Graduation Requirements

Students must obtain a minimum overall average of 65% on the 20.0 courses to be counted for graduation. Students with advanced standing must achieve an overall average of 65% on courses completed at Western.

Among, or in addition to the module requirements for the different streams, all BMOS Four-Year Specialization students require the following before graduation:

0.5 "Ethics" course, as noted in the module requirements.
2.0 designated essay courses (E, F, or G), 1.0 at the senior level.
1.0 course from each of Categories A, B, and C.