Enrolment in the BMOS Honors Specialization modules is limited. Meeting of minimal requirements does not guarantee admission.
Students may not apply to a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION when they apply for admission to the University.
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: MOS 1021A/B and MOS 1023A/B
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1501A/B; Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B*
1.0 course: Political Science 1020E
1.0 course numbered 1000-1999 from: Economics, Psychology or Sociology
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. 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.
After second year, students applying for a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION must have
a) achieved an average of at least 73% on the last 5.0 courses;
b) achieved an average of 73% on the 3.0 principal courses required for the module;
c) achieved a cumulative modular average of 70%;
d) obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module;
e) obtained a passing grade in each elective course;
f) a minimum cumulative average of 65%.
1.0 course: Business Administration 2257.
1.0 course: MOS 2181A/B, MOS 2275A/B.
3.0 courses: Political Science 2211E, Political Science 2230E, Political Science 2246E.
1.0 course from: MOS 2242A/B and MOS 3341F/G or Political Science 3324F/G or Sociology 2206A/B; Psychology 2820E; Sociology 2205A/B and Sociology 2206A/B; Statistical Sciences 2035.
1.0 course: MOS 3370A/B, MOS 4471A/B, the former MOS 3371A/B.
1.5 courses from: MOS 3280F/G, MOS 3342A/B, MOS 3343A/B, MOS 3344A/B, MOS 3352F/G, MOS 3355F/G, MOS 3356F/G, MOS 3383A/B, MOS 3384A/B, MOS 4485F/G; Economics 2150A/B, Economics 2152A/B, Economics 2160A/B.
1.5 courses from: Political Science 3317F/G, Political Science 3326E, Political Science 3331F/G, Political Science 3332F/G, Poliical Science 3348F/G, Political Science 3363F/G, Political Science 3364F/G.
0.5 course: MOS 4410A/B.
0.5 course from: Political Science 4000-level*.
*Note: Many 4000-level Political Science courses have prerequisites. Students should take this into consideration when choosing their courses.
This module may not be combined with a Major in Political Science or Diploma in Public Administration.
To remain in a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION, students must have
a) maintained a cumulative modular average of 70%;
b) obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module;
c) obtained a passing grade in each elective course;
d) 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.
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.