Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Western Main Campus

Specialization SPECIALIZATION IN FINANCE
Faculty of Social Science - DAN Management & Organizational Studies



Admission Requirements


5.0 first-year 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: Economics 1021A/B and Economics 1022A/B
1.0 course: numbered 1000-1999 from Anthropology, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women's Studies.
1.0 course: numbered 1000-1999.

Note: Students must complete Calculus 1000A/B if interested in pursuing an Honors Specialization in Finance or an Honors Double Major with Economics.

Students enrolled in BMOS in Year 1 on Main Campus may apply to a Specialization if they maintain a minimum cumulative average of 65%.

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;
b) a cumulative average of 65%

Students transferring from an Affiliated University College must also meet the Admission Requirements in order to transfer into a BMOS Specialization at Main Campus.

Module/Program Information


Module
10.0 courses:

2.0 courses normally taken in second year: Business Administration 2257; Economics 2150A/B*, Economics 2152A/B*.
0.5 course normally taken in second or third year: MOS 2310A/B**
1.0 course normally taken in second year from: MOS 2242A/B and 0.5 MOS 2000-level or above; Economics 2122A/B* and Economics 2123A/B*; Statistical Sciences 2035.
1.5 courses normally taken in third year from: MOS 2181A/B, MOS 2275A/B, MOS 2320A/B**, MOS 3330A/B.
1.0 courses normally taken in third year from: MOS 3311A/B, MOS 3313A/B.
1.0 course from: Actuarial Science 2053; Economics 2154A/B, Economics 2159A/B, Economics 2160A/B, Economics 2167A/B, Economics 2181A/B, Economics 2191A/B.
1.0 course normally taken in fourth year from: MOS 3321F/G, MOS 3325A/B, MOS 3360A/B, MOS 3361A/B, MOS 3362A/B, MOS 3363A/B, MOS 3370A/B, MOS 3385A/B, MOS 3395A/B-3398A/B, MOS 4462A/B, MOS 4465A/B, MOS 4471A/B, MOS 4495A/B-4498A/B, the former MOS 3371A/B, the former MOS 3372.
0.5 course normally taken in fourth year from: MOS 4312A/B, MOS 4313A/B, MOS 4314F/G, Economics 2155A/B, Economics 2156A/B, Economics 2162A/B.
1.0 course from: Anthropology 2262F/G, Anthropology 2272F/G, Anthropology 2280F/G; Economics 2124A/B, Economics 2128A/B, Economics 2129A/B, Economics 2154A/B, Economics 2155A/B, Economics 2156A/B, Economics 2159A/B, Economics 2160A/B, Economics 2162A/B, Economics 2167A/B, Economics 2181A/B, Economics 2191A/B; English 2018A/B, English 2019A/B; Geography 2143A/B, Geography 2144A/B, Geography 3422A/B; History 2120A/B, History 2171A/B, History 2183A/B, History 2807F/G; MOS 2277A/B, MOS 3367A/B; Philosophy 2074F/G, Philosophy 2730F/G; Political Science 2102A/B, Political Science 2140A/B, Political Science 2211E, Political Science 2246E; Psychology 2030A/B, Psychology 2035A/B, Psychology 2070A/B; Sociology 2166A/B, Sociology 2172A/B, Sociology 3308F/G.
0.5 course: MOS 4410A/B.

Notes: *Students who have completed Economics 2150A/B, Economics 2151A/B and Economics 2152A/B with no mark less than 75%, and who have taken Calculus 1000A/B with a mark of at least 60%, may enter the Honors Specialization in Finance and be exempt from taking Economics 2220A/B, Economics 2260A/B and Economics 2261A/B. Students who have completed these requirements and have also completed Economics 2122A/B and Economics 2123A/B with no mark less than 75% may also be exempt from taking Economics 2222A/B and Economics 2223A/B.

**Students interested in pursuing an HBA Degree at the Richard Ivey School of Business must defer MOS 2310A/B and MOS 2320A/B until Year 3. These two courses will not count towards the 10.0 credits required for admission to the HBA Program and are discouraged for those students continuing on to the Richard Ivey School of Business. Students continuing in MOS must complete MOS 2310A/B and MOS 2320A/B in Year 3 prior to enrolling in MOS courses for which these courses are the prerequisite.


Progression


Progression Requirements

To remain in a BMOS SPECIALIZATION students must have

a) maintained 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.