Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024


Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS Program) - Faculty of Arts and Social Science

Admission Requirements

Students may not apply directly to a BMOS SPECIALIZATION when they apply for admission to the University.

After first, second, or third year, students applying for a BMOS SPECIALIZATION must have:

a) achieved an average of at least 70% on the last 4.0 courses taken in the Fall/Winter term;
b) obtained a passing grade for each course required for admission to the module;
c) a minimum cumulative average of 65%.

4.0 first-year courses:

1.0 course: Business Administration 1220E.
1.0 course from: Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B.
1.0 course: Economics 1021A/B and Economics 1022A/B.
0.5 course from: MOS 1033A/B or Computer Science 1032A/B.
0.5 course from: designated essay course numbered 1000-1999E or F/G.

Note: a full course load is 5.0 courses; the program recommends taking 1.0 elective course/s that could serve as prerequisites to senior level courses in future years.

Module/Program Information

11.0 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: Economics 2220A/B, Economics 2260A/B.
1.0 course: Economics 2222A/B and Economics 2223A/B; OR MOS 2242A/B and 0.5 MOS course at 2000-level or above.
0.5 course normally taken in second year: MOS 2310A/B (or the former MOS 3310A/B).
1.5 courses normally taken in second or third year from: MOS 2181A/B, MOS 2275A/B, MOS 2320A/B (or MOS 3320A/B), MOS 3330A/B.
1.0 course normally taken in third year: MOS 3316A/B, MOS 3311A/B (or the former MOS 4310A/B).
2.0 courses normally taken in third year from: MOS 2277A/B, MOS 3312A/B, MOS 3331A/B, MOS 3360A/B, MOS 3361A/B, MOS 3370A/B, MOS 4315A/B, MOS 4317A/B.
0.5 course normally taken in fourth year: MOS 4410A/B.
1.0 course from: MOS 2182F/G, MOS 2235A/B, MOS 2255F/G, MOS 2265F/G, MOS 3250A/B, MOS 3321F/G, MOS 3325A/B, MOS 3335A/B, MOS 3353F/G, MOS 3362A/B, MOS 3388A/B, MOS 3398A/B, MOS 4465A/B, MOS 4471A/B, MOS 4486A/B, MOS 4488A/B, MOS 4489F/G, MOS 4498A/B, MOS 4998F/G.
1.0 course from: Actuarial Science 2053, Economics 2120A/B, Economics 2154A/B, Economics 2156A/B, Economics 2221A/B, Economics 2261A/B, Economics 3328A/B, Economics 3329A/B, Economics 3340F/G, Economics 3352A/B, Economics 3357A/B, Economics 3370A/B.
0.5 course from: GLE 2001F/G, GLE 2003F/G, History 2125F/G, History 2127F/G, History 2204F/G, MOS 2198A/B, MOS 2298A/B, MOS 2299F/G, Philosophy 2074F/G, Philosophy 2821F/G, Philosophy 2822F/G, Political Science 2211E, Political Science 2246E.


Progression Requirements

To remain in a BMOS SPECIALIZATION, students must have maintained a minimum cumulative average of 65%. In order to be readmitted to the BMOS Specialization, students must complete 4.0 additional courses in another discipline over the Fall/Winter term, achieve a minimum average of 70% in their last 4.0 courses, and have a minimum cumulative average of 65%. 

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a BMOS SPECIALIZATION degree, students must have achieved a minimum cumulative modular average of 65% on the 20.0 courses counted towards a BMOS SPECIALIZATION degree. Students with advanced standing must have achieved an overall average of 65% on courses completed at this University.

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.