Academic Calendar - 2021 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021ARCHIVE


Management, Economics, and Mathematics, School of

Enrolment in the Honours Specialization in Accounting is limited. Meeting of minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

Admission Requirements

Students may not apply to the MOS Honours Specialization in Accounting when they apply for admission to the University.

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% and no grade less than 60% in the 3.0 principal courses.

First-Year Requirements
5.0 first-year courses, including

3.0 principal courses:

1.0 course: Business Administration 1220E.
0.5 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1230A/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 MOS Honours Specialization in Accounting 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 (as noted above) 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%.

Note: Students admitted to the University without the Mathematics prerequisites for the first-year Mathematics courses for this program must fulfill the Mathematics prerequisite requirements before attempting these courses.

Module/Program Information

11.0 courses:

1.0 course normally taken in second year: Business Administration 2257 or MOS 2227A/B and MOS 2228A/B.
1.0 course from: Economics 2222A/B and Economics 2223A/B; or Statistical Sciences 2035 (with a minimum grade of 70%).
0.5 course from: MOS 2155A/B, MOS 2181A/B.
1.0 course: MOS 2275A/B and MOS 2285A/B.
1.5 courses: MOS 3310A/B, MOS 3320A/B, MOS 3330A/B.
4.5 courses: MOS 3360A/B, MOS 3361A/B, MOS 3362A/B, MOS 3363A/B, MOS 3370A/B, MOS 4471A/B (the former MOS 3371A/B), MOS 4410A/B, MOS 4462A/B, MOS 4465A/B.
0.5 course: MOS 4422F/G.
1.0 course from: MOS 3367A/B, MOS 4467A/B.

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 HONOURS 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 Honours 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 HONOURS 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 HONOURS 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.