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SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR COMMENCING SEPTEMBER 2012

Arts and Humanities
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English ENG4U

Visual Arts - Studio Arts
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English ENG4U
  • Portfolio

Some departments may set additional requirements for entry into second year.


Science (including Biological and Medical Sciences) for 2012-13
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required
  • English ENG4U
  • Advanced Functions MHF4U

and two of:

  • Biology SBI4U
  • Chemistry SCH4U
  • Computer and Information Science ICS4U
  • Earth and Space Science SES4U
  • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) highly recommended
  • Math of Data Management MDM4U
  • Physics SPH4U

Note: First-year Chemistry requires Grade 12U Chemistry (SCH4U), or Grade 11U Chemistry with permission of the Department, and is required for Biological and Medical Sciences, Chemistry and several other modules.

Science and Biological Science (effective September 2013)
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English ENG4U
  • Calculus and Vectors MCV4U

and two of:

  • Advanced Functions MHF4U
  • Biology SBI4U
  • Chemistry SCH4U
  • Computerand Information ScienceICS4U
  • Earth and Space Science SES4U
  • Math and Data Management MDM4U
  • Physics SPH4U

Note: First-year Biology and Chemistry requires Grade 12U Biology (SBI4U) and Grade 12U Chemistry (SCH4U),respectively. First-year Biology and Chemistry courses are required for all modules offered by the Department of Biology and for some modules offered by the Department of Chemistry and other Science departments.

Medical Sciences First Entry Program (effective September 2013)
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English ENG4U
  • Calculus and Vectors MCV4U
  • Biology SBI4U
  • Chemistry SCH4U

Note: Although Western offers first-year physics courses that do not require high-school physics as a prerequisite, it is strongly recommended that students complete Grade 12 U Physics (SPH4U).

Social Science
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English ENG4U

Grade 12 U and M Courses Recommended

  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U) and Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) and/or Math taken at university are necessary for Economics program. [Note: Economicsadmission requirements are under review]
  • All Specializations and Majors in Psychology require a University Math course. Therefore Advanced Functions (MHF4U) is highly recommended.
  • Math is helpful as preparation for Sociology and Geography programs.

Management and Organizational Studies
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English ENG4U

and two of:

  • Advanced Functions MHF4U
  • Calculus and Vectors MCV4U
  • Math of Data Management MDM4U

Commercial Aviation Management
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English ENG4U

and two of:

  • Advanced Functions MHF4U
  • Calculus and Vectors MCV4U
  • Math of Data Management MDM4U

  • Valid Transport Canada Category 1 Medical Certificate is required for flight.
  • Supplementary Application Form

Grade 12 U and M Courses Recommended

  • Physics SPH4U
  • Two hours of small aircraft flying time is strongly recommended for flight.

Engineering
Six Grade 12 U or M Courses Required:

  • Grade 12U Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Grade 12U Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)
  • Grade 12U Physics (SPH4U)
  • Grade 12U Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Grade 12U English (ENG4U)
  • One additional 4U or 4M course from any discipline

Health Sciences
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English Grade 12U (ENG4U)
  • Biology Grade 12 U (SBI4U)
  • One of: Advanced Functions Grade 12U (MHF4U), Calculus and Vectors Grade 12U (MCV4U), Math of Data Management Grade 12U (MDM4U)
  • Chemistry Grade 12U (SCH4U) is recommended but not required

Note:Enrollment in the program is limited and possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

Foods and Nutrition
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required
  • English ENG4U
  • Biology SBI4U
  • Chemistry SCH4U

and one of:

  • Functions and Applications MCF3M
  • Functions MCR3U
Kinesiology (effective September 2013)
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required
  • English ENG4U
  • Biology SBI4U

Grade 12 U and M Courses Recommended

  • A grade 12 U-Level Math and Grade 11 or 12 U-level Physics are recommended.
  • It is strongly recommended that students interested in the BSc take an additional Science course from: Chemistry (SCH4U) (strongly recommended), Calculus & Vectors (MCV4U) or Computer & Information Science (ICS4U)
Media, Information and Technoculture
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required
  • English ENG4U

Media Theory and Production
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English ENG4U
Music
Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Musical Arts
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required
  • English ENG4U
  • The Faculty's recommendation based on an informal interview and a satisfactory audition on a principal instrument at a minimum conservatory Grade VIII level. Keyboard proficiency of at least Conservatory Grade VI level for applicants whose principal instrument is not piano must be fulfilled prior to second year.

Bachelor of Arts (Music)
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English ENG4U
  • Recommendation of the Faculty on the basis of an interview.

Bachelor of Arts (Music Administrative Studies)
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English ENG4U

and one of the following:

  • Advanced Functions MHF4U
  • Calculus and VectorsMCV4U
  • Math of Data Management MDM4U

  • The Faculty's recommendation based on an informal interview and a satisfactory audition on a principal instrument at a minimum conservatory Grade VIII level.

Music Performance Diploma
Grade 12 U and M Courses Required

  • English ENG4U
  • Demonstrable performance level of at least Conservatory Grade X standard and evidence of exceptional performance before a jury
  • This is a program primarily for students who wish to concentrate on the study of Music Performance concurrent with a course of study leading to a non-music academic degree at Western.
Nursing: Western-Fanshawe Collaborative BScN
  • The application procedure for the Western and Fanshawe streams is separate. Therefore, applicants wishing to enroll in the Western stream must apply to The University of Western Ontario (OUAC application code ENW), and those wishing to enroll in the Fanshawe stream must apply to Fanshawe College (OUAC application code ENF).

Grade 12 U or M Courses Required

A minimum of 65% in each:

  • Grade 12 U English ENG4U
  • Grade 12 U Biology SBI4U
  • Grade 12 U Chemistry SCH4U

A minimum of 65% in one of:

  • Grade 11 U Functions MCR3U
  • Grade 11 M Functions and Applications MCF3M

Arts and Humanities S.00-283
Science SRNov2011
Social Science SR.06172
Management and Organizational Studies SR.06-172
Engineering Science SR.06-172
Foods and Nutrition S.07-41
Health Sciences SR.06-172
Human Ecology SR.06-172
Kinesiology SR.06-172
Media, Information and Technoculture S.00-283
Music SR.08-194
Music-Admin SR.10-109
Nursing SR.06-182

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