Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Western Main Campus

Honors Specialization HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE - BSc
Faculty of Social Science - Geography



Admission Requirements



Completion of first year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% and no mark less than 60% in the 3.0 principal courses.

Principal Courses:

1.0 course* from Geography 1100, Geography 1300A/B, Geography 1400F/G, Geography 1500F/G, or Environmental Science 1021F/G, (with Geography 1300A/B recommended). 2.0 courses numbered 1000-1999 from the Faculty of Science (which may include Environmental Science 1021F/G if not used above) but may not include Astronomy 1011A/B, Astronomy 1021, Biology 1225, Biology 1229A/B, Biology 1290B, Chemistry 1027A/B, Computer Science 1011A/B, Computer Science 1032A/B, Computer Science 1033A/B, Earth Sciences 1086F/G, Earth Sciences 1089F/G, Mathematics 0110A/B, Physics 1021, the former Earth Sciences 1088F/G.

Additional Requirements:

1.0 additional course numbered 1000-1999 from the Faculty of Science (which may include Environmental Science 1021F/G if not used above) but may not include Astronomy 1011A/B, Astronomy 1021, Biology 1225, Biology 1229A/B, Biology 1290B, Chemistry 1027A/B, Computer Science 1011A/B, Computer Science 1032A/B, Computer Science 1033A/B, Earth Sciences 1086F/G, Earth Sciences 1089F/G, Mathematics 0110A/B, Physics 1021, the former Earth Sciences 1088F/G.

1.0 course numbered 1000-1999

*Senior students may also use Geography 2131A/B and/or Geography 2153A/B in making up the 1.0 admission requirement, as long as they were completed with a grade of at least 60%. Senior qualifying entry course(s) cannot be counted for subsequent program credit.

Module/Program Information


Module
10.0 courses:

0.5 course: Geography 2210A/B* (normally taken in Year 2).
1.5 courses: Geography 2220A/B, Geography 2230A/B, Geography 2240A/B.
1.0 course from: Geography 2310A/B, Geography 2320A/B, Geography 2330A/B, Geography 2410A/B, Geography 2411F/G, Geography 2420A/B, Geography 2430A/B, Geography 2450F/G, Geography 2460F/G, Geography 3250A/B.
1.5 courses normally taken in Year 3: Geography 3210A/B, Geography 3211A/B, Geography 3222A/B.
1.5 courses from: Computer Science 2034A/B, Computer Science 2120A/B, Earth Sciences 3323A/B, Earth Sciences 3350Y, Geography 3221A/B, Geography 3223A/B, Geography 3231A/B, Geography 3260A/B, Geography 3421A/B, Geography 4220A/B.
0.5 course: Geography 4000A/B.
3.5 additional courses in Geography at the 3000 level or above, with Geography 3000Y or Geography 3001F/G strongly recommended. (Students wishing to pursue graduate studies are encouraged to take Geography 4901E).

*In cases where an antirequisite statistics course has been taken instead, the module will be 9.5 courses.

Notes:
1. To qualify for the BSc degree 11.0 Science and/or Science-equivalent courses are required.
2. The following Geography courses have "Science-equivalent" status and count towards the 11.0 Faculty of Science course requirement for this module: Geography 2131A/B, Geography 2210A/B, Geography 2220A/B, Geography 2230A/B, Geography 2240A/B, Geography 2310A/B, Geography 2320A/B, Geography 2330A/B, Geography 3210A/B, Geography 3211A/B, Geography 3221A/B, Geography 3222A/B, Geography 3223A/B, Geography 3231A/B, Geography 3260A/B, Geography 3311A/B, Geography 3333A/B, Geography 3334A/B, Geography 3341A/B, Geography 3342A/B, Geography 3343A/B, Geography 3350A/B, Geography 3352A/B, Geography 4901E, the former Geography 2122A/B, the former Geography 2340A/B, the former Geography 3241A/B, the former Geography 3312A/B, the former Geography 3321A/B, the former Geography 3331A/B, the former Geography 3332A/B, the former Geography 3351A/B.