Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

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Honors Specialization HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT - BA
Faculty of Social Science - Geography



Enrollment in the Honors Specialization in Geography and Commercial Aviation Management module is limited. Meeting of minimal requirements does not guarantee admission.

The Honors Specialization in Geography and Commercial Aviation Management module allows students to select a Flight Training option which provides them the opportunity to obtain a Commercial Pilot's License. Students interested in pursuing the Flight Option must obtain a valid Transport Canada Category 1 Medical Certificate.

Admission Requirements


Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 73% and no mark below 60% in 3.0 principal courses, including 1.0 course from Geography 1100, Geography 1300A/B, Geography 1400F/G, Geography 1500F/G, Geography 2131A/B, Geography 2153A/B, Environmental Science 1021F/G, 0.5 course from Computer Science 1025A/B, Computer Science 1026A/B, Computer Science 1032A/B, plus 1.5 additional courses.

All students applying to this program must submit a supplementary application form to the Department of Geography.

After first year, students may apply for admission to the GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT HONORS SPECIALIZATION upon completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 73% on, and no grade less than 60% in any of the 3.0 principal courses:

1.0 course from: Geography 1100, Geography 1300A/B, Geography 1400F/G, Geography 1500F/G, Environmental Science 1021F/G
0.5 course from: Computer Science 1025A/B, Computer Science 1026A/B, Computer Science 1032A/B
1.5 course numbered 1000-1999

Year 1
5.0 courses:

1.0 course* from: Geography 1100, Geography 1300A/B, Geography 1400F/G, Geography 1500F/G, Environmental Science 1021F/G.
0.5 course from: Computer Science 1025A/B, Computer Science 1026A/B, Computer Science 1032A/B.
0.5 course from: Category B or C.
3.0 courses numbered 1000-1999.


Notes:

*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.

After second year, students applying for the GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT HONORS SPECIALIZATION must have:

  • achieved an average of at least 73% on the last 5.0 courses;
  • achieved an average of 73% on the 3.0 principal courses required for the module;
  • maintained a cumulative modular average of 70%
  • obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module;
  • obtained a passing grade in each elective course;
  • a minimum cumulative average of 65%.

Module/Program Information


Module
11.0 courses:

0.5 course: Geography 2210A/B (must be taken in Year 2).
2.0 courses: Geography 2220A/B, Geography 2230A/B, Geography 2240A/B, Geography 2310A/B.
3.0 courses: MOS 1022F/G, MOS 3305A/B, MOS 3306A/B, MOS 4405F/G, MOS 4406F/G, MOS 4409F/G.
1.0 course from: Geography 2330A/B, Geography 2410A/B, Geography 2411F/G, Geography 2420A/B, Geography 2430A/B, Geography 2450F/G, Geography 2460F/G.
0.5 course from: Geography 3210A/B, Geography 3211A/B, Geography 3221A/B, Geography 3222A/B, Geography 3223A/B, Geography 3231A/B, Geography 3250A/B, Geography 3260A/B, Geography 3421A/B, Geography 4220A/B.
1.0 course from: Geography 2132A/B, Geography 2133A/B, Geography 3311A/B, Geography 3333A/B, Geography 3334A/B, Geography 3341A/B, Geography 3342A/B, Geography 3350A/B, Geography 3352A/B, the former Geography 3312A/B.
1.0 course from: Geography 2000-2999, History 2814F/G or the former History 2215F/G, or MOS 2199Y.
2.0 courses from: Geography 2200-4999, MOS 3199Y, MOS 4199Y.

Note: In cases where an antirequisite statistics course has been taken, then an additional 0.5 course numbered 2200 or above in Geography must be taken to make up the 11.0 courses required for the module.


Progression


Progression Requirements

To remain in the GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT HONORS SPECIALIZATION, students must have:

  • maintained a cumulative modular average of 70%;
  • obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module;
  • obtained a passing grade in each elective course;
  • maintained a cumulative average of 65%.

Students who fail to meet these progression requirements may be eligible to apply to the GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATION or to another program.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate from the GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT HONORS SPECIALIZATION, students must achieve a minimum cumulative 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 overall average of 65% on the 20.0 courses counted towards the GEOGRAPHY AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION MANAGEMENT HONORS 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.