Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Social Science - DAN Management & Organizational Studies

Admission Requirements

5.0 first-year courses:

1.0 course: MOS 1021A/B and MOS 1023A/B.
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1501A/B; Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B.
1.0 course: full-course or equivalent numbered 1000-1999 from: Psychology or Sociology.
1.0 course: numbered 1000-1999 from Anthropology, Economics, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology.
1.0 course: numbered 1000-1999.

Students enrolled in BMOS in Year 1 on Main Campus may apply to a Specialization if they maintain a minimum cumulative average of 65%.

Note: After first year, Affiliated University College students require the completion of 5.0 courses with an overall cumulative average of 70%.

After first, second or third year, to enter a BMOS SPECIALIZATION students must have

a) achieved an overall average of 70% on the last 5.0 courses;
b) Main Campus Students: a minimum cumulative average of 65%, or
Affiliated College Students: a minimum cumulative average of 70%.

Module/Program Information

9.5 courses:

1.0 course normally taken in second year: Business Administration 2257.
0.5 course normally taken in second or third year: MOS 2320A/B*
1.0 course normally taken in second year from: MOS 2242A/B and 0.5 MOS 2000-level or above; Psychology 2820E; Sociology 2205A/B and Sociology 2206A/B; Statistical Sciences 2035.
1.0 course normally taken in second year from: MOS 2181A/B or Psychology 2061A/B, and MOS 2275A/B.
1.5 courses normally taken in third year: MOS 2310A/B*, MOS 3321F/G, MOS 3330A/B.
1.0 course normally taken in third year: MOS 3322F/G, MOS 3420F/G.
2.0 courses from: Anthropology 2262F/G, Anthropology 2272F/G, Anthropology 2280F/G; Economics 2124A/B, Economics 2128A/B, Economics 2129A/B, Economics 2150A/B, Economics 2152A/B, Economics 2154A/B, Economics 2155A/B, Economics 2156A/B, Economics 2159A/B, Economics 2160A/B, Economics 2162A/B, Economics 2167A/B, Economics 2181A/B, Economics 2191A/B; English 2018A/B, English 2019A/B; Geography 2143A/B, Geography 2144A/B; History 2120A/B, History 2171A/B, History 2183A/B, History 2807F/G; MOS 2277A/B, MOS 3367A/B; Philosophy 2074F/G, Philosophy 2730F/G; Political Science 2102A/B, Political Science 2140A/B, Political Science 2211E, Political Science 2246E; Psychology 2030A/B, Psychology 2035A/B, Psychology 2070A/B; Sociology 2166A/B, Sociology 2172A/B, Sociology 3308F/G, the former Geography 3422A/B.
1.0 course normally taken in fourth year from: MOS 2276A/B, MOS 3280F/G, MOS 3325A/B, MOS 3342A/B, MOS 3343A/B, MOS 3344A/B, MOS 3352F/G, MOS 3355F/G, MOS 3356F/G, MOS 3384A/B, MOS 3385A/B, MOS 3395A/B-3398A/B, MOS 4423F/G, MOS 4495A/B-4498A/B
0.5 course: MOS 4410A/B.

Note: *Students interested in pursuing an HBA Degree at the Richard Ivey School of Business must defer MOS 2310A/B and MOS 2320A/B until Year 3. These two courses will not count towards the 10.0 credits required for admission to the HBA Program and are discouraged for those students continuing on to the Richard Ivey School of Business. Students continuing in MOS must complete MOS 2310A/B and MOS 2320A/B in Year 3 prior to enrolling in MOS courses for which these courses are the prerequisite.


Progression Requirements

To remain in a BMOS SPECIALIZATION students must have

a) maintained a minimum cumulative average of 65%

In order to be readmitted to a BMOS Specialization students must complete an additional 5.0 courses in another discipline and must meet the Admission Requirements.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate from the BMOS SPECIALIZATION, students must achieve a minimum cumulative average of 65% on the 20.0 courses counted towards the BMOS 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 the Categories A, B and C.

Related Information

Note: The subject area of “Women’s Studies” was renamed to the subject area of “Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies”, effective September 1, 2021, at the December 2020 meeting of Senate.