Students may not apply directly to a BMOS HONOURS SPECIALIZATION 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.
5.0 first-year courses:
Students must have an average of at least 73% on, and no grade less than 60% in, the following 3.0 principal courses:
1.0 course: Business Administration 1220E.
1.0 course: Economics 1021A/B and Economics 1022A/B.
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B,
0.5 course: Computer Science 1032A/B or one other half-course in Computer Science numbered 1020-1099.
1.5 courses from: courses numbered 1000-1999.
Students are encouraged to take first-year courses that lead to the upper-level nonMOS courses that they may want to take in upper years.
After second year, students applying for a BMOS HONOURS SPECIALIZATION must have:
a) achieved an average of at least 73% on the last 5.0 courses;
b) achieved an average of at least 73% on the 3.0 principal courses required for
c) achieved a cumulative modular average of 70%;
d) obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module;
e) obtained a passing grade in each elective course;
f) a minimum cumulative average of 65%.
3.0 courses from the Business Intelligence requirements group
2.0 courses (Core courses for Business Intelligence module): MOS 2242A/B, MOS 2235A/B, MOS 3335A/B, MOS 3XXX x/x [Management
Information Systems proposed 3000-level course]
1.0 courses (module elective courses) from: MOS 3XXX x/x [IT Resource Management and Sustainability proposed 3000-level course], MOS 4XXX x/x
[Information Systems Research proposed 4000-level course], MOS 3323A/B
These courses are taken in third or fourth year.
5.0 courses from the Long-term Strategic Success group
2.5 courses normally taken in second year:
2.5 courses normally taken in third or fourth year:
1.0 courses that contribute to education in the areas of programming, data searching, data analysis and data interpretation
1.0 courses from: Computer Science 2035A/B, Computer Science 2120A/B, Analytics and Decision Sciences 2298A/B, Digital Communication 2309A/B,
Digital Communication 3203F/G, Digital Communication 3204A/B, Digital Communication 3209F/G, Data Science 2100A.
1.5 courses from the Interdisciplinary Perspectives group (some courses may require a prerequisite or department permission or have antirequisites in advance of
1.5 courses from: Philosophy 2253A/B, Geography 2220A/B, Geography 2132A/B, GLE 2003F/G, Philosophy 2074F/G, Economics 2120A/B, Economics 2124A/B, Economics 2125A/B, Economics 2154A/B, Psychology 2050, French 2107A/B, French 2905A/B, French 2906A/B, Chinese 2250, Chinese 2252A/B, Arabic 2050A/B, Arabic 2250, Japanese 2250, Japanese 2251A/B, Spanish 2200, Italian 2220A/B, Korean 2200, German 2220A/B, Centre for Global Studies 2002F/G, Centre for Global Studies 2003F/G, Centre for Global Studies 2004F/G, Centre for Global Studies 3516F/G, Centre for Global Studies 3525F/G, Psychology 3722F/G.
To remain in a BMOS HONOURS SPECIALIZATION, students must have:
a) maintained a minimum modular average of 70%;
b) obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module;
c) obtained a passing grade in each elective course;
d) 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.
To graduate with a BMOS HONOURS SPECIALIZATION degree, students must have achieved a minimum cumulative modular average of 70% with a minimum mark of 60% in each course, obtained a passing grade in each elective course, and maintained a minimum cumulative average of 65% on the 20.0 courses counted
towards a BMOS HONOURS SPECIALIZATION degree. Students with advanced standing must have achieved an overall average of 65% on courses completed at
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.