Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024


Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS Program) - Faculty of Arts and Social Science

Admission Requirements

Students may not apply directly to a BMOS SPECIALIZATION when they apply for admission to the University.

After first, second, or third year, students applying for a BMOS SPECIALIZATION must have:

a) achieved an average of at least 70% on the last 4.0 courses taken in the Fall/Winter term;
b) obtained a passing grade for each course required for admission to the
c) a minimum cumulative average of 65%.

4.0 first-year courses taken in Fall/Winter term:

1.0 course: Business Administration 1220E.
1.0 course: Economics 1021A/B and Economics 1022A/B.
0.5 course: MOS 1033A/B.
1.0 course from: Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B, Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B
0.5 course from: designated essay courses numbered 1000-1999 E or F/G.

Note: a full course load is 5.0 courses; the program recommends taking 1.0 elective course(s) that could serve as prerequisites to senior level courses in future years.

Module/Program Information

10.5 courses:

1.0 course normally taken in second year from: Business Administration 2257 or MOS 2227A/B and MOS 2228A/B.
1.5 courses normally taken in second year: MOS 2242A/B, MOS 2275A/B, MOS 2310A/B (or the former MOS 3310A/B).
0.5 course normally taken in second year from: MOS 2320A/B, MOS 3320A/B.
0.5 course from: MOS 2155A/B, MOS 2181A/B, MOS 2182F/G.

Business Intelligence Group:

1.5 courses normally taken in second or third year: MOS 2242A/B, MOS 2235A/B, MOS 3335A/B, MOS 3365A/B.
0.5 course normally taken in third or fourth year from: MOS 3323A/B, MOS 4410A/B, MOS 4486A/B.
0.5 course normally taken in fourth year: MOS 4490A/B.

Long-term Strategic Success Group:

1.0 course normally taken in third or fourth year from: MOS 3330A/B, MOS 3398A/B, MOS 4498A/B .
1.0 course from: MOS 2265F/G, MOS 3321F/G, MOS 3331A/B, MOS 3385A/B, MOS 4488A/B.

Programming, Data Searching, Data Analysis and Data Interpretation Group:

1.0 course from: Analytics and Decision Sciences 2298A/B, Computer Science 2035A/B, Computer Science 2120A/B, Data Science 2100A, Digital Communication 2309A/B, Digital Communication 3203F/G, Digital Communication 3204A/B, Digital Communication 3209F/G.

Interdisciplinary Perspectives Group:

1.5 courses from: Arabic 2050A/B, Arabic 2250, 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, Chinese 2250, Economics 2120A/B, Economics 2124A/B, Economics 2125A/B, Economics 2154A/B, French 2901A/B, French 2902F/G, French 2301A/B, Geography 2220A/B, Geography 2132A/B, German 2220A/B, GLE 2003F/G, Italian 2220A/B, Japanese 2250, MOS 2255F/G, MOS 3250A/B, MOS 4486A/B, Philosophy 2074F/G, Philosophy 2253A/B, Spanish 2200.

Note: Some courses may have antirequisites or require prerequisites or department permission in advance of enrolment.


Progression Requirements

To remain in a BMOS SPECIALIZATION, students must have maintained a minimum cumulative average of 65%.

In order to be readmitted to the BMOS Specialization, students must complete 4.0 additional courses in another discipline over the Fall/Winter term, achieve a minimum average of 70% in their last 4.0 courses, and have a minimum cumulative average of 65%. 

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a BMOS SPECIALIZATION degree, students must have achieved a minimum cumulative average of 65% on the 20.0 courses counted towards a BMOS SPECIALIZATION degree. Students with advanced standing must have achieved an overall average of 65% on courses completed at this University.

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.