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Honors Specialization

Enrollment in the BMOS Honors Specialization modules is limited. Meeting of minimal requirements does not guarantee admission.

The four-year 20.0 course BMOS WITH HONORS SPECIALIZATION must include one of the following six Honors Specialization modules:

Admission Requirements after First Year

After first year, students may apply for admission upon completion of first-year requirements with no failures.
Students must have an average of at least 73% with no individual grade less than 60% in the following 3.0 principal courses:

1.0 course: MOS 1021A/B and 1023A/B
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B1301A/B1500A/B1501A/BMathematics 1225A/B,1228A/B1229A/B1600A/B*
1.0 course: numbered 1000-1999 (Economics 1021A/B and 1022A/B will be counted towards the Admission Requirements in lieu of 1.0 course numbered 1000-1999 for the Honors Specialization in Finance for MOS; Political Science 1020E will be counted towards the Admission Requirements in lieu of 1.0 course numbered 1000-1999 for the Honors Specialization in Public Administration.)

Note: *Students admitted without high school calculus should be aware that to enroll in certain courses/modules they may be required to take Mathematics 0110A/B. When considering a course/module in another discipline, please check the Mathematics requirements(s). Students are responsible for ensuring they have completed the Mathematics and other entry requirements and prerequisites of the modules/courses they wish to take.

Admission Requirements after First Year for CAM

After first year, students may apply for admission to the 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: MOS 1021A/B and 1023A/B
0.5 course: MOS 1022F/G
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B1301A/B1500A/B1501A/BMathematics 1225A/B,1228A/B1229A/B1600A/B*
0.5 course: numbered 1000-1999

Note: *Students admitted without high school calculus should be aware that to enroll in certain courses/modules they may be required to take Mathematics 0110A/B. When considering a course/module in another discipline, please check the Mathematics requirements(s). Students are responsible for ensuring they have completed the Mathematics and other entry requirements and prerequisites of the modules/courses they wish to take. Students who fail to meet these admission requirements may be eligible to apply to a BMOS Specialization or to another program.

Admission Requirements after 2nd, 3rd or 4th Year

After second year, students applying for a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION must have:

a) achieved an average of at least 73% on the last 5.0 courses;
b) achieved an average of 73% on the 3.0 principle courses required for the module;
c) 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%.

Progression Requirements

To remain in a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION, students must have:

a) maintained a cumulative 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) maintained a 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.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate from a BMOS 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;
  • maintain a minimum overall average of 65% on the 20.0 courses counted towards the BMOS 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 the Categories A, B and C.