As part of the School of MEM, the Global Commerce stream of King’s BMOS degree provides students with the skills and perspective needed to lead global businesses. With globalization being the prevalent force in the world today, an understanding of how to manage global business is fundamental to business success.

Admission Requirements

Enrolment in MOS Honors Specializations in is limited. Meeting of minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

Students may not apply to the BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATIONS 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. 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.
0.5 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, , Mathematics 1230A/B.
0.5 course from: Calculus 1301A/B, 1501A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, 1600A/B.
1.0 course: Economics 1021A/B and 1022A/B.

2.0* additional courses in any subject numbered 1000-1999 (MOS 1033A/B is strongly recommended).

*Students requiring Mathematics 0110A/B may include this course with permission from the Department.

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

  1. have achieved an average of at least 73% on the last 5.0 courses;
  2. have achieved an average of at least 73% on the 3.0 principal courses (as noted above)  required for the module;
  3. have obtained a minimum grade of 60% in each course required for the module;
  4. have obtained a passing grade in each elective course; and,
  5. have a minimum cumulative average of 65%.

Note: Students admitted to the University without the Mathematics prerequisites for the first-year Mathematics courses for this program must fulfill the Mathematics prerequisite requirements before attempting these courses.

Transferring to King's BMOS Programs: Students enrolled at another Affiliated University College or the Constituent University must meet the admission requirements in order to transfer into a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION at King's.

11.5 senior courses:

1.0 course normally taken in second year: Business Administration 2257 or MOS 2227A/B and MOS 2228A/B.
1.0 course from: Economics 2222A/B and Economics 2223A/B; or Statistical Sciences 2035 (with a minimum grade of 70%).
0.5 course: MOS 2285A/B.
1.0 course: Economics 2220A/B, Economics 2221A/B.
0.5 course from: MOS 2181A/B, MOS 2155A/B.
0.5 course normally taken in third year: MOS 2220F/G.
1.5 courses: MOS 3310A/B, MOS 3320A/B, MOS 3330A/B.
1.0 course: Economics 2260A/B, Economics 2261A/B.
1.0 course: Economics 3352A/B, Economics 3370A/B.
1.0 course normally taken in fourth year: MOS 4404A/B, MOS 4410A/B.
1.0 courses from: Economics 2162A/B, Economics 3317A/B, Economics 3320A/B, Economics 3343F/G, Economics 3381A/B; MOS 2255A/B, Political Science 2231E; MOS Special Topics at 3000 level or above, or the former Economics 3367A/B.
1.0 course: MOS 3331A/B, MOS 3332A/B.
0.5 course: MOS 3401F/G.

Students require 1.0 Category B (Arts and Humanities) if not already completed, and 2.0 designated essay courses including 1.0 numbered 2000-4999, prior to graduation.

Progression Requirements

To progress in the BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION, students must:

  1. maintain a minimum modular average of 70%;
  2. obtain minimum grades of 60% in all courses listed for the module;
  3. obtain a passing grade in each elective course (students who fail a course are not permitted to progress in Honors programs); and,
  4. maintain 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.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a BMOS HONORS SPECIALIZATION, students must achieve a minimum 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 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 Categories A, B and C.