This program focuses on the functioning of organizations and their most important resources: their employees. Courses will examine how companies operate as well as the importance of human resource management and how it relates to the effectiveness within an organization.

For Ontario high school students a minimum 80% final entrance average is required. Averages are calculated on the top six 4U or 4M credits including English 4U and two of MCV 4U, MHF 4U or MDM 4U. MCV 4U is strongly recommended.

College transfer students are required to have a minimum cumulative average of "B" or better in an acceptable one-year certificate (General Arts and Sciences, Pre-Health Science, Human Services Foundation) or completed diploma. College transfer students may earn up to a maximum of five transfer credits. Individual courses must have a minimum achievement of 60% to be considered for transfer credit.

King’s projects a minimum 65% for admission for students transferring from another Canadian University. A maximum of ten transfer credit may be granted. Individual courses must have a minimum achievement of 60% to be considered for transfer credit.

There may be secondary school level prerequisite courses necessary to be eligible for registration in some King’s  courses or to be eligible for admission to some programs. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information before applying.

Programs Offered

In first year, full-time students pursuing an Organizational and Human Resources module typically take 4.0 required credits and 1.0 elective:

  • 1.0 Credit- Business 1220E – INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS: students learn business fundamentals in finance, marketing, operations, organizational behavior and general management. The course is delivered using Ivey's renowned case method, which challenges students to learn by doing, within an active class environment of no more than 85 students. Students explore real business issues, make management decisions, defend their position, and take action. This course will be particularly appealing to those students who want a glimpse of Ivey's unique learning experience.
  • 1.0 Credit- Psychology 1000, 1000W/X – INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY: An introductory survey of the methods and findings of modern scientific psychology. The following topics will be covered: history and methodology, biological psychology, sensation and perception, learning and motivation, verbal and cognitive processes, developmental psychology, social psychology, individual differences (intelligence and personality), and clinical psychology.
  • 1.0 Credit- Sociology 1020, 1020 W/X, 1021E – INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY: An examination of the major theoretical perspectives in the field of Sociology, methods of empirical investigation of social phenomena, socialization, group structure, principles of social organization, community structure, population and social change.
  • 0.5 Credit- Math 1229 A/B - METHODS OF MATRIX ALGEBRA: Matrix algebra including vectors and matrices, linear equations, determinants. This course is intended primarily for students in the Social Sciences, but may meet minimum requirements for some Science modules.
  • 0.5 Credit- Math 1230 A/B - CALCULUS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES: Review of differential calculus with transcendental functions; methods of integration; constrained and unconstrained multivariable optimization, with applications; mathematical modelling with differential equations, including applications in management, finance, economics, and social science.
  • 1.0 additional elective in any subject numbered 1000- 1999. (MOS 1033A/B is strongly recommended).

You are not asked to declare your areas of concentrations (i.e., minor, major, specialization, honours specialization) until the end of first year. You can take Management and Organizational Studies (MOS) courses in first year, and still have the option to pursue a degree in your non-MOS electives.

Careers in human resources, labour relations and organizational development, management and teaching are among the opportunities.

Approximate Costs

Fee details and schedules are available at /current-students/money-matters/fees-and-responsibilities/schedules/

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