To earn credit for the Western version of a degree that is similar to the one you have already completed, you must complete all the requirements of the second degree at Western. For example, if you have a degree in Finance or Business at another university, you must complete all 20 credits to earn a degree in BMOS Finance and Administration at Western.
To upgrade your degree to a higher level degree at Western or to earn a degree in a new subject area at Western, you must have your degree requirements reviewed by the department and Faculty. You may be excused from taking up to 10 credits for a four year degree depending on work completed in your first degree.
You must complete all remaining requirements (usually a minimum of 10 credits) at Western
The majority of the courses for your module(s) must be completed at Western
You must complete all of the degree requirements including 1.0 Arts and 1.0 Science and 1.0 senior essay course.
Undergraduate students who have already earned a degree and choose to take courses for the following reasons:
Interest (courses appear on transcript, no second degree or diploma awarded)
Upgrade before applying to graduate or professional programs (courses appear on transcript, no second degree or diploma awarded)