Agenda: April 5, 2012

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda

Thursday, April 5, 2012
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)

1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (March 1, 2012) (.doc)

http://vpacademic.yorku.ca/restructuring/index.php

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean's Remarks

5. New Executive Master's in Business Administration Program in India

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on March 21, 2012
Professor T. Beechy
Professor M. Biehl, Director, Graduate Program in International Business Administration

Proposal for new program option (EMPI) (.doc) | Rationale (.pdf) | Learning (.pdf)

6. Report of the Nominating Committee (.pdf)

7. Summer Authority

Motion: "that all items that need Council approval be delegated to the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee after the last meeting of Council in this academic year and until the first meeting of Council in the next academic year."

8. CONSENT AGENDA

A consent agenda item is deemed to be approved unless, prior to the commencement of a meeting, a member of the Council of the Faculty of Graduate Studies advises the Chair of their request to debate it.

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on March 21, 2012

i) New Field
Graduate Program in Finance
Proposed new fields in Financial Risk Management; and Capital Markets (.pdf)

ii) Changes to Fields
Graduate Program in Theatre Studies
Changes from existing fields to new fields in Canadian Theatre and Cultural Politics; Postcolonialism and Globalization; Cultural Policy and Theatrical Economies; Gender and Sexuality; Embodiment and Cultural Memory; Environment and Cultural Geography; Critical Pedagogy and Community Engagement; and, Intermediality and Technology (.docx)

iii) Changes to Degree Requirements
a) Graduate Program in Education
Proposal to delete non-credit course Education 5130 0.0: "Research Proposal Seminar" (.doc)
b) Graduate Program in Humanities
Change to require a new 6-credit course Humanities 5100 6.0: "Core Practices and Methodologies in Humanities Research." (Core course for Master's students, optional for doctoral students) (.pdf)
c) Graduate Program in Theatre Studies
Changes to course requirements (Master's and PhD)
Eliminate praxis requirement, clarify comprehensive examination requirement, replace major research paper with enhanced prospectus and new sample chapter requirement (PhD) (.docx)

9. Curricular Changes

Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff on March 19, 2012, and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee on March 19, 2012, and by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on March 21, 2012

Members of Council may, if they wish, view these documents in the FGS Council office, 230 York Lanes, or electronically, by contacting M. Michael Schiff, Assistant Secretary of Council.

* * * For Information * * *

a) Graduate Program in Biology
Crosslisting
Biology 5149 3.0: "Application in Vision Science/Same as Kinesiology & Health Science 6149 3.0 and Psychology 6228 3.0

b) Graduate Program in Business Administration
New Course Proposal
Marketing 6290 3.0: "Leveraging Online and Offline Customer Relationships"
Course Deletions
Marketing 6180 1.5: "Principles of Direct and Database Marketing"
Marketing 6952 1.5: "Relationship Marketing Management"

c) Graduate Program in Education
Course Deletion
Education 5130 0.0: "Research Proposal Seminar"

d) Graduate Program in Humanities
Crosslisting
Humanities 6147 3.0: "Seminar in Psychoanalytic Theory and Pedagogy"/Same as Education 5815 3.0

e) Graduate Program in Law
Part-time LLM Specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Change in Course Title and Description
Law 6298P 3.0: from "International Commercial Dispute Resolution" to "International Commercial Arbitration"
Change in Course Description
Law 6309P 3.0: "Advanced Dispute Resolution"
Part-time LLM Specializing in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Change in Course Title
Law 6705P 6.0: from "Advanced Trial Advocacy and Evidence Issues" to "Advanced Trial Advocacy: Empirical and Theoretical Issues"
Part-time LLM Specializing in Energy & Infrastructure Law
Change in Course Title and Description
Law 6562 6.0: from "Special Issues in Ontario Energy Regulation 1998-2011" to "Changing Paradigms in Energy Regulation"
Part-time LLM Specializing in Business Law
New Course Proposal
Law 6905P 3.0: "Securities Regulation"
Change in Course Weighting
Law 6870P from 6.0 to 3.0: "Advanced Corporate Law"
Part-time LLM Specializing in Constitutional Law
New Course Proposal
Law 6723 6.0: "Fundamental Freedoms in the Canadian Charter"
Part-time LLM Specializing in Criminal Law and Procedures
Change in Course Description
Law 6724 3.0: "Anti-Terrorism and the Criminal Law: Current and Emerging Issues"
Part-time LLM Specializing in Labour Relations & Employment Law
Change in Course Weighting
Law 6023 from 6.0 to 3.0: "Labour and Pension Law in Restructuring the Insolvent Enterprise"

f) Graduate Program in Political Science
Crosslisting
Political Science 6223 3.0: "Global Cultural Flows and Permeable Borders: Ideoscapes, Mediascapes and Citizenship after 9/11"/Same as Communication & Culture 6323 3.0

g) Graduate Program in Sociology
Crosslistings
Sociology 6713 3.0: " Parcours, Identitaires, Mouvements"/Same as Public & International Affairs 6312 3.0
Sociology 6312 3.0: "Critical Political Ecologies"/Same as Geography 5326 3.0 and Social Anthropology 5030 3.0
Deletion of Crosslisting (Sociology only)
Sociology 6315 3.0: "Cultural Politics of Environment and Development II: Environmental Justice"/Same as Geography 5325 3.0 and Social Anthropology 5190 3.0

h) Graduate Program in Theatre Studies
New Course Proposal
Theatre Studies 6350F 3.0: "Summer Institute: Performing Cities after the Spatial Turn"

10. Senate Synopses

* * * For Information * * *
Synopses of the Senate meetings of November 24 (.pdf), 2011, and January 26 (.pdf), February 16 (.pdf), and March 22 (.pdf), 2012

11. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: May 3, 2012