Agenda: March 1, 2012

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda

Thursday, March 1,, 2012
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building
N.B.: Please note that Vice-President Academic & Provost Patrick Monahan will address Council, and be present for the presentation of the Faculty Teaching Awards.
Following presentation of the Faculty Teaching Awards, refreshments will be served in honour of the recipients

1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting

(February 2, 2012) (.doc)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Address to Council by Vice-President Academic & Provost Patrick Monahan

"Progress Towards Academic Priorities" (.pptx)

5. Dean's Remarks

6. Faculty Teaching Awards

Citations for Faculty of Graduate Studies' Teaching Awards
Recipients for 2011-2012:
Distinguished Research Professor Paul Lovejoy, Graduate Program in History
Professor Joel Katz, Graduate Program in Psychology

7. 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's Academic Affairs Subcommittee on February 10, 2012, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on January 18 and February 15, 2012

Changes in Degree Requirements

a) Graduate Program in Humanities
Changes to course requirements (Master's and PhD) (.pdf)
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)

b) Graduate Program in Theatre Studies
Changes to course requirements (Master's and PhD) (.pdf)
Eliminate praxis requirement, clarify comprehensive examination requirement, replace major research paper with enhanced prospectus and new sample chapter requirement (PhD)

Changes to Admissions Requirements

c) Graduate Program in Business Administration
Changes to advanced standing for chartered accountants (.doc)

8. Curricular Changes

Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff on February 3, 2012, and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee on February 10, 2012, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on January 18 and February 15, 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.

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a) Graduate Program in Art History
New, Crosslisted Course Proposal [adds Art History to existing crosslisting]
Art History 5101 3.0: "Design, Theory and Criticism"/Same as Communication & Culture 6524 3.0 and Design 5101 3.0
New, Integrated Course Proposals
Art History 5712 3.0: "Circulating Photography"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Fine Arts Art History 4712 3.0
Art History 5581 3.0: "Artisans and Artists: Making and Thinking Art in Early Modern Italy"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Fine Arts Visual Arts 4581 3.0
Art History 5912 3.0: "Art, History and the Archive: Encountering Memory, Trace and Absence in the Archive"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Fine Arts Art History 4640A 3.0
Art History 5940 3.0: "Music, Image, Sound: Intersections"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Fine Arts Visual Arts 4940 3.0
Art History 5945 3.0: "SoundaXis: Architecture-Music-Acoustics"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Fine Arts Visual Arts 4945 3.0

b) Graduate Program in Business Administration
New Course Proposals
Accounting 6150 3.0: "Complex Financial Reporting Issues"/Prerequisites: Accounting 5100 3.0, 6120 3.0 and 6140 3.0
Accounting 6610 3.0: "Advanced Auditing"
Accounting 6620 3.0: "Auditing Information Systems"/Prerequisites: Accounting 6600 3.0
Finance 6875 3.0: "Alternative Investments"/Prerequisite: Finance 5200 3.0
Health Management 6180 3.0: "Innovation and Change across the Health Industry"/Prerequisite: one of Health Management 6110 3.00 or 6120 3.00 o permission of the Health Management director
Course Deletions
Finance 6975 1.5: "Going Private-Fundamentals of the Private Equity Process"
Health Management 6160 3.0: "Invention and Investment in Life Sciences"

c) Graduate Program in Critical Disability Studies
Change in Course Title and Description
Critical Disability Studies 5040 3.0: from "Experience and Politics of Multiple Identities" to "Experience, Identity and Social theory"

d) Graduate Program in Executive Master's in Business Administration
New Course Proposals
Executive MBA 6060 2.0: "Real Estate Finance"
Executive MBA 6070 2.0: "Private Equity and Venture Capital"
Executive MBA 6230 2.0: "Macroeconomics"
Executive MBA 6310 2.0: "Leading High Impact Teams"
Executive MBA 6515 2.0: "Social Dynamics and Networks"
Executive MBA 6690 2.0: "Introduction to Health Management Enterprise"
Change in Course Title
Executive MBA 6700 2.0: "International Study Seminar"

e) Graduate Program in Humanities
New Course Proposals
Humanities 5100 6.0: "Core Practices and Methodologies in Humanities Research"
Humanities 6325 3.0: "The Idea of Utopia: Introduction to Utopology"
Crosslisting adds Philosophy crosslisting]
Humanities 6323 3.0: "Philosophy and its Others: Recent Reflections"/Same as Philosophy 6145 3.0 and Social & Political Thought 6731 3.0
Change in Course Title
Humanities 6136 3.0: from "Literature and Politics" to "Literature and Politics: from the Restoration to the 1848 Revolutions"

f) Graduate Program in Law
Part-time LLM Specializing in International Business Law
New Course Proposal
Law 6511 0.0: "International Business Law Internship" [optional]

g) Graduate Program in Philosophy
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Philosophy 5041 3.0: "Seminar in Contemporary Philosophy"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Liberal & Professional Arts Philosophy 4040 3.0
New Course Proposals
Philosophy 6505 3.0: "Major Problems in Political Philosophy"
Philosophy 6470 3.0: "Topics in Applied Ethics"
Philosophy 6560 3.0: "Issues in Contemporary Legal Philosophy"

h) Graduate Program in Political Science
New Course Proposal
Political Science 6195 3.0: "Theories of Public Policy"

i) Graduate Program in Psychology
New Course Proposal
Psychology 6965 3.0: "Diversity in Clinical Practice with Children and Adolescents"
Change in Course Title
Psychology 6900 3.0: from "Issues in CD Psychology: A Proseminar in Theory, Research and Practice" to "Issues in CD Psychology: A Proseminar in Ethics, Practice and Research"

j) Graduate Program in Public & International Affairs
New Course Proposal
Public & International Affairs 6321 3.0: "Indigenous Language Policy in Canada and the Americas"

k) Graduate Program in Theatre Studies
New Course Proposal
Theatre Studies 5022 3.0: "Performing Memory and Memorial"
Crosslisting
Theatre Studies 6400 3.0: "Issues in Dance Ethnography and Cultural Studies"/Same as Dance 6400 3.0

9. Othere Business

Next Council meeting: April 5, 2012