Agenda: October 2, 2014

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda

Thursday, October 2, 2014
3:00 p.m.
Location update:  Senate Chamber (N940 Ross Building)

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (June 5, 2014) (.docx)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean’s Remarks

5. Changes to Degree Requirements

Approved at the September 17, 2014, meeting of the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

* * * For Approval * * *

a) Graduate Program in Business Administration (.doc)

Delisting of Graduate Diploma in Democratic Administration (for Business Administration students)
Delisting of Graduate Diploma in Justice System Administration (for Business Administration students)

Support Memo (.doc)

b) Graduate Program in Disaster & Emergency Management

Change to make major research paper requirement Disaster & Emergency Management 6999 6.0: "Major Research Paper" a full course, with changes to course requirements

c) Graduate Program in Psychology

Changes to Social & Personality Area

d) Graduate Program in Public Administration

Proposal for the Closure of the Graduate Program in Public Administration

Support Memo (.doc)

6. Curricular Changes

Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff on August 4 and September 10, 2014, and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on August 15 and September 11, 2014, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on September 17, 2014

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 Business Administration

Change in Course Description
Arts & Media 6300 3.0: “Cultural Policy”/Prerequisite: Arts & Media 6301 3.0 or permission of the instructor

Change in Pre-Requisites
Arts & Media 6340 3.0: “Managing the Broadcast & Digital Worlds: Strategy and Change in Television and Online Media”/Prerequisite: Arts & Media 6301 3.0 and/or broadcast experience, plus permission of the instructor. It is recommended that students also take Arts & Media 6330 3.0. Some related professional experience, plus permission of the instructor. Cross-listed with Communication & Culture 6340 3.0.

b) Graduate Program in Computer Science & Engineering

Change in Course Title and Description
Computer Science & Engineering 6330 3.0: from “Computational Pragmatics” to “Critical Technical Practise: Computer Accessibility and Assistive Technology”

c) Graduate Program in Conference Interpreting

New Course Proposals
Conference Interpreting 5850C 3.0: “Portuguese into English I”
Conference Interpreting 5850E 3.0: “Arabic into English I”
Conference Interpreting 5850F 3.0: “Russian into English I”
Conference Interpreting 5855C 3.0: “Portuguese into English II”
Conference Interpreting 5855E 3.0: “Arabic into English II”
Conference Interpreting 5855F 3.0: “Russian into English II”
Conference Interpreting 5860C 3.0: “English into Portuguese I”
Conference Interpreting 5860E 3.0: “English into Arabic II”
Conference Interpreting 5860F 3.0: “English into Russian II”
Conference Interpreting 5865C 3.0: “English into Portuguese II”
Conference Interpreting 5865E 3.0: “English into Arabic II”
Conference Interpreting 5865F 3.0: “English into Russian II”

d) Graduate Program in Critical Disability Studies

New Course Proposal
Critical Disability Studies 5075 3.0: “Disability and the Media”

e) Graduate Program in Disaster & Emergency Management

Change in Course Name
Disaster & Emergency Management 5080 6.0: from “Disaster & Emergency Management Internship" to “Disaster & Emergency Management Practicum”

f) Graduate Program in Education

New Course Proposals
Education 5925 3.0: “Reading the Holocaust and Memory”
Education 5930 3.0: “Engaged Scholarship: Using ‘Knowledge Mobilization’ to Bridge the Gap Between Academia, Policy and Practice”

g) Graduate Program in Film

Change in Course Title
Film 5050 3.0: from “Senior Documentary Workshop" to "Documentary Workshop”

h) Graduate Program in History

New Course Proposal [new half course; full course version remains]
History 5901 3.0: “The African Diaspora”

i) Graduate Program in International Business Administration

New Course Proposals
International Business Administration 5003 1.5: “Global Stakeholder Strategies”
International Business Administration 5004 1.6: “International Negotiation Processes and Techniques”
International Business Administration 5200 0.0: “Integrative Management Experiences II”
International Business Administration 5201 3.0: “Regional Analysis”
International Business Administration 5202 3.0: “Marketing Management in a Global Context”
International Business Administration 5203 3.0: “Strategy for the Global Organization”
International Business Administration 5204 3.0: “Design, Control and Improvement of Processes”

j) Graduate Program in Law

New Course Proposals
Law 6512 3.0: “Anti-Money Laundering and Conference International Country Sanctions – Global Regulatory Challenges”
Law 6513 3.0: “Introduction to Canadian Law”
Law 6611 3.0: “Graduate Seminar II: Advanced Legal Research Methodologies”
Law 6612 3.0: “Writing Workshop”

Change in Course Title and Description
Law 6502 3.0: from “Introduction to Canadian Law” to “Foundations of Canadian Law”

k) Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics

New Course Proposal
Mathematics & Statistics 5370 3.0: “Financial Mathematics for Teachers”

Crosslisting
Mathematics & Statistics 5451 3.0: “Topics in Geometry for Teachers”/Same as Education 5842 3.0

l) Graduate Program in Philosophy

Change in Course Titles and Numbers
Philosophy from 6110 3.0: “New Directions in the Theory of Knowledge: Feminist and Postcolonial Critiques of Epistemology” to 6245 3.0: “New Directions in the Theory of Knowledge”
Philosophy from 6140 3.0: “Contemporary Philosophy: Wittgenstein” to 6185 3.0: “Wittgenstein”
Philosophy from 6210 3.0: “Foundations in Practical Ethics” to 6470 3.0: “Topics in Applied Ethics”

Changes in Courses Titles
Philosophy 6130 3.0: from “Kant’s Critical Philosophy” to “Kant”
Philosophy 6135 3.0: from “Philosophy of G.F.W. Hegel” to “Hegel”

Change in Course Number
Philosophy from 5260 to 5626 3.0: “Contemporary Political Philosophy”
Philosophy from 6030 to 6230 3.0: “Metaphysics”
Philosophy from 6040 to 6240 3.0: “Epistemology”
Philosophy from 6050 to 6180 3.0: “Pragmatism”
Philosophy from 6215 to 6490 3.0: “Theory and Practice in Bioethics”
Philosophy from 6220 to 6260 3.0: “Philosophy of Science”
Philosophy from 6250 to 6535 3.0: “Recent Issues in Trans/Gender Theory”
Philosophy from 6310 to 6295 3.0: “Argumentation Theory”

Course Deletions
Philosophy 6002 3.0: “The Research Seminar”
Philosophy 6003 3.0: “Major Research Paper”
Philosophy 6160 3.0: “Political Philosophy”
Philosophy 6380 3.0: “Philosophy of G.F.W. Hegel”
Philosophy 6640A 3.0: “Summer Seminar: Social & Cultural Theory”
Philosophy 6640A 6.0: “Summer Seminar: Social & Cultural Theory”
Philosophy 6640B 3.0: “Summer Seminar: Social & Cultural Theory”
Philosophy 6640C 3.0: “Summer Seminar: Social & Cultural Theory”
Philosophy 6640C 6.0: “Summer Seminar: Social & Cultural Theory”

m) Graduate Program in Physics & Astronomy

New Course Proposal
Physics & Astronomy 6211 1.0: “The Universe at Radio Wavelengths

n) Graduate Program in Political Science

Crosslisting
Political Science 6008 3.0: “Critiques of Totality in the Twentieth Century: Weber, Schmitt, Arendt and Wolin”/Same as Social & Political Thought 6182 3.0

o) Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought

Change in Course Number
Social & Political Thought 6222 to 6223 3.0: “Culture & Modernity”

p) Graduate Program in Social Work

Change in Course Description
Social Work 5450 3.0: “Practice Research Seminar”

7. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: November 13, 2014