Agenda: October 4, 2012

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda

Thursday, October 4, 2012
3:00 p.m.
280N York Lanes

1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Vice-President (Academic) & Provost Patrick Monahan

3. Vice-President Research Robert Haché

Strategic Research Plan

4. Minutes of Previous Meeting (April 5, 2012)

Report on Summer Authority

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i) Change in Program Name
Graduate Program in Business Administration

Change from Business Analysis to Business Analytics

ii) Changes to Degree Requirements
a) Graduate Program in Administration (PhD)

Change to Course Requirements Degree Requirement Changes
Change to require new graduate colloquium:
"Graduate Colloquium in Management"/Open to and required of first- or second-year Ph.D. students in Strategy/Policy and Organization Studies areas

b) Graduate Program in Business Administration

Area of Specialization: Business and Sustainability
Changes to Course Requirements
Change from one required course
Business & Sustainability 6500 3.0: "Business Strategies for Sustainability"
to require two of the following three courses:
Business & Sustainability 6200 3.0: "Managing Ethics and Social Responsibility
Business & Sustainability 6300 3.0: "Management Practices for Sustainable Business
&Sustainability 6500 3.0: "Business Strategies for Sustainability

c) Graduate Program in Dance

Changes to Course Requirements
Change to replace Dance 5325 3.0: "Creativity Studies and Performing Arts" with Dance 5221 3.0: "The Interactive Stage Explorations in Electronically Mediated Performances"
Change to split Dance 5501 6.0: "Initiating, Forming and Performing Choreography into Dance 5501 3.0: "Initiating, Forming and Performing Choreography I" and Dance 5502 3.0: "Initiating, Forming and Performing Choreography II"

d) Graduate Program in Environmental Studies

Change to advisory committee timeline

e) Graduate Program in Theatre

Change to Course Evaluation (becomes pass/fail)
"Graduate Two Design For Performing Arts"

iii) Changes to Admission Requirements
Graduate Program in Law

Changes to clarify admission and application requirements for non-degree visiting students in the Professional LLM degree program

iv) Revised Program-specific Appointment and Reappointment Criteria and Procedures
Graduate Program in Development Studies

5. Business Arising from the Minutes

6. Dean's Remarks

7. New Graduate Program

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Proposed New Graduate Program in Accounting

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee May 16, 2012
Professor Markus Biehl

External reviewers' report | Program response to reviewers | Letters of support Dean, Schulich and Vice-Provost Academic

8. Changes in Degree Requirements

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Graduate Program in Conference Interpreting and the Graduate Diploma in General Interpreting (Type 1)

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee September 28, 2012
Professor Andrew Clifford

Major changes to add languages beyond French and English

9. 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.

Revised Program-specific Appointment and Reappointment Criteria and Procedures

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee September 19, 2012

a) Graduate Program in Art History
b) Graduate Program in Études français
c) Graduate Program in Sociology

10. Curricular Changes

Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff on June 18 and September 13, 2012, and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on September 19, 2012 and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on September 19, 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 Course Proposals
Art History 5343 3.0: “Issues in Asian Visual Arts and Culture”
Art History 5406 3.0: “Architecture and Museums from the Metropolis to the Megalopolis”
Art History 5913 3.0: “Politics of Spectacle in Global Perspectives”

b) Graduate Program in Biology

New Course Proposal
Biology 5151 1.5: “Current Topics in Endocrinology”

c) Graduate Program in Business Administration

New Course Proposal
Finance 6500 3.0: “Behaviour Finance”

Change in Course Title and Description
Organization Studies 6620 3.0: from “Leading the Diverse Organization” to “Leveraging Diversity for Organizational Performance”/Prerequisite: Organization Studies 5100 3.0 or International Business Administration 5220 3.0 for International Business Administration students

Change in Course Designation
Strategic Management 6850 3.0: “Managing Growth in the Global Mining Sector” to Mining 6850 3.0

Course Deletions
Finance 6250 3.0: “Applied Investment Management”
International Business 6440 3.0: “International Business and National Governments”
Management 6950 3.0: “Aboriginal Economic Development Program”
Organization Studies 6450 3.0: “Women and Men in Organizations”

d) Graduate Program in Conference Interpreting

New Course Proposals
Conference Interpreting 5710 3.0: “Conference Interpreting I”
Conference Interpreting 5715 3.0: “Conference Interpreting II”
Conference Interpreting 5720 3.0: “Court Interpreting I”
Conference Interpreting 5725 3.0: “Court Interpreting II”
Conference Interpreting 5730 3.0: “Healthcare Interpreting I”
Conference Interpreting 5735 3.0: “Healthcare Interpreting II”

e) Graduate Program in Dance

New, Crosslisted, Integrated Course Proposal
Dance Studies 5221 3.0: “The Interactive Stage: Explorations in Electronically Mediated Performance”/Same as Theatre 5221 3.0/ Integrated with the undergraduate courses Fine Arts Dance 4221 3.0 and Fine Arts Cultural Studies 4932 3.0

f) Graduate Program in Development Studies

New Course Proposal [changes non-credit course to for-credit course]
Development Studies 5122 3.0: “Critical Reflections on Field Work”

g) Graduate Program in Disaster & Emergency Management

Change in Course Description
Disaster & Emergency Management 5710 3.0: “Critical Infrastructure Protection”

h) Graduate Program in English

New Course Proposal
English 6741 3.0: “Modern Canadian Poetry”

i) Graduate Program in Executive Master’s in Business Administration

New Course Proposal
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6080 2.0: “Risk Analysis”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6090 2.0: “Luxury Brand Management”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6100 2.0: “Strategic Financial Management”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6110 2.0: “Strategic Decisions in Operations”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6770 2.0: “Strategic Challenges in Emerging Markets”

j) Graduate Program in Public & International Affairs

New Course Proposals
Public & International Affairs 6326 3.0: “The Political Economics of Income Inequality”
Public & International Affairs 6327 3.0: “Transformations in the Middle East and North Africa”

k) Graduate Program in Sociology

Course Deletions
Sociology 5995 6.0: “MA Seminar” [half course version remains extant]
Sociology 6205 6.0: “Modern Western Science and Technology”
Sociology 6600 3.0: “Formal Organizations”
Sociology 6611 3.0/6.0: “International Migration, Ethnic Relations and Identity”
Sociology 6790 3.0: “Selected Topics in Class, Politics and Society”

11. Senate Synopses

Summaries of Senate meetings of April 26, May 24 and June 28, 2012

12. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: November 1, 2012