Agenda: December 4, 2014

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda

Thursday, December 4, 2014
3:00 p.m.
Please note location: 519 Kaneff Tower

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (November 13, 2014) (.docx)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean’s Remarks

5. Discussion of Academic & Administrative Program Review
http://vpap.info.yorku.ca/aap/

6. Changes to Degree Requirements

Approved the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on November 19, 2014

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a)  Graduate Program in Accounting

Wide-ranging changes in Admission and Course Requirements (MAcc)
Graduate Diploma in Accounting Fundamentals (Type 3)
Graduate Diploma in Advanced Accounting (Type 1)
(.pdf)
Dean's Statement (.pdf) | Library Statement
(.pdf)

b) Graduate Program in Education

Changes in Course Requirements (MEd) (.doc)

7. Curricular Changes

Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff on November 12, 2014, and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on November 14, 2014, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on November 19, 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.

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a) Graduate Program in Accounting

New Course Proposals
Accounting 6310 3.0: “Advanced Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation”
Accounting 6320 3.0: “Advanced Finance Topics”
Accounting 6401 3.0: “Advanced Integrative Case Analysis”
Accounting 6501 3.0: “Integrative Case Analysis - The Capstone”
Accounting 6550 1.5: “Advanced Management Accounting”
Accounting 6650 3.0: “Strategic Performance Evaluation”
Accounting 6701 3.0: “Integrative Tax: Cases and Analysis”
Accounting 6730 3.0: “Managerial Tax Planning”
Accounting 6801 3.0: “Strategic Leadership Planning and Case Analysis”

Change in Course Description and Pre- and Co-requisites
Accounting 6301 3.0: “Integrative Case Analysis for Accountants”/Prerequisite: Accounting 6201 3.0, Co-requisite: Accounting 6160 3.0, Note: Open only to Accounting students (new): and MBA students pursuing the CPA designation

Change in Pre- and Co-requisites
Accounting 6201 1.5: “Multi-Competency Case Analysis for Accountants”/Prerequisite: Accounting 6120 3.0, Co-requisite: Accounting 6140 3.0, Note: Open only to Accounting students (new): and MBA students pursuing the CPA designation

Course Deletions
Accounting 5201 3.0: “Effective Case Analysis”
Accounting 6450 3.0: “Management Accounting and Control Systems”
Accounting 6700 3.0: “Managerial Tax Planning”

b) Graduate Program in Business Administration

New Course Proposal
Marketing 6326 3.0: “Retail Analytics”

c) Graduate Program in Business Analytics

Change in Course Description
Business Analytics 6090 9.0: “Major Research Project”

d) Graduate Program in Development Studies

Changes in Course Titles and Descriptions
Development Studies 5100 3.0: from “Conceptual Foundations for Development I” to “Conceptual Foundations of Development”
Development Studies 5101 3.0: from “Conceptual Foundations for Development II” to “Historical and Institutional Foundations of Development”
Development Studies 5111 3.0: from “Civil Society and State in Development Discourse and Practice” to “Civil Society in Development Discourse and Practice”

e) Graduate Program in Economics

New Course Proposal
Economics 5750 3.0: “Topics in North American Economic History”

f) Graduate Program in Film

New Course Proposal
Film 6340 3.0: “Film Festivals: Cultures and Curation”

g) Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies

New Course Proposal
Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies 6905 3.0: “Race, Transnationalism and Diaspora”

h) Graduate Program in Law—Part-Time LLM in Business Law

Change in Course Weight
Law 6325 0.0 to 6.0: “Major Research Paper”

i) Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics

New Course Proposals
Mathematics & Statistics 5310 3.0: “Topics in Mathematics and Technology for Teachers”
Mathematics & Statistics 6110 3.0: “Analytic Number Theory”
Mathematics & Statistics 6121 3.0: “Applied Algebra”/ Prerequisite: equivalent of undergraduate second year linear algebra and some basic notions in algebra (group, ring), or permission of the instructor
Mathematics & Statistics 6122 3.0: “Algebra II”/ Prerequisite: Mathematics & Statistics 6121 3.0 or permission of the instructor
Mathematics & Statistics 6880 3.0: “An Introduction to Copulas with Applications to Quantitative Risk Management”

Full Course Split into Two Half Courses
Mathematics & Statistics 6120 6.0: “Modern Algebra” to Mathematics & Statistics 6121 3.0: “Applied Algebra”/ Prerequisite: equivalent of undergraduate second year linear algebra and some basic notions in algebra (group, ring), or permission of the instructor, and Mathematics & Statistics 6122 3.0: “Algebra II”/ Prerequisite: Mathematics & Statistics 6121 3.0 or permission of the instructor

Change in Course Weighting
Mathematics & Statistics 5100 from 6.0 to 3.0: “Mathematical Literature Seminar for Teachers”/Same as Education 5861 from 6.0 to 3.0

Change in Course Title
Mathematics & Statistics 6140 3.0: from “Algebraic Curves” to “Introduction to Algebraic Geometry”

j) Graduate Program in Physics & Astronomy

New Course Proposals
Physics & Astronomy 6212 1.0: “Density Matrices and Spontaneous Decay in Atomic Physics”
Physics & Astronomy 6213 1.0: “Selected Topics in Physics”
Physics & Astronomy 6214 1.0: “Selected Topics in Astronomy”

k) Graduate Program in Socio-Legal Studies

Crosslisting, Change in Course Description
Socio-Legal Studies 6010 3.0: “Advanced Critical Issues in Indigenous Peoples and Law”/Same as Social Anthropology 5245 3.0

l) Graduate Program in Theatre & Performance Studies

New Course Proposals
Theatre & Performance Studies 5700 3.0: “Places of Performance: Learning and Museums”
Theatre & Performance Studies 6905 3.0: “Performance and Environmental Politics in Canada”

8. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: February 5, 2015 (note:  280N York Lanes)