Council Meeting Agenda June 4, 2015; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda
Thursday, June 4, 2015

3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (May 7, 2015)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean’s Remarks

5. Changes in Degree Requirements

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on May 20, 2015

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Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics
Changes in Course Requirements MA | PhD

6. Changes in Faculty Regulations

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on May 20, 2015

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Changes to Thesis & Dissertation Guidelines, and Master’s and Doctoral Supervision Regulations Rationale | Proposal

7. Report of the Nominating Committee

8. Web Update

9. Academic Governance Working Group

10.  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.”

11. Curricular Changes

Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff on May 12, 2015, and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on May 14, 2015, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on May 20, 2015

Members of Council may 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 Business Administration
Changes in Pre-Requisites, list of recommended courses for concentration
Mining 6400 3.0: “Managing Mining Communities”

Changes in Pre-Requisites
Mining 6200 3.0: “Financial Fundamentals in Mining”
Mining 6300 3.0: “Towards Sustainable Mining”

b)  Graduate Program in Business Analytics
New Course Proposals
Business Analytics 6110 3.0: “Data Science I”
Business Analytics 6120 3.0: “Data Science II”

c) Graduate Program in Computer Science
New Course Proposal
Computer Science 6327 3.0: “Probabilistic Models & Machine Learning”

d)  Graduate Program in Environmental Studies
Deletion of Crosslisting
Environmental Studies 5073 3.0: “New Social Movements”/Same as Communication & Culture 5307 3.0

e)  Graduate Program in Executive Master’s in Business Administration
New Course Proposals
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6040 2.0: “Risk Management”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6120 2.0: “West Meets East”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6130 2.0: “Finance in China”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6160 2.0: “Foundations of Entrepreneurship”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6170 2.0: “Retail Analytics”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6240 2.0: “Social Media Strategy”

f)  Graduate Program in History
New Course Proposal
History 5490 3.0: “Post-colonial State Formations in East and South Asia: A Comparative and Theoretical Review”

g)  Graduate Program in Law (Part-Time LLM in Administrative Law)
New Course Proposal
Law 6572 3.0: “Public Inquiries”

h)  Graduate Program in Political Science
Change in Course Title
Political Science 6145 3.0: from “Indigenous Development in the Fourth World” to “Indigenous Politics: Decolonization or ‘Development”

i)  Graduate Program in Public & International Affairs
New Course Proposals
Public & International Affairs 6334 3.0: “Canada’s Language Policies in Comparative Perspective”
Public & International Affairs 6335 3.0: “Fédéralisme Canadien”
Public & International Affairs 6336 3.0: “The Canada-EU Free Trade Agreement in the Canadian Context”
Public & International Affairs 6337 3.0: “Théories, pratiques et histoire de la fonction diplomatique dans la modernité”
Public & International Affairs 6338 3.0: “Nations, States and Autonomy”

12. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: October 1, 2015