Council Meeting Agenda October 6, 2016; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, October 6, 2016

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

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (May 5, 2016) (.docx)

Items approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee acting with summer authority for Council on May 25, 2016

Changes in Diploma Requirements
Graduate Diploma in Financial Engineering
Changes in course requirements | Motions
(.pdf)

Changes in Degree Requirements
Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics
Change in course requirements
[PhD] (.doc)

Items approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee acting with summer authority for Council on June 15, 2016

Graduate Program in Psychology
Change in course requirements
[Psychodiagnostics] (.doc)
Change in name of requirement from “Minor Area Paper” to “Academic Breadth Comprehensive Paper (.doc)

Changes in Degree Requirements
Graduate Program in Sociology

Changes in Comprehensive Examinations (.doc)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean’s Remarks

5. Changes in Degree Requirements

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on September 14, 2016

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Graduate Program in Education's Master of Leadership & Community Engagement
(Guest:  Chloe Brushwood-Rose, Associate Dean, Faculty of Education)
Change from 4 term to 5 term program of study (.doc)

6. Changes in Faculty Regulations

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on June 15, 2016

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Changes to Faculty of Graduate Studies' Academic Honesty Procedural Guidelines | Rationale (.docx)

7. Changes in Admissions Requirements

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on September 14, 2016

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Graduate Program in Translation Studies
Changes to qualifying (preparatory) program (.doc)

8.  Criteria for Appointment and Reappointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on September 14, 2016

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Graduate Program in Civil Engineering

9.  Graduate Diploma Closure

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on July 20, 2016

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Proposed Closure of the Graduate Diploma in Real Estate & Infrastructure (.docx)

10.  Report of the Nominating Committee (.pdf)

11. Curricular Changes

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee May 17 and June 14, 2016, and approved and received by Academic Planning & Policy Committee for information on May 25, June 15, 2016 and September 14, 2016

      Members of Council may view these documents by contacting M. Michael Schiff, Coordinator, Faculty Governance.

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a)  Graduate Program in Administration (PhD)
New Course Proposal
Doctorate Course in Administration 7060 3.0:  “Introduction to Applied Statistics”

b)  Graduate Program in Business Administration
New Course Proposal
Entrepreneurship 6400 3.0:  “Applied Entrepreneurship Field Study: Competitiveness of Entrepreneurial Firms”

Changes in Course Prerequisites
Financial Engineering 6400 3.0:  “International Financial Management”
Financial Engineering 6820 3.0:  “Advanced Derivative Securities”
Financial Engineering 6840 3.0:  “Enterprise-Wide Financial Risk Management”
Financial Engineering 6850 3.0:  “Fixed Income Securities”

Change in Course Title
Financial Engineering 6700 3.0:  “Management of Risk in Canadian Financial Institutions”

Course Deletions
Financial Engineering 6210 3.0:  “Theory of Portfolio Management”
Financial Engineering 6810 3.0:  “Derivative Securities”

Change in Course Titles and Descriptions
Global Mining Management 6200 3.0:  from “Financial Fundamentals in Mining” to “Financial Strategies in Mining”
Global Mining Management 6300 3.0:  from “Towards Sustainable Mining” to “Social and Environmental Strategies in Mining”
Global Mining Management 6400 3.0:  from “Managing Mining Companies” to “Managing People in Mining”
Real Estate & Infrastructure 6580 3.0:  from “Managing Mining Companies” to “Managing People in Mining”

Change in Course Description
Global Mining Management 6100 3.0:  “Strategy and Value Creation in Mining”

c)  Graduate Program in Education
New Course Proposals
Education 5075 3.0:  “Discursive Psychology and the Study of Language in Education”
Education 5895 3.0:  “Professional Skills and Development in Education”

d)  Graduate Program in Environmental Studies
New Course Proposal
Environmental Studies 5030 3.0:  “Design for Sustainability in the Bull Environment”'

e)  Graduate Program in Executive Master’s in Business Administration
Change in Course Title and Weight
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6190 from 2.0 to 4.0:  from “Doing Entrepreneurship:  Start-Ups and In-House Ventures” to “New Venture Design:  A Collaboratory”

Change in Course Weight
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6370 from 1.0 to 2.0:  “Strategic Brand Management”

f)  Graduate Program in Humanities
Crosslisting
Humanities 6154 3.0:  “Introduction to Mindfulness: Understanding and Using Mindfulness in the Professions”/Same as Education 5519 3.0

g)  Graduate Program in Law
Part-Time LLM specialization in International Business Law

New Course Proposals
Law 6874 6.0:  “International Commercial Banking Law”
Law 6875 3.0:  “Canadian Contract Law for Business”

Change in Course Title and Description
Business Law 6298P 6.0:  from “International Commercial Arbitration” to “International Commercial Arbitration for Business Law”

Part-Time LLM specialization in Canadian Common Law
New Course Proposals
Law 6876 6.0:  “Real Estate Transactions”
Law 6878 6.0:  “Canadian Commercial Law”

Part-Time LLM specialization in Tax Law
New Course Proposal
Law 6102 3.0:  “Problem Solving in Tax Practice”

h)  Graduate Program in Linguistics & Applied Linguistics
New Course Proposal
Linguistics & Applied Linguistics 6700 3.0:  “Case Studies in Applied Linguistics”

i)  Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering
New Course Proposals
Mechanical Engineering 6403 3.0:  “Advanced Robotics and Automation”
Mechanical Engineering 6502 3.0:  “Technology Commercialization”
Mechanical Engineering 8000 0.0:  “Directed Study in Mechanical Engineering”

j)  Graduate Program in Political Science
New Course Proposal
Political Science 6499 3.0:  “Contemporary Research in Comparative Politics”

k)  Graduate Program in Psychology
New Course Proposal
Psychology 6441P 6.0:  “Psychodiagnostics” [replaces Psychology 6440 6.0]
Psychology 6421 3.0:  “Foundations of Clinical Psychology A:  Psychotic and Neurological Disorders” [along with Psychology 6422 3.0, replaces Psychology 6420 6.0]
Psychology 6422 3.0:  “Foundations of Clinical Psychology B:  Personality and Psychopathology” [along with Psychology 6421 3.0, replaces Psychology 6420 6.0]

Change in Course Title
Psychology 6925 3.0:  from “Supervision and Consultation in Behavioural Intervention with Children” to “Supervision and Clinical Consultation”

Course Deletions
Psychology 6440 6.0:  “Psychodiagnostics” [replace with Psychology 6441P 6.0]
Psychology 6420 6.0:  “Foundations of Clinical Psychology” [replace with Psychology 6421 3.0 and 6422 3.0]

l)  Graduate Program in Real Estate & Infrastructure
New Course Proposal
Real Estate & Infrastructure 6001 0.0:  “Leadership in Real Estate and Infrastructure”

m)  Graduate Program in Theatre
New Course Proposals
Theatre 5077 3.0:  “Multi-Disciplinary Solo and Devised Performance Creation:  Devising for Performance in any Medium”
Theatre 5078 3.0:  “Multi-Disciplinary Solo and Collaborative Performance Production”

n)  Graduate Program in Translation Studies
Changes in Course Title and Description, Addition of Integration
Translation Studies 5165 3.0:  “Communication, Traduction et éthique”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Glendon Translation 4255 3.0

12. Senate Synopsis

Summary of Senate meetings of April 28, May 26, June 16 and September 22, 2016 (.pdf)

13. Other Business

Next meeting of Council:  November 10, 2016, 280N York Lanes (please note change in usual location and date)