Council Meeting Agenda January 7, 2016; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies--Senate Chamber

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES

Meeting of Council

Agenda
Thursday, January 7, 2016

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

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (December 3, 2015) (.docx)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

UAP Consultation Submissions
FGS UAP Consultation Submission

4. Dean’s Remarks

5. Brief Review of Program, Curriculum and Course Approval Processes

Associate Dean Mike Zryd
For Discussion

6. New Graduate Program

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on October 21, 2015

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Proposed Graduate Program in Management (including new degree and rubric: MSTM)
Appraisal report | Response to consultants

7. Changes in Degree Name, Fields and Admissions and Degree Requirements

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on December 9, 2015

Graduate Program in Computer Science & Engineering

Add Electrical Engineering field to Master of Applied Science degree

8. Changes in Degree Requirements

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Graduate Program in Law
Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on December 9, 2015

Part-Time LLM Specializing in Dispute Resolution
Change to add coursework-only option

9. Changes in Faculty Regulations

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on December 9, 2015

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Changes in academic petitions and appeals policies:

Academic petitions: procedural guidelines
Appeals of petitions decisions: procedural guidelines
Appeals to Senate Appeals Committee

10. Curricular Changes

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on December 3, 2015 and received for information by Academic Planning & Policy Committee on December 9, 2015

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a) Graduate Program in Business Administration
Change in Course Description and Rubric
Ethics 6950 1.5: “Ethics and Finance” from ETHC to BSUS

Course Deletions
Operations Management and Information Systems 5211 1.5: “Operations Management”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6001 3.0: “Methods and Models in Operational Research”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6351 3.0: “Advanced Spreadsheet Modelling & Programming for Business”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6501 3.0: “Global Operations and Information Management”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6551 3.0: “Inventory Management”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6554 3.0: “Operations Management and Control”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6561 3.0: “Supply Chain Management”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6701 3.0: “Managing New Technology”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6711 3.0: “Management Information Systems”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6721 3.0: “Systems Analysis and Design”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6730 3.0: “Management Issues in Planning, Implementation and Operating I T Systems”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6731 3.0: “Management Issues in Planning, Implementation and Operating I T Systems”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6740 3.0: “eBusiness Technology”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6741 3.0: “eBusiness Technology”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6770 3.0: “Manufacturing & Operations Strategy”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6953 3.0: “Projects in Operations Management”
Operations Management and Information Systems 6971 3.0: “Service Science”
Strategic Management 6960 3.0: “Strategic Management of eBusiness”
Ethics 6900 1.5 or 3.0: “Individual Study”

b) Graduate Program in Chemistry
New Course Proposal
Chemistry 5750 3.0:   “Night-time Chemistry of the Atmosphere”

c) Graduate Program in Computer Science & Engineering
New Course Proposal
Computer Science & Engineering 5612 3.0:   “Digital Very Large Scale Integration”

Change in Course Description
Computer Science & Engineering 6002 3.0:   “Directed Reading”

d) Graduate Program in Critical Studies in Disability
New Course Proposal
Critical Studies in Disability 5085 3.0: “Indigeneity and Disability: Intersections of Health and Human Rights”

e) Graduate Program in Design
Change in Course Title and Description
Design 5102 3.0: from “Design Issues” to “Design Issues and Critical Making” /Crosslisted with Communication & Culture 6525 3.0

f) Graduate Program in Development Studies
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Development Studies 5126 3.0: “Special Topics: The Business of Fair Trade and Development”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Social Science 4048 3.0

g) Graduate Program in Education
New Course Proposal
Education 5935 3.0: “Understanding Youth Homelessness: Its Causes and Conditions, and What We Can Do About It”

h) Graduate Program in English
New Course Proposals
English 6610 3.0: “Writing as Resistance/Writing as Resistant: Language Poetry, Language, and Politics”
English 6743 3.0: “The International Avant-Garde (1896-1947)

i) Graduate Program in Environmental Studies
New Course Proposal
Environmental Studies 5081 3.0: “Systems Thinking in Environmental Studies: Theory and Methodology”

j) Graduate Program in Executive Master’s in Business Administration
New Course Proposal
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6260 2.0: “Entrepreneurial Family Firms, Equity Growth & Global Corporate Restructuring”

k) Graduate Program in Film
Crosslisting
Film 6242 3.0: “Space”/Same as Social & Political Thought 6322 3.0

l) Graduate Program in Humanities
New Course Proposals
Humanities 6163 3.0: “Critical Posthumanism(s)”
Humanities 6232 3.0: “The Ethics of Metaphysics and the Metaphysics of Ethics: From the Ethics of Spinoza to Nietzsche’s Genealogy of Morals”
Humanities 6331 3.0: “Post-secular Cinema: Rethinking Modernity and Religion through Film-Philosophy”

m) Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science
New Course Proposal
Kinesiology & Health Science 6475 3.0: “Sport, Physical Activity and Health Policy: Development, Analysis, and Evaluation”

n) Graduate Program in Law
Part-Time LLM Specialising in Canadian Common Law

New Course Proposal
Law 6516 3.0: “The Canadian Law of Obligations (Contracts and Torts)”

Part-Time LLM Specialising in International Business Law
New Course Proposal
Law 6299 3.0: “International Sales Law”

o) Graduate Program in Political Science
Change in Course Title
Political Science 6570 3.0: from “Advanced Topics in the Politics of the Third World: State and Revolution, Class and Identity, in the Underdeveloped South” to “Advanced Topics in the Politics of the Global South: Developmental States in the Twenty-first Century”

p) Graduate Program in Psychology
Change in Course Description [change in internship hours]
Psychology 6840 6.0: “Clinical Internship”
Psychology 6840A 3.0: “Clinical Internship I”
Psychology 6840B 3.0: “Clinical Internship II”

q) Graduate Program in Public & International Affairs
New Course Proposal
Public & International Affairs 6339 3.0: “The Dynamics of International Development”

r) Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought
New Course Proposals
Social & Political Thought 6148 3.0: “The Emancipatory Turn?: Recent Themes in Continental Political Theory”
Social & Political Thought 6149 3.0: “The Critique of Domination in Modern Social Theory: From Critical Analysis to Human Rights”
Social & Political Thought 6163 3.0: “Pierre Bourdieu: Major Works and Issues”
Social & Political Thought 6186 6.0: “Empire’s Theory Colonialism’s Critics”
Social & Political Thought 6665 3.0: “Theorizing Modernity and Problems of Postcolonial Theorizations”
Social & Political Thought 6671 3.0: “Feminist Theories: Subjectivity, Power, Culture and Difference in Social and Political Thought”

Crosslisting
Social & Political Thought 6322 3.0: “Space and Film”/Same as Communication & Culture 6132 3.0 and Film 6242 3.0 [adds Communication & Culture and Social & Political Thought]

s) Graduate Program in Social Work
New Course Proposals
Social Work 6125 3.0: “Quantitative Designs, Statistical Literacy and Critical Reasoning for Social Work Research and Practice”
Social Work 5981 3.0: “Critical Social Work and Animals: Trans-Species Social Justice”
Social Work 5976 3.0: “Indigenous Worldviews and Implications to Social Work”

t) Graduate Program in Theatre & Performance Studies
New Course Proposal
Theatre & Performance Studies 5800 3.0: “Sound: Experimental Practices, Critical Studies”

11. Senate Synopses

Summaries of Senate meetings of November 26 and December 10, 2015

12. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: February 4, 2016