Council Meeting Agenda June 1, 2017; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES

Meeting of Council

Agenda

Thursday, June 1, 2017
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (May 4, 2017) (.docx)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean’s Remarks

5. Summer Authority

Motion: “that all items that need Council approval be delegated to the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee until the first meeting of Council in the next academic year.”

6. Changes in Faculty Regulations

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Policy on graduate supervision | Rationale (.docx)
(version of policy with track changes for reference) (.docx)

7. Changes in Degree Requirements

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on May 10, 2017

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a)  Graduate Program in Administration PhD
Changes in admissions and degree requirements  (.docx) | Learning outcomes (.pdf)

b)  Graduate Program in Business Administration
Renaming the MBA specialization from Arts & Media Administration to Arts, Media & Entertainment Management (.pdf)

c)  Graduate Program in Business Analytics
Changes in admissions and degree requirements (.pdf) (includes learning outcomes)

d)  Graduate Program in Executive Master’s in Business Administration in India
Changes in degree requirements
(.pdf) (includes learning outcomes)

e)  Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies
Changes in Comprehensive Examination Requirement  | Program guidelines for comprehensive examinations | Learning outcomes (.docx)

f)  Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science
Changes in Comprehensive Examinations (.doc) | Program handbook (.docx) | Learning outcomes (.docx)

g)  Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics
Changes in Course Requirements
Learning outcomes (.pdf)

8. Changes in Diploma Requirements

a) Change from Graduate Diploma in Arts & Media Administration to Arts, Media and Entertainment Management
Change in Graduate Diploma Title (.pdf)

b)    Graduate Diploma in Intermediate Accounting
Changes in course requirements
(.doc) (includes learning outcomes)

9. Motion from Councillor A. Zalik on York University Advisory Committee on Responsible Investment (.docx)

10. Changes in Diploma Requirements

Approved at the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee meeting on October 12, 2015, and by Faculty Council on November 5, 2015; considered by Senate's Academic Standards, Curriculum and Pedagogy Committee on November 5, 2015, revisions and more information requested; approved by Senate's Academic Standards, Curriculum and Pedagogy Committee on April 12, 2017; received for information by Senate on April 27, 2017

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Graduate Diploma in International & Security Studies
Change in administrative home, change in course requirements
(.docx) | Letter from Chair (.pdf) | Learning outcomes (.docx)

11. Curriculum Changes

      Approved by the FGS Academic Planning &Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on April 26, 2017, and received for information by Academic Planning &Policy Committee on May 10, 2017

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

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a) Graduate Program in Environmental Studies
New Course Proposal
Environmental Studies 6350 3.0:   “Cultural Production Workshop: Socially Engaged Art”

b) Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics
New Course Proposal
Mathematics & Statistics 6650 3.0:   “Introduction to Statistical Data Science”

12. Senate  Synopsis

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Summary of Senate meeting of April 27, 2017 (.pdf)

13. Other Business

Next meeting of Council:  October 5, 2017