Council Meeting Agenda November 10, 2016; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies 280N York Lanes

3:00 p.m.
280N York Lanes

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Planning Update and Consultation on the IIRP Working Group Reports

[Institutional Integrated Resource Plan]
Presentation by Provost and Vice-President Academic Rhonda Lenton and Vice-President Finance & Administration Gary Brewer

Presentation

https://yulink-new.yorku.ca/group/iirp/working-groups [requires Passport York]
Enhancing the Quality of Teaching and Learning | Enhancing Program QualityAdvising  | Campus Experience | Quality Administrative Services | Envisioning the Role of FGS | Experiential Education | Technology Enhanced Learning (eLearning)

3. Council Orientation

4. Minutes of Previous Meeting (October 6, 2016) (.docx)

5. Business Arising from the Minutes

6. Dean’s Remarks

7. Changes in Degree Requirements

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on November 1, 2016

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Graduate Program in Social Work

Overview and Documentation

Change to delete Social Work 6100 3.0:  “Practice Based Research Paper” as a required core course

Change in Course Number and Change from elective to core course
Social Work from 5976 to 5550 3.0:  "Indigenous Worldviews and Implications to Social Work"

Change in Course Description and Prerequisite
Social Work 5250 3.0:  “Graduate Research Seminar”/[Add:]  Prerequisites: Social Work 5010 3.0, Social Work 5011 3.0, Social Work 5030 3.0, or a BSW

Change in Course Title, Description, Prerequisite and Evaluation [now pass-fail]
Social Work 5450 3.0:  “Practice Research Seminar”/from Prerequisite:  Social Work 5010 3.0, Social Work 5011 3.0, Social Work 5020 3.0, Social Work 5030 3.0, Social Work 5050 3.0, Social Work 5040 3.0, and Social Work 5250 3.0; or a BSW. Co-requisite:  Social Work 5350 6.0 Co-requisite: Social Work 5350.03: Practicum to Social Work 5450 3.0:  “Practice Research Paper Seminar”/Prerequisite:  Social Work 5010 3.0, Social Work 5011 3.0, Social Work 5030 3.0, or a BSW; and Social Work 5250 3.0

Course Deletion

Social Work 6100 3.0:  “Practice Based Research Paper”

8. Major Modification and New Graduate Fields

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on November 1, 2016

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Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Documentation

Changes in PhD program and degree name from PhD in Computer Science to PhD in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Changes in PhD fields from theoretical computer science, intelligent and interactive systems, and systems software and hardware, to computing engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, and software engineering
Changes in admission requirements
[Master's of Science, Master's of Applied Science, and PhD]
Changes in degree requirements [PhD]

9. Senate Synopsis

Summary of Senate's October 27, 2016, meeting Synopsis

10. Other Business

Next meeting of Council:  December 1, 2016