Council Meeting Agenda October 5, 2017; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

Agenda
Thursday, October 5, 2017
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

Chair of Council Suprakash Datta

2. Initiation of the Search for a New Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Interim Vice-President Academic & Provost Lisa Philipps and Vice-Provost Academic Alice Pitt

3. Consultation: Search for a New Vice-President Academic and Provost

Search Committee members Sonia Lawrence, Director, Graduate Program in Law, Director, Institute for Feminist Legal Studies, and Richard Ooi, Executive Director, Academic Administration, Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost

4. Greetings from Chair of Senate

Chair of Senate Lesley Beagrie

5. Council Orientation

Associate Dean and Secretary of Council Mike Zryd

6. Minutes of Previous Meeting (June 1, 2017) (.docx)

7. Report on Items approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee acting with summer authority for Council

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Items approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee acting with summer authority for Council on June 14, 2016

i) Changes in Degree Requirements

a) Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering

Changes to comprehensive examinations | Brief including learning outcomes

b) Graduate Program in Geography
Changes in degree requirements | Learning outcomes

ii) Changes in Diploma Requirements

Graduate Diploma in German & European Studies
Changes to diploma requirements
| Learning outcomes

iii) New Graduate Programs

a) Proposed New Graduate Program in Marketing (Master of Marketing Degree, MMKG rubric) | Proposal
Forwarded for external review

b) Proposed New Graduate Program in Supply Chain Management (Master of Supply Chain Management Degree, MSCM rubric) | Proposal
Forwarded for external review

iv) Changes in Program Procedures [received by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee for information only]

Graduate Programs in Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, Management and Real Estate & Infrastructure
Changes in promotion standards

 Items approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee acting with summer authority for Council on August 30, 2016

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i) Changes in Admissions Requirements

Graduate Program in Information Systems & Technology
Changes to English proficiency requirements | Learning outcomes

ii) Changes in Degree Requirements

a) Graduate Program in Development Studies
New required fieldwork course; change in placement to non-credit | Learning outcomes | New course proposal, field seminar

b) Graduate Program in Psychology
Changes to Clinical Area “milestones”
Changes to create a Clinical Neuropsychology stream
MA proposal | PhD proposal
Change in name of Area from “History and Theory of Psychology” to “Historical, Theoretical, and Critical Studies of Psychology”
Learning outcomes

iii) New Graduate Field

Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science
Proposed new field in Socio-Cultural and Policy Studies in Sport and Physical Activity | Letter to Dean | Learning outcomes

8. Business Arising from the Minutes

9. Dean’s Remarks

10. Curriculum Changes

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

       Approved by the FGS Academic Planning &Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on May 31, and received for information by Academic Planning &Policy Committee on June 14, 2017

a) Graduate Program in Business Administration
Changes in Course Titles and Descriptions
Business Administration HIMP 6110 3.0:   from “Understanding the Canadian Health Industry:  The Roles, Responsibilities and Challenges to Improve Health” to “The Business of Healthcare”
Business Administration HIMP 6130 3.0:   from “Strategic Management in Hospitals” to “Strategy in Healthcare”
Business Administration HIMP 6180 3.0:   from “Innovation and Change Across the Health Industry” to “Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Healthcare”

b) Graduate Program in Business Analytics
New Course Proposals
Business Analytics 5140 3.0:   “Visual Analytics and Modelling”
Business Analytics 5210 3.0:   “Predictive Modelling II”
Business Analytics 5330 3.0:   “Big Data Fundamentals and Applications”

Change in Course Title, Description and Weight
Business Analytics 6090 from 9.0 to 6.0:   from “Major Research Project” to “Analytics Consulting Project”

Change in Course Title and Weight
Business Analytics 5120 from 1.5 to 3.0:   from “Data Management and Programming I” to “Data Management and Programming”

Change in Course Title
Business Analytics 5110 3.0:   from “Introduction to Predictive Modelling” to “Predictive Modelling I”
Business Analytics 6110 3.0:   from “Data Science I” to “Machine Learning I” [subsequently withdrawn]
Business Analytics 6120 3.0:   from “Data Science II” to “Machine Learning II” [subsequently withdrawn]

Course Deletions
Business Analytics 5150 3.0:   “Skills for Leadership”
Business Analytics 5220 3.0:   “Data Management and Programming II”
Business Analytics 5250 3.0 1.5:  “Analytics Consulting”

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

d) Graduate Program in Executive Master’s in Business Administration
New Course Proposals
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6540 2.0:   “Designing Brand Experiences”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6570 2.0:   “Biases, Forecasts and Deep Uncertainty”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6580 2.0:   “Leading Innovation in Emerging Markets”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6590 2.0:   “The Analytics Edge”

Change in Course Title and Description
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6170 2.0:   from “Retail Analytics” to “Marketing Analytics”

e) Graduate Program in Film
New Course Proposal
Film 6500 3.0:   “The Art of Events:  Curating, Screening and Programming Across Disciplines”

f) Graduate Program in Geography
Change in Course Title and Description [submitted with changes to degree requirements to be considered by Academic Planning & Policy Committee]
Geography 5010 3.0:   from “Seminar in the Theory of Geography” to “Seminar in Geographical Practice”/This is a required course for all Geography graduate students.  Open to Geography students only.

g) Graduate Program in History
New Course Proposal
History 5012 3.0:   “Public History”

h) Graduate Program in Humanities
New Course Proposals
Humanities 6239 3.0:   “Exegesis in Philosophical Texts”
Humanities 6250 3.0:   “A Century of Israeli Feminism”

i) Graduate Program in Management
New Course Proposal
Management 6000 3.0:   “Enterprise Consulting Project”

j) Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering
New Course Proposal
Mechanical Engineering 6104 3.0:   “Advanced Heat Transfer”

k) Graduate Program in Psychology
New Course Proposal
Psychology 6230 3.0:   “Advanced Neuroimaging Methods”/Prerequisites:  Basic knowledge of univariate statistics (e.g., GLM) and neuroscience is required; Psychology 6131 3.0; Psychology 6132 3.0; Psychology 6227 3.0; or permission by instructor

l) Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought
Crosslisting [adds Social & Political Thought]
Social & Political Thought 6710 3.0:   “On the Margins and the Political: Debate and Experiences--A Multidisciplinary Framework using Diachronic and Multi-sited Analysis”/Same as Sociology 6775 3.0

m) Graduate Program in Social Work
New Course Proposal
Social Work 5931 3.0:   “Leadership Communication in Social Work:  Writing and Speaking Social Change”

Change in Prerequisites
Social Work 5350 3.0:   “Advanced Practicum”/from Prerequisite: Social Work 5310 6.0 or a BSW. Co-requisite: To be taken concurrently with Social Work 5450 3.0: Practice Research Seminar to Prerequisite: Social Work 5310 6.0 or a BSW; Prerequisites/Co-requisites: Social Work 5150 3.0

n) Graduate Program in Translation
New Course Proposal
Translation 5500 3.0:   “Translation and Communication: A Contemporary Comparative Approach”

        Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on May 31, July 26, and August 14, 2017

a) Graduate Program in Business Administration
New Course Proposal
Business and Sustainability 6400 3.0:  “Sustainability Accounting and Accountability”

Change in Course Title and Description
Business Administration HIMP 6150 3.0:  from “Performance Indicators and Evaluation in the Health Care Industry” to “Performance Indicators in Health Care”/Prerequisites:  All 5100-series Required Foundations of Management Core Courses or permission of instructor

Course Deletion
Accounting 6951 3.0:  “Accountability and Sustainability Reporting”

b) Graduate Program in Communication & Culture
Change in Course Title and Description
Communication & Culture 6522 3.0:  “The Body in Art and Culture”

c) Graduate Program in Development Studies
New Course Proposal [changes in degree requirements also submitted]
Development Studies 5105 3.0:  “Graduate Seminar in Fieldwork and Professional Development”

d) Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
New Course Proposals
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6414 3.0:  “Data Analytics and Visualization”
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6611 3.0:  “Mixed-Signal Microsystems Design”

e) Graduate Program in English
New, Crosslisted Course Proposal [existing full course version to be retained]
English 6547 3.0:   “Anti-Theatricality”/Same as Theatre & Performance Studies 6547 6.0

f) Graduate Program in History
New Course Proposal
History 5543 3.0:  “Nature and Society in the Industrial World:  Global Environmental History Since Industrialization”

g) Graduate Program in Law (Part-Time LLM)
Part-Time LLM (Criminal Law and Procedure)
New Course Proposal
Law 6766 3.0:  “The Law of Police Oversight”

Part-Time LLM (Administrative Law)
New Course Proposal
Law 6770P 3.0:  “International Criminal Law”

Part-Time LLM (all specializations)
Change in Course Weight
Law 6149 0.0 to 3.0:  “Introduction to Graduate Legal Studies”

h) Graduate Program in Political Science
Crosslisting
Political Science 6221 3.0:   “World Politics and Popular Culture”/Same as Communication & Culture 6326 3.0

i) Graduate Program in Theatre
Change in Course Title and Description and Prerequisites
Theatre 5076 3.0:  from “Solo Show Performance Production” to “Performance Creation II”/ Prerequisite:  Some studio training required (dance, digital media, acting, sculpture…). Submission of material ready for production/performance and permission of course director (can be developed in Theatre 5075 3.0)
Theatre 5078 3.0:  from “Multidisciplinary Solo and Collaborative Performance” to “Producing Independent Performance”/Prerequisite:  Some studio training required (dance, digital media, acting, sculpture…). Submission of material ready for production/performance and permission of course director (can be developed in Theatre 5075 3.0 or 5077 3.0

Change in Course Title
Theatre 5077 3.0:  from “Multidisciplinary Solo and Collaborative Performance Creation” to “Performance Creation III”

11. Senate  Synopses

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Summaries of Senate meetings of May 25, 2017 and June 15, 2017 (.pdf)

12. Other Business

Next meeting of Council:  November 2, 2017