Agenda: November 13, 2014 [note special date and location]

Meeting of Council


Thursday, November 13, 2014
3:00 p.m.
South 203 Ross Building

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (October 2, 2014) (.docx)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean’s Remarks

5. New Graduate Diploma

Approved the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on October 22, 2014

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Proposed new Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting (Type 3—“Stand-Alone”) Support letters (.pdf)

6. Curricular Changes

Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff on October 14, 2014, and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on October 16, 2014, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on October 22, 2014

Members of Council may, if they wish, view these documents in the FGS Council office, 230 York Lanes, or electronically, by contacting M. Michael Schiff, Assistant Secretary of Council.

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a) Graduate Program in Art History

Change in Course Title [and Calendar references]
Art History 5190 3.0: from “Internship” to “Placement”

b) Graduate Program in Computer Science & Engineering
New Course Proposal
Computer Science & Engineering 6505 3.0: “Physical and Systems Design Issues in Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs)”

c) Graduate Program in Critical Disability Studies
New Course Proposal
Critical Disability Studies 5000 3.0: “Directed Reading in Critical Disability Studies”

d) Graduate Program in Earth & Space Science
New Course Proposals [variants for existing course]
Earth & Space Science 5010A/C/E: “Directed Reading”

e) Graduate Program in Education
New Course Proposal
Education 5930 3.0: “Engaged Scholarship: Using Knowledge Mobilization to Bridge the Gap Between Academia, Policy and Practice”

f) Graduate Program in English

New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
English 6980 3.0: “Law, Literature and Visual Culture: Case Studies”/Same as Humanities 6158 3.0

New Course Proposals
English 6005 3.0: “Theories and Practices of Literary Editing”
English 6225 3.0: “Ecology and Literature: Medieval to Renaissance”
English 6230 3.0/6.0: “The Early Modern History Play”
English 6385 3.0: “Nineteenth-Century Imperial Culture: Britain and the United States”
English 6597 3.0: “Simulating Translation:   Bilinguality in Postcolonial Writing”
English 6618 3.0: “Twenty-First Century Fiction in English: Writing Wars”
English 6620 3.0: “American Hard-Boiled”

g) Graduate Program in Film
Change to Pass/Fail
Film 5400 3.0: “Graduate Seminar”

h) Graduate Program in Humanities
New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Humanities 6231 3.0: “Frankfurt and Freiburg: East/West Dialogues”/Same as Social & Political Thought 6741 3.0

New Course Proposals
Humanities 6159 3.0: “The Nation and Its Women: Case Studies from South Asia and the South Asian Diaspora”
Humanities 6160 3.0: “Knowledge’s ‘Other’: Perspectives on Ignorance”

i) Graduate Program in Philosophy

Change in Course Number
Philosophy from 5440 to 5215 3.0: “Topics in the History of Philosophy: Rhetoric”

j) Graduate Program in Political Science
New Course Proposal
Political Science 6292 3.0:  "Illicit Economies and Global Politics"

Political Science 6021 3.0: “The Return to Political Philosophy in Contemporary French Thought”/Same as Social & Political Thought 6183 3.0

Change in Course Title
Political Science 6222 3.0: from “Autoethnography and Narrative Voice in International Relations" to "Writing and Text in International Relations"

k) Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting [proposed new graduate diploma]
New Course Proposals
Professional Accounting 5530 3.0: “Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation”
Professional Accounting 5550 3.0: “Issues in the Practice of Assurance”
Professional Accounting 5590 3.0 "Integrative Analysis in Accounting”
Professional Accounting 5560 3.0: “Taxation and Financial Decision Making”
Professional Accounting 5570 3.0: “Performance Measurement Systems”

l) Graduate Program in Psychology
New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Psychology 6062 3.0: “Subjectivity and Society”/Same as Social & Political Thought 6740 3.0

Course Deletion
Psychology 6060C 3.0: “Advanced History and Theory of Psychology: Freud and Psychoanalysis”

m) Graduate Program in Public Policy, Administration & Law
New, Integrated Course Proposals
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6030 3.0: “International Refugee Protection Regime I: Critical Problems”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Public Policy AS 4111 3.0
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6040 3.0: “International Refugee Protection Regime II: Research Seminar/Integrated with the undergraduate course Public Policy AS 4112 3.0

n) Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought
New Course Proposals
Social & Political Thought 6389 3.0: “Limits to the Market: Rival Views of the Market in  Social and Political Thought"
Social & Political Thought 6392 3.0: “Theory and Practice of the Social Economy in Comparative Perspective”

7. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: December 4, 2014 (note:  519 Kaneff Tower)