Council Meeting Agenda April 2, 2015; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

Meeting of Council

Thursday, April 2, 2015

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

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meetings (March 12 and March 18, 2015)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean’s Remarks

5. Changes in Degree Requirements

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on March 18, 2015

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a) Graduate Diploma in General Interpreting/Graduate Program in Conference Interpreting
Change to introduce part-time option
Change to reduce background course requirements from 9 to 3 credits

b) Graduate Program in Film (PhD in Cinema & Media Studies)
Change to methods requirement to replace Film 6220 3.0: “Methods in Research in Cinema and Media Studies” with methods and research course

6. Changes to the Structure, Rules and Procedures of Council

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on March 18, 2015

Graduate student representatives on FGS Standing Committees

7. Curricular Changes

Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff on March 11, 2015, and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on March 12, 2015, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on March 18, 2015

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 Business Administration
Change in Course Description
Marketing 6050 3.0: “Marketing Research”

Change in Pre-Requisite
International Business 6409 3.0: “International Negotiations: Analysis, Strategy and Practice”/ Prerequisites: All 5100-series Required Courses or permission of the instructor/Note: Not open to IMBA students.

b) Graduate Program in Film
New Course Proposal
Film 7220 3.0: “Interdisciplinary Research Methods in Visual Culture, Media and Performance Studies”

c) Graduate Program in International Business Administration
Change in Course Description
International Business Administration 5300 9.0: “International Work Term”

d) Graduate Program in Physics & Astronomy
New Course Proposal
Physics & Astronomy 6215 1.0: “Introduction to Design of Experiments for Scientists and Engineers”

e) Graduate Program in Political Science
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Political Science 5450 3.0: “Political Economy and Political Power”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Political Science 4450 3.0

8. Senate Synopses

Summaries of Senate meetings of February 26, 2015 Synopsis | March 16, 2015 Synopsis | and March 19, 2015 Synopsis

9. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: May 7, 2015