Council Meeting Agenda April 4, 2019; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

Agenda
Thursday, April 4, 2019
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Dr. Robert Everett Senate Chamber)

1.  Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2.  Faculty of Graduate Studies' Faculty Teaching Award

Professor Richard Murray, Graduate Programs in Biology, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, and Psychology

3.  Minutes of Previous Meeting (March 7, 2019) (.docx)

4.  Business Arising from the Minutes

5. Dean's Remarks and Discussion

6. New PhD Degree

N.B.:  Please note that this consideration of this proposal has been postponed.

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on March 13, 2019

Proposed PhD Graduate Program in Disaster & Emergency Management

7.  Changes in Degree Requirements

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Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on March 13, 2019

Graduate Program in English
Change in course requirements to require English 6000 0.0: “Literary Research Methods”
(.docx) | New course proposal (.docx)Library statement (.pdf) | Learning outcomes (.docx)

8.  Major Modifications

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Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on March 13, 2019

Graduate Program in Music
Deletion of thesis option (Master’s, Musicology/Ethnomusicology stream) Deletion of language requirement and reduction in course requirements for major research paper option (Master’s, Musicology/Ethnomusicology stream) Deletion of thesis option, addition of major research paper option (Master’s, Composition stream) (.docx)
| Notice of Intent (.docx) | Calendar text (.pdf)

9.  Changes in Diploma Requirements

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Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on March 13, 2019

Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education
Changes in course requirements | Changes to accommodate coursework only students (.docx) | Support (.pdf) | Learning outcomes (.xlsx)

10.  Changes in Faculty Thesis and Dissertation Regulations

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Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on March 13, 2019

Changes to Thesis/Dissertation Regulations: Oral Examinations (.docx)

11.  Curriculum Changes

Approved March 13, 2019, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee, and received for information on March 13, 2019, by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

Councillors may view these documents by contacting M. Michael Schiff, Coordinator, Faculty Governance.

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Graduate Program in Digital Media
New Course Proposals
Digital Media 5070 3.0:  “Interactive Media for Electro-Acoustic Orchestra” 

Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
New Course Proposal
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6354 3.0:  “Digital Image Processing:  Theory and Algorithms” 

Course Deletion
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6353 3.0:  “Digital Image and Video Processing” 

Graduate Program in Environmental Studies
New, Crosslisted, Integrated Course Proposal
Environmental Studies 5016 3.0:  “Protected Area Management”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Environmental Studies 4446 3.0/Same as Biology 5073 3.0

Graduate Program in History
Crosslisting
History 5831 3.0:  “Evolution and Victorian Culture”/Same as Humanities 6332 3.0

Graduate Program in Linguistics & Applied Linguistics
New Course Proposal
Linguistics & Applied Linguistics 6280 3.0:  “The Language Teacher”

Graduate Program in Nursing
New Course Proposal
Nursing 8000 3.0:  “Independent Directed Reading”/Approval of the supervisory committee and graduate program director required

Graduate Program in Public & International Affairs
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Public & International Affairs 6343 3.0:  “Du ‘capitalisme de plateforme’ au ‘coopérativisme de plateforme’”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Glendon College Political Science 4915 3.0

12.  Senate Synopses

Summaries of Senate meetings of February 28, 2019 and March 28, 2019 (URL/.pdf)

13.  Other Business