Council Meeting Agenda December 5, 2019; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

Agenda
Thursday, December 5, 2019
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Dr. Robert Everett Senate Chamber)

1.  Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (November 7, 2019) (.docx)

3.  Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Proposed New Faculty of Urban and Environmental Change

Alice Hovorka, Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies

Proposal (.pdf) for discussion

5. Senate Consultation on University Academic Plan

Memo from Chair of Senate APPRC | Presentation | Draft retrospective (.pdfs) | UAP Renewal (URL)

Carl Ehrlich, Chair, Senate Academic Policy, Planning & Research Committee, and Kean Birch, FGS representative on Senate Academic Policy, Planning & Research Committee

For discussion

6. Dean's Remarks and Discussion

7.  Major Modifications

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

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Graduate Program in Dance
Major Modification Notice of Intention
(.pdf) | Notice of Intention Feedback (.docx) | Proposal (.docx)

Graduate Program in English
Major Modification to establish field in World Literature; changes in comprehensive examinations includes learning expectations proposal
| Notice of Intention appendix | Learning outcomes (.docx)

8.  Changes in Degree Requirements

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

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Graduate Program in Music
Change to course requirements, reducing required course from full course to half course Music 5010 6.0 to 3.0; increase in electives from 4 to 5 half courses | Curriculum map (.docx)

Graduate Program in Psychology
Changes in course requirements of Historical, Theoretical and Critical Studies Area to reduce required number of courses from 27 to 21 credits
 | Learning outcomes (.docx)

Graduate Program in Social Anthropology
Changes to course requirements to replace Social Anthropology 5010 3.0:  “Theory in Social Anthropology” with Social Anthropology 5060 3.0:  “Classic and Contemporary Theory in Social Anthropology” [Master’s] (.docx)

Changes to course requirements to replace Social Anthropology 6010 3.0:  “Advanced General Theory in Social Anthropology I” with Social Anthropology 5060 3.0:  “Classic and Contemporary Theory in Social Anthropology [PhD] (.docx)

Related course changes Social Anthropology 5060 3.0 and 6011 6.0

Learning outcomes (.docx)

Graduate Program in Health
Change to course requirements list of field-specific courses to include Health 6300 3.0:  “Political Economy of Global Health” | New course proposal (.pdf) | Learning outcomes [MA and PhD] (.docx)

9. Academic Integrity Module

Mark Hayward, Associate Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies, and Wes Moir, Academic Affairs Officer, Faculty of Graduate Studies

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10. Curriculum Changes

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

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

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Graduate Program in Environmental Studies
Change in Course Title and Description
Environmental Studies 6178 3.0:  from “Environmental Policy:  Implementation and Evaluation” to “Environmental Policy Research Methods:  Implementation and Evaluation” 

Graduate Program in Health
New Course Proposal [replaces deleted course]
Health 6300 3.0:  “Political Economy of Global Health” 

Course Deletion [replaced by new course]
Health 6300 3.0:  “Political Economy of Global Health”

Graduate Program in Humanities
Change in Course Title
Humanities 6160 3.0:  from “Knowledge’s Other:  Perspectives on Ignorance” to “Knowledge’s Other:  Epistemologies of Ignorance”
Humanities 6325 3.0:  from “The Idea of Utopia:  Introduction to Utopology” to “News from Utopia:  Utopian Social Theory Then and Now”

Graduate Program in Music
New, Integrated Course Proposals
Music 5201 3.0:  “J.S. Bach:  Life, Art and Legacy”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Arts, Media, Performance & Design Music 4201 3.0
Music 5202 3.0:  “Gospel Music History and Repertoire”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Arts, Media, Performance & Design Music 4202 3.0/Prerequisites include Arts, Media, Performance & Design Music 3556 3.0 or Arts, Media, Performance & Design Music 4556 3.0 and Arts, Media, Performance & Design Music 3406 3.0 or permission of course instructor

New Course Proposal
Music 5015 3.0:  “Composing and Recording for Motion Media:  From Creation and Recording to Delivery”

Change in Course Weight
Music 5010 from 6.0 to 3.0:  “Problems and Methods of Musical Research”

Graduate Program in Political Science
New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Political Science 6031 3.0:  “Class and State in Precapitalist History:  History and Social Theory”/Same as Social & Political Thought 6102 3.0

Graduate Program in Public & International Affairs
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Public & International Affairs 6345 3.0:  Politics and Public Policy in Europe / La politique et les politiques publiques dans l’Union européenne”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Glendon College Political Science 4810 3.0

New Course Proposals
Public & International Affairs 6344 3.0:  “Social Policy in the Canadian Context”
Public & International Affairs 6346 3.0:  “Applied Ethics in Public and International Affairs / Éthique appliquée dans les affaires publiques et internationales”

Graduate Program in Social Anthropology
New Course Proposals
Social Anthropology 5060 3.0:  “Classic and Contemporary Theory in Social Anthropology”
Social Anthropology 5180 3.0:  “Commodifying Culture: Ethnographic Explorations in Informational Capitalism from Global Intellectual Property to Moral Economies of Care”

Change in Course Title
Social Anthropology 6011 3.0:  from “Advanced General Theory in Social Anthropology, Part II” to “Theoretical Concepts in Ethnographic Inquiry”

Graduate Program in Translation Studies
New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Translation Studies 5801 3.0:  “Traffic in / of Meaning:  Intersections of Travel Writing and Translation”/Same as Humanities 5801 3.0

New Course Proposal
Translation Studies 5345 3.0:  “Translating into a Non-native Language”

Crosslisting
Translation Studies 5151 3.0:  “The City in Translation:  Negotiating Linguistic Plurality in Urban Contexts”/Same as English 6151 3.0

Change in Course Title
Translation Studies 5325 3.0:  from “Traduction littéraire” to “Literary Translation”

11.  Senate Synopsis

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Summary of Senate meeting of October 24, 2019 (url/.pdf)

12. Other Business