Council Meeting Agenda December 7, 2017; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

Thursday, December 7, 2017
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)

1.  Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (November 2, 2017) (.docx)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4.  Dean's Remarks

5.  Changes in Degree Requirements

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on November 22, 2017

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a) Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science
Change in field title from “Neural and Biomechanical Control of Movement” to “Neuroscience and Biomechanics
(.doc) | Learning outcomes (.docx)

b)      Graduate Program in Nursing
Change to require “B” grade in core courses (.doc) (MScN) | Learning outcomes (.docx)

6.  Changes in Graduate Program Appointment and Reappointment Criteria and Procedures

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Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science
Changes in adjunct criteria
(.docx) | New criteria and procedures (.docx)Current criteria and procedures  (.pdf)

7.  Curriculum Changes

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning &Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning &Policy Committee on November 22, 2017

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

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a) Graduate Program in Chemistry
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Chemistry 5080 3.0:  “Advanced Analytical Separation Methods”/ Prerequisites: Science Chemistry 3080 4.0 or an equivalent instrumental methods in chemical analysis undergraduate course/Integrated with the undergraduate course Science Chemistry 4080 3.0

b) Graduate Program in Design
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Design 5411 3.0:  “East Asian Design History and Material Culture in Transnational Perspectives”/Integrated with the undergraduate course 4111 3.0

c) Graduate Program in Economics
New Course Proposal
Economics 5480 3.0:  “Economics of Education”

Change in Course Title and Description
Economics 5620 3.0:  from “Empirical Labour Economics” to “Data Analysis and Empirical Strategies”

Deletion of Prerequisite
Economics 5030 3.0:  “Economics of Financial Markets”/ Pre or co-requisite:  Economics 5520 3.0

d) Graduate Program in Financial Accountability
Change in Course Description
Financial Accountability 6850 6.0:  “Financial Accountability Practicum”

e) Graduate Program in History
New Course Proposals
History 5751 3.0:  “Food in World History”
History 5752 3.0:  “Themes in Food History”

f) Graduate Program in International Master’s in Business Administration
Change in Course Description and Prerequisites
International Business Administration 6200 3.0:  “International Field Study”

g) Graduate Program in Information Systems & Technology
New Course Proposals
Information Systems & Technology 6161 3.0:  “Introduction to Cloud Computing Systems”
Information Systems & Technology 6510 3.0:  “Applied Optimization Techniques in Information Systems”
Information Systems & Technology 6520 3.0:  “Agent-Based Information Technologies”
Information Systems & Technology 6710 3.0:  “Introduction to Blockchain and Financial Technologies”

Change in Course Description
Information Systems & Technology 6220 3.0:  “Advanced Information Management”

h) Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics
New Course Proposal
Mathematics & Statistics 5421 3.0: “Algebra for Teachers”

Course Deletion
Mathematics & Statistics 5420 6.0: “Algebra for Teachers”

i) Graduate Program in Political Science
New Course Proposal
Political Science 7100 3.0: “Political Inquiry and Research Design”

8. Senate  Synopses

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Summaries of Senate meetings of  October 26 and November 23, 2017 (.pdf)

9. Other Business

Next meeting of Council:  January 4, 2018