Council Meeting Agenda June 2, 2016; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda
Thursday, June 2, 2016

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

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (May 5, 2016) (.docx)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean’s Remarks

5. New Graduate Program

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Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on May 25, 2016

Proposed Graduate Program in Digital Media [MA, MSc and PhD]
Proposal | Appendices:  A, B, C, D, E | Appendix F

6. Changes in Diploma Requirements

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Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on May 25, 2016

Graduate Diploma in Financial Engineering
Changes in course requirement
Proposal | Motions

7. Changes in Degree Requirements

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Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on May 25, 2016

Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics
Change in course requirements
[PhD]

8. Curriculum Changes

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Received for information by Academic Planning & Policy Committee for information on  May 25, 2016

Graduate Programs in Business Administration and International Business Administration
New Specialization in Financial Risk | Deletion of Specialization in Financial Engineering

Financial Risk Motion | Financial Engingeering letter | Deletion

9. Curricular Changes

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning &Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee May 17, 2016, and received by Academic Planning & Policy Committee for information on  May 25, 2016

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

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a) Graduate Program in Administration (PhD)
New Course Proposal
Doctorate Course in Administration 7060 3.0:  “Introduction to Applied Statistics”

b)Graduate Program in Business Administration
New Course Proposal
Entrepreneurship 6400 3.0:  “Applied Entrepreneurship Field Study: Competitiveness of Entrepreneurial Firms”

Changes in Course Prerequisites
Financial Engineering 6400 3.0:  “International Financial Management”
Financial Engineering 6820 3.0:  “Advanced Derivative Securities”
Financial Engineering 6840 3.0:  “Enterprise-Wide Financial Risk Management”
Financial Engineering 6850 3.0:  “Fixed Income Securities”

Change in Course Title
Financial Engineering 6700 3.0:  “Management of Risk in Canadian Financial Institutions”

Course Deletions
Financial Engineering 6210 3.0:  “Theory of Portfolio Management”
Financial Engineering 6810 3.0:  “Derivative Securities”

c) Graduate Program in Education
New Course Proposal
Education 5895 3.0:  “Professional Skills and Development in Education”

d) Graduate Program in Law
Part-Time LLM in Business Law

New Course Proposal
Business Law 6298P 3.0:  from “International Commercial Arbitration” to “International Commercial Arbitration for Business Law”

e) Graduate Program in Linguistics & Applied Linguistics
New Course ProposalLinguistics & Applied Linguistics 6700 3.0:  “Case Studies in Applied Linguistics”

f) Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering
New Course Proposals
Mechanical Engineering 6403 3.0:  “Advanced Robotics and Automation”
Mechanical Engineering 6502 3.0:  “Technology Commercialization”
Mechanical Engineering 8000 0.0:  “Directed Study in Mechanical Engineering”

g) Graduate Program in Theatre
New Course Proposals
Theatre 5077 3.0:  “Multi-Disciplinary Solo and Devised Performance Creation:  Devising for Performance in any Medium”
Theatre 5078 3.0:  “Multi-Disciplinary Solo and Collaborative Performance Production”

h) Graduate Program in Translation Studies
Changes in Course Title and Description, Addition of Integration
Translation Studies 5165 3.0:  “Communication, Traduction et éthique”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Glendon Translation 4255 3.0

10. Senate Synopsis

Summary of Senate meeting of April 28, 2016 .pdf)

11. Quality Assurance Cyclical Program Reviews

Cyclical Program Reviews, Senate Academic Policy, Planning  and Research Committee and Senate Committee on Academic Standards, Curriculum and Pedagogy

12. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: October 6, 2016