Council Meeting Agenda March 7, 2019; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

Agenda
Thursday, March 7, 2019
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Dr. Robert Everett Senate Chamber)

1.  Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

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

3.  Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean's Remarks and Discussion

5.  Changes in Degree Requirements

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

a) Graduate Program in Interdisciplinary Studies
Change to split required full course Interdisciplinary Studies 5000 6.0: “Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies” into two required half-courses: Interdisciplinary Studies 5000A 3.0: “Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies” and Interdisciplinary Studies 5000B 3.0: “Theory/Practice” (.doc) | New course proposal (.doc) | Library statement (.pdf) | Program objectives(.pdf)

b)  Graduate Program in Accounting
Change in Course Requirements
 (.doc) | Learning outcomes (.pdf)

c) Graduate Program in Business Analytics
Changes in Learning Outcomes, Change in course requirements to require Philosophy 5340 3.0: “Ethics and Societal Implications of Artificial Intelligence”
(learning outcomes embedded) (.pdf)

6.  Changes in Diploma Requirements

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

Graduate Diploma in Intermediate Accounting
Change in Course Requirements
 (.doc)

7.  Appointment and Reappointment Criteria and Procedures

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Graduate Program in Law (new procedures) (.docx)

8.  Changes in Faculty Regulations Language Requirements

(Guests:  John Quinn, Manager for English Language Purposes, and Michael Edward Twohey, Associate Director, Special Programs, English Language Institute)

Changes to align Faculty of Graduate Studies’ admission requirements with York University English Language Institute scoring levels (.docx)

9.  Curriculum Changes

Approved December 3, 2018, January 22, and January 31, 2019, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee, and received for information on February 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 Accounting/Intermediate Accounting graduate diploma
Change in prerequisites
Accounting 6710 3.0:  “Management Information Systems”/Prerequisite:  Organizational Management 5110 1.5/Prerequisite exempted for students pursuing Graduate Diploma in Intermediate Accounting

Graduate Program in Civil Engineering
New Course Proposals
Civil Engineering 6100A 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Environmental Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6100B 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Environmental Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6100C 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Environmental Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6200A 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Geotechnical Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6200B 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Geotechnical Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6200C 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Geotechnical Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6300A 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Geoenvironmental Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6300B 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Geoenvironmental Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6300C 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Geoenvironmental Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6400A 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Structural Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6400B 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Structural Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6400C 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Structural Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6500A 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Transportation Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6500B 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Transportation Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6500C 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Transportation Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6600A 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Water Resources Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6600B 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Water Resources Engineering”
Civil Engineering 6600C 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Water Resources Engineering” 

Graduate Program in Critical Disability Studies
New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Critical Disability Studies 5095 3.0:  “Intersectionality, Disability and Health”/Same as Health 5490 3.0 

Graduate Program in Earth & Space Science
New, Crosslisted, Integrated Course Proposal
Earth & Space Science 5650 3.0:  “Feedback Control Systems”/Same as Mathematics & Statistics 6655 3.0/Integrated with the undergraduate course Lassonde Engineering 4650 3.0

New, Integrated Course Proposals
Earth & Space Science 5550 3.0:  “Feedback Control Systems”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Lassonde Engineering 4550 3.0
Earth & Space Science 5170 3.0:  “Climate and Climate Change”/Integrated with the undergraduate course 4160 3.0

New Course Proposal
Earth & Space Science 5440 3.0:  “Mobile Mapping Systems”

Change in Course Number, Title, Description and Learning Objectives
Earth & Space Science from 5260 3.0 to 5270 3.0:  from “Numerical Modelling of Climate Change” to  “Numerical Climate Modelling”

Graduate Program in Education
New Course Proposal
Education 5940 3.0:  “Visual Research Methods” 

Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
New Course Proposal
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6613 3.0:  “Advanced Analog Integrated Circuits”

Graduate Program in English
New Course Proposals
English 6158 3.0:  “Studies in World Literature”
English 6998 3.0:  “Studies in Contemporary Literature”

Graduate Program in Environmental Studies
Change in Course Title and Description
Environmental Studies 6186 3.0:  from “Theory and Methods of Impact Assessment” to “Environmental Assessment”

Crosslisting
Environmental Studies 5543 3.0:  “Global Environmental History”/Same as History 5543 3.0

Graduate Program in Executive Master’s in Business Administration
New Course Proposals
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6075 0.0:  “Introduction to the Authentic Leadership Journey”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6525 2.0:  “FinTech Strategy:  Innovations in Financial Service”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6615 2.0:  “Recruiting &  Retaining Talent in Growth Companies”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6625 2.0:  “The Right Stuff:  Principles Behind Successful Careers”

Change in Course Number and Prerequisite
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6075 2.0:  “Authentic Leadership Journey”/ Prerequisite:  Executive MBA 6075 0.0:  “Introduction to Authentic Leadership Journey 

Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies
New Course Proposal
Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies 6913 3.0:  “Indigenous Worldviews, Theory, and Learnings in Feminist and Egalitarian Research”

Graduate Program in Health
New Course Proposal
Health 5485 3.0:  “Public Policy and Health” 

Crosslisting (Integrated)
Health 5450 3.0:  “Health Equity and Mental Health Policy”/Same as Critical Disability Studies 5045 3.0/Integrated with the undergraduate course Health Studies 4140 3.0 

Graduate Program in Humanities
New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Humanities 6234 3.0:  “Ethics and Alterity: Connecting Disparate Discourses in European Thought”/Same as Social & Political Thought 6193 3.0

New Course Proposal
Humanities 6100 3.0:  “Shadows on the City of Light:  Paris, 1938-1968” 

Change in Course Title and Description
Humanities 6228 3.0:  from “Religion & Alliances in Colonial Asia” to “Religion, Secularism and the Colonial Encounter”

Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science
Change in Course Title and Description
Kinesiology & Health Science 6144 3.0:  from “Behavioural Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation” to “Chronic Disease Prevention and Rehabilitation Globally:  Patient Care and Outcomes” 

Graduate Program in Law Osgoode Professional Development
Part-Time LLM
Change in Course Number
Law from 6000 3.0 to 6209 3.0:  “Legal Research and Writing (Online)”

   Specialization in Alternative Dispute Resolution
New Course Proposal
Alternative Dispute Resolution 6307 6.0:  “Creativity and Collaboration in Practice:  Essential Skills for the Twenty-First Century Practitioner”

   Specialization in International Business Law
New Course Proposal
International Business Law 6815 3.0:  “Business and Human Rights”

   Specialization in Labour Relations & Employment Law
New Course Proposal
Labour Relations & Employment Law 7000 3.0:  “Advanced Issues in Labour Arbitration”

Graduate Program in Psychology
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Psychology 6226 3.0:  “Neuroimaging of Cognition – fMRI Methods”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Health Psychology 4215 3.0

Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought
Crosslistings
Social & Political Thought 6150 3.0:  “Faith, Reason, Atheism:  European Thought and the Irreducibly Other”/Same as Humanities 6233 3.0
Social & Political Thought 6155 3.0:  “Accelerating Technicity”/Same as Communication & Culture 6527 3.0/Same as Political Science 6088 3.0

Graduate Program in Social Anthropology
Changes in Course Titles
Social Anthropology 5040 3.0:  from “Internship Option MA” to “Placement Option MA”
Social Anthropology 6040 3.0:  from “Internship Option PhD” to “Placement Option PhD”

Graduate Program in Socio-Legal Studies
New Course Proposal
Socio-Legal Studies 6012 3.0:  “Criminological Theory and Global Illegalities”

Graduate Program in Translation Studies
Change in Course Description
Translation Studies 5110 3.0:   “Text Analysis”

10.  Other Business