Council Meeting Agenda November 1, 2018; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

Agenda
Thursday, November 1, 2018
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)

1.  Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2.  United Way Presentation (.pptx)

3.  Minutes of Previous Meeting (October 4, 2018) (.docx)

4.  Business Arising from the Minutes

5. Dean's Remarks

6.  Consultation on Freedom of Speech Policy Initiative

For Discussion

https://secretariat.info.yorku.ca/freedom-of-speech-policy (URL)

Integrated

7.  Changes in Degree Requirements

a) Graduate Program in Design
Changes in course requirements (.docx)
| Learning expectations | (.docx)

New, Integrated Course Proposal
Design 5414 3.0: “Interactive Objects and Environments”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Fine Arts York-Sheridan Design 4009 3.0 (.docx)

New Course Proposal
Design 5107 3.0: “Disciplinary Research Methods in Design” (.docx)

Changes to Course Title, Description and Learning Outcomes
Design 5108 3.0: from “Design Studio 1” to “Design Studio: Culture and Criticism”/Prerequisite: Registration in the Graduate Program in Design or permission from the Graduate Program Director (.docx)
Design 5109 3.0: from “Design Studio 2” to “Design Studio: Users and Information”/Prerequisite: Design 5108 3.0 or permission from the Graduate Program Director (.doc)

Changes to Course Title and Description
Design 5104 3.0: from “Design Research Methods” to “User-Centred Design Research Methods” (.docx)

Changes to Course Title
Design 5408 3.0: from “Information Design 4” to “Data Visualisation”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Fine Arts York-Sheridan Design 4008 3.0 (.doc)

Course Deletions
Design 5016 1.5: “Graduate Seminar:  Design” (.doc)
Design 5017 1.5: “Graduate Seminar: Design” (.doc)

b) Graduate Program in Public Policy, Administration & Law
Addition of full-time option (.pdf) Learning expectations (.pdf)

8.  Changes in Diploma Requirements

Graduate Diploma in Refugee & Migration Studies
Addition of volunteer requirement, update of requirements
(.doc)

9.  Curriculum Changes

Approved August 20 and September 28, 2018, by Dean Tom Loebel on behalf of the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee, received and approved by the Academic Planning & Policy Committee on October 17, 2018

* * *   F o r   I n f o r m a t i o n   * * *

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

Graduate Program in Art History
New, Integrated Course Proposals
Art History 5360 3.0:  “Monumentality and Community in Modern Asia”/Integrated with the undergraduate course School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design Visual Arts 4340B 3.0
Art History 5540 3.0:  “Romanesque Sculpture in Britain 1066-1200”/Integrated with the undergraduate course School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design Visual Arts 4540E 3.0

Graduate Program in Civil Engineering
New Course Proposal
Civil Engineering 6200 3.0:  “Directed Reading in Geotechnical Engineering”

Graduate Program in Études françaises
New Course Proposal
Francophone Studies 6102 6.0:  “Initiation à la communication scientifique. Préparation d’un colloque étudiant”

Graduate Program in Financial Accountability
New Course Proposal
Financial Accountability 6885 3.0:  “Regulation of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies”

Graduate Program in Humanities
New Course Proposal
Humanities 6167 3.0:  “Imagining Slavery and Freedom”

Graduate Program in Law
Part-Time LLMs
New Course Proposal
Law 6202 6.0:  “International Human Rights Law in Canada:  Application, Jurisprudence, and Policy Processes”

   Part-Time LLM in International Business Law
New Course Proposal
Law 6999 3.0:  “Selected Topics in International Business Law”

   Part-Time LLM in Energy & Infrastructure Law
New Course Proposal
Energy & Infrastructure Law 7001 3.0:  “International Transportation Law”

Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics
New Course Proposals
Mathematics & Statistics 5425 3.0:   “Number Theory for Teachers”/Students may not also take for credit Mathematics & Statistics 5020 6.0
Mathematics & Statistics 5460 3.0:   “Linear Algebra for Teachers”
Mathematics & Statistics 5470 3.0:   “Combinatorics for Teachers”/Students may not also take for credit Mathematics & Statistics 5020 6.0

Course Credit Exclusion
Mathematics & Statistics 5200 6.0:   “Fundamentals of Mathematics for Teachers”/Students may not also take for credit Mathematics & Statistics 5425 3.0 or 5470 3.0

Graduate Program in Theatre
New Course Proposal
Theatre 6040 3.0:   “Graduate Directing Seminar III:  An In-depth Study of the Conceptual Process in Directing”/Prerequisites:  Theatre 5040 3.0 and Theatre 5041 3.0 or permission of the instructor

10.  Senate Synopsis

* * *   F o r   I n f o r m a t i o n   * * *

Summary of Senate meeting of September 27, 2018 (.pdf/URL).

11.  Other Business