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

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

1.  Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2.  York Cares United Way Campaign Presentation | Events

Stephen Childs and Nadia Dar

3. Minutes of Previous Meeting (October 3, 2019) (.docx)

4.  Business Arising from the Minutes

5. Dean's Remarks and Discussion

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i) Academic Innovation Fund

ii) Graduate Appointments for Teaching Stream Faculty

6.  Changes in Admission and Degree Requirements

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Graduate Program in Finance
Change to admission requirements regarding quantitative background
Advanced standing for introductory course Finance 5100 3.0
Creation of part-time option
Learning outcomes (.pdf)

7.  Changes in Admission Requirements

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Graduate Program in Public & International Affairs
Change to admission requirements to add additional French proficiency tests:  TCF and DALF
Learning objectives (.xlsx)

8.  Changes in Degree Requirements

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Graduate Program in Accounting
Change in course requirements
Learning outcomes (.pdf)

9. Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award

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Changes to award guidelines (.docx)

10. Curriculum Changes

Approved October 15, 2019, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee, and received for information by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on October 16, 2019

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

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Graduate Program in Accounting
New Course Proposal
Accounting 66010 3.0:  “Management Accounting:  Strategy and Performance”/Prerequisite:  Accounting 6301 3.0/Only open to Accounting students registered in the CPA program

Graduate Program in Business Administration
New Course Proposal
Strategic Management 5800 3.0:  “Economic and Policy Foundations for Strategic Analysis”/Prerequisites:  All 5100-series required courses/Corequisites:  All 5200-series required courses

Change in Course Title
Entrepreneurship 6400 3.0:  from “Applied Entrepreneurship Field Study:  Competitiveness of Entrepreneurial Firms” to “Field Study:  Innovating with Entrepreneurs, Unlocking New Venture Potential”/Prerequisite:  all 5000-series required foundations of management core courses

Change in Prerequisite and removal of course credit exclusion
Entrepreneurship 6655 3.0:  “Social Entrepreneurship”/ Prerequisite:  all 5000- 5100-series required foundations of management core courses/Course credit exclusion:  Non-Profit Management 6350 3.0

Change in Course Description
Finance 6850 3.0:  “Fixed Income Securities”/Business Administration and International Business Administration prerequisites:  Finance 6800 3.0; Finance prerequisite:  Finance 5600 3.0; Finance co-requisite:  Finance 6800 3.0
Marketing 6321 3.0:  “Entertainment and Culture Marketing”

Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
New, Integrated Course Proposals
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 5611 3.0:  “Analog Integrated Circuits Design”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Lassonde School of Engineering Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 4611 3.0
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 5614 3.0:  “Electro-Optics”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Lassonde School of Engineering Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 4614 3.0

Graduate Program in Financial Accountability
New Course Proposal
Financial Accountability 6900 3.0:  “Leadership and Management Skills for Emerging Leaders Charged with Governance”

Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies
New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies 6133 3.0:  “Gender and International Human Rights:  Law, Citizenship and Borders”/Same as Socio-Legal Studies 6055 3.0

Graduate Program in Health
New Course Proposal
Health 5060 3.0:  “Qualitative Methods for Health Studies”

Graduate Program in International Business Administration
Change in prerequisite
International Business Administration 6490 3.0:  “International Negotiations:  Analysis, Strategy and Practice”/Prerequisites:  All MBA1 required foundations of management core courses or permission of the instructor/Not open to IMBA students

Graduate Program in Law
   Part-Time LLM Specializing in Administrative Law
New Course Proposal
Administrative Law 6100 6.0:  “Canadian Immigration Law”

   Part-Time LLM Specializing in Constitutional Law
Change in Course Title and Description
Constitutional Law 6787 3.0:  from “Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Charter” to “Indigenous Peoples and the Canadian Charter”

    Part-Time LLM Specializing in Criminal Law
New Course Proposals
Criminal Law 6787 3.0:  “Selected Topics in Criminal Justice”
Criminal Law 6788 3.0:  “Topics in Advanced Criminal Law”

   Part-Time LLM Specializing in Energy & Infrastructure Law
Change in Course Weight
Energy & Infrastructure Law 6564 3.0 to 6.0:  “Urban Infrastructure Planning and Regulation”

    Part-Time LLM Specializing in General Law
New Course Proposal
General 6210 3.0:  “Advocacy in Practice: Written and Oral Advocacy”

    Part-Time LLM Specializing in Health Law
New Course Proposal
Health Law 6866 3.0:  “Disability and Health Law”

    Part-Time LLM Specializing in Intellectual Property
Change in Course Weight
Law 6751 from 3.0 to 6.0:  “Trade-Mark Law”

    Part-Time LLM Specializing in Privacy & Cybersecurity
New Course Proposals
Privacy & Cybersecurity 6166 3.0:  “International Laws and Multilateral Frameworks for Data Protection and Cybersecurity”
Privacy & Cybersecurity 6167 3.0:  “Crime in the Digital Age”

Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering
New Course Proposals
Mechanical Engineering 6106 3.0:  “Radiative Transfer”/Prerequisite:  permission of the instructor
Mechanical Engineering 6508 3.0:  “Design and Analysis of Experiments”/ Prerequisite: Adequate background in basic statistics, linear algebra, matrix calculations, and multivariate calculus

Graduate Program in Psychology
New Course Proposal
Psychology 6138 3.0:  “Computational Methods for Statistical Modelling”

11.  Senate Synopsis

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Summary of Senate meeting of September 26, 2019 (url/.pdf)

12. Other Business