Council Meeting Agenda October 3, 2019; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

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

1.  Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2.  Indigenous Framework for York University:  A Guide to Action (url)

Guest:  Professor Ruth Koleszar-Green
Presentation and discussion

3. Minutes of Previous Meeting (May 2, 2019) (.docx)

4.  Business Arising from the Minutes

5. Dean's Remarks and Discussion

6. Council Orientation (.pptx)

Presentation by Associate Dean and Secretary of Council Mark Hayward

7. Markham Campus

Discussion

8.  Report on Items approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee acting with summer authority for Council

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Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee September 11, 2019

Changes in Admissions and Degree Requirements
Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering
Changes in minimum grade averages and minimum English proficiency
 (MASc and PhD) (.docx)
Changes in program of study (MASc and PhD) (.docx)
Learning outcomes (from brief) (.pdf)

Closure of Program
Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics Master of Arts Program for Teachers

Closure of Program for Teachers (.docx) | Letter of support (MA) (.pdf)
Learning outcomes (.pdf)

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee July 25, 2019

Changes in Admissions and Degree Requirements
Graduate Program in Health
Changes in course requirements to require Health 5485 3.0:  “Public Policy and Health” and to differentiate between core, required and field-specific courses | Change to remove direct-entry Master’s to PhD
(Master’s) (.doc)
Learning outcomes (.pdf)

Changes in Fields and Degree Requirements
Graduate Program in Translation Studies
Changes in fields; Changes to Qualifying Program
 | Calendar (Master’s) (.docx)
Learning outcomes (.docx)

Changes in Diploma Requirements
Graduate Diploma in Health Industry Management
Changes in course options, change to substitute internship requirement with prior experience and/or internship
 (.pdf)
Learning outcomes (.docx)

Approved by mailaround May 16, 2019; confirmed June 12, 2019

Changes in Admission and Degree Requirements
Graduate Program in Health
Removal of direct-entry category, resulting changes to degree requirements
 (PhD) (.pdf)
Learning outcomes (.pdf)

Changes in Admission Requirements
Graduate Program in Financial Accountability
Change in minimum International English Language Testing System score
 (.docx)
Learning outcomes (.docx)

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee June 12, 2019

New Fields
Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Change current fields of the Master of Applied Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Computer System Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Interactive Systems Engineering, to
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering and
Software Engineering
 (.pdfs)
Curriculum map (.pdf)
Letter of support (.pdf)

Changes in Degree Requirements
Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Removal of breadth requirement | Change in course requirements from “three graduate 3.0 credit courses, a full-year 6.0 credit research project course Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6400 6.0” to “four graduate 3.0 credit courses, at least three of which are normally Electrical Engineering & Computer Science courses”
(.pdf)

9. Curriculum Changes

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

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Approved August 7, 2019, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee; received by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee for information on September 11, 2019

Graduate Program in Financial Accountability
New Course Proposal
Financial Accountability 6550 3.0:  “Governance and Regulation of Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing”

 Graduate Program in Humanities
New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Humanities 6239 3.0:  “Understanding Exegesis in Select Philosophical Texts (René Decartes and David Hume)/Same as Philosophy 6666 3.0

Graduate Program in Law
    Part-Time LLM specializing in Administrative Law
New Course Proposal
Administrative Law 6701 3.0:  “Selected Topics in Administrative Law”

    Part-Time LLM specializing in Banking Law
New Course Proposal
Banking Law 6701 3.0:  “Selected Topics in Banking Law”

     Part-Time LLM specializing in Business Law
New Course Proposal
Business Law 6701 3.0:  “Selected Topics in Business Law”

     Part-Time LLM specializing in Constitutional Law
New Course Proposal
Constitutional Law 6701 3.0:  “Selected Topics in Constitutional Law” 

    Part-Time LLM specializing in Dispute Resolution
New Course Proposal
Dispute Resolution 6303 6.0:  “Dispute Resolution in the Digital Age” 

    Part-Time LLM in Energy & Infrastructure Law
New Course Proposal [revised from Energy & Infrastructure Law 6588 6.0]
Energy & Infrastructure Law 6568 3.0:  “Climate Change:  International Governance, Mitigation and Adaptation”

    Part-Time LLM specializing in General Law
New Course Proposal
General Law 6201 3.0:  “Selected Topics in Intellectual General Law”

    Part-Time LLM specializing in Health Law
New Course Proposal
Health Law 6701 3.0:  “Selected Topics in Health Law”

    Part-Time LLM specializing in Intellectual Property Law
New Course Proposal
Intellectual Property Law 6701 3.0:  “Selected Topics in Intellectual Property Law”

Approved June 28, 2019, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee; received by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee for information on July 25, 2019

Graduate Program in Business Administration
New Course Proposal
Management 6150 3.0:  “Leadership Development for Accelerated Students:  Leadership Skills for a Turbulent World”

Graduate Program in Civil Engineering
New Course Proposals
Civil Engineering 6610 3.0:  “Computational Methods in Hydrodynamics”
Civil Engineering 6620 3.0:  “Data-driven Modelling and Uncertainty Analysis for Water Resources” 

Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
New Course Proposal
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6808 3.0:  “Engineering Optimization”

Course Deletion
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6118 3.0:  “Optimization”

Graduate Program in International Business Administration
Changes in Course Descriptions
International Business Administration 5002 1.5:  “Managerial Decisions Analysis
International Business Administration 5100 1.5:  “Integrative Management Experiences I
International Business Administration 5200 1.5:  “Integrative Management Experiences II 

Graduate Program in Law
    Part-Time LLM specializing in Law for Law Enforcement Professionals
Change in course rubric from Law to LLEP
From Law to Law for Law Enforcement Professionals 6204 6.0:  "Policing and the Charter"
From Law to Law for Law Enforcement Professionals 6205 3.0:  "Policing Vulnerable from Law to Communities"
From Law to Law for Law Enforcement Professionals 6206 3.0:  "Police Oversight and Accountability"
From Law to Law for Law Enforcement Professionals 6207 3.0:  "Legal Issues Related to Managing of Law Enforcement Professionals"
From Law to Law for Law Enforcement Professionals 6208 3.0:  "Foundations in Evidence for Law Enforcement Professionals"
From Law to Law for Law Enforcement Professionals 7005 0.0:  "Online Legal Research and Writing Tutorial"

Graduate Program in Real Estate & Infrastructure
Real Property 6750: 3.0:  “Financing Large Scale Infrastructure”

Approved May 3, 2019, by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee; received by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee for information on June 12, 2019

Graduate Program in History
Change in Course Title and Description
History 6050 6.0:  from “Themes in Western Social History” to “Themes in Social History” 

Graduate Program in Law
    Part-Time LLM in Energy & Infrastructure Law
New Course Proposal
Energy & Infrastructure Law 6588 6.0:  “Climate Change:  International Governance, Mitigation and Adaptation”

Graduate Program in Philosophy
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Philosophy 5600 3.0:  “Animal Communication Field Course”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Philosophy 4600 3.0

Graduate Program in Public & International Affairs
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Public & International Affairs 6343 3.0:  “Gouvernance des plateformes numériques:  Du ‘capitalisme de plateforme’ au ‘coopérativisme de plateforme’”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Glendon Political Science 4915 3.0

10.  Senate Synopses

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Summaries of Senate meetings of April 25, 2019, May 23, 2019, and June 27, 2019 (url/.pdf)

11. Other Business