Council Meeting Agenda October 4, 2018; York University Faculty of Graduate Studies

Agenda
Thursday, October 4, 2018
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)

1.  Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2.  Minutes of Previous Meeting (June 7, 2018) (.docx)

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

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Items approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee acting with summer authority for Council on June 13, 2018

Changes in Degree Requirements
Graduate Program in Sociology
Change to course requirements to make Sociology 5995 3.0: “MA Seminar” compulsory, and remove mandatory workshop series (MA) (.doc)

Change to remove non-credit workshop series, to be replaced with two required credited one-semester courses; new required courses to count towards PhD course requirements: Sociology 6001 3.0: “Doctoral Seminar I: Professional Development Workshop Series” in the first year and Sociology 6002 3.0: “Doctoral Seminar II: Professional Development Workshop Series” in the second year (PhD) (.doc)
MA Learning objectives (.pdf) | PhD Learning objectives (.pdf)

Items approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee acting with summer authority for Council on July 11, 2018

Graduate Diploma Closure
Graduate Diploma in Theatre Studies (includes learning objectives)

4.  Business Arising from the Minutes

5.  Dean's Remarks

6.  Council Orientation

7.  Graduate Community Perspectives
Post-strike and for the future

Perspectives from graduate students, faculty members and the Faculty of Graduate Studies

8.  Faculty of Graduate Studies / Faculties
Shared services and governance

Updates and graduate community thoughts

9.  Curriculum Changes

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

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning &Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on June 8, 2018, and received for information by Academic Planning &Policy Committee on June 13, 2018

Graduate Program in Business Analytics
New Course Proposals
Business Analytics 6500 3.0:  “Artificial Intelligence in Business I”
Business Analytics 6510 3.0:  “Artificial Intelligence in Business II”/Prerequisite:  Business Analytics 6500 3.0 

Graduate Program in Cinema & Media Studies
New Course Proposal
Cinema & Media Studies 6252 3.0:  “The Cinematic City” 

Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
New Course Proposal
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6707 3.0:  “Power System Protection” 

Graduate Program in History
Changes in Course Titles
History 5542 3.0:   from “Nature and Society in the Pre-Industrial World:  Global Environmental History Before Industrialization” to “Global Environmental History Before Industrialization”
History 5543 3.0:  from “Nature and Society in the Industrial World:  Global Environmental History Since Industrialization” to “Global Environmental History Since Industrialization”

Graduate Program in Humanities
New Course Proposal
Humanities 6129 3.0:  “Black Women’s Writing in the African Diaspora”

Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science
New Course Proposal
Kinesiology & Health Science 6485 3.0:  “Interdisciplinary and Practical Approaches to Healthy Aging”

Graduate Program in Management
New Course Proposals
Management 5000 0.0:  “Professional Development in the Canadian Context”
Management 6850 3.0:  “Graduate Placement”

Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering
New Course Proposals
Mechanical Engineering 6105 3.0:   “Advanced Fluid Mechanics”/Prerequisites:  Undergraduate level fluid mechanics
Mechanical Engineering 6507 3.0:   “Sustainable Energy Technologies” 

Graduate Program in Real Property & Infrastructure
Change in Course Weighting
Real Property & Infrastructure 6080 from 3.0 to 6.0:   “Creative Workshop” 

Deletion of Course
Real Property & Infrastructure 6250 3.0:   “Site Planning & Design”

Graduate Program in Translation Studies
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Translation Studies 5501 3.0:  “Hispanic Cultural Traditions in the GTA. A Life Narrative Project”/Integrated with the undergraduate course SP4701 3.0

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning &Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on June 29, 2018, and received for information by Academic Planning & Policy Committee on July 11, 2018

Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 5391 3.0:  “Simulation and Animation for Computer Games”/Integrated with the undergraduate course Lassonde Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 4491 3.0

New Course Proposal
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 6802 3.0:  “Implantable Biomedical Microsystems”

Graduate Program in Executive Master's Business Administration
New Course Proposals
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6075 2.0:  “Authentic Leadership Journey”
Executive Master’s in Business Administration 6560 2.0:  “Strategies for Growth”

Graduate Program in Film
New Course Proposal
Film 5081 3.0:  “Directing Actors for Screen Performance”

Graduate Program in Humanities
New Course Proposals
Humanities 6166 3.0:  “Crisis Comics: Human Rights and/in World Graphic Narratives”
Humanities 6167 3.0:  “Imagining Slavery and Freedom”

Graduate Program in International Business Administration
Change in Course Description and Learning Objectives
International Business Administration 5102 3.0:  “The Economic Environment of International Business”

Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering
New Course Proposal
Mechanical Engineering 6000 0.0:   “Graduate Seminar”

10.  Senate Synopses

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Summaries of Senate meetings of May 24, 2018 (.pdf/URL), June 14, 2018 and June 21, 2018 (.pdf/URL) and August 2, 2018 (.pdf/URL).

11.  Other Business