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Agenda: Thursday, May 6, 2010

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YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda [Print]
Thursday, May 6, 2010
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building


1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Faculty Teaching Awards

Citation for Faculty of Graduate Studies' Teaching Awards
Recipients in 2009-2010: Professors Geoffrey Reaume, Graduate Programs in Critical Disability Studies, Environmental Studies and Health; and (presentation postponed) Marc Stein, Graduate Programs in History and Women's Studies

3. President M. Shoukri

4 Minutes of Previous Meeting (April 1, 2010)

5. Business Arising from the Minutes

6. Dean's Remarks

7. Change in Admissions Requirements

Graduate Program in Nursing
Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on April 21, 2010

Proposal for an alternate admission option (MScN)

8. Proposed New Combined Philosophy/Law Degree (Master of Arts/Juris Doctor) Letters 1 & 2
Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee December 14, 2009, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on April 21, 2010

9. Senate Synopsis

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Summary of Senate meeting of March 25, 2010

10. Curricular Changes
Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff on April 9, 2010 and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on April 21, 2010

Members of Council may, if they wish, view these documents in the FGS Council office, 283 York Lanes, by calling M. Michael Schiff, Assistant Secretary of Council, extension 22264.

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a) Graduate Program in Biology

New Course Proposal
Biology 5335 1.5: "Microbial Phylogenetics and Evolution"

b) Graduate Program in Business Administration

New Course Proposals
Accounting 6300 1.5: "Financial Reporting Issues for Financial Institutions"
Business & Sustainability 6600 3.0: "Sustainability and Carbon Finance"
Management 6800 3.0: "Innovation through Technology and Design"
Marketing 6570 3.0: "Strategic Professional Selling"
Marketing 6226 3.0: "Social Media for Marketing and Management"
Property 6300 3.0: "Principles of Public Private Infrastructure Delivery"
Strategic Management 6400 3.0: "Strategic Thinking and Action in Turbulent Environments"

Changes in Course Descriptions, Titles and Prerequisites
Organizational Management Systems 6560 3.0: "Supply Chain Management and E-Commerce"/[Add] prerequisites Organizational Studies 5100 3.0 and Management 5150 3.0

Changes in Course Descriptions and Prerequisites
Organizational Management Systems 6500 3.0: "Interpersonal Managerial Skills"/Prerequisites: from Organizational Management Systems 5100 1.0 and Management 5150 3.0
Organizational Management Systems 6700 3.0: "Managing New Technology"/Prerequisites: from Organizational Management Systems 5120 1.5 and 5210 1.5 to 5110 1.5, 5120 1.5 and 5210 1.5

Changes in Course Titles and Description
Organizational Management Systems 6020 3.0: from "Organizational Analysis" to "Designing Effective Organizations Technology"/Prerequisites: Organizational Systems 5100 3.0
Organizational Management Systems 6720 3.0: from "Groups and Teams" to "Managing Team Dynamics"/Prerequisites: from Organizational Studies 5100 3.0 and Management 5150 3.0

Change in Course Title
Organizational Management Systems 6620 3.0: "Diversity in the Canadian Context"

Change in Course Description
Finance 6310 3.0: "Econometrics of Financial Markets"

c) Graduate Program in Communication & Culture

New Course Proposal
Communication & Culture 6137 3.0: "Postcoloniality"

d) Graduate Program in Executive Master's in Business Administration

New Course Proposals
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6360 2.0: "Marketing Channels"
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6390 2.0: "Advertising Strategy"
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6430 2.0: "Game Theory"
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6460 2.0: "Business of Biotech"
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6490 2.0: "Enterprise IT Strategy and Governance"
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6790.02: "Venture Capital : What's It All about"
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6880 2.0: "Marketing Research"

Course Deletion
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6360 1.0: "Marketing Channel Strategies"

e) Graduate Program in Humanities

New Course Proposal
Humanities 6142 3.0: "No Place for Fairness: Indigenous Rights, Memory and Oral Tradition in Canada"

f) Graduate Program in International Business Administration

New Course Proposals
International Master's in Business Administration 5337 3.0: "Regional Analysis - South Asia"
International Master's in Business Administration 5338 3.0: "Southeast Asia"

g) Graduate Program in Linguistics & Applied Linguistics

Changes in Course Titles
Linguistics & Applied Linguistics 5120 3.0: from "Phonological Theories" to "Advanced Phonology"
Linguistics & Applied Linguistics 5140 3.0: from "Grammatical Theories" to "Advanced Syntax"

h) Graduate Program in Science & Technology Studies

Crosslistings
Science & Technology Studies 6106 3.0: "Bodies and Biotechnologies in Anthropology"/Same as Social Anthropology 5280 3.0 and Sociology 6805 3.0
Science & Technology Studies 6108 3.0: "Health and Illness"/Same as Sociology 6831 3.0
Science & Technology Studies 6306 3.0: "Historical Perspectives on Women and Nature"/Same as English 6052 3.0, Environmental Studies 6139 3.0, History 5541 3.0, Humanities 6305 3.0 and Women's Studies 6303 3.0

i) Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought

New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Social & Political Thought 6153 6.0: "Kant, Hegel and Kierkegaard Thinking Modernity: From the Crisis of Reason to the Dialectic of Fear and Trembling"/Same as Humanities 6225 6.0

New Course Proposal
Social & Political Thought 6653 3.0: "Multiculturalism, Race and Colonialism in Canada"

j) Graduate Program in Sociology

Crosslistings
Sociology 6661 3.0: "Sexualities in International Development"/Same as Women's Studies 6221 3.0
Sociology 6805 3.0: "Bodies and Biotechnological Anthropology"/Same as Science & Technology Studies 6106 3.0

k) Graduate Program in Theatre Studies

Special Topics Course
Theatre Studies 6350D 3.0: "Summer Institute: Interactive Performance Art"

l) Graduate Program in Translation Studies

New Course Proposal
Translation 5220 3.0: "Theatre and Translation: Perspectives and Practices"

11. Summer Authority
Motion: "that all items that need Council approval be delegated to the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee after the last meeting of Council in this academic year and until the first meeting of Council in the next academic year."

12. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: June 3, 2010