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Council Business 2013- 2014

For information, members of Council may write to the Chair of Council, Markus Reisenleitner, or the Secretary of Council, Associate Dean Fahim Quadir, or write or call the Assistant Secretary of Council, M. Michael Schiff [(416) 736-5328]. The Council office is located in the FGS suite within 230 York Lanes.

Agenda: Thursday, November 7, 2013

Meeting of Council

Thursday, November 7, 2013
3:00 p.m.
280N York Lanes

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Associate Vice-President Research Walter Tholen
York Research Chair Program Proposal

3. Minutes of Previous Meeting (October 3, 2013)

4. Business Arising from the Minutes

5. Dean’s Remarks

6. Changes in Degree Requirements

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Graduate Program in Psychology

New stream in neuropsychology [Clinical and Clinical-Developmental areas]
Change in course requirements [Clinical and Clinical-Developmental areas]


7. Changes in Admissions and Degree Requirements; New Specializations

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Graduate Program in Financial Accountability

Changes in admissions requirements from accounting to business background
Change in course requirements [major research paper option and coursework option]

Proposed new streams/specializations
Accounting management; professional accounting (courses count towards CPA certification); Law and governance; ethics and sustainability; public sector and not-for-profit; research (major paper option)

Dean's Letter

8. Changes in Diploma Requirements

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Graduate Diploma in Post-Secondary Education

Change to course requirements and list of approved courses

9. Change in Name of Specialization

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Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science

Change from Integrative Physiology of Exercise to Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology

10. Exploring the Canadian Graduate and Professional Student Survey (CGPSS): Results from 2007 and 2010 for Ontario Universities, Higher Education. Quality Council of Ontario

11. Senate Chair Letter to Councils
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12. Curricular Changes
Members of Council may, if they wish, view these documents in the FGS Council office, 230 York Lanes, or electronically, by contacting M. Michael Schiff, Assistant Secretary of Council.

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Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff on October 4, 2013, and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on October 4, 2013, and the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on October 16, 2013

a) Graduate Program in Biology

New Course Proposal
Biology 5152 1.5: “Current Topics in Epithelial Physiology”

b) Graduate Program in Computer Science & Engineering

New Course Proposals
Computer Science 5443 3.0: “Mobile User Interfaces”
Computer Science 6443 3.0: “Mining Software Engineering Data to Support the Development, Testing and Maintenance of Large Scale Software Systems”

c) Graduate Program in Conference Interpreting

New Course Proposals
Conference Interpreting 5710F 3.0: “Conference Interpreting I: English<> Russian”
Conference Interpreting 5715F 3.0: “Conference Interpreting II: English<>Russian”
Conference Interpreting 5720F 3.0: “Court Interpreting I: English<>Russian”
Conference Interpreting 5725F 3.0: “Court Interpreting II: English<>Russian”
Conference Interpreting 5730F 3.0: “Healthcare Interpreting I: English<> Russian”
Conference Interpreting 5735F 3.0: “Healthcare Interpreting II: English <> Russian”

d) Graduate Program in Financial Accountability

Change in Course Titles
Financial Accountability 6100 3.0: from “Advanced Financial Statement Analysis” to“Advanced Techniques of Financial Analysis”
Financial Accountability 6160 3.0: from Controls and Risk Management” to “Enterprise Risk Management”
Financial Accountability 6180 3.0: from “Research Methods” to “Research Methods and Statistical Inference”
Financial Accountability 6200 3.0: from “Advanced Theory for Financial Accountability” to “Financial Accountability: Theory and Practice”
Financial Accountability 6220 3.0: from “Corporate Governance and Financial Accountability” to “Corporate Governance”
Financial Accountability 6240 3.0: from “Information Technology Governance and Monitoring Strategies” to “Information Technology Governance Strategies”
Financial Accountability 6620 3.0: from “Accounting and Finance Issues in Pensions and Benefits” to “Executive Compensation”

Course Deletions
Financial Accountability 6440 3.0:“Management and Control of E-Commerce Systems”
Financial Accountability 6840 3.0: “Experiencing Financial Accountability”

13. Senate Synopses

Summaries of Senate meetings of September 26 and October 24, 2013

14. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: December 5, 2013




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