Agenda Package: UTSC Academic Affairs Committee - January 15, 2020

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UTSC Council Chamber, Arts and Administration Building, Room AA160

AGENDA

OPEN SESSION

  1. Chair’s Remarks
  2. Undergraduate Program Proposal - Major in Creative Writing (for recommendation)*

Be It Recommended,

THAT the new Major in Creative Writing (BA), as described in the proposal dated November 29, 2019 and recommended by the Vice-Principal Academic and Dean, William Gough, be approved effective for September 2020.

  1. Undergraduate Major Modifications - Specialist/Specialist Co-op programs in Neuroscience (for approval) *

Be It Resolved,

THAT the major modifications to the Specialist/Specialist (Co-operative) programs in Neuroscience (BSc), as described in the proposal dated December 2, 2019 and recommended by the Vice-Principal Academic and Dean, William Gough, be approved effective Fall 2020 for the 2020-21 academic year.

  1. Undergraduate Minor Curricular Modifications, Humanities (for approval) *

Be It Resolved,

THAT the minor modifications to undergraduate programs, submitted by UTSC undergraduate Humanities academic units, as described in Undergraduate Minor Curriculum Modifications for Approval, Report: Philosophy, dated January 15, 2020, and recommended by the Vice-Principal Academic and Dean, William Gough, be approved effective Fall 2020 for the academic year 2020-21.

  1. Undergraduate Minor Curricular Modifications, Sciences (for approval) *

Be It Resolved,

THAT the minor modifications to undergraduate programs, submitted by UTSC undergraduate Sciences academic units, as described in Undergraduate Minor Curriculum Modifications for Approval, Report: Biological Sciences, dated January 15, 2020, and recommended by the Vice-Principal Academic and Dean, William Gough, be approved effective Fall 2020 for the academic year 2020-21.

  1. Undergraduate Minor Curricular Modifications, Social Sciences (for approval) *

Be It Resolved,

THAT the minor modifications to undergraduate programs, submitted by UTSC undergraduate Social Sciences academic units, as described in Undergraduate Minor Curriculum Modifications for Approval, Report: Critical Development Studies, Report: Human Geography, Report: Health and Society, Report: Political Science, and Report: Sociology, dated January 15, 2020 and recommended by the Vice-Principal Academic and Dean, William Gough, be approved effective Fall 2020 for the academic year 2020-21.

  1. 2020-21 Sessional Dates (for information)*
  2. Report of the Presidential Assessors (for information)
  3. Undergraduate Minor Curricular Modifications (for information)*
  4. Report of the Previous Meeting: Report Number 40 - Tuesday, October 29, 2019 (for approval)
  5. Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting
  6. Date of Next Meeting - Monday, February 10, 2020 at 4:10 p.m.
  7. Other Business

* Documentation is attached.

** Documentation for consent item included. This item will be given individual consideration by the Committee only if a member so requests. Members with questions or who would like the consent item to be discussed by the Committee are invited to notify the Secretary, Emma Thacker, at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting by telephone at 416-287-5639 or by email at em.thacker@utoronto.ca

*** Documentation is to follow

+ Confidential documentation is attached for members only.