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Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Graduate Studies
FGS Council

For information, members of Council may write to the Chair of Council, Asia Weiss, or the Secretary of Council, Associate Dean Gary Jarvis, or write or call the Assistant Secretary of Council, M. Michael Schiff [(416) 736-5481]. The Council office is located in the FGS suite within 283 York Lanes.

Agenda: December 8, 2005

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda
Thursday, December 8, 2005
4:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building (Senate Chamber)


1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (November 3, 2005)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean's Remarks

5. Proposed New Graduate Programme

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Graduate Programme in Public Policy, Administration & Law (M.P.P.A.L.)

6. Proposed New Graduate Diploma

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Graduate Diploma in Financial Engineering (Type 4–"Stand-Alone")

7. Curricular Changes

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Graduate Programme in Law

Part-Time LL.M. General
Part-Time LL.M. Specialising in Municipal Law

8. Curricular Changes
Approved at the November 10, 2005, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee, and received for information at the November 16, 2005, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

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 Programme in Business Administration

Change in Course Description
Management 6200 3.0: "Business Administration and the Law"

b) Graduate Programme in Computer Science

New Course Proposal
Computer Science 6335 3.0: "Topics in Virtual Reality"/Prerequisite: Computer Science 4471 3.0: "Introduction to Virtual Reality" or equivalent is recommended

c) Graduate Programme in Education

Crosslisting
Education 5226 3.0: "Action Learning"/Same as Environmental Studies 6144 3.0

d) Graduate Programme in Environmental Studies

New Course Proposal
Environmental Studies 6147 3.0: "Humanitarian Crises"

Course Deletions
Environmental Studies 5147 3.0: "Nature and Environment in Western Thought"
Environmental Studies 6146 3.0: "Representing Nature"

Change in Course Title
Environmental Studies 5073 3.0: from "New Social Movements" to "New Social Movements, Activism and Social Change"/Same as Communication & Culture 5307 3.0/Integrated with the undergraduate course Environmental Studies 4161 3.0

e) Graduate Programme in Executive Master's in Business Administration

Minor change in Degree Requirement
Deletion of Executive Master's in Business Administration 5060 1.0 as a course requirement

Join Two Courses
Join Executive Master's in Business Administration 5050 1.0: "Operational Strategies for the General Manager" and 5060 1.0: "Economic Goals and the International Economy"
as 5050 2.0: "Operational Strategies for the General Manager"

Course Deletion
Executive Master's in Business Administration 5060 1.0

f) Graduate Programme in film & Video

Crosslisting
Film & Video 5245 3.0: "Future Cinema"/Same as Communication & Culture 6507 3.0

g) Graduate Programme in Humanities

New Course Proposal
Humanities 6119 3.0: "Book Culture East and West"

h) Graduate Programme in Kinesiology & Health Science

New Course Proposals
Kinesiology & Health Science 6153 3.0: "Brain and Behaviour: Cognitive Systems"
Kinesiology & Health Science 6410 3.0: "Research Design in Public Health"
Kinesiology & Health Science 6450 3.0: " Introduction to Epidemiology and Public Health"

Course Deletion
Kinesiology & Health Science 6151 3.0: "Neurophysiology, Neuroimaging and Rehabilitation of Motor Control"

i) Graduate Programme in Law

New Course Proposal
Law 6606 3.0: "Comparative Corporate Governance and Political Economy"

Part-time LL.M. Specialising in Administrative Law
New Course Proposal

Law 6720P 3.0: "Selected Issues in Judicial Administration"

Part-Time LL.M. Specialising in Municipal Law
New Course Proposals

Law 6111 6.0: "Municipalities in a Legal and Policy Context"
Law 6112 3.0: "Ethics and Municipalities"
Law 6113 6.0: "The Widening Scope of Municipal Jurisdiction"
Law 6114 6.0: "Planning and Development Law"
Law 6115 6.0: "Municipal Effectiveness"
Law 6116 3.0: "Environmental Protection"
Law 6117 3.0: "Municipal Liability"

j) Graduate Programme in Political Science

New Course Proposals
Political Science 6083 3.0: "TechnoPolitics"
Political Science 6755 3.0: "Feminist Epistemologies and Methods"

Course Deletion
Political Science 5870 3.0: "Political Economy of Development"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Arts Political Science 4770 3.0

k) Graduate Programme in Psychology

New Course Proposals
Psychology 6215 3.0: "Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience: Methods of NeuroImaging: PET and fMRI"
Psychology 6216 3.0: "Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience: Rational and Emotional Processing"

l) Proposed Graduate Programme in Public Policy, Administration & Law

New Course Proposals
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6000 3.0: "Public Management"
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6010 3.0: "Leadership and Human Resources Management"
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6020 3.0: "Public Finance and Accounting"
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6100 3.0: "Canadian Constitution and Administrative Law"
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6120 3.0: "Ethics, Privacy and Access to Information"
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6130 3.0: "Equity, Policy, Law and Planning"
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6200 3.0: "Research Methods and Information Systems"
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6210 3.0: "Programme Evaluation and Public Policy Analysis"
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6230 3.0: "Topics in Public Policy"
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6240 3.0: "Independent Research"
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6250 3.0: "Major Research Paper"

m) Graduate Programme in Sociology

New Course Proposals
Sociology 6065 3.0: "Research Design with Qualitative Methods"
Sociology 6095 3.0: "Interviewing Methods"
Sociology 6665 3.0 and 6.0: "Sociologies of Global Capitalism"
Sociology 6675 3.0: "Political Sociology"

Course Deletions
Sociology 6140 3.0 or 6140 6.0: "The Theory of Texts"/Same as Philosophy 6610 3.0 or 6610 6.0 and Social & Political Thought 6614 3.0 or 6614 6.0
Sociology 6690 3.0 or 6690 6.0: "Selected Topics in Comparative Social Institutions"
Sociology 6750 6.0: "Latin American and Caribbean Society"

n) Graduate Programme in Women's Studies

New Course Proposal
Women's Studies 6133 3.0: "Gender and International Human Rights: Law, Citizenship and Borders"

Special Topics Course
Women's Studies 6906 3.0: "Women and Militarization"

9. Other Business