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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, Ed Lee-Ruff , 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: February 1, 2007

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda
Thursday, February 1, 2007
4:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building


1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (December 7, 2006)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean's Remarks

5. New Graduate Programs

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Proposed Graduate Program in Sociolegal Studies
Approved at the January 17, 2007, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee
(Guest: James Williams)

6. Changes in Degree Requirements
Approved at the January 17, 2007, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

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a) Graduate Program in Law

Part-Time LL.M. Degree Programs (except Alternative Dispute Resolution)
Addition of coursework-only option for all part-time LL.M. degrees except Alternative Dispute Resolution

Part-Time LL.M. Specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Change major research paper and practicum to major research paper or project

b) Graduate Program in Political Science

Addition of Ph.D. dissertation workshop requirement

c) Graduate Program in Psychology

Addition of methods course requirement to masters, deletion of history course requirement
Addition of Ph.D. history course requirement

7. Senate Synopsis

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Summary of Senate meeting of December 14, 2006

8. Other Business

Next scheduled Council meeting: March 1, 2007; N940 Ross Building