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Faculty of Graduate Studies
Council Meeting - June 7, 2007

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: June 7, 2007


YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda
Thursday, June 7, 2007
4:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building


1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (May 3, 2007)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

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

5. Dean's Remarks

6. Report of the Nominating Committee (to be circulated)

7. Changes to Faculty Regulations

Change to dissertation regulations (Section 32)

8. New Graduate Degree

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Graduate Program in Dance

Proposal for a new Dance Studies Ph.D. Letters: 1 2 3

9. Changes in Degree Requirements

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Graduate Program in International Business Administration

Changes in course requirements

10. Curricular Changes
Approved at the May 16, 2007, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee and received for information at the April 18 and May 16, 2007, meetings 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 Program in Business Administration

New Course Proposals
Arts & Media Management 6350 3.0: "The Business of Creativity in the Cultural Sector"
Marketing 6321 3.0: "Entertainment Culture and Marketing"
Marketing 6440 3.0: "New Products"

Change in Course Description and Title
Marketing 6250 3.0: from "Management of Marketing Channels" to "Business Marketing"
add: Prerequisite: Marketing 5200 3.0
Marketing 6480 3.0: from "Not-for-Profit Marketing" to "Nonprofit Marketing and Resource Development"

Change in Course Description
Property 6200 3.0: "Development Prototypes"/Prerequisites: from all 5100-series required Foundations of Management core courses, and Property 6100 3.0 or permission of the course director to all 5100-series required Foundations of Management core courses. Corequisite: Property 6100 3.0 or permission of the course director
Property 6400 3.0: "Managing the Development Process"/Prerequisites: all 5100-series required Foundations of Management core courses, and Property Management 6100 3.0 or permission of the course director
Property 6500 3.0: "Comparative International Property Markets"/Prerequisites: add all 5100-series required Foundations of Management core courses
Property 6800 3.0: "Structuring Real Estate Transactions"/Prerequisites: from all 5100-series required Foundations of Management core courses, and Property 6100 3.0 and 6200 3.0 or permission of the course director to all 5100-series required Foundations of Management core courses. Corequisite: Property 6100 3.0 and 6200 3.0 or permission of the course director

Change in Course Title
Nonprofit Management 6200 3.0: from "Civil Society: Nonprofits, Community and Democracy" to "Nonprofit Organizations and their Environment"
Nonprofit Management 6300 3.0: from "Challenges of Nonprofit Management" to "Organizational Issues in the Nonprofit Sector"

Course Deletion
Marketing 6200 3.0: "Business to Business Marketing"

b) Graduate Program in Dance

New Course Proposal
Dance 6200 3.0: "Advanced Research and Dissertation Seminar"

c) Graduate Program in Education

Deletion of Crosslisting
Education 5341 6.0: "Children's Literature: Approaches and Issues"/Same as English 6081 6.0

Changes in Graduate Diplomas in Early Childhood Education's degree-concurrent option (Type 2)

d) Graduate Program in International Business Administration

New Course Proposals
Strategic Management 5600 1.5: "Strategic Thinking for the Global Manager"/Open only to International Business Administration students
International Business Administration 6600 3.0: "Strategic Management Across Borders"/Open only to International Business Administration students

Course Deletions
International Business Administration 5250 15.: "Global Business Management"
International Business Administration 6000 3.0: "International Strategic Management"
International Business Administration 6500 3.0: "Managing Across Borders"

e) Graduate Program in Law

New Course Proposals
Law 6131 3.0: "Study Group on Law in a Global Context I"
Law 6132 0.0: "Study Group on Law in a Global Context II"
Law 6133 0.0: "Study Group on Law in a Global Context III"
Law 6134 0.0: "Study Group on Law in a Global Context IV"
Law 6135 3.0: "Study Group on Regulation and Governance I"
Law 6136 0.0: "Study Group on Regulation and Governance II"
Law 6137 0.0: "Study Group on Regulation and Governance III"
Law 6138 0.0: "Study Group on Regulation and Governance IV"
Law 6139 3.0: "Study Group on Law and Economic Relations I"
Law 6140 0.0: "Study Group on Law and Economic Relations II"
Law 6141 0.0: "Study Group on Law and Economic Relations III"
Law 6142 0.0: "Study Group on Law and Economic Relations IV"
Law 6151 3.0: "Study Group on Law and Social Justice I"
Law 6152 0.0: "Study Group on Law and Social Justice II"
Law 6153 0.0: "Study Group on Law and Social Justice III"
Law 6154 0.0: "Study Group on Law and Social Justice IV"
Law 6155 3.0: "Study Group on Theoretical Perspectives I"
Law 6156 0.0: "Study Group on Theoretical Perspectives II"
Law 6157 0.0: "Study Group on Theoretical Perspectives III"
Law 6158 0.0: "Study Group on Theoretical Perspectives IV"
Law 6149 0.0: "Graduate Legal Research and Writing"

New, Integrated Course Proposals
Law 6130 3.0: "ICT Colloquium"/Prerequisites for graduate students: at least two LLB courses or equivalent
Law 6143 3.0: "Advanced Securities"/Prerequisites for graduate students: appropriate background experience (normally including two LLB courses) plus thesis/dissertation research in the area
Law 6144 3.0: "Family Law Policies"/Prerequisites for graduate students: advanced expertise (normally including completion of at least two LLB courses in family or related law) plus thesis/dissertation research in the area
Law 6145 3.0: "Intellectual Property Theory"/Prerequisites for graduate students: advanced expertise (normally including completion of at least two LLB courses in intellectual property, copyright, patents or trademarks) plus thesis/dissertation research in the area
Law 6146 3.0: "Law, Labour Relations and the State: Employment and Labour Policy"/Prerequisites for graduate students: appropriate background experience (normally two LLB courses in labour law or related field) plus thesis/dissertation research in the area
Law 6147 3.0: "Tax Law and Policy Colloquium"/Prerequisites for graduate students: advanced taxation expertise (normally including at least two LLB courses in tax) plus thesis/dissertation research in the area
Law 6148 3.0: "Advanced Bankruptcy"/Prerequisites for graduate students: at least two LLB courses or equivalent

f) Graduate Program in Political Science

Change in Course Title
Political Science 6145 3.0: from "Theories of Development in the Fourth World" to "Indigenous Development in the Fourth World"

g) Graduate Program in Theatre Studies

New Course Proposals
Theatre Studies 5020 3.0: "Performance and Culture"
Theatre Studies 5021 3.0: "Theories of Praxis"

h) Graduate Program in Women's Studies

New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Women's Studies 6135 3.0: "Women and Health"/Same as Sociology 6833 3.0

New Course Proposal
Women's Studies 6138 3.0: "Women and Modernity in the Non-Western World"

11. Senate Synopsis

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Summaries of Senate meetings of April 26 and May 24, 2007

12. Other Business

Next Council meeting: Fall, 2007

 

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