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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.

Please note the special date and location of this meeting.

Agenda: November 16, 2006

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda
Thursday, November 16, 2006
4:00 p.m.
280 York Lanes



1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Discussion Paper: Restructuring on the Keele Campus of York University
http://vpacademic.yorku.ca/restructuring/index.php

3. Minutes of Previous Meeting (October 5, 2006)

4. Business Arising from the Minutes

5. Dean's Remarks

6. New Graduate Diploma

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Graduate Program in Psychology
Approved at the October 18, 2006, meeting o f FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee
(Guest: Rebecca Pillai Riddell)

Proposal for a new Graduate Diploma in Health Psychology (Type II–"Degree Concurrent")

7. New Graduate Degrees

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Graduate Program in Social Work

Proposal for a new Master's in Social Work (two-year (additional documents 1 2a 2b 3 4 5 6 7 8 )
Proposal for a new Social Work Ph.D.
(additional documents 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 )
Approved at the November 8, 2006, meeting o f FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

8. Changes in Diploma Requirements

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Graduate Diploma in Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Approved at the October 13, 2006, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee and the October 18, 2006, meeting o f FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee
(Guest: Harry Smaller)

Changes to diploma requirements
Changes to research papers and coursework, breadth of knowledge and new requirement concerning participation in Centre for Research in Latin America & the Caribbean colloquia and related activities

9. Changes to Fields

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a) Graduate Program in Nursing
Proposed New Nurse Practitioner Field
Approved at the November 8, 2006, meeting o f FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee
(Guest: Sue Coffey, Undergraduate Program Director, Post-RN Program)

b) Graduate Program in History

Change in name of field from "Africa and the Americas" to "Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America"
New field "Comparative, Transnational and World History"

Approved at the October 18, 2006, meeting o f FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee
(Guest: Stephen Brooke)

10. Curricular Changes
Approved at the October 11 and 31, 2006, meetings of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee and received for information at the October 18 and November 8, 2006, meetings o f 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

Change in Course Description [Department: Policy]
Management 6200 3.0: "Business Administration and the Law"/Prerequisites: All 5100-series required Foundations of Management courses/Note: neither law students, nor students with a law degree, are permitted to take this course

b) Graduate Program in Computer Science

New Course Proposal
Computer Science 6336 3.0: "Computer Supported Collaborative Work"

c) Graduate Program in Executive Master's in Business Administration

New Course Proposals
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6710 2.0: "European Culture and Management Styles"
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6720 2.0: "Understanding Consumers"
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6730 2.0: "Global Economic Development and the Business Environment in Europe"
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6810 2.0: "Securities Analysis"
Executive Master's in Business Administration 6820 2.0: "Psychological and Organizational Influences on Financial Decisions"

Join 2 Courses
Executive Master's in Business Administration join 5050 1.0: "Operational Strategies for the General Manager" and 5060 1.0: "Economic Goals and the International Economy" to become 5050 2.0

Course Deletion
Executive Master's in Business Administration 5060 1.0: "Economic Goals and the International Economy" [resulting from above joining of 2 courses]

d) Proposed Graduate Program in Human Resources Management Ph.D.

New Course Proposals
Human Resources Management 7010 3.0: "Qualitative Research Methods and Processes"
Human Resources Management 7020 3.0: "Quantitative Research Methods/Multivariate Statistics"
Human Resources Management 7030 3.0: "Teaching, Learning and Pedagogical Processes"
Human Resources Management 7110 3.0: "Seminar 1: Seminal, Strategic & Macro-Human Resources Management Research"/Prerequisites: Administrative Studies 7010 3.0, 7020 3.0, and 7030 3.0
Human Resources Management 7120 3.0: "Seminar II: Micro-Human Resources Management Research"

e) Graduate Program in Nursing

Proposed Nurse Practitioner Field
New Course Proposals
Nursing 5810 3.0: "Pathophysiology for Nurse Practitioners"
Nursing 5820 3.0: "Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Roles and Responsibilities"
Nursing 5830 3.0: "Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis I"/Pre- or Corequisite: Nursing 5810 3.0
Nursing 5840 3.0: "Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis II"/Prerequisite: Nursing 5830 3.0
Nursing 5850: "Therapeutics in Primary Health Care I"/Co- or prerequisite: Nursing 5830 3.0 and 5810 3.0
Nursing 5860 3.0: "Therapeutics in Primary Health Care II/Prerequisite: Nursing 5850 3.0/Corequisite: Nursing 5840 3.0
Nursing 5870 6.0: "Integrative Practicum in Primary Health Care"/Prerequisites: Nursing 5810 3.0, 5820 3.0, 5830 3.0, 5840 3.0, 5850 3.0 and 5860 3.0
Nursing 5880 0.0: "Practice-based Research Proposal"/Prerequisites: Nursing 5100 6.0, 5200 3.0, 5300 3.0/Corequisite: Nursing 5870 6.0 or 5890 3.0
Nursing 5890 3.0: "Evidence Based Decision Making in Health Care: Integrating Knowledge into Advanced Practice"/Prerequisites: Completion of the Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Post-BScN certificate through one of the 10 COUPN consortium university members

f) Graduate Program in Political Science

New Course Proposals
Political Science 6215 3.0: "Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies"
Political Science 6235 3.0: "Democracy and Security"
Political Science 6245 3.0: "The Global Politics of Health"

g) Graduate Program in Psychology

Crosslisting
Psychology 6274 3.0: "Laboratory Methods of Perceptual Psychology"/Same as Biology 5142 3.0

h) Proposed Graduate Program in Social Work

Proposed Masters (two-year)
New Course Proposals
Social Work 5010 3.0: "Introduction to Social Work Theories and Critical Practice Skills Part I"
Social Work 5011 3.0: "Introduction to Social Work Theories and Critical Practice Skills Part II"
Social Work 5020 3.0: "Social Work from Charity to Social Transformation"
Social Work 5030 3.0: "Oppression and Intersectionality"
Social Work 5040 3.0: "Social Welfare and Social Policy "
Social Work 5050 3.0: "Understanding Organizations for Social Work Practice"
Social Work 5908 3.0: "Social Work Professional Development Skills"
Social Work 5930 3.0: "Critical International Social Work"

Proposed Ph.D.
New Course Proposals
Social Work 7000 3.0: "Social Justice within a Social Work Context"
Social Work 7010 3.0: "Epistemology"
Social Work 7020 3.0: "Seminar on Research Design and Methodology"
Social Work 7030 3.0: "Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis"
Social Work 7040 3.0: "Doctoral Seminar"
Social Work 7100 3.0: "Social Work: From Classical Liberalism to Neo-liberalism"
Social Work 7110 3.0: "Pedagogical Reflections on Social Work Practice

i) Graduate Program in Sociology

New Course Proposals
Sociology 6542 3.0: "Violence, Identity and Subjectivity"
Sociology 6536 3.0: "Transnational Sexualities"
Sociology 6196 3.0: "Theories of Cosmopolitanism"

j) Graduate Program in Theatre

Change in Course Number and Description
Theatre from 6040 to 6042 6.0: "Graduate Two Directing"/Prerequisite: Theatre 5040 3.0/5041 3.0 or permission of the Director

k) Graduate Program in Theatre Studies

New Course Proposals
Theatre Studies 6330 3.0: "Theatre Anthropology"
Theatre Studies 6500 and 6.0: "Independent Studies" [rubric]

Special Topics Course and Rubric
Theatre Studies 6350 6.0: "Special Topics" [rubric]
Theatre Studies 6350A 6.0: "Special Topics: The Greek Chorus: A Workshop"

11. Senate Synopses

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Summary of Senate meetings of September 28 and October 26, 2006

12. Other Business

Next Council meeting: December 7, 2006; N940 Ross Building