Agenda: March 6, 2014

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Thursday, March 6, 2014
3:00 p.m.
280N York Lanes

Agenda

1. Welcome and Chair’s Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (February 6, 2014)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean’s Remarks

5. New Graduate Diploma

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on February 12, 2014

Proposed new Graduate Diploma in Quantitative Methods (Type 2–Concurrent) | Faculty of Health letter | Graduate Psychology letter | Department Letter

6. Major Modification

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on February 12, 2014

Graduate Program in Law (Part-Time LLM) Specialising in Tax Law

(Guests: R. Salvador, Associate Director, Academic Programs; V. Watkins, Assistant Dean & Executive Director, Osgoode Professional Development)
Change to add a full-time option

7. Faculty of Graduate Studies

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on February 12, 2014

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Changes to Guidelines for Thesis and Dissertation Prizes

8. Changes to Degree Requirements

Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on February 12, 2014

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a) Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought

Change to replace non-credit full-year required colloquium with 6.0 credit required seminar

b) Graduate Program in Social Anthropology

Change to replace non-credit full-year required colloquium with 6.0 credit required seminar | Seminar

9. Curricular Changes

Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff on February 7, 2014, and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee’s Academic Affairs Subcommittee on February 7, 2014, and by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on February 12, 2014

Members of Council may, if they wish, view these documents in the FGS Council office, 230 York Lanes, or electronically, by contacting M. Michael Schiff, Assistant Secretary of Council.

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a) Graduate Program in Disaster & Emergency Management

New Course Proposals
Disaster & Emergency Management 6070 3.0: “Disasters and Ethics”
Disaster & Emergency Management 6900 3.0: “Leadership”/Prerequisite: Disaster & Emergency Management 5030 3.0

b) Graduate Program in Education

Special Topics Course
Education 5920D 3.0: “Education and the Novel: Representations of Teaching and Learning in Literary Fiction and Non-fiction”

c) Graduate Program in English

Crosslisting
English 6591 3.0: “Intermedial Bloomsbury: Literature, Visual Art and the Omega Workshop”/Same as Humanities 6327 3.0

d) Graduate Program in Humanities

New Course Proposal
Humanities 6328 3.0: “Israeli Film and Filmmakers: Culture, Conflict, Identity and Cinematic Representation”

e) Graduate Program in Nursing

Course Deletion
Nursing 5130 3.0: “Health and Healing in the Global Context”

f) Graduate Program in Social Anthropology

New Course Proposal
Social Anthropology 5000 6.0: “Graduate Seminar in Ethnographic Research, Practice, and Professionalization”

g) Graduate Program in Social Work

New Course Proposal
Social Work 5915 3.0: “Group Facilitation and Social Justice”

10. Senate Synopses

Summaries of the Senate meetings of November 28 and December 12, 2013 and January 23, 2014

11. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: April 3, 2014