Agenda: January 7, 2010

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda

Thursday, January 7, 2010
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building

1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (November 5, 2009) (.doc)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean's Remarks

5. A Report on Academic Planning and Graduate Education at York University (.doc)

Appendices: 1 (.doc) | 2 (.doc) | 3 (.doc)
(Guest: Professor George Fallis)

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6. Faculty of Graduate Studies' Task Force on Appointments & Reappointments to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Consultation (.doc)

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7. Changes in Admissions and Degree Requirements

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Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics–Mathematics for Teachers M.A.

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on November 18, 2009

Changes in admissions and degree requirements (.doc)

8. Changes to Criteria and Procedures for Appointment and Reappointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science (.doc)
Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on November 18, 2009

9. Curricular Changes

Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee on November 11, 2009 and by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on November 18, 2009

Members of Council may, if they wish, arrange to view these documents in the FGS Council office, 283 York Lanes, by calling M. Michael Schiff, Assistant Secretary of Council.

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a) Graduate Program in Biology
New Course Proposal
Biology 5086A 1.5: "Critical Skills in Ecology and Evolution"

b) Graduate Program in Design
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Design 5409 3.0: "Building a Discipline"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Fine Arts Design 4110 3.0

c) Graduate Program in Film
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Film 5122 6.0: "Writing for Television II"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Fine Arts Film 4124 6.0

d) Graduate Program Mathematics & Statistics–Mathematics for Teachers M.A.
New Course Proposal
Mathematics & Statistics 5001 0.0: "Survey Paper"/No course credit.

e) Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought
Crosslistings
Social & Political Thought 6669 3.0: "Theories of Cosmopolitanism"/Same as Political Science 6005 3.0 and Sociology 6196 3.0
Social & Political Thought 6687 3.0: "Critical Theories of Knowledge"/Same as Sociology 6192 3.0

f) Graduate Program in Women's Studies
New Course Proposal
Women's Studies 6221 3.0: "Sexualities in International Development"

10. Senate Synopses

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Summary of Senate meetings of October 22 (.pdf) and November 26, 2009 (.pdf)

11. Other Business

Next Council meeting: February 4, 2010