Agenda: November 5, 2009

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda

Thursday, November 5, 2009
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building

1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (October 1, 2009) (.doc)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean's Remarks

5. Changes in Fields

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee on October 7, 2009 and by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on October 21, 2009
* * * For Approval * * *
Graduate Program in Humanities
Changes to Fields: Comparative Perspectives and Cultural Boundaries; Religion, Values and Culture; and The Culture, Technologies and Sciences of the Modern (.doc)

6. Changes in Degree Requirements

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on October 21, 2009
Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics
Changes to Course Requirements and Depth/Specialization Requirement (.doc) | see also: Rationale (.pdf)

7. Change in Admissions Requirements

Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee on October 7, 2009 and by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on October 21, 2009
* * * For Approval * * *
Graduate Program in Financial Accountability
Change from minimum "B+" to "B" (.doc)

8. Curricular Changes

* * * For Approval * * *
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 October 7, 2009 and by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on October 21, 2009
* * * For Information * * *

a) Graduate Program in Disaster & Emergency Management
Change in Course Number
Disaster & Emergency Management from 5080 3.0 to 5081 3.0: "Topics in Applied Disaster Management"

b) Graduate Program in Earth & Space Science
New, Integrated Course Proposal
Earth & Space Science 5201 3.0: "Storms and Weather Systems"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Science & Engineering Earth and Atmospheric Science 4240 3.0

c) Graduate Program in Law
New Course Proposal
Law 6149 3.0: "Introduction to Graduate Legal Studies"

d) Graduate Program in Philosophy
Change in Course Title and Description
Philosophy 6510 3.0: from "Jurisprudence II" to "Issues in Contemporary Legal Philosophy"

e) Graduate Program in Public Policy, Administration & Law
New Course Proposal
Public Policy, Administration & Law 6990 3.0: "Independent Readings and Research"

f) Graduate Program in Translation
New Course Proposals
Translation 5175 3.0: "Translating Bildung I: The German-Language Humanities Tradition from Luther to Schleiermacher"
Translation 5180 3.0: "Translating Bildung II: The German-Language Humanities Tradition from Schleiermacher to Benjamin"

9. Senate Synopses

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Summary of Senate meetings of September 24, 2009 (.pdf)

10. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: December 3, 2009