Agenda: February 1, 2007

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda

Thursday, February 1, 2007
4:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building

1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (December 7, 2006) (.doc)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. Dean's Remarks

5. New Graduate Programs

* * * For Approval * * *

Proposed Graduate Program in Sociolegal Studies (.doc)
Approved at the January 17, 2007, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee
(Guest: James Williams)

6. Changes in Degree Requirements

Approved at the January 17, 2007, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

* * * For Approval * * *

a) Graduate Program in Law
Part-Time LL.M. Degree Programs (except Alternative Dispute Resolution)
Addition of coursework-only option for all part-time LL.M. degrees except Alternative Dispute Resolution (.doc)
Part-Time LL.M. Specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Change major research paper and practicum to major research paper or project (.doc)

b) Graduate Program in Political Science
Addition of Ph.D. dissertation workshop requirement (.doc)

c) Graduate Program in Psychology
Addition of methods course requirement to masters, deletion of history course requirement
Addition of Ph.D. history course requirement
(.doc)

7. Senate Synopsis

* * * For Information * * *

Summary of Senate meeting of December 14, 2006 (.doc)

12. Other Business

Next scheduled Council meeting: March 1, 2007; N940 Ross Building