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May 23, 2006

Faculty of Science, Meeting of Faculty
Tuesday, May 23, 2006
3:00 PM, Redpath Museum Auditorium

Agenda - May 23, 2006 [.pdf]

Minutes, April 11, 2006 - S-05-35 [.pdf]


Reports of Committee

a) Leo Yaffe Award Committee

b) Sub-committee on Scholarships - S-05-36 TO BE TABLED

c) Committee on Student Standing - S-05-41 TO BE TABLED

d) Academic Committee
Report - S-05-42 REVISED [.pdf]

(See below for Academic Committee documents)


Candidates for Degrees

a) Bachelor of Arts and Science - S-05-37 TO BE TABLED

b) Bachelor of Science - S-05-38 TO BE TABLED

c) Diploma in Environment - S-05-39 TO BE TABLED

d) Diploma in Meteorology - S-05-40 TO BE TABLED


Dean's Business

Role of Research Papers Versus Patents
Discussion : Committee of the Whole (15 minutes)
Chair: Associate Dean (Research) David Burns


Report on Actions of Senate

- Prof. N. Roulet - Sentate Meeting of January 11, 2006

- Prof. K. GowriSankaran - Senate Meeting of April 19, 2006

- Prof. D. Harpp - Senate Meeting of May 3, 2006

Results of Science Election for Senate - S-05-43
Science Election for Senate - S-05-43 [.pdf]

Schedule of Meeting Dates - S-05-44
Meeting Dates - S-05-44 [.pdf]


Academic Committee Documents


New Programs

MCGILL SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENT

- Detailed Description of Graduate Environment Option - AC-05-73

ATMOSPHERIC & OCEANIC SCIENCES

M.Sc.; Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences; Environment Option - AC-05-74 [.pdf]

BIOLOGY

-M.Sc.; Biology; Environment Option - AC-05-75
-Ph.D.; Biology; Environment Option - AC-05-76

EARTH & PLANETARY SCIENCES

-M.Sc.; Earth and Planetary Sciences; Environment Option - AC-05-77
-Ph.D; Earth and Planetary Sciences; Environment Option - AC-05-78

GEOGRAPHY

-M.Sc.; Geography; Environment Option - AC-05-79
-Ph.D.; Geography; Environment Option - AC-05-80


Major Program Changes

1) B.A. & Sc.

BA & Sc; Freshman Program - AC-05-108 [.pdf]

2) Chemistry

Faculty Program in Chemistry - AC-05-130 [.pdf]

Major in Chemistry - AC-05-131 [.pdf]

Major in Chemistry, Bio-organic Option - AC-05-132 [.pdf]

Major in Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry Option - AC-05-133 [.pdf]

Major in Chemistry, Materials Option - AC-05-134 [.pdf]

Honours in Chemistry - AC-05-135 [.pdf]

Honours in Chemistry with Bio-organic Option - AC-05-136 [.pdf]

Honours in Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry Option - AC-05-137 [.pdf]

Honours in Chemistry, Materials Option - AC-05-138 [.pdf]

Joint Honours in Physics and Chemistry - AC-05-139 [.pdf]

Faculty Program in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics - AC-05-140 [.pdf]

Faculty Program in Chemistry and Mathematics - AC-05-141 [.pdf]


New Courses

MCGILL SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENT

ENVR 622 - AC-05-81 (REV)
Sustainable Landscapes, 3 credits

ENVR 519 - AC-05-82
Global Environmental Politics, 3 credits

ENVR 544 - AC-05-83
Env. Measurement & Modelling, 3 credits

ENVR 620 - AC-05-84
Environ and Health of Species, 3 credits

ENVR 630 - AC-05-85
Civilization and Environment 1, 3 credits

ENVR 650 - AC-05-86
Environmental Seminar 1, 1 credit

ENVR 651 - AC-05-87
Environmental Seminar 2, 1 credit

ENVR 652 - AC-05-88
Environmental Seminar 3, 1 credit

ENVR 631 - AC-05-89
Civilization and Environment 2, 3 credits

1) PHYSICS

PHYS 228 - AC-05-94 [.pdf]
Energy and the Environment, 3 credits

PHYS 641 - AC-05-114 [.pdf]
Observ Tech of Mod Astrophys, 3 credits

PHYS 642 - AC-05-115 [.pdf]
Radiative Process in Astrophys, 3 credits

PHYS 643 - AC-05-116 [.pdf]
Astrophysical Fluids, 3 credits

PHYS 644 - AC-05-117 [.pdf]
Galaxies and Cosmology, 3 credits

2) GEOGRAPHY

GEOG 555 - AC-05-95 [.pdf]
Ecological Restoration, 3 credits

GEOG 697 - AC-05-96 [.pdf]
Thesis Research (Env't Option), 18 credits

GEOG 221 - AC-05-28 [.pdf]
NRSC 221 - AC-05-28A [.pdf]
Environment and Health, 3 credits

3) COMPUTER SCIENCE

COMP 230 - AC-05-97 [.pdf]
Logic and Computability, 3 credits

COMP 521 - AC-05-98 [.pdf]
Modern Computer Games, 4 credits

4) ATMOSPHERIC & OCEANIC SCIENCES

ATOC 551 - AC-05-102 [.pdf]
Selected Topics 1, 3 credits

ATOC 552 - AC-05-103 [.pdf]
Selected Topics, 2, 3 credits

ATOC 555 - AC-05-104 [.pdf]
Field Course 1, 3 credits

ATOC 556 - AC-05-105 [.pdf]
Field Course 2, 3 credits

5) CHEMISTRY

CHEM 223 - AC-05-121 [.pdf]
Intro Phys Chem 1, 2 credits

CHEM 243 - AC-05-122 [.pdf]
Intro Phys Chem 2, 2 credits

CHEM 253 - AC-05-123 [.pdf]
Intro Phys Chem 1 Lab, 1 credit

CHEM 263 - AC-05-124 [.pdf]
Intro Phys Chem 2 Lab, 1 credit


Major Course Changes

BIOLOGY
BIOL 434 - AC-05-113 [.pdf]
-change in number [from 534]
Theoretical Ecology, 3 credits


Minor Course Changes (For Information Only)

1) Minor Course Changes - AC-05-93 [.pdf]

1) a) MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS

MATH 355 - MCC-05-32
Honours Analysis 4, 3 credits
-change in prerequisite
MATH 355 - MCC-05-32 [.pdf]
b) MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS (For Engineering Students)
MATH 363 - MCC-05-33
Discrete Mathematics, 3 credits
MATH 363 - MCC-05-33 [.pdf]

2) PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS

PHAR 562 - MCC-05-34
General Pharmacology 1, 3 credits
Change in prerequisites
PHAR 562 - MCC-05-34 [.pdf]
PHAR 563 - MCC-05-35
General Pharmacology 2, 3 credits
Change in prerequisite
PHAR 563 - MCC-05-35 [.pdf]
3) GEOGRAPHY

GEOG 490 - MCC-05-36
Geography: Independent Studies, 3 credits
Changes in description and restriction
GEOG 490 - MCC-05-36 [.pdf]
4) COMPUTER SCIENCE

COMP 273 - MCC-05-37
Intro. to Computer Systems, 3 credits
Change in prerequisite
COMP 273 - MCC-05-37 [.pdf]
COMP 310 - MCC-05-38
Operating Systems, 3 credits
Change in title
COMP 310 - MCC-05-38


2) Minor Course Changes - AC-05-112(REV) [.pdf]

1) PSYCHOLOGY

PSYC 697 - MCC-05-39
Teaching Methods 1, 3 credits
Course Retirement
PSYC 698 - MCC-05-40
Teaching Methods 2, 3 credits
Course Retirement
PSYC 731 - MCC-05-41
Clinical Seminar, 3 credits
Course Retirement

Retirements - PSYC 697, 698 and 731 - MCC-05-39, 40, 41 [.pdf]
2) CHEMISTRY

CHEM 345 - AC-05-125
Molec Props & Structure 1, 3 credits
Change in prerequisite
CHEM 345 - AC-05-125 [.pdf]
CHEM 419/ATOC 419 - AC-05-126/AC-05-26A
Advances in Chem of Atmosphere, 3 credits
Change in prerequisite
CHEM 419 - AC-05-126 [.pdf]
ATOC 419 - AC-05-126A [.pdf]
CHEM 455 - AC-05-127
Intro Polymer Chem, 3 credits
Change in prerequisite
CHEM 455 - AC-05-127 [.pdf]
CHEM 514 - AC-05-128
Biophysical Chemistry, 3 credits
Change in prerequisite
CHEM 514 - AC-05-128 [.pdf]
CHEM 585 - AC-05-129
Colloid Chemistry, 3 credits
Change in prerequisite
CHEM 585 - AC-05-129 [.pdf]
CHEM 213 - MCC-05-42
Introductory Physical Chemistry, 3 credits
Course Retirement
CHEM 213 - MCC-05-42 [.pdf]
CHEM 273 - MCC-05-43
Chemical Kinetics, 1 credits
Course Retirement
CHEM 273 - MCC-05-43 [.pdf]
CHEM 363 - MCC-05-44
Physical Chemistry Laboratory 1, 2 credits
Course Retirement
CHEM 363 - MCC-05-44 [.pdf]
3) PHYSICS

PHYS 645 - AC-05-118
High Energy Astrophysics, 3 credits
Changes in number [from 621], prerequisite and description
PHYS 645 - AC-05-118 [.pdf]
PHYS 632- AC-05-119
Seminar in Astrophysics 1, 3 credits
Changes in number [from 614], title and description
PHYS 632 - AC-05-119 [.pdf]
PHYS 633 - AC-05-120
Seminar in Astrophysics, 3 credits
Changes in number [from 615], title and description
PHYS 633 - AC-05-120 [.pdf]

Minor Program Changes (For Information Only)

1) Minor Program Changes - AC-05-P6 [.pdf]

1) COMPUTER SCIENCE

Minor in Computer Science - AC-05-99 [.pdf]
Major in Computer Science - AC-05-100 [.pdf]
Major in Software Engineering - AC-05-101 [.pdf]

B.A. Program Changes
Minor Concentration in Computer Science
Minor Concentration in Computer Systems

2) PSYCHOLOGY

B.A. & Sc.; Major Concentration in Psychology - AC-05-106 [.pdf]
B.A. & Sc.; Joint Honours Component in Psychology - AC-05-107 [.pdf]

3) GEOGRAPHY

B.A. Program Changes
Minor Concentration in Geography (Urban Systems)
Major Concentration in Geography (Urban Systems)


Other (For Approval)

B.A. & Sc.

-High School Requirements for Admission - AC-05-109


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