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2018 SESSION #1 (1/8/2018 - 4/1/2018)
Public Management Emphasis (12 week)

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Core and Elective Courses (updated 1/5/2018):

  1. PUB 500.41: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Prof. K. Williams

    Textbooks:
    1) Rosenbloom, D. H., Kravchuk, R., & Clerkin, R. (2015). Public administration: Understanding management, politics, and law in the public sector (8th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

    2) Shafritz, J. M., & Hyde, A. C. (2012). Classics of public administration (7th ed.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth. (note that this edition has 59 chapters/articles).


  2. PUB 502.41: Administrative Theory and Behavior
    Prof. Z. Yang

    Textbooks:
    1) Shafritz, J. M., Ott, J. S., & Jang, Y. S. (2015). Classics of organization theory (8th ed.). Wadsworth (ISBN-13: 978-1285870274).

    2) Robbins, S. P. & Judge, T. (2016). Essentials of Organizational Behavior (13th ed.) Pearson (ISBN-13: 978-0133920819)

  3. PUB 506.41: Administration and Public Policy Analysis
    Prof. F. Prager

    Textbook: Please click here


  4. PUB 512.41: Foundations of Ethical Administration
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbooks:
    1. Cooper, Terry. (2012). The Responsible Administrator: An Approach to Ethics for the Administrative Role (6th). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. ISBN 9780470873946.
    2. Menzel, Donald. (2009). Ethics Moments in Government: Cases and Controversies. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. ISBN 9781439806906.

    There are 9 electronic copies of each of these books available at the CSUDH library. If all available copies are in use at any given time, please note that you will not have access and will have to wait until a copy becomes available. Please plan accordingly. To access these books, please click on the following links and log in with your student credentials

    1. To access The Responsible Administrator click here
    2. To access Ethics Moments in Government click here

    Please contact Ms. Naomi Moy, Liaison Librarian for the College of Business Administration and Public Policy and Affordable Learning Solutions Coordinator, at nmoy@csudh.edu for any questions or comments that you may have about accessing these books at the CSUDH library.

    If you decide to buy paper versions of these books, please do not get earlier editions, as they are completely different from the ones that we will be using this session.

  5. PUB 520.41: Leadership in the Public Sector
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbook:
    Van Wart, Montgomery. (2017). Leadership in Public Organizations: An Introduction (3rd). Routledge. ISBN 9780765647023.
  6. Note: Do not buy earlier editions, as they are completely different from the one adopted by Dr. Asencio.

  7. CJA 563.41: Administrative Law, Policy, and Analysis
    Prof. T. Byrne

    Required Textbooks:
    1) Hall, D. E. (2015), Administrative law: Bureaucracy in a democracy (6th ed.). Boston: Pearson Education. ISBN 978-0-13-349387-0.

    2) Kraft, M.E., & Furlong, S.R. (2010). Public policy: Politics, analysis, and alternatives (3rd. ed.). Washington, D.C.: CQ Press ISBN 978-0-87289-971-1

    Recommended: APA, (2009). Publication manual for the American psychological association (6th ed.). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. ISBN: 978-1-4338-0561-5


  8. PUB 592.41: Capstone: Integrative Seminar in Public Administration
    Prof. S. Golightly

    Required Textbook:
    Bui, Yvonne N. (2014), How to write a Master’s thesis. SAGE Publications.
    ISBN: 978-1-4522-0351-5

    Optional:
    APA Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). American Psychological Association. (2010). Washington, DC.
    ISBN: 978-1-4338-0561-5

Bridge Courses:

  1. PUB 495.41: Foundations of Public Administration
    Prof. G. Ackerman

    Textbook:
    1) Shafritz, J.M., Russell, E.W., and Borick, C.P. (2013). Introducing Public Administration (8th Edition).

    2) Stillman II, R.J. (2010). Public Administration: Concepts and Cases. (9th Edition).


  2. PUB 495.42: Administration of Financial Resources
    Prof. I. Coyle

    Fiscal Administration.  J Mikesell.  9th Edition. ISBN: 978-1133594802


  3. PUB 495.43: Applied Statistics in Public Administration
    Prof. C. Sneed

    Textbook:
    Statistics: A tool for Social Research, Joseph F. Healey (10th edition)
    ISBN-13: 978-1285458854
    ISBN-10: 1285458850 


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2017 MPA ON-CAMPUS TEXTBOOKS

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Textbooks listed below are for the MPA-Specialized Concentrations: Criminal Justice, Health Care, and Nonprofit Management (8 week)


2018 Spring 1 (1/8 - 3/4)


  1. PUB 495.51: Foundations of Public Administration
    Prof. G. Ackerman

    Textbook:
    1) Shafritz, J.M., Russell, E.W., and Borick, C.P. (2013). Introducing Public Administration (8th Edition).

    2) Stillman II, R.J. (2010). Public Administration: Concepts and Cases. (9th Edition).


  2. PUB 495.52: Administration of Financial Resources
    Prof. R. Leung

    Textbook:
    Public Budgeting by David Nice and Patrick Fisher, Birkdale Publishers, 2016,
    ISBN: 978-1-942456-02-5

    Available directly at http://www.birkdalepublishers.com

  3. PUB 495.53: Applied Statistics in Public Administration
    Prof. E. Kulikov

    Textbook:
    Please check the bookstore

  4. PUB 501.51: Public Management
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbook:
    Hill, Carolyn J., and Lynn Jr., Laurence E. (2016). Public Management: Thinking and Acting in Three Dimensions (2nd). CQ Press. ISBN 9781483344324.

    Note: Do not buy the first edition, as it is completely different from the one adopted by Dr. Asencio.

  5. CJA 565.51: Issues in Police Administration and Ethics
    Prof. M. Palladini

    Required Textbooks:

    1) Caldero, M.A, & Crank, J.P. (2011).   Police Ethics: The corruption of   the   noble cause (3 rd  ed.) Burlington, MA: Anderson Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-4377-4455-2
    2) National Research Council. (2004).   Fairness and effectiveness in policing: The evidence. Committee to review research on police policy and practices. Wesley Skogan and Kathleen Frydl (Eds.). Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
    ISBN 0-309-08433-4 (hc) — ISBN 0-309-52557-8 (PDF)
    *Free Downloaded:
    www.nap.edu/catalog/10419/fairness-andeffectiveness-in-policing-the-evidence​
    United States Constitution
    http://www.usconstitution.net/const.pdf

    Recommended Textbook:
    APA, (2009). Publication manual for the American psychological association (6 th  ed.).  
    Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.  ISBN:  978-1-4338-0561-5


  6. PUB 572.51: Legal Issues in Health Care Administration
    Prof. J. Thomas

    Textbook: Please click here

  7. PUB 582.51: Public and Nonprofit Financial Management
    Rosa Leung

    Textbook:
    Finkler, S. A., Smith, D. L., Calabrese, T. D., & Purtell, R. M. (2017). Financial management for public, health, and non-for-profit organizations (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press (ISBN: 978-1-5063- 2684-9) is available on-line via amazon and the publisher.

    https://www.directtextbook.com/isbn/9781506326849

  8. PUB 594.51: Independent Study
    Prof. S. Golightly

    Required Textbook:
    Bui, Yvonne N. (2014), How to write a Master’s thesis. SAGE Publications. 
    ISBN: 978-1-4522-0351-5

    Optional:
    APA Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). American Psychological Association. (2010). Washington, DC. 
    ISBN: 978-1-4338-0561-5

2018 Spring 2 (3/5-4/29)

  1. PUB 500.51: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Prof. R. Azizi
    T.B.A.

  2. PUB 502.51: Administrative Theory and Behavior
    Prof. Z. Yang

    Textbooks:
    1) Shafritz, J. M., Ott, J. S., & Jang, Y. S. (2015). Classics of organization theory (8th ed.). Wadsworth (ISBN-13: 978-1285870274).

    2) Robbins, S. P. & Judge, T. (2016). Essentials of Organizational Behavior (13th ed.) Pearson (ISBN-13: 978-0133920819)

  3. CJA 566.51: Issues in Homeland Security and Terrorism
    Prof. J. Becerra
    T.B.A.

  4. PUB 574.51: Health Care Financial Management
    Prof. R. Leung
    T.B.A.

  5. PUB 584.51: Fundraising and Development for Nonprofit Management
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbooks:
    1. Sargeant, Adrian, and Shang, Jen. (Eds.) (2017). Fundraising Principles and Practice (2nd). Wiley. ISBN 978-1-119-19649-5.
    2. Tempel, Eugene R., Seiler, Timothy L., and Burlingame, Dwight F. (Eds.) (2016). Achieving Excellence in Fundraising (4th). Wiley. ISBN 978-1-118-85382-5.

    Note: Do not buy earlier editions, as they are completely different from the ones adopted by Dr. Asencio.

  6. PUB 592.51: Capstone: Integrative Seminar in Public Administration
    Prof. S. Golightly

    Required Textbook:
    Bui, Yvonne N. (2014), How to write a Master’s thesis. SAGE Publications. 
    ISBN: 978-1-4522-0351-5

    Optional:
    APA Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). American Psychological Association. (2010). Washington, DC. 
    ISBN: 978-1-4338-0561-5

 

 * Textbooks are listed from the instructors and subject to change.

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