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2021 SESSION #1 (1/4 - 3/28/2021)

Public Management Emphasis (12 week)
 (updated 12/1/2020)

  1. PUB 500.41: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Prof. R. Sun

    1) Rosenbloom, D. H., Kravchuk, R., & Clerkin, R. (2015). Public administration: Understanding management, politics, & law in the public sector (8th) ISBN: 9780073379159. 2) Shafritz, J. M., & Hyde, A. C. (2017). Classics of public administration (8th). ISBN: 9781305639034.

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

    1) Robbins, S. P. & Judge, T. (2016). Essentials of Organizational Behavior (13th ed.) Pearson (ISBN-13: 978-0133920819)
    2) Shafritz, J. M., Ott, J. S., & Jang, Y. S. (2015). Classics of Organization Theory (8th ed.). Wadsworth (ISBN-13: 978-1285870274)

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


    1) Cooper, Terry. (2012). The Responsible Administrator: An Approach to Ethics for the Administrative Role (6th ed.). 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.

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


    Van Wart, Montgomery. (2017). Leadership in Public Organizations: An Introduction (3rd ed.). Routledge. ISBN 9780765647023.

  5. PUB 528.41: Economics for the Public Manager
    Prof. J. Martinez


    Please check the courses Syllabus in Blackboard.

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

    Bui, Yvonne N. (2019), How to write a Master’s thesis. SAGE Publications. (ISBN: 978-1-506-3-3609-1. 3rd Edition.

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MPA-Specialized Concentrations Textbooks: Criminal Justice, Health Care, and Nonprofit Management (8 week)

2021 Spring 1 (1/4 - 2/28/2021)
Updated: 12/22/2020

  1. PUB 495.51: Foundations of Public Administration - COURSE CANCELLED
    Prof. F. Prager

    1) Denhardt, R. B., Denhardt, J. V., & Blanc, T. A. (2014). Public administration: An action orientation (7th ed.). New York, NY: Cengage Learning.
    2) Frederickson, H. G. (2010). Social equity and public administration origins, developments, and applications (e-Book). New York, NY: M.E. Sharpe. This edition is available online via the Library ProQuest ebrary database https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/csudh/detail.action?pq-origsite=primo&docID=501521

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

    1) Public Budgeting by David Nice and Patrick Fisher/Birkdale Publishers (2016) ISBN:978-1942456025.
    Available directly from publisher - http://www.birkdalepublishers.com/
    2) Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition (2020) ISBN: 978-1-4338-3216-1 (paperback)

  3. PUB 495.53: Applied Statistics in Public Administration
    Prof. F. Prager

    Statistics: A Tool for Social Research (9781285458854): Healey, Joseph F.
  4. PUB 501.51: Public Management
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

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

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

    Required Textbook:
    Essentials of Health Policy and Law by Joel B. Teitelbaum and Sara E. Wilensky, 3rd Ed. (2017). ISBN:9781284087543.

    Optional Textbooks:
    1) Using Sources Effectively 3rd Ed. ISBN:1884585930
    2) APA Manual or Little Brown Essential Handbook 7th Ed ISBN:978020543658

  6. PUB 582.51:Public and Nonprofit Financial Management
    Prof. R. Sun

    Finkler, S. A., Smith, D. L., & Calabrese, T. D. (2020). Financial management for public, health, and non-for-profit organizations (6th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press (ISBN: 9781506396811

  7. CJA 566.51:Issues in Homeland Security and Terrorism
    Prof. T. Byrne

    1) Martin, G., & Prager, F. (2019). Terrorism: An International Perspective. SAGE Publications Limited.(ISBN-13: 978-1526459947; ISBN-10: 1526459949)
    2) Richardson, L. (2007). What terrorists want: Understanding the enemy, containing the threat. New York, NY: Penguin Random House (ISBN-13: 978-0-812-97544-4).

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

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