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2020 SESSION #4 (9/28 - 12/20/2020)

Public Management Emphasis (12 week)
 (updated 8/21/2020)

  1. PUB 495.44: Foundations of Public Administration
    Prof. R. Azizi

    Textbooks:
    1. Shafritz, J.M, Russell, E.W, & Borick, CP. Introducing public administration (8th). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. ISBN:9780205855896
    2. Stillman II, R.J. Public Administration: Concepts and cases. (9th). Boston, MA: Wadsworth. ISBN:9780618993017

  2. PUB 500.41: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Instructor: Z. Yang

    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 (ISBN-13: 978-0-07-337915-9).
    2) Shafritz, J. M., & Hyde, A. C. (2017). Classics of public administration (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning (ISBN-13: 978-1-305-63903-4) (note that this edition has 54 chapters/articles).

  3. PUB 501.42: Public Management
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbook:
    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.

  4. PUB 504.41: Quantitative Methods in Public Administration
    Prof. E. Kulikov

    Textbooks:
    Please check the course Syllabus in Blackboard.

  5. PUB 508.41: Public Human Resource Management
    Prof. Z. Yang

    Textbook:

    Berman, E.M., Bowman, J.S., West, J.P., and Van Wart, M.R. (2016). Human Resource Management in Public Service: Paradoxes, Processes, and Problems (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

  6. PUB 510.41/42: Public Financial Management
    Prof. R. Sun (Section 41) and Prof. R. Leung (Section 42)

    Textbook:
    Mikesell, J. L. (2018). Fiscal administration: Analysis and applications for the public sector (10th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning (ISBN: 978-1-305-95368-0).

  7. PUB 527.41: Fundamentals of Qualitative Research
    Prof. J. Sumner

    Textbook:

    Hesse-Biber, S.N. (2017). The practice of qualitative research (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

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

    Textbook:
    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)


2020 Fall 1 (8/24 - 10/18/2020)
Updated: 7/8/2020

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

    Textbooks:
    1) Shafritz, J.M., Russell, E.W., and Borick, C.P. (2013). Introducing Public Administration (8th Edition). 9780205855896
    (2) Stillman II, R.J. (2010). Public Administration: Concepts and Cases. (9th Edition). 978-0618993017

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

    Textbooks:
    1) Public Budgeting by David Nice and Patrick Fisher/Birkdale Publishers, 2016 ISBN:978-1942456025.
    2) Recommended: 
    APA. (2009). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th Ed.)


  3. PUB 495.53: Applied Statistics in Public Administration
    Prof. C. Sneed

    Textbooks:
    Healey Joseph F. Statistics: A Tool for Social Research,10th Ed. ISBN13: 978128545885

    Optional: Aplia™ 1 term Instant Access for Healey's Statistic: A Tool for Social Research 
    https://cengage.com/c/statistics-a-tool-for-social-research-10e-healey/9781285770734


  4. PUB 512.51: Foundations of Ethical Administration
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbooks:
    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.


2020 Fall 2 (10/26 - 12/20/2020)
Updated: 9/22/2020

  1. PUB 592.51: Capstone: Integrative Seminar in Public Administration
    Prof. F. Prager

    Textbook:
    Bui. Y. N. (2014). How to write a Master’s thesis (2nd ed.). SAGE Publication. (ISBN-13: 978-1-4522-0351-5).

  2. CJA 563.51: Administrative Law, Policy, and Analysis
    Prof. T. Byrne

    Textbooks:
    1) Hall, D. E. (2020), Administrative law: Bureaucracy in a democracy (7th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Pearson Education. ISBN: 9780135186329

    2) Kraft, M.E., & Furlong, S.R. (2021). Public policy: Politics, analysis, and alternatives (7th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. ISBN: 9781544374604

  3. PUB 500.51: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Prof. R. Sun

    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 (ISBN-13: 978-0-07-337915-9).
    2) Shafritz, J. M., & Hyde, A. C. (2017). Classics of public administration (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage (ISBN-13: 978-1-305-63903-4) (note that this edition has 54 chapters/articles).



  4. PUB 570.51: Administration of Health Care Organizations
    Prof. J. Thomas

    Textbooks:
    Introduction to Health Care Management 3rd, (2015) Authors: Sharon B. Buchbinder and Nancy H. Shanks, ISBN: 9781284081015.


  5. PUB 580.51: Nonprofit Leadership and Management
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbooks:
    1) Renz, David O. (2016). The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (4th edition). Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass. ISBN # 978-1-118-85296-5.
    2) Rowe, W. Glen, and Conway, Mary. (2013). Introduction to Nonprofit Management: Text and Cases. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. ISBN #978-1-4129-9923-6.

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

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