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2018 SESSION #4 (9/24 - 12/16/2018)
Public Management Emphasis (12 week)

CSUDH Bookstore


Updated: 9/17/2018

Core and Elective Courses:

  1. PUB 500.41: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Prof. Z. Yang

    Texbook:
    Please click here.


  2. 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


  3. PUB 504.42: Quantitative Methods in Public Administration
    Dr. Elena Kulikov

    Textbook:
    Please click here

  4. PUB 506.42: Administration and Public Policy Analysis
    Prof. F. Prager

    Textbook: 
    Please click here.

  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: Public Budgeting
    Prof. R. Sun

    Textbook Required:
    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).

    Recommended:
    Schick, A. (2007). The federal budget: Politics, policy and process (3rd ed.). Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press (ISBN: 978-0-8157-7735-9).


  7. PUB 592.41/42: 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 Textbook:
    APA Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition
    ). American Psychological Association. (2010). Washington, DC. (ISBN: 978-1-4338-0561-5)

  8. PUB 495.44: Applied Statistics in Public Administration
    Prof. C. Sneed

    Required Textbook:
    Healey Joseph F. Statistics: A Tool for Social Research, 10th Edition.
    ISBN-10: 1285458850, ISBN-13: 978128545885

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

  9. PUB 495.46: 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

  10. CJA 566.41: Issues in Homeland Security and Terrorism
    Prof. T. Byrne

    Textbook:
    Please click here.


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2017 MPA ON-CAMPUS TEXTBOOKS

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


2018 Summer 2 (7/9 - 9/2)
Updated: 6/18/2018

  1. 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)


  2. PUB 506.51/52: Administration and Public Policy Analysis
    Prof. F. Prager

    Textbooks:
    1) Healey, J. F. (2014). Statistics: A tool for social research. (10th ed.) Cengage Learning. ISBN-10: 1285458850 ISBN-13: 9781285458854.

    2) O'Sullivan, E., Rassel, G., & Berner, M. (2016). Research methods for public administrators. Taylor & Francis. ISBN: 020585625X ISBN-13: 978-0205856251


  3. PUB 510.51: Public Budgeting
    Prof. R. Sun

    Textbooks:
    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).

2018 Fall 1 (9/3 - 10/28) 
Updated: 8/1/2018

  1. PUB 495.51: Fundamentals of Public Administration
    Prof. K. Williams

    Textbooks:
    1) Shafritz, J.M., Russell, E.W., and Borick, C.P. (2013). Introducing Public Administration (8th Edition). ISBN 9780205855896
    2) Stillman II, R.J. (2010). Public Administration: Concepts and Cases. (9th Edition). ISBN 9780618993017

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

    Textbook:
    Title: Public Budgeting 
    Authors: David Nice and Patrick Fisher
    Publisher: Birkdale Publishers (2016)
    ISBN:978-1-942456-02-5

    Recommended:
    APA. (2009). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th Ed.). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. ISBN: 978-1-4338-0561-5; Kindle edition available.

  3. PUB 495.53: Applied Statistics in Public Administration
    Prof. O. Saiz

    Textbook:
    Healey Joseph F. Statistics: A Tool for Social Research, 10th Edition.
    ISBN-10: 1285458850 ISBN-13: 978128545885

  4. PUB 508.51: 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. ​


  5. 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). 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


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

    Textbook:
    Please check the course syllabus in Blackboard.

 

2018 Fall 2 (10/29 - 12/23) 
Updated: 9/20/2018

  1. CJA 563.51: Administrative Law, Policy and Analysis
    Prof. J. Becerra

    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

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

    Textbooks Required:
    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: Wadsworth (ISBN-13: 978-1-305-63903-4).


  3. PUB 510.51: Public Budgeting
    Prof. R. Sun

    Textbook Required:
    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).

    Recommended:
    Schick, A. (2007). The federal budget: Politics, policy and process (3rd ed.). Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press (ISBN: 978-0-8157-7735-9).


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

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


  5. PUB 580.51: Nonprofit Leadership and Management
    Prof. K. Williams

    Textbooks:
    1) Renz, David O. (2010). Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (3rd edition). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. ISBN #978-0-470-39250-8

    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


  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 Textbook:
    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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