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2017 SESSION #4 (9/25/2017 - 12/17/2017)
Public Management Emphasis (12 week)

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Core and Elective Courses (updated 9/14/2017):

  1. PUB 495.44: Applied Statistics in Public Administration
    Prof. A. Kulikov

    Textbook:
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  2. PUB 495.45: Foundations of Public Administration
    Prof. R. Azizi

    Textbooks:

    1) Shafritz, J. M., Russell, E.W., & Borick, C. P. (2013). Introducing public administration (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. (ISBN-10: 020585589X | ISBN-13: 978-0205855896) 
    2) Stillman II, R.J. (2010). Public Administration: Concepts and cases. (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth. (ISBN-10: 0618993010 | ISBN-13: 978-0618993017) 

  3. PUB 500.42: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Prof. F. Prager

    Textbooks:
    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.

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

  4. PUB 501.41: Public Management
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbook:
    Hill, C.J. and Lynn Jr., L.E. (2015). Public Management: Thinking and Acting in Three Dimensions (2nd Ed.). CQ Press. ISBN 9781483344324.

  5. PUB 504.41: Quantitative Methods
    Prof. E. Kulikov

    Textbook:
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  6. PUB 508.41: Public Human Resources
    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 

  7. PUB 510.41/42: Public Budgeting
    Prof. R. Sun (Session 41)
    Prof. R. Leung (Session 42)

    Required 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).
    Note: E-book and rental available 


    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).
    Note: Students have free access to this book via the CSUDH library at:
    http://0-site.ebrary.com.torofind.csudh.edu/lib/csudh/docDetail.action?docID=10193750


  8. PUB 595.41: Sustainability in the Healthcare Administration
    Prof. R. Azizi

    Note: No textbook is required for this course

 

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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)


2017 Fall 1 (8/28 - 10/22)


  1. PUB 495.51: Foundations of Public Administration
    Prof. R. Azizi

    Textbooks:
    1) Shafritz, J. M., Russell, E.W., & Borick, C. P. (2013). Introducing public administration (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. (ISBN-10: 020585589X | ISBN-13: 978-0205855896) 
    2) Stillman II, R.J. (2010). Public Administration: Concepts and cases. (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth. (ISBN-10: 0618993010 | ISBN-13: 978-0618993017) 

  2. PUB 495.53: Administration of Financial Resources

    Prof. R. Leung

    Required:

    Title: Public Budgeting

    Authors: David Nice and Patrick Fisher

    Publisher: Birkdale Publisher (2016)

    ISBN:978-1942456025
    Buy directly at http://www.birkdalepublishers.com

    OR

    Title: Public Budgeting

    Author: David C. Nice

    Publisher: Wadsworth/Thompson Learning, 2002

    ISBN: 0830415157

    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 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 


  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.

    Free Online Access via CSUDH Library:
    http://0-site.ebrary.com.torofind.csudh.edu/lib/csudh/detail.action?docID=10531472

    2) Menzel, Donald. (2009). Ethics Moments in Government: Cases and Controversies. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. ISBN 9781439806906.
    Free Online Access via CSUDH Library:
    http://0-site.ebrary.com.torofind.csudh.edu/lib/csudh/detail.action?docID=10907526&p00=ethics+moments

    Note: Please note that there are 9 electronic copies of each of these books available at the CSUDH library. If all copies are in use at any given time, you will not have access to these books and will have to wait until a copy becomes available. 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 via 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 594.51: Independent Study
    Prof. S. Golightly

    Required:
    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)​


2017 Fall 2 (10/23-12/17)

  1. CJA 563.51: Administrative Law, Policy & Analysis
    Prof. T. Byrne

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

    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

  2. PUB 500.51: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Prof. F. Prager

    Required:
    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.

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

     

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

    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).
    Note: Students have free access to this book via the CSUDH library at:
    http://0-site.ebrary.com.torofind.csudh.edu/lib/csudh/docDetail.action?docID=10193750


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

    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

    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

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

    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
    Prof. S. Golightly

    Required:
    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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