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2017 SESSION #3 (7/3/2017 - 9/24/2017)
Public Management Emphasis (12 week)

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Core and Elective Courses (updated 6/19/2017):

  1. PUB 495.41: 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).

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

  2. PUB 495.42: Applied Statistics in Public Administration
    Prof. C. Sneed

    Required Textbook and Software:

    1) Healey Joseph F. Statistics: A Tool for Social Research, 10th Edition. ISBN-10: 1285458850 ISBN-13: 978128545885 (This book will be used in PUB 504 also).

    2) Aplia™, 1 term Instant Access for Healey's Statistic: A Tool for Social Research, 10th Edition

    Option 1: Purchase from www.cengagebrain.com or amazon.com then buy APLIA from the link above.

    Option 2: Purchase the text as an e-book bundled with APLIA. Student Registration URL for APLIA will be available on the class Blackboard. If you have bought the book and APLIA from the University book store, please contact your instructor.

    3) Software: IBM® SPSS® Statistics 24 Software (students' version). It is available for free now through the CSUDH. Please see the course Syllabus for instructions on how to download SPSS. 

  3. PUB 495.43: 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.

  4. PUB 500.41: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Prof. T. Martinelli

    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). 

  5. PUB 502.41: Administrative Theory and Behavior
    Prof. F. Prager

    Textbooks:
    1) Denhardt, R. B., Denhardt, J. V., & Aristingueta, M. P. (2013). Managing human behavior in public and nonprofit organizations (3rd ed.). Sage (ISBN: 978-1-4129-9165-0).

    2) Shafritz, J. M., Ott, J. S., & Jang, Y. S. (2011). Classics of organization theory (7th ed.). Wadsworth (ISBN-13: 978-0-495-56941-1).


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

    Textbooks:
    Title: Statistics: A Tool for Social Research, 10 th Edition. 
    Author: Healey, J.H. (2016). 
    ISBN-10: 1285458850 ISBN-13: 9781285458854.

    Title: Research Methods for Public Administrators (with CD)
    Authors: O’Sullivan, Rassel, and Berner
    ISBN: 0321431375

  7. 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 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.

     

  8. PUB 527.41: Fundamentals of Qualitative Research
    Prof. S. Golightly

    Title: Qualitative Research Design:  An Interactive Approach (3rd edition).  
    Author: Joseph Maxwell
    Publisher: Sage Publications, 2012.

  9. PUB 592.41: 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


  10. PUB 580.41: 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​

 

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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 Summer 2 (7/3-8/27)

  1. PUB 502.51 - Administrative Theory and Behavior
    Prof. Z. Yang

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

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

  2. PUB 506.51/56 - Administration and Public Policy Analysis
    Prof. F. Prager

    Textbooks:
    Title: Statistics: A Tool for Social Research, 10 th Edition. 
    Author: Healey, J.H. (2016). 
    ISBN-10: 1285458850 ISBN-13: 9781285458854.

    Title: Research Methods for Public Administrators (with CD)
    Authors: O’Sullivan, Rassel, and Berner
    ISBN: 0321431375


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

    Textbook:
    Mikesell, J. L. (2014). Fiscal administration: Analysis and applications for the public sector (9th ed.).
    Boston, MA: Wadsworth (ISBN: 9781133594802).

 

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

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