Courses in Manahawkin

Fall 2019 Courses

GNM 1136-091: The Science of Forecasting Waves

This course includes the science/math/technology associated with surf forecasting. Students are introduced to waves, surfing equipment, tracking swell, buoy models, hurricanes, weather, bathymetry, tides, wind, and coastal erosion processes. Using actual, re-enacted, and staged events students will examine the relationship between wave models, storms, and related science principles.

CIST 1206-013: Statistics

Quantitative reasoning intensive course (Q1)

Statistics I utilizes a case study approach to the study of statistics. It emphasizes statistical thinking, deals with real data and concepts, and fosters active learning. The course is divided into four modules: I. Analysis of group differences (AOV, Kruskall-Wallis, measurement & sampling validity); II. Examining relationships (Chi-Square, Correlation, forecasting, simple linear regression); III. Applications of probability (probability, probability distributions, expectations); IV. Application areas (t-tests, control charts, experimental design).

GNM 2129-001: Ocean Planet

Estuaries are bays and lagoons where rivers (freshwater) meet the ocean (saltwater). This course will cover basic estuarine science and review case studies involving several of the world’s major estuaries to highlight the larger scientific principles. 

HLTH 1101-003: Introduction to the Health Sciences

This is an introductory course specifically designed to meet the needs of students interested in a variety of health related professions. Through an interdisciplinary approach, students are provided with the underpinnings of the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPCP). Students will gain a beginning understanding of the US health care system and health professions.

 

HLTH 2221-091: Functional Human Anatomy

Recommended for BSHS CD Track. NOT RECOMMENDED for students in the pre-DPT/accelerated DPT program. Course is not open to students enrolled in Pre-PT, Pre-CD, Pre-OT, concentrations and, Nursing. A study of the functional aspects of the human body. Emphasis will be on the study of anatomy and how it relates to the functions of the human body. Systems included are skeletal, muscular, nervous, lymphatic, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems.

GAH 3128-091: Baseball History and Literature

In this course, students read works of baseball fiction and nonfiction; research themes in baseball fiction from the late 19th century to WW2; report on baseball games; examine social issues in baseball; write a biographical piece on a pre-1950 baseball figure; and produce an original capstone project, i.e., short story, one-act play, magazine or journal article, collection of baseball poetry, portfolio of thematically-linked baseball writing, or other baseball-related writing project.

HLTH 1241-095: Medical Terminology

This course is the introduction to the medical language with emphasis on terms describing disease states and diagnostic procedures. It will include the examination of medical terminology utilized in case studies, research, clinical, and other administrative settings.

GEN 2243-092: Exploring your Digital Portfolio

This course introduces current digital tools that can be utilized by college students in their academic work as well as in preparation for professional careers. Students will learn proper online etiquette in regards to social media. This online presence will also help students form a Personal Learning Network where students can learn from and interact with professionals in their intended field of study. 

GSS 2119-091: Law for Life

This course will assist students in understanding the legal aspects of activities that they will encounter in everyday life. Among topics examined will be how law affects us when we rent or buy homes, purchase goods and services, marry, drive, borrow, work and obtain health care. 

GSS 2606-001: Introduction to Global Studies

The course will demonstrate how an understanding of international political economy can help students make sense of global news, business investments, environmental problems, government politics and sustainable development subjects by presenting theories, institutions, and relationships to enlighten students about our world.

GAH 2224-091 Documentary Photography

Arts course (A)

This course will focus on the interrelationship and fusion of two disciplines, writing and photography, in areas such as history, politics, literature, race, and gender, among others. This interdisciplinary approach will expose students not only to in-depth knowledge of diverse issues, but also to acquire and develop graphic awareness, new perspectives and critical thinking.

GIS 3348-091: Social & Ethical Considerations of Business

Open only to juniors and seniors.

Values/ethics course (V).

This course identifies the diverse ethical and social responsibility concerns which arise in private business. The focus is on items receiving current media attention as well as more general issues. This course will give the students an enhanced perspective of the many apparent moral/ethical dilemmas faced by business decision-makers as well as a considered understanding of the social impact of business decisions. This course is relevant to all majors as it allows and encourages interdisciplinary perspectives and discussions.

BUSN 2110-093: Introduction to Management 

An examination of the functional areas of management including such topics as planning, organizing, control, motivation, production control, communication, and leadership. Major management theories will be examined in light of contemporary organizational situations and the changing environment (internal and external).


Spring 2020 Courses

GIS 3600-001: Holocaust and Genocide

Open only to juniors and seniors.
Historical consciousness course (H).

This course is an upper class seminar with concentration on the Holocaust as an expression of Nazi policy and on genocide as a policy of some governments in the 20th century. In addition to lecture/discussions, movies will be used to present the many levels of experience of victims, perpetrators, and spectators.

GNM 1136-091: The Science of Forecasting Waves

Quant across the curriculum (Q2).

This course includes the science/math/technology associated with surf forecasting. Students are introduced to waves, surfing equipment, tracking swell, buoy models, hurricanes, weather, bathymetry, tides, wind, and coastal erosion processes. Using actual, re-enacted, and staged events students will examine the relationship between wave models, storms, and related science principles.

GNM 2157-091: Environment and Film 

Values/ethics course (V).

This course provides a unique opportunity for students to engage in an interdisciplinary class about the environment and film. The two topics will yield an interesting discussion piece for the classroom and a lens into everyday life. A variety of topics will be covered each week utilizing a film as a precursor to the discussion of environmental protection and destruction. Some topics include: sprawl, mining, deforestation, garbage/recycling, sustainability, climate change, & more. We will debut many types of films and genres.

GIS 3348-091: Social & Ethical Considerations of Business

Open only to juniors and seniors.
Values/ethics course (V).

This course identifies the diverse ethical and social responsibility concerns which arise in private business. The focus is on items receiving current media attention as well as more general issues. This course will give the students an enhanced perspective of the many apparent moral/ethical dilemmas faced by business decision-makers as well as a considered understanding of the social impact of business decisions. This course is relevant to all majors as it allows and encourages interdisciplinary perspectives and discussions.

GIS 3349: Car Culture in America

Open only to juniors and seniors.

Car Culture in America will encompass the history of autos, how they have affected societal issues such as class, mobility, safety, health, family values, environmental concerns, urban planning and personal finance. The course will include units such as selling, purchasing and leasing vehicles; car maintenance; fuel efficiency; advertising strategies and the dilemma of insurance coverage, particularly in the state of New Jersey. Even though the automotive industry has gone global, how cars are manufactured and marketed today can be the epitome of wonder and amazement.

 

HLTH 2305-092: Statistics for Health Professionals

Organizing data, distributions, measure of central tendency, and variability. Sampling theory and the use of statistics in tests of significance. Orientation in basic and qualitative research methods; in descriptive and analytical studies; and in experimental, predictive and philosophical approaches and their practical application in the health sciences.

 


HLTH 2501-006: Teamwork & Collaboration in Healthcare

Service Learning and Values/Ethics Course (V).

 This course focuses on the Interprofessional Core Competencies of Teams and Teamwork, and Values and Ethics. Emphasis is placed on understanding the impact of health disparities on health outcomes. Team-based activities and a Service-Learning component provide opportunities for experiential learning and reflection. 

GSS 2119-091: Law for Life

This course will assist students in understanding the legal aspects of activities that they will encounter in everyday life. Among topics examined will be how law affects us when we rent or buy homes, purchase goods and services, marry, drive, borrow, work and obtain health care. 

GEN 2243-092: Exploring your Digital Portfolio

This course introduces current digital tools that can be utilized by college students in their academic work as well as in preparation for professional careers. Students will learn proper online etiquette in regards to social media. This online presence will also help students form a Personal Learning Network where students can learn from and interact with professionals in their intended field of study. 

CRIM 2121-003: Police Behavior and Organization

Prerequisite: CRIM 1100.

This core course will study the effect upon police behavior of occupational role definition, the social and legal frameworks in which it takes place, the imperatives of police organization, jurisdiction, and philosophy. Special attention to discretion as a characteristic of police work.

HLTH 1241-093: Medical Terminology

This course is the introduction to the medical language with emphasis on terms describing disease states and diagnostic procedures. It will include the examination of medical terminology utilized in case studies, research, clinical, and other administrative settings.

GNM 2237-091: Animal Behavior

An understanding of animal behavior is important to the fields of ecology, biology, psychology and anthropology. In this course, we take an ecological and evolutionary approach to the study of animal behavior. Our focus is on the behavior of humans and other free-living vertebrates.

 

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Stockton University at Manahawkin is the proud home of Stockton's Transfer Accelerated BSN and RN-BSN programs. In 2018, Stockton opened an adjacent site in Manahawkin with a larger study space, a 48-seat classroom, nursing exam rooms, and a nursing skills lab.

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Located minutes from the Garden State Parkway, Route 9, and Long Beach Island, Stockton University at Manahawkin is a convenient location for Stockton students to take courses. 

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