Courses in Manahawkin

  Fall 2020 Courses

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.

GIS 3348-092: 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.

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. 

BUSN 2110-094: 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).

 

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).

GIS 3659-001: Genocide, War Crimes and Law

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

This course will consider the effectiveness of war crimes trials as punishment for and as prevention of genocide. We also shall review the Holocaust and what it teaches us about genocide. Against that background, we will explore what recent changes in international law, culture, and politics may mean for current war crimes trials, and the future of an international war crimes tribunal.

GSS 2606-091: 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.

 

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.

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.

GAH 3228-001: The Spanish Civil War

Historical Consciousness course. (H)

This interdisciplinary course combines historical representations of the Spanish civil war with literary texts to present a perspective on this event where the clash of liberal and fascist ideologies took on international proportions. Paintings and movies on the subject are also part of this course.

GEN 2248-091: Perspectives on Civic Engagement

Not open to students who have completed GEN 1038. 

This foundational course addresses an overview of how democracy works through participatory citizenry. Students will be introduced to types of civic engagement, practices of engagement and community-building exercises through readings, reflections and community based learning experience. Students will recognize their own experience for being a civically engaged citizen.


 

 

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Stockton University at Manahawkin is the proud home of Stockton's Accelerated BSN program. 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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