Courses in Manahawkin

Summer 2021 Courses

GNM 1136-191: 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 3612-191: Beaches

Open only to juniors and seniors.

An integrated study of the culture, history and environment associated with coastal beaches. The course will consider scientific, historical, economic, artistic, recreational, and political perspectives on the ocean's beaches and the human developments and endeavors these landforms have spawned. A comparative study of East Coast beaches, shore communities, and resorts will be included.

GAH 3309-291: The Philadelphia Experiment

This course is a comprehensive 300 year history of Philadelphia, which examines the city's rich political, artistic, social and cultural development, including some of the city's most illustrious citizens and inimitable icons such as the elixir of Philadelphia life - the Cheese Steak.

GNM 2157-291: The Environment & 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.

GNM 2237-191: 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 the behavior of humans and other free-living vertebrates.

 

 

Fall 2021 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 3348-091: 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.

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 2110-091: 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 1206-009: 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).

CRIM 2121-004 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 1101-096: 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.

 

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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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