Courses in Manahawkin

Fall 2019 Courses

GSS 3166-091: Risk Management and Emergency Preparedness

This course is an introduction risk management and emergency-preparedness. Students will learn to critically examine and evaluate risks and the importance of leaderships, communication, and other decision-making roles related to emergency planning, response, and recover. Pts can be applied to business or natural disasters. 

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

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.

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. 

4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours

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).


Summer 2019 Courses

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.
 
4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours

GNM 1136-191: 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.

4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours

GIS 3349-191: 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.

4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours 

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.

4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours 

HLTH 1101-102: 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.

4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours 

HLTH 2501-101: 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. 

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Other hours

HLTH 1241-092: 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.

4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours

GSS 2119-291: 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.

4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours 

HLTH 3311-401: Pathophysiology

This course explores the mechanisms of disease and alterations in body defenses of all body systems. The general principles governing inflammation, repair and immunity and the diseases of organ systems are presented. Genetic control and environmental influences provide the foundation for exploration of systems disorders. The role of fluid and electrolyte balance in the development of pathology is discussed. 

4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours

LANG 3256-191: Hispanic Literature and Film

Prerequisite: LANG 3251 with a grade of C or better or equivalent. Permission of Instructor required.


This is a course designed to improve students’ written and oral Spanish skills through a series of discussions of contemporary Hispanic film and literature. While introducing the student to the social and historical context in which selected films and literary works were made, the course will emphasize the following themes: Spanish Civil War, censorship, regional politics and immigration. 
 
4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours

 

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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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