Courses in Manahawkin

Summer 2020 Courses

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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