Courses in Manahawkin

Summer 2018 Courses

GNM 1136-291: The Science of Forecasting Waves

Mondays, May 14, 2018 - July, 25, 2018

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

GAH 3128-291: Baseball History & Literature

Mondays, May 14, 2018 - July 25, 2018

Historical Consciousness course (H)

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.

4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours

 

 

LANG 3256-191: Hispanic Literature & Film

Only Mondays, May 14, 2018; May 29, 2018; June 11, 2018

Prerequisite: LANG 3251 with a grade of C or better or equivalent. Permission of Instructor required. Formerly titled Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film.

International/Multicultural Course (I).

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

GAH 3309-191: The Philadelphia Experiment

Tuesdays, May 14, 2018 - July 25, 2018

Historical Consciousness course (H)

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 

GIS 3612-191: Car Culture in America

Wednesdays, May 14, 2018 - July 25, 2018

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

Wednesdays, May 14, 2018 - June 25, 2018

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 Other hours

GSS 2119-291: Law for Life

Wednesdays, May 14, 2018 - July 25, 2018

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 healthcare.

4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours

GEN 2168-291: Business Basics

Wednesdays, May 14, 2018 - July 25, 2018

Not open to business studies majors.

This course is designed to be an introduction to the operations and types of businesses organizations, including those entities engaged in electronic commerce. Topics that will be covered include the history of business, various types of business models, forming and building a business, laws and government regulations.

4.000 Credit hours 
4.000 Lecture hours 

HLTH 1101-102: Introduction to Health Sciences

Monday-Thursday, May 14, 2018 - June 25, 2018

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

Monday-Thursday, May 14, 2018 - June 25, 2018

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 Lecture hours

 

 

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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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