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									                                     Accounting • Administrative Science

Accounting                            Administrative                                  • Partial tuition scholarships for employees
                                                                                      of government and nonprofit organizations.
(M.S.)                                Science (M.A.S.)                                Tuition, which includes a 50 percent schol-
                                                                                      arship for all public and nonprofit organi-
See Business, Accounting, page 53.    The Master of Administrative Science            zation personnel, is $1,224.00* per course,
                                      (M.A.S.) degree program is structured to        and entitles participants to use FDU’s facil-
                                      meet the career development needs of            ities (library, recreation center, etc.).
                                      adult learners working in administrative
                                      and professional positions in government        Graduate Certificate
                                      agencies, not-for-profit organizations and      Programs
                                      corporate settings. Its primary purpose is
                                      to enhance the administrative skills of its
                                                                                      Administrative Science
                                          The program is designed to primarily        Students who wish to qualify for a Certifi-
                                      serve in-service students with five or more     cate in Administrative Science may do so
                                      years of relevant professional work experi-     by completing four courses (12 credits)
                                      ence. The degree program is targeted            from the M.A.S. degree course offerings
                                      toward working adults, and admission is         listed below. These credits may then be
                                      based on multiple criteria, including the       applied to the M.A.S. degree. Any four
                                      applicants’ career and other accomplish-        courses (12 credits), on a matriculating or
                                      ments, personal maturity and evidence of        nonmatriculating basis, qualify for a Cer-
                                      commitment to graduate study and profes-        tificate in Administrative Science.
                                      sional development. Special consideration
                                      will be given to applicants having a signifi-   Community Development
                                      cant record of relevant professional and/or     This 12-credit graduate certificate program
                                      administrative experience in government         focuses on planning and economic issues
                                      and not-for-profit organizations.               of housing and business. Students are re-
                                          The program combines both cognitive         quired to take three core courses from the
                                      and affective (interactive) instruction         following six choices: MADS6611 Special
                                      through case studies, simulations, individ-     Topics: Metropolitan America: Influence
                                      ual and group exercises and fieldwork that      of the Past and Future, MADS6611 Spe-
                                      helps to develop the critical managerial        cial Topics: Environmental Issues and
                                      effectiveness. The M.A.S. educational           Community Development, MADS6622
                                      experience seeks to develop administrative      Community Development, MADS6623
                                      competencies in a supportive learning           City and Regional Planning, MADS6624
                                      environment in conjunction with specific        Urban Politics and MADS6625 Financing
                                      and clear feedback.                             Community Development and one other
                                          This program is offered under the aus-      course from among those offered in the
                                      pices of the School of Administrative Sci-      M.A.S. program.
                                      ence, Anthony J. Petrocelli College of
                                      Continuing Studies, at the College at           Computer Security and Forensic
                                      Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and Metro-
                                      politan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey, and        Administration
                                      locations throughout New Jersey.                This 12-credit graduate certificate program
                                                                                      focuses on the criminal justice system’s
                                      Program Highlights                              response to the expanding area of comput-
                                                                                      er crime. Designed for law enforcement
                                      • A 30-credit program that can be com-          officials, corporate security executives and
                                      pleted in 20 months while working full-time.
                                                                                      state agency investigators, the certificate
                                      • An opportunity to begin the program at        provides training to appropriate personnel
                                      any one of three entry points during the        in the investigation, case development and
                                      year: September, January and April.             protocols relating to computer crimes.
                                      • Small classes offered one evening per         Each course is taught in a computer labo-
                                      week (6–9:30 p.m.) in a 12-week trimes-         ratory to ensure direct relevance and prac-
                                      ter format or five consecutive Saturdays        tical application of all information being
                                      (8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.) to accommodate            covered. Two new state-of-the-art cyber
                                      the needs of working professionals.             crime computer laboratories were created
                                      • 55 convenient off-campus locations
                                      throughout New Jersey.
                                      • Many courses are available online
                                                                                      *This fee is a 2007–2008 fee. New tuition and fee
                                      through an asynchronous delivery.               charges for 2008–2009 will be announced in the spring
                                                                                      of 2008. Please check with the Office of Enrollment
                                                                                      Services for current charges.

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at the Metropolitan Campus through fund-        MADS6636 Global Preparedness for Cata-          MADS6647 Organizational Planning and
ing provided by the U.S. Department of          strophic Emergencies (Wroxton elective).        Risk Communications.
Justice. Students are required to take four
courses: MADS6611 Special Topics: Cur-          Forensic Accounting                             Global Leadership and
rent Issues in CyberForensics, MADS6637
                                                This 12-credit graduate certificate focuses     Administration
Computer Systems Seizure and Examina-
                                                on white-collar crime and its implications.     This 12-credit graduate certificate is espe-
tion, MADS6638 Computer Security
                                                Students can choose four courses from the       cially designed for leaders and administra-
Administration and MADS6639 The
                                                following: MADS6686 Financial Crime: Its        tors of worldwide organizations. Partici-
Forensic Expert.
                                                Nature and Extent, MADS6687 Account-            pants can choose four courses from the
                                                ing Fraud Examination, MADS6688 Legal           following list: MADS6600 Theory and
Correctional Administration and                 Environment for Forensic Accounting,            Practice of Administration, MADS6609
Leadership                                      MADS6689 Accounting and E-commerce              Productivity and Human Performance,
This 12-credit graduate certificate program     and MADS6690 Forensic Accounting Fraud          MADS6610 Organizational Decision Mak-
focuses on the administration and leader-       and Taxation.                                   ing, MADS6611 Special Topics: Managing
ship of correctional institutions. Students                                                     Organizationalal Change, MADS6618
are required to take two courses:               Global Emergency Medical                        Leadership Plus and MADS6634 Commu-
MADS6663 Behavioral Administration in           Services Administration                         nity Threat Assessment and Risk Analysis.
Corrections and MADS6664 Correctional
                                                This 12-credit certificate is designed to
Health-care Administration. Participants                                                        Global Security and Terrorism
                                                enhance the knowledge and leadership
must also select two electives from
                                                skills of administrators and staff of organi-   Studies
MADS6600 Theory and Practice of
                                                zations responsible (or potentially respon-     This 12-credit graduate certificate program
Administration, MADS6602 Personnel
                                                sible) for provision of emergency medical       is designed for military, police, fire and
Administration, MADS6610 Organization-
                                                services. All of New Jersey’s mobile health-    emergency management professionals who
al Decision Making and MADS6618 Lead-
                                                care resources should be prepared to            comprise the first responder community.
ership Plus.
                                                respond to crisis events, as well as to the     The certificate provides a broad under-
                                                everyday needs of their communities. Stu-       standing of terrorist groups and the meth-
Displaced Persons Administration                dents are required to take the following        ods they employ along with in-depth train-
There is a myriad of issues that displaced      two courses: MADS6649 Integrated Sys-           ing on how to prevent and respond to
individuals are faced with, and organiza-       tem Design for Emergency Medical Ser-           terrorist acts.Courses include MADS6611
tions must be able to identify such issues in   vices and MADS6650 Emergency Medical            Special Topics: Current Issues on Terror-
order to provide assistance. This 12-credit     Services Quality Improvement. To com-           ism and Security, MADS6634 Community
graduate certificate will investigate various   plete the certificate, select two electives     Threat Assessment and Risk Analysis,
issues as well as remedies for problems.        from: MADS6602 Personnel Administra-            MADS6636 Global Preparedness for Cat-
Students may select four courses from the       tion, MADS6608 Organizational Commu-            astrophic Emergencies and MADS6648
following: MADS6611 Special Topics:             nication and Conflict Resolution,               Disaster Recovery and Organizational
Global Issues in Emergency Medical Ser-         MADS6611 Special Topics: Global Issues          Continuity.
vices, MADS6617 Emergency Manage-               in Emergency Medical Services,
ment and Safety Administration,                 MADS6617 Emergency Management and
                                                                                                Global Technology Administration
MADS6628 Building Strategic Partner-            Safety Administration, MADS6620
ships, MADS6636 Global Preparedness             Human Resource Systems: Approaches              This 12-credit graduate certificate provides
for Catastrophic Emergencies, MADS6672          and Techniques for the Modern Workplace         a comprehensive examination of project-
Ethics and Human Rights, MADS6673               and MADS6646 Finance and Accounting             management processes, integrating techni-
Internal and External Displaced Persons         for Health and Human Services.                  cal tools with leadership and team commu-
Issues and MADS6674 Sociological Per-                                                           nication skills. This program is designed
spectives of Disaster.                                                                          for managers and information technology
                                                Global Health and Human Services                professionals to improve innovation, strat-
                                                Administration                                  egy, operations and effectiveness in today’s
Emergency Management                            A 12-credit graduate certificate designed       agile global business architectures. Stu-
Administration                                  for professionals interested in health, hos-    dents learn technical aspects of project
This 12-credit graduate certificate is          pital and human services administration.        management planning and execution
designed for community leaders involved         Select any four courses from the following:     methods as well as people skills that are
in planning, policy making, implementa-         MADS6628 Building Strategic Partner-            critical to successful projects. Students are
tion and administration of emergency            ships, MADS6642 Global Health and               required to take the following two courses:
management. Participants can select any         Human Services Systems, MADS6643                MADS6605 Principles of Information Sys-
four of the following courses: MADS661l         Community Needs Assessment and Quali-           tems and MADS6611 Special Topics:
Special Topics: Current Issues on Terrorism     tative Analysis for Health and Human            Global Technology Project Management.
and Security, MADS6617 Emergency Man-           Services, MADS6644 Law, Ethics and Pol-         Students may select two electives from the
agement and Safety Administration,              icy for Health and Human Services,              following: MADS6610 Organizational
MADS6633 GIS and Emergency Adminis-             MADS6645 Marketing Social Change,               Decision Making, MADS6611 Special Top-
tration, MADS6634 Community Threat              MADS6646 Finance and Accounting                 ics: Building Effective Teams, MADS6618
Assessment and Risk Analysis and                for Health and Human Services and               Leadership Plus, MADS6638 Computer

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Security Administration and MADS6677             MADS6618 Leadership Plus, MADS6620             Leadership and two other courses from
Planning for Changes in Information Tech-        Human Resource Systems: Approaches             among those offered in the M.A.S. program.
nology.                                          and Techniques for the Modern Work-
                                                 place, MADS6626 Law-enforcement Exec-          School Security and Safety
Human Resource Administration                    utive Leadership Seminar (international
                                                 elective) and MADS6628 Building Strate-
This 12-credit graduate certificate program                                                     This 12-credit graduate certificate program
                                                 gic Partnerships.
is geared to the human resource practitioner.                                                   is designed for K–12 administrators and
Select any four courses from the following                                                      teachers to support the “Safe Schools” ini-
offerings to earn the certificate: MADS6602      Legal Environment Administration               tiative. Students are required to take four
Personnel Administration, MADS6607               This 12-credit graduate certificate is         courses: MADS6611 Special Topics: Cur-
Collective Bargaining and Contract Ad-           designed for legal support staff. Any four     rent Issues on Terrorism and Security,
ministration, MADS6608 Organizational            courses from the following offerings quali-    MADS6617 Emergency Management and
Communication and Conflict Resolution,           fy for the certificate: MADS6603 Law and       Safety Administration, MADS6634 Com-
MADS6609 Productivity and Human Per-             Administrative Practice, MADS6607 Col-         munity Threat Assessment and Risk Analy-
formance, MADS6611 Special Topics:               lective Bargaining and Contract Adminis-       sis and MADS6665 Crisis Management for
Customer Service for Public and Not-for-         tration, MADS6611 Special Topics:              the School Administrator.
Profit Organizations and MADS6611                Advanced Employment Law, MADS6611
Special Topics: Managing Organizational          Special Topics: Environmental Response
                                                                                                Transportation Administration
Change.                                          and Reporting Seminar, MADS6611 Spe-
                                                 cial Topics: Litigation Preparation and        This 12-credit certificate is designed for
                                                 Administration, MADS6620 Human                 leaders in the transportation industry. Stu-
Intelligence-led Policing                                                                       dents are required to take MADS6651
                                                 Resource Systems: Approaches and Tech-
Intelligence-led policing involves the mod-                                                     Operations Administration and
                                                 niques for the Modern Workplace
ern techniques that integrate the best prac-                                                    MADS6652 Public Policy and Transporta-
                                                 and MADS6635 Legal Research Methods
tices of community policing with law-                                                           tion Issues. To complete the certificate,
                                                 and Analysis.
enforcement intelligence. This 12-credit                                                        select two electives from: MADS6600
graduate certificate builds on the use of                                                       Theory and Practice of Administration,
data and information to solve issues             Nonprofit Organization                         MADS6602 Personnel Administration,
involving crime, homeland security and           Development                                    MADS6610 Organizational Decision
quality of life. Students are required to        This 12-credit graduate certificate program    Making, MADS6611 Special Topics: Man-
take the following two courses: MADS6679         is designed for professional leaders in the    aging Organizational Change and
Intelligence-led Policing: Concepts, Prac-       not-for-profit community. Students pursu-      MADS6618 Leadership Plus.
tices and Issues and MADS6680 Strategic          ing this credential may apply the credits
Planning for Intelligence-led Policing. To       toward the M.A.S. degree. Three core           Wroxton Experience—
complete the certificate, select two electives   courses are required from the following        Global Perspective
from the following: MADS6628 Building            four offerings: MADS6628 Building
Strategic Partnerships, MADS6681 Intelli-                                                       Two courses, MADS6615 Global Leader-
                                                 Strategic Partnerships, MADS6629 Plan-         ship for Public and Not-for-Profit Organi-
gence Team Management, MADS6682                  ning and Program Development,
Intelligence Analysis, MADS6683 Tactical                                                        zations and MADS6627 Women’s Leader-
                                                 MADS6631 Advanced Funding Practices            ship in Today’s Global World, are offered
and Operational Management, MADS6684             and MADS6632 Technology Applications
Principles of Information and Intelligence                                                      each summer at FDU’s Wroxton College in
                                                 for Not-for-Profit Management. Students        England.
Collection and MADS6685 Fusion Center            may choose one other course from among
Operations and Integration.                      those offered in the M.A.S. program.
                                                 Recommended additional courses are:            Online Graduate Degree and
International Studies                            MADS6611 Special Topics: Customer Ser-         Certificate Programs
Any four M.A.S. graduate courses taken at        vice for Public and Not-for-Profit Organi-
FDU’s Wroxton College campus or other            zations, MADS6613 Marketing of Public          Online Availability
FDU locations in Europe, Asia and the            and Not-for-Profit Organizations and           As a result of funding provided by the U.S.
Caribbean on a matriculating or nonma-           MADS6616 Grant Writing and Adminis-            Department of Defense through the
triculating basis qualify for a Certificate in   tration.                                       National Guard Bureau, two administra-
International Studies.                                                                          tive science graduate certificates—Global
                                                 Park and Recreation Leadership                 Security and Terrorism Studies Certificate
Law and Public Safety                            This 12-credit graduate certificate program    and Emergency Management Administra-
                                                 addresses the numerous issues involved in      tion Certificate—as well as five additional
Administration                                                                                  Master of Administrative Science (M.A.S.)
                                                 operating, managing and administrating
This 12-credit graduate certificate provides                                                    courses have been created online. Public
                                                 parks, golf courses, zoos, reservations,
a leadership foundation for law and public                                                      safety leaders and managers from around
                                                 swimming facilities and other leisure and
safety professionals. Select any four cours-                                                    the world have the opportunity to earn an
                                                 recreation facilities. Students are required
es from: MADS6601 Financial Adminis-                                                            online M.A.S. degree that has been re-
                                                 to take two core courses: MADS6611 Spe-
tration, MADS6604 Ethics and Public Val-                                                        viewed and approved by the National
                                                 cial Topics: Entrepreneurship in Leisure
ues, MADS6611 Special Topics: Public                                                            Guard. In addition to these National
                                                 Services and MADS6611 Special Topics:
Presentations and Media Strategies,                                                             Guard-approved programs, the school also
                                                 Current Issues in Park and Recreation

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offers online graduate certificates in Law       Requirements for the                           Course Offerings
and Public Safety Administration and             Master of Administrative
Global Leadership and Administration.            Science Degree                                 Administrative Science
    A second year of funding by the U.S.         The following are the specific program         School of Administrative Science
Department of Defense through the                requirements for the M.A.S. degree. The
National Guard Bureau was appropriated           curriculum areas and credit distribution       MADS6600
for 2004–2005 to convert the graduate            requirements are designed to provide stu-      3 Credits
Computer Security and Forensic Adminis-          dents with flexibility in planning a program   Theory and Practice of
tration Certificate to an online delivery for-   of study within a competency-focused           Administration
mat.                                             framework for professional development.        Introduction to issues of administration of pub-
                                                 Students must successfully complete 30         lic and not-for-profit organizations. Cases are
Admission Requirements                           credits of graduate course work in the fol-    used to analyze the relation of theory to practice
The credentials required for admission to                                                       and to illustrate the direct practical relevance of
                                                 lowing three categories.
                                                                                                theoretical models to administrative action. This
the Master of Administrative Science
                                                                                                course is waived for graduates of the New Jersey
degree program as a matriculated student         Administrative Competencies                    Certified Public Manager (CPM) program.
include the following:
    1. A graduate application for admission
                                                 (18 credits)
                                                 This core area includes the following areas    MADS6601
and nonrefundable application fee.                                                              3 Credits
    2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredit-     of administrative science: budgeting and
                                                                                                Financial Administration
ed college or university with a minimum          financial administration, human resources
                                                                                                Analysis of the concepts and principles used in
cumulative grade point ratio (GPR) of            administration, information systems
                                                                                                the financial administration of the public and
2.70. Applicants with a GPR of less than         administration, regulatory and legal issues    not-for-profit sector. This includes the key ele-
2.70 may be admitted as matriculated stu-        in administration, organizational behavior     ments of accounting, budgeting, planning and
dents on probation.                              and organizational communications.             control, auditing and their integration into a
    3. Official transcripts from all colleges                                                   comprehensive administrative control system,
and universities previously attended.            Analytic and Decision-making                   including issues of systems design and imple-
Applicants who are unable to provide offi-       Competencies (9 credits)                       mentation.
cial documents at the time of enrollment         This core area includes course work in
may register as nonmatriculated or nonde-                                                       MADS6602
                                                 public policy analysis, economic analysis,     3 Credits
gree students, with the approval of a grad-      quantitative reasoning, ethical and values
uate faculty adviser.                                                                           Personnel Administration
                                                 issues and decision-making techniques          This course provides an overview of personnel
    Candidates for the graduate certificate      that enable the student to analyze complex     administration, focusing on a unified human
program in administrative science may be         problems and develop appropriate strate-       resources management program, including the
accepted as matriculated students, based         gies to address them.                          integration of human resources planning, job
on proof of a bachelor’s degree from an                                                         analysis, employee selection, training performance
accredited college or university.                                                               evaluation and compensation administration. This
                                                 Capstone Seminar (3 credits)
                                                                                                course is waived for graduates of the New Jersey
Post-graduate Certificate in                     This core area provides an integrative
                                                                                                Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program.
Public and Nonprofit                             learning experience that focuses on organi-
                                                 zational leadership and strategic planning.
Leadership                                       Ordinarily the last course that a student
This 12-credit post-graduate certificate                                                        3 Credits
                                                 takes in the program, the capstone seminar     Law and Administrative Practice
program is designed to further enhance the       is offered on the Metropolitan Campus and      Exploration and analysis of the function of law
competencies of public and not-for-profit        College at Florham and at the University’s     in a democratic society. Emphasis is placed on
organization administrators. Upon suc-           Monmouth County Graduate Center in             understanding the law as a legal and moral force
cessful completion of either the 30-credit       Eatontown, New Jersey.                         guiding and constraining public decision making
M.A.S. program or the 39-credit Master of                                                       and action.
Public Administration (M.P.A.) program,          For Information
graduates can enroll in four additional                                                         MADS6604
courses of their choice and earn a Certif-       For information about the M.A.S. and
                                                 certificate programs, contact: Ronald E.       3 Credits
icate in Public and Nonprofit Leadership.                                                       Ethics and Public Values
Courses taken for the master’s degree can-       Calissi, Esq., Executive Associate Dean
                                                                                                This course focuses on the ethical dimensions of
not be repeated; however, there are ample        for Off-campus Credit Programs, Fairleigh
                                                                                                the personal and professional judgements of
new courses to choose from under Special         Dickinson University, Anthony J. Petrocelli    public sector managers. Cases are used to exam-
Topics plus other listed courses including       College of Continuing Studies, School          ine the ethos of public service organizations and
the Wroxton College, Oxfordshire, Eng-           of Administrative Science, 1000 River Road,    the moral foundation of public policy.
land, summer seminars. Students who              H-DH2-13, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666;
have graduated from universities other           Telephone: (201) 692-7171; Fax:                MADS6605
than Fairleigh Dickinson can also take           (201) 692-7179; E-mail:       3 Credits
advantage of the post-graduate certificate                                                      Principles of Information Systems
program.                                                                                        This course provides an overview of the role of
                                                                                                information systems in the administration of
                                                                                                public and not-for-profit organizations by pre-

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senting an integrated view of administration,        study of the essential principles and foundations    automated reservations systems and legal and
information and systems concepts into a unified      of employment law for managers and human             safety issues.
framework. Topics include information systems        resource personnel. The course will cover theories
development, design implementation and evalu-        and practical applications of contractual law        MADS6611
ation strategies.                                    as a source of employment obligations, public        3 Credits
                                                     policy claims, exceptions to the employment-at-      Special Topics: Current Issues on
MADS6606                                             will concept, workplace torts, federal and state     Terrorism and Security
3 Credits                                            regulation of the employment relationship with       This course provides an in-depth analysis of
                                                     emphasis on the various laws against work-           terrorism, the ideological forces and psychology
Administrative Leadership in
                                                     place discrimination and controlling court           behind terrorism and its worldwide network.
Complex Organizations
                                                     cases, family leave, health and safety issues,       Discussions and class assignments will focus on
Analysis of leadership behavior and administra-      wage and hour considerations, disability, and        what government leaders can do to prepare
tive activities. Examination of major theories of    unemployment compensation. The course will           their communities for the effects of catastrophic
leadership and motivation, including trait,          be concluded with practical considerations           events, including assessing their security plan,
behavioral, situational and power-influence          concerning the present status of the various         its design and construction, agency policies and
leadership theories and acognitive and cognitive     areas discussed.                                     procedures and various types of security
motivational principles for various levels of the                                                         staffing.
formal organization.                                 MADS6611
                                                     3 Credits                                            MADS6611
MADS6607                                             Special Topics: Creativity, Change                   3 Credits
3 Credits                                            and 21st-century Leaders                             Special Topics: Customer Service
Collective Bargaining and Contract                   Leaders of the 21st century can no longer deal       for Public and Not-for-Profit
Administration                                       just with change; they must be able to create,       Organizations
Analysis of federal and state employee relations     discover and invent new ways of thinking, new        See MADS6662 Customer Service for Public
laws and regulation. Topics include the bargain-     ways of dealing with greater changes yet to          and Not-for-Profit Organizations (page 44).
ing environment, contract negotiations, wage         come and new ways of building organizations.
and benefit issues in arbitration, grievance arbi-   This course focuses on recognized leadership         MADS6611
tration and employee relations in nonunion           characteristics and skills that stimulate change:    3 Credits
organizations.                                       vision, communication, synergistic decision-         Special Topics: Entrepreneurship in
                                                     making, motivation, talent development and           Leisure Services
MADS6608                                             inclusion. Students will engage in highly            This course looks at new and innovative
3 Credits                                            interactive stimulations and other exercises that    approaches to providing recreational and leisure
Organizational Communication and                     require willingness and an ability to challenge      services in the intergovernmental system. An
Conflict Resolution                                  convention, shift paradigms, communicate             overview of the history, current structure and
Theories and models of communications and            effectively and challenge the status quo in order    functions of government and not-for-profit
communications media; barriers to effective          to develop unusual solutions to usual problems.      administered leisure services are presented as
communication and techniques for improving                                                                well as the impact of the changing socioecono-
interpersonal, group and organizational commu-       MADS6611                                             mic priorities that have inspired increased
nications. Sources of conflict at the individual,    3 Credits                                            efficiency and effectiveness. Other topics
group and organizational levels; methods of          Special Topics: Current Issues in                    include collaborative initiatives, public/private
conflict management and resolution.                  CyberForensics                                       partnerships, privatization and outsourcing
                                                     This course will emphasize the use of computers      business, profit centers, marketing and
MADS6609                                             and computer technology in investigating cases       advertising and joint ventures.
3 Credits                                            where computers or computer technology
Productivity and Human Performance                   played a significant role. Techniques for            MADS6611
Definitions and measurement of individual,           safeguarding evidence, computer fingerprinting       3 Credits
team and organizational productivity, effective-     of suspected parties and interacting with            Special Topics: Environmental Issues
ness and efficiency. Models for the analysis of      investigative authorities will be covered.           and Community Development
organizational and individual productivity and       Students will become familiar with core              This course provides an overview and awareness
productivity growth. Techniques for improving        computer science theory and practical skills         of the wide range of environmental issues that
productivity.                                        necessary to perform preliminary computer            affect our community and how they relate to
                                                     forensic investigations, understand the role of      today’s planning process. Guest speakers,
MADS6610                                             technology in investigating computer-based           seminar discussions, reading and videos will
3 Credits                                            crime and be prepared to deal with investigative     introduce students to various environmental
Organizational Decision Making                       bodies at basic levels. Students also will learn     topics ranging from wetland development to
Examination of processes in organizational           various techniques that aid in preventing            environmental justice. This course also will
decision making, the state of theory, research       computer incidents and recovery from such            provide background information relative to
and applications for the practicing manager.         events.                                              public policy as well as ethical issues.
Topics include administrative style and decision
making; problem discovery and diagnosis; the         MADS6611                                             MADS6611
search for solutions, evaluation and choice;         3 Credits                                            3 Credits
group decision making; decision aids and             Special Topics: Current Issues in                    Special Topics: Environmental
support systems; and risk analysis.                  Park and Recreation Leadership                       Response and Reporting Seminar
                                                     This course examines the contemporary issues         This course examines the legal requirements of
MADS6611                                             challenging administrators in park and recrea-       environment law for reporting spills, releases
3 Credits                                            tion leadership positions. Specific course topics    and noncompliance issues. An understanding
Special Topics: Advanced                             include public policy, politics and special inte-    of basic federal and state environmental law,
Employment Law                                       rest sources of funding, fund raising, special       the regulated community, public safety and
This course is designed to provide an in-depth       events, resource management, facilities plan-        emergency response administration will be
                                                     ning, technology tools and interconnectivity,

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emphasized. The air, water and hazardous waste        MADS6611                                            MADS6614
laws as they pertain to public administration         3 Credits                                           3 Credits
will be covered.                                      Special Topics: Metropolitan                        Comparative Public and Not-for-
                                                      America: Influence of the Past and                  Profit Systems (Wroxton Elective)
MADS6611                                              Future                                              A global examination of alternative government
3 Credits                                             The American metropolis at the end of the           and not-for-profit provider systems, public poli-
Special Topics: Global Issues in                      century is very different than what people          cy formulation and implementation. Organiza-
Emergency Medical Services                            anticipated about 50 years ago. At mid-century,     tion and operational characteristics of public
This course will focus on current global and          envisioned was a clean, rationally planned          and not-for-profit providers in global settings
national events that impact one or more facets        environment of the future, free of longstanding     are analyzed with particular reference to Euro-
of emergency medical services administration.         problems such as traffic and poverty. The reality   pean systems. This seminar includes site visits
Discussions of the following topics will be           is so much more complex. Leaders built a            to various institutions.
included: recent regulation/legislation (i.e.,        metropolis that addressed some major prob-                                                         Fee
reimbursement, confidentiality, etc.); new            lems, while at the same time creating new ones.
technological or operational advances;                The next 50 years surely will contain similar       MADS6615
corporate citizenship initiative; and global          surprises. This class will take an in-depth view    3 Credits
impacts (terrorism, economic crises, infectious       of those key influences that shape the past and     Global Leadership for Public and
disease transmission). Course work will               future of the American metropolis. Addressed        Not-for-Profit Organizations
introduce students to alternative management          will be the overwhelming impact of government       (Wroxton Elective)
strategies for such events through a global           policy on the American metropolis, especially       Leadership theories of European and Ameri-
context.                                              those policies which promote wealth, a sub-         can theoreticians as well as the methods and
                                                      urban political majority and a perpetual urban      practices of world organization leaders in gov-
MADS6611                                              underclass, racial integration and cultural         ernment and not-for-profit organizations are
3 Credits                                             diversity and the possible intensification of the   studied, compared and discussed. Presenters are
Special Topics: Investigation of                      urban crisis.                                       drawn from Parliament, local governments and
Computer System/Network                                                                                   entrepreneurs who have created, innovated and
Emergencies                                           MADS6611                                            implemented sweeping policy changes in the
This course will introduce students to                3 Credits                                           operation of government. Several site visits are
computer-system emergencies and response to           Special Topics: Public Presentations                included.
these emergencies. It will explore proper             and Media Strategies
techniques and system configurations to create        This course provides the basic techniques,          MADS6616
redundancy in critical computer systems and           which can be applied in a variety of situations     3 Credits
learn proper standards for data backup and            when an individual wants to be listened to, and     Grant Writing and Administration
recovery. It will also cover the pros and cons of     when they need to be persuasive or convincing.      The course provides students with an understand-
data encryption. Students will learn how common       This course is not about public speaking. It is     ing of the process of writing successful grant
hacking techniques are used for computer-             about speaking in public. Students will also        proposals, including responding to the Request
                                                      learn how to deal with the media. The value of      for Proposal, letter proposals, defining needs,
system intrusion as well as how common
                                                      good media understanding and strategy can be        methodology, timelines and the budget. Learn
techniques are used to obtain information from
                                                      a valuable tool in terms of free advertising for    the elements of preparing a winning proposal
employees. The development of a user agreement
                                                      the program(s) students are managing.               that can secure funding for major public sector
for the work-place, remote users, vendors with
                                                                                                          initiatives. Students prepare and submit full
access to systems and consultants will also be
                                                                                                          grant proposals relevant to their organizations.
covered.                                              MADS6612
                                                      3 Credits
                                                      Seminar on Strategic Management                     MADS6617
                                                      for the Public and Not-for-Profit                   3 Credits
3 Credits
                                                      Sectors (Capstone)                                  Emergency Management and Safety
Special Topics: Litigation Preparation
                                                      Approaches to formulating strategies that enable    Administration
and Administration                                                                                        Course will provide for an in-depth analysis of
This course will cover preparing summonses,           public and not-for-profit organizations to adapt
                                                      to changing social, technological, economic and     planning and administration for emergency man-
complaints and other pleadings; participating in                                                          agement in the public and not-for-profit sectors,
motion practice; digesting transcripts of depo-       political conditions. Strategic management from
                                                      the administrator’s perspective. Development of     the need for emergency planning, recovering
sitions; summarizing trial testimony; indexing                                                            losses from Federal Emergency Management
documents and exhibits; acting as librarian for       long-range organizational strategies. Topics in-
                                                      clude forecasting, goal setting, environmental      Agency (FEMA) and state agencies due to cata-
trial documents; and preparing exhibits for trial.                                                        strophic events, identification and allocation of
The course introduces basic tort and contract         scanning, implementation of organizational
                                                      strategies and strategic management and public      resources, incident command procedure, safety
law, together with certain jurisdictional consi-                                                          in the working environment and federal Occupa-
derations. A full familiarization of the judicial     policy.
                                                                                                          tional Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
system at the state federal also will be discussed.                                                       and state Public Employee Occupational Safety
                                                                                                          and Health Act (PEOSHA) regulations. Stu-
MADS6611                                              3 Credits
                                                                                                          dents evaluate their environment and prepare
3 Credits                                             Marketing of Public and Not-for-
                                                                                                          a safety plan that is presented to the class.
Special Topics: Managing                              Profit Organizations
Organizational Change                                 Course examines marketing concepts relevant to
                                                      public and not-for-profit organizations that will   MADS6618
See MADS6661 Managing Organizational                                                                      3 Credits
Change (page 44).                                     enable administrators to match goals, strengths
                                                      and resources of an organization with the needs,    Leadership Plus
                                                      wants and opportunities in the public sector.       Master the best principles practiced by great
                                                                                                          leaders, past and present. Topics include cre-
                                                                                                          ative and innovative thinking, super-conscious
                                                                                                          mental laws, the constant pursuit of profession-
                                                                                                          alism, craftsman-like dedication to quality,

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building effective self-directed teams, creating     MADS6623                                             most noteworthy collaborations forged by not-
an energized workplace, the characteristics of       3 Credits                                            for-profit leaders.
effective learning organizations, capitalizing on    City and Regional Planning
leverage and the art of identifying and designing    This course provides a history, economic and         MADS6629
a shared destiny.                                    social trends (land use, suburbanization, smart      3 Credits
                                                     growth, etc.) and discussions on solving “real       Planning and Program Development
MADS6619                                             problems” that face local governments in the         Effective program development requires a
3 Credits                                            area of planning and development.                    clearly stated purpose of what your organization
Politics and Policy of Entrepreneurial
                                                                                                          is trying to achieve, compelling evidence that
Government                                           MADS6624                                             demonstrates the importance of that need and a
This course examines the changing role of coun-      3 Credits
ty/local government in the intergovernmental                                                              well-reasoned plan that outlines how an organ-
                                                     Urban Politics
system, focusing on preparing government for                                                              ization will meet this need in a cost-effective
                                                     This course focuses on decision making, city
the challenges and opportunities of the new cen-     governing structures, machine politics and the       manner. This course will explore how to turn an
tury. The course overviews the history, current      reform movement.                                     idea into a feasible project that merits funding.
structure and functions of county and local gov-                                                          Students will learn the skills and strategies
ernments in New Jersey, including the changing       MADS6625                                             needed to assess need, plan for and design
socioeconomic and political environment. The         3 Credits                                            identifying trends and organize and manage
nature of governmental leadership and decision       Financing Community Development                      information. Valuable online resources will be
making, including a discussion of selected major     This course discusses the theory and practice of     explored zeroing in on the top Internet sites for
leadership and decision-making theories and          urban and suburban public finance with               research, reference and continued learning.
models as they apply to the regional government      emphasis on methods used to fund public
setting, is examined. Other topics include out-      infrastructures. Topics include fiscal impact        MADS6630
sourcing, consolidation, regionalization, privati-   analysis of real-estate development, effects of      3 Credits
zation, competitive bidding, special interest        taxes on land-use decisions, benefit assessments     The Development of Political and
groups, political action committees, joint ven-      to finance public investments, private and           Administrative Leadership
tures and public/private partnerships.               intergovernmental contracting methods of             Traces the evolution and development of politi-
                                                     supplying urban public services, tax increment       cal and administrative leadership through the
MADS6620                                             finance for urban redevelopment and municipal        study of leadership theories and concepts and
3 Credits                                            bonds.                                               by the application and analysis of select histori-
Human Resource Systems:                                                                                   cal case studies.
Approaches and Techniques for the                    MADS6626
Modern Workplace                                     3 Credits                                            MADS6631
New approaches and techniques in human               Law-enforcement Executive                            3 Credits
resource systems go beyond the theories and          Leadership Seminar                                   Advanced Funding Practices
principles of personnel administration. A            New and complex challenges facing the law-
“hands-on” experience that utilizes case studies                                                          This course is designed to provide an in-depth
                                                     enforcement community worldwide will be              study of comprehensive fund-raising planning.
in each topic area allows students to devise         studied and discussed with top criminal justice
solutions. This course will use case studies,                                                             The course will focus on management issues
                                                     leaders in Great Britain and the United States.      including assessing organizational readiness,
lectures, assigned readings and recent rulings.      Subjects include multijurisdictional police forces
State and federal court decisions that impact                                                             strategic approaches to the development process
                                                     —Europol and Interpol, policing in a multiracial
public-sector organizations will be thoroughly                                                            and evaluating results. The course also will
                                                     society, riot and public order, leadership and
examined.                                            community policing, forensics and crime-scene        provide students the opportunity to broaden
                                                     investigation, combating drugs, the global           their knowledge with regard to prospect
MADS6621                                             impact of terrorism and combating chemical           research and cultivation, planned giving, cor-
3 Credits                                            and biological warfare.                              porate philanthropy and cause-related marketing.
Development of Governmental and
Administrative Theories                              MADS6627                                             MADS6632
The course will trace the development of gov-        3 Credits                                            3 Credits
ernmental and administrative theories and, to        Women’s Leadership in Today’s                        Technology Applications for
an extent, practices in Western societies during     Global World                                         Not-for-Profit Management
the modern era. The British traditions of com-       Public and nonprofit sector administration and       Learn to develop an approach to technology that
mon law and trade theory, as well as the European    leadership development challenges are com-
theoretical bases of political practice, will be                                                          best serves the needs of the organization. This
                                                     pared and studied as part of a women’s leader-       course will provide an overview of how to plan
presented.                                           ship seminar focusing on global networking.          for technology including Web-site development,
                                                     Presenters are renowned CEOs and scholars            online marketing, database management,
MADS6622                                             whose cutting-edge accomplishments have dis-
3 Credits                                                                                                 finance, accounting and working with con-
                                                     tinguished them as leaders representing the pub-
Community Development                                                                                     sultants.
                                                     lic and nonprofit sectors in Great Britain and
The purpose of this course is to introduce the       the United States. Study is combined with travel
theory and practice of community development         and experiential learning.                           MADS6633
and neighborhood development strategies.                                                                  3 Credits
Overview of basic approaches, important con-                                                              GIS and Emergency Administration
cepts, resources and language of the field and                                                            Course will provide an overview of GIS
                                                     3 Credits
major strategies for neighborhood revitalization                                                          (Geographic Information Systems) applications
                                                     Building Strategic Partnerships                      at the administrative level of emergency man-
in low-income communities.
                                                     Building strategic partnerships is key to            agement. Topics covered will include uses of
                                                     organizational survival and success. This course     GIS within the planning and mitigation phases,
                                                     will use case studies to explore the principles,     along with response and recovery assessments.
                                                     approaches and motivations behind some of the        Students will gain a valuable perspective on

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planning for and administering resources. A           MADS6638                                               MADS6642
final course project will be assigned to include      3 Credits                                              3 Credits
GIS budget funding and implementation                 Computer Security Administration                       Global Health and Human Services
strategies relative to individual administrative      This course will provide an introduction to the        Systems
roles.                                                basics of computer security (confidentiality,          Offered in the United States with the option of
                                                      message integrity, authenticity, etc.) and investi-    an international setting, this course includes a
MADS6634                                              gate ways to prevent hackers from accessing            comparison of health and human services
3 Credits                                             Web sites. Encryption processes and firewall           philosophies, concepts and practices. Policy
Community Threat Assessment and                       protection may not be enough for someone who           decisions and politics of health and human
Risk Analysis                                         wants to access data maintained on a computer          services delivery mechanisms are discussed with
An analytic course designed for public safety         or system. The course will analyze formal crite-       special emphasis on problem analysis and
officers, elected officials and business communi-     ria and properties of hardware, software and           strategies to address issues.
ty leaders for developing collaborative ap-           database security systems, and will determine
proaches to counterterrorism and other security       ways to improve overall site and system security.      MADS6643
threats. Topics include vulnerability assess-         Additional topics to be reviewed include: formal       3 Credits
ments, hazard mitigation, best practices, emer-       specifications, verification of security properties,   Community Needs Assessment and
gency planning, physical security surveying, net-     security policies that include hardening a site        Qualitative Analysis for Health and
working of experts and community policing.            and preventing an intrusion, detection of an           Human Services
Students will conduct a vulnerability assessment      intrusion and how to react to such an intrusion,       Presents a framework for conducting and
survey within their organization and community        safeguards for systems, organizational training        analyzing health and human services needs
and present a comprehensive response plan.            and protocols and other methods for providing          within the community. Designing projects,
                                                      data security in this technological age will be        methods of collecting data, matching evaluation
MADS6635                                              reviewed and assessed. Prerequisites:                  plans with community priorities and writing and
3 Credits                                             MADS6611 Special Topics: Current Issues in             evaluating proposals/reports providing an
Legal Research Methods and                            CyberForensics and MADS6637 Computer Sys-              essential foundation for planning initiatives.
Analysis                                              tems Seizure and Examination.
Hands-on study of methods of legal research for                                                              MADS6644
nonlawyers, with a concentration on utilizing         MADS6639                                               3 Credits
both fee-based and free Internet legal sites.         3 Credits                                              Law, Ethics and Policy for Health and
Instruction also will be provided in the proce-       The Forensic Expert                                    Human Services
dures used in analyzing and interpreting court        This analytic course will study what is necessary      Examines health and human services within the
opinions and statutes. Students will prepare and      to become a forensic expert, the methods for           context of law, ethics, policy and the role of
present a legal brief, with supportive references     preparing and presenting technical information         government and society. Provides a framework
and arguments, regarding an assigned legal            in a courtroom or administrative hearing setting       for analyzing policies in terms of social needs,
issue. This hybrid course consists of classroom       and the use of technical and scientific witnesses      workplace diversity and environmental issues in
instruction, asynchronous online delivery plus        in the area of high-tech crimes or violations or       the context of exposure to liability and preven-
independent research at FDU’s law collection          agency rules and regulations. Appropriate inter-       tion of lawsuits.
(Lexis Nexis and Westlaw).                            action with criminal justice agencies to develop
                                                      internal security protocols will be emphasized.        MADS6645
MADS6636                                              Individuals will learn how to trace security           3 Credits
3 Credits                                             intrusions, what contitutes admissible proof,          Marketing Social Change
Global Preparedness for Catastrophic                  how to manage evidence and how to develop              Fundamental marketing concepts are applied to
Emergencies                                           proactive initiatives in this area. Prerequisites:     health and human services issues as a means to
This course, taught by international experts,         MADS6611 Special Topics: Current Issues in             bring about social change. Attention is given to
covers the following topics in a lecture/seminar      CyberForensics and MADS6637 Computer Sys-              understanding the needs, wants and perception
format: emergency management, hazardous risk          tems Seizure and Examination.                          of the consumer in developing a social market-
analysis, social dimensions of disasters, disaster                                                           ing plan, implementing it and evaluating its
recovery and organizational continuity, the psy-      MADS6640                                               impact.
chology of terrorism, counterterrorism, weapons       3 Credits
of mass destruction, biodefense mobilization          Leading in Times of Crisis                             MADS6646
and cyber security and forensics.                     This course examines the principles of leader-         3 Credits
                                                      ship during times of significant stress. Various       Finance and Accounting for Health
MADS6637                                              models, strategies and tactics of leadership are       and Human Services
3 Credits                                             studied using the examples of civilian and             This course provides an overview of fiscal
Computer Systems Seizure and                          military leaders during the planning, implemen-        administrative decision-making and financial
Examination                                           tation and execution of the World War II D-Day         performance in health and human services
This analytic course will cover the appropriate       operation of June 1944.                                organizations. Budget course and structure,
protocols for seizure of computer systems and                                                                planning and preparation, revenue forecasting,
their examination in cases of Internet or com-        MADS6641                                               reporting, controls, cash-flow management,
puter fraud, terrrorism, child pornography,           3 Credits                                              grants, endowments, audits and evaluation are
Internet crimes and other high-tech crimes or         Contemporary Legal Issues                              emphasized.
violations of organization rules and regulations.     This seminar will examine relevant legal issues
It will explore the use of technology to retrieve     in the workplace with a comparison of United           MADS6647
data and copy data on computers and on Web            States and United Kingdom law. Topics                  3 Credits
sites without disturbing the original data/site. It   presented by leading experts will include              Organizational Planning and Risk
will study essential protocols needed to ensure       workplace violence, social and privacy issues in       Communications
the integrity of the data from the investigation      the workplace, the troublesome employee,               Risk communications practices, emergency
process through prosecution or administrative         harassment in the workplace and various issues         operations planning and theory for health and
disciplinary procedures.                              of hiring and termination.                             human services organizations. Includes an
                                                                                                             overview of existing federal, state and local

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emergency operations planning and communi-          marking, PERT (Program Evaluation and                 evidence presentation, information hiding and
caiton processes using case studies and practical   Review Techniques), CPM (Critical Path                strategic redundancy.
exercises.                                          Method) and decision making are topics
                                                    included in this course. This course will deal        MADS6655
MADS6648                                            with management of processes, introduce               3 Credits
3 Credits                                           students to the problems and issues involved          Contemporary Issues in Community
Disaster Recovery and Organizational                with operations management and familiarize            Policing
Continuity                                          students with concepts, languages and tools in        This course explores community policing—a
This course examines the differences between        both service and production industries.               revolutionary movement, a philosophy and an
accidents and disasters, the response for                                                                 organizational strategy that expands the tradi-
disasters, those “players” that will become         MADS6652                                              tional police mandate. It draws on the fields of
involved in disaster response and recovery, the     3 Credits                                             administration, supervision, community organi-
disaster cycle and how to maintain operations,      Public Policy and Transportation                      zation, psychology, sociology, advertising, jour-
whether civilian or military, to ensure organi-     Issues                                                nalism, public speaking and problem solving.
zational continuity. A key element in disaster      Demand for better transportation modalities           The history of policing is examined to determine
recovery is the concept of isomorphism, where       have been impacted by population changes. As          how and why community policing has emerged
we have the opportunity for one organization to     the population moves from urban to suburban           as the predominate philosophy used by police
learn from the experiences of another organiza-     areas, controversy develops as individuals desire     departments today. Special attention will be
tion, and this course seizes the opportunity to     better systems to allow for faster commutes.          given to current issues that impact law
fully capture what has been learned dealing with    Public policy issues arise as governments             enforcement and the future of community
previous events.                                    attempt to please the interests of those who          policing, especially in light of global terrorism.
                                                    want better transportation with those who want
MADS6649                                            to preserve open spaces. Additionally, issues         MADS6656
3 Credits                                           arise with air traffic and trains that impact and     3 Credits
Integrated System Design for                        are impacted by public policy. This course will       Social Problems and Solutions
Emergency Medical Services                          investigate the area of transportation and public     This course presents a conceptual framework
Effective emergency medical service (EMS)           policy-making and explore how both the needs          for understanding social problems. It presents
systems are dynamic by necessity. The need for a    of the public and those of the public officials are   administrative and managerial roles and issues
design that promotes integration and interoper-     impacted by the processes.                            concomitant with working in government and
ability of all systems components is essential to                                                         not-for-profit organizations, as well as implica-
success. This course will examine a variety of      MADS6653                                              tions for private enterprise. The nature of social
delivery models, the impact of federal and state    3 Credits                                             problems, causes and consequences, incidence
legislation and regulations, as well as industry-   Global Citizenship Seminar                            and prevalence, gainers and losers and under-
best practices including maximizing revenue         (International Elective)                              lying ideologies are developed using generalist
sources, social marketing opportunities, the        Current workplaces are diverse in various as-         and specific perspectives. The nature of manage-
importance of partnership building and              pects. Most organizations have a mix of workers       rial roles with a focus on solutions is developed
developing/implementing a strategic manage-         from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds.       theoretically and practically.
ment culture.                                       For leaders, managers and supervisors to be
                                                    effective in their workplaces, they must be           MADS6657
MADS6650                                            aware of the diversity issues that impact their       3 Credits
3 Credits                                           organization. This is increasingly important in a     Computer Recreation for Persons
Emergency Medical Service Quality                   global context. Global citizenship requires           with Disability
Improvement                                         awareness of the challenges globalization             People in long-term care facilities have a right to
Ensuring clinical and operational quality is a      presents. Special emphasis will be placed upon        recreation, but sometimes such persons do not
critical aspect of emergency medical service        a study of leadership, ethical worldview,             have the ability to take part in traditional rec-
(EMS) organizational management. This course        communications and diverse sub-cultures presented     reational activities due to mental/physical
will examine specific quality issues attached to    from a global perspective along with political,       impairment. This course surveys a series of
the clinical components of EMS, as well as areas    social and economic issues. Comparative studies       video games with a variety of input devices that
of potential operational risk. Methods for          of the different systems will be the focus of         can be played alone by a person with disabilities
effective quality leadership will be discussed:     student coursework. The Global Citizenship            or in a group setting. The course will help
quality benchmarking, information manage-           Seminar will include various site visits designed     anyone in the healthcare industry, recreation
ment, techniques for measuring organizational       to enhance the individual’s understanding of the      industry or long-term care facilities to select
and individual performance outcomes, methods        international issues that have direct and indirect    games that allow a variety of people to have fun
for evaluating new technologies, developing         effects on current and long-term goals of an          and which comply with recreation guidelines.
quality improvement policies and building a         organization.
quality improvement culture.                                                                              MADS6658
                                                    MADS6654                                              3 Credits
MADS6651                                            3 Credits                                             Leadership: Global Advanced
3 Credits                                           Forensics Administration                              Scholarship and Practice
Operations Administration                           This course examines the principles of forensics      (International Elective)
Operations management is the direction and          administration and how to apply them. Proper          The historical discourse on advanced learning
control of various processes that move inputs       administration of forensic work is required to        has as its genesis work implemented in many
into completed goods and services. Organiza-        produce consistently high-quality forensic            Old World cities. This course will investigate
tions administer products or services and deter-    analysis. This course begins with a case study in     the global history of educational institutions and
mine how they are delivered. Various compo-         a failed forensic administration. It provides the     models of scholarship. The topics included are:
nents of the organization must be coordinated       context for a review of the basics of forensics       an overview of leadership, leadership as bound-
to efficiently provide these services and/or pro-   administration. Near the end of the course, we        ary spanning, diplomatic leadership as a behav-
ducts. Decisions are made every day on              look at some new concepts. Topics covered             ior and an organizational auspice, impression
inventory, scheduling and capacity of the opera-    include training and education of forensic anal-      management, interpersonal management, inter-
tions. Planning, project management, bench-         ysis, accreditation, proficiency testing, audits,     personal communications in a multicultural

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world and levels of government and relation-          MADS6663                                              MADS6668
ships to the private sector. This course is intend-   3 Credits                                             3 Credits
ed to provide students with theoretical and           Behavioral Administration in                          Productivity and Construction
practical applications of scholarship and             Corrections                                           Operation
leadership. In addition to the course material,       This course concentrates on inmate behavior as        This course investigates how productivity
students will experience the culture of one of        a core function of a correctional institution. The    enhancements can impact heavy construction
the University’s international partners.              structured environment requires administrators        operations. The use of models, analyses and
                                                      to gauge the psychology of the offender, manage       simulations can improve the quality of the
MADS6659                                              violent and criminal behavior, meet basic needs       planning process and the end result. How these
3 Credits                                             of inmates, provide proactive inmate manage-          are incorporated into the project are included.
Latin America and Globalization                       ment, understand the role of the correction
This customized course reviews the past and           officer as a manager of people and evaluate           MADS6669
current situations of Central and South               risks and needs of the inmate population.             3 Credits
American countries in relation to the world                                                                 Environmental Regulations
economy and globalization. Topics include             MADS6664                                              This course investigates the current environ-
historical relations between Latin America, the       3 Credits                                             mental laws and regulations as they pertain to
United States and Europe; revolution as a             Correctional Health-care                              heavy construction projects. Topics reviewed
response to globalization; World Bank and             Administration                                        include: permitting; defining wastes, including
International Monetary Fund (IMF) projects in         This course explores the medical and mental           hazardous wastes; disposal options for wastes;
Latin America; and the future of Latin-               needs of the inmate population. Concerns about        and on-site treatment systems.
American products in the international market.        the quality of health care for this at-risk popula-
                                                      tion entails early screening and classication of      MADS6670
MADS6660                                              inmates, treatment of communicable and                3 Credits
3 Credits                                             chronic diseases, the privatization of heath-care     Cost Analysis and Administration
E-Team Emergency Software System                      services, detoxification and other critical           This course studies the various components of
The course will teach the strategies of emergen-      matters facing the population.                        cost management as they apply to the construc-
cy management from the municipal level to the                                                               tion process. The concepts of conceptual
state level where multiple communities work           MADS6665                                              estimates, project cost analysis and lifecycle
with the State Police Emergency Operations            3 Credits                                             costing will be included in the course.
Center. The majority of the course will be hands      Crisis Management for the School
on where students are given a role, a level of        Administrator                                         MADS6671
access and the e-team certified teacher runs          Contemporary events have revealed that all            3 Credits
a tabletop emergency exercise of a multi-             school districts need to prepare for the              Computer-aided Construction
community crisis using the e-team computer            unthinkable. No school leader wants to be in          This course investigates the application of
software system. Participants of this course          the middle of a crisis. The potential for the         contemporary software for different construc-
should be prepared to use the new e-team              occurrence of natural disasters, terrorist            tion projects. In addition to investigating a
system being adopted by the New Jersey State          activity, violent students and shootings on           limited set of software, the course will utilize
Police.                                               school property significantly increases the           the software in problem solving.
                                               Fee    burden of responsibility to keep students and
                                                      faculty safe. This course encompasses crisis          MADS6672
MADS6661                                              preparedness resources that will enable               3 Credits
3 Credits                                             administrators to manage school emergencies.          Ethics and Human Rights
Managing Organizational Change                        It will focus on three key elements of crisis         Although there are internationally recognized
This course provides an overview of the               management: planning, response and recovery.          human rights standards, many individuals who
principles of organizational change in order to                                                     Fee     are displaced are not afforded the same rights as
develop the knowledge skills and abilities to                                                               others. As countries accept a more global view
design and/or oversee basic change efforts,           MADS6666                                              of the world, human rights issues are being
understand the change process along with the          3 Credits                                             brought to the attention of the world. There is
tools to conduct basic change efforts. The ability    The New European Map                                  also a linkage between values, morality, ethics,
to change is essential for individual health and      This course provides students with a compre-          law and human rights. This course will inves-
organizational growth and development, but            hensive exploration of the current state of the       tigate the plight of displaced persons as far as
change is often resisted for a variety of reasons.    political environment of Europe through               human rights and its related issues are con-
                                                      historical background and country-by-country          cerned. This includes the concept of ethics and
MADS6662                                              analysis. Topics include the European Union,          ethical treatment of individuals regardless of
3 Credits                                             European legal systems, comparative political         their status.
Customer Service for Public and                       systems, the fall of communism, European
Not-for-Profit Organizations                          international relations, etc.                         MADS6673
Learn how to connect an organization with                                                                   3 Credits
customers and to train and develop a staff and        MADS6667                                              Internal and External Displaced
customers for a shared-learning environment for       3 Credits                                             Persons Issues
customer-focused action. Communicate                  Construction Procurement                              Individuals may have to travel long distances to
effectively through newsletters, surveys,             This course studies the different methods used        seek refuge from natural or manmade disasters.
instructor outreach meetings, videos, press           to procure materials and deliver completed            International humanitarian laws may provide
conferences, seminars, Internet, e-mail and           projects in the construction industry. Topics         protection for internally displaced people. Other
telephone. Exceed expectations through quality        reviewed include: costing concepts of lump sum,       individuals may be able to seek assistance and
service, gaining trust and building a loyal           unit price and cost plus; bidding processes; and      protection from various committees or organi-
customer base and civil coalition for a long-         contracting for construction management.              zations. There is a myriad of issues that dis-
term, satisfying and productive leadership.                                                                 placed individuals are faced with, and organi-
                                                                                                            zations must be able to identify such issues in
                                                                                                            order to provide assistance. This course will

                                                                                            Administrative Science

investigate various issues as well as remedies for    MADS6679                                               MADS6684
problems.                                             3 Credits                                              3 Credits
                                                      Intelligence-led Policing: Concepts,                   Principles of Information and
MADS6674                                              Practices and Issues                                   Intelligence Collection
3 Credits                                             This course is designed as an introduction to the      This course will explore the differences between
Sociological Perspectives of Disaster                 intelligence-led policing model. Intelligence-led      information and intelligence collection within
This course identifies broadly defined significant    policing links strategic planning crime analysis,      the framework of constitutional safeguards
historical and contemporary disasters. It then        priority setting, accountability, risk management      afforded to citizens. Covert and overt data-
analyzes causes and effects of these disasters        and stakeholder involvement with investigative         collection strategies including open-source
using classical and contemporary sociological         and front-line delivery of services. The course        information types are emphasized.
theory. Particular emphasis is placed on impli-       will include collection and analysis of data and
cations for public policy. The course integrates      essential actions to be taken. Case studies will       MADS6685
facts, theories and public policies.                  be utilized to illustrate principles included in the   3 Credits
                                                      course.                                                Fusion Center Operations and
MADS6675                                                                                                     Integration
3 Credits                                             MADS6680                                               This course will explore the methodologies for
Optimum Leadership                                    3 Credits                                              managing a high-performance fusion center that
This course will explore major theories and           Strategic Planning for                                 creates intelligence and warning for diverse
practices of scholars and philosophers with a         Intelligence-led Policing                              constituencies. Included are strategies, prin-
focus on the tools and knowledge necessary for        This course will emphasize highly productive           ciples and practices for addressing all crimes, all
21st-century leadership development. Principles       collaborations to address goal setting, problem        hazards, all threats approach to homeland
will be extracted from major contributors in the      solving and decision making relative to situa-         security and intelligence-led policing.
field, including Drucker, Bennis, Burns, Heifetz,     tional awareness to address crime, homeland
Zenger, Folkman, Kanter, Gardner, Pouzes,             security and quality-of-life issues. Assessing         MADS6686
Vaill, Greenleaf, Kellerman, Lipmann-Bluman,          environmental issues is also included. This            3 Credits
Goleman and others.                                   course is designed for current or future senior-       Financial Crime: Its Nature and
                                                      level decision makers.                                 Extent
MADS6676                                                                                                     This course explores the implications of what is
3 Credits                                             MADS6681                                               deemed to be white-collar crime. Financial
Perspectives on Leadership from                       3 Credits                                              crime has many aspects ranging from employees
Films                                                 Intelligence Team Management                           stealing from employers, tax avoiders becoming
Movies exaggerate and oversimplify, but they          This course will explore methodologies for             tax evaders and companies improperly stating
can still be compelling case studies for the traits   developing and managing an intelligence                earnings to shareholders. Case studies include
and actions they portray. This course uses a          initiative that includes the roles of decision         actions by companies such as WorldCom,
dozen classic movies, readily available for rental    makers, analysts and operators. Also included          Enron, Arthur Andersen and Tyco and the
or purchase, as the material for the study of         are situations that illustrate collaboration,          lifestyles and motivations of financial criminals.
leadership issues. Students are invited to            integration and networking.
contribute insights from other movies and from                                                               MADS6687
their own experiences, to complement the              MADS6682                                               3 Credits
assigned films.                                       3 Credits                                              Accounting Fraud Examination
                                                      Intelligence Analysis                                  This course will investigate various procedures
MADS6677                                              This course will investigate the process of            used in forensic accounting examinations. The
3 Credits                                             moving from raw data to intelligence. Included         reasoning behind such procedures will also be
Planning for Change in Information                    are methods for analyzing raw intelligence and         included as will be the detection, investigation
Technology                                            determining the source credibility, critical           and prevention of specific types of personal and
New or upgraded information technologies              thinking, logical reasoning, hypothesis testing        organizational fraud.
affect many areas of the workplace. The first         and analytical reasoning. Introducing quanti-
steps in the development of any automated             tative and qualitative analysis will also be           MADS6688
system are to understand and document what is         covered. Assessing the validity of information         3 Credits
needed. This course introduces the terms and          received from various sources will be included         Legal Environment for Forensic
techniques of information technology require-         along with the importance of maintaining an            Accounting
ments planning that help promote a smooth             open mind to information and data. How to              This course will study various federal and
transition from manual procedures or old tech-        represent the analysis and recommendations             international laws designed to protect the rights
nologies to new automated tools.                      through finished intelligence products to senior-      of the individuals suspected of committing
                                                      level decision makers will also be included.           fraud. The focus on what is related to statutory
MADS6678                                                                                                     elements of the crime is essential since evidence
3 Credits                                             MADS6683                                               is collected to address that issue. Included will
Economics for Administrators                          3 Credits                                              be laws that govern prosecution, admittance of
This course introduces macroeconomic and              Tactical and Operational Management                    evidence and expert witness testimony.
microeconomic principles by exploring their           This course will define and distinguish between
applications to the modern workplace. Included        tactical and operational management relative to        MADS6689
in the course are concepts of supply and              the effective and efficient deployment of re-          3 Credits
demand, cost and pricing and monetary and             sources to respond to crime, homeland security         Accounting and E-commerce
fiscal policy. It is designed for mid- to upper-      and emergency management issues.                       This course examines the unique characteristics
level managers and supervisors without recent                                                                of e-commerce entities. Applying accounting
course work in economics.                                                                                    principles in such an environment requires an
                                                                                                             understanding of the virtual market.


3 Credits                                            Biology (M.S.)                                Biology (M.S.)
Forensic Accounting Fraud and                        This program is offered at both the College
                                                                                                   College at Florham
                                                     at Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and Met-
This course will build on the basic knowledge of                                                   This program is offered under the auspices
                                                     ropolitan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.
theories, principles and concepts of taxation and                                                  of the department of biological and allied
build on these concepts to analyze how to            These programs are listed by campus: Col-
                                                                                                   health sciences, Maxwell Becton College of
prevent and deter opportunities for fraud and        lege at Florham, page 46, and Metropoli-
                                                     tan Campus, page 49.                          Arts and Sciences, College at Florham,
the tax implications.
                                                                                                   Madison, New Jersey.
3 Credits                                                                                          Admission Requirements
Preventing Future Columbines
                                                                                                   1. Graduation from an accredited college
This course is based on research using sociology,
psychology and brain research to develop pro-                                                      or university with at least a 2.50 cumula-
gram outlines for preventing school violence                                                       tive grade point ratio.
that may culminate in school shootings. Colum-                                                         2. At least 24 semester hours in biology
bine is used as the index because it was the                                                       and a general program, including related
single most lethal case of school shootings in the                                                 scientific subjects, that would be equiva-
United States. In addition, shootings that                                                         lent to the biology major program offered
preceded and followed Columbine, along with                                                        for the Bachelor of Science degree at Fair-
Columbine, are examined for commonalities,
signs and processes that led to shooting in the                                                    leigh Dickinson University. Students who
schools as well as programs that can be estab-                                                     are deficient in some subject, but whose
lished to prevent shootings long before the                                                        records are otherwise superior, may make
violence escalates. The movement from bullying,                                                    up their deficiencies while they are en-
the single most important forerunner of lethal                                                     rolled in the graduate program.
violence, to uncontrollable rage, along with                                                           3. Submission of an official score re-
lifelong effects on self-imaging and quality of                                                    port for the Graduate Record Examination
life are also examined.
                                                                                                   (GRE) General Test taken within the last
MADS6693                                                                                           five years. (The GRE requirement is waived
3 Credits                                                                                          for applicants who have completed a mas-
Leading Culturally Diverse                                                                         ter’s degree.)
Workplaces                                                                                             4. Three letters of recommendation.
With increased globalization, different cultures,                                                      Applicants who have not completed all
beliefs and values become important aspects
                                                                                                   requirements for admission to the degree
that an organization’s leadership must under-
stand and address. Cultural differences may                                                        program may be permitted to enroll in
result in conflict or ineffective and inefficient                                                  classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or
work groups and teams. Leaders who under-                                                          nondegree basis.
stand their own behaviors and beliefs are better
able to acknowledge and embrace cultural                                                           Requirements for the
differences and understand the implications of
the global market and human capital strategies.
                                                                                                   Master of Science Degree
This course will explore the dimensions of                                                         1. A minimum of 32 credits, the equiva-
diversity, cross-cultural models, assessment                                                       lent of one year of full-time study beyond
tools and best practices to improve cross-                                                         the undergraduate degree, is required for
cultural relationships. Effective team building                                                    the Master of Science degree in biology.
and the impact of team building activities on                                                          2. A minimum of 20 credits must be
culturally diverse populations will be discussed.
In addition to assigned readings and student                                                       biology courses, 12 of which must be com-
projects, this course will include an                                                              pleted within the department of biological
international experience.                                                                          and allied health sciences of the Maxwell
                                                                                                   Becton College of Arts and Sciences.
                                                                                                       3. Specialized areas of concentration
                                                                                                   include biology education, business,
                                                                                                   chemistry and physiology.
                                                                                                       4. A minimum of 10 credits may
                                                                                                   include graduate courses from business,
                                                                                                   chemistry, communication, education or
                                                                                                   psychology, as approved by the graduate
                                                                                                   program director. Students should note
                                                                                                   that Silberman College of Business courses
                                                                                                   taken by M.S. students in biology also may
                                                                                                   fulfill preliminary requirements for an


    5. A maximum of 6 credits may be            that the adviser from the College of Business        BIOL6032
transferred from other institutions, with the   deems appropriate may be selected.                   1 Credit
approval of the graduate program director.                                                           Mycology Laboratory
    6. Students must consult the graduate       Business Electives                                   Students will learn the techniques used by
                                                Management                                           mycologists to observe diverse fungal groups
program director when registering for
                                                MGMT5522 Organizational Behavior                     and how to isolate and identify fungi from nat-
courses.                                                                                             ural and artificial sources. Corequisite:
    7. A cumulative grade point ratio of        MGMT6633 Managing Change
                                                                                                     BIOL6031 Mycology.
3.00 (B) is required for graduation. If a       PHAR6605 The Pharmaceutical Industry:                                                             Fee
grade lower than B is attained, the student                 Structure and Government
will be placed on notice. If a grade in the C               Regulations                              BIOL6380
range is earned, the student will be warned     PHAR6615 Pharmaceutical Marketing and                3 Credits
that any additional grade below a B will                    Product Development                      Animal Behavior
result in dismissal from the program. A         Marketing                                            A study of the causation, development and
                                                                                                     adaptive value of behavioral patterns of animals
grade of D or F will result in automatic        ECON5510 Economic Analysis
                                                                                                     as individuals and in groups. Topics will include
dismissal from the program.                     MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts                          biological rhythms, migration, interactions,
    8. Students have the option of com-         PHAR6605 The Pharmaceutical Industry:                communication, reproductive behavior and
pleting their degrees with or without a                     Structure and Government                 sociality. Laboratory work will emphasize field
research and thesis option.                                 Regulations                              investigations. Requires major research paper
    Students who select the research and        PHAR6615 Pharmaceutical Marketing                    and additional readings from primary literature.
thesis option must declare their intent                     and Product Development
before registering beyond 15 credits and        Finance                                              BIOL6406
must begin preliminary work with a men-                                                              3 Credits
                                                ACCT5521 Financial Accounting: An
tor. Students selecting the research and                                                             Global Ecology
                                                            End-user Approach                        Global climate change, declining global fish-
thesis option must complete the 4-credit        FIN5531  Financial Analysis                          eries, high levels of mercury found in remote
sequence consisting of BIOL7803 Re-             FIN6801  Seminar in Corporate Finance                animal populations and rapid rates of extinction
search and Thesis I and BIOL7804                PHAR6605 The Pharmaceutical Industry:                are all symptoms of human impact on global
Research and Thesis II. The thesis topic                    Structure and Government                 environment. Students in this course will focus
must be presented to and approved by the                    Regulations                              on three major global environmental issues,
graduate faculty. The thesis must be writ-                                                           delving deeply into the science that informs
ten in the prescribed form and submitted        Concentration in Education                           understanding of these problems. The class will
for review by members of the graduate fac-                                                           investigate the underlying ecological and envi-
                                                For those allied health professionals inter-         ronmental systems affected, how humans have
ulty. A thesis defense must be scheduled        ested in teaching in their professions, FDU          impacted those systems and the scientific feasi-
and the thesis successfully defended as a       offers a B.S. in biology with an education           bility of proposed solutions to these problems.
requirement of graduation.                      concentration. A master’s student would
    Students who do not select the research     take at least 21 graduate credits in biology         BIOL6430
and thesis option must complete two addi-       and at least 12 credits in education.                3 Credits
tional biology courses in lieu of BIOL7803                                                           Cell Biology of Cancer
Research and Thesis I and BIOL7804                                                                   Cancer is a collection of different genetic dis-
                                                Course Offerings                                     eases. This course will discuss the major genes
Research and Thesis II.                         Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are so
                                                                                                     and cellular pathways that play a role in cancer.
                                                noted. To determine availability of courses not so
Concentration                                                                                        It will explore how these genes regulate the cell
                                                designated, please check with department chair.
                                                                                                     under normal conditions, and how they are per-
in Business Areas                                                                                    turbed in cancerous cells. The course also will
This curriculum is designed to enable           Biology                                              cover some of the latest cancer therapies devel-
biology graduate students to have a con-        Department of Biological and Allied                  oped to target these misregulated genes.
centration in the business areas of either      Health Sciences
management, marketing or finance.                                                                    BIOL6445
                                                In addition to the courses listed herein, the        3 Credits
                                                department offers a number of specialty courses.     Cell Signaling in Development and
Curriculum Requirements                         To determine the availability of courses for each    Human Disease
The same 20-credit requirement as for           semester, please contact the department of bio-      This course will cover the details of intracellular
the Master of Science degree in biology         logical and allied health sciences at (973) 443-     and extracellular communication. Topics will
(see this and previous page) and 12 credits     8778 or consult the Course Offerings Booklet.        include cell communication channels such as
of business courses taken as a unit concen-                                                          gap junctions, cell-signaling molecules such as
                                                BIOL6031                                             growth factors and hormones, cellular recep-
tration. Courses may not be selected at
                                                3 Credits                                            tors, cytoplasmic signal-transduction cascades
random from the three areas of concentra-       Mycology
tion. An adviser from the College of Busi-                                                           and regulatory molecules changing gene expres-
                                                A survey of the fungi with emphasis on taxonomy,     sion based on certain cell signals. The course
ness must be consulted. The following           morphology, physiology and economic impor-           will also discuss the impact of cell signaling on
elective courses or any other business course   tance, including current research (primary journal   pattern formation during development and its
                                                articles, reviews and invited presentations).        misregulation in diseases such as diabetes.
                                                Corequisite: BIOL6032 Mycology Laboratory.


BIOL6710                                              General Microbiology and CHEM2261,                  mental conditions for vector development; and
3 Credits                                             CHEM2262 Organic Chemistry I and II.                disease transmission symptomatology, treatment
Immunobiology                                         Fall                                                and methods of control. Prerequisite:
A comprehensive study of the foundations and                                                              BIOL1201, BIOL1202 Biological Sciences I and
principles of immunology. The semester will be        BIOL6857                                            II or equivalent.
divided into four sections covering immuno-           3 Credits                                           Spring
chemistry, immunobiology, immunogenetics and          Behavioral Ecology
immunopathology. Topics include antibody              Discussion of current topics addressing the         BIOL6878
structure and diversity, allergy, mechanism of        behavior adjustment of animals and humans to        3 Credits
cellular immunity, histocompatibility, autoimmu-      their habitats including reproductive behavior,     Pathophysiology
nity and tumor immunology.                            biorhythms and clinical ecology. Prerequisite:      Comprehensive study of physiological disorders
                                                      undergraduate degree in biology or permission       in human organ sytems; examination of loss of
BIOL6741                                              of the instructor.                                  functional capacities of affected organs and
4 Credits                                                                                                 evaluation of underlying mechanisms of disease
Endocrinology                                         BIOL6867                                            processes; mechanism of action of current ther-
The ductless glands, their hormones, interrela-       3 Credits                                           apeutic measures. Prerequisites: BIOL1205
tionships and influences on physiology, behav-        Psychosexual Development                            Human Structure and Function I or equivalent
ior, internal chemistry and disease. Glands of        Human prenatal and postnatal psychosexual           and/or course in mammalian physiology.
nonmammalian forms are studied; modern                development prior to puberty is examined in a       Spring
experimental methods and results are discussed
                                                      descriptive and analytical bilinear model empha-
and evaluated. Prerequisites: 20 credits of bio-                                                          BIOL6879
                                                      sizing interactions among nature, nurture and
logical sciences including courses in anatomy                                                             3 Credits
                                                      critical period. Development of the fetal genital
and physiology.                                                                                           Human Genetics
                                                      system, encoding of neural templates and nor-
Fall or Spring                                                                                            Concepts of human genetics, the human
                                                      mophilic and paraphilic “love maps.” Genetic,
                                                      neuroanatomical and behavioral evidences for        genome project and molecular basis of genetic
BIOL6757                                                                                                  disorders; genetic diversity in human popula-
                                                      biological basis for gender difference, gender
3 Credits                                                                                                 tions; application of genetic technologies in clin-
                                                      identity and gender orientation are considered.
Neuropharmacology                                                                                         ical therapy; social and ethical implication of
                                                      Chromosomal, genetic and developmental
This course examines the functional neurophar-                                                            genetic engineering. Prerequisites: BIOL2210,
                                                      anomalies in psychosexual development are dis-
macology and receptology of the mammalian                                                                 BIOL2211 Genetics.
central nervous system, focusing on the neuro-
chemistry of precursors, synthesis, release and                                                           BIOL6880
second messenger systems for various neuro-                                                               3 Credits
                                                      3 Credits
transmitter systems as well as the mechanism of                                                           Neurobiology
                                                      Microbial Physiology
action of psychoactive drugs and medications                                                              Neuron signaling processes including sensory
                                                      Comprehensive coverage of all physiological
used to treat pain, mental illnesses and disor-                                                           transduction, action potential generation and
                                                      aspects of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbes
ders such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s                                                             transmission across chemical and electrical
                                                      with specific emphasis on their industrial appli-
and epilepsy.                                                                                             synapses. Sensory, motor systems and higher
                                                      cations. Prerequisites: General Microbiology
                                                      and CHEM2261, CHEM2262 Organic Chem-                brain processes are explored. Prerequisites:
BIOL6772                                                                                                  Human Structure and Function or Human
                                                      istry I and II.
3 Credits                                                                                                 Anatomy and Physiology.
                                                      Fall, Spring
Principles and methods of biological testing for                                                          BIOL7803, BIOL7804
toxicity of effluents and receiving waters,                                                               4 Credits (2 Credits Each Semester)
                                                      3 Credits
including the interpretation of laboratory and                                                            Research and Thesis I and II
                                                      Cardiovascular Physiology
field tests to evaluate environmental hazards,                                                            The successful completion of a thesis under the
                                                      This course will cover the basic concepts and
are studied.                                                                                              supervision of a member of the faculty.
                                                      physiological mechanism of myocardial func-
                                                      tion, peripheral vascular function and the inte-    Fall or Spring
                                                      grated functions of these two subsystems of the
3 Credits
                                                      cardiovasculature. Interactions among other
Selected Studies in Biology
                                                      organ systems will be considered, particularly
Specific courses may be offered with prior
                                                      the interaction of the cardiovascular system
departmental approval of course description
                                                      with the renal and pulmonary systems. Specific
and rationale for offering the course based on
                                                      topics include myocardial function, smooth
student interest.
                                                      muscle function, regulation of blood flow and
                                                      blood pressure and transvascular exchange and
                                                      fluid balance. The cardiovascular system will be
3 Credits
                                                      considered from the cellular level to the whole
Industrial Microbiology
                                                      organism level.
This course will focus on both traditional and
contemporary aspects of industrial microbiology,      BIOL6877
also known as microbial biotechnology. Process-       3 Credits
es involving industrially important microorgan-       Insect-transmitted Diseases
isms for the production of pharmaceutical             A study of insects and other arthropods as vec-
agents, food additives and chemicals, as well as      tors of human and animal diseases; insect life
their importance in alcoholic fermentation            cycle, disease organism life cycle and environ-
processes will be covered in detail. Prerequisites:


Biology (M.S.)                                  may serve as the student’s mentor for
                                                BIOL7803, BIOL7804 Research and The-
                                                                                             ACCT5521 Financial Accounting: An
Metropolitan Campus                             sis I and II.                                            End-user Approach
This program is offered under the aus-              3. BIOL6900 and BIOL6901 Biology         ECON5510 Economic Analysis
pices of the School of Natural Sciences,        Seminar must be taken for 1 credit for       FIN5531  Financial Analysis
University College: Arts • Sciences • Pro-      each of two semesters.                       PHAR6605 The Pharmaceutical Industry:
fessional Studies, Metropolitan Campus,             4. Students have the option of com-                  Structure and Government
Teaneck, New Jersey.                            pleting their degrees with or without a                  Regulations
                                                research option. Students electing to do
Admission Requirements                          the research and thesis option must take     Course Offerings
                                                the 5-credit sequence consisting of:         Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are
1. Graduation from an accredited college                                                     so noted. To determine availability of courses
                                                CHEM6697 Introduction to Research,
or university with a 2.50 cumulative grade                                                   not so designated, please check with appropriate
                                                BIOL7803 Research and Thesis I and
point ratio and at least 24 semester hours                                                   school director.
                                                BIOL7804 Research and Thesis II.
in biology and a general program, includ-
ing related scientific subjects, which would                                                 Biological Sciences
be equivalent to the biology major pro-         Undergraduate Students
                                                Senior undergraduate students with a 3.00    School of Natural Sciences
gram offered for the Bachelor of Science
degree at Fairleigh Dickinson University.       grade point ratio (GPR) may take graduate    BIOL6705
Students who are deficient in some sub-         courses for undergraduate credit with per-   3 Credits
ject, but whose records are otherwise supe-     mission of the instructor.                   Advances in Cell Biology
rior, may make up their deficiencies while                                                   Molecular organization of cells. Internal mem-
they are enrolled in the graduate program.      Concentration in Business                    branes and synthesis of macromolecules. The
    2. Undergraduate academic attainment        Areas                                        cell nucleus and cell division. Control of cell
                                                This curriculum is designed to enable        cycle. Cytoskeleton and cell-cell adhesion. The
in biology, which meets with the approval
                                                biology graduate students to have a con-     extra cellular matrix and signal transduction.
of the graduate biology faculty.                                                             Fall, Spring
    3. Submission of an official score report   centration in the business areas of either
for the Graduate Record Examination             management, marketing or finance.            BIOL6720
(GRE) General Test taken within the last                                                     3 Credits
five years. (The GRE requirement is             Curriculum Requirements                      Recombinant DNA
waived for applicants who have completed        Same as for the Master of Science degree     Purification of DNA. Manipulation of prokary-
a master’s degree.)                             in biology (see this page), but including    otic and eukaryotic DNA. Vectors, cloning, gene
    4. Three letters of recommendation.         12 credits of business courses taken as a    expression and in vitro mutagenesis. Production
    Applicants who have not completed all       unit concentration. Courses may not be       of proteins from cloned genes. Applications of
                                                selected at random from the three areas      recombinant DNA technology in basic research,
requirements for admission to the degree
                                                                                             medicine, agriculture and industry.
program may be permitted to enroll in           of concentration. An adviser from the Col-
classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or      lege of Business should be consulted.
nondegree basis.                                                                             BIOL6724
                                                Business Electives
                                                                                             3 Credits
Requirements for the                                                                         Human Genetics
                                                MGMT5522 Organizational Behavior             Structure and function of human genes and
Master of Science Degree                        MGMT6633 Managing Change                     chromosomes. Chromosome mapping and the
1. Satisfactory completion of a minimum         PHAR6605 The Pharmaceutical Industry:        human genome project. Numerical and structur-
of 32 credits in the courses approved for a                 Structure and Government         al chromosomal abnormalities, metabolic
graduate major in biology. A minimum of                     Regulations                      defects, genetic aspects of cancer and disorders
20 credits must be taken in biological sci-     PHAR6640 Management of Research              of the immune system, gene therapy, genetic
ences, selected from the courses described                  and Technology in the            counseling and ethical issues.
on pages 49–50. A maximum of 6 credits                      Pharmaceutical Industries        Fall
may be transferred from another institu-        Marketing
tion with the permission of the school                                                       BIOL6725
                                                MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts                  3 Credits
director. In addition, courses may be taken     MKTG8850 Advanced Special Projects:          Human Evolution
in other colleges and campuses of the Uni-                  Marketing (Pharmaceutical)       Evolutionary biology of human species. History
versity, with the director’s permission.        PHAR6605 The Pharmaceutical Industry:        of hominid lineage and how evolutionary pres-
    2. Before a student may register beyond                 Structure and Government         sures explain physical and behavioral adapta-
9 credits, he or she is required to obtain a                Regulations                      tions to past and present environments. Modern
biology adviser. The adviser will help the      PHAR6615 Pharmaceutical Marketing            human genetic diversity and its relevance to bio-
student select courses most appropriate for                 and Product Development          medical research. Prior course work in evolu-
the student’s needs and interests. Ideally,                                                  tion is required.
the student will select a faculty member in                                                  Spring
the area of interest most closely paralleling
his or her own. This faculty member also


BIOL6728                                              BIOL6761                                             cal aging, pathology due to defense mecha-
3 Credits                                             3 Credits                                            nisms, acute and stealth infection, novel envi-
Bioethics                                             Advanced Microbiology                                ronments, genetic diversity, design compromises
Studies relating implications of biotechnological     Organization of physiological processes in           and evolutionary legacies. Prior course work in
and biomedical innovations, individual percep-        microorganisms, including structure, energy-         evolution is required.
tion of issues and the universal policies influenc-   yielding mechanisms, macromolecular biosynthe-       Spring
ing the state of living species.                      sis, growth and regulation. Prerequisite: under-
Summer                                                graduate microbiology.                               BIOL6840
                                                      Spring                                               3 Credits
BIOL6733                                                                                                   Cell Culture
3 Credits                                             BIOL6771                                             Biology, characteristics and requirements of cells
Enzymology                                            3 Credits                                            in culture. Aseptic cell culture methods and
Enzyme sources and purification, structure,           Behavioral Ecology                                   applications of the techniques to specific types
kinetics and mechanisms. Sequencing and char-         Behavioral ecology, conservative biology, mate       of cell lines. Evaluation of cultured cell function.
acterization, biocatalysis, control of enzyme         choice, dispersal, reserve design, genetic diver-    Scale-up of cell cultures. Cell-based assays and
activity, clinical aspects of enzymology and          sity, subsistence harvesting and hunting. Pre-       drug discovery. Applications in recombinant
applications in biotechnology. Use of protein         requisites: BIOL1202 Biological Sciences II and      DNA technology.
data banks and molecular modeling.                    BIOL2250 Ecology and Field Biology.                  Fall                                             Fee
Spring                                                Spring
                                                                                                           BIOL6900, BIOL6901
BIOL6745                                              BIOL6772                                             1 Credit Each Semester
3 Credits                                             3 Credits                                            Biology Seminar
Endocrinology                                         Ecotoxicology                                        A series of lectures by invited speakers on topics
Physiology of hormones from endocrine and             Principles and methods of biological testing         of current interest. Exposure of students to
nonendocrine cells. Molecular structure, ho-          for toxicity of effluents and receiving waters.      research developments and techniques in select-
mology, biosynthesis, secretion, transport            Principles of cost-efficient compliance with         ed areas of specialization.
and metabolism of hormones. Mechanism of              toxicity limits placed on discharges.
hormone action and receptor specificity. Patho-       Fall                                                 BIOL7803, BIOL7804
physiology of hormones. Techniques of mea-                                                                 2 Credits Each Semester
surement of hormone, production of hormone            BIOL6775                                             Research and Thesis
analogs.                                              3 Credits                                            The student is required to write and then defend
Fall                                                  Physiological Ecology                                before a faculty committee a thesis based on
                                                      Discussion of current topics addressing physio-      laboratory research and prepared under the
BIOL6756                                              logical adjustment of animals to the physical        supervision of a faculty member.
3 Credits                                             and chemical environment, tolerance of temper-       Fall, Spring                                 Fee
Dermal Pharmacology and                               ature, osmotic conditions, partial pressures of
Immunology                                                                                                 BIOL7810
                                                      oxygen and starvation. Lecture and seminar.
Skin structure, function and immunology and                                                                3 or 4 Credits
                                                      Prerequisites: BIOL1201, BIOL1203 and
their impact on the application and efficacy of                                                            Selected Studies in Biology
                                                      BIOL1202, BIOL1204 Biological Sciences I
cosmetic products. Pharmacological principles                                                              As student interest requires, courses in highly
                                                      and II.
such as pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynam-                                                                specialized topics may be offered.
ics are reviewed. The importance of skin safety                                                            Fall, Spring
testing.                                              BIOL6776
Spring                                                4 Credits
                                                      Advances in Ecology
BIOL6758                                              Interrelationships of biotic and abiotic compo-
3 Credits                                             nents of the environment. Ecological energetics,
Advances in Pharmacology                              population dynamics, distribution patterns,
Development and approval of new medications           environmental imbalances and community suc-
in the United States. Current medications used        cession will be studied. Corequisite: BIOL6777
in the management of pathophysiological condi-        Lab: Advances in Ecology.
tions involving the cardiovascular, respiratory,      Fall
gastrointestinal, endocrine and nervous systems.
Antiviral and antibacterial agents. Immunother-       BIOL6777
apy. Orphan drugs. Prerequisite: CHEM3281             0 Credits
Biochemistry I.                                       Lab: Advances in Ecology
                                                      Experiments illustrating the topics discussed in
                                                      BIOL6776 Advances in Ecology. Corequisite:
3 Credits
                                                      BIOL6776 Advances in Ecology.
Virus morphology and chemical composition,
transmission and dynamics of infection, virus
entry, virus assembly and virus vectors. Recent       BIOL6779
discoveries in molecular biology, pathogenesis        0 Credits
and medical aspects of viruses.                       Darwinian Medicine
                                                      Application of Darwinian reasoning to medical
                                                      research and clinical practice. Intrinsic biologi-


Business                                     grams can be completed in one calendar
                                             year (for full-time students).
                                                                                            Residence means that students must be
                                                                                            enrolled in the fall and spring semesters.
Programs                                                                                    Summers are not counted in the residency
                                             Admission Requirements                         requirement. In addition, a total of 30
Accounting (M.S.)                            All students who wish to enroll for gradu-     nonwaivable credits must be completed in
See page 53.                                 ate course work within the College of          residency. A student who fails to enroll in
                                             Business must apply for admission as           a fall or spring semester without filing an
Entrepreneurial Studies (M.B.A.)             matriculated students. Check the specific      approved leave of absence is considered
See page 54.                                                                                to have broken residency and must apply
                                             requirements for the program in which
                                             you are interested.                            for readmission. In this case, all rules and
Finance (M.B.A.)                                                                            regulations effective at the time that the
See page 55.
                                             Academic Regulations                           student applies for readmission are applic-
Human Resource Management                                                                   able to the student. M.B.A. students are
                                             In addition to the academic regulations
(M.B.A.)                                                                                    permitted two one-semester leaves of
                                             found elsewhere in this bulletin, the fol-
See page 56.                                                                                absence. The total time permitted to com-
                                             lowing regulations apply to all College of
                                                                                            plete the degree is seven calendar years,
                                             Business students.
International Business (M.B.A.)                                                             excluding leaves of absence. Any extension
See page 57.                                                                                may be granted only under extenuating cir-
                                             1. Cumulative Grade Point Ratio                cumstances and only by the M.B.A. pro-
Management (M.B.A.)                          A cumulative grade point ratio of 3.00         gram director.
See page 58.                                 is required for graduation from the gradu-
                                             ate programs of the College of Business.       6. Second M.B.A.
Management (M.B.A.) for
Executives                                                                                  Award of a second M.B.A. is not permit-
                                             2. Graduation Requirements                     ted; however, students with an M.B.A.
See page 59.
                                             To be eligible for graduation, students        degree may receive certification in a sec-
Management (M.B.A.) for                      must be matriculated, must have com-           ond major upon completion of the 12
Global Business Administrators               pleted a minimum of 30 nonwaivable cred-       required and elected credits for that major.
See page 60.                                 its, must have completed all required          Students seeking a second area of concen-
                                             courses in the program, including un-          tration should consult with the M.B.A.
Management (M.B.A.) for                      waived core courses, and must have a           program director. A 3.00 GPR is required
Healthcare and Life Sciences                 cumulative grade point ratio of 3.00 or        for the 12 credits. Contact the respective
Executives                                   better.                                        MBA adviser at each campus: at the Met-
See page 61.
                                                                                            ropolitan Campus, Michele Vaccaro, (201)
Marketing (M.B.A.)                           3. Incompletes                                 692-2424; and at the College at Florham,
See page 62.                                 The grade of I must be removed by              Diane Prudden, (973) 443-8800.
                                             the third week of the next full semester
Pharmaceutical Management                    (excluding summer sessions). An Incom-         7. Scholarly Requirements
Studies (M.B.A.)                             plete that is not removed within this peri-    Grades for graduate work may be found
See page 62.                                 od is automatically changed to an F. In        in the academic regulations section in the
                                             case of well-documented extenuating cir-       front of this bulletin.
Taxation (M.S.T.)                            cumstances, an instructor and a student
See page 63.                                                                                    An average of 3.00 or better is required
                                             may jointly petition the dean for additional   for graduation. A graduate student who
The Silberman College of Business is         time in which to complete the course           receives a grade of F is required to present
accredited by AACSB International - The      work. Such petitions must be submitted         cause for consideration by the M.B.A. pro-
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools    within the same period. The grade of I         gram director (in the case of non-M.B.A.
of Business. AACSB is the premier busi-      cannot be removed by registering for the       students the program’s director) as to why
ness school accrediting body.                course at Fairleigh Dickinson University or    continued studies should be permitted.
    The College of Business offers pro-      by taking its equivalent elsewhere.            Documentation must be presented and
grams leading to the degrees of Master of                                                   approved before commencement of the
Business Administration (M.B.A.) and         4. Matriculation Status                        next semester or the student will not be
Master of Science in Taxation (M.S.T.) and   At least 75 percent of each student’s non-     allowed to continue the graduate program.
Master of Science in accounting (M.S.).      waivable credits must be completed at              A graduate student receiving the grade
Courses for the M.B.A., M.S.T. and M.S.      Fairleigh Dickinson University.                of F in a required course must repeat the
degrees are scheduled during the evening                                                    course and achieve at least the grade of B.
and on Saturdays. Some M.B.A. programs,      5. Residency Requirement                       (Such a retake does not expunge the grade
such as the global M.B.A., are offered                                                      of F and it remains part of the student’s
during the day. Programs may be pursued      Matriculated students must maintain resi-
                                                                                            records.) Should this level of performance
either full time or part time. Some pro-     dency with the University during the peri-
                                                                                            not be attained, the student will be denied
                                             od of time required to complete the course
                                                                                            further registration.
                                             work required for the graduate degree.


8. Probation, Suspension and                   General Programs                                            FDU Breadth (0–12 credits)
Dismissal                                      Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman                  Breadth courses are subject to waiver; the
A student who completes 9 or more cred-        College of Business offers an M.B.A. pro-                   same conditions apply as to AACSB core
its with a cumulative grade point ratio        gram accredited by both the AACSB Inter-                    courses. If granted waiver of a breadth
(CGPR) of less than 3.00 will be placed on     national - Association to Advance Colle-                    course, however, the student replaces the
academic probation. If at the completion       giate Schools of Business and the Middle                    waived breadth course with an elective
of an additional 9 credits the CGPR is still   States Commission on Higher Education.*                     course outside their major area.
below 3.00, the student will be subject to     A graduate student in the Silberman Col-                                                               Credits
suspension or dismissal. This decision will    lege of Business can earn an M.B.A. by                      ENTR5518
be based on the student’s overall academic     completing 48 credits of course work, but                     Entrepreneurship and Strategy ..............3
performance and the student’s likelihood       may qualify for course waivers and earn an                  LAW5511
of obtaining the minimum CGPR of 3.00          M.B.A. with as few as 30 credits of course                    Social, Political and Legal
                                               work. With an additional 12 credits, the                         Environment of Business ..................3
needed for graduation. Subsequently, if the
                                               student who already holds an M.B.A., even                   MIS5514
student is allowed to continue his or her
                                               if granted by another AACSB-accredited                        Information Systems and
studies, the student’s records will be
                                               institution, can earn a postgraduate certifi-                    Technology Management ...................3
reviewed each semester in which the
                                               cate attesting to the completion of a second                QUANT5530
CGPR remains below 3.00. The student
                                               major.                                                        Production and Operations
will either be dismissed or be subject to
credit limitations and minimum grade                                                                            Management.....................................3
                                               Requirements for the Master
point requirements in order to be permit-
                                               of Business Administration                                  Replacement Breadth Courses
ted to continue his or her studies.
    Please Note: A student who is sus-                                                                     (0–12 credits)
pended has a right to apply for readmission                                                                One elective course for each FDU breadth
after the lapse of one 15-week semester,
                                               Executive Communication and
                                                                                                           course waived. The elective course used as
not including the summer sessions. To be       Leadership (3 credits)
                                               All M.B.A. students must, within the first 9                a replacement for the waived breadth
readmitted, a student must submit evidence                                                                 course must be outside the student’s major
to the M.B.A. program director of the stu-     credits, complete BUSI5500 Executive
                                               Communication and Leadership.                               field.
dent’s likelihood of successfully completing
all remaining degree requirements.                                                                         Major or Electives (12 credits)
    A student who has been dismissed may       AACSB Core (0–18 credits)
                                               The AACSB core includes six courses. For                    The following majors are available in the
not apply for readmission. The student is
                                               each core course, the Silberman College of                  general programs: entrepreneurial studies,
dropped from the University, both its full-
                                               Business grants waiver credit on the basis                  finance, human resource management,
time and part-time programs.
                                               of:                                                         international business, marketing, manage-
                                                   1) an equivalent undergraduate course                   ment, (including concentrations in corpo-
9. Transfer Credit                                                                                         rate communications and information sys-
                                               or sequence of courses taken within the
A maximum of 6 nonwaivable credits             past five years and with a grade or                         tems) and pharmaceutical management
of graduate course work required for a         sequence of grades no lower than B;                         studies.
degree may be approved for transfer from           2) completion of a full undergraduate                      The student who wishes not to have a
another AACSB-accredited college or uni-       major in that field; or                                     major may take four additional elective
versity under the following conditions: the        3) a proficiency examination.                           courses for a general M.B.A.
course work must be approved as part of
the student’s program of studies; it must                                                                  Capstone (3 credits)
not have been applied to the completion of        Financial Accounting: An End-user                        All M.B.A. students must, within the final
the requirements for another degree; it              Approach .........................................3   9 credits of course work, complete either
must have been taken at the graduate           ECON5510                                                    MGMT7700 Global Business Capstone or
level; it must have been taken within the         Economic Analysis.................................3      ENTR7802 Venture Creation, Develop-
past five years; and the student must have     FIN5531                                                     ment and Financing. (Entrepreneurial
received a grade of B or better. Approval         Financial Analysis..................................3    majors are required to take ENTR7802
of transfer credit will be made by petition    MGMT5522                                                    Venture Creation, Development and
to the M.B.A. program director. A transcript      Organizational Behavior ........................3        Financing. Management and human
of the course work must be on file before      MKTG5532                                                    resource management majors must take
the petition can be considered.                   Marketing Concepts ..............................3       MGMT7700 Global Business Capstone.)
                                                  Applied Statistical Analysis ...................3
                                               Each waiver of a core course reduces by                     To qualify for graduation, the student
                                               three the number of required credits.                       must, within seven years from the entry
                                                                                                           date, complete the prescribed curriculum
                                               *3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104-2680;          and do so with no lower than a 3.00
                                               telephone: (215) 662-5600.

                                                                                Business • Accounting

cumulative grade point ratio. Only grades      Requirements for the Post-M.B.A.
for courses taken at Fairleigh Dickinson       Certificate
University or taken off-campus with prior
authorization figure into the cumulative
                                               Students must complete 12 credits, choos-     (M.S.)
                                               ing courses from one of the following
grade point ratio.                             M.B.A. study areas:
                                                                                             Special Program
                                               Accounting                                    There are two tracks in this 30-credit pro-
Special Programs                               Entrepreneurial Studies                       gram. Completion of either track will aca-
M.B.A. in management for executives;           Finance                                       demically qualify students to take the CPA
M.B.A. in management for global business       Human Resource Management                     Exam. Track A is designed for students
administrators; M.B.A. in management for       International Business                        who have an undergraduate major or con-
healthcare and life sciences executives;       Management                                    centration in accounting. Track B is suited
M.S in Taxation; and M.S. in accounting.       Management Information Systems                for those students who lack an undergrad-
    The College offers a group of very spe-    Marketing                                     uate background in accounting and desire
cialized programs that have their own cur-     Pharmaceutical Management Studies             a focus in this area at the graduate level.
ricular tracks. These special programs are                                                   The tracks are offered evenings and Satur-
                                                  To qualify for the certificate, students
the Master of Business Administration                                                        days.
                                               must have at least a 3.00 cumulative grade
(M.B.A.): in management (M.B.A.) for exec-                                                       This program is offered under the aus-
                                               point ratio.
utives, in management (M.B.A.) for global                                                    pices of the department of accounting,
business administrators and in manage-                                                       tax and law, Silberman College of Busi-
                                               For Additional Information                    ness, at the College at Florham, Madison,
ment (M.B.A.) for healthcare and life sci-
                                               Students interested in this program should    New Jersey, and Metropolitan Campus,
ences executives; Master of Science in Tax-
                                               contact the Silberman College of Business     Teaneck, New Jersey.
ation (M.S.T.); and Master of Science
                                               M.B.A. Offices on the Metropolitan Cam-
(M.S.) in accounting. The specific require-
                                               pus at (201) 692-2424 or on the College at    Admission Requirements
ments for these programs are listed under
                                               Florham at (973) 443-8800.                    Complete credentials for the evaluation of
the topic’s name. Depending on the pro-
gram, courses are offered during the evening                                                 applicants for the Master of Science in
                                               Saturday Programs                             accounting degree program include the fol-
and day, Monday through Saturday.
                                               M.B.A. Programs                               lowing:
Post-M.B.A. Graduate                           The College offers its M.B.A. core courses       1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredit-
Certificate                                    and many major and breadth courses in a       ed college or university.
                                               Saturday module format. Saturday M.B.A.          2. Official transcripts from all colleges
The Post-M.B.A. Graduate Certificate Pro-
                                               module courses meet from 8:30 a.m.–           and universities in which undergraduate or
gram was developed to meet the needs of
                                               4:30 p.m. for five Saturdays. Thus, during    graduate course work was completed.
M.B.A. graduates who, after receiving
                                               a 15-week semester, students can take three      3. An official score report for the Grad-
their degrees, find themselves working in
                                               Saturday classes.                             uate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
environments that require a continuation
                                                                                             taken within the last five years.
of their education. Through promotion,
employment with new companies, reloca-         M.S. in Taxation
tion or otherwise, M.B.A. degree holders
                                                                                             Requirements for the Master
                                               The College holds some classes in its         of Science Degree
often find themselves working in areas         Master of Science in Taxation program on
for which they were not originally trained.    Saturdays at the College at Florham in        Track A
Other graduates realize the necessity of       Madison, New Jersey.                          This 30-credit program is for students who
keeping current with a business environ-          To complete an M.S. in Taxation            have the bachelor’s degree or concentra-
ment that rapidly is changing. Courses         degree, students may need to attend some      tion in accounting and is designed to meet
are offered both in the evenings and on        tax courses held on weekday evenings. For     the 150-hour educational requirements for
Saturdays.                                     a description of the M.S. in Taxation pro-    the CPA Exam.
                                               gram, see page 63 or visit the program’s      Required Courses (24 credits)        Credits
Admission Requirements                         Web site at           ACCT6606
To qualify for the Post-M.B.A. Graduate           There are three sets of Saturday semes-      Federal Tax II: Business Entities............3
Certificate Program, applicants must have      ters during the year: two in the fall and     ACCT6680
received an M.B.A. or a select master’s        one immediately after tax season. The Sat-      Selected Accounting Topics ....................3
degree in a business-related field from an     urday classes, each 3-3/4 hours long, are     ACCT6682
accredited college or university.              held mornings and afternoons over a             Advanced Auditing ..............................3
   Students are not required to submit         10-week period. Morning courses meet from     ACCT6684
Graduate Management Admission Test             8:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.; afternoon courses         Advanced Managerial Applications ........3
(GMAT) scores.                                 from 12:45–4:30 p.m. Saturday classes are     ACCT6690
                                               not scheduled during tax season, nor in the     Seminar: Accounting and Auditing
                                               summer.                                            Case Studies ......................................3

Business • Entrepreneurial Studies

                                          Credits               For Information
ACCT7737                                                        For detailed information contact Prof.
  Corporate Financial Reporting................3
                                                                Robert A. DeFilippis, chair, department of
                                                                accounting, tax and law, at (973) 443-8768
                                                                                                             Studies (M.B.A.)
  Applied Business Law............................3             or                         Entrepreneurs are essential to our society.
MGMT5522                                                                                                     They foster technological and social change,
  Organizational Behavior..........................3                                                         and their innovation and creativity forge
                                                                Course Descriptions                          our future. The graduate entrepreneurship
Electives (6 credits)                                           See “Course Offerings,” pages 65–79.         program ranked 19th in an annual ranking
Accounting or Tax Elective ........................3                                                         of top programs done by Entrepreneur
MIS Elective................................................3                                                Magazine and The Princeton Review. The
Tax electives may be chosen from the tax                                                                     Silberman College’s Rothman Institute of
courses offered by the M.S. in Taxation                                                                      Entrepreneurial Studies provides students
program at the University. See pages 78–79                                                                   with a forum through which they may
or Subject to                                                                        engage in outreach activities, competitions
prior approval, such tax courses may be                                                                      and entrepreneurial networks.
counted toward the M.S. in Taxation                                                                              The M.B.A. in entrepreneurial studies
degree.                                                                                                      focuses on class work and outreach pro-
                                                                                                             grams that provide students with the
Track B                                                                                                      opportunity to learn and practice entrepre-
This 30-credit program is for students who                                                                   neurship in a real environment. It offers a
do not have the bachelor’s degree in                                                                         thorough and practical understanding of
accounting. NOTE: At least one under-                                                                        the issues involved in both starting a busi-
graduate course in financial accounting is                                                                   ness and fostering innovation in a corpo-
required for admission into the program.                                                                     rate setting.
Completing the program makes one eligi-                                                                          Classes are taught using a combination
                                                                                                             of lectures, case studies, team exercises,
ble for the C.P.A. exam.
                                                                                                             guest speakers and fieldwork. This major
Core Courses (15 credits)                                                                                    allows students to draw from a variety of
ACCT6615                                                                                                     carefully selected courses to become busi-
  Intermediate Financial Accounting ........3                                                                ness generalists, well-versed in organizing
ACCT6616                                                                                                     and managing resources. Entrepreneurial
  Advanced Financial Accounting ............3                                                                studies graduates typically start their own
ACCT6617                                                                                                     successful ventures or pursue “intrapre-
  Cost: Measurement, Planning and                                                                            neurial” careers with major corporations.
     Control .............................................3                                                      This major is offered under the aus-
ACCT6618                                                                                                     pices of the marketing and entrepreneur-
  Auditing Concepts and Methods ...........3                                                                 ship department, Silberman College of
ACCT6641                                                                                                     Business, at the College at Florham, Madi-
  Contemporary Accounting Thought ......3                                                                    son, New Jersey, and Metropolitan Cam-
                                                                                                             pus, Teaneck, New Jersey. Contact Ethné
Electives (15 credits)                                                                                       Swartz, department chair, at (973) 443-
Courses may be selected from the areas of                                                                    8979 or e-mail for further
accounting, tax, information systems, man-                                                                   information.
agement, finance and law. Departmental
approval is required. C.P.A. Exam candi-                                                                     Admission Requirements
dates should include:                                                                                        Complete credentials for the evaluation of
ACCT6605                                                                                                     applicants for the M.B.A. degree program
   Federal Tax I: Individual ......................3                                                         include the following:
ACCT6606                                                                                                        1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredit-
    Federal Tax II: Business Entities ..........3                                                            ed college or university.
LAW6657                                                                                                         2. Official transcripts from all colleges
   Applied Business Law ..........................3                                                          and universities in which undergraduate or
Tax electives may be chosen from the tax                                                                     graduate course work was completed.
courses offered by the M.S. in Taxation                                                                         3. An official score report for the
program at the University. See pages 78–79                                                                   Graduate Management Admission Test
                                                                                                             (GMAT) taken within the last five years.
or Subject to
                                                                                                                M.B.A. applicants who have not com-
prior approval, such tax courses may be
                                                                                                             pleted all requirements for admission to
counted toward the M.S. in Taxation
                                                                                                             the degree program may be permitted to
degree.                                                                                                      enroll in undergraduate business courses

                                                                                                                       Business • Finance

on a nondegree basis, which may enable
them to waive courses in the M.B.A. pro-                      Finance (M.B.A.)                                            FIN6606

gram, should they be admitted.                                This program is offered under the auspices                     Portfolio Management
                                                              of the department of economics, finance                                                   or
Requirements for the Master                                   and international business, Silberman                       FIN7720
of Business Administration                                    College of Business, College at Florham,                       Financial Derivatives .............................3
Degree                                                        Madison, New Jersey, and Metropolitan                       General Finance Track
In addition to the College’s requirements                     Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.                                Finance Electives ........................................6
for Master of Business Administration                                                                                                                           Total ..........12
degree, general programs (see page 52),                       Admission Requirements
students must take the following major                        Complete credentials for the evaluation of                  Course Descriptions
requirements.                                                 applicants for the M.B.A. degree program                    See “Course Offerings,” pages 65–79.
                                                              include the following:
Major Requirements*                              Credits          1. A bachelor’s degree from an accred-
                                                              ited college or university.
Complete four of the following courses:
                                                                  2. Official transcripts from all colleges
                                                              and universities in which undergraduate or
  Management of Small Business .............3
                                                              graduate course work was completed.
                                                                  3. An official score report for the
  Corporate Entrepreneurship ..................3
                                                              Graduate Management Admission Test
                                                              (GMAT) taken within the last five years.
  Family Business Management ................3
                                                                  M.B.A. applicants who have not com-
                                                              pleted all requirements for admission to
  Entrepreneurial Finance ........................3
                                                              the degree program may be permitted to
                                                              enroll in undergraduate business courses
  Seminar in Entrepreneurship.................3
                                                              on a nondegree basis, which may enable
                                                              them to waive courses in the M.B.A. pro-
  Guided Study in Entrepreneurial                             gram, should they be admitted.
                                       Total ........12
                                                              Requirements for the Master
Plus                                                          of Business Administration
ENTR7802                                                      Degree
   Venture Creation, Development                              In addition to the College’s requirements
     and Financing (required capstone                         for the Master of Business Administration
      for MBA entrepreneurial studies                         degree, general programs (see page 52),
     majors) .............................................3   students must take the following major
Course Descriptions
See “Course Offerings,” pages 65–79.                          Major Requirements                             Credits
                                                              Complete the two courses that are
                                                              required of all finance majors and also
                                                              complete a track.
                                                              Required of All Finance Majors
                                                                 Financial Markets and Instruments........3
                                                                 Corporate Financial Management—
                                                                    Long Term ........................................3
                                                              Financial Management Track
                                                              (Choose two)
                                                                 Corporate Financial Management—
                                                                    Short Term .......................................3
                                                                 Seminar in Corporate Finance ...............3
                                                                 Mergers and Acquisitions ......................3
                                                              Investment Tracks
*Students majoring in entrepreneurial studies are
required to take ENTR7802 Venture Creation, Devel-               Investment Analysis (required)..............3
opment and Financing as their capstone course.

Business • Human Resource Management

Human Resource                                    M.B.A. applicants who have not com-
                                               pleted all requirements for admission to
                                                                                                       quantitative analysis and probability and
                                                                                                       statistics. Should a student enter the joint
Management                                     the degree program may be permitted to
                                               enroll in undergraduate business courses
                                                                                                       degree program and decide to earn only
                                                                                                       one of the degrees, all the regular require-
(M.B.A.)                                       on a nondegree basis, which may enable
                                               them to waive courses in the M.B.A. pro-
                                                                                                       ments for that degree program must be
FDU’s M.B.A. in human resource manage-         gram, should they be admitted.
ment (HRM) links students and faculty to
business, governmental and social organi-                                                              Joint Degree Requirements Credits
                                               Requirements for the Master                             BUSI5500
zations. These connections, through the        of Business Administration                                Executive Communication and
Center for Human Resource Management           Degree                                                       Leadership........................................3
Studies (CHRMS), contribute to student
                                               In addition to the College’s requirements               AACSB Core (See page 52, 0–18
learning and help to build a globally net-
                                               for the Master of Business Administration               credits)
worked campus community. (The Center
                                               degree, general programs (see page 52),
for Human Resource Management Studies                                                                  FDU Breadth (See page 52, 6–12
                                               students must take the following major
exists under the umbrella of the Institute
                                               requirements.                                           credits)
for Sustainable Enterprise.) The HRM/
M.B.A. program focuses on learning                                                                     Two replacement spots may be used to sat-
                                               Major Requirements                          Credits     isfy psychology requirements, set forth
outcomes by articulating and measuring         Complete the four following courses.                    below.
desired competencies which are identified      MGMT6620
by the hiring community as essential for         The Legal Aspects of Workforce
employment success.                                 Management.....................................3   Human Resource Management
    The center is a partnership between        MGMT6621                                                (12 credits)
education and business, creating a learning      Strategic Human Resource                              MGMT6620
environment dedicated to the development            Management.....................................3     The Legal Aspects of Workforce
of knowledge and leadership in the man-        MGMT6633                                                     Management.....................................3
agement of human resources, and the              Managing Change ..................................3   MGMT6621
life-giving aspects of work. The CHRMS         MGMT6693                                                  Strategic Human Resource
partnership accomplishes its goals through       Field Analysis of Performance Systems                      Management.....................................3
various relationships including those with          and Strategic Management ...............3          MGMT6633
students, alumni, business executives and                                          Total ......12        Managing Change ..................................3
faculty members. CHRMS offers a wide                                                                   MGMT6693
range of programs and activities, research                                                               Field Analysis of Performance Systems
                                               Joint Degree Program
and information services, problem-solving                                                                   and Strategic Management ...............3
                                               Human Resource
services, student and alumni services          Management (M.B.A.) and
and degree programs, as well as several        Industrial/Organizational                               Psychology Courses (30 credits)
CHRMS graduate assistant positions. For                                                                PSYC6600
                                               Psychology (M.A.)
more information, contact CHRMS at                                                                       Psychometrics: Assessment and
(973) 443-8577 or visit its Web site at        The Master of Arts degree in industrial/
                                               organizational psychology is a graduate                                                                                     PSYC6602
                                               program designed to provide a compre-
    This program is offered under the aus-                                                               Schools of Psychology ...........................3
                                               hensive, research-oriented background in
pices of the management department, Sil-       applied psychology appropriate to the                   PSYC6610
berman College of Business, at the College     industrial/organizational context. The                    Personnel Psychology ............................3
at Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and Metro-    M.B.A. is a graduate program leading to                 PSYC6611
politan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.           the Master of Business Administration                     Industrial Psychology.............................3
                                               degree in human resource management. It                 PSYC6612
Admission Requirements                         includes the basic subjects offered in a tra-             Methods in Industrial/Organizational
Complete credentials for the evaluation of     ditional M.B.A. curriculum, as well as a                     Psychology........................................3
applicants for the M.B.A. degree program       core of human resource courses designed                 PSYC6613
include the following:                         to meet the specialized needs of today’s                  Organizational Behavior ........................3
   1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredit-    managers. This joint degree program offers              PSYC6699
ed college or university.                      cross-cutting themes in course work,                      Psychometrics II ....................................3
   2. Official transcripts from all colleges   including the globalization of the market-              PSYC7803, PSYC7804
and universities in which undergraduate or     place, ethical considerations and human                   Research and Thesis
                                               resources’ role in responding to changing                                      or
graduate course work was completed.
                                               technologies and demographics.                            Psychology Electives ..............................6
   3. An official score report for the
                                                   Entering students must meet the admis-              PSYC8876
Graduate Management Admission Test             sion requirements for both the M.A. and
(GMAT) taken within the last five years.                                                                 Lifestyle and Career Counseling ............3
                                               M.B.A. programs and must show evidence
                                               of skills in word processing, spreadsheets,

                                                         Business • International Business

Business Capstone (3 credits)
                                                    International                                     IBUS7706

  Global Business Capstone......................3
                                                    Business                                             International Marketing Management....3
                                                                                                      Choose one elective from:

Course Descriptions
                                                    (M.B.A.)                                          IBUS6672
                                                                                                         International Business Management
                                                    Rewarding careers for international busi-                                or
See “Course Offerings,” pages 65–79.                ness specialists exist in global corporate        IBUS7701
                                                    operations, international financial services,        Global Applications of Business ............3
                                                    national and international government                                             Total ......12
                                                    agencies, travel and leisure and transporta-
                                                    tion and banking, just to name a few.             Course Descriptions
                                                       This program is offered under the aus-
                                                                                                      See “Course Offerings,” pages 65–79.
                                                    pices of the department of economics,
                                                    finance and international business, Silber-
                                                    man College of Business, at the College at
                                                    Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and Metro-
                                                    politan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.

                                                    Admission Requirements
                                                    Complete credentials for the evaluation of
                                                    applicants for the M.B.A. degree program
                                                    include the following:
                                                       1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredit-
                                                    ed college or university.
                                                       2. Official transcripts from all colleges
                                                    and universities in which undergraduate or
                                                    graduate course work was completed.
                                                       3. An official score report for the
                                                    Graduate Management Admission Test
                                                    (GMAT) taken within the last five years.
                                                       M.B.A. applicants who have not com-
                                                    pleted all requirements for admission to
                                                    the degree program may be permitted to
                                                    enroll in undergraduate business courses
                                                    on a nondegree basis, which may enable
                                                    them to waive courses in the M.B.A. pro-
                                                    gram, should they be admitted.

                                                    Requirements for the Master
                                                    of Business Administration
                                                    This is an interdisciplinary major. In addi-
                                                    tion to the College’s requirements for the
                                                    Master of Business Administration degree,
                                                    general programs (see page 52), students
                                                    must take the following major requirements.

                                                    Major Requirements                     Credits
                                                    Complete the three courses required of all
                                                    international business majors and also
                                                    complete one elective international busi-
                                                    ness course.
                                                    Required of All International Business
                                                       Economics of International Trade..........3
                                                       International Corporate Finance............3

Business • Management

Management                                               Corporate Communication
                                                                                                                 Information Systems
(M.B.A.)                                                 College at Florham
                                                                                                                 The M.B.A. concentration in information
                                                                                                                 systems develops management skills for the
The program is for professionals seeking                 Students at the College at Florham pursu-
to improve their skills in managing people                                                                       effective use of information in the enter-
                                                         ing an M.B.A. in management with a con-                 prise within the global environment. The
and organizational systems. It is designed               centration in corporate communication
to build skills in leadership, team building                                                                     practice of information systems manage-
                                                         must take four courses from a list of                   ment is built on technical and managerial
and motivation of the workforce. The pro-                approved courses offered by the English,
gram builds knowledge of how business                                                                            skills drawn from the fields of business
                                                         communication and philosophy depart-
strategy affects organizational interaction                                                                      management, information technology,
with the marketplace and how to structure                                                                        finance, economics and quantitative
the workplace to enhance organizational                                                                          methods.
                                                         Required Course                      Credits
growth and productivity.                                 CCOM6601
    This program is offered under the aus-                 Corporate Communication ....................3
                                                                                                                 Major Requirements
pices of the management department, Sil-                 Three of the following courses must be                  Required of All Information Systems
berman College of Business, at the College at            taken:                                                  Concentrators
Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and Metro-                 CCOM6002                                                MIS6615
politan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.                       Organizational Communication.............3              Data Communications and
                                                         CCOM6021                                                     Electronic Commerce .......................3
Admission Requirements                                     Communication and Culture .................3          MIS6620
Complete credentials for the evaluation of               CCOM6040                                                  Systems Analysis and Design.................3
applicants for the M.B.A. degree program                   Managerial Writing................................3   MIS6625
include the following:                                   CCOM6045                                                  Database and Knowledge
   1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredit-                Corporate Relations...............................3        Management Systems .......................3
ed college or university.                                CCOM6046                                                Choose one elective from:
   2. Official transcripts from all colleges               Stakeholder (Investor) Relations ...........3         MIS7720
and universities in which undergraduate or               CCOM6047                                                  Strategic Information Systems
graduate course work was completed.                        Corporate Advertising ...........................3         Management
   3. An official score report for the                   CCOM6048                                                MIS7725
Graduate Management Admission Test                         Executive Lecture Series........................3       Information Systems Project
(GMAT) taken within the last five years.                 CCOM7025                                                                      or
   M.B.A. applicants who have not com-                     Communication and Change .................3           MIS7730
pleted all requirements for admission to                 CCOM7070                                                  Special Topics in Information
the degree program may be permitted to                     International Corporate                                    Technology*......................................3
enroll in undergraduate business courses                      Communications and Culture                                                               Total ......12
on a nondegree basis, which may enable                        (Wroxton College) ............................3
them to waive courses in the M.B.A. pro-                                                                         Joint Degree Program
gram, should they be admitted.                           Course Descriptions                                     Management (M.B.A.)/
                                                         For course descriptions, see Corporate and              Corporate and Organizational
Requirements for the Master                              Organizational Communication, pages                     Communication (M.A.)**
of Business Administration                               94–96.                                                  The M.B.A. has become the degree of
Degree                                                                                                           necessity for those wishing to rise within
In addition to the College’s requirements                Metropolitan Campus                                     their organizations. FDU’s integrated
for a Master of Business Administration                  Students at the Metropolitan Campus pur-                M.B.A. program enhances the skills neces-
degree, general programs (see page 52),                  suing an M.B.A. in management with a                    sary to be an effective manager. FDU’s
students must take the following major                   concentration in communications must                    corporate and organizational communica-
requirements.                                            take four courses from a list of approved               tion program offers professionals the
                                                         courses offered by the media and profes-                opportunity to acquire skills in a variety of
                                                         sional communication program in the                     corporate communication applications,
Major Requirements                          Credits                                                              including applied communications, lan-
MGMT6621                                                 School of Art and Media Studies in Uni-
                                                         versity College. Contact the department at              guage, investor relations and audiovisual
  Strategic Human Resource                                                                                       media. This joint degree program offers
                                                         (201) 692-2263 for information on current
                                                         offerings.                                              students the best of both of these offerings
MGMT6633                                                                                                         by combining the programs.
  Managing Change ..................................3
                                                         Course Descriptions
  Field Analysis of Performance Systems                  For course descriptions, see Media and
     and Strategic Management ...............3           Professional Communication, pages
                                                                                                                 *See deparment chair for course description.
Management Elective..................................3   147–149.                                                **For M.A. program requirements see Corporate and
                                     Total ......12                                                              Organizational Communication, pages 93–94.

                                                      Business • Management for Executives

    Students pursuing this joint degree
must have an adviser from both the M.A.                        Management                                                 2. Official transcripts from all colleges
                                                                                                                       and universities in which undergraduate or
in corporate and organizational communi-
cations program and the M.B.A. program                         (M.B.A) for                                             graduate course work was completed.
                                                                                                                          3. A minimum of five years of business
to ensure that they meet the requirements
of and take the courses that apply to both                     Executives                                              experience.
                                                                                                                          4. A personal interview with the pro-
programs.                                                      Special Program                                         gram director.
    Students must meet the admission                               The M.B.A. in management for execu-                    5. A current professional résumé.
requirements for both the M.A. and M.B.A.                      tives program is structured so that all the                6. Two letters of recommendation with
programs. Should a student enter the joint                     academic requirements can be completed                  one from the student’s employer.
degree program and decide to earn only                         within 21 months while the executive con-                  7. At the discretion of the program
one of the degrees, all the regular require-                   tinues to meet full-time work responsibili-
ments for that degree program must be                                                                                  director, the Graduate Management Ad-
                                                               ties. Each class goes through the entire                mission Test (GMAT) requirement may be
fulfilled.                                                     program as an integrated group or cohort,               waived, based on experience and prior aca-
                                                               thereby developing a close working rela-                demic achievement
Joint Degree Requirements                                      tionship that enriches and reinforces the
                                           Credits             learning process.
BUSI5500                                                                                                               Requirements for the Master
                                                                   The program consists of 16 courses
  Executive Communication                                                                                              of Business Administration
                                                               resulting in a total of 48 credits with each
     and Leadership.................................3                                                                  Degree
                                                               course being conducted over a period of
                                                               five Saturdays. Courses are conducted                   Executive Orientation
AACSB Core (See p. 52, 0–18 credits)
                                                               sequentially with each session meeting on
FDU Breadth (See p. 52, 12 credits)                            Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                   Manager’s Skills
Two replacement spots may be used to satis-                        A unique course exclusive to the pro-               EXEC6601     Achieving Breakthrough Results
fy corporate communication requirements,                       gram is the Seminar in International Busi-              EXEC6610     Corporate Entrepreneurship
set forth below.                                               ness. The course includes a two-week                    EXEC6611     Financial Statements
                                                               seminar to international venues such as                 EXEC6612     Data Analysis
Management Courses (12 credits)                                Asia and Latin America. The Seminar in
MGMT6621                                                       International Business provides the stu-                External Environment of Business
  Strategic Human Resource                                     dent with the opportunity to experience                 EXEC6620 Society, the Legal System
     Management.....................................3          another culture and marketplace.                                    and Ethics
MGMT6633                                                           The fixed program charge is $59,120.00*             EXEC6621 Global, Economic and
  Managing Change ..................................3          and includes tuition, fees, books, meals,                           Financial Markets
MGMT6693                                                       round-trip airfare and room and board                   EXEC6622 Applied Microeconomics
  Field Analysis of Performance Systems                        during the Seminar in International Busi-                           in Business
     and Strategic Management ...............3                 ness. Tuition is payable at the beginning of
Management Elective..................................3         each semester, intersession and summer                  Building a Competitive Advantage
                                                               session. The tuition is nonrefundable after             EXEC6630 Strategic and Competitive
Corporate Communication                                        the semester begins.                                                Analysis
                                                                   Program cohorts are established twice               EXEC6631 Strategic Financial Analysis
Courses (27 credits)                                           a year, both in the spring (February) and
CCOM6001                                                                                                               EXEC6632 Organizational Design and
                                                               in the fall (September). New students                               Change
   Corporate Communication ....................3
                                                               may apply for the fall cohort as late as                EXEC6660 International Business Seminar
                                                               August 31 and for the spring cohort as
   Professional Writing and
                                                               late as January 31.                                     Integrating Functions Into a
                                                                   This program is offered under the aus-
                                                               pices of the Office of Executive Programs,
                                                                                                                       Cohesive Unit
   Research Materials and Methods ...........3                                                                         EXEC6640 Information Systems and
                                                               Silberman College of Business.
CCOM7099                                                                                                                           Technology Management
   Master’s Project .....................................3                                                             EXEC6641 Production Operations
Applied Communications Requirement ......3
                                                               Admission Requirements
Communications Theory Requirement .......3                     Complete credentials for the evaluation                 EXEC6642 Strategic Marketing
Corporate Communication Electives ..........9                  of applicants for the Master of Business
                                                               Administration in management for execu-
                                                                                                                       Evaluating the Firm’s Strategy
Business Capstone (3 credits)                                  tives program include the following:
                                                                                                                       EXEC6650 Accounting and Control
                                                                   1. A bachelor’s degree from an accred-
                                                                                                                                   Concepts for Management
  Global Business Capstone......................3
                                                               ited college or university.
                                                                                                                       EXEC6651 Global Business Management
                                                               *This fee is a 2007–2008 fee. New tuition and fee
Course Descriptions                                            charges for 2008–2009 will be announced in the spring   Course Descriptions
See “Course Offerings,” pages 65–79.                           of 2008. Please check with the Office of Enrollment     See “Course Offerings,” pages 65–79.
                                                               Services for current charges.

Business •
Management for Global Business Administrators

Management                                        Admission Requirements
                                                  Complete credentials for the evaluation of                 ECON5510

(M.B.A.) for                                      applicants for the M.B.A. degree program                      Economic Analysis.................................3
                                                  include the following:
Global Business                                       1. A four-year bachelor’s degree from                     Financial Analysis..................................3
Administrators                                    an accredited or government-recognized
                                                  college or university.                                        Organizational Behavior ........................3
Special Program                                       2. Official transcripts from all colleges              MKTG5532
The M.B.A. in management with a global            and universities in which undergraduate or                    Marketing Concepts ..............................3
business administration concentration is an       graduate course work was completed.                        QUANT5520
intensive one-year, full-time, day program            3. An official score report for the Grad-                 Applied Statistical Analysis ...................3
                                                  uate Management Admission Test (GMAT).                                                            Total ......18
for domestic and international students
having undergraduate backgrounds either               4. A minimum score of 550 (paper-
                                                  based) or 213 (computer-based) on the Test                 Upper-level Courses (30 credits)
in business or in the liberal arts. This 48-
                                                  of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)                   The MBA in management with a global
credit program provides an unparalleled
                                                  is required for all applicants whose native                business administration concentration
opportunity to learn and work with
                                                  language is not English.                                   curriculm will advance to cover models,
distinguished faculty, global business
                                                      5. International Student Proof of Finan-               theories, concepts and practices that suc-
executives and students from around the
                                                  cial Responsibility (for international stu-                cessful organizations utilize to gain a
world, all of whom will offer a different
                                                  dents only).                                               competitive advantage within the frame-
perspective on global business.
                                                      6. A multiple-entry Student Visa (for                  work of the global economy. Courses
    Program highlights include:
                                                  international students only).                              include:
    • Intensive one-year curriculum
focused on international business and
                                                                                                                Communicating in a Second
management,                                       Program Information
    • Full-time day classes,                      Prospective students are encouraged to                     BUSI6550
    • Small, seminar-style instruction by         visit the program Web site at                                 Global Business Communication
distinguished faculty,                   The Web site                            and Leadership.................................3
    • Study with people from the United           provides comprehensive information about                   BUSI7701
States and around the world,                      the program, including:                                       Global Business Planning ......................3
    • Career management workshops con-                • Curriculum Overview                                  ECON6621
ducted by business experts,                           • Costs                                                   The World Economy..............................3
    • Communication labs in a second lan-             • Program Schedule                                     ENTR7600
guage,                                                • Responses to Frequently Asked                           Venture Creation and Business
    • Networking opportunities with global        Questions                                                        Growth.............................................3
professionals,                                        • News and Announcements                               FIN6631
    • Work with a multinational team on               • Links to FDU’s Online Application                       Multinational Finance............................3
an actual business assignment,                        • Faculty Profiles                                     MGMT6515
    • International business trip,                    • Global Partnerships and Affiliates                      Strategic Management and
    • Living and learning in the New York             • Access to Contacts Who Will Answer                         Organizational Design......................3
metropolitan area.                                Your Specific Questions                                    MGMT6600
    The program combines academic instruc-
                                                                                                                Comparative International
tion in business models useful to all business    Requirements for the Master                                      Management.....................................3
leaders and practitioners, with supplemental      of Business Administration                                 MIS6514
workshops conducted by international busi-        Degree                                                        Information Systems and Technology
ness professionals. Fairleigh Dickinson Uni-      (For the most up-to-date course outline                          Management for Global
versity’s long-standing relationship with the     visit the Web site at                                            Business............................................3
United Nations provides students with                                     MKTG7706
access to ambassadors and other notable
                                                                                                                International Marketing.........................3
international dignitaries. Through this inte-     Foundation Courses (18 credits)                            QUANT6530
grated approach, students will become aware       The curriculum begins with a strong gen-                      Production and Operations
of the social, cultural, political and economic   eral business education in select areas.                         Management for Global Business .....3
aspects impacting the global economy and          These courses may be waived, taken at                                                                Total......30
understand how to respond to competition          Fairleigh Dickinson University or taken at                 After the successful completion of all
as world dynamics change.                         one of the International Business Partner-                 foundation and upper-level courses (48
    This program is offered under the auspices    ship campuses. These courses include:                      credits), students receive the MBA in
of the Office of Graduate and Global Pro-                                                       Credits      management with a concentration in
grams, Silberman College of Business at the       ACCT5521                                                   global business administration.
College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and        Financial Accounting: An End-user
Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.              Approach .........................................3

                                                                                      Business •
                                                                     Management for Healthcare
                                                                    and Life Sciences Executives

By completing an additional 12 credits,
                                               Management                                              Requirements for the Master
                                                                                                       of Business Administration
students can earn a postgraduate certifi-
cate in an area of particular interest. Spe-
                                               (M.B.A) for                                             Degree
                                                                                                       Recommended Sequence
cialization courses can be taken at Fair-
leigh Dickinson University or at an
                                               Healthcare and                                                                                          Credits
International Business Partnership cam-
pus. For additional information visit the
                                               Life Sciences                                             The Health-care and Life Sciences
                                                                                                            Industry Cluster................................3
Web site              Executives                                              EHLS6802
                                               Special Program                                           Legal and Ethical Issues in Health
Course Descriptions                            The M.B.A. in management for healthcare                      Care and Life Sciences
See “Course Offerings,” pages 65–79.           and life sciences executives prepares                        Management.....................................3
                                               individuals committed to management                     EXEC6621
                                               careers in such related fields as health                  Global, Economic and Financial
                                               services administration, direct clinical de-                 Markets ............................................3
                                               velopment and public policy. The 21-                    EXEC7999
                                               month program’s 16 courses, each given                    Quantitative Analysis* ...........................3
                                               on a five-Saturday-module basis, cover                  EXEC6612
                                                                                                         Data Analysis.........................................3
                                               core business topics, together with
                                               practices leading to effective
                                                                                                         Achieving Breakthrough Results............3
                                               organizational operations, technological
                                               progress and global growth. To ensure a
                                                                                                         Strategic and Competitive Analysis .......3
                                               highly interactive and dynamic learning                 EHLS6805
                                               experience, the program, which includes a                 Health-care Financial Operations
                                               two-week overseas international seminar                                       or
                                               on comparative health systems, admits a                 EHLS6806
                                               limited number of students each year.                     Research and Development in
                                               Classes are held at the Hamilton Park                        the Life Sciences Sector....................3
                                               Hotel and Conference Center, adjacent to                EHLS6803
                                               the University’s College at Florham. The                  Managed Care and Provider
                                               charge for the program, $59,120.00*, and                     Reimbursement ................................3
                                               payable on a course-by-course basis                     EXEC6660
                                               ($3,695.00* per course), covers fees,                     International Business Seminar .............3
                                               books, meals and roundtrip airfare, as well             EXEC6631
                                               as room and board, for the overseas                       Strategic Financial Analysis ...................3
                                               seminar on comparative health systems.                  EHLS6804
                                                   This program is offered under the aus-                Health Sector Marketing and
                                               pices of the Office of Executive Programs,                   Consumer Behavior ..........................3
                                               Silberman College of Business.                          EXEC6610
                                                                                                         Corporate Entrepreneurship ..................3
                                               Admission Requirements                                  EXEC6640
                                                   1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredit-              Information Systems and
                                               ed college or university;                                    Technology Management ..................3
                                                   2. Official transcripts from all institu-           EXEC6632
                                               tions at which the applicant has taken                    Organizational Design and Change........3
                                               either undergraduate or graduate courses;               EHLS6807
                                                   3. At least five years of management-                 Health Quality and Outcomes
                                               level experience;                                            Management.....................................3
                                                   4. Two letters of recommendation; and               EXEC6651
                                                   5. The Graduate Management Admis-                     Global Business Management................3
                                               sion Test (GMAT), which may be waived
                                               on the basis of experience and prior acade-
                                               mic achievement.

                                               *This fee is a 2007-2008 fee. New tuition and fee
                                               charges for 2008-2009 will be announced in the spring
                                               of 2008. Please check with the Office of Enrollment     *Special sessions as needed. No charge, no credit,
                                               Services for current charges.                           pass/fail grade.

Business • Marketing •
Pharmaceutical Management Studies

                                                Major Requirements
Marketing                                       MKTG6601
(M.B.A.)                                          Marketing Research...............................3
The marketing curriculum prepares
students with a solid foundation in the
                                                  Buyer Motivation and Behavior .............3
                                                Choose two of the following:
                                                                                                             Studies (M.B.A.)
fundamentals of marketing strategy, con-        MKTG7702                                                     Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Master of
sumer behavior and marketing research.            Sales Management .................................3        Business Administration in pharmaceutical
Students build on this foundation by            MKTG7703                                                     management studies has two objectives:
selecting from a number of marketing elec-        Management of Advertising...................3              1) to prepare employees for greater man-
tives in specialized areas. The selection of    MKTG7706                                                     agement responsibilities in a challenging
electives is typically driven by the career       International Marketing.........................3          world and 2) to enhance the competitive
goals of the students and include areas         MKTG7777                                                     position of pharmaceutical companies in
such as marketing research, advertising,          Database and Interactive Marketing ......3                 global markets.
sales and promotions.                           MKTG8880                                                         The program achieves these objectives
    This major is offered under the               Marketing Strategy and Decision                            by providing talented, motivated students
auspices of the department of marketing              Making .............................................3   with a thorough grounding in the principles
and entrepreneurship, Silberman College                                                  Total ......12      of business management, coupled with
of Business, at the College at Florham,                                                                      training in subjects and skills of specific
Madison, New Jersey, and Metropolitan           Course Descriptions                                          value to those working in these technology-
Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey. Contact                                                                         intensive and heavily regulated pharma-
Ethné Swartz, department chair, at (973)        See “Course Offerings,” pages 65–79.
                                                                                                             ceutical companies.
443-8979 or e-mail for fur-                                                                       The program is sufficiently flexible to
ther information.                                                                                            accommodate students of varied educa-
                                                                                                             tional and industrial backgrounds. Past
Admission Requirements                                                                                       and present participants include men and
Complete credentials for the evaluation of                                                                   women whose positions run the gamut
applicants for the M.B.A. degree program                                                                     from entry level to the executive suite,
include the following:                                                                                       from production, research, finance and
    1. A bachelor’s degree from an accred-                                                                   accounting to sales and marketing. Their
ited college or university.                                                                                  educational backgrounds vary from under-
    2. Official transcripts from all colleges                                                                graduate majors in liberal arts, science,
and universities in which undergraduate or                                                                   engineering and business to earned mas-
graduate course work was completed.                                                                          ter’s and doctoral degrees.
    3. An official score report for the                                                                          Currently enrolled students represent
Graduate Management Admission Test                                                                           more than 40 leading pharmaceutical com-
(GMAT) taken within the last five years.                                                                     panies operating in the northeast including
    M.B.A. applicants who have not com-                                                                      Johnson & Johnson, Bristol-Myers Squibb,
pleted all requirements for admission to                                                                     Merck, Schering-Plough, Bayer, Pfizer and
the degree program may be permitted to                                                                       Aventis.
enroll in undergraduate business courses                                                                         This program is offered under the
on a nondegree basis, which may enable                                                                       auspices of the Silberman College of Busi-
them to waive courses in the M.B.A. pro-                                                                     ness, at the College at Florham, Madison,
gram, should they be admitted.                                                                               New Jersey, and the Metropolitan Campus,
                                                                                                             Teaneck, New Jersey, and off-campus loca-
Requirements for the Master                                                                                  tions.
of Business Administration
Degree                                                                                                       Admission Requirements
Prerequisites for marketing courses are                                                                      Complete credentials for the evaluation of
found at the end of the course description                                                                   applicants for the M.B.A. degree program
in the “Course Offerings” section pages                                                                      include the following:
65–79.                                                                                                           1. A bachelor’s degree from an accred-
                                                                                                             ited college or university.
Major Requirements                                                                                               2. Official transcripts from all colleges
In addition to the College’s M.B.A. general                                                                  and universities in which undergraduate or
program requirements (see page 52), stu-                                                                     graduate course work was completed.
dents intending to specialize in marketing                                                                       3. An official score report for the
must take the following courses for a total                                                                  Graduate Management Admission Test
of 12 credits.                                                                                               (GMAT) taken within the last five years.

                                                                                                          Business • Taxation

   M.B.A. applicants who have not com-
pleted all requirements for admission to                       Taxation (M.S.T.)                                   1. A bachelor’s degree from an accred-
                                                                                                               ited college or university.
the degree program may be permitted to                         Special Program                                     2. Official transcripts from all colleges
enroll in undergraduate business courses                       The Master of Science in Taxation is            and universities in which undergraduate or
on a nondegree basis, which may enable                         designed for those who currently practice       graduate course work was completed.
them to waive courses in the M.B.A. pro-                       in the field of taxation, such as accoun-           3. An official score report for the
gram, should they be admitted.                                 tants, attorneys and financial advisers, as     Graduate Management Admissions Test
                                                               well as those who wish to enter the field       (GMAT) taken within the last five years.
Requirements for the Master                                    by conducting an intense study of the sub-      CPAs, attorneys and students with a grad-
of Business Administration                                     ject. The M.S. in Taxation program provides     uate degree from an accredited college or
Degree                                                         students with an in-depth exposure to all       university are not required to submit
In addition to the College’s requirements                      areas of taxation, encompassing individual,     GMAT scores for admission to the M.S.T.
for Master of Business Administration (see                     partnership, corporate and estate taxation.     program.
page 52), students must take 12 credits                        The course offerings in the program will
from the following courses.                                    not only cover the basic areas of taxation      Requirements for the Master
                                                               described above but also will encompass         of Science in Taxation Degree
Major Requirements                                             advanced subject matter and procedural          The M.S.T. degree is obtained by complet-
                                                               areas of tax law.                               ing 30 credits in required and elective
The pharmaceutical management studies
                                                                   Weekday evening classes are offered at      courses. Seven core courses (21 credits)
major requires the following courses:
                                                               the College at Florham, Madison, New Jer-       listed below are required of all students.
Pharmaceutical Core (6 credits)                                sey. From time to time, classes may be          The remaining courses (9 credits) may be
                                              Credits          offered at the Metropolitan Campus, Tea-        selected from electives listed below. To
PHAR6605                                                       neck, New Jersey. In addition, Saturday         graduate, students must maintain a cumu-
  The Pharmaceutical Industry:                                 classes are offered at the College at           lative grade point ratio (CGPR) of 3.00 or
     Structure and Government                                  Florham. See “Saturday Programs—M.S.            better.
     Regulations ......................................3       in Taxation” on page 53.                            Additional prerequisite courses may be
PHAR6615                                                           M.S.T. students may earn Graduate           required of incoming students not meeting
  Pharmaceutical Marketing and                                 Certificates in State and Local Taxation,       the appropriate undergraduate require-
     Product Development.......................3               International Taxation, Corporate Taxation      ments. These prerequisite courses (or
                                       Total........6          and Estate, Gifts and Trust Taxation by         equivalents) include 3 credits in account-
                                                               completing certain electives in these spe-      ing, 6 credits in taxation, 3 credits in busi-
Electives (6 credits)                                          cialty areas. A certificate can be earned       ness law and 3 credits in finance.
                                                               either as part of, and in addition to, the
The student must select two from the fol-
                                                               M.S.T. degree, or on a stand-alone basis.       Required Courses                                Credits
                                                               Although the prerequisite courses for           TAX6621
                                                               admission to the M.S.T. program are not           Advanced Federal Tax: Individual
  Management of Research and
                                                               required of those who intend to pursue a             Income Taxation ...............................3
     Technology in the Pharmaceutical
                                                               stand-alone certificate, the general require-   TAX6622
     Industries .........................................3
                                                               ments for admission to the M.S.T. pro-            Advanced Corporate Tax I* ...................3
                                                               gram are applicable. To earn a certificate,     TAX6670
  Management Production, Purchasing
                                                               students must attain a certain cumulative         Tax Accounting .....................................3
     and Quality Control in the
                                                               grade point ratio in the series of courses      TAX6850
     Pharmaceutical Industries ................3
                                                               taken toward the certificate. M.S.T. gradu-       Tax Research Project .............................3
                                                               ates may return to complete certificates.       TAX7724
  Topics in Current Developments ...........3                                                                    Tax Practice and Procedure I .................3
                                                                   For more information, contact Prof.
PHAR7760                                                                                                       TAX7727
                                                               Ron West, program director, at (973) 443-
  Pharmaceutical Management                                                                                      Advanced Federal Tax:
                                                               8869, or by e-mail at
     Project ..............................................3                                                        Property Transactions .......................3
                                                                   For the latest updates about the M.S.T.
                                                               program, visit the M.S.T. Web site at           TAX7728
Course Descriptions                                                             Partnerships...........................................3
See “Course Offerings,” pages 65–79.                               The program is offered under the aus-
                                                               pices of the department of accounting, tax
                                                               and law, Silberman College of Business,         Three courses (9 credits) from the following:
                                                               College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey.        TAX6625
                                                                                                                 Estate and Gift Taxation**.....................3
                                                               Admission Requirements
                                                               Complete credentials for the evaluation of      *Eligible toward the Graduate Certificate in Corporate
                                                               applicants for the M.S.T. degree program        Taxation.
                                                               include the following:                          **Eligible toward the Graduate Certificate in Estate,
                                                                                                               Gift and Trust Taxation.

Business • Taxation

                                               Credits      Corporate Taxation Graduate                                                                              Credits
TAX7705                                                     Certificate                                                 TAX7754
  U.S. International Corporate Taxation...3                 Students earn this graduate certificate by                    State and Local Taxation: Emerging
TAX7708                                                     completing the following three courses.                          Issues, Audits and State
  International Tax I: Sourcing and                                                                   Credits                Tax Research ....................................3
     Inbound* ..........................................3   TAX6622                                                     Check course descriptions for course pre-
TAX7710                                                       Advanced Corporate Tax I.....................3            requisites.
  International Tax II: Outbound*............3              TAX7725
TAX7711                                                       Advanced Corporate Tax II ...................3            For Information
  International Tax III: Special Topics* ....3              TAX7734
TAX7723                                                                                                                 For detailed information visit the M.S.T.
                                                              Consolidated Returns ............................3        Web site at and click on
  Estate and Gift Tax Planning** ..............3
TAX7725                                                                                                                 “Information from the Department;” or con-
                                                            Estate, Gift and Trust Taxation                             tact Prof. Ron West, program director, at
  Advanced Corporate Tax II***...............3
                                                            Graduate Certificate                                        (973) 443-8869 or e-mail
  Compensation: Executive                                   Students earn this graduate certificate by
     Compensation and                                       completing the following three courses.                     Course Descriptions
     Nonqualified Plans ...........................3        TAX6625                                                     See “Course Offerings,” pages 65–79.
TAX7730                                                       Estate and Gift Taxation ........................3
  Income Taxation of Estates                                TAX7723
     and Trusts**......................................3      Estate and Gift Tax Planning .................3
TAX7732                                                     TAX7730
  Tax Practice and Procedure II................3              Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts ..3
TAX7734                                                     Check course descriptions for course pre-
  Consolidated Returns****......................3           requisites.
  Tax-exempt Organizations .....................3           International Taxation
TAX7736                                                     Graduate Certificate
  State and Local Taxation:                                 Students earn this graduate certificate by
     Constitutional Issues****..................3           completing the following three courses.
TAX7738                                                        The third course, TAX7711 Interna-
  Compensation: Qualified Pension                           tional Tax III: Special Topics, is subject to
     and Profit-sharing Plans....................3          additional prerequisite courses within the
                                                            M.S.T. program.
  State and Local Taxation: Corporate
     and Individual Income
                                                              International Tax I: Sourcing and
     Taxation**** .....................................3
  State and Local Taxation: Sales, Use
                                                              International Tax II: Outbound .............3
     and Property Taxes****.....................3
                                                              International Tax III: Special Topics ......3
  State and Local Taxation: Emerging
     Issues, Audits and State Tax                           Check course descriptions for course pre-
     Research**** ....................................3     requisites.

                                                            State and Local Taxation
                                                            Graduate Certificate
                                                            This graduate certificate is earned by com-
                                                            pleting three of the following courses.
                                                               TAX7736 State and Local Taxation:
                                                            Constitutional Issues is a required course.
                                                              State and Local Taxation:
                                                                 Constitutional Issues ........................3
*Eligible toward the Graduate Certificate in Interna-         State and Local Taxation: Corporate
tional Taxation.                                                 and Individual Income Taxation .......3
**Eligible toward the Graduate Certificate in Estate,       TAX7752
Gift and Trust Taxation.
***Eligible toward the Graduate Certificate in Corpo-
                                                              State and Local Taxation: Sales, Use
rate Taxation.                                                   and Property Taxes ...........................3
****Eligible toward the Graduate Certificate in State
and Local Taxation.

                                                                            Business • Course Offerings

Course Offerings                                     ACCT6615
                                                     3 Credits
                                                                                                           sectors. Topics include public offerings, SEC
                                                                                                           reporting and compliance, accounting and
Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are       Intermediate Financial Accounting                     reporting in the regulated industries, not-for-
so noted. To determine availability of courses       An in-depth study of generally accepted               profit accounting and recent pronouncements
not so designated, please check with appropri-       accounting principles as they relate to corpora-      by the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
ate department chair.                                tions; particular attention is given to financial
    Note: Prerequisite courses for 6000-level and    reporting, revenue recognition, asset valuation       ACCT6682
higher courses typically include the discipline’s    and liability measurement. Topics of current          3 Credits
M.B.A. core courses. Check with your adviser.        interest and controversy are introduced to pre-       Advanced Auditing
                                                     pare the student for more advanced courses.           The material for the first half of the course
                                                     Fall, Spring                                          introduces the concept of auditing in the envi-
                                                                                                           ronment of a modern information system. The
Department of Accounting, Tax and                    ACCT6616                                              second half of the course covers analytic methods
Law                                                  3 Credits                                             and statistics in an auditing environment.
                                                     Advanced Financial Accounting
ACCT5521                                             An in-depth study of the accounting principles        ACCT6684
3 Credits                                            related to special areas such as business combi-      3 Credits
Financial Accounting: An End-user                    nations, consolidations, foreign operations and       Advanced Managerial Applications
Approach                                             partnerships. There is some exposure to               A capstone course in managerial accounting.
An introduction to the financial reporting envi-     accounting for nonprofit institutions such as         Current topics will be covered, especially as they
ronment. Develops an understanding of the            state and local governments, educational sys-         relate to performance within an organization.
conceptual framework that underlies financial        tems, institutions and hospitals. Prerequisite:       The focus is on communication, critical thinking
statement preparation and presentation for both      ACCT6615 Intermediate Financial Accounting.           skills and decision making.
domestic and multinational firms. The course         Spring
will provide the students with the necessary                                                               ACCT6690
skills to understand, use and analyze financial      ACCT6617                                              3 Credits
statements.                                          3 Credits                                             Seminar: Accounting and Auditing
                                                     Cost: Measurement, Planning and                       Case Studies
ACCT6605                                             Control                                               A capstone course in the graduate program inte-
3 Credits                                            The basic elements of cost and cost control.
                                                                                                           grating technical and analytical accounting and
Federal Tax I: Individual                            Cost accounting systems such as process costing,
                                                                                                           auditing skills acquired throughout the pro-
A first course in taxation for graduate students     job order costing, standard and direct costing,
                                                                                                           gram. The course is conducted at an off-campus
without prior study in taxation. It examines tax     the planning, budgeting and control functions.
                                                                                                           seminar site and makes exclusive use of case
principles as they affect the individual.            Fall, Spring
                                                                                                           studies and group problem solving conducted
                                                                                                           by faculty and professionals from the corporate
ACCT6606                                             ACCT6618
                                                                                                           and public accounting sectors.
3 Credits                                            3 Credits
Federal Tax II: Business Entities                    Auditing Concepts and Methods                         ACCT7701
This course is a sequel to ACCT6605 Federal          The auditor’s report. Basic auditing concepts         3 Credits
Tax I: Individual. It examines taxation as it con-   and methods are studied in detail as they relate      International Accounting
cerns business entitites, such as C and S corpo-     to assets, liabilities, revenues and expenses. Pre-
rations, LLCs and partnerships. Students are                                                               International accounting concepts and practices,
                                                     requisite: ACCT6615 Intermediate Financial            including the influence of foreign national poli-
encouraged to take ACCT6605 Federal Tax I:           Accounting.
Individual before ACCT6606 Federal Tax II:                                                                 cies, legal requirements and business structures.
                                                     Fall, Spring
Business Entities. Any student who has not
taken ACCT6605 Federal Tax I: Individual will                                                              ACCT7702
                                                     ACCT6641                                              3 Credits
be instructed to self study certain materials from   3 Credits
ACCT6605 Federal Tax I: Individual.                                                                        Forensic Accounting and Litigation
                                                     Contemporary Accounting Thought                       Support
                                                     Recent pronouncements of the Financial                Focuses on the role of the accountant in the
                                                     Accounting Standards Board and their applica-         area known as litigation support services. The
3 Credits
                                                     tions, particularly in the areas of income deter-     course will be heavily case oriented and will
Managerial Accounting Applications
An introduction to management accounting as          mination, business combinations, intangible           encompass the accountant’s role in such diverse
part of a company’s quantitative information         assets, accounting changes and cash flow. Pros-       consulting services as fraud investigation, com-
system. Emphasis is placed on the role of            pects for the future change in accounting             mercial damages, business valuation, matrimo-
accounting in decision making.                       thought are explored. Prerequisite: ACCT6615          nial disputes and forensic accounting services.
Fall, Spring                                         Intermediate Financial Accounting or undergrad-
                                                     uate equivalent.                                      ACCT7737
ACCT6612                                             Fall, Spring                                          3 Credits
3 Credits                                                                                                  Corporate Financial Reporting
Planning and Budgeting                               ACCT6680                                              The fundamental underlying assumptions of
Importance of business planning and control          3 Credits                                             accounting, the communications problem, the
from the managerial point of view. Emphasis          Selected Accounting Topics                            uses of the financial statements and the subjec-
is on budgeting as a tool for profit planning        A graduate-level course for students with a           tive standards of “fairness.” Ethical problems
and control.                                         strong financial theory background. The course        of reporting as they relate to management and
Fall                                                 focuses on a wide range of areas confronting          to the auditor. The surveillance and enforcement
                                                     accounting graduates in the public and private        functions of the Securities and Exchange Com-

Business • Course Offerings

mission and other related institutions. The           ECON6800                                            United States relations with the region in terms
expansion of the reporting function to include        3 Credits                                           of its economic goals and business practices.
forecasting, disclosures by diversified companies     Advanced Special Projects in                        Emphasis also is placed on the ways and means
and other topics of current interest. Prerequisite:   Economics                                           used by American corporations in doing busi-
ACCT6615 Intermediate Financial Accounting.           Selected studies in the area of economics devel-    ness in that area.
                                                      oped by the student and adviser.
Economics                                                                                                 ECON7724
                                                      ECON6801                                            3 Credits
Department of Economics, Finance                      3 Credits                                           Doing Business with South Asia
and International Business                            Seminar in Economics
                                                                                                          The development and conduct of business
                                                      Final course for economics majors only. A syn-
                                                                                                          between the United States and South Asia is
ECON5510                                              thesis of the economic M.B.A. major reserved
                                                                                                          analyzed with a focus on United States relations
3 Credits                                             for the last semester. Prerequisite: all prior
                                                      major courses.                                      with the region in terms of its economic goals
Economic Analysis
                                                                                                          and business practices. Emphasis also is placed
Microeconomic foundations of consumer and
                                                      ECON6802                                            on the ways and means used by American cor-
business decisions, market structure and indus-
                                                      3 Credits                                           porations in doing business in that area.
trial organization, impacts of government policy,
macroeconomics principles. Prerequisite: none.        Economics Research Project
                                                      A formal written project in the area of econom-     ECON7745
Waiver policy: 6 credits of micro- and macro-
                                                      ics agreed to by the student and the faculty        3 Credits
economics. Prerequisite for all other economics
                                                      adviser.                                            Econometrics
                                                                                                          The construction and testing of econometric
                                                      ECON6821, ECON6822                                  models. Estimation of economic parameters,
                                                      6 Credits (3 Credits Each Semester)                 multiple regression analysis, cross section and
3 Credits
                                                      Research and Thesis                                 time series data.
Industrial Organization                               Selected research tailored to the interest and      Fall, Spring
Analytical survey of the structure and perfor-        capability of the individual student under the
mance of major American industries, com-              guidance of a departmental graduate adviser.        ECON7751
petition, productivity, economies of scale,           Primarily for M.A. students.                        3 Credits
innovation, interindustry relations and gov-
                                                                                                          Case Studies in Managerial
ernment regulation of business.                       ECON7701                                            Economics
Fall                                                  3 Credits
                                                                                                          Microeconomic theory as applied to decision
                                                      Doing Business with Japan
                                                                                                          making in the business firm.
ECON6620                                              The development and conduct of business
                                                                                                          Fall, Spring
3 Credits                                             between the United States and Japan is analyzed
Economics of International Trade                      with a focus on Japanese-American relations
                                                      and on Japanese economic goals and business         ECON7752
An introduction to international trade, includ-
                                                      practices. Emphasis also is placed on the ways      3 Credits
ing elements of international economics and
                                                      and means used by American corporations in          Development of the American
finance: barriers to trade, international commer-
                                                      doing business with that country.                   Economy
cial policies and their impact on the balance of
                                                                                                          This course covers economic developments
trade, the balance of payments, capital flows,
                                                      ECON7712                                            starting with the colonial period. Special empha-
the international monetary systems.
                                                      3 Credits                                           sis is placed on developments since the end of
Fall, Spring
                                                      Monetary and Fiscal Policy                          the Civil War. Problems of money and banking,
                                                      The role of monetary and fiscal policy in the       concentration and control of industry, foreign
                                                      determination of economic activity. Monetary        economic relations, economic stabilization and
3 Credits                                             controls and their impact on national income,       expansion are studied. In addition, current eco-
The World Economy                                     price levels, money supply, interest rates. Anal-   nomic issues are interpreted in terms of the
An introduction to international trade, real          ysis of alternative government policies and their   influences that have created them.
investment and finance, including comparative         effects on resource allocation, income distribu-    Fall
advantage, trade barriers, capital flows, eco-        tion, stabilization and growth.
nomic development, currency markets and
exchange rates, the balance of payments, pur-         ECON7713
                                                                                                          3 Credits
chasing power parity and interest rate parity.        3 Credits
                                                                                                          Foundations of Economic Thought
Prerequisite: ECON5510 Economic Analysis.             Economic Development of China
                                                      The economic organization and development of        The main trends in economic thought from
ECON6667                                              modern China. Economic planning, resource           its beginnings to Keynes.
3 Credits                                             allocation, capital formation, industry and mar-    Spring
Business and Economic Development                     ket structure, problems of population growth
in Emerging Markets                                   and productivity, the emerging sector of China’s    Entrepreneurial Studies
The challenges facing business development and        foreign trade.
                                                                                                          Department of Marketing and
economic growth in newly industrializing mar-
kets with a focus on the constraints and oppor-       ECON7717
tunities for trade and investments.                   3 Credits
                                                      Doing Business with Latin America
                                                                                                          3 Credits
                                                      and the Caribbean                                   Entrepreneurship and Strategy
                                                      The development and conduct of business             This three-credit course is required of all MBA
                                                      between the United States and Latin America         students. It provides an opportunity for the stu-
                                                      and the Caribbean is analyzed with a focus on       dent to gain an understanding of entrepreneur-

                                                                           Business • Course Offerings

ship, its importance for an organization and for         This course is designed to be participatory.     ious activities and case studies, students will
the economy and the challenges associated with       Besides lectures, class time is devoted to discus-   learn to recognize and analyze business oppor-
promoting entrepreneurship within organiza-          sions of the daily topic, case studies and read-     tunities and develop appropriate strategies to
tions. The course introduces students to the the-    ing; interaction with guest speakers; and in-class   pursue them. Some of the practical realities,
ory and practice of strategic management by          negotiation, role playing and conflict resolution    transition points, issues and dilemmas confront-
providing a foundation to understand the key         exercises.                                           ed by entrepreneurs seeking to build a business
concepts, processes and tools of strategic deci-                                                          are highlighted so that they may subsequently
sion-making at the business level. A variety of      ENTR6500                                             be incorporated into the business planning
individual and team-based assignments will be        3 Credits                                            process. A variety of individual and team-based
used to validate the concepts presented in this
                                                     Entrepreneurial Finance                              assignments will be used to validate the con-
                                                     This course covers the aspects of entrepreneurial    cepts presented in this course. Prerequisites:
                                                     finance, including leveraged buyouts, venture        Completion of AACSB Core and FDU Breadth
                                                     capital, commercial lending, the informal venture    courses.
3 Credits
                                                     market, initial and secondary public offerings,
Management of Small Business
                                                     investor expectations and negotiations, and non-     ENTR7802
The purpose of this course is to prepare stu-
                                                     traditional sources of financing. Emphasis is on     3 Credits
dents for leadership roles in small to mid-sized
                                                     the financing elements that make deals succeed.      Venture Creation, Development and
companies. It focuses on managing and building
                                                     These issues are discussed in the context of         Financing
these businesses into enduring great companies.
                                                     established companies and internal corporate         This course immerses students in strategic plan-
Although venture initiation is covered in some
                                                     ventures as well as start-up companies. Prereq-      ning, financing and growing of a business or a
discussions and cases, the emphasis is on build-
                                                     uisites: ACCT5521 Financial Accounting: An           new venture within an existing business. Under
ing companies that are past the initial start-up
                                                     End-user Approach, ENTR5518 Entpreneurship           the guidance of a faculty mentor, student teams
phase. Students are exposed to some of the
                                                     and Strategy and FIN5531 Financial Analysis.         partner with the management teams of real
practical realities, transition points, issues and
                                                                                                          businesses to create and develop an entrepre-
dilemmas that are particularly relevant to small-
                                                     ENTR7000                                             neurial strategies and business plans. Each team
er companies.
                                                     3 Credits                                            develops its business plan to provide an inte-
                                                     Seminar in Entrepreneurship                          grated framework for profitable growth in the
                                                     The purpose of the entrepreneurship seminar is       context of the venture’s strategic objectives. The
3 Credits
                                                     to examine new developments in entrepreneur-         course provides hands-on fieldwork in which
Corporate Entrepreneurship
                                                     ship practice. An important recent trend is to       students apply concepts they have acquired in
During the last two decades, innovation and
                                                     view entrepreneurship as a process consisting of     their previous course work and also from their
entrepreneurial thinking have been the engine
                                                     a series of tasks that must be performed well for    own professional experiences. Client companies
behind industry and job growth in the United
                                                     success.The seminar uses real-world cases to         typically cover a wide range of industries, mar-
States. Many large firms want to replicate an
                                                     investigate the entrepreneurship process, begin-     kets, sizes and growth opportunities. Prerequi-
entrepreneurial environment within their organ-
                                                     ning with opportunity recognition and evaluation     sites: Completion of all AACSB Core and FDU
izations to secure their future. While some
                                                     and concluding with the harvesting and the dis-      Breadth courses.
researchers maintain that corporate entrepre-
                                                     tributing value. Depending on the needs and
neurship is an oxymoron, others have noted the
                                                     career goals of the students, final projects may     Executive Programs
success of entrepreneurial ventures within the
                                                     include writing research papers, case studies,       See also Management (M.B.A.) for Executives,
corporate environment in firms such as 3M, IBM,
                                                     business proposals and feasibility studies.          pages 72–73, and Management (M.B.A.) for
Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, General Electric, Merck,
                                                     Prerequisite: ENTR5518 Entpreneurship and
Motorola, Rubbermaid, Johnson & Johnson,                                                                  Healthcare and Life Sciences Executives, pages
Corning, Raychem, Compaq, Wal-Mart and                                                                    74–75.
    This course—using lectures, real-world cases                                                          Finance
                                                     3 Credits
and guest lecturers—examines three types of
corporate entrepreneurship: 1) new strategic
                                                     Guided Study in Entrepreneurial                      Department of Economics, Finance
                                                     Studies                                              and International Business
direction, 2) initiative from below and 3) auto-
                                                     Students are encouraged to find special projects
nomous business creation. Prerequisites: basic
                                                     that will enhance their career goals. A guided       FIN5531
courses in accounting and finance.
                                                     study project can be designed with an entrepre-      3 Credits
                                                     neurial studies faculty member. Prerequisite:        Financial Analysis
                                                     Rothman Institute approval.                          Overview of financial markets; discussion of
3 Credits
Family Business Management                                                                                management of long-term assets and liabilities
                                                     ENTR7600                                             (capital budgeting, capital structure) as well as
Family businesses are an important force in the
                                                     3 Credits                                            current assets and liabilities (short-term finan-
United States economy. They employ over 50
                                                     Venture Creation and Business                        cial management). Prerequisite: all Tier-One
percent of the workforce, account for nearly 50
                                                     Growth                                               and Two courses. Waiver policy: 3 credits in
percent of the gross national product and repre-
                                                     In this course, students will develop an             corporate finance and 3 credits in financial mar-
sent more than one third of the Fortune 500.
                                                     increased understanding of the function and          kets (i.e., investments, money and banking,
These businesses can be found in all sizes and
                                                     process of entrepreneurship in the context of        financial institutions).
every industry. Family businesses are two very
                                                     the global economy and in the personal lives of
different organizations with very different social
                                                     those engaged in it. The course will enable stu-
dynamics and synergies. This creates strengths,
                                                     dents to appreciate the importance of entrepre-
weaknesses, opportunities, difficulties, rewards
                                                     neurship for an organization and the challenges
and conflicts that are unique to them.
                                                     associated with promoting entrepreneurial
                                                     behaviors within the organization. Through var-

Business • Course Offerings

FIN6600                                                FIN6630                                              cial Accounting: An End-user Approach,
3 Credits                                              3 Credits                                            ENTR5518 Entrepreneurship and Strategy and
Financial Markets and Instruments                      International Corporate Finance                      FIN5531 Financial Analysis.
This course examines the structure and opera-          The principles of international finance as
tions of financial markets and the various types       applied to the international corporation. Pre-       FIN7770
of instruments used for domestic and interna-          requisite: FIN5531 Financial Analysis.               3 Credits
tional financial transactions. It also reviews         Spring                                               Mergers and Acquisitions
theories of interest rate determination, risk                                                               Combines a practitioner-oriented treatment of
management and models of asset pricing. Pre-           FIN6631                                              the subject with a thorough background in rele-
requisite: FIN5531 Financial Analysis.                 3 Credits                                            vant theoretical issues. The history and legal
                                                       Multinational Finance                                framework of mergers and the methods of busi-
FIN6601                                                This course incorporates basic principles of         ness valuation are presented. Leveraged buy-
3 Credits                                              financial analysis to the environment of doing       outs, junk bond financing and other forms of
Corporate Financial Management—                        business globally. The following topics are          corporate restructuring are examined. Prerequi-
Long Term                                              surveyed: currency markets, exchange-rate            site: FIN5531 Financial Analysis.
Topics include long-term investment decisions          determination, international investment deci-
of the firm; risk analysis; theories of cost of cap-   sions, international financing decisions, risk
ital, capital structure and corporate financing
                                                                                                            Global Business Administration
                                                       measurement and management. Prerequisite:            See Management (M.B.A.) for Global Business
decisions; international aspects of long-term          FIN5531 Financial Analysis.
corporate finance; models of long-term financial                                                            Administrators, pages 73–75.
planning; financial derivatives and securitiza-        FIN6801
tion. Prerequisite: FIN6600 Financial Markets          3 Credits                                            Information Systems
and Instruments.                                       Seminar in Corporate Finance                         Department of Information Systems
                                                       Advanced study in corporate finance. Specific        and Decision Sciences
FIN6602                                                topics vary by instructor. May be taken more
3 Credits                                              than once with different instructors. Pre- or co-    MIS5514
Corporate Financial Management—                        requisites: FIN6601 Corporate Financial Man-         3 Credits
Short Term                                             agement—Long Term and FIN6602 Corporate              Information Systems and
Topics include short-term financial planning;          Financial Management—Short Term.                     Technology Management
management of domestic and international
                                                                                                            Surveys the organizational and technical foun-
short-term assets and liabilities. Prerequisite:       FIN6802                                              dations of management information systems
FIN5531 Financial Analysis.                            3 Credits                                            (MIS) to introduce the concepts of MIS to end-
                                                       Finance Research Project                             users of information systems. Management of
FIN6604                                                A major written finance research project. Pre-
3 Credits                                                                                                   information, technology, resources and systems
                                                       or corequisites: FIN6601 Corporate Financial         development will be discussed to provide an
Management of Financial Institutions                   Management—Long Term and FIN6602 Corpo-
The functions and operations of commercial                                                                  understanding of the use of information systems
                                                       rate Financial Management—Short Term or              to gain competitive advantage and align infor-
banks, thrift institutions, insurance companies        FIN6606 Portfolio Management and FIN6604
and other financial intermediaries. Emphasis is                                                             mation systems to general business functions.
                                                       Management of Financial Institutions.
on asset/liability management and regulatory
issues. Prerequisite: FIN6600 Financial Markets                                                             MIS6514
and Instruments.                                                                                            3 Credits
                                                       3 Credits
Fall                                                                                                        Information Systems and
                                                       Financial Derivatives
                                                                                                            Technology Management for Global
                                                       Market structure, principles of price determina-
FIN6605                                                                                                     Business
                                                       tion and risk/return characteristics of options
3 Credits                                                                                                   The organizational and technical foundations of
                                                       contracts, forward contracts, futures contracts,
Investment Analysis                                                                                         management information systems (MIS) will be
                                                       swaps and other financial derivatives. Their
Topics may include functions of organized and                                                               surveyed to introduce the concepts of MIS to
                                                       applications as hedging instruments is stressed.
over-the-counter markets; mechanics of trading                                                              end-users of information systems. Management
                                                       Prerequisites: FIN6600 Financial Markets and
and government regulations; theories and tech-                                                              of information, technology, resources and sys-
                                                       Instruments and either FIN6604 Management
niques of security analysis and the evaluation of                                                           tems development will be discussed to provide
                                                       of Financial Institutions or FIN6605 Investment
investment alternatives. Prerequisite: FIN5531                                                              an understanding of the use of information sys-
Financial Analysis.                                                                                         tems to gain competitive advantage and align
Fall, Spring                                                                                                information systems to general business func-
                                                       3 Credits                                            tions. Prerequisites: Completion of AACSB
FIN6606                                                                                                     Core and FDU Breadth courses.
                                                       Entrepreneurial Finance
3 Credits
                                                       This course covers the aspects of entrepreneurial
Portfolio Management                                                                                        MIS6611
                                                       finance, including leveraged buyouts, venture
Application of economics, statistics and invest-                                                            3 Credits
                                                       capital, commercial lending, the informal investor
ment analysis in the process of constructing,                                                               Enterprise Resource Planning
                                                       market, initial and secondary public offerings,
managing and revising equity and fixed income                                                               This course provides students with the concepts,
                                                       investor expectations and negotiations and non-
portfolios. The use of futures, options and other                                                           methods and technology of enterprise resource
                                                       traditional sources of financing. Emphasis is on
derivative securities in portfolio management                                                               planning (ERP). Comprehensive knowledge
                                                       the financing elements that make deals succeed.
are discussed. Prerequisites: FIN6600 Financial                                                             and skills for effective and integrated manage-
                                                       There also is analysis of established companies
Markets and Instruments and FIN6605 Invest-                                                                 ment of business processes across functional
                                                       and internal corporate ventures, as well as start-
ment Analysis.
                                                       up companies. Prerequisites: ACCT5521 Finan-         areas and organizational levels will be discussed.

                                                                           Business • Course Offerings

Different types of ERP systems, primarily SAP       MIS7720                                                BUSI6550
R/3, will be examined. Issues that managers         3 Credits                                              3 Credits
have to consider in implementing ERP systems        Strategic Information Systems                          Global Business Communication and
will be studied. Prerequisite: MIS5514 Infor-       Management                                             Leadership
mation Systems and Technology Management.           This course focuses on how to integrate                This course will provide 1) a foundation in com-
                                                    information technology (IT) and information            munication theory, 2) opportunities to evaluate
MIS6612                                             systems (IS) into business strategies to improve       and improve oral and written communication
3 Credits                                           organizational effectiveness. It explores essential    skills and 3) opportunities to develop interper-
Enterprise Information Systems                      IS/IT concepts, models and frameworks that             sonal, interactive and intercultural communica-
This course provides students with a compre-        enhance decisions regarding the investment,            tion skills.
hensive understanding of enterprise information     planning and evaluation of information systems
systems and the role that enterprise information    for strategic purposes. The course also examines       BUSI7701
systems play in changing organizations. The         the role of IS/IT in transforming organizational       3 Credits
course covers both functional and technical         attributes and environmental relationships to          Global Business Planning
sides of enterprise information systems, using      enable an organization to gain a competitive edge.     This course serves as the capstone in the M.B.A.
enterprise resource planning packages such as                                                              in management for global business administra-
SAP R/3. The functional side includes core          MIS7725                                                tors program by requiring the students to inte-
business processes, workflow, integration, enter-   3 Credits                                              grate the knowledge developed in courses from
prise modeling and implementation issues. The       Information Systems Project                            the functional areas to address issues that are of
technical side includes the basic architecture,     The purpose of the course is to develop, analyze       a strategic nature. Students will be offered the
administration, application development, security   and design a specific information systems model        alternative to create an entrepreneurial strategy
                                                                                                           and write a business plan for a real business
and controls and the Internet. Prerequisites:       or explore in-depth an IT/IS issue. The student
                                                                                                           (their employer, an independent client or for
MIS5514 Information Systems and Technology          is required to apply concepts and skills learned
                                                                                                           their proposed venture) or to choose a company
Management and MIS6611 Enterprise Resource          in previous courses as well as to draw upon
                                                                                                           and write a detailed comprehensive business
Planning.                                           actual case studies affecting business and policy
                                                                                                           case on the company by focusing on a few key
                                                    decisions. The final report will include the proj-
                                                                                                           strategic issues and highlighting the variety of
MIS6615                                             ect plan and a critical analysis of the alternative
                                                                                                           decisions associated with these issues. Both the
3 Credits                                           models and frameworks will be considered. Stu-
                                                                                                           business plan and the business case will be
Data Communications and Electronic                  dents are encouraged to take this course last.
                                                                                                           developed in a global context and provide stu-
Commerce                                            Prerequisites: MIS6615 Data Communications             dents with a comprehensive understanding of
This course provides students with an under-        and Electronic Commerce, MIS6620 Systems               the challenges associated with strategic plan-
standing of communications technologies and         Analysis and Design and MIS6625 Database               ning, financing and growing a business in a
relationships among data management, telecom-       and Knowledge Management Systems.                      global marketplace. Note: To be taken as part of
munications, hardware and software. It explores                                                            last 12 credits in the MBA in management with
the different protocols used in data communica-     Integrative and Special Courses                        a concentration in global business administra-
tions and focuses on the models and tools of                                                               tion program.
electronic commerce to deliver goods and ser-       BUSI5500                                                                                              Fee
vices in electronic markets.                        3 Credits
                                                    Executive Communication and
MIS6620                                             Leadership                                             International Business
3 Credits                                           This course is designed to provide students            Department of Economics, Finance
Systems Analysis and Design                         with: 1) a foundation in communication theory;         and International Business
This course surveys methods and techniques for      2) opportunities to evaluate and improve their
analyzing existing systems and designing new        managerial communication skills, both written          ACCT7701
ones. The course explores the stages of the Sys-    and oral; and 3) an understanding of the strong        3 Credits
tems Development Lifecycle including project        correlation between communication and the              International Accounting
                                                    responsibilities of top-level executives in organi-    International accounting concepts and practices,
definition, feasibility study and systems design.
                                                    zations. Sample topics include persuasion theo-        including the influence of foreign national poli-
It also focuses on data modeling, process model-
                                                    ry, leadership styles, active listening, the writing   cies, legal requirements and business structures.
ing, network modeling, prototyping and user-
interface design.                                   process, audience analysis and platform dynamics.
                                                                                                           3 Credits
MIS6625                                             BUSI6100
                                                                                                           Economics of International Trade
3 Credits                                           0 Credits                                              An introduction to international trade, including
Database and Knowledge                              Communicating in a Second                              elements of international economics and finance:
Management Systems                                  Language                                               barriers to trade, international commercial poli-
This course examines database and knowledge         Through workshops, exercises and tutorials,            cies and their impact on the balance of trade,
concepts, models, design and applications. Con-     students will practice standard business proto-        the balance of payments, capital flows, the inter-
cepts of information systems adoption, imple-       cols in a second language. Current business            national monetary systems.
mentation, management and diffusion paradigms       events will form the backdrop for improving flu-       Fall, Spring
are covered. The course also introduces advanced    ency and building vocabulary. Students will
                                                    improve their social conversation ability by
and current tools for building knowledge and
                                                    learning to listen, comprehend and express
enterprise data systems.
                                                    themselves clearly.

Business • Course Offerings

ECON6803                                             IBUS7701                                             International Business
3 Credits                                            3 Credits
Doing Business with Common
                                                                                                          at Wroxton College, England
                                                     Global Applications of Business
Markets                                              An appreciation of the operations of interna-        MGMT6660
The concept, structure and practices of free         tional businesses and the implication of world-      3 Credits
trade associations and other economic unions         wide development that could affect American          Seminar in International Business
throughout the world are analyzed with an            business operations, both domestic and foreign.      The study of basic managerial functions appro-
emphasis on the particular challenges they pre-
                                                                                                          priate to international business. The role of the
sent multinational companies. The rules and          IBUS7706                                             multinational corporation in contemporary world
regulations governing business enterprise along      3 Credits                                            trade is discussed. Topics covered include organi-
with the opportunities for trade and investments     International Marketing Management                   zation, foreign licensing, international manage-
with such regional associations as the EU, NAFTA,    Incorporation of the marketing concept into the      ment, finance, taxation and cultural differences.
MERCOSUR, ASEAN and CARICOM are                      framework of the world marketplace.                  The course is held for a two-week period during
                                                                                                          the summer at the Wroxton College campus of
                                                     IBUS7715                                             Fairleigh Dickinson University in Oxfordshire,
FIN6630                                                                                                   England, and includes on-site industrial visits.
                                                     3 Credits
3 Credits                                                                                                 Summer
                                                     Doing Business in Europe
International Corporate Finance
                                                     The development and conduct of business
The principles of international finance as
                                                     between the United States and Europe is ana-         Law
applied to the international corporation.
                                                     lyzed with a focus on U.S. relations with the
Fall, Spring                                                                                              Department of Accounting, Tax and
                                                     region in terms of its economic goals and busi-
                                                     ness practices. Emphasis is placed on the growth     Law
IBUS5508                                             of economic regionalism and the movement
3 Credits                                            toward European integration since 1945.              LAW5511
Cross-cultural Communications for                                                                         3 Credits
International Executives                                                                                  Social, Political and Legal
To succeed in a multicultural business environ-                                                           Environment of Business
                                                     3 Credits
ment, executives must possess highly developed                                                            Examines the cycle of social needs, political
                                                     Research Seminar (International
interpersonal, interaction and intercultural com-                                                         response and legal and regulatory enforcement.
munication skills. This course is designed to                                                             Discusses relevant issues relating to ethics, tech-
                                                     A research seminar course designed to sharpen
equip students with these important skills.                                                               nology, diversity and environment. Compares and
                                                     students’ research skills necessary for identify-
                                                     ing, defining and solving international business     contrasts aspects of the U.S. legal environment
IBUS6620                                             problems. Students learn how to develop thesis       with those in other countries.
3 Credits                                            statements, synthesize research material, write a
Economics of International Trade                     literature review, collect and analyze data and      LAW6657
An introduction to international trade, including    make an objective conclusion based on research       3 Credits
elements of international economics and finance:     findings. A major term paper is required of all      Applied Business Law
barriers to trade, international commercial poli-    students enrolled in the course. Required of all     This course covers the essential areas of the
cies and their impact on the balance of trade,       international business majors, the course must       Uniform Commercial Code, namely contracts,
the balance of payments, capital flows and the       be taken in the last 12 credits in the MBA           agency, negotiable instruments, secured transac-
international monetary systems.                      program.                                             tions, bankruptcy, partnerships and corporations.
                                                                                                          In addition, the Securities and Exchange Acts
IBUS6630                                             MGMT6672                                             are given appropriate coverage.
3 Credits                                            3 Credits
International Corporate Finance                                                                           Spring
                                                     International Business Management
The principles of international finance as applied   International strategy of the firm and the strate-
to the international corporation.                    gy decisions involved in ownership, manage-          Management
                                                     ment, labor, marketing, production, finance,         Department of Management
IBUS6672                                             legal, control and public affairs.
3 Credits                                                                                                 MGMT5522
International Business Management                    MGMT7771                                             3 Credits
International strategy of the firm and the strate-   3 Credits                                            Organizational Behavior
gy decisions involved in ownership, manage-          Comparative International                            Examines the fields of organizational behavior
ment, labor, marketing, production, finance,         Management                                           and change. Discusses concepts and tools for
legal, control and public affairs.                   Considers the philosophies, concepts and prac-       assessing the social processes encountered in
                                                     tices of management within selected developed
                                                                                                          the workplace. Although the primary focus is
IBUS6800                                             and developing nations. Political, economic,
                                                                                                          on understanding and managing individuals
1–3 Credits Each Semester                            cultural, legal and social institutions of host
                                                     countries are studied, as well as the ethics of      and teams, there also will be significant atten-
Advanced Special Projects:
                                                     multinational business enterprise at home and        tion to systems-level behavior and change.
International Business
                                                     abroad.                                              Waiver policy: 3 credits of organizational behav-
Studies in an area of international business.
                                                                                                          ior or 3 credits of organizational psychology.
                                                     3 Credits
                                                     International Marketing
                                                     Incorporation of the marketing concept into the
                                                     framework of the world marketplace.

                                                                            Business • Course Offerings

MGMT6515                                             legal objectives while still pursuing the strategic    MGMT6693
3 Credits                                            goals of the organization. Students will submit        3 Credits
Strategic Management and                             a term paper addressing the interface of human         Field Analysis of Performance
Organizational Design                                resource management and the laws regulating            Systems and Strategic Management
This course provides an introduction to theory       employment by selecting a human resource               This course is built around a major integrative
and processes related to the making of decisions     issue of concern to a particular company, ana-         structured field project. About half the class
that determine the direction and success of the      lyzing the problem and presenting a solution           time and most of the outside-of-class work will
business enterprise. The perspective taken in        that best satisfies both legal and managerial goals.   be in an organization analyzing human resource
this course is that of a general manager. Stu-       Ethical issues will be addressed throughout.           (HR) systems. The course focuses on HR issues
dents will gain an understanding of strategic                                                               of organization strategy and organization per-
management and organization design concepts,         MGMT6621                                               formance. HRM’s role in strategy formulation
theories and techniques in order to illuminate       3 Credits                                              and strategy implementation is developed.
the processes of strategy making and strategy        Strategic Human Resource                               HRM’s impact on operations and performance
implementation, and the conditions under             Management                                             systems is covered. Strategic and performance
which these are likely to improve a firm’s com-      This course focuses on the new and expanded            issues such as organization design, performance
petitiveness. The course requires students to        role of the human resource professional. The           appraisal, compensation and culture, as part
apply basic knowledge acquired in previous           course content is centered on the activities per-      of an overall performance system, are covered
functional area courses and provides a founda-       formed by a human resource department, for             in depth. The prior HRM course subjects will
tion for futher integration of the specialized       example, recruitment and selection, and com-           be integrated into the field analysis. A central
knowledge that follows in the curriculum. Case       pensation and benefits, which are the building         theme is the emerging role of the human
analysis serves as a didactic tool to apply, inte-   blocks for the HR professional. An understand-         resource manager as an important management
                                                     ing of these HR functions also is important for        team member who helps shape the work of the
grate and synthesize information about specific
                                                     line managers who have substantial responsibility      firm and its strategy. The course objective is
company situations and strategic management
                                                     for managing people. Prerequisite: MGMT5522            to develop the knowledge and skills needed to
concepts in order to understand, propose, evalu-
                                                     Organizational Behavior.                               design and facilitate the implementation of strate-
ate and recommend alternatives for managerial
                                                                                                            gic HR systems. Pre- or corequisites: MGMT6621
action. Most cases discussed feature companies
                                                     MGMT6622                                               Strategic Human Resource Management and
and industries that exhibit a strong international
                                                     3 Credits                                              MGMT6633 Managing Change.
                                                     Training and Developing a Diverse
                                                     Workforce                                              MGMT6800
                                                     This course is based on a belief that training and     1–3 Credits Each Semester
3 Credits
                                                     development that reflects and supports the             Advanced Special Projects: Business
Business Ethics
                                                     strategy of the firm is the most fully integrated      Management
The course provides an introduction to ethical
                                                     and the most cost effective. Changing demo-            Studies in an area of business management,
issues and ethical decision making on three con-
                                                     graphics and technological innovation are creat-       with departmental approval.
texts of business—interorganizational, intra-
                                                     ing an extensive need for training, retraining
organizational and personal. The major theme of
                                                     and career management. Within this context,            MGMT7700
the course will be the crucial role of ethics in
                                                     the course focuses on strategies for conducting        3 Credits
enabling and sustaining commerce. Minor themes
                                                     training needs assessment; examines learning           Global Business Capstone
will be ethical issues of corporate governance and
                                                     and motivation theory and application; covers          Student teams make strategic, marketing, oper-
the relationship between ethics and strategy.
                                                     selecting, designing and evaluating training pro-      ating and financing decisions in a competitive
                                                     grams; and explores the relationship of training       simulation using a multinational firm. Teams
MGMT6600                                             to multinational work environments.                    will develop a business plan for their simulation
3 Credits                                                                                                   firm.
Comparative International                            MGMT6633
Management                                           3 Credits                                              MGMT7701
This course considers the philosophies, concepts     Managing Change                                        3 Credits
and practices of management within developed         This is a skill-development course to enable           Consulting
and developing nations. Political, economic,         human resource personnel and general man-              This course has been designed to provide a
cultural, legal and social institutions of host      agers to function in the modern work organiza-         comprehensive introduction to consulting from
countries are studied, as well as the ethics and     tion as agents of change and empowerment. The          the perspectives of the external consultant,
corporate governance of multinational business       pedagogy is one of exploration and application.        internal consultant and the client. Increasingly,
enterprises at home and abroad.                      New role models are explored and new teaching          no matter what responsibilities one assumes in
                                                     skills are taught with personal constructs and         business today, we are either using a consultant,
MGMT6620                                             behaviors as the content. Pre- or corequisites:        participating in a project being managed by a
3 Credits                                            MGMT5522 Organizational Behavior and                   consultant or being asked to approach a busi-
The Legal Aspects of Workforce                       MGMT6621 Strategic Human Resource Man-                 ness problem using skills that are very similar to
Management                                           agement.                                               the competencies required for effective consult-
This course presents the legal aspects of human                                                             ing. Students will be offered the opportunity to
resource management and focuses on the inte-         MGMT6672                                               learn about the fundamental phases of an effec-
gration and incorporation of the law into strate-    3 Credits                                              tive consulting project/relationship and the
gic management decision making. Students will        International Business Management                      basic framework of the consulting process from
be required to explore whether and how the law       International strategy of the firm and the deci-       a theoretical perspective and through the experi-
affects the firms with which they are associated,    sions involved in ownership, management,               ences of seasoned consulting professionals.
what the objectives of the laws are and how a        labor, marketing, production, finance, legal,
company can best act in compliance with the          control and public affairs.

Business • Course Offerings

MGMT7702                                            MGMT7762                                             EXEC6612
3 Credits                                           3 Credits                                            3 Credits
Sales Management                                    Power and Influence in Organizations                 Data Analysis
Course covers the field of sales management         Explores the sources and uses of power and           Develop skills in analyzing data for business
from the viewpoint of the marketing manager.        influence in organizational settings. Topics         decisions. Probability theory and quantitative
Topics include management, training, evalua-        covered include power dynamics, methods to           and qualitative statistical analysis. (Five weeks)
tion, compensation, motivation and control of       acquire power and the dilemmas often related
the sales force.                                    to the successful acquisition and use of power.      EXEC6620
                                                                                                         3 Credits
MGMT7710                                            MGMT8890                                             Society, the Legal System and Ethics
3 Credits                                           3 Credits                                            Examines the cycle of social needs, political
Team Leadership                                     Management Research Seminar                          response and legal and regulatory enforcement.
Today’s workplace is increasingly characterized     The design and preparation of a research pro-        Discusses relevant issues relating to ethics, tech-
by flatter work organizations and greater           posal, the conduct of research and the prepara-      nology, diversity and environment. Compares
reliance on teams for regular work and special      tion of a substantial, written document on a         and contrasts aspects of the United States legal
projects. This course provides students with the    business-related problem. Pre- or corequisites:      environment with those in other countries.
theories and skills required to be an effective     MGMT5522 Organizational Behavior and                 (Five weeks)
team leader. By the end of the course, students     MGMT6621 Strategic Human Resource Man-
will be able to 1) distinguish and implement        agement.                                             EXEC6621
structures and processes that will make teams                                                            3 Credits
effective, 2) successfully lead a team through                                                           Global, Economic and Financial
                                                    Management (M.B.A.) for                              Markets
creative or idea generating sessions, 3) handle
conflict such that it becomes generative rather     Executives                                           Examines key economic relationships in the
                                                    Office of Executive Programs                         context of applied macroeconomic analysis and
than win-lose, 4) effectively manage time and
                                                                                                         forecasting. Discusses factors affecting financial
resources within a team context, 5) lead a team
                                                    EXEC6601                                             markets and interest rates. Emphasizes the abili-
to reach decisions and take action and 6) bring
                                                    3 Credits                                            ty to interpret global economic and financial
about action and change with no formal author-
                                                                                                         market trends for business decision-making pur-
ity or position.                                    Achieving Breakthrough Results
                                                                                                         poses. (Five weeks)
                                                    This course uses a major assignment or project
MGMT7727                                            from the student’s organization for engaged
3 Credits                                           learning. There is a focus on assessment, metrics
                                                                                                         3 Credits
Organizational Theory                               and competencies for high performance and
                                                                                                         Applied Microeconomics in Business
Analysis of major theoretical approaches to the     continuous learning which are introduced in
                                                                                                         Microeconomic theory and applications for
study of organizations; the impact of contempo-      the classroom and applied on the job. This
                                                                                                         building a competitive advantage in dynamic
rary forces on the functioning of organizations,    performance-learning process is expanded
                                                                                                         markets. Topics include the economic analysis
specifically the executive’s role in decision       and strengthened by individual professional          of a firm’s market position; pricing, cost and
making; bureaucracy, power and interpersonal        coaching. Major topics include leadership,           profit analysis; and sales-forecasting methodolo-
competence.                                         communication, coaching, teamwork, mental            gies. (Five weeks)
                                                    models, knowledge creation and the change
MGMT7753                                            process. (Five weeks)                                EXEC6630
3 Credits                                                                                                3 Credits
Total Quality Management                            EXEC6610                                             Strategic and Competitive Analysis
Quality remains a centerpiece in the strategy       3 Credits                                            Introduces a comprehensive framework for ana-
of most global corporations. However, few peo-      Corporate Entrepreneurship                           lyzing the strategic management process. Uses
ple really understand what quality means and        Role of entrepreneurship and value creation in       concepts from prior courses to examine a firm’s
how to produce it. This course provides stu-        United States businesses participating in a global   competitive environment. Examines the effect
dents with a systematic approach to the theory      economy. Examines the process of identifying         of the economic, political and technological
and application of quality principles and prac-     and evaluating opportunities; discusses the          environment on the formulation and execution
tices. By the end of the course the student will    process of planning, start-up and growth over        of business strategy. (Five weeks)
be able to 1) define quality in a way that will     the product life cycle. (Five weeks)
allow action to improve it; 2) create operational                                                        EXEC6631
definitions to measure quality factors; 3) recog-   EXEC6611                                             3 Credits
nize organizations as systems and use tools to      3 Credits                                            Strategic Financial Analysis
represent, diagnose and act on organizational       Financial Statements
                                                                                                         Discusses management of long-term assets and
processes as parts of a system; 4) understand       An introduction to the financial reports envi-
                                                                                                         liabilities in the light of current economic and
the impact of variation on quality and use appro-   ronment. Develops an understanding of the con-
                                                                                                         financial market conditions and the firm’s
priate measurement and diagnostic procedures        ceptual framework that underlies financial
                                                                                                         strategic plan. Topics include project cash flow
for deciding when, where and what kind of cor-      statement preparation and the presentation for
                                                                                                         analysis, the strategic implications of project
rective action to take; 5) design, conduct and      domestic and multinational firms. The course
                                                                                                         selection and cost of capital estimation, manage-
evaluate simple experiments in the workplace;       will provide the student with the necessary
                                                                                                         rial compensation, mergers and acquisitions.
and 6) apply theories of human psychology in        skills to understand, use and analyze financial
                                                    statements. (Five weeks)                             (Five weeks)
improving perception of systems and in effec-
tively changing organizations.

                                                                             Business • Course Offerings

EXEC6632                                              tional organization and strategic management.         proposed venture) or to choose a company and
3 Credits                                             Subject content will be presented with an ongo-       write a detailed comprehensive business case on
Organizational Design and Change                      ing dialogue relating to the topics of ethics,        the company by focusing on a few key strategic
A rapidly changing business environment calls         quality, strategic implementation and communi-        issues and highlighting the variety of decisions
for organization designs that enable innovation       cations. Topics include planning and control,         associated with these issues. Both the business
and speedy adaptation in order to maintain and        cost behavior and prediction, information con-        plan and the business case will be developed in
enhance high levels of performance. Intense           tent and budgeting evaluation of alternatives.        a global context and will provide students with
competition, technological innovation and in-         (Five weeks)                                          a comprehensive understanding of the chal-
creasing globalization all call for the need for                                                            lenges associated with strategic planning,
organizational agility and the capability to man-     EXEC6651                                              financing and growing a business in a global
age and adapt to change. This course will help        3 Credits                                             marketplace.
participants develop the capabilities to critically   Global Business Management
examine and create an alignment among an              Student teams make strategic, marketing, financ-      ECON5510
organization’s environment, its strategy and its      ing and operating decisions in a competitive sim-     3 Credits
design. These capabilities will include the use of    ulation using a multinational firm. (Five weeks)      Economic Analysis
models and frameworks to design and manage                                                                  See page 66 for course description.
organizational change. (Five weeks)                   EXEC6660
                                                      3 Credits                                             ECON6621
EXEC6640                                              International Business Seminar                        3 Credits
3 Credits                                             The study of basic managerial functions appro-        The World Economy
Information Systems and Technology                    priate to international business. The role of         An introduction to international trade, real
Management                                            multinational corporations in contemporary            investment and finance, including comparative
Discusses the role and use of information             world trade is discussed. Topics covered include      advantage, trade barriers, capital flows, eco-
technology in managing operational, tactical          organization, foreign licensing, international        nomic development, currency markets and
and strategic management. The concept of              management, finance, taxation and cultural dif-       exchange rates, balance of payments, purchasing-
                                                                                                            power parity and interest-rate parity.
information architecture and strategic informa-       ferences. The course is held for a two-week peri-
tion systems planning will be discussed. Also,        od during the summer or winter in various inter-
contemporary topics in information systems            national locations. Past and future trips include
                                                                                                            3 Credits
management will be studied such as the role of        England, China, Costa Rica and Brazil. (Five
                                                                                                            Venture Creation and Business
information technology in the business reengi-        weeks)
neering process, global support with telecom-
                                                                                                            In this course, students will develop an increased
munications systems, building competitive             Management (M.B.A.) for Global                        understanding of the function and process of
advantages with information technology and
end-user computing. (Five weeks)                      Business Administrators                               entrepreneurship in the context of the global
                                                      Office of Graduate and Global                         economy and in the personal lives of those
                                                                                                            engaged in it. The course will enable students to
EXEC6641                                              Programs                                              appreciate importance of entrepreneurship for
3 Credits                                                                                                   an organization and the challenges associated
Operations and Supply Chain                           ACCT5521
                                                                                                            with promoting entrepreneurial behaviors with-
Management                                            3 Credits                                             in the organization. Through various activities
This course addresses topics crucial to the           Financial Accounting: An End-user                     and case studies, students will learn to recognize
understanding of operations and supply chain          Approach                                              and analyze business opportunities and develop
management. It focuses on both the operations         See page 65 for course description.                   appropriate strategies to pursue them. Some of
functions, which define the transformation                                                                  the practical realities, transition points, issues
process and the supply-chain concepts, which          BUSI6550                                              and dilemmas confronted by entrepreneurs
determine the upstream/downstream flow of             3 Credits                                             seeking to build a business are highlighted so
products and information. These topics include        Global Business Communication and                     that they may subsequently be incorporated into
forecasting, planning and strategy, production,       Leadership                                            the business planning process. A variety of indi-
distribution, procurement, process design and         This course will provide (1) a foundation in          vidual and team-based assignments will be used
quality control. (Five weeks)                         communication theory, (2) opportunities to            to validate the concepts presented in this
                                                      evaluate and improve oral and written commu-          course.
EXEC6642                                              nication skills and (3) opportunities to develop
3 Credits                                             interpersonal, interactive and intercultural com-     FIN5531
Strategic Marketing                                   munication skills.                                    3 Credits
Strategic marketing—management concepts,                                                                    Financial Analysis
including the marketing mix, segmentation,            BUSI7701                                              See page 67 for course description.
marketing research and consumer behavior.             3 Credits
(Five weeks)                                          Global Business Planning                              FIN6631
                                                      This course, which serves as the capstone in the      3 Credits
EXEC6650                                              M.B.A. in management for global business              Multinational Finance
3 Credits                                             administrators program, requires students to          The course incorporates basic principles of
Accounting and Control Concepts for                   integrate the knowledge developed in courses          financial analysis to the environment of doing
Management                                            from the functional areas to address issues that      business globally. The following topics are
Provides the student with an understanding of         of a strategic nature. Students will be offered       surveyed: currency markets, exchange-rate
accounting concepts and information content to        the alternative to create an entrepreneurial strat-   determination, international investment deci-
allow management decision making and control          egy and write a business plan for a real business     sions, international financing decisions and risk
                                                      (their employer, an independent client or for a       measurement and management.
of operations, divisionalized operations, interna-

Business • Course Offerings

MGMT5522                                              MKTG7706                                              of decision-making in clinical practice and re-
3 Credits                                             3 Credits                                             search involving human subjects. An overview
Organizational Behavior                               International Marketing                               of intellectual property and patent law is pre-
See page 70 for course description.                   This course introduces marketing considera-           sented.
                                                      tions in international markets. Some of the top-
MGMT6515                                              ics include: cultural differences, social patterns,   EHLS6803
3 Credits                                             economic and legal environment and channels           3 Credits
Strategic Management and                              of distribution. Product attributes, pricing poli-    Managed Care and Provider
Organizational Design                                 cies and promotional strategies are all examined      Reimbursement
This course provides an introduction to theory        with respect to global considerations. Interna-       The study of current public- and private-sector
and processes related to the making of decisions      tional category analyses and marketing-plan           reimbursement methodologies for acute, prima-
that determine the direction and success of the       development will form the cornerstone for the         ry and chronic-care service providers. Tech-
business enterprise. The perspective taken in         course.                                               niques used in prospective rate setting and
this course is that of a general manager. Stu-                                                              financial risk-sharing arrangements in the con-
dents will gain an understanding of strategic         QUANT5520                                             text of managed care will also be discussed. The
management and organization design concepts,          3 Credits                                             course also examines regulatory and contractual
theories and techniques to illuminate the             Applied Statistical Analysis                          issues as well as methods for expense manage-
processes of strategy making and strategy imple-      See page 76 for course description.                   ment such as the use of formularies and tiered-
mentation and the conditions under which these                                                              benefits designs. The impact of managed care
are likely to improve a firm’s competitiveness.       QUANT6530                                             and reimbursement trends are considered as
The course requires students to apply basic           3 Credits                                             future challenges to health-care and life sciences
knowledge acquired in previous functional-area        Production and Operations                             managers.
courses and provides a foundation for further         Management for Global Business
integration of the specialized knowledge that         A study of the quantitative and qualitative tech-     EHLS6804
follows in the curriculum. Case analysis serves       niques of production and operations manage-           3 Credits
as a didactic tool to apply, integrate and synthe-    ment (POM) and their applications. The conver-        Health Sector Marketing and
size information about specific company situa-        sion of inputs into finished products and             Consumer Behavior
tions and strategic management concepts to            services will be studied. The analytical tech-        An integrated overview of the theory and
understand, propose, evaluate and recommend           niques of total quality management (TQM) will         processes of modern marketing and consumer
alternatives for managerial action. Most cases to     be introduced; decisions relating to outsourcing,     behavior as they apply to the delivery of health
be discussed will feature companies and indus-        as well as overseas operations and service indus-
tries that exhibit a strong international compo-                                                            products and services to diverse populations.
                                                      tries will be discussed.                              Emphasis is placed on the uniqueness of health
                                                                                                            services and social responsibility. Topics include
MGMT6600                                              Management (M.B.A.) for                               market analysis, competitive positioning, devel-
3 Credits                                             Healthcare and Life Sciences                          opment of the strategic marketing mix and cus-
Comparative International                                                                                   tomer service quality. Principles of product con-
                                                      Executives                                            cept development, pricing and distribution are
This course considers the philosophies, concepts
                                                      Office of Executive Programs                          presented. Strategies for promotion of health-
and practices of management within developed                                                                related goods and services as well as regulations
and developing nations. Political, economic, cul-     EHLS6801                                              governing advertising, education and use of
tural, legal and social institutions of host coun-    3 Credits                                             opinion leaders are discussed.
tries are studied, as well as the ethics and corpo-   The Health-care and Life Sciences
rate governance of multinational business             Industry Cluster                                      EHLS6805
enterprises at home and abroad.                       The course provides an overview of the                3 Credits
                                                      healthcare/life sciences super-cluster. It identi-    Health-care Financial Operations
MIS6514                                               fies major forces and trends that are likely to       A manager’s view of the principles of finance
3 Credits                                             shape the operating environment for companies         and their application to the internal operations
Information Systems and Technology                    in the sector and linkages among the firms in         of health-care organizations. Methods for
Management for Global Business                        the cluster. The fundamentals of health-care          assessing the financial performance of health-
The organizational and technical foundations of       economics, financing, reimbursement, quality          care facilities are reviewed. Techniques for
management information systems (MIS) will be          assurance and political policymaking are dis-         financial planning, budgeting, cost analysis and
surveyed to introduce the concepts of MIS to          cussed. The spectrum of life science entities is      current asset management are discussed. Issues
end-users of information systems. Management          considered in relation to the continuum of            pertaining to capital formation, project analysis
of information technology, resources and sys-         health-care delivery.                                 and corporate combinations are also addressed.
tems development will be discussed to provide                                                               Emphasis is on managerial decision-making
an understanding of the use of information sys-       EHLS6802                                              rather than on the technical aspects of account-
tems to gain competitive advantage and align          3 Credits                                             ing and financial analysis.
information systems (IS) to general business          Legal and Ethical Issues in Health
functions.                                            Care and Life Sciences Management                     EHLS6806
                                                      This course outlines the underlying social frame-     3 Credits
MKTG5532                                              work for current legal, regulatory and ethical        Research and Development in the
3 Credits                                             issues affecting health-policy formulation and        Life Sciences Sector
Marketing Concepts                                    the provision of medical services. It will address    Strategic, organizational and human factors
See page 75 for course description.                   how the regulatory environment impacts health-        involved in successful research and develop-
                                                      care and life-sciences companies. It also pro-        ment operations in life-sciences companies.
                                                      vides an understanding of key ethical principles

                                                                            Business • Course Offerings

Selection and development of projects, creativi-     markets and interest rates. Emphasizes the abili-     consist of an analysis of the operating environ-
ty, liaison problems, control devices, analysis,     ty to interpret global economic and financial         ment, an assessment of the present competitive
reports and communications and other factors         market trends for business decision-making pur-       strategy and position, an appraisal of response
involved in program/project management. Top-         poses. (Five weeks)                                   capabilities, formulation of strategic agenda for
ics addressed include clinical trials, globaliza-                                                          a three-to-five-year planning horizon and for-
tion and outsourcing, innovation, good manu-         EXEC6630                                              mulation of an action plan for developing the
facturing practices (GMPs), quality management       3 Credits                                             organizational-response potential.
and global supply-chain management.                  Strategic and Competitive Analysis
                                                     Introduces a comprehensive framework for ana-         EXEC6660
EHLS6807                                             lyzing the strategic management process. Uses         3 Credits
3 Credits                                            concepts from prior courses to examine a firm’s       International Business Seminar
Health Quality and Outcomes                          competitive environment. Examines the effect          The study of basic managerial functions appro-
Management                                           of the economic, political and technological          priate to international business. The role of
A study of the techniques and applications for       environment on the formulation and execution          multinational corporations in contemporary
measuring and improving the efficiency and           of business strategy. (Five weeks)                    world trade is discussed. Topics covered include
effectiveness of organizational and service per-                                                           organization, foreign licensing, international
formance outcomes. Research methods, study           EXEC6632                                              management, finance, taxation and cultural dif-
designs and measurement issues are presented         3 Credits                                             ferences. The course is held for a two-week peri-
in the context of improving healthcare quality       Organizational Design and Change                      od during the summer or winter in various inter-
and outcomes. Contemporary models and meth-          A rapidly changing business environment calls         national locations. Past and future trips include
ods of clinical-outcome research, benchmarking,      for organization designs that enable innovation       England, China, Costa Rica and Brazil. (Five
performance measurement and public-outcomes          and speedy adaptation in order to maintain and        weeks)
reporting are also presented.                        enhance high levels of performance. Intense
                                                     competition, technological innovation and in-         EXEC7999
EXEC6601                                             creasing globalization all call for the need for      0 Credits
3 Credits                                            organizational agility and the capability to man-     Quantitative Analysis
Achieving Breakthrough Results                       age and adapt to change. This course will help        Preparative pass/fail, zero-credit course in quan-
This course uses a major assignment or project       participants develop the capabilities to critically   titative analysis.
from the student’s organization for engaged          examine and create an alignment among an
learning. There is a focus on assessment, metrics    organization’s environment, its strategy and its      Marketing
and competencies for high performance and            design. These capabilities will include the use of    Department of Marketing and
continuous learning which are introduced in          models and frameworks to design and manage            Entrepreneurship
 the classroom and applied on the job. This          organizational change. (Five weeks)
performance-learning process is expanded                                                                   MKTG5532
and strengthened by individual professional          EXEC6634                                              3 Credits
coaching. Major topics include leadership,           3 Credits                                             Marketing Concepts
communication, coaching, teamwork, mental            Strategic Financial Analysis for                      Course introduces the fundamental marketing
models, knowledge creation and the change            Health Care/Life Sciences                             concepts including the marketing mix, segmen-
process. (Five weeks)                                Overview of the management, economic and              tation, marketing research and consumer behav-
                                                     policy issues facing the life-science industry.       ior. These concepts enable students to fit the
EXEC6610                                             Critical issues include research and develop-         goals, strengths and resources of an organiza-
3 Credits                                            ment (R&D)-intensive cost structure, biotech-         tion with the needs, wants and opportunities in
Corporate Entrepreneurship                           nology and genomics startups and alliances,           the marketplace.
Role of entrepreneurship and value creation in       complex global marketplace, intense and evolv-
United States businesses participating in a global   ing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and gov-           MKTG6601
economy. Examines the process of identifying         ernment regulation of every business function.        3 Credits
and evaluating opportunities; discusses the                                                                Marketing Research
process of planning, start-up and growth over        EXEC6644                                              Course is designed to provide a basic under-
the product life cycle. (Five weeks)                 3 Credits                                             standing of the research process. This includes
                                                     Information Systems and Technology                    identifying and defining marketing problems
EXEC6612                                             Management for Health Care/Life                       with sufficient precision to permit the collection
3 Credits                                            Sciences                                              of the appropriate market data. Once the prob-
Data Analysis                                        Provides exposure to the design and architecture      lem is defined, the research process studied
Develop skills in analyzing data for business        of information systems, decision-support sys-         includes data collection techniques, data tabula-
decisions. Probability theory and quantitative       tems, artificial intelligence, office automation,     tion, analysis, interpretation of results and mar-
and qualitative statistical analysis. (Five weeks)   networking and development of integrative             keting implications. Prerequisite: MKTG5532
                                                     information systems and emerging technologies.        Marketing Concepts.
3 Credits                                            EXEC6654                                              MKTG7702
Global, Economic and Financial                       3 Credits                                             3 Credits
Markets                                              Global Business Management for                        Sales Management
Examines key economic relationships in the           Health Care/Life Sciences                             Course covers the field of sales management
context of applied macroeconomic analysis and        This is an integrative capstone course enabling       from the viewpoint of the marketing manager.
forecasting. Discusses factors affecting financial   students to prepare a comprehensive strategic         Topics include: management, training, evalua-
                                                     analysis and development plan for a selected          tion, compensation, motivation and control of
                                                     health-care organization. The final report will

Business • Course Offerings

the sales force. Prerequisite: MKTG5532 Mar-          will develop a Web site for a business. Pre-          management. Prerequisite: MGMT5522 Organi-
keting Concepts.                                      requisite: MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts.               zational Behavior.
MKTG7703                                              MKTG8850
3 Credits                                             1–3 Credits                                           PHAR6650
Management of Advertising                             Advanced Special Projects:                            3 Credits
Course examines, in depth, several areas of mar-      Marketing                                             Management of Production,
keting communications, including: advertising,        Studies in an area of marketing, with depart-         Purchasing and Quality Control in the
sales promotion and public relations. The pro-        mental approval. It is the student’s responsibility   Pharmaceutical Industry
cess of setting objectives, positioning, targeting,   to obtain a faculty mentor. Prerequisite:             Overview of the problems and factors involved
message content, media strategy, budgeting and        MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts.                          in effective supply-chain management of phar-
measuring effectiveness are covered. Prerequi-                                                              maceutical facilities, from purchasing through
site: MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts.                    MKTG8880                                              production and quality control. Prerequisite:
                                                      3 Credits                                             MGMT5522 Organizational Behavior.
MKTG7704                                              Marketing Strategy and Decision                       Spring
3 Credits                                             Making
Buyer Motivation and Behavior                         This course is intended to draw together all of       PHAR7715
Course explores the behavioral aspects of con-        the marketing knowledge learned in prior cours-       3 Credits
sumers in theoretical terms that are applied to a     es in order to apply it to a variety of marketing     Topics in Current Developments
variety of marketing environments. Behavioral         situations. Cases are used extensively. Students      Current issues, ideas and problems of interest to
models are introduced and examined in relation        use their knowledge to develop comprehensive          the pharmaceutical and chemical industry. An
to the marketing applications. This foundation        marketing strategies which include: an assess-        emphasis on the use of current literature, the
forms a basis for discussing marketing strategy       ment of the environment, sales forecasts, adver-      participants in current issues, specialists and
such as positioning, targeting and advertising.       tising strategy, target marketing and budgeting.      intervention by government authorities. Enroll-
Prerequisite: MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts.            Prerequisites: MKTG6601 Marketing Research            ment by special permission only.
                                                      and MKTG7704 Buyer Motivation and Behavior.           Fall, Spring
3 Credits                                                                                                   PHAR7760
                                                      Pharmaceutical Management
International Marketing                                                                                     3 Credits
This course introduces marketing considera-           Studies                                               Pharmaceutical Management Project
tions in international markets. Some of the top-                                                            Research project relevant to the student’s indus-
ics include: cultural differences, social patterns,   PHAR6605                                              try prepared under the individual guidance of a
economic and legal environment and channels           3 Credits                                             faculty member. Taken in the last 12 credits and
of distribution. Product attributes, pricing poli-    The Pharmaceutical Industry:                          after 9 credits of pharmaceutical management
cies and promotional strategies are all examined      Structure and Government                              major courses.
with respect to global considerations. Inter-         Regulations                                           Fall, Spring
national category analyses and marketing plan         History, business environment and government
                                                      regulations concerning the pharmaceutical and
development will form the cornerstone for the
                                                      related industries.
                                                                                                            Quantitative Analysis
course. Prerequisite: MKTG5532 Marketing                                                                    Department of Information Systems
Concepts.                                             Fall
                                                                                                            and Decision Sciences
MKTG7712                                              PHAR6615
                                                      3 Credits                                             QUANT5520
3 Credits
                                                      Pharmaceutical Marketing and                          3 Credits
Product and Service Marketing
                                                      Product Development                                   Applied Statistical Analysis
                                                      Survey of sales and marketing practices, con-         Presents an overview of statistical concepts and
Course reviews marketing concepts relevant to
                                                      straints and promotion tools in the pharmaceu-        methodology. Topics include data analysis, prob-
the service/product manager. The functions cov-
                                                      tical and related industries, including new           ability theory, inference and regression analysis.
ered include: product/service development, new
                                                      product development and licensing. Prerequi-          Applications of these models to the business
product/service introduction, positioning, target
                                                      sites: MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts and                environment are developed. Pre- or corequisite:
marketing, sales forecasting, product/service
                                                      PHAR6605 The Pharmaceutical Industry:                 all Tier-One courses. Waiver policy: 6 credits of
enhancement, product/service line management
                                                      Structure and Government Regulations.                 statistics.
and product/service discontinuance. Prerequi-
site: MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts.                    Spring
                                                      PHAR6640                                              3 Credits
                                                      3 Credits                                             Production and Operations
3 Credits
                                                      Management of Research and                            Management
Database and Interactive Marketing
                                                      Technology in the Pharmaceutical                      A study of the quantitative and qualitative tech-
Marketing concepts are applied to business situ-
                                                      Industry                                              niques of production and operations manage-
ations requiring the use of database and the
                                                      Strategic, organizational and human factors           ment (POM) and their applications. Studies the
Internet. Students are introduced to database
                                                      involved in successful research and develop-          conversion of inputs into finished products and
concepts in relation to marketing applications.
                                                      ment operations in pharmaceutical and chemi-          services. Introduces the analytical techniques of
They are exposed to computer software used in
                                                      cal companies. Selection and development of           total quality management (TQM); discusses
connection with Web-site creation. Some tech-
                                                      projects, creativity, liaison problems, control       decisions relating to outsourcing, overseas oper-
nical aspects of the Internet are introduced
                                                      devices, analysis, reports and communications         ations and service industries. Prerequisite: all
briefly for general understanding. Students also
                                                      and other factors involved in program/project         Tier-One and Two courses. Waiver policy:

                                                                           Business • Course Offerings

3 credits in production management and 3 cred-      constraints. Topics include network analyses          QUANT7758
its in quantitative methods.                        such as CMP/PERT, time-cost tradeoffs, resource       3 Credits
                                                    allocation, monitoring and information.               Materials and Inventory Management
QUANT6530                                                                                                 This course deals with the regulation of the
3 Credits                                           QUANT7743                                             flow of materials to and from manufacturing/
Production and Operations                           3 Credits                                             service departments. It develops the concepts
Management for Global Business                      Management of Service Operations                      and principles to coordinate the various func-
A study is made of the quantitative and qualita-    Concepts and techniques of managing service           tions, such as purchasing, inventory control,
tive techniques of production and operations        organizations and designing service facilities.       production control, traffic, warehousing, receiv-
management (POM) and their applications. The        Topics include service levels, the service-delivery   ing, shipping and materials handling, for suc-
conversion of inputs into finished products and     system, organizing the system and operating           cessful material management control. Various
services will be studied. The analytical tech-      techniques such as shift scheduling, location         inventory systems are stressed.
niques of total quality management (TQM) will       and layout of facilities, waiting lines, staffing
be introduced. Decisions relating to outsourc-      and workforce planning and product-support            QUANT7760
ing, as well as overseas operations and service     strategy.                                             3 Credits
industries will be discussed. Prerequisites: All                                                          Applied Multivariate Statistics
GMBA Foundation courses.                            QUANT7748                                             An introduction to multivariate statistical tech-
                                                    3 Credits                                             niques with the emphasis on applications and
QUANT6610                                           Purchasing and                                        data analysis. Among topics considered are
3 Credits                                           Logistics Management                                  regression multivariate analysis of variance,
Advanced Quantitative Methods                       A study of the activities in obtaining materials at   methods for reduction of dimensionality and
Theory and application of analytical techniques     minimum cost, transporting them, storing them,        classification and clustering techniques.
in management science. Topics include sensitivi-    moving them toward and through the production
ty and duality of linear programming, decision      process and to the ultimate customer. Included        QUANT7763
theory, dynamic programming, goal program-          is the economic analysis of supply, demand,           3 Credits
ming and Markov processes and their applica-        price and the assessment of international events      Management of Technology
tions to business problems.                         as they affect materials.                             An introduction to technological process that
                                                                                                          influences the higher productivity of organiza-
QUANT6800, QUANT6845                                QUANT7753                                             tions and success of industrial innovations.
1–3 Credits Each Semester                           3 Credits                                             Topics include technological forecasting, R&D
Advanced Special Projects:                          Total Quality Management                              management, strategic planning, technology
Quantitative Business Analysis/                     Quality remains a centerpiece in the strategy         transfer, modern manufacturing process and
Industrial and Operations                           of most global corporations. However, few peo-        technology and emerging issues.
Management                                          ple really understand what quality means and
Studies in an area of quantitative business         how to produce it. This course provides stu-          QUANT7765
analysis/industrial and operations management,      dents with a systematic approach to the theory        3 Credits
with departmental approval.                         and application of quality principles and prac-       Statistical Studies:
                                                    tices. By the end of the course the student will      Planning and Analysis
QUANT7715                                           be able to 1) define quality in a way that will       In today’s complicated business environment,
3 Credits                                           allow action to improve it; 2) create operational     objective methods for assessing that environ-
Computer Simulation in Business                     definitions to measure quality factors; 3) recog-     ment are needed. Statistically based business
An introduction to building computer models of      nize organizations as systems and use tools to        studies often are used in the areas of marketing,
decision-making systems for planning and sys-       represent, diagnose and act on organizational         market research, production and finance. This
tem evaluation in business and government.          processes as parts of a system; 4) understand         course presents an overview of methods used
Discrete and continuous languages are exam-         the impact of variation on quality and use appro-     for the design and analysis of business experi-
ined. Major simulation languages are discussed,     priate measurement and diagnostic procedures          ments and surveys. Both retrospective and
and students are required to perform simulation     for deciding when, where and what kind of cor-        prospective statistical designs are considered.
projects from a variety of disciplines.             rective action to take; 5) design, conduct and
                                                    evaluate simple experiments in the workplace;         QUANT7773
QUANT7735                                           and 6) apply theories of human psychology in          3 Credits
3 Credits                                           improving perception of systems and in effec-         Managing Operations Strategies
Applied Decision Analysis                           tively changing organizations.                        Confronted with the growing reality of global
A survey of the concepts and procedures for                                                               competition, this course presents managers with
reaching rational decisions in problems involv-     QUANT7755                                             a framework for developing and implementing
ing uncertainty. Topics include Bayesian deci-      3 Credits                                             an operations strategy aligned with the overall
sion analysis, expected monetary value, decision    Business and Economics Forecasting                    corporate strategy. Topics include the value sys-
trees, utility theory, value of information, risk   An overview of forecasting methods and                tem, the manufacturing mission, developing an
sharing and group decisions and multiple crite-     models including their cost and performance           operations structure, process choice, quality
ria decision making.                                characteristics. Both time-series and regression      management and the management of change.
                                                    approaches to forecasting are discussed. Among
QUANT7738                                           the topics included are smoothing and decom-
3 Credits                                           position techniques, multiple regression and
Project Management                                  econometric models and Box-Jenkins methods.
Techniques and modern tools for planning, orga-
nizing and controlling activities to accomplish
large-scale projects under time and resource

Business • Course Offerings

Taxation                                              TAX7705                                               TAX7723
Department of Accounting, Tax and                     3 Credits                                             3 Credits
                                                      U.S. International Corporate Taxation                 Estate and Gift Tax Planning
                                                      A comprehensive course for corporate tax prac-        This course explores estate planning for gifts
                                                      titioners who do not choose to specialize in          and other transfers by use of various techniques.
                                                      international tax. The course is an intensive         Planning for business and other wealth transfers
3 Credits
                                                      course limited in scope. Certain topics, such as      among family members will be highlighted. Top-
Advanced Federal Tax: Individual
                                                      foreign tax credit and Subpart F, are covered in      ics will include marital deduction, split gifts, life
Income Taxation
                                                      the same depth as they are in specialist courses,     insurance, charitable gifts, use of trusts and
This course is designed to introduce the student
                                                      but offer only limited, if any, coverage of other     planning for estate liquidity. Prerequisite:
to the case method and the use of the Internal
                                                      specialist topics. The goal is to teach those oper-   TAX6625 Estate and Gift Taxation.
Revenue Code as a foundation for tax research
                                                      ating in a large corporate environment what
and planning. Substantively, the course exam-
                                                      they need to know to function as an internation-      TAX7724
ines gains and losses, basis rules, capital assets,
                                                      al tax person. This course covers topics such as      3 Credits
section 1231, taxation of capital transactions,
                                                      the foreign tax credit, sourcing of income,           Tax Practice and Procedure I
depreciation and recapture, interest, charitable
                                                      deemed paid credits, separate limitation cate-        A study of Subtitle F of the Code, dealing with
contributions and tax aspects of divorce.
                                                      gories, allocation and apportionment rules and        tax procedures applicable to individuals and
                                                      Subpart F. Prerequisite: TAX6622 Advanced             businesses. Topics include IRS organization, tax
                                                      Corporate Tax I. TAX7725 Advanced Corporate           aspects of returns, administrative rulings and
3 Credits
                                                      Tax II recommended. Waivers may be granted            positions statements, civil litigation in tax and
Advanced Corporate Tax I
                                                      by the program director in consultation with the      district court, statutes of limitations, various
This course introduces the study of corporate
                                                      course professor.                                     types of assessments, waivers, overpayment and
taxation. It covers the tax aspects of incorpora-
                                                                                                            refunds, interest and civil penalties. The course
tion, financing the entity, distributions, redemp-
                                                      TAX7708                                               also will include a study of Circular 230, profes-
tions and liquidations. S corporations also are
                                                      3 Credits                                             sional responsibility and penalties that apply to
covered, as well as the alternative minimum tax
                                                      International Tax I: Sourcing and                     practitioners.
and computation of taxable income and tax.
Prerequisite: ACCT6606 Federal Tax II: Busi-
                                                      This first of three courses for international tax     TAX7725
ness Entities.
                                                      specialists provides in-depth coverage of the         3 Credits
                                                      source of income rules and U.S. taxation of for-      Advanced Corporate Tax II
                                                      eign persons. The course also explains the rules      A continuation of TAX6622 Advanced Corpo-
3 Credits
                                                      for U.S. taxation of international assignees, pro-    rate Tax I, this course covers corporate acquisi-
Estate and Gift Taxation
                                                      vides an overview of income tax treaties and          tions and dispositions, including both taxable
The study of transfer taxes during life and death.
                                                      covers withholding taxes.                             transactions and nonrecognition reorganiza-
Concepts such as gross and taxable estate and
                                                                                                            tions. The course examines acquisitive reorgani-
gifts will be explored in detail. The course cov-
                                                      TAX7710                                               zations in depth, followed by reorganizations
ers inclusions, deductions, valuation, exemp-
                                                      3 Credits                                             within a single corporation and divisive reorga-
tions, credits and tax computations for gifts and
                                                      International Tax II: Outbound                        nizations. Topics include the judicial doctrine of
                                                      This second course for international tax special-     business purpose, step transaction and continu-
                                                      ists covers foreign tax credits for corporations      ity of interest. The course ends with a study of
                                                      and related topics. Included are creditable taxes,    the transfer and survival of corporate tax attrib-
3 Credits
                                                      separate limitation categories, deemed paid           utes after reorganization. Prerequisite:
Tax Accounting
                                                      credits, allocation and apportionment, Subpart        TAX6622 Advanced Corporate Tax I.
The study of tax law as it pertains to the timing
                                                      F, PFIC rules and the various international tax
and treatment of tax items. Topics will include
                                                      implications of the American Jobs Creation Act        TAX7726
the cash and accrual method for income tax,
                                                      of 2004. Prerequisites: TAX6622 Advanced              3 Credits
installment sales, inventories (including unicap),
                                                      Corporate Tax I and TAX7708 International             Compensation: Executive
changes in accounting methods, the tax benefit
                                                      Tax I: Sourcing and Inbound or TAX7705 U.S.           Compensation and Nonqualified
rule, accounting periods, time value of money
                                                      International Corporate Taxation, or permission       Plans
and the annual accounting period.
                                                      from the director of the tax program in consul-       A study of the tax aspects of various forms of
                                                      tation with the course professor.                     executive and employee compensation. The
                                                                                                            major focus of the course will be on nonquali-
3 Credits
                                                      TAX7711                                               fied plans. The course covers various compensa-
Tax Research Project
                                                      3 Credits                                             tion techniques, including traditional deferred
A study and implementation of tax research
                                                      International Tax III: Special Topics                 compensation arrangements, nonqualified stock
techniques, including Internet and proprietary
                                                      This third course for international tax specialists   options, stock appreciation rights, phantom
research databases. Through a variety of written
                                                      provides a comprehensive review of internation-       stock plans, stock awards, restricted stock
projects, oral presentations and class material,
                                                      al structuring and reorganizations, including use     plans, excess benefit arrangements, rabbi trusts,
the student will develop the ability to identify,
                                                      of hybrid entities. In addition, there is coverage    split-dollar plans and severance pay plans.
research and communicate the solutions to a
                                                      of the U.S. transfer pricing rules and sourcing
variety of tax issues that are encountered in
                                                      rules related to produced inventory. Prerequi-        TAX7727
practice. Emphasis will be on the development
                                                      sites: TAX7710 International Tax II: Outbound         3 Credits
of sound research and writing skills. Prereq-
                                                      and TAX7725 Advanced Corporate Tax II.                Advanced Federal Tax: Property
uisites: TAX6621 Advanced Federal Tax I:
Individual Income Taxation, TAX6622
                                                                                                            This course concentrates on the tax aspects of
Advanced Corporate Tax I and TAX7724 Tax
                                                                                                            acquisitions and dispositions of property. Topics
Practice and Procedure I.

                                                                             Business • Course Offerings

will include like-kind exchanges, involuntary         TAX7735                                              constitutes about 50 percent. The course
conversions, assignment of income doctrine,           3 Credits                                            examines the definition of a sale, the nuances
disposition of residence, cancellation of indebt-     Tax-exempt Organizations                             relative to a manufacturing and construction,
edness and limitation on losses, such as at-risk      This course covers the formation, operation and      the power of the states to assert jurisdiction
rules and passive activity rules, hobby losses,       taxation of tax-exempt organizations. Emphasis       over aspects of a transaction occurring beyond
home office and NOL.                                  will be placed on the qualification process for      their borders and exemptions. Relating to
                                                      tax exemption, the unrelated business tax and        property tax, the course examines State
TAX7728                                               the special “excise” taxes on private founda-        Constitutional Principles of Uniformity and
3 Credits                                             tions. Compliance requirements also are              Equal Protection, approaches to valuation,
Partnerships                                          reviewed.                                            exemption and incentives. Special attention is
The study of the federal taxation of partnerships                                                          paid to tax systems used in New York and New
and partners. The course covers formation,            TAX7736                                              Jersey. Other common levies also may be
operation and liquidation of a partnership,           3 Credits                                            covered.
including the acquisition of partnership interests,   State and Local Taxation:
compensation of a service partner, treatment of       Constitutional Issues                                TAX7754
partnership distributions, basis, allocations,        This foundation course examines the constitu-        3 Credits
liquidations and problems associated with the         tional limits on states’ rights to impose various    State and Local Taxation: Emerging
disposition of partnership interests or property      forms of taxation on income, capital and             Issues, Audits and State Tax
by sale. Prerequisite: ACCT6606 Federal Tax II:       transactions of individuals and multistate           Research
Business Entities.                                    businesses. Topics include nexus, constitu-          The topics covered in this course are determined
                                                      tionally acceptable income allocation methods        by current developments in the state and local
TAX7730                                               and strategies for avoiding unnecessary taxation     tax area, including new strategies for minimiz-
3 Credits                                             by nondomiciliary states.                            ing these taxes. In addition, the course will pro-
Income Taxation of Estates                                                                                 vide students with knowledge of the “best prac-
and Trusts                                            TAX7738                                              tices” involved in handling state tax audits and
A study of the federal income taxation of estates     3 Credits                                            mounting informal prelitigation protests. Topics
and trusts (grantor, simple and complex). The         Compensation: Qualified Pension and                  will include gaining an understanding of the
course analyzes tax consequences to fiduciaries,      Profit-sharing Plans                                 protest environment in the major states as well
beneficiaries, grantors and other parties from        A study of qualified compensation arrange-           as the use of voluntary disclosure, managed
inception through termination. Topics include         ments, including pension and profit-sharing          audits and discretionary adjustment procedures
general rules for taxation, fiduciary accounting      plans. The course covers plan selection, qualifi-    in a proactive way. The research component of
income, distributable net income, income distri-      cation requirements, limitations on contribu-        the course will cover resources and techniques
bution deduction, computation of taxable income,      tions, benefits, deductions and funding, nondis-     used in state tax research. Students may be
various distributions and income in respect of a      crimination, taxation of distributions, rollovers,   required to provide written protests on issues
decedent.                                             minimum distributions, incidental benefits,          assigned by the instructor, make oral arguments
                                                      spousal rights, multiple-entity structure, report-   on completed written informal protests or write
TAX7732                                               ing and disclosure, prohibited transactions and      a paper. Prerequisites: TAX7736 State and Local
3 Credits                                             fiduciary responsibility.                            Taxation: Constitutional Issues and either
Tax Practice and Procedure II                                                                              TAX7750 State and Local Taxation: Corporate
A complete review of procedures and strategies        TAX7750                                              and Individual Income Taxation or TAX7752
involved in the audit, appeal and collection          3 Credits                                            State and Local Taxation: Sales, Use and Prop-
process. Other topics include liens and levies,       State and Local Taxation: Corporate                  erty Taxes.
offers in compromise, installment agreements,         and Individual Income Taxation
closing agreements, summons enforcement, IRS          A study of the major income and franchise tax
investigatory powers and criminal aspects of the      issues confronting nonresident individuals, pass-
tax laws. Prerequisite: TAX7724 Tax Practice          through entities, nonresident shareholders of
and Procedure I or permission from the director       S corporations and multistate and multinational
of the tax program.                                   corporate businesses covered in the context of
                                                      current litigation and rule-making at the state
TAX7734                                               and local levels. The course also explores tax-
3 Credits                                             planning opportunities for the multistate busi-
Consolidated Returns                                  ness and the use of transfer pricing in state and
This course covers in depth the most important        local income tax matters. Individual income tax-
aspects of the current consolidated return regu-      ation and the interaction between the state and
lations. Topics include intercompany transac-         federal systems also are discussed. Special atten-
tions with a detailed study of both the matching      tion is paid to tax systems used in New York
principle and acceleration rules, loss disallow-      and New Jersey.
ance rules, consolidated Section 382, invest-
ment adjustments in the basis of the stock of         TAX7752
subsidiaries, excess loss accounts and allocation     3 Credits
of consolidated tax liability to members of an        State and Local Taxation: Sales, Use
affiliated group. Class discussions emphasize         and Property Taxes
working through important examples contained          This course examines the sales, use and property
in the regulations. Prerequisites: TAX6622            tax schemes prevailing in the United States.
Advanced Corporate Tax I and TAX7725                  Sales and use tax constitutes roughly 33 percent
Advanced Corporate Tax II.                            of all state tax collections, whereas property tax


                                                                                                        Core Courses
Chemistry (M.S.) Chemistry (M.S.)                                                                       CHEM6613

This program is offered at both the College   College at Florham                                          Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry………3
at Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and the      The Master of Science in chemistry pro-                   CHEM6673
Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, New Jer-        vides training for those who wish to                        Physical Organic Chemistry……………3
sey. These programs are listed by campus      advance their careers in research, industry,              CHEM6781
on this page through 84.                      government service or teaching. In addi-                    Biochemistry…………………………….3
                                              tion to advancing students toward a doc-                  CHEM6805
                                              toral program, the program also provides                    Graduate Seminar .................................1
                                              courses of interest to industrial chemists                CHEM7771
                                              who already may hold advanced degrees.                      Advanced Organic Synthesis .................3
                                              In addition to full-time faculty, the depart-
                                              ment of chemistry draws part-time faculty                 Two of the following three courses:
                                              from local industries, allowing a broader
                                              range of offerings.                                       CHEM6641
                                                 This program is offered under the aus-                   Quantum Chemistry ..............................3
                                              pices of the department of chemistry and                  CHEM6651
                                              geology, Maxwell Becton College of Arts                     Chemical Thermodynamics ...................3
                                              and Sciences, College at Florham, Madi-                   CHEM7751
                                              son, New Jersey.                                            Chemical Kinetics..................................3

                                              Admission Requirements                                    Other Courses
                                                                                                        CHEM6801, CHEM6802
                                              1. Graduation from an accredited college                    Research and Thesis (Optional)*—
                                              or university.                                                 3 credits each semester…………….6
                                                  2. Satisfactory completion of a mini-                 CHEM6803
                                              mum of 24 credits in undergraduate                          Thesis Seminar (Optional)*………......1
                                              chemistry with laboratory work, including                    Minimum of 6 credits in additional
                                              physical and organic chemistry, a working                 chemistry courses approved by adviser**
                                              knowledge of calculus and one year of
                                              physics with laboratory.                                  Pharmaceutical Chemistry
                                                  3. Submission of an official score re-
                                              port for the Graduate Record Examination
                                              (GRE) General Test taken within the last                  The Master of Science in chemistry with a
                                              five years. (The GRE requirement is                       concentration in pharmaceutical chemistry
                                              waived for applicants who have completed                  is intended to serve the needs of the phar-
                                              a master’s degree.)                                       maceutical industry in the North Jersey
                                                  4. Three letters of recommendation.                   area. With the help of experienced indus-
                                                  Applicants who have not completed all                 trial adjunct faculty, the department pro-
                                                                                                        vides a rigorous and flexible course of
                                              requirements for admission to the degree
                                                                                                        study in this important area.
                                              program may be permitted to enroll in
                                                                                                            The program is intended for profession-
                                              classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or                als in the pharmaceutical industry wishing
                                              nondegree basis.                                          to advance their skills and credentials.
                                                                                                        Financial assistance in the form of teaching
                                              Requirements for the                                      assistantships and research scholarships is
                                              Master of Science Degree                                  not available.
                                              1. Satisfactory completion of a minimum                       Pharmaceutical chemistry, as a separate
                                              of 32* credits in courses prescribed or                   discipline, is relatively new and emerging,
                                              approved for the degree of Master of Sci-                 so the M.S. program has been designed
                                              ence in chemistry.                                        with flexible entrance requirements to
                                                 2. Compliance with the minimum                         accommodate a wide range of experience
                                              course requirements listed in the next                    and training. For those with minimal
                                              column.                                                   chemistry backgrounds, it includes practical

                                                                                                        *A student may substitute 9 credits of additional chem-
                                                                                                        istry courses for the CHEM6801, CHEM6802 Research
                                                                                                        and Thesis and CHEM6803 Thesis Seminar (total 7
                                              *A student may substitute 9 credits of additional chem-   credits) requirements. This makes a minimum of 34
                                              istry courses for the CHEM6801, CHEM6802 Research         credits in courses for the Master of Science degree
                                              and Thesis and CHEM6803 Thesis Seminar (total 7           when a student elects the nonthesis option.
                                              credits) requirements. This makes a minimum of 34         **Up to 6 credits of graduate courses in a single area
                                              credits in courses for the Master of Science degree       outside chemistry to be approved by adviser may be
                                              when a student elects the nonthesis option.               substituted.


components that will prepare students for                                                                 Credits          CHEM5803
rapid entry to laboratory positions.                          CHEM6805                                                     2 Credits
                                                                Graduate Seminar .................................1        Foundations in Chemical Analysis
                                                              CHEM7733                                                     Instrumental methods, including electrochemi-
Minimum Admission                                                                                                          cal methods, spectroscopy (UV/Vis, IR, NMR)
Requirements                                                    Instrumental Analysis ............................3
                                                                                                                           and chromatography (GC-MS, HPLC). Compu-
1. Graduation from an accredited college                      CHEM7735                                                     ter handling of data and report writing. Prerequi-
or university.                                                  Pharmaceutical Analysis ........................3          site: CHEM5801 Foundations in Chemical Tech-
    2. Satisfactory completion of a mini-                     CHEM7751                                                     niques. Corequisite: CHEM7733 Instrumental
mum of 24 credits in undergraduate chem-                        Chemical Kinetics..................................3       Analysis.
istry with laboratory work, including phys-                   CHEM7753                                                                                                   Fee
ical and organic chemistry, a working                           Pharmacokinetics ..................................3
knowledge of calculus and one year of
                                                                                                                           3 Credits
physics with laboratory.                                      Elective Courses (9 credits)                                 Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry
    3. Applicants also must meet all the                      Select three courses from the following:*                    Modern theories of bonding, structure, stability
general admission requirements for matric-                    PHARM6605                                                    of molecules, complexes and reaction mecha-
ulated students.                                                 Pharmaceutical Industry: Structure                        nisms, using examples drawn from the current
                                                                     and Government Regulations ...........3               literature.
Course Requirements                                           PHARM6615                                                    Spring
                                                                 Pharmaceutical Marketing and
Satisfactory completion of 41 or 34 credits                                                                                CHEM6631
                                                                     Product Development.......................3
in courses approved for the degree of Mas-                                                                                 3 Credits
                                                              CHEM6830                                                     Theories of Analytical Chemistry
ter of Science in chemistry with a pharma-
                                                                 Special Topics in Chemistry...................3           Theoretical principles and applications of
ceutical chemistry concentration.
                                                              CHEM7747                                                     selected modern methods of analysis.
    For students entering with a bachelor’s
                                                                 Protein Chemistry..................................3
degree in biology or pharmacy, including
                                                              CHEM7765                                                     CHEM6641
general and organic chemistry (16 credits),                                                                                3 Credits
                                                                 Heterocyclic Chemistry..........................3
calculus and physics, the program described                                                                                Quantum Chemistry
below (41 credits) should be completed in                                                                                  Fundamental theories of quantum chemistry
                                                                 Biochemistry II ......................................3
two-and-a-half years (five semesters).                                                                                     applied to chemical bonding and molecular
    For students entering with a bachelor’s                                                                                structure.
                                                                 Internship/Laboratory Work
degree in chemistry from an American
Chemical Society (ACS)-certified program                                                                                   CHEM6651
that includes physical chemistry, analytical                                                                               3 Credits
chemistry and undergraduate laboratory
                                                              Course Offerings                                             Chemical Thermodynamics
                                                              Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are               Principles of classical thermodynamics and an
experience, the following courses may be                      so noted. To determine availability of courses
waived from the above program:                                                                                             introduction to statistical thermodynamics.
                                                              not so designated, please check with appropriate
CHEM5242 Physical Chemistry II (3 cred-                       department chair.                                            CHEM6663
its), CHEM5801 Foundations in Chemical                                                                                     3 Credits
Techniques (2 credits) and CHEM5803                           Chemistry                                                    Introductory Medicinal Chemistry
Foundations in Chemical Analysis (2 cred-                                                                                  This course is based on all branches of chem-
                                                              Department of Chemistry and Geology
its). In this case, the total credit require-                                                                              istry, but especially organic chemistry. Its focus
ment is 34 credits, and the program should                    CHEM5242                                                     is on improving a drug’s therapeutic effect while
be completed in two years (four semesters).                   3 Credits                                                    minimizing its undesirable side effects.
                                                              Physical Chemistry II
Core Courses (32 credits)                        Credits      Introduction to the principles of kinetics, quan-            CHEM6673
CHEM5242                                                      tum mechanics, spectroscopy and molecular                    3 Credits
  Physical Chemistry II............................3          structure.                                                   Physical Organic Chemistry
CHEM5801                                                      Spring                                                       Current theories of structure and reactivity of
  Foundations in Chemical                                                                                                  organic compounds.
     Techniques .......................................2      2 Credits                                                    CHEM6685
CHEM5803                                                      Foundations in Chemical Techniques                           3 Credits
  Foundations in Chemical                                     Analytical and physical methods in chemistry                 Pharmacology
     Analysis ............................................2   covering inorganic, organic and biochemical                  A study of drugs, their history, sources, physical
CHEM6663                                                      techniques, including pharmaceutical chemical                and chemical properties, compounding, bio-
  Introductory Medicinal Chemistry .........3                 methods, extraction, synthesis, separation (GC),
                                                                                                                           chemical and physiological effects, mechanism
CHEM6673                                                      characterization (IR) and electrophoresis. Com-
                                                                                                                           of action, absorption, distribution in the body
  Physical Organic Chemistry...................3              puter handling of data and report writing. Stu-
                                                                                                                           and therapeutic uses.
                                                              dents should take this course within their first
                                                              two semesters of the graduate program.
  Pharmacology ........................................3                                                     Fee
                                                              *Up to 6 credits of graduate credits in a single area
  Biochemistry..........................................3     outside chemistry to be approved by adviser may be


CHEM6757                                          CHEM6805                                              CHEM7765
3 Credits                                         1 Credit                                              3 Credits
Neuropharmacology                                 Graduate Seminar                                      Heterocyclic Chemistry
This course studies the functional neuropharma-   Chemical literature is reviewed through lectures,     A discussion of the preparation and chemical
cology and receptology of the mammalian cen-      library assignments and student seminars.             properties of mono- and polycyclic compounds
tral nervous system, focusing on the neuro-       Spring                                                containing oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur atoms.
chemistry of precursors, synthesis, release and                                                         Those of biological interest also will be discussed.
second messenger systems for various neuro-       CHEM6830
transmitter systems as well as the mechanism of   1–3 Credits                                           CHEM7771
action of psychoactive drugs and medications      Special Topics in Chemistry                           3 Credits
used to treat pain, mental illnesses and disor-                                                         Advanced Organic Synthesis
ders such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s     CHEM7733                                              A study of selected synthetic organic reactions.
and epilepsy.                                     3 Credits
                                                  Instrumental Analysis                                 CHEM7783
CHEM6759                                          Applications of spectroscopy, electrochemistry        3 Credits
3 Credits                                         and chromatography to chemical problems, with         Biochemistry II
Radiochemistry                                    particular emphasis on comparison of methods          Continues the study of the molecular basis of
A presentation of radioisotope production,        and interpretation of experimental data.              life. Topics include more details and discussions
detection and application in chemistry. Statis-   Fall                                                  of current research: structure of biological mole-
tical and safety aspects of radiation also are                                                          cules, mechanisms of enzyme action, metabo-
included.                                         CHEM7735                                              lism with emphasis on energy production and
                                                  3 Credits                                             use, the expression of genetic information and
CHEM6773                                          Pharmaceutical Analysis                               cellular signaling and signal transduction.
3 Credits                                         The analytical chemistry unique to pharmaceuti-
Chemistry of High Polymers                        cal compounds from the viewpoint of a pharma-         CHEM7785
A study of natural and synthetic polymers         ceutical scientist.                                   3 Credits
derived from free radical, cationic and anionic                                                         Physical Biochemistry
polymerizations.                                  CHEM7747                                              The physical chemistry of biological macromole-
                                                  3 Credits                                             cules and systems of biochemical interest.
CHEM6775                                          Protein Chemistry
3 Credits                                         The chemistry and physical properties of              CHEM7891
Chemistry of Natural Products                     amino acids, peptides and proteins; the three-        3 Credits
Chemical and biochemical transformations of       dimensional structure of proteins; protein func-      Internship/Laboratory Work
selected natural products.                        tion in enzymes, biological membranes, connec-        Experience
                                                  tive tissues, oxygen transport and storage;           Provides on-the-job education and training in
CHEM6781                                          biosynthesis of proteins in muscle contraction,       the concepts presented in the graduate pharma-
3 Credits                                         membrane transport, sensory systems, hor-             ceutical chemistry curriculum. Students must
Biochemistry                                      mones and the immune response.                        submit for the University’s approval a proposal
Structure and function of biological molecules.                                                         from the employer detailing the nature of the
Fall                                              CHEM7751                                              intended work. Weekly contact must be main-
                                                  3 Credits                                             tained with the University’s adviser to confirm
CHEM6800                                          Chemical Kinetics                                     the quality of the work experience. A report at
1–3 Credits                                       Theory of homogeneous and heterogeneous               the conclusion of the working experience is
Advanced Special Projects:                        reactions, factors influencing reaction rates, the-   required, detailing both the educational and
Chemistry                                         ory of absolute rates, chain reactions, catalysis.    training aspects of the job. Prerequisites: stu-
An in-depth independent study of a problem in                                                           dents must have been enrolled in the graduate
chemistry.                                        CHEM7753                                              pharmaceutical chemistry program for at least
                                                  3 Credits                                             18 graduate chemistry credits.
CHEM6801, CHEM6802                                Pharmacokinetics
6 Credits (3 Credits Each Semester)               The study of the rate of change of drug con-
Research and Thesis                               centration in the body. Understanding the
Individual research investigation in an area of   absorption, distribution, biotransformation and
chemistry under the supervision of a faculty      excretion of drugs is used in the design and
adviser. Approved thesis must be submitted.
                                                  optimization of drug formulations and dosage
1 Credit
Thesis Seminar
An oral presentation and defense of thesis        3 Credits
before a departmental committee. Prerequisites    Molecular Spectroscopy
or corequisites: CHEM6801, CHEM6802               Theory of the interaction between molecules
Research and Thesis.                              and radiation. Determination of molecular
                                                  structures from spectroscopic data.


                                                            Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Chemistry (M.S.)                                            Concentration Requirements
                                                                                                                           Course Offerings
                                                                                                                           Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are
Metropolitan Campus                                                                                                        so noted. To determine availability of courses
                                                            (12 credits)                                                   not so designated, please check with appropriate
The School of Natural Sciences, University                                                            Credits              school director.
College: Arts • Sciences • Professional                     CHEM6754
Studies, Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck,                        Drug-delivery Systems ...........................3
New Jersey, offers a Master of Science in                                                                                  Chemistry
chemistry with a concentration in pharma-                                                                                  School of Natural Sciences
                                                              Medicinal Chemistry..............................3
ceutical chemistry. This focused concentra-                 CHEM7735
tion is designed to fulfill the practical and                                                                              CHEM6524
                                                              Pharmaceutical Analysis ........................3            3 Credits
intellectual needs of chemists pursuing
                                                                                                                           Quality Assurance
research and development careers within                                                                                    Regulations and controls, analytical methods,
                                                            One of the following:
the pharmaceutical industry. For those                                                                                     administrative controls, regulatory affairs, qual-
without industrial experience, the pro-                                                                                    ity control and statistical methods for evaluation
                                                              Effective Presentations ..........................3
grams can help launch a career in the                                                                                      of data.
pharmaceutical industry. It is also geared
                                                              Technical Writing ..................................3        CHEM6525
to current technologists aspiring to super-
                                                            COMM6007                                                       3 Credits
visory roles in the laboratory or plant. To
                                                              Writing Proposals and Grants................3                Physical Chemistry
accommodate part-time students who are
                                                            COMM6020                                                       Principles of thermodynamics, kinetics, quan-
already working in the industry, classes are
                                                              Communication for Health-care                                tum chemistry, statistical mechanics, spec-
offered in the evenings.                                                                                                   troscopy and molecular structure. Assumes
                                                                                                                           prior knowledge of MATH2202 Calculus II or
Admission Requirements                                                                                                     equivalent.
                                                            Free Electives (6 credits)
Admission requirements include gradua-
tion from an accredited college or universi-                BIOL6733                                                       CHEM6526
ty with a baccalaureate degree in an allied                    Enzymology ...........................................3     3 Credits
science (biology, chemistry, biochemistry                   BIOL6840                                                       Product Development
                                                               Cell Culture ...........................................3   Principles of research and development of new
or pharmacy). This baccalaureate degree
                                                            CHEM6773                                                       products from ideation to market distribution.
must contain a minimum of 24 credits in                                                                                    An overview of the product-development
chemistry including a two-semester                             Chemistry of High Polymers ..................3
                                                            CHEM7810                                                       process from the perspective of the cosmetic
sequence of organic and physical chem-                                                                                     chemist, from project inception through manu-
istry. The general Graduate Record Exami-                      Internship/Laboratory Work
nations (GRE) scores must also be submit-                         Experience........................................3
ted along with three letters of recommen-                   MATH6729                                                       CHEM6529
dation. A minimum of 550 on the Test of                        Statistical Programming ........................3           3 Credits
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)                       MATH6738                                                       Microtoxicology and Biochemistry
is required for applicants whose native lan-                   Applied Statistics II ...............................3      Relationships between microorganisms, toxicity
guage is not English.                                       MKTG5532                                                       and cosmetic products. The application of prin-
    Note that financial assistance in the                      Marketing Concepts ..............................3          ciples of biochemistry and toxicology as they
                                                            PHAR6605                                                       relate to and impact on both microorganisms
form of teaching assistantships and
                                                                                                                           and human metabolism.
research scholarships is not available.                        Pharmaceutical Industry:
                                                                                                                           Fall, Spring
                                                                  Structure and Government
Course Requirements                                               Regulations.......................................3      CHEM6546
                                                            PHAR6615                                                       3 Credits
Core Requirements (15 credits)                                 Pharmaceutical Marketing and                                Lecture
                                                                  Product Development.......................3              Perfumery
                                                            PHAR6650                                                       The history, raw materials, development and
CHEM6525                                                                                                                   marketing of fragrances.
                                                               Management of Production,
  Physical Chemistry ................................3                                                                                                                   Fee
                                                                  Purchasing and Quality Control in
                                                                  the Pharmaceutical Industry .............3
  Physical Organic Chemistry...................3                                                                           CHEM6613
CHEM6781                                                                                                                   3 Credits
  Biochemistry..........................................3                                                                  Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM7713                                                                                                                   Modern theories of bonding, structure, stability
  Structural Inorganic Chemistry .............3                                                                            of molecules, complexes and reaction mecha-
                                                                                                                           nisms, using examples drawn from the current
  Instrumental Analysis ............................3


CHEM6631                                             ization kinetics; copolymerization; stereospecific   CHEM7747
3 Credits                                            polymerization; condensation polymerization;         3 Credits
Advanced Analytical Chemistry                        chemistry and properties of vinyl, diene and         Protein Chemistry
Physicochemical methods used to effect separa-       condensation polymers and rubbers; natural           Chemistry and physical properties of amino
tions prior to analytical measurements and a         and inorganic polymers.                              acids, polypeptides and proteins; sequence and
study of matter and energy-matter interactions.                                                           structure determination; correlation of structure
                                                     CHEM6775                                             and biological properties; protein biosynthesis.
CHEM6641                                             3 Credits
3 Credits                                            Chemistry of Natural Products                        CHEM7755
Quantum Chemistry                                    Structural and biogenetic relationships of nat-      3 Credits
Fundamental theories of quantum chemistry            ural products, chemical transformations, stereo-     Spectroscopy
applied to chemical bonding and molecular            chemistry and synthesis.                             Theory of the interaction between molecules
structure. Prerequisites: one year of calculus                                                            and radiation. Determination of molecular
including differential equations or CHEM6795         CHEM6781                                             structures from spectroscopic data.
Mathematical Methods in Chemistry.                   3 Credits
                                                     Biochemistry                                         CHEM7771
CHEM6651                                             Chemistry of substances of biological signifi-       3 Credits
3 Credits                                            cance, structures and mechanisms of hydrolytic       Advanced Organic Synthesis
Chemical Thermodynamics                              and respiratory enzymes, biosyntheses of pro-        Modern synthetic techniques and procedures,
Principles of classical thermodynamics and sta-      teins, bio-oxidations and molecular structures       emphasizing the theoretical background of the
tistical thermodynamics.                             of complex molecules.                                procedures and preparing the student for
                                                                                                          advanced research.
CHEM6673                                             CHEM6830
3 Credits                                            1–3 Credits Each Semester                            CHEM7785
Physical Organic Chemistry                           Special Topics in Chemistry                          3 Credits
Current theories of the structure and reactivity     Topics of current interest in theoretical and        Physical Biochemistry
of organic compounds, including dipole mo-           applied chemistry. Prerequisite: permission of       The physical chemistry of biological macro-
ments, stereochemistry and modern mechanisms.        the department. Course may be repeated in suc-       molecules: osmometry, light scattering, viscosity,
                                                     cessive years for credit with the permission of      ultra centrifugation, electrophoresis and X-ray
CHEM6697                                             the department.                                      diffraction. Thermodynamics, electrostatics and
1 Credit                                                                                                  acid-base equilibria, with reference to biochem-
Introduction to Research                             CHEM7713                                             istry. Structure and function of nucleic acids,
An individual research investigation in a select-    3 Credits                                            bioinorganic chemistry.
ed area of chemistry is planned under the super-     Structural Inorganic Chemistry
vision of a faculty mentor. Preliminary readings     Structural patterns of inorganic molecules and       CHEM7810
are assigned, and a report outlining the pro-        crystals, emphasizing symmetry concepts and          3 Credits
posed investigation is submitted to the depart-      the group theory of symmetry operations, with        Internship/Laboratory Work
ment at the conclusion of the course. Prerequi-      applications of this theory to metal complexes       Experience
site: 12 graduate credits in chemistry.              and other compounds.                                 Off-campus professional work experience
                                                                                                          appropriate to the School of Natural Sciences
CHEM6754                                             CHEM7733                                             graduate curriculum. Prior to registration, the
3 Credits                                            3 Credits                                            student must submit for approval a proposal
Drug-delivery Systems                                Instrumental Analysis                                from the employer detailing the nature of the
Theoretical and practical considerations in the      Applications of spectroscopy, electrochemistry       intended work. Weekly contact must be main-
development and design of drug delivery sys-         and chromatography to chemical problems,             tained with the University adviser to confirm
tems.                                                with particular emphasis on interpretation of        the quality of the work experience. Upon com-
                                                     experimental data.                                   pletion, a summary report detailing the educa-
                                                                                                          tional and training aspects of the job is required.
3 Credits                                            CHEM7735                                             Prerequisite: successful completion of 18 gradu-
Medicinal Chemistry                                  3 Credits                                            ate credits in science. International students
Principles of absorption, distribution, metabo-
                                                     Pharmaceutical Analysis                              must satisfy current visa restrictions.
lism and excretion (ADME); drug-protein inter-
                                                     The analytical chemistry unique to pharmaceuti-
actions; concepts of drug targets; and toxicology.
                                                     cal compounds from the viewpoint of a pharma-        PHYS6753
                                                     ceutical scientist.                                  3 Credits
3 Credits                                                                                                 Applied Colloid and Surface Science
                                                     CHEM7737                                             The technical aspects of emulsions, solubilized
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Advanced topics in organic chemistry, stereo-        3 Credits                                            systems, foams and dispersions. Structure and
chemistry, organophosphorous-, organoboron-,         Chemical Analysis of                                 dynamics of complex systems. Polyphase equi-
organosilicon-, organometallic chemistry,            Pharmaceuticals                                      librium, phase transitions and kinetic distribu-
significant current developments.                    Analytical chemistry, techniques and methods         tions. The physics of interfaces and effects of
                                                     most commonly used in the pharmaceutical             surface structure. Principles of colloid science
CHEM6773                                             industry.                                            along with practical procedures as applied in
3 Credits                                                                                                 cosmetic formulations, including examples.
Chemistry of High Polymers                                                                                Fall, Spring
Polymerization of vinyl monomers by free radi-
cal, cationic and anionic mechanisms; polymer-

    Clinical Psychology • Clinical Psychopharmacology •
                                    Computer Engineering

Clinical                               Computer                                         classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or
                                                                                        nondegree basis.
Psychology                             Engineering                                      Requirements for the
(Ph.D.)                                (M.S.)                                           Master of Science Degree
See Psychology, Clinical Psychology,                                                    Students must successfully complete
                                       Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Master of
page 173.                                                                               33 credits, including 12 credits of core
                                       Science in computer engineering is
                                                                                        requirements and 21 credits of electives
                                       designed to train and educate students to
                                                                                        as described below:
                                       work as computer engineers who under-
                                       stand the design tradeoff and the interde-       Core Requirements (12 credits)
                                                                                        CSCI6620    Software Engineering
Clinical Psycho-                       pendency between hardware and software
                                       in computers, computer-based systems,            CSCI6638    Operating Systems
                                                                                        EENG7701    Logic System Design
pharmacology                           computer communications and computer
                                       networks. Computer-based systems are             EENG7702    Microprocessor Design
(Post-doctoral                         widely used in data acquisition, signal pro-
                                       cessing and conditioning, instrumentation,
                                                                                        Electives (21 credits)
                                                                                        Choose two computer science (CSCI)
M.S.)                                  communications, control, automation and
                                       manufacturing. The curriculum provides
                                                                                        courses and two electrical engineering
See Clinical Psychopharmacology                                                         (EENG) courses:
(Post-doctoral M.S.), page 179.        students with design skills, theoretical con-    Computer Science
                                       cepts and a solid foundation in both hard-       CSCI6623 Database Systems
                                       ware and software design in an integrated        CSCI6730 Advanced Network: TCP/IP
                                       manner, as well as competency in advanced                         and Routing
                                       computer technology. The program empha-          CSCI6731 Computer Networks
                                       sizes practical applications of computer         CSCI6732 Local Area Networks
                                       engineering.                                     CSCI7645 Systems Programming
                                           This program is offered under the aus-       CSCI7871 Unix Shell Programming
                                       pices of the Lee Gildart and Oswald Haase        Electrical Engineering
                                       School of Computer Sciences and Engi-            EENG6610 Computer-aided Analysis and
                                       neering, University College: Arts • Sci-                          Design
                                       ences • Professional Studies, Metropolitan       EENG6633 Digital Signal Processing
                                       Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.                     EENG6747 Digital Communications
                                                                                        EENG7706 Robotics Engineering
                                       Admission Requirements                           EENG7707 Neural Networks and Fuzzy
                                       1. A Bachelor of Science degree in electri-                       Logic Systems
                                       cal engineering, computer engineering or         EENG7737 Computer Communication
                                       computer science from an accredited uni-                          Networks
                                       versity. This should include courses or          EENG7773 Digital Image Processing
                                       equivalent experience in the following              Three additional computer science or
                                       areas: introductory computer program-            electrical engineering courses, at 6000
                                       ming, logic circuits, digital interfacing cir-   level or higher, must be completed.
                                       cuits and data structures. These courses
                                       can be taken at Fairleigh Dickinson Uni-         Course Offerings
                                       versity but will not count toward the            See Computer Science and Electrical En-
                                       33-credit master’s degree requirement.           gineering course offerings pages 87–91
                                       Students with a Bachelor of Science degree       and 129–131.
                                       in technology or other areas of science and
                                       engineering may be admitted if they com-
                                       plete undergraduate prerequisites as deter-
                                       mined by an adviser of the school.
                                           2. Submission of an official score report
                                       for the Graduate Record Examination
                                       (GRE) General Test taken within the last
                                       five years. (The GRE requirement is
                                       waived for applicants who have completed
                                       a master’s degree.)
                                           3. Three letters of recommendation.
                                           Applicants who have not completed all
                                       requirements for admission to the degree
                                       program may be permitted to enroll in

Computer Science

Computer                                         the number of required credits by having
                                                 some, or all, of the prerequisite courses
                                                                                                             graduate courses from other universities
                                                                                                             with the permission of their adviser. An
Science (M.S.)                                   waived. In any event, a minimum of 33 cred-
                                                 its will be required for the degree. Requests
                                                                                                             additional 3 to 6 credits of non-CSCI pre-
                                                                                                             fixed courses may be taken in electrical
The graduate program in computer science         for waivers must be made in writing to the                  engineering with the permission of an
prepares students for the direct pursuit of      department prior to the student’s first                     adviser.
productive careers in industry and for con-      semester. Students with outstanding and
tinued graduate study. The program’s ori-        relevant undergraduate records may have                     Database Administration
entation is toward educating professionals       the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)                       Certificate
to become leaders in various areas of com-       requirement waived upon review and upon
puter science ranging from software engi-                                                                    The certificate program in database admin-
                                                 recommendation by the department.                           istration provides expertise in the develop-
neering to computer design, and from sys-            2. Students must earn a cumulative
tems analysis to the management of                                                                           ment, maintenance and supervision of
                                                 grade point ratio of at least 3.00 for the                  databases.
information systems.                             prerequisite courses or be subject to dis-
   The program is offered under the aus-         missal from the program. Students may
pices of the Lee Gildart and Oswald Haase        take no more than 6 credits of core or elec-                Admission Requirements
School of Computer Sciences and Engi-            tive courses before completing all of the                   Admission to the certificate program
neering, University College: Arts • Sci-         prerequisites.                                              requires a baccalaureate degree from a
ences • Professional Studies, Metropolitan           3. Students must earn a cumulative                      regionally accredited college or university
Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey. The pro-            grade point ratio of at least 3.00 for the                  with a satisfactory academic record.
gram is available at the College at Florham,     33 credits beyond the prerequisite courses.
Madison, New Jersey, and the Metropoli-                                                                      Requirements for Certificate in
tan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.
                                                 Prerequisite Courses                                        Database Administration
Admission Requirements                           The prerequisite courses for the M.S. in                    15 credits (five courses) to be chosen from
                                                 computer science are:               Credits                 the following:                       Credits
1. Graduation from a regionally accredited       CSCI5505                                                    CSCI5505
college or university with a satisfactory          Introduction to Computer                                    Introduction to Computer
academic record.                                      Programming....................................3            Programming
    2. Submission of an official score re-       CSCI5525                                                                            or
port for the Graduate Record Examination           Introduction to Computer Science.........3                CSCI5550
(GRE) General Test taken within the last         CSCI5551                                                      Business Programming Techniques and
five years. The GRE may be waived if the           Mathematics for Computer Science                               Data Structures*...............................3
applicant enrolls initially as a nonmatricu-          and MIS............................................3   CSCI5525
lating student and completes 9 graduate          CSCI5555                                                      Introduction to Computer Science.........3
credits in computer science with a mini-           Data Structures .....................................3    CSCI6623
mum cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR)          CSCI5565                                                      Database Systems ..................................3
of 3.00 and no grade below C, or is a Fair-        Assembly Language ...............................3        CSCI6731
leigh Dickinson University computer sci-
                                                                                                               Computer Networks ..............................3
ence graduate and has an undergraduate           Core Requirements                                           CSCI7781
CGPR of 3.00 or is a non-Fairleigh Dickin-
                                                 The required core courses for the M.S. in                     Advanced Database Systems .................3
son University computer science graduate
                                                 computer science are:                                       CSCI7785
and has an undergraduate CGPR of 3.50.
                                                 CSCI6603                                                      Distributed Database Systems ...............3
(The GRE requirement also is waived for
                                                   Computer Architecture..........................3
applicants who have completed a master’s
                                                 CSCI6620                                                    Decision Support Systems
                                                   Software Engineering ............................3        Certificate
    3. Three letters of recommendation.          CSCI6623
    Applicants who have not completed all                                                                    The certificate program in decision sup-
                                                   Database Systems ..................................3      port systems provides expertise in the
requirements for admission to the degree         CSCI6638
program may be permitted to enroll in                                                                        development, maintenance and supervi-
                                                   Operating Systems.................................3
classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or                                                                   sion of computer-based information sys-
nondegree basis.                                                                                             tems to assist in decision making.
                                                   Systems Programming ...........................3

Requirements for the                                                                                         Admission Requirements
                                                 Elective Courses
Master of Science Degree                                                                                     Admission to the certificate program
                                                 Elective courses in computer science are
1. Students must complete 48 credits in                                                                      requires a baccalaureate degree from a
                                                 listed with course numbers in the range
approved graduate courses. The 48 credits        from CSCI6700 to CSCI7799. In addition,
are distributed as follows: 15 credits of pre-   there generally will be at least one special
requisite courses, 15 credits of core require-   topics course scheduled each semester.
ments and 18 credits of electives. Students          Students may take up to 6 credits in
with backgrounds in the field may reduce                                                                     *See Management Information Systems course descrip-
                                                 non-CSCI prefixed courses or transferred                    tions, page 144.

                                                                                                                      Computer Science

regionally accredited college or university                Internet Programming                                        CSCI5525
with a satisfactory academic record and                    Certificate                                                 3 Credits
expertise in a general purpose computer                                                                                Introduction to Computer Science
                                                           Internet programming is a brand new field                   Introduction to computer hardware and soft-
language, such as FORTRAN or C++.                          of computer programming. It refers to net-                  ware, interactions and tradeoffs. Essentials of
                                                           work communication, distributed comput-                     computer organization and arithmetic, assem-
Requirements for Certificate in                            ing and Web applications. The certificate                   blers, I/O devices, operating systems and files.
Decision Support Systems                                   program in Internet programming provides                    May be taken with CSCI5505 Introduction to
15 credits (five courses) to be chosen from                expertise in computer programming funda-                    Computer Programming or CSCI5550 Business
                                                           mentals, Web programming and Internet-                      Programming Techniques and Data Structures.
the following:                       Credits
                                                           based application software development.                     Fall
  Database Systems ..................................3                                                                 CSCI5551
CSCI6720                                                   Admission Requirements                                      3 Credits
  Management Information Systems ........3                 Admission to the certificate program                        Mathematics for Computer Science
CSCI6733                                                   requires a baccalaureate degree from a                      and MIS
  Decision Support Systems .....................3          regionally accredited college or university                 Introduction to basic mathematical concepts
CSCI6751                                                   with a satisfactory academic record or its                  and how they relate to computer science; formal
  Artificial Intelligence .............................3                                                               logic, set theory, functions, relations, Boolean
CSCI6758                                                                                                               algebra, graph theory and combinatorics.
  Introduction to E-commerce..................3            Requirements for Certificate in
                                                           Internet Programming                                        CSCI5555
  Advanced Quantitative Methods ...........3                                                                           3 Credits
                                                           15 credits (five courses) to be chosen from
                                                                                                                       Data Structures
                                                           the following:                       Credits
Distributed Systems                                                                                                    Organized collections of data and their use.
                                                           CSCI5505                                                    Arrays, records, linear lists, trees, graphs. Sort-
                                                             Introduction to Computer                                  ing and searching. Sequential and linked memo-
The certificate program in distributed                          Programming....................................3       ry allocation. Prerequisites: CSCI5505 Introduc-
systems provides expertise in the develop-                 CSCI5555                                                    tion to Computer Programming and CSCI5525
ment, maintenance and supervision of dis-                    Data Structures .....................................3    Introduction to Computer Science.
tributed computer systems.                                 CSCI6731                                                    Fall
                                                             Computer Networks ..............................3
Admission Requirements                                     CSCI6735                                                    CSCI5565
                                                                                                                       3 Credits
Admission to the certificate program                         Client-server Computing........................3
                                                                                                                       Assembly Language
requires a baccalaureate degree from a                     CSCI6810
                                                                                                                       Assembly language programming and discussion
regionally accredited college or university                  Java and the Internet..............................3      of assembly systems. Numerical and symbolic
with a satisfactory academic record.                       CSCI6844                                                    applications. Prerequisites: CSCI5505 Introduc-
                                                             Programming for the Internet................3             tion to Computer Programming and CSCI5525
Requirements for Certificate in                                                                                        Introduction to Computer Science.
Distributed Systems                                        Course Offerings                                            Fall
                                                           Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are
15 credits (five courses) to be chosen from                so noted. To determine availability of courses              CSCI6603
the following:                                             not so designated, please check with appropriate            3 Credits
CSCI5525                                                   school director                                             Computer Architecture
  Introduction to Computer Science.........3                                                                           Study of the relation between the structure and
CSCI6638                                                                                                               functional behavior of computer systems. Data
                                                           Computer Science                                            representation and instruction sets. Control
  Operating Systems.................................3
CSCI6731                                                   Lee Gildart and Oswald Haase School                         function, memory hierarchy, input-output pro-
  Computer Networks ..............................3        of Computer Sciences and Engineering                        cessors and devices. Micro- and multiproces-
                                                                                                                       sors. Prerequisite: CSCI5525 Introduction to
                                                           CSCI5505                                                    Computer Science.
  Local Area Networks.............................3        3 Credits                                                   Fall, Spring
CSCI6851                                                   Introduction to Computer
  Parallel and Fault-tolerant Systems........3             Programming                                                 CSCI6617
CSCI7785                                                   Use of computers in problem solving. Algo-                  3 Credits
  Distributed Database Systems ...............3            rithm development using stepwise refinement.                Computer Game Programming
                                                           Structured programming techniques. Top-down                 Introduction to computer game development.
                                                           design and modularity. Readability and docu-                Topics include fundamentals of Microsoft
                                                           mentation techniques. Programming in a high-                DirectX game and graphics libraries, 2D graph-
                                                           level language, such as C++.                                ics and animation, audio output, keyboard/
                                                           Fall                                                        mouse handling and fundamentals of 3D model-
                                                                                                                       ing and programming. Prerequisite: CSCI5505
                                                                                                                       Introduction to Computer Programming.

Computer Science

CSCI6620                                           CSCI6730                                             CSCI6735
3 Credits                                          3 Credits                                            3 Credits
Software Engineering                               Advanced Network: TCP/IP and                         Client-server Computing
Creation of reliable software. Software develop-   Routing                                              An introduction to the theory and technology
ment life cycle models. Requirements of engi-      This course is on Internet work design and           of client-server computing. Course material
neering object-oriented analysis and design.       architecture. It covers addressing, binding, rout-   includes general software architecture and com-
Documentation of development with Unified          ing, Internet and application protocols, princi-     ponent-based software system development,
                                                   ples and architecture of the global Internet. The
Modeling Language (UML). Software quality                                                               n-tier architecture, sockets, PRC, Java remote
                                                   focus is on the TCP/IP Internet protocol suite.
assurance. A project-oriented course. Prerequi-                                                         method invocation (RMI), CORBA, MS COM/
site: CSCI5555 Data Structures.                                                                         DCOM and their applications. Prerequisite:
Fall, Spring                                                                                            CSCI5555 Data Structures.
                                                   3 Credits
CSCI6623                                           Computer Networks                                    CSCI6736
3 Credits                                          Introduction to the theory and practice of com-      3 Credits
Database Systems                                   puter networking. Network design and analysis,       Wireless LANs
A survey of the current technology available in    elementary queueing theory. Network protocols.       Introduction to wireless local area networks
database systems. Relational, hierarchical and     Functions of the layers of ISO reference model,      (LANs) and their technology and use. Topics
network models. Role of the data administrator.    including routing, flow control, error control,      include design, installation and troubleshooting,
Levels of abstraction. Schema and subschema.       sequencing and addressing. Prerequisites:            security, 802.11 frames. Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: CSCI5505 Introduction to Com-        CSCI5525 Introduction to Computer Science            CSCI6731Computer Networks.
puter Programming or CSCI5550 Business Pro-        and CSCI5551 Mathematics for Computer Sci-
gramming Techniques and Data Structures.           ence and MIS.                                        CSCI6737
Fall, Spring                                       Fall                                                 3 Credits
CSCI6638                                                                                                Advanced Switching Internet Routing
3 Credits                                          CSCI6732                                             This course focuses on advanced switching and
Operating Systems                                  3 Credits                                            Internet routing protocols. Topics include
Memory and processor management. Process           Local Area Networks                                  switch design and operation, VLANs, port secu-
synchronization and deadlock prevention. Pro-      This course will cover the topics of local area      rity 802.1x, trunking, port aggregation, high
tection. Analysis of successful operating sys-     networks (LANs). The major topic areas include       availability and redundant switched network
tems. Prerequisite: CSCI5565 Assembly Lan-         the evolution of local area networks; an over-       design, advanced IP addressing architectures,
guage or CSCI6603 Computer Architecture.           view of LAN applications; LAN models; five tax-      routing algorithm concepts and routing proto-
Fall, Spring                                       onomic variables that can be used to classify        cols: RIP, OSPF, BGP, multicasting, protocol
                                                   LAN technology; the IEEE 802 LAN Standard;           tunneling and routing security. Prerequisite:
CSCI6702                                           repeaters, bridges, brouters, routers and gate-
3 Credits                                                                                               CSCI6730 Advanced Network: TCP/IP and
                                                   ways; and an overview of major LAN products.         Routing or CSCI6731 Computer Networks.
Programming Languages
                                                   Prerequisites: CSCI5525 Introduction to Com-
Theory and implementation of high-level
programming languages. Information hiding,         puter Science and CSCI5551 Mathematics for           CSCI6739
storage management, sequence control, data         Computer Science and MIS.                            3 Credits
abstraction, generics, exception handling, con-                                                         Computer Performance and
currency, imperative and functional languages.     CSCI6733                                             Evaluation
Implementation in various languages. Prerequi-     3 Credits                                            Methods used for evaluation of computer-
site: CSCI5555 Data Structures.                    Decision Support Systems                             system design strategies, such as number of
                                                   Characteristics of decision support systems          servers, communication architecture and data-
CSCI6720                                           (DDS) within the management information sys-         base operations. Analysis of models to assess
3 Credits                                          tems (MIS) framework; requirements for effec-        performance of alternate implementation
Management Information Systems                     tive DSS; normative and behavioral theories of       strategies. Evaluation of existing systems. Pre-
Role and structure of information systems in       decision making; dialog, database and model          requisites: CSCI5551 Mathematics for Com-
an organization. Components of MIS: human          management; classes of models; DSS develop-          puter Science and MIS and a reading knowledge
resources, software, hardware, files and data-     ment: tools and methodologies. Prerequisite:         of a high-level programming language.
bases, telecommunications. Levels of MIS.          CSCI6720 Management Information Systems.
Decision-making process. Cognitive and behav-
ioral aspects of MIS. Concepts of information                                                           CSCI6740
                                                   CSCI6734                                             3 Credits
and systems. Organizational planning and con-
trol with information systems. Prerequisite:       3 Credits                                            Enterprise Computing for the
CSCI5525 Introduction to Computer Science.         Expert Systems                                       Mainframe
Fall, Spring                                       The evolution of knowledge-based expert sys-         Students will study the architecture and software
                                                   tems, system structure, knowledge representa-        of the IBM Series Z computers (mainframe)
CSCI6723                                           tion schemes, quantifying uncertainty, exact and     which include the hardware, middleware, system
3 Credits                                          inexact inference, survey of current systems,        and application software and interfaces to other
Database Project with Visual Basic                 languages and tools for building expert systems,     systems and software products. Students will
This course will study the methodology of data-    problem selection criteria, the expert system’s      also study the security and network communica-
base design within a total project framework.      life cycle, knowledge acquisition techniques,        tions capabilities of the Series Z computers. Spe-
Students will learn how to develop a database      incremental development, testing and evaluation      cial emphasis is placed on the control language,
design and how to plan for a total program         methods and applications of expert systems.          unique file system, application programming lan-
development and then implement the plan. The       Prerequisite: CSCI5555 Data Structures.              guages and data-management services. Prerequi-
database will be implemented in Access while
                                                                                                        site: CSCI5525 Introduction to Computer Sci-
the program’s user interactions will be pro-
grammed in Visual Basic.                                                                                ence.

                                                                                                          Computer Science

CSCI6741                                               CSCI6761                                            CSCI6830
3 Credits                                              3 Credits                                           1–3 Credits
Modeling and Simulation of                             Automata Theory                                     Special Topics in Computer Science
Continuous Systems                                     Formal languages. Finite automata, push-down        A detailed study of some special area in compu-
Classification and construction of continuous          automata and Turing machines. Relationship          ter science. The area is chosen by the instructor
systems models. Simulation of systems arising in       between formal languages and automata. Unde-        and will be different each time. For this reason,
management practice using the system dynamics          cidability. The halting problem, the Post corre-    the course may be taken for credit more than
modeling strategy. Design and validation of simu-      spondence problem, and their relation to other      once.
lation experiments. Interpretation of experimen-       undecidable problems. Prerequisite: CSCI5551
tal results. Laboratory. Prerequisite: knowledge       Mathematics for Computer Science and MIS.           CSCI6837
of a high-level programming language.                                                                      3 Credits
                                                       CSCI6767                                            Mind-controlled Devices with
CSCI6745                                               3 Credits                                           Robotics
3 Credits                                              Object-oriented Programming                         Course teaches people to model the program-
Computer Graphics                                      Object-orientated programming in C++. Ele-          ming needs, create prototypes in the C++ pro-
Computer analysis of two- and three-dimensional        ments of the C++ language: classes, inheritance,    gramming language and build an application.
line drawings and halftone images. Capabilities        operator overloading, templates, exception han-     The application uses a cyberlink mental inter-
of modern hardware, picture processing algo-           dling and real-time type information. An intro-     face as an input device. The resulting efforts
rithms, image enhancement, pattern recognition,        duction to object-oriented design.                  control a robotic arm.
scene analysis, interactive graphics. Prerequisites:
linear algebra and knowledge of a high-level           CSCI6803, CSCI6804                                  CSCI6844
programming language.                                  2–5 Credits Each Semester                           3 Credits
                                                       Research and Thesis                                 Programming for the Internet
CSCI6751                                               A program of selected research, tailored to the     Planning, designing, programming and imple-
3 Credits                                              interest and capabilities of the individual stu-    menting an Intranet or Internet. Programming
Artificial Intelligence                                dent, under the guidance of a school graduate       technologies include ActiveX, Common Gateway
                                                                                                           Interface (CGI) Java and Java Script, Hypertext
A general introduction to the ideas and methods        adviser.
                                                                                                           Markup Language (HTML), Practical Extraction
that will enable computers to be intelligent. Top-
                                                                                                           and Report Language (PERL) and Visual Basic
ics include natural language parsing, search,          CSCI6810
                                                                                                           Script (VBScript). Understanding Web tech-
predicate calculus, representation of common           3 Credits
                                                                                                           nologies; linking a database to the Intranet;
sense knowledge, expert systems, managing              Java and the Internet
                                                                                                           adding other Intranet services such as e-mail, File
plans of action, language comprehension. Pro-          This course is designed for students who have       Transfer Protocol (FTP) and Wide Area Infor-
gramming projects. Prerequisite: CSCI5555              object-oriented programming experience. It          mation Server (WAIS); connecting an Intranet
Data Structures.                                       focuses on advanced Java programming fea-           to the Internet; and securing an Intranet with a
                                                       tures. The main topics are Java event model,        firewall. Prerequisites: CSCI5505 Introduction
CSCI6758                                               event-driven programming, graphical user inter-     to Computer Programming, CSCI5550 Business
3 Credits                                              face design, Java Swing components, graphics        Programming Techniques and Data Structures
Introduction to E-commerce                             and media processing, exception handling, mul-      and CSCI5525 Introduction to Computer
Standards and technologies, business models,           tithreading, Java applet and servlet, Web-based     Science.
introduction to the economics of electronic            applications, I/O streams and data files, Java
markets, legal issues and future trends. Topics        database connectivity (JDBC), Java networking       CSCI6846
include Internet protocols, structured documents,      programming, remote method invocation (RMI)         3 Credits
scripting, active/compound document architec-          and Java beans. Prerequisite: CSCI5555 Data         Advanced Programming for the
ture, pricing and product strategies, consumer         Structures or CSCI6844 Programming for the          Internet
search and resource discovery, security (authen-       Internet.                                           This second-semester course will build on the
tication, encryption, firewalls, standard protocols                                                        technologies and programming techniques
such as ipsec, S.509, LDAP), digital copyrights,       CSCI6811                                            taught in CSCI6844 Programming for the
electronic payment protocols, online catalogs          1–3 Credits Each Semester                           Internet. The course will cover the Entensible
and consumer search engines. Prerequisites:            Advanced Special Projects                           Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML) Version
CSCI5525 Introduction to Computer Science,             Advanced computer projects of special interest      1.0, which superceded HTML in January 2000
Internet access and knowledge of Hypertext             to individual students.                             as the standard for marking up Web pages.
Markup Language (HTML).                                                                                    XHTML is the joining of the HTML and Exten-
                                                       CSCI6820                                            sible Markup Language (XML) standards.
CSCI6759                                               3 Credits                                           Additional topics on XML will be presented to
3 Credits                                              J2EE Programming                                    increase student knowledge and programming
File Management Systems                                This course is designed for students who are        expertise. Practical Extraction and Report
Efficient information storage, retrieval and           interested in learning how to build or maintain     Language (PERL) and its use in Common Gate-
update algorithms. Sorting and searching of            enterprise applications based on the J2EE archi-    way Interface (CGI) scripts to process HTML
very large files. Comparison of different file         tecture. Students are expected to have a good       forms will be discussed. Two additional script-
systems. Students will reinforce material with         understanding of Web technology and server-         ing languages will be covered: Visual Basic
a project. Prerequisite: CSCI5525 Introduction         side programming for dynamic Web content.           Script (VBScript) and PerlScript. The use of
to Computer Science.                                   The main topics are Servlet and JSP program-        Dynamic HTML and DHTML scriptlets in Web
                                                       ming, EJB programming and the debugging of          pages will be covered. Unified Modeling Lan-
                                                       J2EE applications. Prerequisite: CSCI6810 Java      guage (UML) will be discussed and used in the
                                                       and the Internet.                                   design, development and implementation of a
                                                                                                           team project. Prerequisite: CSCI6844 Program-
                                                                                                           ming for the Internet.

Computer Science

CSCI6851                                             CSCI7740                                             recovery database aspects, logical database
3 Credits                                            3 Credits                                            design and physical database design. Prerequi-
Parallel and Fault-tolerant Systems                  Introduction to Real-time Systems                    sites: CSCI6623 Database Systems and SQL
This course will include the evolution of com-       Real-time languages and concurrent program-          programming ability.
puter systems, parallel processing systems, prin-    ming. Design of real-time kernels, context
ciples of pipelining and vector processing, array    switching and memory allocation. Reliability,        CSCI7783
processors, multiprocessor architectures, data       fault-tolerance and exceptions. Verification and     3 Credits
flow computers, VLSI systems, fault-tolerant         validation of real-time software. These topics       Information Security
systems and programming in the parallel pro-         will be illustrated through examples and pro-        This course will study the important area of
cessor environment. Prerequisites: CSCI5551          jects. Prerequisites: CSCI5555 Data Structures       information security. It will cover both security
Mathematics for Computer Science and MIS,            and CSCI6638 Operating Systems.                      management and the technical components of
CSCI5555 Data Structures and CSCI6603                                                                     security. Topics will include many of these areas:
Computer Architecture.                               CSCI7741                                             security analysis, logical security design, physi-
                                                     3 Credits                                            cal security design, implementation of security
CSCI6869                                             Disaster Recovery                                    systems and security maintenance. Prerequisite:
3 Credits                                            Students will learn how to prepare and imple-        CSCI6623 Database Systems.
Network Security                                     ment a disaster-recovery plan, which includes
Coverage of potential threats to a stand-alone       assessing risks, prioritizing system functions,      CSCI7785
or networked computer. The course includes           developing procedures and establishing organiza-     3 Credits
strategies to harden the system against these        tional relationships. Students will also test and    Distributed Database Systems
threats and discusses the liability of the network   then evaluate the disaster-recovery plan. Prereq-    Theory of distributed databases and comparison
administrator for some crimes committed via          uisite: CSCI6623 Database Systems.                   to centralized databases. Topics include location
the network. Class will analyze a compromised                                                             transparence, locking, deadlock, data sharing
system whose data is altered, removed or copied.     CSCI7771                                             and time-stamping. A project to implement a
Prerequisites: CSCI6638/CSCI3278 Operating           3 Credits                                            small distributed database system is of prime
Systems and CSCI6732/CSCI3316 Local Area             Compilers and Translators                            importance to the course. Prerequisite:
Networks or CSCI6731 Computer Networks.              Introduction to language translators. Compilers      CSCI6623 Database Systems.
                                                     vs. interpreters. Structure of a compiler. Compil-
CSCI6873                                             er-writing tools. Lexical analysis: language         CSCI7788
3 Credits                                            tokens, state tables, regular expressing scanner     3 Credits
Firewalls and Intrusion Detection                    generators. Syntax analysis: grammers, BNF,          Advanced Oracle SQL Performance
Systems                                              parsing methodologies, parser generators. Sym-       and Tuning
This course covers the theoretical and practical     bol table maintenance. Students will develop         Performance measurement and tuning of Oracle
aspects of firewalls and intrusion detection sys-    scanner and parser for a high-level language. Pre-   SQL applications. Analysis of Oracle database
tems. Some aspects of virtual private networks       requisites: CSCI5551 Mathematics for Computer        architecture with regard to optimizer modes.
(VPNs) and routers will also be covered. Prereq-     Science and MIS and CSCI5555 Data Structures.        Interaction of SQL language and database
uisites: CSCI6638 Operating Systems and                                                                   engine. Prerequisites: CSCI6623 Database Sys-
CSCI6731 Computer Networks.                          CSCI7773                                             tems and SQL programming ability.
                                                     3 Credits
CSCI6882                                             Digital Image Processing                             CSCI7795
3 Credits                                            A treatment of the techniques used in image          3 Credits
Data Warehouse and Data Mining                       enhancement and restoration. Topics will include     Building Electronic Commerce
Study of the concepts, design and architecture       image modeling and geometry, image transforms,       Systems
of the data warehouse. Study of decision-makng       FFT, histogram modification, spatial and frequen-    This course covers constructing complete
process using the data warehouse and tech-           cy domain filtering, image encoding. Some dis-       client-server systems for e-commerce. Object-
niques like online analytical processes and data     cussion of pattern recognition will be included.     oriented programming, Web-site design, script-
mining. Topics also include the relationship                                                              ing, advanced markup language features, Inter-
between data mining and data warehouse, sup-         CSCI7775                                             net database programming, multimedia
porting more complex queries than regular            3 Credits                                            programming and other techniques will be deployed
SQL, and historical and summary transforma-          Pattern Recognition                                  as necessary to create and document
tions and tools to make crucial business deci-       Introduction to pattern recognition, feature         a realistic e-commerce offering. Semester-long team
sions. Prerequisite: CSCI6623 Database Systems.      detection and extraction, Bayes Classification       projects will be completed. Prerequisites: CSCI6623
                                                     theory, Fisher discriminant theory, template-        Database Systems, CSCI6758 Introduction to
CSCI7645                                             based recognition, eigenvector analysis, linear      E-commerce, CSCI6810 Java and the Internet and
3 Credits                                            discriminant/perception learning, k-nearest-         CSCI6844 Programming for the Internet.
Systems Programming                                  neighbor classification, K-means clustering,         Fall
Introduction to operating systems software.          non-parametric classification, density estima-
Topics chosen from process management in-            tion, applications such as fingerprint identifica-   CSCI7838
terprocess communication, interrupt handling         tion, handwriting signature verification, face       3 Credits
and file systems. Students will develop software     recognition also will be discussed.                  Introduction to Computer Telephony
that will implement and use operating systems                                                             Telephone Application Interface (TAPI); active
primitives. Prerequisites: CSCI5555 Data Struc-      CSCI7781                                             and telephony componets; application of Visual
tures and CSCI6638 Operating Systems.                3 Credits                                            C++ to make online telephone calls via mouse
Fall, Spring                                         Advanced Database Systems                            or headset (electrode placed on forehead). Pre-
                                                     Database performance, database reorganization,       requisites: CSCI5555 Data Structures and
                                                     integrity and concurrency, transaction analysis,     CSCI6638 Operating Systems.

                                                                                                           Computer Science

CSCI7839                                             worm protection. Prerequisites: CSCI5505               permitting, additional topics include Monte
3 Credits                                            Introduction to Computer Programming,                  Carlo methods, mixed models and classification
Voice-over IP Technologies                           CSCI6638 Operating Systems and CSCI7871                and regression trees. Prerequisite: MATH6737
This course gives an introduction of voice-over      Unix Shell Programming.                                Applied Statistics I.
IP technologies. Topics include the Public
Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), signal-           CSCI8891                                               MATH6775
ing specifications, modulation and compression       3 Credits                                              3 Credits
of voice, Quality of Service (QoS), H.323 archi-     Internship/Work Experience                             Mathematics of Operations Research
tecture and protocol suite, Session Initiation       Provides on-the-job education and training in          This course is an introduction to mathematical
Protocol (SIP), gateway protocols and voice          the concepts presented in the graduate comput-         programming using the simplex method and
and data network convergence. Prerequisite:          er science and management information systems          transportation algorithms. Additional topics will
CSCI6731 Computer Networks or CSCI6732               curricula. Students must submit for the school’s       be selected from decision analysis, nonlinear
Local Area Networks.                                 approval a proposal from the employer detailing        programming, Markov process, queuing models
                                                     the nature of the intended work. Weekly contact        and forecasting.
CSCI7871                                             must be maintained with the school’s adviser to
                                                     confirm the quality of the work experience. A
3 Credits                                                                                                   MATH6830
                                                     report at the conclusion of the work experience
Unix Shell Programming                                                                                      3 Credits
                                                     is required, detailing both the educational and
To enable students to derive maximum benefits                                                               Special Topics in Mathematics
                                                     training aspects of the job. Prerequisite: students
from using shell, the course will cover shell for                                                           A detailed study of some special area in mathe-
                                                     must have been enrolled in the computer sci-
the novice, shell programming for results and        ence or management information systems pro-            matics. The area is chosen by the instructor and
shell programming for mastery. It describes the      grams for at least nine months.                        will be different each time. For this reason, the
basic skills to create whole applications, togeth-                                                          course may be taken for credit more than once.
er with the steps into the world of software                                                                Prerequisite: MATH2203 Calculus III.
developers and system administrators. Prereq-        Mathematics
                                                     The following graduate courses in mathematics
uisite: CSCI5525 Introduction to Computer Sci-                                                              MATH6837
                                                     are offered under the auspices of the Lee
ence or permission of instructor.                                                                           3 Credits
                                                     Gildart and Oswald Haase School of Comput-
                                                                                                            Probability and Statistics I
                                                     er Sciences and Engineering, University Col-
CSCI7874                                                                                                    This calculus-based course is the first part of a
                                                     lege: Arts • Sciences • Professional Studies,
3 Credits                                            Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.              two-semester sequence which serves as a com-
Unix System Administration                                                                                  prehensive introduction to the concepts, defini-
A detailed introduction to Unix system adminis-      MATH6729                                               tions, theory and practice of probability and
tration starting with the basics and advancing to    3 Credits                                              statistics. The topics covered include the funda-
scriptwriting concepts, commands and packages        Statistical Programming                                mentals of probability, discrete and continuous
that are needed to manage a Unix system. Pre-        This course gives a thorough introduction to           random variables (including binomial, poisson,
requisite: CSCI7871 Unix Shell Programming.          using SAS for statistical analysis. Topics include     normal, Chi-square, etc.), functions of random
                                                     importing and exporting files, output format-          variables, moment generating functions, sam-
CSCI7877                                             ting, predictive data modeling and exploration         pling distributions and applications. Prereq-
3 Credits                                            (mised models analysis, multivariate statistical       uisite: MATH2202 Calculus II.
Development of E-business                            analysis, longitudinal analysis and survival
Applications                                         analysis) and a programming approach to report         MATH6838
Introduction to e-business; e-business methodol-     writing. Prerequisites: CSCI1201 Computer              3 Credits
ogy; process modeling and documentation;             Programming I and CSCI1202 Computer Pro-               Probability and Statistics II
selected SML technologies; Simple Object             gramming II. Corequisite: MATH6737 Applied             As a continuation of MATH6837 Probability
Access Protocol (SOAP); Web Service Defini-          Statistics I.                                          and Statistics II, this course covers hypothesis
tion Language; Universal Description Discovery                                                              testing, regression and correlation in one and
and Integration. Prerequisites: CSCI5505 Intro-      MATH6737                                               several variables, analysis of variance, nonpara-
duction to Computer Programming and                  3 Credits                                              metric tests, multivariate statistics as well as
CSCI5555 Data Structures or CSCI5550 Bus-            Applied Statistics I                                   other advanced topics selected from the design
iness Programming Techniques and Data Struc-         This course is an introduction to statistical          of experiments, Markov processes, Bayesian
tures, CSCI6623 Data Systems and CSCI6844            methods of data analysis emphasizing examples          models selection, neural network and/or time
Programming for the Internet.
                                                     drawn from the biological and life sciences.           series analysis. Prerequisite: MATH6837 Proba-
CSCI7881                                             Topics include probability, descriptive statistics,    bility and Statistics I.
3 Credits                                            point and interval estimation, hypothesis test-
Operating Systems Audit and                          ing, statistical design and sampling, linear           MATH6841
Hardening                                            regression and Chi-square testing.                     3 Credits
The course is an introduction to Unix and Win-                                                              Higher Geometry
dows operating systems security audits (with         MATH6738                                               Axiomatics, groups of transformations and
the major emphasis on Unix/Linux and minor           3 Credits                                              invariants. Erlanger Program, Euclidean and
on Windows). It is based on students’ under-         Applied Statistics II                                  Lobachevskain geometry, special topics.
standing of operating systems and shell pro-         As a continuation of MATH6737 Applied Statis-
gramming skills. Major topics include: compli-       tics I, this course covers more advanced statisti-
ance audits, authentication security and defense     cal methods including analysis of variance
against privilege escalation, role-based digest      (ANOVA), analysis of covariance (ANCOVA),
functions and defense against Rootkits and           factor and cluster variance, multiple linear
internal break-in forensics, log analysis, system    regression, nonparametric tests, categorical data
hardening, patching compliance, virus and            analysis, logistics and survival analysis. Time

Corporate and Organizational Communication

Corporate and                                   Requirements for the
                                                Master of Arts Degree                                           CCOM6045

Organizational                                  1. The completion of a minimum of                                  Corporate Relations...............................3
                                                33 credits.
Communication                                       2. The completion of the four required                         Stakeholder Relations............................3
                                                core courses with a minimum grade of B in
(M.A.)                                          all four.                                                          Corporate Advertising ...........................3
                                                    3. A minimum overall CGPR of 3.00.
The M.A. in corporate and organizational                                                                           Schering-Plough Executive Lectures......3
                                                    4. The successful completion of the
communication is offered by the depart-                                                                         CCOM6049
                                                capstone experience: either a) the thesis
ment of English, communication and phi-         option or b) the comprehensive examina-                            Issues in Media and Advertising ............3
losophy of Maxwell Becton College of Arts       tion option.                                                    CCOM6050
and Sciences at the College at Florham,                                                                            Writing for Creative Communication.....3
Madison, New Jersey. The program pre-           Basic Requirements                                              CCOM6051
sents students with the principles and                                                                             Strategic Planning/Message Design .......3
practices of corporate and organizational       Required Courses                                                CCOM6052
communication through a course of study         (12 credits)                                 Credits               Interviewing for Media Relations...........3
that offers a balance of theoretical and        CCOM6001                                                        CCOM6053
practical skills. The program’s mission is to     Corporate Communication ....................3                    Crisis Communication in the
produce critically informed and creative        CCOM6002                                                              Public Relations Context ..................3
graduates who will be competitive contrib-        Organizational Communication.............3                    CCOM6060
utors to a challenging global workplace.        CCOM6043                                                           Communication in the Electronic
The program offers an innovative curricu-         Oral Presentation...................................3               Medium ............................................3
lum for practitioners in a wide range of        CCOM7030                                                        CCOM6064
communication professions and an excel-           Research Methods and Materials ...........3                      Corporate Web Design ..........................3
lent preparation for students seeking to                                                                        CCOM7025
pursue advanced study in doctoral and           Capstone Experience (0–6 credits)                                  Communication and Change .................3
professional programs.                          CCOM7098                                                        CCOM7026
                                                  Thesis Seminar ......................................3           Semiotics for Corporate Media..............3
Admission Requirements                                               and                                        CCOM7028
1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited       CCOM7099                                                           Creative Advertising ..............................3
college or university.                            Thesis Project ........................................3      CCOM7035
    2. A cumulative undergraduate grade                               or                                           Dynamics of Problem Solving................3
point ratio (CGPR) of at least 3.00 on a        CCOM9999                                                        CCOM7048
scale of 4.00.                                    Comprehensive Examination .................0                     Strategic Communication and
    3. Submission of an official score                                                                                Investor Relations.............................3
report for the Graduate Record Examina-         Electives (15–21 credits)                                       CCOM7051
tion (GRE) General Test taken within the        Students may take any combination of elec-
                                                                                                                   Technical Editing ...................................3
last five years. The GRE may be waived if:      tive credits under the direction of the pro-
a) the applicant enrolls initially as a non-    gram director.
                                                                                                                   Proposals ...............................................3
matriculating student and completes             CCOM6020
9 graduate credits with a minimum CGPR              Communication Theory .........................3
                                                                                                                   Digital Media and Publishing ................3
of 3.00 and no grade below B; b) the            CCOM6021
applicant is a Fairleigh Dickinson Univer-          Communication and Culture .................3
                                                                                                                   International Corporate
sity communication studies major enrolled       CCOM6022
                                                                                                                      Communication and Culture ............3
in the five-year B.A./M.A. program and              Language and Communication ..............3
has an undergraduate CGPR of 3.00;              CCOM6030
                                                                                                                   Special Seminar in Corporate
c) the applicant is a non-Fairleigh Dickin-         Communication and the Marketing
                                                                                                                       Communication ...............................3
son University student who has an under-               Process .............................................3
graduate CGPR of 3.50 or higher; or             CCOM6040
                                                                                                                   Special Seminar in Corporate
d) the applicant has completed a master’s           Managerial Writing................................3
degree.                                                                                                               Communication ................................3
    4. An essay articulating the prospective                                                                    CCOM7097
                                                    Presenting Technical Information ..........3
student’s goals and expectations and the                                                                           Corporate Communication Internship ...3
relationship of those goals and expecta-            Professional Writing and Editing ...........3               Cognate Electives
tions to the program.                           CCOM6044                                                        Up to 6 credits may be chosen from the fol-
    5. Two recent letters of recommenda-            Public Relations for the                                    lowing courses or other appropriate courses
tion.                                                                                                           beyond the program, selected with advise-
                                                       Modern Organization .......................3
                                                                                                                ment from the program director.
                                                                                                                   Economic Analysis.................................3

                             Corporate and Organizational Communication

                                            Credits      the opportunity to acquire skills in a vari-                   M.A. Capstone Project (0–6 credits)
MGMT7727                                                 ety of corporate communication applica-                        CCOM7098                                        Credits
   Organizational Theory...........................3     tions, including applied communication,                          Thesis Seminar ......................................3
MGMT7762                                                 language, investor relations and audio-                                             and
   Power and Influence in Organizations...3              visual media. The M.B.A. has become the                        CCOM7099
MKTG5532                                                 degree of necessity for those wishing to                         Thesis Project ........................................3
   Marketing Concepts ..............................3    rise within their organizations. FDU’s inte-                                         or
PSYC6606                                                 grated M.A./M.B.A. program enhances the                        CCOM9999
   Mass Communications...........................3       skills necessary to be an effective manager.                     Comprehensive Examination .................0
PSYC6607                                                 This joint degree program offers students
                                                                                                                        The following courses correspond to the
                                                         the best of both of these offerings by com-
   Techniques of Interviewing....................3                                                                      M.B.A. portion of the joint M.A./M.B.A.
                                                         bining the programs.
PSYC6611                                                                                                                program. They must be completed before
                                                             Students must meet the admission
   Industrial Psychology.............................3                                                                  the M.B.A. major courses in management
                                                         requirements for both the M.A. and M.B.A.
PSYC6613                                                 programs and must show evidence of skills                      can be taken.
   Organizational Behavior ........................3     in word processing, spreadsheets, quantita-
Special Seminars and Independent Study                   tive analysis, and probability and statistics                  Executive Communication and
CCOM6800                                                 by test, prior course work or completing                       Leadership (3 credits)
   Advanced Special Projects.....................3       modules at the beginning of their program.                     All M.B.A. students must, within the first
CCOM6850                                                 Should a student enter the joint degree                        9 credits, complete BUSI5500 Executive
   Independent Study in                                  program and decide to earn only one of                         Communication and Leadership.
      Communication ............................1–3      the degrees, all the regular requirements
CCOM7080, CCOM7081                                       for that degree program must be fulfilled.                     AACSB* Core (0–18 credits)
   Special Seminar in Corporate                              Students pursuing this joint degree                        The AACSB Core includes six courses.
      Communication ................................6    must have an adviser from both the M.A.                        For each core course, the Silberman
                                                         in corporate and organizational communi-                       College of Business grants waiver credit
Concentrations                                           cation program and the M.B.A. in manage-                       on the basis of:
Students may choose to create a 9-credit                 ment program to ensure that they meet the                          1) an equivalent undergraduate course
concentration of classes in such areas as                requirements of and take the courses that                      or sequence of courses taken with the past
corporate relations, technical communica-                apply to both programs.                                        five years and with a grade or sequence of
tion and writing for corporate media. Stu-                                                                              grades no lower than B;
                                                         Breadth and Major Courses                                          2) completion of a full undergraduate
dents should meet with an adviser to dis-                (39 credits)              Credits
cuss selection and sequencing of courses.                                                                               major in that field; or
                                                                                                                            3) a proficiency examination.
                                                            Corporate Communication ....................3
The Global Experience                                                                                                   ACCT5521
The M.A. program offers a unique, inten-                                                                                   Financial Accounting: An End-user
                                                            Strategic Human Resource
sive, two-week seminar in international                                                                                       Approach*........................................3
corporate communication and culture,                                                                                    ECON5510
held at Wroxton College, Fairleigh Dickin-                                                                                 Economic Analysis* ...............................3
                                                            Managing Change ..................................3
son University’s campus located in Oxford-                                                                              FIN5531
shire, England (CCOM7070 International                                                                                     Financial Analysis* ................................3
                                                            Management Research Seminar* ...........3
Corporate Communication and Culture).                                                                                   MGMT5522
                                                         Corporate and Organizational
The seminar includes panel discussions                                                                                     Organizational Behavior ........................3
                                                            Communication electives .....................12
and lectures conducted by recognized in-                                                                                MKTG5532
                                                         Psychology interdisciplinary course
ternational experts from business, acade-                                                                                  Marketing Concepts*.............................3
                                                            (PSYC6611 Industrial Psychology
mia, politics and the media and offers                                                                                  QUANT5520
                                                            or PSYC6613 Organizational
unique insight into the corporate commu-                                                                                   Applied Statistical Analysis*..................3
nication experience in other parts of the                                                                               Each waiver of a core course reduces by
world.                                                   Communication theory requirement ...........3
                                                                                                                        three the number of required credits.
                                                         Applied communication requirement .........3
Joint Degree Program                                     General elective ..........................................3
                                                                                                                        FDU Breadth (0–12 Credits)
Corporate and Organizational                             Management elective ..................................3
                                                                                                                        Breadth courses are subject to waiver; the
Communication (M.A.)/                                                                                                   same conditions apply as to AACSB core
Management (M.B.A.)*                                     M.B.A. Capstone Course (3 credits)
                                                                                                                        courses. If granted waiver of a breadth
FDU’s corporate and organizational com-                  MGMT7700
munication program offers professionals                    Global Business Capstone......................3

                                                         *MGMT6693 Field Analysis of Performance Systems
*See Business section, Master of Business Adminis-       and Strategic Management may be substituted for                *These M.B.A. courses can be waived based upon
tration program, for full M.B.A. program requirements.   MGMT8890 Management Research Seminar.                          testing or appropriate undergraduate course work.

Corporate and Organizational Communication

course, however, the student replaces the               Corporate Communication                             CCOM6021
waived breadth course with an elective                  Concentration for Master of                         3 Credits
course outside their major area.                                                                            Communication and Culture
                                                        Business Administration
ENTR5518                                   Credits                                                          Impact of communication on individuals and
                                                        Students                                            institutions. Studies of major texts dealing with
  Entrepreneurship and Strategy ..............3
                                                        For an M.B.A. with a concentration in cor-          the effect of communication on contemporary
                                                        porate communication, the following five-           manners and values.
  Social, Political and Legal
                                                        course sequence is recommended under
     Environment of Business ..................3                                                            CCOM6022
                                                        the fourth-tier breadth and major courses:
MIS5514                                                                                                     3 Credits
                                                        CCOM6001 Corporate Communication
  Information Systems and                                                                                   Language and Communication
                                                        CCOM6045 Corporate Relations
     Technology Management* ................3                                                               Application of recent language theories to com-
                                                        CCOM6048 Schering-Plough Executive
QUANT5530                                                                                                   munication in advertising, management, govern-
  Production and Operations                                                                                 ment, journalism and the arts.
                                                        CCOM7025 Communication and Change
     Management* ...................................3
                                                        CCOM7035 Dynamics of Problem Solving                CCOM6030
                                                                                                            3 Credits
Replacement Breadth Courses                             Course Offerings                                    Communication and the Marketing
(0–12 credits)                                          Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are      Process
One elective course for each FDU breadth                so noted. To determine availability of courses      A study of the strategies employed in the appli-
course waived. The elective course used as              not so designated, please check with appropriate    cation of the marketing process to achieve the
a replacement for the waived breadth                    department chair.                                   goals of informing, influencing and persuading
courses must be outside the student’s                                                                       through advertising, personal selling, direct
                                                        Corporate and Organizational                        marketing, sales promotion and public relations.
major field. A student can take up to two               Communication                                       Both traditional and emerging methods (such as
courses in one field.                                                                                       the use of the Internet as a promotional chan-
                                                        Department of English,
                                                        Communication and Philosophy                        nel) will be discussed.
Major or Electives (12 credits)
The following majors are available in the               CCOM6001                                            CCOM6040
general programs: entrepreneurial studies,              3 Credits                                           3 Credits
                                                        Corporate Communication                             Managerial Writing
finance, human resource management,
                                                        Introduction to the principles and practices of     A workshop approach to acquiring the skills of
international business, management,                                                                         communicating professional and business infor-
                                                        corporation communication. Investigation of
(including concentrations in corporate                                                                      mation. Particular attention given to corporate
                                                        the communication process and its application
communications and information systems),                in the workplace. Focus on corporate communi-       and institutional report-writing problems and
marketing, and pharmaceutical manage-                   cation as a strategic business function.            solutions.
ment studies.
   The student who wishes not to have a                 CCOM6002                                            CCOM6041
major may take four additional elective                 3 Credits                                           3 Credits
courses for a general M.B.A.                            Organizational Communication                        Presenting Technical Information
                                                        This course offers a comprehensive theoretical      Workshop in presentation of various levels of
                                                        treatment of organizational communication           technical and scientific information to both spe-
Capstone (3 credits)                                    from the Industrial Revolution to the present.      cialists and nonspecialists.
All M.B.A. students must, within the final              The course addresses the role of organizational
9 credits of course work, complete                      communication in the issues of leadership,          CCOM6042
MGMT7700 Global Business Capstone.                      power, ownership, social structures, behavior       3 Credits
(Entrepreneurial majors are required to                 and self-identity through the consideration of      Professional Writing and Editing
                                                        a range of classical, modern and postmodern         Analysis and practice in gathering, selecting and
take ENTR7802 Venture Creation, Devel-
                                                        theories including psychology, social psychology    organizing material basic to professional written
opment and Financing.)                                                                                      communication, with emphasis on clarity of
                                                        and sociology.
                                                                                                            thought and expression.
                                                        3 Credits                                           CCOM6043
                                                        Communication Theory                                3 Credits
                                                        Orientation to the main issues and directions of    Oral Presentation
                                                        contemporary communication theory; focus on         Techniques of oral communication in profes-
                                                        the nature of signs, the making of meaning, epis-   sional, corporate and institutional contexts.
                                                        temological implications and social ramifica-       Workshop sessions devoted to listening skills,
                                                        tions. Particular emphasis on the application of    electronic media presentations and impromptu
                                                        theory to corporate communication situations.       responses to hostile questions. Term-long focus
                                                                                                            on individually selected target audience, actual
                                                                                                            or hypothetical. Professional and peer critiques.

*These M.B.A. courses can be waived based upon
testing or appropriate undergraduate course work.

                           Corporate and Organizational Communication

CCOM6044                                             CCOM6048                                             CCOM6053
3 Credits                                            3 Credits                                            3 Credits
Public Relations for the Modern                      Schering-Plough Executive Lectures                   Crisis Communication in the Public
Organization                                         The Schering-Plough Executive Lectures pro-          Relations Context
This course explores in depth an area of concern     vide a forum in which national and international     This course specifically examines the dynamic
to public relations practitioners—the growing        leaders in corporate communication, business         practice of crisis communication on the organi-
need of organizations to keep abreast of the         and media converse with students in the M.A.         zational level. In a culture of crisis, organiza-
changes in their environments and communi-           in corporate and organizational communication.       tions must be proactive and reactive in their
cate with diverse publics, all of which can have     The lectures are sponsored by an endowment           public relations practices. Topics discussed will
a significant impact on the organizations’ ability   given to Fairleigh Dickinson University by the       include image-repair strategies, options avail-
to achieve their goals. Emphasis will be placed      Schering-Plough Corporation. Speakers are            able to organizations facing crises, crisis man-
on the impact of the environment and the publics     selected and invited by the M.A. program’s           agement teams, crisis management as a form of
within it and on organizational goals and prac-      Board of Corporate Advisers. During the course       public relations and examinations of case stud-
tices. Students will gain substantial research       of the lectures, students are given a unique         ies. Using the most recent scholarship, students
experience and will interact with various com-       opportunity to interact with some of the leading     will learn about this timely topic in an interest-
munity and corporate institutions.                   figures in the field and profession.                 ing, interactive and engaging environment.

CCOM6045                                             CCOM6049                                             CCOM6054
3 Credits                                            3 Credits                                            3 Credits
Corporate Relations                                  Issues in Media and Advertising                      Communication Ethics
Focus on planning and setting objectives, deal-      This course introduces students to the growing       This course helps students become aware of the
ing effectively with the media and organizing a      realm of traditional and new media technologies      theoretical approaches that underlie ethics,
media relations program. Investigation, through      in advertising. The course addresses the strate-     apply ethical decision-making strategies to actu-
case studies, of communicating during a crisis,      gies and tactics involved in the design of adver-    al and proposed cases, analyze cases from an
being a good corporate neighbor, dealing with        tising messages through different media. The         ethical standpoint, develop ethical guidelines for
the investment community, corporate responsi-        course also will focus on the impact of advertis-    personal and professional behavior and evaluate
bility, government relations, special events, cor-   ing on self-image and current social and cultural    cases given ethical codes and offer recommen-
porate philanthropy, communication plans.            trends.                                              dations for ethical communication.

CCOM6046                                             CCOM6050                                             CCOM6060
3 Credits                                            3 Credits                                            3 Credits
Stakeholder Relations                                Writing for Creative Communication                   Communication in the Electronic
Focuses on the practice of stakeholder and           Workshop in writing forms that will develop stu-     Medium
investor relations in publicly traded companies      dents’ verbal powers, their imaginative facility     Computer-mediated communication is a form of
around the world. Explores the role of investor      and their ability to relate literary techniques to   communication that is becoming increasingly
relations as an integral part of the company         professional writing. Practice in narrative, dra-    common in contemporary society. Communica-
strategy for increased shareholder value, as         matic and lyric writing.                             tion via e-mail is becoming practically universal.
well as the development of new sources of                                                                 Other modes of computer-mediated communi-
investment capital. Considers the influences of      CCOM6051                                             cation include Instant Messenger, Weblogs, dis-
company size, corporate culture and industry         3 Credits                                            cussion boards and chat rooms. This course
tradition on the investor relations process.         Strategic Planning/Message Design                    offers an overview of communication modes
   Uses the National Investor Relations Insti-       Strategic planning and the design of the mes-        via the electronic medium and assesses its
tute’s “Body of Knowledge” case studies, indus-      sage are two important facets of communication       impact on corporations, individuals and other
try experts and panels. Topics include practice      and public relations. Students will get hands-on     institutions.
of small vs. large organizations, successful pro-    experience by creating a strategic design plan
grams and reporting structures, disclosure pol-      for an organization and will design the messages     CCOM6064
icy and corporate image, impact of Security and      and implementation strategies for the company.       3 Credits
Exchange Commission (SEC) trends, managing                                                                Corporate Web Design
the message. A term project is required.             CCOM6052                                             This laboratory course introduces Web page
                                                     3 Credits                                            creation and HTML commands. Students
CCOM6047                                             Interviewing for Media Relations                     design and implement a complete Web site.
3 Credits                                            This course will concentrate on media inter-         Course provides both hands-on experience and
Corporate Advertising                                views from the standpoint of how to secure           theoretical discussion to aid in understanding
Overview of current corporate advertising            interview opportunities through effective media      the concepts of multimedia Web sites—along
practices. Historical examples and specific case     relations, how to give a good interview and how      with some of the practical tools used to create
studies are used to reveal effective and ineffec-    to interview a subject. The course will teach stu-   both individual Web pages and complete Inter-
tive strategies and techniques. Proper integration   dents how to create and manage messages; par-        net sites.
of corporate advertising into existing communi-      ticipate in simulated print, radio and television
cation efforts is stressed. Required individual      interviews; understand the different tactics         CCOM6800
term projects consist of a strategy and proposal     inherent in each medium of the press, including      3 Credits
for a specific or hypothetical company. Prerequi-    interviews for live and taped broadcast; and         Advanced Special Projects
site: CCOM6001 Corporate Communication or            how to effectively convey preapproved messages       Individualized studies in an area of communi-
permission of instructor.                            to an audience.                                      cation.
Fall or Spring

Corporate and Organizational Communication

CCOM6850                                             CCOM7048                                               CCOM7071
1–3 Credits                                          3 Credits                                              3 Credits
Independent Study in                                 Strategic Communication and                            Newswriting for Communication
Communication                                        Investor Relations                                     Professionals
Independent studies in corporate communica-          Topics include financial stakeholder relations         This course is designed to give the corporate
tion.                                                (including financial media relations), the produc-     communication student a thorough understand-
                                                     tion of financial publications, the development        ing of how the news media define and write
CCOM7025                                             of brand and corporate equity and corporate            news, how to think and write like a newsperson
3 Credits                                            governance. Prerequisite: CCOM6046 Stake-              and how to pitch corporate “news” in the prop-
Communication and Change                             holder Relations or understanding of finance           er way to print, radio, TV, Internet outlets and
Explores the role of communication in the con-       and investments are strongly recommended.              satellite feeds.
temporary corporation as it experiences rapid
change. Topics include the impact of such forces     CCOM7051                                               CCOM7080, CCOM7081
as crises and globalization on the communica-        3 Credits                                              3 Credits Each Semester
tion policy, process and culture in corporations.    Technical Editing                                      Special Seminar in Corporate
Understanding the process of change and of           A study of essential methods, tools and tech-          Communication
managing change is central to the course. Also       niques for editing technical papers and documen-       Courses on particular topics related to corporate
explores the impact of corporatewide ethics and      tation. Methods of implementing the principles         and organizational communication.
quality programs and initiatives.                    of technical editing—audience analysis, contex-
                                                     tual analysis, tone, clarity, conciseness, graphics,   CCOM7097
CCOM7026                                             sequencing, chunking and listing—will be cov-          3 Credits
3 Credits                                            ered. Software tools such as style analyzers and       Corporate Communication Internship
Semiotics for Corporate Media                        proofreaders will be used.                             With advisement from the program director, a
Semiotics is the study of signs, along with the                                                             student may choose and complete an internship
rules and conventions that govern the way they       CCOM7053                                               in a corporate communication setting under the
are interpreted. Within a corporate context, the     3 Credits                                              supervision of the internship director. Students
signs, codes and symbols of the business envi-       Proposals                                              are required to develop portfolios of their in-
ronment can be employed to create culture and        Writing proposals essential to securing new            ternship experiences and to incorporate their
to project specific images. Using myth, psycho-      technical contracts. Covers preproposal mar-           practical experiences into course work.
logical archetypes, media and advertising, this      keting strategies, the proposal process, source
course investigates the semiotics of the corporate   selection, proposal management practices, story-       CCOM7098
world to learn how to design and code and decode     boarding and other group techniques, evaluators        3 Credits
appropriate business messages and images.            and the evaluation process, and proposal graphics.     Thesis Seminar
                                                                                                            Reserved for students who have successfully
CCOM7028                                             CCOM7065                                               completed CCOM7030 Research Materials and
3 Credits                                            3 Credits                                              Methods. Students will be advised concerning:
Creative Advertising                                 Digital Media and Publishing                           a) selection of thesis topics, b) formulation of
A course in persuasion and the techniques of         Important aspects of computer graphics and             thesis proposals, c) development of research
writing advertising copy with emphasis on coor-      publishing technology as applied to corporate          plans and d) early drafts of the thesis document.
dinating the verbal elements of an advertise-        communication. Demonstration of popular                Students are expected to contribute their work
ment. Hands-on workshop and weekly writing           business software to explore technical and aes-        to the seminar for collective discussion and
projects, with attention to theory and history of    thetic possibilities of desktop publishing.            criticism.
                                                     CCOM7070                                               CCOM7099
CCOM7030                                             3 Credits                                              3 Credits
3 Credits                                            International Corporate                                Thesis Project
Research Methods and Materials                       Communication and Culture                              A professional-level exercise in corporate or
The tools, rationale and approaches for gather-      Intensive two weeks of lectures, discussions           organizational communication or an academic
ing and analyzing information in research            and field experiences at FDU’s Wroxton campus          investigation or analysis of a communication
related to communication.                            in England. Focus on legal, social, political and      problem in the workplace. The completed The-
                                                     cultural factors influencing business and commu-       sis Project is presented at a colloquium.
CCOM7035                                             nication abroad. Lecturers include leading
3 Credits                                            British and continental corporate executives,          CCOM9999
Dynamics of Problem Solving                          journalists and political leaders. Students com-       0 Credits
Applying language as the unique human tool for       plete an individual project upon return from           Comprehensive Examination
1) becoming conscious of problems, realities         the program. Course fee includes tuition, room         The comprehensive examination is required of
and possibilities; 2) analyzing situations and       and board and excursion costs. Airfare is addi-        all students not pursuing the thesis option. The
data; and 3) solving problems and improving          tional. Prerequisite: CCOM6001 Corporate               examination is intended as a means of evaluat-
relations. Practical focus on solving specific       Communication or permission of director of             ing the student’s competence, knowledge and
business and professional problems.                  M.A. program.                                          understanding of the field of corporate and
                                                     Summer                                          Fee    organizational communication. Prerequisite: stu-
                                                                                                            dent must complete 24 credits of course work
                                                                                                            before taking the examination.

                                            Counseling • Creative Writing

Counseling                  Creative Writing                               script. The degree may be completed in as
                                                                           little as two years but must be completed
(M.A.)                      (M.F.A.)                                       within five years. Specific requirements
See Psychology, page 164.   The Master of Arts in Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in         1. Five modules in the chosen discipline
                            creative writing is a low-residency program    (poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction).
                            in which students work closely with pub-       The student will create and revise work,
                            lished authors who serve as mentors and        under the guidance of a faculty member.
                            readers through distance learning. Stu-        By the end of the module, the student will
                            dents meet in person with faculty, visiting    have completed the amount of work speci-
                            writers and other students during two resi-    fied and agreed upon in a contract with
                            dencies held each year. This global pro-       the instructor.
                            gram allows students to receive guidance            2. One module in craft and form of the
                            from the international perspective of writ-    chosen discipline (poetry, fiction and cre-
                            ers and poets throughout the world. The        ative nonfiction). This must be taken as
                            M.F.A. degree is offered in three disci-       the third module. Matters of craft and
                            plines—poetry, fiction and creative            form and specific examples of work in the
                            nonfiction.                                    genre will be discussed. Under the guid-
                                There are no courses in the traditional    ance of the instructor, the student will
                            sense, but rather writing modules and resi-    write a 20- to 25-page paper about specific
                            dencies. Four writing modules, approxi-        aspects of craft and form to prepare for a
                            mately 10 weeks long, will be offered each     lecture to be presented during the stu-
                            academic year, two in the spring and two       dent’s final residency.
                            in the fall. Each module will be under the          3. One module in a genre other than
                            direction of a faculty mentor with addi-       the student’s chosen area. In order to
                            tional advice from members of the cadre        increase the breadth of the student’s writ-
                            of global readers. Students also will com-     ing skills and to broaden the student’s per-
                            ment on each other’s writing in online         spective on writing, each student will be
                            workshops. There are no grades, but            required to take one module in another
                            rather a pass-fail system.                     discipline.
                                The residencies take place each year in         4. The final (eighth) module is used to
                            mid-August at the College at Florham and       complete and polish both the Creative and
                            early January at the Wroxton, England,         Craft and Form Theses.
                            campus. Students must complete a mini-              5. Three 10-day residencies. Each stu-
                            mum of three residency periods during the      dent must participate in a minimum of
                            course of study. The residencies offer indi-   three 10-day residencies.
                            vidual conferences with mentors and read-           6. Thesis. Each student prepares a
                            ers, group workshops, readings and in-         book-length thesis of publishable quality in
                            struction by distinguished visiting writers,   the chosen discipline. This thesis is written
                            student talks and readings and other pro-      and revised in close association with men-
                            fessional activities.                          tors and readers and evaluated by a faculty
                                This program is offered under the aus-     panel that includes the student’s thesis
                            pices of the department of English, com-       adviser.
                            munication and philosophy, Maxwell Bec-
                            ton College of Arts and Sciences, College      Electives
                            at Florham.
                                                                           The requirement of one module in a genre
                                                                           other than the student’s chosen area may
                            Admission Requirements                         be fulfilled through completion of an out-
                            1. Students must have a bachelor’s degree      of-genre module in poetry, fiction or cre-
                            from an accredited college or university       ative nonfiction, or one of the electives list-
                            with a satisfactory academic record.           ed on this page and the following page.
                               2. Submission of writing samples in the
                            student’s chosen discipline.                   CRWR7506
                                                                           6 Credits
                            Requirements for the                           Translation
                            Master of Fine Arts Degree                     Discussion will focus on problems in translation
                                                                           and translation theory. The student will com-
                            The degree is conferred upon successful        plete a translation project under the guidance of
                            completion of eight writing modules, three     the instructor.
                            residencies and a book-length thesis manu-

Education • Education for Certified Teachers

6 Credits
Mixed Genres
                                                   Education                                        Education
The student will write a short story in a genre
                                                   Education for Certified Teachers
                                                                                                    for Certified
that crosses boundaries (e.g., the prose poem,
the short short story, the novel that includes     (M.A.)                                           Teachers
verse). With the guidance of the instructor, the   See this page.
student also will read and discuss examples of                                                      (M.A.)
these mixed forms.                                 Educational Leadership (M.A.)                    The Master of Arts in education for
                                                   See page 105.                                    certified teachers (MACT) is a 36-credit
6 Credits                                                                                           program that allows teachers to pursue
Cinematic Writing                                  Learning Disabilities (M.A.)                     specializations while attaining their mas-
A hands-on, online workshop in screenwriting,      See page 106.                                    ter’s degrees. Each program is unique in
with readings, film viewings and exercises to                                                       that teachers can graduate with an 18-
develop a 20- to 25-minute screenplay. Explo-      Multilingual Education (M.A.)                    credit certification in their area of special-
ration and online discussion of visual character   See page 109.                                    ization and a 12-credit New Jersey Supervi-
creation, narrative and screenwriting tech-                                                         sor license. The areas of specialization that
niques. Completion of screenplay by the eighth
                                                   Teaching (M.A.T.)                                a certified teacher can choose from are:
week, with time for revision and peer criticism.
                                                   See page 110.                                    • English as a Second Language (ESL)
                                                                                                    FDU Certificate and New Jersey Certifica-
                                                   These programs are offered under the aus-        tion—18-credit FDU Certificate and 18-
                                                   pices of the Peter Sammartino School of          credit approved New Jersey State Certifica-
                                                   Education, University College: Arts • Sci-       tion in ESL as a second certification, plus
                                                   ences • Professional Studies, Metropolitan       12-credit Supervisor License and 6 credits
                                                   Campus. Programs are available at the            to complete a master’s degree;
                                                   College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey,         • Instructional Technology Specialist Cer-
                                                   and the Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck,            tificate (ITSC)—18-credit FDU Certificate
                                                   New Jersey, and off-site locations, see indi-    plus 12-credit Supervisor License and 6
                                                   vidual programs for specific locations.          credits to complete a master’s degree;
                                                                                                    • Literacy/Reading Specialist Certificate
                                                   Peter Sammartino School of                       (LRS) and New Jersey Reading Specialist
                                                   Education                                        Certification—18-credit FDU Certificate
                                                   The Peter Sammartino School of Education         and 12 credits for New Jersey State Certifi-
                                                   offers master’s degrees in various specialties   cation, including the 12 credits for Super-
                                                   within education, allowing working teachers      visor License plus 6 credits to complete a
                                                   to further their careers. Persons with a bach-   master’s degree;
                                                   elor’s degree but no teaching certification      • Mathematics Education Specialist Cer-
                                                   are given the opportunity to earn certifica-     tificate (MES)—18-credit FDU Certificate
                                                   tion and enter the teaching profession. The      and 12-credit Supervisor License plus 6
                                                   School is part of University College: Arts •     credits to complete a master’s degree;
                                                   Sciences • Professional Studies.
                                                                                                    • Multicultural Education Specialist Cer-
                                                                                                    tificate (MUS)—18-credit FDU Certificate
                                                                                                    and 12-credit Supervisor License plus 6
                                                                                                    credits to complete a master’s degree;
                                                                                                    • Multilingual Education Specialist Cer-
                                                                                                    tificate—18-credit second ESL Certifica-
                                                                                                    tion and FDU Certificate and 18-credit lin-
                                                                                                    guist concentration;
                                                                                                    • Professional Studies Concentration
                                                                                                    (PROST)—selections from generalist
                                                                                                    options in all MACT programs including
                                                                                                    all specializations and 12-credit Supervi-
                                                                                                    sor’s License. Program available for New
                                                                                                    Jersey Provisional teachers; and
                                                                                                    • Teacher of Students with Disabilities
                                                                                                    (TSD)—21-credit approved New Jersey
                                                                                                    Certification in TSD as second certifica-
                                                                                                    tion, plus 6 credits toward the 12-credit
                                                                                                    Supervisor License and 3 credits to com-

                            Education • Education for Certified Teachers

plete the master’s degree. There are addi-        adviser or department faculty member.           Requirements for the Master
tional 6 credits to complete the entire              • Tuition rate is reduced with no hid-       of Arts Degree
Supervisor License.                               den fees.
    Certified teachers who complete the              • Admission to the M.A. for certified        Core Courses (18 credits)
master’s degree with the designated               teachers (MACT) is subject to approval by                                                     Credits
approved 12 credits and have three years          the School of Education pursuant to the         EDUC6584
of successful teaching experience will be         admissions policy for the University that         Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
eligible to apply for the New Jersey Super-       may apply.                                           Curriculum and Instruction
visor’s License.                                     • Admission packages are available                (except in LRS or TSD programs)....3
    The M.A. in education for certified           from the School of Education, 201-692-          EDUC6702
teachers is offered under the auspices of         2839 on the Metropolitan Campus or                Curriculum and Instruction: Theory
the Peter Sammartino School of Educa-             from the Graduate Admissions Office,                 and Practice* ....................................3
tion, University College: Arts • Sciences •       201-692-2553.                                   EDUC6703
Professional Studies, Metropolitan Cam-              • For specific program information,            Supervision of Instruction:
pus, Teaneck, New Jersey, and is available        contact the director of the MACT at 201-             Personnel and Evaluation* ...............3
at the Metropolitan Campus; the College           692-2865, the School of Education at 201-       EDUC6704
at Florham, Madison, New Jersey; selected         692-2839 or e-mail                   Change: Curriculum Development
off-site locations; and selected community                                                             and Program Improvement* .............3
colleges. Cohort groups may be established        Admission and Matriculation                     EDUC6718
in school districts with sufficient enroll-                                                         Curriculum/Program Evaluation
ment and are open to teachers in local dis-       Admission Process                                    and Student Assessment* .................3
tricts.                                               All candidates who meet the following       EDUC7674
                                                  general criteria will be accepted as prema-       Master’s Seminar: Research in
Program Information                               triculated students in the M.A. in educa-            Specialization ...................................3
    • All programs incorporate standards-         tion for certified teachers (MACT) pro-
based teaching methods that address the           gram:                                           Specialization Programs
New Jersey Professional Standards for                 1. Application and interview.               (18 credits)
Teachers (NJPST), the New Jersey Core                 2. Transcripts, official or unofficial,     Candidates select from one of the following
Curriculum Content Standards (NJCCCS)             from all undergraduate and graduate insti-      programs described in detail on the follow-
and the subject-specific standards.               tutions showing an undergraduate grade          ing pages:
    • An approved 12-credit sequence of           point ratio (GPR) of 2.75; if lower, provi-     • English as a Second Language (ESL)
courses within the 36-credit M.A. degree          sional acceptance until a 3.25 GPR is           • Instructional Technology Specialist (ITS)
will prepare the candidate to apply for a         achieved and maintained in the first 9          • Literacy/Reading Specialist (LRS)
New Jersey Supervisor’s License with a            credits taken at FDU.                           • Mathematics Education Specialist (MES)
complete master’s degree and three years of           3. Standard Teacher License. (Excep-        • Multicultural Education Specialist (MUS)
successful teaching experience.                   tion: Provisional Teacher License for can-      • Multilingual Education Specialist
    • Instructional technology is integrated      didates enrolled as New Jersey Alternate        • Professional Studies Concentration
into all teaching strategies. Web-based           Route candidates.)                              (PROST)
courses and other distance-learning modal-                                                        • Teacher of Students with Disabilities
ities are utilized, as appropriate, to diversi-   Matriculation Process
fy course delivery and model the use of           To matriculate into the M.A. in education
various technologies for instruction.             for certified teachers program, the candi-
                                                                                                  English as a Second Language
    • The FDU Certificates and the New            dates must have met the admission require-
                                                                                                  (ESL) Specialist Certification
Jersey Certifications and Endorsements            ments plus the following requirements
may be taken without completion of the            within the first 9 credits:
M.A.                                                  1. Two letters of recommendation from       The field of teaching English to speakers of
    • Each of the 18-credit certificate pro-      individuals familiar with the candidate’s       other languages requires highly specialized
grams are offered in a two-year sequence          recent performance, one should be from          training. A teacher needs a background in
of courses. Students take an average of 9         an immediate supervisor.                        first- and second-language acquisition the-
credits per year and can expect to com-               2. Official transcripts from all under-     ory, language-teaching methodology and
plete the 18-credit certificate portion of the    graduate and graduate institutions.             linguistic and anthropological analysis in
program within a two-year cycle.                      3. A cumulative grade point ratio of at     order to be effective in a diverse ESL class-
    • Candidates are accepted for fall,           least 3.25 in the first 9 credits of the M.A.   room. The primary focus of Fairleigh Dick-
spring and summer semesters. Applicants           program, which must be maintained at the        inson University’s English as a Second
must specify specialization program or            same level to complete the program.             Language Specialist Certification Pro-
select the professional studies program, a                                                        gram is on the language and culture of the
generalist degree.                                                                                United States and effective second-
    • There is a one-time application fee of                                                      language methodology.
$40.00 required. This fee may be waived if                                                        *These four courses lead to a New Jersey Supervisor
the candidate meets with an admissions                                                            License.

Education • Education for Certified Teachers

    Fairleigh Dickinson’s ESL Specialist                     Multilingual Education                                       Instructional Technology
Certification Program for certified teachers                 Specialist Certification                                     Specialist Certificate (ITSC)
provides an 18-credit concentration that                     Program                                                      Program
may be applied toward a 36-credit M.A. in                    The School of Education offers certified                     The School of Education offers the K-12
education for certified teachers and in-                     teachers seeking a second certification in                   Instructional Technology Specialist Certifi-
cludes the 18 credits required for a second                  ESL that provides the same 18 credits                        cate (ITSC) Program for educators inter-
New Jersey certification as Teacher of ESL.                  required for New Jersey Department of                        ested in specializing in the integration of
    At the end of the English as a Second                    Education (NJDOE) second certification in                    technology throughout the curriculum.
Language Specialist Program, teachers will                   ESL MACT/ESL program and a strong 18-                        Candidates may elect to take only the 18
have completed courses having:                               credit specialization in linguistics, language               credits leading to the FDU Certificate and
    • a focus on second-language acquisi-                    teaching, language-proficiency assessment                    apply these credits to the 36-credit M.A. in
tion, research and methodology, addressing                   and grammar.                                                 education for certified teachers program.
the diverse needs of students, first- and                                                                                     ITSC candidates learn to:
second-language acquisition and develop-                     Requirements for the                                             • create cutting-edge curricula featuring
ment of literacy skills for second-language                  Master of Arts Degree                                        seamless technology integration;
learners; and                                                                                                                 • strategically plan for the continuous
    • a concentration on curriculum devel-                                                                                growth of technology integration in the
                                                             Core Courses (18 credits)
opment and authentic assessment practices                                                                                 school and classroom; and
aligned with the national (TESOL) stan-                                                                                       • take a leadership role in the initiation
dards, the NJCCCS and the WIDA Stan-                                                                                      and assessment of new learning strategies
                                                               Assessment in the Second
dards.                                                                                                                    which support state and national technolo-
                                                                  Language Classroom ........................3
    The New Jersey Department of Educa-                                                                                   gy standards.
                                                             EDUC6777                                                         The ITSC curriculum is designed to
tion requires a demonstration of oral and                      English Language Education:
written language proficiency in English for                                                                               accommodate both K-12 teachers as well
                                                                  Grammar for Teachers of English                         as educators who have technology leader-
ESL certification. Students may meet this                         and E.S.L..........................................3
requirement by taking the Oral Proficiency                                                                                ship roles in their schools or districts. The
                                                             EDUC6778                                                     School of Education features a Prototype
Interview (OPI) and the Writing Proficien-                     Language Teaching Through
cy Test in English through Language Test-                                                                                 Classroom of Tomorrow facility and a
                                                                  Content Areas ..................................3       Model School Web/Folio Server which
ing International at www.languagetesting.                    EDUC7674
com/acad_nj_esl.cfm.                                                                                                      provide unique learning experiences for
                                                               Master’s Seminar: Research in                              candidates in the program.
                                                                  Specialization ...................................3         An option is available for offering the
Required Courses for a Second                                EDUC7785                                                     ITSC off-campus program in school dis-
New Jersey Certification in ESL                                Internet for Educators ...........................3        tricts with appropriate technology facili-
(18 credits)
                                                                                                                          ties. Special provisions are made to sup-
EDUC6565                                        Credits      Required Courses for a Second                                port and enhance K-12 technology
  Second Language Acquisition:                               ESL Certification and FDU                                    initiatives in those districts choosing this
     Methods and Curriculum .................3               Certificate (18 credits)                                     option. School districts which offer the
EDUC6573                                                     EDUC6565                                                     ITSC to their faculty and staff can take
  Comparative Phonology for Language                           Second Language Acquisition:                               advantage of special tuition rates provided.
     Teachers ...........................................3        Methods and Curriculum .................3
EDUC6574                                                     EDUC6573                                                     Instructional Technology Specialist
  Applied Linguistics for Language                             Comparative Phonology for                                  Certificate Program
     Teachers ...........................................3        Language Teachers ...........................3          Required Courses (18 credits)
EDUC6650                                                     EDUC6574                                                                                                Credits
  Behavioral Science for Teachers:                             Applied Linguistics for Language                           EDUC6584
     Language and Culture in the                                  Teachers ...........................................3     Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
     Classroom ........................................3     EDUC6650                                                          Curriculum and Instuction ...............3
EDUC6654                                                       Behavioral Science for Teachers:                           EDUC6673
  Literacy Development for                                        Language and Culture in the                               Integrating Literacy and Technology
     Second-language Learners................3                    Classroom ........................................3          Across the Curriculum .....................3
EDUC6661                                                     EDUC6654                                                     EDUC7784
  Behavioral Science for Teachers:                             Literacy Development for                                     Multimedia Production..........................3
     The Multicultural Classroom............3                     Second-language Learners................3               EDUC7785
                                                             EDUC6661                                                       Internet for Educators ...........................3
                                                               Behavioral Science for Teachers:                           EDUC7790
                                                                  The Multicultural Classroom............3                  Seminar in Instructional Technology .....3
                                                                                                                            Projects Based on the Web ....................3

                                  Education • Education for Certified Teachers

                                              Credits      State Language Art/Literacy Standards                                                                Credits
EDUC7798                                                   and to develop higher literacy achievement                   EDUC6606
  Special Topics in Instructional                          for a diverse population of students. Tech-                    Foundations in Reading II .....................3
     Technology .......................................3   nology is an integral part of the literacy                   EDUC6607
Note: Occasionally, instructional technolo-                program and shows how teachers can pro-                        Diagnosis of Reading Problems .............3
gy courses that are offered feature technol-               mote literacy through the use of technolo-                   EDUC6666
ogy in the discipline. These may be substi-                gy, including visual tools, computers, soft-                   Supervised Practicum in Correction
tuted for either EDUC6673 Integrating                      ware and Web sites.                                               of Reading Problems ........................3
Literacy and Technology Across the Cur-                        In this program, candidates will hone                    EDUC6673
riculum or EDUC7790 Seminar in Instruc-                    their own literacy/reading knowledge by                        Integrating Literacy and Technology
tional Technology.                                         learning what research says about: 1)                             Across the Curriculum .....................3
                                                           phonological, phonemic awareness and the
Literacy/Reading Specialist                                importance of automaticity; 2) selection of                  Additional Courses—New Jersey
(LRS) Certification Program                                appropriate, real literature and leveled                     Reading Specialist Endorsement
This program is designed to develop teach-                 texts to motivate, instruct and create life-                 (12 credits)
ers to become leaders in the field of litera-              long readers; 3) development of specific                     EDUC6609
cy and reading. This 30-credit Literacy/                   reading comprehension skills, fluency and                      Supervised Practicum in Reading ..........3
Reading Specialist program is approved by                  vocabulary development; and 4) explo-                        EDUC6703
the New Jersey Department of Education                     ration and use of informal alternative                         Supervision of Instruction:
for a second Endorsement/Certification                     assessment instruments and multiple mea-                          Personnel and Evaluation* ...............3
license as a Reading Specialist with a mas-                sures to inform instruction.                                 EDUC6718
ter’s degree and two years of successful                       In addition, the candidate with three                      Curriculum/Program Evaluation
teaching. Candidates can take the 6 addi-                  years of successful teaching could also                           and Student Assessment* .................3
tional credits to complete the 36-credit                   select the four courses leading to a New                     EDUC7674
M.A. in education for certified teachers                   Jersey Supervisor License and learn how                        Master’s Seminar: Research in
including the 12 credits leading to a New                  models of supervisory leadership and their                        Specialization (Literacy/Reading) ....3
Jersey Supervisor License.                                 practical application can help coach teach-
    A reading specialist is one who con-                   ers, child-study teams, schools and the
                                                           community to work together for the bene-
                                                                                                                        Courses for M.A. in Education for
ducts in-service training of teachers and                                                                               Certified Teachers (6 credits)
administrators, coordinates instruction for                fit of improving all the children’s listening,
                                                           speaking, reading, writing and viewing                       EDUC6702
individuals or groups of pupils having dif-                                                                               Curriculum and Instruction:
ficulty learning to read, diagnoses the                    skills.
                                                               Finally, for individuals who do not need                     Theory and Practice* ........................3
nature and causes of individuals’ difficul-                                                                             EDUC6704
ties in learning to read, plans developmen-                state endorsement but want to learn more
                                                           about current literacy research, balanced                      Change: Curriculum Development
tal programs in reading for pupils, recom-                                                                                  and Program Improvement* .............3
mends methods and materials to be used                     reading approaches and specific reading
in district reading programs and con-                      strategies, there is an alternative 18-credit
tributes to the evaluation of the reading                  FDU Certificate that will provide K-12                       Mathematics Education
achievement of pupils.                                     classroom teachers with a concentration of                   Specialist (MES) Certificate
    Emphasis is placed on the role of the                  courses that will extend their knowledge                     Program
                                                           and skills in language arts, literacy and                    This 18-credit certificate program is de-
reading specialist/coach in interpretation
                                                           reading, as well as in applications of effec-                signed for elementary and middle school
of test data as a basis for collaborative
                                                           tive strategies in their classrooms to                       teachers who are interested in being highly
planning and implementation of Individual
                                                           enhance student literacy as a foundation                     qualified in the subject area of mathe-
Student Improvement Plans (ISIPS), and
                                                           for all other content areas and learning.                    matics for the state of New Jersey. The
through the implementation of effective lit-
                                                                                                                        certificate provides 15 credits in math-
eracy strategies and curricula for correct-
                                                           New Jersey Reading Specialist                                ematics to comply with state requirements
ing individual student reading problems.
                                                                                                                        for middle school teachers who teach
    This Literacy/Reading Specialist pro-                  Certification/Endorsement
                                                                                                                        mathematics. An additional course in tech-
gram will inform candidates about recent                   (30 credits)                                                 nology is required for the FDU certificate.
research in the field and about new devel-
                                                                                                                        The candidate may enroll in the full M.A.
opments in theory and practice to be                       Core Courses for Literacy/Reading                            in education for certified teachers and
implemented in the classroom. The candi-
                                                           Specialist Certificate (18 credits)                          complete the 12 credits for a New Jersey
dates practice becoming a researcher by
                                                                                                           Credits      Supervisor License after three successful
applying the most current standards and
                                                           EDUC6582                                                     years of teaching. Students will gain a
information from the International Read-
                                                             Distance Learning and Children’s                           deeper insight into the foundational nature
ing Association, the best practices in class-
                                                                Literature .........................................3
room settings, as well as in supervised
reading practicum clinical settings. All                                                                                *Courses lead to a New Jersey Supervisor License—
                                                             Foundations in Reading I.......................3
courses are aligned to meet New Jersey                                                                                  12 credits with a master’s degree and three years of

Education • Education for Certified Teachers

and structure as well as the history of                     Multicultural Education                           education, curriculum development and
mathematics appropriate for K-8 students.                   Specialist (MUS) Certificate                      implementation skills for the classroom
This program was created for teachers                       Program                                           and community.
whose undergraduate major was not                           This certificate program is designed to
mathematics.                                                help practicing teachers and other educa-         Core M.A. Courses (18 credits)
                                                            tion professionals acquire and apply the                                                        Credits
Core M.A. Courses (18 credits)                              knowledge and skills needed to help all           EDUC6584
                                              Credits       students learn. Candidates will develop a           Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
EDUC6584                                                    knowledge base and academic assets that                Curriculum and Instruction
  Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                             enable them to empower all learners to                                or
     Curriculum and Instruction..............3              aspire toward leadership in the global soci-      EDUC6673
EDUC6702                                                    ety.                                                Integrating Literacy and
  Curriculum and Instruction: Theory                            In this program, candidates will learn             Technology Across the
     and Practice* ....................................3    that multicultural education is a process in           Curricululm ......................................3
EDUC6703                                                    which individuals consider the full range         EDUC6702
  Supervision of Instruction:                               of social and environmental factors affect-         Curriculum and Instruction: Theory
     Personnel and Evaluation* ...............3             ing the school community in the current                and Practice* ....................................3
EDUC6704                                                    sociocultural context. Candidates will            EDUC6703
  Change: Curriculum Development                            become aware that the process of multicul-          Supervision of Instruction:
    and Program Improvement* .............3                 tural education involves:                              Personnel and Evaluation* ...............3
EDUC6718                                                        • Becoming aware of one’s own social          EDUC6704
  Curriculum/Program Evaluation                             identity (e.g., class, gender, ethnicity, reli-     Change: Curriculum Development
     and Student Assessment* .................3             gion, race and sexual orientation) and                 and Program Improvement* .............3
EDUC7674                                                    understanding how they interact with              EDUC6718
  Master’s Seminar: Research in                             others’ social identities.                          Curriculum/Program Evaluation
     Specialization ...................................3        • Incorporating all people and perspec-            and Student Assessment* .................3
                                                            tives. Multicultural education is for every-      EDUC6672
Mathematics Education Specialist                            one because all students must develop the           Curriculum and Instruction for
Core Courses** (18 credits)                                 skills to function in a multicultural U.S.             Diverse Learners ..............................3
MATH6507                                                    society.                                          EDUC6703
  World of Mathematics: Number ............3                    • Learning to recognize when culturally         Supervision of Instruction:
MATH6508                                                    and racially different groups are being vic-           Personnel and Evaluation .................3
  World of Mathematics: Algebra.............3               timized by prejudice at the individual and        EDUC7674
MATH6509                                                    institutional levels.                               Master’s Seminar: Research in
  World of Mathematics: Geometry..........3                     • Engaging in critical pedagogy. Critical          Specialization (Required) .................3
MATH6513                                                    pedagogy refers to the skills of asking           EDUC7763
  World of Mathematics: Mathematics                         questions and considering multiple per-             Human Relations and Conflict
    in Science .........................................3   spectives when dealing with a situation,               Resolution for Educators..................3
MATH6515                                                    and of developing classroom practice that
  World of Mathematics: Integrating                         conveys these critical-thinking skills to oth-    Multicultural Education Specialist
    Technology in Mathematics ..............3               ers. Critical pedagogy helps educators un-        Certificate Course Requirements
MATH6516                                                    derstand and convey the idea that there are
  Data Analysis and Probability................3            many languages, cultures, lifestyles and
                                                                                                              Required Courses (9 credits)
                                                            points of view.
                                                                • Contextualizing teaching by drawing
                                                                                                                Behavioral Science for Teachers:
                                                            upon and incorporating the students’ own
                                                                                                                   The Multicultural Classroom............3
                                                            experience and knowledge.
                                                                The Multicultural Education Specialist
                                                                                                                Race, Immigration and Education in
                                                            Certificate program will prepare individu-
                                                                                                                   Contemporary America (1960s to
                                                            als for diverse educational settings and
                                                                                                                   the Present) ......................................3
                                                            society by providing knowledge, skills and
                                                            strategies for understanding and appreciat-
                                                                                                                Sociology of Multicultural Identity
                                                            ing the identities of all people.
                                                                                                                   Development ....................................3
                                                                The end result of the certificate pro-
                                                            gram is not to teach about other groups or
                                                            countries. Rather, by using practice and
*Courses lead to a New Jersey Supervisor License—           reflections, those enrolled in this certificate
12 credits with a master’s degree and three years of
teaching.                                                   program will increase their knowledge base        *Courses lead to a New Jersey Supervisor License—
**Additional math courses offered may be substituted        and skill level with respect to multicultural     12 credits with a master’s degree and three years of
upon adviser approval.                                                                                        teaching.

                                    Education • Education for Certified Teachers

Recommended Electives                                             An adviser will work closely to monitor                Course Options for Generalist
(9 credits)                                                   all candidates’ program selections.                        Educational Program (18 credits)
                                                 Credits          The professional studies concentration                 Select 18 credits either from one section
EDUC6360                                                      will allow teachers to develop their educa-                below or from several sections.
  Israel and the Holocaust ........................3          tional knowledge and skills to become
EDUC6675                                                      more effective teachers.                                   Literacy/Reading Specialist Options
  Gender Issues in Education ...................3                                                                        without Certificate or State Endorsement
EDUC6676                                                      Professional Studies Concentration                                                            Credits
  Language, Culture and Community .......3                    Course Requirements (15 credits)                           EDUC6582
EDUC6914                                                                                                    Credits        Distance Learning and Children’s
  Developing Multicultural Curricula .......3                 EDUC6584                                                        Literature ..........................................3
EDUC6916                                                        Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                            EDUC6605
  Foundations of Modern America:                                   Curriculum and Instruction ..............3              Foundations of Reading I ......................3
      African Americans............................3          EDUC6669                                                   EDUC6606
EDUC6918                                                        Advanced Field Placement* ...................3             Foundations of Reading II .....................3
  Foundations of Modern America:                              EDUC6835                                                   EDUC6673
      Asian Americans ..............................3           Effective Teaching and                                     Integrating Literacy and Technology
EDUC6920                                                           Effective Schools*.............................3           Across the Curriculum......................3
  Foundations of Modern America:                              EDUC6893
      Latino/a............................................3     Evaluation and Measurement in                            Teacher of Students with Disabilities
EDUC6922                                                           Education*........................................3   Options without Certificate or State
  Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education ....3                   EDUC7674                                                   Endorsement
                                                                Master’s Seminar: Research in                            EDUC6743
Professional Studies                                               Specialization (required course) .......3               Introduction to Students with
Concentration (PROST)
                                                                                                                              Disabilities in School/Community .....3
The professional studies concentration is                     Supervisor License Option                                  EDUC6744
designed for New Jersey Provisional Teach-                    (Some or all of 12 credits below)**                          Foundations: Historical,
er candidates and certified teachers who                      EDUC6702                                                        Philosophical and Legal Issues
want a generalist master’s degree. The                          Curriculum and Instruction:                                   Related to Disabilities.......................3
New Jersey Provisional candidates who are                         Theory and Practice* ........................3         EDUC6745
in the process of completing the state-                       EDUC6703                                                     Principles and Practices of
required 200 hours of instruction may                           Supervision of Instruction:                                   Collaboration and Inclusion .............3
select from the three identified courses, 9                       Personnel and Evaluation*................3             EDUC6746
credits, which parallel the course content.                   EDUC6704                                                     Learning Environment and
During this time, provisional candidates                        Change: Curriculum Development                                Effective Management of
will be nonmatriculated students and,                             and Program Improvement* .............3                     Teaching and Learning .....................3
upon completion of these courses and                          EDUC6718
receipt of a standard teaching certification                    Curriculum/Program Evaluation                            English as a Second Language Options
from the New Jersey Department of Edu-                            and Student Assessment* .................3             without Certificate or State Endorsement
cation, the candidate may proceed to elect                                                                               EDUC6565
a sequence of courses from the remaining
                                                              Alternative Options to 12 credits                            Second Language Acquisition:
21 credits leading to the M.A. in education                                                                                  Methods and Curriculum...................3
for certified teachers.                                       for Supervisor License
                                                              EDUC6661                                                   EDUC6573
    Certified teachers may select from the                                                                                 Comparative Phonology for
18 core courses and 18 credits from the                         Behavioral Science for Teachers:
                                                                   The Multicultural Classroom ............3                  Language Teachers ...........................3
specialization courses listed. This program                                                                              EDUC6574
will allow candidates to match their pro-                     EDUC6672
                                                                Curriculum Development for the                             Applied Linguistics for
fessional goals with the programs offered                                                                                     Language Teachers ...........................3
in the M.A. in education for certified                             Diverse Learner ................................3
teachers. The candidates can select from                      EDUC6912
                                                                Sociology of Multicultural                               Instructional Technology Options without
several specializations to fulfill their pro-
                                                                   Identity Development .......................3         FDU Certificate
gram requirements.
                                                              EDUC7763                                                   EDUC6673
    Embedded within the 36-credit master’s
                                                                Human Relations and Conflict                               Integrating Literacy and Technology
degree are the 12 credits leading to a New
                                                                   Resolution for Educators ..................3               Across the Curriculum.......................3
Jersey Supervisor License with a master’s
degree and three years of successful teaching.
                                                                                                                           Integrating Science/Math/Technology
                                                              *Courses provided off-site by the New Jersey State Pro-         in the Elementary Classroom ............3
                                                              visional Training Program.                                 EDUC7784
                                                              **Courses for Supervisor License—12 credits, master’s
                                                              degree plus three years of teaching.
                                                                                                                           Multimedia Production..........................3

Education • Education for Certified Teachers

                                                 Credits      English as a Second Language—                                with disabilities in settings such as inclu-
EDUC7785                                                      18 credits                    Credits                        sive classrooms, resource centers and self-
  Internet for Educators ...........................3         EDUC6565                                                     contained classrooms.
EDUC7796                                                        Second Language Acquisition:
  Projects Based on the Web ....................3                  Methods and Curriculum...................3              M.A. Core Courses (15 credits)
                                                              EDUC6573                                                                                                   Credits
Mathematics Specialist Options without                          Comparative Phonology for                                  EDUC6702
FDU Certificate                                                    Language Teachers ...........................3            Curriculum and Instruction: Theory
MATH6507                                                      EDUC6574                                                          and Practice* ....................................3
  World of Mathematics: Number ............3                    Applied Linguistics for                                    EDUC6703
MATH6508                                                           Language Teachers ...........................3            Supervision of Instruction:
  World of Mathematics: Algebra .............3                EDUC6650                                                          Personnel and Evaluation* ...............3
MATH6509                                                        Behavioral Science for Teachers:                           EDUC6704
  World of Mathematics: Geometry..........3                        Language and Culture in the                               Change: Curriculum Development
MATH6511                                                           Classroom.........................................3         and Program Improvement* .............3
  World of Mathematics:                                       EDUC6654                                                     EDUC6718
    Integrating Technology .....................3               Literacy Development for Second-                             Curriculum/Program Evaluation
MATH6513                                                           language Learners.............................3              and Student Assessment* .................3
  World of Mathematics: Mathematics                           EDUC6661                                                     EDUC7674
    in Science .........................................3       Behavioral Science for Teachers:                             Master’s Seminar: Research in
                                                                   Multicultural Classroom ...................3                 Specialization ...................................3
Courses for Second New Jersey
Certification                                                 Teacher of Students with Disabilities—                       Teacher of Students with
Select one entire program listed below                        21 credits                                                   Disabilities Courses (21 credits)
leading to state certification. These courses                 EDUC6743
may ONLY be taken after first state certifi-                    Introduction to Students with                              EDUC6743
cation has been granted to the candidate.                          Disabilities in School and                                Introduction to Students with
                                                                   Community.......................................3            Disabilities in School and
Literacy/Reading Specialist—30 Credits,
                                                              EDUC6744                                                          Community** ...................................3
Plus Two Years Teaching and Master’s                            Foundations: Historical,                                   EDUC6744
Degree                                                             Philosophical and Legal Issues                            Foundations: Historical,
EDUC6582                                                           Related to Disabilities.......................3              Philosophical and Legal Issues
  Distance Learning and Children’s                            EDUC6745                                                          Related to Disabilities ....3EDUC6745
     Literature ..........................................3     Principles and Practices of                                  Principles and Practices of
EDUC6605                                                           Collaboration and Inclusion .............3                   Collaboration and Inclusion .............3
  Foundations of Reading I ......................3            EDUC6746                                                     EDUC6746
EDUC6606                                                        Learning Environment and                                     Learning Environment and
  Foundations of Reading II .....................3                 Effective Management of                                      Effective Management of
EDUC6607                                                           Teaching and Learning ......................3                Teaching and Learning .....................3
  Diagnosis of Reading Problems .............3                EDUC6747                                                     EDUC6747
EDUC6609                                                        Multisensory Reading Instruction                             Multisensory Reading Instruction
  Supervised Practicum in Reading ..........3                      for Students with Learning                                   for Students with Reading
EDUC6666                                                           Disabilities........................................3        Disabilities .......................................3
  Supervised Practicum in                                     EDUC7623                                                     EDUC7623
     Correction of Reading Problems.......3                     Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3                Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3
EDUC6673                                                      EDUC7624                                                     EDUC7624
  Integrating Literacy and Technology                           Correction of Learning Disabilities........3                 Corrections of Learning Disabilities ......3
     Across the Curriculum......................3                                                                                                          Total ..............36
EDUC6703                                                      Teacher of Students with
  Supervision of Instruction:                                 Disabilities (TSD) Certification                             Course Descriptions
     Personnel and Evaluation*.................3              This is a nondegree program for certified,                   See “Course Offerings,” pages 115–127.
EDUC6718                                                      regular classroom teachers who seek to
  Curriculum/Program Evaluation                               develop expertise in working with students
     and Student Assessment* .................3               with exceptionalities in grades K–12. Can-
EDUC7674                                                      didates who successfully complete this
  Master’s Seminar: Research in                               program will be eligible for New Jersey                      *Courses for Supervisor License—12 credits with
     Specialization (Literacy/Reading).....3                                                                               master’s degree and three years of teaching
                                                              Department of Education certification as                     experience.
*Courses for Supervisor License—12 credits with               Teacher of Students with Disabilities. This                  **EDUC6743 Introduction to Students with
master’s degree and three years of teaching                   license is required for teaching students                    Disabilities in School and Community is a pre- or
experience.                                                                                                                corequisite for all courses.

                                                 Education • Educational Leadership

Educational                                     ongoing self-, peer- and instructor/mentor/
                                                adviser-assessment of performance in the
                                                                                                 score on the Graduate Records Exam or
                                                                                                 Miller Analogies Test.
Leadership                                      program.
                                                    Completion of the 36-credit M.A. pro-        Requirements for the Master
(M.A.)                                          gram will qualify students to sit for the
                                                PRAXIS Examination in School Adminis-
                                                                                                 of Arts Degree
    The Master of Arts (M.A.) in education-     tration and to apply for a certificate of eli-
al leadership requires a total of 36 credits                                                     EDUC6701
                                                gibility required for appointment as a prin-       Leadership in Learning Community
of specific course work in the field of edu-    cipal in the state of New Jersey. Individuals
cational leadership and management. Stu-                                                              and School .......................................3
                                                who have three years of teaching experi-         EDUC6702
dents in the program will participate in        ence, an M.A. and the four-course se-
cohort and mixed-study groups as they                                                              Curriculum and Instruction: Theory
                                                quence in supervision and curriculum                  and Practice* ....................................3
engage in a multiyear sequence of courses       offered in the program will be eligible to
and field experiences that will emphasize                                                        EDUC6703
                                                apply for a supervisor’s certificate under         Supervision of Instruction:
the following areas:                            New Jersey Administrative Code require-
    1) The development of human relations                                                             Personnel and Evaluation* ...............3
                                                ments.                                           EDUC6704
skills to optimize the educational leader-          This program is offered under the aus-
ship graduate student’s ability to interact                                                        Change: Curriculum Development
                                                pices of the Peter Sammartino School of               and Program Improvement* .............3
with teachers, colleagues, parents, students    Education, University College: Arts • Sci-
and other members of the school commu-                                                           EDUC6706
                                                ences • Professional Studies, Metropolitan         Advanced Leadership Seminars.............3
nity;                                           Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey. The pro-
    2) Knowledge of effective strategies                                                         EDUC6716
                                                gram is available at the College at Florham,       School Finance, Facilities and
that promote higher student achievement;        Madison, New Jersey; the Metropolitan
    3) Development of the skills and                                                                  Scheduling........................................3
                                                Campus; and satellite campus locations.          EDUC6717
knowledge for creating a vision for effec-
tive schools and engaging the learning                                                             School Law............................................3
                                                Admission Requirements                           EDUC6718
community stakeholders in the process of
creating and implementing an educational                                                           Curriculum/Program Evaluation and
                                                Admissions Process
vision;                                                                                               Student Assessment* ........................3
                                                All candidates who want to be considered         EDUC6720
    4) Assumption of the role of a leader in    for admission must meet the following cri-
promoting systemic growth and utilizing                                                            Educational Leadership Field-based
                                                teria:                                                Internship I.......................................3
available resources;                                1) Submit a professional portfolio,
    5) Development of the management                                                             EDUC6721
                                                which includes evidence of:                        Educational Leadership Field-based
skills required to effectively utilize avail-       • a standard teaching certificate,
able resources; and                                                                                   Internship II .....................................3
                                                    • successful teaching and                    EDUC6722
    6) Engaging the community and profes-           • a writing sample.
sion in the advocacy of public policy that                                                         Educational Leadership Field-based
                                                    2) Submit an undergraduate transcript             Internship III ....................................3
promotes the success for all students in the    indicating that the student has maintained
learning community.                                                                              EDUC6723
                                                a cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR) of           Final Project: School-based Research ....3
    The program’s design and curriculum         2.75. Students who have not maintained a
are based on the demands facing today’s         2.75 CGPR in undergraduate work may be
schools, with a focus on developing a                                                            Course Offerings
                                                accepted provisionally. Those students will
vision of a school as a community of learn-     be matriculated if they maintain a 3.25          See “Course Offerings,” pages 115–127.
ers. Graduates of the program develop           CGPR through the first 9 credits of the
competencies in the administrative strate-      M.A. program.
gies and skills that engage all stakeholders        3) Demonstrate technological literacy
in the decision-making process and pro-         which allows for Web-enhanced instruc-
mote the true sense of a community of           tion.
learners. To accomplish these goals, stu-           4) Submit two letters of recommenda-
dent learning will rely heavily on small-       tion (one from a supervisor) that address
group interaction, simulations and prob-        the following:
lem-based learning activities. During the           • quality of teaching and evidence of
second year of the program, students will       commitment to the field of education and
be able to apply the educational theory             • potential for leadership.
learned in formal course work through an            5) Provide evidence of successful com-
intensive field experience in schools of out-   pletion of PRAXIS and/or have an appro-
standing practitioners.                         priate number of years of teaching experi-
    All participants will be required to        ence. Candidates who do not possess a
develop and maintain an electronic profes-      teaching certificate must submit a passing
sional portfolio that will be used for
                                                                                                 *Required for Supervisor’s Certificate.

Education • Learning Disabilities

                                                                                                                      Electives (9 credits)
Learning                                                    Applicants who have not completed all
                                                         requirements for admission to the degree                     EDUC6602

Disabilities                                             program may be permitted to enroll in
                                                         classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or
                                                                                                                        Multisensory Reading II.........................3
(M.A.)                                                   nondegree basis.                                               Behavioral Science for Teachers:
The following degree and certificate pro-                                                                                  The Multicultural Classroom............3
                                                         Master of Arts in Learning                                   EDUC6672
grams in learning disabilities are available             Disabilities/Teacher of
at FDU. Each takes into consideration the                                                                               Curriculum Development for
                                                         Students with Disabilities                                        Diverse Learners ..............................3
student’s educational background and                     Certification
career goals.                                                                                                         EDUC6796
                                                         A 38-credit Master of Arts in learning dis-                    Clinical Teaching: Reading
• Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities/               abilities is offered for licensed teachers                        Comprehension ................................3
Teacher of Students with Disabilities* Cer-              seeking to develop expertise in working                      EDUC6797
tification, see this page.                               with pupils with learning disabilities or                      Clinical Teaching: Multisensory
• Teacher of Students with Disabilities                  other exceptionalities. Teachers who suc-                         Mathematics .................................2–3
Certification, see this page.                            cessfully complete this program will be eli-
• Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities/               gible for certification as Teacher of Stu-                   One-credit Electives (2 credits)
                                                         dents with Disabilities, the license required                EDUC6612 Reading Comprehension
Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant
Certification, see page 107.                             by the state of New Jersey for teaching                      EDUC6614 Multisensory Mathematics
                                                         pupils with learning disabilities or other                               Skills
• Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant
                                                         disabilities in inclusive classrooms,                        EDUC6617 Study Skills
Certification, see page 107.
                                                         resource centers or self-contained class-                    EDUC6638 Multisensory Mathematics:
• Dyslexia Specialist Certificate and other                                                                                       Upper Level
                                                         rooms (see Teacher of Students with Dis-
Orton-Gillingham certificate programs, see                                                                            EDUC6660 Diagnosing Mathematics
                                                         abilities Certification [nondegree]).
pages 107–108.                                                                                                                    Disabilities and Strategies
    These programs are offered under the                                                                                          for Remediation
auspices of the Peter Sammartino School                  Requirements
of Education, University College: Arts •                 Basic Core (12 credits)                         Credits      Note: EDUC6743 Introduction to Students
Sciences • Professional Studies, Metro-                  EDUC6627                                                     with Disabilities in School and Community
politan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.                       Orientation to School Testing ................3            is a pre- or corequisite for all courses.
Admission Requirements                                     Introduction to Students with                              Teacher of Students with
1. A bachelor’s or a master’s degree from                     Disabilities in School and                              Disabilities Certification
an accredited college or university with a                    Community.......................................3       This is a nondegree program for licensed,
minimum grade point ratio of 3.00 (out of                EDUC6746                                                     regular classroom teachers who seek to
a possible 4.00) in undergraduate or grad-                 Learning Environment and Effective                         develop expertise in working with students
uate work. Retention in the program is                        Management of Teaching and                              with exceptionalities in grades K–12.
contingent upon maintaining a 3.25 aca-                       Learning ...........................................3   Teachers who successfully complete this
demic average.                                           EDUC6854                                                     program will be eligible for certification as
    2. For students without a master’s                     Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                              Teacher of Students with Disabilities, the
degree, submission of the scores of the                       Curriculum and Instruction..............3               license required by the state of New Jer-
Graduate Record Examination, the Miller                                                  Total Core......12           sey’s Department of Education for teach-
Analogy Test or the PRAXIS Examination.                  Specialization (15 credits)                                  ing children with disabilities in settings
    3. Two letters of recommendation.                    EDUC6744                                                     such as inclusive classrooms, resource cen-
    4. A New Jersey Instructional Certi-                   Foundations: Historical,
                                                                                                                      ters or self-contained classrooms.
ficate is required for students seeking                       Philosophical and Legal Issues
second certification as Teacher of Students                   Related to Disabilities ......................3         Requirements
with Disabilities or Learning Disabilities               EDUC6745                                                     Students must complete the following 21
Teacher Consultant (LDTC).**                               Principles and Practices of                                credits.
    5. Candidates for LDTC certification                      Collaboration and Inclusion .............3              EDUC6743
also are required to have three years of                 EDUC6747                                                       Introduction to Students with
successful, full-time teaching experience by               Multisensory Reading Instruction                                Disabilities in School and
the end of the program and to have experi-                    for Students with Reading                                    Community.......................................3
ence teaching special populations.                            Disabilities .......................................3   EDUC6744
                                                         EDUC7623                                                       Foundations: Historical,
                                                           Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3                   Philosophical and Legal Issues
*Pending New Jersey state approval.                      EDUC7624                                                          Related to Disabilities ......................3
**Master’s degree programs, as well as special pro-        Correction of Learning Disabilities........3               EDUC6745
grams of a short-range nature, are available to candi-                                                                  Principles and Practices of
dates holding undergraduate or graduate degrees in a
related field.
                                                                                                                           Collaboration and Inclusion .............3

                                                                         Education • Learning Disabilities

                                             Credits         Specialization (17 credits)                     Credits            Learning Disabilities Teacher
EDUC6746                                                     EDUC6745                                                           Consultant Certification
  Learning Environment and Effective                            Principles and Practices of                                     (Nondegree Program)
     Management of Teaching                                         Collaboration and Inclusion .............3                  This is a nondegree program leading to
     and Learning ....................................3      EDUC7623                                                           certification as Learning Disabilities
EDUC6747                                                        Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3                   Teacher Consultant (LDTC). It is designed
  Multisensory Reading Instruction for                       EDUC7624                                                           for certified teachers (who hold a Teacher
     Students with Reading Disabilities ...3                    Correction of Learning Disabilities........3                    of Students with Disabilities certificate
EDUC7623                                                     EDUC8623                                                           or its equivalent master’s degree and have
  Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3                 Practicum in Diagnostic and                                     three years of teaching experience with
EDUC7624                                                            Remedial Techniques I*....................3                 special populations) who wish to develop
  Correction of Learning Disabilities........3               EDUC8628                                                           skills for diagnosing learning difficulties
                                                                Practicum in Diagnostic and                                     and planning instructional programs for
Note: EDUC6743 Introduction to Students                             Remedial Techniques II* ..................3                 students with disabilities. Students who
with Disabilities in School and Community                    Clinical Practicum.......................................2         successfully complete this program will
is a pre- or corequisite for all courses.                                                             Total ......17            be eligible for certification as Learning
                                                                                                                                Disabilities Teacher Consultant, the certifi-
Master of Arts in Learning                                   Electives (6 credits)                                              cation required by the state of New Jersey’s
Disabilities/Learning                                        Electives .....................................................6   Department of Education for serving in
Disabilities Teacher                                                                                        Total......38       the LDTC capacity on a Child Study Team.
Consultant (LDTC)                                            Electives to be chosen from the courses
This 38-credit master’s degree in learning                   below:                                                             Requirements
disabilities is for licensed teachers with                   EDUC6744                                                           Students who have a Master of Arts in
experience in special education settings                        Foundations: Historical,                                        education degree or a degree in a related
who wish to develop skills for diagnosing                           Philosophical and Legal Issues                              field are required to complete graduate
learning difficulties and planning instruc-                         Related to Disabilities ......................3             course work specified under the basic
tional programs for pupils from preschool                    EDUC6762                                                           core and specialization area. Students
through grade 12. Teachers with three                           Educational Programming for the                                 who have earned the Master of Arts in
years of full-time teaching experience with                         Socially Maladjusted and                                    learning disabilities/Teacher of Students
special populations who successfully com-                           Emotionally Disturbed Student ........3                     with Disabilities Certification at Fairleigh
plete this program will be eligible for certi-               EDUC6796                                                           Dickinson University are required only
fication as Learning Disabilities Teacher                       Clinical Teaching: Reading                                      to take EDUC6626 Neurophysiological
Consultant (LDTC). This license is re-                              Comprehension ................................3             Basis of Learning Problems, EDUC8623
quired by the state of New Jersey for serv-                  EDUC6797                                                           Practicum in Diagnostic and Remedial
ing in the LDTC capacity on a Child Study                       Clinical Teaching: Multisensory                                 Techniques I and EDUC8628 Practicum in
Team.                                                               Mathematics .................................2–3            Diagnostic and Remedial Techniques II
                                                             EDUC6854                                                           and to meet the certification requirements
Requirements                                                    Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                                   for LDTC.
                                                                    Curriculum and Instruction..............3
Basic Core (15 credits)
EDUC6626                                                     Note: EDUC6743 Introduction to Students
                                                                                                                                Dyslexia Specialist Program
  Neurophysiological Basis of Learning                       with Disabilities in School and Community                          The Dyslexia Specialist Program is tailored
     Problems ..........................................3    is a pre- or corequisite for all courses.                          for regular classroom teachers and teach-
EDUC6627                                                                                                                        ers of special education who wish to devel-
  Orientation to School Testing ................3                                                                               op expertise in Orton-Gillingham—a
EDUC6743                                                                                                                        structured, phonic, rule-based multisenso-
  Introduction to Students with                                                                                                 ry approach to teaching reading, spelling
     Disabilities in School and                                                                                                 and handwriting. This program provides
     Community.......................................3                                                                          teachers with a basic framework within
EDUC6746                                                                                                                        which they can make decisions about
  Learning Environment and                                                                                                      adapting instructional sequences to the
     Effective Management of Teaching                                                                                           specific needs of individual students.
     and Learning ....................................3
  Multisensory Reading Instruction                           *A minimum of B+ in both EDUC7623 Diagnosis of
     for Students with Learning                              Learning Disabilities and EDUC7624 Correction of
     Disabilities .......................................3   Learning Disabilities is required for admission to
                                         Total ......15      EDUC8623 Practicum in Diagnostic and Remedial
                                                             Techniques I. A minimum of a B+ in EDUC8623
                                                             Practicum in Diagnostic and Remedial Techniques I is
                                                             required for admission to EDUC8628 Practicum in
                                                             Diagnostic and Remedial Techniques II.

Education • Learning Disabilities

Dyslexia Specialist Certificate                                Electives in Reading (2 credits)                                   Orton-Gillingham Therapist Trainer
Requirements                                                                                                         Credits      (Program Accredited at the
                                                               Electives .....................................................2   IMSLEC Trainer of Therapy Level)
Foundation (13 credits)         Credits
                                                                                                              Total......30       Requirements                                     Credits
Required (7 credits)
                                                                                                                                  All courses required for Orton-Gillingham
                                                               Orton-Gillingham Dyslexia                                              Teacher Trainer program.....................36
   History of Multisensory Instructional
                                                               Specialist Training Course                                         EDUC8612
      Methods for Students with
                                                               The Orton-Gillingham Dyslexia Specialist                               Advanced Orton-Gillingham
      Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia..........1
                                                               Training course consists of programs tai-                                 Practicum .......................................12
EDUC6616                                                                                                                                                                    Total......48
                                                               lored for regular classroom teachers and
   Language Acquisitions and Language
                                                               teachers of special education who wish to
                                                               develop expertise in Orton-Gillingham.                             Center for Clinical Teaching
                                                               Accredited by the International Multisen-                          FDU’s Center for Clinical Teaching, locat-
   Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3
                                                               sory Structured Language Education Coun-                           ed on the Metropolitan Campus, provides
The remaining 6 credits should be chosen from:
                                                               cil (IMSLEC), these programs provide                               an on-site setting where students in these
                                                               teachers with a basic framework within                             programs can learn and practice the skills
   Neurophysiological Basis of
                                                               which they can make decisions about                                of clinical teaching under faculty supervi-
      Learning Problems ...........................3
                                                               adapting instructional sequences to the                            sion. Students are trained to provide
                                                               specific needs of individual students.                             instruction that is individualized to accom-
   An Introduction to Students with
                                                                   The following certificates are offered.                        modate learners’ needs, styles and interests.
      Disabilities in School and
      Community.......................................3                                                                               At the center, students are taught to
                                                               Orton-Gillingham Teacher
EDUC6746                                                                                                                          monitor learners’ progress continuously
                                                               (Program Accredited at the
   Learning Environment and                                                                                                       and adjust instructional plans accordingly.
                                                               IMSLEC Teaching Level)*
      Effective Management of                                                                                                     They work to establish supportive relation-
                                                               Requirements                                                       ships with learners to boost self-confidence
      Teaching and Learning .....................3
                                                                                                                                  and improve attitudes toward learning. An
Specialization (12 credits)                                      Multisensory Reading I..........................3
                                                                                                                                  inventory of current diagnostic and instruc-
EDUC6601                                                       EDUC6602
                                                                                                                                  tional materials is maintained at the center.
   Multisensory Reading I..........................3             Multisensory Reading II.........................3
EDUC6602                                                       EDUC7603
                                                                 Multisensory Reading III .......................3
                                                                                                                                  Course Descriptions
   Multisensory Reading II.........................3
                                                               EDUC7604                                                           See “Course Offerings,” pages 115–127.
   Multisensory Reading III .......................3             Multisensory Reading IV .......................3
EDUC7604                                                                                         Total ......12
   Multisensory Reading IV .......................3
   A student must achieve a grade of B+ or
                                                               Orton-Gillingham Teacher Trainer
better in the clinical component of each
                                                               (Program Accredited at the
multisensory reading course to proceed to
                                                               IMSLEC Trainer of Teaching Level)
the next course.                                               Requirements
                                                               All courses required for Dyslexia
Workshops                                                          Specialist Certificate ............................30
3 credits must be selected from the list                       EDUC8609
below.                                                             Multisensory Reading V ........................3
EDUC6611                                                       EDUC8610
   Advanced Language Structure...............1                     Multisensory Reading VI .......................3
EDUC6612                                                                                                Total......36
   Reading Comprehension........................1
EDUC6613                                                       Orton-Gillingham Therapist
   Written Expression ................................1        (Program Accredited at the
EDUC6614                                                       IMSLEC Therapy Level)
   Multisensory Mathematics Skills ...........1                Requirements
EDUC6615                                                         All courses required for Dyslexia
   The Computer as a Teaching Aid...........1                       Specialist.........................................30
EDUC6617                                                       EDUC8612
   Study Skills............................................1     Advanced Orton-Gillingham
EDUC6618                                                             Practicum ......................................12
   Students with Learning Disabilities:                                                                  Total......42
       Social and Emotional Issues .............1
                                                               *A student must achieve grades of B+ or better in the
   Multisensory Approach to Teaching
                                                               clinical component of each course to proceed to the
       in the Content Areas.........................1          next course.

                                                    Education • Multilingual Education

                                                Required Courses (18 credits)                                Final Requirement (2 credits)
Multilingual                                                                                    Credits                                                     Credits
Education (M.A.)                                EDUC6565
                                                  Second Language Acquisition:
                                                                                                               Final Project: Second Language
This degree is designed for (a) certified            Methods and Curriculum .................3                    Acquisition .......................................2
teachers of world languages, English and        EDUC6573                                                                                             Total......33
English as a second language and bilingual        Comparative Phonology for
education and (b) international students             Language Teachers ...........................3          Requirements for the Master
who want to teach English in their own          EDUC6574                                                     of Arts Degree
countries. It provides opportunity for ex-        Applied Linguistics for Language                           International Students
ploration of several dimensions of lan-              Teachers ...........................................3   The program requires 24 credits selected
guage instruction, including psycholinguis-     EDUC6650                                                     from foundation courses and 9 credits
tics and second-language learning, cultural       Behavioral Science for Teachers:
and psychological aspects of language acqui-                                                                 selected from specialization courses for a
                                                     Language and Culture in the                             total of 33 credits. Additionally, a research
sition, theories and instructional systems           Classroom ........................................3
of language teaching, computer-managed                                                                       project related to language instruction in a
                                                EDUC6654                                                     formal instructional setting is required as
language instruction and performance cri-
                                                  Literacy Development for Second-                           the culminating exercise for the degree.
teria as applied to language instruction.
                                                     language Learners.............................3
For further information, contact the Peter
                                                EDUC6661                                                     Required Courses (18 credits)
Sammartino School of Education, Fairleigh
                                                  Behavioral Science for Teachers:                           EDUC6565
Dickinson University, Metropolitan Cam-
                                                     The Multicultural Classroom............3                  Second Language Acquisition:
pus, 1000 River Road, Teaneck, New Jersey,
07666-1914, (201) 692-2839 or e-mail                                                                              Methods and Curriculum..................3                                    Electives (13 credits)                                       EDUC6573
    This program is offered under the aus-      To be selected from the courses below.                         Comparative Phonology for
pices of the Peter Sammartino School of         EDUC6563                                                          Language Teachers ...........................3
Education, University College: Arts • Sci-         Standards-based Curriculum and                            EDUC6574
ences • Professional Studies, Metropolitan            Methodology: World Languages .......3                    Applied Linguistics for Language
Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.                    EDUC6577                                                          Teachers ...........................................3
                                                   Second Language Acquisition:                              EDUC6631
Admission Requirements                                Internship II .....................................1     Assessment in the Second Language
                                                EDUC6582                                                          Classroom.........................................3
Certified Teachers                                 Distance Learning and                                     EDUC6649
1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited             Children’s Literature.........................3          Introduction to United States
college or university.                          EDUC6584                                                          Culture
   2. Certification document(s) to teach a         Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                                                   or
specific discipline.                                  Curriculum and Instruction ..............3             EDUC6650
   3. Two letters of recommendation.            EDUC6631                                                       Behavioral Science for Teachers:
   Applicants who have not completed all           Assessment in the Second                                       Language and Culture in the
requirements for admission to the degree              Language Classroom ........................3                Classroom.........................................3
program may be permitted to enroll in           EDUC6673                                                     EDUC6654
classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or         Integrating Literacy and Technology                         Literacy Development for Second-
nondegree basis.                                      Across the Curriculum......................3                language Learners.............................3
International Students                          EDUC6688
                                                   Integrating Technology in the                             Additional Required Courses
1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited             Second Language Classroom............3
college or university.                                                                                       (6 credits)
   2. TOEFL score of 550 or better.                                                                          EDUC6635
                                                   English Language Education:
   3. Two letters of recommendation.                                                                           Clinical Practice in Language
                                                      Grammar for Teachers of English
                                                                                                                  Instruction ........................................1
                                                      and E.S.L..........................................3
Requirements for the Master                                                                                  EDUC6827
of Arts Degree                                                                                                 Field Project Seminar ............................3
                                                   Language Teaching Through
Certified Teachers                                                                                           EDUC7718
                                                      Content Areas. .................................3
The program requires 18 credits selected                                                                       Final Project: Second Language
from foundation courses and 13 credits                                                                            Acquisition ........................................2
                                                   Internet for Educators ...........................3
selected from specialization courses for a      EDUC7795
total of 31 credits. Additionally, a 2-credit      Advanced Internet for Educators...........3
research project related to language
instruction in a formal instructional setting
is required as the culminating exercise for
the degree.

Education • Teaching—Master of Arts in Teaching

Electives (9 credits)
To be selected from the courses below.
                                                         Teaching—                                       • K–12 certification in English as a Second
                                                                                                         Language (see page 114) or Teacher of Stu-

                                                         Master of Arts                                  dents with Disabilities* (see page 104).
                                                                                                             All credits earned in certification pro-
  Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
     Curriculum and Instruction ..............3
                                                         in Teaching                                     grams can be applied to a Master of Arts in
                                                                                                         Teaching (M.A.T.) degree.
  English Language Education:
                                                         (M.A.T.)                                            Students may choose from two M.A.T.
                                                                                                         program models (the Practicum Model, see
     Grammar for Teachers of                             The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)         page 112, and the Apprenticeship Teaching
     English and E.S.L. ............................3    program is a graduate program in teacher        Model, see page 113), each of which is
EDUC6778                                                 preparation for the individual who has a        designed to enable a student to meet state
  Language Teaching Through                              baccalaureate degree in the liberal arts or
                                                                                                         eligibility requirements for teacher certifica-
     Content Areas...................................3   sciences and a desire to enter the teaching
                                                                                                         tion in elementary or K-12 content areas
EDUC7785                                                 profession. This program was designed to
                                                                                                         after completing the required graduate
  Internet for Educators ...........................3    build upon a sound undergraduate academ-
                                                                                                         courses. Students may complete eligibility
EDUC7795                                                 ic foundation, as well as the student’s other
                                                                                                         requirements for state certification with
  Advanced Internet for Educators...........3            educational and work-related experiences
                                                                                                         either program option without completing
                                     Total......33       to provide an efficient path to state teacher
                                                                                                         the M.A.T. degree, which requires a total
                                                         licensure. The program is rigorous in its
                                                                                                         of 36 credits. Upon completion of teacher
Course Descriptions                                      curriculum and expectations, yet flexible in
                                                         its scheduling to ensure optimum benefit to     certification eligibility requirements (see
See “Course Offerings,” pages 115–127.                   the graduate student who typically must         this page), students are eligible for full-time
                                                         balance formal course work with other           paid employment as elementary or secondary
                                                         demands.                                        teachers and must successfully complete
                                                             All parts of the Master of Arts in Teach-   one full year (induction year) of successful
                                                         ing program are interdependent and totally      teaching to obtain permanent certification.
                                                         focused toward the development of an out-           Persons out of college for some time,
                                                         standing core of teachers. The recommended      who seek a teaching career, as well as re-
                                                         order and contents of the components are        cent graduates, may apply. Students who
                                                         carefully structured to meet the individual     cannot attend full time may study part
                                                                                                         time and complete the program not later
                                                         needs and qualities of each candidate. Stu-
                                                                                                         than five years from the initial registration.
                                                         dents are encouraged to continue beyond
                                                                                                         A candidate entering the Practicum Model
                                                         certification toward the M.A.T. degree.
                                                                                                         in the spring term may be eligible for New
                                                             This program is offered under the aus-
                                                                                                         Jersey provisional certification to hold a
                                                         pices of the Peter Sammartino School of
                                                                                                         full-time teaching position for the follow-
                                                         Education, University College: Arts • Sci-      ing school year.
                                                         ences • Professional Studies, Metropolitan
                                                         Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey. This pro-
                                                                                                         For Information
                                                         gram is offered at the Metropolitan Cam-
                                                         pus, Teaneck, New Jersey, and the College       For further information, contact the Fair-
                                                         at Florham, Madison, New Jersey. In addi-       leigh Dickinson University Peter Sammar-
                                                         tion, this program is offered at the follow-    tino School of Education at the location
                                                                                                         nearest you:
                                                         ing community colleges: Burlington Coun-
                                                         ty College, Pemberton, New Jersey; and              Metropolitan Campus
                                                         Gloucester County College, Sewell, New              1000 River Road
                                                         Jersey.                                             Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
                                                             The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)         (201) 692-2839
                                                         program offers:                                     College at Florham
                                                         • New Jersey state-approved teaching cer-           285 Madison Avenue
                                                         tificate programs in elementary education           Madison, New Jersey 07940
                                                         (grades K–5), see page 114;
                                                                                                             (973) 443-8385
                                                         • Secondary education content areas (grades
                                                         K–12) in English, social studies, mathemat-         Community College Partnership
                                                         ics, biological sciences, chemistry, physics,       Program
                                                         earth science, physical science or world lan-       1000 River Road
                                                         guages, see pages 113–114.                          Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
                                                                                                             (201) 692-7310

*Prerequisite EDUC6584 Computers as a Teacher’s                                                          *Offered through the M.A. program in learning disabili-
Aid: Curriculum and Instruction.                                                                         ties for dual certification.

                 Education • Teaching—Master of Arts in Teaching

New Jersey Teacher                                            4. Complete a coherent sequence of           additional courses, two internships and a
Certification                                             courses in, but not limited to, one of the       passing score on the state-required PRAXIS
The New Jersey State Department of Edu-                   following specializations:                       test, leads to a Standard Certificate to teach
                                                                 i. 30 credits in a single New Jersey      at the elementary or secondary levels (total
cation has a “beginning teacher induction
                                                              Core Curriculum Content Standards            22 credits). Students may go on to earn the
program,” as the mechanism for individu-
                                                              (NJCCCS) subject field;                      M.A.T. degree (total 36 credits) by comple-
als to be permanently licensed to teach in                       ii. 15 credits in the subject fields of
schools. There are two avenues of earning                                                                  ting an additional 14 credits.
                                                              mathematics, science, social studies
state certification: the Certificate of Eligi-                and language arts/literacy.                      The Practicum Model is not open to
bility with Advanced Standing and the                            iii. 15 credits in a single world lan-    elementary certificate candidates unless
Certificate of Eligibility. Both require a                    guage.                                       the candidate presents evidence of a mini-
provisional year of teaching. Upon success-                                                                mum of three years of full-time classroom
ful completion of the provisional year, the               Certificate of Eligibility with                  teaching experience in a private or paro-
state issues the Standard (lifelong) certifi-             Advanced Standing                                chial school or an equivalent experience as
cation.                                                                                                    a teacher’s aide in public or private school.
                                                          The Certificate of Eligibility with Ad-
    In New Jersey, the state Department of
                                                          vanced Standing will be issued to students
Education grants certificates of eligibility                                                               The Practicum Model
                                                          who successfully complete their programs
for teacher certification based upon the                                                                   1. Instructional Theory and
                                                          and are recommended by Fairleigh Dick-
                                                          inson University for certification. The Cer-     Practice (EDUC6561)—6 Credits
    • A bachelor’s degree with a major in
                                                          tification of Eligibility with Advanced          The six- to eight-week intensive program
liberal arts or sciences from an accredited
                                                          Standing is valid for the lifetime of its        usually occurs early in the course of study.
institution which includes 60 credits in
                                                          holder. It authorizes the holder to seek and     Unlike traditional student teaching, the
“general education” (liberal arts) courses;
                                                          accept offers of employment in New Jersey        interns sometimes are placed in pairs with
courses in adolescent behavior required for
                                                          public schools. New Jersey has reciprocity       a master teacher. From the beginning, they
content area specialists in middle school;
                                                          with other states to accept the Certificate      work as a team, planning, observing/
and 3 credits in physiology, biology or
                                                          of Eligibility with Advanced Standing as         teaching and critiquing. This format not
                                                          evidence of completion of an approved            only develops peer learning and teaching
    • For K-12 content area candidates, a
                                                          college education program. Students must         skills, but also the ability to view col-
bachelor’s degree with a major in the sub-
                                                          undergo an induction year before receiving       leagues as resource persons. Students who
ject area to be taught (e.g., mathematics,
                                                          a standard certificate.                          have successfully completed the practicum
science, etc.) or at least 30 credits in a
                                                                                                           receive a Certificate of Eligibility and find
coherent sequence of courses in the disci-
                                                          Provisional Certificate                          a teaching job are exempt from the state’s
pline taught, the majority of which should
                                                          The Provisional Certificate will be issued       20-day supervised time period. Practicum
be upper-level courses; for elementary can-
                                                          to students who receive and accept doc-          students who do not find a teaching posi-
didates, a major in any of the liberal arts
                                                          umented offers of employment from dis-           tion may substitute an assistantship program
and sciences.
                                                          tricts that comply with induction require-       as an alternative to receive a Certificate of
    • A minimum cumulative grade point
                                                          ments. The Provisional Certificate is a          Eligibility with Advancing Standing upon
ratio of 2.75.
                                                          temporary license, valid for one year. It        completion of the prescribed program.
    • A passing grade on the state-required
PRAXIS test.                                              authorizes the holder to serve as a salaried                       Followed by
    Those individuals desiring to teach on                teacher and to perform all teaching duties       2. Clinical Teaching Internship
the middle school level (5,* 6,* 7, 8) must               within the endorsement field under the           (EDUC6571/EDUC6572)*—
qualify for elementary school certification               supervision of a District Support Team.
                                                                                                           4 Credits (2 per semester)
with subject matter specialization. In order
to do so, the following requirements must                                                                  These internships coincide with the induc-
                                                          Standard Certificate
be met, according to N.J.A.C. 6A:9-2(6)**:                                                                 tion year experience, which takes place
                                                          The Standard Certificate will be issued to       when the student secures a teaching posi-
    1. Hold an elementary school Certifi-
                                                          those students who serve for one year            tion. Provisionally certified teachers are
cate of Eligibility (CE), Certificate of Eligi-
                                                          under the Provisional Certificate and who        supervised by a specialty-area FDU coordi-
bility with Advanced Standing (CEAS) or
standard certificate with an elementary                   are recommended as “approved” by their           nator who serves as a member of the sup-
school endorsement;                                       school principal based on evaluations of         port team mandated by the New Jersey
    2. Complete study in the characteristics              the provisionally certified teacher’s class-     Department of Education. At the end of
of young adolescents;                                     room performance, conducted by the prin-         the 30-week internship, interns are perma-
    3. Pass the appropriate state test in con-            cipal and other certified evaluators.            nently certified upon recommendation of
tent area specialization for middle school;                                                                their school principal or superintendent.
                                                          Practicum Model
                                                          The M.A.T. Practicum Model is a six- to
*This requirement does not apply to those who teach       eight-week accelerated and concentrated
in a self-contained classroom.                            graduate student teaching experience.            *For all Second Language Acquisition Programs,
**The New Jersey State Board of Education has                                                              EDUC6576 Second Language Acquisition: Internship I
developed certification requirements for middle grades.   Completion of the practicum, with three          and EDUC6577 Second Language Acquisition: Intern-
Additional changes may be forthcoming.                                                                     ship II will be substituted.

Education • Teaching—Master of Arts in Teaching

Apprenticeship Teaching Model                   they directly relate to the student’s Ap-      undergraduate grade point ratio (CGPR)
The M.A.T. Apprenticeship Teaching Model        prenticeship Teaching experiences. This        of at least 2.75 (on a 4.00 scale) to matric-
has four required courses (12 credits) for      course is taken as a corequisite with          ulate in the M.A.T. Program.
certification taken concurrently with two       EDUC6575 Apprenticeship Teaching.                  Applicants with a cumulative under-
field experiences in which students spend                            And                       graduate GPR below 2.75 may take un-
                                                                                               dergraduate courses within an appropriate
30 hours each in school settings observing      4. Course Work in Addition to
                                                                                               liberal arts/science discipline at FDU or
and exploring teaching strategies. These        Above Field Experiences
                                                                                               another accredited institution to improve
two field experiences are followed by Ap-       In addition to the field-based courses in
                                                                                               their undergraduate CGPR and then apply
prenticeship Teaching, a full-time, 15-week     the practicum and apprenticeship models,
                                                                                               for admission.
student-teaching experience during the          the required program of study for either
                                                                                                   4. Two letters of recommendation.
course of one semester which is taken con-      model consists of the following four
                                                                                                   5. A personal interview with the subject-
currently with an Apprentice Teaching           courses:
                                                                                               area coordinator/program director is
Seminar.                                        For certification only (12 credits)            required prior to registration for any courses.
    Successful completion of these 22 cred-     EDUC6818 Language Development and                  6. Applicants are strongly urged to take
its and a passing score on the state-required               Literacy I                         the PRAXIS II test before admission to the
PRAXIS test leads to a Certificate of                       (elementary only)                  program since it is a state requirement for
Eligibility with Advanced Standing in ele-                       or                            New Jersey Teacher Certification. The test
mentary or secondary education. New Jer-        EDUC6651 Effective Reading Instruction         must be passed by all M.A.T. students by
sey Teacher Certification is made perma-                    (secondary only)                   the time they have completed 10 credits
nent after one full year (induction year) of                     or                            toward their degrees.
successful teaching with a support team.        EDUC6654 Literacy Development                      7. Applicants must have taken 6
Students may go on to earn the M.A.T.                       for Second-language                credits of study in the behavioral sciences
degree (total 36 credits) by completing an                  Learners (World                    during their undergraduate studies. Defi-
additional 14 credits.                                      Languages or E.S.L. only)          ciencies in this area of preparation may be
                                                EDUC6820 Problem-based Strategies for          remediated through the selection of appro-
The Apprenticeship Model:                                   Elementary Mathematics             priate course work with approval of the
                                                EDUC6835 Effective Teaching and                School of Education adviser.
1. Teaching Laboratory and Field                            Effective Schools
Experiences I and II (EDUC6824/                                                                    8. Applicants must have taken 3 credits
                                                EDUC6893 Evaluation and Measurement            in biology or hygiene or receive a passing
EDUC6828) (1 credit each)                                   in Education                       score on a state-required examination if
These experiences include guided observa-                        or                            such courses have not been taken.
tion and clinical analysis in an educational    EDUC6631 Assessment in the Second                  9. Applicants for second certification in
setting. Students are supervised while par-                 Language Classroom                 Teaching English as a Second Language
ticipating in practical experiences in the                  (World Languages or E.S.L.         must be certified in a teaching area prior
classroom, gradually increasing in intensity                only)                              to entering the program and must submit
and duration. Teaching Laboratory and           To complete the M.A.T. degree (total of 36     evidence of their area of first certification.
Field Experiences I and II (EDUC6824/           credits), an additional 14 credits including       10. Applicants for English as a Second
EDUC6828) are prerequisites for Appren-         EDUC6584 Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:         Language (E.S.L.) must take the Oral Pro-
ticeship Teaching (EDUC6575).                   Curriculum and Instruction and                 ficiency Interview (OPI) and the Writing
                 Followed by                    EDUC7812 Final Project are required for        Proficiency Test (WPT) in English. Appli-
2. Apprenticeship Teaching                      graduation.                                    cants for world languages must pass the
(EDUC6575) (6 credits)                                                                         Orap Proficiency Interview (OPI) in the
                                                Admission and Matriculation                    language for which they seek certification.
This full-semester, student-teaching experi-    Requirements
ence is offered in the semester following                                                          11. Applicants must have completed a
completion of field experiences and pre-        Matriculation to graduate standing occurs      liberal arts or sciences undergraduate
scribed courses. The preservice teacher         after formal application and fulfillment of    major with at least 60 credits in liberal
works under the mentorship of a cooperat-       graduate and M.A.T. program entrance           arts.
ing teacher and the clinical supervision of     requirements. Continued matriculation is           Note: Any applicant who does not meet
a School of Education faculty member.           contingent on maintaining a cumulative         the minimum number of undergraduate
The responsibilities of the student teacher     grade point ratio of at least 3.00.            credits required by the state for “general
gradually increase during the apprentice-           1. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s       education” (liberal arts or sciences) cours-
ship until she or he is conducting the class    degree from an accredited college or           es within his or her bachelor’s degree or 30
with full teaching responsibilities.            university.                                    credits in the appropriate disciplines for
                                                    2. Applicants for Subject Area Certi-      secondary certification may meet with the
                     With                       fication (Secondary Education) must have       School of Education for advisement relat-
3. Apprenticeship Teaching                      obtained a 30-credit concentration as          ed to eligibility for admission to the M.A.T.
Seminar (EDUC6825) (2 credits)                  described above prior to being admitted        program, and the evaluation will become
Seminar will provide an opportunity to          into the program.                              part of the applicant’s file.
review educational topics and issues as             3. Applicants must have a cumulative

                  Education • Teaching—Master of Arts in Teaching

Requirements for Master of                                                                                Credits                                                         Credits
Arts in Teaching Degree                                       EDUC6570                                                     EDUC7718
Subject Area Certification                                      Standards-based Curriculum and                               Final Project: Second Language
Program in English, Social                                         Methodology: Secondary                                       Acquisition .......................................2
Studies, Mathematics,                                              Mathematics.....................................3
Biological Sciences, Earth                                    All candidates applying for internship                       Courses Within Department of
Science, Physics, Chemistry,                                  must apply to the provisional teacher pro-                   Chosen Teaching Field (9 credits)
Physical Science and World                                    gram of the New Jersey State Department                      (Consultation with adviser required)
Languages                                                     of Education and receive a letter of eligi-                  Course #1 ...................................................3
                                                              bility prior to registration in EDUC6571                     Course #2 ...................................................3
Degree candidates must successfully com-
                                                              Clinical Teaching Internship and Seminar I                   Course #3 ...................................................3
plete a minimum of 36 credits of which
                                                              or EDUC6572 Clinical Teaching Intern-                                                                     Total......36
22 credits are taken in courses required by
                                                              ship and Seminar II.
the New Jersey Administrative Code for
teacher certification: 9 credits are taken in                                                                              Final Project Requirements
graduate courses within the department of                     Courses Required for Certification                           As the culminating activity for the M.A.T.
the chosen teaching field, 3 credits are                      (22 credits)                                                 program, candidates are required to com-
required for EDUC6584 Computers as a                          Apprenticeship Model                                         plete an educational research project or
Teacher’s Aid: Curriculum and Instruction                     EDUC6575                                                     proposal. See Course Descriptions for the
and 2 credits are required as a final project                   Apprenticeship Teaching .......................6           nature of the project for EDUC7812 Final
EDUC7812 Final Project.                                       EDUC6651                                                     Project or EDUC7718 Final Project: Sec-
                                                                Effective Reading Instruction ................3            ond Language Acquisition.
Courses Required for Certification                            EDUC6824
(22 credits)                  Credits                           Teaching Laboratory and Field                              Requirements for Master of
Practicum Model                                                    Experience I .....................................1     Arts in Teaching Degree
EDUC6561                                                      EDUC6825                                                     Secondary Subject Area
  Instructional Theory and Practice..........6                  Apprenticeship Teaching Seminar .........2                 Certification Program
EDUC6571                                                      EDUC6828                                                     in World Languages
  Clinical Teaching Internship and                              Teaching Laboratory and Field
                                                                                                                           Degree candidates must successfully com-
     Seminar I..........................................2          Experience II ....................................1
                                                                                                                           plete a minimum of 36 credits of which
EDUC6572                                                      EDUC6835
                                                                                                                           22 credits are taken in courses required
  Clinical Teaching Internship and                              Effective Teaching and Effective
                                                                                                                           by the New Jersey Administrative Code
     Seminar II ........................................2          Schools.............................................3
                                                                                                                           for teacher certification. Twelve additional
EDUC6651                                                      EDUC6893
                                                                                                                           credits are required as well as a 2-credit
  Effective Reading Instruction ................3               Evaluation and Measurement in
                                                                                                                           Final Project.
EDUC6835                                                           Education .........................................3
  Effective Teaching and Effective                            EDUC
                                                                Appropriate Methods Course
                                                                                                                           Courses Required for Certification
     Schools.............................................3                                                                 (22 credits)
EDUC6893                                                           in Discipline .....................................3
                                                                   (EDUC6562 Standards-based Cur-                          EDUC6561
  Evaluation and Measurement in                                                                                              Instructional Theory and Practice..........6
     Education .........................................3          riculum and Methodology: Secondary
                                                                   English, EDUC6566 Standards-based                       EDUC6565
Appropriate methods course in discipline                                                                                     Second Language Acquisition:
                                                                   Curriculum and Methodology: Sec-
(EDUC) secondary only which includes:                                                                                           Methods and Curriculum .................3
                                                                   ondary Science, EDUC6568 Stan-
EDUC6562                                                                                                                   EDUC6576
                                                                   dards-based Curriculum and Method-
  Standards-based Curriculum and                                                                                             Second Language Acquisition:
                                                                   ology: Secondary Social Studies or
     Methodology: Secondary English........3                                                                                    Internship I.......................................2
                                                                   EDUC6570 Standards-based Curric-
                          or                                                                                               EDUC6577
                                                                   ulum and Methodology: Secondary
EDUC6563                                                                                                                     Second Language Acquisition:
  Standards-based Curriculum and                                                                                                Internship II .....................................2
     Methodology: World Languages .......3                                                                                                            or
                          or                                  Courses Required for Graduation
EDUC6566                                                      (Practicum and Apprenticeship                                  Assistantship*........................................4
  Standards-based Curriculum and                              Teaching Model) (5 credits)                                  EDUC6631
     Methodology: Secondary Science .....3                    EDUC6584                                                       Assessment in the Second Language
                       or                                       Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                                   Classroom ........................................2
EDUC6568                                                           Curriculum and Instruction..............3
  Standards-based Curriculum and                              EDUC7812
                                                                                                                           *By adding EDUC6661 Behavioral Science for Teach-
     Methodology: Secondary Social                              Final Project                                              ers: The Multicultural Classroom, students are eligible
     Studies .............................................3                     or                                         for a Second Certification in ESL. Course counts as 3
                       or                                                                                                  of the required 6 credits in the behavioral sciences.

Education • Teaching—Master of Arts in Teaching

                                                  Credits                                                  Credits          Requirements for Master of
EDUC6654                                                       EDUC6654                                                     Arts in Teaching Degree
    Literacy Development for Second-                             Literacy Development for                                   Certification Program—
       language Learners ............................3              Second-language Learners ................3              Elementary Education (K–5)
EDUC6835                                                       EDUC6835
    Effective Teaching and Effective                             Effective Teaching and                                     Elementary Education—Practicum
       Schools.............................................3        Effective Schools ..............................3
Appropriate methods course in discipline
                                                               Generic Courses with E.S.L. Orientation
(EDUC) secondary only................................3                                                                      Required Courses for Certification
                                                               (7 credits)
All candidates applying for internship must                                                                                 (22 credits)                       Credits
apply to the provisional teacher program of                                                                                 EDUC6561
                                                                 Second Language Acquisition:
the New Jersey State Department of Educa-                                                                                     Instructional Theory and Practice..........6
                                                                    Internship I ......................................2    EDUC6571
tion and receive a letter of eligibility prior to              EDUC6577                                                       Clinical Teaching Internship
registration in EDUC6576 Second Language                         Second Language Acquisition:                                    and Seminar I ...................................2
Acquisition: Internship I or EDUC6577 Sec-                          Internship II ....................................2     EDUC6572
ond Language Acquisition: Internship II.                       EDUC6578                                                       Clinical Teaching Internship
                                                                 Assistantship                                                   and Seminar II..................................2
Additional Courses Required for                                  (May be substituted for EDUC6576 Sec-                                             or
Graduation (14 credits)                                          ond Language Acquisition: Internship I                     EDUC6578
EDUC6573                                                         and EDUC6577 Second Language                                 Assistantship .........................................4
  Comparative Phonology for                                      Acquisition: Internship II)                                EDUC6818
     Language Teachers ...........................3            EDUC6631                                                       Language Development and
EDUC6574                                                         Assessment in the Second Language                               Literacy I ..........................................3
                                                                    Classroom ........................................3     EDUC6820
  Applied Linguistics for
                                                                                                                              Problem-based Strategies
     Language Teachers ...........................3            E.S.L. Specialization Courses (15 credits)
                                                                                                                                 in Elementary Mathematics*.............3
EDUC6584                                                       EDUC6565
  Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                                  Second Language Acquisition:
                                                                                                                              Effective Teaching and Effective
     Curriculum and Instruction..............3                      Methods and Curriculum .................3                    Schools .............................................3
EDUC6650                                                       EDUC6573                                                     EDUC6893
  Behavioral Science: Language                                   Comparative Phonology for                                    Evaluation and Measurement
     and Culture*.....................................3             Language Teachers ...........................3               in Education .....................................3
EDUC7718                                                       EDUC6574
                                                                 Applied Linguistics for Language                           Electives (6 credits)
  Final Project: Second Language
     Acquisition .......................................3           Teachers ...........................................3   Required Courses for Completion of
                                                               EDUC6650                                                     M.A.T. degree (8 credits)
All candidates applying for internship                           Behavioral Science for Teachers:                           EDUC6584
must apply to the provisional teacher pro-                          Language and Culture in the                               Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
gram of the New Jersey State Department                             Classroom ........................................3          Curriculum and Instruction ..............3
of Education and receive a letter of eligibil-                 EDUC6661                                                     EDUC6819
ity prior to registration in EDUC6571 or                                                                                      Language Development and
                                                                 Behavioral Science for Teachers:
EDUC6572 Clinical Teaching Internship                                                                                            Literacy II .........................................3
                                                                    The Multicultural Classroom............3
and Seminar I or II.                                                                                                        EDUC7812
                                                                                                                              Final Project ..........................................2
                                                               Additional Requirement for M.A.T.
Requirements for a Master                                      Degree
of Arts in Teaching Degree                                     EDUC7718
                                                                                                                            Elementary Education—
First Certification Program in                                   Final Project: Second Language                             Apprenticeship Teaching Model
Teaching English as a Second                                        Acquisition .......................................2    Required Courses for Certification
Language                                                                      Total credits for                             (22 credits)
Degree candidates must successfully com-                                      M.A.T. degree .................36             EDUC6575
plete 36 credits in the following courses or                                                                                  Apprenticeship Teaching** ....................6
                                                               Other certification requirements:
the equivalent.                                                                                                             EDUC6818
                                                                  A minimum of 12 undergraduate (or
                                                                                                                              Language Development and
                                                               graduate) credits in a foreign language                           Literacy I*** .....................................3
Professional Component                                         and culture required for New York State                      EDUC6820
Generic Courses (12 credits)                                   certification.                                                 Problem-based Strategies
EDUC6561                                                          Additional requirement to be fulfilled                         in Elementary Mathematics*.............3
  Instructional Theory and Practice..........6                 prior to receiving a recommendation for
                                                                                                                            *Only with permission of adviser.
*By adding EDUC6661 Behavioral Science for Teach-              certification:                                               **Corequisite is EDUC6825 Apprenticeship Teaching
ers: The Multicultural Classroom, students are eligible           Pass the Proficiency Examination in                       Seminar.
for a Second Certification in ESL. Course counts as 3          English Language.                                            ***Prerequisite or corequisite is EDUC6835 Effective
of the required 6 credits in the behavioral sciences.                                                                       Teaching and Effective Schools.

                                                                                  Education • Course Offerings

                                                 Credits          4. Complete a coherent sequence of
EDUC6824                                                      courses in, but not limited to, one of the           Course Offerings
  Teaching Laboratory and Field                               following specializations:                           Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are
     Experience I......................................1             i. 30 credits in a single New Jersey          so noted. To determine availability of courses
EDUC6825                                                          Core Curriculum Content Standards                not so designated, please check with appropriate
  Seminar in Elementary Education                                 (NJCCCS) subject field;                          school director.
     Apprenticeship .................................2               ii. 15 credits in the subject fields of
EDUC6828                                                          mathematics, science, social studies             Education
  Teaching Laboratory and Field                                                                                    Peter Sammartino School of Education
                                                                  and language arts/literacy; and
     Experience II*...................................1
                                                                     iii. 15 credits in a single world language.
EDUC6835                                                                                                           EDUC6305
  Effective Teaching and Effective                                                                                 3 Credits
     Schools .............................................3   Course Descriptions                                  Teaching Genesis and Exodus
EDUC6893                                                      See “Course Offerings,” pages 115–127.               The first two books of the Bible are the focus of
  Evaluation and Measurement                                                                                       much of what is studied in the elementary
     in Education**..................................3                                                             grades. The stories of the creation, the flood, the
                                                                                                                   patriarchs and matriarchs, Joseph and his broth-
Required Courses for Completion of                                                                                 ers, Egyptian bondage, the exodus, the revela-
M.A.T. degree (8 credits)                                                                                          tion at Sinai, the wandering in the desert and
EDUC6584                                                                                                           the many other narratives and legal sections will
  Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                                                                                    be reviewed. Communicating the lessons con-
     Curriculum and Instruction ..............3                                                                    tained in these passages and getting students to
EDUC6819                                                                                                           think critically about the text is the goal of this
  Language Development and                                                                                         course. The classic commentators, the Midrash,
     Literacy II .........................................3                                                        as well as some modern approaches will be uti-
EDUC7812                                                                                                           lized. Text will be studied in original Hebrew as
  Final Project ..........................................2                                                        well as with translation. Prerequisites: introduc-
                                                                                                                   tion to the Pentateuch, basic Hebrew reading or
Electives (6 credits)                                                                                              permission of the adviser.
Requirements for Master of                                                                                         EDUC6307
Arts in Teaching Degree Certi-                                                                                     3 Credits
fication Program: Middle                                                                                           Teaching Jewish Liturgy
School Endorsment                                                                                                  The Siddur (Jewish prayer book) is the text
Those individuals desiring to teach on the                                                                         most familiar to students in Jewish schools.
middle school level (5, 6, 7 and 8) must                                                                           Regardless of denomination, prayer occupies a
qualify for elementary school certification                                                                        large part in any school program. This course
                                                                                                                   will focus on the structure of prayer and on key
with subject matter specialization. In order
                                                                                                                   prayers. There will be an analysis of different
to do so, the following requirements must                                                                          prayers from a historical, linguistic and ritual
be met, according to N.J.A.C. 6A:9.2:                                                                              perspective. Liturgy as a source of theology,
    1. Hold an elementary school Certifi-                                                                          Zionism and history will also be discussed, as
cate of Eligibility (CE), Certificate of Eligi-                                                                    will terminology, concepts and philosophy of the
bility with Advanced Standing (CEAS) or                                                                            liturgy. Text will be studied in original Hebrew
standard certificate with an elementary                                                                            as well as with translation. Prerequisites: intro-
school endorsement;                                                                                                duction to the Pentateuch, basic Hebrew read-
    2. Complete study in the characteristics                                                                       ing or permission of the adviser.
of young adolescents;                                                                                              EDUC6308
    3. Pass the appropriate Middle School                                                                          3 Credits
PRAXIS test in content area specialization                                                                         Jewish Children’s Literature
for middle school; and                                                                                             In this course, Jewish children’s literature is ana-
                                                                                                                   lyzed from a variety of perspectives, including
                                                                                                                   literary analysis of plots, characters, settings and
                                                                                                                   themes. The class will consider the perspective
                                                                                                                   of teachers and parents in the selection of
                                                                                                                   Jewish-themed books for children to read. Dur-
                                                                                                                   ing the semester, a number of questions will be
                                                                                                                   addressed: Do the books deal with themes, con-
                                                                                                                   cerns and real-life issues relevant to Jewish chil-
                                                                                                                   dren? Do the books help children make sense of
                                                                                                                   the world they live in as Jews? What sort of eth-
                                                                                                                   ical, cultural and religious values do the books
*Corequisite is EDUC6825, Apprenticeship Teaching
                                                                                                                   transmit? What are the roles of such elements
**Prerequisite or corequisite is EDUC6835 Effective                                                                as fantasy, horror, humor and adventure in Jewish
Teaching and Effective Schools.

Education • Course Offerings

children’s books? What do different versions of      this course. Prerequisites: Conversational           EDUC6562
a story tell us about the time and place in which    Hebrew and permission of an adviser.                 3 Credits
they were written and the values they seek to                                                             Standards-based Curriculum and
transmit? Much of the class time will be spent       EDUC6354                                             Methodology: Secondary English
in discussion of sample stories from children’s      3 Credits                                            This course integrates research into effective
literature.                                          Teaching Mishna and Talmud                           teaching of English language and literature. Stu-
                                                     Introducing students to Mishna and Talmud            dents learn different instructional strategies to
EDUC6310                                             requires great skill, since these subjects are the   enhance the teaching of English/language arts.
3 Credits                                            building blocks for future study. Subject mastery    State and national standards such as the New
Integrating Technology in the Jewish                 is only one skill subset. The teacher must under-    Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards
Classroom                                            stand the structure of the Mishna, how the Talmud    (NJCCCS) will be addressed through curricu-
The course examines the role of educational          breaks down into component parts and how the         lum development and assessment.
technology in Jewish education. Computer-aided       young mind functions in the current world to
instruction Judaic programs and models are           textual analysis. Students will diagram the text     EDUC6563
available to enhance classroom instruction.          and learn how to introduce the text as well as       3 Credits
Strategies for implementing video, film and tele-    the main primary commentaries. Prerequisite:         Standards-based Curriculum and
vision technology in the classroom to benefit        permission of an adviser.                            Methodology: World Languages
students as a whole, as well as those who may                                                             Standards-based instructional and assessment
be behind or those who could benefit from            EDUC6355                                             practices are introduced in this course utilizing
enrichment, will be demonstrated. In addition,       3 Credits                                            the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Stan-
Internet utilization as an instructional tool will   The Arts, Media and Exegesis                         dards (NJCCCS) and the Standards for Foreign
be explored. Prerequisite: basic computer skills.    Museum exhibits, films, theater, literature,         Language Learning for the 21st Century
                                                     music, art, newspapers, poetry and even some         (ACTFL Standards). The effective implementa-
EDUC6315                                             television episodes can be compelling vehicles       tion of these standards will be demonstrated
3 Credits                                            for the transmission of Jewish values. Any cre-      through the development of model lessons, unit
Theology for the Classroom                           ative teacher can utilize media and the arts to      plans and authentic assessment practices includ-
Bible stories, Jewish history and current events     create powerful lessons. This course will illus-     ing use of rubrics and student portfolios.
contain and present many complex theological         trate the unlimited potential for teaching in
issues. Dealing with these subjects in a way that    these readily available sources.                     EDUC6565
is comfortable and appropriate for children is                                                            3 Credits
the focus of this course. How to present biblical    EDUC6360                                             Second Language Acquisition:
narratives such as the flood, the binding of         3 Credits                                            Methods and Curriculum
Isaac, the hardening of Pharaoh’s heart and the      Israel and the Holocaust                             This course is designed to offer the student the
stories of Tamar, Dina, Batsheva, etc. will be       The rise of political Zionism in the aftermath of    opportunity to explore various methods, tech-
explored. Dealing with the Holocaust, the            the Dreyfus trial, the horrors of the Holocaust      niques and approaches to the teaching of a
World Trade Center attack and even the death         and the creation of the modern state of Israel       second language. Knowledge derived from the
of a grandparent can be difficult for a teacher      constitute three very powerful and interrelated      linguistic sciences about the nature of language
who is not prepared. Children ask many deep          themes. The historical, political and theological    and how it is learned will serve as the criteria of
questions. This course is designed to help the       implications of these epochal events will be         evaluation when examining various approaches.
teacher guide students through these difficult       studied in a way that will enable teachers in        The information acquired from this endeavor
situations.                                          middle and high school to teach these subjects       will serve as a foundation for using a method
                                                     effectively. Age-appropriate source materials        that is eclectic in nature and considers both the
EDUC6320                                             and media will be analyzed.                          cognitive and affective needs of second-language
3 Credits                                                                                                 learners.
Moral Education                                      EDUC6500
This course will focus on how to create a moral      3 Credits
climate in a school with an honor tradition          Special Topics in Education
                                                                                                          3 Credits
while embracing modernity. Relying heavily on        This course will focus on special topics especial-
                                                                                                          Standards-based Curriculum and
Carol Ingall’s eight Es, Jewish moral education      ly designed to enhance graduate study in educa-
                                                                                                          Methodology: Secondary Science
will be set into the wider context of American       tion. Topics may vary each time this course is
                                                                                                          This course integrates research into effective
values education.                                    offered.
                                                                                                          teaching of science. Students learn different
                                                                                                          instructional strategies to enhance the teaching
EDUC6350                                             EDUC6561
                                                                                                          of science. State and national standards such as
3 Credits                                            6 Credits
                                                                                                          the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Stan-
Teaching Hebrew as a Second                          Instructional Theory and Practice
                                                                                                          dards (NJCCCS) will be addressed through cur-
Language                                             Practicum consists of six to seven weeks school-
                                                                                                          riculum development and assessment.
For most children in Jewish schools, Hebrew is       teaching experience preceded by orientation and
a second, very foreign language. If there is a       classroom observations. The practicum experi-
stated goal of making children competent to          ence prepares teaching candidates in state-
                                                                                                          3 Credits
speak Hebrew, rather than just to be able to         prescribed studies under supervision of a
                                                                                                          Standards-based Curriculum and
understand texts, then the approach used to          master-teacher and professional support team
                                                                                                          Methodology: Secondary Social
teach English as a Second Language must be           members for provisional teaching certification.
adopted. Understanding how children acquire          Spring, Summer
                                                                                                          This course integrates research into effective
language skills and utilizing an immersion
                                                                                                          teaching of social studies. Students learn differ-
approach are two areas of emphasis. Teachers
                                                                                                          ent instructional strategies to enhance the teach-
will be required to demonstate sample lessons in
                                                                                                          ing of social studies. State and national standards

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such as the New Jersey Core Curriculum Con-          how it is acquired and the practical application    EDUC6582
tent Standards (NJCCCS) will be addressed            of linguistic knowledge to the teaching of a sec-   3 Credits
through curriculum development and assess-           ond language. The lexicon and grammar of            Distance Learning and Children’s
ment.                                                American English in comparison with other lan-      Literature
                                                     guages and resultant implications for teaching      This course emphasizes how to use children’s
EDUC6570                                             both in a second/foreign language are the foci of   literature in the classroom. It is taught using
3 Credits                                            this course.                                        various distance technology and is transmitted
Standards-based Curriculum and                                                                           to distant sites. Teachers learn how to use the
Methodology: Secondary                               EDUC6575                                            technology as well as how to integrate children’s
Mathematics                                          6 Credits                                           literature into the curriculum.
This course integrates research into effective       Apprenticeship Teaching
teaching of mathematics. Students learn differ-      This full-semester student teaching experience is   EDUC6584
ent instructional strategies to enhance the teach-   offered in the spring or fall following comple-     3 Credits
ing of mathematics. State and national stan-         tion of field experiences and prescribed courses.   Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
dards such as the New Jersey Core Curriculum         This experience exposes the preservice teacher      Curriculum and Instruction
Content Standards (NJCCCS) will be addressed         to the functions of teaching under the mentor-      The computer is treated as a foundational tool
through curriculum development and assess-           ship of a cooperating teacher and clinical super-   integrated into a teacher’s daily professional
ment.                                                vision of a School of Education faculty member.     work and classroom activities. Topics covered
                                                     The responsibilities of the student teacher in-     include the authoring and use of standard soft-
EDUC6571                                             crease during the apprenticeship until she/he       ware packages and the initiation and develop-
2 Credits                                            is conducting the class with full teaching          ment of a professional electronic portfolio site
Clinical Teaching Internship and                     responsibilities.                                   for use both in current graduate studies and
Seminar I                                                                                                professional school-based activities.
First-semester teaching interns undergo clinical     EDUC6576
supervision by a college faculty member with         2 Credits                                           EDUC6585
the support of a school-based professional sup-      Second Language Acquisition:                        3 Credits
port team. Observations are followed by critique     Internship I                                        Elements of Inclusion
sessions. Consequently, first-semester teachers      First-year teachers undergo clinical supervision    This course will present the fundamentals of
attend three seminars where problems arising in      by a college faculty member with the support of     including students with disabilities into the gen-
professional practice are addressed. Prerequi-       a school-based professional team. Each observa-     eral education classroom in a manner that sup-
site: EDUC6561 Instructional Theory and Prac-        tion is followed by a post-observation critique     ports the academic, social and personal develop-
tice.                                                session. Concurrently, the first-year teachers      ment of all. Students are encouraged to person-
                                                     attend three seminars each semester where           alize this course by focusing on learning and
EDUC6572                                             problems arising in professional practice are       implementing strategies that are developmental-
2 Credits                                            addressed. Prerequisite: EDUC6561 Instruc-          ly appropriate for the students they teach.
Clinical Teaching Internship and                     tional Theory and Practice.
Seminar II                                                                                               EDUC6586
Second-semester teaching interns undergo clini-      EDUC6577                                            1 Credit
cal supervision by a college faculty member with     1–2 Credits                                         Neurodevelopmental/Medical
the support of a school-based professional sup-      Second Language Acquisition:                        Conditions Associated with Learning
port team. Observations are followed by critique     Internship II                                       Disabilities
sessions. Concurrently, the second-semester          First-year teachers undergo clinical supervision    The course will cover medical conditions such
teachers attend three seminars where problems        by a college faculty member with the support of     as low-birth weight, premature birth, Attention
arising in professional practice are addressed.      a school-based professional team. Each obser-       Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), lead
Prerequisite: EDUC6561 Instructional Theory          vation is followed by a post-observation critique   poisoning, etc., that affect learning in the
and Practice.                                        session. Concurrently, the first-year teachers      school-age child. Prerequisite: EDUC6743
                                                     attend three seminars each semester where           Introduction to Students with Disabilities in
EDUC6573                                             problems arising in professional practice are       School and Community.
3 Credits                                            addressed. Prerequisite: EDUC6561 Instruc-
Comparative Phonology for Language                   tional Theory and Practice.                         EDUC6600
Teachers                                                                                                 3 Credits
This course focuses on the phonology of Ameri-       EDUC6578                                            Technology in the Science Classroom
can English in comparison with European,             4 Credits                                           Use of computers and technology as applied to
Asian and other languages. Students will exam-       Assistantship                                       the operation of an elementary science class-
ine implications and methodologies for teaching      Assistant teachers are placed in the classroom      room. Includes interfacing for data sensing
pronunciation. Initial reading/writing instruc-      under the supervision of a mentor teacher for       with probes, selected software and hardware
tion in a second/foreign language is addressed       six to eight weeks. They also undergo clinical      accessories.
through the introduction of the transfer from        supervisions by a University faculty member.
phoneme to grapheme.                                 Each observation is followed by a post-             EDUC6601
                                                     observation critique session. Concurrently,         3 Credits
EDUC6574                                             teaching assistants attend three seminars each      Multisensory Reading I
3 Credits                                            semester where problems arising in professional     An introduction to teaching beginning reading,
Applied Linguistics for Language                     practice are addressed. Prerequisite: EDUC6561      spelling and handwriting (up to fourth-grade
Teachers                                             Instructional Theory and Practice.                  level), focusing on the Orton-Gillingham
This course examines knowledge derived from                                                              approach to teaching basic language skills.
linguistic sciences about the nature of language,                                                        Teachers plan, present and evaluate instructional

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sequences for students with dyslexia. Consists        (ISIPs) including establishment of goals and         Topics include the acquisition of basic math
of lecture followed by supervised practicum           objectives and selection of appropriate strategies   facts, word problems, fractions, decimals and
in which teachers provide individual Orton-           and materials.                                       percentages.
Gillingham-based instruction to students with
dyslexia. Also includes group seminars and indi-      EDUC6609                                             EDUC6615
vidual conferences between teacher and                3 Credits                                            1 Credit
practicum supervisor.                                 Supervised Practicum in Reading                      The Computer as a Teaching Aid
Fall, Spring, Summer                                  This course places teachers with a mentor/           Introduces classroom and special education
                                                      University clinical teaching supervisor in a         teachers to the use of computers. Includes a
EDUC6602                                              classroom/school or University clinical reading      review of commercially available software pro-
3 Credits                                             program for 45 hours of supervised clinical          grams, criteria for evaluation and selection and
Multisensory Reading II                               experience in which the knowledge and skills         methods for integrating computer software and
Continuation of training in the Orton-Gillingham      from previous course work will be reinforced         traditional instruction. (Dyslexia Specialist pro-
techniques taught in EDUC6601 Multisensory            and extended. The reading program may be part        gram course)
Reading I. Includes testing procedures and data       of an after-school or summer-school program
collection to evaluate student growth and effec-      operated by a university or school. A University     EDUC6616
tiveness of instructional approach. Consists of       clinical teaching supervisor will observe the        3 Credits
lecture, supervised practicum, group seminars         participants and provide support and mentoring.      Language Acquisitions and Language
and individual conferences as described for                                                                Disorders
EDUC6601 Multisensory Reading I. Prerequi-            EDUC6610                                             An introduction to language development with
site: B+ or better grade in clinical component        1 Credit                                             an emphasis on the acquisition of inner and
of EDUC6601 Multisensory Reading I.                   History of Multisensory Instructional                spoken language. The relationship of oral lan-
Fall, Spring, Summer                                  Methods for Students with Learning                   guage to written language, the identification
                                                      Disabilities/Dyslexia                                of language disability and language-based ap-
EDUC6605                                              A historical perspective of multisensory teach-      proaches to the remediation of literacy deficits
3 Credits                                             ing techniques in the areas of reading, spelling     are explored.
Foundations in Reading I                              and writing. Various curricula are compared
Recent research and findings in language devel-       and contrasted.                                      EDUC6617
opment and literacy and their application in ele-                                                          1 Credit
mentary and secondary education are the focus         EDUC6611                                             Study Skills
of this course. Literacy skills in reading and lan-   1 Credit                                             Techniques are reviewed for teaching students
guage arts across grade levels also are included.     Advanced Language Structure                          with learning disabilities/dyslexia how to
                                                      Sessions review topics in advanced alphabetic        study effectively for content mastery. Topics
EDUC6606                                              orthography (including roots and suffixes) and       include acquisition of critical thinking skills,
3 Credits                                             methodology for teaching upper-level language        vocabulary development, organization of time
Foundations in Reading II                             skills (including error analysis). Presentation      and materials, test-taking, memory and note-
Research and findings in language development         of case histories, exercises in formulating ad-      taking strategies.
and literacy and applications in social studies       vanced lesson plans and a survey of curriculum
and science in the elementary and secondary           materials are included.                              EDUC6618
schools are the focus of this course. Literacy                                                             1 Credit
across the curriculum also is emphasized.             EDUC6612                                             Students with Learning Disabilities:
                                                      1 Credit                                             Social and Emotional Issues
EDUC6607                                              Reading Comprehension                                Surveys current research regarding social/
3 Credits                                             Presents a direct, systematic, multisensory          emotional issues in relation to the atypical
Diagnosis of Reading Problems                         approach for teaching reading comprehension          learner. Techniques and theories supporting the
This course includes a systematic study of the        to students. Training in concepts and skills nec-    development and maintenance of positive self-
selection, administration and interpretation of       essary for students to gather and organize infor-    regard in students with learning disabilities are
formal and informal techniques and instruments        mation from factual, fictional and procedural        addressed.
used to assess phonological and phonemic              types of reading materials is provided.
awareness, word recognition, vocabulary devel-                                                             EDUC6619
opment and reading comprehension. Students            EDUC6613                                             1 Credit
practice writing reports of reading evaluations       1 Credit                                             Multisensory Approach to Teaching
and state-required Individual Student Improve-        Written Expression                                   in the Content Areas
ment Plans (ISIPs).                                   Techniques are explored for teaching written         Tailored to meet the needs of subject area
                                                      expression in a structured format to the student     middle school and secondary teachers, this
EDUC6608                                              with learning disabilities/dyslexia. Includes an     course emphasizes vocabulary development,
3 Credits                                             introduction to the writing process, as well as      comprehension and study skills as they relate
Correction of Reading Problems                        the production of expository writing pieces and      to reading in English, social studies, history and
This course includes survey research of reading       proofreading/editing skills.                         science.
instructional approaches, programs and materi-
als that have been proven to work with the            EDUC6614                                             EDUC6620
struggling reader. Effective classroom practices      1 Credit                                             3 Credits
as well as clinical settings, including reading       Multisensory Mathematics Skills                      Introductory Course in Dyslexia
recovery, will be reviewed. Emphasis is placed        Presents multisensory techniques for teaching        Critical issues regarding individuals with dyslex-
on interpretation of test data as bases for plan-     basic mathematics concepts and computation to        ia are explored in this course, including its defi-
ning Individual Student Improvement Plans             students with learning disabilities/dyscalculia.     nition, current research, legal rights, general

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classroom strategies and accommodations.             EDUC6638                                              vations, readings and field research. This course
Includes the study of diagnostic approaches for      1 Credit                                              is intended for international students in the
identifying dyslexia and related disorders. An       Multisensory Mathematics: Upper                       Master of Arts in multilingual education pro-
overview and history of Orton-Gillingham as          Level                                                 gram only.
the preferred method for remediating students        Review of the most common sources of basic
with dyslexia also are featured.                     difficulties, including methods for diagnosis and     EDUC6650
                                                     remediation. Use of manipulatives and other           3 Credits
EDUC6626                                             multisensory methods to help students “see” the       Behavioral Science for Teachers:
3 Credits                                            patterns and connections. Techniques for mak-         Language and Culture in the
Neurophysiological Basis of Learning                 ing pre-algebra and algebra “concrete” for stu-       Classroom
Problems                                             dents who struggle with math. Development of          This course examines human culture as a gener-
Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of        student notebooks entitled “Everything you            al phenomenon and the human capacity for cul-
the human nervous system. Emphasis on senso-         wanted to know about math but were afraid             ture as the major mechanism that renders the
rimotor and higher order functions and dysfunc-      you’d forget.”                                        individual capable of internalizing various types
tions basic to understanding school learning                                                               of educational messages. Students will explore
problems and the effects of exceptionalities on      EDUC6639                                              the relationship between language and culture
the atypical learner. Prerequisite: EDUC6743         1 Credit                                              with implications for materials selection and
Introduction to Students with Disabilities in        Incorporating Children’s Literature                   curriculum development.
School and Community.                                into Orton-Gillingham Program
                                                     This course will focus on how to maximize             EDUC6651
EDUC6627                                             the use of literature when using an Orton-            3 Credits
3 Credits                                            Gillingham program in grades K-8. Emphasis            Effective Reading Instruction
Orientation to School Testing                        will be placed on 1) how to find literature that      An introduction to current theory, strategies
Surveys tests used to evaluate students’ per-        correlates with a child’s level of decoding and       and practices designed to meet the reading and
formances. Includes study of test construction       comprehension, 2) how to look at readability          language arts needs of students of varying abili-
criteria, methods for assessing students’ progress   levels through Orton lenses and 3) how to in-         ties and cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
and evaluation of teaching effectiveness. Prereq-    fuse fluency practice into appropritate literature.   Students will acquire a knowledge of techniques
uisite: EDUC6743 Introduction to Students with                                                             and materials used in the development of read-
Disabilities in School and Community.                EDUC6641                                              ing and language arts skills.
                                                     1 Credit
EDUC6631                                             Orton-Gillingham for Resource Center                  EDUC6654
3 Credits                                            Teaching Workshop                                     3 Credits
Assessment in the Second Language                    Teachers will explore techniques for using the        Literacy Development for
Classroom                                            Orton-Gillingham approach in reading, spelling        Second-language Learners
This course provides the theoretical as well as      and handwriting instruction for individuals or        This course explores the process of acquisition
the practical bases for the study, analysis and      small groups within the resource center or the        of literacy skills in a second language. Reading
creation of appropriate strategies to evaluate       inclusive classroom. Coordination with regular        theories and second-language acquisition theo-
language acquisition. Practical procedures and       classroom curriculum also will be covered.            ries, as well as transferability of literacy skills
theoretical issues relevant to the measurement                                                             from L1 to L2, will be reviewed. The impact of
and evaluation of language proficiency will          EDUC6643                                              these theories on instructional practices will be
allow teachers of English as a Second Language       1 Credit                                              emphasized.
(E.S.L.), English as a Foreign Language (E.F.L.)     Fluency: A Bridge to Comprehension
and World Languages to understand and apply          This course will focus on two essential compo-        EDUC6658
the techniques required for the assessment of        nents of effective-reading instruction. The theo-     3 Credits
language learning in the classroom.                  retical basis, related strategies and critical con-   Science, Technology and Society
                                                     nections between fluency and comprehension            The impact of science as a way of knowing and
EDUC6635                                             will be addressed.                                    a component of western culture and technologi-
2 or 3 Credits                                                                                             cal advancement on society. Historical and
Clinical Practice in Language                        EDUC6648
                                                                                                           philosophical perspectives on the role of science
Instruction                                          1–3 Credits
                                                                                                           in culture. New directions for scientific literacy,
Field participation in a variety of language         Assistive Technology for Students
                                                                                                           reasoning and problem-solving skills.
teaching settings. Opportunity for guided obser-     with Dyslexia
vation, demonstration and micro-teaching with        Overview of computer-based strategies to pro-         EDUC6660
clinical analysis.                                   vide assistive technology for students with           1 Credit
                                                     dyslexia. Presentation of major computer pro-         Diagnosing Mathematics Disabilities
EDUC6636                                             grams for students’ use in compensating for           and Strategies for Remediation
1 Credit                                             reading, writing and spelling difficulties. Hands-    Overview of diagnostic techniques used to diag-
Phonology, Reading and Spelling                      on experience in implementing programs and            nose mathematics disabilities in the areas of cal-
Participants will learn the sound system of Eng-     selecting appropriate strategies for individual       culation, word problems and automatically of
lish, how children’s processing of the sound sys-    students.                                             basic problem. Introduction of strategies to
tem governs early spelling and reading develop-                                                            address weaknesses in identified areas.
ment and how phonological skills can be              EDUC6649
enhanced through direct, informed teaching.          3 Credits
                                                     Introduction to United States Culture
                                                     Analysis of major patterns of American culture
                                                     in contrast with other cultures based on obser-

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EDUC6661                                             pedagogy, students in the course will apply a          and use of technology to enhance instruction and
3 Credits                                            multicultural analysis to historical events from       facilitate school effectiveness.
Behavioral Science for Teachers:                     the inception of the United States through the
The Multicultural Classroom                          time of reconstruction to the Industrial Revolu-       EDUC6672
Focuses on understanding the cultural and            tion through the Great Depression and World            3 Credits
linguistic backgrounds of Limited English            War II to contemporary America. Particular             Curriculum Development for Diverse
Proficiency (LEP) students, on their impact on       attention will be paid to state and federal legisla-   Learners
teacher-student relationships, on the students’      tion. The course is intended to prepare teachers       Students learn the principles of curriculum
self-concepts and on their level of achievement.     to effectively apply theories of equity to their       development and evaluation for diverse popula-
Current problems examined within the context         classroom and teaching practice by familiarizing       tions. Students choose specific grade levels
of historical/cultural background of LEP             them with the dynamics of oppression at differ-        K–12 and learn how to select and develop cur-
students. Strategies for addressing student          ent points in American history as well as in the       ricular materials that address diverse learners’
diversity are explored.                              different levels of contemporary American soci-        needs. Students learn how to incorporate con-
                                                     ety. Through cognitive and affective approaches        tent standards such as the New Jersey Core Cur-
EDUC6662                                             and simulations, students will identify and ana-       riculum Content Standards and national stan-
2 Credits                                            lyze the cultural and structural factors that have     dards into curricular materials. This course is
Behavioral Science for Teachers:                     led to unequal academic outcomes for diverse           aligned with the New Jersey Professional Stan-
The Learning Process                                 learners. These outcomes will be viewed within         dards for Teachers, and students learn how
Examination of the physiological bases and           the sociopolitical and historical context of the       instructional staff should be trained to comply
psychological theories of learning, including        United States’ educational system. Students will       with them.
cultural, cognitive and behaviorist theories as      add to their existing multimedia resource file
applied to instructional and behavioral class-       materials (e.g., books, videos, games, etc.) nec-      EDUC6673
room management.                                     essary for the effective implementation of an          3 Credits
                                                     equitable system of teaching and pedagogy that         Integrating Literacy and Technology
EDUC6663                                             is affirming.                                          Across the Curriculum
3 Credits                                                                                                   Techniques are examined which promote the
Behavioral Science for Teachers:                     EDUC6668                                               integration of literacy and technology across the
Teaching the Exceptional Child                       1–3 Credits                                            curriculum. Teachers explore the definition of
Theoretical bases for learning problems of           Supervision, Mentoring and Coaching                    literacy based on state standards and develop
the exceptional child in the regular classroom.      of Personnel                                           examples of effective technology integration lit-
Historical perspective and teachers’ legal           Students will explore various supervisory and          eracy lessons. An emphasis is placed on using
responsibilities. Diagnoses and correction of        evaluative models employed to develop effective        the Internet to explore and share specific
learning difficulties. Option for lab experience     teachers and increase student achievement. Stu-        instructional strategies resulting in a curriculum
at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Center for       dents will learn mentoring skills that support         project presented as part of the teacher’s Web
Clinical Teaching.                                   provisional and struggling teachers in their pro-      folio site. Prerequisite: EDUC7785 Internet for
                                                     fessional growth within the classroom and              Educators.
EDUC6666                                             school community. Emphasis will be on explor-
3 Credits                                            ing how community collaborations support               EDUC6675
Supervised Practicum in Correction                   school change and help to develop a school cul-        3 Credits
of Reading Problems                                  ture that facilitates student achievement and          Gender Issues in Education
This course places students with a collaborating     growth. The course will support the New Jersey         This course examines heterosexism and homo-
teacher and a University clinical teaching super-    Professional Standards for Teachers and inte-          phobia in K-12 schools. It considers the histori-
visor in a classroom/after-school or University      grate the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content           cal, legal, social and political trends that have
clinical-reading setting for supervised clinical     Standards as tools for school improvement.             affected schools’ ability to address these issues;
practicum experiences, in which, the knowledge                                                              examines connections among heterosexism,
and skills from previous course work will be         EDUC6669                                               homophobia and sexism; and explores the spe-
reinforced and extended. Each student will col-      3 Credits                                              cific concerns of lesbian, gay and bisexual stu-
laboratively plan and implement and Individual       Advanced Field Placement                               dents, parents and educators in the classroom
Student Improvement Plan (ISIP) conducted as         Clinical supervision by a college faculty member       and school society.
an individual “case study.” A University clinical    with the support of a school-based professional
supervisor will observe the students, interview
                                                     support team. Observations are followed by cri-        EDUC6688
the collaborating teacher and provide support
                                                     tique sessions. For those students enrolled in         3 Credits
and mentoring. Emphasis is placed on the role
                                                     M.A. in Education for Certified Teachers or            Integrating Technology in the
of the reading specialist/coach in the interpreta-
                                                     teachers only. This course runs for two semesters.     Second Language Classroom
tion of test data as a basis for collaborative
planning and implementation of the ISIP and                                                                 The incorporation of technology tools in the
through the implementation of effective literacy     EDUC6671                                               second-language classroom will be explored
strategies and curriculum material for correcting    3 Credits                                              and modeled in this course. Activities will
individual student reading problems.                 Teachers as Researchers and                            include the use of multimedia equipment and
                                                     Educational Leaders                                    materials for developing listening, speaking
EDUC6667                                             This course focuses on developing and enhanc-          and viewing skills. The importance of provid-
3 Credits                                            ing the skills of the in-service teacher as a pro-     ing comprehensible input will be part of these
A Behavioral Science: An                             fessional, instructional expert and educational        demonstrations. The use of the Internet to
Introduction to Multicultural Studies                leader. Topics include human relations, organi-        access world-languages resources and research
This course examines the historical and contem-      zational behavior, effective communication, lead-      other countries and cultures and the use of
porary goals, assumptions and strategies of mul-     ership development, action research, school            e-mail for communication with other countries
ticultural education. Through the use of critical    improvement planning, curriculum development           also will be emphasized. Software and various

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multimedia applications designed to enhance           ments on program, assessment and graduation          a setting inherently filled with complex chal-
world-language instruction will be reviewed and       requirements.                                        lenges. The content of the problems assumes the
explored.                                                                                                  students have already developed a basic under-
                                                      EDUC6703                                             standing of administrative and organizational
EDUC6692                                              3 Credits                                            theory and concepts that inform leadership
2 Credits                                             Supervision of Instruction: Personnel                behavior and decision making. Students will
Social–emotional Learning: Principles                 and Evaluation                                       develop skills related to building leadership
and Practices                                         Students will study and analyze the various          capacity in themselves and others by working in
This course reviews the research base for core        models of supervision and evaluation with a          professional work groups focused on finding
principles and practices that characterize effec-     special emphasis on the development of the           solutions to educational problems that have no
tive social-emotional learning (SEL) practices to     skills necessary to promote effective instruction    defined solution set. Prerequisites: EDUC6701
promote wellness, self-management, social             in the classroom. Formative and summative            Leadership in Learning Community and School,
responsibility and academic achievement. SEL          staff evaluation strategies, as well as effective    EDUC6702 Curriculum and Instruction:
refers to the process through which people            coaching and mentoring techniques necessary          Theory and Practice, EDUC6703 Supervision
develop the skills, attitudes, understanding and      for success in a diverse school community, will      of Instruction: Personnel and Evaluation and
values necessary to acquire social and emotional      be investigated. New Jersey Core Curriculum          EDUC6704 Change: Curriculum Development
competence. Theory will be applied through the        Content Standards and the standards relation-        and Program Improvement or special permis-
development of curriculum units and lesson            ship to classroom instructional practices, assess-   sion of internship program director and depart-
plans for classroom implementation and action         ment and teacher professional development will       ment faculty.
plans for effective school and classroom practices.   be addressed in this course. The implication of
                                                      the New Jersey Administrative Code requirements      EDUC6716
EDUC6701                                              on professional behavior and schoolwide              3 Credits
3 Credits                                             improvement of program and state assessment          School Finance, Facilities and
Leadership in Learning Community                      of pupil performance will be reviewed.               Scheduling
and School                                                                                                 This course will focus on the principal as an
Students will study the theoretical and concep-       EDUC6704                                             instructional leader and manager of the educa-
tual basis of organizational leadership, with         3 Credits                                            tional enterprise. It will build upon the philo-
emphasis placed on contemporary theories and          Change: Curriculum Development                       sophical base that the organization, structure,
applications for successful leaders. Students will    and Program Improvement                              policies, procedures, facilities and finances of
examine the roles of school leaders and what          Students will examine current research on edu-       schools should be designed to support the goals
they must think about and be able to do to be         cational change and collaborative strategies for     of the school and should result in high levels of
effective under conditions of change. Emphasis        increasing communication and engaging stake-         student learning. The course curriculum is
will be placed on self-reflection and analysis of     holders in the change process. A primary focus       structured to assist future school leaders in
personal strengths and weaknesses as a future         of the course is to provide students with the        acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to
school leader. Interstate School Leader Licen-        skills needed in assessing the school culture;       ensure that the management of the school edu-
sure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards will be             developing a vision and plan for school im-          cational program, facility and its resources pro-
used as the criteria for which school leaders         provement; and identifying the various strate-       duces a safe, efficient and effective learning
should aspire.                                        gies for engaging the school staff, parents, stu-    environment for the success of all students. This
    Since this is the introduction to FDU’s Edu-      dents and external community in evaluating           semester course includes the important areas of
cational Leadership Program, which is based on        school curricular programs for continuous            school finance, the organization of the school
the ISLLC standards, all standards are addressed,     improvements. The course will focus on several       day and school plant management. The con-
with an overview of the standards as part of the      change models and strategies, strategic planning     cepts learned during this course will be applied
course work. Students perform a self-evaluation       and the communication of the change process          during the concurrent full-year Field-based
in all areas of all six standards and reflect on      within the learning community. Students will         Internship.
their strengths and weaknesses, creating a per-       extend and reinforce their knowledge, skills and
sonal development plan to grow in areas that          competencies related to professional and educa-      EDUC6717
they see needed growth.                               tional practice through identification and pre-      3 Credits
                                                      liminary research of an authentic school-based       School Law
EDUC6702                                              problem that will be developed and completed         This course concentrates on the school adminis-
3 Credits                                             during the field-based internship.                   trator as an educational leader who supports a
Curriculum and Instruction:                                                                                community of teachers, parents and others to
Theory and Practice                                   EDUC6706                                             promote success for all learners. It builds upon
Students will study and analyze the historic and      3 Credits                                            the philosophical base that the governance
philosophic roots of contemporary curriculum          Advanced Leadership Seminars                         structure, policies, procedures, facilities and
theory and development. Emphasis will be              The seminar is designed as a problem-based           finances of schools are designed to support the
placed on curricula derived from the perspective      course that focuses on current educational prob-     goals of the school that result in high levels of
of essentialists, perennialists, experimentalists,    lems that incorporate the behaviors informed by      student learning. The course curriculum for
reconstructivists and existentialists. Students       the Interstate School Leadership Licensure           educational law is structured to assist future
will be asked to reflect on their own beliefs rela-   Standards Consortium (ISLLC) Standards and           school leaders in acquiring the knowledge and
tive to these fundamental philosophic positions       New Jersey Professional Standards for School         skills necessary to ensure that the school educa-
and to develop their own philosophy that will         Leaders (NJPSSL). An objective of the seminar        tional program, facility and its resources pro-
serve to guide them in developing curriculum          is to connect the standards and the literature on    duce a safe, efficient and effective learning envi-
for effective education. New Jersey Core Cur-         school leadership to problems, reflective inquiry    ronment for the success of all students. This
riculum Content Standards and alignment will          and suggested solutions. The course is based on      semester course includes important concepts of
be addressed in this course, and the implication      the premise that definitive action is critical to    school law for an effective learning organiza-
on New Jersey Administrative Code require-            the success of school leaders as they function in    tion. The course focuses on law related to edu-

Education • Course Offerings

cation, legislation and court decisions that may     M.A. in educational leadership program to com-        combination of meetings and/or e-mail on a reg-
impact the rights and responsibilities of admin-     plete 120 hours of field experience with an           ular basis. Completed internship annotated logs
istrators, teachers, students and parents. Spe-      assigned mentor and adviser.                          must be submitted prior to the end of this
cific attention is given to New Jersey statutes,         Students will have an opportunity to apply        course. Prerequisites: EDUC6720 Educational
administrative code and administrative deci-         their learning in an authentic school setting         Leadership Field-based Internship I and
sions affecting the school community.                while working with a current school administra-       EDUC6721 Educational Leadership Field-based
                                                     tor who also serves as a mentor for the educa-        Internship II.
EDUC6718                                             tional leadership program. Interns are responsi-
3 Credits                                            ble for accruing a minimum of an additional 40        EDUC6723
Curriculum/Program Evaluation and                    hours with their mentors that will be document-       3 Credits
Student Assessment                                   ed according to ISLLC (Interstate School Lead-        Final Project: School-based Research
This course focuses on basic measurement con-        ership Licensure Consortium) in their individual      This course emphasizes the supervisor’s and
cepts, the role of measurement in education,         logs.                                                 principal’s roles in conducting school-based
construction of teacher-made tests and other             Working teams of three or four students will      research as a means of school improvement and
classroom assessments, interpretation of stan-       study all phases of a school and its community        professional development. There will also be an
dardized tests and fundamental descriptive sta-      and develop a comprehensive school improve-           emphasis on methods for supporting school
tistics for evaluating student performance,          ment plan that demonstrates an array of profi-        community collaboration, developing school
school-improvement efforts and various designs       ciencies required for the principalship. Teams        goals and action plans, monitoring and evaluat-
for process and outcome evaluation of curricula.     will implement and assess a school improvement        ing implementation initiatives and communicat-
In addition, the course will provide a               project and be required to spend significant time     ing results effectively. The content of this course
comprehensive understanding of the purposes          in the building with their principal/practitioner.    is designed to help school leaders learn the
and the logic of various testing programs,           In addition, it is expected that each team will be    strategies for gathering, organizing, analyzing
including classroom testing, admissions testing      in contact with the program coordinator, its          and applying existing data from Internet sites,
and state and national testing programs.             mentor and each other through a combination           databases and school archives to make instruc-
    Students participate in data-based decision-     of meetings and/or e-mail on a regular basis.         tional decisions to improve student perfor-
making simulations utilizing information from        Submission of an annotated log is required prior      mance. Research-based strategies will be used
the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Stan-         to the end of the semester. Prerequisite:             to develop an instructional plan focused on
dards (NJCCCS) and statewide assessment data.        EDUC6720 Educational Leadership Field-based           school improvement and student achievement.
    NJCCCS and the standards relationship to         Internship I.                                         Prerequisite: EDUC6704 Change: Curriculum
curriculum and program evaluation will be                                                                  Development and Program Improvement.
addressed in this course. Data analysis of New       EDUC6722
Jersey Statewide Test that measure student per-      3 Credits                                             EDUC6742
formance in the Core Curriculum Standards will       Educational Leadership Field-based                    2 Credits
be used to assist in developing skills in data-      Internship III                                        Innovations in Effective Teaching in
based decision making that lead to the construc-     This third course in a sequence of three courses      Special Education
tion of school improvement plans and determin-       dedicated to the field-based internship is part of    An analysis of the literature on studies of
ing school goals for professional development        a 9-credit course sequence focusing on school         teacher effectiveness and their implications for
and instructional emphasis.                          leadership and management activities with an          teaching handicapped children. Methods for
                                                     experienced practitioner in school leadership.        reading and interpolating research reports in
EDUC6720                                             The participants in the internship program            educational journals are covered.
3–6 Credits                                          enroll in three consecutive semesters (summer,
Educational Leadership Field-based                   fall and spring) during the second year of the        EDUC6743
Internship I                                         M.A. in educational leadership program to com-        3 Credits
This first phase of a school-based internship is     plete 120 hours of field experience with an           Introduction to Students with
part of a 9-credit course sequence focusing on       assigned mentor and adviser.                          Disabilities in School and Community
school leadership and management activities              Students will have an opportunity to apply        Introduction to the student with disabilities.
with an experienced practitioner in school lead-     their learning in an authentic school setting         Overview of normal growth and development as
ership. The participants in the internship pro-      while working with a current school administra-       a basis to identify developmental delays and
gram enroll in three consecutive semesters           tor who also serves as a mentor for the educa-        learning differences. Characteristics of different
(summer, fall and spring) during the second          tional leadership program. Interns are responsi-      disabilities and their effects on how children
year of the M.A. in educational leadership pro-      ble for accruing a minimum of an additional 40        learn. Review of federal, state and local regula-
gram to complete 120 hours of field experience       hours with their mentors that will be document-       tions and their effect on local policies, proce-
with an assigned mentor and adviser.                 ed according to ISLLC (Interstate School Lead-        dures and placement. Transition planning,
                                                     ership Licensure Consortium) in their individual      resources and assistive technology to enhance
EDUC6721                                             logs.                                                 the performance of students with disabilities.
3 Credits                                                Working teams of three or four students will
Educational Leadership Field-based                   study all phases of a school and its community        EDUC6744
Internship II                                        and develop a comprehensive school improve-           3 Credits
This second course in a sequence of three cours-     ment plan that demonstrates an array of profi-        Foundations: Historical,
es dedicated to the field-based internship is part   ciencies required for the principalship. Teams        Philosophical and Legal Issues
of a 9-credit course sequence focusing on school     will implement and assess a school improve-           Related to Disabilities
leadership and management activities with an         ment project and be required to spend signifi-        Foundations of special education practice.
experienced practitioner in school leadership.       cant time in the building with their principal/       Learning environments that are culturally
The participants in the internship program           practitioner. In addition, it is expected that each   responsive. Ethical responsibility of special edu-
enroll in three consecutive semesters (summer,       team will be in contact with the program coor-        cators to advocate for the highest quality of life
fall and spring) during the second year of the       dinator, its mentor and each other through a

                                                                          Education • Course Offerings

potential for students with exceptional needs.        EDUC6777                                             plans. Placement options include programs at
Special educators’ role in the healing process.       3 Credits                                            Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Center for Clin-
                                                      English Language Education:                          ical Teaching as well as at selected programs off
EDUC6745                                              Grammar for Teachers of English and                  campus. Prerequisite: EDUC6743 Introduction
3 Credits                                             E.S.L.                                               to Students with Disabilities in School and
Principles and Practices of                           This course examines grammatical theories            Community.
Collaboration and Inclusion                           underlying the teaching of English to native and
This course addresses the prerequisite knowl-         non-native English speakers. All language skills     EDUC6798
edge and skill set necessary to create collabora-     —listening, speaking, reading and writing—are        3 Credits
tive teaching/learning environments essential for     addressed.                                           Clinical Teaching: Multisensory
inclusion. Students will examine effective teach-                                                          Reading
ing practices for whole class instruction and the     EDUC6778                                             Gives students the opportunity for supervised
adaptations and modification necessary to meet        3 Credits                                            work, emphasizing techniques of multisensory
the needs of students with high- and low-             Language Teaching Through Content                    reading instruction as part of an educational
incidence disabilities. Students will learn strate-   Areas                                                team in implementing individual remedial plans.
gies that prompt acquisition and application of       This course focuses on infusion of content area      Placement options include programs at Fairleigh
core curriculum competencies. Prerequisite/           material in the second-language curriculum and       Dickinson University’s Center for Clinical
Corequisite: EDUC6743 Introduction to Students        current theories, methods and materials avail-       Teaching as well as at selected programs off
with Disabilities in School and Community.            able for teaching a second language through          campus. Prerequisite: EDUC6743 Introduction
                                                      major content subjects such as social studies,       to Students with Disabilities in School and
EDUC6746                                              mathematics and science and life skills. Atten-      Community.
3 Credits                                             tion will be paid to the Cognitive Academic          Fall, Spring, Summer
Learning Environment and Effective                    Language Learning Approach, cooperative
Management of Teaching and                            learning, process writing and language across        EDUC6804
Learning                                              the curriculum. Prerequisites: EDUC6565 Sec-         3 Credits
Review of psychological, social and emotional         ond Language Acquisition: Methods and Cur-           Integrating Science/Mathematics/
characteristics of individuals with learning dis-     riculum, EDUC6573 Comparative Phonology              Technology in the Classroom
abilities. Exploration of teacher attitudes and       for Language Teachers and EDUC6574 Applied           Utilizing a project-based approach, preservice
behaviors that influence behavior of students         Linguistics for Language Teachers.                   and in-service teachers will become familiar
with diverse learning needs. Classroom manage-                                                             with an integrated approach for the delivery of
ment theories and strategies for individuals with     EDUC6795                                             science and mathematics using technology tools.
learning disabilities. Collection and interpreta-     3 Credits                                            In-depth understanding of the appropriate use
tion of performance data to develop behavior          Teaching Strategies for the                          of technology (i.e., MBL(s), sensors and probes,
management plans for individuals with learning        Secondary/Post-secondary Students                    robotics, LEGO/LOGO) in and out of a class-
disabilities. Prerequisite/Corequisite:               in Learning Disabilities                             room setting to deliver science and mathematics
EDUC6743 Introduction to Students with Dis-           Training to instruct secondary and post-             content aligned with New Jersey Core Curricu-
abilities in School and Community.                    secondary students in the use of learning            lum Content Standards (NJCCCS).
                                                      strategies. Instruction on integrating technology
EDUC6747                                              based accommodations into content-based              EDUC6806
3 Credits                                             teaching. Includes a hands-on practicum with         3 Credits
Multisensory Reading Instruction for                  college-bound students with learning disabilities.   Language Development Through
Students with Reading Disabilities                                                                         Mathematics/Science
Causes, characteristics and intervention for stu-     EDUC6796                                             Student-centered mathematics and science
dents with reading disabilities with special          3 Credits                                            instruction can be harnessed to enhance first
emphasis on students with dyslexia. Strategies        Clinical Teaching: Reading                           and second language acquisition on the part of
and related materials for assessing and instruct-     Comprehension                                        language minority students. Underlying theory
ing students in phonological awareness, word          Gives students the opportunity for supervised        of language acquisition will be reviewed along
attack, word recognition, fluency, spelling,          work, emphasizing techniques in reading com-         with a presentation of methodologies for teach-
vocabulary and comprehension.                         prehension as part of an educational team in         ing language through mathematics and science.
                                                      implementing individual remedial plans. Place-       Students will be called upon to apply theory and
EDUC6762                                              ment options include programs at Fairleigh           strategies learned to the production of instruc-
3 Credits                                             Dickinson University’s Center for Clinical           tional resources and experiences that encompass
Educational Programming for the                       Teaching as well as at selected programs off         course teachings.
Socially Maladjusted and Emotionally                  campus. Prerequisite: EDUC6743 Introduction
Disturbed Student                                     to Students with Disabilities in School and          EDUC6810
Surveys the nature and needs of socially mal-         Community.                                           3 Credits
adjusted and emotionally disturbed students           Fall, Spring, Summer                                 Schools, Communities and Substance
(preschool to grade 12) and examines diverse                                                               Abuse
educational techniques. Rationale and tech-           EDUC6797                                             One of eight courses required for substance
niques for coordinating educational programs          2–3 Credits                                          abuse coordinator certification, this course
with the home, therapists and community ser-          Clinical Teaching: Multisensory                      addresses curriculum issues, models of imple-
vices will be explored. Designed for preservice       Mathematics                                          mentation for programs to prevent substance
and in-service special education teachers, LDTCs,     Gives students the opportunity for supervised        abuse, school policies and methods of imple-
school psychologists and social workers.              work, emphasizing techniques of multisensory         menting effective programs as well as historical
                                                      mathematics instruction as part of an education-     context from which current mandates have
                                                      al team in implementing individual remedial          arisen.

Education • Course Offerings

EDUC6818                                             EDUC6829                                            EDUC6864
3 Credits                                            1 Credit                                            1 Credit
Language Development and                             Teaching Laboratory and Field                       The Montessori Approach to
Literacy I                                           Experience III                                      Learning
Recent research and findings in language             Guided observation and clinical analysis in edu-    Overview of Montessori methods for teaching
development and literacy and its application in      cational settings. Program assessment and           oral and written language, as well as mathemat-
elementary education will be the focus of this       design. Supervised practical experiences in the     ics in preschool through grade 12.
course. Literacy skills in reading and language      classroom, increasing in intensity and duration.
arts across grade levels will be included.           Prerequisite: EDUC6828 Teaching Laboratory          EDUC6870
                                                     and Field Experience II.                            3 Credits
EDUC6819                                                                                                 Standards-based Strategy:
3 Credits                                            EDUC6835                                            Elementary Science
Language Development and                             3 Credits                                           In-depth program on teaching science to ele-
Literacy II                                          Effective Teaching and Effective                    mentary school children through a hands-on
Recent research and findings in language devel-      Schools                                             process-oriented and problem-solving approach.
opment and literacy and applications in social       Students will acquire and demonstrate skills in     Lesson design, management of the students and
studies and science in the elementary school will    effective teaching identified by the New Jersey     materials, safety and cross-curricular teaching
be the focus of this course. Literacy across the     State Department of Education as essential          are integral to the instruction activities in the
curriculum will be emphasized.                       skills for beginning teachers. Presentations of     life and physical sciences.
                                                     research findings, demonstrations of essential
EDUC6820                                             teaching skills by faculty, microteaching, peer     EDUC6871
3 Credits                                            coaching and audiovisual instructional materials    3 Credits
Problem-based Strategies for                         will be used to impart skills. Students also will   Seminar: Practice of Elementary
Elementary Mathematics                               acquire a thorough knowledge of effective           Science Education
Recent findings in critical thinking, quantitative   school management and operations that relate        Analysis of the design and construction of
reasoning and problem solving as they apply to       to successful classroom instruction.                instructional units; application of research in
all elementary subjects and grades is the focus                                                          cooperative learning, learning styles, effective
of course content. Special emphasis is given to      EDUC6845                                            teaching and peer coaching in clinical practice
mathematical problem solving using manipula-         1 Credit                                            of elementary science.
tive materials.                                      Understanding IQ Testing
                                                     This course for teachers, reading specialists and   EDUC6893
EDUC6824                                             learning consultants will provide a comprehen-      3 Credits
1 Credit                                             sive review of the Wechsler Intelligence Scales     Evaluation and Measurement in
Teaching Laboratory and Field                        as a basis for understanding diagnosis, remedia-    Education
Experience I                                         tion and strategy instruction for students with     This course emphasizes the use of multiple
Guided observation and clinical analysis in an       learning disabilities, particularly students with   methods to assess student learning in K–12
education setting. Program assessment and            dyslexia.                                           classrooms; development and assessment of
design. Supervised practical experiences in the                                                          portfolios and performance-based tasks; and
classroom, increasing in intensity and duration.     EDUC6849                                            objective and standardized tests. Analysis of
                                                     1–3 Credits                                         assessment information and self-/peer assess-
EDUC6825                                             Advanced Special Project                            ments to enhance teaching and address individ-
2 Credits                                            Students are supervised while working with          ual student learning needs is integral to the
Apprenticeship Teaching Seminar                      children in the field, using materials and meth-    course. Strategies for evaluation and grading
Seminar will provide an opportunity to review        ods studied in the academic section of the          and the use of rubrics are addressed. Emphasis
current theories and practices in education as       courses in diagnosis and correction of learning     is placed on standards-based instruction and
they directly relate to the students’ teaching       disabilities and remediation in basic school sub-   assessment using the New Jersey Core Curricu-
experiences. This course is taken as a corequi-      jects. Each credit hour represents 30 hours of      lum Content Standards and statewide assess-
site with EDUC6575 Apprenticeship Teaching.          fieldwork. Prerequisite: EDUC6743 Introduc-         ments as reference points.
Corequisite: EDUC6575 Apprenticeship Teaching.       tion to Students with Learning Disabilities.
EDUC6827                                             EDUC6862                                            3 Credits
2 Credits                                            1 Credit                                            Race, Immigration and Education in
Field Project Seminar                                Project Read: Reading                               Contemporary America
Seminar concentrating on observations and            Comprehension (Report Form)                         (1960s to the Present)
experiences in the field. Emphasis on adapting       This course presents the Report Form section of     This course focuses on contemporary America
theory to classroom practice with various age        the reading comprehension strand of the Project     (1960s to the present) through the analysis of
groups.                                              Read program. It teaches students how to col-       key historical events in America such as the civil
                                                     lect, organize and analyze information from         rights movement. Specifically, the course exam-
EDUC6828                                             expository text (report form).                      ines post-1965 immigration patterns and other
1 Credit                                                                                                 current issues, events and themes related to con-
Teaching Laboratory and Field                                                                            temporary America such as globalism and
Experience II                                                                                            transnationalism. The reshaping of America’s
Guided observation and clinical analysis in an                                                           racial geography is explored. One of the primary
educational setting. Program assessment and                                                              objectives of this class is for students to under-
design. Supervised practical experiences in the                                                          stand that historical cohorts of different ethnic
classroom, increasing in intensity and duration.

                                                                            Education • Course Offerings

groups have parallel experiences of American-          EDUC6918                                               dilemma of Bar/Bat Mitzva preparation versus
ization. From this realization can grow a greater      3 Credits                                              the real learning, the role of Hebrew, denomina-
understanding of and ability to cross American         Foundations of Modern America:                         tional requirements and differences, Siddur-
racial/ethnic lines and focus on the needs and         Asian Americans                                        based programs and skill acquisition are some
experiences of the newest Americans, particu-          This course answers the questions: Who are             of the topics to be considered in formulating a
larly in the educational context.                      Asian Americans? What has been their role in           curriculum for the synagogue school.
                                                       American history? By applying critical thinking
EDUC6912                                               techniques to competing views of historical and        EDUC7354
3 Credits                                              current events, the course explores issues of eth-     2 Credits
Sociology of Multicultural Identity                    nic identity development, religion, gender and         Final Project: The Integrated Jewish
Development                                            sexuality, language, Americanization and the           Curriculum
This course is designed to equip educators with        sociopolitical climate as they affect Asian Amer-      Jewish history and literature did not occur in a
appropriate skills and knowledge for the effec-        icans. The class will focus on second-generation       vacuum. When teaching any period in Jewish
tive teaching of culturally and socioeconomical-       Asian Americans whose families arrived in the          history, it is important to tie it into general histo-
ly different students. The course focuses on           United States 1965 as immigrants and refugees.         ry. Similarly, when history is taught as part of
multicultural cognitive and psychosocial devel-        The Asian-American experience and the factors          general studies, contemporary Jewish events
opment as it bears on teaching and learning            affecting it—including the civil rights and women’s    should be discussed. The same is true when
within different social and cultural populations       movements, immigration patterns and policy             teaching literature or social studies. Strategies,
(gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation) and      and the current War on Terrorism—will be used          techniques, resources and sample lessons will be
contexts (homes, schools). It examines research        to examine the role of cultural heritage in how        studied. Students will be required to present a
related to the identity development of racial/         one views oneself, one’s ethnic group(s) and the       sample integrated lesson. M.A.T. candidates will
ethnic minority students and to the societal and       dominant culture.                                      produce a Jewish educational research study on
school experiences of these students. While spe-                                                              a topic approved by an adviser.
cial attention is given to ethnic and racial identi-   EDUC6920
ty development of African-American, Latino/a           3 Credits                                              EDUC7603
and Asian-American students, identity develop-         Foundations of Modern America:                         3 Credits
ment of Caucasian-American students will also          Latino/a                                               Multisensory Reading III
be discussed.                                          This course presents a sociohistorical and cul-        Focuses on skills for teaching upper-level lan-
                                                       tural analysis of the diversity within Latino/a        guage skills (fourth-grade level and above)
EDUC6914                                               groups, particularly as represented in education-      involved in teaching reading, spelling and hand-
3 Credits                                              al settings. In this context, the class examines       writing, using the Orton-Gillingham approach.
Developing Multicultural Curricula                     global, political, economic and social changes         Topics include roots, prefixes and suffixes.
This course is designed to help teachers better        in the 20th century, including rapid population        Consists of lecture followed by supervised
understand the school’s role in the multicultural      growth, increasing urbanization and globaliza-         practicum in which teachers are assigned upper-
education of students and acquire the insights,        tion. Applying critical thinking skills and histori-   level students with dyslexia. Group seminars
understandings and skills needed to design and         cal analysis, the class explores how all these fac-    and individual conferences between teacher
implement curricular and instructional strate-         tors affect the goals, achievements and legacies       and supervisor also are included. Prerequisite:
gies that reflect ethnic diversity. Topics include     of Latinos/as in the United States today. This         B+ or better grade in the clinical component of
philosophy and principles of multicultural edu-        course will prepare educators to respond to the        EDUC6602 Multisensory Reading II.
cation; racial and cultural influences on educa-       diversity within Latino/a groups by developing         Fall, Spring, Summer
tion; the impact of teaching and learning on           an awareness of the relationships among differ-
instruction and assessment; alternative assess-        ent Latino/a groups—including the different            EDUC7604
ment theories; and the relationship of instruc-        demographics, linguistic factors and sociological      3 Credits
tion to classroom management. This course is           perspectives among Latinos/as.                         Multisensory Reading IV
designed to help educators identify content and                                                               Continuation of training in the Orton-Gillingham
materials, devise methods for incorporating            EDUC6922                                               techniques taught in EDUC7603 Multisensory
multicultural content into regular K-12 social         3 Credits                                              Reading III, with continued study of upper-level
studies, language arts and humanities curricula.       Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education                    language skills. Consists of lecture, supervised
Prerequisite: EDUC6661 Behavioral Science for          This course examines heterosexism and homo-            practicum, group seminars and individual con-
Teachers: The Multicultural Classroom.                 phobia in K–12 schools. It considers the histori-      ference between teacher and supervisor, as
                                                       cal, legal, social and political trends that have      described for EDUC7603 Multisensory Reading
EDUC6916                                               affected schools’ ability to address these issues;     III. Prerequisite: B+ or better grade in the clini-
3 Credits                                              examines connections among heterosexism,               cal component of EDUC7603 Multisensory
Foundations of Modern America:                         homophobia and sexism; and explores the spe-           Reading III.
African Americans                                      cific concerns of lesbian, gay and bisexual stu-       Fall, Spring, Summer
The course briefly reviews the post-Civil War          dents, parents and educators in the classroom
to pre-civil-rights-era history of African Ameri-      and school society.                                    EDUC7620
cans,with a particular focus on education; exam-                                                              1–2 Credits
ines the goals, achievements and legacies of           EDUC7352                                               Diagnosis of Dyslexia
the modern civil rights movement; and evalu-           3 Credits                                              Advanced study of diagnosis of individuals with
ates progress and changes in African-American          Synagogue School Curricula                             dyslexia. Integrates current research, theory and
social, political and economic status during the       The congregational school is charged with edu-         assessment approach. Prerequisite: New Jersey
last quarter of the 20th century. By applying          cating children in ever diminishing classroom          Certification (LDTC) or equivalent.
critical thinking skills to competing views of his-    time. Prioritizing, goal setting and envisioning
torical and current events, students explore the       what is possible and practical will be the focus
impact and meaning of these developments for           of this course. Subjects to be maximized, the
African-American students and their teachers.

Education • Course Offerings

EDUC7623                                             EDUC7721                                              EDUC7783
3 Credits                                            3 Credits                                             3 Credits
Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities                   Philosophy of Education                               Telecommunications and Distance
Research on characteristics, uses, advantages        An introduction to educational philosophy,            Learning
and limitations of formal and informal assess-       emphasizing modern theories and their                 This course examines two-way interactive televi-
ment techniques and instruments used to assess       origins, development and application to               sion to present courses to remote locations via
educational strengths and weaknesses. Students       present problems.                                     fiber-optic networks. Emphasis is on using this
will learn how to gather background informa-         Fall, Spring, Summer                                  technology to deliver courses and learning tech-
tion, select assessment measures, interpret                                                                niques that increase interactivity. Distance-
results and practice writing learning evaluations    EDUC7723                                              learning programs such as Blackboard will be
and Individual Education Plans (IEPs) based on       3 Credits                                             introduced. Students will be asked to create a
evaluation results. Prerequisite/Corequisite:        Principles of Curriculum                              lesson using Blackboard.
EDUC6743 Introduction to Students with Dis-          Construction
abilities in School and Community.                   Emphasis on recent curriculum materials and           EDUC7784
                                                     evaluation of planning process. Procedures in         3 Credits
EDUC7624                                             supervision, design and implementation of inno-       Multimedia Production
3 Credits                                            vative curriculum. Implications for public edu-       Techniques for the application of visual, audio
Correction of Learning Disabilities                  cation of recent curriculum trends.                   and animation file formats to curriculum activi-
Selection, adaptation and use of research-based                                                            ties are explored. Teachers use a professional
instructional strategies and materials to plan       EDUC7763                                              multimedia authoring tool to design and author
and modify the curriculum for students with          3 Credits                                             an interactive curriculum module for use in the
learning disabilities in remedial and replacement    Human Relations and Conflict                          classroom which is designed for placement and
settings. Interpretation of formal and informal      Resolution for Educators                              curriculum delivery within the teacher’s Web
test data as the basis for planning Individualized   This course provides a theoretical and practical      folio site. Prerequisite: EDUC7785 Internet for
Education Programs (IEPs), including writing         framework for decision making, social problem         Educators.
goals and objectives and selecting appropriate       solving, conflict resolution and mediation in the
strategies and materials to facilitate maintenance   classroom and school environment for both stu-        EDUC7785
and generalization of learning across environ-       dents and adults. The theoretical knowledge           3 Credits
ments. Prerequisite/corequisite: EDUC6743            base emphasizes the sociological and psycholog-       Internet for Educators
Introduction to Students with Disabilities in        ical aspects of human behavior. Varied learning       The Internet is treated as a dynamic curriculum
School and Community.                                activities will develop skills and techniques that    delivery, authoring and collaborative medium.
                                                     address preventative measures to minimize con-        Teachers use professional Web authoring tools
EDUC7674                                             flict and mediate conflict situations when they       to design and author the structure of a compre-
2–3 Credits                                          occur. The course emphasizes conflict resolution      hensive shell for their Web-based folio site.
Master’s Seminar: Research in                        strategies as an intervention, and learning expe-     Design principles are emphasized which sup-
Specialization                                       riences that promote development of character         port regular use of the site in classroom and
This course serves as a capstone experience that     and social responsibility, productive social inter-   school activities. Prerequisite/Corequisite:
extends and reinforces the teachers’ knowledge,      actions and collaboration.                            EDUC6584 Computers as a Teacher’s Aid: Cur-
skills and competencies related to professional                                                            riculum and Instruction.
and educational practice through research and
completion of a culminating project in their rel-                                                          EDUC7786
                                                     1–3 Credits
evant area of specialization. The course reviews                                                           3 Credits
                                                     Computer-based Programming for
research methodologies and various research                                                                Technology in the Social
                                                     Gifted Children
models. The teacher will prepare a research                                                                Science/Humanities Classroom
                                                     This course is designed to introduce regular
study on a topic/problem of his/her choice (sub-                                                           This course focuses on integrating computers
ject to approval by an adviser) under the direc-     classroom teachers, teachers of the gifted and
                                                     talented and supervisors to the use of computers      and technology into the social sciences/
tion of a mentor. The teacher will be required to                                                          humanities classroom. New products will be
submit a written report and action plan in           in instructing gifted children. Review of existing
                                                     software and techniques, planning and integra-        evaluated and model school districts using tech-
approved format, subject to approval of the                                                                nology in social studies and English classrooms
mentor in accordance with School of Education        tion with traditional instruction.
                                                                                                           will be reviewed, along with strategies to use
policy. (Only for M.A. in education for certified                                                          technology in the classroom. Students will cre-
teachers students.)                                  EDUC7782
                                                                                                           ate many different projects they can use in a
                                                     3 Credits
                                                                                                           social studies or English classroom.
EDUC7718                                             Technology in the Reading/Writing
2 Credits                                            Process
Final Project: Second Language                       This course examines how technology can sup-
                                                                                                           3 Credits
Acquisition                                          port the reading and writing process in the class-
                                                                                                           Seminar in Instructional Technology
Application of linguistic and pedagogical knowl-     room. Basic research in the field is covered.
                                                                                                           Research and techniques in the field of instruc-
edge in the development of one or two units of       Word processing and software programs are
                                                                                                           tional technology are explored in a seminar set-
language study rooted in appropriate New Jer-        examined. The impact of technology on the
                                                                                                           ting. Topics investigated include state and dis-
sey Core Curriculum Content Standards as well        reading/writing process will be examined and
                                                                                                           trict technology plans and the implications of
as appropriate language standards (either New        discussed.
                                                                                                           national policy initiatives. A research project is
Jersey English Language Proficiency Standards                                                              presented as part of the teacher’s Web folio site.
or Standards for Foreign Language Learning in                                                              Prerequisite: EDUC7784 Multimedia Produc-
the 21st Century) for age/grade level cited and                                                            tion.
for the target language addressed.

                                                                        Education • Course Offerings

EDUC7795                                            EDUC7812                                              Prerequisites: A B+ or better grade in
3 Credits                                           2–3 Credits                                           EDUC7623 Diagnosis of Learning Disorders
Advanced Internet for Educators                     Final Project                                         and in EDUC7624 Correction of Learning Dis-
This is an advanced Internet course which will      The fundamentals of educational research and          orders.
build upon knowledge of how to design a Web         the link between theory and practice are              Summer or Fall
page using more advanced tools. It will continue    explored. Students develop a research proposal
to explore how the Internet can be a valuable       that is specific to their needs and interests as      EDUC8628
classroom resource for educators. Prerequisite:     practitioners. This course explores the funda-        3 Credits
EDUC7785 Internet for Educators.                    mentals of educational research, its value and        Practicum in Diagnostic and
Fall, Spring, Summer                                the links between educational research and            Remedial Techniques II
                                                    practice. Students will conduct a survey of the       Emphasizes the development and implementa-
EDUC7796                                            literature on a selected topic and use higher-order   tion of detailed educational plans to remediate
3 Credits                                           thinking skills to develop a research question or     learning problems of children. Includes a 45-
Projects Based on the Web                           series of questions and research proposal.            hour supervised practicum and problem-solving
A major multimedia module featuring interac-                                                              seminar. Prerequisite: A B+ or better grade in
tive content and incorporating techniques and       EDUC7813                                              EDUC8623 Practicum in Diagnostic and
work from the instructional technology program      3 Credits                                             Remedial Techniques I.
is authored as a capstone project for the teach-    Applied Field Project                                 Fall or Spring
er’s Web folio site. Prerequisite: EDUC7784         Applied field project as culmination of program
Multimedia Production.                              of study. Project to be related to elementary, sec-   French
                                                    ondary or college-level instruction.
EDUC7797                                                                                                  FREN5101
3 Credits                                           EDUC8609                                              3 Credits
Technology in Visual/Performing Arts                3 Credits                                             French I
Explores the exciting role computers can take in    Multisensory Reading V                                Conversational introduction to French. In addi-
bringing the visual and music arts alive in the     Techniques for teacher training and supervision       tion, basic reading selections, including cultural
classroom. Students develop their own visual        of the Orton-Gillingham approach to instruction       material, will lead to oral and written reports.
and music projects which model classroom            are offered. Students plan, present and evaluate
activities that might be used to support New        training sessions. Includes supervision in provid-    FREN5102
Jersey curriculum content standards. No pre-        ing instruction and feedback to individuals in        3 Credits
requisite “arts literacy” or “art background” are   training. Prerequisite: EDUC7604 Multisensory         French II
required. Prerequisite: EDUC6584 Computers          Reading IV.                                           Continuation of intensive conversation in
as a Teacher’s Aid: Curriculum and Instruction.                                                           French. French literary texts as a basis for
                                                    EDUC8610                                              advanced oral and written reports. French cul-
EDUC7798                                            3 Credits                                             ture presented from a linguistic perspective.
3 Credits                                           Multisensory Reading VI
Special Topics in Instructional                     Techniques for teacher training and supervision
Technology                                          of the Orton-Gillingham approach to instruc-          German
Current issues related to the growing movement      tion are offered. Students plan, present and
toward technologies which support schoolwide        evaluate training sessions for teachers who are       GERM5101
networking are emphasized. Topics focus on          enrolled in EDUC7603 Multisensory Reading             3 Credits
current technology trends and developing strate-    III and EDUC7604 Multisensory Reading IV.             German I
gic plans for change and technology implemen-       Includes supervision in providing instruction         Conversational introduction to German. In
tation strategies for schools and districts. A      and feedback to individuals in training. Pre-         addition, basic reading selections, including cul-
module is authored as part of the teacher’s Web     requisite: EDUC8609 Multisensory Reading V.           tural material, will lead to oral and written
folio site. Prerequisite: EDUC7785 Internet for                                                           reports.
Educators.                                          EDUC8612
                                                    12 Credits                                            GERM5102
EDUC7810                                            Advanced Orton-Gillingham                             3 Credits
1–3 Credits                                         Practicum                                             German II
Advanced Special Projects: Field                    Focuses on provision of comprehensive instruc-        Continuation of intensive conversation in Ger-
Experiences                                         tion, including decoding, encoding, written ex-       man. German literary texts as a basis for
Guided observation and clinical analysis in an      pression, reading comprehension and study skills      advanced oral and written reports. German cul-
educational setting. Program assessment and         using multisensory strategies. Consists primarily     ture presented from a linguistic perspective.
design. May be taken with EDUC7811 Research         of a supervised practicum working with stu-
in Curriculum Development, in preparation for       dents with dyslexia. Prerequisite: EDUC7604
EDUC7812 Final Project.                             Multisensory Reading IV.

EDUC7811                                            EDUC8623
1 Credit                                            3 Credits
Research in Curriculum Development                  Practicum in Diagnostic and
Survey of literature in curriculum followed by      Remedial Techniques I
development of a research project in a specific     Students administer tests, analyze results and
discipline.                                         interview parents and teachers of children with
                                                    learning problems. Includes a 45-hour super-
                                                    vised practicum and problem-solving seminar.

Education for Certified Teachers •
Educational Leadership • Electrical Engineering

Education for              Electrical                                        3. Three letters of recommendation.
                                                                             Applicants who have not completed all
Certified                  Engineering                                    requirements for admission to the degree
                                                                          program may be permitted to enroll in
Teachers (M.A.)            (M.S.E.E.)                                     classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or
                                                                          nondegree basis.
See Education, page 98.    Electrical engineering is one of the most
                           dynamic areas of modern technology. The
                                                                          Requirements for the Master
                           graduate program in electrical engineering
                                                                          of Science in Electrical
                           provides students with broad scientific
                           knowledge, current information about
                                                                          Engineering Degree
                           technological advancement, exposure to         The number of graduate credits required
Educational                modern mathematical techniques, and the        to attain the Master of Science in Electrical
                           ability to formulate and meet objectives       Engineering is 33.
Leadership                 that are necessary in the successful prac-
                                                                              These are distributed as follows:
                                                                              1. 12 credits of core courses.
(M.A.)                     tice of electrical engineering. Numerical
                           analysis and computer-aided design meth-
                                                                              2. 12 credits from an area of speciali-
See Education, page 105.                                                  zation.
                           ods are used in all courses where relevant.        3. 9 credits of electives with the electri-
                           The courses are updated frequently to          cal engineering department. Other science
                           keep pace with new technological develop-      and engineering courses, numbered 6000
                           ments and to meet the needs of industry.       or higher, may be taken with director
                               This program also is available through     permission.
                           the Internet with the same admission               4. A thesis is optional: If a student
                           requirements, academic standards and           elects EENG7803, EENG7804 Research
                           evaluation processes as the traditional        and Thesis, only 3 elective credits may be
                           classroom program. Lecture notes, which        taken.
                           contain mathematical equations and
                           graphical presentations in addition to text,   Core Courses
                           are posted weekly at the Web site. Home-       Twelve credits must be selected from the
                           work assignments also are provided regu-       list of courses below:
                           larly to determine student performance.                                                      Credits
                           Assignments may be submitted by mail,          EENG6601
                           e-mail or fax. Ongoing communications            Linear Systems I ....................................3
                           and guidance via the electronic forum,         EENG6610
                           e-mail, fax and telephone are provided by        Computer-aided Analysis and Design ....3
                           the faculty. The M.S.E.E. program can be       EENG6629
                           completed entirely via the Internet or in        Random Processes in
                           combination with traditional classroom              Communications ..............................3
                           instruction.                                   EENG6633
                               This program is offered under the aus-       Digital Signal Processing .......................3
                           pices of the Lee Gildart and Oswald Haase      EENG6747
                           School of Computer Sciences and Engi-            Digital Communications........................3
                           neering, University College: Arts • Sci-
                           ences • Professional Studies, Metropolitan     Areas of Specialization
                           Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.                   Computers
                           Admission Requirements                           Logic System Design .............................3
                           1. A Bachelor of Science degree in electri-
                                                                            Microprocessor Design..........................3
                           cal engineering from an accredited univer-
                           sity. Students with a Bachelor of Science
                                                                            Robotics Engineering.............................3
                           degree in science, engineering (other than
                           electrical) or technology may be admitted
                                                                            Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic
                           if they complete undergraduate prerequi-
                                                                               Systems ............................................3
                           sites determined by the school.
                               2. Submission of an official score re-
                                                                            Itanium Processor Application and
                           port for the Graduate Record Examina-
                                                                               Architecture .....................................3
                           tion (GRE) General Test, taken within the
                           last five years. (The GRE requirement is
                                                                            Computer Communication Networks ....3
                           waived for applicants who have completed
                           a master’s degree.)

                                                                                                         Electrical Engineering

Devices and Systems                                 Credits      EENG6606                                            gramming, relation between high-level language
EENG7706                                                         3 Credits                                           and assembly language and the impact on per-
   Robotics Engineering.............................3            Electromagnetic Radiation and                       formance and code size; application optimiza-
EENG7711                                                         Transmission                                        tion and tuning, evolution of 80x86 microarchi-
   Active Circuits Analysis and                                  Transmission lines, waveguides, antennas, wave      tecture from 80386 through Pentium 4: CISC,
                                                                 propagation in anisotropic media.                   RISC, VLIW, execution pipeline and pipelining;
       Design I ............................................3
                                                                                                                     issues affecting performance: data and control
                                                                 EENG6610                                            dependencies, cache, simple and complex
   Active Circuits Analysis and                                                                                      instructions, static and dynamic scheduling, par-
                                                                 3 Credits
       Design II...........................................3                                                         allel instruction execution. Prerequisite:
                                                                 Computer-aided Analysis and Design
EENG7725                                                                                                             EENG7701 Logic System Design.
                                                                 Study of simulation packages for engineering
   Automatic Control Systems I.................3                 problem solving. Transient and steady-state         Fall
EENG7726                                                         analysis of passive circuits. Signal processing,
   Automatic Control Systems II ...............3                 circuit and system modeling. Digital circuit and    EENG7703
EENG7775                                                         system simulation.                                  3 Credits
   Optics....................................................3   Fall, Spring                                        Computer Applications in
Digital Signal Processing and
                                                                 EENG6629                                            Use of computers for design, analysis, control
Communications                                                                                                       and decision. Engineering applications in cir-
EENG7737                                                         3 Credits
                                                                                                                     cuits electronics, signal processing and numeri-
   Computer Communication Networks ....3                         Random Processes in
                                                                                                                     cal analysis. Use of systems interfaces such as
EENG7738                                                                                                             assembly language subroutines, memory video
                                                                 Probability and random variables. Random
   Wireless Communication.......................3                                                                    displays, ports and interrupts.
                                                                 processes and spectral analysis. Modulation,
EENG7748                                                         introduction to noise and linear systems with
   Advanced Digital Communications .......3                                                                          EENG7704
                                                                 random input.                                       3 Credits
EENG7753                                                         Fall, Spring                                        Computer-based Instrumentation
   Applications of Digital Signal