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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 64.    The Master of Administrative Science            zation personnel, is $1,461.00* per course,
                                      (M.A.S.) degree program is structured to        and entitles participants to use FDU’s facili-
                                      meet the career development needs of            ties (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-   Advanced Forensics Acquisition
                                      cant record of relevant professional and/or     and Analysis
                                      administrative experience in government         This 12-credit certificate will provide in-
                                      and not-for-profit organizations.               depth instruction integrating the acquisi-
                                          The program combines both cognitive         tion and analysis of three vital areas of
                                      and affective (interactive) instruction         computer forensics: dead system investiga-
                                      through case studies, simulations, individ-     tions, live recovery and network recovery.
                                      ual and group exercises and fieldwork that      Students are required to take MADS6725
                                      helps to develop the critical managerial        File-system Analysis as a prerequisite for
                                      effectiveness. The M.A.S. educational           the certificate and three additional courses
                                      experience seeks to develop administrative      from the following offerings: MADS6726
                                      competencies in a supportive learning           Live-system Response and Analysis,
                                      environment in conjunction with specific        MADS6727 Network Analysis, MADS6728
                                      and clear feedback.                             E-communications Analysis, MADS6729
                                          This program is offered under the aus-      Operating System Assessment and
                                      pices of the School of Administrative Sci-      MADS6730 Malware Investigations.
                                      ence, Anthony J. Petrocelli College of
                                      Continuing Studies, at the College at
                                      Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and               Community Development
                                      Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, New               This 12-credit graduate certificate program
                                      Jersey, and locations throughout New            focuses on planning and economic issues
                                      Jersey.                                         of housing and business. Students are re-
                                                                                      quired to take three core courses from the
                                      Program Highlights                              following six choices: MADS6622
                                                                                      Community Development, MADS6623
                                      • A 30-credit program that can be com-          City and Regional Planning, MADS6624
                                      pleted in 20 months while working full-time.
                                                                                      Urban Politics, MADS6625 Financing
                                      • An opportunity to begin the program at        Community Development, MADS6712
                                      any one of three entry points during the        Special Topics: Environmental Issues and
                                      year: September, January and April.             Community Development, MADS6720
                                      • Small classes offered one evening per         Special Topics: Metropolitan America:
                                      week (6–9:30 p.m.) in a 12-week trimes-         Influence of the Past and Future and one
                                      ter format or five consecutive Saturdays        other course from among those offered in
                                      (8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.) to accommodate            the M.A.S. program.
                                      the needs of working professionals.
                                      • 55 convenient off-campus locations
                                      throughout New Jersey.
                                                                                      *This fee is a 2009–2010 fee. New tuition and fee
                                      • Many courses are available online             charges for 2010–2011 will be announced in the spring
                                      through an asynchronous delivery.               of 2010. Please check with the Office of Enrollment
                                                                                      Services for current charges.

Administrative Science

Computer Security and Forensic                  Emergency Management                            Global Health and Human Services
Administration                                  Administration                                  Administration
This 12-credit graduate certificate program     This 12-credit graduate certificate is          A 12-credit graduate certificate designed
focuses on the criminal justice system’s        designed for community leaders involved         for professionals interested in health, hos-
response to the expanding area of comput-       in planning, policy making, implementa-         pital and human services administration.
er crime. Designed for law enforcement          tion and administration of emergency man-       Select any four courses from the following:
officials, corporate security executives and    agement. Participants can select any four       MADS6628 Building Strategic Partner-
state agency investigators, the certificate     of the following courses: MADS6617              ships, MADS6642 Global Health and
provides training to appropriate personnel      Emergency Management and Safety                 Human Services Systems, MADS6643
in the investigation, case development and      Administration, MADS6633 GIS and                Community Needs Assessment and Quali-
protocols relating to computer crimes.          Emergency Administration, MADS6634              tative Analysis for Health and Human
Each course is taught in a computer labo-       Community Threat Assessment and Risk            Services, MADS6644 Law, Ethics and
ratory to ensure direct relevance and prac-     Analysis, MADS6636 Global Preparedness          Policy for Health and Human Services,
tical application of all information being      for Catastrophic Emergencies (Wroxton           MADS6645 Marketing Social Change,
covered. Two new state-of-the-art cyber         elective) and MADS6698 Current Issues           MADS6646 Finance and Accounting
crime computer laboratories were created        on Terrorism and Security.                      for Health and Human Services and
at the Metropolitan Campus through fund-                                                        MADS6647 Organizational Planning and
ing provided by the U.S. Department of          Forensic Accounting                             Risk Communications.
Justice. Students are required to take four
                                                This 12-credit graduate certificate focuses
courses: MADS6637 Computer Systems                                                              Global Leadership and
                                                on white-collar crime and its implications.
Seizure and Examination, MADS6638
                                                Students can choose four courses from the       Administration
Computer Security Administration,
                                                following: MADS6686 Financial Crime: Its        This 12-credit graduate certificate is es-
MADS6639 The Forensic Expert and
                                                Nature and Extent, MADS6687 Account-            pecially designed for leaders and admin-
MADS6697 Current Issues in Cyber
                                                ing Fraud Examination, MADS6688 Legal           istrators of worldwide organizations.
                                                Environment for Forensic Accounting,            Participants can choose four courses from
                                                MADS6689 Accounting and E-commerce              the following list: MADS6600 Theory and
Correctional Administration and                 and MADS6690 Forensic Accounting                Practice of Administration, MADS6609
Leadership                                      Fraud and Taxation.                             Productivity and Human Performance,
This 12-credit graduate certificate program                                                     MADS6610 Organizational Decision
focuses on the administration and leader-       Global Emergency Medical                        Making, MADS6618 Leadership Plus,
ship of correctional institutions. Students     Services Administration                         MADS6634 Community Threat Assess-
are required to take two courses:                                                               ment and Risk Analysis and MADS6661
                                                This 12-credit certificate is designed to
MADS6663 Behavioral Administration in                                                           Managing Organizational Change.
                                                enhance the knowledge and leadership
Corrections and MADS6664 Correctional
                                                skills of administrators and staff of organi-
Health Care Administration. Participants                                                        Global Security and Terrorism
                                                zations responsible (or potentially respon-
must also select two electives from
                                                sible) for provision of emergency medical       Studies
MADS6600 Theory and Practice of
                                                services. All of New Jersey’s mobile health     This 12-credit graduate certificate program
Administration, MADS6602 Personnel
                                                care resources should be prepared to            is designed for military, police, fire and
Administration, MADS6610 Organization-
                                                respond to crisis events, as well as to the     emergency management professionals who
al Decision Making and MADS6618
                                                everyday needs of their communities. Stu-       comprise the first-responder community.
Leadership Plus.
                                                dents are required to take the following        The certificate provides a broad under-
                                                two courses: MADS6649 Integrated Sys-           standing of terrorist groups and the meth-
Displaced Persons Administration                tem Design for Emergency Medical Ser-           ods they employ along with in-depth train-
There is a myriad of issues that displaced      vices and MADS6650 Emergency Medical            ing on how to prevent and respond to ter-
individuals are faced with, and organiza-       Services Quality Improvement. To com-           rorist acts. Courses include MADS6634
tions must be able to identify such issues in   plete the certificate, select two electives     Community Threat Assessment and Risk
order to provide assistance. This 12-credit     from: MADS6602 Personnel Administra-            Analysis, MADS6636 Global Preparedness
graduate certificate will investigate various   tion, MADS6608 Organizational Commu-            for Catastrophic Emergencies, MADS6648
issues as well as remedies for problems.        nication and Conflict Resolution,               Disaster Recovery and Organizational
Students may select four courses from the       MADS6617 Emergency Management and               Continuity and MADS6698 Current Issues
following: MADS6617 Emergency                   Safety Administration, MADS6620                 on Terrorism and Security.
Management and Safety Administration,           Human Resource Systems: Approaches
MADS6628 Building Strategic                     and Techniques for the Modern
                                                                                                Global Technology Administration
Partnerships, MADS6636 Global                   Workplace, MADS6646 Finance and
Preparedness for Catastrophic                   Accounting for Health and Human                 This 12-credit graduate certificate provides
Emergencies, MADS6672 Ethics and                Services and MADS6699 Global Issues in          a comprehensive examination of project-
Human Rights, MADS6673 Internal and             Emergency Medical Services.                     management processes, integrating tech-
External Displaced Persons Issues,                                                              nical tools with leadership and team
MADS6674 Sociological Perspectives of                                                           communication skills. This program is
Disaster and MADS6699 Global Issues in                                                          designed for managers and information
Emergency Medical Services.                                                                     technology professionals to improve inno-

                                                                                    Administrative Science

vation, strategy, operations and effective-      triculating basis qualify for a Certificate in   Park and Recreation Leadership
ness in today’s agile global business archi-     International Studies.                           This 12-credit graduate certificate program
tectures. Students learn technical aspects                                                        addresses the numerous issues involved in
of project management planning and exe-          Law and Public Safety                            operating, managing and administrating
cution methods as well as people skills that                                                      parks, golf courses, zoos, reservations,
are critical to successful projects. Students                                                     swimming facilities and other leisure and
are required to take the following two           This 12-credit graduate certificate provides
                                                 a leadership foundation for law and public       recreation facilities. Students are required
courses: MADS6605 Principles of Infor-                                                            to take two core courses—MADS6711
mation Systems and MADS6700 Global               safety professionals. Select any four cours-
                                                 es from: MADS6601 Financial Adminis-             Special Topics: Entrepreneurship in
Technology Project Management. Students                                                           Leisure Services and MADS6724 Special
may select two electives from the follow-        tration, MADS6604 Ethics and Public
                                                 Values, MADS6618 Leadership Plus,                Topics: Current Issues in Park and
ing: MADS6610 Organizational Decision                                                             Recreation Leadership—and two other
Making, MADS6618 Leadership Plus,                MADS6620 Human Resource Systems:
                                                 Approaches and Techniques for the Mod-           courses from among those offered in the
MADS6638 Computer Security Admin-                                                                 M.A.S. program.
istration, MADS6677 Planning for Changes         ern Workplace, MADS6626 Law-en-
in Information Technology and MADS6696           forcement Executive Leadership Seminar
                                                 (international elective), MADS6628 Build-        School Security and Safety
Building Effective Teams.
                                                 ing Strategic Partnerships and MADS6703          Administration
                                                 Public Presentations and Media Strategies.       This 12-credit graduate certificate pro-
Human Resource Administration
                                                                                                  gram is designed for K–12 administrators
This 12-credit graduate certificate program                                                       and teachers to support the “Safe Schools”
is geared to the human resource practitioner.    Legal Environment Administration
                                                 This 12-credit graduate certificate is           initiative. Students are required to take
Select any four courses from the following                                                        four courses: MADS6617 Emergency
offerings to earn the certificate: MADS6602      designed for legal support staff. Any four
                                                 courses from the following offerings quali-      Management and Safety Administration,
Personnel Administration, MADS6607                                                                MADS6634 Community Threat Assess-
Collective Bargaining and Contract Ad-           fy for the certificate: MADS6603 Law and
                                                 Administrative Practice, MADS6607 Col-           ment and Risk Analysis, MADS6665
ministration, MADS6608 Organizational                                                             Crisis Management for the School Admin-
Communication and Conflict Resolution,           lective Bargaining and Contract Adminis-
                                                 tration, MADS6620 Human Resource                 istrator and MADS6698 Current Issues on
MADS6609 Productivity and Human                                                                   Terrorism and Security.
Performance, MADS6661 Managing                   Systems: Approaches and Techniques for
Organizational Change and MADS6662               the Modern Workplace, MADS6635
Customer Service for Public and Not-for-         Legal Research Methods and Analysis,             Transportation Administration
Profit Organizations.                            MADS6695 Advanced Employment Law,                This 12-credit certificate is designed for
                                                 MADS6713 Special Topics: Environmental           leaders in the transportation industry.
                                                 Response and Reporting Seminar and               Students are required to take MADS6651
Intelligence-led Policing
                                                 MADS6719 Special Topics: Litigation              Operations Administration and
Intelligence-led policing involves the           Preparation and Administration,                  MADS6652 Public Policy and Transporta-
modern techniques that integrate the best                                                         tion Issues. To complete the certificate,
practices of community policing with                                                              select two electives from: MADS6600
law-enforcement intelligence. This 12-           Nonprofit Organization
                                                 Development                                      Theory and Practice of Administration,
credit graduate certificate builds on the use                                                     MADS6602 Personnel Administration,
of data and information to solve issues in-      This 12-credit graduate certificate program      MADS6610 Organizational Decision
volving crime, homeland security and qual-       is designed for professional leaders in the      Making, MADS6618 Leadership Plus
ity of life. Students are required to take the   not-for-profit community. Students pursu-        MADS6661 Managing Organizational
following two courses: MADS6679 Intelli-         ing this credential may apply the credits        Change.
gence-led Policing: Concepts, Practices and      toward the M.A.S. degree. Three core
Issues and MADS6680 Strategic Planning           courses are required from the following
for Intelligence-led Policing. To complete       four offerings: MADS6628 Building                Wroxton Experience—
the certificate, select two electives from the   Strategic Partnerships, MADS6629                 Global Perspective
following: MADS6628 Building Strategic           Planning and Program Development,                Two courses, MADS6615 Global Leader-
Partnerships, MADS6681 Intelligence Team         MADS6631 Advanced Funding Practices              ship for Public and Not-for-Profit Or-
Management, MADS6682 Intelligence                and MADS6632 Technology Applications             ganizations and MADS6627 Women’s
Analysis, MADS6683 Tactical and Opera-           for Not-for-Profit Management. Students          Leadership in Today’s Global World, are
tional Management, MADS6684 Principles           may choose one other course from among           offered in the summer at FDU’s Wroxton
of Information and Intelligence Collection       those offered in the M.A.S. program.             College in England.
and MADS6685 Fusion Center Operations            Recommended additional courses are:
and Integration.                                 MADS6613 Marketing of Public and Not-            Online Graduate Degree and
                                                 for-Profit Organizations, MADS6616
                                                 Grant Writing and Administration and             Certificate Programs
International Studies
                                                 MADS6662 Customer Service for Public
Any four M.A.S. graduate courses taken at                                                         Online Availability
                                                 and Not-for-Profit Organizations.
FDU’s Wroxton College campus or other
FDU locations in Europe, Asia and the                                                             As a result of funding provided by the U.S.
Caribbean on a matriculating or nonma-                                                            Department of Defense through the Na-

Administrative Science

tional Guard Bureau, three administrative        Public Administration (M.P.A.) program,        For Information
science graduate certificates—the Global         graduates can enroll in four additional        For information about the M.A.S. and
Security and Terrorism Studies Certificate,      courses of their choice and earn a Certif-     certificate programs, contact: Ronald E.
the Emergency Management Administra-             icate in Public and Nonprofit Leadership.      Calissi, Esq., executive associate dean
tion Certificate and the Computer Security       Courses taken for the master’s degree can-     for off-campus credit programs, Fairleigh
and Forensic Administration Certificate—         not be repeated; however, there are ample      Dickinson University, Anthony J. Petrocelli
as well as five additional Master of Admin-      new courses to choose from under Special       College of Continuing Studies, School
istrative Science (M.A.S.) courses have          Topics plus other listed courses including     of Administrative Science, 1000 River Road,
been created online. Public safety leaders       the Wroxton College, Oxfordshire, Eng-         H-DH2-13, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666;
and managers from around the world have          land, summer seminars. Students who            Telephone: (201) 692-7171; Fax:
the opportunity to earn an online M.A.S.         have graduated from universities other         (201) 692-7179; E-mail:
degree that has been re-viewed and ap-           than Fairleigh Dickinson can also take
proved by the National Guard. In addition        advantage of the post-graduate certificate     Course Offerings
to these National Guard-approved pro-            program.
grams, the school also offers online gradu-
                                                                                                Administrative Science
ate certificates in Law and Public Safety        Requirements for the
Administration and Global Leadership and                                                        School of Administrative Science
                                                 Master of Administrative
Administration.                                  Science Degree                                 MADS6600
    A second year of funding by the U.S.
                                                 The following are the specific program         3 Credits
Department of Defense through the
                                                 requirements for the M.A.S. degree. The        Theory and Practice of
National Guard Bureau was appropriated
                                                 curriculum areas and credit-distribution       Administration
for 2004–2005 to convert the graduate
                                                 requirements are designed to provide stu-      Introduction to issues of administration of pub-
Computer Security and Forensic Adminis-                                                         lic and not-for-profit organizations. Cases are
                                                 dents with flexibility in planning a program
tration Certificate to an online delivery for-                                                  used to analyze the relation of theory to practice
                                                 of study within a competency-focused
mat.                                                                                            and to illustrate the direct practical relevance of
                                                 framework for professional development.
                                                 Students must successfully complete 30         theoretical models to administrative action. This
Admission Requirements                           credits of graduate course work in the fol-    course is waived for graduates of the New Jersey
The credentials required for admission to        lowing three categories.                       Certified Public Manager® (CPM) program.
the Master of Administrative Science
degree program as a matriculated student                                                        MADS6601
                                                 Administrative Competencies                    3 Credits
include the following:
    1. A graduate application for admission      (18 credits)                                   Financial Administration
                                                 This core area includes the following areas    Analysis of the concepts and principles used in
and nonrefundable application fee.
                                                 of administrative science: budgeting and       the financial administration of the public and
    2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredit-
                                                 financial administration, human resources      not-for-profit sector. This includes the key ele-
ed college or university with a minimum                                                         ments of accounting, budgeting, planning and
cumulative grade point ratio (GPR) of            administration, information systems
                                                                                                control, auditing and their integration into a
2.70. Applicants with a GPR of less than         administration, regulatory and legal issues
                                                                                                comprehensive administrative control system,
2.70 may be admitted as matriculated stu-        in administration, organizational behavior     including issues of systems design and imple-
dents on probation.                              and organizational communications.             mentation.
    3. Official transcripts from all colleges
and universities previously attended.            Analytic and Decision-making                   MADS6602
Applicants who are unable to provide offi-       Competencies (9 credits)                       3 Credits
cial documents at the time of enrollment                                                        Personnel Administration
                                                 This core area includes course work in
may register as nonmatriculated or nonde-                                                       This course provides an overview of personnel
                                                 public policy analysis, economic analysis,
gree students, with the approval of a grad-                                                     administration, focusing on a unified human
                                                 quantitative reasoning, ethical and values     resources management program, including the
uate faculty adviser.
                                                 issues and decision-making techniques          integration of human resources planning, job
    Candidates for the graduate certificate
                                                 that enable the student to analyze complex     analysis, employee selection, training performance
program in administrative science may be
                                                 problems and develop appropriate strate-       evaluation and compensation administration. This
accepted as matriculated students, based
                                                 gies to address them.                          course is waived for graduates of the New Jersey
on proof of a bachelor’s degree from an
accredited college or university.                                                               Certified Public Manager® (CPM) Program.
                                                 Capstone Seminar (3 credits)
                                                 This core area provides an integrative         MADS6603
Post-graduate Certificate in                                                                    3 Credits
Public and Nonprofit                             learning experience that focuses on organi-
                                                                                                Law and Administrative Practice
Leadership                                       zational leadership and strategic planning.
                                                                                                Exploration and analysis of the function of law
                                                 Ordinarily the last course that a student
This 12-credit post-graduate certificate                                                        in a democratic society. Emphasis is placed on
                                                 takes in the program, the capstone seminar     understanding the law as a legal and moral force
program is designed to further enhance the       is offered on the Metropolitan Campus and
competencies of public and not-for-profit                                                       guiding and constraining public decision making
                                                 College at Florham and at the University’s     and action.
organization administrators. Upon success-       Monmouth County Graduate Center in
ful completion of either the 30-credit           Eatontown, New Jersey.
M.A.S. program or the 39-credit Master of

                                                                                          Administrative Science

MADS6604                                             MADS6610                                              MADS6616
3 Credits                                            3 Credits                                             3 Credits
Ethics and Public Values                             Organizational Decision Making                        Grant Writing and Administration
This course focuses on the ethical dimensions of     Examination of processes in organizational            The course provides students with an understand-
the personal and professional judgments of pub-      decision making, the state of theory, research        ing of the process of writing successful grant
lic sector managers. Cases are used to examine       and applications for the practicing manager.          proposals, including responding to the Request
the ethos of public service organizations and the    Topics include administrative style and decision      for Proposal, letter proposals, defining needs,
                                                     making; problem discovery and diagnosis; the          methodology, timelines and the budget. Learn
moral foundation of public policy.
                                                     search for solutions, evaluation and choice;          the elements of preparing a winning proposal
                                                     group decision making; decision aids and              that can secure funding for major public sector
MADS6605                                                                                                   initiatives. Students prepare and submit full
                                                     support systems; and risk analysis.
3 Credits                                                                                                  grant proposals relevant to their organizations.
Principles of Information Systems                    MADS6612
This course provides an overview of the role of      3 Credits                                             MADS6617
information systems in the administration of         Seminar on Strategic Management                       3 Credits
public and not-for-profit organizations by pre-      for the Public and Not-for-Profit                     Emergency Management and Safety
senting an integrated view of administration,        Sectors (Capstone)                                    Administration
information and systems concepts into a unified      Approaches to formulating strategies that enable      Course will provide for an in-depth analysis of
framework. Topics include information systems        public and not-for-profit organizations to adapt      planning and administration for emergency man-
development, design implementation and evalu-        to changing social, technological, economic and       agement in the public and not-for-profit sectors,
ation strategies.                                    political conditions. Strategic management from       the need for emergency planning, recovering
                                                     the administrator’s perspective. Development of       losses from Federal Emergency Management
MADS6606                                             long-range organizational strategies. Topics in-      Agency (FEMA) and state agencies due to cata-
3 Credits                                            clude forecasting, goal setting, environmental        strophic events, identification and allocation of
                                                     scanning, implementation of organizational            resources, incident command procedure, safety
Administrative Leadership in
                                                     strategies and strategic management and public        in the working environment and federal Occupa-
Complex Organizations                                                                                      tional Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Analysis of leadership behavior and administra-                                                            and state Public Employee Occupational Safety
tive activities. Examination of major theories of                                                          and Health Act (PEOSHA) regulations. Stu-
leadership and motivation, including trait,          3 Credits                                             dents evaluate their environment and prepare
behavioral, situational and power-influence          Marketing of Public and Not-for-                      a safety plan that is presented to the class.
leadership theories and acognitive and cognitive     Profit Organizations
motivational principles for various levels of the    Course examines marketing concepts relevant to        MADS6618
formal organization.                                 public and not-for-profit organizations that will     3 Credits
                                                     enable administrators to match the goals,             Leadership Plus
MADS6607                                             strengths and resources of an organization with       Master the best principles practiced by great
3 Credits                                            the needs, wants and opportunities in the public      leaders, past and present. Topics include cre-
Collective Bargaining and Contract                   sector.                                               ative and innovative thinking, super-conscious
Administration                                                                                             mental laws, the constant pursuit of profession-
Analysis of federal and state employee relations     MADS6614                                              alism, craftsman-like dedication to quality,
laws and regulation. Topics include the bargain-     3 Credits                                             building effective self-directed teams, creating
ing environment, contract negotiations, wage         Comparative Public and Not-for-                       an energized workplace, the characteristics of
and benefit issues in arbitration, grievance arbi-   Profit Systems (Wroxton Elective)                     effective learning organizations, capitalizing on
tration and employee relations in nonunion           A global examination of alternative government        leverage and the art of identifying and designing
organizations.                                       and not-for-profit provider systems, public poli-     a shared destiny.
                                                     cy formulation and implementation. Organiza-
MADS6608                                             tion and operational characteristics of public        MADS6619
3 Credits                                            and not-for-profit providers in global settings       3 Credits
Organizational Communication and                     are analyzed with particular reference to Euro-       Politics and Policy of Entrepreneurial
Conflict Resolution                                  pean systems. This seminar includes site visits       Government
Theories and models of communications and            to various institutions.                              This course examines the changing role of coun-
communications media; barriers to effective                                                          Fee   ty/local government in the intergovernmental
communication and techniques for improving                                                                 system, focusing on preparing government for
interpersonal, group and organizational commu-       MADS6615                                              the challenges and opportunities of the new cen-
nications. Sources of conflict at the individual,    3 Credits                                             tury. The course provides overviews of the histo-
group and organizational levels; methods of          Global Leadership for Public and                      ry, current structure and functions of county and
conflict management and resolution.                  Not-for-Profit Organizations                          local governments in New Jersey, including the
                                                     (Wroxton Elective)                                    changing socioeconomic and political environ-
MADS6609                                             Leadership theories of European and Ameri-            ment. The nature of governmental leadership
3 Credits                                            can theoreticians as well as the methods and          and decision making, including a discussion of
Productivity and Human Performance                   practices of world organization leaders in gov-       selected major leadership and decision-making
Definitions and measurement of individual,           ernment and not-for-profit organizations are          theories and models as they apply to the region-
team and organizational productivity, effective-     studied, compared and discussed. Presenters are       al government setting, is examined. Other topics
ness and efficiency. Models for the analysis of      drawn from Parliament, local governments and          include outsourcing, consolidation, regionaliza-
organizational and individual productivity and       entrepreneurs who have created, innovated and         tion, privatization, competitive bidding, special
productivity growth. Techniques for improving        implemented sweeping policy changes in the            interest groups, political action committees,
productivity.                                        operation of government. Several site visits are      joint ventures and public/private partnerships.

Administrative Science

MADS6620                                            MADS6626                                             MADS6631
3 Credits                                           3 Credits                                            3 Credits
Human Resource Systems:                             Law-enforcement Executive                            Advanced Funding Practices
Approaches and Techniques for the                   Leadership Seminar                                   This course is designed to provide an in-depth
Modern Workplace                                    New and complex challenges facing the law-           study of comprehensive fund-raising planning.
New approaches and techniques in human              enforcement community worldwide will be stud-        The course will focus on management issues
resource systems go beyond the theories and         ied and discussed with top criminal justice lead-    including assessing organizational readiness,
principles of personnel administration. A           ers in Great Britain and the United States.
                                                                                                         strategic approaches to the development process
“hands-on” experience that utilizes case studies    Subjects include multijurisdictional police forces
                                                                                                         and evaluating results. The course also will
in each topic area allows students to devise        —Europol and Interpol, policing in a multiracial
solutions. This course will use case studies,       society, riot and public order, leadership and       provide students the opportunity to broaden
lectures, assigned readings and recent rulings.     community policing, forensics and crime-scene        their knowledge with regard to prospect
State and federal court decisions that impact       investigation, combating drugs, the global           research and cultivation, planned giving, cor-
public-sector organizations will be thoroughly      impact of terrorism and combating chemical           porate philanthropy and cause-related marketing.
examined.                                           and biological warfare.
MADS6621                                            MADS6627                                             3 Credits
3 Credits                                           3 Credits                                            Technology Applications for
Development of Governmental and                     Women’s Leadership in Today’s                        Not-for-Profit Management
Administrative Theories                             Global World                                         Learn to develop an approach to technology that
The course will trace the development of gov-       Public and nonprofit sector administration and       best serves the needs of the organization. This
ernmental and administrative theories and, to an    leadership development challenges are com-           course will provide an overview of how to plan
extent, practices in Western societies during the   pared and studied as part of a women’s leader-       for technology including Web-site development,
modern era. The British traditions of common        ship seminar focusing on global networking.          online marketing, database management,
law and trade theory, as well as the European       Presenters are renowned CEOs and scholars
                                                                                                         finance, accounting and working with con-
theoretical bases of political practice, will be    whose cutting-edge accomplishments have dis-
presented.                                          tinguished them as leaders representing the pub-     sultants.
                                                    lic and nonprofit sectors in Great Britain and
MADS6622                                            the United States. Study is combined with travel     MADS6633
3 Credits                                           and experiential learning.                           3 Credits
Community Development                                                                                    GIS and Emergency Administration
The purpose of this course is to introduce the                                                           Course will provide an overview of GIS
theory and practice of community development                                                             (Geographic Information Systems) applications
                                                    3 Credits
and neighborhood development strategies.                                                                 at the administrative level of emergency man-
                                                    Building Strategic Partnerships                      agement. Topics covered will include uses of
Overview of basic approaches, important con-        Building strategic partnerships is key to
cepts, resources and language of the field and                                                           GIS within the planning and mitigation phases,
                                                    organizational survival and success. This course     along with response and recovery assessments.
major strategies for neighborhood revitalization    will use case studies to explore the principles,
in low-income communities.                                                                               Students will gain a valuable perspective on
                                                    approaches and motivations behind some of the        planning for and administering resources. A
                                                    most noteworthy collaborations forged by not-        final course project will be assigned to include
MADS6623                                            for-profit leaders.                                  GIS budget funding and implementation
3 Credits
                                                                                                         strategies relative to individual administrative
City and Regional Planning
                                                    MADS6629                                             roles.
This course provides a history, economic and
social trends (land use, suburbanization, smart     3 Credits
                                                    Planning and Program Development                     MADS6634
growth, etc.) and discussions on solving “real
                                                    Effective program development requires a             3 Credits
problems” that face local governments in the
                                                    clearly stated purpose of what your organization     Community Threat Assessment and
area of planning and development.
                                                    is trying to achieve, compelling evidence that       Risk Analysis
                                                    demonstrates the importance of that need and a       An analytic course designed for public safety
MADS6624                                                                                                 officers, elected officials and business communi-
3 Credits                                           well-reasoned plan that outlines how an organ-
                                                                                                         ty leaders for developing collaborative ap-
Urban Politics                                      ization will meet this need in a cost-effective
                                                                                                         proaches to counterterrorism and other security
This course focuses on decision making, city        manner. This course will explore how to turn an      threats. Topics include vulnerability assess-
governing structures, machine politics and the      idea into a feasible project that merits funding.    ments, hazard mitigation, best practices, emer-
reform movement.                                    Students will learn the skills and strategies        gency planning, physical security surveying, net-
                                                    needed to assess need, plan for and design           working of experts and community policing.
MADS6625                                            identifying trends and organize and manage           Students will conduct a vulnerability assessment
3 Credits                                           information. Valuable online resources will be       survey within their organization and community
Financing Community Development                     explored zeroing in on the top Internet sites for    and present a comprehensive response plan.
This course discusses the theory and practice of    research, reference and continued learning.
urban and suburban public finance with                                                                   MADS6635
emphasis on methods used to fund public             MADS6630                                             3 Credits
infrastructures. Topics include fiscal impact       3 Credits                                            Legal Research Methods and
analysis of real-estate development, effects of     The Development of Political and                     Analysis
taxes on land-use decisions, benefit assessments    Administrative Leadership                            Hands-on study of methods of legal research for
to finance public investments, private and          Traces the evolution and development of politi-      nonlawyers, with a concentration on utilizing
intergovernmental contracting methods of            cal and administrative leadership through the        both fee-based and free Internet legal sites.
supplying urban public services, tax increment      study of leadership theories and concepts and by     Instruction also will be provided in the proce-
finance for urban redevelopment and municipal       the application and analysis of select historical    dures used in analyzing and interpreting court
bonds.                                              case studies.                                        opinions and statutes. Students will prepare and

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present a legal brief, with supportive references      in the area of high-tech crimes or violations or   MADS6645
and arguments, regarding an assigned legal             agency rules and regulations. Appropriate inter-   3 Credits
issue. This hybrid course consists of classroom        action with criminal justice agencies to develop   Marketing Social Change
instruction, asynchronous online delivery plus         internal security protocols will be emphasized.    Fundamental marketing concepts are applied to
independent research at FDU’s law collection           Individuals will learn how to trace security       health and human services issues as a means to
(Lexis Nexis and Westlaw).                             intrusions, what contitutes admissible proof,      bring about social change. Attention is given to
                                                       how to manage evidence and how to develop          understanding the needs, wants and perception
MADS6636                                               proactive initiatives in this area.                of the consumer in developing a social market-
3 Credits                                                                                                 ing plan, implementing it and evaluating its
Global Preparedness for Catastrophic                   MADS6640                                           impact.
Emergencies                                            3 Credits
This course, taught by international experts,          Leading in Times of Crisis                         MADS6646
covers the following topics in a lecture/seminar       This course examines the principles of leader-     3 Credits
format: emergency management, hazardous risk           ship during times of significant stress. Various   Finance and Accounting for Health
analysis, social dimensions of disasters, disaster     models, strategies and tactics of leadership are   and Human Services
recovery and organizational continuity, the psy-       studied using the examples of civilian and         This course provides an overview of fiscal
chology of terrorism, counterterrorism, weapons        military leaders during the planning, implemen-    administrative decision-making and financial
of mass destruction, biodefense mobilization           tation and execution of the World War II D-Day     performance in health and human services
and cyber security and forensics.                      operation of June 1944.                            organizations. Budget course and structure,
                                                                                                          planning and preparation, revenue forecasting,
MADS6637                                               MADS6641                                           reporting, controls, cash-flow management,
3 Credits                                              3 Credits                                          grants, endowments, audits and evaluation are
Computer Systems Seizure and                           Contemporary Legal Issues                          emphasized.
Examination                                            This seminar will examine relevant legal issues
This analytic course will cover the appropriate        in the workplace with a comparison of United       MADS6647
protocols for seizure of computer systems and          States and United Kingdom law. Topics              3 Credits
their examination in cases of Internet or com-         presented by leading experts will include          Organizational Planning and Risk
puter fraud, terrrorism, child pornography,            workplace violence, social and privacy issues in   Communications
Internet crimes and other high-tech crimes or          the workplace, the troublesome employee,           Risk-communications practices, emergency
violations of organization rules and regulations.      harassment in the workplace and various issues     operations planning and theory for health and
It will explore the use of technology to retrieve      of hiring and termination.                         human services organizations. Includes an
data and copy data on computers and on Web                                                                overview of existing federal, state and local
sites without disturbing the original data/site. It    MADS6642                                           emergency operations planning and communi-
will study essential protocols needed to ensure        3 Credits                                          cation processes using case studies and practical
the integrity of the data from the investigation       Global Health and Human Services                   exercises.
process through prosecution or administrative          Systems
disciplinary procedures.                               Offered in the United States with the option of    MADS6648
                                                       an international setting, this course includes a   3 Credits
MADS6638                                               comparison of health and human services            Disaster Recovery and Organizational
3 Credits                                              philosophies, concepts and practices. Policy       Continuity
Computer Security Administration                       decisions and politics of health and human         This course examines the differences between
This course will provide an introduction to the        services delivery mechanisms are discussed with    accidents and disasters, the response for
basics of computer security (confidentiality,          special emphasis on problem analysis and           disasters, those “players” that will become
message integrity, authenticity, etc.) and investi-    strategies to address issues.                      involved in disaster response and recovery, the
gate ways to prevent hackers from accessing                                                               disaster cycle and how to maintain operations,
Web sites. Encryption processes and firewall           MADS6643                                           whether civilian or military, to ensure organi-
protection may not be enough for someone who           3 Credits                                          zational continuity. A key element in disaster
wants to access data maintained on a computer          Community Needs Assessment and                     recovery is the concept of isomorphism, where
or system. The course will analyze formal crite-       Qualitative Analysis for Health and                there is the opportunity for one organization to
ria and properties of hardware, software and           Human Services                                     learn from the experiences of another organiza-
database security systems, and will determine          Presents a framework for conducting and            tion, and this course seizes the opportunity to
ways to improve overall site and system security.      analyzing health and human services needs          fully capture what has been learned dealing with
Additional topics to be reviewed include: formal       within the community. Designing projects,          previous events.
specifications, verification of security properties,   methods of collecting data, matching evaluation
security policies that include hardening a site        plans with community priorities and writing and    MADS6649
and preventing an intrusion, detection of an           evaluating proposals/reports providing an          3 Credits
intrusion and how to react to such an intrusion,       essential foundation for planning initiatives.     Integrated System Design for
safeguards for systems, organizational training                                                           Emergency Medical Services
and protocols and other methods for providing          MADS6644                                           Effective emergency medical service (EMS)
data security in this technological age will be        3 Credits                                          systems are dynamic by necessity. The need for a
reviewed and assessed.                                 Law, Ethics and Policy for Health and              design that promotes integration and interopera-
                                                       Human Services                                     bility of all systems components is essential to
MADS6639                                               Examines health and human services within the      success. This course will examine a variety of
3 Credits                                              context of law, ethics, policy and the role of     delivery models, the impact of federal and state
The Forensic Expert                                    government and society. Provides a framework       legislation and regulations, as well as industry-
This analytic course will study what is necessary      for analyzing policies in terms of social needs,   best practices including maximizing revenue
to become a forensic expert, the methods for           workplace diversity and environmental issues in    sources, social marketing opportunities, the
preparing and presenting technical information         the context of exposure to liability and preven-   importance of partnership building and
in a courtroom or administrative hearing setting       tion of lawsuits.                                  developing/implementing a strategic manage-
and the use of technical and scientific witnesses                                                         ment culture.

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MADS6650                                              aware of the diversity issues that impact their      MADS6657
3 Credits                                             organization. This is increasingly important in a    3 Credits
Emergency Medical Service Quality                     global context. Global citizenship requires          Computer Recreation for Persons
Improvement                                           awareness of the challenges globalization pres-      with Disability
Ensuring clinical and operational quality is a        ents. Special emphasis will be placed upon a         People in long-term care facilities have a right to
critical aspect of emergency medical service          study of leadership, ethical worldview, commu-       recreation, but sometimes such persons do not
(EMS) organizational management. This course          nications and diverse subcultures presented from a   have the ability to take part in traditional rec-
will examine specific quality issues attached to      global perspective along with political, social      reational activities due to mental/physical im-
the clinical components of EMS, as well as areas      and economic issues. Comparative studies of the      pairment. This course surveys a series of video
of potential operational risk. Methods for            different systems will be the focus of student       games with a variety of input devices that can be
effective quality leadership will be discussed:       coursework. The Global Citizenship Seminar           played alone by a person with disabilities or in a
quality benchmarking, information manage-             will include various site visits designed to         group setting. The course will help anyone in
ment, techniques for measuring organizational         enhance the individual’s understanding of the        the health care industry, recreation industry or
and individual performance outcomes, methods          international issues that have direct and indirect   long-term care facilities to select games that
for evaluating new technologies, developing           effects on current and long-term goals of an         allow a variety of people to have fun and which
quality-improvement policies and building a           organization.                                        comply with recreation guidelines.
quality-improvement culture.
                                                      MADS6654                                             MADS6658
MADS6651                                              3 Credits                                            3 Credits
3 Credits                                             Forensics Administration                             Leadership: Global Advanced
Operations Administration                             This course examines the principles of forensics     Scholarship and Practice
Operations management is the direction and            administration and how to apply them. Proper         (International Elective)
control of various processes that move inputs         administration of forensic work is required to       The historical discourse on advanced learning
into completed goods and services. Organiza-          produce consistently high-quality forensic           has as its genesis work implemented in many
tions administer products or services and             analysis. This course begins with a case study in    Old World cities. This course will investigate
determine how they are delivered. Various com-        a failed forensic administration. It provides the    the global history of educational institutions and
ponents of the organization must be coordinated       context for a review of the basics of forensics      models of scholarship. The topics included are:
to efficiently provide these services and/or prod-    administration. Near the end of the course, the      an overview of leadership, leadership as bound-
ucts. Decisions are made every day on inventory,      class will look at some new concepts. Topics         ary spanning, diplomatic leadership as a behav-
scheduling and capacity of the operations. Plan-      covered include training and education of            ior and an organizational auspice, impression
ning, project management, bench-marking,              forensic analysis, accreditation, proficiency        management, interpersonal management, inter-
PERT (Program Evaluation and Review Tech-             testing, audits, evidence presentation,              personal communications in a multicultural
niques), CPM (Critical Path Method) and deci-         information hiding and strategic redundancy.         world and levels of government and relation-
sion making are topics included in this course.                                                            ships to the private sector. This course is intend-
This course will deal with management of              MADS6655                                             ed to provide students with theoretical and
processes, introduce students to the problems         3 Credits                                            practical applications of scholarship and leader-
and issues involved with operations manage-           Contemporary Issues in Community                     ship. In addition to the course material, students
ment and familiarize students with concepts,          Policing                                             will experience the culture of one of the Univer-
languages and tools in both service and produc-       This course explores community policing—a            sity’s international partners.
tion industries.                                      revolutionary movement, a philosophy and an
                                                      organizational strategy that expands the tradi-      MADS6659
MADS6652                                              tional police mandate. It draws on the fields of     3 Credits
3 Credits                                             administration, supervision, community organi-       Latin America and Globalization
Public Policy and Transportation                      zation, psychology, sociology, advertising, jour-    This customized course reviews the past and
Issues                                                nalism, public speaking and problem solving.         current situations of Central and South Ameri-
Demand for better transportation modalities           The history of policing is examined to determine     can countries in relation to the world economy
have been impacted by population changes. As          how and why community policing has emerged           and globalization. Topics include historical rela-
the population moves from urban to suburban           as the predominate philosophy used by police         tions between Latin America, the United States
areas, controversy develops as individuals desire     departments today. Special attention will be         and Europe; revolution as a response to global-
better systems to allow for faster commutes.          given to current issues that impact law              ization; World Bank and International Monetary
Public policy issues arise as governments             enforcement and the future of community              Fund (IMF) projects in Latin America; and the
attempt to please the interests of those who          policing, especially in light of global terrorism.   future of Latin-American products in the inter-
want better transportation with those who want                                                             national market.
to preserve open spaces. Additionally, issues         MADS6656
arise with air traffic and trains that impact and     3 Credits                                            MADS6660
are impacted by public policy. This course will       Social Problems and Solutions                        3 Credits
investigate the area of transportation and public     This course presents a conceptual framework          E-Team Emergency Software System
policy-making and explore how both the needs          for understanding social problems. It presents       The course will teach the strategies of emergen-
of the public and those of the public officials are   administrative and managerial roles and issues       cy management from the municipal level to the
impacted by the processes.                            concomitant with working in government and           state level where multiple communities work
                                                      not-for-profit organizations, as well as implica-    with the State Police Emergency Operations
MADS6653                                              tions for private enterprise. The nature of social   Center. The majority of the course will be hands
3 Credits                                             problems, causes and consequences, incidence         on where students are given a role, a level of
Global Citizenship Seminar                            and prevalence, gainers and losers and under-        access and the e-team certified teacher runs a
(International Elective)                              lying ideologies are developed using generalist      tabletop emergency exercise of a multi-commu-
Current workplaces are diverse in various as-         and specific perspectives. The nature of manage-     nity crisis using the e-team computer software
pects. Most organizations have a mix of workers       rial roles with a focus on solutions is developed    system. Participants of this course should be
from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds.       theoretically and practically.                       prepared to use the new e-team system being
For leaders, managers and supervisors to be                                                                adopted by the New Jersey State Police.
effective in their workplaces, they must be                                                                                                               Fee

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MADS6661                                              It will focus on three key elements of crisis          are displaced are not afforded the same rights as
3 Credits                                             management: planning, response and recovery.           others. As countries accept a more global view
Managing Organizational Change                                                                      Fee      of the world, human rights issues are being
This course provides an overview of the                                                                      brought to the attention of the world. There is
principles of organizational change in order to       MADS6666                                               also a linkage between values, morality, ethics,
develop the knowledge skills and abilities to         3 Credits                                              law and human rights. This course will inves-
design and/or oversee basic change efforts,           The New European Map                                   tigate the plight of displaced persons as far as
understand the change process along with the          This course provides students with a compre-           human rights and its related issues are con-
tools to conduct basic change efforts. The ability    hensive exploration of the current state of the        cerned. This includes the concept of ethics and
to change is essential for individual health and      political environment of Europe through                ethical treatment of individuals regardless of
organizational growth and development, but            historical background and country-by-country           their status.
change is often resisted for a variety of reasons.    analysis. Topics include the European Union,
                                                      European legal systems, comparative political          MADS6674
MADS6662                                              systems, the fall of communism, European               3 Credits
3 Credits                                             international relations, etc.                          Sociological Perspectives of Disaster
Customer Service for Public and                                                                              This course identifies broadly defined significant
Not-for-Profit Organizations                          MADS6667                                               historical and contemporary disasters. It then
Learn how to connect an organization with cus-        3 Credits                                              analyzes causes and effects of these disasters
tomers and to train and develop a staff and cus-      Construction Procurement                               using classical and contemporary sociological
tomers for a shared-learning environment for          This course studies the different methods used         theory. Particular emphasis is placed on impli-
customer-focused action. Communicate effec-           to procure materials and deliver completed             cations for public policy. The course integrates
tively through newsletters, surveys, instructor       projects in the construction industry. Topics          facts, theories and public policies.
outreach meetings, videos, press conferences,         reviewed include: costing concepts of lump sum,
seminars, Internet, e-mail and telephone. Exceed      unit price and cost plus; bidding processes; and       MADS6675
expectations through quality service, gaining         contracting for construction management.               3 Credits
trust and building a loyal customer base and                                                                 Optimum Leadership
civil coalition for a long-term, satisfying and       MADS6668                                               This course will explore major theories and
productive leadership.                                3 Credits                                              practices of scholars and philosophers with a
                                                      Productivity and Construction                          focus on the tools and knowledge necessary for
MADS6663                                              Operation                                              21st-century leadership development. Principles
3 Credits                                             This course investigates how productivity              will be extracted from major contributors in the
Behavioral Administration in                          enhancements can impact heavy construction             field, including Drucker, Bennis, Burns, Heifetz,
Corrections                                           operations. The use of models, analyses and            Zenger, Folkman, Kanter, Gardner, Pouzes,
This course concentrates on inmate behavior as        simulations can improve the quality of the             Vaill, Greenleaf, Kellerman, Lipmann-Bluman,
a core function of a correctional institution. The    planning process and the end result. How these         Goleman and others.
structured environment requires administrators        are incorporated into the project are included.
to gauge the psychology of the offender, manage                                                              MADS6676
violent and criminal behavior, meet basic needs       MADS6669                                               3 Credits
of inmates, provide proactive inmate manage-          3 Credits                                              Perspectives on Leadership from
ment, understand the role of the correction           Environmental Regulations                              Films
officer as a manager of people and evaluate risks     This course investigates the current environ-          Movies exaggerate and oversimplify, but they
and needs of the inmate population.                   mental laws and regulations as they pertain to         can still be compelling case studies for the traits
                                                      heavy construction projects. Topics reviewed           and actions they portray. This course uses a
MADS6664                                              include: permitting; defining wastes, including        dozen classic movies, readily available for rental
3 Credits                                             hazardous wastes; disposal options for wastes;         or purchase, as the material for the study of
Correctional Health Care                              and on-site treatment systems.                         leadership issues. Students are invited to
Administration                                                                                               contribute insights from other movies and from
This course explores the medical and mental           MADS6670                                               their own experiences, to complement the
needs of the inmate population. Concerns about        3 Credits                                              assigned films.
the quality of health care for this at-risk popula-   Cost Analysis and Administration
tion entails early screening and classification of    This course studies the various components of          MADS6677
inmates, treatment of communicable and                cost management as they apply to the construc-         3 Credits
chronic diseases, the privatization of heath-care     tion process. The concepts of conceptual               Planning for Change in Information
services, detoxification and other critical matters   estimates, project cost analysis and lifecycle         Technology
facing the population.                                costing will be included in the course.                New or upgraded information technologies
                                                                                                             affect many areas of the workplace. The first
MADS6665                                              MADS6671                                               steps in the development of any automated
3 Credits                                             3 Credits                                              system are to understand and document what is
Crisis Management for the School                      Computer-aided Construction                            needed. This course introduces the terms and
Administrator                                         This course investigates the application of            techniques of information technology require-
Contemporary events have revealed that all            contemporary software for different construc-          ments planning that help promote a smooth
school districts need to prepare for the              tion projects. In addition to investigating a          transition from manual procedures or old tech-
unthinkable. No school leader wants to be in                                                                 nologies to new automated tools.
                                                      limited set of software, the course will utilize the
the middle of a crisis. The potential for the
                                                      software in problem solving.
occurrence of natural disasters, terrorist                                                                   MADS6678
activity, violent students and shootings on           MADS6672                                               3 Credits
school property significantly increases the           3 Credits                                              Economics for Administrators
burden of responsibility to keep students and         Ethics and Human Rights                                This course introduces macroeconomic and
faculty safe. This course encompasses crisis-                                                                microeconomic principles by exploring their
                                                      Although there are internationally recognized
preparedness resources that will enable                                                                      applications to the modern workplace. Included
                                                      human rights standards, many individuals who
administrators to manage school emergencies.

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in the course are concepts of supply and               MADS6684                                              MADS6690
demand, cost and pricing and monetary and              3 Credits                                             3 Credits
fiscal policy. It is designed for mid- to upper-       Principles of Information and                         Forensic Accounting Fraud and
level managers and supervisors without recent          Intelligence Collection                               Taxation
course work in economics.                              This course will explore the differences between      This course will build on the basic knowledge of
                                                       information and intelligence collection within        theories, principles and concepts of taxation and
MADS6679                                               the framework of constitutional safeguards            build on these concepts to analyze how to
3 Credits                                              afforded to citizens. Covert and overt data-          prevent and deter opportunities for fraud and
Intelligence-led Policing: Concepts,                   collection strategies including open-source           the tax implications.
Practices and Issues                                   information types are emphasized.
This course is designed as an introduction to the                                                            MADS6691
intelligence-led policing model. Intelligence-led      MADS6685                                              3 Credits
policing links strategic planning crime analysis,      3 Credits                                             Preventing Future Columbines
priority setting, accountability, risk management      Fusion Center Operations and                          This course is based on research using sociology,
and stakeholder involvement with investigative         Integration                                           psychology and brain research to develop pro-
and front-line delivery of services. The course        This course will explore the methodologies for        gram outlines for preventing school violence
will include collection and analysis of data and       managing a high-performance fusion center that        that may culminate in school shootings. Colum-
essential actions to be taken. Case studies will       creates intelligence and warning for diverse          bine is used as the index because it was the
be utilized to illustrate principles included in the   constituencies. Included are strategies, prin-        single most lethal case of school shootings in the
course.                                                ciples and practices for addressing all crimes, all   United States. In addition, shootings that
                                                       hazards, all threats approach to homeland             preceded and followed Columbine, along with
MADS6680                                               security and intelligence-led policing.               Columbine, are examined for commonalities,
3 Credits                                                                                                    signs and processes that led to shooting in the
Strategic Planning for                                 MADS6686                                              schools as well as programs that can be estab-
Intelligence-led Policing                              3 Credits                                             lished to prevent shootings long before the
This course will emphasize highly productive           Financial Crime: Its Nature and                       violence escalates. The movement from bullying,
collaborations to address goal setting, problem        Extent                                                the single most important forerunner of lethal
solving and decision making relative to situa-         This course explores the implications of what is      violence, to uncontrollable rage, along with
tional awareness to address crime, homeland            deemed to be white-collar crime. Financial            lifelong effects on self-imaging and quality of life
security and quality-of-life issues. Assessing         crime has many aspects ranging from employees         are also examined.
environmental issues is also included. This            stealing from employers, tax avoiders becoming
course is designed for current or future senior-       tax evaders and companies improperly stating          MADS6692
level decision makers.                                 earnings to shareholders. Case studies include        3 Credits
                                                       actions by companies such as WorldCom,                Cultural Diversity, Stereotype and
MADS6681                                               Enron, Arthur Andersen and Tyco and the               Profile
3 Credits                                              lifestyles and motivations of financial criminals.    The human cultural array possesses certain
Intelligence Team Management                                                                                 universals such as family, belief systems and
This course will explore methodologies for             MADS6687                                              modes of socialization. All of these are based on
developing and managing an intelligence                3 Credits                                             the system of social rules (the norms), which
initiative that includes the roles of decision         Accounting Fraud Examination                          make life predictable and patterned. These also
makers, analysts and operators. Also included          This course will investigate various procedures       become the basis of stereotypes. A close exam-
are situations that illustrate collaboration,          used in forensic accounting examinations. The         ination of various subcultures to show their
integration and networking.                            reasoning behind such procedures will also be         commonalities will all cultures will assist school
                                                       included as will be the detection, investigation      personnel in reducing adversarial encounters.
MADS6682                                               and prevention of specific types of personal and
3 Credits                                              organizational fraud.                                 MADS6693
Intelligence Analysis                                                                                        3 Credits
This course will investigate the process of            MADS6688                                              Leading Culturally Diverse
moving from raw data to intelligence. Included         3 Credits                                             Workplaces
are methods for analyzing raw intelligence and         Legal Environment for Forensic                        With increased globalization, different cultures,
determining the source credibility, critical           Accounting                                            beliefs and values become important aspects
thinking, logical reasoning, hypothesis testing        This course will study various federal and            that an organization’s leadership must under-
and analytical reasoning. Introducing quanti-          international laws designed to protect the rights     stand and address. Cultural differences may
tative and qualitative analysis will also be           of individuals suspected of committing fraud.         result in conflict or ineffective and inefficient
covered. Assessing the validity of information         The focus on what is related to statutory ele-        work groups and teams. Leaders who under-
received from various sources will be included         ments of the crime is essential since evidence is     stand their own behaviors and beliefs are better
along with the importance of maintaining an            collected to address that issue. Included will be     able to acknowledge and embrace cultural
open mind to information and data. How to              laws that govern prosecution, admittance of           differences and understand the implications of
represent the analysis and recommendations             evidence and expert-witness testimony.                the global market and human capital strategies.
through finished intelligence products to senior-                                                            This course will explore the dimensions of
level decision makers will also be included.           MADS6689                                              diversity, cross-cultural models, assessment tools
                                                       3 Credits                                             and best practices to improve cross-cultural
MADS6683                                               Accounting and E-commerce                             relationships. Effective team building and the
3 Credits                                              This course examines the unique characteristics       impact of team-building activities on culturally
Tactical and Operational Management                    of e-commerce entities. Applying accounting           diverse populations will be discussed. In
This course will define and distinguish between        principles in such an environment requires an         addition to assigned readings and student
tactical and operational management relative to        understanding of the virtual market.                  projects, this course will include an international
the effective and efficient deployment of re-                                                                experience.
sources to respond to crime, homeland security
and emergency management issues.

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MADS6694                                             MADS6698                                             also cover the pros and cons of adapt encryp-
3 Credits                                            3 Credits                                            tion. Students will learn how common hacking
New Challenges of Leadership in a                    Current Issues on Terrorism and                      techniques are used for computer system
Global Society                                       Security                                             intrusion as well as common techniques used to
The importance of advanced leadership skills         This course provides an in-depth analysis of         obtain information from employees. Also cov-
will be explored in all areas confronted by the      terrorism, the ideological forces and psychology     ered will be the development of a user agree-
challenges of the global society. Emphasis will      behind terrorism and its worldwide network.          ment for the workplace, remote users and
be placed on current trends in global-commu-         Discussions and class assignments will focus on      vendors with access to systems and consultants.
nication conflict management and international       what government leaders can do to prepare their
negotiation. Priority of study on latest trends in   communities for the effects of a catastrophic        MADS6703
each activity will be highlighted.                   event including assessing their security plan, its   3 Credits
                                                     design and construction, agency policies, proce-     Public Presentations and Media
MADS6695                                             dures and various types of security staffing.        Strategies
3 Credits                                                                                                 This course provides the knowledge and skills
Advanced Employment Law                              MADS6699                                             needed to develop effective media relations
This course is designed to provide an in-depth       3 Credits                                            strategies for an organization. Public presen-
study of the essential principles and foundations    Global Issues in Emergency Medical                   tation skills are addressed in the context of
of employment law for managers and human             Services                                             developing and delivering effective messages,
resource personnel. The course will cover            This course will focus on current global and         persuasion and communicating with key au-
theories and practical applications of contrac-      national events that impact one or more facets       diences during crisis situations. Emphasis will
tual law as a source of employment obligations,      of emergency medical services administration.        be placed on targeting audiences and analyzing
public policy claims, exceptions to the employ-      Discussions of the following topics will be          their needs, developing positive working rela-
ment-at-will concept, workplace torts, federal       included: recent regulations/legislations (i.e.,     tionships with journalists and creating plans and
and state regulation of the employment rela-         reimbursement, confidentiality, etc.); new           policies which use media relations to enhance
tionship with emphasis on the various laws           technological or operational advances; cor-          organizational goals.
against workplace discrimination and control-        porate-citizenship initiatives; global impacts
ling court cases, family leave, health and safety    (terrorism, economic crises, infectious-disease      MADS6704
issues, wage and hour considerations, disability     transmission). Course work will introduce            3 Credits
and unemployment compensation. The course            students to alternative management strategies        Managing Media Relations: From
will be concluded with practical considerations      for such events through a global context.            Local to Global
concerning the present status of the various                                                              This course will offer practical, hands-on
areas discussed.                                     MADS6700                                             techniques in understanding the media, how to
                                                     3 Credits                                            build relationships with journalists, how to
MADS6696                                             Global Technology Project                            communicate messages effectively and clearly
3 Credits                                            Management                                           and what steps to take when faced with a crisis.
Building Effective Teams                             The course addresses the role of the project         The aim is to equip administrators with common-
Establishing teamwork in an organization is not      manager and the project team at each phase of        sense tools to properly manage their own mes-
easy. This course provides students with a com-      the project life cycle. It will educate students     sages while also handling a variety of media—
prehensive overview of the team-leadership           about information technology project-man-            from newspapers to radio and TV to the
skills that make and keep organizations com-         agement skills through hands-on exercises,           Internet.
petitive. Topics include: team fundamentals,         interactive case studies and relevant discussions
managing by vision and principle, achieving          with peers.                                          MADS6705
improvements in quality and productivity,                                                                 3 Credits
setting goals and boundaries that change as the      MADS6701                                             Homeland Security and
team matures, resolving common team prob-            3 Credits                                            Constitutional Issues
lems.                                                Introduction to Computer Network                     This required course provides an overview of
                                                     Security                                             constitutional issues, statutes and case law that
MADS6697                                             This course will introduce the basics of             govern homeland security professionals at the
3 Credits                                            computer network security for the professional       local, state and federal levels. Social, ethical and
Current Issues in Cyber Forensics                    or personal user. The course will include both       political implications of actions intended to
This course will emphasize the use of computers      theoretical and practical application processes to   preserve the safety and security of citizens are
and computer technology in investigating cases       block unauthorized access, remove covert             studied in relationship to the legal constraints
where computers or computer technology               programs and assess network vulnerabilities. In      placed on systems. This course will utilize case
played a significant role. Techniques for safe-      addition, it will provide mechanisms for             studies. (Cannot be used to transfer into the
guarding evidence, computer fingerprinting of        strengthening computer network defenses from         Master of Science in homeland security
suspected parties and interacting with investi-      malicious users. This course is held in the U.S.     program.)
gative authorities will be covered. Students will    with the option of taking the course overseas
become familiar with core computer science           when scheduled, including FDU’s Wroxton              MADS6706
theory and practical skills necessary to perform     College in Oxfordshire, England.                     3 Credits
preliminary computer forensic investigations,                                                             Collaborative Leadership
understand the role of technology in investi-        MADS6702                                             This course will investigate the concept of
gating computer-based crime and be prepared to       3 Credits                                            leadership exhibited by a group that is acting
deal with investigative bodies at basic levels.      Investigation of Computer                            collaboratively to resolve issues that all feel must
Students will also learn various techniques that     System/Network Emergencies                           be addressed. Since the collaborative process
aid in preventing computer incidents and             This course will introduce students to computer-     ensures that all people who are affected by the
recovery from such events.                           system emergencies and responses to these            decision are part of the process, the course will
                                                     emergencies. It will explore techniques and          explore how power is shared in the process and
                                                     system configurations to create redundancy in        how leadership is developed. (Cannot be used to
                                                     critical computer systems and learn proper           transfer into the Master of Science in homeland
                                                     standards for data backup and recovery. It will      security program.)

Administrative Science

MADS6707                                                cluding: school reform, gangs, obscenity, reli-         MADS6714*
3 Credits                                               gious extremism, global warming, identity theft,        3 Credits
The Impact of Terrorism on School                       human trafficking, poverty, unemployment/ un-           Special Topics: First-responder
Safety                                                  deremployment, disease, immigration, drug               Stress Awareness and Management
Increased incidents of violence in the schools          smuggling, war, capital punishment and political        An in-depth analysis of the causes and conse-
has impacted how schools are responding to and          corruption. Guest speakers will share their             quences of first-responder perceived stressors is
preparing for potential issues. This course will        experiences and expert knowledge on these               presented along with a detailed explanation of
investigate the latest school-violence trends,          critical and sensitive issues supplemented by           stress-management techniques. The course is
including fatal and nonfatal shootings, and the         films and documentaries.                                designed primarily for members of the emer-
threat of terrorist attacks on American schools.                                                                gency service community (police, fire, emer-
The impacts of terrorism on school safety as            MADS6711*                                               gency medical services [EMS] and health care
well as crisis planning and current strategies for      3 Credits                                               providers).
preparedness planning will be analyzed. Case            Special Topics: Entrepreneurship in
studies of incidents as well as best practices in       Leisure Services                                        MADS6715*
both the United States and the world will be            This course looks at new and innovative ap-             3 Credits
studied.                                                proaches to providing recreational and leisure          Special Topics: Global Terrorism and
                                                        services in the intergovernmental system. An            Emergency Management Preparation
MADS6708*                                               overview of the history, current structure and          Terrorism and its impact on governmental,
3 Credits                                               functions of government and not-for-profit-ad-          social, legal and financial organizations is the
Special Topics: Administrative                          ministered leisure services are presented as well       basis of this course. Various measures to stem
Research                                                as the impact of the changing socioecono-mic            the growth of terrorism and to prevent it
This course surveys the basic methods of                priorities that have inspired increased efficiency      through intelligence, legislation and interna-
research likely to be encountered by admin-             and effectiveness. Other topics include collabo-        tional collaboratives will be fully explored.
istrators. The goal of the course is not to make        rative initiatives, public/private partnerships,
students researchers or statisticians but to make       privatization and outsourcing business, profit          MADS6716*
them better research and statistics consumers.          centers, marketing and advertising and joint            3 Credits
Quantitative techniques help administrators             ventures.                                               Special Topics: ISO 9000
make budget projections, set staffing levels,                                                                   This course investigates the quality movement—
determine service quantity and delivery logistics       MADS6712*                                               from total quality management (TQM) to the
and estimate service demand. Topics covered             3 Credits                                               growing ISO (International Organization for
include descriptive statistics, measurement and         Special Topics: Environmental Issues                    Standardization) certification process. TQM,
research design, inferential statistics and re-         and Community Development                               continuous improvement and the Malcolm
gression.                                               This course provides an overview and awareness          Baldridge Quality Award deal with quality, but
                                                        of the wide range of environmental issues that          ISO certification deals with standardization and
MADS6709*                                               affect the community and how they relate to             quality. ISO was established in 1947 with
3 Credits                                               today’s planning process. Guest speakers,               delegates from 26 companies, and the ISO
Special Topics: Creativity, Change                      seminar discussions, reading and videos will            movement has expanded internationally with
and 21st-century Leaders                                introduce students to various environmental             the original objective of standardization of
Leaders of the 21st century can no longer deal          topics ranging from wetland development to              industrial standards to standardization of
just with change; they must be able to create,          environmental justice. This course also will            various products and services. Why is
discover and invent new ways of thinking, new           provide background information relative to              standardization important, how is it obtained,
ways of dealing with greater changes yet to             public policy as well as ethical issues.                what does the certification mean, standards for
come and new ways of building organizations.                                                                    goverment agencies and other related topics will
This course focuses on recognized leadership            MADS6713*                                               be covered in this course. Students prepare an
characteristics and skills that stimulate change:       3 Credits                                               ISO 9000 plan for their organizations.
vision, communication, synergistic decision-            Special Topics: Environmental
making, motivation and talent development.              Response and Reporting Seminar                          MADS6717*
Students will engage in highly interactive stimu-       This course examines the legal requirements of          3 Credits
lations and other exercises that require the            environment law for reporting spills, releases          Special Topics: Leading Out of the
willingness and an ability to challenge conven-         and noncompliance issues. An understanding              Mainstream
tion, shift paradigms, communicate effectively          of basic federal and state environmental law,           This course includes an extensive analysis of
and challenge the status quo in order to develop        the regulated community, public safety and              paradigms and how they affect behavior and
unusual solutions to usual problems.                    emergency-response administration will be               decision making by examining both sides of
                                                        emphasized. The air, water and hazardous waste          major issues on public policy, politics, global
MADS6710*                                               laws as they pertain to public administration           economy, environment, media, health, law,
3 Credits                                               will be covered.                                        public safety and ethics. Guest speakers will
Special Topics: Dissonant Issues                                                                                present different views on current topics and
Seminar                                                                                                         events.
This course will explore a myriad of divisive and
conflicting issues in contemporary society in-

*Qualifies for administrative or analytic competence.   *Qualifies for administrative or analytic competence.   *Qualifies for administrative or analytic competence.
Students are permitted to take two Special Topics       Students are permitted to take two Special Topics       Students are permitted to take two Special Topics
courses in the M.A.S. program. Contemporary issues in   courses in the M.A.S. program. Contemporary issues in   courses in the M.A.S. program. Contemporary issues in
administrative sciences—specific course topics will     administrative sciences—specific course topics will     administrative sciences—specific course topics will
vary—may be repeated once for credit. Examples          vary—may be repeated once for credit. Examples          vary—may be repeated once for credit. Examples
include customer service, professional development      include customer service, professional development      include customer service, professional development
seminar, entrepreneurial public and not-fot-proft       seminar, entrepreneurial public and not-fot-proft       seminar, entrepreneurial public and not-fot-proft
organizations, administration organizational changes,   organizations, administration organizational changes,   organizations, administration organizational changes,
public policy issues and analyses, etc.                 public policy issues and analyses, etc.                 public policy issues and analyses, etc.

                                                                                               Administrative Science

MADS6718*                                               MADS6721*                                               MADS6724*
3 Credits                                               3 Credits                                               3 Credits
Special Topics: Lifestyle Modification                  Special Topics: New Jersey Code of                      Special Topics: Current Issues in
for Leaders                                             Criminal Justice                                        Park and Recreation Leadership
Leaders and managers face many workplace and            This course will present Titles 2C and 39 of the        This course examines the contemporary issues
life challenges that can lead to imbalance and          New Jersey Criminal Code of Justice. Through-           challenging administrators in park and recrea-
conflict resulting in wrong decisions that affect       out the class, participants will move from              tion leadership positions. Specific course topics
the lives of many people. Everyone is living a          defining crimes, disorderly-persons offenses and        include public policy, politics and special-inte-
stressful life leading to a depletion of energy,        petty disorderly-persons offenses to many               rest sources of funding, fundraising, special
fatigue and even depression. This course will           related statutes, including defenses and general        events, resource management, facilities plan-
focus on achieving a healthier, more fulfilling         provisions plus motor vehicle violations. The           ning, technology tools and interconnectivity,
lifestyle to meet the demands of life and work.         course provides practical applications for many         automated reservations systems and legal and
This course is designed to lead students to a new       statutes that law enforcement officers deal with        safety issues.
level of awareness and empower them to make             on a continuing basis. Interpreting the statutes’
the life changes needed for full engagement as          meanings for the working professional is a              MADS6725
leaders.                                                critical component of the class.                        3 Credits
                                                                                                                File-system Analysis
MADS6719*                                               MADS6722*                                               This course begins with the study of data fo-
3 Credits                                               3 Credits                                               rensic modality. Comprehension of this modality
Special Topics: Litigation Preparation                  Special Topics: New Jersey Political                    is essential to all types of data analysis. This
and Administration                                      Parties, Politics and Policy Making in                  course covers the data structures of stored
This course will cover preparing summonses,             the New Millennium                                      electronic media from the hardware level to the
complaints and other pleadings; participating in        This course provides an overview of New Jersey’s        file-system level. This course will then provide
motion practice; digesting transcripts of depo-         political process—from a historical view along          an in-depth analysis of the following files: File
sitions; summarizing trial testimony; indexing          with the growth of state government. The role           Allocation Table (FAT), New Technology File
documents and exhibits; acting as librarian for         of the governor and the state legislature and           System (NTFS), Extended File System (EXT)
trial documents; and preparing exhibits for trial.      their relationships to the principal political par-     2/3 and Unix file system (UFS). Students will
The course introduces basic tort and contract           ties will be the major concern. In-depth analyses       learn how to image and analyze data stored on
law, together with certain jurisdictional consi-        will be conducted of various political campaigns        electronic media. Open-source tools will be used
derations. A full familiarization of the judicial       as well as case studies of governing at the state       and provided to the students. Commercial fo-
system at the state federal level also will be          level and their impacts on local government.            rensic applications will also be demonstrated.
discussed.                                              The course will also look at the policy-making          Note: This is a prerequisite for the Certificate in
                                                        process in New Jersey with current reform               Advanced Forensics Acquisition and Analysis.
MADS6720*                                               efforts including those involving ethics and
3 Credits                                               campaign finance reform. This course will               MADS6726
Special Topics: Metropolitan                            include guest lecturers, case studies and               3 Credits
America: Influence of the Past and                      research on specific areas of interest.                 Live-system Response and Analysis
Future                                                                                                          Today’s technological and computer environ-
The American metropolis at the end of the               MADS6723*                                               ment presents challenges to the acquisition of
century is very different from what people              3 Credits                                               evidentiary data prior to system shutdown.
anticipated about 50 years ago. At mid-century,         Special Topics: Survey and Opinion                      Evidence contained in volatile areas of the
they envisioned a clean, rationally planned             Polling for Market Research and                         computer, such as system RAM (random-access
environment of the future, free of long-standing        Administration                                          memory) and issues of encryption often compel
problems such as traffic and poverty. The reality       This course introduces those in the private,            investigators to acquire and/or analyze data on a
is so much more complex. Leaders built a                public and not-for-profit arenas to surveys and         running system. This course will explore the
metropolis that addressed some major prob-              opinion polling. The reason why administrators          potential sources of evidence in the live system
lems, while at the same time creating new ones.         are increasingly turning to surveys to elicit           and provide methods of extraction and analysis.
The next 50 years surely will contain similar           customer needs, assess stakeholder views and            Complete system imaging in a volatile envi-
surprises. This class will take an in-depth view        evaluate their own organizations’ performances          ronment will also be covered. Live response in
of those key influences shaping the past and            will be discussed. Following a non-technical            both Windows and Linux environments will be
future of the American metropolis. The over-            overview of survey methodology and how to               covered. Satisfactory completion of this course
whelming impact of government policy on the             interpret survey data, the costs, benefits and          is necessary for completion of the Certificate in
American metropolis, especially those policies          tradeoffs to different types of surveys—from            Advanced Forensics Acquisition and Analysis
which promote suburbanization and urban                 mail, e-mail and Web surveys to sophisticated           program. Prerequisite: MADS6725 File-system
sprawl, will be reviewed and analyzed. To the           random-digit dialing telephone surveys—will be          Analysis.
future, a view of the growing disparities of            discussed. Students gain hands-on experience by
wealth, a suburban political majority and               constructing their own surveys tailored to their        MADS6727
perpetual urban underclass, racial integration          own organizations.                                      3 Credits
and cultural diversity and the possible intensi-                                                                Network Analysis
fication of the urban crisis will be addressed.                                                                 Investigations in a computer network envi-
                                                                                                                ronment present unique challenges for

*Qualifies for administrative or analytic competence.   *Qualifies for administrative or analytic competence.   *Qualifies for administrative or analytic competence.
Students are permitted to take two Special Topics       Students are permitted to take two Special Topics       Students are permitted to take two Special Topics
courses in the M.A.S. program. Contemporary issues in   courses in the M.A.S. program. Contemporary issues in   courses in the M.A.S. program. Contemporary issues in
administrative sciences—specific course topics will     administrative sciences—specific course topics will     administrative sciences—specific course topics will
vary—may be repeated once for credit. Examples          vary—may be repeated once for credit. Examples          vary—may be repeated once for credit. Examples
include customer service, professional development      include customer service, professional development      include customer service, professional development
seminar, entrepreneurial public and not-fot-proft       seminar, entrepreneurial public and not-fot-proft       seminar, entrepreneurial public and not-fot-proft
organizations, administration organizational changes,   organizations, administration organizational changes,   organizations, administration organizational changes,
public policy issues and analyses, etc.                 public policy issues and analyses, etc.                 public policy issues and analyses, etc.

Administrative Science

computer investigators. This course will begin        MADS6731                                              MADS6739
with an analysis of computer networks and             3 Credits                                             3 Credits
explore network communications. Methods of            Executive Communication as a                          Refugees and Administrative
limited data extraction will be covered. Methods      Leadership Tool                                       Challenges in Forced Displacement
of forensic imaging over the network wire will        This broad-based and highly interactive course        This course is about refugees, immigrants and
also be covered. Finally, methods for inter-          will help students develop a strong foundation        migrants—why and how they move. The course
cepting data that traverse the network (includ-       in communication theory and practice, with an         will examine disasters caused by nature and by
ing the Internet) will also be discussed. Satis-      emphasis on communication skills development
                                                                                                            man, the resulting forced or involuntary dis-
factory completion of this course is necessary        in the five key areas: written, oral, presentation,
                                                                                                            placement of persons within and/or across
for completion of the Certificate in Advanced         cross-cultural and listening skills. Further, stu-
Forensics Acquisition and Analysis program.           dents will examine great leaders—from inside          national borders. It will also examine major
Prerequisite: MADS6725 File-system Analysis.          and outside the business world—and how their          humanitarian challenges worldwide, focus on
                                                      communication skills, styles and approaches           the common experiences of displaced persons
MADS6728                                              contributed to their leadership impact.               and pay particular attention to governance and
3 Credits                                                                                                   administrative functions of humanitarian assis-
E-communications Analysis                             MADS6732                                              tance agencies, governments and other affected
E-mail has become one of the foremost forms of        3 Credits                                             organizations, including militaries and peace-
communication and has been proven to be a             International Conflict Resolution                     keeping forces.
traceable source for forensic investigators to        Sources and analysis of international conflicts,
exploit. An overview of common e-mail appli-          barriers to effective communication and diplo-        MADS6740
cations will be covered, with special attention       matic approaches to leading political solutions.      3 Credits
given to Web-based e-mail, as it is accessible as     Principles of international law and multilateral      Comparative Political Systems
a worldwide means of interaction. Focus will          organizations. Study of different techniques          This course provides an overview of the main
also be placed on the tracing of e-mail commu-        used during important 20th- and 21st-century          political regime, considering the different
nications and understanding of e-mail servers.        cases.
                                                                                                            branches of power political parties, electoral sys-
Instant messaging and an examination of evi-
dentiary data left behind by Internet activity will                                                         tems, citizen participation, mass media, pressure
be covered in this course. Internet history files,    3 Credits                                             groups and social movement. The course con-
cache files and cookie files will be used as a        World Economy and Globalization                       sists of case study and independent research.
means of using this residual data in an active        This course reviews the past and current world
investigation. Prerequisite: MADS6725 File-           economy and globalization. Topics include:            MADS6741
system Analysis.                                      relations between the industrialized nations and      3 Credits
                                                      some specific countries in Asia, Africa and Latin     Information Literacies and Research
MADS6729                                              America; current communist markets, trans-            Research today requires competence in using
3 Credits                                             national corporations, World Bank and Inter-          information representations across a wide range
Operating System Assessment                           national Monetary Fund; and the future of             of media, from print to Facebook. This course is
Two of the more commonly used operating               developing countries’ products in the interna-        a “hands-on” entry to the Information Age and
systems, Linux and Windows, will be examined          tional market.                                        explores topics such as knowing when informa-
from an investigative perspective. An overview                                                              tion is needed and accessing and managing the
of the Linux operating systems, including             MADS6734                                              information legally to solve the problem.
capabilities and techniques applicable for            3 Credits
investigative purposes, will lead to an analysis of   Challenges in Diplomatic and                          MADS6742
common file systems inherent in Linux. This           International Conflict Resolution
course will then move to an analysis of the                                                                 3 Credits
                                                      Sources of conflict among nation states, models
evidentiary artifacts contained within a Win-         and practices of international conflict resolution    Learning Theories and Practice
dows operating system environment. Windows            and case studies drawn from 19th-and 20th-            There are many theories that address how indi-
log and event files, the Windows registry, mem-       century conflicts. Site visits are included.          viduals learn. This class will explore learning
ory-paging files (pagefile.sys) and memory                                                                  theories and practices, intelligence and learning
dumps in the hiberfil.sys will be among the           MADS6735                                              styles, formative-learning outcomes assessment,
topics explored. Forensic techniques will be          3 Credits                                             tutoring practicum and the concept of learner-
applied to compare and contrast these systems.        Introduction to Contermeasures for                    centered education.
Prerequisite: MADS6725 File-system Analysis.          Malware
                                                      This course will offer the basics of computer         MADS6743
MADS6730                                              security countermeasures for the professional or      3 Credits
3 Credits                                             personal user who encounters various types of         Connectivism: New Learning
Malware Investigations                                malware such as spyware, phishing sites, spam,        Environments
Short for malicious software, malware is defined      bots, root kits, viruses, key loggers, cookies and    Increased use of technology has led to the devel-
as a program or file that is designed to specif-      hijackers. The course will include both theo-         opment of a theory specifically related to the
ically damage or disrupt a system, such as a          retical and practical-application processes to        digital age. This course explores the new learn-
virus, worm or a Trojan horse. This course will       block unauthorized access, remove covert
cover various malicious software applications                                                               ing environment along with its technology, and
                                                      programs and assess network vulnerabilities. In
used by today’s cyber criminals. Reverse engi-        addition, it will provide mechanisms for strength-    includes topics such as: learning-support tech-
neering techniques will be practiced. Under-          ening computer-network defenses from mali-            nologies, e-portfolios, social learning and knowl-
standing malware signatures and heuristics will       cious users. This course will demonstrate to          edge building and the collaboration they enable.
be discussed and fully explained. Encryption          students how one can forensically copy a hard
and cryptology practices and procedures will be       drive and run it in a virtual machine to examine
touched upon as additional means of destructive       the effects of the malware without changing the
and illicit behavior.                                 original hard drive.


MADS6744                                              MADS6750
3 Credits                                             3 Credits                                               Biology (M.S.)
Academic Support                                      Current Issues in the Middle East                       This program is offered at both the College
A learner-centered environment may involve a          This course provides students with a compre-            at Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and Met-
series of support services to ensure the learner is   hensive exploration of the current issues in the        ropolitan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.
attaining his or her potential. This course will      Middle East through historical, political and           These programs are listed by campus:
explore various services available to students        social backgrounds and country-by-country
                                                                                                              College at Florham, page 50, and
both on and off campus as well as adults who          analysis. Topics will also include economics and
                                                                                                              Metropolitan Campus, page 52.
seek to educate themselves.                           comparative political systems.

MADS6745                                              MADS6751
3 Credits                                             3 Credits
New Media Literacies                                  Cultural and Social Awareness
This course provides an in-depth look at “new”        Seminar
media and representational diversity. Digital,        As individuals become more global in their per-
multimedia representation access and utiliza-         spectives, it is important that they understand
tion, basic visualization tools and practices and     how cultures and social structures are impacting
the use of online social networks and video gam-      their lives. Each person has a culture upon
ing as learning media will be explored.               which beliefs and values are based. This course
                                                      will explore various components relative to cul-
MADS6746                                              ture and social groups, such as diversity, verbal
3 Credits                                             and nonverbal differences, prejudices and biases
Specialized Research and Argument                     and barriers associated with culture and social
This course will focus on an inquiry/discovery        awareness. This seminar will explore cultural
research project of interest and value to the indi-   and social awareness through case studies, the
vidual or organization. It will include a survey of   media, films, lectures and discussions.
a variety of research methods, an analysis and
presentation of findings.                             MADS6752
                                                      3 Credits
MADS6747                                              Current Issues in Latin America
3 Credits                                             This course provides students with a compre-
Relational Leadership                                 hensive exploration of the core issues in Latin
As the world continues to become even more            America through historical, political and social
complex, the need to connect and collaborate          background and country-by-country analysis.
across disciplines, functional realities and world-   Topics will include economics and comparative
views is a necessity. This complexity calls for       politics.
leadership that is inclusive, ethical, empowering
and sustaining. Whether viewed from an indi-          MADS6753*
vidual, group or process perspective, leading is      3 Credits
very much about relating on every level and           Special Topics: Elder Care: Legal
from different perspectives. Notable theory and       Issues
research in the field will be discussed in a case-    Increases in the elderly population have resulted
study approach to relational leadership. This         in new and complex issues and concerns that
course will explore relational leadership and its     impact everyone. These issues include making
international implications for individuals and        decisions for the elderly, caregiving, maintaining
organizations.                                        self-sufficiency or assistive-living accommoda-
                                                Fee   tions and home and estate planning. This course
                                                      will explore topics such as informed consent,
MADS6749                                              decision-making capabilities, legal issues related
3 Credits                                             to death and dying, privacy rights, geriatric ser-
Marketing in a Global Economy                         vices and funding, age discrimination and fami-
The globalization of the world economy has pre-       ly-law issues. In addition to lectures, the course
sented challenges for nations and organizations       will include case studies and discussions.
worldwide. The resulting increased competition
for resources, markets and status requires all
nations and organizations to sharpen their mar-
keting initiatives to capitalize on their domestic
strengths. This class will examine the elements
of leadership, strategic planning and communi-        *Qualifies for administrative or analytic competence.
cation necessary to accomplish these goals.           Students are permitted to take two Special Topics
Emphasis will be placed on how nations market         courses in the M.A.S. program. Contemporary issues in
themselves in terms of commercial develop-            administrative sciences—specific course topics will
                                                      vary—may be repeated once for credit. Examples
ment, economic opportunity, culture and               include customer service, professional development
tourism.                                              seminar, entrepreneurial public and not-fot-proft
                                                      organizations, administration organizational changes,
                                                      public policy issues and analyses, etc.


Biology (M.S.)                                      5. A maximum of 6 credits may be
                                                transferred from other institutions, with the
                                                                                                must be consulted. Any business course
                                                                                                that an adviser from the College of Business
College at Florham                              approval of the graduate program director.      deems appropriate may be selected.
This program is offered under the auspices          6. Students must consult the graduate
of the department of biological and allied      program director when registering for           Concentration in Chemistry/
health sciences, Maxwell Becton College of      courses.                                        Pharmaceutical Studies
Arts and Sciences, College at Florham,              7. A cumulative grade point ratio of        This curriculum is designed to enable biol-
Madison, New Jersey.                            3.00 (B) is required for graduation. If a       ogy graduate students to have a concentra-
                                                grade lower than a B is attained, the stu-      tion in chemistry and pharmaceutical sci-
Admission Requirements                          dent will be placed on probation and            ences.
                                                warned that any additional grade below a
1. Graduation from an accredited college
                                                B will result in dismissal from the pro-        Curriculum Requirements
or university with at least a 2.75 cumula-
                                                gram. A grade of D or F will result in auto-
tive grade point ratio.                                                                         The same 21-credit requirement as for
                                                matic dismissal from the program.
    2. At least 24 semester hours in biology                                                    the Master of Science degree in biology
and a general program, including related            8. Students have the option of com-
                                                pleting their degrees with or without a         (see this page) and at least 12 credits of
scientific subjects, that would be equiva-                                                      chemistry courses taken as a unit concen-
lent to the biology major program offered       research and thesis option.
                                                    Students who select the research and        tration. An adviser from the department of
for the Bachelor of Science degree at Fair-                                                     chemistry and pharmaceutical science
leigh Dickinson University. Students who        thesis option must declare their intent
                                                before registering beyond 15 credits and        must be consulted. Any chemistry course
are deficient in some subject, but whose                                                        deemed appropriate by the adviser may be
records are otherwise superior, may make        must begin preliminary work with a men-
                                                tor. Students selecting the research and        selected.
up their deficiencies while they are en-
rolled in the graduate program.                 thesis option must complete the 4-credit
                                                sequence consisting of BIOL7803 Re-             Concentration in Education
    3. Submission of an official score report
for the Graduate Record Examinations            search and Thesis I and BIOL7804                For those allied health professionals inter-
(GRE) General Test, Medical College             Research and Thesis II. The thesis topic        ested in teaching in their professions, FDU
Admission Test (MCAT) or Dental                 must be presented to and approved by the        offers an M.S. in biology with an education
Admission Test (DAT) taken within the           graduate faculty. The thesis must be writ-      concentration. A master’s student would
last five years. (The GRE, MCAT or DAT          ten in the prescribed form and submitted        take at least 21 graduate credits in biology
test requirement is waived for applicants       for review by members of the graduate fac-      and at least 12 credits in education.
who have completed a master’s degree.)          ulty. A thesis defense must be scheduled
    4. Three letters of recommendation.         and the thesis successfully defended as a       Curriculum Requirements
    Applicants who have not completed all       requirement of graduation.                      The same 21-credit requirement as for
requirements for admission to the degree            Students who do not select the research     the Master of Science degree in biology
program may be permitted to enroll in           and thesis option must complete two addi-       (see this page) and at least 12 credits of
classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or      tional biology courses in lieu of BIOL7803      education courses taken as a unit con-
nondegree basis.                                Research and Thesis I and BIOL7804              centration. An adviser from the Peter
                                                Research and Thesis II (33 credits              Sammartino School of Education must be
Requirements for the                            required).                                      consulted. Any education course deemed
Master of Science Degree                            9. Students must obtain written ap-         appropriate by the adviser may be selected.
1. A minimum of 32 credits, the equivalent      proval from the biology graduate adviser
of one year of full-time study beyond the       prior to registering for any class outside of   Concentration in Psychology/
undergraduate degree, is required for the       Becton College.                                 Counseling
Master of Science degree in biology.                                                            This curriculum is designed to enable biol-
    2. A minimum of 21 credits must be          Concentration                                   ogy graduate students to have a concentra-
biology courses, 12 of which must be com-       in Business Areas                               tion in psychology and counseling.
pleted within the department of biological      This curriculum is designed to enable biol-
and allied health sciences of the Maxwell       ogy graduate students to have a concentra-
Becton College of Arts and Sciences.                                                            Curriculum Requirements
                                                tion in the business areas of either man-
    3. Specialized areas of concentration       agement, marketing or finance.                  The same 21-credit requirement as for
include education, business, chemistry and                                                      the Master of Science degree in biology
psychology.                                                                                     (see this page) and at least 12 credits of
                                                Curriculum Requirements
    4. A minimum of 10 credits may                                                              psychology courses taken as a unit concen-
include graduate courses from business,         The same 21-credit requirement as for           tration. An adviser from the department of
chemistry, education or psychology, as          the Master of Science degree in biology         psychology and counseling must be con-
approved by the graduate program direc-         (see this page) and at least 12 credits of      sulted. Any psychology course deemed
tor. Students should note that Silberman        business courses taken as a unit concentra-     appropriate by the adviser may be selected.
College of Business courses taken by M.S.       tion. Courses may not be selected at ran-
students in biology also may fulfill prelimi-   dom from the three areas of concentration.
nary requirements for an M.B.A.                 An adviser from the College of Business


Course Offerings                                      BIOL6100                                               exposure. Requires major research paper and
Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are so     3 Credits                                              additional readings from primary literature.
noted. To determine availability of courses not so    Marine Ecology
designated, please check with department chair.       A detailed study of the structure and function of      BIOL6710
                                                      marine and estuarine environments, including           3 Credits
                                                      the ecology of intertidal, estuarine, pelagic, trop-   Immunobiology
Biology                                               ical and benthic habitats. Emphasis will be            A comprehensive study of the foundations and
Department of Biological and Allied                   placed on adaptations of marine organisms and          principles of immunology. The semester will be
Health Sciences                                       their roles within the environment at individual,      divided into four sections covering immuno-
                                                      population and community levels of organiza-           chemistry, immunobiology, immunogenetics and
In addition to the courses listed herein, the
                                                      tion. Requires major research paper and read-          immunopathology. Topics include antibody
department offers a number of specialty courses.
                                                      ings from primary literature.                          structure and diversity, allergy, mechanism of
To determine the availability of courses for each
                                                                                                             cellular immunity, histocompatibility, autoimmu-
semester, please contact the department of bio-
                                                      BIOL6380                                               nity and tumor immunology.
logical and allied health sciences at (973) 443-
8778 or consult the FDU Web site, WebAdvisor          3 Credits
                                                      Animal Behavior                                        BIOL6741
(                                                                                        4 Credits
                                                      A study of the causation, development and
                                                      adaptive value of behavioral patterns of animals       Endocrinology
BIOL6010                                                                                                     The ductless glands, their hormones, interrela-
3 Credits                                             as individuals and in groups. Topics will include
                                                      biological rhythms, migration, interactions,           tionships and influences on physiology, behav-
Global Parasitology Lecture                                                                                  ior, internal chemistry and disease. Glands of
The history, geographic distribution, life cycles,    communication, reproductive behavior and
                                                      sociality. Requires major research paper and           nonmammalian forms are studied; modern
diagnosis, symptomatology, control and treatment                                                             experimental methods and results are discussed
of protozoan-, helminth- , fungus- and arthropod-     additional readings from primary literature.
                                                                                                             and evaluated. Prerequisites: 20 credits of bio-
borne diseases; their effects on humans, domesti-                                                            logical sciences including courses in anatomy
cated and wild animals and economically impor-        BIOL6430
                                                                                                             and physiology.
tant crop plants; plant and animal diseases that      3 Credits
influenced history and pathogens important in         Cell Biology of Cancer
today’s world will be studied in detail.              Cancer is a collection of different genetic dis-
                                                                                                             3 Credits
                                                      eases. This course will discuss the major genes
                                                                                                             Selected Studies in Biology
BIOL6011                                              and cellular pathways that play a role in cancer.
                                                                                                             Specific courses may be offered with prior
1 Credit                                              It will explore how these genes regulate the cell
                                                                                                             departmental approval of course description and
Global Parasitology Laboratory                        under normal conditions, and how they are per-
                                                                                                             rationale for offering the course based on stu-
Workshop                                              turbed in cancerous cells. The course also will
                                                                                                             dent interest.
Designed to complement BIOL6010 Global                cover some of the latest cancer therapies devel-
Parasitology Lecture, this course is a hands-on       oped to target these misregulated genes.
study of microscopic specimens and preserved                                                                 3 Credits
materials emphasizing the structure, identification   BIOL6445
                                                                                                             Psychosexual Development
and life cycles of major protozoan, fungal and        3 Credits
                                                                                                             Human prenatal and postnatal psychosexual
helminth parasites and arthropod vectors.             Cell Signaling in Development and
                                                                                                             development prior to puberty is examined in a
Corequisite: BIOL6010 Global Parasitology             Human Disease
                                                                                                             descriptive and analytical bilinear model empha-
Lecture.                                              This course will cover the details of intracellular
                                                                                                             sizing interactions among nature, nurture and
                                                      and extracellular communication. Topics will
                                                                                                             critical period. Development of the fetal genital
BIOL6031                                              include cell communication channels such as
                                                                                                             system, encoding of neural templates and nor-
3 Credits                                             gap junctions, cell-signaling molecules such as
                                                                                                             mophilic and paraphilic “love maps.” Genetic,
Mycology                                              growth factors and hormones, cellular receptors,
                                                                                                             neuroanatomical and behavioral evidences for
A survey of the fungi with emphasis on taxonomy,      cytoplasmic signal-transduction cascades and
                                                                                                             biological basis for gender difference, gender
morphology, physiology and economic impor-            regulatory molecules changing gene expression
                                                                                                             identity and gender orientation are considered.
tance, including current research (primary journal    based on certain cell signals. The course will
                                                                                                             Chromosomal, genetic and developmental
articles, reviews and invited presentations).         also discuss the impact of cell signaling on pat-
                                                                                                             anomalies in psychosexual development are dis-
Corequisite: BIOL6032 Mycology Laboratory.            tern formation during development and its mis-
                                                      regulation in diseases such as diabetes.
BIOL6032                                                                                                     BIOL6873
1 Credit                                              BIOL6660
                                                                                                             3 Credits
Mycology Laboratory                                   3 Credits
                                                                                                             Cardiovascular Physiology
Students will learn the techniques used by            Ecotoxicology
                                                                                                             This course will cover the basic concepts and
mycologists to observe diverse fungal groups          This course will provide a foundation in the
                                                                                                             physiological mechanism of myocardial func-
and how to isolate and identify fungi from nat-       field of environmental toxicology and an under-
                                                                                                             tion, peripheral vascular function and the inte-
ural and artificial sources. Corequisite:             standing of the mechanisms and effects of toxin
                                                                                                             grated functions of these two subsystems of the
BIOL6031 Mycology.                                    exposure in organisms. In addition, this course
                                                                                                             cardiovasculature. Interactions among other
                                             Fee      will incorporate specific environmental and eco-
                                                                                                             organ systems will be considered, particularly
                                                      logical examples from primary literature. Topics
                                                                                                             the interaction of the cardiovascular system with
                                                      include: acute and chronic exposures, bioaccu-
                                                                                                             the renal and pulmonary systems. Specific topics
                                                      mulation and trophic transfer of toxic compounds,
                                                                                                             include myocardial function, smooth muscle
                                                      sublethal and lethal effects of compounds on
                                                                                                             function, regulation of blood flow and blood
                                                      organisms, biomarkers, biomonitoring and pop-
                                                                                                             pressure and transvascular exchange and fluid
                                                      ulation and community-level effects of toxin


balance. The cardiovascular system will be con-
sidered from the cellular level to the whole         Biology (M.S.)                                  his or her own. This faculty member also
                                                                                                     may serve as the student’s mentor for
organism level.                                      Metropolitan Campus                             BIOL7803, BIOL7804 Research and
BIOL6877                                             This program is offered under the aus-          Thesis I and II.
3 Credits                                            pices of the School of Natural Sciences,            3. BIOL6900 and BIOL6901 Biology
Insect-transmitted Diseases                          University College: Arts • Sciences • Pro-      Seminar must be taken for 1 credit for
A study of insects and other arthropods as vec-      fessional Studies, Metropolitan Campus,         each of two semesters.
tors of human and animal diseases; insect life       Teaneck, New Jersey.                                4. Students have the option of com-
cycle, disease organism life cycle and environ-                                                      pleting their degrees with or without a
mental conditions for vector development; and                                                        research option. Students electing to do
disease transmission symptomatology, treatment
                                                     Admission Requirements
                                                                                                     the research and thesis option must take
and methods of control.                              1. Graduation from an accredited college
                                                                                                     the sequence consisting of: BIOL6743,
                                                     or university with a 2.50 cumulative grade
                                                                                                     BIOL6744 Topics in Bioinformatics;
BIOL6878                                             point ratio and at least 24 semester hours
3 Credits                                                                                            BIOL6747, BIOL6748 Biotechniques;
                                                     in biology and a general program, includ-
Pathophysiology                                                                                      BIOL6771 Behavioral Ecology; BIOL6775
                                                     ing related scientific subjects, which would
Comprehensive study of physiological disorders                                                       Physiological Ecology; BIOL6779
                                                     be equivalent to the biology major pro-
in human organ sytems; examination of loss of                                                        Darwinian Medicine; BIOL6888
                                                     gram offered for the Bachelor of Science
functional capacities of affected organs and eval-                                                   Physiology of Disease; BIOL6890
uation of underlying mechanisms of disease           degree at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
                                                                                                     Neuroscience; BIOL6891 Histology; and
processes; mechanism of action of current thera-     Students who are deficient in some sub-
                                                                                                     BIOL7803, BIOL7804 Research and
peutic measures.                                     jects, but whose records are otherwise
                                                     superior, may make up their deficiencies
BIOL6879                                             while they are enrolled in the graduate pro-
3 Credits                                            gram.                                           Undergraduate Students
Human Genetics                                           2. Undergraduate academic attainment        Senior undergraduate students with a 3.00
Concepts of human genetics, the human genome                                                         grade point ratio (GPR) may take graduate
                                                     in biology, which meets with the approval
project and molecular basis of genetic disorders;                                                    courses for undergraduate credit with per-
genetic diversity in human populations; applica-     of the graduate biology faculty.
                                                         3. Submission of an official score report   mission of the instructor.
tion of genetic technologies in clinical therapy;
social and ethical implication of genetic engi-      for the Graduate Record Examinations
neering.                                             (GRE) General Test taken within the last        Concentration in Business
                                                     five years. (The GRE requirement is             Areas
BIOL6880                                             waived for applicants who have completed        This curriculum is designed to enable
3 Credits                                            a master’s degree.)                             biology graduate students to have a con-
Neurobiology                                             4. Three letters of recommendation.         centration in the business areas of either
Neuron signaling processes including sensory                                                         management, marketing or finance.
                                                         Applicants who have not completed all
transduction, action potential generation and
transmission across chemical and electrical
                                                     requirements for admission to the degree
                                                     program may be permitted to enroll in           Curriculum Requirements
synapses. Sensory, motor systems and higher
brain processes are explored. Prerequisites:         classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or      Same as for the Master of Science degree
Human Structure and Function or Human                nondegree basis.                                in biology (see this page), but including
Anatomy and Physiology.                                                                              12 credits of business courses taken as a
                                                     Requirements for the                            unit concentration. Courses may not be
BIOL6881                                             Master of Science Degree                        selected at random from the three areas
3 Credits                                                                                            of concentration. An adviser from the
Renal Physiology                                     1. Satisfactory completion of a minimum
                                                     of 32 credits in the courses approved for a     College of Business should be consulted.
A detailed study of the structure and physiology
of the kidneys and urinary system.                   graduate major in biology. A minimum of         Business Electives
                                                     20 credits must be taken in biological sci-     Management
BIOL7803, BIOL7804                                   ences, selected from the courses described      MGMT5522 Organizational Behavior
6 Credits (3 Credits Each Semester)                  on pages 53–54. A maximum of 6 credits          MGMT6633 Managing Change
Research and Thesis I and II                         may be transferred from another institu-
The successful completion of a thesis under the
                                                                                                     PHAR6605 The Pharmaceutical Industry:
                                                     tion with the permission of the school                      Structure and Government
supervision of a biology faculty member.
                                                     director. In addition, courses may be taken                 Regulations
                                                     in other colleges and campuses of the           PHAR6640 Management of Research
                                                     University, with the director’s permission.                 and Technology in the
                                                         2. Before a student may register beyond                 Pharmaceutical Industries
                                                     9 credits, he or she is required to select a    Marketing
                                                     biology adviser. The adviser will help the      MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts
                                                     student select courses most appropriate for     MKTG8850 Advanced Special Projects:
                                                     the student’s needs and interests. Ideally,                 Marketing (Pharmaceutical)
                                                     the student will select a faculty member in
                                                     the area of interest most closely paralleling


PHAR6605 The Pharmaceutical Industry:               BIOL6725                                               BIOL6745
            Structure and Government                3 Credits                                              3 Credits
            Regulations                             Human Evolution                                        Endocrinology
                                                    Evolutionary biology of human species. History         Physiology of hormones from endocrine and
PHAR6615 Pharmaceutical Marketing
                                                    of hominid lineage and how evolutionary pres-          nonendocrine cells. Molecular structure, ho-
            and Product Development                                                                        mology, biosynthesis, secretion, transport
                                                    sures explain physical and behavioral adapta-
Finance                                             tions to past and present environments. Modern         and metabolism of hormones. Mechanism of
ACCT5521 Financial Accounting: An                   human genetic diversity and its relevance to bio-      hormone action and receptor specificity. Patho-
            End-user Approach                       medical research. Prior course work in evolution       physiology of hormones. Techniques of mea-
ECON5510 Economic Analysis                          is required.                                           surement of hormone, production of hormone
FIN5531  Financial Analysis                         Spring                                                 analogs.
PHAR6605 The Pharmaceutical Industry:                                                                      Fall
            Structure and Government                BIOL6728
                                                    3 Credits                                              BIOL6747
            Regulations                                                                                    3 Credits
                                                    Studies relating implications of biotechnological      Biotechniques
Course Offerings                                    and biomedical innovations, individual percep-         Current biotechnology techniques, including
Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are                                                             DNA cloning, gene regulation and protein
                                                    tion of issues and the universal policies influenc-
so noted. To determine availability of courses                                                             expression/activity, using in-vitro models such as
                                                    ing the state of living species.
not so designated, please check with appropriate                                                           prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells or tissue-equiv-
school director.                                                                                           alents. Corequisite: BIOL6748 Lab:
Biological Sciences                                 3 Credits
School of Natural Sciences                          Enzymology
                                                                                                           0 Credits
                                                    Enzyme sources and purification, structure,            Lab: Biotechniques
BIOL6632                                            kinetics and mechanisms. Sequencing and char-          Experiments illustrating the topics discussed in
3 Credits                                           acterization, biocatalysis, control of enzyme          BIOL6747 Biotechniques. Corequisite:
Selected Studies in Biology                         activity, clinical aspects of enzymology and           BIOL6747 Biotechniques.
Recent developments in special fields of biology.   applications in biotechnology. Use of protein
                                                    data banks and molecular modeling.                     BIOL6756
BIOL6705                                            Spring                                                 3 Credits
3 Credits                                                                                                  Dermal Pharmacology and
Advances in Cell Biology                            BIOL6735                                               Immunology
Molecular organization of cells. Internal mem-      3 Credits                                              Skin structure, function and immunology and
branes and synthesis of macromolecules. The         Evolution                                              their impact on the application and efficacy of
cell nucleus and cell division. Control of cell     This course explores the discipline of evolution-      cosmetic products. Pharmacological principles
cycle. Cytoskeleton and cell-cell adhesion. The     ary biology through the range of organization          such as pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynam-
extra cellular matrix and signal transduction.      that exists within the biological sciences (molec-     ics are reviewed. The importance of skin safety
Fall, Spring                                        ular to societal). Students will read and discuss      testing.
                                                    the established principles of evolution along with     Spring
BIOL6720                                            new material as it arises from primary literature.
3 Credits                                           This course’s pedagogy focuses on how evolu-           BIOL6758
Recombinant DNA                                     tionary biologists approach and solve problems.        3 Credits
Purification of DNA. Manipulation of prokary-       Furthermore, it examines why evolutionary rea-         Advances in Pharmacology
otic and eukaryotic DNA. Vectors, cloning, gene     soning is the organizing principle of modern biol-     Development and approval of new medications
expression and in vitro mutagenesis. Production     ogy and it is fully integrated into the general sci-   in the United States. Current medications used
of proteins from cloned genes. Applications of      entific method.                                        in the management of pathophysiological condi-
recombinant DNA technology in basic research,                                                              tions involving the cardiovascular, respiratory,
medicine, agriculture and industry.                 BIOL6743                                               gastrointestinal, endocrine and nervous systems.
Spring                                              3 Credits                                              Antiviral and antibacterial agents.
                                                    Topics in Bioinformatics                               Immunotherapy. Orphan drugs. Prerequisite:
                                                    Current biological research using mega amounts         CHEM3281 Biochemistry I.
                                                    of data provided by microarrays, crystallograph-
3 Credits
                                                    ic, sequencing and other techniques. Topics            BIOL6760
Human Genetics
                                                    explore such data and some of the analysis             3 Credits
Structure and function of human genes and
                                                    methods available online focusing primarily on         Virology
chromosomes. Chromosome mapping and the             the DNA chips used for transcriptional profil-
human genome project. Numerical and structur-                                                              Virus morphology and chemical composition,
                                                    ing. Prerequisites: BIOL3210 Genetics and              transmission and dynamics of infection, virus
al chromosomal abnormalities, metabolic             BIOL4240 Cell Biology. Corequisite: BIOL6744
defects, genetic aspects of cancer and disorders                                                           entry, virus assembly and virus vectors. Recent
                                                    Lab: Topics in Bioinformatics.                         discoveries in molecular biology, pathogenesis
of the immune system, gene therapy, genetic
counseling and ethical issues.                                                                             and medical aspects of viruses.
Fall                                                0 Credits
                                                    Lab: Topics in Bioinformatics
                                                    Experiments illustrating the topics discussed in
                                                    BIOL6743 Topics in Bioinformatics. Corequi-
                                                    site: BIOL6743 Topics in Bioinformatics.


BIOL6761                                             BIOL6840
3 Credits
Advanced Microbiology
                                                     3 Credits
                                                     Cell Culture
Organization of physiological processes in           Biology, characteristics and requirements of cells      Programs
microorganisms, including structure, energy-         in culture. Aseptic cell culture methods and            Master of Business
yielding mechanisms, macromolecular biosynthe-       applications of the techniques to specific types        Administration (M.B.A.)
sis, growth and regulation. Prerequisite: under-     of cell lines. Evaluation of cultured cell function.
graduate microbiology.                               Scale-up of cell cultures. Cell-based assays and           Entrepreneurial Studies
Spring                                               drug discovery. Applications in recombinant                See page 57 .
                                                     DNA technology.                                            Finance
BIOL6771                                             Fall                                              Fee      See page 57 .
3 Credits
Behavioral Ecology                                   BIOL6888                                                   Human Resource Management
Behavioral ecology, conservative biology, mate       3 Credits                                                  See page 58.
choice, dispersal, reserve design, genetic diver-    Physiology of Disease                                      International Business
sity, subsistence harvesting and hunting.            The study of the physiological and biological              See page 58.
Fall, Spring                                         manifestations of disease. Provides a basis as to
                                                     how alterations in structure and function disrupt          Management
BIOL6772                                             the human body as a whole. Prerequisites:                  See page 59.
3 Credits                                            BIOL3357 Advanced Human Structure and                        • Corporate Communication
Ecotoxicology                                        Function and BIOL3358 Laboratory: Advanced                   Concentration
Principles and methods of biological testing         Human Structure and Function. Note: FDU                      • Information Systems
for toxicity of effluents and receiving waters.      Webmail account required.                                    Concentration
Principles of cost-efficient compliance with                                                                    Marketing
toxicity limits placed on discharges.                BIOL6890
                                                     3 Credits
                                                                                                                See page 60.
                                                     Neuroscience                                               Pharmaceutical Management
BIOL6775                                             The organization and function of the human ner-            Studies
3 Credits                                            vous system including the molecular, cellular sys-         See page 60.
Physiological Ecology                                tems, behavioral and cognitive levels of analysis.
                                                                                                                Post M.B.A. Graduate Certificate
Discussion of current topics addressing physio-      Note: FDU Webmail account required.
                                                                                                                See page 61.
logical adjustment of animals to the physical and
chemical environment, tolerance of tempera-          BIOL6891                                                   Graduate Certificate Program in
ture, osmotic conditions, partial pressures of       3 Credits                                                  Managing Sustainability
oxygen and starvation. Lecture and seminar.          Histology                                                  See page 61.
Fall, Spring                                         The structure and functional correlations of body
                                                     tissues, cells, organs and organ systems. Fully
                                                                                                                Joint Degree Programs
                                                     online course.                                             See page 61.
4 Credits                                                                                                       Accelerated Program (M.B.A.)
Advances in Ecology                                  BIOL6900, BIOL6901                                         See page 62.
Interrelationships of biotic and abiotic compo-      1 Credit Each Semester
                                                     Biology Seminar
                                                                                                             Master of Business
nents of the environment. Ecological energetics,
                                                     A series of lectures by invited speakers on topics
                                                                                                             Administration (M.B.A.)—
population dynamics, distribution patterns,
environmental imbalances and community suc-          of current interest. Exposure of students to            Management for Executives
cession will be studied. Corequisite: BIOL6777       research developments and techniques in select-            See page 63.
Lab: Advances in Ecology.                            ed areas of specialization.                                Health Care and Life Sciences
Fall                                                                                                            See page 63.
                                                     BIOL7803, BIOL7804
BIOL6777                                             2 Credits Each Semester                                 Master of Science (M.S.)—
0 Credits                                            Research and Thesis                                     Accounting
Lab: Advances in Ecology                             The student is required to write and then defend           See page 64.
Experiments illustrating the topics discussed in     before a faculty committee a thesis based on
                                                     laboratory research and prepared under the
                                                                                                             Master of Science (M.S.)—
BIOL6776 Advances in Ecology. Corequisite:
BIOL6776 Advances in Ecology.                        supervision of a faculty member.                        Taxation
Fall                                                 Fall, Spring                                 Fee           See page 65.
                                                     BIOL7810                                                   Graduate Certificates
BIOL6779                                                                                                        See page 66.
                                                     3 or 4 Credits
3 Credits
                                                     Selected Studies in Biology
Darwinian Medicine                                                                                           The Silberman College of Business is
                                                     As student interest requires, courses in highly
Application of Darwinian reasoning to medical
                                                     specialized topics may be offered.                      accredited by AACSB International - The
research and clinical practice. Intrinsic biologi-
cal aging, pathology due to defense mechanisms,
                                                     Fall, Spring                                            Association to Advance Collegiate Schools
acute and stealth infection, novel environments,                                                             of Business. AACSB is the premier busi-
genetic diversity, design compromises and evolu-                                                             ness school accrediting body.
tionary legacies. Prior course work in evolution                                                                The College of Business offers pro-
is required.                                                                                                 grams leading to the degrees of Master of
Spring                                                                                                       Business Administration (M.B.A.) and


Master of Science in taxation (M.S.) and        waivable credits must be completed at           course and achieve at least a grade of B.
Master of Science in accounting (M.S.).         Fairleigh Dickinson University.                 (Such a retake does not expunge the grade
Courses for the M.B.A. and M.S. degrees                                                         of F and it remains part of the student’s
are scheduled during the evening and on         5. Residency Requirement                        records.) Should this level of performance
Saturdays. Some courses are offered dur-        Matriculated students must maintain resi-       not be attained, the student will be denied
ing the day. Programs may be pursued ei-        dency with the University during the peri-      further registration.
ther on a full-time basis or part-time basis.   od of time required to complete the course
Some programs can be completed in one           work required for the graduate degree.          8. Probation, Suspension and
calendar year, provided the student main-       Residence means that students must be             Dismissal
tains a full-time status.                       enrolled in the fall and spring semesters.      A student who completes 9 or more credits
                                                Summers are not counted in the residency        with a cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR)
Admission Requirements                          requirement. In addition, a total of 30 non-    of less than 3.00 will be placed on academ-
All students who wish to enroll for gradu-      waivable credits must be completed in resi-     ic probation. If at the completion of an
ate course work within the Silberman Col-       dency. A student who fails to enroll in a       additional 9 credits the CGPR is still below
lege of Business must apply for admission       fall or spring semester without filing an       3.00, the student will be subject to suspen-
as matriculated students. All students must     approved leave of absence is considered         sion or dismissal. This decision will be
meet the requirements for graduate status       to have broken residency and must apply         based on the student’s overall academic
or receive special permission from the          for readmission. In this case, all rules and    performance and the student’s likelihood
M.B.A. Office. Check the specific require-      regulations effective at the time that the      of obtaining the minimum CGPR of 3.00
ments for the program in which you are in-      student applies for readmission are applic-     needed for graduation. Subsequently, if the
terested.                                       able to the student. M.B.A. students are        student is allowed to continue his or her
                                                permitted two one-semester leaves of            studies, the student’s records will be
                                                absence. The total time permitted to com-       reviewed each semester in which the
Academic Regulations
                                                plete the degree is seven calendar years, ex-   CGPR remains below 3.00. The student
In addition to the academic regulations         cluding leaves of absence. Any extension        will either be dismissed or be subject to
found elsewhere in this bulletin, the fol-      may be granted only under extenuating cir-      credit limitations and minimum grade
lowing regulations apply to all College of      cumstances and only by the M.B.A. pro-          point requirements in order to be permit-
Business students.                              gram director.                                  ted to continue his or her studies.
1. Cumulative Grade Point Ratio                                                                     Please Note: A student who is sus-
                                                6. Second M.B.A.
A cumulative grade point ratio of 3.00                                                          pended has a right to apply for readmission
                                                Award of a second M.B.A. is not permit-         after the lapse of one 15-week semester,
is required for graduation from the gradu-      ted; however, students with an M.B.A.
ate programs of the College of Business.                                                        not including the summer sessions. To be
                                                degree may receive certification in a sec-      readmitted, a student must submit evidence
2. Graduation Requirements                      ond major upon completion of required           to the M.B.A. program director of the stu-
                                                and elected credits for that major. Students    dent’s likelihood of successfully completing
To be eligible for graduation, students must
                                                seeking a second area of concentration          all remaining degree requirements.
be matriculated, must have completed a
                                                should consult with the M.B.A. program              A student who has been dismissed may
minimum of 30 nonwaivable credits, must
                                                director. A 3.00 grade point ratio is           not apply for readmission. The student is
have completed all required courses in the
                                                required. Contact the respective M.B.A.         dropped from the University (full-time and
program, including unwaived core courses,
                                                advisers at the Metropolitan Campus,            part-time programs).
and must have a cumulative grade point
                                                (201) 692-2424; and at the College at
ratio of 3.00 or better.
                                                Florham, (973) 443-8800.                        9. Transfer Credit
3. Incompletes                                                                                  A maximum of 6 nonwaivable credits
                                                7. Scholarly Requirements
The grade of I must be removed by                                                               of graduate course work required for a
                                                Grades for graduate work may be found           degree may be approved for transfer from
the third week of the next full semester
                                                in the academic regulations section in the      another AACSB-accredited college or uni-
(excluding summer sessions). An Incom-
                                                front of this bulletin.                         versity under the following conditions: the
plete that is not removed within this period
                                                    An average of 3.00 or better is required    course work must be approved as part of
is automatically changed to an F. In case of
                                                for graduation. A graduate student who          the student’s program of studies; it must
well-documented extenuating circum-
                                                receives a grade of F is required to present    not have been applied to the completion of
stances, an instructor and a student may
                                                cause for consideration by the M.B.A. pro-      the requirements for another degree; it
jointly petition the dean for additional time
                                                gram director (in the case of non-M.B.A.        must have been taken at the graduate level;
in which to complete the course work.
                                                students the program’s director) as to why      it must have been taken within the past
Such petitions must be submitted within
                                                continued studies should be permitted.          five years; and the student must have
the same period. The grade of I cannot be
                                                Documentation must be presented and             received a grade of B or better. Approval of
removed by registering for the course at
                                                approved before commencement of the             transfer credit will be made by petition to
Fairleigh Dickinson University or by taking
                                                next semester or the student will not be        the department chairperson for the course
its equivalent elsewhere.
                                                allowed to continue the graduate program.       in question. A transcript of the course work
4. Matriculation Status                             A graduate student receiving the grade      must be on file before the petition can be
At least 75 percent of each student’s non-      of F in a required course must repeat the       considered.

Business • Master of Business Administration

Master of                                            Requirements for the Master
                                                     of Business Administration
                                                                                                                 Major or Electives (12 credits)
                                                                                                                 The following majors are available in the
Business                                             Degree                                                      M.B.A. programs: entrepreneurial studies,
                                                                                                                 finance, human resource management,
Administration                                       Executive Communication and
                                                     Leadership (3 credits)
                                                                                                                 international business, marketing, manage-
                                                                                                                 ment, (including concentrations in corpo-
(M.B.A.)                                             All M.B.A. students must, within the first 9                rate communications and information sys-
                                                     credits, complete BUSI5500 Executive                        tems) and pharmaceutical management
General Programs                                     Communication and Leadership.                               studies.
Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman                                                                          The student electing not to pursue a
College of Business offers an M.B.A. pro-            M.B.A. Core (0–18 credits)                                  major may select four elective courses
gram accredited by both the AACSB                    The M.B.A. core includes six courses. For                   from across any of the majors offered by
International - Association to Advance               each core course, the Silberman College of                  the Silberman College of Business and earn
Collegiate Schools of Business and the               Business grants waiver credit. The waiver                   a general M.B.A.
Middle States Commission on Higher                   policy that governs each course is estab-
Education.* A graduate student in the                lished by the department responsible for                    Capstone (3 credits)
Silberman College of Business currently              that course. Requests for waivers must be                   All M.B.A. students must, within the final
earns an M.B.A. by completing 48 credits             submitted and approvals received before                     12 credits of course work, complete either
of course work. The curriculum in the                the end of the student’s first semester in
                                                                                                                 MGMT7700 Global Business Capstone or
M.B.A. program is in the process of being            the program. For further information con-
                                                                                                                 ENTR7802 Venture Creation, Develop-
revised. Students interested in obtaining            tact the M.B.A. Office.
                                                                                                                 ment and Financing. However, manage-
further details are requested to contact                                                   Credits               ment and human resource management
Karin Hamilton, M.B.A. director of gradu-            ACCT5521                                                    majors must take MGMT7700 Global
ate and global programs, at 973-443-8290.               Financial Accounting: An End-user                        Business Capstone, and entrepreneurial
                                                           Approach..........................................3   majors are required to take ENTR7802
Admission Requirements                               ECON5510
                                                                                                                 Venture Creation, Development and
Complete credentials for the evaluation of              Economic Analysis.................................3
applicants for the M.B.A. degree program             FIN5531
include the following:                                  Financial Analysis ..................................3
                                                     MGMT5522                                                    Graduation
    1. A four-year bachelor’s degree from
                                                        Organizational Behavior ........................3        To qualify for graduation, the student
an accredited or government-recognized
                                                     MKTG5532                                                    must, within seven years from the entry
college or university.
                                                        Marketing Concepts...............................3       date, complete the prescribed curriculum
    2. Official transcripts from all colleges
                                                     QUANT5520                                                   and do so with no lower than a 3.00 cumu-
and universities in which undergraduate or
                                                        Applied Statistical Analysis....................3        lative grade point ratio. Only grades for
graduate course work was completed.
                                                                                                                 courses taken at Fairleigh Dickinson
    3. An official score report for the Grad-        Each waiver of a core course reduces by                     University or taken off-campus with prior
uate Management Admission Test (GMAT).               three the number of required credits.                       authorization figure into the cumulative
    4. A minimum score of 550 (paper-
                                                                                                                 grade point ratio.
based) or 213 (computer-based) or 79                 FDU Breadth (0–12 credits)                                      Students in the M.B.A. program have
(Internet-based) on the Test of English as a
                                                     Breadth courses are subject to waiver; the                  the option of earning a major in entrepre-
Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required for
                                                     same conditions apply as to M.B.A. core                     neurship, finance, human resource man-
all applicants whose native language is not
                                                     courses. If granted waiver of a breadth                     agement, international business, market-
                                                     course, however, the student replaces the                   ing, management (including concentra-
    5. International Student Proof of
                                                     waived breadth course with an elective                      tions in corporate communications and
Financial Responsibility (for international
                                                     course in any business discipline within the                information systems) and pharmaceutical
students only).                                      College of Business.                                        management studies. Details about the
                                                                                                 Credits         requirements for each major follows.
                                                       Entrepreneurship and Strategy ..............3
                                                       Social, Political and Legal
                                                          Environment of Business ..................3
                                                       Information Systems and
                                                          Technology Management ...................3
                                                       Production and Operations
*3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104-2680;
                                                          Management .....................................3
telephone: (267) 284-5000.

                              Business • Entrepreneurial Studies • Finance

Entrepreneurial                                      ENTR6500
                                                                                                                    Finance (M.B.A.)
Studies (M.B.A.)                                        Entrepreneurial Finance.........................3
                                                                                                                    This program is offered under the auspices
                                                                                                                    of the department of economics, finance
Entrepreneurs are essential to our society.             Seminar in Entrepreneurship .................3              and international business, Silberman
They foster technological and social change,         ENTR7100                                                       College of Business, College at Florham,
and their innovation and creativity forge               Guided Study in Entrepreneurial                             Madison, New Jersey, and Metropolitan
our future. The graduate entrepreneurship                  Studies..............................................3   Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.
program has been nationally ranked by En-                                                       Total......12
trepreneur Magazine and The Princeton                Plus                                                           Requirements
Review. The Silberman College’s Rothman              ENTR7802
Institute of Entrepreneurship provides stu-                                                                         In addition to the College’s requirements
                                                        Venture Creation, Development                               for the Master of Business Administration
dents with a forum through which they                      and Financing (required capstone
may engage in outreach activities, competi-                                                                         degree (see page 56), students must take
                                                           for M.B.A. entrepreneurial studies                       the following major requirements.
tions and entrepreneurial networks.                        majors) .............................................3
    The M.B.A. in entrepreneurial studies
focuses on academic content and applied                                                                             Major Requirements
                                                     Course Descriptions
or experiential learning that provide stu-                                                                                                                           Credits
dents with the opportunity to practice               See “Course Offerings,” pages 67–78.
                                                                                                                    Complete the two courses that are
entrepreneurship in a real environment. It                                                                          required of all finance majors and also
offers a thorough and practical under-                                                                              complete a track.
standing of the issues involved in both                                                                             Required of All Finance Majors
starting or growing a business and foster-                                                                          FIN6600
ing innovation in a corporate setting.                                                                                 Financial Markets and Instruments........3
    Classes are taught using a combination                                                                          FIN6601
of lectures, case studies, team exercises,                                                                             Corporate Financial Management—
guest speakers and fieldwork. This major                                                                                  Long Term ........................................3
allows students to draw from a variety of                                                                           Financial Management Track
carefully selected courses to become busi-                                                                          (Choose two)
ness generalists, well-versed in organizing                                                                         FIN6602
and managing resources. Entrepreneurial                                                                                Corporate Financial Management—
studies graduates typically start their own                                                                               Short Term .......................................3
successful ventures or pursue “intrapre-                                                                            FIN6801
neurial” careers with major corporations.                                                                              Seminar in Corporate Finance ...............3
    This major is offered under the auspices                                                                        FIN7770
of the marketing and entrepreneurship                                                                                  Mergers and Acquisitions ......................3
department, Silberman College of                                                                                    Investment Tracks
Business, at the College at Florham,                                                                                FIN6605
Madison, New Jersey, and Metropolitan                                                                                  Investment Analysis (required)..............3
Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.                                                                                        FIN6606
                                                                                                                       Portfolio Management
Requirements                                                                                                                                     or
In addition to the College’s requirements                                                                           FIN7720
for the Master of Business Administration                                                                              Financial Derivatives .............................3
degree (see page 56), students must take                                                                            General Finance Track
the following major requirements.                                                                                   Finance Electives ........................................6
Major Requirements*
                                                                                                                    Course Descriptions Course
                                                                                                                    See “Course Offerings,” pages 67–78.
Complete four of the following courses:
  Management of Small Business..............3
  Corporate Entrepreneurship ..................3
  Family Business Management ................3

*Students majoring in entrepreneurial studies are
required to take ENTR7802 Venture Creation, Devel-
opment and Financing as their capstone course.

Business • Human Resource Management •
International Business

Human Resource                                          MGMT6633
Management                                                Managing Change ..................................3   Business (M.B.A.)
(M.B.A.)                                                  Field Analysis of Performance Systems
                                                                                                                Rewarding careers for international busi-
                                                                                                                ness specialists exist in global corporate
FDU’s M.B.A. in human resource manage-                       and Strategic Management ...............3
                                                                                                                operations, international financial services,
ment (HRM) links students and faculty to                                                                        national and international government
business, governmental and social organi-                                                                       agencies, travel and leisure and transporta-
zations. These connections, through the                 Course Descriptions                                     tion and banking, just to name a few.
Center for Human Resource Management                    See “Course Offerings,” pages 67–78.                       This program is offered under the aus-
Studies (CHRMS), contribute to student                                                                          pices of the department of economics,
learning and help to build a globally net-                                                                      finance and international business, Silber-
worked campus community. (The Center                                                                            man College of Business, at the College at
for Human Resource Management Studies                                                                           Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and Metro-
exists under the umbrella of the Institute                                                                      politan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.
for Sustainable Enterprise.) The HRM/
M.B.A. program focuses on learning                                                                              Requirements
outcomes by articulating and measuring                                                                          This is an interdisciplinary major. In addi-
desired competencies which are identified                                                                       tion to the College’s requirements for the
by the hiring community as essential for                                                                        Master of Business Administration degree,
employment success.                                                                                             general programs (see page 56), students
    The center is a partnership between                                                                         must take the following major requirements.
education and business, creating a learning
environment dedicated to the development                                                                        Major Requirements                      Credits
of knowledge and leadership in the man-
                                                                                                                Complete the three courses required of all
agement of human resources, and the
                                                                                                                international business majors and also
life-giving aspects of work. The CHRMS
                                                                                                                complete one elective international busi-
partnership accomplishes its goals through
                                                                                                                ness course.
various relationships including those with
students, alumni, business executives and                                                                       Required of All International Business
faculty members. CHRMS offers a wide                                                                            Majors
range of programs and activities, research                                                                      IBUS6620
and information services, problem-solving                                                                          Economics of International Trade ..........3
services, student and alumni services                                                                           IBUS6630
and degree programs, as well as several                                                                            International Corporate Finance ............3
CHRMS graduate assistant positions.                                                                             IBUS7706
    This program is offered under the aus-                                                                         International Marketing Management....3
pices of the management department,                                                                             Choose one elective from:
Silberman College of Business, at the                                                                           IBUS6672
College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey,                                                                           International Business Management
and Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, New                                                                                                  or
Jersey.                                                                                                         IBUS7701
                                                                                                                   Global Applications of Business ............3
In addition to the College’s requirements for
                                                                                                                Course Descriptions
the Master of Business Administration
degree, general programs (see page 56),                                                                         See “Course Offerings,” pages 67–78.
students must take the following major
Major Requirements                          Credits
Complete the following courses.
  The Legal Aspects of Workforce
  Strategic Human Resource

                                                                                             Business • Management

Management                                               CCOM6022

(M.B.A.)                                                   Language and Communication ..............3               Information Systems Project
The program is for professionals seeking to              CCOM6040                                                                       or
improve their skills in managing people                    Managerial Writing ................................3   MIS7730
and organizational systems. It is designed               CCOM6045                                                   Special Topics in Information
to build skills in leadership, team building               Corporate Relations...............................3         Technology*......................................3
and motivation of the workforce. The pro-                CCOM6047                                                                                       Total......12
gram builds knowledge of how business                      Corporate Advertising ...........................3
strategy affects organizational interaction              CCOM6048                                                 Course Descriptions
with the marketplace and how to structure                  Schering-Plough Executive Lectures ......3             See “Course Offerings,” pages 67–78.
the workplace to enhance organizational                  CCOM7025
growth and productivity.                                   Communication and Change..................3
    This program is offered under the aus-               CCOM7048
pices of the management department, Sil-                   Strategic Communication and
berman College of Business, at the College at                 Investor Relations.............................3
Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and Metro-                 CCOM7070
politan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.                       International Corporate
                                                              Communication and Culture
Requirements                                                  (Wroxton College) ............................3
In addition to the College’s requirements
for a Master of Business Administration
                                                         Course Descriptions
degree, general programs (see page 56),                  For course descriptions, see Corporate and
students must take the following major                   Organizational Communication, pages
requirements.                                            93–95.

                                                         Information Systems
Major Requirements                           Credits
  Strategic Human Resource                               The M.B.A. concentration in information
     Management.....................................3    systems focuses on developing business
MGMT6633                                                 professionals who understand how to lever-
  Managing Change ..................................3    age information technology to create value
MGMT6693                                                 for their organizations. The program pro-
  Field Analysis of Performance Systems                  vides students with a strong foundation in
     and Strategic Management ...............3           recognizing and articulating the business
Management Elective..................................3   value of information technology. Students
                                     Total......12       will gain extensive training in applying lat-
                                                         est information technologies to improve
Corporate Communication                                  business processes and support organiza-
Concentration                                            tional decision making.

College at Florham                                       Major Requirements
Students at the College at Florham pursu-                Required of All Information Systems
ing an M.B.A. in management major with                   Concentrators
a concentration in corporate communica-                  MIS6615
tion must take four courses from a list of                 Data Communications and
approved courses offered by the communi-                      Electronic Commerce .......................3
cation studies department.                               MIS6620
                                                           Systems Analysis and Design .................3
Required Course                      Credits             MIS6625
CCOM6001                                                   Database and Knowledge
  Corporate Communication ....................3               Management Systems .......................3
Three of the following courses must be
                                                         Choose one elective from:
                                                           Strategic Information Systems
  Organizational Communication.............3
  Communication and Culture .................3
                                                                                                                  *See deparment chair for course description.

Business • Marketing •
Pharmaceutical Management Studies

Marketing                                               Pharmaceutical                                Requirements
                                                                                                      In addition to the College’s requirements for
(M.B.A.)                                                Management                                    Master of Business Administration (see
The marketing curriculum prepares stu-                                                                page 56), students must take 12 credits
dents with a solid foundation in the funda-
                                                        Studies (M.B.A.)                              from the following courses.
mentals of marketing strategy, consumer                 Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Master of
behavior and marketing research. Students               Business Administration in pharmaceutical     Major Requirements
build on this foundation by selecting from              management studies has two objectives:        The pharmaceutical management studies
a number of marketing electives in special-             1) to prepare employees for greater man-      major requires the following courses:
ized areas. The selection of electives is typ-          agement responsibilities in a challenging
ically driven by the career goals of the stu-           world and 2) to enhance the competitive       Pharmaceutical Core (6 credits)
dents and include areas such as marketing               position of pharmaceutical companies in                                                     Credits
research, advertising, sales and promo-                 global markets.                               PHAR6605
tions.                                                      The program achieves these objectives       The Pharmaceutical Industry:
    This major is offered under the                     by providing talented, motivated students          Structure and Government
auspices of the department of marketing                 with a thorough grounding in the principles        Regulations.......................................3
and entrepreneurship, Silberman College                 of business management, coupled with          PHAR6615
of Business, at the College at Florham,                 training in subjects and skills of specific     Pharmaceutical Marketing and
Madison, New Jersey, and Metropolitan                   value to those working in these technology-        Product Development.......................3
Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.                            intensive and heavily regulated pharmaceu-                                           Total........6
                                                        tical companies.
Requirements                                                The program is sufficiently flexible to   Electives (6 credits)
Prerequisites for marketing courses are                 accommodate students of varied educa-         The student must select two from the fol-
found at the end of the course description              tional and industrial backgrounds. Past       lowing:
in the “Course Offerings” section pages                 and present participants include men and      PHAR6640
67–78.                                                  women whose positions run the gamut             Management of Research and
                                                        from entry level to the executive suite,           Technology in the Pharmaceutical
Major Requirements                                      from production, research, finance and             Industries..........................................3
In addition to the College’s M.B.A. general             accounting to sales and marketing. Their      PHAR6650
program requirements (see page 56), stu-                educational backgrounds vary from under-        Management Production, Purchasing
dents intending to specialize in marketing              graduate majors in liberal arts, science,          and Quality Control in the
must take the following courses for a total             engineering and business to earned mas-            Pharmaceutical Industry ...................3
of 12 credits.                                          ter’s and doctoral degrees.                   PHAR7715
                                                            Currently enrolled students represent       Topics in Current Developments ...........3
Major Requirements                        Credits
                                                        more than 40 leading pharmaceutical com-      PHAR7760
                                                        panies operating in the northeast including     Pharmaceutical Management
  Marketing Research...............................3
                                                        Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, Bristol-              Project ..............................................3
                                                        Myers Squibb, Merck, Schering-Plough,
  Buyer Motivation and Behavior .............3
                                                        BD, Pfizer and Sanofi-Aventis.                Course Descriptions
                                                            This program is offered under the
                                                        auspices of the Silberman College of          See “Course Offerings,” pages 67–78.
Choose two of the following:
                                                        Business, at the College at Florham,
  Sales Management .................................3
                                                        Madison, New Jersey, and the Metropolitan
                                                        Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey, and off-
  Management of Advertising...................3
                                                        campus locations.
  International Marketing.........................3
  Database and Interactive Marketing ......3

Course Descriptions
See “Course Offerings,” pages 67–78.

         Business • Post-M.B.A. • Managing Sustainability •
                                   Joint Degree Programs

Post-M.B.A.                                     Graduate                                          Joint Degree
Graduate                                        Certificate                                       Programs
Certificate                                     Program in                                        Human Resource
The Post-M.B.A. Graduate Certificate
Program was developed to meet the needs
                                                Managing                                          Management (M.B.A.) and
of M.B.A. graduates who, after receiving        Sustainability                                    Psychology (M.A.)
their degrees, find themselves working in       The graduate certificate program in man-          The Master of Arts degree in industrial/
environments that require a continuation        aging sustainability is an intensive, five-       organizational psychology is a graduate
of their education. Through promotion,          month program which will bring together           program designed to provide a comprehen-
employment with new companies, reloca-          a cohort of executives from diverse corpo-        sive, research-oriented background in
tion or otherwise, M.B.A. degree holders        rations, consulting firms and small busi-         applied psychology appropriate to the
often find themselves working in areas          nesses and use their own in-company pro-          industrial/organizational context. The
for which they were not originally trained.     jects to arm them with the knowledge,             M.B.A. is a graduate program leading to
Other graduates realize the necessity of        tools and experience to advance sustain-          the Master of Business Administration
keeping current with a business environ-        ability in their organizations. This highly-      degree in human resource management. It
ment that rapidly is changing. Courses          interactive program will leverage the expe-
                                                                                                  includes the basic subjects offered in a tra-
are offered both in the evenings and on                                                           ditional M.B.A. curriculum, as well as a
                                                rience of participants as well as the exper-
Saturdays.                                                                                        core of human resource courses designed
                                                tise of faculty in state-of-the-art sustain-      to meet the specialized needs of today’s
                                                ability practice relevant to all critical areas   managers. This joint degree program offers
Admission Requirements                          of business, thereby creating a powerful          cross-cutting themes in course work,
To qualify for the Post-M.B.A. Graduate         and practical educational experience and          including the globalization of the market-
Certificate Program, applicants must have       ongoing executive networks.                       place, ethical considerations and human
received an M.B.A. or a specialized mas-                                                          resources’ role in responding to changing
ter’s degree in a business-related field from   Admission Requirements                            technologies and demographics.
an accredited college or university.            To qualify for the graduate certificate pro-          Entering students must meet the admis-
    Students are not required to submit         gram in managing sustainability, applicants       sion requirements for both the M.A. and
Graduate Management Admission Test              must have received an M.B.A. or a select          M.B.A. programs and must show evidence
(GMAT) scores.                                  master’s degree in a business-related field       of skills in word processing, spreadsheets,
                                                from an accredited college or university.         quantitative analysis and probability and
Requirements for the                            Ideally, students should be in a position to      statistics. Should a student enter the joint
Post-M.B.A. Certificate                                                                           degree program and decide to earn only
                                                advance sustainability in their organiza-
Students must complete 12 credits, choos-                                                         one of the degrees, all the regular require-
                                                tion. Applicants must have at least a 3.00
ing courses from one of the following                                                             ments for that degree program must be
                                                cumulative grade point ratio.                     fulfilled.
M.B.A. study areas:                                Students are not required to submit
Accounting                                      Graduate Management Admission Test
Entrepreneurial Studies                         (GMAT) scores.                                    Joint Degree Requirements Credits
Finance                                                                                           BUSI5500
Human Resource Management                                                                           Executive Communication and
                                                Requirements for the                                   Leadership ........................................3
International Business                          Graduate Certificate Program
Management                                      in Managing Sustainability
Management Information Systems                                                                    M.B.A. Core (See page 56, 0–18
                                                To qualify for the certificate, students must
                                                have completed all the required courses
Pharmaceutical Management Studies
                                                with at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point
   To qualify for the certificate, students     ratio.                                            FDU Breadth (See page 56, 12
must have at least a 3.00 cumulative grade                                                        credits)
point ratio.                                    For Additional Information                        Two replacement spots may be used to sat-
                                                Students interested in this program should        isfy psychology requirements, set forth
For Additional Information                                                                        below.
                                                contact the executive director of the
Students interested in this program should      Institute for Sustainable Enterprise at
contact the Silberman College of Business       FDU’s College at Florham at (973) 443-            Human Resource Management
M.B.A. Offices on the Metropolitan              8577.                                             (12 credits)
Campus at (201) 692-2424 or on the
College at Florham at (973) 443-8800.
                                                                                                    The Legal Aspects of Workforce
                                                                                                    Strategic Human Resource

Business • Accelerated Program

                                                            ensure that they meet the requirements of
                                                            and take the courses that apply to both
  Managing Change ..................................3
                                                                 Students must meet the admission
                                                                                                                           Program (M.B.A.)
  Field Analysis of Performance Systems                     requirements for both the M.A. and M.B.A.                      The M.B.A. offers an intensive one-year,
     and Strategic Management ...............3              programs. Should a student enter the joint                     full-time, day program for domestic and
                                                            degree program and decide to earn only                         international students having
                                                            one of the degrees, all the regular require-                   undergraduate backgrounds either in
Psychology Courses (30 credits)                                                                                            business or in the liberal arts. This 48-
                                                            ments for that degree program must be ful-
                                                            filled.                                                        credit program provides an unparalleled
  Lifestyle and Career Counseling ............3
                                                                                                                           opportunity to learn and work with
                                                            Joint Degree Requirements                                      distinguished faculty, global business
  Psychometrics: Assessment and
                                                                                                        Credits            executives and students from around the
      Measurement....................................3      BUSI5500                                                       world, all of whom will offer a different
PSYC6602                                                      Executive Communication                                      perspective on global business.
  Schools of Psychology............................3             and Leadership .................................3             Program highlights include:
                                                                                                                               • Intensive one-year curriculum focused
  Personnel Psychology.............................3
                                                            M.B.A. Core (See p. 56, 0–18 credits)                          on international business and manage-
  Industrial Psychology.............................3
                                                            FDU Breadth (See p. 56, 12 credits)                                • Full-time day classes,
                                                            Two replacement spots may be used to satis-                        • Small, seminar-style instruction by
  Methods in Industrial/Organizational
                                                            fy corporate communication requirements,                       distinguished faculty,
                                                            set forth below.                                                   • Study with people from the United
                                                                                                                           States and around the world,
  Organizational Behavior ........................3
                                                            Management Courses (12 credits)                                    • Career management workshops con-
                                                            MGMT6621                                                       ducted by business experts,
  Psychometrics II ....................................3
                                                              Strategic Human Resource                                         • Networking opportunities with global
PSYC7803, PSYC7804
                                                                 Management.....................................3          professionals,
  Research and Thesis
                                                            MGMT6633                                                           • Work with a multinational team on an
                        or                                    Managing Change ..................................3          actual business assignment,
   Psychology Electives..............................6      MGMT6693                                                           • International business trip and
                                                              Field Analysis of Performance Systems                            • Living and learning in the New York
Business Capstone (3 credits)                                    and Strategic Management ...............3                 metropolitan area.
MGMT7700                                                    Management Elective..................................3             The program combines academic instruc-
  Global Business Capstone......................3                                                                          tion in business models useful to all business
                                                            Corporate Communication Courses                                leaders and practitioners, with supplemental
Management (M.B.A.)/                                                                                                       workshops conducted by international busi-
                                                            (27 credits)
Corporate and Organizational                                                                                               ness professionals. Fairleigh Dickinson
Communication (M.A.)*                                          Corporate Communication ....................3               University’s long-standing relationship with
The M.B.A. has become the degree of                         CCOM6042                                                       the United Nations provides students with
necessity for those wishing to rise within                     Professional Writing and                                    access to ambassadors and other notable
their organizations. FDU’s integrated                             Editing..............................................3   international dignitaries. Through this inte-
M.B.A. program enhances the skills neces-                                                                                  grated approach, students will become aware
sary to be an effective manager. FDU’s                                                                                     of the social, cultural, political and economic
                                                               Research Methods and Materials ...........3
corporate and organizational communica-                                                                                    aspects impacting the global economy and
tion program offers professionals the                       CCOM7099
                                                               Thesis Project ........................................3    understand how to respond to competition as
opportunity to acquire skills in a variety of                                                                              world dynamics change.
corporate communication applications,                       Applied Communications Requirement ......3
including applied communications, lan-                      Communications Theory Requirement .......3
guage, investor relations and audiovisual                   Corporate Communication Electives...........9                  Program Information
media. This joint degree program offers                                                                                    Prospective students interested in this pro-
students the best of both of these offerings                Business Capstone (3 credits)                                  gram are encouraged to visit the program
by combining the programs.                                  MGMT7700                                                       Web site at or
    Students pursuing this joint degree                       Global Business Capstone......................3              contact the M.B.A. Office for further infor-
must have an adviser from both the M.A.                                                                                    mation.
in corporate and organizational communi-                    Course Descriptions
cation program and the M.B.A. program to
                                                            See “Course Offerings,” pages 67–78.

*For M.A. program requirements see Corporate and
Organizational Communication, pages 93.

                                             Business • Management for Executives •
                                                       Health Care and Life Sciences

Master of                                                 Administration in management for execu-
                                                          tives program include the following:
                                                                                                          Health Care and
Business                                                      1. A bachelor’s degree from an accred-      Life Sciences
                                                          ited college or university.
Administration                                                2. Official transcripts from all colleges   (M.B.A.)—
                                                          and universities in which undergraduate or
(M.B.A.)—                                                 graduate course work was completed.             Management for
                                                              3. A minimum of five years of business      Executives
Management                                                experience.
                                                              4. A personal interview with the pro-
                                                                                                          The M.B.A. in management for executives
                                                                                                          health care and life sciences prepares
for Executives                                            gram director.
                                                                                                          individuals committed to management
    The M.B.A. in management for execu-                       5. A current professional résumé.
                                                                                                          careers in such related fields as health
tives program is structured so that all the                   6. Two letters of recommendation with
                                                                                                          services administration, direct clinical de-
academic requirements can be completed                    one from the student’s immediate supervisor.
                                                                                                          velopment and public policy. The 21-
within 21 months while the executive con-                     7. At the discretion of the program
                                                                                                          month program’s 16 courses, each given
tinues to meet full-time work responsibili-               director, the Graduate Management Ad-
                                                                                                          on a five-Saturday-module basis, cover
ties. Each class goes through the entire                  mission Test (GMAT) requirement may be
                                                                                                          core business topics, together with
program as an integrated group or cohort,                 waived, based on experience and prior aca-
thereby developing a close working rela-                                                                  practices leading to effective organizational
                                                          demic achievement.
tionship that enriches and reinforces the                                                                 operations, technological progress and
learning process.                                                                                         global growth. To ensure a highly inter-
                                                          Requirements for the Master                     active and dynamic learning experience,
    The program consists of 16 courses                    of Business Administration
resulting in a total of 48 credits with each                                                              the program, which includes a two-week
                                                          Degree                                          overseas international seminar on com-
course being conducted over a period of
five Saturdays. Courses are conducted                     Executive Orientation                           parative health systems, admits a limited
sequentially with each session meeting on                 EXEC7999 Quantitative Analysis                  number of students each year. Classes are
Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                                                                     held at the Hamilton Park Hotel and
    A unique course exclusive to the pro-                 Manager’s Skills                                Conference Center, adjacent to the
gram is EXEC6660 Seminar in                               EXEC6601     Achieving Breakthrough Results     University’s College at Florham. Program
International Business. The course                        EXEC6610     Corporate Entrepreneurship         charges* cover fees, books, meals and
includes an international business seminar                EXEC6611     Financial Statements               roundtrip airfare, as well as room and
to an emerging market such as Europe,                     EXEC6612     Data Analysis                      board, for the overseas seminar on
Asia and Latin America. The Seminar in                                                                    comparative health systems.
International Business provides the student               External Environment of Business                   This program is offered under the aus-
with the opportunity to experience another                EXEC6620 Society, the Legal System              pices of the Office of Executive Programs,
culture and marketplace.                                              and Ethics                          Silberman College of Business.
    The program charge* includes tuition,                 EXEC6621 Global, Economic and
fees, books, meals, round-trip airfare and                            Financial Markets                   Requirements
room and board during the Seminar in                      EXEC6622 Applied Microeconomics                 Recommended Sequence
International Business. Tuition is payable                            in Business                                                                         Credits
at the beginning of each semester, interses-                                                              EHLS6801
sion and summer session. The tuition is                   Building a Competitive Advantage
                                                                                                            The Health Care and Life Sciences
nonrefundable after the semester begins.                  EXEC6630 Strategic and Competitive
                                                                                                               Industry Cluster................................3
    Program cohorts are established twice                             Analysis
a year, both in the spring (February) and                 EXEC6631 Strategic Financial Analysis
                                                                                                            Legal and Ethical Issues in
in the fall (September). New students                     EXEC6632 Organizational Design and
                                                                                                               Health Care and Life
may apply for the fall cohort as late as the                          Change
                                                                                                               Sciences Management.......................3
third week of August and for the spring                   EXEC6660 International Business Seminar
cohort as late as the third week of January.
                                                          Integrating Functions Into a                      Global, Economic and Financial
    This program is offered under the aus-
                                                          Cohesive Unit                                        Markets ............................................3
pices of the Office of Executive Programs,
                                                          EXEC6640 Information Systems and                EXEC7999
Silberman College of Business.
                                                                      Technology Management                 Quantitative Analysis.............................0
                                                          EXEC6641 Operations and Supply Chain            EXEC6612
Admission Requirements                                                                                      Data Analysis.........................................3
Complete credentials for the evaluation                               Management
of applicants for the Master of Business                  EXEC6642 Strategic Marketing

                                                          Evaluating the Firm’s Strategy
*For tuition and fees, see Registration, Tuition and                                                      *For tuition and fees, see Registration, Tuition and
                                                          EXEC6650 Accounting and Control                 Billing Information, pages 19–21. New tuition and fee
Billing Information, pages 19–21. New tuition and fee
charges will be announced in the spring of each year.                 Concepts for Management             charges will be announced in the spring of each year.
Please check with the Office of Enrollment Services for   EXEC6651 Global Business Management             Please check with the Office of Enrollment Services for
current charges.                                                                                          current charges.

Business • Accounting

EXEC6601                                                Master of                                       Requirements for the Master
                                                                                                        of Science Degree—
  Achieving Breakthrough Results............3
                                                        Science (M.S.)—                                 Accounting
                                                                                                        Track A
  Strategic and Competitive Analysis........3
                                                        Accounting                                      This 30-credit program is for students who
  Managed Care and Provider                             There are two tracks in this 30-credit pro-     have the bachelor’s degree or concentra-
     Reimbursement ................................3    gram. Completion of either track will acad-     tion in accounting and is designed to meet
EHLS6805                                                emically qualify students to take the CPA       the 150-hour educational requirements for
  Health Care Financial Operations..........3           Exam. Track A is designed for students          the CPA Exam.
EXEC6660                                                who have an undergraduate major or con-         Required Courses (24 credits)                  Credits
  International Business Seminar..............3         centration in accounting. Track B is suited
EXEC6631                                                for those students who lack an undergrad-
                                                                                                          Federal Tax II: Business Entities............3
  Strategic Financial Analysis ...................3     uate background in accounting and desire
EHLS6804                                                a focus in this area at the graduate level.
                                                                                                          Selected Accounting Topics ....................3
  Health Sector Marketing and                           The tracks are offered evenings and Satur-
     Consumer Behavior ..........................3      days.
                                                                                                          Advanced Auditing ..............................3
EXEC6610                                                    This program is offered under the aus-
  Corporate Entrepreneurship ..................3        pices of the department of accounting,
                                                                                                          Advanced Managerial Applications ........3
EXEC6640                                                tax and law, Silberman College of Busi-
  Information Systems and                               ness, at the College at Florham, Madison,
                                                                                                          Seminar: Accounting and Auditing
     Technology Management ..................3          New Jersey, and Metropolitan Campus,
                                                                                                             Case Studies ......................................3
EXEC6632                                                Teaneck, New Jersey.
  Organizational Design and Change ........3                                                              Corporate Financial Reporting................3
EHLS6807                                                Admission Requirements
  Health Quality and Outcomes                           Complete credentials for the evaluation of        Applied Business Law............................3
     Management.....................................3   applicants for the M.B.A. degree program        MGMT5522
EXEC6654                                                include the following:                            Organizational Behavior ..........................3
  Global Business Management for                            1. A four-year bachelor’s degree from
                                                        an accredited or government-recognized          Electives (6 credits)
     Health Care/Life Sciences ................3
                                                        college or university.                          Accounting or Tax Elective ........................3
Course Descriptions                                         2. Official transcripts from all colleges   MIS Elective................................................3
                                                        and universities in which undergraduate or      Tax electives may be chosen from the tax
See “Course Offerings,” pages 67–78.                                                                    courses offered by the M.S. in taxation pro-
                                                        graduate course work was completed.
                                                            3. An official score report for the Grad-   gram at the University. See pages 76–78 or
                                                        uate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Subject to prior
                                                            4. A minimum score of 550 (paper-           approval, such tax courses may be counted
                                                        based) or 213 (computer-based) or 79            toward the M.S. in taxation degree.
                                                        (Internet-based) on the Test of English as a
                                                        Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required for        Track B
                                                        all applicants whose native language is not     This 30-credit program is for students who
                                                        English.                                        do not have the bachelor’s degree in
                                                            5. International Student Proof of           accounting. NOTE: At least one under-
                                                        Financial Responsibility (for international     graduate course in financial accounting is
                                                        students only).                                 required for admission into the program.
                                                                                                        Completing the program makes one eligi-
                                                                                                        ble for the CPA exam.
                                                                                                        Core Courses (15 credits)
                                                                                                          Intermediate Financial Accounting ........3
                                                                                                          Advanced Financial Accounting ............3
                                                                                                          Cost: Measurement, Planning and
                                                                                                             Control .............................................3
                                                                                                          Auditing Concepts and Methods............3
                                                                                                          Contemporary Accounting Thought ......3

                                                                                                    Business • Taxation

Electives (15 credits)
Courses may be selected from the areas of
                                                       Master of                                             3. An official score report for the
                                                                                                         Graduate Management Admissions Test
accounting, tax, information systems, man-             Science (M.S.)—                                   (GMAT) taken within the last five years.
                                                                                                         CPAs, attorneys, CFPs and students with a
agement, finance and law. Departmental
approval is required. CPA Exam candidates              Taxation                                          graduate business degree from an accredit-
                                                                                                         ed college or university are not required to
should include:                                        The Master of Science in taxation is              submit GMAT scores for admission to the
                                          Credits      designed for those who currently practice         M.S. in taxation program.
ACCT6605                                               in the field of taxation, such as accoun-             4. A minimum score of 550 (paper-
   Federal Tax I: Individual ......................3   tants, attorneys and financial planners, as       based) or 213 (computer-based) or 79
ACCT6606                                               well as those who wish to enter the field by      (Internet-based) on the Test of English as a
    Federal Tax II: Business Entities ..........3      undertaking an intense study of the sub-          Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required for
LAW6657                                                ject. It is highly focused and practice orient-   all applicants whose native language is not
   Applied Business Law ..........................3    ed, dedicated exclusively to the study of tax-    English.
Tax electives may be chosen from the tax               ation. In scope, it is much more specific than        5. International Student Proof of
courses offered by the M.S. in taxation                the traditional course of study pursued in an     Financial Responsibility (for international
program at the University. See pages 76–78             M.B.A. program with only a concentration          students only).
or Subject to                  in taxation.The M.S. in taxation program
prior approval, such tax courses may be                provides students with an in-depth expo-
                                                                                                         Requirements for the Master
counted toward the M.S. in taxation                    sure to many areas of taxation, including
                                                                                                         of Science Degree—Taxation
                                                       individual, partnership, corporate, interna-
                                                       tional, compensation, trusts, procedures          The M.S. in taxation degree is obtained by
For Information                                        and estate taxation. The course offerings in      completing 10 tax classes (30 credits) in
                                                       the program will not only cover the basic         required and elective courses. Seven core
For detailed information contact Prof.
                                                       areas of taxation but will also encompass         courses (21 credits) listed below are
Robert A. DeFilippis, chair, department of
                                                       advanced subject matter and procedural            required of all students. The remaining
accounting, tax and law, at (973) 443-8810,
                                                       areas of tax law. Credits in the M.S. in tax-     courses (9 credits) may be selected from
(201) 692-7215 or
                                                       ation program may qualify toward the 150          electives listed below. To graduate, stu-
                                                       semester hours of education requirement           dents must maintain a cumulative grade
Course Descriptions                                                                                      point ratio (CGPR) of 3.00 or better.
See “Course Offerings,” pages 67–78.                   for obtaining CPA certification. Details on
                                                       what will qualify may, however, vary from            Additional prerequisite courses may be
                                                       state to state depending on the rules of          required of incoming students not meeting
                                                       each state accounting board.                      the appropriate undergraduate require-
                                                           Weekday evening classes are offered           ments. These prerequisite courses (or
                                                       at the College at Florham, Madison, New           equivalents) include 3 credits in account-
                                                       Jersey. From time to time, classes may be         ing, 6 credits in taxation, 3 credits in busi-
                                                       offered at the Metropolitan Campus, Tea-          ness law and 3 credits in finance.
                                                       neck, New Jersey. In addition, Saturday
                                                       classes are offered at the College at Flor-       Required Courses                                Credits
                                                       ham.                                              TAX6621
                                                           For more information, contact Prof.             Advanced Federal Tax: Individual
                                                       Ron West, program director, at (973) 443-              Income Taxation ...............................3
                                                       8869, or by e-mail at               TAX6622
                                                           For the latest updates about the M.S.           Advanced Corporate Tax I* ...................3
                                                       program, visit the M.S. in taxation Web site      TAX6670
                                                       at                          Tax Accounting......................................3
                                                           The program is offered under the aus-         TAX6850
                                                                                                           Tax Research .........................................3
                                                       pices of the department of accounting, tax
                                                       and law, Silberman College of Business,
                                                                                                           Tax Practice and Procedure I .................3
                                                       College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey.
                                                                                                           Advanced Federal Tax:
                                                       Admission Requirements                                 Property Transactions .......................3
                                                       Complete credentials for the evaluation of        TAX7728
                                                       applicants for the M.S. degree in taxation          Partnerships...........................................3
                                                       program include the following:
                                                           1. A bachelor’s degree from an accred-
                                                       ited college or university.
                                                           2. Official transcripts from all colleges
                                                       and universities in which undergraduate or        *Eligible toward the Graduate Certificate in Corporate
                                                       graduate course work was completed.               Taxation.

Business • Graduate Certificates

Three courses (9 credits) from the following:
                                                             Graduate                                               Estate, Gift and Trust Taxation
                                                                                                                    Graduate Certificate
                                                Credits      Certificates                                           Students earn this graduate certificate by
TAX6625                                                      Graduate Tax Certificates in                           completing the following three courses.
  Estate and Gift Taxation* ......................3          Specialty Areas                                                                                       Credits
TAX7705                                                      The M.S. in taxation program offers gradu-             TAX6625
  U.S. International Corporate                               ate tax certificates in four focus areas: state          Estate and Gift Taxation ........................3
     Taxation............................................3   and local taxation, international taxation,            TAX7723
TAX7708                                                      corporate taxation and estate, gift and                  Estate and Gift Tax Planning .................3
  International Tax I: Sourcing and                          trust taxation. These graduate certificates            TAX7730
     Inbound**.........................................3     are ideal for professionals who currently                Income Taxation of Estates
TAX7710                                                                                                                  and Trusts.........................................3
                                                             work in the subject area or who are inter-
  International Tax II: Outbound** ..........3               ested in developing knowledge and exper-
TAX7711                                                      tise in the area.                                      International Taxation Graduate
  International Tax III: Special Topics** ...3                   Each graduate certificate is composed              Certificate
TAX7723                                                      of three classes (9 credits) in the specialty          Students earn this graduate certificate by
  Estate and Gift Tax Planning*................3             area. Certain certificate classes may have             completing the following three courses.
                                                             prerequisites. Students can complete a                    The third course, TAX7711 Interna-
  Advanced Corporate Tax II***...............3
                                                             graduate certificate within the 30-credit              tional Tax III: Special Topics, is subject to
                                                             M.S. degree, on a stand-alone basis (before            additional prerequisite courses within the
  Compensation: Executive
                                                             or after obtaining the M.S.), or return to             M.S. program.
     Compensation and
                                                             complete missing courses. To earn a gradu-             TAX7708
     Nonqualified Plans ...........................3
TAX7730                                                      ate certificate, students must attain a 3.00             International Tax I: Sourcing and
  Income Taxation of Estates                                 cumulative grade point ratio in the series                  Inbound............................................3
     and Trusts* .......................................3    of courses taken towards the certificate.              TAX7710
TAX7732                                                          The general requirements for admission               International Tax II: Outbound..............3
  Tax Practice and Procedure II................3             to the M.S. program apply to anyone pur-               TAX7711
TAX7734                                                      suing a certificate on a stand-alone basis.              International Tax III: Special Topics ......3
  Consolidated Returns**** ......................3           Students who start out pursuing a certifi-
TAX7735                                                      cate can continue to earn the M.S. in taxa-            State and Local Taxation Graduate
  Tax-exempt Organizations .....................3            tion degree (subject to fulfilling the prereq-         Certificate
TAX7736                                                      uisite courses for the degree). Graduates of           This graduate certificate is earned by com-
  State and Local Taxation:                                  the University’s M.S. in taxation program              pleting the following courses.
     Constitutional Issues**** ..................3           who return to pursue or complete a gradu-              TAX7736
TAX7738                                                      ate certificate receive a 20 percent tuition             State and Local Taxation:
  Compensation: Qualified Pension                            discount on certificate courses.                            Constitutional Issues ........................3
     and Profit-sharing Plans....................3                                                                  TAX7750
TAX7750                                                      Corporate Taxation Graduate                              State and Local Taxation: Corporate
  State and Local Taxation: Corporate                        Certificate                                                 and Individual Income Taxation .......3
     and Individual Income                                                                                          TAX7752
     Taxation**** .....................................3
                                                             Students earn this graduate certificate by
                                                             completing the following three courses.                  State and Local Taxation: Sales, Use
TAX7752                                                                                                                  and Property Taxes ...........................3
  State and Local Taxation: Sales, Use                                                                 Credits
     and Property Taxes****.....................3            TAX6622
                                                               Advanced Corporate Tax I.....................3       For Information
                                                             TAX7725                                                For detailed information visit the M.S. in tax-
                                                               Advanced Corporate Tax II....................3       ation Web site at or contact
                                                             TAX7734                                                Prof. Ron West, program director, at (973)
                                                               Consolidated Returns ............................3   443-8869 or e-mail

                                                                                                                    Course Descriptions
                                                                                                                    See “Course Offerings,” pages 67–78.

*Eligible toward the Graduate Certificate in Estate, Gift
and Trust Taxation.
**Eligible toward the Graduate Certificate in
International Taxation.
***Eligible toward the Graduate Certificate in
Corporate Taxation.
****Eligible toward the Graduate Certificate in State
and Local Taxation.

                                                                           Business • Course Offerings

Course Offerings                                     reporting, revenue recognition, asset valuation
                                                     and liability measurement. Topics of current
                                                                                                         ronment of a modern information system. The
                                                                                                         second half of the course covers analytic methods
Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are       interest and controversy are introduced to pre-     and statistics in an auditing environment.
so noted. To determine availability of courses       pare the student for more advanced courses.
not so designated, please check with appropriate                                                         ACCT6684
department chair.                                    ACCT6616                                            3 Credits
    Note: Prerequisite courses for 6000-level and    3 Credits                                           Advanced Managerial Applications
higher courses typically include the discipline’s    Advanced Financial Accounting                       A capstone course in managerial accounting.
M.B.A. core courses. Check with your adviser.        An in-depth study of the accounting principles      Current topics will be covered, especially as they
                                                     related to special areas such as business combi-    relate to performance within an organization.
ACCT5521                                             nations, consolidations, foreign operations and     The focus is on communication, critical thinking
3 Credits                                            partnerships. There is some exposure to             skills and decision making.
Financial Accounting: An End-user                    accounting for nonprofit institutions such as
Approach                                             state and local governments, educational sys-       ACCT6690
An introduction to the financial reporting envi-     tems, institutions and hospitals. Prerequisite:     3 Credits
ronment. Develops an understanding of the            ACCT6615 Intermediate Financial Accounting.         Seminar: Accounting and Auditing
conceptual framework that underlies financial-                                                           Case Studies
statement preparation and presentation for both      ACCT6617                                            A capstone course in the graduate program inte-
domestic and multinational firms. The course         3 Credits                                           grating technical and analytical accounting and
will provide the students with the necessary         Cost: Measurement, Planning and                     auditing skills acquired throughout the program.
skills to understand, use and analyze financial      Control                                             The course is conducted at an off-campus semi-
statements.                                          The basic elements of cost and cost control.        nar site and makes exclusive use of case studies
                                                     Cost-accounting systems such as process costing,    and group problem solving conducted by faculty
ACCT6605                                             job-order costing, standard and direct costing,     and professionals from the corporate and public
3 Credits                                            the planning, budgeting and control functions.      accounting sectors.
Federal Tax I: Individual
A first course in taxation for graduate students     ACCT6618                                            ACCT7701
without prior study in taxation. It examines tax     3 Credits                                           3 Credits
principles as they affect the individual.            Auditing Concepts and Methods                       International Accounting
                                                     The auditor’s report. Basic auditing concepts       International accounting concepts and practices,
ACCT6606                                             and methods are studied in detail as they relate    including the influence of foreign national poli-
3 Credits                                            to assets, liabilities, revenues and expenses.      cies, legal requirements and business structures.
Federal Tax II: Business Entities                    Prerequisite: ACCT6615 Intermediate Financial
This course is a sequel to ACCT6605 Federal          Accounting.                                         ACCT7702
Tax I: Individual. It examines taxation as it con-                                                       3 Credits
cerns business entitites, such as C and S corpo-     ACCT6641                                            Forensic Accounting and Litigation
rations, LLCs and partnerships. Students are         3 Credits                                           Support
encouraged to take ACCT6605 Federal Tax I:           Contemporary Accounting Thought                     Focuses on the role of the accountant in the area
Individual before ACCT6606 Federal Tax II:           Recent pronouncements of the Financial              known as litigation support services. The course
Business Entities. Any student who has not           Accounting Standards Board and their applica-       will be heavily case oriented and will encompass
taken ACCT6605 Federal Tax I: Individual will        tions, particularly in the areas of income deter-   the accountant’s role in such diverse consulting
be instructed to self study certain materials from   mination, business combinations, intangible         services as fraud investigation, commercial dam-
ACCT6605 Federal Tax I: Individual.                  assets, accounting changes and cash flow. Pros-     ages, business valuation, matrimonial disputes
                                                     pects for the future change in accounting           and forensic accounting services.
ACCT6610                                             thought are explored. Prerequisite: ACCT6615
3 Credits                                                                                                ACCT7737
                                                     Intermediate Financial Accounting or undergrad-
Managerial Accounting Applications
                                                     uate equivalent.                                    3 Credits
An introduction to management accounting as
                                                                                                         Corporate Financial Reporting
part of a company’s quantitative information
                                                     ACCT6680                                            The fundamental underlying assumptions of
system. Emphasis is placed on the role of
                                                     3 Credits                                           accounting, the communications problem, the
accounting in decision making.
                                                     Selected Accounting Topics                          uses of the financial statements and the subjec-
                                                     A graduate-level course for students with a         tive standards of “fairness.” Ethical problems
                                                     strong financial-theory background. The course      of reporting as they relate to management and to
3 Credits
                                                     focuses on a wide range of areas confronting        the auditor. The surveillance and enforcement
Planning and Budgeting
                                                     accounting graduates in the public and private      functions of the Securities and Exchange Com-
Importance of business planning and control
                                                     sectors. Topics include public offerings, SEC       mission and other related institutions. The
from the managerial point of view. Emphasis
is on budgeting as a tool for profit planning        reporting and compliance, accounting and            expansion of the reporting function to include
and control.                                         reporting in the regulated industries, not-for-     forecasting, disclosures by diversified companies
                                                     profit accounting and recent pronouncements         and other topics of current interest. Prerequisite:
ACCT6615                                             by the Financial Accounting Standards Board.        ACCT6615 Intermediate Financial Accounting.
3 Credits
Intermediate Financial Accounting                    ACCT6682
An in-depth study of generally accepted              3 Credits
accounting principles as they relate to corpora-     Advanced Auditing
tions; particular attention is given to financial    The material for the first half of the course
                                                     introduces the concept of auditing in the envi-

Business • Course Offerings

BUSI5500                                               ECON6613                                            throughout the world are analyzed with an
3 Credits                                              3 Credits                                           emphasis on the particular challenges they pre-
Executive Communication and                            Industrial Organization                             sent multinational companies. The rules and
Leadership                                             Analytical survey of the structure and perfor-      regulations governing business enterprises along
This course is designed to provide students            mance of major American industries, com-            with the opportunities for trade and investments
with: 1) a foundation in communication theory;         petition, productivity, economies of scale,         with such regional associations as the EU,
2) opportunities to evaluate and improve their         innovation, interindustry relations and gov-        NAFTA, MERCOSUR, ASEAN and CARICOM
managerial communication skills, both written          ernment regulation of business.                     are studied.
and oral; and 3) an understanding of the strong
                                                                                                           ECON6821, ECON6822
correlation between communication and the              ECON6620
                                                                                                           6 Credits (3 Credits Each Semester)
responsibilities of top-level executives in organi-    3 Credits
                                                                                                           Research and Thesis
zations. Sample topics include persuasion theo-        Economics of International Trade                    Selected research tailored to the interest and
ry, leadership styles, active listening, the writing   An introduction to international trade, includ-     capability of the individual student under the
process, audience analysis and platform dynamics.      ing elements of international economics and         guidance of a departmental graduate adviser.
                                                       finance: barriers to trade, international commer-   Primarily for M.A. students.
BUSI6550                                               cial policies and their impact on the balance of
3 Credits                                              trade, the balance of payments, capital flows,      ECON7712
Global Business Communication and                      the international monetary systems.                 3 Credits
Leadership                                                                                                 Monetary and Fiscal Policy
This course will provide 1) a foundation in com-       ECON6621                                            The role of monetary and fiscal policy in the
munication theory, 2) opportunities to evaluate        3 Credits                                           determination of economic activity. Monetary
and improve oral and written communication             The World Economy                                   controls and their impact on national income,
skills and 3) opportunities to develop interper-       An introduction to international trade, real        price levels, money supply, interest rates. Anal-
sonal, interactive and intercultural communica-        investment and finance, including comparative       ysis of alternative government policies and their
tion skills.                                           advantage, trade barriers, capital flows, econom-   effects on resource allocation, income distribu-
                                                       ic development, currency markets and exchange       tion, stabilization and growth.
BUSI7701                                               rates, the balance of payments, purchasing
3 Credits                                              power parity and interest rate parity.              ECON7745
Global Business Planning                               Prerequisite: ECON5510 Economic Analysis.           3 Credits
This course serves as the capstone in the M.B.A.                                                           Econometrics
in management for global business administra-          ECON6667                                            The construction and testing of econometric
tors program by requiring the students to inte-        3 Credits                                           models. Estimation of economic parameters,
grate the knowledge developed in courses from          Business and Economic Development                   multiple regression analysis, cross section and
the functional areas to address issues that are of     in Emerging Markets                                 time series data.
a strategic nature. Students will be offered the       The challenges facing business development and
alternative to create an entrepreneurial strategy      economic growth in newly industrializing mar-       ECON7751
and write a business plan for a real business          kets with a focus on the constraints and oppor-     3 Credits
(their employer, an independent client or for          tunities for trade and investments.                 Case Studies in Managerial
their proposed venture) or to choose a company                                                             Economics
and write a detailed comprehensive business            ECON6800                                            Microeconomic theory as applied to decision
                                                       3 Credits                                           making in the business firm.
case on the company by focusing on a few key
                                                       Advanced Special Projects in
strategic issues and highlighting the variety of
                                                       Economics                                           ECON7752
decisions associated with these issues. Both the       Selected studies in the area of economics devel-
business plan and the business case will be                                                                3 Credits
                                                       oped by the student and adviser.                    Development of the American
developed in a global context and provide stu-
dents with a comprehensive understanding of                                                                Economy
                                                       ECON6801                                            This course covers economic developments
the challenges associated with strategic plan-         3 Credits
ning, financing and growing a business in a                                                                starting with the colonial period. Special empha-
                                                       Seminar in Economics
global marketplace. Note: To be taken as part of                                                           sis is placed on developments since the end of
                                                       Final course for economics majors only. A syn-
last 12 credits in the M.B.A. in management for        thesis of the economic M.B.A. major reserved        the Civil War. Problems of money and banking,
global business administrators program.                for the last semester. Prerequisite: all prior      concentration and control of industry, foreign
                                                       major courses.                                      economic relations, economic stabilization and
ECON5510                                                                                                   expansion are studied. In addition, current eco-
3 Credits                                              ECON6802                                            nomic issues are interpreted in terms of the
Economic Analysis                                      3 Credits                                           influences that have created them.
Microeconomic foundations of consumer and              Economics Research Project
business decisions, market structure and indus-        A formal written project in the area of econom-     ECON7755
trial organization, impacts of government policy,      ics agreed to by the student and the faculty        3 Credits
macroeconomics principles. Prerequisite: none.         adviser.                                            Foundations of Economic Thought
Waiver policy: 6 credits of micro- and macro-                                                              The main trends in economic thought from
economics. Prerequisite for all other economics        ECON6803                                            its beginnings to Keynes.
                                                       3 Credits
                                                       Doing Business with Common
                                                       The concept, structure and practices of free
                                                       trade associations and other economic unions

                                                                            Business • Course Offerings

EHLS6801                                              governing advertising, education and use of          ENTR6200
3 Credits                                             opinion leaders are discussed.                       3 Credits
The Health Care and Life Sciences                                                                          Corporate Entrepreneurship
Industry Cluster                                      EHLS6805                                             During the last two decades, innovation and
The course provides an overview of the                3 Credits                                            entrepreneurial thinking have been the engine
health care/life sciences super-cluster. It identi-   Health Care Financial Operations                     behind industry and job growth in the United
fies major forces and trends that are likely to       A manager’s view of the principles of finance        States. Many large firms want to replicate an
shape the operating environment for companies         and their application to the internal operations     entrepreneurial environment within their organ-
in the sector and linkages among the firms in         of health care organizations. Methods for assess-    izations to secure their future. While some
the cluster. The fundamentals of health care eco-     ing the financial performance of health care         researchers maintain that corporate entrepre-
nomics, financing, reimbursement, quality             facilities are reviewed. Techniques for financial    neurship is an oxymoron, others have noted the
assurance and political policymaking are dis-         planning, budgeting, cost analysis and current       success of entrepreneurial ventures within the
cussed. The spectrum of life science entities is      asset management are discussed. Issues pertain-      corporate environment in firms such as 3M, IBM,
considered in relation to the continuum of            ing to capital formation, project analysis and       Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, General Electric, Merck,
health care delivery.                                 corporate combinations are also addressed.           Motorola, Rubbermaid, Johnson & Johnson,
                                                      Emphasis is on managerial decision-making            Corning, Raychem, Compaq, Wal-Mart and
EHLS6802                                              rather than on the technical aspects of account-     Polaroid.
3 Credits                                             ing and financial analysis.                              This course—using lectures, real-world cases
Legal and Ethical Issues in Health                                                                         and guest lecturers—examines three types of
Care and Life Sciences Management                     EHLS6807                                             corporate entrepreneurship: 1) new strategic
This course outlines the underlying social frame-     3 Credits                                            direction, 2) initiative from below and 3) auto-
work for current legal, regulatory and ethical        Health Quality and Outcomes                          nomous business creation. Prerequisites: basic
issues affecting health-policy formulation and        Management                                           courses in accounting and finance.
the provision of medical services. It will address    A study of the techniques and applications for
how the regulatory environment impacts health         measuring and improving the efficiency and           ENTR6300
care and life sciences companies. It also pro-        effectiveness of organizational and service per-     3 Credits
vides an understanding of key ethical principles      formance outcomes. Research methods, study           Family Business Management
of decision-making in clinical practice and re-       designs and measurement issues are presented         Family businesses are an important force in the
search involving human subjects. An overview          in the context of improving health care quality      United States economy. They employ more than
of intellectual property and patent law is pre-       and outcomes. Contemporary models and meth-          50 percent of the workforce, account for nearly
sented.                                               ods of clinical-outcome research, benchmarking,      50 percent of the gross national product and
                                                      performance measurement and public-outcomes          represent more than one third of the Fortune
EHLS6803                                              reporting are also presented.                        500. These businesses can be found in all sizes
3 Credits                                                                                                  and every industry. Family businesses are two
Managed Care and Provider                             ENTR5518                                             very different organizations with very different
Reimbursement                                         3 Credits                                            social dynamics and synergies. This creates
The study of current public- and private-sector       Entrepreneurship and Strategy                        strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, difficul-
reimbursement methodologies for acute, prima-         This three-credit course is required of all M.B.A.   ties, rewards and conflicts that are unique to
ry and chronic-care service providers.                students. It provides an opportunity for the stu-    them.
Techniques used in prospective rate setting and       dent to gain an understanding of entrepreneur-           This course is designed to be participatory.
financial risk-sharing arrangements in the con-       ship, its importance for an organization and for     Besides lectures, class time is devoted to discus-
                                                      the economy and the challenges associated with
text of managed care will also be discussed. The                                                           sions of the daily topic, case studies and reading;
                                                      promoting entrepreneurship within organiza-
course also examines regulatory and contractual                                                            interaction with guest speakers; and in-class
                                                      tions. The course introduces students to the the-
issues as well as methods for expense manage-         ory and practice of strategic management by
                                                                                                           negotiation, role playing and conflict-resolution
ment such as the use of formularies and tiered-       providing a foundation to understand the key         exercises.
benefits designs. The impact of managed care          concepts, processes and tools of strategic deci-
and reimbursement trends are considered as            sion-making at the business level. A variety of      ENTR6500
future challenges to health care and life sciences    individual and team-based assignments will be        3 Credits
managers.                                             used to validate the concepts presented in this      Entrepreneurial Finance
                                                      course.                                              This course covers the aspects of entrepreneurial
EHLS6804                                                                                                   finance, including leveraged buyouts, venture
3 Credits                                             ENTR6100                                             capital, commercial lending, the informal venture
Health Sector Marketing and                           3 Credits                                            market, initial and secondary public offerings,
Consumer Behavior                                     Management of Small Business                         investor expectations and negotiations and non-
An integrated overview of the theory and              The purpose of this course is to prepare stu-        traditional sources of financing. Emphasis is on
processes of modern marketing and consumer            dents for leadership roles in small to mid-sized     the financing elements that make deals succeed.
behavior as they apply to the delivery of health      companies. It focuses on managing and building       These issues are discussed in the context of
products and services to diverse populations.         these businesses into enduring great companies.      established companies and internal corporate
Emphasis is placed on the uniqueness of health        Although venture initiation is covered in some       ventures as well as start-up companies.
services and social responsibility. Topics include    discussions and cases, the emphasis is on build-     Prerequisites: ACCT5521 Financial Accounting:
market analysis, competitive positioning, devel-      ing companies that are past the initial start-up     An End-user Approach, ENTR5518
opment of the strategic marketing mix and cus-        phase. Students are exposed to some of the           Entrepreneurship and Strategy and FIN5531
tomer service quality. Principles of product con-     practical realities, transition points, issues and   Financial Analysis.
cept development, pricing and distribution are        dilemmas that are particularly relevant to small-
presented. Strategies for promotion of health-        er companies.
related goods and services as well as regulations

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ENTR7000                                             develops its business plan to provide an integrat-    environment with those in other countries.
3 Credits                                            ed framework for profitable growth in the con-        (Five weeks)
Seminar in Entrepreneurship                          text of the venture’s strategic objectives. The
The purpose of the entrepreneurship seminar is       course provides hands-on fieldwork in which           EXEC6621
to examine new developments in entrepreneur-         students apply concepts they have acquired in         3 Credits
ship practice. An important recent trend is to       their previous course work and also from their        Global, Economic and Financial
view entrepreneurship as a process consisting of     own professional experiences. Client companies        Markets
a series of tasks that must be performed well for    typically cover a wide range of industries, mar-      Examines key economic relationships in the con-
success.The seminar uses real-world cases to         kets, sizes and growth opportunities.                 text of applied macroeconomic analysis and
investigate the entrepreneurship process, begin-     Prerequisites: Completion of all M.B.A. Core          forecasting. Discusses factors affecting financial
ning with opportunity recognition and evaluation     and FDU Breadth courses.                              markets and interest rates. Emphasizes the abili-
and concluding with the harvesting and the dis-                                                            ty to interpret global economic and financial
tributing value. Depending on the needs and          EXEC6601                                              market trends for business decision-making pur-
career goals of the students, final projects may     3 Credits                                             poses. (Five weeks)
include writing research papers, case studies,       Achieving Breakthrough Results
business proposals and feasibility studies.          This course uses a major assignment or project        EXEC6622
Prerequisites: ENTR5518 Entrepreneurship and         from the student’s organization for engaged           3 Credits
Strategy and department chair approval.              learning. There is a focus on assessment, metrics     Applied Microeconomics in Business
                                                     and competencies for high performance and             Microeconomic theory and applications for
ENTR7100                                             continuous learning which are introduced in           building a competitive advantage in dynamic
3 Credits                                             the classroom and applied on the job. This           markets. Topics include the economic analysis of
Guided Study in Entrepreneurial                      performance-learning process is expanded              a firm’s market position; pricing, cost and profit
                                                     and strengthened by individual professional           analysis; and sales-forecasting methodologies.
                                                                                                           (Five weeks)
Students are encouraged to find special projects     coaching. Major topics include leadership,
that will enhance their career goals. A guided       communication, coaching, teamwork, mental
study project can be designed with an entrepre-      models, knowledge creation and the change
                                                                                                           3 Credits
neurial studies faculty member. Prerequisite:        process. (Five weeks)
                                                                                                           Strategic and Competitive Analysis
department chair approval.
                                                                                                           Introduces a comprehensive framework for ana-
                                                                                                           lyzing the strategic management process. Uses
ENTR7600                                             3 Credits
                                                                                                           concepts from prior courses to examine a firm’s
3 Credits                                            Corporate Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                           competitive environment. Examines the effect
Venture Creation and Business                        This course focuses on the role of entrepreneur-
                                                                                                           of the economic, political and technological
Growth                                               ship and value creation in United States busi-
                                                                                                           environment on the formulation and execution
In this course, students will develop an             nesses participating in a global economy.
                                                                                                           of business strategy. (Five weeks)
increased understanding of the function and          Examines the process of identifying and evaluat-
process of entrepreneurship in the context of the    ing opportunities; discusses the process of plan-
global economy and in the personal lives of          ning, start-up and growth over the product life
                                                                                                           3 Credits
those engaged in it. The course will enable stu-     cycle. (Five weeks)
                                                                                                           Strategic Financial Analysis
dents to appreciate the importance of entrepre-
                                                     EXEC6611                                              Discusses management of long-term assets and
neurship for an organization and the challenges
                                                     3 Credits                                             liabilities in the light of current economic and
associated with promoting entrepreneurial
                                                     Financial Statements                                  financial market conditions and the firm’s strate-
behaviors within the organization. Through vari-
                                                     An introduction to the financial reports envi-        gic plan. Topics include project cash flow analy-
ous activities and case studies, students will
                                                     ronment. Develops an understanding of the con-        sis, the strategic implications of project selection
learn to recognize and analyze business opportu-
                                                     ceptual framework that underlies financial-           and cost of capital estimation, managerial com-
nities and develop appropriate strategies to pur-
                                                     statement preparation and the presentation for        pensation, mergers and acquisitions. (Five
sue them. Some of the practical realities, transi-
                                                     domestic and multinational firms. The course          weeks)
tion points, issues and dilemmas confronted by
entrepreneurs seeking to build a business are        will provide the student with the necessary
                                                     skills to understand, use and analyze financial       EXEC6632
highlighted so that they may subsequently be
                                                     statements. (Five weeks)                              3 Credits
incorporated into the business-planning process.
                                                                                                           Organizational Design and Change
A variety of individual and team-based assign-
                                                     EXEC6612                                              A rapidly changing business environment calls
ments will be used to validate the concepts pre-
                                                     3 Credits                                             for organizational designs that enable innova-
sented in this course. Prerequisites: Completion
                                                     Data Analysis                                         tion and speedy adaptation in order to maintain
of M.B.A. Core and FDU Breadth courses.
                                                     Develop skills in analyzing data for business         and enhance high levels of performance. Intense
                                                     decisions. Probability theory and quantitative        competition, technological innovation and in-
                                                     and qualitative statistical analysis. (Five weeks)    creasing globalization all call for the need for
3 Credits
                                                                                                           organizational agility and the capability to man-
Venture Creation, Development and
                                                     EXEC6620                                              age and adapt to change. This course will help
                                                     3 Credits                                             participants develop the capabilities to critically
This course immerses students in strategic plan-
                                                     Society, the Legal System and Ethics                  examine and create an alignment among an
ning, financing and growing of a business or a
                                                     Examines the cycle of social needs, political         organization’s environment, its strategy and its
new venture within an existing business. Under
                                                     response and legal and regulatory enforcement.        design. These capabilities will include the use of
the guidance of a faculty mentor, student teams
                                                     Discusses relevant issues relating to ethics, tech-   models and frameworks to design and manage
partner with the management teams of real
                                                     nology, diversity and environment. Compares           organizational change. (Five weeks)
businesses to create and develop entrepreneur-
                                                     and contrasts aspects of the United States legal
ial strategies and business plans. Each team

                                                                           Business • Course Offerings

EXEC6634                                            EXEC6650                                             FIN5531
3 Credits                                           3 Credits                                            3 Credits
Strategic Financial Analysis for                    Accounting and Control Concepts for                  Financial Analysis
Health Care/Life Sciences                           Management                                           Overview of financial markets; discussion of
Overview of the management, economic and            Provides the student with an understanding of        management of long-term assets and liabilities
policy issues facing the life-science industry.     accounting concepts and information content to       (capital budgeting, capital structure) as well as
Critical issues include research and development    allow management decision making and control         current assets and liabilities (short-term finan-
(R&D)-intensive cost structure, biotechnology       of operations, divisionalized operations, interna-   cial management). Prerequisite: all Tier-One
and genomics startups and alliances, complex        tional organization and strategic management.        and Two courses. Waiver policy: 3 credits in
global marketplace, intense and evolving merg-      Subject content will be presented with an ongo-      corporate finance and 3 credits in financial mar-
ers and acquisitions (M&A) and government           ing dialogue relating to the topics of ethics,       kets (i.e., investments, money and banking,
regulation of every business function.              quality, strategic implementation and communi-       financial institutions). Prerequisites: ACCT5521
                                                    cations. Topics include planning and control,        Financial Accounting: An End-user Approach,
EXEC6640                                            cost behavior and prediction, information con-       ECON5510 Economic Analysis and QUANT5520
3 Credits                                           tent and budgeting evaluation of alternatives.       Applied Statistical Analysis.
Information Systems and Technology                  (Five weeks)
Management                                                                                               FIN6500
Discusses the role and use of information           EXEC6651                                             3 Credits
technology in managing operational, tactical        3 Credits                                            Entrepreneurial Finance
and strategic management. The concept of            Global Business Management                           This course covers the aspects of entrepreneurial
information architecture and strategic informa-     Student teams make strategic, marketing, financ-     finance, including leveraged buyouts, venture
tion systems planning will be discussed. Also,      ing and operating decisions in a competitive sim-    capital, commercial lending, the informal venture
contemporary topics in information systems          ulation using a multinational firm. (Five weeks)     market, initial and secondary public offerings,
management will be studied such as the role of                                                           investor expectations and negotiations and non-
information technology in the business reengi-      EXEC6654                                             traditional sources of financing. Emphasis is on
neering process, global support with telecom-       3 Credits                                            the financing elements that make deals succeed.
munications systems, building competitive           Global Business Management for                       These issues are discussed in the context of
advantages with information technology and          Health Care/Life Sciences                            established companies and internal corporate
end-user computing. (Five weeks)                    This is an integrative capstone course enabling      ventures as well as start-up companies.
                                                    students to prepare a comprehensive strategic        Prerequisites: ACCT5521 Financial Accounting:
EXEC6641                                            analysis and development plan for a selected         An End-user Approach, ENTR5518
3 Credits                                           health care organization. The final report will      Entrepreneurship and Strategy and FIN5531
Operations and Supply Chain                         consist of an analysis of the operating environ-     Financial Analysis.
Management                                          ment, an assessment of the present competitive
This course addresses topics crucial to the         strategy and position, an appraisal of response      FIN6600
understanding of operations and supply chain        capabilities, formulation of strategic agenda for    3 Credits
management. It focuses on both the operations       a three-to-five-year planning horizon and for-       Financial Markets and Instruments
functions, which define the transformation          mulation of an action plan for developing the        This course examines the structure and opera-
process and the supply-chain concepts, which        organizational-response potential.                   tions of financial markets and the various types
determine the upstream/downstream flow of                                                                of instruments used for domestic and interna-
products and information. These topics include      EXEC6660                                             tional financial transactions. It also reviews
forecasting, planning and strategy, production,     3 Credits                                            theories of interest-rate determination, risk
distribution, procurement, process design and       International Business Seminar                       management and models of asset pricing.
quality control. (Five weeks)                       The study of basic managerial functions appro-       Prerequisite: FIN5531 Financial Analysis.
                                                    priate to international business. The role of
EXEC6642                                            multinational corporations in contemporary           FIN6601
3 Credits                                           world trade is discussed. Topics covered include     3 Credits
Strategic Marketing                                 organization, foreign licensing, international       Corporate Financial Management—
Strategic marketing—management concepts,            management, finance, taxation and cultural dif-      Long Term
including the marketing mix, segmentation,          ferences. The course is held for a two-week peri-    Topics include long-term investment decisions
marketing research and consumer behavior.           od during the summer or winter in various inter-     of the firm; risk analysis; theories of cost of capi-
(Five weeks)                                        national locations. Past and future trips include    tal, capital structure and corporate financing
                                                    England, China, Costa Rica and Brazil. (Five         decisions; international aspects of long-term cor-
EXEC6644                                            weeks)                                               porate finance; models of long-term financial
3 Credits                                                                                                planning; financial derivatives and securitiza-
Information Systems and Technology                  EXEC7999                                             tion. Prerequisite: FIN6600 Financial Markets
Management for Health Care/Life                     0 Credits                                            and Instruments.
Sciences                                            Quantitative Analysis
Provides exposure to the design and architecture    Introductory pass/fail quantitative analysis         FIN6602
of information systems, decision-support sys-       course that prepares the students for future tech-   3 Credits
tems, artificial intelligence, office automation,   nical executive M.B.A. courses.                      Corporate Financial Management—
                                                                                                         Short Term
networking and development of integrative
                                                                                                         Topics include short-term financial planning;
information systems and emerging technologies.
                                                                                                         management of domestic and international
                                                                                                         short-term assets and liabilities. Prerequisite:
                                                                                                         FIN5531 Financial Analysis.

Business • Course Offerings

FIN6604                                             FIN6802                                              IBUS6800
3 Credits                                           3 Credits                                            1–3 Credits Each Semester
Management of Financial Institutions                Finance Research Project                             Advanced Special Projects:
The functions and operations of commercial          A major written finance research project.            International Business
banks, thrift institutions, insurance companies     Prerequisites: FIN6601 Corporate Financial           Studies in an area of international business.
and other financial intermediaries. Emphasis is     Management—Long Term and FIN6604
on asset/liability management and regulatory        Management of Financial Institutions.                IBUS7701
issues. Prerequisite: FIN6600 Financial Markets                                                          3 Credits
and Instruments.                                    FIN7720                                              Global Applications of Business
                                                    3 Credits                                            An appreciation of the operations of internation-
FIN6605                                             Financial Derivatives                                al businesses and the implication of worldwide
3 Credits                                           Market structure, principles of price determina-     development that could affect American busi-
Investment Analysis                                 tion and risk/return characteristics of options      ness operations, both domestic and foreign.
Topics may include functions of organized and       contracts, forward contracts, futures contracts,
over-the-counter markets; mechanics of trading      swaps and other financial derivatives. Their         IBUS7706
and government regulations; theories and tech-      applications as hedging instruments are stressed.    3 Credits
niques of security analysis and the evaluation of   Prerequisites: FIN6600 Financial Markets and         International Marketing Management
investment alternatives. Prerequisite: FIN5531      Instruments and either FIN6604 Management            Incorporation of the marketing concept into the
Financial Analysis.                                 of Financial Institutions or FIN6605 Investment      framework of the world marketplace.
FIN6606                                                                                                  IBUS7715
3 Credits                                           FIN7770                                              3 Credits
Portfolio Management                                3 Credits                                            Doing Business in Europe
Application of economics, statistics and invest-    Mergers and Acquisitions                             The development and conduct of business
ment analysis in the process of constructing,       Combines a practitioner-oriented treatment of        between the United States and Europe is ana-
managing and revising equity and fixed-income       the subject with a thorough background in rele-      lyzed with a focus on U.S. relations with the
                                                    vant theoretical issues. The history and legal       region in terms of its economic goals and busi-
portfolios. The use of futures, options and other
                                                    framework of mergers and the methods of busi-        ness practices. Emphasis is placed on the growth
derivative securities in portfolio management
                                                    ness valuation are presented. Leveraged buy-         of economic regionalism and the movement
are discussed. Prerequisites: FIN6600 Financial
                                                    outs, junk bond financing and other forms of         toward European integration since 1945.
Markets and Instruments and FIN6605 Invest-
ment Analysis.                                      corporate restructuring are examined.
                                                    Prerequisite: FIN5531 Financial Analysis.            IBUS8890
                                                                                                         3 Credits
FIN6630                                                                                                  Research Seminar (International
3 Credits                                           IBUS5508
                                                    3 Credits                                            Business)
International Corporate Finance                                                                          A research seminar course designed to sharpen
The principles of international finance as          Cross-cultural Communications for
                                                    International Executives                             students’ research skills necessary for identify-
applied to the international corporation. Pre-                                                           ing, defining and solving international business
requisite: FIN5531 Financial Analysis.              To succeed in a multicultural business environ-
                                                    ment, executives must possess highly developed       problems. Students learn how to develop thesis
                                                    interpersonal, interaction and intercultural com-    statements, synthesize research material, write a
FIN6631                                                                                                  literature review, collect and analyze data and
3 Credits                                           munication skills. This course is designed to
                                                    equip students with these important skills.          make an objective conclusion based on research
Multinational Finance                                                                                    findings. A major term paper is required of all
This course incorporates basic principles of                                                             students enrolled in the course. Required of all
financial analysis to the environment of doing                                                           international business majors, the course must
                                                    3 Credits
business globally. The following topics are                                                              be taken in the last 12 credits in the M.B.A.
                                                    Economics of International Trade
surveyed: currency markets, exchange-rate                                                                program.
                                                    An introduction to international trade, including
determination, international investment deci-
                                                    elements of international economics and finance:
sions, international financing decisions, risk                                                           LAW5511
                                                    barriers to trade, international commercial poli-
measurement and management. Prerequisite:                                                                3 Credits
                                                    cies and their impact on the balance of trade,
FIN5531 Financial Analysis.                                                                              Social, Political and Legal
                                                    the balance of payments, capital flows and the
                                                                                                         Environment of Business
                                                    international monetary systems.
FIN6801                                                                                                  Examines the cycle of social needs, political
3 Credits                                                                                                response and legal and regulatory enforcement.
Seminar in Corporate Finance                                                                             Discusses relevant issues relating to ethics, tech-
                                                    3 Credits
Advanced study in corporate finance. Specific                                                            nology, diversity and environment. Compares and
                                                    International Corporate Finance
topics vary by instructor. May be taken more                                                             contrasts aspects of the U.S. legal environment
                                                    The principles of international finance as applied
than once with different instructors. Pre- or co-                                                        with those in other countries.
                                                    to the international corporation.
requisites: FIN6601 Corporate Financial Man-
agement—Long Term and FIN6602 Corporate                                                                  LAW6657
                                                    IBUS6672                                             3 Credits
Financial Management—Short Term.                    3 Credits                                            Applied Business Law
                                                    International Business Management                    This course covers the essential areas of the
                                                    International strategy of the firm and the strate-   Uniform Commercial Code, namely contracts,
                                                    gy decisions involved in ownership, manage-          agency, negotiable instruments, secured transac-
                                                    ment, labor, marketing, production, finance,         tions, bankruptcy, partnerships and corporations.
                                                    legal, control and public affairs.                   In addition, the Securities and Exchange Acts
                                                                                                         are given appropriate coverage.

                                                                            Business • Course Offerings

MGMT5522                                             MGMT6620                                              behaviors as the content. Prerequisite or coreq-
3 Credits                                            3 Credits                                             uisite: MGMT5522 Organizational Behavior.
Organizational Behavior                              The Legal Aspects of Workforce
Examines the fields of organizational behavior       Management                                            MGMT6660
and change. Discusses concepts and tools for         This course presents the legal aspects of human       3 Credits
assessing the social processes encountered in        resource management and focuses on the inte-          Seminar in International Business
the workplace. Although the primary focus is         gration and incorporation of the law into strate-     The study of basic managerial functions appro-
on understanding and managing individuals            gic management decision making. Students will         priate to international business. The role of the
and teams, there also will be significant atten-     be required to explore whether and how the law        multinational corporation in contemporary world
tion to systems-level behavior and change.           affects the firms with which they are associated,     trade is discussed. Topics covered include organi-
                                                                                                           zation, foreign licensing, international manage-
Waiver policy: 3 credits of organizational behav-    what the objectives of the laws are and how a
                                                                                                           ment, finance, taxation and cultural differences.
ior or 3 credits of organizational psychology.       company can best act in compliance with the
                                                                                                           The course is held for a two-week period during
                                                     legal objectives while still pursuing the strategic   the summer at the Wroxton College campus of
MGMT6515                                             goals of the organization. Students will submit       Fairleigh Dickinson University in Oxfordshire,
3 Credits                                            a term paper addressing the interface of human        England, and includes on-site industrial visits.
Strategic Management and                             resource management and the laws regulating
Organizational Design                                employment by selecting a human resource issue        MGMT6672
This course provides an introduction to theory       of concern to a particular company, analyzing         3 Credits
and processes related to the making of decisions     the problem and presenting a solution that best       International Business Management
that determine the direction and success of the      satisfies both legal and managerial goals. Ethical    International strategy of the firm and the strate-
business enterprise. The perspective taken in        issues will be addressed throughout.                  gy decisions involved in ownership, manage-
this course is that of a general manager.                                                                  ment, labor, marketing, production, finance,
Students will gain an understanding of strategic     MGMT6621                                              legal, control and public affairs.
management and organization design concepts,         3 Credits
theories and techniques in order to illuminate       Strategic Human Resource                              MGMT6693
the processes of strategy making and strategy        Management                                            3 Credits
implementation, and the conditions under             This course focuses on the new and expanded           Field Analysis of Performance
which these are likely to improve a firm’s com-      role of the human resource professional. The          Systems and Strategic Management
petitiveness. The course requires students to        course content is centered on the activities per-     This course is built around a major integrative
apply basic knowledge acquired in previous           formed by a human resource department, for            structured field project. About half the class
                                                     example, recruitment and selection, and com-          time and most of the outside-of-class work will
functional area courses and provides a founda-
                                                     pensation and benefits, which are the building        be in an organization analyzing human resource
tion for futher integration of the specialized
                                                     blocks for the HR professional. An understand-        (HR) systems. The course focuses on HR issues
knowledge that follows in the curriculum. Case
                                                     ing of these HR functions also is important for       of organization strategy and organization perfor-
analysis serves as a didactic tool to apply, inte-
                                                     line managers who have substantial responsibility     mance. HRM’s role in strategy formulation and
grate and synthesize information about specific
                                                     for managing people. Prerequisite: MGMT5522           strategy implementation is developed. HRM’s
company situations and strategic management
                                                     Organizational Behavior.                              impact on operations and performance systems
concepts in order to understand, propose, evalu-
                                                                                                           is covered. Strategic and performance issues
ate and recommend alternatives for managerial
                                                     MGMT6622                                              such as organization design, performance
action. Most cases discussed feature companies                                                             appraisal, compensation and culture, as part
                                                     3 Credits
and industries that exhibit a strong international                                                         of an overall performance system, are covered
                                                     Training and Developing a Diverse
component.                                           Workforce                                             in depth. The prior HRM course subjects will
                                                     This course is based on a belief that training and    be integrated into the field analysis. A central
MGMT6547                                             development that reflects and supports the strat-     theme is the emerging role of the human
3 Credits                                            egy of the firm is the most fully integrated and      resource manager as an important management
Business Ethics                                      the most cost effective. Changing demographics        team member who helps shape the work of the
The course provides an introduction to ethical       and technological innovation are creating an          firm and its strategy. The course objective is
issues and ethical decision making on three con-     extensive need for training, retraining and career    to develop the knowledge and skills needed to
texts of business—interorganizational, intra-        management. Within this context, the course           design and facilitate the implementation of strate-
organizational and personal. The major theme of      focuses on strategies for conducting training-        gic HR systems. Prerequisites or corequisites:
the course will be the crucial role of ethics in     needs assessment; examines learning and moti-         MGMT6621 Strategic Human Resource
enabling and sustaining commerce. Minor themes       vation theory and application; covers selecting,      Management and MGMT6633 Managing
will be ethical issues of corporate governance and   designing and evaluating training programs; and       Change.
the relationship between ethics and strategy.        explores the relationship of training to multina-
                                                     tional work environments.                             MGMT6800
MGMT6600                                                                                                   1–3 Credits Each Semester
3 Credits                                            MGMT6633                                              Advanced Special Projects: Business
Comparative International                            3 Credits                                             Management
Management                                           Managing Change                                       Studies in an area of business management, with
This course considers the philosophies, concepts     This is a skill-development course to enable          departmental approval.
and practices of management within developed         human resource personnel and general man-
and developing nations. Political, economic,         agers to function in the modern work organiza-
cultural, legal and social institutions of host      tion as agents of change and empowerment. The
countries are studied, as well as the ethics and     pedagogy is one of exploration and application.
corporate governance of multinational business       New role models are explored and new teaching
enterprises at home and abroad.                      skills are taught with personal constructs and

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MGMT6801                                              about action and change with no formal authori-     corequisites: MGMT5522 Organizational
3 Credits                                             ty or position.                                     Behavior and MGMT6621 Strategic Human
Managing Sustainability                                                                                   Resource Management.
The course will focus on the current and future       MGMT7727
challenges and opportunities relating to climate      3 Credits                                           MIS5514
change, sustainable economic development and          Organizational Theory                               3 Credits
the role of business. It will also explore theory,    Analysis of major theoretical approaches to the     Information Systems and
the values and practical aspects of sustainability,   study of organizations; the impact of contempo-     Technology Management
with special emphasis on the role of leadership       rary forces on the functioning of organizations,    Surveys the organizational and technical foun-
and managing change.                                  specifically the executive’s role in decision       dations of management information systems
                                                      making; bureaucracy, power and interpersonal        (MIS) to introduce the concepts of MIS to end-
MGMT7700                                              competence.                                         users of information systems. Management of
3 Credits                                                                                                 information, technology, resources and systems
Global Business Capstone                              MGMT7753                                            development will be discussed to provide an
Student teams make strategic, marketing, oper-        3 Credits                                           understanding of the use of information systems
ating and financing decisions in a competitive        Total Quality Management                            to gain competitive advantage and align infor-
simulation using a multinational firm. Teams          Quality remains a centerpiece in the strategy       mation systems to general business functions.
will develop a business plan for their simulation     of most global corporations. However, few peo-
firm.                                                 ple really understand what quality means and        MIS6514
                                                      how to produce it. This course provides stu-        3 Credits
MGMT7701                                              dents with a systematic approach to the theory      Information Systems and
3 Credits                                             and application of quality principles and prac-     Technology Management for Global
Consulting                                            tices. By the end of the course the student will    Business
This course has been designed to provide a            be able to 1) define quality in a way that will     The organizational and technical foundations of
comprehensive introduction to consulting from         allow action to improve it; 2) create operational   management information systems (MIS) will be
the perspectives of the external consultant,          definitions to measure quality factors; 3) recog-
                                                                                                          surveyed to introduce the concepts of MIS to
internal consultant and the client. Increasingly,     nize organizations as systems and use tools to
                                                                                                          end-users of information systems. Management
no matter what responsibilities one assumes in        represent, diagnose and act on organizational
                                                                                                          of information, technology, resources and sys-
business today, one is either using a consultant,     processes as parts of a system; 4) understand
                                                                                                          tems development will be discussed to provide
participating in a project being managed by a         the impact of variation on quality and use appro-
                                                                                                          an understanding of the use of information sys-
consultant or being asked to approach a busi-         priate measurement and diagnostic procedures
                                                                                                          tems to gain competitive advantage and align
ness problem using skills that are very similar to    for deciding when, where and what kind of cor-
                                                                                                          information systems to general business func-
the competencies required for effective consult-      rective action to take; 5) design, conduct and
ing. Students will be offered the opportunity to      evaluate simple experiments in the workplace;       tions.
learn about the fundamental phases of an effec-       and 6) apply theories of human psychology in
tive consulting project/relationship and the          improving perception of systems and in effec-       MIS6615
basic framework of the consulting process from        tively changing organizations.                      3 Credits
a theoretical perspective and through the experi-                                                         Data Communications and Electronic
ences of seasoned consulting professionals.           MGMT7762                                            Commerce
                                                      3 Credits                                           This course provides students with an under-
MGMT7702                                              Power and Influence in Organizations                standing of communications technologies and
3 Credits                                             Explores the sources and uses of power and          relationships among data management, telecom-
Sales Management                                      influence in organizational settings. Topics        munications, hardware and software. It explores
Course covers the field of sales management           covered include power dynamics, methods to          the different protocols used in data communica-
from the viewpoint of the marketing manager.          acquire power and the dilemmas often related        tions and focuses on the models and tools of
Topics include management, training, evalua-          to the successful acquisition and use of power.     electronic commerce to deliver goods and ser-
tion, compensation, motivation and control of                                                             vices in electronic markets.
the sales force.                                      MGMT7771
                                                      3 Credits                                           MIS6620
MGMT7710                                              Comparative International                           3 Credits
3 Credits                                             Management                                          Systems Analysis and Design
Team Leadership                                       Considers the philosophies, concepts and prac-      This course surveys methods and techniques for
Today’s workplace is increasingly characterized       tices of management within selected developed       analyzing existing systems and designing new
by flatter work organizations and greater             and developing nations. Political, economic,        ones. The course explores the stages of the Sys-
                                                      cultural, legal and social institutions of host     tems Development Lifecycle including project
reliance on teams for regular work and special
                                                      countries are studied, as well as the ethics of
projects. This course provides students with the                                                          definition, feasibility study and systems design.
                                                      multinational business enterprise at home and
theories and skills required to be an effective       abroad.                                             It also focuses on data modeling, process model-
team leader. By the end of the course, students                                                           ing, network modeling, prototyping and user-
will be able to 1) distinguish and implement          MGMT8890                                            interface design.
structures and processes that will make teams         3 Credits
effective, 2) successfully lead a team through        Management Research Seminar
creative or idea-generating sessions, 3) handle       The design and preparation of a research pro-
conflict such that it becomes generative rather       posal, the conduct of research and the prepara-
than win-lose, 4) effectively manage time and         tion of a substantial, written document on a
resources within a team context, 5) lead a team       business-related problem. Prerequisites or
to reach decisions and take action and 6) bring

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MIS6625                                               lem is defined, the research process studied          MKTG7777
3 Credits                                             includes data collection techniques, data tabula-     3 Credits
Database and Knowledge                                tion, analysis, interpretation of results and mar-    Database and Interactive Marketing
Management Systems                                    keting implications. Prerequisites: MKTG5532          Marketing concepts are applied to business situ-
This course examines database and knowledge           Marketing Concepts and QUANT5520 Applied              ations requiring the use of database and the
concepts, models, design and applications. Con-       Statistical Analysis.                                 Internet. Students are introduced to database
cepts of information systems adoption, imple-                                                               concepts in relation to marketing applications.
mentation, management and diffusion paradigms         MKTG7702                                              They are exposed to computer software used in
are covered. The course also introduces advanced      3 Credits                                             connection with Web-site creation. Some techni-
and current tools for building knowledge and          Sales Management                                      cal aspects of the Internet are introduced briefly
enterprise data systems.                              Course covers the field of sales management           for general understanding. Students also will
                                                      from the viewpoint of the marketing manager.          develop a Web site for a business. Prerequisite:
MIS7720                                               Topics include: management, training, evalua-         MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts.
3 Credits                                             tion, compensation, motivation and control of
Strategic Information Systems                         the sales force. Prerequisite: MKTG5532               MKTG8850
Management                                            Marketing Concepts.                                   1–3 Credits
This course focuses on how to integrate                                                                     Advanced Special Projects:
information technology (IT) and information           MKTG7703                                              Marketing
systems (IS) into business strategies to improve      3 Credits                                             Studies in an area of marketing, with depart-
organizational effectiveness. It explores essential   Management of Advertising                             mental approval. It is the student’s responsibility
IS/IT concepts, models and frameworks that            Course examines, in depth, several areas of mar-      to obtain a faculty mentor. Prerequisite:
                                                      keting communications, including: advertising,        MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts.
enhance decisions regarding the investment,
                                                      sales promotion and public relations. The pro-
planning and evaluation of information systems
                                                      cess of setting objectives, positioning, targeting,   PHAR6605
for strategic purposes. The course also examines
                                                      message content, media strategy, budgeting and        3 Credits
the role of IS/IT in transforming organizational
                                                      measuring effectiveness are covered. Prerequi-        The Pharmaceutical Industry:
attributes and environmental relationships to
                                                      site: MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts.                    Structure and Government
enable an organization to gain a competitive edge.
                                                      MKTG7704                                              History, business environment and government
                                                      3 Credits                                             regulations concerning the pharmaceutical and
3 Credits
                                                      Buyer Motivation and Behavior                         related industries.
Information Systems Project                           Course explores the behavioral aspects of con-
The purpose of the course is to develop, analyze      sumers in theoretical terms that are applied to a     PHAR6615
and design a specific information systems model       variety of marketing environments. Behavioral         3 Credits
or explore in-depth an IT/IS issue. The student       models are introduced and examined in relation        Pharmaceutical Marketing and
is required to apply concepts and skills learned      to the marketing applications. This foundation        Product Development
in previous courses as well as to draw upon           forms a basis for discussing marketing strategy       Survey of sales and marketing practices, con-
actual case studies affecting business and policy     such as positioning, targeting and advertising.       straints and promotion tools in the pharmaceu-
decisions. The final report will include the proj-    Prerequisite: MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts.            tical and related industries, including new
ect plan and a critical analysis of the alternative                                                         product development and licensing. Prerequi-
models and frameworks will be considered.             MKTG7706                                              sites: MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts and
Students are encouraged to take this course last.     3 Credits                                             PHAR6605 The Pharmaceutical Industry:
Prerequisites: MIS6615 Data Communications            International Marketing                               Structure and Government Regulations.
and Electronic Commerce, MIS6620 Systems              This course introduces marketing considerations
Analysis and Design and MIS6625 Database              in international markets. Some of the topics          PHAR6640
and Knowledge Management Systems.                     include: cultural differences, social patterns,       3 Credits
                                                      economic and legal environment and channels           Management of Research and
MKTG5532                                              of distribution. Product attributes, pricing poli-    Technology in the Pharmaceutical
3 Credits                                             cies and promotional strategies are all examined
Marketing Concepts                                    with respect to global considerations.
                                                                                                            Strategic, organizational and human factors
                                                      International category analyses and marketing-
Course introduces the fundamental marketing                                                                 involved in successful research and development
                                                      plan development will form the cornerstone for
concepts including the marketing mix, segmen-                                                               operations in pharmaceutical and chemical com-
                                                      the course.
tation, marketing research and consumer behav-                                                              panies. Selection and development of projects,
ior. These concepts enable students to fit the                                                              creativity, liaison problems, control devices,
goals, strengths and resources of an organiza-                                                              analysis, reports and communications and other
                                                      3 Credits
tion with the needs, wants and opportunities in                                                             factors involved in program/project manage-
                                                      Product and Service Marketing
the marketplace.                                                                                            ment. Prerequisite: MGMT5522 Organizational
                                                      Course reviews marketing concepts relevant to         Behavior.
                                                      the service/product manager. The functions cov-
3 Credits                                                                                                   PHAR6650
                                                      ered include: product/service development, new
Marketing Research                                                                                          3 Credits
                                                      product/service introduction, positioning, target
Course is designed to provide a basic under-                                                                Management of Production,
                                                      marketing, sales forecasting, product/service
standing of the research process. This includes                                                             Purchasing and Quality Control in the
                                                      enhancement, product/service line management
identifying and defining marketing problems                                                                 Pharmaceutical Industry
                                                      and product/service discontinuance. Prerequi-
with sufficient precision to permit the collection                                                          Overview of the problems and factors involved
                                                      site: MKTG5532 Marketing Concepts.
of the appropriate market data. Once the prob-                                                              in effective supply-chain management of phar-

Business • Course Offerings

maceutical facilities, from purchasing through       QUANT6800, QUANT6845                                  improving perception of systems and in effec-
production and quality control. Prerequisite:        1–3 Credits Each Semester                             tively changing organizations.
MGMT5522 Organizational Behavior.                    Advanced Special Projects:
                                                     Quantitative Business Analysis/                       QUANT7755
PHAR7715                                             Industrial and Operations                             3 Credits
3 Credits                                            Management                                            Business and Economics Forecasting
Topics in Current Developments                       Studies in an area of quantitative business analy-    An overview of forecasting methods and
Current issues, ideas and problems of interest to    sis/industrial and operations management, with        models including their cost and performance
the pharmaceutical and chemical industry. An         departmental approval.                                characteristics. Both time-series and regression
emphasis on the use of current literature, the                                                             approaches to forecasting are discussed. Among
participants in current issues, specialists and      QUANT7738                                             the topics included are smoothing and decom-
intervention by government authorities. Enroll-      3 Credits                                             position techniques, multiple regression and
ment by special permission only.                     Project Management                                    econometric models and Box-Jenkins methods.
                                                     Techniques and modern tools for planning, orga-
PHAR7760                                             nizing and controlling activities to accomplish       QUANT7758
3 Credits                                            large-scale projects under time and resource          3 Credits
Pharmaceutical Management Project                    constraints. Topics include network analyses          Materials and Inventory Management
Research project relevant to the student’s indus-    such as CMP/PERT, time-cost tradeoffs, resource       This course deals with the regulation of the
try prepared under the individual guidance of a      allocation, monitoring and information.               flow of materials to and from manufacturing/
faculty member. Taken in the last 12 credits and                                                           service departments. It develops the concepts
after 9 credits of pharmaceutical management         QUANT7743                                             and principles to coordinate the various func-
major courses.                                       3 Credits                                             tions, such as purchasing, inventory control,
                                                     Management of Service Operations                      production control, traffic, warehousing, receiv-
QUANT5520                                            Concepts and techniques of managing service           ing, shipping and materials handling, for suc-
3 Credits                                            organizations and designing service facilities.       cessful material management control. Various
Applied Statistical Analysis                         Topics include service levels, the service-delivery   inventory systems are stressed.
Presents an overview of statistical concepts and     system, organizing the system and operating
methodology. Topics include data analysis, prob-     techniques such as shift scheduling, location         QUANT7763
ability theory, inference and regression analysis.   and layout of facilities, waiting lines, staffing     3 Credits
Applications of these models to the business         and workforce planning and product-support            Management of Technology
environment are developed. Prerequisites or          strategy.                                             An introduction to technological process that
corequisites: all Tier-One courses. Waiver poli-                                                           influences the higher productivity of organiza-
cy: 6 credits of statistics.                         QUANT7748                                             tions and success of industrial innovations.
                                                     3 Credits                                             Topics include technological forecasting, R&D
QUANT5530                                            Purchasing and                                        management, strategic planning, technology
3 Credits                                            Logistics Management                                  transfer, modern manufacturing process and
Production and Operations                            A study of the activities in obtaining materials at   technology and emerging issues.
Management                                           minimum cost, transporting them, storing them,
A study of the quantitative and qualitative tech-    moving them toward and through the production         QUANT7773
niques of production and operations manage-          process and to the ultimate customer. Included        3 Credits
ment (POM) and their applications. Studies the       is the economic analysis of supply, demand,           Managing Operations Strategies
conversion of inputs into finished products and      price and the assessment of international events      Confronted with the growing reality of global
services. Introduces the analytical techniques of    as they affect materials.                             competition, this course presents managers with
total quality management (TQM); discusses                                                                  a framework for developing and implementing
decisions relating to outsourcing, overseas oper-    QUANT7753                                             an operations strategy aligned with the overall
ations and service industries. Prerequisites: all    3 Credits                                             corporate strategy. Topics include the value sys-
Tier-One and Two courses. Waiver policy: 3           Total Quality Management                              tem, the manufacturing mission, developing an
credits in production management and 3 credits       Quality remains a centerpiece in the strategy         operations structure, process choice, quality
in quantitative methods. Prerequisite:               of most global corporations. However, few peo-        management and the management of change.
QUANT5520 Applied Statistical Analysis.              ple really understand what quality means and
                                                     how to produce it. This course provides stu-          TAX6621
QUANT6530                                            dents with a systematic approach to the theory        3 Credits
3 Credits                                            and application of quality principles and prac-       Advanced Federal Tax: Individual
Production and Operations                            tices. By the end of the course the student will      Income Taxation
Management for Global Business                       be able to 1) define quality in a way that will       This course is designed to introduce the student
A study is made of the quantitative and qualita-     allow action to improve it; 2) create operational     to the case method and the use of the Internal
tive techniques of production and operations         definitions to measure quality factors; 3) recog-     Revenue Code as a foundation for tax research
management (POM) and their applications. The         nize organizations as systems and use tools to        and planning. Substantively, the course exam-
conversion of inputs into finished products and      represent, diagnose and act on organizational         ines gains and losses, basis rules, capital assets,
services will be studied. The analytical tech-       processes as parts of a system; 4) understand         section 1231, taxation of capital transactions,
niques of total quality management (TQM) will        the impact of variation on quality and use appro-     depreciation and recapture, interest, charitable
be introduced. Decisions relating to outsourc-       priate measurement and diagnostic procedures          contributions and tax aspects of divorce.
ing, as well as overseas operations and service      for deciding when, where and what kind of cor-
industries will be discussed. Prerequisites: All     rective action to take; 5) design, conduct and
GMBA Foundation courses.                             evaluate simple experiments in the workplace;
                                                     and 6) apply theories of human psychology in

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TAX6622                                               gories, allocation and apportionment rules and        aspects of returns, administrative rulings and
3 Credits                                             Subpart F. Prerequisite: TAX6622 Advanced             position statements, civil litigation in tax and
Advanced Corporate Tax I                              Corporate Tax I. TAX7725 Advanced Corporate           district court, statutes of limitations, various
This course introduces the study of corporate         Tax II recommended. Waivers may be granted            types of assessments, waivers, overpayment and
taxation. It covers the tax aspects of incorpora-     by the program director in consultation with the      refunds, interest and civil penalties. The course
tion, financing the entity, distributions, redemp-    course professor.                                     also will include a study of Circular 230, profes-
tions and liquidations. S corporations also are                                                             sional responsibility and penalties that apply to
covered, as well as the alternative minimum tax       TAX7708                                               practitioners.
and computation of taxable income and tax. Pre-       3 Credits
requisite: ACCT6606 Federal Tax II: Business          International Tax I: Sourcing and                     TAX7725
Entities.                                             Inbound                                               3 Credits
                                                      This first of three courses for international tax     Advanced Corporate Tax II
TAX6625                                               specialists provides in-depth coverage of the         A continuation of TAX6622 Advanced
3 Credits                                             source-of-income rules and U.S. taxation of for-      Corporate Tax I, this course covers corporate
Estate and Gift Taxation                              eign persons. The course also explains the rules      acquisitions and dispositions, including both
The study of transfer taxes during life and death.    for U.S. taxation of international assignees, pro-    taxable transactions and nonrecognition reorga-
Concepts such as gross and taxable estate and         vides an overview of income tax treaties and          nizations. The course examines acquisitive reor-
gifts will be explored in detail. The course cov-     covers withholding taxes.                             ganizations in depth, followed by reorganiza-
ers inclusions, deductions, valuations, exemp-                                                              tions within a single corporation and divisive
tions, credits and tax computations for gifts and     TAX7710                                               reorganizations. Topics include the judicial doc-
estates.                                              3 Credits                                             trine of business purpose, step transaction and
                                                      International Tax II: Outbound                        continuity of interest. The course ends with a
TAX6670                                               This second course for international tax special-     study of the transfer and survival of corporate
3 Credits                                             ists covers foreign tax credits for corporations      tax attributes after reorganization. Prerequisite:
Tax Accounting                                        and related topics. Included are creditable taxes,    TAX6622 Advanced Corporate Tax I.
The study of tax law as it pertains to the timing     separate limitation categories, deemed paid cred-
and treatment of tax items. Topics will include       its, allocation and apportionment, Subpart F,         TAX7726
the cash and accrual method for income tax,           PFIC rules and the various international tax          3 Credits
installment sales, inventories (including unicap),    implications of the American Jobs Creation Act        Compensation: Executive
changes in accounting methods, the tax benefit        of 2004. Prerequisites: TAX6622 Advanced              Compensation and Nonqualified
rule, accounting periods, time value of money         Corporate Tax I and TAX7708 International             Plans
and the annual accounting period.                     Tax I: Sourcing and Inbound or TAX7705 U.S.           A study of the tax aspects of various forms of
                                                      International Corporate Taxation, or permission       executive and employee compensation. The
TAX6850                                               from the director of the tax program in consul-       major focus of the course will be on nonquali-
3 Credits                                             tation with the course professor.                     fied plans. The course covers various compensa-
Tax Research                                                                                                tion techniques, including traditional deferred
A study and implementation of tax research            TAX7711                                               compensation arrangements, nonqualified stock
techniques, including Internet and proprietary        3 Credits                                             options, stock appreciation rights, phantom
research databases. Through a variety of written      International Tax III: Special Topics                 stock plans, stock awards, restricted stock plans,
projects, oral presentations and class material,      This third course for international tax specialists   excess benefit arrangements, rabbi trusts, split-
the student will develop the ability to identify,     provides a comprehensive review of internation-       dollar plans and severance pay plans.
research and communicate the solutions to a           al structuring and reorganizations, including use
variety of tax issues that are encountered in         of hybrid entities. In addition, there is coverage    TAX7727
practice. Emphasis will be on the development         of the U.S. transfer pricing rules and sourcing       3 Credits
of sound research and writing skills. Prereq-         rules related to produced inventory. Prerequi-        Advanced Federal Tax: Property
uisites: TAX6621 Advanced Federal Tax I:              sites: TAX7710 International Tax II: Outbound         Transactions
Individual Income Taxation, TAX6622                   and TAX7725 Advanced Corporate Tax II.                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.                             TAX7723                                               will include like-kind exchanges, involuntary
                                                      3 Credits                                             conversions, assignment of income doctrine, dis-
TAX7705                                               Estate and Gift Tax Planning                          position of residence, cancellation of indebted-
3 Credits                                             This course explores estate planning for gifts        ness and limitation on losses, such as at-risk
U.S. International Corporate Taxation                 and other transfers by use of various techniques.     rules and passive activity rules, hobby losses,
A comprehensive course for corporate tax prac-        Planning for business and other wealth transfers      home office and net operating losses (NOL).
titioners who do not choose to specialize in          among family members will be highlighted.
international tax. The course is an intensive         Topics will include marital deduction, split gifts,   TAX7728
course limited in scope. Certain topics, such as      life insurance, charitable gifts, use of trusts and   3 Credits
foreign tax credit and Subpart F, are covered in      planning for estate liquidity. Prerequisite:          Partnerships
the same depth as they are in specialist courses,     TAX6625 Estate and Gift Taxation.                     The study of the federal taxation of partnerships
but offer only limited, if any, coverage of other                                                           and partners. The course covers formation,
specialist topics. The goal is to teach those oper-   TAX7724                                               operation and liquidation of a partnership,
ating in a large corporate environment what           3 Credits                                             including the acquisition of partnership interests,
they need to know to function as an internation-      Tax Practice and Procedure I                          compensation of a service partner, treatment of
al tax person. This course covers topics such as      A study of Subtitle F of the Code, dealing with       partnership distributions, basis, allocations,
the foreign tax credit, sourcing of income,           tax procedures applicable to individuals and          liquidations and problems associated with the
deemed paid credits, separate limitation cate-        businesses. Topics include IRS organization, tax      disposition of partnership interests or property


by sale. Prerequisite: ACCT6606 Federal Tax II:     forms of taxation on income, capital and
Business Entities.                                  transactions of individuals and multistate
                                                    businesses. Topics include nexus, constitu-
                                                                                                          Chemistry (M.S.)
                                                                                                          This program is offered at both the College
TAX7730                                             tionally acceptable income allocation methods         at Florham, Madison, New Jersey, and the
3 Credits                                           and strategies for avoiding unnecessary taxation
                                                                                                          Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, New
Income Taxation of Estates                          by nondomiciliary states.
and Trusts                                                                                                Jersey. These programs are listed by cam-
A study of the federal income taxation of estates   TAX7738                                               pus on pages 79 through 83.
and trusts (grantor, simple and complex). The       3 Credits
course analyzes tax consequences to fiduciaries,    Compensation: Qualified Pension and
beneficiaries, grantors and other parties from      Profit-sharing Plans
inception through termination. Topics include       A study of qualified compensation arrangements,
general rules for taxation, fiduciary accounting    including pension and profit-sharing plans. The
income, distributable net income, income distri-    course covers plan selection, qualification
bution deduction, computation of taxable income,    requirements, limitations on contributions, bene-
various distributions and income in respect of a    fits, deductions and funding, nondiscrimination,
decedent.                                           taxation of distributions, rollovers, minimum dis-
                                                    tributions, incidental benefits, spousal rights,
TAX7732                                             multiple-entity structure, reporting and disclo-
3 Credits                                           sure, prohibited transactions and fiduciary
Tax Practice and Procedure II                       responsibility.
A complete review of procedures and strategies
involved in the audit, appeal and collection        TAX7750
process. Other topics include liens and levies,     3 Credits
offers in compromise, installment agreements,       State and Local Taxation: Corporate
closing agreements, summons enforcement, IRS        and Individual Income Taxation
investigatory powers and criminal aspects of the    A study of the major income and franchise tax
tax laws. Prerequisite: TAX7724 Tax Practice        issues confronting nonresident individuals, pass-
and Procedure I or permission from the director     through entities, nonresident shareholders of
of the tax program.                                 S corporations and multistate and multinational
                                                    corporate businesses covered in the context of
TAX7734                                             current litigation and rule-making at the state
3 Credits                                           and local levels. The course also explores tax-
Consolidated Returns                                planning opportunities for the multistate busi-
This course covers in depth the most important      ness and the use of transfer pricing in state and
aspects of the current consolidated return regu-    local income tax matters. Individual income tax-
lations. Topics include intercompany transac-       ation and the interaction between the state and
tions with a detailed study of both the matching    federal systems also are discussed. Special atten-
principle and acceleration rules, loss disallow-    tion is paid to tax systems used in New York and
ance rules, consolidated Section 382, invest-       New Jersey.
ment adjustments in the basis of the stock of
subsidiaries, excess loss accounts and allocation   TAX7752
of consolidated tax liability to members of an      3 Credits
affiliated group. Class discussions emphasize       State and Local Taxation: Sales, Use
working through important examples contained        and Property Taxes
in the regulations. Prerequisites: TAX6622          This course examines the sales, use and property
Advanced Corporate Tax I and TAX7725                tax schemes prevailing in the United States.
Advanced Corporate Tax II.                          Sales and use tax constitutes roughly 33 percent
                                                    of all state tax collections, whereas property tax
TAX7735                                             constitutes about 50 percent. The course
3 Credits                                           examines the definition of a sale, the nuances
Tax-exempt Organizations                            relative to a manufacturing and construction,
This course covers the formation, operation and     the power of the states to assert jurisdiction over
taxation of tax-exempt organizations. Emphasis      aspects of a transaction occurring beyond their
will be placed on the qualification process for     borders and exemptions. Relating to property
tax exemption, the unrelated business tax and       tax, the course examines State Constitutional
the special “excise” taxes on private founda-       Principles of Uniformity and Equal Protection,
tions. Compliance requirements also are             approaches to valuation, exemption and
reviewed.                                           incentives. Special attention is paid to tax
                                                    systems used in New York and New Jersey.
TAX7736                                             Other common levies also may be covered.
3 Credits
State and Local Taxation:
Constitutional Issues
This foundation course examines the constitu-
tional limits on states’ rights to impose various


Chemistry (M.S.)                                           Core Courses
                                                                                                     Credits          Minimum Admission
College at Florham                                           Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry………3                      1. Graduation from an accredited college
The Master of Science in chemistry pro-                    CHEM6673                                                   or university.
gram provides training for those who wish                    Physical Organic Chemistry……………3                             2. Satisfactory completion of a mini-
to advance their careers in research, indus-               CHEM6781                                                   mum of 24 credits in undergraduate chem-
try, government service or teaching. In                      Biochemistry…………………………….3                                istry with laboratory work, including phys-
addition to advancing students toward a                    CHEM6805                                                   ical and organic chemistry, a working
doctoral program, the program also pro-                      Graduate Seminar..................................1      knowledge of calculus and one year of
vides courses of interest to industrial                    CHEM7771                                                   physics with laboratory.
chemists who already may hold advanced                       Advanced Organic Synthesis .................3                3. Applicants also must meet all the
degrees. In addition to full-time faculty, the                                                                        general admission requirements for matric-
department of chemistry draws part-time                    Two of the following three courses:                        ulated students.
faculty from local industries, allowing a                  CHEM6641
broader range of offerings.                                  Quantum Chemistry ..............................3
                                                                                                                      Course Requirements
    This program is offered under the aus-                                                                            Satisfactory completion of 41 or 34 credits
pices of the department of chemistry and                     Chemical Thermodynamics....................3
                                                           CHEM7751                                                   in courses approved for the degree of
pharmaceutical science, Maxwell Becton
                                                             Chemical Kinetics..................................3     Master of Science in chemistry with a
College of Arts and Sciences, College at
                                                                                                                      pharmaceutical chemistry concentration.
Florham, Madison, New Jersey.
                                                           Other Courses                                                  For students entering with a bachelor’s
                                                           CHEM6801, CHEM6802                                         degree in biology or pharmacy, including
Admission Requirements                                                                                                general and organic chemistry (16 credits),
                                                             Research and Thesis (Optional)*—
1. Graduation from an accredited college                        3 credits each semester…………….6                        calculus and physics, the program described
or university.                                             CHEM6803                                                   below (41 credits) should be completed in
    2. Satisfactory completion of a mini-                    Thesis Seminar (Optional)*………......1                     two years (four semesters).
mum of 24 credits in undergraduate                            Minimum of 6 credits in additional                          For students entering with a bachelor’s
chemistry with laboratory work, including                  chemistry courses approved by adviser**                    degree in chemistry from an American
physical and organic chemistry, a working                                                                             Chemical Society (ACS)-certified program
knowledge of calculus and one year of                      Pharmaceutical Chemistry                                   that includes physical chemistry, analyti-
physics with laboratory.
                                                           Concentration                                              cal chemistry and undergraduate labora-
    3. Submission of an official score report
                                                           The Master of Science in chemistry with a                  tory experience, the following courses
for the Graduate Record Examinations
(GRE) General Test taken within the last                   concentration in pharmaceutical chemistry                  may be waived from the above program:
five years. (The GRE requirement is                        is intended to serve the needs of the phar-                CHEM5242 Physical Chemistry II (3 cred-
waived for applicants who have completed                   maceutical industry in the North Jersey                    its), CHEM5801 Foundations in Chemical
a master’s degree.)                                        area. With the help of experienced indus-                  Techniques (2 credits) and CHEM5803
    4. Three letters of recommendation.                    trial adjunct faculty, the department pro-                 Foundations in Chemical Analysis (2 cred-
    Applicants who have not completed all                  vides a rigorous and flexible course of                    its). In this case, the total credit requirement
                                                           study in this important area.                              is 34 credits, and the program should also
requirements for admission to the degree
                                                               The program is intended for profession-                be completed in two years (four semesters).
program may be permitted to enroll in
                                                           als in the pharmaceutical industry wishing
classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or                 to advance their skills and credentials.
nondegree basis.
                                                                                                                      Core Courses (32 credits)                        Credits
                                                           Financial assistance in the form of teaching               CHEM5242
                                                           assistantships and research scholarships is                  Physical Chemistry II............................3
Requirements for the                                       not available.                                             CHEM5801
Master of Science Degree                                       Pharmaceutical chemistry, as a separate                  Foundations in Chemical
1. Satisfactory completion of a minimum                    discipline, is relatively new and emerging,                     Techniques .......................................2
of 32* credits in courses prescribed or                    so the M.S. program has been designed                      CHEM5803
approved for the degree of Master of                       with flexible entrance requirements to                       Foundations in Chemical
Science in chemistry.                                      accommodate a wide range of experience                          Analysis ............................................2
   2. Compliance with the minimum                          and training. For those with minimal                       CHEM6663
course requirements listed in the next                     chemistry backgrounds, it includes practical                 Introductory Medicinal Chemistry .........3
column.                                                    components that will prepare students for                  CHEM6673
                                                           rapid entry to laboratory positions.                         Physical Organic Chemistry ...................3
                                                           *A student may substitute 9 credits of additional chem-      Pharmacology ........................................3
                                                           istry courses for the CHEM6801, CHEM6802 Research          CHEM6781
                                                           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            Biochemistry..........................................3
istry courses for the CHEM6801, CHEM6802 Research          credits in courses for the Master of Science degree when   CHEM6805
and Thesis and CHEM6803 Thesis Seminar (total 7            a student elects the nonthesis option.                       Graduate Seminar..................................1
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 when   outside chemistry to be approved by adviser may be
a student elects the nonthesis option.                     substituted.                                                 Instrumental Analysis ............................3


                                           Credits           CHEM5803                                             CHEM6757
CHEM7735                                                     2 Credits                                            3 Credits
  Pharmaceutical Analysis ........................3          Foundations in Chemical Analysis                     Neuropharmacology
                                                             Instrumental methods, including electrochemi-        This course studies the functional neuropharma-
                                                             cal methods, spectroscopy (UV/Vis, IR, NMR)          cology and receptology of the mammalian cen-
  Chemical Kinetics..................................3       and chromatography (GC-MS, HPLC). Compu-             tral nervous system, focusing on the neurochem-
CHEM7753                                                     ter handling of data and report writing. Prerequi-   istry of precursors, synthesis, release and second
  Pharmacokinetics...................................3       site: CHEM5801 Foundations in Chemical               messenger systems for various neurotransmitter
                                                             Techniques. Corequisite: CHEM7733                    systems as well as the mechanism of action of
Elective Courses (9 credits)                                 Instrumental Analysis.                               psychoactive drugs and medications used to
Select three courses from the following:*                                                                   Fee   treat pain, mental illnesses and disorders such as
PHARM6605                                                                                                         Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s and epilepsy.
   The Pharmaceutical Industry:
                                                             3 Credits                                            CHEM6759
       Structure and Government                              Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry
       Regulations.......................................3                                                        3 Credits
                                                             Modern theories of bonding, structure, stability
PHARM6615                                                                                                         Radiochemistry
                                                             of molecules, complexes and reaction mecha-
                                                                                                                  A presentation of radioisotope production,
   Pharmaceutical Marketing and                              nisms, using examples drawn from the current
                                                                                                                  detection and application in chemistry. Statis-
       Product Development.......................3           literature.
                                                                                                                  tical and safety aspects of radiation also are
CHEM6830                                                     Spring
   Special Topics in Chemistry ...................3
CHEM7747                                                     3 Credits                                            CHEM6768
   Protein Chemistry ..................................3     Theories of Analytical Chemistry                     0–3 Credits
CHEM7765                                                     Theoretical principles and applications of           Engaging Students in Physical
   Heterocyclic Chemistry..........................3         selected modern methods of analysis.                 Science Classroom
CHEM7783                                                                                                          Students will participate in an interactive work-
   Biochemistry II ......................................3   CHEM6641                                             shop course to discuss and explore effective
CHEM7891                                                     3 Credits                                            ways to excite and engage students in areas of
   Internship/Laboratory Work                                Quantum Chemistry                                    chemistry, physics and earth science. For
                                                             Fundamental theories of quantum chemistry            Institute for the Enhancement of Teaching
                                                             applied to chemical bonding and molecular            Science and Math (IESTM) teachers only.
Course Offerings                                                                                                  CHEM6773
Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are               CHEM6651                                             3 Credits
so noted. To determine availability of courses                                                                    Chemistry of High Polymers
                                                             3 Credits
not so designated, please check with appropriate                                                                  A study of natural and synthetic polymers
                                                             Chemical Thermodynamics
department chair.                                                                                                 derived from free radical, cationic and anionic
                                                             Principles of classical thermodynamics and an
                                                             introduction to statistical thermodynamics.          polymerizations.
Department of Chemistry and                                  CHEM6663                                             CHEM6775
Pharmaceutical Science                                       3 Credits                                            3 Credits
                                                             Introductory Medicinal Chemistry                     Chemistry of Natural Products
CHEM5242                                                     This course is based on all branches of chem-        Chemical and biochemical transformations of
3 Credits                                                    istry, but especially organic chemistry. Its focus   selected natural products.
Physical Chemistry II                                        is on improving a drug’s therapeutic effect while
Introduction to the principles of kinetics, quan-            minimizing its undesirable side effects.             CHEM6781
tum mechanics, spectroscopy and molecular                                                                         3 Credits
structure.                                                   CHEM6673                                             Biochemistry
Spring                                                       3 Credits                                            Structure and function of biological molecules.
                                                             Physical Organic Chemistry                           Fall
CHEM5801                                                     Current theories of structure and reactivity of
2 Credits                                                    organic compounds.                                   CHEM6800
Foundations in Chemical Techniques                                                                                1–3 Credits
Analytical and physical methods in chemistry                 CHEM6685                                             Advanced Special Projects:
covering inorganic, organic and biochemical                                                                       Chemistry
                                                             3 Credits
techniques, including pharmaceutical chemical                                                                     An in-depth independent study of a problem in
methods, extraction, synthesis, separation (GC),                                                                  chemistry.
                                                             A study of drugs, their history, sources, physical
characterization (IR) and electrophoresis.
                                                             and chemical properties, compounding, bio-
Computer handling of data and report writing.                                                                     CHEM6801, CHEM6802
Students should take this course within their                chemical and physiological effects, mechanism
                                                                                                                  6 Credits (3 Credits Each Semester)
first two semesters of the graduate program.                 of action, absorption, distribution in the body
                                                                                                                  Research and Thesis
                                              Fee            and therapeutic uses.
                                                                                                                  Individual research investigation in an area of
                                                                                                                  chemistry under the supervision of a faculty
                                                                                                                  adviser. Approved thesis must be submitted.
*Up to 6 credits of graduate courses in a single area
outside of chemistry to be approved by adviser may be


CHEM6803                                              CHEM7755
1 Credit                                              3 Credits                                              Chemistry (M.S.)
Thesis Seminar                                        Molecular Spectroscopy
An oral presentation and defense of thesis
                                                                                                             Metropolitan Campus
                                                      Theory of the interaction between molecules
before a departmental committee. Prerequisites                                                               The School of Natural Sciences, University
                                                      and radiation. Determination of molecular
or corequisites: CHEM6801, CHEM6802                   structures from spectroscopic data.                    College: Arts • Sciences • Professional
Research and Thesis.                                                                                         Studies, Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck,
                                                      CHEM7765                                               New Jersey, offers a Master of Science in
CHEM6805                                              3 Credits                                              chemistry with a concentration in pharma-
1 Credit                                              Heterocyclic Chemistry                                 ceutical chemistry. This focused concentra-
Graduate Seminar                                      A discussion of the preparation and chemical           tion is designed to fulfill the practical and
Chemical literature is reviewed through lectures,     properties of mono- and polycyclic compounds
library assignments and student seminars.                                                                    intellectual needs of chemists pursuing
                                                      containing oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur atoms.          research and development careers within
Spring                                                Those of biological interest also will be discussed.
                                                                                                             the pharmaceutical industry. For those
CHEM6830, CHEM6831, CHEM6832,                         CHEM7771
                                                                                                             without industrial experience, the pro-
CHEM6833                                              3 Credits                                              grams can help launch a career in the phar-
3 Credits                                             Advanced Organic Synthesis                             maceutical industry. It is also geared to
Special Topics in Chemistry                           A study of selected synthetic organic reactions.       current technologists aspiring to superviso-
                                                                                                             ry roles in the laboratory or plant. To
CHEM7733                                              CHEM7783                                               accommodate part-time students who are
3 Credits                                             3 Credits
Instrumental Analysis                                                                                        already working in the industry, classes are
                                                      Biochemistry II                                        offered in the evenings.
Applications of spectroscopy, electrochemistry        Continues the study of the molecular basis of
and chromatography to chemical problems, with         life. Topics include more details and discussions
particular emphasis on comparison of methods          of current research: structure of biological mole-
                                                                                                             Admission Requirements
and interpretation of experimental data.              cules, mechanisms of enzyme action, metabo-            Admission requirements include gradua-
Fall                                                  lism with emphasis on energy production and            tion from an accredited college or universi-
                                                      use, the expression of genetic information and         ty with a baccalaureate degree in an allied
CHEM7735                                              cellular signaling and signal transduction.            science (biology, chemistry, biochemistry
3 Credits
Pharmaceutical Analysis                                                                                      or pharmacy). This baccalaureate degree
                                                      CHEM7785                                               must contain a minimum of 24 credits in
The analytical chemistry unique to pharmaceuti-       3 Credits
cal compounds from the viewpoint of a pharma-                                                                chemistry including a two-semester
                                                      Physical Biochemistry
ceutical scientist.                                                                                          sequence of organic and physical chem-
                                                      The physical chemistry of biological macromole-
                                                      cules and systems of biochemical interest.
                                                                                                             istry. The general Graduate Record
CHEM7747                                                                                                     Examinations (GRE) scores must also be
3 Credits                                             CHEM7891                                               submitted along with three letters of rec-
Protein Chemistry                                     3 Credits                                              ommendation. A minimum score of 550
The chemistry and physical properties of              Internship/Laboratory Work                             (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or
amino acids, peptides and proteins; the three-        Experience                                             79 (Internet-based) on the Test of English as
dimensional structure of proteins; protein func-      Provides on-the-job education and training in          a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required for
tion in enzymes, biological membranes, connec-        the concepts presented in the graduate pharma-
tive tissues, oxygen transport and storage;
                                                                                                             all applicants whose native language is not
                                                      ceutical chemistry curriculum. Students must           English.
biosynthesis of proteins in muscle contraction,       submit for the University’s approval a proposal
membrane transport, sensory systems, hor-                                                                        Note that financial assistance in the
                                                      from the employer detailing the nature of the          form of teaching assistantships and
mones and the immune response.                        intended work. Weekly contact must be main-
                                                                                                             research scholarships is not available.
                                                      tained with the University’s adviser to confirm
CHEM7751                                              the quality of the work experience. A report at
3 Credits                                             the conclusion of the working experience is            Course Requirements
Chemical Kinetics                                     required, detailing both the educational and
Theory of homogeneous and heterogeneous               training aspects of the job. Prerequisites: stu-
reactions, factors influencing reaction rates, the-                                                          Core Courses (12 credits)
                                                      dents must have been enrolled in the graduate
ory of absolute rates, chain reactions, catalysis.                                                                                                          Credits
                                                      pharmaceutical chemistry program for at least
                                                      18 graduate chemistry credits.
CHEM7753                                                                                                       Physical Chemistry.................................3
3 Credits                                                                                                    CHEM6673
Pharmacokinetics                                                                                               Physical Organic Chemistry ...................3
The study of the rate of change of drug con-                                                                 CHEM6781
centration in the body. Understanding the
absorption, distribution, biotransformation and
excretion of drugs is used in the design and                                                                 CHEM7713
optimization of drug formulations and dosage                                                                   Structural Inorganic Chemistry..............3


Pharmaceutical Chemistry                                       Course Offerings                                   structure. Prerequisite: one year of calculus
Concentration Requirements                                     Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are     including differential equations.
                                                               so noted. To determine availability of courses
(12 credits)                                                   not so designated, please check with appropriate   CHEM6651
                                                  Credits      school director.                                   3 Credits
CHEM6754                                                                                                          Chemical Thermodynamics
  Drug-delivery Systems ...........................3                                                              Principles of classical thermodynamics and sta-
                                                               Chemistry                                          tistical thermodynamics.
  Medicinal Chemistry..............................3           School of Natural Sciences
CHEM7737                                                                                                          CHEM6673
                                                               CHEM6525                                           3 Credits
  Chemical Analysis of                                         3 Credits                                          Physical Organic Chemistry
    Pharmaceuticals................................3           Physical Chemistry                                 Current theories of the structure and reactivity
One of the following:                                          Principles of thermodynamics, kinetics, quan-      of organic compounds, including dipole mo-
COMM6002                                                       tum chemistry, statistical mechanics, spec-        ments, stereochemistry and modern mechanisms.
  Effective Presentations...........................3          troscopy and molecular structure. Assumes
COMM6005                                                       prior knowledge of MATH2202 Calculus II or         CHEM6697
                                                               equivalent.                                        1 Credit
  Technical Writing...................................3
COMM6007                                                                                                          Introduction to Research
                                                               CHEM6526                                           An individual research investigation in a select-
  Writing Proposals and Grants................3                3 Credits                                          ed area of chemistry is planned under the super-
COMM6020                                                       Product Development                                vision of a faculty mentor. Preliminary readings
  Communication for Health Care                                Principles of research and development of new      are assigned, and a report outlining the pro-
     Professionals.....................................3       products from ideation to market distribution.     posed investigation is submitted to the depart-
                                                               An overview of the product-development             ment at the conclusion of the course. Prerequi-
Free Electives (9 credits)                                     process from the perspective of the cosmetic       site: 12 graduate credits in chemistry.
                                                               chemist, from project inception through manu-
BIOL6733                                                       facturing.                                         CHEM6752
   Enzymology ...........................................3                                                        3 Credits
BIOL6840                                                       CHEM6529                                           Drug Design and Delivery
   Cell Culture ...........................................3   3 Credits                                          Structure and mechanism of drug action, ratio-
BIOL6900                                                       Microtoxicology and Biochemistry                   nal drug designing on basis of structure-activity
   Biology Seminar.....................................1       Relationships between microorganisms, toxicity     relationship and biotechnology approaches for
                                                               and cosmetic products. The application of prin-    drug discovery.
   Drug-delivery Systems ...........................3          ciples of biochemistry and toxicology as they
                                                               relate to and impact on both microorganisms        CHEM6754
CHEM6773                                                                                                          3 Credits
                                                               and human metabolism.
   Chemistry of High Polymers ..................3              Fall, Spring                                       Drug-delivery Systems
CHEM7733                                                                                                          Theoretical and practical considerations in the
   Instrumental Analysis ............................3         CHEM6546                                           development and design of drug delivery sys-
CHEM7810                                                       3 Credits                                          tems.
   Internship/Laboratory Work                                  Lecture
                                                               Perfumery                                          CHEM6755
      Experience ........................................3
                                                               The history, raw materials, development and        3 Credits
MATH6729                                                                                                          Medicinal Chemistry
   Statistical Programming.........................3           marketing of fragrances.                  Fee
                                                                                                                  Principles of absorption, distribution, metabo-
MATH6738                                                                                                          lism and excretion (ADME); drug-protein inter-
   Applied Statistics II ...............................3                                                         actions; concepts of drug targets; and toxicology.
                                                               3 Credits
MKTG5532                                                       Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
   Marketing Concepts...............................3                                                             CHEM6761
                                                               Modern theories of bonding, structure, stability
PHAR6605                                                                                                          3 Credits
                                                               of molecules, complexes and reaction mecha-        Advanced Organic Chemistry
   The Pharmaceutical Industry:                                nisms, using examples drawn from the current       Advanced topics in organic chemistry, stereo-
        Structure and Government                               literature.                                        chemistry, organophosphorous-, organoboron-,
        Regulations.....................................3                                                         organosilicon-, organometallic chemistry, signifi-
PHAR6615                                                       CHEM6631                                           cant current developments.
   Pharmaceutical Marketing and                                3 Credits
                                                               Advanced Analytical Chemistry                      CHEM6773
      Product Development .......................3
                                                               Physicochemical methods used to effect separa-     3 Credits
PHAR6650                                                       tions prior to analytical measurements and a       Chemistry of High Polymers
   Management of Production,                                   study of matter and energy-matter interactions.    Polymerization of vinyl monomers by free radi-
      Purchasing and Quality Control in                                                                           cal, cationic and anionic mechanisms; polymer-
      the Pharmaceutical Industry .............3               CHEM6641                                           ization kinetics; copolymerization; stereospecific
                                                               3 Credits                                          polymerization; condensation polymerization;
                                                               Quantum Chemistry                                  chemistry and properties of vinyl, diene and
                                                               Fundamental theories of quantum chemistry          condensation polymers and rubbers; natural
                                                               applied to chemical bonding and molecular          and inorganic polymers.

         Clinical Psychology • Clinical Psychopharmacology

CHEM6775                                            CHEM7755
3 Credits                                           3 Credits                                            Clinical
Chemistry of Natural Products                       Spectroscopy
Structural and biogenetic relationships of nat-     Theory of the interaction between molecules          Psychology
ural products, chemical transformations, stereo-    and radiation. Determination of molecular
chemistry and synthesis.                            structures from spectroscopic data.                  (Ph.D.)
                                                                                                         See Psychology, Clinical Psychology,
CHEM6781                                            CHEM7771                                             page 176.
3 Credits                                           3 Credits
Biochemistry                                        Advanced Organic Synthesis
Chemistry of substances of biological signifi-      Modern synthetic techniques and procedures,
cance, structures and mechanisms of hydrolytic      emphasizing the theoretical background of the
and respiratory enzymes, biosyntheses of pro-       procedures and preparing the student for
teins, bio-oxidations and molecular structures
of complex molecules.
                                                    advanced research.
                                                                                                         Clinical Psycho-
CHEM6830                                            3 Credits                                            pharmacology
3 Credits                                           Physical Biochemistry
Special Topics in Chemistry                         The physical chemistry of biological macro-          (Post-doctoral
Topics of current interest in theoretical and       molecules: osmometry, light scattering, viscosity,
applied chemistry. Prerequisite: permission of      ultra centrifugation, electrophoresis and X-ray      M.S.)
the department. Course may be repeated in suc-      diffraction. Thermodynamics, electrostatics and      See Clinical Psychopharmacology
cessive years for credit with the permission of     acid-base equilibria, with reference to biochem-     (Post-doctoral M.S.), page 180.
the department.                                     istry. Structure and function of nucleic acids,
                                                    bioinorganic chemistry.
3 Credits                                           CHEM7810
Structural Inorganic Chemistry                      3 Credits
Structural patterns of inorganic molecules and      Internship/Laboratory Work
crystals, emphasizing symmetry concepts and         Experience
the group theory of symmetry operations, with       Off-campus professional work experience
applications of this theory to metal complexes      appropriate to the School of Natural Sciences
and other compounds.                                graduate curriculum. Prior to registration, the
                                                    student must submit for approval a proposal
CHEM7733                                            from the employer detailing the nature of the
3 Credits                                           intended work. Weekly contact must be main-
Instrumental Analysis                               tained with the University adviser to confirm the
Applications of spectroscopy, electrochemistry      quality of the work experience. Upon comple-
and chromatography to chemical problems, with       tion, a summary report detailing the educational
particular emphasis on interpretation of experi-    and training aspects of the job is required.
mental data.                                        Prerequisite: successful completion of 18 gradu-
                                                    ate credits in science. International students
CHEM7735                                            must satisfy current visa restrictions.
3 Credits
Pharmaceutical Analysis                             PHYS6753
The analytical chemistry unique to pharmaceuti-     3 Credits
cal compounds from the viewpoint of a pharma-       Applied Colloid and Surface Science
ceutical scientist.                                 The technical aspects of emulsions, solubilized
                                                    systems, foams and dispersions. Structure and
CHEM7737                                            dynamics of complex systems. Polyphase equi-
3 Credits                                           librium, phase transitions and kinetic distribu-
Chemical Analysis of                                tions. The physics of interfaces and effects of
Pharmaceuticals                                     surface structure. Principles of colloid science
Analytical chemistry, techniques and methods        along with practical procedures as applied in
most commonly used in the pharmaceutical            cosmetic formulations, including examples.
industry.                                           Fall, Spring

3 Credits
Protein Chemistry
Chemistry and physical properties of amino
acids, polypeptides and proteins; sequence and
structure determination; correlation of structure
and biological properties; protein biosynthesis.

Computer Engineering • Computer Science

Computer                                        requirements for admission to the degree
                                                program may be permitted to enroll in        Computer
Engineering                                     classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or
                                                nondegree basis.
                                                                                             Science (M.S.)
                                                                                             The graduate program in computer science
(M.S.)                                          Requirements for the                         prepares students for the direct pursuit of
Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Master of      Master of Science Degree                     productive careers in industry and for con-
Science in computer engineering program                                                      tinued graduate study. The program’s ori-
                                                Students must successfully complete          entation is toward educating professionals
is designed to train and educate students to
                                                45 credits, including 12 credits of core     to become leaders in various areas of com-
work as computer engineers who under-
                                                requirements and 21 credits of electives     puter science ranging from software engi-
stand the design tradeoff and the interde-
                                                as described below:                          neering to computer design, and from sys-
pendency between hardware and software
in computers, computer-based systems,           Core Requirements (12 credits)               tems analysis to the management of infor-
computer communications and computer            CSCI6620     Software Engineering            mation systems.
networks. Computer-based systems are            CSCI6638     Operating Systems                  The program is offered under the aus-
widely used in data acquisition, signal pro-    EENG7701     Logic System Design             pices of the Lee Gildart and Oswald Haase
cessing and conditioning, instrumentation,      EENG7702     Microprocessor Design           School of Computer Sciences and Engi-
communications, control, automation and         Electives (21 credits)                       neering, University College: Arts • Sci-
manufacturing. The curriculum provides                                                       ences • Professional Studies, Metropolitan
                                                Choose two computer science (CSCI)
students with design skills, theoretical con-                                                Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey. The pro-
                                                courses and two electrical engineering
cepts and a solid foundation in both hard-                                                   gram is available at the College at Florham,
                                                (EENG) courses:
ware and software design in an integrated                                                    Madison, New Jersey, and the Metropolitan
                                                Computer Science
manner, as well as competency in advanced                                                    Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.
                                                CSCI6623 Database Systems
computer technology. The program empha-         CSCI6730 Advanced Network: TCP/IP
sizes practical applications of computer                         and Routing
                                                                                             Admission Requirements
engineering.                                    CSCI6731 Computer Networks                   1. Graduation from a regionally accredited
    This program is offered under the aus-      CSCI6732 Local Area Networks                 college or university with a satisfactory
pices of the Lee Gildart and Oswald Haase       CSCI7645 Systems Programming                 academic record.
School of Computer Sciences and                 CSCI7871 Unix Shell Programming                  2. Submission of an official score report
Engineering, University College: Arts •         Electrical Engineering                       for the Graduate Record Examinations
Sciences • Professional Studies,                EENG6610 Computer-aided Analysis and         (GRE) General Test taken within the last
Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.                        Design                      five years. The GRE may be waived if the
                                                EENG6633 Digital Signal Processing           applicant enrolls initially as a nonmatricu-
Admission Requirements                          EENG6747 Digital Communications              lating student and completes 9 graduate
1. A Bachelor of Science degree in electri-     EENG7706 Robotics Engineering                credits in computer science with a mini-
cal engineering, computer engineering or        EENG7707 Neural Networks and Fuzzy           mum cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR)
computer science from an accredited uni-                         Logic Systems               of 3.00 and no grade below C, or is a Fair-
versity. This should include courses or         EENG7737 Computer Communication              leigh Dickinson University computer sci-
equivalent experience in the following                           Networks                    ence graduate with an undergraduate
areas: introductory computer program-           EENG7773 Digital Image Processing            CGPR of 3.00 or is a non-Fairleigh Dickin-
ming, digital system design, microproces-          Three additional computer science or      son University computer science graduate
sor system design and data structures.          electrical engineering courses, at 6000      with an undergraduate CGPR of 3.50.
These courses can be taken at Fairleigh         level or higher, must be completed.          (The GRE requirement also is waived for
Dickinson University but will not count                                                      applicants who have completed a master’s
toward the 33-credit master’s degree            Course Offerings                             degree.)
requirement. Students with a Bachelor of                                                         3. Three letters of recommendation.
                                                See Computer Science and Electrical En-
Science degree in technology or other                                                            Applicants who have not completed all
                                                gineering course offerings pages 86–90
areas of science and engineering may be                                                      requirements for admission to the degree
                                                and 131–133.
admitted if they complete undergraduate                                                      program may be permitted to enroll in
prerequisites as determined by an adviser                                                    classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or
of the school.                                                                               nondegree basis.
    2. Submission of an official score report
for the Graduate Record Examinations                                                         Requirements for the
(GRE) General Test taken within the last                                                     Master of Science Degree
five years. (The GRE requirement is                                                          1. Students must complete 45 credits in
waived for applicants who have completed                                                     approved graduate courses. The 45 credits
a master’s degree.)                                                                          are distributed as follows: 12 credits of pre-
    3. Three letters of recommendation.                                                      requisite courses, 15 credits of core require-
    Applicants who have not completed all                                                    ments and 18 credits of electives. Students

                                                                                                                    Computer Science

with backgrounds in the field may reduce                   fixed courses may be taken in electrical                  Requirements for Certificate in
the number of required credits by having                   engineering with the permission of an                     Decision Support Systems
some, or all, of the prerequisite courses                  adviser.                                                  15 credits (five courses) to be chosen from
waived. In any event, a minimum of 33 cred-                                                                          the following:                       Credits
its will be required for the degree. Requests              Database Administration                                   CSCI6623
for waivers must be made in writing to the                 Certificate                                                 Database Systems ..................................3
department prior to the student’s first                    The certificate program in database admin-                CSCI6720
semester.                                                  istration provides expertise in the develop-                Management Information Systems.........3
    2. New students entering the fall 2008                 ment, maintenance and supervision of                      CSCI6733
semester or later must earn a cumulative                   databases.                                                  Decision Support Systems .....................3
grade point ratio of at least 2.75 for the
prerequisite courses or be subject to dis-
                                                           Admission Requirements                                      Advanced Quantitative Methods ...........3
missal from the program. Students may
                                                           Admission to the certificate program                      CSCI6751
take no more than 6 credits of core or elec-
                                                           requires a baccalaureate degree from a                      Artificial Intelligence .............................3
tive courses before completing all of the
                                                           regionally accredited college or university               CSCI6758
                                                           with a satisfactory academic record.                        Electronic Commerce ............................3
    3. New students entering the fall 2008
semester or later must earn a cumulative
grade point ratio of at least 2.75 for the 33              Requirements for Certificate in                           Distributed Systems
credits beyond the prerequisite courses.                   Database Administration                                   Certificate
                                                           15 credits (five courses) to be chosen from               The certificate program in distributed
Prerequisite Courses                                       the following:                       Credits              systems provides expertise in the develop-
The prerequisite courses for the M.S. in                   CSCI5505                                                  ment, maintenance and supervision of dis-
computer science are:               Credits                  Introduction to Computer                                tributed computer systems.
CSCI5505                                                        Programming
  Introduction to Computer                                                         or                                Admission Requirements
     Programming....................................3      CSCI5550                                                  Admission to the certificate program
CSCI5525                                                     Business Programming Techniques and                     requires a baccalaureate degree from a
  Introduction to Computer Science.........3                    Data Structures*...............................3     regionally accredited college or university
CSCI5555                                                   CSCI5525                                                  with a satisfactory academic record.
  Data Structures .....................................3     Introduction to Computer Science.........3
CSCI5565                                                   CSCI6623                                                  Requirements for Certificate in
  Assembly Language ...............................3         Database Systems ..................................3    Distributed Systems
                                                           CSCI6731                                                  15 credits (five courses) to be chosen from
Core Requirements                                            Computer Networks ..............................3       the following:
The required core courses for the M.S. in                  CSCI7781                                                  CSCI5525
computer science are:                                        Advanced Database Systems..................3              Introduction to Computer Science.........3
CSCI6603                                                   CSCI7785                                                  CSCI6638
  Computer Architecture..........................3           Distributed Database Systems ...............3             Operating Systems.................................3
CSCI6620                                                                                                             CSCI6731
  Software Engineering ............................3       Decision Support Systems                                    Computer Networks ..............................3
CSCI6623                                                   Certificate                                               CSCI6732
  Database Systems ..................................3     The certificate program in decision sup-                    Local Area Networks .............................3
CSCI6638                                                   port systems provides expertise in the                    CSCI6851
  Operating Systems.................................3      development, maintenance and supervision                    Parallel and Fault-tolerant Systems........3
CSCI7645                                                   of computer-based information systems to                  CSCI7785
  Systems Programming ...........................3         assist in decision making.                                  Distributed Database Systems ...............3

Elective Courses                                           Admission Requirements                                    Internet Programming
Elective courses in computer science are                   Admission to the certificate program
listed with course numbers ranging from                    requires a baccalaureate degree from a                    Internet programming is a contemporary
CSCI6700 to CSCI7799. In addition, there                   regionally accredited college or university               field of computer programming. It refers to
generally will be at least one special topics              with a satisfactory academic record and                   network communication, distributed com-
course scheduled each semester.                            expertise in a general purpose computer                   puting and Web applications. The certifi-
    Students may take up to 6 credits in                                                                             cate program in Internet programming pro-
non-CSCI prefixed courses or transferred                                                                             vides expertise in computer programming
graduate courses from other universities                                                                             fundamentals, Web programming and
with the permission of their adviser. An                                                                             Internet-based application software devel-
additional 3 to 6 credits of non-CSCI pre-                 *See Management Information Systems course descrip-       opment.
                                                           tions, page 150.

Computer Science

Admission Requirements                                                                                   Credits      tion to Computer Programming and CSCI5525
                                                             CSCI6844                                                 Introduction to Computer Science.
Admission to the certificate program
                                                               Programming for the Internet ................3         Fall
requires a baccalaureate degree from a
regionally accredited college or university                  CSCI6869
with a satisfactory academic record or its                     Network Security...................................3   3 Credits
equivalent.                                                  CSCI7839                                                 Assembly Language
                                                               Voice-over IP Technologies ....................3       Assembly language programming and discussion
Requirements for Certificate in                              EENG6747                                                 of assembly systems. Numerical and symbolic
                                                               Digital Communications ........................3       applications. Prerequisites: CSCI5505 Introduc-
Internet Programming                                                                                                  tion to Computer Programming and CSCI5525
15 credits (five courses) to be chosen from                                                                           Introduction to Computer Science.
                                                               Wireless Communication.......................3
the following:                       Credits                                                                          Fall
CSCI5505                                                       Advanced Digital Communications .......3               CSCI6603
  Introduction to Computer                                                                                            3 Credits
     Programming....................................3        Course Offerings                                         Computer Architecture
CSCI5555                                                     Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are           Study of the relation between the structure and
  Data Structures .....................................3     so noted. To determine availability of courses           functional behavior of computer systems. Data
CSCI6731                                                     not so designated, please check with appropriate         representation and instruction sets. Control
  Computer Networks ..............................3          school director                                          function, memory hierarchy, input-output pro-
                                                                                                                      cessors and devices. Micro- and multiproces-
                                                                                                                      sors. Prerequisite: CSCI5525 Introduction to
  Client-server Computing........................3           Computer Science                                         Computer Science.
CSCI6810                                                     Lee Gildart and Oswald Haase School                      Fall, Spring
  Java and the Internet..............................3       of Computer Sciences and Engineering
CSCI6844                                                                                                              CSCI6617
  Programming for the Internet ................3             CSCI5505                                                 3 Credits
                                                             3 Credits                                                Computer Game Programming
                                                             Introduction to Computer                                 Introduction to computer game development.
Telecommunications and                                                                                                Topics include fundamentals of Microsoft
Networking Certificate                                       Programming
                                                                                                                      DirectX game and graphics libraries, 2D graph-
                                                             Use of computers in problem solving. Algo-
The certificate program in telecommunica-                                                                             ics and animation, audio output, keyboard/
                                                             rithm development using stepwise refinement.
tions and networking provides expertise in                                                                            mouse handling and fundamentals of 3D model-
                                                             Structured programming techniques. Top-down
                                                                                                                      ing and programming. Prerequisite: CSCI5505
the development, maintenance and super-                      design and modularity. Readability and docu-
                                                                                                                      Introduction to Computer Programming.
vision of telecommunications sytems and                      mentation techniques. Programming in a high-
                                                             level language, such as C++.
computer networks.                                                                                                    CSCI6620
                                                                                                                      3 Credits
Admission Requirements                                                                                                Software Engineering
                                                             CSCI5525                                                 Creation of reliable software. Software develop-
Admission to the certificate program                         3 Credits                                                ment life cycle models. Requirements of engi-
requires a baccalaureate degree from a                       Introduction to Computer Science                         neering object-oriented analysis and design.
regionally accredited college or university                  Introduction to computer hardware and soft-              Documentation of development with Unified
                                                             ware, interactions and tradeoffs. Essentials of          Modeling Language (UML). Software quality
with a satisfactory academic record.                         computer organization and arithmetic, assem-             assurance. A project-oriented course.
                                                             blers, I/O devices, operating systems and files.         Prerequisite: CSCI5555 Data Structures.
Requirements for Certificate in                              May be taken with CSCI5505 Introduction to               Fall, Spring
Telecommunications and                                       Computer Programming or CSCI5550 Business
                                                             Programming Techniques and Data Structures.              CSCI6623
Networking                                                   Fall                                                     3 Credits
3 credits (one course) to be chosen from                                                                              Database Systems
the following:                       Credits                 CSCI5551                                                 A survey of the current technology available in
CSCI6731                                                     3 Credits                                                database systems. Relational, hierarchical and
  Computer Networks ..............................3          Mathematics for Computer Science                         network models. Role of the data administrator.
                                                             and MIS                                                  Levels of abstraction. Schema and subschema.
EENG7737                                                                                                              Prerequisite: CSCI5505 Introduction to Com-
                                                             Introduction to basic mathematical concepts
  Computer Communication Networks ....3                      and how they relate to computer science; formal          puter Programming or CSCI5550 Business
12 credits (four courses) to be chosen                       logic, set theory, functions, relations, Boolean         Programming Techniques and Data Structures.
from the following:                                          algebra, graph theory and combinatorics.                 Fall, Spring
CSCI6730                                                     Fall
  Advanced Network: TCP/IP and                                                                                        3 Credits
     Routing.............................................3                                                            Operating Systems
                                                             3 Credits
CSCI6732                                                                                                              Memory and processor management. Process
                                                             Data Structures                                          synchronization and deadlock prevention.
  Local Area Networks .............................3         Organized collections of data and their use.             Protection. Analysis of successful operating sys-
CSCI6736                                                     Arrays, records, linear lists, trees, graphs. Sort-      tems. Prerequisite: CSCI5565 Assembly Lan-
  Wireless LANs.......................................3      ing and searching. Sequential and linked memo-           guage or CSCI6603 Computer Architecture.
                                                             ry allocation. Prerequisites: CSCI5505 Introduc-         Fall, Spring

                                                                                                         Computer Science

CSCI6702                                             technology; the IEEE 802 LAN Standard;               CSCI6739
3 Credits                                            repeaters, bridges, brouters, routers and gate-      3 Credits
Programming Languages                                ways; and an overview of major LAN products.         Computer Performance and
Theory and implementation of high-level              Prerequisites: CSCI5525 Introduction to Com-         Evaluation
programming languages. Information hiding,           puter Science and CSCI5551 Mathematics for           Methods used for evaluation of computer-
storage management, sequence control, data           Computer Science and MIS.                            system design strategies, such as number of
abstraction, generics, exception handling, con-                                                           servers, communication architecture and data-
currency, imperative and functional languages.       CSCI6733                                             base operations. Analysis of models to assess
Implementation in various languages. Prerequi-       3 Credits                                            performance of alternate implementation strate-
site: CSCI5555 Data Structures.                      Decision Support Systems                             gies. Evaluation of existing systems. Pre-
                                                     Characteristics of decision support systems          requisites: CSCI5551 Mathematics for Com-
CSCI6720                                             (DDS) within the management information sys-         puter Science and MIS and a reading knowledge
3 Credits                                            tems (MIS) framework; requirements for effec-
Management Information Systems                                                                            of a high-level programming language.
                                                     tive DSS; normative and behavioral theories of
Role and structure of information systems in         decision making; dialog, database and model
an organization. Components of MIS: human                                                                 CSCI6741
                                                     management; classes of models; DSS develop-          3 Credits
resources, software, hardware, files and data-
                                                     ment: tools and methodologies. Prerequisite:         Modeling and Simulation of
bases, telecommunications. Levels of MIS.
                                                     CSCI6720 Management Information Systems.             Continuous Systems
Decision-making process. Cognitive and behav-
ioral aspects of MIS. Concepts of information                                                             Classification and construction of continuous sys-
and systems. Organizational planning and con-        CSCI6734                                             tems models. Simulation of systems arising in
trol with information systems. Prerequisite:         3 Credits                                            management practice using the system dynamics
CSCI5525 Introduction to Computer Science.           Expert Systems                                       modeling strategy. Design and validation of simu-
Fall, Spring                                         The evolution of knowledge-based expert sys-         lation experiments. Interpretation of experimen-
                                                     tems, system structure, knowledge representa-
                                                                                                          tal results. Laboratory. Prerequisite: knowledge of
CSCI6723                                             tion schemes, quantifying uncertainty, exact and
                                                                                                          a high-level programming language.
3 Credits                                            inexact inference, survey of current systems,
Database Project with Visual Basic                   languages and tools for building expert systems,
This course will study the methodology of data-      problem selection criteria, the expert system’s
                                                                                                          3 Credits
base design within a total project framework.        life cycle, knowledge acquisition techniques,
                                                     incremental development, testing and evaluation      IBM System i Enterprise Computing
Students will learn how to develop a database
                                                     methods and applications of expert systems.          Students will study the architecture and software
design and how to plan for a total program
                                                     Prerequisite: CSCI5555 Data Structures.              of the IBM i computers. This includes the hard-
development and then implement the plan. The
                                                                                                          ware, middleware, system software, application
database will be implemented in Access while
the program’s user interactions will be pro-         CSCI6735                                             software, interfaces to other systems and soft-
grammed in Visual Basic.                             3 Credits                                            ware products. Students will also study the secu-
                                                     Client-server Computing                              rity and network communications capabilities of
CSCI6730                                             An introduction to the theory and technology         the System i computers. Special emphasis is
3 Credits                                            of client-server computing. Course material          placed on the control language, unique file sys-
Advanced Network: TCP/IP and                         includes general software architecture and com-      tem, application programming languages and
Routing                                              ponent-based software system development,            data-management services. Prerequisites:
This course is on Internet work design and           n-tier architecture, sockets, PRC, Java remote       CSCI5505 Introduction to Computer
architecture. It covers addressing, binding, rout-   method invocation (RMI), CORBA, MS COM/              Programming and CSCI5525 Introduction to
ing, Internet and application protocols, princi-     DCOM and their applications. Prerequisite:           Computer Science.
ples and architecture of the global Internet. The    CSCI5555 Data Structures.
focus is on the TCP/IP Internet protocol suite.                                                           CSCI6744
                                                     CSCI6736                                             3 Credits
CSCI6731                                             3 Credits                                            Enterprise Computing for the IBM
3 Credits                                            Wireless LANs                                        zSeries
Computer Networks                                    Introduction to wireless local area networks         Students will study the architecture and software
Introduction to the theory and practice of com-      (LANs) and their technology and use. Topics          of the IBM zSeries computers (mainframe). This
puter networking. Network design and analysis,       include design, installation and troubleshooting,    includes the hardware, middleware, system soft-
elementary queueing theory. Network protocols.       security, 802.11 frames. Prerequisite:               ware, application software, interfaces to other
Functions of the layers of ISO reference model,      CSCI6731Computer Networks.                           systems and software products. Students will also
including routing, flow control, error control,                                                           study the security and network communications
sequencing and addressing. Prerequisites:            CSCI6737                                             capabilities of the zSeries computers. Special
CSCI5525 Introduction to Computer Science            3 Credits                                            emphasis is placed on the control language,
and CSCI5551 Mathematics for Computer                Advanced Switching Internet Routing                  unique file system, application programming lan-
Science and MIS.                                     This course focuses on advanced switching and        guages and data-management services.
Fall                                                 Internet routing protocols. Topics include switch    Prerequisites: CSCI5505 Introduction to
                                                     design and operation, VLANs, port security           Computer Programming and CSCI5525
CSCI6732                                             802.1x, trunking, port aggregation, high avail-      Introduction to Computer Science.
3 Credits                                            ability and redundant switched network design,
Local Area Networks                                  advanced IP addressing architectures, routing
This course will cover the topics of local area      algorithm concepts and routing protocols: RIP,
                                                                                                          3 Credits
networks (LANs). The major topic areas include       OSPF, BGP, multicasting, protocol tunneling
                                                                                                          Computer Graphics
the evolution of local area networks; an overview    and routing security. Prerequisite: CSCI6730
of LAN applications; LAN models; five taxo-                                                               Computer analysis of two- and three-dimensional
                                                     Advanced Network: TCP/IP and Routing or
nomic variables that can be used to classify LAN                                                          line drawings and halftone images. Capabilities
                                                     CSCI6731 Computer Networks.

Computer Science

of modern hardware, picture processing algo-           CSCI6767                                            CSCI6837
rithms, image enhancement, pattern recognition,        3 Credits                                           3 Credits
scene analysis, interactive graphics. Prerequisites:   Object-oriented Programming                         Mind-controlled Devices with
linear algebra and knowledge of a high-level           Object-orientated programming in C++. Ele-          Robotics
programming language.                                  ments of the C++ language: classes, inheritance,    Course teaches people to model the program-
                                                       operator overloading, templates, exception han-     ming needs, create prototypes in the C++ pro-
CSCI6750                                               dling and real-time type information. An intro-     gramming language and build an application.
3 Credits                                              duction to object-oriented design.                  The application uses a cyberlink mental inter-
Advanced Quantitative Analysis                                                                             face as an input device. The resulting efforts
Mathematical programming techniques and opti-          CSCI6803, CSCI6804                                  control a robotic arm.
mization methods. Goal, integer, nonlinear and         2–5 Credits Each Semester
dynamic programming. Regression analysis for           Research and Thesis                                 CSCI6844
planning and forecasting. Construction of models       A program of selected research, tailored to the     3 Credits
with the use of a modeling language. Laboratory.       interest and capabilities of the individual stu-    Programming for the Internet
Prerequisite: CSCI5551 Mathematics for                 dent, under the guidance of a school graduate       Planning, designing, programming and imple-
Computer Science and MIS.                              adviser.                                            menting an Intranet or Internet. Programming
                                                                                                           technologies include ActiveX, Common Gateway
CSCI6751                                               CSCI6810                                            Interface (CGI) Java and Java Script, Hypertext
3 Credits                                              3 Credits                                           Markup Language (HTML), Practical Extraction
Artificial Intelligence                                Java and the Internet                               and Report Language (PERL) and Visual Basic
A general introduction to the ideas and methods        This course is designed for students who have       Script (VBScript). Understanding Web tech-
that will enable computers to be intelligent. Top-     object-oriented programming experience. It          nologies; linking a database to the Intranet;
ics include natural language parsing, search,          focuses on advanced Java programming fea-           adding other Intranet services such as e-mail, File
predicate calculus, representation of common           tures. The main topics are Java event model,        Transfer Protocol (FTP) and Wide Area Infor-
sense knowledge, expert systems, managing              event-driven programming, graphical user inter-     mation Server (WAIS); connecting an Intranet
plans of action, language comprehension. Pro-          face design, Java Swing components, graphics        to the Internet; and securing an Intranet with a
gramming projects. Prerequisite: CSCI5555              and media processing, exception handling, mul-      firewall. Prerequisites: CSCI5505 Introduction
Data Structures.                                       tithreading, Java applet and servlet, Web-based     to Computer Programming, CSCI5525
                                                       applications, I/O streams and data files, Java      Introduction to Computer Science and
CSCI6758                                               database connectivity (JDBC), Java networking       CSCI5550 Business Programming Techniques
3 Credits                                              programming, remote method invocation (RMI)         and Data Structures.
Electronic Commerce                                    and Java beans. Prerequisite: CSCI5555 Data
Scope and structure of electronic commerce.            Structures or CSCI6844 Programming for the          CSCI6846
Business-to-consumer, business-to-business and         Internet.                                           3 Credits
intraorganizational e-commerce. Technological                                                              Advanced Programming for the
infrastructure, intranets and extranets. Market        CSCI6811                                            Internet
structures, business relationships, enabling ser-      1–3 Credits Each Semester                           This second-semester course will build on the
vices and transaction support. Web entrepre-           Advanced Special Projects                           technologies and programming techniques
neurship, business models and innovation.              Advanced computer projects of special interest      taught in CSCI6844 Programming for the
Supply-chain management and auction meth-              to individual students.                             Internet. The course will cover the Extensible
ods. Collaboration and co-production. Security                                                             Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML) Version
and protection of digital property. Launching an       CSCI6820                                            1.0, which superceded HTML in January 2000
e-business. Two projects: analytical and entre-        3 Credits                                           as the standard for marking up Web pages.
preneurial.                                            J2EE Programming                                    XHTML is the joining of the HTML and Exten-
                                                       This course is designed for students who are        sible Markup Language (XML) standards.
CSCI6759                                               interested in learning how to build or maintain     Additional topics on XML will be presented to
3 Credits                                              enterprise applications based on the J2EE archi-    increase student knowledge and programming
File Management Systems                                tecture. Students are expected to have a good       expertise. Practical Extraction and Report
Efficient information storage, retrieval and           understanding of Web technology and server-         Language (PERL) and its use in Common Gate-
update algorithms. Sorting and searching of            side programming for dynamic Web content.           way Interface (CGI) scripts to process HTML
very large files. Comparison of different file         The main topics are Servlet and JSP program-        forms will be discussed. Two additional script-
systems. Students will reinforce material with         ming, EJB programming and the debugging of          ing languages will be covered: Visual Basic
a project. Prerequisite: CSCI5525 Introduction         J2EE applications. Prerequisite: CSCI6810 Java      Script (VBScript) and PerlScript. The use of
to Computer Science.                                   and the Internet.                                   Dynamic HTML and DHTML scriptlets in Web
                                                                                                           pages will be covered. Unified Modeling Lan-
CSCI6761                                               CSCI6830                                            guage (UML) will be discussed and used in the
3 Credits                                              1–3 Credits                                         design, development and implementation of a
Automata Theory                                        Special Topics in Computer Science                  team project. Prerequisite: CSCI6844 Program-
Formal languages. Finite automata, push-down           A detailed study of some special area in compu-     ming for the Internet.
automata and Turing machines. Relationship             ter science. The area is chosen by the instructor
between formal languages and automata. Unde-           and will be different each time. For this reason,   CSCI6851
cidability. The halting problem, the Post corre-       the course may be taken for credit more than        3 Credits
spondence problem and their relation to other          once.                                               Parallel and Fault-tolerant Systems
undecidable problems. Prerequisite: CSCI5551                                                               This course will include the evolution of com-
Mathematics for Computer Science and MIS.                                                                  puter systems, parallel processing systems, prin-
                                                                                                           ciples of pipelining and vector processing, array

                                                                                                          Computer Science

processors, multiprocessor architectures, data       fault-tolerance and exceptions. Verification and      CSCI7783
flow computers, very-large-scale integration         validation of real-time software. These topics        3 Credits
(VLSI) systems, fault-tolerant systems and pro-      will be illustrated through examples and pro-         Information Security
gramming in the parallel processor environ-          jects. Prerequisites: CSCI5555 Data Structures        This course will study the important area of
ment. Prerequisites: CSCI5551 Mathematics for        and CSCI6638 Operating Systems.                       information security. It will cover both security
Computer Science and MIS, CSCI5555 Data                                                                    management and the technical components of
Structures and CSCI6603 Computer                     CSCI7741                                              security. Topics will include many of these areas:
Architecture.                                        3 Credits                                             security analysis, logical security design, physical
                                                     Disaster Recovery                                     security design, implementation of security sys-
CSCI6869                                             Students will learn how to prepare and imple-         tems and security maintenance. Prerequisite:
3 Credits                                            ment a disaster-recovery plan, which includes         CSCI6623 Database Systems.
Network Security                                     assessing risks, prioritizing system functions,
Coverage of potential threats to a stand-alone       developing procedures and establishing organiza-      CSCI7785
or networked computer. The course includes           tional relationships. Students will also test and     3 Credits
strategies to harden the system against these        then evaluate the disaster-recovery plan.             Distributed Database Systems
threats and discusses the liability of the network   Prerequisite: CSCI6623 Database Systems.              Theory of distributed databases and comparison
administrator for some crimes committed via                                                                to centralized databases. Topics include location
the network. Class will analyze a compromised        CSCI7771                                              transparence, locking, deadlock, data sharing
                                                     3 Credits                                             and time-stamping. A project to implement a
system whose data is altered, removed or copied.
                                                     Compilers and Translators                             small distributed database system is of prime
Prerequisites: CSCI6638/CSCI3278 Operating
                                                     Introduction to language translators. Compilers       importance to the course. Prerequisite:
Systems and CSCI6732/CSCI3316 Local Area
                                                                                                           CSCI6623 Database Systems.
Networks or CSCI6731 Computer Networks.              vs. interpreters. Structure of a compiler.
                                                     Compiler-writing tools. Lexical analysis: language
CSCI6873                                             tokens, state tables, regular expressing scanner
                                                                                                           3 Credits
3 Credits                                            generators. Syntax analysis: grammers, Backus-
                                                                                                           Advanced Oracle SQL Performance
Firewalls and Intrusion Detection                    Naur Form (BNF), parsing methodologies, parser
                                                                                                           and Tuning
Systems                                              generators. Symbol table maintenance. Students
                                                                                                           Performance measurement and tuning of Oracle
This course covers the theoretical and practical     will develop scanner and parser for a high-level
                                                                                                           SQL applications. Analysis of Oracle database
aspects of firewalls and intrusion detection sys-    language. Prerequisites: CSCI5551 Mathematics         architecture with regard to optimizer modes.
tems. Some aspects of virtual private networks       for Computer Science and MIS and CSCI5555             Interaction of SQL language and database
(VPNs) and routers will also be covered. Prereq-     Data Structures.                                      engine. Prerequisites: CSCI6623 Database
uisites: CSCI6638 Operating Systems and                                                                    Systems and SQL programming ability.
CSCI6731 Computer Networks.                          CSCI7773
                                                     3 Credits                                             CSCI7795
CSCI6882                                             Digital Image Processing                              3 Credits
3 Credits                                            A treatment of the techniques used in image           Building Electronic Commerce
Data Warehouse and Data Mining                       enhancement and restoration. Topics will include      Systems
Study of the concepts, design and architecture       image modeling and geometry, image transforms,        This course covers constructing complete
of the data warehouse. Study of decision-makng       fast Fourier transform (FFT), histogram modifica-     client-server systems for e-commerce. Object-
process using the data warehouse and tech-           tion, spatial and frequency domain filtering,         oriented programming, Web-site design, script-
niques like online analytical processes and data     image encoding. Some discussion of pattern            ing, advanced markup language features,
mining. Topics also include the relationship         recognition will be included.                         Internet database programming, multimedia
between data mining and data warehouse, sup-                                                               programming and other techniques will be
porting more complex queries than regular            CSCI7775                                              deployed as necessary to create and document a
structured query language (SQL), and historical      3 Credits                                             realistic e-commerce offering. Semester-long
and summary transformations and tools to make        Pattern Recognition                                   team projects will be completed. Prerequisites:
crucial business decisions. Prerequisite:            Introduction to pattern recognition, feature          CSCI6623 Database Systems, CSCI6758
CSCI6623 Database Systems.                           detection and extraction, Bayes Classification        Electronic Commerce, CSCI6810 Java and the
                                                     theory, Fisher discriminant theory, template-         Internet and CSCI6844 Programming for the
CSCI7645                                             based recognition, eigenvector analysis, linear       Internet.
3 Credits                                            discriminant/perception learning, k-nearest-          Fall
Systems Programming                                  neighbor classification, K-means clustering,
Introduction to operating systems software.          non-parametric classification, density estima-        CSCI7838
Topics chosen from process management in-                                                                  3 Credits
                                                     tion, applications such as fingerprint identifica-
terprocess communication, interrupt handling                                                               Introduction to Computer Telephony
                                                     tion, handwriting signature verification, face
and file systems. Students will develop software                                                           Telephone Application Interface (TAPI); active
                                                     recognition will be discussed.
that will implement and use operating systems                                                              and telephony components; application of
primitives. Prerequisites: CSCI5555 Data Struc-                                                            Visual C++ to make online telephone calls via
tures and CSCI6638 Operating Systems.                                                                      mouse or headset (electrode placed on fore-
                                                     3 Credits
Fall, Spring                                                                                               head). Prerequisites: CSCI5555 Data Structures
                                                     Advanced Database Systems
                                                                                                           and CSCI6638 Operating Systems.
                                                     Database performance, database reorganization,
                                                     integrity and concurrency, transaction analysis,
3 Credits                                                                                                  CSCI7839
                                                     recovery database aspects, logical database
Introduction to Real-time Systems                                                                          3 Credits
Real-time languages and concurrent program-          design and physical database design. Prerequi-
                                                                                                           Voice-over IP Technologies
ming. Design of real-time kernels, context           sites: CSCI6623 Database Systems and SQL
                                                                                                           This course gives an introduction of voice-over
switching and memory allocation. Reliability,        programming ability.
                                                                                                           IP technologies. Topics include the Public

Computer Science

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

                        Corporate and Organizational Communication

Corporate and                                   Requirements for the
                                                Master of Arts Degree                                        CCOM6046

Organizational                                  1. The completion of a minimum of                               Stakeholder Relations............................3
                                                33 credits.
Communication                                       2. The completion of the four required                      Corporate Advertising ...........................3
                                                core courses with a minimum grade of B in
(M.A.)                                          all four.                                                       Schering-Plough Executive Lectures ......3
                                                    3. A minimum overall CGPR of 3.00.
The M.A. in corporate and organizational                                                                        Issues in Media and Advertising ............3
                                                    4. The successful completion of the
communication is offered by the depart-                                                                      CCOM6050
                                                capstone experience: either a) the thesis
ment of communication studies of                option or b) the comprehensive examina-                         Writing for Creative Communication.....3
Maxwell Becton College of Arts and              tion option.                                                 CCOM6051
Sciences at the College at Florham,                                                                             Strategic Planning/Message Design .......3
Madison, New Jersey. The program pre-           Basic Requirements                                           CCOM6052
sents students with the principles and                                                                          Interviewing for Media Relations...........3
practices of corporate and organizational       Required Courses                                             CCOM6053
communication through a course of study         (12 credits)                                 Credits            Crisis Communication in the
that offers a balance of theoretical and        CCOM6001                                                           Public Relations Context ..................3
practical skills. The program’s mission is to     Corporate Communication ....................3              CCOM6060
produce critically informed and creative        CCOM6002                                                        Communication in the Electronic
graduates who will be competitive contrib-        Organizational Communication.............3                       Medium ............................................3
utors to a challenging global workplace.        CCOM6043                                                     CCOM6064
The program offers an innovative curricu-         Oral Presentation...................................3         Corporate Web Design ..........................3
lum for practitioners in a wide range of        CCOM7030                                                     CCOM7025
communication professions and an excel-           Research Methods and Materials ...........3                   Communication and Change..................3
lent preparation for students seeking to                                                                     CCOM7026
pursue advanced study in doctoral and           Capstone Experience (0–6 credits)                               Semiotics for Corporate Media ..............3
professional programs.                          CCOM7098                                                     CCOM7028
                                                  Thesis Seminar ......................................3        Creative Advertising ..............................3
Admission Requirements                                               and                                     CCOM7035
1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited       CCOM7099                                                        Dynamics of Problem Solving................3
college or university.                            Thesis Project ........................................3   CCOM7048
    2. A cumulative undergraduate grade                               or                                        Strategic Communication and
point ratio (CGPR) of at least 3.00 on a        CCOM9999                                                           Investor Relations.............................3
scale of 4.00.                                    Comprehensive Examination .................0               CCOM7051
    3. Submission of an official score report                                                                   Technical Editing ...................................3
for the Graduate Record Examinations            Electives (15–21 credits)                                    CCOM7053
(GRE) General Test taken within the last        Students may take any combination of elec-
                                                                                                                Proposals ...............................................3
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.
                                                                                                                Digital Media and Publishing.................3
matriculating student and completes             CCOM6020
9 graduate credits with a minimum CGPR              Communication Theory .........................3
                                                                                                                International Corporate
of 3.00 and no grade below B; b) the appli-     CCOM6021
                                                                                                                   Communication and Culture ............3
cant is a Fairleigh Dickinson University            Communication and Culture .................3
communication studies major enrolled in         CCOM6022
                                                                                                                Special Seminar in Corporate
the five-year B.A./M.A. program and has             Language and Communication ..............3
                                                                                                                    Communication ...............................3
an undergraduate CGPR of 3.00;                  CCOM6030
c) the applicant is a non-Fairleigh                 Marketing Communication ....................3
                                                                                                                Special Seminar in Corporate
Dickinson University student who has an         CCOM6040
                                                                                                                   Communication ................................3
undergraduate CGPR of 3.50 or higher; or            Managerial Writing ................................3
d) the applicant has completed a master’s       CCOM6041
degree.                                                                                                         Corporate Communication Internship ...3
                                                    Presenting Technical Information ..........3
    4. An essay articulating the prospective    CCOM6042                                                     Cognate Electives
student’s goals and expectations and the            Professional Writing and Editing ...........3            Up to 6 credits may be chosen from the fol-
relationship of those goals and expecta-        CCOM6044                                                     lowing courses or other appropriate courses
tions to the program.                                                                                        beyond the program, selected with advise-
                                                    Public Relations for the
    5. Two recent letters of recommenda-                                                                     ment from the program director.
                                                       Modern Organization .......................3
tion.                                                                                                        ECON5510
                                                                                                                Economic Analysis.................................3
                                                    Corporate Relations...............................3
                                                                                                                Organizational Theory ...........................3

Corporate and Organizational Communication

                                            Credits          Students must meet the admission                            program. They must be completed before
MGMT7762                                                 requirements for both the M.A. and M.B.A.                       the M.B.A. major courses in management
   Power and Influence in Organizations ...3             programs and must show evidence of skills                       can be taken.
MKTG5532                                                 in word processing, spreadsheets, quantita-
   Marketing Concepts...............................3    tive analysis and probability and statistics                    Executive Communication and
PSYC6606                                                 by test, prior course work or completing                        Leadership (3 credits)
   Mass Communication ............................3      modules at the beginning of their program.                      All M.B.A. students must, within the first
PSYC6607                                                 Should a student enter the joint degree                         9 credits, complete BUSI5500 Executive
   Techniques of Interviewing....................3       program and decide to earn only one of the                      Communication and Leadership.
PSYC6611                                                 degrees, all the regular requirements for
                                                         that degree program must be fulfilled.                          M.B.A.* Core (0–18 credits)
   Industrial Psychology.............................3
                                                             Students pursuing this joint degree                         The M.B.A. Core includes six courses. For
                                                         must have an adviser from both the M.A.                         each core course, the Silberman College
   Organizational Behavior ........................3
                                                         in corporate and organizational communi-                        of Business grants waiver credit on the
Special Seminars and Independent Study                   cation program and the M.B.A. in manage-
CCOM6800                                                                                                                 basis of:
                                                         ment program to ensure that they meet the
   Advanced Special Projects .....................3                                                                          1) an equivalent undergraduate course
                                                         requirements of and take the courses that
CCOM6850                                                 apply to both programs.                                         or sequence of courses taken with the past
   Independent Study in                                                                                                  five years and with a grade or sequence of
      Communication ............................1–3      Breadth and Major Courses                                       grades no lower than B;
CCOM7080, CCOM7081                                       (39 credits)              Credits                                   2) completion of a full undergraduate
                                                         CCOM6001                                                        major in that field; or
   Special Seminar in Corporate
                                                            Corporate Communication ....................3                    3) a proficiency examination.
      Communication ................................6
                                                         MGMT6621                                                                                                       Credits
                                                            Strategic Human Resource                                     ACCT5521
The Global Experience
                                                               Management.....................................3             Financial Accounting: An End-user
The M.A. program offers a unique, inten-                                                                                       Approach* ........................................3
sive, two-week seminar in international                  MGMT6633
                                                            Managing Change ..................................3          ECON5510
corporate communication and culture,                                                                                        Economic Analysis* ...............................3
held at Wroxton College, Fairleigh Dickin-               MGMT8890
                                                            Management Research Seminar* ...........3                    FIN5531
son University’s campus in Oxfordshire,                                                                                     Financial Analysis* ................................3
England (CCOM7070 International                          Corporate and Organizational
                                                            Communication electives.....................12               MGMT5522
Corporate Communication and Culture).
                                                         Psychology interdisciplinary course                                Organizational Behavior ........................3
The seminar includes panel discussions
and lectures conducted by recognized in-                    (PSYC6611 Industrial Psychology
                                                                                                                            Marketing Concepts* .............................3
ternational experts from business, acade-                   or PSYC6613 Organizational
mia, politics and the media and offers                      Behavior) ...............................................3
unique insight into the corporate commu-                                                                                    Applied Statistical Analysis* ..................3
                                                         Communication theory requirement ...........3
nication experience in other parts of the                Applied communication requirement..........3                    Each waiver of a core course reduces by
world.                                                   General elective ..........................................3    three the number of required credits.
                                                         Management elective ..................................3
Joint Degree Program                                                                                                     FDU Breadth (12 Credits)
Corporate and Organizational                             M.B.A. Capstone Course (3 credits)                              Breadth courses are subject to waiver; the
Communication (M.A.)/                                                                                                    same conditions apply as to M.B.A. core
Management (M.B.A.)*                                                                                                     courses. If granted waiver of a breadth
                                                           Global Business Capstone......................3
FDU’s M.A. in corporate and organization-                                                                                course, however, the student replaces the
al communication program offers profes-                                                                                  waived breadth course with an elective
sionals the opportunity to acquire skills in             M.A. Capstone Project (0–6 credits)                             course outside their major area.
a variety of corporate communication                     CCOM7098                                        Credits         ENTR5518                                   Credits
applications, including applied communi-                   Thesis Seminar ......................................3          Entrepreneurship and Strategy ..............3
cation, language, investor relations and                                      and                                        LAW5511
audiovisual media. The M.B.A. has                        CCOM7099                                                          Social, Political and Legal
become the degree of necessity for those                   Thesis Project ........................................3           Environment of Business ..................3
wishing to rise within their organizations.                                    or                                        MIS5514
FDU’s integrated M.A./M.B.A. program                     CCOM9999                                                          Information Systems and
enhances the skills necessary to be an                     Comprehensive Examination .................0                       Technology Management* ................3
effective manager. This joint degree pro-                The following courses correspond to the                         QUANT5530
gram offers students the best of both of                 M.B.A. portion of the joint M.A./M.B.A.                           Production and Operations
these offerings by combining the pro-
                                                                                                                              Management* ...................................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

Replacement Breadth Courses                                                                            Credits      CCOM6022
(0–12 credits)                                           CCOM6048                                                   3 Credits
                                                           Schering-Plough Executive Lectures ......3               Language and Communication
One elective course for each FDU breadth                                                                            Application of recent language theories to com-
course may be waived. The elective course                                                                           munication in advertising, management, govern-
                                                           Communication and Change..................3
used as a replacement for the waived                                                                                ment, journalism and the arts.
breadth course must be outside the stu-
                                                           Strategic Communication and
dent’s major field. A student can take up to                                                                        CCOM6030
                                                              Investor Relations.............................3      3 Credits
two courses in one field.                                CCOM7070                                                   Marketing Communication
                                                           International Corporate                                  A study of the strategies employed in the appli-
Major or Electives (12 credits)                               Communication and Culture                             cation of the marketing process to achieve the
The following majors are available in the                     (Wroxton).........................................3   goals of informing, influencing and persuading
general programs: entrepreneurial studies,                                                                          through advertising, personal selling, direct mar-
finance, human resource management,                      Course Offerings                                           keting, sales promotion and public relations.
international business, management,                      Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are             Both traditional and emerging methods (such as
(including concentrations in corporate                   so noted. To determine availability of courses             the use of the Internet as a promotional chan-
                                                         not so designated, please check with appropriate           nel) will be discussed.
communication and information systems),
marketing and pharmaceutical manage-                     department chair.
ment studies.                                                                                                       3 Credits
                                                         Corporate and Organizational
   The student who wishes not to have a                  Communication                                              Managerial Writing
major may take four additional elective                                                                             A workshop approach to acquiring the skills of
                                                         Department of Communication Studies
courses for a general M.B.A.                                                                                        communicating professional and business infor-
                                                                                                                    mation. Particular attention given to corporate
Capstone (3 credits)                                                                                                and institutional report-writing problems and
                                                         3 Credits
All M.B.A. students must, within the final               Corporate Communication
9 credits of course work, complete                       Introduction to the principles and practices of
                                                         corporation communication. Investigation of
MGMT7700 Global Business Capstone.                                                                                  3 Credits
                                                         the communication process and its application
(Entrepreneurial majors are required to                  in the workplace. Focus on corporate communi-
                                                                                                                    Presenting Technical Information
take ENTR7802 Venture Creation,                          cation as a strategic business function.
                                                                                                                    Workshop in presentation of various levels of
Development and Financing.)                                                                                         technical and scientific information to both spe-
                                                         CCOM6002                                                   cialists and nonspecialists.
Corporate Communication                                  3 Credits
                                                         Organizational Communication                               CCOM6042
Concentration for Master of                                                                                         3 Credits
                                                         This course offers a comprehensive theoretical
Business Administration                                  treatment of organizational communication                  Professional Writing and Editing
Students                                                 from the Industrial Revolution to the present.             Analysis and practice in gathering, selecting and
M.B.A. students may add a concentration                  The course addresses the role of organizational            organizing material basic to professional written
in corporate communication by taking sug-                communication in the issues of leadership,                 communication, with emphasis on clarity of
gested courses in communication practice,                power, ownership, social structures, behavior              thought and expression.
theory and culture.                                      and self-identity through the consideration of
                                                         a range of classical, modern and postmodern                CCOM6043
                                                         theories including psychology, social psychology           3 Credits
Required Course (3 credits)                              and sociology.                                             Oral Presentation
                                     Credits                                                                        Techniques of oral communication in profes-
CCOM6001                                                 CCOM6020                                                   sional, corporate and institutional contexts.
  Corporate Communication ....................3          3 Credits                                                  Workshop sessions devoted to listening skills,
                                                         Communication Theory                                       electronic media presentations and impromptu
                                                         Orientation to the main issues and directions of           responses to hostile questions. Term-long focus
Three courses from the following:
                                                         contemporary communication theory; focus on                on individually selected target audience, actual
                                                         the nature of signs, the making of meaning, epis-          or hypothetical. Professional and peer critiques.
  Organizational Communication.............3
CCOM6021                                                 temological implications and social ramifica-
                                                         tions. Particular emphasis on the application of           CCOM6044
  Communication and Culture .................3                                                                      3 Credits
                                                         theory to corporate communication situations.
CCOM6022                                                                                                            Public Relations for the Modern
  Language and Communication ..............3             CCOM6021                                                   Organization
CCOM6040                                                 3 Credits                                                  This course explores in depth an area of concern
  Managerial Writing ................................3   Communication and Culture                                  to public relations practitioners—the growing
CCOM6045                                                 Impact of communication on individuals and                 need of organizations to keep abreast of the
  Corporate Relations...............................3    institutions. Studies of major texts dealing with          changes in their environments and communicate
CCOM6047                                                 the effect of communication on contemporary                with diverse publics, all of which can have a sig-
  Corporate Advertising ...........................3     manners and values.                                        nificant impact on the organizations’ ability to
                                                                                                                    achieve their goals. Emphasis will be placed on

Corporate and Organizational Communication

the impact of the environment and the publics        tising messages through different media. The         cases given ethical codes and offer recommenda-
within it and on organizational goals and prac-      course also will focus on the impact of advertis-    tions for ethical communication.
tices.                                               ing on self-image and current social and cultural
                                                     trends.                                              CCOM6060
CCOM6045                                                                                                  3 Credits
3 Credits                                            CCOM6050                                             Communication in the Electronic
Corporate Relations                                  3 Credits                                            Medium
Focus on planning and setting objectives, deal-      Writing for Creative Communication                   Computer-mediated communication is a form of
ing effectively with the media and organizing a      Workshop in writing forms that will develop stu-     communication that is becoming increasingly
media relations program. Investigation, through      dents’ verbal powers, their imaginative facility     common in contemporary society. Communica-
case studies, of communicating during a crisis,      and their ability to relate literary techniques to   tion via e-mail is becoming practically universal.
being a good corporate neighbor, dealing with        professional writing. Practice in narrative, dra-    Other modes of computer-mediated communi-
the investment community, corporate responsi-        matic and lyric writing.                             cation include Instant Messenger, Weblogs, dis-
bility, government relations, special events, cor-                                                        cussion boards and chat rooms. This course
porate philanthropy, communication plans.            CCOM6051                                             offers an overview of communication modes
                                                     3 Credits                                            via the electronic medium and assesses its
CCOM6046                                             Strategic Planning/Message Design                    impact on corporations, individuals and other
3 Credits                                            Strategic planning and the design of the message     institutions.
Stakeholder Relations                                are two important facets of communication and
Focuses on the practice of stakeholder and           public relations. Students will get hands-on         CCOM6064
investor relations in publicly traded companies      experience by creating a strategic design plan for   3 Credits
around the world. Explores the role of investor      an organization and will design the messages         Corporate Web Design
relations as an integral part of the company         and implementation strategies for the company.       This laboratory course introduces Web-page
strategy for increased shareholder value, as                                                              creation and HTML commands. Students design
well as the development of new sources of            CCOM6052                                             and implement a complete Web site. Course
investment capital. Considers the influences of      3 Credits                                            provides both hands-on experience and theoreti-
company size, corporate culture and industry         Interviewing for Media Relations                     cal discussion to aid in understanding the con-
tradition on the investor relations process.         This course will concentrate on media inter-         cepts of multimedia Web sites—along with
                                                     views from the standpoint of how to secure           some of the practical tools used to create both
CCOM6047                                             interview opportunities through effective media      individual Web pages and complete Internet
3 Credits                                            relations, how to give a good interview and how      sites.
Corporate Advertising                                to interview a subject. The course will teach stu-
Overview of current corporate advertising            dents how to create and manage messages; par-        CCOM6800
practices. Historical examples and specific case     ticipate in simulated print, radio and television    3 Credits
studies are used to reveal effective and ineffec-    interviews; understand the different tactics         Advanced Special Projects
tive strategies and techniques. Proper integration   inherent in each medium of the press, including      Individualized studies in an area of communi-
of corporate advertising into existing communi-      interviews for live and taped broadcast; and         cation.
cation efforts is stressed. Required individual      how to effectively convey pre-approved mes-
term projects consist of a strategy and proposal     sages to an audience.                                CCOM6850
for a specific or hypothetical company. Prerequi-                                                         1–3 Credits
site: CCOM6001 Corporate Communication or            CCOM6053                                             Independent Study in
permission of instructor.                            3 Credits                                            Communication
Fall or Spring                                       Crisis Communication in the Public                   Independent studies in corporate communica-
                                                     Relations Context                                    tion.
CCOM6048                                             This course specifically examines the dynamic
3 Credits                                            practice of crisis communication on the organi-      CCOM7025
Schering-Plough Executive Lectures                   zational level. In a culture of crisis, organiza-    3 Credits
The Schering-Plough Executive Lectures pro-          tions must be proactive and reactive in their        Communication and Change
vide a forum in which national and international     public relations practices. Topics discussed will    Explores the role of communication in the con-
leaders in corporate communication, business         include image-repair strategies, options available   temporary corporation as it experiences rapid
and media converse with students in the M.A. in      to organizations facing crises, crisis manage-       change. Topics include the impact of such forces
corporate and organizational communication.          ment teams, crisis management as a form of           as crises and globalization on the communica-
The lectures are sponsored by an endowment           public relations and examinations of case stud-      tion policy, process and culture in corporations.
given to Fairleigh Dickinson University by the       ies. Using the most recent scholarship, students     Understanding the process of change and of
Schering-Plough Corporation. During the course       will learn about this timely topic in an interest-   managing change is central to the course. Also
of the lectures, students are given a unique         ing, interactive and engaging environment.           explores the impact of corporatewide ethics and
opportunity to interact with some of the leading                                                          quality programs and initiatives.
figures in the field and profession.                 CCOM6054
                                                     3 Credits                                            CCOM7026
CCOM6049                                             Communication Ethics                                 3 Credits
3 Credits                                            This course helps students become aware of the       Semiotics for Corporate Media
Issues in Media and Advertising                      theoretical approaches that underlie ethics,         Semiotics is the study of signs, along with the
This course introduces students to the growing       apply ethical decision-making strategies to actu-    rules and conventions that govern the way they
realm of traditional and new media technologies      al and proposed cases, analyze cases from an         are interpreted. Within a corporate context, the
in advertising. The course addresses the strate-     ethical standpoint, develop ethical guidelines for   signs, codes and symbols of the business envi-
gies and tactics involved in the design of adver-    personal and professional behavior and evaluate      ronment can be employed to create culture and

                            Corporate and Organizational Communication

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


Counseling                                       an additional 12-credit graduate certifica-
                                                                                                 Internship II, students must complete each
                                                                                                 course with a grade of B or higher before
(M.A.)                                              This program is offered under the aus-
                                                 pices of the department of psychology and
                                                                                                 enrolling in the next course. If a counseling
                                                                                                 student takes any clinical course twice with-
The program prepares its graduates for the       counseling, Maxwell Becton College of           out achieving the equivalent of a B or high-
professional practice of counseling. in a        Arts and Sciences, College at Florham,          er, continuation in the counseling program
variety of work settings such as universi-       Madison, New Jersey.                            is by successful grade appeal only. Students
ties, community agencies, clinics, hospitals,                                                    who earn two grades of less than B- or one
drug abuse centers, child protective ser-        Admission Requirements                          F grade will be subject to dismissal.
vices, private practice, business and indus-     1. Graduation from an accredited college            2. A written comprehensive examina-
try. The program also prepares highly com-       or university.                                  tion of the candidate’s knowledge of his or
petent counseling professionals—including            2. If a person’s undergraduate degree was   her field of specialization is required at the
entry- and advanced-level counselors,                                                            end of the graduate counseling program.
                                                 in psychology (with a minimum of 12 credits
counseling researchers and counseling                                                            The candidate is required to successfully
                                                 in psychology), he/she must have completed
administrators—to have a significant
                                                 at least one course in statistics and experi-   take and complete the Counselor
impact on the mental health field as coun-
                                                 mental psychology, and have a minimum           Preparation Comprehensive Examination
selors, program directors, researchers,
                                                 grade point ratio (GPR) of 3.30 in the psy-     (CPCE) which covers the eight Council for
grant writers and policy makers on the
                                                 chology major and a 3.00 overall GPR.           Accreditation of Counseling and Related
local, state and national levels. With those
goals in mind, the curriculum focuses on a           3. If a person’s undergraduate degree       Educational Programs (CACREP) com-
broad spectrum of issues including: assess-      was not in psychology, he/she must suc-         mon-core areas as defined by their stan-
ing, treating or working to ameliorate a         cessfully complete an undergraduate gener-      dards for preparation. In addition, counsel-
disability, problem or disorder; the             al psychology course or a graduate ad-          ing candidates must analyze various case
antecedent conditions that predispose peo-       vanced general psychology course with a         studies, providing a diagnostic assessment
ple to developmental, emotional, personali-      grade of B or better.                           and recommended intervention and treat-
ty or relationship problems experienced by           4. Submission of scores on the              ment. Counseling students are eligible to
individuals, couples, families or groups;        Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)              take this exam the semester of or before
the nature and treatment of those disor-         General Test.                                   their last course in the program. The com-
ders, crisis-intervention strategies; and the        5. Submission of undergraduate tran-        prehensive examination may be taken only
influence of various family and group            scripts.                                        twice. Failure to pass the comprehensive
dynamics, gender differences, cultural               6. Submission of three letters of recom-    examination, either in part or in full, will
diversity, social problems and age on the        mendation.                                      result in dismissal from the program.
emergence of various problems and symp-              7. A written personal statement of pro-         3. All graduate counseling students are
toms.                                            fessional goals.                                required to complete the program within
    Students will be trained to conduct              8. Completion of a Fairleigh Dickinson      five years. Applications for extension are
intake and assessment interviews, to devel-      Graduate School application form.               subject to departmental approval.
op treatment plans and counseling inter-             9. A personal interview, which will be
ventions and to function as an ethical and       scheduled after the application is submit-      Required Professional Core
competent counselor. Students also will          ted, is required.
                                                                                                 Courses in Counseling
acquire a knowledge of research and                  Applicants who have not completed all
assessment techniques and the pragmatic          requirements for admission to the degree
concerns (e.g., managed care and budget          program may be permitted to enroll in
                                                                                                   The Counseling Profession: History
constraints) facing the mental health field      classes for credit on a condition-
                                                                                                      and Theories .....................................3
today.                                           al/probationary or nondegree basis.
    In order to apply what they have
                                                 Requirements for the                              Counseling Skills and Practices..............3
learned in the classroom, students will, in
consultation with and with the approval of       Master of Arts Degree
                                                                                                   Diagnosis/Treatment Planning in
the coordinator of practicum/internship,         The counseling curriculum is based on the            Counseling I......................................3
procure a practicum and internship site          specified requirements of the Marriage and      COUN7703
and complete 100 hours of practicum and          Family Therapy Examiners Board for                Development Across the Life Span........3
600 hours of internship at a mental-health       Licensure as a Professional Counselor           COUN7704
counseling site. Experiences will be             (LPC) in the State of New Jersey and the          Crisis Intervention .................................3
arranged with the coordinator of                 Council for Accreditation of Counseling         COUN7705
practicum/internship, and the student will       and Related Educational Programs.                 Group Counseling.. ...............................3
be supervised both “on-site” and on cam-         1. Students are required to maintain a min-     COUN7706
pus by licensed personnel.                       imum overall grade point ratio (GPR) of           Lifestyle and Career Counseling ............3
    The M.A. in counseling is a 48-credit        3.00 and must not earn more than one C-         COUN7707
degree. To meet the requirements of New          level grade (C or C+) throughout graduate         Family Systems and Counseling.............3
Jersey licensure as a student assistant certi-
                                                 course work. In the clinical course             COUN7708
fication (SAC) and licensed professional
                                                 sequence of COUN9701 Practicum,                   Appraisal of Individuals:
counselor (LPC), students must complete
                                                 COUN9702 Internship I and COUN9703                   Assessment and Measurement ..........3


                                               Credits        To fulfill the certification specialization to         riences have led him/her to the profession of
COUN7709                                                      be eligible for licensure as a professional            counseling; and increase one’s self-awareness of
  Multicultural Counseling .......................3           counselor in New Jersey, students will, in             interpersonal dynamics. The student is required
                                                                                                                     to demonstrate proficiency in counseling skills,
COUN7710                                                      consultation with their adviser, choose an             concepts and techniques before proceeding to
  Behavioral Research ..............................3         additional 12 credits from the Electives               COUN7705 Group Counseling, COUN7709
COUN7711                                                      list.                                                  Multicultural Counseling and COUN9701
  The Professional Counselor:                                                                                        Practicum. The course should be taken concur-
     Ethical Issues ....................................3     Course Offerings                                       rently with COUN7701 Counseling Skills and
                                                              Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are         Practices.
                                                              so noted. To determine availability of courses
Students select one course from the follow-                   not so designated, please check with appropriate       COUN7702
ing:                                                          department chair.                                      3 Credits
COUN6600                                                                                                             Diagnosis/Treatment Planning in
   Clinical Thinking and Assessment .........3                                                                       Counseling I
                                                              Counseling                                             A consideration of the etiology, treatment and
COUN7713                                                                                                             prevention of psychopathology. An exploration
                                                              Department of Psychology and
   Addictions Counseling...........................3                                                                 of the most frequently appearing abnormal
COUN7714                                                                                                             behaviors in American culture, such as psycho-
   Psychopharmacology .............................3          COUN6600                                               somatic disorders, alcoholism, drug addiction,
COUN7715                                                      3 Credits                                              character disorders, psychoses and disorders
   Diagnosis and Treatment Planning                           Clinical Thinking and Assessment                       associated with brain pathology. Recent research
      in Counseling II ................................3      This course provides an understanding of the           in this area and its practical applications will be
                                                              philosophic bases of the helping process and           emphasized.
   Program Planning and Evaluation:                           client and helper self-understanding and self-
                                                              development. It introduces the students to a           COUN7703
      Prevention and Education.................3                                                                     3 Credits
                                                              variety of approaches used by mental health pro-
COUN8701                                                      fessionals in their efforts to assist their clients.   Development Across the Life Span
   Counseling in the Criminal                                 However, not only mental health professionals          This course is an introduction to theories and
      Justice System ...................................3     but also a variety of persons who work in the          patterns of development from conception
COUN8703                                                      areas of human services, generally teachers,           through late adulthood, emphasizing early child-
                                                              those in human resource settings, parole offi-         hood and adolescence. The focus is on growth
   Grief and Bereavement Counseling........3
                                                              cers, managers, nonclinical social workers,            and development of sensory, motor, language,
COUN8705                                                                                                             cognitive, emotional and social processes.
                                                              physicians and many others, can find their work
   Advanced Family Counseling Seminar...3                                                                            Individual, family and environmental factors
                                                              efficacy enhanced by better understanding and
COUN8706                                                      application of the ideas about people and              which affect development throughout the life
   Counseling for Sexual Issues .................3            human relationships that mental health profes-         span are explored.
COUN9800                                                      sionals use in their own work.
   Fundamentals of Counseling                                                                                        COUN7704
      Supervision.......................................3     COUN7700                                               3 Credits
                                                              3 Credits                                              Crisis Intervention
                                                              The Counseling Profession: History                     A form of brief therapy, focusing on stress-
   Schools, Communities and                                                                                          induced reactions studied in historical and
                                                              and Theories
      Substance Abuse* .............................3                                                                theoretical contexts. Course will cover treat-
                                                              This course will acquaint students with the pro-
Or any other counseling course in the                         fession of counseling. This is the introductory        ment of family conflicts, child abuse, divorce,
6000, 7000, 8000 or 9000 level..................3             graduate course in counseling which provides a         illness, substance abuse and national disasters.
                                                              general overview and survey of the profession.         Prevention techniques and evaluation of ser-
Clinical Course Sequence                                      Students will explore their personal motivation        vices also are discussed.
COUN9701                                                      and interest in a counseling profession as well
  Practicum ..............................................3   integrate professional concepts with personal          COUN7705
COUN9702                                                      style. Emphasis is placed on the development of        3 Credits
  Internship I............................................3   professional identity, standards in the profes-        Group Counseling
COUN9703                                                      sion, accreditation and credentialing, counseling      This course covers the therapeutic nature of the
                                                              theory, application and ethics. Roles and respon-      group process by drawing from counseling,
  Internship II...........................................3                                                          social, psychological and psychotherapeutic lit-
                                                              sibilities of counselors across a variety of set-
COUN9704                                                                                                             erature. Principles of group dynamics, group
                                                              tings will be addressed. The course should be
  Internship III (for students unable to                      taken concurrently with COUN7701 Counseling            process, group members’ roles and behaviors
     complete 600 hours in                                    Skills and Practices.                                  and group leadership styles and approaches are
     two semesters)..................................3                                                               discussed. The many approaches to counseling,
                                                              COUN7701                                               ranging from encounter to more traditional
Comprehensive Exam                                            3 Credits                                              methods, are discussed in depth. Classroom
COUN9900                                                      Counseling Skills and Practices                        process is used as a demonstration of group
  Comprehensive Exam**.........................0              This is a competency-based course with experi-         process.
                                                              ential emphasis which addresses basic skills and
                                                              techniques of counseling. Students will be able        COUN7706
                                                              to demonstrate basic counseling skills, tech-          3 Credits
*See Education Course Offerings.                                                                                     Lifestyle and Career Counseling
                                                              niques and professionally ethical and legal
**The student will register for the comprehensive                                                                    This course introduces strategies for career plan-
exam in the next to final or final semester of the            behavior; accurately critique one’s own level of
                                                              skills development; explain how one’s life expe-       ning and counseling (e.g., skills and interest


assessment and values clarification). The course       COUN7713                                             nificant or catastrophic losses. The course will
provides an understanding of career-develop-           3 Credits                                            also include information about the background,
ment theories, lifestyle and career decision-mak-      Addictions Counseling                                dynamics and intervention methodologies need-
ing and career-development program planning.           This course is designed to review the etiology,      ed to effectively help individuals resolve such
It includes important components such as               diagnoses and treatment of alcohol and drug          major life changes. Content will also focus on
enhancing the client’s sense of self-esteem and        addiction. Ethical considerations and philoso-       cross-cultural considerations.
self-efficacy and career and leisure counseling.       phy of treatment are discussed. The physiology
                                                       and pharmacology of alcohol and drugs are also       COUN8705
COUN7707                                               covered.                                             3 Credits
3 Credits                                                                                                   Advanced Family Systems
Family Systems and Counseling                          COUN7714                                             Counseling Seminar
This course will examine the broader context of        3 Credits                                            The emphasis of this course is on developing
a client’s life to include families, schools, work     Psychopharmacology                                   advanced counseling techniques for the individ-
groups, religious institutions and other signifi-      Study in the relationship between drugs and          ual in a family-counseling setting. The course
cant organizations. Its primary goal is to pro-        behavior, especially maladaptive behavior, and       also focuses on the different models of family
mote an understanding of family-development            research in human biochemical changes.               therapy and the techniques of each model.
structure, history and process to aid in the assess-
ment, intervention and treatment of psychologi-        COUN7715                                             COUN8706
cal problems and other dysfunctional behaviors.        3 Credits                                            3 Credits
Emphasis will be on understanding the family,          Diagnosis/Treatment Planning in                      Counseling: Sexual Issues
forming a therapeutic system, exploring areas of       Counseling II                                        This is an advanced counseling course that
dysfunction and initiating a change process.           This course reviews the types of diagnostic          focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of
                                                       criteria, assessment tools and treatment for         sexual issues. The range of topics include psy-
COUN7708                                               compulsive gamblers, mentally ill chemically         chosexual issues and the gay, bisexual and
3 Credits                                              addicted (MICA) patients and other special           transvestite/transsexual client. Dealing with
Appraisal of Individuals: Assessment                   groups (e.g., eating-disorder clients). Effective    sexual dysfunction for the individual and in a
and Measurement                                        counseling techniques will be modeled and            relationship is explored.
A critical survey of the philosophy and techniques     practiced.
of measurements and appraisal, with emphasis                                                                COUN9701
given to the administration, interpretation and        COUN8700                                             3 Credits
evaluation of intelligence, achievement, interest,     3 Credits                                            Practicum
aptitude and objective personality instruments.        Program Planning and Evaluation:                     A course designed to be a transitional experi-
                                                       Prevention and Education                             ence from the graduate counseling classroom to
COUN7709                                               The course provides an overview of the ap-           the professional-counselor role in a mental
3 Credits                                              proaches to the planning, formulation and eval-      health setting. Students engage in a clinical
Multicultural Counseling                               uation of programs in various community and          experience appropriate to their level of profes-
This course builds on previous assessment and          industrial settings, and principles and applica-     sional development. Class includes didactic and
counseling skills to consider the systemic and         tions of needs assessment and use of research        experiential activities and supervision of field
cultural issues that influence an individual’s         findings to inform programs and policy-level         experience. Requires 100 hours with 40 direct-
world view and life experience. The course pro-        decision making. The course also covers the          client contact supervised by on-site mental
vides an in-depth exploration of cultural her-         issues that must be addressed in designing effec-    health professionals.
itage and multidimensional (racial/gender/class/       tive prevention and education programs.
religious) identity development in relation to the     Planning of realistic service delivery with built-   COUN9702
therapeutic relationship. The goal is to develop       in evaluation components, survey research.           3 Credits
the skills of a culturally competent counselor.                                                             Internship I
                                                       COUN8701                                             Following successful completion of their
COUN7710                                               3 Credits                                            practicum, students complete a supervised 600-
3 Credits                                              Counseling in the Criminal Justice                   hour (240-hour direct contact) field experience
Behavioral Research                                    System                                               in a clinical setting. Interns are supervised by
The goals of this course are to acquaint the stu-      Due to the high percentage (sometimes 80 per-        on-site mental health professionals and on cam-
dent with the basic premises of scientific investi-    cent) of inmates in the nation’s jails and prisons   pus in weekly group supervision by University
gation, the major methods of conducting psy-           incarcerated for drug-related charges, it is im-     faculty. The goal is integration of intake assess-
chological research and the statistical proce-         portant that students acquire knowledge of the       ment, case conceptualization, treatment plan-
dures employed in analyzing data. The method-          special circumstances of prison life. Students       ning, case management and counseling skills as
ological section includes experimental design,         will learn principles, strategies and techniques     a professional counselor. Course will be pass/
questionnaire construction and interviewing            for working with individuals in prison and how
                                                                                                            fail. Prerequisite: COUN9701 Practicum.
strategies, field projects, evaluation research and    to develop appropriate programs for a prison
survey techniques.                                     population. Among the topics presented will be
                                                       HIV prevention.
                                                                                                            3 Credits
                                                                                                            Internship II
3 Credits                                              COUN8703
                                                                                                            This course is the second half of an already
The Professional Counselor: Ethical                    3 Credits
                                                                                                            established course of field placement for coun-
Issues                                                 Grief and Bereavement Counseling
                                                       The purpose of this course is to provide the con-    seling students. The student must complete a
This course will focus on issues that counselors
                                                       cepts and content in the area of grief, dying and    minimum of 300 hours in the field for the
and supervisors face due to their professional
                                                       bereavement. Students will master the funda-         course. Course will be pass/fail. Prerequisites:
roles. It includes topics such as ethics, ACA
                                                       mental concepts, theories, strategies and skills     COUN9701 Practicum and COUN9702
(American Counseling Association) guidelines,
supervisory challenges and the pressures from          needed to understand and conduct effective           Internship I.
public policy and managed-care decisions.              grief counseling with a population suffering sig-

                                                                                                    Creative Writing

3 Credits                                          Creative Writing                               script. The degree may be completed in as
                                                                                                  little as two years but must be completed
Internship III
This course is for students who are unable to
complete their 600 hours of internship in two
                                                   (M.F.A.)                                       within five years. Specific requirements
                                                   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).
COUN9800                                           in which students work closely with pub-       The student will create and revise work,
3 Credits                                          lished authors who serve as mentors and        under the guidance of a faculty member.
Foundations of Counseling                          readers through distance learning. Stu-        By the end of the module, the student will
Supervision                                        dents meet in person with faculty, visiting
This course will provide a summary and critique
                                                                                                  have completed the amount of work speci-
                                                   writers and other students during two resi-    fied and agreed upon in a contract with the
of the literature in counselor supervision. The
course will focus on defining and conceptualiz-
                                                   dencies held each year. This global pro-       instructor.
ing various supervision models; the dynamics of    gram allows students to receive guidance            2. One module in craft and form of the
supervisory relationship and counselor develop-    from the international perspective of writ-    chosen discipline (poetry, fiction and cre-
ment; supervision methods and techniques; and      ers and poets throughout the world. The        ative nonfiction). This must be taken as
multicultural and ethical concerns.                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-
0 Credits
Comprehensive Exam                                     There are no courses in the traditional    ance of the instructor, the student will
The student will register for the comprehen-       sense, but rather writing modules and resi-    write a 20- to 25-page paper about specific
sive exam in the next to final or final semester   dencies. Four writing modules, approxi-        aspects of craft and form to prepare for a
of the program.                                    mately 10 weeks long, will be offered each     lecture to be presented during the student’s
                                                   academic year, two in the spring and two       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 addition-   the student’s chosen area. In order to
                                                   al advice from members of the cadre of         increase the breadth of the student’s writ-
                                                   global readers. Students also will comment     ing skills and to broaden the student’s per-
                                                   on each other’s writing in online work-        spective on writing, each student will be
                                                   shops. There are no grades, but rather a       required to take one module in another
                                                   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 literature, lan-    adviser.
                                                   guage, writing and philosophy, Maxwell
                                                   Becton College of Arts and Sciences,
                                                   College at Florham.
                                                                                                  The requirement of one module in a genre
                                                   Admission Requirements                         other than the student’s chosen area may
                                                                                                  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
                                                   with a satisfactory academic record.           listed on this 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
                                                   The degree is conferred upon successful        and translation theory. The student will com-
                                                                                                  plete a translation project under the guidance of
                                                   completion of eight writing modules, three
                                                                                                  the instructor.
                                                   residencies and a book-length thesis manu-


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- or
develop a 20- to 25-minute screenplay. Explo-      Multilingual Education (M.A.)                    21-credit specialization certificate or
ration and online discussion of visual character   See page 109.                                    state certification including the 12 credits
creation, narrative and screenwriting tech-                                                         leading to a New Jersey Supervisor
niques. Completion of screenplay by the eighth
                                                   Teaching (M.A.T.)                                License. Certified teachers with a New
week, with time for revision and peer criticism.
                                                   See page 111.                                    Jersey Standard Teaching License who
CRWR7598                                                                                            complete the master’s degree and have
0 Credits                                          These programs are offered under the aus-        the designated approved 12 credits with
Thesis Continuation                                pices of the Peter Sammartino School of          three years of successful teaching experi-
The course is for students who require addition-   Education, University College: Arts • Sci-       ence will be eligible to apply for the New
al time to complete their thesis.                                                                   Jersey Supervisor License. The areas of
                                                   ences • Professional Studies, Metropolitan
                                             Fee                                                    specialization that a certified teacher can
                                                   Campus. Programs are available at the
                                                   College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey,         choose from are:
                                                   and the Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck,            • English as a Second Language (ESL)
                                                   New Jersey, and off-site locations, see indi-    FDU Certificate and New Jersey
                                                   vidual programs for specific locations.          Certification (ESL)—18-credit FDU
                                                                                                    Certificate or 18-credit approved New
                                                   Peter Sammartino School of                       Jersey State Certification in ESL as a sec-
                                                   Education                                        ond certification, plus 12-credit Supervisor
                                                   The Peter Sammartino School of Education         License and 6 credits to complete a mas-
                                                   offers master’s degrees in various specialties   ter’s degree;
                                                   within education, allowing working teachers      • Instructional Technology Certificate
                                                   to further their careers. Persons with a bach-   (ITC)—18-credit FDU Certificate plus 12-
                                                   elor’s degree but no teaching certification      credit Supervisor License and 6 credits to
                                                   are given the opportunity to earn certifica-     complete a master’s degree;
                                                   tion and enter the teaching profession. The      • Literacy/Reading Specialist (LRS) and
                                                   School is part of University College: Arts •     New Jersey Reading Specialist
                                                   Sciences • Professional Studies.                 Certification—18-credit FDU Certificate,
                                                                                                    an additional 12 credits to complete the
                                                                                                    30-credit approved New Jersey Reading
                                                                                                    Specialist Certification/Endorsement plus
                                                                                                    6 credits to complete the master’s degree
                                                                                                    embedded with the 12-credit Supervisor
                                                                                                    • Mathematics Education Specialist
                                                                                                    Certificate (MES)—18-credit FDU
                                                                                                    Certificate and 12-credit Supervisor
                                                                                                    License plus 6 credits to complete a mas-
                                                                                                    ter’s degree;
                                                                                                    • Professional Studies Concentration
                                                                                                    (PROST)—36-credit selection from gener-
                                                                                                    alist options in all MACT programs with
                                                                                                    required 3-credit Master’s Seminar and
                                                                                                    may include 12-credit Supervisor License,
                                                                                                    appropriate for New Jersey Provisional
                                                                                                    Alternate Route candidates; and

                            Education • Education for Certified Teachers

• Teacher of Students with Disabilities              • Admission to the M.A. in education                                                                 Credits
(TSD)—21-credit approved New Jersey               for certified teachers (MACT) is subject to               EDUC6703
Certification as a second certification with      approval by the School of Education pur-                    Supervision of Instruction:
12-credit Supervisor License and 3-credit         suant to the admissions policy for the                         Personnel and Evaluation*................3
Master’s Seminar to complete the master’s         University that may apply.                                EDUC6704
degree.                                              • Admission packages are available                       Change: Curriculum Development
    The M.A. in education for certified           from the School of Education, 201-692-                         and Program Improvement* .............3
teachers is offered under the auspices of         2839 on the Metropolitan Campus or                        EDUC6718
the Peter Sammartino School of                    from the Graduate Admissions Office,                        Curriculum/Program Evaluation
Education, University College: Arts •             201-692-2553.                                                  and Student Assessment* .................3
Sciences • Professional Studies, Metro-              • For specific program information,                    EDUC7674
politan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey, and          contact the director of the MACT at 201-                    Master’s Seminar: Research in
is available at the Metropolitan Campus           692-2865, the School of Education at 201-                      Specialization ...................................3
and selected off-site locations and selected      692-2839 or e-mail
community colleges. Cohort groups may                                                                       Specialization Programs
be established in school districts with suffi-    Admission and Matriculation                               (18 credits)
cient enrollment and are open to teachers                                                                   Candidates select from one of the following
in local districts.                               Admission Process                                         programs described in detail on the follow-
                                                  All candidates who meet the following                     ing pages:
Program Information                               general criteria will be accepted as prema-               • English as a Second Language (ESL)
    • All programs incorporate standards-         triculated students in the M.A. in educa-                 • Instructional Technology Specialist (ITS)
based teaching methods that address the           tion for certified teachers (MACT) pro-                   • Literacy/Reading Specialist (LRS)
New Jersey Professional Standards for             gram:                                                     • Mathematics Education Specialist (MES)
Teachers (NJPST), the New Jersey Core                 1. Application and interview.                         • Professional Studies Concentration
Curriculum Content Standards (NJCCCS)                 2. Transcripts, official or unofficial,               (PROST)
and the subject-specific standards.               from all undergraduate and graduate insti-                • Teacher of Students with Disabilities
    • An approved 12-credit sequence of           tutions showing an undergraduate grade                    (TSD)— requires 21 credits
courses within the 36-credit M.A. degree          point ratio (GPR) of 2.75; if lower, provi-
will prepare the candidate to apply for a         sional acceptance until a 3.25 GPR is                     English as a Second Language
New Jersey Supervisor’s License with a            achieved and maintained in the first 9                    (ESL) Specialist Certification
complete master’s degree and three years of       credits taken at FDU.                                     Program
successful teaching experience.                       3. Standard Teacher License. (Excep-                  The field of teaching English to speakers of
    • Instructional technology is integrated      tion: Provisional Teacher License for can-                other languages requires highly specialized
into all teaching strategies. Web-based           didates enrolled as New Jersey Alternate                  training. A teacher needs a background in
courses and other distance-learning modal-        Route candidates.)                                        first- and second-language acquisition the-
ities are utilized, as appropriate, to diversi-       4. Two letters of recommendation from                 ory, language-teaching methodology and
fy course delivery and model the use of           individuals familiar with the candidate’s                 linguistic and anthropological analysis in
various technologies for instruction.             recent performance; one should be from an                 order to be effective in a diverse ESL class-
    • The FDU Certificates and the New            immediate supervisor.                                     room. The primary focus of Fairleigh
Jersey Certifications and Endorsements                5. Official transcripts from all under-               Dickinson University’s English as a Second
may be taken without completion of the            graduate and graduate institutions.                       Language Specialist Certification Pro-
M.A.                                                  6. A cumulative GPR of at least 3.25 in               gram is on the language and culture of the
    • Each of the 18-credit certificate pro-      the first 9 credits of the M.A. program,                  United States and effective second-
grams are offered in a two-year sequence          which must be maintained at the same                      language methodology.
of courses. Students take an average of 9         level to complete the program.                                Fairleigh Dickinson’s ESL Specialist
credits per year and can expect to com-                                                                     Certification Program for certified teachers
plete the 18-credit certificate portion of the    Requirements for the Master                               provides an 18-credit concentration that
program within a two-year cycle.                  of Arts Degree                                            may be applied toward a 36-credit M.A. in
    • Candidates are accepted for fall,                                                                     education for certified teachers and in-
spring and summer semesters. Applicants           Core Courses (18 credits)
                                                                                                            cludes the 18 credits required for a second
must specify specialization program or                                                         Credits
                                                                                                            New Jersey certification as Teacher of ESL.
select the professional studies program, a        EDUC6584
                                                                                                                At the end of the English as a Second
generalist degree.                                  Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
                                                                                                            Language Specialist Program, teachers will
    • There is a one-time application fee of          Curriculum and Instruction
                                                                                                            have completed courses having:
$40.00 required. This fee may be waived if            (except in LRS or TSD programs)....3
                                                                                                                • a focus on second-language acquisi-
the candidate meets with an admissions            EDUC6702
                                                                                                            tion, research and methodology, addressing
adviser or department faculty member.               Curriculum and Instruction: Theory
                                                                                                            the diverse needs of students, first- and
    • Tuition rate is reduced with no hidden          and Practice* ....................................3
fees.                                             *These four courses lead to a New Jersey Supervisor       *These four courses lead to a New Jersey Supervisor
                                                  License.                                                  License.

Education • Education for Certified Teachers

second-language acquisition and develop-                     and assessment of new learning strategies                  ter’s degree and two years of successful
ment of literacy skills for second-language                  which support state and national technolo-                 teaching. Candidates can take the 6 addi-
learners; and                                                gy standards.                                              tional credits to complete the 36-credit
    • a concentration on curriculum devel-                       The ITC curriculum is designed to                      M.A. in education for certified teachers
opment and authentic assessment practices                    accommodate both K–12 teachers as well                     including the 12 credits leading to a New
aligned with the national (TESOL) stan-                      as educators who have technology leader-                   Jersey Supervisor License.
dards, the NJCCCS and the WIDA                               ship roles in their schools or districts. The                  A reading specialist is one who con-
Standards.                                                   School of Education features a Prototype                   ducts in-service training of teachers and
    The New Jersey Department of                             Classroom of Tomorrow facility and a                       administrators, coordinates instruction for
Education requires a demonstration of oral                   Model School Web/Folio Server which                        individuals or groups of pupils having diffi-
and written language proficiency in English                  provide unique learning experiences for                    culty learning to read, diagnoses the nature
for ESL certification. Students may meet                     candidates in the program.                                 and causes of individuals’ difficulties in
this requirement by taking the Oral                              An option is available for offering the                learning to read, plans developmental pro-
Proficiency Interview (OPI) and the                          ITC off-campus program in school districts                 grams in reading for pupils, recommends
Writing Proficiency Test in English through                  with appropriate technology facilities.                    methods and materials to be used in dis-
Language Testing International at www.                       Special provisions are made to support and                 trict reading programs and contributes to
languagetesting. com/acad_nj_esl.cfm.                        enhance K–12 technology initiatives in                     the evaluation of the reading achievement
                                                             those districts choosing this option. School               of pupils.
Required Courses for a Second                                districts which offer the ITC to their facul-
                                                                                                                            Emphasis is placed on the role of the
New Jersey Certification in ESL                              ty and staff can take advantage of special
                                                                                                                        reading specialist/coach in interpretation
(18 credits)                                                 tuition rates provided.
                                                                                                                        of test data as a basis for collaborative
EDUC6565                                        Credits                                                                 planning and implementation of Individual
                                                             Instructional Technology
  Second Language Acquisition:                                                                                          Student Improvement Plans (ISIPS), and
                                                             Certificate Program
     Methods and Curriculum..................3               Required Courses (18 credits)                              through the implementation of effective lit-
EDUC6573                                                                                                   Credits      eracy strategies and curricula for correct-
  Comparative Phonology for Language                         EDUC6584                                                   ing individual student reading problems.
     Teachers ...........................................3     Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                                This Literacy/Reading Specialist pro-
EDUC6574                                                          Curriculum and Instuction ...............3            gram will inform candidates about recent
  Applied Linguistics for Language                           EDUC6673                                                   research in the field and about new devel-
     Teachers ...........................................3     Integrating Literacy and Technology                      opments in theory and practice to be
EDUC6650                                                          Across the Curriculum .....................3          implemented in the classroom. The candi-
  Behavioral Science for Teachers:                           EDUC7784                                                   dates practice becoming a researcher by
     Language and Culture in the                               Multimedia Production ..........................3        applying the most current standards and
     Classroom.........................................3     EDUC7785                                                   information from the International
EDUC6654                                                       Internet for Educators ...........................3      Reading Association, the best practices in
  Literacy Development for                                   EDUC7790                                                   classroom settings, as well as in supervised
     Second-language Learners ................3                Seminar in Instructional Technology .....3               reading practicum clinical settings. All
                                                             EDUC7796                                                   courses are aligned to meet New Jersey
                                                               Projects Based on the Web.....................3          State Language Art/Literacy Standards
  Behavioral Science for Teachers:
                                                             EDUC7798                                                   and to develop higher literacy achievement
     The Multicultural Classroom ............3
                                                               Special Topics in Instructional                          for a diverse population of students.
                                                                  Technology .......................................3   Technology is an integral part of the litera-
Instructional Technology
                                                             Note: Occasionally, instructional technolo-                cy program and shows how teachers can
Certificate (ITC) Program
                                                             gy courses that are offered feature technol-               promote literacy through the use of tech-
The School of Education offers the K–12                                                                                 nology, including visual tools, computers,
                                                             ogy in the discipline. These may be substi-
Instructional Technology Specialist                                                                                     software and Web sites.
Certificate (ITC) Program for educators                      tuted for either EDUC6673 Integrating
                                                             Literacy and Technology Across the                             In this program, candidates will hone
interested in specializing in the integration                                                                           their own literacy/reading knowledge by
of technology throughout the curriculum.                     Curriculum or EDUC7790 Seminar in
                                                             Instructional Technology.                                  learning what research says about: 1)
Candidates may elect to take only the 18
                                                                                                                        phonological, phonemic awareness and the
credits leading to the FDU Certificate and
                                                             Literacy/Reading Specialist                                importance of automaticity; 2) selection of
apply these credits to the 36-credit M.A. in
                                                             (LRS) Certification Program                                appropriate, real literature and leveled
education for certified teachers program.
                                                             This program is designed to develop teach-                 texts to motivate, instruct and create life-
    ITC candidates learn to:
    • create cutting-edge curricula featuring                ers to become leaders in the field of litera-              long readers; 3) development of specific
seamless technology integration;                             cy and reading. This 30-credit Literacy/                   reading comprehension skills, fluency and
    • strategically plan for the continuous                  Reading Specialist program is approved by                  vocabulary development; and 4) explo-
growth of technology integration in the                      the New Jersey Department of Education                     ration and use of informal alternative
school and classroom; and                                    for a second Endorsement/Certification                     assessment instruments and multiple mea-
    • take a leadership role in the initiation               license as a reading specialist with a mas-                sures to inform instruction.

                                   Education • Education for Certified Teachers

    In addition, the candidate with three                                                        Credits                                                             Credits
years of successful teaching could also                      EDUC6718                                                   EDUC7674
select the four courses leading to a New                       Curriculum/Program Evaluation                              Master’s Seminar: Research in
Jersey Supervisor License and learn how                          and Student Assessment* .................3                 Specialization ...................................3
models of supervisory leadership and their                   EDUC7674
practical application can help coach teach-                    Master’s Seminar: Research in                            Mathematics Education Specialist
ers, child-study teams, schools and the                          Specialization (Literacy/Reading).....3                Core Courses* (18 credits)
community to work together for the bene-                                                                                MATH6507
fit of improving all the children’s listening,               Courses for M.A. in Education for                            World of Mathematics: Number ............3
speaking, reading, writing and viewing                       Certified Teachers (6 credits)                             MATH6508
skills.                                                      EDUC6702                                                     World of Mathematics: Algebra .............3
    Finally, for individuals who do not need                   Curriculum and Instruction:                              MATH6509
state endorsement but want to learn more                         Theory and Practice* ........................3           World of Mathematics: Geometry..........3
about current literacy research, balanced                    EDUC6704                                                   MATH6513
reading approaches and specific reading                        Change: Curriculum Development                             World of Mathematics: Mathematics
strategies, there is an alternative 18-credit                    and Program Improvement* .............3                    in Science .........................................3
FDU Certificate that will provide K–12                                                                                  MATH6515
classroom teachers with a concentration of                   Mathematics Education                                        World of Mathematics: Integrating
courses that will extend their knowledge                     Specialist (MES) Certificate                                   Technology in Mathematics ..............3
and skills in language arts, literacy and                    Program                                                    MATH6516
reading, as well as in applications of effec-                This 18-credit certificate program is de-                    Data Analysis and Probability................3
tive strategies in their classrooms to                       signed for elementary and middle school
enhance student literacy as a foundation                     teachers who are interested in being highly                Professional Studies
for all other content areas and learning.                    qualified in the subject area of mathematics               Concentration (PROST)
                                                             for the state of New Jersey. The certificate               The professional studies concentration is
New Jersey Reading Specialist                                provides 15 credits in math-ematics to                     designed for New Jersey Provisional Teach-
Certification/Endorsement                                    comply with state requirements for middle                  er candidates and certified teachers who
(30 credits)                                                 school teachers who teach mathematics. An                  want a generalist master’s degree. The New
                                                             additional course in tech-nology is required               Jersey Provisional Teacher candidates who
Core Courses for Literacy/Reading                            for the FDU certificate. The candidate may                 are in the process of completing the state-
Specialist Certificate (18 credits)                          enroll in the full M.A. in education for                   required 200 hours of instruction may
                                                Credits      certified teachers and complete the 12                     select from the three identified courses, 9
                                                             credits for a New Jersey Supervisor License                credits, which parallel the course content.
                                                             after three successful years of teaching.                  During this time, provisional candidates
  Distance Learning and Children’s
                                                             Students will gain a deeper insight into the               will be nonmatriculated students and,
     Literature .........................................3
                                                             foundational nature and structure as well as               upon completion of these courses and
                                                             the history of mathematics appropriate for                 receipt of a standard teaching certification
  Foundations in Reading I.......................3
                                                             K-8 students. This program was created for                 from the New Jersey Department of
                                                             teachers whose undergraduate major was                     Education, the candidates may proceed to
  Foundations in Reading II .....................3
                                                             not mathematics.                                           elect a sequence of courses from the
                                                                                                                        remaining 21 credits leading to the M.A. in
  Diagnosis of Reading Problems .............3
                                                             Core M.A. Courses (18 credits)                             education for certified teachers.
                                                             EDUC6584                                                       Certified teachers may select from the
  Supervised Practicum in Correction
                                                               Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                            18 core courses and 18 credits from the
     of Reading Problems ........................3
                                                                  Curriculum and Instruction ..............3            specialization courses listed. This program
                                                             EDUC6702                                                   will allow candidates to match their profes-
  Integrating Literacy and Technology
                                                               Curriculum and Instruction: Theory                       sional goals with the programs offered in
     Across the Curriculum .....................3
                                                                  and Practice* ....................................3   the M.A. in education for certified teach-
                                                             EDUC6703                                                   ers. The candidates can select from several
Additional Courses—New Jersey                                                                                           specializations to fulfill their program
                                                               Supervision of Instruction:
Reading Specialist Endorsement                                    Personnel and Evaluation*................3            requirements.
(12 credits)                                                 EDUC6704                                                       Embedded within the 36-credit master’s
EDUC6609                                                       Change: Curriculum Development                           degree are the 12 credits leading to a New
  Supervised Practicum in Reading ..........3                    and Program Improvement* .............3                Jersey Supervisor License with a master’s
EDUC6703                                                     EDUC6718                                                   degree and three years of successful teaching.
  Supervision of Instruction:                                  Curriculum/Program Evaluation                                An adviser will work closely to monitor
     Personnel and Evaluation*................3                   and Student Assessment* .................3            all candidates’ program selections.
*Courses lead to a New Jersey Supervisor License—            *Courses lead to a New Jersey Supervisor License—
12 credits with a master’s degree and three years of         12 credits with a master’s degree and three years of       *Additional mathematics courses offered may be
teaching.                                                    teaching.                                                  substituted upon adviser approval.

Education • Education for Certified Teachers

   The professional studies concentration                  Course Options for Generalist                                                                                  Credits
will allow teachers to develop their educa-                Educational Program (18 credits)                              EDUC7785
tional knowledge and skills to become                      Select 18 credits either from one section                       Internet for Educators ...........................3
more effective teachers.                                   below or from several sections.                               EDUC7796
                                                                                                                           Projects Based on the Web.....................3
Professional Studies Concentration                         Literacy/Reading Specialist Options
Course Requirements (15 credits)                           without Certificate or State Endorsement                      Mathematics Specialist Options without
                                              Credits                                         Credits                    FDU Certificate
EDUC6584                                                   EDUC6582                                                      MATH6507
  Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                              Distance Learning and Children’s                              World of Mathematics: Number ............3
     Curriculum and Instruction ..............3                 Literature...........................................3   MATH6508
EDUC6669                                                   EDUC6605                                                        World of Mathematics: Algebra .............3
  Advanced Field Placement* ...................3             Foundations in Reading I.......................3            MATH6509
EDUC6835                                                   EDUC6606                                                        World of Mathematics: Geometry..........3
  Effective Teaching and                                     Foundations in Reading II .....................3            MATH6513
     Effective Schools*.............................3      EDUC6673                                                        World of Mathematics: Mathematics
EDUC6893                                                     Integrating Literacy and Technology                             in Science .........................................3
  Evaluation and Measurement in                                 Across the Curriculum......................3             MATH6515
     Education*........................................3                                                                   World of Mathematics: Integrating
EDUC7674                                                   Teacher of Students with Disabilities                             Technology in Mathematics ..............3
  Master’s Seminar: Research in                            Options without Certificate or State
     Specialization (required course) .......3             Endorsement                                                   Courses for Second New Jersey
                                                           EDUC6743                                                      Certification
Supervisor License Option                                    Introduction to Students with                               Select one entire program listed below
                                                                Disabilities in School and                               leading to state certification. These courses
(Some or all of 12 credits below)**
                                                                Community........................................3       may ONLY be taken after first state certifi-
                                                           EDUC6744                                                      cation has been granted to the candidate.
  Curriculum and Instruction:
                                                             Foundations: Historical,
    Theory and Practice**.......................3
                                                                Philosophical and Legal Issues                           Literacy/Reading Specialist—30 Credits,
                                                                Related to Disabilities.......................3          Plus Two Years Teaching and Master’s
  Supervision of Instruction:                              EDUC6745
    Personnel and Evaluation** ..............3                                                                           Degree
                                                             Principles and Practices of
EDUC6704                                                                                                                 EDUC6582
                                                                Collaboration and Inclusion..............3
  Change: Curriculum Development                                                                                           Distance Learning and Children’s
    and Program Improvement**............3                   Learning Environment and                                         Literature...........................................3
EDUC6718                                                        Effective Management of                                  EDUC6605
  Curriculum/Program Evaluation                                 Teaching and Learning......................3               Foundations in Reading I.......................3
    and Student Assessment**................3                                                                            EDUC6606
                                                           English as a Second Language Options                            Foundations in Reading II .....................3
Alternative Options to 12 credits                          without Certificate or State Endorsement                      EDUC6607
for Supervisor License                                     EDUC6565                                                        Diagnosis of Reading Problems .............3
EDUC6661                                                     Second Language Acquisition:                                EDUC6609
  Behavioral Science for Teachers:                             Methods and Curriculum...................3                  Supervised Practicum in Reading ..........3
     The Multicultural Classroom ............3             EDUC6573                                                      EDUC6666
EDUC6672                                                     Comparative Phonology for                                     Supervised Practicum in
  Curriculum Development for                                    Language Teachers............................3                Correction of Reading Problems.......3
     Diverse Learners...............................3      EDUC6574                                                      EDUC6673
EDUC6912                                                     Applied Linguistics for                                       Integrating Literacy and Technology
  Sociology of Multicultural                                    Language Teachers ...........................3                Across the Curriculum......................3
     Identity Development .......................3                                                                       EDUC6703
EDUC7763                                                   Instructional Technology Options without                        Supervision of Instruction:
  Human Relations and Conflict                             FDU Certificate                                                    Personnel and Evaluation*.................3
     Resolution for Educators ..................3          EDUC6673                                                      EDUC6718
                                                             Integrating Literacy and Technology                           Curriculum/Program Evaluation
                                                                Across the Curriculum.......................3                 and Student Assessment* .................3
                                                           EDUC6804                                                      EDUC7674
                                                             Integrating Science/Mathematics/                              Master’s Seminar: Research in
*Courses provided off-site by the New Jersey State              Technology in the Classroom ............3                     Specialization (Literacy/Reading).....3
Provisional Training Program.                              EDUC7784
**Courses for Supervisor License—12 credits, master’s        Multimedia Production ..........................3           *Courses for Supervisor License—12 credits with mas-
degree plus three years of teaching.                                                                                     ter’s degree and three years of teaching experience.

                                                                Education • Educational Leadership

English as a Second Language—                                 with disabilities in settings such as inclu-
18 credits                    Credits                         sive classrooms, resource centers and self-                  Educational
  Second Language Acquisition:
                                                              contained classrooms.
     Methods and Curriculum...................3
                                                              M.A. Core Courses (15 credits)
                                                                                                                               The Master of Arts (M.A.) in education-
  Comparative Phonology for                                   EDUC6702
                                                                                                                           al leadership requires a total of 36 credits
     Language Teachers ...........................3             Curriculum and Instruction: Theory
                                                                                                                           of specific course work in the field of edu-
EDUC6574                                                           and Practice* ....................................3
                                                                                                                           cational leadership and management.
  Applied Linguistics for                                     EDUC6703
                                                                                                                           Students in the program will participate in
     Language Teachers ...........................3             Supervision of Instruction:
                                                                                                                           cohort and mixed-study groups as they
EDUC6650                                                           Personnel and Evaluation*................3
                                                                                                                           engage in a multiyear sequence of courses
  Behavioral Science for Teachers:                            EDUC6704
                                                                                                                           and field experiences that will emphasize
     Language and Culture in the                                Change: Curriculum Development
                                                                                                                           the following areas:
     Classroom.........................................3          and Program Improvement* .............3
                                                                                                                               1) The development of human relations
EDUC6654                                                      EDUC6718
                                                                                                                           skills to optimize the educational leader-
  Literacy Development for Second-                              Curriculum/Program Evaluation
                                                                                                                           ship graduate student’s ability to interact
     language Learners.............................3               and Student Assessment* .................3
                                                                                                                           with teachers, colleagues, parents, students
EDUC6661                                                      EDUC7674
                                                                                                                           and other members of the school commu-
  Behavioral Science for Teachers:                              Master’s Seminar: Research in
     The Multicultural Classroom ............3                     Specialization ...................................3
                                                                                                                               2) Knowledge of effective strategies
                                                                                                                           that promote higher student achievement;
Teacher of Students with Disabilities—                        Teacher of Students with                                         3) Development of the skills and
21 credits                                                    Disabilities Courses (21 credits)                            knowledge for creating a vision for effec-
EDUC6743                                                      EDUC6743                                                     tive schools and engaging the learning-
  Introduction to Students with                                 Introduction to Students with                              community stakeholders in the process of
     Disabilities in School and                                    Disabilities in School and                              creating and implementing an educational
     Community.......................................3             Community* .....................................3       vision;
EDUC6744                                                      EDUC6744                                                         4) Assumption of the role of a leader in
  Foundations: Historical,                                      Foundations: Historical,                                   promoting systemic growth and utilizing
     Philosophical and Legal Issues                                Philosophical and Legal Issues                          available resources;
     Related to Disabilities .......................3              Related to Disabilities.......................3             5) Development of the management
EDUC6745                                                      EDUC6745                                                     skills required to effectively utilize avail-
  Principles and Practices of                                   Principles and Practices of                                able resources; and
     Collaboration and Inclusion..............3                    Collaboration and Inclusion..............3                  6) Engaging the community and profes-
EDUC6746                                                      EDUC6746                                                     sion in the advocacy of public policy that
  Learning Environment and                                      Learning Environment and                                   promotes the success for all students in the
     Effective Management of                                       Effective Management of                                 learning community.
     Teaching and Learning.......................3                 Teaching and Learning .....................3                The program’s design and curriculum
EDUC6747                                                      EDUC6747                                                     are based on the demands facing today’s
  Multisensory Reading Instruction                              Multisensory Reading Instruction                           schools, with a focus on developing a
     for Students with Reading                                     for Students with Reading                               vision of a school as a community of learn-
     Disabilities ........................................3        Disabilities........................................3   ers. Graduates of the program develop
EDUC7623                                                      EDUC7623                                                     competencies in the administrative strate-
  Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3                 Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3              gies and skills that engage all stakeholders
EDUC7624                                                      EDUC7624                                                     in the decision-making process and pro-
  Correction of Learning Disabilities........3                  Corrections of Learning Disabilities ......3               mote the true sense of a community of
                                                                                              Total ..............36       learners. To accomplish these goals, stu-
Teacher of Students with                                                                                                   dent learning will rely heavily on small-
Disabilities (TSD) Certification                              Course Descriptions                                          group interaction, simulations and prob-
This is a nondegree program for certified,                    See “Course Offerings,” pages 117–129.                       lem-based learning activities. During the
regular classroom teachers who seek to                                                                                     second year of the program, students will
develop expertise in working with students                                                                                 be able to apply the educational theory
with exceptionalities in grades K–12.                                                                                      learned in formal course work through an
Candidates who successfully complete this                                                                                  intensive field experience in schools of out-
program will be eligible for New Jersey                                                                                    standing practitioners.
Department of Education certification as                                                                                       All participants will be required to
Teacher of Students with Disabilities. This                   *EDUC6743 Introduction to Students with Disabili-            develop and maintain an electronic profes-
license is required for teaching students                     ties in School and Community is a prerequisite or            sional portfolio that will be used for on-
                                                              corequisite for all courses.

Education • Learning Disabilities

going self-, peer- and instructor/mentor/        Requirements for the Master
adviser-assessment of performance in the         of Arts Degree                                              Learning
    Completion of the 36-credit M.A. pro-
                                                                                                Credits      Disabilities
gram will qualify students to sit for the
PRAXIS Examination in School Adminis-
                                                   Leadership in Learning Community                          (M.A.)
                                                      and School........................................3    The following degree and certificate pro-
tration and to apply for a certificate of eli-   EDUC6702
gibility required for appointment as a                                                                       grams in learning disabilities are available
                                                   Curriculum and Instruction: Theory                        at FDU. Each takes into consideration the
principal in the state of New Jersey. Indi-           and Practice* ....................................3
viduals who have three years of teaching                                                                     student’s educational background and
                                                 EDUC6703                                                    career goals.
experience, an M.A. and the four-course            Supervision of Instruction:
se-quence in supervision and curriculum                                                                      • Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities/
                                                      Personnel and Evaluation*................3
offered in the program will be eligible to                                                                   Teacher of Students with Disabilities
apply for a supervisor’s certificate under                                                                   Certification, see page 107.
                                                   Change: Curriculum Development
New Jersey Administrative Code require-               and Program Improvement* .............3                • Teacher of Students with Disabilities
ments.                                           EDUC6706                                                    Certification, see page 107.
    This program is offered under the aus-         Advanced Leadership Seminars.............3                • Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities/
pices of the Peter Sammartino School of          EDUC6716                                                    Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant
Education, University College: Arts • Sci-         School Finance, Facilities and                            Certification, see page 107.
ences • Professional Studies, Metropolitan            Scheduling........................................3    • Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant
Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey. The pro-            EDUC6717                                                    Certification, see page 108.
gram is available at the College at Florham,       School Law............................................3   • Dyslexia Specialist Certificate and other
Madison, New Jersey; the Metropolitan            EDUC6718                                                    Orton-Gillingham certificate programs, see
Campus; and satellite campus locations.            Curriculum/Program Evaluation and                         pages 108–109.
                                                      Student Assessment* ........................3              These programs are offered under the
Admission Requirements                           EDUC6720                                                    auspices of the Peter Sammartino School
Admissions Process                                 Educational Leadership Field-based                        of Education, University College: Arts •
                                                      Internship I...................................3–6     Sciences • Professional Studies, Metro-
All candidates who want to be considered         EDUC6721                                                    politan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.
for admission must meet the following cri-         Educational Leadership Field-based
teria:                                                Internship II .....................................3
    1) Submit a professional portfolio,                                                                      Admission Requirements
                                                 EDUC6722                                                    1. A bachelor’s or a master’s degree from
which includes evidence of:                        Educational Leadership Field-based
    • a standard teaching certificate,                                                                       an accredited college or university with a
                                                      Internship III ....................................3   minimum grade point ratio of 3.00 (out of
    • successful teaching and                    EDUC6723
    • a writing sample.                                                                                      a possible 4.00) in undergraduate or grad-
                                                   Final Project: School-based Research ....3                uate work. Retention in the program is
    2) Submit an undergraduate transcript
indicating that the student has maintained                                                                   contingent upon maintaining a 3.25 aca-
                                                 Course Offerings                                            demic average.
a cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR) of
2.75. Students who have not maintained a         See “Course Offerings,” pages 117–129.                          2. For students without a master’s
2.75 CGPR in undergraduate work may be                                                                       degree, submission of the scores of the
accepted provisionally. Those students will                                                                  Graduate Record Examinations, the Miller
be matriculated if they maintain a 3.25                                                                      Analogy Test or the PRAXIS Examination.
CGPR through the first 9 credits of the                                                                          3. Two letters of recommendation.
M.A. program.                                                                                                    4. A New Jersey Instructional Certi-
    3) Demonstrate technological literacy                                                                    ficate is required for students seeking
which allows for Web-enhanced instruc-                                                                       second certification as Teacher of Students
tion.                                                                                                        with Disabilities or Learning Disabilities
    4) Submit two letters of recommenda-                                                                     Teacher Consultant (LDTC).*
tion (one from a supervisor) that address                                                                        5. Candidates for LDTC certification
the following:                                                                                               also are required to have three years of
    • quality of teaching and evidence of                                                                    successful, full-time teaching experience by
commitment to the field of education and                                                                     the end of the program and to have experi-
    • potential for leadership.                                                                              ence teaching special populations.
    5) Provide evidence of successful com-                                                                       Applicants who have not completed all
pletion of PRAXIS and have an appropri-                                                                      requirements for admission to the degree
ate number of years of successful teaching
experience.                                                                                                  *Master’s degree programs, as well as special programs
                                                                                                             of a short-range nature, are available to candidates
                                                                                                             holding undergraduate or graduate degrees in a related
                                                 *Required for Supervisor’s Certificate.                     field.

                                                                        Education • Learning Disabilities

program may be permitted to enroll in                        Electives (9 credits)                          Credits                                                   Credits
classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or                   EDUC6602
nondegree basis.                                               Multisensory Reading II.........................3
                                                                                                                           Principles and Practices of
                                                                                                                              Collaboration and Inclusion .............3
Master of Arts in Learning                                     Behavioral Science for Teachers:
Disabilities/Teacher of                                           The Multicultural Classroom ............3
                                                                                                                           Learning Environment and Effective
Students with Disabilities                                   EDUC6672
                                                                                                                              Management of Teaching
Certification                                                  Curriculum Development for
                                                                                                                              and Learning ....................................3
A 38-credit Master of Arts in learning dis-                                                                              EDUC6747
                                                                  Diverse Learners ..............................3
abilities is offered for licensed teachers                                                                                 Multisensory Reading Instruction for
seeking to develop expertise in working                                                                                       Students with Reading Disabilities ...3
                                                               Clinical Teaching: Reading
with pupils with learning disabilities or                                                                                EDUC7623
                                                                  Comprehension ................................3
other exceptionalities. Teachers who suc-                                                                                  Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3
cessfully complete this program will be eli-                   Multisensory Mathematics
gible for certification as Teacher of                             Instruction for Students with
                                                                                                                           Correction of Learning Disabilities........3
Students with Disabilities, the license                           Disabilities ....................................2–3
required by the state of New Jersey for                                                                                  Note: EDUC6743 Introduction to Students
teaching pupils with learning disabilities or                One-credit Electives (2 credits)                            with Disabilities in School and Community
other disabilities in inclusive classrooms,                  EDUC6612 Reading Comprehension                              is a prerequisite or corequisite for all cours-
resource centers or self-contained class-                    EDUC6614 Multisensory Mathematics                           es.
rooms (see Teacher of Students with                                      Skills
Disabilities Certification [nondegree]).                     EDUC6617 Study Skills                                       Master of Arts in Learning
                                                             EDUC6638 Multisensory Mathematics:                          Disabilities/Learning
Requirements                                                             Upper Level                                     Disabilities Teacher
                                                             EDUC6660 Diagnosing Mathematics                             Consultant (LDTC)
Basic Core (12 credits)                         Credits                  Disabilities and Strategies
                                                                         for Remediation                                 This 38-credit master’s degree in learning
  Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
     Curriculum and Instruction ..............3                                                                          disabilities is for licensed teachers with
                                                             Note: EDUC6743 Introduction to Students
EDUC6627                                                                                                                 experience in special-education settings
                                                             with Disabilities in School and Community
  Orientation to School Testing ................3                                                                        who wish to develop skills for diagnosing
                                                             is a prerequisite or corequisite for all cours-
EDUC6743                                                                                                                 learning difficulties and planning instruc-
  Introduction to Students with                                                                                          tional programs for pupils from preschool
     Disabilities in School and                                                                                          through grade 12. Teachers with three
                                                             Teacher of Students with                                    years of full-time teaching experience with
     Community.......................................3       Disabilities Certification                                  special populations who successfully com-
EDUC6746                                                     This is a nondegree program for licensed,                   plete this program will be eligible for certi-
  Learning Environment and Effective                         regular classroom teachers who seek to                      fication as Learning Disabilities Teacher
     Management of Teaching and                              develop expertise in working with students                  Consultant (LDTC). This license is re-
     Learning ...........................................3   with exceptionalities in grades K–12.                       quired by the state of New Jersey for serv-
                                Total Core......12           Teachers who successfully complete this                     ing in the LDTC capacity on a Child Study
Specialization (15 credits)                                  program will be eligible for certification as               Team.
EDUC6744                                                     Teacher of Students with Disabilities, the
  Foundations: Historical,                                   license required by the state of New Jer-
     Philosophical and Legal Issues                          sey’s Department of Education for teaching
                                                             children with disabilities in settings such as              Basic Core (15 credits)
     Related to Disabilities.......................3
                                                             inclusive classrooms, resource centers or                   EDUC6626
                                                             self-contained classrooms.                                    Neurophysiological Basis of Learning
  Principles and Practices of
                                                                                                                              Problems ..........................................3
     Collaboration and Inclusion .............3
                                                             Requirements                                                EDUC6627
                                                                                                                           Orientation to School Testing ................3
  Multisensory Reading Instruction                           Students must complete the following 21
     for Students with Reading                               credits.
                                                                                                                           Introduction to Students with
     Disabilities........................................3   EDUC6743
                                                                                                                              Disabilities in School and
EDUC7623                                                       Introduction to Students with
  Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3                   Disabilities in School and
EDUC7624                                                          Community.......................................3
                                                                                                                           Learning Environment and
  Correction of Learning Disabilities........3               EDUC6744
                                                                                                                              Effective Management of Teaching
                                                               Foundations: Historical,
                                                                                                                              and Learning ....................................3
                                                                  Philosophical and Legal Issues
                                                                  Related to Disabilities.......................3

Education • Learning Disabilities

                                               Credits             Learning Disabilities Teacher                   Dyslexia Specialist Certificate
EDUC6747                                                           Consultant Certification                        Requirements
  Multisensory Reading Instruction                                 (Nondegree Program)
                                                                                                                   Foundation (13 credits)         Credits
    for Students with Reading                                      This is a nondegree program leading to
    Disabilities........................................3                                                          Required (7 credits)
                                                                   certification as Learning Disabilities
                                        Total......15                                                              EDUC6610
                                                                   Teacher Consultant (LDTC). It is designed
                                                                                                                      History of Multisensory Instructional
                                                                   for certified teachers (who hold a Teacher
                                                                                                                         Methods for Students with
Specialization (17 credits)                                        of Students with Disabilities certificate
                                                                                                                         Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia ..........1
                                                                   or its equivalent master’s degree and have
EDUC6745                                                           three years of teaching experience with         EDUC6616
   Principles and Practices of                                     special populations) who wish to develop           Language Acquisitions and Language
       Collaboration and Inclusion .............3                  skills for diagnosing learning difficulties           Disorders..........................................3
EDUC7623                                                           and planning instructional programs for         EDUC7623
   Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3                   students with disabilities. Students who           Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities .........3
EDUC7624                                                           successfully complete this program will         The remaining 6 credits should be chosen from:
   Correction of Learning Disabilities........3                    be eligible for certification as Learning       EDUC6626
EDUC8623                                                           Disabilities Teacher Consultant, the certifi-      Neurophysiological Basis of
   Practicum in Diagnostic and                                     cation required by the state of New Jersey’s          Learning Problems ...........................3
       Remedial Techniques I*....................3                 Department of Education for serving in the      EDUC6743
EDUC8628                                                           LDTC capacity on a Child Study Team.               Introduction to Students with
   Practicum in Diagnostic and                                                                                           Disabilities in School and
       Remedial Techniques II*...................3                                                                       Community.......................................3
                                                                   Requirements                                    EDUC6746
Clinical Practicum.......................................2
                                                                   Students who have a Master of Arts in              Learning Environment and
                                                                   education degree or a degree in a related             Effective Management of
Electives (6 credits)                                              field are required to complete graduate               Teaching and Learning .....................3
Electives......................................................6   course work specified under the basic
                                                                   core and specialization area. Students
                                                                                                                   Specialization (12 credits)
Electives to be chosen from the courses                            who have earned the Master of Arts in           EDUC6601
below:                                                             learning disabilities/Teacher of Students          Multisensory Reading I ..........................3
EDUC6584                                                           with Disabilities Certification at Fairleigh    EDUC6602
   Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                                   Dickinson University are required only             Multisensory Reading II.........................3
       Curriculum and Instruction ..............3                  to take EDUC6626 Neurophysiological             EDUC7603
EDUC6744                                                           Basis of Learning Problems, EDUC8623               Multisensory Reading III .......................3
   Foundations: Historical,                                        Practicum in Diagnostic and Remedial            EDUC7604
       Philosophical and Legal Issues                              Techniques I and EDUC8628 Practicum in             Multisensory Reading IV .......................3
       Related to Disabilities.......................3             Diagnostic and Remedial Techniques II              A student must achieve a grade of B+ or
                                                                   and to meet the certification requirements      better in the clinical component of each
                                                                   for LDTC.                                       multisensory reading course to proceed to
   Educational Programming for the
                                                                                                                   the next course.
       Socially Maladjusted and
       Emotionally Disturbed Student ........3                     Dyslexia Specialist Program                     Workshops
EDUC6796                                                           The Dyslexia Specialist Program is tailored     3 credits must be selected from the list
   Clinical Teaching: Reading                                      for regular classroom teachers and teach-       below.
       Comprehension ................................3             ers of special education who wish to devel-     EDUC6611
EDUC6797                                                           op expertise in Orton-Gillingham—a struc-          Advanced Language Structure...............1
   Multisensory Mathematics                                        tured, phonic, rule-based multisensory          EDUC6612
       Instruction for Students with                               approach to teaching reading, spelling and         Reading Comprehension........................1
       Disabilities ....................................2–3        handwriting. This program provides teach-       EDUC6613
                                                                   ers with a basic framework within which            Written Expression ................................1
Note: EDUC6743 Introduction to Students                            they can make decisions about adapting          EDUC6614
with Disabilities in School and Community is                       instructional sequences to the specific            Multisensory Mathematics Skills ...........1
a prerequisite or corequisite for all courses.                     needs of individual students.                   EDUC6615
                                                                                                                      The Computer as a Teaching Aid...........1
                                                                                                                      Study Skills............................................1
*A minimum of B+ in both EDUC7623 Diagnosis of                                                                     EDUC6618
Learning Disabilities and EDUC7624 Correction of
Learning Disabilities is required for admission to                                                                    Students with Learning Disabilities:
EDUC8623 Practicum in Diagnostic and Remedial                                                                             Social and Emotional Issues .............1
Techniques I. A minimum of a B+ in EDUC8623                                                                        EDUC6619
Practicum in Diagnostic and Remedial Techniques I
                                                                                                                      Multisensory Approach to Teaching
is required for admission to EDUC8628 Practicum in
Diagnostic and Remedial Techniques II.                                                                                    in the Content Areas.........................1

                                                                       Education • Multilingual Education

Electives in Reading (2 credits)
                                                                   Orton-Gillingham Therapist Trainer
                                                                   (Program Accredited at the                                  Multilingual
                                                                   IMSLEC Trainer of Therapy Level)
                                                                   Requirements                                    Credits
                                                                                                                               Education (M.A.)
                                                                   All courses required for Orton-Gillingham                   This degree is designed for (a) certified
Orton-Gillingham Dyslexia                                              Teacher Trainer program .....................36         teachers of world languages, English and
Specialist Training Course                                         EDUC8612                                                    English as a second language and bilingual
                                                                       Advanced Orton-Gillingham                               education and (b) international students
The Orton-Gillingham Dyslexia Specialist
                                                                          Practicum.......................................12   who want to teach English in their own
Training course consists of programs tai-
                                                                                                            Total......48      countries. It provides opportunities for
lored for regular classroom teachers and
                                                                                                                               exploration of several dimensions of lan-
teachers of special education who wish to
                                                                   Center for Clinical Teaching                                guage instruction, including psycholinguis-
develop expertise in Orton-Gillingham.
                                                                                                                               tics and second-language learning, cultural
Accredited by the International Multisen-                          FDU’s Center for Clinical Teaching, locat-                  and psychological aspects of language acqui-
sory Structured Language Education                                 ed on the Metropolitan Campus, provides                     sition, theories and instructional systems of
Council (IMSLEC), these programs provide                           an on-site setting where students in these                  language teaching and performance criteria
teachers with a basic framework within                             programs can learn and practice the skills                  as applied to language instruction. For fur-
which they can make decisions about                                of clinical teaching under faculty supervi-                 ther information, contact the Peter Sam-
adapting instructional sequences to the                            sion. Students are trained to provide                       martino School of Education, Fairleigh
specific needs of individual students.                             instruction that is individualized to accom-                Dickinson University, Metropolitan Cam-
   The following certificates are offered:                         modate learners’ needs, styles and interests.               pus, 1000 River Road, Teaneck, New Jersey,
                                                                       At the center, students are taught to                   07666-1914, (201) 692-2839 or e-mail
Orton-Gillingham Teacher
                                                                   monitor learners’ progress continuously           
(Program Accredited at the
                                                                   and adjust instructional plans accordingly.                     This program is offered under the aus-
IMSLEC Teaching Level)*
                                                                   They work to establish supportive relation-                 pices of the Peter Sammartino School of
Requirements                                                       ships with learners to boost self-confidence                Education, University College: Arts •
                                                                   and improve attitudes toward learning. An                   Sciences • Professional Studies, Metro-
  Multisensory Reading I ..........................3
                                                                   inventory of current diagnostic and instruc-                politan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey.
                                                                   tional materials is maintained at the center.
  Multisensory Reading II.........................3
                                                                                                                               Admission Requirements
  Multisensory Reading III .......................3
                                                                   Course Descriptions                                         Certified Teachers
EDUC7604                                                           See “Course Offerings,” pages 117–129.
                                                                                                                               1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited
  Multisensory Reading IV .......................3                                                                             college or university.
                                   Total......12                                                                                  2. Certification document(s) to teach a
                                                                                                                               specific discipline.
Orton-Gillingham Teacher Trainer
                                                                                                                                  3. Two letters of recommendation.
(Program Accredited at the
                                                                                                                                  Applicants who have not completed all
IMSLEC Trainer of Teaching Level)
                                                                                                                               requirements for admission to the degree
Requirements                                                                                                                   program may be permitted to enroll in
All courses required for Dyslexia                                                                                              classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or
    Specialist Certificate ............................30                                                                      nondegree basis.
    Multisensory Reading V.........................3                                                                           International Students
EDUC8610                                                                                                                       1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited
    Multisensory Reading VI .......................3                                                                           college or university.
                                         Total......36                                                                            2. TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based),
                                                                                                                               213 (computer-based) or 79 (Internet-
Orton-Gillingham Therapist
(Program Accredited at the                                                                                                     based) or better.
IMSLEC Therapy Level)                                                                                                             3. Two letters of recommendation.
Requirements                                                                                                                   Requirements for the
  All courses required for Dyslexia
                                                                                                                               Master of Arts Degree for
                                                                                                                               Certified Teachers
  Advanced Orton-Gillingham                                                                                                    The program requires 18 credits selected
      Practicum ......................................12                                                                       from foundation courses and 13 credits
                                          Total......42                                                                        selected from specialization courses for a
                                                                                                                               total of 31 credits. Additionally, a 2-credit
*A student must achieve grades of B+ or better in the
                                                                                                                               research project related to language
clinical component of each course to proceed to the                                                                            instruction in a formal instructional setting
next course.

Education • Multilingual Education

is required as the culminating exercise for                  Final Requirement (2 credits)                                Electives (9 credits)
the degree.                                                                                                  Credits      To be selected from the courses below.
                                                             EDUC7718                                                                                                    Credits
Required Courses (18 credits)                                  Final Project: Second Language                             EDUC6584
                                                Credits           Acquisition .......................................2      Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
EDUC6565                                                                                             Total......33             Curriculum and Instruction ..............3
  Second Language Acquisition:                                                                                            EDUC6777
     Methods and Curriculum..................3               Requirements for the                                           English Language Education:
EDUC6573                                                     Master of Arts Degree for                                         Grammar for Teachers of
  Comparative Phonology for                                  International Students                                            English and E.S.L. ............................3
     Language Teachers ...........................3          The program requires 24 credits selected                     EDUC6778
EDUC6574                                                     from foundation courses and 9 credits                          Language Teaching Through
  Applied Linguistics for Language                           selected from specialization courses for a                        Content Areas...................................3
     Teachers ...........................................3   total of 33 credits. Additionally, a research                EDUC7785
EDUC6650                                                     project related to language instruction in a                   Internet for Educators*..........................3
  Behavioral Science for Teachers:                           formal instructional setting is required as                  EDUC7795
     Language and Culture in the                             the culminating exercise for the degree.                       Advanced Internet for Educators...........3
     Classroom.........................................3                                                                                                       Total......33
EDUC6654                                                     Required Courses (18 credits)
  Literacy Development for Second-                           EDUC6565                                                     Multilingual Education
     language Learners.............................3           Second Language Acquisition:                               Specialist Certification
EDUC6661                                                          Methods and Curriculum..................3               Program
  Behavioral Science for Teachers:                           EDUC6573                                                     The School of Education offers certified
     The Multicultural Classroom ............3                 Comparative Phonology for                                  teachers seeking a second certification
                                                                  Language Teachers ...........................3          in ESL a program that provides the same
Electives (13 credits)                                       EDUC6574                                                     18 credits required for New Jersey Depart-
To be selected from the courses below.                         Applied Linguistics for Language                           ment of Education (NJDOE) second certi-
EDUC6563                                                          Teachers............................................3   fication in ESL MACT/ESL program and
   Standards-based Curriculum and                            EDUC6631                                                     a strong 18-credit specialization in linguis-
      Methodology: World Languages .......3                    Assessment in the Second-language                          tics, language teaching, language-profi-
EDUC6577                                                          Classroom.........................................3     ciency assessment and grammar.
   Second Language Acquisition:                              EDUC6650
      Internship II..................................1–2       Behavioral Science for Teachers:                           Requirements for the
EDUC6582                                                          Language and Culture in the                             Master of Arts Degree
   Distance Learning and                                          Classroom.........................................3
      Children’s Literature.........................3        EDUC6654                                                     Core Courses (15 credits)
EDUC6584                                                       Literacy Development for Second-                           EDUC6631
   Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                                  language Learners.............................3           Assessment in the Second-
      Curriculum and Instruction ..............3                                                                               language Classroom..........................3
EDUC6631                                                     Additional Required Courses                                  EDUC6777
   Assessment in the Second-                                 (6 credits)                                                    English Language Education:
      language Classroom..........................3          EDUC6635                                                          Grammar for Teachers of English
EDUC6673                                                       Clinical Practice in Language                                   and E.S.L..........................................3
   Integrating Literacy and Technology                            Instruction ....................................2–3     EDUC6778
      Across the Curriculum......................3           EDUC6827                                                       Language Teaching Through
EDUC6688                                                       Field Project Seminar.............................2             Content Areas...................................3
   Integrating Technology in the                             EDUC7718                                                     EDUC7674
      Second-language Classroom .............3                 Final Project: Second Language                               Master’s Seminar: Research in
EDUC6777                                                          Acquisition ........................................2        Specialization ...................................3
   English Language Education:                                                                                            EDUC7785
      Grammar for Teachers of English                                                                                       Internet for Educators ...........................3
      and E.S.L..........................................3
   Language Teaching Through
      Content Areas...................................3
   Internet for Educators ...........................3
   Advanced Internet for Educators...........3                                                                            *Prerequisite EDUC6584 Computers as a Teacher’s
                                                                                                                          Aid: Curriculum and Instruction.

                  Education • Teaching—Master of Arts in Teaching

Required Courses for a Second ESL
Certification and FDU Certificate                            Teaching—                                                • K–12 certification in English as a Second
                                                                                                                      Language (see page 115) or Teacher of
(18 credits)
                                                             Master of Arts                                           Students with Disabilities* (see page 107).
                                                                                                                          All credits earned in certification pro-
  Second Language Acquisition:
                                                             in Teaching                                              grams can be applied to a Master of Arts in
                                                                                                                      Teaching (M.A.T.) degree.
     Methods and Curriculum..................3
                                                             (M.A.T.)*                                                    Students may choose from two M.A.T.
                                                                                                                      program models (the Practicum Model, see
  Comparative Phonology for                                  The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)                  page 112, and the Apprenticeship Teaching
     Language Teachers ...........................3          program is a graduate program in teacher                 Model, see page 113), each of which is
EDUC6574                                                     preparation for the individual who has a                 designed to enable a student to meet state
  Applied Linguistics for Language                           baccalaureate degree in the liberal arts or
                                                                                                                      eligibility requirements for teacher certifica-
     Teachers ...........................................3   sciences and a desire to enter the teaching
                                                                                                                      tion in elementary or K–12 content areas
EDUC6650                                                     profession. This program was designed to
                                                                                                                      after completing the required graduate
  Behavioral Science for Teachers:                           build upon a sound undergraduate academ-
                                                                                                                      courses. Students may complete eligibility
     Language and Culture in the                             ic foundation, as well as the student’s other
                                                                                                                      requirements for state certification with
     Classroom.........................................3     educational and work-related experiences
                                                                                                                      either program option without completing
EDUC6654                                                     to provide an efficient path to state teacher
                                                                                                                      the M.A.T. degree, which requires a total
  Literacy Development for                                   licensure. The program is rigorous in its
                                                             curriculum and expectations, yet flexible in             of 36 credits. Upon completion of teacher
     Second-language Learners ................3                                                                       certification eligibility requirements (see
EDUC6661                                                     its scheduling to ensure optimum benefit to
                                                             the graduate student who typically must                  this page), students are eligible for full-time
  Behavioral Science for Teachers:                                                                                    paid employment as elementary or secondary
     The Multicultural Classroom ............3               balance formal course work with other
                                                             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.
Course Descriptions                                                                                                       Persons out of college for some time,
                                                             focused toward the development of an out-
See “Course Offerings,” pages 117–129.                                                                                who seek a teaching career, as well as re-
                                                             standing core of teachers. The recommended
                                                             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 following
                                                             Education, University College: Arts • Sci-               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 pages 115–116;
                                                                                                                          (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 114–115.                                   Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
                                                                                                                          (201) 692-7310
                                                             *Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Peter Sammartino
                                                             School of Education had an Aggregate and Summary
                                                             Institutional Pass Rate of 99 percent on the HEA-Title   *Offered through the M.A. program in learning disabili-
                                                             II reporting for the 2006–2007 academic year.            ties for dual certification.

Education • Teaching—Master of Arts in Teaching

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

              Education • Teaching—Master of Arts in Teaching

Apprenticeship Teaching                                                With                              EDUC6744 Foundations: Historical,
Model                                           3. Apprenticeship Teaching                                           Philosophical and Legal
The M.A.T. Apprenticeship Teaching Model                                                                             Issues Related to
                                                Seminar (EDUC6825) (2 credits)
has four required courses (12 credits) for                                                                           Disabilities
                                                The seminar will provide an opportunity to               EDUC6745 Principles and Practices of
certification taken concurrently with two       review educational topics and issues as
field experiences in which students spend                                                                            Collaboration and
                                                they directly relate to the student’s Ap-                            Inclusion
30 hours each in school settings observing      prenticeship Teaching experiences. This
and exploring teaching strategies. These                                                                 EDUC6746 Learning Environment and
                                                course is taken as a corequisite with                                Effective Management of
two field experiences are followed by Ap-       EDUC6575 Apprenticeship Teaching.                                    Teaching and Learning
prenticeship Teaching, a full-time, 15-week
                                                                      And                                EDUC6747 Multisensory Reading
student-teaching experience during the
                                                4. Course Work in Addition to                                        Instruction for Students
course of one semester which is taken con-
                                                Above Field Experiences                                              with Reading Disabilities
currently with an Apprentice Teaching
                                                In addition to the field-based courses in                EDUC7623 Diagnosis of Learning
                                                the practicum and apprenticeship models,                             Disabilities
    Successful completion of these 22 cred-
                                                the required program of study for either                 EDUC7624 Correction of Learning
its and a passing score on the state-required
                                                model consists of the following four courses:                        Disabilities
PRAXIS test leads to a Certificate of                                                                    EDUC7812 Final Project* (2 credits)
Eligibility with Advanced Standing in ele-      For Certification Only (12 credits)
mentary or secondary education. New             EDUC6818 Language Development and
                                                            Literacy I                                   Admission and Matriculation
Jersey Teacher Certification is made perma-
                                                            (elementary only)                            Requirements
nent after one full year (induction year) of
successful teaching with a support team.                         or                                      Matriculation to graduate standing occurs
Students may go on to earn the M.A.T.           EDUC6651 Effective Reading Instruction                   after formal application and fulfillment of
degree (total 36 credits) by completing an
                                                            (secondary only)                             graduate and M.A.T. program entrance
                                                                 or                                      requirements. Continued matriculation is
additional 14 credits. A passing score on
                                                EDUC6654 Literacy Development                            contingent on maintaining a cumulative
the PRAXIS exam must be submitted prior
                                                            for Second-language                          grade point ratio of at least 3.00.
to enrolling in EDUC6575 Apprenticeship
                                                            Learners (World                                  1. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s
                                                            Languages or E.S.L. only)                    degree from an accredited college or
                                                EDUC6820 Problem-based Strategies for                    university.
The Apprenticeship Model:                                   Elementary Mathematics                           2. Applicants for Subject Area Certi-
1. Teaching Laboratory and Field                EDUC6835 Effective Teaching and                          fication (Secondary Education) must have
Experience I and II (EDUC6824/                              Effective Schools                            obtained a 30-credit concentration as
EDUC6828) (1 credit each)                       EDUC6893 Evaluation and Measurement                      described above prior to being admitted
These experiences include guided observa-
                                                            in Education                                 into the program.
                                                                 or                                          3. Applicants must have an undergrad-
tion and clinical analysis in an educational
                                                EDUC6631 Assessment in the Second-                       uate cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR)
setting. Students are supervised while par-
                                                            language Classroom                           of at least 2.75 (on a 4.00 scale) to matric-
ticipating in practical experiences in the
                                                            (World Languages or E.S.L.                   ulate in the M.A.T. program.
classroom, gradually increasing in intensity
                                                            only)                                            Applicants with a CGPR below 2.75
and duration. Teaching Laboratory and
                                                To complete the M.A.T. degree (total of 36               may take undergraduate courses within an
Field Experience I and II (EDUC6824/
                                                credits), an additional 14 credits including             appropriate liberal arts/science discipline
EDUC6828) are prerequisites for Appren-
ticeship Teaching (EDUC6575).                   EDUC6584 Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                   at FDU or another accredited four-year
                                                Curriculum and Instruction and EDUC7812                  institution to improve their undergraduate
                 Followed by                                                                             CGPR and then apply for admission.
                                                Final Project are required for graduation.
2. Apprenticeship Teaching                                                                                   4. Two letters of recommendation.
(EDUC6575) (6 credits)                          For Dual Certification and M.A.T.                            5. A personal interview with the subject-
This full-semester, student-teaching experi-                                                             area coordinator/program director is
                                                Students wishing to receive dual certifica-
ence is offered in the semester following                                                                required prior to registration for any courses.
                                                tion and an M.A.T. degree must complete
completion of field experiences and pre-                                                                     6. Applicants are strongly urged to take
                                                the following courses after the 22 credits
scribed courses. The preservice teacher                                                                  the PRAXIS II test before admission to the
                                                for initial certification. The total number
works under the mentorship of a cooperat-                                                                program since it is a state requirement for
                                                of credits for these certificates and degree
ing teacher and the clinical supervision of a                                                            New Jersey Teacher Certification. The test
                                                is 45.
School of Education faculty member. The                                                                  must be passed by all M.A.T. students by
                                                EDUC6743 Introduction to Students
responsibilities of the student teacher grad-                                                            the time they have completed 10 credits
                                                            with Learning Disabilities
ually increase during the apprenticeship                                                                 toward their degrees.
                                                            in School and Community*
until she or he is conducting the class with                                                                 7. Applicants must have taken 6 credits
full teaching responsibilities.                 *EDUC6743 Introduction to Students with Learning         *EDUC7812 Final Project is required to complete the
                                                Disabilities in School and Community is a prerequisite   45-credit M.A.T./Teacher of Students wtih Disabilities
                                                for all courses.                                         Certification program.

Education • Teaching—Master of Arts in Teaching

of study in the behavioral sciences during       Courses Required for Certification                                                                             Credits
their undergraduate studies. Deficiencies        (22 credits)                  Credits                         EDUC6824
in this area of preparation may be remedi-       Practicum Model                                                 Teaching Laboratory and Field
ated through the selection of appropriate        EDUC6561                                                           Experience I......................................1
course work with approval of the School            Instructional Theory and Practice ..........6               EDUC6825
of Education adviser.                            EDUC6571                                                        Apprenticeship Teaching Seminar .........2
    8. Applicants must have taken 3 credits        Clinical Teaching Internship and                            EDUC6828
in biology or hygiene or receive a passing            Seminar I..........................................2       Teaching Laboratory and Field
score on a state-required examination if         EDUC6572                                                           Experience II ....................................1
such courses have not been taken.                  Clinical Teaching Internship and                            EDUC6835
    9. Applicants for second certification in         Seminar II.........................................2       Effective Teaching and Effective
Teaching English as a Second Language            EDUC6651                                                           Schools .............................................3
must be certified in a teaching area prior to      Effective Reading Instruction ................3             EDUC6893
entering the program and must submit             EDUC6835                                                        Evaluation and Measurement in
evidence of their area of first certification.     Effective Teaching and Effective                                 Education .........................................3
    10. Applicants for English as a Second            Schools .............................................3   EDUC
Language (E.S.L.) must take the Oral             EDUC6893                                                        Appropriate Methods Course
Proficiency Interview (OPI) and the                Evaluation and Measurement in                                    in Discipline .....................................3
Writing Proficiency Test (WPT) in English.            Education .........................................3          (EDUC6562 Standards-based Cur-
Applicants for world languages must pass                                                                            riculum and Methodology: Secondary
                                                 Appropriate methods course in discipline
the OPI in the language for which they                                                                              English, EDUC6566 Standards-based
                                                 (EDUC) secondary only which includes:
seek certification.                                                                                                 Curriculum and Methodology: Sec-
    11. Applicants must have completed a                                                                            ondary Science, EDUC6568 Stan-
                                                   Standards-based Curriculum and
liberal arts or sciences undergraduate                                                                              dards-based Curriculum and Method-
                                                      Methodology: Secondary English ........3
major with at least 60 credits in liberal                                                                           ology: Secondary Social Studies or
arts.                                                                                                               EDUC6570 Standards-based Curric-
    Note: Any applicant who does not meet                                                                           ulum and Methodology: Secondary
                                                   Standards-based Curriculum and
the minimum number of undergraduate                                                                                 Mathematics)
                                                      Methodology: World Languages .......3
credits required by the state for “general
education” (liberal arts or sciences) cours-                                                                   Courses Required for Graduation
es within his or her bachelor’s degree or 30                                                                   (Practicum and Apprenticeship
                                                   Standards-based Curriculum and
credits in the appropriate disciplines for                                                                     Teaching Model) (5 credits)
                                                      Methodology: Secondary Science .....3
secondary certification may meet with the
                                                                        or                                     EDUC6584
School of Education for advisement related
                                                 EDUC6568                                                        Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
to eligibility for admission to the M.A.T.
                                                   Standards-based Curriculum and                                   Curriculum and Instruction ..............3
program, and the evaluation will become
                                                      Methodology: Secondary Social                            EDUC7812
part of the applicant’s file.
                                                      Studies..............................................3     Final Project
                                                                        or                                                        or
Requirements for Master of                       EDUC6570
Arts in Teaching Degree                            Standards-based Curriculum and                              EDUC7718
Subject Area Certification                            Methodology: Secondary                                     Final Project: Second Language
Program in English, Social                            Mathematics .....................................3            Acquisition .......................................2
Studies, Mathematics,                            All candidates applying for internship must
Biological Sciences, Earth                       apply to the provisional teacher program                      Courses Within Department of
Science, Physics, Chemistry,                     of the New Jersey State Department of                         Chosen Teaching Field (9 credits)
Physical Science and World                       Education and receive a letter of eligibility                 (Consultation with adviser required)
Languages                                        prior to registration in EDUC6571 Clinical                    Course #1 ...................................................3
Degree candidates must successfully com-         Teaching Internship and Seminar I or                          Course #2 ...................................................3
plete a minimum of 36 credits of which           EDUC6572 Clinical Teaching Internship                         Course #3 ...................................................3
22 credits are taken in courses required by      and Seminar II.                                                                                            Total......36
the New Jersey Administrative Code for
teacher certification: 9 credits are taken in    Courses Required for Certification                            Final Project Requirements
graduate courses within the department of        (22 credits)                                                  As the culminating activity for the M.A.T.
the chosen teaching field, 3 credits are                                                                       program, candidates are required to com-
                                                 Apprenticeship Model
required for EDUC6584 Computers as a                                                                           plete an educational research project or
Teacher’s Aid: Curriculum and Instruction        EDUC6575
                                                   Apprenticeship Teaching .......................6            proposal. See Course Descriptions for the
and 2 credits are required for EDUC7812                                                                        nature of the project for EDUC7812 Final
Final Project.                                   EDUC6651
                                                   Effective Reading Instruction ................3             Project or EDUC7718 Final Project:
                                                                                                               Second Language Acquisition.

                   Education • Teaching—Master of Arts in Teaching

Requirements for Master of                                      Additional Courses Required for                                                                            Credits
Arts in Teaching Degree                                         Graduation (14 credits)      Credits                         EDUC6631
Secondary Subject Area                                          EDUC6573                                                       Assessment in the Second-language
Certification Program                                             Comparative Phonology for                                       Classroom.........................................3
in World Languages                                                   Language Teachers ...........................3          E.S.L. Specialization Courses (15 credits)
Degree candidates must successfully com-                        EDUC6574                                                     EDUC6565
plete a minimum of 36 credits of which                            Applied Linguistics for                                      Second Language Acquisition:
22 credits are taken in courses required                             Language Teachers ...........................3               Methods and Curriculum..................3
by the New Jersey Administrative Code                           EDUC6584                                                     EDUC6573
for teacher certification. Twelve additional                      Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                                Comparative Phonology for
credits are required as well as a 2-credit                           Curriculum and Instruction ..............3                   Language Teachers ...........................3
Final Project.                                                  EDUC6650                                                     EDUC6574
                                                                  Behavioral Science: for Teachers                             Applied Linguistics for Language
                                                                     Language and Culture                                         Teachers ...........................................3
Courses Required for Certification
                                                                     in the Classroom* .............................3        EDUC6650
(22 credits)                  Credits
                                                                                                                               Behavioral Science for Teachers:
EDUC6561                                                        EDUC7718
                                                                  Final Project: Second Language                                  Language and Culture in the
    Instructional Theory and Practice ..........6
                                                                     Acquisition .......................................2         Classroom.........................................3
    Second Language Acquisition:
                                                                Requirements for a Master                                      Behavioral Science for Teachers:
       Methods and Curriculum..................3
                                                                of Arts in Teaching Degree                                        The Multicultural Classroom ............3
    Second Language Acquisition:                                First Certification Program in
                                                                Teaching English as a Second                                 Additional Requirement for M.A.T.
       Internship I.......................................2
                                                                Language                                                     Degree
    Second Language Acquisition:                                Degree candidates must successfully com-
                                                                                                                               Final Project: Second Language
       Internship II..................................1–2       plete 36 credits in the following courses or
                                                                                                                                  Acquisition .......................................2
                               or                               the equivalent.
                                                                                                                                            Total credits for
                                                                                                                                            M.A.T. degree .................36
    Assistantship* ........................................4    Professional Component
EDUC6631                                                                                                                     Other certification requirements:
                                                                Generic Courses (12 credits)
    Assessment in the Second-language                           EDUC6561
                                                                                                                                A minimum of 12 undergraduate (or
       Classroom.........................................2        Instructional Theory and Practice ..........6              graduate) credits in a foreign language
EDUC6654                                                        EDUC6654                                                     and culture required for New York State
    Literacy Development for Second-                              Literacy Development for                                   certification.
       language Learners.............................3               Second-language Learners ................3
EDUC6835                                                        EDUC6835                                                     Requirements for Master of
    Effective Teaching and Effective                              Effective Teaching and                                     Arts in Teaching Degree
       Schools .............................................3        Effective Schools ..............................3       Certification Program—
Appropriate methods course in discipline                        Generic Courses with E.S.L. Orientation                      Elementary Education (K–5)
(EDUC) secondary only ................................3         (7 credits)                                                  Degree candidates for elementary educa-
All candidates applying for internship must                     EDUC6576                                                     tion (K–5) certification must successfully
apply to the provisional teacher program of                       Second Language Acquisition:                               complete a minimum of 36 credits, of
the New Jersey State Department of Educa-                            Internship I ......................................2    which 22 credits are taken in courses
tion and receive a letter of eligibility prior to               EDUC6577                                                     required by the New Jersey Administrative
registration in EDUC6576 Second Language                          Second Language Acquisition:                               Code for teacher certification: 6 credits are
Acquisition: Internship I or EDUC6577 Sec-                           Internship II .................................1–2      taken as electives within the School of
ond Language Acquisition: Internship II.                        EDUC6578                                                     Education, 3 credits are required for
                                                                  Assistantship..........................................4   EDUC6584 Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
                                                                  (May be substituted for EDUC6576                           Curriculum and Instruction, 3 credits are
                                                                  Second Language Acquisition: Internship                    required for EDUC6819 Language
                                                                  I and EDUC6577 Second Language                             Development and Literacy II and 2 credits
                                                                  Acquisition: Internship II)                                are required for EDUC7812 Final Project.
                                                                                                                             In addition, a course in child development
                                                                                                                             is required for elementary education certi-
                                                                                                                             fication by the New Jersey Department of
*By adding EDUC6661 Behavioral Science for                      *By adding EDUC6661 Behavioral Science for                   Education.
Teachers: The Multicultural Classroom, students are             Teachers: The Multicultural Classroom, students are
eligible for a Second Certification in ESL. Course              eligible for a Second Certification in ESL. Course
counts as 3 of the required 6 credits in the behavioral         counts as 3 of the required 6 credits in the behavioral
sciences.                                                       sciences.

Education • Teaching—Master of Arts in Teaching

Elementary Education—Practicum                                                                                 Credits      Requirements for a Master of
Model                                                         EDUC6825                                                      Arts in Teaching Degree
                                                                Apprenticeship Teaching Seminar .........2                  Certification Program in
Required Courses for Certification
                                                              EDUC6828                                                      Teacher of Students with
(22 credits)                       Credits                      Teaching Laboratory and Field
EDUC6561                                                                                                                    Disabilities
                                                                   Experience II*...................................1
  Instructional Theory and Practice ..........6                                                                             The Practicum and Apprenticeship models
EDUC6571                                                        Effective Teaching and Effective                            include field-based experiences and cours-
  Clinical Teaching Internship                                     Schools .............................................3   es for certification.
     and Seminar I ...................................2       EDUC6893                                                      EDUC6818 Language Development
EDUC6572                                                        Evaluation and Measurement                                                    Literacy I (elementary only)
  Clinical Teaching Internship                                     in Education** ..................................3                              or
     and Seminar II ..................................2                                                                     EDUC6651 Effective Reading Instruction
                       or                                     Required Courses for Completion of
                                                              M.A.T. degree (8 credits)                                                       (secondary only)
EDUC6578                                                                                                                    EDUC6820 Problem-based Strategies for
  Assistantship..........................................4    EDUC6584
                                                                Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                                                 Elementary Mathematics
                                                                   Curriculum and Instruction ..............3                                 (secondary education
  Language Development and
                                                              EDUC6819                                                                        students are required to
     Literacy I ..........................................3
                                                                Language Development and                                                      take the appropriate
  Problem-based Strategies                                         Literacy II .........................................3                     methods course in their
     for Elementary Mathematics* ...........3                 EDUC7812                                                                        discipline)
EDUC6835                                                        Final Project ..........................................2   EDUC6835 Effective Teaching and
  Effective Teaching and Effective                                                                                                            Effective Schools
     Schools .............................................3   Electives (6 credits)                                         EDUC6893 Evaluation and Measurement
EDUC6893                                                                                                                                      in Education
  Evaluation and Measurement                                  Requirements for Master of                                    Students must have a Certificate of
     in Education .....................................3      Arts in Teaching Degree                                       Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS)
Electives (6 credits)                                         Certification Program:                                        before taking Teacher of Students with
                                                              Middle School Endorsment                                      Disabilities (TSD) courses. Required cours-
Required Courses for Completion of M.A.T.                                                                                   es for TSD certification (21 credits) are:
degree (8 credits)                                            Those individuals desiring to teach on the
                                                              middle school level (5, 6, 7 and 8) must                      EDUC6743 Introduction to Students with
                                                              qualify for elementary school certification                                     Learning Disabilities in
  Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:
                                                              with subject matter specialization. In order                                    School and Community*
     Curriculum and Instruction ..............3
                                                              to do so, the following requirements must                     EDUC6744 Foundations: Historical,
  Language Development and                                    be met, according to N.J.A.C. 6A:9.2:                                           Philosophical and Legal
     Literacy II .........................................3       1. Hold an elementary school Certifi-                                       Issues Related to
EDUC7812                                                      cate of Eligibility (CE), Certificate of Eligi-                                 Disabilities
  Final Project ..........................................2   bility with Advanced Standing (CEAS) or                       EDUC6745 Principles and Practices of
                                                              standard certificate with an elementary                                         Collaboration and
Elementary Education—                                         school endorsement;                                                             Inlusion
                                                                  2. Complete a course in adolescent                        EDUC6746 Learning Environment and
Apprenticeship Teaching Model
                                                              development;                                                                    Effective Management of
Required Courses for Certification                                                                                                            Teaching and Learning
                                                                  3. Pass the appropriate Middle School
(22 credits)                                                                                                                EDUC6747 Multisensory Reading
                                                              PRAXIS test in content area specialization
                                                              for middle school; and                                                          Instruction for Students
  Apprenticeship Teaching** ....................6
                                                                  4. Complete a coherent sequence of                                          with Reading Disabilities
                                                              courses in, but not limited to, one of the                    EDUC7623 Diagnosis of Learning
  Language Development and
                                                              following specializations:                                                      Disabilities
     Literacy I*** .....................................3
EDUC6820                                                             i. 30 credits in a single New Jersey                   EDUC7624 Correction of Learning
  Problem-based Strategies                                        Core Curriculum Content Standards                                           Disabilities
     for Elementary Mathematics* ...........3                     (NJCCCS) subject field;                                   EDUC7812 Final Project**
EDUC6824                                                             ii. 15 credits in the subject fields of
  Teaching Laboratory and Field                                   mathematics, science, social studies and                  Course Descriptions
     Experience I......................................1          language arts/literacy; and                               See “Course Offerings,” pages 117–129.
                                                                     iii. 15 credits in a single world lan-
                                                                                                                            *EDUC6743 Introduction to Students with Learning
*Only with permission of adviser.                                                                                           Disabilities in School and Community is a prerequisite
**Corequisite is EDUC6825 Apprenticeship Teaching             *Corequisite is EDUC6825 Apprenticeship Teaching              for all courses.
Seminar.                                                      Seminar.                                                      **EDUC7812 Final Project is required to complete the
***Prerequisite or corequisite is EDUC6835 Effective          **Prerequisite or corequisite is EDUC6835 Effective           45-credit M.A.T./Teacher of Students with Disabilities
Teaching and Effective Schools.                               Teaching and Effective Schools.                               certification program.

                                                                           Education • Course Offerings

Course Offerings                                       in Jewish children’s books? What do different
                                                       versions of a story tell us about the time and
                                                                                                             Prerequisites: Conversational Hebrew and per-
                                                                                                             mission of an adviser.
Courses offered fall, spring and/or summer are         place in which they were written and the values
                                                       they seek to transmit? Much of the class time         EDUC6354
so noted. To determine availability of courses
                                                       will be spent in discussion of sample stories         3 Credits
not so designated, please check with appropriate
                                                       from children’s literature.                           Teaching Mishna and Talmud
school director.
                                                                                                             Introducing students to Mishna and Talmud
                                                       EDUC6310                                              requires great skill, since these subjects are the
Education                                              3 Credits                                             building blocks for future study. Subject mastery
Peter Sammartino School of Education                   Integrating Technology in the Jewish                  is only one skill subset. The teacher must under-
                                                       Classroom                                             stand the structure of the Mishna, how the
EDUC6305                                               The course examines the role of educational           Talmud breaks down into component parts and
3 Credits                                              technology in Jewish education. Computer-aided        how the young mind functions in the current
Teaching Genesis and Exodus                            instruction Judaic programs and models are            world to textual analysis. Students will diagram
The first two books of the Bible are the focus of      available to enhance classroom instruction.           the text and learn how to introduce the text as
much of what is studied in the elementary              Strategies for implementing video, film and tele-     well as the main primary commentaries.
grades. The stories of the creation, the flood, the    vision technology in the classroom to benefit         Prerequisite: permission of an adviser.
patriarchs and matriarchs, Joseph and his broth-       students as a whole, as well as those who may
ers, Egyptian bondage, the exodus, the revela-         be behind or those who could benefit from             EDUC6355
tion at Sinai, the wandering in the desert and         enrichment, will be demonstrated. In addition,        3 Credits
the many other narratives and legal sections will      Internet utilization as an instructional tool will    The Arts, Media and Exegesis
be reviewed. Communicating the lessons con-            be explored. Prerequisite: basic computer skills.     Museum exhibits, films, theater, literature,
tained in these passages and getting students to                                                             music, art, newspapers, poetry and even some
think critically about the text is the goal of this    EDUC6315                                              television episodes can be compelling vehicles
course. The classic commentators, the Midrash,         3 Credits                                             for the transmission of Jewish values. Any cre-
as well as some modern approaches will be uti-         Theology for the Classroom                            ative teacher can utilize media and the arts to
lized. Text will be studied in original Hebrew as      Bible stories, Jewish history and current events      create powerful lessons. This course will illus-
well as with translation. Prerequisite: introduc-      contain and present many complex theological          trate the unlimited potential for teaching in
tion to the Pentateuch, basic Hebrew reading or        issues. Dealing with these subjects in a way that     these readily available sources.
permission of the adviser.                             is comfortable and appropriate for children is
                                                       the focus of this course. How to present biblical     EDUC6360
EDUC6307                                               narratives such as the flood, the binding of          3 Credits
3 Credits                                              Isaac, the hardening of Pharaoh’s heart and the       Israel and the Holocaust
Teaching Jewish Liturgy                                stories of Tamar, Dina, Batsheva, etc. will be        The rise of political Zionism in the aftermath of
The Siddur (Jewish prayer book) is the text most       explored. Dealing with the Holocaust, the             the Dreyfus trial, the horrors of the Holocaust
familiar to students in Jewish schools.                World Trade Center attack and even the death          and the creation of the modern state of Israel
Regardless of denomination, prayer occupies a          of a grandparent can be difficult for a teacher       constitute three very powerful and interrelated
large part in any school program. This course          who is not prepared. Children ask many deep           themes. The historical, political and theological
will focus on the structure of prayer and on key       questions. This course is designed to help the        implications of these epochal events will be
prayers. There will be an analysis of different        teacher guide students through these difficult        studied in a way that will enable teachers in
prayers from a historical, linguistic and ritual       situations.                                           middle and high school to teach these subjects
perspective. Liturgy as a source of theology,                                                                effectively. Age-appropriate source materials and
Zionism and history will also be discussed, as         EDUC6320                                              media will be analyzed.
will terminology, concepts and philosophy of the       3 Credits
liturgy. Text will be studied in original Hebrew       Moral Education                                       EDUC6500
as well as with translation. Prerequisite: intro-      This course will focus on how to create a moral       3 Credits
duction to the Pentateuch, basic Hebrew read-          climate in a school with an honor tradition           Special Topics in Education
ing or permission of the adviser.                      while embracing modernity. Relying heavily on         This course will focus on special topics especial-
                                                       Carol Ingall’s eight Es, Jewish moral education       ly designed to enhance graduate study in educa-
EDUC6308                                               will be set into the wider context of American        tion. Topics may vary each time this course is
3 Credits                                              values education.                                     offered.
Jewish Children’s Literature
In this course, Jewish children’s literature is ana-   EDUC6350                                              EDUC6560
lyzed from a variety of perspectives, including        3 Credits                                             3 Credits
literary analysis of plots, characters, settings and   Teaching Hebrew as a Second                           The DuBard Association Method
themes. The class will consider the perspective        Language                                              The DuBard Association Method is a phonetic,
of teachers and parents in the selection of            For most children in Jewish schools, Hebrew is a      multisensory teaching strategy which benefits
Jewish-themed books for children to read.              second, very foreign language. If there is a stated   children with severe language-speech disorders
During the semester, a number of questions will        goal of making children competent to speak            and/or hearing impairments, learning disability,
be addressed: Do the books deal with themes,           Hebrew, rather than just to be able to under-         dyslexia and, in some cases, for those with
concerns and real-life issues relevant to Jewish       stand texts, then the approach used to teach          autism. The course encompasses the principles
children? Do the books help children make              English as a Second Language must be adopted.         of the Association Method, the Northampton
sense of the world they live in as Jews? What          Understanding how children acquire language           phonetic symbol system, oral and written lan-
sort of ethical, cultural and religious values do      skills and utilizing an immersion approach are        guage skill and the Association Method as part
the books transmit? What are the roles of such         two areas of emphasis. Teachers will be required      of the school curriculum.
elements as fantasy, horror, humor and adventure       to demonstate sample lessons in this course.

Education • Course Offerings

EDUC6561                                              the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content                 Asian and other languages. Students will exam-
6 Credits                                             Standards (NJCCCS) will be addressed through           ine implications and methodologies for teaching
Instructional Theory and Practice                     curriculum development and assessment.                 pronunciation. Initial reading/writing instruc-
Practicum consists of six to seven weeks school-                                                             tion in a second/foreign language is addressed
teaching experience preceded by orientation and       EDUC6568                                               through the introduction of the transfer from
classroom observations. The practicum experi-         3 Credits                                              phoneme to grapheme.
ence prepares teaching candidates in state-           Standards-based Curriculum and
prescribed studies under supervision of a             Methodology: Secondary Social                          EDUC6574
master-teacher and professional support team          Studies                                                3 Credits
members for provisional teaching certification.       This course integrates research into effective         Applied Linguistics for Language
Spring, Summer                                        teaching of social studies. Students learn different   Teachers
                                                      instructional strategies to enhance the teaching of    This course examines knowledge derived from
EDUC6562                                              social studies. State and national standards such      linguistic sciences about the nature of language,
3 Credits                                             as the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content              how it is acquired and the practical application
Standards-based Curriculum and                        Standards (NJCCCS) will be addressed through           of linguistic knowledge to the teaching of a sec-
Methodology: Secondary English                        curriculum development and assessment.                 ond language. The lexicon and grammar of
This course integrates research into effective                                                               American English in comparison with other lan-
teaching of English language and literature.          EDUC6570                                               guages and resultant implications for teaching
Students learn different instructional strategies     3 Credits                                              both in a second/foreign language are the foci of
to enhance the teaching of English/language           Standards-based Curriculum and                         this course.
arts. State and national standards such as the        Methodology: Secondary
New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards          Mathematics                                            EDUC6575
(NJCCCS) will be addressed through curriculum         This course integrates research into effective         6 Credits
development and assessment.                           teaching of mathematics. Students learn differ-        Apprenticeship Teaching
                                                      ent instructional strategies to enhance the teach-     This full-semester student teaching experience is
EDUC6563                                              ing of mathematics. State and national stan-           offered in the spring or fall following comple-
3 Credits                                             dards such as the New Jersey Core Curriculum           tion of field experiences and prescribed courses.
Standards-based Curriculum and                        Content Standards (NJCCCS) will be addressed           This experience exposes the preservice teacher
Methodology: World Languages                          through curriculum development and assess-             to the functions of teaching under the mentor-
Standards-based instructional and assessment          ment.                                                  ship of a cooperating teacher and clinical super-
practices are introduced in this course utilizing                                                            vision of a School of Education faculty member.
the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content                EDUC6571                                               The responsibilities of the student teacher in-
Standards (NJCCCS) and the Standards for              2 Credits                                              crease during the apprenticeship until she/he
Foreign Language Learning for the 21st Century        Clinical Teaching Internship and                       is conducting the class with full teaching respon-
(ACTFL Standards). The effective implementa-          Seminar I                                              sibilities. Note: Students must submit passing
tion of these standards will be demonstrated          First-semester teaching interns undergo clinical       score on PRAXIS exam prior to registration.
through the development of model lessons, unit        supervision by a college faculty member with
plans and authentic assessment practices includ-      the support of a school-based professional sup-        EDUC6576
ing use of rubrics and student portfolios.            port team. Observations are followed by critique       2 Credits
                                                      sessions. Consequently, first-semester teachers        Second Language Acquisition:
EDUC6565                                              attend three seminars where problems arising in        Internship I
3 Credits                                             professional practice are addressed. Prerequi-         First-year teachers undergo clinical supervision
Second Language Acquisition:                          site: EDUC6561 Instructional Theory and                by a college faculty member with the support of
Methods and Curriculum                                Practice.                                              a school-based professional team. Each observa-
This course is designed to offer the student the                                                             tion is followed by a post-observation critique
opportunity to explore various methods, tech-         EDUC6572                                               session. Concurrently, the first-year teachers
niques and approaches to the teaching of a            2 Credits                                              attend three seminars each semester where
second language. Knowledge derived from the           Clinical Teaching Internship and                       problems arising in professional practice are
linguistic sciences about the nature of language      Seminar II                                             addressed. Prerequisite: EDUC6561 Instruc-
and how it is learned will serve as the criteria of   Second-semester teaching interns undergo clini-        tional Theory and Practice.
evaluation when examining various approaches.         cal supervision by a college faculty member with
The information acquired from this endeavor           the support of a school-based professional sup-        EDUC6577
will serve as a foundation for using a method         port team. Observations are followed by critique       1–2 Credits
that is eclectic in nature and considers both the     sessions. Concurrently, the second-semester            Second Language Acquisition:
cognitive and affective needs of second-language      teachers attend three seminars where problems          Internship II
learners.                                             arising in professional practice are addressed.        First-year teachers undergo clinical supervision
                                                      Prerequisite: EDUC6561 Instructional Theory            by a college faculty member with the support of
EDUC6566                                              and Practice.                                          a school-based professional team. Each obser-
3 Credits                                                                                                    vation is followed by a post-observation critique
Standards-based Curriculum and                        EDUC6573                                               session. Concurrently, the first-year teachers
Methodology: Secondary Science                        3 Credits                                              attend three seminars each semester where
This course integrates research into effective        Comparative Phonology for Language                     problems arising in professional practice are
teaching of science. Students learn different         Teachers                                               addressed. Prerequisite: EDUC6561 Instruc-
instructional strategies to enhance the teaching      This course focuses on the phonology of Ameri-         tional Theory and Practice.
of science. State and national standards such as      can English in comparison with European,

                                                                           Education • Course Offerings

EDUC6578                                               EDUC6600                                              awareness, word recognition, vocabulary devel-
4 Credits                                              3 Credits                                             opment and reading comprehension. Students
Assistantship                                          Technology in the Science Classroom                   practice writing reports of reading evaluations
Assistant teachers are placed in the classroom         Use of computers and technology as applied to         and state-required Individual Student Improve-
under the supervision of a mentor teacher for          the operation of an elementary science class-         ment Plans (ISIPs).
six to eight weeks. They also undergo clinical         room. Includes interfacing for data sensing
supervisions by a University faculty member.           with probes, selected software and hardware           EDUC6608
Each observation is followed by a post-                accessories.                                          3 Credits
observation critique session. Concurrently,                                                                  Correction of Reading Problems
teaching assistants attend three seminars each         EDUC6601                                              This course includes survey research of reading
semester where problems arising in professional        3 Credits                                             instructional approaches, programs and materi-
practice are addressed. Prerequisite: EDUC6561         Multisensory Reading I                                als that have been proven to work with the
Instructional Theory and Practice.                     An introduction to teaching beginning reading,        struggling reader. Effective classroom practices
                                                       spelling and handwriting (up to fourth-grade          as well as clinical settings, including reading
EDUC6582                                               level), focusing on the Orton-Gillingham              recovery, will be reviewed. Emphasis is placed
3 Credits                                              approach to teaching basic language skills.           on interpretation of test data as bases for plan-
Distance Learning and Children’s                       Teachers plan, present and evaluate instructional     ning Individual Student Improvement Plans
Literature                                             sequences for students with dyslexia. Consists of     (ISIPs) including establishment of goals and
This course emphasizes how to use children’s           lectures followed by supervised practicum             objectives and selection of appropriate strategies
literature in the classroom. It is taught using var-   in which teachers provide individual Orton-           and materials.
ious distance technology and is transmitted to         Gillingham-based instruction to students with
distant sites. Teachers learn how to use the tech-     dyslexia. Also includes group seminars and indi-      EDUC6609
nology as well as how to integrate children’s lit-     vidual conferences between teacher and                3 Credits
erature into the curriculum.                           practicum supervisor.                                 Supervised Practicum in Reading
                                                       Fall, Spring, Summer                                  This course places teachers with a mentor/
EDUC6584                                                                                                     University clinical teaching supervisor in a
3 Credits                                              EDUC6602                                              classroom/school or University clinical reading
Computers as a Teacher’s Aid:                          3 Credits                                             program for 45 hours of supervised clinical
Curriculum and Instruction                             Multisensory Reading II                               experience in which the knowledge and skills
The computer is treated as a foundational tool         Continuation of training in the Orton-Gillingham      from previous course work will be reinforced
integrated into a teacher’s daily professional         techniques taught in EDUC6601 Multisensory            and extended. The reading program may be part
work and classroom activities. Topics covered          Reading I. Includes testing procedures and data       of an after-school or summer-school program
include the authoring and use of standard soft-        collection to evaluate student growth and effec-      operated by a university or school. A University
ware packages and the initiation and develop-          tiveness of instructional approach. Consists of       clinical teaching supervisor will observe the
ment of a professional electronic portfolio site       lectures, supervised practicum, group seminars        participants and provide support and mentoring.
for use both in current graduate studies and pro-      and individual conferences as described for
fessional school-based activities.                     EDUC6601 Multisensory Reading I. Prerequi-            EDUC6610
                                                       site: B+ or better grade in clinical component        1 Credit
EDUC6585                                               of EDUC6601 Multisensory Reading I.                   History of Multisensory Instructional
3 Credits                                              Fall, Spring, Summer                                  Methods for Students with Learning
Elements of Inclusion                                                                                        Disabilities/Dyslexia
This course will present the fundamentals of           EDUC6605                                              A historical perspective of multisensory teaching
including students with disabilities into the gen-     3 Credits                                             techniques in the areas of reading, spelling and
eral education classroom in a manner that sup-         Foundations in Reading I                              writing. Various curricula are compared and
ports the academic, social and personal develop-       Recent research and findings in language devel-       contrasted.
ment of all. Students are encouraged to person-        opment and literacy and their application in ele-
alize this course by focusing on learning and          mentary and secondary education are the focus         EDUC6611
implementing strategies that are developmental-        of this course. Literacy skills in reading and lan-   1 Credit
ly appropriate for the students they teach.            guage arts across grade levels also are included.     Advanced Language Structure
                                                                                                             Sessions review topics in advanced alphabetic
EDUC6586                                               EDUC6606                                              orthography (including roots and suffixes) and
1 Credit                                               3 Credits                                             methodology for teaching upper-level language
Neurodevelopmental/Medical                             Foundations in Reading II                             skills (including error analysis). Presentation
Conditions Associated with Learning                    Research and findings in language development         of case histories, exercises in formulating ad-
Disabilities                                           and literacy and applications in social studies       vanced lesson plans and a survey of curriculum
The course will cover medical conditions such          and science in the elementary and secondary           materials are included.
as low-birth weight, premature birth, Attention        schools are the focus of this course. Literacy
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), lead            across the curriculum also is emphasized.             EDUC6612
poisoning, etc., that affect learning in the                                                                 1 Credit
school-age child. Prerequisite: EDUC6743               EDUC6607                                              Reading Comprehension
Introduction to Students with Disabilities in          3 Credits                                             Presents a direct, systematic, multisensory
School and Community.                                  Diagnosis of Reading Problems                         approach for teaching reading comprehension to
                                                       This course includes a systematic study of the        students. Training in concepts and skills neces-
                                                       selection, administration and interpretation of       sary for students to gather and organize infor-
                                                       formal and informal techniques and instruments        mation from factual, fictional and procedural
                                                       used to assess phonological and phonemic              types of reading materials is provided.

Education • Course Offerings

EDUC6613                                             EDUC6619                                               EDUC6635
1 Credit                                             1 Credit                                               2–3 Credits
Written Expression                                   Multisensory Approach to Teaching                      Clinical Practice in Language
Techniques are explored for teaching written         in the Content Areas                                   Instruction
expression in a structured format to the student     Tailored to meet the needs of subject area             Field participation in a variety of language
with learning disabilities/dyslexia. Includes an     middle school and secondary teachers, this             teaching settings. Opportunity for guided obser-
introduction to the writing process, as well as      course emphasizes vocabulary development,              vation, demonstration and micro-teaching with
the production of expository writing pieces and      comprehension and study skills as they relate          clinical analysis.
proofreading/editing skills.                         to reading in English, social studies, history and
                                                     science.                                               EDUC6636
EDUC6614                                                                                                    1 Credit
1 Credit                                             EDUC6620                                               Phonology, Reading and Spelling
Multisensory Mathematics Skills                      3 Credits                                              Participants will learn the sound system of
Presents multisensory techniques for teaching        Introductory Course in Dyslexia                        English, how children’s processing of the sound
basic mathematics concepts and computation to        Critical issues regarding individuals with dyslex-     system governs early spelling and reading devel-
students with learning disabilities/dyscalculia.     ia are explored in this course, including its defin-   opment and how phonological skills can be
Topics include the acquisition of basic mathe-       ition, current research, legal rights, general         enhanced through direct, informed teaching.
matics facts, word problems, fractions, decimals     classroom strategies and accommodations.
and percentages.                                     Includes the study of diagnostic approaches for        EDUC6638
                                                     identifying dyslexia and related disorders. An         1 Credit
EDUC6615                                             overview and history of Orton-Gillingham as the        Multisensory Mathematics: Upper
1 Credit                                             preferred method for remediating students with         Level
The Computer as a Teaching Aid                       dyslexia also are featured.                            Review of the most common sources of basic
Introduces classroom and special education                                                                  difficulties, including methods for diagnosis and
teachers to the use of computers. Includes a         EDUC6626                                               remediation. Use of manipulatives and other
review of commercially available software pro-       3 Credits                                              multisensory methods to help students “see” the
grams, criteria for evaluation and selection and     Neurophysiological Basis of Learning                   patterns and connections. Techniques for mak-
methods for integrating computer software and        Problems                                               ing pre-algebra and algebra “concrete” for stu-
traditional instruction. (Dyslexia Specialist pro-   Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of          dents who struggle with mathematics.
gram course)                                         the human nervous system. Emphasis on senso-           Development of student notebooks entitled
                                                     rimotor and higher-order functions and dysfunc-        “Everything you wanted to know about mathe-
EDUC6616                                             tions basic to understanding school learning           matics but were afraid you’d forget.”
3 Credits                                            problems and the effects of exceptionalities on
Language Acquisitions and Language                   the atypical learner. Prerequisite: EDUC6743           EDUC6639
Disorders                                            Introduction to Students with Disabilities in          1 Credit
An introduction to language development with         School and Community.                                  Incorporating Children’s Literature
an emphasis on the acquisition of inner and                                                                 into Orton-Gillingham Program
spoken language. The relationship of oral lan-       EDUC6627                                               This course will focus on how to maximize
guage to written language, the identification        3 Credits                                              the use of literature when using an Orton-
of language disability and language-based ap-        Orientation to School Testing                          Gillingham program in grades K–8. Emphasis
proaches to the remediation of literacy deficits     Surveys tests used to evaluate students’ per-          will be placed on 1) how to find literature that
are explored.                                        formances. Includes study of test-construction         correlates with a child’s level of decoding and
                                                     criteria, methods for assessing students’ progress     comprehension, 2) how to look at readability
EDUC6617                                             and evaluation of teaching effectiveness. Prereq-      levels through Orton lenses and 3) how to in-
1 Credit                                             uisite: EDUC6743 Introduction to Students with         fuse fluency practice into appropritate literature.
Study Skills                                         Disabilities in School and Community.
Techniques are reviewed for teaching students                                                               EDUC6641
with learning disabilities/dyslexia how to           EDUC6631                                               1 Credit
study effectively for content mastery. Topics        3 Credits                                              Orton-Gillingham for Resource
include acquisition of critical thinking skills,     Assessment in the Second-language                      Center Teaching Workshop
vocabulary development, organization of time         Classroom                                              Teachers will explore techniques for using the
and materials, test-taking, memory and note-         This course provides the theoretical as well as        Orton-Gillingham approach in reading, spelling
taking strategies.                                   the practical bases for the study, analysis and        and handwriting instruction for individuals or
                                                     creation of appropriate strategies to evaluate         small groups within the resource center or the
EDUC6618                                             language acquisition. Practical procedures and         inclusive classroom. Coordination with regular
1 Credit                                             theoretical issues relevant to the measurement         classroom curriculum also will be covered.
Students with Learning Disabilities:                 and evaluation of language proficiency will
Social and Emotional Issues                          allow teachers of English as a Second Language         EDUC6643
Surveys current research regarding social/           (E.S.L.), English as a Foreign Language (E.F.L.)       1 Credit
emotional issues in relation to the atypical         and World Languages to understand and apply            Fluency: A Bridge to Comprehension
learner. Techniques and theories supporting the      the techniques required for the assessment of          This course will focus on two essential compo-
development and maintenance of positive self-        language learning in the classroom.                    nents of effective-reading instruction. The theo-
regard in students with learning disabilities are                                                           retical basis, related strategies and critical con-
addressed.                                                                                                  nections between fluency and comprehension
                                                                                                            will be addressed.

                                                                          Education • Course Offerings

EDUC6648                                              cal advancement on society. Historical and            EDUC6667
1–3 Credits                                           philosophical perspectives on the role of science     3 Credits
Assistive Technology for Students                     in culture. New directions for scientific literacy,   A Behavioral Science: An
with Dyslexia                                         reasoning and problem-solving skills.                 Introduction to Multicultural Studies
Overview of computer-based strategies to pro-                                                               This course examines the historical and contem-
vide assistive technology for students with           EDUC6660                                              porary goals, assumptions and strategies of mul-
dyslexia. Presentation of major computer pro-         1 Credit                                              ticultural education. Through the use of critical
grams for students’ use in compensating for           Diagnosing Mathematics Disabilities                   pedagogy, students in the course will apply a
reading, writing and spelling difficulties. Hands-    and Strategies for Remediation                        multicultural analysis to historical events from
on experience in implementing programs and            Overview of diagnostic techniques used to diag-       the inception of the United States through the
selecting appropriate strategies for individual       nose mathematics disabilities in the areas of cal-    time of reconstruction to the Industrial Revolu-
students.                                             culation, word problems and automatically of          tion through the Great Depression and World
                                                      basic problems. Introduction of strategies to         War II to contemporary America. Particular
EDUC6649                                              address weaknesses in identified areas.               attention will be paid to state and federal legisla-
3 Credits                                                                                                   tion. The course is intended to prepare teachers
Introduction to United States Culture                 EDUC6661                                              to effectively apply theories of equity to their
Analysis of major patterns of American culture        3 Credits                                             classroom and teaching practice by familiarizing
in contrast with other cultures based on obser-       Behavioral Science for Teachers:                      them with the dynamics of oppression at differ-
vations, readings and field research. This course     The Multicultural Classroom                           ent points in American history as well as in the
is intended for international students in the         Focuses on understanding the cultural and             different levels of contemporary American soci-
Master of Arts in multilingual education pro-         linguistic backgrounds of Limited English             ety. Through cognitive and affective approaches
gram only.                                            Proficiency (LEP) students, on their impact on        and simulations, students will identify and ana-
                                                      teacher-student relationships, on the students’       lyze the cultural and structural factors that have
EDUC6650                                              self-concepts and on their level of achievement.      led to unequal academic outcomes for diverse
3 Credits                                             Current problems examined within the context          learners. These outcomes will be viewed within
Behavioral Science for Teachers:                      of historical/cultural background of LEP              the sociopolitical and historical context of the
Language and Culture in the                           students. Strategies for addressing student           United States’ educational system. Students will
Classroom                                             diversity are explored.                               add to their existing multimedia resource file
This course examines human culture as a gener-                                                              materials (e.g., books, videos, games, etc.) nec-
al phenomenon and the human capacity for cul-         EDUC6662                                              essary for the effective implementation of an
ture as the major mechanism that renders the          2 Credits                                             equitable system of teaching and pedagogy that
individual capable of internalizing various types     Behavioral Science for Teachers:                      is affirming.
of educational messages. Students will explore        The Learning Process
the relationship between language and culture         Examination of the physiological bases and psy-       EDUC6668
with implications for materials selection and         chological theories of learning, including            1 Credit
                                                      cultural, cognitive and behaviorist theories as       Understanding Asperger Syndrome
curriculum development.
                                                      applied to instructional and behavioral class-        Asperger Syndrome is a pervasive developmental
                                                      room management.                                      disorder which is characterized by significant dif-
3 Credits                                                                                                   ficulty in social interactions as well as restricted
                                                      EDUC6663                                              and often unusual patterns of interest. This
Effective Reading Instruction
                                                      3 Credits                                             course will provide an examination of the inci-
An introduction to current theory, strategies
                                                      Behavioral Science for Teachers:                      dence of Asperger Syndrome (AS) among
and practices designed to meet the reading and
                                                      Teaching the Exceptional Child                        school-age children, the characteristics of stu-
language arts needs of students of varying abili-
                                                      Theoretical bases for learning problems of            dents with AS, the challenges they present to
ties and cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
                                                      the exceptional child in the regular classroom.       educators and ways with which to assist them in
Students will acquire a knowledge of techniques
                                                      Historical perspective and teachers’ legal            the school setting.
and materials used in the development of read-
                                                      responsibilities. Diagnoses and correction of
ing and language arts skills.
                                                      learning difficulties. Option for lab experience      EDUC6669
                                                      at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Center for        3 Credits
                                                      Clinical Teaching.                                    Advanced Field Placement
3 Credits
Literacy Development for                                                                                    Clinical supervision by a college faculty member
                                                      EDUC6666                                              with the support of a school-based professional
Second-language Learners
                                                      3 Credits                                             support team. Observations are followed by cri-
This course explores the process of acquisition
                                                      Supervised Practicum in Correction                    tique sessions. For those students enrolled in
of literacy skills in a second language. Reading
                                                      of Reading Problems                                   M.A. in education for certified teachers or teach-
theories and second-language acquisition theo-
                                                      This 45-hour course places candidates with a          ers only. This course runs for two semesters.
ries, as well as transferability of literacy skills   collaborating teacher and a University clinical
from L1 to L2, will be reviewed. The impact of        teaching supervisor in a clinical reading setting
these theories on instructional practices will be                                                           EDUC6671
                                                      for a minimum of 30 hours of supervised clini-        3 Credits
emphasized.                                           cal practicum experiences, in which the knowl-        Teachers as Researchers and
                                                      edge and skills from previous course work will
EDUC6658                                                                                                    Educational Leaders
                                                      be reinforced and extended. A University clini-
3 Credits                                                                                                   This course focuses on developing and enhanc-
                                                      cal supervisor will observe the candidates, inter-
Science, Technology and Society                                                                             ing the skills of the in-service teacher as a profes-
                                                      view the collaborating teacher and provide sup-
The impact of science as a way of knowing and                                                               sional, instructional expert and educational
                                                      port and mentoring.
a component of western culture and technologi-                                                              leader. Topics include human relations, organiza-
                                                                                                            tional behavior, effective communication, leader-

Education • Course Offerings

ship development, action research, school             language class and how members of the commu-          emphasis placed on contemporary theories and
improvement planning, curriculum development          nity representing these cultures can enrich the       applications for successful leaders. Students will
and use of technology to enhance instruction          classroom experience.                                 examine the roles of school leaders and what
and facilitate school effectiveness.                                                                        they must think about and be able to do to be
                                                      EDUC6681                                              effective under conditions of change. Emphasis
EDUC6672                                              1 Credit                                              will be placed on self-reflection and analysis of
3 Credits                                             Response to Intervention                              personal strengths and weaknesses as a future
Curriculum Development for Diverse                    This course is designed to identify the rationale-    school leader. Interstate School Leader Licen-
Learners                                              for Response to Intervention (RTI). Students          sure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards will be
Students learn the principles of curriculum           will be provided with an outline of necessary         used as the criteria for which school leaders
development and evaluation for diverse popula-        steps to identify struggling students in varied       should aspire.
tions. Students choose specific grade levels          academic areas and increase the intensity of              Since this is the introduction to FDU’s
K–12 and learn how to select and develop cur-         instruction as they progress through the tiers.       Educational Leadership Program, which is
ricular materials that address diverse learners’      Methods to screen and provide instruction to          based on the ISLLC standards, all standards are
needs. Students learn how to incorporate con-         students who are at risk for academic failure         addressed, with an overview of the standards as
tent standards such as the New Jersey Core            and student progress monitoring provided.             part of the course work. Students perform a
Curriculum Content Standards and national             Elements of high-quality, research-based instruc-     self-evaluation in all areas of all six standards
standards into curricular materials. This course      tion, universal screening and multiple tiers of       and reflect on their strengths and weaknesses,
is aligned with the New Jersey Professional           increasingly intense intervention will be             creating a personal development plan to grow in
Standards for Teachers, and students learn how        explored. Prerequisite: EDUC6743 Introduction         areas that they see needed growth.
instructional staff should be trained to comply       to Students with Disabilities in School and
with them.                                            Community.                                            EDUC6702
                                                                                                            3 Credits
EDUC6673                                              EDUC6688                                              Curriculum and Instruction:
3 Credits                                             3 Credits                                             Theory and Practice
Integrating Literacy and Technology                   Integrating Technology in the                         Students will study and analyze the historic and
Across the Curriculum                                 Second-language Classroom                             philosophic roots of contemporary curriculum
Techniques are examined which promote the             The incorporation of technology tools in the          theory and development. Emphasis will be
integration of literacy and technology across the     second-language classroom will be explored            placed on curricula derived from the perspective
curriculum. Teachers explore the definition of        and modeled in this course. Activities will           of essentialists, perennialists, experimentalists,
literacy based on state standards and develop         include the use of multimedia equipment and           reconstructivists and existentialists. Students
examples of effective technology integration lit-     materials for developing listening, speaking          will be asked to reflect on their own beliefs rela-
eracy lessons. Emphasis is placed on using the        and viewing skills. The importance of provid-         tive to these fundamental philosophic positions
Internet to explore and share specific instruc-       ing comprehensible input will be part of these        and to develop their own philosophy that will
tional strategies resulting in a curriculum project   demonstrations. The use of the Internet to            serve to guide them in developing curriculum
presented as part of the teacher’s Web folio site.    access world-languages resources and research         for effective education. New Jersey Core
Prerequisite: EDUC7785 Internet for Educators.        other countries and cultures and the use of           Curriculum Content Standards and alignment
                                                      e-mail for communication with other countries         will be addressed in this course, and the implica-
EDUC6675                                              also will be emphasized. Software and various         tion on New Jersey Administrative Code require-
3 Credits                                             multimedia applications designed to enhance           ments on program, assessment and graduation
Gender Issues in Education                            world-language instruction will be reviewed and       requirements.
This course examines heterosexism and homo-           explored.
phobia in K–12 schools. It considers the histori-                                                           EDUC6703
cal, legal, social and political trends that have     EDUC6692                                              3 Credits
affected schools’ ability to address these issues;    2 Credits                                             Supervision of Instruction: Personnel
examines connections among heterosexism,              Social–emotional Learning: Principles                 and Evaluation
homophobia and sexism; and explores the spe-          and Practices                                         Students will study and analyze the various
cific concerns of lesbian, gay and bisexual stu-      This course reviews the research base for core        models of supervision and evaluation with a spe-
dents, parents and educators in the classroom         principles and practices that characterize effec-     cial emphasis on the development of the skills
and school society.                                   tive social-emotional learning (SEL) practices to     necessary to promote effective instruction in the
                                                      promote wellness, self-management, social             classroom. Formative and summative staff eval-
EDUC6676                                              responsibility and academic achievement. SEL          uation strategies, as well as effective coaching
3 Credits                                             refers to the process through which people            and mentoring techniques necessary for success
Language, Culture and the                             develop the skills, attitudes, understanding and      in a diverse school community, will be investi-
Community                                             values necessary to acquire social and emotional      gated. New Jersey Core Curriculum Content
This course will focus on the strong connection       competence. Theory will be applied through the        Standards and the standards relationship to
between language and culture, including non-          development of curriculum units and lesson            classroom instructional practices, assessment
verbal communication, humor, formal and infor-        plans for classroom implementation and action         and teacher professional development will be
mal language. Cultural differences related to         plans for effective school and classroom practices.   addressed in this course. The implication of the
family structures, celebrations, food, religions                                                            New Jersey Administrative Code requirements on
and educational systems will be discussed. The        EDUC6701                                              professional behavior and schoolwide improve-
contributions of various cultural groups with an      3 Credits                                             ment of program and state assessment of pupil
emphasis on the most commonly taught lan-             Leadership in Learning Community                      performance will be reviewed.
guages in grades K–12 will be incorporated in         and School
the course. Further emphasis will be placed on        Students will study the theoretical and concep-
the ways culture can be introduced in the world-      tual basis of organizational leadership, with

                                                                        Education • Course Offerings

EDUC6704                                            tional enterprise. It will build upon the philo-        NJCCCS and the standards relationship to
3 Credits                                           sophical base that the organization, structure,      curriculum and program evaluation will be
Change: Curriculum Development                      policies, procedures, facilities and finances of     addressed in this course. Data analysis of New
and Program Improvement                             schools should be designed to support the goals      Jersey Statewide Test that measure student per-
Students will examine current research on edu-      of the school and should result in high levels of    formance in the Core Curriculum Standards will
cational change and collaborative strategies for    student learning. The course curriculum is struc-    be used to assist in developing skills in data-
increasing communication and engaging stake-        tured to assist future school leaders in acquiring   based decision making that lead to the construc-
holders in the change process. A primary focus      the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure         tion of school improvement plans and determin-
of the course is to provide students with the       that the management of the school educational        ing school goals for professional development
skills needed in assessing the school culture;      program, facility and its resources produces a       and instructional emphasis.
developing a vision and plan for school im-         safe, efficient and effective learning environment
provement; and identifying the various strategies   for the success of all students. This semester       EDUC6720
for engaging the school staff, parents, students    course includes the important areas of school        3–6 Credits
and external community in evaluating school         finance, the organization of the school day and      Educational Leadership Field-based
curricular programs for continuous improve-         school plant management. The concepts learned        Internship I
ments. The course will focus on several change      during this course will be applied during the        This first phase of a school-based internship is
models and strategies, strategic planning and the   concurrent full-year field-based internship.         part of a 9-credit course sequence focusing on
communication of the change process within the                                                           school leadership and management activities
learning community. Students will extend and        EDUC6717                                             with an experienced practitioner in school lead-
reinforce their knowledge, skills and competen-     3 Credits                                            ership. The participants in the internship pro-
cies related to professional and educational        School Law                                           gram enroll in three consecutive semesters
practice through identification and preliminary     This course concentrates on the school adminis-      (summer, fall and spring) during the second
research of an authentic school-based problem       trator as an educational leader who supports a       year of the M.A. in educational leadership pro-
that will be developed and completed during the     community of teachers, parents and others to         gram to complete 120 hours of field experience
field-based internship.                             promote success for all learners. It builds upon     with an assigned mentor and adviser.
                                                    the philosophical base that the governance
EDUC6706                                            structure, policies, procedures, facilities and      EDUC6721
3 Credits                                           finances of schools are designed to support the      3 Credits
Advanced Leadership Seminars                        goals of the school that result in high levels of    Educational Leadership Field-based
The seminar is designed as a problem-based          student learning. The course curriculum for edu-     Internship II
course that focuses on current educational prob-    cational law is structured to assist future school   This second course in a sequence of three cours-
lems that incorporate the behaviors informed by     leaders in acquiring the knowledge and skills        es dedicated to the field-based internship is part
the Interstate School Leadership Licensure          necessary to ensure that the school educational      of a 9-credit course sequence focusing on school
Standards Consortium (ISLLC) Standards and          program, facility and its resources produce a        leadership and management activities with an
New Jersey Professional Standards for School        safe, efficient and effective learning environment   experienced practitioner in school leadership.
Leaders (NJPSSL). An objective of the seminar       for the success of all students. This semester-      The participants in the internship program
is to connect the standards and the literature on   long course includes important concepts of           enroll in three consecutive semesters (summer,
school leadership to problems, reflective inquiry   school law for an effective learning organization.   fall and spring) during the second year of the
and suggested solutions. The course is based on     The course focuses on law related to education,      M.A. in educational leadership program to com-
the premise that definitive action is critical to   legislation and court decisions that may impact      plete 120 hours of field experience with an
the success of school leaders as they function in   the rights and responsibilities of administrators,   assigned mentor and adviser.
a setting inherently filled with complex chal-      teachers, students and parents. Specific atten-          Students will have an opportunity to apply
lenges. The content of the problems assumes the     tion is given to New Jersey statutes, administra-    their learning in an authentic school setting
students have already developed a basic under-      tive code and administrative decisions affecting     while working with a current school administra-
standing of administrative and organizational       the school community.                                tor who also serves as a mentor for the educa-
theory and concepts that inform leadership                                                               tional leadership program. Interns are responsi-
behavior and decision making. Students will         EDUC6718                                             ble for accruing a minimum of an additional 40
develop skills related to building leadership       3 Credits                                            hours with their mentors that will be document-
capacity in themselves and others by working in     Curriculum/Program Evaluation and                    ed according to ISLLC (Interstate School
professional work groups focused on finding         Student Assessment                                   Leadership Licensure Consortium) Standards in
solutions to educational problems that have no      This course focuses on basic measurement con-        their individual logs.
defined solution set. Prerequisites: EDUC6701       cepts, the role of measurement in education,             Working teams of three or four students will
Leadership in Learning Community and School,        construction of teacher-made tests and other         study all phases of a school and its community
EDUC6702 Curriculum and Instruction:                classroom assessments, interpretation of stan-       and develop a comprehensive school improve-
Theory and Practice, EDUC6703 Supervision           dardized tests and fundamental descriptive sta-      ment plan that demonstrates an array of profi-
of Instruction: Personnel and Evaluation and        tistics for evaluating student performance,          ciencies required for the principalship. Teams
EDUC6704 Change: Curriculum Development             school-improvement efforts and various designs       will implement and assess a school improvement
and Program Improvement or special permis-          for process and outcome evaluation of curricula.     project and be required to spend significant time
sion of internship program director and depart-     In addition, the course will provide a               in the building with their principal/practitioner.
ment faculty.                                       comprehensive understanding of the purposes          In addition, it is expected that each team will be
                                                    and the logic of various testing programs,           in contact with the program coordinator, its
EDUC6716                                            including classroom testing, admissions testing      mentor and each other through a combination
3 Credits                                           and state and national testing programs.             of meetings and/or e-mail on a regular basis.
School Finance, Facilities and                          Students participate in data-based decision-     Submission of an annotated log is required prior
Scheduling                                          making simulations utilizing information from        to the end of the semester. Prerequisite:
This course will focus on the principal as an       the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Stan-         EDUC6720 Educational Leadership Field-based
instructional leader and manager of the educa-      dards (NJCCCS) and statewide assessment data.        Internship I.

Education • Course Offerings

EDUC6722                                              EDUC6731                                             EDUC6737
3 Credits                                             3 Credits                                            1 Credit
Educational Leadership Field-based                    Project Read: Linguistics                            Phonemic Awareness
Internship III                                        Decoding for students in the fourth grade            Theoretical framework and research.
This third course in a sequence of three courses      through adulthood still having difficulty with       Developmental stages and related tasks.
dedicated to the field-based internship is part of    the reading process. History of written language,    Assessment as a basis for individualized instruc-
a 9-credit course sequence focusing on school         phonology, morphology, syntax, vocabulary,           tion. Guidelines for selection of published mate-
leadership and management activities with an          affixes, roots and word origins. Spelling taught     rials and teacher-made materials.
experienced practitioner in school leadership.        through the application of grapheme origin, fre-
The participants in the internship program            quency of use and place value.                       EDUC6742
enroll in three consecutive semesters (summer,                                                             2 Credits
fall and spring) during the second year of the        EDUC6732                                             Innovations in Effective Teaching in
M.A. in educational leadership program to com-        2 Credits                                            Special Education
plete 120 hours of field experience with an           Project Read: Phonics                                An analysis of the literature on studies of
assigned mentor and adviser.                          Systematic phonics using multisensory strate-        teacher effectiveness and their implications for
    Students will have an opportunity to apply        gies. The sequence of concepts and skills from       teaching handicapped children. Methods for
their learning in an authentic school setting         awareness, sound/symbol correspondence, syl-         reading and interpolating research reports in
while working with a current school administra-       labication and, ultimately, context. Designed for    educational journals are covered.
tor who also serves as a mentor for the educa-        primary-level students but basic for any age per-
tional leadership program. Interns are responsi-      son at a beginning level.                            EDUC6743
ble for accruing a minimum of an additional 40                                                             3 Credits
hours with their mentors that will be document-       EDUC6733                                             Introduction to Students with
ed according to ISLLC (Interstate School Lead-        3 Credits                                            Disabilities in School and Community
ership Licensure Consortium) Standards in their       The Impact of Oral-language Deficits                 Introduction to the student with disabilities.
individual logs.                                      on Reading and Writing                               Overview of normal growth and development as
    Working teams of three or four students will      The nature of oral-language problems and their       a basis to identify developmental delays and
study all phases of a school and its community        impact on reading and writing development for        learning differences. Characteristics of different
and develop a comprehensive school improve-           students with reading disabilities. Teacher-         disabilities and their effects on how children
ment plan that demonstrates an array of profi-        friendly methods for identifying these problems      learn. Review of federal, state and local regula-
ciencies required for the principalship. Teams        and instructional strategies for improving the       tions and their effect on local policies, proce-
will implement and assess a school improve-           deficits at both the oral and written levels will    dures and placement. Transition planning,
ment project and be required to spend signifi-        be presented.                                        resources and assistive technology to enhance
cant time in the building with their principal/                                                            the performance of students with disabilities.
practitioner. In addition, it is expected that each   EDUC6734
team will be in contact with the program coordi-      3 Credits                                            EDUC6744
nator, its mentor and each other through a com-       Nonverbal Learning Disability:                       3 Credits
bination of meetings and/or e-mail on a regular       Teaching Strategies                                  Foundations: Historical,
basis. Completed internship annotated logs must       Assisting students with Nonverbal Learning           Philosophical and Legal Issues
be submitted prior to the end of this course.         Disability (NLD) reach their potential and suc-      Related to Disabilities
Prerequisites: EDUC6720 Educational                   ceed academically. Characteristics of NLD and        Foundations of special education practice.
Leadership Field-based Internship I and               how NLD differs from Asperger’s syndrome and         Learning environments that are culturally
EDUC6721 Educational Leadership Field-based           dyslexia. Instructive techniques for teaching        responsive. Ethical responsibility of special edu-
Internship II.                                        writing, spatial concepts, semantic and pragmat-     cators to advocate for the highest quality of life
                                                      ic language and higher-level thinking skills need-
                                                                                                           potential for students with exceptional needs.
                                                      ed for reading comprehension and mathematics.
EDUC6723                                                                                                   Special educators’ role in the healing process.
3 Credits
Final Project: School-based Research                                                                       EDUC6745
                                                      3 Credits
This course emphasizes the supervisor’s and                                                                3 Credits
                                                      Orton-Gillingham Resources for
principal’s roles in conducting school-based                                                               Principles and Practices of
research as a means of school improvement and                                                              Collaboration and Inclusion
                                                      Understanding dyslexia and the characteristics
professional development. There will also be an                                                            This course addresses the prerequisite knowl-
                                                      of students who benefit from the Orton-
emphasis on methods for supporting school                                                                  edge and skill set necessary to create collabora-
                                                      Gillingham approach. Content and strategies of
community collaboration, developing school                                                                 tive teaching/learning environments essential for
                                                      Orton-Gillingham lessons. Administrative pro-
goals and action plans, monitoring and evaluat-                                                            inclusion. Students will examine effective teach-
                                                      cedures including scheduling, program and
ing implementation initiatives and communicat-                                                             ing practices for whole class instruction and the
                                                      teacher evaluation and creating professional
ing results effectively. The content of this course                                                        adaptations and modification necessary to meet
                                                      development. Serves as a resource for teachers
is designed to help school leaders learn the                                                               the needs of students with high- and low-
                                                      and parents.
strategies for gathering, organizing, analyzing                                                            incidence disabilities. Students will learn strate-
and applying existing data from Internet sites,                                                            gies that prompt acquisition and application of
databases and school archives to make instruc-        0–2 Credits                                          core curriculum competencies. Prerequisite/
tional decisions to improve student perfor-           Literacy Topics                                      Corequisite: EDUC6743 Introduction to Students
mance. Research-based strategies will be used         Study of literacy topic(s). The course can be        with Disabilities in School and Community.
to develop an instructional plan focused on           taken again but specific topics may not be
school improvement and student achievement.           repeated.

                                                                        Education • Course Offerings

EDUC6746                                            Language Learning Approach, cooperative              and instructional materials for assessing and
3 Credits                                           learning, process writing and language across        instructing students in calculations, word prob-
Learning Environment and Effective                  the curriculum. Prerequisites: EDUC6565              lems and fluency. Prerequisite: EDUC6743
Management of Teaching and                          Second Language Acquisition: Methods and             Introduction to Students with Disabilities in
Learning                                            Curriculum, EDUC6573 Comparative Pho-                School and Community.
Review of psychological, social and emotional       nology for Language Teachers and EDUC6574
characteristics of individuals with learning dis-   Applied Linguistics for Language Teachers.           EDUC6798
abilities. Exploration of teacher attitudes and                                                          3 Credits
behaviors that influence behavior of students       EDUC6780                                             Clinical Teaching: Multisensory
with diverse learning needs. Classroom manage-      1 Credit                                             Reading
ment theories and strategies for individuals with   Using Technology to Enhance                          Gives students the opportunity for supervised
learning disabilities. Collection and interpreta-   Learning for Students with Dyslexia                  work, emphasizing techniques of multisensory
tion of performance data to develop behavior        Overview and application of new technologies         reading instruction as part of an educational
management plans for individuals with learning      and discussion of their applications for students    team in implementing individual remedial plans.
disabilities. Prerequisite/Corequisite:             with dyslexia. Discussion of technological tools     Placement options include programs at Fairleigh
EDUC6743 Introduction to Students with              to permit nonprint alternatives for student learn-   Dickinson University’s Center for Clinical
Disabilities in School and Community.               ing. Demonstration of tools to help students         Teaching as well as at selected programs off
                                                    make Web research more efficient. Approaches         campus. Prerequisite: EDUC6743 Introduction
EDUC6747                                            to evaluating Web-site content.                      to Students with Disabilities in School and
3 Credits                                                                                                Community.
Multisensory Reading Instruction for                EDUC6792                                             Fall, Spring, Summer
Students with Reading Disabilities                  3 Credits
Causes, characteristics and intervention for stu-   Assistive Technology for the                         EDUC6804
dents with reading disabilities with special        Inclusive Classroom                                  3 Credits
emphasis on students with dyslexia. Strategies      This course introduces teacher candidates to         Integrating Science/Mathematics/
and related materials for assessing and instruct-   technologies that enhance the learning of all stu-   Technology in the Classroom
ing students in phonological awareness, word        dents. Assistive technology will be explored to      Utilizing a project-based approach, preservice
attack, word recognition, fluency, spelling,        increase access to the general education class-      and in-service teachers will become familiar
vocabulary and comprehension.                       room. Strategies and technologies to address         with an integrated approach for the delivery of
                                                    diverse learning needs will be introduced.           science and mathematics using technology tools.
                                                                                                         In-depth understanding of the appropriate use
3 Credits                                           EDUC6795                                             of technology (i.e., MBL[s], sensors and probes,
Educational Programming for the                     3 Credits                                            robotics, LEGO/LOGO) in and out of a class-
Socially Maladjusted and Emotionally                Teaching Strategies for the                          room setting to deliver science and mathematics
Disturbed Student                                   Secondary/Post-secondary Students                    content aligned with New Jersey Core Curricu-
Surveys the nature and needs of socially mal-       in Learning Disabilities                             lum Content Standards (NJCCCS).
adjusted and emotionally disturbed students         Training to instruct secondary and post-
(preschool to grade 12) and examines diverse
                                                    secondary students in the use of learning            EDUC6806
educational techniques. Rationale and tech-
                                                    strategies. Instruction on integrating technology-   3 Credits
niques for coordinating educational programs
                                                    based accommodations into content-based              Language Development Through
with the home, therapists and community ser-
                                                    teaching. Includes a hands-on practicum with         Mathematics/Science
vices will be explored. Designed for preservice
                                                    college-bound students with learning disabilities.   Student-centered mathematics and science
and in-service special education teachers, LDTCs,
school psychologists and social workers.                                                                 instruction can be harnessed to enhance first-
                                                    EDUC6796                                             and second-language acquisition on the part of
EDUC6777                                            3 Credits                                            language minority students. Underlying theory
3 Credits                                           Clinical Teaching: Reading                           of language acquisition will be reviewed along
English Language Education:                         Comprehension                                        with a presentation of methodologies for teach-
Grammar for Teachers of English and                 Gives students the opportunity for supervised        ing language through mathematics and science.
E.S.L.                                              work, emphasizing techniques in reading com-         Students will be called upon to apply theory and
This course examines grammatical theories           prehension as part of an educational team in         strategies learned to the production of instruc-
underlying the teaching of English to native and    implementing individual remedial plans. Place-       tional resources and experiences that encompass
non-native English speakers. All language skills    ment options include programs at Fairleigh           course teachings.
—listening, speaking, reading and writing—are       Dickinson University’s Center for Clinical
addressed.                                          Teaching as well as at selected programs off         EDUC6810
                                                    campus. Prerequisite: EDUC6743 Introduction          3 Credits
EDUC6778                                            to Students with Disabilities in School and          Schools, Communities and Substance
3 Credits                                           Community.                                           Abuse
Language Teaching Through Content                   Fall, Spring, Summer                                 One of eight courses required for substance
Areas                                                                                                    abuse coordinator certification, this course
This course focuses on infusion of content area     EDUC6797                                             addresses curriculum issues, models of imple-
material in the second-language curriculum and      2–3 Credits                                          mentation for programs to prevent substance
current theories, methods and materials avail-      Multisensory Mathematics                             abuse, school policies and methods of imple-
able for teaching a second language through         Instruction for Students with                        menting effective programs as well as historical
major content subjects such as social studies,      Disabilities                                         context from which current mandates have
mathematics and science and life skills. Atten-     Causes, characteristics and intervention for stu-    arisen.
tion will be paid to the Cognitive Academic         dents with mathematics disabilities. Strategies

Education • Course Offerings

EDUC6818                                             EDUC6829                                            EDUC6870
3 Credits                                            1 Credit                                            3 Credits
Language Development and                             Teaching Laboratory and Field                       Standards-based Strategy:
Literacy I                                           Experience III                                      Elementary Science
Recent research and findings in language             Guided observation and clinical analysis in edu-    In-depth program on teaching science to ele-
development and literacy and its application in      cational settings. Program assessment and           mentary school children through a hands-on,
elementary education will be the focus of this       design. Supervised practical experiences in the     process-oriented and problem-solving approach.
course. Literacy skills in reading and language      classroom, increasing in intensity and duration.    Lesson design, management of the students and
arts across grade levels will be included.           Prerequisite: EDUC6828 Teaching Laboratory          materials, safety and cross-curricular teaching
                                                     and Field Experience II.                            are integral to the instruction activities in the life
EDUC6819                                                                                                 and physical sciences.
3 Credits                                            EDUC6835
Language Development and                             3 Credits                                           EDUC6871
Literacy II                                          Effective Teaching and Effective                    3 Credits
Recent research and findings in language devel-      Schools                                             Seminar: Practice of Elementary
opment and literacy and applications in social       Students will acquire and demonstrate skills in     Science Education
studies and science in the elementary school will    effective teaching identified by the New Jersey     Analysis of the design and construction of
                                                     State Department of Education as essential skills
be the focus of this course. Literacy across the                                                         instructional units; application of research in
                                                     for beginning teachers. Presentations of research
curriculum will be emphasized.                                                                           cooperative learning, learning styles, effective
                                                     findings, demonstrations of essential teaching
                                                                                                         teaching and peer coaching in clinical practice
                                                     skills by faculty, microteaching, peer coaching
EDUC6820                                                                                                 of elementary science.
                                                     and audiovisual instructional materials will be
3 Credits
                                                     used to impart skills. Students also will acquire
Problem-based Strategies for                         a thorough knowledge of effective school man-       EDUC6880
Elementary Mathematics                               agement and operations that relate to successful    1 Credit
Recent findings in critical thinking, quantitative   classroom instruction.                              Teaching Vocabulary to Students
reasoning and problem solving as they apply to                                                           with Learning Disabilities
all elementary subjects and grades is the focus of   EDUC6845                                            Current research on vocabulary-development
course content. Special emphasis is given to         1 Credit                                            strategies for enhancing reading comprehension
mathematical problem solving using manipula-         Understanding IQ Testing                            and word choice in writing for students with
tive materials.                                      This course for teachers, reading specialists and   learning disabilities. Application for instruction
                                                     learning consultants will provide a comprehen-      in inclusion and special-education classrooms.
EDUC6824                                             sive review of the Wechsler Intelligence Scales
1 Credit                                             as a basis for understanding diagnosis, remedia-    EDUC6893
Teaching Laboratory and Field                        tion and strategy instruction for students with     3 Credits
Experience I                                         learning disabilities, particularly students with   Evaluation and Measurement in
Guided observation and clinical analysis in an       dyslexia.                                           Education
education setting. Program assessment and                                                                This course emphasizes the use of multiple
design. Supervised practical experiences in the      EDUC6849                                            methods to assess student learning in K–12
classroom, increasing in intensity and duration.     1–3 Credits                                         classrooms; development and assessment of
                                                     Advanced Special Project                            portfolios and performance-based tasks; and
EDUC6825                                             Students are supervised while working with          objective and standardized tests. Analysis of
2 Credits                                            children in the field, using materials and meth-    assessment information and self-/peer assess-
Apprenticeship Teaching Seminar                      ods studied in the academic section of the cours-   ments to enhance teaching and address individ-
Seminar will provide an opportunity to review        es in diagnosis and correction of learning dis-     ual student-learning needs is integral to the
current theories and practices in education as       abilities and remediation in basic school sub-      course. Strategies for evaluation and grading
they directly relate to the students’ teaching       jects. Each credit hour represents 30 hours of      and the use of rubrics are addressed. Emphasis
experiences. This course is taken as a corequisite   fieldwork. Prerequisite: EDUC6743 Introduc-         is placed on standards-based instruction and
with EDUC6575 Apprenticeship Teaching.               tion to Students with Disabilities in School and    assessment using the New Jersey Core Curricu-
Corequisite: EDUC6575 Apprenticeship Teaching.       Community.                                          lum Content Standards and statewide assess-
                                                                                                         ments as reference points.
EDUC6827                                             EDUC6862
2 Credits                                            1 Credit                                            EDUC6910
Field Project Seminar                                Project Read: Reading                               3 Credits
Seminar concentrating on observations and            Comprehension (Report Form)                         Race, Immigration and Education in
experiences in the field. Emphasis on adapting       This course presents the Report Form section of     Contemporary America
theory to classroom practice with various age        the reading comprehension strand of the Project     (1960s to the Present)
groups.                                              Read program. It teaches students how to col-       This course focuses on contemporary America
                                                     lect, organize and analyze information from
                                                                                                         (1960s to the present) through the analysis of
                                                     expository text (report form).
EDUC6828                                                                                                 key historical events in America such as the civil
1 Credit                                             EDUC6864                                            rights movement. Specifically, the course exam-
Teaching Laboratory and Field                        1 Credit                                            ines post-1965 immigration patterns and other
Experience II                                        The Montessori Approach to                          current issues, events and themes related to con-
Guided observation and clinical analysis in an       Learning                                            temporary America such as globalism and
educational setting. Program assessment and          Overview of Montessori methods for teaching         transnationalism. The reshaping of America’s
design. Supervised practical experiences in the      oral and written language, as well as mathemat-     racial geography is explored. One of the primary
classroom, increasing in intensity and duration.     ics in preschool through grade 12.                  objectives of this class is for students to under-

                                                                            Education • Course Offerings

stand that historical cohorts of different ethnic      impact and meaning of these developments for           what is possible and practical will be the focus
groups have parallel experiences of Americani-         African-American students and their teachers.          of this course. Subjects to be maximized, the
zation. From this realization can grow a greater                                                              dilemma of Bar/Bat Mitzva preparation versus
understanding of and ability to cross American         EDUC6918                                               the real learning, the role of Hebrew, denomina-
racial/ethnic lines and focus on the needs and         3 Credits                                              tional requirements and differences, Siddur-
experiences of the newest Americans, particular-       Foundations of Modern America:                         based programs and skill acquisition are some of
ly in the educational context.                         Asian-Americans                                        the topics to be considered in formulating a cur-
                                                       This course answers the questions: Who are             riculum for the synagogue school.
EDUC6912                                               Asian-Americans? What has been their role in
3 Credits                                              American history? By applying critical-thinking        EDUC7354
Sociology of Multicultural Identity                    techniques to competing views of historical and        2 Credits
Development                                            current events, the course explores issues of eth-     Final Project: The Integrated Jewish
This course is designed to equip educators with        nic identity development, religion, gender and         Curriculum
appropriate skills and knowledge for the effec-        sexuality, language, Americanization and the           Jewish history and literature did not occur in a
tive teaching of culturally and socioeconomical-       sociopolitical climate as they affect Asian-Amer-      vacuum. When teaching any period in Jewish
ly different students. The course focuses on           icans. The class will focus on second-generation       history, it is important to tie it into general histo-
multicultural cognitive and psychosocial devel-        Asian-Americans whose families arrived in the          ry. Similarly, when history is taught as part of
opment as it bears on teaching and learning            United States 1965 as immigrants and refugees.         general studies, contemporary Jewish events
within different social and cultural populations       The Asian-American experience and the factors          should be discussed. The same is true when
(gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation) and      affecting it—including the civil rights and women’s    teaching literature or social studies. Strategies,
contexts (homes, schools). It examines research        movements, immigration patterns and policy             techniques, resources and sample lessons will be
related to the identity development of racial/         and the current War on Terrorism—will be used          studied. Students will be required to present a
ethnic minority students and to the societal and       to examine the role of cultural heritage in how        sample integrated lesson. M.A.T. candidates will
school experiences of these students. While spe-       one views oneself, one’s ethnic group(s) and the       produce a Jewish educational research study on
cial attention is given to ethnic and racial identi-   dominant culture.                                      a topic approved by an adviser.
ty development of African-American, Latino/a
                                                       EDUC6920                                               EDUC7603
and Asian-American students, identity develop-
                                                       3 Credits                                              3 Credits
ment of Caucasian-American students will also
                                                       Foundations of Modern America:                         Multisensory Reading III
be discussed.
                                                       Latino/a                                               Focuses on skills for teaching upper-level lan-
EDUC6914                                               This course presents a sociohistorical and cul-        guage skills (fourth-grade level and above)
3 Credits                                              tural analysis of the diversity within Latino/a        involved in teaching reading, spelling and hand-
Developing Multicultural Curricula                     groups, particularly as represented in education-      writing, using the Orton-Gillingham approach.
This course is designed to help teachers better        al settings. In this context, the class examines       Topics include roots, prefixes and suffixes.
understand the school’s role in the multicultural      global, political, economic and social changes         Consists of lecture followed by supervised
education of students and acquire the insights,        in the 20th century, including rapid population        practicum in which teachers are assigned upper-
understandings and skills needed to design and         growth, increasing urbanization and globaliza-         level students with dyslexia. Group seminars
                                                       tion. Applying critical thinking skills and histori-   and individual conferences between teacher
implement curricular and instructional strategies