General Education Booklist

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PrefixCourse NumberCourse TitleBook TitleAuthorPublisherEdition
ART312Experiencing ArtPrebles’ Artforms; An Introduction to the Visual ArtsFrank, Patrick, & Prebles, SarahPearsonLatest
ART321Contemporary ArtArt Since 1940, Strategies of BeingFinberg, JonathanPublished by:  Harry N. AbramsLatest
ART32220th Century American ArtTwentieth-Century American ArtErika DossOxford History of Art/PaperbackLatest
BIO302Human BiologyHuman BiologyChiras, Daniel D.Jones and BartlettLatest
BIO342Biology of WomenThe Physical Self: a look at biology for womenSadler, Susan E.Courier Custom PublishingLatest
BIO343Men’s Health Issues and ReproductionThe Harvard Medical School Guide to Men’s HealthSimon & SchusterFree PressLatest
BIO409Biological OceanographyIntroduction to Marine BiologyKarleskint, Turner & SmallBrooks/Cole-Cengage LearningLatest
COM320Family CommunicationsFamily Communication: Cohesion and ChangeGalvin, Kathleen M., Carma L Bylund and Bernard J. BrommelPearsonLatest
DAN327Dance Appreciation:  Dances of the Black Atlantic“Caribbean Dance" from Abakua to Zouk: How Movement Shapes IdentityEdited by Susanna SloatUniversity Press of FloridaLatest
ENG102College Writing for the Adult Learner1. A Writer’s ReferenceHacker, D.Boston/St. Martin7th Edition
2. All in One: Basic Writing Text, Workbook, and ReaderFergenson, Laraine and Marie-Louise NickersonPrentice Hall4th Edition
ENG202Strategies for College Writing1. A Writer’s ReferenceHacker, D.Boston/St. Martin7th Edition
2. The Writer’s Presence: A Pool of ReadingsMcQuade, Donald and Robert AtwanSt. Martin’s7th Edition
ENG302Academic Writing and Research1. A Writer’s ReferenceHacker, D.Boston/St. Martin7th Edition
2. Writing AnalyticallyRossenwasser, David and Jill StephensWadsworth-Cengage Learning6th Edition
ENG318Modern American Playwrights1. How to Read a PlayHayman, RonaldGrove PressLatest
2. A Street Car Named DesireWilliams, Tennessee
3. The CrucibleMiller, Arthur
4. For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is EnufShanga, Ntozke
5. The Heidi ChroniclesWasserstein, Wendy
6. The Piano LessonWilson, August
ENG338Environmental Literature1. WaldenHenry David ThoreauPrinceton UPLatest
2. A Sand County AlmanacAldo LeopoldOxford UPLatest
3. Literature and the Environment: A Reader on Nature and CultureAnderson, Lorraine, and Scott Slovic, John P.O’Grady, eds.LongmanLatest
ENG349Women and Fiction1. The Awakening: And Other StoriesChopin, KateNew York: Oxford UP2008
2. Their Eyes Were Watching GodNeale Hurston, ZoraHarper Perennial2006
3. The Joy Luck ClubTan, AmyNew York: Penguin2006
ENG353Technical and Professional Writing
Successful Writing at WorkKolin, Phillip C.CengageLatest
ENG355The Novel of Adolescence1. Daisy MillerHenry JamesLatest
2. The OutsidersS. E. Hinton
3. Annie JohnJamaica Kincaid
EVS306EnvironmentSustaining the Earth: An Integrated ApproachMiller/SpoolmanCengage AdvantageLatest
EVS320Physical OceanographyEssentials of OceanographyGarrisonCengageLatest
EVS400GeologyEssentials of GeologyLutgens, F., Tarbuck, E. and D. TasaPrentice-HallLatest
EVS415Weather and Climate of FloridaFlorida WeatherWinsberg, M.D.University Press of FloridaLatest
EVS425Human Impact on Global Changes1. Global Warming: Opposing ViewpointsHaugen, D.; Musser, S.; and Lovelace, K. (Editors)Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage LearningLatest
2. eaarthMcKibben, BillTimes BooksLatest
HIS30620th Century AmericaTwentieth Century America: A social and Political HistoryGoldfield, David.Pearson/Prentice HallLatest
HIS315History of FloridaFlorida: A Short HistoryGannon, MichaelUniversity Press of FloridaLatest
HUM303Modern Currents in the HumanitiesThe Humanistic Tradition, Book 6: Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Global PerspectiveFiero, Gloria K.McGraw HillLatest
HUM308Storytelling for Social Impact1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksSkloot, RebeccaThree Rivers PressLatest
2. 20 Master PlotsTobias, RonaldWriters Digest BooksLatest
MAT106Survey of Mathematics1. Thinking MathematicallyBlitzer, Robert F.Pearson5th Edition
CALCULATOR: The TI 30-X II or the TI 83/84 calculator is required for this class. Be sure to bring your calculator to every class, including the first meeting.Not ApplicableNot ApplicableNot Applicable
2. Optional: Student Solutions Manual for Thinking MathematicallyBlitzerPearsonCompanion to 5th Edition
MAT106 ONLINE & Web AssistedSurvey of MathematicsThinkwell Access Code Barry University Custom EditionBurger, EdwardThinkwellLatest
MAT154Introduction to Statistics1. Elementary Statistics (Cloth Bound w/CD-ROM)Triola, Mario F.Pearson5th Edition
CALCULATOR: Texas Instruments TI-83 or TI-84 Graphing Calculator is required.Not ApplicableNot ApplicableNot Applicable
2. Optional: Student Solutions Manual for Elementary StatisticsLoyerPearsonCompanion to 5th Edition
MUS204Experiencing Music1. Music: An AppreciationKamien, RogerMcGraw-Hill Humanities/Social
2. 5-CD set which accompanies the text.
MUS317Survey of Romantic and Twentieth Century MusicMusic: The Art of ListeningFerris, JeanMcGraw HillLatest
MUS321History of JazzJazz: A HistoryTirro, FrankW. W. Norton & CompanyLatest
MUS332History of Rock MusicWhat’s That Sound?: An Introduction to Rock and Its HistoryCovach, JohnW. W. Norton & CompanyLatest
MUS407Music and the MindMusic in the Human Experience:  An Introduction to Music PsychologyHodges, D. A.RoutledgeLatest
Optional Supplemental Text
How Music Works: The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond
John PowellLittle, Brown and Company (Division of Hachette Book GroupLatest
ORI202Fundamentals of Adult LearningPOWER learning and Your Life: Essentials of Student SuccessFeldman, Robert S.McGraw-HillLatest
Suggested Reading:
A Writer’s Reference
Hacker, D.Bedford/St. MartinLatest
Suggested Reading:
Learning in Adulthood: A comprehensive guide
Merriam S. Caffarella, R. Baumgartner L.Jossey-BassLatest
PHI240Thinking PhilosophicallyPhilosophy: The BasicsWarburton, NigelRoutledge
London & New York
PHI352Ethical Issues in the Biomedical SciencesBioethics, Principles, Issues and CasesVaughn, LewisOxford University PressLatest
PHI368Contemporary Problems in EthicsEthics in PracticeLa Follette, HughWiley-Blackwell PublishingLatest
POS303Public Policy and Administration1. Public PolicymakingAnderson, James E.Wadsworth, Cengage Learning7th Edition
2. Understanding Public PolicyDye, ThomasPearson13th Edition
POS325International RelationsInternational Relations: Perspective and ControversiesShimko, KeithWadsworthLatest
POS355Environment and PoliticsManaging the Environment, Managing Ourselves: A History of American Environmental PolicyAndrews, Richard N. L.Yale University PressLatest
POS408Inter-American RelationsContemporary U.S. - Latin American Relations: cooperation or conflict in the 21st century?Jorge I. Domínguez and Rafael Fernández de Castro (eds.)RoutledgeLatest
SPA150Spanish for Business IThe Basic Spanish Series: Basic SpanishJarvis, Ana C., Raquel Lebredo, and Francisco Mena-AyllonHoughton Mifflin CompanyLatest
SPA153Spanish for Business IIThe Basic Spanish Series: Basic SpanishJarvis, Ana C., Raquel Lebredo, and Francisco Mena-AyllonHoughton Mifflin CompanyLatest
SPE303Voice & ArticulationFundamentals of Voice and Articulation
NOTE: Each student will be required to bring a small pocket mirror to class. The instructor will provide other materials.
Mayer, Lyle V.McGraw HillLatest
SPE305Theories of CommunicationUnderstanding Human CommunicationAdlerOxford University PressLatest
SPE402Oral CommunicationPublic Speaking: An Audience-Centered Approach.Beebe, SNew York: Allyn & BaconLatest
SPE403Oral InterpretationOral InterpretationLee, Charlotte, I. and Timothy GuraAllyn & BaconLatest
SPE412PersuasionPersuasion, Social Influence and Compliance GainingGass, Robert H., Seiter, John S.Allyn and BaconLatest
TH304Creative DramaticsImprovisation for the TheaterSpolin, ViolaNorthwestern University PressLatest
TH330American CinemaAmerican Cinema/American CultureBelton, JohnMcGraw-HillLatest
TH360Elements of Contemporary Theatre1. Rent: The Complete  Book and Lyrics of the Broadway Musical.Larson, JonathanApplause BooksLatest
2. Heroes and Saints and Other PlaysMoraga, CherieWest End Press
3. August Wilson’s FencesMenson-Furr, Ladrica C.New York: Continuum
4. FencesWilson, AugustNew York: Samuel French
THE209Life and Afterlife in World ReligionsLife After Death in World ReligionsHarold Coward, EditorOrbis BooksLatest
THE211Ultimate Questions1. Ultimate Questions:  A Theological PrimerCrews, Clyde F.Paulist PressLatest
2. Listening to GodPaula J. Carlson & Peter S. HawkinsAugsburg FortressLatest
THE317Turning Points in Christian HistoryTurning Points:  Decisive Moments in the History of ChristianityNoll, Mark A.Baker AcademicLatest
THE352The American Religious ExperienceThe History of Christianity in the United StatesKoester, NancyFortress PressLatest

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