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ACC-101: Principles of Accounting Accounting Principles, 12th edition Wiley, 2015 Jerry J. Weygandt, Paul D. Kimmel, Donald E. Kieso 978-1118875056
BUS-111: Human Resources Management Managing Human Resources, 7th Edition Prentice Hall (Pearson), 2015 L.R. Gomez- Mejia, D.B. Balkin, and R.L. Cardy 978-0132729826
BUS-201: International Business International Business, 9th Edition McGraw Hill Company, 2012 Charles W.L. Hill 978-0078029240
BUS-202: Business Ethics Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making & Cases, 10th Edition Cengage Learning, 2014 Ferrell, O.C.; Fraedrich, John; Ferrell, Linda 978-1285423715
BUS-301: Organization Management and Leadership Management, 12th Edition South-Western (Cengage), 2015 Daft, R. L. 978-1285861982
BUS-302: Recruitment and Selection Strategic Staffing, 3rd Edition Prentice Hall (Pearson), 2015 Jean M. Phillips; Stanley M. Gully 978-0133571769
BUS-303: Training and Development Effective Training: Systems, Strategies and Practices, 5th Edition Pearson, 2013 P. Nick Blanchard; James W. Thacker 978-0132729048
BUS-304: Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining The Labor Relations Process, 10th Edition South-Western (Cengage), 2011 Holley, W. H., Jennings, K. M., Wolters, R. S. 978-0538481984
BUS-305: Compensation and Benefits Strategic Compensation: A Human Resource Management Approach, 8th Edition Pearson, 2015 Martocchio, Joseph J. 978-0133802023
BUS-401: Small Business Management Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, 8th Edition Pearson, 2015 Norman M. Scarborough; Jeffery R. Cornwall. 978-0133849622
BUS-402: Operations Management Principles of Operations Management: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management, 9th Edition Pearson, 2014 Heizer, Jay; Render, Barry 978-0132968362
BUS-403: Global Human Resources Management Essentials of International Human Resource Management: Managing People Globally, 1st Edition Sage, 2013 David C. Thomas; Mila B. Lazarova 978-1412995917
ECO-101/102: Microeconomics / Macroeconomics Economics (11th Edition) Prentice Hall, 2013 Michael Parkin 978-0132994842
ENG 101: English Composition Writing: A Guide for College and Beyond, 4th Edition Longman, 2016 Lester Faigley 978-0321993809
ENG-102: Business Writing Contemporary Business Communication - 9th edition Cengage / South-Western, 2014 Amy Newman 978-1285187044
ENG-103: Contemporary American Literature American Literature, Volume II, 2nd Ed. Pearson, 2014 William E. Cain, Alice McDermott, Lance E. Newman, and Hilary E. Wyss 978-0134053363
ENG-301: English Composition II Portable Literature: Reading, Reacting, Writing, 9th Edition Cengage, 2014 Kirszner, Laurie G.; Mandell, Stephen R. 978-1305092174
FIN-101: Principles of Finance Coporate Finance, 3rd Edition Prentice Hall (Pearson), 2014 Jonathan Berk; Peter DeMarzo 978-0133424157
FIN-401: Corporate Finance Coporate Finance, 3rd Edition Prentice Hall (Pearson), 2014 Jonathan Berk; Peter DeMarzo 978-0133424157
GOV-201: American Government Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy, 16th Edition Pearson, 2012 George C. Edwards III, et al. 978-0205865611
HIS-101/102: American History (I and II) American Nation, Combined Volume - 14th edition Pearson, 2011 Mark C. Carnes and John A. Garraty 978-0205790449
BUS-101: Principles of Management Fundamentals of Management, 8th Edition (Paperback) Cengage Learning, 2016 Ricky Griffin 978-1285849041
BUS-102: Principles of Marketing Marketing: An Introduction, 12th Edition Prentice Hall, 2015 Gary Armstrong & Philip Kotler 978-0133451276
MAT-101: College Algebra College Algebra, 6th Edition Pearson, 2013 Robert F. Blitzer 978-0321900500
MAT-102: Introduction to Statistics Elementary Statistics Plus NEW MyStatLab with Pearson eText – Access Card Package, 6th Edition Pearson, 2015 Ron Larson and Betsy Faber 978-0133864991
MAT-103: College Geometry College Geometry: A Problem Solving Approach with Applications, 2nd Edition Pearson, 2008 Gary L. Musser, Lynn Trimpe, Vikki R. Maurer 978-0131879690
MAT-201: Ideas in Math For All Practical Purposes: Mathematical Literacy in Today's World, 9th Edition W. H. Freeman, 2013 The Consortium for Mathematics and its Application (COMAP) 978-1429243162
MED-201: Media and Cultural Literacy The Media of Mass Communication, 11th Ediiton Pearson, 2013 John Vivian 978-0205029587
MIS-201: Management Information Systems Essentials of Management Information Systems -Text - 11th edition Prentice Hall, 2014 Ken Laudon, Jane Laudon 978-0133576849
PLG-201: Federal Income Taxation Examples & Explanations: Federal Income Taxation 7e Aspen, 2014 Joseph Bankman, Thomas D. Griffith and Katherine Pratt 978-1454833901
PLG-202: Employment Law Employment Law for the Paralegal Wolters Kluwer, 2014 Lori B. Rassas 978-1454840800
PLG-203: Environmental Law Environmental Law Cengage Learning, 2007 Kathryn L. Schroeder 978-1401857141
PLG-204: Immigration Law Immigration Law for Paralegals, Fourth Edition Carolina Academic Press, 2015 Maria Isabel Casablanca, Gloria Roa Bodin 978-1611635140
PLG-301: Laws of Evidence Learning Evidence: From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom West Publishing Co. (Law Books), 2014 Deborah Jones Merritt; Ric Simmons 978-1628101003
PLG-302: Administrative Law Administrative Law, First Edition Cengage Learning, 2009 John D. DeLeo, Jr. 978-1401858773
PLG-303: Public Communications Law Law of Public Communication, 9th Edition Pearson, 2014 Kent R. Middleton, William E. Lee 978-0205913336
PLG-304: White Collar Crime Trusted Criminals: White Collar Crime in Contemporary Society, Fourth Edition Cengage Learning, 2010 David O. Friedrichs 978-0495600824
PLG-305: Law of Debtors and Creditors The ABCs of Debt: A Case Study Approach to Debtor/Creditor Relations and Bankruptcy Law, 3rd Ed. Aspen, 2013 Stephen P. Parsons 978-1454828037
PLG-401: Advanced Legal Analysis and Writing A Practical Guide to Legal Writing and Legal Method, 5th Edition Aspen Publishing, 2013 John C. Dernbach 978-1454826996
PLG-402: Advanced Civil Litigation The Litigation Paralegal, 5th Edition Cengage Learning, 2008 James W.H. McCord 978-1428323445
PLG-403: Drafting Contracts Drafting Contracts: How & Why Lawyers Do What They Do Aspen Law, 2013 Tina L. Stark 978-0735594777
PLG-404: Legal Document Preparation 1) Basics of Legal Document Preparation

2) Legal Drafting: Litigation Documents, Contracts, Legislation, and Wills *
* recommended, but not required
Cengage Learning, 1997

West, 2013
Robert R. Cummins

Margaret Temple-Smith & Deborah E. Cupples


PLG-405: Trust Drafting Trust Drafting for Paralegals Carolina Academic Press, 2012 Stephen Haas 978-1594609251
PLG-407: Law in Cyberspace Cyberlaw: The Law of the Internet and Information Technology, 1st Edition Prentice Hall (Pearson), 2013 Brian Craig 978-0132560870
PSC-201: Comparative Politics Comparative Politics Today: A World View, 11th Edition Pearson Longman, 2015 G. Bingham Powell, Jr., Russell J. Dalton, and Kaare Strom 978-0133807721
SCI-101: Science of Nutrition Nutrition: An Applied Approach, 4th Edition Pearson, 2015 Janice J. Thompson; Melinda Manore 978-0321908742
SCI-102: Introduction to Life Processes Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology, 10th Edition Pearson, 2014 Gerald Audesirk; Teresa Audesirk; Bruce E. Byers 978-0321794031
SCI-103: Essentials of Earth Science Earth Science, 14th Edition Prentice Hall (Pearson), 2015 Edward J. Tarbuck; Frederick K. Lutgens; Dennis G. Tasa 978-0321934437
SCI-201: Environmental Science Environment and You, 2nd Edition Pearson, 2016 Norman Christensen 978-0321957764
SOC-201: Introduction to Sociology Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, 11th Edition (with Access Card Package) Pearson, 2015 James M. Henslin 978-0133810608