Fall 2013 Textbook List

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Architecture and Design


ARC 2843 - Elect Method 1

Design Integration Using Autodesk Revit 2013, by D. Stine. SDC Publications, 2012. ISBN 978-1585037360


ARC 3843 - Elect Method 2

Mastering Autodesk 3ds Max 2013, by J. Harper. Sybex Publications, 2012. ISBN 978-1118129715

Green BIM: Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling, by E. Keygiel and B. Nies. Sybex Publications, 2008. ISBN 978-0470239605


ARC 4813 - Advanced Revit

Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013, by E. Krygiel, P. Read, and J. Vandezande. Sybex, 2012. ISBN 978-118174081


ARC 4843 - Elect Method 3

Mastering Autodesk 3ds Max 2013, by J. Harper. Sybex Publications, 2012. ISBN 978-1118129715

Mastering mental ray: Rendering Techniques for 3D + CAD Professionls, by J. O'Connor. Sybex Publications; Pap/Dvdr edition, 2010. ISBN 978-0470563854


ARC 5013 - Research Methods

Architectural Research Methods, by L. Groat and D. Wang. Wiley, 2013. ISBN 978-0470908556


ARC 5114 - Comprehensive Design Studio

No text required for this course. 


ARC 5423 - Ecological Issues

Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, by J. Benyus. Harper Perennial, 2002. ISBN 978-0060533229

Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered, by E.F. Schumacher. Harper Perennial, 2010. ISBN 978-0061997761

Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility, by M. Shellenberger and T. Nordhaus. Houghton Mifflin Co, 2007. ISBN 978-0618658251 


ARC 5543 - Advanced Structures

Structures (6th ed), by D.L. Schodek and M. Bechthold. Prentice-Hall, 2007. ISBN 978-0131789395


ARC 5622 - Current Issues in Architecture

Constructing a New Agenda: Architectural Theory 1993-2009, by A.K. Sykes. Princeton Architectural Press, 2010. ISBN 978-156898859


ARC 5643 - Design Theory

Philosophy for Architects, by B. Mitrovic. Princeton Architectural Press, 2011. ISBN 978-1568989945

Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents, by V. Kolocotroni, J. Goldman, and O. Taxidou. University of Chicago Press, 1999. ISBN 978-0226450742

Tracing Modernity: Manifestations of the Modern in Architecture and the City, by M. Hvattum. Routledge, 2004. ISBN 978-0415305129
The Anaesthetics of Architecture, by N. Leach. The MIT Press, 1999. ISBN 978-0262621267


ARC 5742 - Urban Design Methods

Urban Design for an Urban Century: Placemaking for People, by L. Brown, D. Dixon, and O. Gillham. John Wiley and Sons, 2009. ISBN 978-0470087824

Google SketchUp 8 For Dummies, by A. Chopra. For Dummies, 2010. ISBN 978-0470916827

Google SketchUp for Site Design: A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain and Architecture, by D. Tal. Wiley, 2009. ISBN 978-0470345252 


ARC 5814 - Advanced Design Studio 1

No text required for this course. 


ARC 5882 - Special Topics: Adaptive Reuse and Rehab

How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built, by S. Brand. Penguin Books, 1995. ISBN 978-0140139969

ARC 5913 - Professional Practice

The Architecture Student's Handbook of Professional Practice (14th ed), by American Institute of Architects. Wiley, 2008. ISBN 978-0470088692

Ethics and the Practice of Achitecture, by B. Wasserman, P.Sullivan, and G. Palermo. Wiley, 2000. ISBN 978-0471298229 


ARC 5942 - Project Management

Project Management for Design Professionals, by W. Ramroth. Kaplan Business, 2006. ISBN 978-1419528125 (not available in LTU Bookstore) 


ARC 5952 - Construction Management

Fundamental Concepts for Owners, Engineers, Architects, and Builders, by C. Hendrickson. Prentice-Hall, 1989. ISBN 978-0137312665 (Version 2.2 prepared for Web in 2008, available at http://pmbook.ce.cmu.edu/)


ARC 5991 - Concentrations in Architecture

No purchase text is required for this course. A link to the text: http://pmbook.ce.cmu.edu




CHM 6153 - Matter, Energy and Changes

Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (11th ed), by K. Timberlake. Prentice Hall, 2011. ISBN 978-0321741042

Mechanical Engineering

EME 6673 - Six Sigma Process

Required: The Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook (2nd ed), by T.M. Kubiak and Donald W. Benbow. Quality Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0873897327 (Not sold in LTU bookstore, visit www.qualitycouncil.com for purchase)

Optional: Implementing Six Sigma, (2nd Edition,) by F. Breyfogle III. Wiley, ISBN 978-0471265726


English as Second Language


ESL 0252 - Advanced Intensive Reading

Discovering Fiction Level 2 Student's Book: A Reader of North American Short Stories (2nd ed), by J. Kay and R. Gelshenen. Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-1107622142


ESL 0552 - Advanced Writing

Writing First with Readings: Practice in Context (5th ed), by L. Kirszner and S. Mandell. Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011. ISBN 978-0312542566


FIN 6013 - Acquiring and Managing Financial Capital

Contemporary Financial Management (12th ed), by R. Moyer, J. McGuigan, R. Rao, and W. Kretlow. South-Western/Cengage, 2011. ISBN 978-0538479172

Human Resources

HRM 3013 - Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior (12th ed), by J. Schermerhorn. Wiley, 2011. ISBN 978-0470878200

HRM 6023 - Human Resources Management

Human Resource Management (13th ed), by G. Dessler. Prentice Hall, 2011. ISBN 978-0132668217

HRM 6133 - Managing Project Org

The Wiley Guide to Project, Program, and Portfolio Management, by P. Morris and J. Pinto. Wiley, 2007. ISBN 978-0470226858


Information Technology


INT 4013 - Telecommunications & Networks

Essential Guide to Telecommunications (5th ed), by A. Dodd. Prentice Hall, 2012. ISBN 978-0137058914




LDR 2001 - Leadership Models and Practice

Lincoln on Leadership, by D. Phillips. Warner Books Inc., 1999. ISBN 978-0446394598

A Whole New Mind, by D. Pink. Riverhead Trade, 2006. ISBN 978-1594481710


Mathematics and Computer Science


MCS 1142 - Introduction to C

Computer Science: A Structured Programming Approach Using C (3rd ed.), by B. forouzan & R. Gilberg. Course Technology, 2006.  ISBN 978-05634491321


MCS 1514 - Computer Science 1

C++ for Engineers and Scientists (4th ed), by G. Bronson. Course Technology, 2012. ISBN 978-1133187844


MCS 2514 - Computer Science 2

C++ How to Program (8th ed.), by P. Deitel & H. Deitel. Prentice Hall, 2011. ISBN 978-0132662369


MCS 2523 - Discrete Mathematics

Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications (7th ed.), by K. Rosen.  McGraw Hill, 2011. ISBN 978-0073383095


MCS 2534 - Data Structures

Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis in C++ (3rd ed) by M. Weiss.  Addison Wesley, 2006. ISBN 978-0321441461


MCS 3633 - Intro to Functional Prog

Haskell: The Craft of Functional Programming (3rd ed), by S. Thompson. Addison Wesley Professional, 2011. ISBN 978-0201882957


MCS 3663 - Comp Arch and Assem Prog

Principles of computer Hardware (4th ed), by A. Clements. Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN 978-0199273133


MCS 4643 - Comparative Prog Lang

Programming Language Pragmatics (3rd ed), by M. Scott. Morgan Kaufmann, 2009. ISBN 978-0123745149


MCS 4653 - Theory of Computation

An Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata (5th ed), by P. Linz. Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2011. ISBN 978-1449615529


MCS 4993 - Topics in MA/CS (Introduction to Computer Security)

CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide (6th ed), by S. Harris. McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2012. ISBN 978-0071781749


MCS 5813 - Cryptography

Cryptography: Theory and Practice (3rd ed), by D. Stinson. Chapman & Hall, 2005. ISBN 978-1584885085


MCS 5993 - Topics in Computer Science

CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide (6th ed), by S. Harris. McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2012. ISBN 978-0071781749


MCS 6723 - Advanced Distributed Accounting

Distributed Computing: Principles and Applications, by M. Liu. Addison-Wesley, 2003. ISBN 978-0201796445

Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms (2nd ed), by A. Tanenbaum and M. Van Steen. Prentice Hall, 2006. ISBN 978-0132392273


Master of Education Technology


MET 6203 - Computer Applications for Education

Preparing to Use Technology: A Practical Guide to Curriculum Integration (2nd ed), by B. O'Bannon and K. Puckett. Pearson, 2009. ISBN 978-0135084212 (may not be available in LTU Bookstore)

Strongly suggested: 6th edition of APA manual 


MET 6213 - Applied Instructional Technology

Instructional Design (3rd ed), by P. Smith and T. Ragan. Wiley, 2004. ISBN 978-0471393535


MET 6223 - Multimedia Development 1

Multimedia for the Web: Creating Digital Excitement, by C. Coorough and J. Shuman. Course Technology, 2005. ISBN 978-1418839536


MET 6243 - Distance Learning Through Technology

The Power of eLearning: The Essential Guide for Teaching in the Digital Age by S. Waterhouse. Allyn & Bacon, 2004. ISBN 978-0205375642



MGT 2203 - Management and Supervision

Supervision: Concepts and Practices of Management (12th ed), by E. Leonard. South-Western, 2012. ISBN 978-1111969790


MGT 3103 – Project Management

Contemporary Project Management (2nd ed.), by T. Kloppenborg. South-Western/Cengage, 2011. ISBN 978-0538477017


MGT 5013 - Business Applications of Statistical Analysis

Statistical Techniques in Business Economics (15th ed), by D. Lind, W. Marchal, and S. Wathen. McGraw Hill/Irwin, 2011. ISBN 978-0073401805 


MGT 5033 - Business Law

The Legal Environment of Business: Text and Cases - Ethical, Regulatory, Global and Corporate Issues (8th ed), by F. Cross and R. Miller. South-Western College, 2011. ISBN 978-0538453998


MGT 6013 - Global Leadership

Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience (7th ed), by R. Hughes, R. Ginnett and G. Curphey. McGraw Hill/Irwin, 2011. ISBN 978-0078112652


MGT 6033 - Leading Change & Building Capacity for Nonprofits

Managing Organizational Change: A Multiple Perspectives Approach (2nd ed), by I. Palmer, R. Dunford, and G. Akin. McGraw Hill, 2008. ISBN 978-0073404998

The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations, by J. Kotter and D. Cohen. Harvard Business Review, 2002. ISBN 978-1578512546


MGT 6063 - Global Business Economics

Crafting and Executing Strategy: The Quest for Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases (19th ed), by A. Thompson, M. Peteraf, J. Gamble and A. Strickland. McGraw Hill, 2013. ISBN 978-0078029509


MGT 6073 - Strategic Nonprofit Management

The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (3rd ed), by D. Renz and R. Herman. Jossey-Bass, 2010. ISBN 978-0470392508


MGT 6153 - Project Management

Project Management: A Managerial Approach (8th ed), by J. Meredith and S. Mantel. Wiley, 2011. ISBN 978-0470533024


Management Information Systems


MIS 6013 - Information Systems and the Enterprise

Management Information Systems (13th ed), by K. Laudon and C. Traver. Prentice Hall, 2011. ISBN 978-0133050691


MIS 6123 - Analysis and Design of Complex Systems

Systems Analysis Design (8th ed), by K. Kendall and J. Kendall. Prentice Hall, 2012. ISBN 978-0136089162

Workflow Modeling: Tools for Process Improvement and Application Development, by A. Sharp and P. McDermott. Artech House, 2008. ISBN 978-1596931923 


MIS 6143 - IT Infrastructure

IT Architecture for Dummies, by K. Haudman and S. Cook. For Dummies, 2010. ISBN 978-0470554234

Architecture and Patterns for IT Service Management, Resource Planning, and Governance (2nd ed), by C. Betz. Morgan Kaufmann, 2011. ISBN 978-0123850171

I/T Architecture in Action, by R. Reese. Xlibris, 2008. ISBN 978-1436305051 (Not available in LTU Bookstore)

OPTIONAL: IT Infrastructure Architecture: Infrastructure Building Blocks and Concepts, by S. Laan. Lulu.com, 2011. ISBN 978-1447881285




MKT 3013 - Principles of Marketing

Essentials of Marketing (13th ed), by W. Perreault, J. Cannon, and E. McCarthy. McGraw Hill, 2011. ISBN 978-0078028885


MKT 3053 - Web Analytics for Marketing

Web Analytics 2.0: The Art of Online Accountability and Science of Customer Centricity, by A. Kaushik. Sybex, 2009. ISBN 978-0470529393

Measure What Matters: Online Tools for Understanding Customers, Social Media, Engagement, and Key Relationships, by K.D. Paine. Wiley, 2011. ISBN 978-0470920107


MKT 6013 - Marketing Management

Marketing Management: Knowledge and Skills (11th ed), by J. Peter and J. Donnelly Jr. McGraw Hill/Irwin, 2012. ISBN 978-0077861056


Operations Management


OPM 6033 - Operations Management

Operations and Supply Chain Management (13th ed), by F. Jacobs and R. Chase. McGraw Hill, 2010. ISBN 978-0073525228



PSY 1213 - Introductory Psychology

Visualizing Psychology (2nd ed), by S. Carpenter and K. Huffman. Wiley, 2009. ISBN 978-0470410172


PSY 3313 - Industrial Psychology

BUNDLE: Industrial/Organizational Psychology: An Applied Approach (7th ed), by M. Aamodt. Wadsworth Publishing, 2012. + Industrial/Organizational Applications Workbook. ISBN 978-1133423430


PHY 6123 - Motion, Forces, and Energy

Conceptual Physics (11th ed.), by P. Hewitt. Addison-Wesley, 2009. ISBN 978-0321568090

Science Education

SCE 6103 - Introductory Seminar

National Science Education Standards, by National Committee on Science Education Standards and Assessment and National Research Council. National Academies Press, 1995. ISBN 978-0309053266

A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas, by Committee on Conceptual Framework for the New K-12 Science Education Standards and National Resource Council. National Academies Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0309217422


Social Science

SSC 6013 - Social Responsibility and Community Action

No textbook required for this course.