Textbook Information for WKU Graduate Programs 2022

Please refer to the listed textbook information below for 2022 graduate programs: Doctor of Educational Leadership (Ed.D.), Biotechnology Science (M.S.), Instruction and Curriculum (M.A.), Computer Information Systems (M.S.), Architecture (M.Arch.), Global Management (M.B.A.), Psychology (M.A.), and Educational Administration (M.A.). Students need to purchase the textbooks by themselves, such as to go to e-commerce websites (e.g. Amazon.com) for available textbook items. The e-commerce websites may require bank cards with foreign currency payment functions when purchasing textbooks. Students who do not have such bank cards may need to apply for one from banks before purchasing.

Price of the listed textbooks may be comparatively high. Students can go for other cost-saving alternatives to support their textbook needs, such as purchasing e-textbooks, or looking for used copies, or renting textbooks from bookstores/online rental services.

Below is the list of textbooks for 2022 graduate programs (Fall Semester):

Course Textbook ISBN
Doctor of Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)
EDD 6005

Organizational Theory and Change

No textbook required
EDD 6302

Educational Research

No textbook required
EL 5606

School Supervision and Organizational Theory

No textbook required
Biotechnology Science (M.S.)
STME 5010

Molecular Cell Biology

Molecular Biology of the Cell (6th Edition)
by Bruce Alberts, Alexander D. Johnson, etc.
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
STME 5103

Scientific Writing and Presentation

No textbook required
STME 5510

Biostatistics & Computational Analysis

The Analysis of Biological Data (3rd Edition)
by Michael C. Whitlock, Dolph Schluter. Publisher: W. H. Freeman
Instruction and Curriculum (M.A.) – TESOL Option
TESL 5420

Methods for Teaching English Language Learners in ESl/EFL Settings: Standards Based Approach

Exploring English Language Teaching, by Graham Hall. Publisher: Routledge 978-1138722781
Teaching by Principles (4th ed.), by Brown, H. (2015). Publisher: Pearson ELT 9780133925852
ENG 5105

General Linguistics

Language files: Materials for an introduction to language and linguistics (12th ed.), by the Department of Linguistics at The Ohio State University. Publisher: Ohio State University 9780814252703
TESL 5404
Culture, Cognition & Communication for English Language Learners
No textbook required
Computer Information Systems (M.S.)
CPS 5100

Computer Information System

Information Technology for Management:

On-Demand Strategies for Performance,

Growth and Sustainability 11th Edition, by Efraim Turban, Carol Pollard, et al. Publisher: Wiley.

CPS 5931

Network Systems

Computer Networks, 6th Edition, by Douglas Comer. Publisher: Pearson 9780136764052
Computer Networking, 8th Edition, by James F. Kurose, Keith Ross. Publisher: Pearson 9780135928790
CPS 5440

Advanced Analysis Algorithms

Introduction To The Analysis

Of Algorithms (3rd Edition), by Michael Soltys-kulinicz. Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd.

Architecture (M.Arch.) *Textbook information for pre-requisite courses will be announced to students who are required to take pre-requisite courses.
ARCH 5109

Studio 9: Complex program II

No textbook required
ARCH 5501

Professional Practice 1

No textbook required
ARCH 5404

Building System 2

No textbook required
ARCH 5601

Professional Elective I

No textbook required
Global Management (M.B.A.)
ACCT 5010

Accounting For Managers

Accounting: What the Numbers Mean, 12th Edition, by Marshall, McManus, and Viele. Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education ISBN13: 978-1260565492
FIN 5300

Business Finance

Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 12th Edition, by Stephen A. Ross, Randolph W. Westerfield, and Bradford D. Jordan. Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin ISBN: 1260091902 | ISBN13: 978-1260091908
ECO 5020

Managerial Economics

MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS Foundations of Business Analysis and Strategy, by Christopher R. Thomas and S. Charles Maurice 13/e. Publisher: McGraw-Hill ISBN: 9780126000475-5 (bound edition) 97801260025633-4 (loose-leaf edition)
Connect by McGraw-Hill

* The most cost effective combination is to purchase a card to register for Connect and the Ebook. Publisher:  McGraw Hill

ACCT 5110

Quantitative Methods in Management Sciences

Quantitative Analysis for Management (13th Ed.). Render, B., Stair Jr., R.M., Hanna, M.E. & Hale, T. S. Publisher: Pearson Education. ISBN: 9780134543451
Psychology (M.A.)Human Behavior and Organizational Psychology Option
PSY 3110

Human Life Span Development

Life-Span Development, by John Santrock. McGraw Hill. (Both 16th and 17th editions will be fine.)
ISBN10: 1259922782.
PSY 5510

Theories of Personality

Personality Psychology: Understanding Yourself and Others, by Twenge and Campbell. Pearson. 
The faculty of this course normally provides texts and readings of the course.
PSY 3200

Psychology Statistics

Aron, A. Coups, E.J. & Aron, E. (2013) Statistics for Psychology (6th ed.) Boston, MA: Pearson.
ISBN: 9780205258154
Educational Administration (M.A.)School Business Administrator Option
EL 5606

School Supervision And Organizational Theory

No textbook required
EL 5614

Curriculum Development & Evaluation Of Instruction

No textbook required


For inquiries, please contact us by programs:

Graduate Programs Telephone No. Email
Doctor of Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) +86-0577-55870076 edd@wku.edu.cn
Biotechnology Science (M.S.) +86-0577-55870466 biotech@wku.edu.cn
Instruction and Curriculum (M.A.) +86-0577-55870063 instcurr@wku.edu.cn
Architecture (M.Arch.) +86-0577-55870060 m.arch@wku.edu.cn
Computer Information Systems (M.S.) +86-0577-55870721 cis@wku.edu.cn
Global Management (M.B.A.) +86-0577-55870723 mba@wku.edu.cn
Psychology (M.A.) +86-0577-55870062 m.psy@wku.edu.cn
Educational Administration (M.A.) +86-0577-55870076 eduadmin@wku.edu.cn