DANTES Test Reference Publications 

Resources for Dantes Subject Standardized Tests

The following books and videotapes are recommended by DANTES for use by students preparing to take DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSSTs) for college credit. These are some of the books that may be helpful in preparing for the test, although any standard text in the subject is probably appropriate.

These works are available in limited quantities in the JBU Library. Videotapes and reference items (with the prefix "Ref") may not be removed from the library.

Current editions of publications may be purchased through the JBU Bookstore or other local bookstores.


Art of the Western World

N5300 .A686 1989  Stewart, Andrew F. Art of the Western World Study Guide. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1989.  

Video N5300 .A78 1989  Art of the Western World. 9 videocassettes. Santa Barbara, CA: Annenberg/CPB Project, 1989.

N5300 .J3 1995  Janson, H. W. History of Art. 5th ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1995. 

 

Astronomy

QB45 .S44 1995  Seeds, Michael A. Horizons: Exploring the Universe. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1995.  

QB45 .Z428 1997  Zeilik, Michael. Astronomy, the Evolving Universe. 8th ed. New York: Wiley, 1997.  


The Civil War and Reconstruction

E173 .O94 vol. 6  McPherson, James M. Battle Cry of Freedom: the Civil War Era. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Video E456 .C68 1990  Burns, Ken. The Civil War. 9 videocassettes. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video, 1990.

E464 .W48 1992  Boritt, G. S. Why the Confederacy Lost. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Ref E468 .B7  Boatner, Mark Mayo. The Civil War Dictionary. New York: D. McKay Co., 1959.

E468 .F7 1986  Foote, Shelby. The Civil War, a Narrative. New York: Vintage Books, 1986.

E468 .N43  Nevins, Allan. The War for the Union. New York: Scribner, 1959-71.

E468.9 .P35 1996  Paludan, Phillip S. "A People's Contest": the Union and Civil War 1861-1865. 2nd ed. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1996.

E487 .T483 1979  Thomas, Emory M. The Confederate Nation, 1861-1865. New York: Harper & Row, 1979.

 

Criminal Justice

HV6001 .C75 R83 2001   Rudman's questions and answers on the Dantes subject examination in ...Criminology. Syosset, NY: National Learning Corporation, 2001

HV9950 .C7433 1995  Bidinotto, Robert James. Criminal Justice?: The Legal System Versus Individual Responsibility. 2nd ed. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Foundation for Economic Education, 1995

HV9950 .S34 1999  Schmalleger, Frank. Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, c1999.  

HV9950 .S35 1997  Author: Schmalleger, Frank. Criminal Justice Today: An Introductory Text for the Twenty-first Century. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1997

KF9223 .S4 1999  Senna, Joseph J. Introduction to Criminal Justice. 8th ed. Minneapolis: West Pub. Co., 1999.  

 

Drug & Alcohol Abuse

RM301 .W58 2004  Hanson, Glen. Drugs and Society. 8th ed. Boston: Jones and Bartlett, 2004.

RM315 .M335 1999  Maisto, Stephen A. Drug Use and Abuse. 3rd ed. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1999.  

RM316 .R39 1999  Ray, Oakley Stern. Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior. 8th ed. Boston: WCB/McGraw-Hill, 1999.

 

Environment & Humanity

GE105 .M547 2000  Miller, G. Tyler. Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions. Belmont: Wadsworth Pub. Co., 2000.

Video GF75 .R32 1990  Race to Save the Planet. 10 videocassettes, 2 study guides. Boston, Mass: WGBH, 1990.

 

Ethics in America

BJ1012 .B369 1994  Barcalow, Emmett. Moral Philosophy: Theory and Issues. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Pub. Co., 1994.

Video BJ1012 .E8944 1988  Miller, Arthur Raphael. Ethics in America. 11 videocassettes. Santa Barbara, CA: Annenberg/CPB Project, 1988.

BJ1025 .E84 1989  Newton, Lisa H. Ethics in America Source Reader. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1989.

BJ1025 .N45 1989  Newton, Lisa H. Ethics in America Study Guide. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1989.

 

Foundations of Education

LB2366.2 .A88 1996  Banta, Trudy W. Assessment in Practice: Putting Principles to Work on College Campuses. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1996.

LC191.4 .S684 1998  Spring, Joel H. American Education. 8th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 1998.  

LC191.4 .T69 1998  Tozer, Stephen. School and Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. 3rd ed. Boston, Mass: McGraw-Hill, 1998.  

 

Fundamentals of Counseling

BF637.C6 C574 1996  Corey, Gerald. Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy. 5th ed. Pacific Grove: Brooks/Cole Pub. Co., 1996.  

BF637.C6 G42 1995  George, Rickey L. Counseling: Theory and Practice. 4th ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1995.  

BF637.C6 G53 1996  Gladding, Samuel T. Counseling: a Comprehensive Profession. 3rd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Merrill, 1996.  

BV835 .V57 1992  Virkler, Henry A. Broken Promises. Dallas: Word, 1992.

RC455.2.E8 C66 1998  Corey, Gerald. Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions. 5th ed. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing, 1998.  

 

Here's To Your Health

RA776 .C755 1996  Mullen, Kathleen D. Connections for Health. 4th ed. Madison, Wis: Wm. C. Brown & Benchmark, 1996.

RA776 .C83 2004  Insel, Paul M. Core Concepts in Health. 9th ed. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Pub. Co., 1998, 2004.

RM316 .R39 1999  Ray, Oakley Stern. Drugs, Society and Human Behavior. 8th ed. Boston: WCB/McGraw-Hill, 1999.

 

A History of the Vietnam War

DS557.4 .V541 1983  Cohen, Steven. Vietnam: Anthology and Guide to a Television History. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1983.

DS558 .K37 1991  Karnow, Stanley. Vietnam, a History. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1991.

PZ4 .L468 Ug  Lederer, William J. The Ugly American. New York, Norton, 1958.

 

Introduction to Law Enforcement

HV7921.L39 R83 2001  Rudman's questions and answers on the Dantes subject standardized test, subject examination in ... Introduction to Law Enforcement. Syosset, NY: National Learning Corporation, 2001

HV9950 .S34 1999  Schmalleger, Frank. Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, c1999.  

HV9950 .S35 1997  Schmallager, Frank. Criminal Justice Today: An Introductory Text for the Twenty-first Century. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1997

KF9223 .S4 1999  Senna, Joseph J. Introduction to Criminal Justice. 8th ed. Minneapolis: West Pub. Co., 1999.  

 

Introduction to World Religions

BL80.2 .H66 1994  Hopfe, Lewis M. Religions of the World. 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1994.  

BL80.2 .N59 2003  Noss, David S. A History of the World's Religions. 11th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003.  

BL80.2 .S6 1996  Smart, Ninian. The Religious Experience. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1996.  

 

Lifespan Developmental Psychology

BF713 .C7 2001  Craig, Grace J. Human Development. 9th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2001.

BF713 .V36 1989  Vander Zanden, James Wilfrid. Human Development. 4th ed. New York: 1989

 

Money & Banking

HG1601 .F75 1998  Friedman, David H. Money & Banking. 4th ed. Washington, DC: American Bankers Association, 1998.  

HG173 .M632 1998  Mishkin, Frederic S. The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets. 5th ed. Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley, 1998.  

 

Personal Finance

HG4026 .P57 1990  Pinches, George E. Essentials of Financial Management. 3rd ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1990.

 

Physical Geology

QE28.2 .M34 1994  McGeary, David. Physical Geology: Earth Revealed. 2nd ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Publishers, 1994.  

QE28.2 .S55 1995  Skinner, Brian J. The Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology. 3rd ed. New York: Wiley, 1995.  

 

Principles of Public Speaking

PN4121 .V4 1997  Verderber, Rudolph F. The Challenge of Effective Speaking. 10th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Pub. Co., 1997.