Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) | Evaluated Learning Experience
PHL 401 Path of the Just
June 2015 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the examination, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: discuss man’s mission in this world and the need for self-improvement; identify character traits, positive and negative, and their impact on daily life; select the appropriate tools to make lasting changes in character development; and apply the concepts that have been studied to improve one’s personal relationships.
In order to prepare for this examination, students study the following topics: man’s mission in his world; the qualities of a man who is just and how to acquire them. These qualities include: zehirus – vigilance; zerizus – alacrity; nekiyus – cleanliness from temptation in human interaction; perishus – abstinence; tahara – purity; chassidus – piety, in deeds and intent; anavah – humility; yiras cheit – fear of sin; kedushah – holiness.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Ethics, Judaic Studies, Religious Studies, or Philosophy (6/15) (4/21 revalidation).