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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Jewish Philosophy: Rambam's Thirteen Principles (PHI399)

39 hours (13 weeks).
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
September 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate understanding of the historical background of Rambam's formulation of the principles and the influence of the principles on contemporary discussions, as well as the theological and ethical ideas expressed in the principles.


Major topics include: Rambam's methodology in formulating the thirteen principles, the principles themselves, and related theological and philosophical issues. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and Textual preparation. Prerequisite: Three courses in Philosophy or Religion. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Philosophy, Theology, or Religion (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).