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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Principles of Moral Development I (Philosophy 310/310 DL)

Location: 
Jerusalem, Israel and other approved locations in the United States
Length: 

Varies; self-study format.  

Dates: 
October 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: express a comprehension of the Jewish principles related to the man's duty in this world; describe various aspects of the virtues of vigilance, alacrity, and cleanliness; identify and discuss causes of their constraints and explain the method for acquiring them; clearly explain the philosophical concepts discussed and extrapolate and apply these ideas to other areas; and reconstruct the proofs articulated in the text.

Instruction: 

The Philosophy 310 examination and 310 DL (distance learning) course examine problems facing mankind on an individual and collective level and discusses solutions offered by the Jewish system of moral development. Topics include: human nature, man's potential, purpose of mankind, duty, individual and collective responsibility, and theories and methods of moral development. The distance learning course follows a series of 40 audio lectures.

Credit recommendation: 

Proficiency exam: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Ethics or Philosophy (2/11) (3/16 revalidation). Distance learning course: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Ethics or Philosophy (2/11) (3/16 revalidation). 

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