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National College Credit Recommendation Service

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Bible - Genesis University

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites or approved proctor sites.
Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University.

Dates:

January 2010 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze the narrative of the Deuteronomy and the major moral, religious, and theological issues of the book; examine the text using a variety of classical and modern commentaries; and develop and apply biblical research skills and techniques.

Instruction:

This is an advanced study of the Book of Deuteronomy with classical and modern commentaries focusing on understanding the major moral, religious, and theological issues.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/10) (5/15 revalidation). 

Location:
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites; or approved proctor sites.
Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates:

January 2010 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze the narrative of the Book of Exodus and the major moral, religious, and theological issues of the book; examine the text using a variety of classical and modern commentaries; and develop and apply biblical research skills and techniques.

Instruction:

This is an advanced study of the Book of Exodus with classical and modern commentaries focusing on understanding the major moral, religious, and theological issues.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/10) (5/15 revalidation). 

Location:
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites; or approved proctor sites.
Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University.

Dates:

January 2010 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze the narrative of the Book of Genesis and the major moral, religious, and theological issues of the book; examine the text using a variety of classical and modern commentaries; and develop and apply biblical research skills and techniques.

Instruction:

This is an advanced study of the Book of Genesis with classical and modern commentaries focusing on understanding the major moral, religious, and theological issues.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/10) (5/15 revalidation).

Location:
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates:

January 2010 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze the narrative of the Book of Numbers and the major moral, religious, and theological issues of the book; examine the text using a variety of classical and modern commentaries; and develop and apply biblical research skills and techniques.

Instruction:

This is an advanced study of the Book of Numbers with classical and modern commentaries focusing on understanding the major moral, religious, and theological issues.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/10) (5/15 revalidation). 

Location:

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.

Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University.

Dates:

January 2012 – Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the major themes of the narrative; apply interpretive techniques to texts utilizing medieval and modern commentaries; extract moral, ethical and theological insights from the text and its commentaries; and apply lessons and insights studied to the growth and development of people and community. 

Instruction:

Emphasis is placed on the lessons and insights found in the text and its application to contemporary society. Topics include: themes, events, and personalities; moral and ethical lessons; parallel texts; and contemporary society.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Bible Studies, Jewish Thought, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (9/16).

Location:
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates:
May 2005 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the narrative of the Book of Joshua and the major religious and historical elements of the book; examine and analyze the text using a variety of classical commentaries; and develop and apply biblical research skills and techniques.

Instruction:

This is a study of the Book of Joshua with the 11th century commentary of Rashi and other classical commentaries, in the original Hebrew, focusing on understanding the major religious and historical elements. Students conduct a close reading of the text applying research skills to uncover the meaning and understand the message of the narrative. Major topics include: the conquest of the Land of Israel; division of land; tribal boundaries; the charge to Joshua; the inauguration of the cities of refuge.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/05) (5/10 revalidation) (5/15 revalidation).  NOTE: This course is not offered with the proficiency examination option.

Location:
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates:
January 2006 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the narrative of the Book of Judges and the major religious and theological issues of the book; examine and analyze the text using a variety of classical commentaries; and develop and apply biblical research skills and techniques.

Instruction:

This is a study of the Book of Judges with classical commentaries focusing on understanding the major religious and theological issues. Students conduct a close reading of the text applying research skills to uncover the meaning and understand the message of the narrative. Major topics include: the judgeship of Deborah; the song of Deborah; Gideon's test of G-d; Jephtha's vow; the life of Samson; the idol of Micha; and Pilegesh B'Givah.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/06) (3/11 revalidation) (9/16 revalidation).

Location:

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.

Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University.

Dates:

January 2012 - Present. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the major themes of the narrative; apply interpretive techniques to texts; identify and discuss moral and ethical insights; and identify and discuss thematic events. 

Instruction:

Emphasis is placed on the text and guided by the classical commentaries. Discussion includes themes, events, and personalities; textual difficulties; and thematic events.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Bible Studies, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (9/16).

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