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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Bible - Genesis University

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

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).

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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