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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

History: Medieval Spain (HIS 375)


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

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
January 2006 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to examine and discuss the historical period of medieval Spain utilizing primary and secondary texts and documents.


This course is a  study of the major historical, cultural and political events, involving or affecting the Jewish people, in medieval Spain, emphasizing the lives of influential figures. Topics include: the lives of R. Shmuel Hanagid; R. Yehudah Halevy; Jewish age of poetry; Maimonides, his life and works; controversies and bans on the works of Maimonides; Disputation; Columbus and the discovery of the New World.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in History, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/06) (3/11 revalidation) (9/16 revalidation) (11/22 revalidation).