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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

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

Literature: Historical Fiction (LIT 200)


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

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

January 2011 - December 2019.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify some of the key time periods for the Jews; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of several historical novels consistent with these eras; discuss how the experiences of specific characters in a fictitious story are representative of true experiences of the time; describe the human aspect of the era, highlighting emotions, struggles, and triumphs of the Jewish spirit; define historical fiction, using specific stories as literary evidence; and synthesize different stories and different time periods into a deep understanding of the Jewish plight over the years.


This course studies Jewish Historical fiction works designed to help students understand the meaning and purpose of the historical fiction genre. Students form a general opinion of the value of historical fiction by reading books which provide an understanding of the human element with respect to various time periods.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Literature, English, or History (3/11).