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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

Modern Middle East (HIS 470)


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: analyze the history of Jews in the Middle East; examine the historical relationship between Islam and Judaism and the Arabs and Jews; and examine primary and secondary texts.


This course is a study of Jews and the Modern Middle East, focusing on the transition to modern times in the Middle East; Messianism; impact and European intervention on behalf of non-Muslims; social, economic, and cultural transformations; Zionism and Mideast Jewry; Arab and Jewish nationalism; World War II; and Mideast, Israel, and new diasporas.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in History, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/10) (5/15 revalidation) (11/22 revalidation).