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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

Studies in Genesis and Classical Jewish Interpretation (BIB 250)


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 major figures and events in the Book of Genesis; discuss the narrative of the Book of Genesis and the major religious, historical and philosophical elements of the book; articulate and discuss thematic elements of the Book of Genesis; examine and analyze the text using the classical commentary of Rashi; and apply biblical research skills and techniques.


This is a survey of the Book of Genesis with classic medieval commentary of Rashi, focusing on understanding the major moral, religious, and theological issues.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (3/11).