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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

The Book of Joshua (BIB 360)

Formerly The Book of Joshua (Bible 360)

Varies; self-study format. 

Various; distance learning format.
March 2012- Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and describe key concepts and themes in the Book of Joshua and selected readings from major medieval commentaries; explain hermeneutic principles; solve contradictions in and between verses; interpret ethical issues being discussed and apply them to practical situations.


The Book of Joshua (Bible 360) includes an extensive study guide and required reading with a final exam administered by the Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies. Topics include: the episode of the spies in Jericho, the crossing of the Jordan, the conquering of Jericho and the rest of the Land, the battles at Ai, and the sin of Achan.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (3/12) (3/17 revalidation) (7/22 revalidation).