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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 Judges (BIB 370)

Formerly The Book of Judges (Bible 370)

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 Judges and selected readings from major classical medieval commentaries; explain hermeneutic principles; solve contradictions in and between verses; explain lawful rulings derived from the verses as determined in the major law books; and interpret ethical issues being discussed and apply them to practical situations.


The Book of Judges (Bible 370) includes an extensive study guide and required reading with a final exam administered by the Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies. 

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).