FAQS

What is the course?

The course is a Jewish studies overview presented by local instructors with an online review on the Yeshiva University Portal.

 

What is the course length?

1 hour for 14 weeks.

The semester will begin in the Fall.

 

Price?

The cost is $999 for 2 credits.

 

Are there age requirements?

The program is for students in 10th through 12th grade.

What category subjects are these credits counted towards?

These would count as “elective credits” in another college. All students have to fulfill a quota of elective credits in order to graduate.

 

Will all schools accept these credits?

Yeshiva University credits have been accepted to many different colleges throughout the country, including highly selective schools, liberal arts colleges, public flagships, specialized programs, and many more , such as:

Baruch College

Binghamton University

Brandeis University

Brown University

Cal Arts

California State University

Collin College

Northridge (CSUN)

FIT

Florida State University

George Mason University

Georgia State University

Grand Valley University

Harvard University

Indiana University

Kennesaw University

Lehigh University

Loyola University

Madison University

Michigan State University

Monmouth University

Northeastern University

Northwestern University

Nova Community College

NYIT

NYU

Ohio State University

Oklahoma State University

Penn State University

Purdue University

Rhode Island School of Art and Design

Ringling College Of Art And Design 

Rutgers University

Seton Hall

St. John’s University

State College of Florida

Stony Brook University

Temple University

Towson University

Tulane University

University of  Central Florida

University of  Florida

University of  South Florida 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Iowa

University of Kentucky

University of Louisville 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

University of North Texas

University of Texas at Dallas

University of Virginia

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Wayne State University

William Patterson University

University of Virginia

Virginia Tech University

Yale University

What topics does the course cover?

This course covers the following basic tenets of Jewish thought, including but not limited to:

Section I: The Development of Abraham’s Faith

Section II: Definition of the Mitzvah to Believe in God

Section III: The Chosen People of the Bible

Section IV: Jewish View on Happiness

We will also have a brief summary of the following laws:

Kashrut

Holidays

Shabbat

Prayers

Blessings

 

How are grades determined?

Grades will be determined as follows:
Attendance: 30%
Midterm: 35%
Final: 35%
A final grade of D is the minimum required to receive credit

Is there coursework?

After each lesson, follow up assignments will be submitted online. There is no homework.

What is the admission process?

Applicants must first fill out the application form. Those accepted will receive direct correspondence from Yeshiva University with instructions regarding how to apply to be a non-matriculated student of the university. Once completed you will receive your Yeshiva University ID# and information related to the online course.

 

What is the Cancellation policy?

Reimbursement will follow these terms:

 

Before the course begins: 100%

During the first week: 90%

Before the end of the fourth week: 50%

After the end of the fourth week: 0%

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