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.
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:
California State University
Florida State University
George Mason University
Georgia State University
Grand Valley University
Nova Community College
Ohio State University
Oklahoma State University
Penn State University
Rhode Island School of Art and Design
Ringling College Of Art And Design
St. John’s University
State College of Florida
Stony Brook 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 Virginia
Wayne State University
William Patterson University
Virginia Tech 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:
How are grades determined?
Grades will be determined as follows:
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%