Textbooks: There is no textbook required for this course. Materials will be provided by the instructor each week.
Instructor: Ariel Berkowitz, M.Div
Course Options: This class can be taken as a standalone class or can be taken as part of a certificate program.
Standalone: This course will suit anyone who would like a better understanding of biblical locations, and helps students get a better understanding of the setting for biblical narrative. This course is suitable for adults, junior high and high school students.
Program Path: Those who are looking for a more structured workload will find this course is not required for any certificate program but does count for elective hours (which are required for two and three-year certificates). This class counts for 2 quarter hours within the certificate program.
Course Requirements: Students must have the ability to proficiently read the English language, have access to and a basic knowledge of a computer with an internet connection. This course does have videos and maps to look at, so those who are visually impaired are very welcomed to take this course but should be aware of this kind of content.
Workload: The average workload each week is around 3 hours. This includes a weekly lecture, assigned reading, and interaction in the class forum. A final exam is also required at the end of the class to complete the course.