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We offer distance learning courses that are recommended for college credit by the NCCRS in the following subjects:

    Introduction to Python Programming

    (TCH-401A)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    April 2019 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Computers and Information Technology


    This is our alternative TCH-401 course specifically designed for a Sara Schenirer cohort. If you are not a member of this cohort, please see our TCH-401 course.

    In the associate/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Cyber Security, Information Technologies, or as an elective in Business or Mathematics (4/19).

    Federal Taxation of Individuals

    (ACC-351)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    March 2022 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Business and Economics


    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: discuss what constitutes a tax and the general objectives of taxation; discuss the various federal, state and local taxes and the laws that implement and enforce them; apply and analyze the issues related to the filing of federal income tax returns, including requirement to file and the processing of returns; analyze the working of the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS); apply and analyze objectives and strategies for basic tax planning; apply and analyze the components and computation of individual federal income taxes, including computation of and exclusions from gross income, self-employment income, deductions for and from adjusted gross income, the calculation of taxable income, tax payments, credits and additions to tax; and evaluate tax issues related to the sale property (including a principal residence) and retirement planning.

    Federal Taxation of Individuals (ACC-351) deals with the methods and principles of U.S. Federal income taxation. It is concerned with the history and politics behind the federal income tax laws and regulations, including major emphasis on tax provisions common to all types of taxpayers, particularly individuals. Topics include tax authority, research, compliance and planning; gross income and exclusions; individual deductions and credits; tax rate schedules and calculation; filing status; investments and property transactions; self-employment income; retirement planning; home ownership and professional ethics.

    In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting, Business, Federal Personal Tax Accounting, or Tax Accounting (2/22).

    Federal Taxation of Business Entities

    (ACC-352)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    March 2022 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Business and Economics


    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: Describe the steps in organizing a corporation; discuss the tax basics of corporate distributions; develop a basic understanding of the tax code and tax regulations; compare and contrast the differences between financial income and taxable income; and outline the concepts around the different legal entities and their basic differences and their applicable tax classifications.

    Federal Taxation of Business Entities (ACC-352) deals with the methods and principles of U.S. Federal income taxation and discusses the history and politics behind the federal income tax laws and regulations, including major emphasis on tax provisions common to all types of taxpayers, particularly businesses. These major topics are covered Corporate Taxation, Partnerships, and Estate and Gift Taxation. Students should be able to effectively deal in the areas of tax compliance for these entities.

    In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting, Business, or Federal Tax Accounting (2/22).

    Concepts in Leadership

    (BUS-356)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    March 2022 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Business and Economics


    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: compare and contrast the various leadership theories and concepts; analyze the strengths and weaknesses of various leaders; apply principles of leadership to specific situations; summarize the characteristics of effective and ethical leadership; and articulate the skills necessary to be an effective leader who can navigate today’s global marketplace.

    Concepts in Leadership (BUS-356) is designed to provide a basic introduction to leadership by focusing on being a good leader. The emphasis of the course is on the practice of leadership. The course examines topics such as the nature of leadership, recognizing leadership traits, developing leadership skills, creating a vision, setting the tone, listening to out-group members, handling conflict, overcoming obstacles, and addressing ethics in leadership. Attention will be given to helping students to understand and improve their leadership performance.

    In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business, Leadership, Psychology, or Philosophy (2/22).

    Business Plan Development

    (BUS-500)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    March 2022 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Business and Economics


    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe entrepreneurial activity and its application; discuss the strategic, tactical, and operational roles and functions of the management of the entrepreneurial venture; prepare a successful business plan; and outline the proper ethical and legal foundation applied to entrepreneurship and new business ventures.

    Business Plan Development (BUS-500) explores the creation and management of start-up businesses. It concentrates on initial strategy, location, financing, staffing, daily activities, controls, and taxes. Students develop a business plan for a start-up business. This course evaluates the necessary qualities and characteristics of a thriving entrepreneurial profile and helps students recognize and determine the steps required to design and develop a for-profit start-up business and open and operate a small business enterprise. It describes the primary forms of small business ownership and identifies the necessary financial competencies needed by the entrepreneur and further utilizes information, financial estimates and projections, logic, and critical thinking required to recognize opportunities and address minor business problems in a multicultural, ethical, legal, and competitive environment.

    In the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting, Business Management, Economics, or Management (2/22).

    Accounting Information Systems

    (ACC-500)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    March 2022 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Business and Economics


    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: outline the role, purpose, and importance of an accounting information system; describe the meaning of risk assessment and explain how they affect accounting roles; identify the standard internal controls and discuss how to apply them to an accounting information system; describe the appropriate internal controls that will reduce risk within an Organization; and summarize the relationship between ethics and decision making.

    Accounting Information Systems (ACC-500) is a graduate-level course designed to further the students’ knowledge of accounting information systems and their role in the accounting world. Several topics will be discussed, including the life cycle of software development, emerging technology, internal controls, information system auditing, hardware, software, e-commerce, and the role of information systems.

    In the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting, Business, Accounting Information Systems, or Financial Accounting (2/22).

    Advanced Numbers

    (BIB-430)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    March 2022 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Judaic Studies


    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the concepts and themes found throughout the entire Book of Numbers along with its medieval and modern commentaries; solve apparent contradictions in the verses; explain the hermeneutic principles which are applied to verses to gain new insight; explain legal rulings derived from the text found in major law books; interpret ethical issues which emerge from the text; connect sources to a variety of themes using source material from the Chumash and selected commentaries; and translate Hebrew to English in written format.

    Advanced Numbers (BIB-430) will assess the students’ knowledge of the Book of Numbers on an advanced level. Students will be required to have a broad knowledge of classical commentaries on the Book of Numbers including: The Talmud, Midrash, Rashi, Ramban, Sforno, and R’ Samson R. Hirsch among others. Students will have a deep understanding of how the commentators analyze the Bible, with a focus on philosophical and ethical principles derived from the verses. Topics include: censuses, the laws of Nazir, rebellions, the encampment, laws of inheritance, laws of vows, the spies, Aaron’s death and more.

    In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (2/22).

    Advanced Leviticas II

    (BIB-420)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    March 2022 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Judaic Studies


    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the concepts and themes found throughout the entire book of Leviticus along with its medieval and modern commentaries; Students will be able to solve apparent contradictions in the verses and explain the hermeneutic principles which are applied to verses to gain new insight; Students will also explain legal rulings derived from the text found in major law books as well as interpret ethical issues which emerge from the text; In addition, students will be required to write five-one hundred-word essays connecting sources to a variety of themes using source material from the Chumash and selected commentaries; One essay will require the student to demonstrate an ability to translate from Hebrew to English.

    Advanced Leviticas II (BIB-420) will assess the students’ knowledge of the Book of Leviticus on an advanced level. Students will be required to have a broad knowledge of classical commentaries on the Book of Leviticus including: The Talmud, Midrash, Rashi, Ramban, Sforno, and R’ Samson R. Hirsch among others. Students will have a deep understanding of how the commentators analyze the Bible, with a focus on philosophical and ethical principles derived from the verses. Topics include Sacrifices, Priestly Service, Priestly blessings, and laws relating to Priests, kosher and non-kosher species, spiritual contamination, tzoras, and more. Suggestions for review: Students may rely on background knowledge and review any resources they wish to prepare for the exam.

    In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (2/22).

    Advanced Leviticas I

    (BIB-320)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    March 2022 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Judaic Studies


    Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge of the text and commentary on the entire Book of Leviticus; Mastery of the material will include the ability to analyze and explain select sections of the text along with Rashi’s commentary; This analysis will include identifying the textual problem Rashi is trying to resolve and how he resolves it. When relevant, students should also be able to explain Rashi’s solution in terms of ethical and religious behavior; In addition, student will be required to write a five-one hundred-word essays on various themes drawing from the Biblical text and Rashi’s comments; One essay will require the student to demonstrate an ability to translate from Hebrew to English.

    Advanced Leviticas I (BIB-320) will challenge the student’s knowledge of the entire Book of Leviticus. It will include the Biblical text in Hebrew as well as Rashi’s commentary. Topics include: Korbanos (Sacrifices), the death of Nadav and Avihu, Yom Kippur service in the Temple, laws of tzoras, laws of sexual relationships, kosher and non kosher animals, agricultural gifts to the poor, the Sabbatical year and Jubilee year, and laws of lending money. While most of the exam will be in English, students must be able to read and understand the Hebrew texts.

    In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (2/22).

    Advanced Genesis II

    (BIB-400)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    March 2022 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Judaic Studies


    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the concepts and themes found throughout the entire Book of Genesis along with its medieval and modern commentaries; Students will be able to solve apparent contradictions in the verses and explain the hermeneutic principles which are applied to verses to gain new insight; Students will also explain legal rulings derived from the text found in major law books as well as interpret ethical issues which emerge from the text; In addition, students will be required to write five-one hundred-word essays connecting sources to a variety of themes using source material from the Chumash and selected commentaries; One essay will require the student to demonstrate an ability to translate from Hebrew to English.

    Advanced Genesis II (BIB-400) will assess the students’ knowledge of the Book of Genesis on an advanced level. Students will be required to have a broad knowledge of classical commentaries on the Book of Genesis including: The Talmud, Midrash, Rashi, Ramban, Sforno, and R’ Samson R. Hirsch among others. Students will have a deep understanding of how the commentators analyze the Bible, with a focus on philosophical and ethical principles derived from the verses. Topics include: The purpose of Creation, the exile from Eden, Noah and the Ark, Abraham and the ten tests, the binding of Isaac, the selling of Josef, the exile to Egypt and more.

    In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (2/22).

    Advanced Genesis I

    (BIB-300)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    March 2022 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Judaic Studies


    Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge of the text and commentary on the entire Book of Exodus. Mastery of the material will include the ability to analyze and explain select sections of the text along with Rashi’s commentary. This analysis will include identifying the textual problem Rashi is trying to resolve and how he resolves it. When relevant, students should also be able to explain Rashi’s solution in terms of ethical and religious behavior. In addition, students will be required to write five-one hundred-word essays on various themes drawing from the Biblical text and Rashi’s comments. One essay will require the student to demonstrate an ability to translate from Hebrew to English.

    Advanced Genesis I (BIB-300) will challenge the student’s knowledge of the entire Book of Exodus. It will include the Biblical text in Hebrew as well as Rashi’s commentary. Topics include Enslavement in Egypt, early life of Moses and his leadership role, Pharoah, the Ten Plagues, the Exodus, the splitting of the Red Sea, Children of Israel in the wilderness, the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai and the Ten Commandments, the Golden Calf and the Tabernacle. While most of the exam will be in English, students must be able to read and understand the Hebrew texts.

    In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (2/22).

    Advanced Exodus II

    (BIB-410)

    $150.00


    Location:
    Various: distance learning format


    Length:
    Varies (self-study; self-paced)


    Dates:
    March 2022 - Present.


    Instructional Delivery Format:
    Online/distance learning


    Category:
    Judaic Studies


    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the concepts and themes found throughout the entire book of Exodus along with its medieval and modern commentaries; Students will be able to solve apparent contradictions in the verses and explain the hermeneutic principles which are applied to verses to gain new insight; Students will also explain legal rulings derived from the text found in major law books as well as interpret ethical issues which emerge from the text; In addition, students will be required to write five-one hundred-word essays connecting sources to a variety of themes using source material from the Chumash and selected commentaries; One essay will require the student to demonstrate an ability to translate from Hebrew to English.

    Advanced Exodus II (BIB-410) will assess the students’ knowledge of the Book of Exodus on an advanced level. Students will be required to have a broad knowledge of classical commentaries on the Book of Exodus including: The Talmud, Midrash, Rashi, Ramban, Sforno, and R’ Samson R. Hirsch among others. Students will have a deep understanding of how the commentators analyze the Bible, with a focus on philosophical and ethical principles derived from the verses. Topics include: the exile to Egypt, servitude in Egypt, the rise of Moses to leadership, the ten plagues, the splitting of the sea, the giving of the Torah and Ten Commandments, the building of the Tabernacle and more.

    In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (2/22).