Compuskills Courses and Exams

Compuskills Courses and Exams

Credits Available for Course Completion February 2013 through May 2018

  • Jewish law: The Laws of Brachot, Blessings (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Religion: The Jewish Calendar & Customs (Advanced); (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Studies in Biblical Literature - Advanced Topics in the Book of Esther (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Studies in Biblical Literature - Bereishit II (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Studies in Jewish Philosophy - Kuzari (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Studies in the Writings of the Prophets - Melachim I (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Studies in the Writings of the Prophets - Melachim II (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Studies in the Writings of the Prophets - Shmuel I, II, III (6 credits, lower division level, 2 credits per course)
  • Studies in the Writings of the Prophets - Shoftim (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Studies in the Writings of the Prophets - Yehoshua (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Survey of Biblical Literature - Bamidbar (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Survey of Biblical Literature - Bereishit I (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Survey of Biblical Literature - Bereishit II (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Survey of Biblical Literature - Devarim (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Survey of Biblical Literature - Shemot (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Survey of Biblical Literature - Vayikra (3 credits, lower division level)

Credits Available for Exam Completion February 2013 through May 2018

Language Proficiency Exams
  • Advanced Modern Hebrew (6 credits, upper division level)
  • Intermediate Modern Hebrew (6 credits, lower division level)

Credits Available for Exam Completion August 2012 through October 2017

Biblical Studies Proficiency Exams
  • Bible 321: Pentateuch: The Book of Numbers I (Sefer Bamidbar); (1 credit, upper division level)
  • Bible 322: Pentateuch: The Book of Numbers II (Sefer Bamidbar); (1 credit, upper division level)
  • Bible 323: Pentateuch: The Book of Numbers III (Sefer Bamdibar); (1 credit, upper division level)
  • Bible 336: Scriptures: Book of Esther (1.5 credits, lower division level)
Ethical Decision Making Proficiency Exam
  • REL 232: Ethics from Sinai (Pirkei Avos); (1.5 credits, lower division level) Note: Introductory level textual exegesis, not a general study of social or professional ethics. Does not meet Charter Oak State College's Ethical Decision Making General Education Requirement.
Hebrew Language Proficiency Exam
  • LNG 301: Biblical Hebrew (3 credits, lower division level)
Jewish Law Proficiency Exams
  • JLAW 321: Laws of Cooking on Shabbos I (1.5 credits, upper division level)
  • JLAW 322: Laws of Cooking on Shabbos II (1.5 credits, upper division level)
  • JLAW 324: The Laws of Threshing, Winnowing, and Selecting on Shabbos (1.5 credits, upper division level)
  • JLAW 331: Laws of Interaction with Non-Shabbos Items (Muktzeh); (1.5 credits, upper division level)
Liturgical Studies Proficiency Exam
  • REL 125: The Daily Prayers: Rav Schwab on Prayer (1.5 credits, lower division level)
Social Ethics Proficiency Exam
  • REL 233: Ethics from Sinai (Pirkei Avos); (1.5 credits, lower division level) Note: Does not meet Charter Oak State College's Ethical Decision Making General Education Requirement.

Credits Available for Exam Completion December 2011 through February 2017

Biblical Studies Proficiency Exams
  • BIB 101: Book of Genesis (1 credit, lower division level)
  • BIB 102: Book of Exodus (1 credit, lower division level)
  • BIB 103: Book of Leviticus (1 credit, lower division level)
  • BIB 104: Book of Numbers (1 credit, lower division level)
  • BIB 105: Book of Deuteronomy (1 credit, lower division level)

Credits Available for Course Completion October 2010 through May 2016

  • Globalization of the Economy (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Intro to Computer Based Illustration with Adobe Illustrator (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Intro to Digital Art and Design with Photoshop (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Intro to Page Layout with Adobe InDesign (3 credits, lower division level)

Source of Records

Compuskills; 11 Mishkelov Street; Har Nof, Jerusalem 95402; Israel

Applying for the Credit

Have Compuskills submit your transcript or record to the Registrar to apply for the credit.

Course Descriptions

Globalization of the Economy (3 credits, lower division level) October 2010 through May 2016
This course introduces the student to the new methodologies suited for doing business in the global economy, rethinking the way we conduct business to be more streamlined, more productive, and to be best in the field under more difficult circumstances.

Intro to Computer Based Illustration with Adobe Illustrator (3 credits, lower division level) May 2006 through May 2016
The goal of this course is to introduce the student to the world of graphics and specifically to illustration through the use of Adobe Illustrator. The student will learn to identify when to use an illustration program and the difference between a vector and raster program. The student will learn to use Adobe Illustrator to create illustrations including logos, advertisements, wrappers and packaging, and realistic illustrations. Topics include drawing, transforming, positioning and brush tools; color; page setup; 3-D effects; and preparing work for print.

Intro to Digital Art and Design with Photoshop (3 credits, lower division level) June 2010 through May 2016
The goal of this course is to introduce the student to the world of graphics and specifically to photo editing through the use of Adobe Photoshop. The student will learn to identify when to use Photoshop and the difference between a vector and raster program. The student will learn to use the various painting tools in Photoshop, to correct and adjust flaws and blemishes, to make tonal adjustments, and to add and/or take away parts of photos. Students will also learn how to make photo montages. Topics include the use of pen, painting and selection tools; working with vector objects and shapes, layers, opacities, masks and adjustment layers; color modes and color adjustments.

Intro to Page Layout with Adobe InDesign (3 credits, lower division level) May 2006 through May 2016
The goal of this course is to introduce the student to the basics of typography and letter form to create basic one page and multiple page layouts using Adobe InDesign. Topics include when to use a page layout program; placing graphics; setting up columns and margins; and the use of color, typography, grids, master pages, sections, styles and links.