Compuskills Courses and Exams

Credit Recommendation

  • 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

Language Proficiency Exams

  • Advanced Modern Hebrew: 6 credits, upper division level

  • Intermediate Modern Hebrew: 6 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates

February 2013 through May 2018

Credit Recommendation

Biblical Studies Proficiency Exams

  • Bible321 - Pentateuch: The Book of Numbers I (Sefer Bamidbar): 1 credit, upper division level

  • Bible322 - Pentateuch: The Book of Numbers II (Sefer Bamidbar): 1 credit, upper division level

  • Bible323 - Pentateuch: The Book of Numbers III (Sefer Bamdibar): 1 credit, upper division level

  • Bible336 - Scriptures: Book of Esther: 1.5 credits, lower division level

Ethical Decision Making Proficiency Exam

  • REL232 - 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

  • LNG301 - Biblical Hebrew: 3 credits, lower division level

Jewish Law Proficiency Exams

  • JLAW321 - Laws of Cooking on Shabbos I: 1.5 credits, upper division level

  • JLAW322 - Laws of Cooking on Shabbos II: 1.5 credits, upper division level

  • JLAW324 - The Laws of Threshing, Winnowing, and Selecting on Shabbos: 1.5 credits, upper division level

  • JLAW331 - Laws of Interaction with Non-Shabbos Items (Muktzeh): 1.5 credits, upper division level

Liturgical Studies Proficiency Exam

  • REL125 - The Daily Prayers: Rav Schwab on Prayer: 1.5 credits, lower division level

Social Ethics Proficiency Exam

  • REL233 - 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.

Effective Dates

August 2012 through October 2017

Credit Recommendation

Biblical Studies Proficiency Exams

  • BIB101 - Book of Genesis, 1 credit, lower division level

  • BIB102 - Book of Exodus: 1 credit, lower division level)

  • BIB103 - Book of Leviticus: 1 credit, lower division level

  • BIB104 - Book of Numbers: 1 credit, lower division level

  • BIB105 - Book of Deuteronomy: 1 credit, lower division level

Effective Dates

December 2011 through February 2017

Credit Recommendation

  • 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

Effective Dates

October 2010 through May 2016

Source of Records

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

How to Apply for the Credit

Competencies 

Globalization of the Economy, October 2010 through May 2016: 3 credits, lower division level
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, May 2006 through May 2016: 3 credits, lower division level
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, June 2010 through May 2016: 3 credits, lower division level
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, May 2006 through May 2016: 3 credits, lower division level
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.