Naaleh College: Online Jewish College


 Course Offerings Fall 2017

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CPT 101

Computer Applications

Professor Rina Schwartz

Professor Rina Schwartz

Computer Applications is designed to familiarize students with computers and their applications. Students will learn fundamental concepts of computer hardware and software. Emphasis will be placed on computer applications, in particular word processing (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), as well as basic understanding of databases, and multimedia presentations (Microsoft PowerPoint).


Computer Information AS and BS Required Course and General Education elective


1. Shelly Cashman Series Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory, Spiral bound Version by Misty E. Vermaat (Author), Steven M. Freund (Author), Corinne Hoisington (Author), Eric Schmieder (Author), Mary Z. Last (Author) ISBN-13: 978-1305870048 ISBN-10: 1305870042 Publisher: Course Technology Feb 16, 2016

2. Shelly Cashman Series Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016: Intermediate, Loose-leaf Version by Steven M. Freund (Author), Mary Z. Last (Author), Philip J. Pratt (Author), Susan L. Sebok (Author), Misty E. Vermaat (Author) ISBN-13: 978-1337251112 ISBN-10: 1337251119 Publisher:  Course Technology; 1 edition (May 17, 2016)

3. Shelly Cashman Series Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016: Advanced 1st Edition Steven M. Freund (Author), Mary Z. Last (Author), Philip J. Pratt (Author), Susan L. Sebok (Author), Misty E. Vermaat (Author) ISBN-10: 1305870409 ISBN-13: 978-1305870406 Publisher: Course Technology; 1 edition (August 4, 2016)

CPT 111

Programming in Java

Professor David Reiffman

Professor David Reiffman

This course provides the beginning programmer with a guide to developing applications using the Java programming language. Java is popular among professional programmers because it can be used to build visually interesting graphical user interface (GUI) and Web-based applications. Java also provides an excellent environment for the beginning programming. A student can quickly build useful programs while learning the basics of structured and object-oriented programming techniques.

Computer Information AS and BS Required Course

CPT 101(pre- or co-requisite), MAT 102 ( pre- or co-requisite), recommended CPT 210

TJava Programming 8th Edition. Joyce Farrell, 2015. ISBN-10: 1285856910 ISBN-13: 9781285856919


CPT 202 Operating Systems Professor Rina Schwartz Professor Rina Schwartz Computer Information AS and BS Required Course

Tomsho, Greg Guide to Operating Systems, 5th Edition. Cengage 2017. ISBN-13: 9781305107649

CPT 210

Database Management

Professor Rina Schwartz

Professor Rina Schwartz

Computer Information AS and BS Required Course

Coronel, Carlos and Morris, Steven Database Systems: Design, Implementation, and Management, 12th Edition. Cengage 2017. ISBN-9781305627482

CPT 311

Fundamentals of Networking

Professor Rina Schwartz

Professor Rina Schwartz

This course is designed to provide a solid foundation in essential networking concepts and methods. This detailed introduction, requiring no previous networking experience, covers all of the critical knowledge and skills information technology professionals need to work with network operating systems in a network administration environment. Topics include discussion of fundamental aspects of Internet applications layer (HTTP, FTP, DNS), TCP, UDP socket programming, reliable data transfer, congestion control, network layer (Ipv4 and Ipv6) and routing, link layer and Local Area Networks (LAN), multimedia networking (RTSP, RTP, RSVP, DiffServ), and security in computer networks.

Computer Information AS and BS Required Course

CPT 101, CPT 301 (pre- or co-requisite), MAT 102, CPT 202

Tomsho, Greg. Guide to Networking Essentials. Seventh edition. Cengage 2015. ISBN-13: 978-1-305-10543-0, ISBN-10: 1-305-10543-5

MAT 102


Professor Eliyahu Goodman

Professor Eliyahu Goodman

The study of algebra will assist students in the rules for manipulating formulae and algebraic expressions involving unknowns and real or complex numbers. The course facilitates the study of properties and patterns that seemingly are a different form of mathematical concepts. Students will gain a thorough grounding in the concepts central to their success in mathematics by successfully connecting from concept to concept.

General Education core requirement


Martin-Gay, Elayn. Algebra Foundations: Prealgebra, Introductory Algebra, & Intermediate Algebra. 1st Ed. Pearson 2015. Print ISBN: 9780321978653, 032197865X eText ISB-N: 9780321978929

BIBL 222


Professor Chana Prero

Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller

Students study the five megillot: Esther, Shir HaShirim, Kohelet, Eicha, and Ruth. The course focuses on the basic meaning of the text as well as the deeper meaning within it.

Judaic Studies elective/ Kesuvim Requirement


Ed. Biton. Mikraot Gedolot Hamaor Neviim U’Ketuvim. Chamesh Megillot

JPHL 200

Introduction to the Oral Law

Rabbi Mendel Breiststein

Rabbi Mendel Breiststein

This course presents an overview of the structure and content of the Oral Law. The course focuses on Maimonides monumental works on this subject. The course compares Maimonides understanding with other commentaries views regarding the subject. Topics include the history of the Oral Law, identifying important authorities and works, and the development of law through the ages.

JS Requirement


1. Maimonides. Introduction to the Mishneh Torah

2. Maimonides. Introduction to the Mishna.

JLAW 331

Jewish Law I: Laws of Daily Living

Rabbi Hillel Rudolph

Rabbi Hillel Rudolph

Study of Halacha, Jewish law: Students will study a halachic text such as Shulchan Aruch and a commentary on it, such as Mishneh Berurah or Aruch Hashulchan. Students will study the first section of Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim.

Judaic Studies elective


Shulchan Aruh, Orach Chaim with Mishna Berura Chalakim 2,4,5,6.

JPHL 220

Character Development: Selections from Tomer Devora, Chovot Halevavot, and Mesilat Yesharim

Professor Eliyahu Goodman

Rabbi Yitzchak Cohen

This course studies selections from the classical ethical works, Chovot HaLevavot by Rabbenu Bachya ibn Pekuda, Tomer Devora by Rabbi Moshe Cordevoro, and Mesilat Yesharim by Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzato. Chovot HaLevavot discusses Man’s purpose in the world and his obligations to G-d in belief, behavior and character. Tomer Devora describes how Man should adapt and adopt G-d’s Thirteen Attributes of Mercy, transforming himself from a mere human to a G-dly individual. Mesilat Yesharim follows a step by step plan of ascension to spiritual perfection, based on a Gemara which lists 15 steps to reach Ruach Hakodesh, Divine inspiration. The instructor explicates these fundamental works and looks at key themes found throughout the books and ways in which they can be applied to daily living.

Judiac Studies elective


1. Cordovero, Moses Ben Jacob. The Palm Tree of Devorah = [Tomer Devorah].Trans. Moshe Miller. Southfield, Mich: Targum, Distributed by Feldheim, 1993.

2. Bachya, R. Duties of the Heart.Trans. Daniel Haberman. Jerusalem: Feldheim, 1999.

3. Luzzato, Rabbi Moshe Chaim. Path of the Just - Mesillas Yesharim.Trans. Shraga Silverstein.Feldheim Publishers, 1998.

BIBL-P 101

Parsha Journeys

Professor Eliyahu Goodman

Rabbi Hanoch Teller

Parsha Journeys presents the complete storyline of the first two chapters of selected parshiyot (Torah portions), in addition to insights into some of the more famous events discussed.

Judaic Studies Elective/Chumash requirement


Scherman, Nosson. The Chumash: The Stone Edition, Full Size (ArtScroll) (English and Hebrew Edition) The Torah: Haftaros and Five Megillos with a Commentary Anthologized from the Rabbinic Writings (Edition 11th). New York, 1996

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