Five Towns Men's Program
Start your Touro education in the Five Towns!
Beginning September 2017, three introductory courses (nine credits) will be offered in the Five Towns and Far Rockaway communities, as part of the men's program. Classes are scheduled to allow students to take additional classes simultaneously at our Lander campuses in Brooklyn and Queens, or take advantage of our online classes.
Mesivta Ateres Yaakov
131 Washington Avenue
Lawrence, NY 11559
Courses Offered - Spring 2018
Description and diagnosis of abnormal behavior. Causes, symptoms and treatments of mental illness. Basic principles of psychotherapy. 3 credits.
Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00 PM
Instructor: Dr. Adam Miller
Dr. Adam Miller graduated magna cum laude with a PsyD from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and holds ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University, where he teaches counseling to students preparing for Rabbinical posts throughout the country.
An introductory course covering issues relating to individual economic units: namely, the individual consumer, the individual firm, the individual factors of production--land, labor, and capital. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, price theory, price determination through equilibrium, supply and demand, analysis of consumer demand, utility theory and marginal utility, consumer equilibrium, indifference curve analysis, analysis of supply, theory of production, pricing in perfectly and imperfectly competitive markets, types of imperfect competition, anti-trust laws in the U.S., and distribution of income. 3 credits.
Tuesdays, 8:15-10:25 PM
Instructor: Professor Nathan Gold
Professor Nathan Gold is a he heads the eponymous Gold Group at J.P. Morgan Securities. His career has included leadership positions at Lehman Brothers, Paine Webber and Oppenheimer and Co., and has taught Finance at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at Hofstra University. He was educated at Johns Hopkins University, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and holds Semichah from Ner Israel Rabbinical College. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Jewish Education Project, the Bronfman Center of New York University, and the Shor Yoshuv Rabbinical Institute.
This course studies (i) the current state of American politics, including the leading issues of the day, (ii) the historical and constitutional foundations of the national government, and (iii) the major institutions of the federal government, including Congress, the presidency, and the judiciary. In-depth analysis of the Congress probes policy making, the organization of Congress, and evaluates the performance and functioning of Congress as a representative institution. Additional segments of the course deal with public opinion, the media, and American political economy. 3 credits.
Thursdays, 8:15-10:25 PM
Instructor: Professor Joseph Amsel
Professor Amsel serves as Assistant District Attorney for Queens County. A summa cum laude graduate of Touro College and Fordham University School of Law (JD, 2014), Professor Amsel interned in the Kings County District Attorney's office and the New York State Attorney General's office. A strong new voice in the Political Science faculty, he is known for his dynamic use of the Socratic method in the classroom.
If you're interested in additional classes, look at the Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) course schedule (Brooklyn), the Lander College for Men (LCM) evening program course schedule (Queens), and our online course schedule.
You can find other info you'll need around the LAS website, such as:
- Academic programs & majors
- How to apply
- Financial aid
- Academic calendar
- Full course schedule
Questions? Contact us!
Mr. Meir Weiss
Director of Enrollment Management