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Minor in Jewish Studies

The Jewish Studies program offers an interdisciplinary minor for students interested in the study of Jewish history, thought, and culture. Time periods and geographical areas covered range from ancient Israel and its environs to much of the modern world. Specializations include, but are not limited to, archaeology and history, Biblical studies, history of religions and intellectual history, anti-Semitism, Zionism and modern Israel, and Hebrew language and modern literature.

For the Jewish Studies minor, a minimum of 18 credits is required, with at least 6 credits taken at the 400 level. Up to 9 credits of study abroad may be substituted for supporting course requirements.

All required course work must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

To enroll in the minor, use eLion.

Requirement for the Minor: 18 credits

Required Courses (3 credits)

J ST 010 (or HEBR 010)

Supporting Courses in Related Areas (15 credits)

Select 15 credits in Jewish Studies from. 6 credits must be at the 400 level. Substitution of related courses in Anthropology, Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Comparative Literature, History, Philosophy, or Religious Studies is possible; consult your advisor.

(Up to 9 credits of education abroad courses selected in consultation with the advisor may be applied to the requirements for the minor.)

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