Jewish Studies Minor
Minor Requirements (7 units)
- 3 courses in Jewish history that provide a basis for advanced work
- 1 course on ancient or biblical Judaism, such as RELIGION 220-0 Introduction to Hebrew Bible
- 1 approved course on the history or culture of the Jewish people in the Middle Ages, such as HISTORY 203-1 Jewish History 750-1492
- 1 approved course on some aspect of modern Jewish history, such as HISTORY 203-2 Jewish History1492-1789 or HISTORY 348-2 Jews in Poland, Ukraine, and Russia
- 2 courses on Jewish religion offered in the Department of Religious Studies or approved by the director of undergraduate studies; eligible courses include:
Course List Course Title RELIGION 230-0 Introduction to Judaism RELIGION 332-0 Modern Jewish Thought RELIGION 333-0 Judaism in the Modern World RELIGION 339-0 Topics in Judaism
- 2 additional approved courses chosen from the fields of Jewish literature; Jewish philosophy or theology; or the sociology/anthropology of Jewish communities.
- At least 5 of the courses may not be double-counted toward a major.
- Students who also satisfactorily complete two years of language study in Hebrew complete the minor requirements with 5 courses:
- 3 in Jewish history
- 1 in religion
- 1 in Jewish literature or philosophy