Jewish Studies, Minor

The Jewish Studies Program provides an opportunity for students to study the Jewish experience from several perspectives including: language (Hebrew, Yiddish, and Ladino), literature in the original languages and in translation, the history and culture of the Jewish people from Biblical Israel to 21st-century America and modern Israel, the exploration of Jewish law, and the roles of gender and sex in Judaism. Students may specialize in Jewish Studies through a major or a minor, or though one of the following concentrations: Jewish History within the History Department, Hebraica/Judaica within the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, and Judaism within the Department of Religious Studies.

Minor Requirements
Jewish History
Select 2 course units of Jewish History courses2
Jewish Literature
Select 2 course units of Jewish Literature courses from at least two different historical periods2
Jewish Religion or Culture
Select 2 course units of Jewish Religion or Culture courses2
Select 1 course unit of Elective1
Total Course Units7

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.