Judaic Studies Minor

Students may structure their own course of study in consultation with the program director, but they are expected to gain an understanding of basic Jewish religious beliefs and practices as well as those political, social, and cultural forces that have helped shape the historical experiences of the Jewish people.

For a 15-credit minor in Judaic studies, students complete the following:

Select five courses in Judaic Studies, including:15
At least two courses in Religious Studies
At least one course outside the Department of Religious Studies
Total Credits15

Independent study and internships are encouraged and can be substituted for any course (other than the two required Religious Studies courses) with the approval of the program director. Students are also encouraged to apply for spring, summer, fall, or year long programs in the United States or Israel, especially those offering Hebrew language study. Students receiving credit for such programs and/or Judaic studies courses taken at another university may count up to six Hebrew language credits and three additional credits toward the Judaic Studies minor.