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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Jewish Studies Minor

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences  > Department of Modern and Classical Languages  > Jewish Studies Minor

The Jewish Studies Program takes a broad interdisciplinary and multidimensional approach to the global study of Jewish cultures, exploring the rich diversity of their cultures, their philosophies, their religious practices, their histories, their roles in politics, and other areas of contemporary life.

This 18-hour interdisciplinary minor offers students the opportunity to study the key elements shaping the Jewish experience (religion, ethnicity, history, culture, nationality, art, and literature) essential to understanding today’s complex and diverse society. Jewish Studies introduces students not only to the theory behind these concepts but also to how they shape everyday lives.

The minor in Jewish Studies consists of the following 18 hour requirement. Additional courses may qualify with approval by the director:

1. Six hours of required courses:

2. Twelve semester hours taken from:


At least 12 of the 18 hours must be taken in residence of which 9 must be advanced.