Jewish Studies Minor

Six courses in Jewish studies are required for the minor:

Course Title Credits
One History course3
One Theology course3
One Premodern Period course3 to 4
Three general Jewish Studies electives 112

At least one of the six courses taken for the minor must be from outside the History and Theology departments. Students should select courses from at least three different departments. In addition, at least one course must be an upper-level seminar, such as an Interdisciplinary Capstone Course or a Values Seminar. No more than one course in Hebrew language may count toward this requirement.

History courses

Courses in this group have the JSHI attribute.

Course Title Credits
HIST 1850Understanding Historical Change: Jews in the Ancient and Medieval World3
HIST 1851Understanding Historical Change: Jews in the Modern World3
HIST 3810Jews in America4
HIST 3815East European Jewish History4

Theology courses

Courses in this group have the JSTH attribute.

Course Title Credits
THEO 3100Introduction to Old Testament3
THEO 3105The Torah3
THEO 3711Sacred Texts of the Middle East3
THEO 3713Classic Jewish Texts3

Premodern Period courses

Courses in this group have the JSPM attribute.

Course Title Credits
HIST 1850Understanding Historical Change: Jews in the Ancient and Medieval World3
HIST 3270The Crusades4
HIST 4610Seminar: Jewish Society and Culture in Eastern Europe4
MVST 4009Medieval Jerusalem4