Minor in Judaic Studies

The Curricular Requirements for the Judaic Studies Minor

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including one 3-credit required course and 15 credits in elective courses.

Required
HIST 2050History of Jewish Civilization: From the Bible to Spinoza
or REL 2201 Judaism
Electives
Five of the following:
ANTH 3805Archaeology of Israel and Neighboring Lands
CLAS 2803The Ancient Near East and Egypt to 322 B.C.
CLAS 2804History of Ancient Israel
ENGL 3970Jewish American Literature
HEBR 3101Modern Hebrew Literary Classics in Translation
HEBR 3301Modern Hebrew Fiction
HEBR 3302The Israeli Media
HIST 2050History of Jewish Civilization: From the Bible to Spinoza
HIST 2051Antisemitism from Origins to the Present
HIST 2060Modern Jewish History
HIST 2061Ghetto: History of a Concept
HIST 2116Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain
HIST 3061The Holocaust
HIST 3062War Crimes Trials
HIST 3367The American Jewish Experience
HIST 3820History of Israel
JSTD 2001Topics in Judaic Studies: Pre-modern
JSTD 2002Topics in Judaic Studies: Modern
PSC 2379Politics and Foreign Policy of Israel
PSC 2476The Arab-Israeli Conflict
PSC 2476WThe Arab-Israeli Conflict
REL 1009The Hebrew Scriptures
REL 2201Judaism
REL 2211Rabbinic Thought and Literature
REL 3221Issues in Jewish Ethics
REL 3291Modern Jewish Thought
REL 3923Violence and Peace in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Judaic Studies Program Blog

Read the program's blog, From Under The Fig Tree, to stay informed on what Judaic Studies faculty and students are up to. The blog also serves as a cultural clearinghouse on what's new and noteworthy within the broader Jewish republic of arts and letters.