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The minor in Jewish studies provides a basic understanding of Jewish history and culture across continents and the past three millennia. The minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours.

  1. Introductory course – 3 credit hours
    • JS 1002 or 1002W: Introduction to Jewish Studies, JS 1040: Introduction to Modern Jewish History, or JS 1010: Introduction to Jewish Religion.
  2. Electives – minimum of 15 credit hours
    • Any of the courses  that are not used to fulfill a requirement toward the minor may be counted as an elective.
    • Special Topics courses or First-Year Writing Seminar courses dealing with topics related to Jewish studies may be counted with the approval of the program director.

Ready to declare?

Download a Declaration of Minor form here!

For more information on declaring a minor, visit the College of Arts & Science’s Majors and Minors page.