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The Honors Program in Jewish Studies offers superior Jewish Studies majors a more intensive concentration within their major field.

Admission to the program requires:

  1. 3.3 cumulative grade point average.
  2. 3.3 cumulative grade point average in Jewish Studies.
  3. Completion of the junior year.

Requirements for graduation with honors in Jewish Studies are:

  1. 6 credit hours in Honors sections (JS 4980–4981), including completion of thesis—these credit hours may count as elective credit toward the major. Honors thesis is to be completed by mid-spring of the senior year.
  2. Successful completion of an honors oral examination on the topic of the thesis.

To learn more about our honors program, please contact our Director of Undergraduate Studies Rebecca Epstein-Levi