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Honors

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.