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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?

Please contact our Director of Undergraduate Studies Rebecca Epstein-Levi

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.