Jewish Studies

The Jewish Studies minor is a 15-credit, interdisciplinary minor that promotes an understanding of Jewish identity and heritage and fosters dialogue and understanding with members of other faiths. As a student with a Jewish Studies minor, you will take a variety of courses from the psychology, sociology, modern languages and theology departments.


Program Information

The Jewish Studies minor promotes understanding of Jewish identity, fosters interfaith dialogue. Take courses from psychology, sociology, languages, and theology departments.

Program Type


Required Credit Hours


Minor Requirements

Students must take the following courses as a part of the minor curriculum:
  • JWST 212 Introduction to the Sacred Scriptures of Ancient Israel
  • JWST 271 Anti-Semitism
  • SOCI 272 Perspectives on the Holocaust
Students will select two of these courses to take as electives to the minor:
  • JWST 283 Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • PSYC 204B Science, Psychology, and the Holocaust
  • JWST 209 Voices from the Holocaust
  • JWST 200W Classical Sociological Theory