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.


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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