The Minor in Jewish Studies


The minor in Jewish Studies is intended to allow undergraduate students to study selected aspects of Jewish civilization, religion, and culture while completing a major in another area of their academic studies. In addition to a core course, the minor in Jewish Studies allows students to pursue an aspect of Jewish civilization that interests them.

Students declaring a Jewish Studies minor are required to complete six courses (minimum eighteen credit hours), divided in the following manner:

(Effective Spring 2019):

Requirements for the minor


 All courses must be taken for a letter grade, with a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0.

Core Course (3 credits)

Take one of the following

  • Intro to Jewish Studies (JS 101)
  • Intro to Jewish literature (JS 125)
  • Survey of Jewish History (JS 270)
  • Judaism (JS 308)

Electives (15 credits)

  • At least 12 of the 15 credits must be above the 100-level.
  • No more than one elective may be a language class

Minor Flowsheet