Major in Judaic Studies
The major in Judaic Studies offers a wide range of courses that explore the history and cultures of the Jewish people from antiquity to the present. These include introductory and upper-level course offerings in Hebrew language, Yiddish, Jewish history, Israel studies, philosophy, law, politics, and film.
- JUDAIC 101 (The Jewish Experience I: Ancient to Medieval) and 102 (The Jewish Experience II: Medieval to Modern)
- Six 3-or-4 credit upper-division Judaic Studies courses (at or above the 200 level).
- Two years of Hebrew or another approved language. Hebrew is usually fulfilled by Elementary and Intermediate Modern Hebrew (110, 120, 230, & 240).
- Junior Year Writing requirement. Approved Junior Year Writing courses will count toward upper-level requirement
- Integrative Experience Seminar. Approved Integrative Experience courses will count toward upper-level requirement.
- A GPA of 2.0 is required in the courses used to satisfy the above requirements.
- Courses taken pass/fail or with a grade lower than C- do not count toward major requirements.
- Departmental Internships are pass/fail and do not satisfy major requirements.
- Departmental Honors require an Honors project undertaken during a student's final year.