Academics

Jewish Studies is a flexible minor that encourages students to pursue their particular interests across a wide range of disciplines and periods. Students can select courses that focus on the following topics:

  • religious practices and their history
  • secular literature, art, and cinema
  • modern Jewish thought and politics
  • history of anti-Semitism
  • Holocaust and its representation
  • modern Hebrew language
  • other subjects

Jewish Studies courses are offered in a wide range of programs and departments including:

  • American Studies
  • Classics
  • Comparative Religion
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • History

Jewish Studies credits may be transferred from other institutions, and experience in accredited international programs may be applicable.