2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Jewish Studies

Jewish studies is available as a minor on both the BA and BS degrees. The minor offers students an opportunity to explore in depth the diverse religious and cultural phenomenon that is Judaism. Courses taught within the minor introduce the languages, histories and beliefs of Jewish communities around the globe. From a rigorous study of the ancient text of Judaism to an unbiased engagement of the challenges facing the Jewish people today, this interdisciplinary minor offers a window into an often-overlooked aspect of Western culture.