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Jewish Studies (J ST) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1999
End Date: Summer Session 2004

Jewish Studies (J ST) - Archive

University Park, College of the Liberal Arts

PROFESSOR CAROLINE ECKHARDT, Interim Director

This major furnishes students with expertise in Jewish Studies and in the Hebrew language. It offers undergraduates the opportunity to pursue a targeted program of area study leading to a baccalaureate major in the liberal arts. The major requires 6 credits beyond 12-credit-level proficiency in Hebrew or in another appropriate language, subject to approval. Advanced language study is especially recommended for those planning to continue their education beyond the Bachelor of Arts degree. In addition, the program requires the following: an overseas educational experience or internship experience (the latter in the United States or abroad); advanced course work; plus a capstone seminar for which a senior thesis project may be substituted.

For the B.A. degree in Jewish Studies, a minimum of 121 credits is required.

To view the Jewish Studies Minor (J ST)

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

ELECTIVES: 19 credits

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 33 credits[1]
(At least 12 credits must be at the 400 level, including J ST 484.) Language study beyond the 12-credit proficiency may count toward 400-level credit with the approval of the Jewish Studies adviser.

PRESCRIBED COURSES (6 credits)
J ST 010 GH;GI(3) (Sem: 1-2)
J ST 484(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (27 credits)
Select 6 credits in language study (beyond the 12th-credit level) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 15 credits of related course work from an approved list in consultation with adviser (Sem: 3-8)
Select 6 credits of education abroad or internship approved by faculty adviser (Sem: 5-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1999

Blue Sheet Item #: 27-01-093

Review Date: 3/11/03

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