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Jewish Studies Minor (J ST) - Archive

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Begin Date: Spring Semester 1998
End Date: Summer Session 2004

Jewish Studies Minor (J ST) - Archive

University Park, College of the Liberal Arts

PROFESSOR CAROLINE ECKHARDT, Interim Director

This is an interdisciplinary minor for students interested in the study of Jewish history, thought, and culture. Time periods and geographical areas covered range from ancient Israel and its environs to much of the modern world. Specializations include, but are not limited to, archaeology and history, Biblical studies, history of religions and intellectural history, anti-Semitism, Zionism and modern Israel, and Hebrew language and modern literature.

For the Jewish Studies minor, a minimum of 22 credits is required, with at least 6 credits at the 400 level. Students must achieve intermediate-level proficiency in Hebrew language. Up to 15 credits of study abroad may be substituted for supporting course requirements. All required course work must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

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

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 22 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (7 credits)
HEBR 003(4), J ST/HEBR 010 GH;GI(3) (Sem: 1-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (15 credits)
(At least 6 credits must be at the 400 level)
Students must select courses in consultation with their adviser from an approved list (Sem: 5-8)

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Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 1998

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Review Date: 3/11/03

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