Jun 12, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin

Jewish Studies, BA Major in

Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 30

Jewish studies majors are free to select courses that match their interest and career goals, but must complete at least 30 hours of study.

A. Major Requirements - Semester Hours: 18 minimum

Jewish Studies Courses - Semester Hours: At least 15

At least 15 s.h. in any Jewish Studies course (prefix JWST )

Religion Courses - Semester Hours: At least 3

At least 3 s.h. in Religion courses (prefix RELI, not cross-listed with JWST), chosen from the courses listed below:

B. Elective Requirements - Semester Hours: 12 minimum

12 s.h. selected from the categories below:

  • Up to 3 s.h. beyond HEBR 003  (Hebrew Language courses are not required, but 3 s.h. beyond HEBR 003 may count as an elective for the major).
  • Up to 12 additional s.h. in courses chosen from outside JWST prefix and with permission of the Jewish Studies program director.

An internship in Religion or Jewish Studies is not required but is recommended. See the Religion  Department chairperson for details.  The internship option may be chosen from the following courses:

Complete BA Requirements

BA Requirements  in HCLAS.