Curriculum Requirements

JUS 231Jewish Civilization: Society, Culture and Religion3
Choose one of the following courses in Jewish or Israeli literature offered by the English Department: 13
Jewish Literature
Jewish American Literature
Literature of the Holocaust
The Bible as Literature
Choose one of the following courses in Hebrew at the 200 level or higher: 23
Intermediate Hebrew I
Intermediate Hebrew II
Choose one course in Ancient Jewish History and Society and one course in Modern Jewish History and Society 16
Choose five JUS courses in classes listed in the JUS Degree audit or combined sections approved for JUS credit hours. 1,3 15
Additional Requirements
ENG 105English Composition I3
ENG 106English Composition II3
MTH 108Precalculus Mathematics II3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Or People and Society Cognate 43
STEM Cognate3
Language Requirement3-9
Natural Science Course3
Electives69
Total Credit Hours120-126
1

Courses will be designated appropriately by the Program Director each semester.

2

Can be used simultaneously to fulfill the College of Arts and Sciences Language requirement.

3

9 credit hours of which must be completed at the 300-level or higher. Students who complete HEB 201 need only complete 6 credit hours at the 300-level or higher.

4

 A major or minor in Judaic Studies Fulfills the Cognate requirement for Arts and Humanities or People and Society. 

*

Honors in Judaic Studies consist of the above plus an Honors Thesis and one additional elective at the 300 level or higher.

**

A grade of “C-” or better must be attained in each course taken for the JUS major with an overall GPA of 2.0.

Suggested Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredit Hours
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
MTH 108 Precalculus Mathematics II 3
People & Society or Arts and Humanities Cognate (First Course) 3
HEB 101 Elementary Hebrew I 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
STEM Cognate (First Course) 3
HEB 102 Elementary Hebrew II 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Sophomore Year
Fall
JUS 231 Jewish Civilization: Society, Culture and Religion 3
People & Society or Arts and Humanities Cognate ( Second Course) 3
HEB 201 Intermediate Hebrew I 3
Minor ( First Course) 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
Choose one course in Jewish or Israeli Literature offered by the English Department 3
JUS 301 Studies In Judaica 3
Minor (Second Course) 3
STEM Cognate (Second Course) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours18
Junior Year
Fall
JUS 324 The History of Zionism 3
Minor (Third Course) 3
STEM Cognate 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
Choose one course in Modern Jewish History and Society 3
Choose one course in Ancient Jewish History and Society 3
Minor ( Fourth Course) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
Fall
Any Upper Level JUS Course 3
Minor (Fifth Course) 3
People & Society or Arts and Humanities Cognate (Third Course) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
Any Upper level JUS Course 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours123