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About the Judaic Studies Curriculum

The undergraduate major in Judaic Studies provides a unified and cohesive major within the College of Arts and Sciences and utilizes the established resources of two other colleges. The Bachelor of Arts in Judaic Studies allows students to focus in two pivotal areas: Judaic Studies; as well as Judaic Studies and Elementary Education.

The University’s offerings in Judaic Studies are administered through the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, an endowed, academic program within the College of Arts and Sciences. Judaic Studies is an interdisciplinary program of study which focuses on the Jews and Judaism, including but not limited to, historical, linguistic, religious, sociological, political, and philosophical perspectives. The chronological scope of Judaic Studies spans the periods from the beginnings of ancient Israel through the modern Jews and modern Israel.