Bachelor of Arts in Judaic Studies
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Bachelor of Arts in Judaic Studies

The major in Judaic Studies consists of 42 credits including three required core courses in Jewish History and two years (12 credits) of Modern Hebrew. The Modern Hebrew requirement may be waived for students who demonstrate equivalent fluency.

(Applicable for the 2017-2018 Bulletin.)

First Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
FYS 100, First-Year Seminar3
M 110, Modeling with Elementary Functions, M 112, A Short Course in Calculus, M 114, Everyday Statistics, or M 116, Contemporary Mathematics3
Humanities elective3
HBR 113, Hebrew Language I3
AUCA3
DIA 100, Dialogue1
Total Credits = 16

First Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
JS 228, American-Jewish History3
JS 215, Introduction to World Religions3
WRT 110, Academic Writing I 3
AUCS 3
HBR 114, Hebrew Language II3
Total Credits = 15

Second Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
HBR 115, Hebrew Language III3
AUCT (not AUCT 150)4
JS 214, Jewish History from the Exile to the Enlightenment3
WRT 210, Foundations of Argument3
AUCW or AUCC3
Total Credits = 16

Second Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
HBR 116, Hebrew Language IV3
JS 218W, Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Ethics**3
Lab Science4
Arts elective3
EC/SOC/PSY3
DIA 200, Career Dialogue1
Total Credits = 17

Third Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
JS 216, Modern Jewish History3
Humanities elective3
JS 308, Bible and Archaeology-Old Testament3
Information Technology Literature Elective3
Elective3
Total Credits = 15

Third Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
JS 425, Contemporary Studies in Jewish Civilization3
**JS 324W, Modern European-Jewish Literature*3
Citizenship/Community course3
Social Science elective3
Electives3
Total Credits = 15

Fourth Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
JS Literature Elective*3
JS 425, Contemporary Studies in Jewish Civilization3
Diversity Course3
Electives6
Total Credits = 15

Fourth Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
JS Literature elective*3
Electives 9
Total Credits = 12

*           JS Lit. courses will satisfy the Lit. section of the Gen. Ed. requirements.
**         NOTE:  Two Writing-Intensive Courses are required for graduation.

 A B.A. degree in Elementary and Jewish education is also available through ENHP.