Certificate in Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies Certificate (18 credits)

The certificate program requires:

  • Classical Jewish Civilization (JST 3403)
  • Modern Jewish Civilization (JST 3404)

12 credits taken from among any of the content courses listed below.

History

  • Ancient Israel (JST 4424)
  • Medieval Jewish History (JST 4430)
  • The Jews of Spain and the Middle East (JST 4417)
  • Hitler and Nazi Germany (EUH 4465)
  • The Holocaust (JST 4701)
  • Modern Jewish History (JST 4450)
  • History of American Immigration and Ethnicity (AMH 3530)
  • American-Jewish History, 1492-1990 (JST 4415)
  • History of Zionism and the State of Israel, 1880-1990 (JST 4425)    

The Arts and Culture

  • Jewish-American Literature (AML 4663)
  • Jewish Literature Through the Centuries (JST 3102)   

Politics and Social Issues

  • History of Anti-Semitism (JST 3408)
  • Women and Judaism (JST 4510)
  • Peoples of the Middle East (ASH 3230)
  • Religions and World Politics (CPO 3761)
  • Comparative Politics: Middle East (CPO 4403)
  • The Modern Middle East (ASH 3221)     

Religion

  • Old Testament (REL 3213)
  • The Image of Woman in the Bible (REL 4218)
  • Dead Sea Scrolls (JST 4414) 
  • The Bible as Literature: New Testament (LIT 3374) 
  • Jewish Wisdom: An Introduction to Classical Jewish Thought (JST 3513)
  • History of Hasidism (JST 4464)
  • Religion in America (AMH 4620) 

Special Topics courses (JST 4930 and HEB 4930), such as Contemporary Israel, may also be used for the most appropriate category.

To enroll in the Jewish Studies Program, contact:

Linda Johnson
E-mail: ljohnson@fau.edu
Phone: (561) 297-0928

For information on planning your schedule, contact Anna Anoufrieva, Student Advisor at annoufri@fau.edu.

For an appointment, go to the advising website or call 561-297-3800.
Walk-in advising: Thursdays, 10:00-Noon and 1:00-4:00 PM in CU 234

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