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Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies Major  (35 credits)

Students pursuing a major in Jewish Studies must take:

  • Classical Jewish Civilization (JST 3403, 3 credits)
  • Modern Jewish Civilization (JST 3404, 3 credits)
  • 8 credits in Hebrew (HBR) courses at the 2000 level or higher:
    • Intermediate Hebrew Language & Culture I and II
      (HBR 2220 & 2221, 4 credits)
    • Readings in Intermediate Hebrew (HBR 2240, 4 credits) 
21 credits of upper-division content courses chosen from at least two of the following four categories:
history, the arts and culture, politics and social issues, and religion.     
 
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
  • Women and Judaism (JST 4510)
  • Religions and World Politics (CPO 3761)   
Religion
  • Old Testament (REL 3213)
  • The Image of Woman in the Bible (REL 4218)
  • Dead Sea Scrolls (JST 4414) 
  • Jewish Wisdom: An Introduction to Classical Jewish Thought (JST 3513)
  • 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: 

 
Dr. Lindbeck 
E-mail: klindbec @fau.edu   

Phone: (561) 297-0134

 

For information on planning your schedule, contact

Anna Anoufrieva, Student Advisor, annoufri@fau.edu;
for an appointment go to the advising site or call 561-297-3800.
Walk-in advising Thursdays, 10:00-Noon and 1:00-4:00 PM in CU 234

 Last Modified 8/14/14