Minor in Judaic Studies

Judaic Studies Minor

To earn the Minor in Judaic Studies, a student must complete 28 credits, at least 16 credits of which must be upper-division courses, and at least 12 credits of which must be taken in residence at PSU.  These 28 credits must include the following coursework:

  • JST 201: Introduction to Judaism - 4 credits 
  • 4 credits of coursework focusing primarily on Jewish history/culture in the United States 
  • 4 credits of coursework focusing primarily on Jewish history/culture in the State of Israel 
  • 4 credits of coursework focusing primarily on Jewish history/culture prior to 1700 
  • An additional 12 credits of elective coursework in Judaic Studies, 4 credits of which may include coursework not taught by core Judaic Studies faculty but which has a conceptual, topical, or methodological relevance to the discipline of Judaic Studies, and up to 8 credits of which may be satisfied with Hebrew language courses at 203 or higher.