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The minor is designed for students interested in the culture, history, and politics of Jewish communities across the world.


Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor and students must complete all coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.00. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

Banner Code: JS

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 15

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.

Core Courses

RELI 352Judaism from Exile to Talmud3
RELI 370Judaism3
Total Credits6


Select three courses from the following: 19
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
Readings in Biblical Hebrew
The Middle East in the 20th Century
Religions of the West (Mason Core)
Religion and History of Ancient Israel
American Judaism
Total Credits9