Degree Requirements

 

 

JEWISH STUDIES MINOR

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR (21 UNITS)

A minimum of 21 units is required for the minor in Jewish Studies.

Required Courses (6 units)

HIST 277 A Survey of Jewish History (3 units)
ENGL 239 A Survey of Modern Jewish Literature (3 units)

Electives (15 units, 12 upper-level)

No more than two courses may be taken in any discipline, and 12 units must be taken in upper-level courses.

English
ENGL 235 Ethnic-American Literature (3 units)
ENGL 253 The Bible and Literature (3 units)
ENGL 341 History and Literature of the Old Testament (3 units)
ENGL 476 Topics in Multi-Ethnic American Literature (3 units)
    (when applicable to Jewish Studies)
ENGL 363 Film and Literature (3 units) (when applicable to Jewish Studies)
     
Hebrew
HEBR 101-2 Elements of Hebrew I, 11(3 units)
HEBR 103-4 Biblical Hebrew 1, 11 (3 units)
     
History
HIST 275 The History of Ancient Israel (3 units)
HIST 462 The Holocost in Historical and Comparative Perspective (3 units)
HIST 484 Historical Themes (when applicable to Jewish studies) (3 units)
     
Philosophy and Religious Studies
RLST 105 Introduction to the Study of Religion (3 units)
RLST 206 Judaism, Christianity and Islam (3 units)
PHIL 353 Philosophy of Religion (3 units)
RLST 357 Topics in Comparative Religion (3 units)
     
Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice
SOCI 343 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (3 units)
SOCI 370-9 Topics in Sociology (3 units)
    (The American Jewish Community when offered.)

Other courses related to Jewish studies may be elected with the permission of your Jewish Studies adviser.

Jewish Studies

Liberal Arts Building Room LA3132 (map)

Dr. Barry M. Gittlen
Director, Jewish Studies Program
E-mail: BGittlen@towson.edu
Phone: 410-704-7113
Fax: 410-704-4398


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