Minor in Jewish Studies


[Conversion table: JSIS course numbers in effect through Sum 2012]

30 credits, to include the following:

  1. JSIS C 145 (5 credits) and JSIS C/HIST 250 (5)

  2. 15 credits of Jewish Studies elective, chosen from the list of approved Humanities/Social Science electives*

  3. 5 additional credits chosen from the list of approved Humanities/Social Science electives or in courses in modern or Biblical Hebrew*

  4. 15 credits of the minor must be taken in residence at the UW.

Course Lists

*Humanities/Social Science Electives

All Jewish Studies courses (except 499) and joint-listed equivalents, plus

ENGL 311

Modern Jewish Literature in Translation (5)

ENGL 312

Jewish Literature: Biblical to Modern (5)

GERMAN 295

Contribs of German Jews to German Culture (5)

HEBR 451, 452, 453

Introduction to Hebrew Literature (3,3,3)

HEBR 454

Hebrew Poetry (3)

HEBR 455

Hebrew Fiction (3)

HEBR 456

Hebrew Poems and Prayers (3)

HEBR 457

Hebrew in Song (3)

HEBR/ARAB 470

Stories of the Prophets (3)

HEBR/ARAB 472

Quran and Bible Masorah (3)

NEAR E 251

Jewish Life in Literature and Film (3)

NEAR E 325

Modern Hebrew Literature in English (3)

NEAR E/JSIS C 240

Intro to the Hebrew Bible: Old Testament (5)

JSIS C 400

The Jewish Mystical Tradition (5)

JSIS C 410

Law in Judaic Experience (5)

JSIS C 358

Modern Jewish Thought (5)

JSIS C 462

Anti-Semitism as a Cultural System (5)

JSIS C 491

Seminar: Topics and Issues in Judaism (5)

JSIS A SIS 150

Israel: Dynamic Society and Global Flashpoint (5)

*Modern and Biblical Hebrew Electives 

HEBR 413

Elementary Modern Hebrew (5)

HEBR 421

Intermediate Modern Hebrew (5)

HEBR 422

Intermediate Modern Hebrew (5)

HEBR 423

Intermediate Modern Hebrew (5)

HEBR 426

Biblical Hebrew Prose (5)

HEBR 427

Biblical Hebrew Poetry (5)

HEBR 428

Inscriptions from Biblical Times (5)

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04/19/2013

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