Jewish Studies - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Center for Comparative and Integrative Programs
105 Bowman Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2062
www.kent.edu/ccip


Description

The Jewish Studies minor enables students enrolled in any major to learn about different aspects of Jewish heritage and culture. Each year, scholarships may be awarded to students pursuing the Jewish Studies minor. For more information, contact the program coordinator or the Office of Student Financial Aid.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

Minor Requirements

[JWST]

Minor Requirements
JWST 11001INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH STUDIES 3
Jewish Culture, History, Literature and Thought Electives, choose from the following: 1,215
RELIGION: A SEARCH FOR A MEANING
THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE
HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (DIVG) (KSS)
POLITICS AND PLACE (DIVG)
CONTEMPORARY GERMAN CULTURE (ELR) (WIC)
ELEMENTARY HEBREW I
ELEMENTARY HEBREW II
WORLD WAR II
MIGRATIONS TO AMERICA, 1607 TO PRESENT
ZIONISM AND ISRAEL
HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST
ANCIENT AND EARLY MEDIEVAL JEWISH HISTORY
LATE MEDIEVAL AND MODERN JEWISH HISTORY
MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY, 1914-1945
HISTORY OF GERMANY, 1871-PRESENT
THE HOLOCAUST:THE DESTRUCTION OF EUROPEAN JEWRY, 1938-1945
ETHICS AND ISSUES IN MASS COMMUNICATION (WIC)
INTRODUCTION TO THE HEBREW BIBLE OR OLD TESTAMENT
JEWISH WOMEN IN THE MODERN WORLD
JEWS, BASEBALL AND AMERICAN SPORTS
CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUST: PERPETRATORS AND VICTIMS
SPECIAL TOPICS IN JEWISH STUDIES
PROBLEMS IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION
POLITICS OF WAR
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (DIVG) (ELR) (KHUM)
MOSES, JESUS AND MOHAMMAD (DIVG) (ELR) (KHUM)
COMPARATIVE RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
SEMINAR: RELIGION IN THE MODERN WORLD
SEMINAR IN ADVANCED COMPARATIVE RELIGION
SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION
RACE AND ETHNIC STUDIES (DIVD)
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18
1

Students cannot choose more than two courses from any subject prefix.

2

Appropriate special topics and seminar courses may be substituted with approval of the Jewish Studies coordinator.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).