Jewish Studies - Minor
Center for Comparative and Integrative Programs
105 Bowman Hall
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.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students declared 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 declared 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.
|JWST 11001||INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH STUDIES||3|
|Jewish Culture, History, Literature and Thought Electives, choose from the following: 1||15|
|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|
|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|
|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|
Students cannot choose more than two courses from any course subject. Appropriate special topics and seminar courses may be substituted with approval of the Jewish studies coordinator.
|Minimum Minor GPA|
- 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).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).