Jewish Studies Minor

For information, contact Hillel Gray, Coordinator of Jewish Studies, JewishStudies@MiamiOH.edu, 200H Upham Hall, 513-529-4300.

This minor is an interdisciplinary program that encourages students to pursue their particular interests across a wide range of disciplines and periods focusing on the critical approaches to Jewish history, religion, thought, and culture. Jewish Studies credits may be transferred from other institutions, and experience in accredited international programs may be applicable.

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

Select courses from the following: 118
Culture, History and Society:
The Middle East: Anthropological Perspectives
European Jewish Cinema
The German-Jewish Experience
Medieval Jewish History
Holocaust:
The Holocaust in German Literature, History, and Film
Germany 1918-1945
Language:
Intermediate Modern Hebrew
Intermediate Modern Hebrew
Literature:
The Holocaust in German Literature, History, and Film
Russian Literature in English Translation: From Pasternak to the Present
Religion and Thought:
Religions of the American Peoples
Introduction to the Critical Study of Biblical Literature
Global Jewish Civilization
Religions of the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
Social and Religious History of the Jewish People
Women's Religious Experiences in the Ancient Mediterranean World
Religion and Law
The Religious Roots of Anti-Semitism
Total Credit Hours18
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One-time offerings, honors courses, and other courses may be applied to the minor with the approval of the JST coordinator.