Jewish Studies (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2021–Spring 2022 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Jewish Studies
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department: Comparative Humanities 
Academic Plan Code(s): JS_ _MINOR

The student may choose either the Cultural Studies or the Language and Culture option.

For either options, at least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.

Program Requirements

Jewish Cultural Studies Option

HUM 309Survey of Jewish Thought, Religion and Culture - WR3
Jewish Studies Electives 1
Select five of the following: 15
The Origins of Islam
Modern Jewish History: The 20th Century
Introduction to Jewish Cultures - AH, D2
Hebrew Bible/ Old Testament
Alternative Judaisms - D2, AH
Modern Jewish Thought
Selected Topics
Selected Topics
The Holocaust, Genocide, and Global Imagination - SBH, D2
Topics in the Interpretation of Sacred Texts
Topics in Contemporary Religious Thought
Topics in Comparative Religions
Perspectives on Religious Coexistence and Conflict
ST: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Humanities - WR
Minimum Total Hours18

Jewish Language and Culture Option

HEBR 201
HEBR 202
Intermediate Hebrew I
Intermediate Hebrew II 2
6
HUM 309Survey of Jewish Thought, Religion and Culture - WR3
Jewish Studies Electives 3
Select three of the following: 9
The Origins of Islam
Modern Jewish History: The 20th Century
Introduction to Jewish Cultures - AH, D2
Hebrew Bible/ Old Testament
Alternative Judaisms - D2, AH
Modern Jewish Thought
Selected Topics
Selected Topics
The Holocaust, Genocide, and Global Imagination - SBH, D2
Topics in the Interpretation of Sacred Texts
Topics in Contemporary Religious Thought
Topics in Comparative Religions
Perspectives on Religious Coexistence and Conflict
ST: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Humanities - WR
Minimum Total Hours18