2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Judaic Studies (JUD) Minor

Required Minor Courses
JUD 2134Judaism: A Survey of History, Culture, and Heritage3
RLCL/JUD 2414Hebrew Bible/Old Testament3
Subtotal6
Elective Courses
Select 12 credits of the following: 1 12
Elementary Modern Hebrew
Elementary Modern Hebrew
History of the Middle East
History of the Middle East
Torah and Tradition
The Holocaust
The State of Israel: A Political History
Arab-Israeli Conflict
Advanced Topics in Jewish Culture, History and Thought
Independent Study (max 3 credit hours)
Subtotal12
Total Credits18
1

including at least 6 credits at the 3000 level or above

Special offerings, topics courses, JUD 4974 Independent Study, Special Study (4984), or Undergraduate Research (4994) in any department, so long as the topic is appropriate, may also be counted towards this minor. Permission to include courses not specifically listed here, however, must be granted by the minor coordinator. Please note that all upper division courses may require prerequisites. Students must take responsibility to familiarize themselves with any other prerequisites that may be required when selecting courses. Students must have an over-all GPA of 2.0 and a GPA of 2.0 in courses completed for the minor in order to graduate. For more information, contact the Judaic Studies Minor coordinator, Prof. Brian Britt, bbritt@vt.edu.