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College Of Arts And Sciences
Judaic Studies
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Why Judaic Studies?

The minor in Judaic Studies offers students an opportunity to acquire background in Hebrew and to study selected areas of Jewish history, culture, or religion. With the approval of an advisor from the Judaic Studies program faculty, the student must construct a program of at least 21 credits fulfilling the requirements listed below. The advisor helps to assure that the student's program has a curricular focus; courses from other departments suiting that focus may be included.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Hebrew
  • Religion
  • Jewish History
  • Culture

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Judaism
  • The Formation of the Judaic Heritage
  • Problems in Archaeology
  • Ethnography

ADMISSION INFO:

Students interested in enrolling in the minor must consult with the coordinator of the minor in Judaic Studies and select an advisor from the Judaic Studies program faculty. Completion of the minor requires at least 21 credits.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Judaic Studies Teacher
  • Institutional Ledgers Project Cataloger
  • Judaic Studies Teacher
  • Hebrew School Teacher

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • SAR Academy
  • Cornell University Library 
  • Hebrew Academy of Nassau County
  • Congregation Beth Tikvah

Interested in this Minor?

Department of History

Chair: Robert Hoberman

Office: S-359 Social and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: (631) 632-7500

College Of Arts And Sciences
Judaic Studies
Back to all Programs

Why Judaic Studies?

The minor in Judaic Studies offers students an opportunity to acquire background in Hebrew and to study selected areas of Jewish history, culture, or religion. With the approval of an advisor from the Judaic Studies program faculty, the student must construct a program of at least 21 credits fulfilling the requirements listed below. The advisor helps to assure that the student's program has a curricular focus; courses from other departments suiting that focus may be included.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Hebrew
  • Religion
  • Jewish History
  • Culture

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Judaism
  • The Formation of the Judaic Heritage
  • Problems in Archaeology
  • Ethnography

ADMISSION INFO:

Students interested in enrolling in the minor must consult with the coordinator of the minor in Judaic Studies and select an advisor from the Judaic Studies program faculty. Completion of the minor requires at least 21 credits.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Judaic Studies Teacher
  • Institutional Ledgers Project Cataloger
  • Judaic Studies Teacher
  • Hebrew School Teacher

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • SAR Academy
  • Cornell University Library 
  • Hebrew Academy of Nassau County
  • Congregation Beth Tikvah

Interested in this Minor?

Department of History

Chair: Robert Hoberman

Office: S-359 Social and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: (631) 632-7500

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