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Jewish Studies BA - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 03.00 AREA STUDIES UNCLASSIFID, CIP: 38.0206 Jewish/ Judaic Studies)

Department of Jewish Thought

712 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261-0026

Noam Pines
Chair

Alexandra Zirkle
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
JDS 103LEC Intro to Judaism M 3
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Pathway P 3
Scientific Literacy SLI1 3
Total Credits: 15 or 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Pathway P 3
Bible and Talmud Area M 3
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Scientific Literacy SLI2 4
Elective E* 3
Total Credits: 16 or 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Elective E* 3
HEB 101LEC Elem Modern Hebrew 1 M/P 5
JDS 329 Medieval Judaism M 3
Communication Literacy CL2 3
Total Credits: 14
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Diversity in the United States (Approved Diversity in the United States course if not met through approved major, elective, or UBC course.) DIV 3
HEB 102LEC Elem Modern Hebrew 2 M/P 5
Ethics Course M 3
Math & Quantitative Reasoning MQR 4
Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Elective E* 3
HEB 201 or alternative language M 3
JDS Elective at the 300/400 level M 3
JDS Elective at the 300/400 level M 3
Elective E* 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Elective E* 1
HEB 202 or alternative language M 3
JDS Elective at the 300/400 level M 3
JDS Elective at the 300/400 level M 3
Elective E* 3
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
JDS 400-level Elective M 3
Elective E* 3
Elective E* 3
Elective E* 3
Elective E* 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
JDS Elective at the 300/400 level M 3
Elective E* 3
Elective E* 3
Elective E* 3
Elective E* 3
Total Credits: 15
Total Credits Required for Degree:
120
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum).

* Some electives may need to be completed at the upper-division (at least 300-level and above) to fulfill the upper division requirement for baccalaureate degree.
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Nov 28, 2022 13:03:39