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Jewish Studies Minor - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: , CIP: 38.0206 Jewish/ Judaic Studies)

Department of Jewish Thought

712 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261-0026

Noam Pines

Alexandra Zirkle
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Completing the Jewish Studies Minor Program

Transfer Credit Policy

See theĀ TAURUS website for transfer course articulation.

Prerequisite Courses

Minimum grade of C+ in JDS 103 Introduction to Judaism
Two other courses in Jewish Studies (may include Hebrew) with a grade of C or better.

Required Courses

18 credits that must include the following:
JDS 103 Introduction to Judaism
JDS 329 Medieval Judaism
4 other JDS courses or courses from other departments with approved Jewish Studies content (may include 2 Hebrew language courses)
At least 2 courses must be at the 300- or 400-level

(If declaring minor a year in advance before planned graduation, please see your Department academic advisor about JDS 103 and JDS 329 requirements)

UB Seminar courses cannot count towards minor requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Jewish Studies Minor
Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate18

Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or minor requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Feb 01, 2023 08:50:25