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Undergraduate Studies Catalog 2003-2005

Interdisciplinary Minor Jewish Studies


The Jewish Studies minor is an interdisciplinary liberal arts program focusing on the study of the Jewish peopletheir history, their literature, their language (Hebrew) and their culture. The program aims to enhance the student's knowledge of the Jewish people.

Students interested in the Jewish Studies Program should contact Dr. Herbert Fink, Department of Psychology, 137 Holmes Hall, (585) 395-5635.

Requirements (18 Credits)
Completion of the interdisciplinary Jewish Studies minor requires the completion of six of the courses listed below, from at least two different disciplines, selected with advisement.

  • HBR 111 Beginning Hebrew I
  • ENL 353 The Bible and Modernism
  • ENL 354 The Bible as Literature
  • ENL 495 Literature of the Holocaust
  • HST 304 History of the Jewish People
  • HST 351 Nazi Germany
  • PLS 383 The Middle East in World Politics
  • PSH 437 Psychology and Jewish Studies
  • Relevant overseas courses (in Israel)



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