A total of 18 hours is required for the minor. Students choose one of two tracks: Jewish Studies or Holocaust Studies.
JHS 3010 Jewish Culture and Civilization
JHS 3020 The Holocaust
JHS 4500 Current Trends in Jewish and Holocaust Studies (prerequisites: JHS 3010 and
Each track provides a variety of departmental course options, plus JHS 4970.
Visit Courses for list of electives to choose from and Courses by Term for a list of accepted courses each semester.
No more than 6 hours may be taken in any one department (apart from JHS).
Upper-division forms should be completed and signed by the major advisor after at least 60 earned hours. Then, bring the signed form to the JHS minor director for review and signature. Remember: no course can earn credit in both a major and a minor. Regular advising and visits to our website will inform students of updates to the minor and new course options. The JHS minor director will always be happy to meet with you to discuss your plans and ensure all the courses you take count for your JHS minor.