The Jewish Studies program offers a major curriculum consisting of a minimum of 27 semester hours of courses offered in Jewish Studies and its participating departments numbered 3000 or above. Competency in Modern Hebrew must also be demonstrated at the second year or intermediate level. Transfer students must take a minimum of fifteen of these hours at the University of FloridaThe Jewish Studies major consists of the following required and elective courses:
A) Classical Judaism B) Jewish Philosophy C) Jewish History D) Modern Judaism
The course listings constituting these groups are available in the office of the Center for Jewish Studies, 105 Walker Hall. Individual work (JST 4905) is also available for independent study and for special projects that will fulfill major requirements.
Honors in Jewish Studies may be earned by students who have at least a 3.5 GPA in their upper division work and a 3.5 GPA in the major. STudents who seek Honors are required to complete an Honors project, witha grade of A or B, under the guidance of a Jewish Studies faculty member. In their senior year, Honors students should register for JST 4970 a two or three credit course.
Students seeking advisement regarding the Jewish Studies major should contact Dr. Warren Bargad, Director of the Center for Jewish Studies, at 105 Walker Hall (tel: 352-392-9247).