Jewish and Holocaust Studies

JHS Program Courses

  • JHS 3010 Jewish Culture and Civilization (required for all minors; no prerequisites)
  • JHS 3020 The Holocaust (required for all minors; no prerequisites)
  • JHS 4500 Current Trends in Jewish and Holocaust Studies (required for all minors; prerequisites: JHS 3010 and JHS 3020 or POD)
  • JHS 4970 Independent Research in Jewish and Holocaust Studies (POD only, contact Elyce Helford for more information)

Electives for Jewish Studies Track

  • ENGL 2020  Themes in Literature and Culture (Jewish American Literature and Culture only)
  • ENGL 3440  The Bible as Literature
  • GEOG 4500   Geography of the Middle East
  • HEBR 1010/1020  Introduction to Hebrew
  • HIST 3070  Topics in World History (Arab-Israeli Conflict only)
  • HIST 3080  Modern Middle-East
  • HUM 2610  Foreign Literature in Translation (Jewish Writers in Translation only)
  • HUM 3600  Israeli Film
  • HUM 4000  Women of the Middle East
  • MES 2100  Introduction to Middle East Studies
  • RS 2030   Religion and Society
  • RS 3010   Bible Origins and Content
  • RS 3020  Comparative Religions
  • RS  4050  Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • SOC 4150  Topics in Sociology (Hate Crimes only)
  • SOC 4550  Sociology of Religion

Electives for Holocaust Studies Track

  • ENGL 4780  War and Literature (The Holocaust only)
  • GERM 4010* Topics in German Literature and Culture (Holocaust in German Literature and Culture only)
  •     *Taught in English and German; can be taken without knowledge of German by POD only
  • HIST 3070  Topics in World History (Twentieth Century Genocide only)
  • HIST 3090  Topics in European History (The Third Reich and the Holocaust or Nazis and Victims only)
  • SOC 4150  Topics in Sociology (Hate Crimes only)
  • WGST 4206  Women and the Holocaust
  • U H 3500   The Holocaust and After