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Undergraduate Minor in Hebrew

Purpose: The minor in Hebrew provides students with intensive Hebrew language proficiency.

Requirements: The minor in Hebrew consists of two tracks: the Modern Hebrew (JSTU-H courses) track and the Biblical Hebrew (JSTU-B courses) track.

Modern Hebrew Track

  • Completion of JSTU-H 200, JSTU-H 250, JSTU-H 300, and JSTU-H 350 with a grade of C or higher, or equivalent.
  • At least one additional course at the 300-400 level in Hebrew language or in Hebrew literature in English.

Biblical Hebrew Track

  • Completion of JSTU-B 200, JSTU-B 250, JSTU-H 300, and JSTU-H 350 with a grade of C or higher, or equivalent.
  • At least one additional course at the 300-400 level on rabbinic and Biblical literature.

Students must complete at least 6 credit hours of course work in the minor on the Bloomington campus.

The three courses at the 300-400 level cannot be counted toward either the Jewish Studies major or the certificate in Jewish Studies.

A student majoring in Hebrew through the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures may not also earn a minor in Hebrew.

Total: 15 credit hours.

All students interested in a Hebrew Minor, please call the Borns Jewish Studies Program (855-0453) to arrange an appointment to meet with the Jewish Studies advisor, Dr. Carolyn Lipson-Walker to fill out an application.

Students may complete the minor in Hebrew and either the Jewish Studies major or the Jewish Studies certificate.

Each student’s course work must be approved by the Jewish Studies advisor to assure a coherent program of study.

All students interested in a Hebrew Minor, please call the Borns Jewish Studies Program (855-0453) to arrange an appointment to meet with the Jewish Studies advisor, Dr. Carolyn Lipson-Walker to fill out an application.

* Although every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, the official source of information regarding College of Arts and Sciences degree requirements is the College of Arts and Sciences.