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Academic Requirements

The Major
Majors must take a minimum of --- 36 credits --- in Jewish Studies -- at least 21 in residence at QC--broken down into the following categories:

Core Curriculum--- 9 credits --- fulfilled by selecting any 2 from among History 114, 115, 116,
and 1 course in Jewish philosophy and thought, such as, but not limited to, Philosophy 250, 251, 252 and Religious Studies 103.

Intermediate and Advanced Courses --- 24 credits --- fulfilled by selecting 8 courses at the
200 level or above, 6 of which must come from a concentration in two of the disciplinary areas comprising Jewish Studies, such as Jewish history, Jewish philosophy and thought, and Jewish literature.

Senior Seminar --- 3 credits --- fulfilled either by enrolling in Jewish Studies 365 and undertaking an independent research tutorial approved and guided by a Jewish Studies faculty member, or by enrolling in a senior seminar/colloquium in the departments of History, Philosophy, Classical Languages and Literatures, English, Sociology, and Political Science and writing a research paper on a Jewish-related topic.

In addition, majors must fulfill a language requirement that is independent of the 36 hour major, and show competence in either Hebrew or Yiddish through the 4th level (204).

The Minor

The minor consists of --- 21 credits --- in Jewish Studies -- at least 12 taken at QCC divided into the following categories.

Core Curriculum --- 9 credits --- with the same stipulations as the major (see above)

Intermediate and Advanced Courses --- 12 credits --- with at least 3 courses in one disciplinary area.

There is a language requirement, independent of the 21 credit minor, which requires competence through the 3rd level of Hebrew or Yiddish (203).