Jewish Studies at QC

 

Did you know Queens College has an amazing Jewish Studies department? We know navigating majors and minors,

class titles and graduation requirements can be tough, so we've tried our best to make it easy for you!

All classes and information can be found here: https://www.qcjewishstudies.org/

 

How to: Jewish Studies Major/Minor

Topic To Be a Jewish Studies Major you must take: To Be a Jewish Studies Minor you must take: Classes you can choose from Fall 2019 Choices Professor/Time

History

2 courses (6 credits)

2 courses (6 credits)

 

Hist 114, Hist 115, Hist 116

Hist 114: Ancient Jewish History

 

Hist 114: Arnold Franklin - Mon/Wed 10:45-12:00

 

Philosophy and Religion

1 course (3 credits)

 

Phil 116, Phl 250, Phil 251, Phil 252, Rlgst 103

PHIL 116: Intro to Philosophy of Religion

PHIL 116: Intro to Philosophy of Religion

 

PHIL 116: Abi Doukhan - Mon/Wed 4:45-6:00

PHIL 116: Maria Salazar - Mon 6:30-9:20

Specializations: 

(A) History 

(B) Sociology and Political Life of the Jews

(C) Philosophy and Religion

(D) Language and Literature

 

Choose 2 Specialization Areas:

Specialization 1: 6 courses (18 credits)

Specialization 2: 2 courses (6 credits)

 

 4 Courses (12 credits)

(A) History: Hist 147*, Hist 222*, Hist 237, His 248, His 249, Hist 251, Hist 252, Hist 253, Hist 254, Hist 255, Hist 256, Hist 285, Hist 295, Hist 311, Hist 312, Hist 338, Hist 336, Hist 343

(B) Sociology and Political Life of the Jews: Anth 224, Music 232, Psci 240, Psci 260, Soc 211, Soc 221, Soc 241, Soc 242, Soc 348

(C) Philosophy and Religion: Jewst 202, Jewst 301, Phil 104, Phil 250, Phil 251, Phil 252

(D) Language and Literature: Engl 153W, Engl 381, Hebrw 150, Hebrw, 203, Hebrw 204, Hebrw 305, Hebrw 307, Hebrw 311, Hebrw 315, Hebrw 317, Hebrw 321, Hebrw 325, Hebrw 328, Hebrw 331, Hebrw 340, Hebrw 341, Hebrw 345, Hebrw 346, Hebrw 351, Hebrw 352, Hebrw 356, Hebrw 361, Hebrw 362, Hebrw 390

 (A) History:

Hist 147*: The Modern Middle East

Hist 222*: Europe since 1945

Hist 251: Jews in Medieval Europe

Hist 255: Transformational Moments in the Arab/Israeli Conflict

 

 (B) Sociology and Political Life of the Jews:

Psci 240: Contemporary Middle East

 

(C) Philosophy and Religion:

Jewst 301: Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism

Phil 104: Into to Ethics

 

 (D) Language and Literature:

Engl 153W: Intro to the Bible

Hebrw 150: Modern Hebrew Literature (in translation)

Hebrw 150: Modern Hebrew Literature (in translation)

Hebrw 150: Modern Hebrew Literature (in translation)

Hebrw 305: Advanced Modern Hebrew

Hebrw 305W: Biblical Narrative and Poetry in Translation

 

 

 

(A)

Hist 147*: Andrew Alger - Mon/Wed 1:40-2:55

Hist 222*: Isaac Alteras - Mon/Wed 1:40-2:55

Hist 251: Arnold Franklin - Mon/Wed 1:40-2:55

Hist 255: Sophia McGee  - Tues 3:10-6:00

 

(B)

Psci 240: Ziva Flamhaft - Tues/Thurs 10:45-12:00

 

(C)

Jewst 301: Mitchell Shur - Tues/Thurs 10:45-12:00

Phil 104: Abi Doukhan - Tues/Thurs 4:45-6:00

 

(D)

Engl 153W: Arthur Shippee  - Mon 6:40-9:30

Hebrw 150: Oded Nir - Tues/Thurs 12:15-1:30

Hebrw 150: Oded Nir - Tues/Thurs 3:10-4:25

Hebrw 150: Deborah Gruber - Mon/Wed 10:45-12:00

Hebrw 305: Oded Nir - Tues/Thurs 10:45-12:00

Hebrw 305W: Deborah Gruber - Mon/Wed 1:40-2:55

Senior Seminar

1 course (3 credits)

Note: You can choose from the classes offered OR do an independent research tutorial with a Jewish Studies faculty member

 

Engl 391W, Hist 392, Hist 393, Jewst 365, Mes 380, Phil 383W, Psci 381W, Psci 382W, Psci 383W, Psci 284W, Psci 386W, Psci 387W, Soc 381W, Soc 382

 

 

Students must also show competence in Hebrew 101, 102, 203 and 204 to be a Jewish Studies Major

   

Hebrw 101, Hebrw 102

Hebrw 101: Elementary Hebrew I

Hebrw 102: Elementary Hebrew II

Hebrw 101: Taly Ben-Yakar - Mon/Wed 10:05-11:55

Hebrw 102: Taly Ben Yakar - Mon/Wed 1:40-3:30

 


* To receive credit for classes with an astrik* next to them as a Jewish Studies course, you must contact Professor Franklin before the start of the class to receive an additional assignment. arnold.franklin@qc.cuny.edu 

 

* Please contact Professor Franklin to learn more about Jewish Studies arnold.franklin@qc.cuny.edu


Recap:

1. Jewish Studies Major (36 credits):

2 History Courses

+ 1 Philosophy Course

+ Choose 2 Specialization Areas (Take 6 courses in 1 and 2 courses in the other)

+ 1 Senior Seminar Course

+ And be competent in Hebrew through level 4

 

2. Jewish Studies Minor (18 credits):

2 History Courses

+ 4 Specialization Area (or elective) Courses

 

 

Questions? Email Professor Arnold Franklin: Arnold.Franklin@qc.cuny.edu or check out their website: https://www.qcjewishstudies.org/

 

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