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! For more information, email Dr. Franklin: arnold.franklin@qc.cuny.edu 

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 Spring 2019 Choices

History

2 courses (6 credits)

2 courses (6 credits)

 

Hist 114, Hist 115, Hist 116

Hist 114: Ancient Jewish History

Hist 116: Modern Jewish History

Philosophy and Religion

1 course (3 credits)

 

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

Phl 116: Intro to Philosophy of Religion

Phl 250: Plato and the Bible

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)

 

 2 Courses (6 credits)

(A) History: 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 250, Phil 251, Phil 252

(D) Language and Literature: Engl 381, 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 253: Jews in Early Modern Europe

Hist 255: Transformational Moments in the Arab/Israeli Conflict

Hist 256: Modern Israel

Hist 311: Jews in the Islamic World

 

(B) Sociology and Political Life of the Jews:

Psci 240: Contemporary Middle East

Soc 211: Ethnic and Racial Relations

Soc 221: Sociology of Religion

 

(C) Philosophy and Religion:

Jewst 301: Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism

Phil 250: Plato and the Bible

 

(D) Language and Literature:

Hebrw 356: Modern Hebrew Literature (in English)

 

 

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

 

 

Recap:

1. Jewish Studies Major:

36 Credits Made Up Of:

- 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

 

2. Jewish Studies Minor

18 Credits Made Up Of:

-  2 History Courses

-  4 Specialization Area (or elective) Courses

 

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