Academic Calendar 2022-2023

Jewish Studies – Minor (Arts)


Subject:  Administered by the Jewish Studies Program, School of Religion.
Plan:  Consists of 30.00 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, in combination with a Major Plan in another subject, and with sufficient electives, will lead to a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Honours).

1. Core
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
HEBR at any level
2. Option
A. Complete 12.00 units from the following course list:12.00
JWST_Options at the 200-level or above
B. Complete 12.00 units from the following course list:12.00
Total Units30.00

3. Notes

A. Course choices, including special studies, independent study and study abroad courses must be approved by the Director of the Jewish Studies Program.

B. A maximum of 6.00 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Jewish Studies Course List

The following list contains courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


Jewish Studies Options
CLST 208The Levant from the Late Bronze Age to the Coming of Rome3.00
GNDS 365Gender Dialogues: Jewish, Muslim and Christian3.00
HEBR 190Introduction to Modern Hebrew6.00
HEBR 192Introductory Biblical Hebrew3.00
HEBR 193Classical Hebrew Fundamentals3.00
HEBR 292Intermediate Biblical Hebrew3.00
HEBR 294Intermediate Modern Hebrew I3.00
HEBR 295Intermediate Modern Hebrew II3.00
HEBR 301Topics in Hebrew3.00
HEBR 393Reading Modern Hebrew Literature3.00
HEBR 502Directed Reading Hebrew3.00
HIST 221Jewish and World Civilizations (until 1492)3.00
HIST 222Jewish and World Civilizations (since 1492)3.00
HIST 294Arab-Israeli Conflict and Regional Security3.00
HIST 295The Holocaust3.00
HIST 306Holocaust: Problems and Interpretations6.00
HIST 339Jews Without Judaism4.50
HIST 344Insiders Outsiders: Jewish Identify in the New World4.50
JWST 301Topics in Jewish Studies I3.00
JWST 302Topics in Jewish Studies II3.00
JWST 501Directed Reading in Jewish Studies I3.00
JWST 502Directed Reading in Jewish Studies II3.00
PHIL 2673.00
PHIL 367Jewish Philosophy3.00
PHIL 44120th Century Philosophy3.00
RELS 210Hebrew Bible3.00
RELS 228Sages, Scholars and Rabbis3.00
RELS 234Judaism3.00
RELS 334Jewish Views of the Other3.00
RELS 398Judaism in the Modern Age3.00