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    Sep 18, 2020  
American University Catalog 2019-2020 
    
American University Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Jewish Studies (BA)


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Offered by the Jewish Studies program , College of Arts and Sciences .

Admission to the Program


Formal admission to the major requires a grade point average of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) and the approval of the director of the program.

University Requirements


AU Core Requirements


For additional information, see AU Core Curriculum .

Major Requirements


  • 39 credit hours with grades of C or better and minimum of 18 credit hours at or above 300-level

Course Requirements


Jewish Literature (3 credit hours)


Complete 3 credit hours from the following, or other Jewish literature course approved by program director:

Jewish Thought (3 credit hours)


Complete 3 credit hours from the following, or other Jewish thought course approved by program director:

Jewish Life (3 credit hours)


Complete 3 credit hours from the following, or other contemporary Jewish life course approved by program director:

Electives (12 credit hours)


Complete 12 credit hours from the following, or internship or independent study approved by program director:

Note: Related courses from other university departments may be used with approval of the program director.

Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees


American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor’s/master’s programs. See Admission to a Combined Bachelor’s / Master’s Program  and Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees  for more information.

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