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Catalog 2004-2005
Judaic Studies
Requirements of the Minor
School of American and International Studies
Course Descriptions Convener: Ira Spar

NOTE: A school core is NOT required for completion of the minor.
Minors are open to students regardless of school affiliation.

Foundation Core  
AHST 281 History of Jewish Civilization I 3 crs.
AHST 282 History of Jewish Civilization II or AHST 252 Jews in 20th Century Europe 3 crs.
ALIT 219 The Hebrew Bible 3 crs.
Curriculum Core  
Two courses from one of the following categories 6-8 crs.
Hebrew Language*  
  NOTE: Students completing Foundations of Hebrew I and II
will have eight credits
ALNG 151 Foundations of Hebrew I
ALNG 152 Foundations of Hebrew II
ALNG 251 Intermediate Hebrew I
ALNG 252 Intermediate Hebrew II
History and Archeology*  
  AHST 227 Immigration to America
AHST 252 Jews in 20th Century Europe**
AHST 332 Biblical Archeology & History
ALWS/MSOC 345 Ancient Family Law
The Holocaust*  
  AAMR 309 The Holocaust & The Media
AINS 319 The Holocaust in Historical Perspective
AHST 245 German History
Literature, Thought and Culture*  
  ALIT 348 Literature of The Holocaust
APHL 221 Philosophy of Religion
MSOC 331 Sociology of Religion
Electives – (one course from two different categories not chosen for the Curriculum Core) 6 crs.
  These courses may be fulfilled in a study abroad program offered. by Ramapo College – check with the convener of the minor  

  Minimum 21-23 crs.

*Consult Convener for coursework offered in these categories.
**does not count if taken as part of the Foundation Core

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