Program: Minor in Jewish Studies

Program Description

The minor in Jewish Studies offers courses in the culture and history of the Jewish people. The interdisciplinary approach examines Jewish literature, art, religious thought, history, and social attitudes and behavior. Many courses in the program satisfy General Education requirements or may be used as electives in other majors.


Jewish Studies Program
Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
Sierra Tower (ST) 807
(818) 677-6762

Program Learning Outcomes

Students receiving a minor in Jewish Studies will be able to:

  1. Describe major themes, characters, literary works and events of Jewish life in different international settings and historical periods.
  2. Describe and analyze the significant interactions between Jewish cultures and their surrounding cultures over time.
  3. Describe and analyze the ways political, economic and cultural forces have shaped and continue to shape Jewish cultural developments.