Get your B.A. in Judaic Studies

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About the Major

Study the history, culture, and religion of the Jewish people, one of the world’s oldest and most resilient groups. You will also learn Hebrew (the UA has one of the largest Hebrew Programs in the country!)

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Learn about ancient Israel, medieval Jewish history, and modern Judaism and Israel

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Take classes in Modern Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, and Classical Aramaic

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Explore Middle East politics and Jewish literature


The interdisciplinary major will give you critical thinking skills, a historical perspective, and cross-cultural knowledge.

  • Nonprofit manager
  • Educator
  • Program administrator
  • Rabbi
  • International business manager
  • Synagogue organizer


Sample courses include:

  • JUS 203A: Intermediate Modern Hebrew
  • JUS 301: Jewish Civilizations JUS 321: Women in Judaism
  • JUS 348: Israeli Fiction and Poetry
  • JUS 409A: Biblical Hebrew

Ready to learn more?

Get in touch with an SBS advisor:

Christopher Cruz

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