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Minor in Jewish Studies

Any student enrolled in a college major (other than a major in the Program for the Study of Religion) can receive an interdisciplinary minor in Jewish Culture and Society.

To declare a minor, the student needs to fill out a minor declaration form, which a representative of the Program in Jewish Culture and Society can approve. Professor Dana Rabin is the Program's undergraduate advisor.

For further information on the minor:

call 217-333-7978


or walk in 109 English during the office hours of 8:30-12:00/1:00-5:00

Minor form: Minor form


Eighteen (18) hours in courses pertaining to Jewish Culture and Society. These courses should include:

Of the 18 required hours, two courses (6 hours) must be 300- or 400-level courses.

No more than 6 hours (two courses) may be at the 100-level.

Any course with an emphasis on Jewish culture and society can be applied to the minor with approval from the Program in Jewish Culture and Society.

Independent study courses can also be used for the completion of the minor.