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Jewish Studies Undergraduate Degrees

Undergraduate Certificate in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Course Requirements:

The Holocaust - Choose one of the following (3 CH):
JWSH 343 / HIST 343 The Holocaust in History
JWSH 341 / HIST 341 Hitler and Nazi Germany
Historical context - Choose one of the following (3 CH):
JWSH 329 Politics and Conflict in Israel and Palestine
JWSH 335 / HIST 355 / WGSS 355 History of Jewish Women
JWSH 344 / HIST 344 Modern Jewish History
JWSH 371 / CLSX 371 Archaeology of Ancient Israel
JWSH 382 / HIST 382 / REL 382 / CLSX 382 Jerusalem Through the Ages
Genocide courses - Choose two of the following (6 CH):
JWSH 315 / HIST 325 / SPAN 302 The Spanish Inquisition
JWSH 337 / REL 337 Religious Zionisms
JWSH 342 / HIST 342 Medieval to Early Modern Jewish History
JWSH 387 / REL 387 / HIST 381 Enemies of Ancient Israel
ANTH 465 / GIST 465 Genocide and Ethnocide
ANTH 570 / GIST 570 Anthropology of Violence


Welcome Professor Zeedan!
The Jewish Studies Program is delighted to welcome Prof. Rami Zeedan as a new faculty member! Prof. Zeedan holds a Ph.D. in Israeli Studies from the University of Haifa in Israel. His research interests include the history of modern Israel, Israeli politics, Middle-Eastern politics, ethnic politics, urban affairs and local governments, and public opinion. This Fall he is teaching courses on Israeli politics and government, and on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 
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