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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


Congratulations Elizabeth Wenger!
Elizabeth Wenger has won the Jack and Lavon Brosseau Creativity Award in writing! Elizabeth was recognized for one of her creative-nonfiction essays “Still Frame,” which is part of her larger undergraduate thesis “Dancing to Utopia.” Wenger’s writing combines personal experiences, quotations, research, and visual markers that guide readers through this creative-nonfiction essay. Wenger is a senior majoring in both English and Slavic Languages and Literatures, and a minor in Jewish Studies and in History. Congratulations Elizabeth!
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