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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor: Judaic Studies

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Minimum number of credits required to earn minor:  18

GPA requirements to earn minor2.0

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor:  Grade of “C” or higher required in all courses.

Other requirements:  A minimum of 9 credit hours must be completed at the University of Maine.

Contact Information:  Mark Brewer, Professor of Political Science, 113A North Stevens Hall,  (207) 581-1863, mark.brewer@umit.maine.edu and Amy Fried, Professor/Chair of Political Science, 115 North Stevens Hall, (207) 581-1797, amyfried@maine.edu.

Judaic Studies provides a broad liberal arts background that cultivates an appreciation of the central role played by Jewish culture in the development of human civilization.  Without the full depth of a major, this interdisciplinary program provides students some substantive understanding of the historical, religious, literary, philosophical, sociological and political experiences of the Jews; and it offers a diverse disciplinary framing of questions central to the Jewish experience with different perspectives and methodologies.

Residency Requirement:

A minimum of 9 credit hours must be completed at the University of Maine.


Two tracks are available.  Judaic Studies and Judaic Studies, Language track.

Required Courses for Language Track:

Elective Courses:

Choose at least 3 courses from this list.  Other courses may be taken as electives with the consent of the Coordinator of Judaic Studies.

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