Cognate 1 - Holocaust Studies - An Introduction to the Study of the Holocaust
Complete three courses from the list below

  • HIS 337/INS 311/JUS 301 History of Zionism and the Emergence of Israel
  • HIS 338/JUS 338 History of the Holocaust
  • JUS 411/HIS 544 European anti-Semitism: Weimar and Hitler's Rise
  • GER 310 Nazi-Cinema: Hitler at the Movies (German texts in Translation)
  • GER 370 The Holocaust in History, Film, and Memorial Culture
  • ENG 365 Literature of the Holocaust
  • THA 301/JUS 301 Theater and the Holocaust

 

Cognate 2 - Israel Studies— An Introduction to the Study of the State of Israel
Complete three courses from the list below

  • INS 352/JUS 352 A Panoramic View of the Middle East
  • RFL 375/JUS 375 Religion and Democracy in Israel
  • ENG 397 Representation of Arabs and Jews in Israeli Literature and Film
  • POL 348 US Relations with the Middle East
  • POL 387 Politics of the Middle East
  • POL 388 Politics of Israel
  • POL 586 Conflict in the Middle East and Africa
  • POL 593 International Relations of the Middle East
  • JUS 301/INS 311/HIS 337 History of Zionism and the Emergence of Israel
  • GEG 242 Economic and Political Geography of the Middle East
  • INS 325/ JUS 325 Israel: The Making of a State

 

Cognate 3 - Jewish Literature — An Introduction to the Various Subfields of Jewish Literature
Complete three courses from the list below

  • ENG 205 Jewish Childhood and Coming-of-Age Literature of Jewish Americans and Israelis (M)
  • ENG 363 Jewish American Literature
  • ENG 364 Sephardic/Mizrahi Literature
  • ENG 365 Holocaust Literature
  • ENG 368 Representation of Arabs and Jews in the Israeli Literature and Film
  • FNG 384 The Bible as Literature
  • REL 111 Intro to the Hebrew Bible
  • REL 311 Prophecy and Prophetic Literature in the Hebrew Bible
  • GER 370 The Holocaust in History, Film, and Memorial Culture

 

Cognate 4 - Jewish Peoplehood - The Evolution of the Jewish People in their Homeland and the Diaspora
(Approval in Process)

Complete at least one course in each of 3 of the following 4 option groups:

Option Group: History:

  • HIS 337/INS 311/JUS 301 History of Zionism and the Emergence of Israel
  • HIS 544 European anti-Semitism: Weimar and Hitler's Rise
  • GER 370/HIS 338 The Holocaust in History, film, & Memorial Culture

Option Group: Homeland and Diaspora:

  • GEG 272 Jewish Geography
  • POL 388 Politics of Israel
  • INS 352/JUS 352 Panoramic View of the Middle East
  • JUS 375/REL 375 Religion and Democracy in Israel

Option Group: Language and Literature:

  • HEB 101 Elementary Hebrew I
  • HEB 102 Elementary Hebrew II
  • HEB 201 Intermediate Hebrew I
  • HEB 202 Intermediate Hebrew II
  • ENG 205 Survey of Jewish Literature
  • ENG 365 Holocaust Literature
  • ENG 384 The Bible Literature
  • THA 301 Theater and the Holocaust

Option Group: Culture and Religion:

  • REL 305 Religion and Culture in the Ancient Near East REL 231. Jewish Civilization
  • REL 103 One God: Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • REL 111 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
  • JUS 360/REL 334 Hollywood and Popular Culture
  • MCY 324 Music in Hebrew Culture

 

Judaism (Religious Studies Department is the RAU)
This cognate introduces students to historical and contemporary Judaism.

Complete exactly 3 courses from the following:

  • REL 103 One God: Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • REL 111 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
  • REL 231 Jewish Civilization
  • REL 311 Prophecy and Prophetic Literature
  • REL 312 Five Books of Moses
  • REL 314 Rise of Judaism
  • REL 334/JUS 360 Hollywood and Popular Culture: The American Jewish Experience
  • REL 375 Religion and Democracy in Israel