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Jewish Studies is an inter-departmental, multi-disciplinary program offering a 24-credit major leading to a BA degree in Jewish Studies with courses in such fields as history, Hebrew language and literature, English and other literatures, religion, sociology, and political science. It also offers independent study and fieldwork on Jewish subjects and a 12-credit minor.

What can I do with my degree in Jewish Studies?

Graduates continue to careers in education, law, business, religious life, academics, politics, publishing and the arts.  Jewish Studies majors are well-prepared to apply for graduate studies in many fields.

Administration and Faculty

Program Office:

1328 West

Program Director:

Leah Garrett
1328 West
(212) 772-5097