B.A. in Jewish Studies

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B.A. IN JEWISH STUDIES

PREPARATION FOR MAJOR:

Required: Jewish Studies M10 or two courses from Middle Eastern Studies 50A, 50B, 50C (formerly Near Eastern 50A, 50B, 50C); Ancient Near East 10W and one year of language (near eastern language preferred, but not required).

TRANSFER STUDENTS

Transfer applicants to the Jewish Studies major with 90 or more units must complete the following introductory course prior to admission to UCLA: one social, cultural, and religious institutions of Judaism course. Refer to the UCLA Transfer Admission Guide for up-to-date information regarding transfer selection for admission.

THE MAJOR:

Required: Eleven (11) courses

Hebrew Core (3 courses)
Hebrew 102A/B/C, 103A/B/C, 110A/B, 111A/B/C, 120, 125, 130, 135, C140
***Students may substitute another upper division language (Judeo-Arabic, Judeo-Persian, Ladino, Yiddish) if they can demonstrate its integral role in their specific course of study

Jewish Core (2 courses)
Jewish Studies 175, M182A/B/C, M184A

Required Electives (6 courses)
Hebrew or Jewish Studies or from Ancient Near East M135, 162; English 111A, 111C; German 109; History 191F; Iranian 130, 131; Political Science 121A, 132A, M132B; Semitics 130; Study of Religion 120; Yiddish 101A/B/C, 102A/B/C, 121A/B/C, 130, 131A/B/C

***Students are encouraged to take a research tutorial within Jewish Studies 197 or 199.
***A maximum of two 197 or 199 courses (8 units total) may be applied toward the major.

Study in Israel
Students are encouraged to spend up to one year in Israel either to (1) study with an education abroad program or (2) study at an Israeli university. For information on studying in Israel, contact the Education Abroad Program, B300 Murphy Hall, (310) 825-4889. Study Abroad in Israel

For questions, contact:

Isamara Ramirez
UCLA Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
(310) 825-4165

Hebrew and Jewish Studies Minor

NELC

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HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES MINOR

To enter the Hebrew and Jewish Studies minor, students must have an overall grade-point average of 2.0 or better, have completed Hebrew 1A, 1B, 1C, or the equivalent as determined by the department, and file a petition in 376 Kinsey Hall, (310) 825-4165.

Required Upper Division Courses (28 units): Seven courses from the Hebrew or Jewish studies section of the department; 199 courses may not be applied. With approval of the undergraduate adviser and based on course content, two of the seven courses may be taken outside the department.

All minor courses must be taken for a letter grade, with an overall grade-point average of 2.0 or better. Successful completion of the minor is indicated on the transcript and diploma.

 

For questions, contact:

Isamara Ramirez
UCLA Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
(310) 825-4165

Graduate Studies

Applications for graduate study and financial aid are available online from the Graduate Division. http://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/.

UCLA graduate students research Jewish studies from a variety of disciplines ranging from Musicology to Comparative Literature, from Near Eastern Languages and Cultures to History, from World Arts and Culture to Applied Linguistics, and from English to French to Theater, Film & TV .

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