Jewish Christian Studies Minor
One of the most unique and experiential programs on campus, the JCS program offers students the opportunity to study Judaism and Christianity’s interconnected past, present, and future through an intense study of the Bible, its culture of origin, and the modern communities that cherish it.
Deepen your own faith through challenging encounters and unique coursework that seeks to inspire students with the Christian vocation of restoration and reconciliation, known as “repair of the world” (Tikkun olam) in Judaism.
With a network of established relationships locally and faculty with 10+ years living, studying, and teaching in Israel, students will have access to unique resources and can tailor their educational experience to support their vocation.
For a Jewish Christian Studies Minor you will be required to take 15 credit hours in the Philosophy and Theology department.
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The skills students learn in the Jewish Christina Studies minor prepare them to thrive in a globalized world. So far, our students have majored in social work, business, digital media, theology and ministry, criminal justice, and history and political science.
Study abroad in Israel for a semester or travel with classmates for a 3-week intensive study of biblical history, geography, and archeology.
Jewish Christian Studies Minor Course Requirements
For a Shapiro Jewish-Christian Studies Minor you will be required to take 15 credit hours in the Philosophy/ Theology department.
|HIST/THEO 245||Jews, Christians, Muslims|
|HIST/THEO 345||History of Judaism|
Distributed: two of the following Upper-Divisions BIBLE/THEO Courses
|BIBLE 370||Wisdom and Poetic Literature|
|HIST/THEO 370||History and Geography of Biblical Settings (Israel Trip)|
Visit the Online Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.