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Undergraduate Program

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The Undergraduate Major and Minor in Jewish Studies

An undergraduate program in Jewish Studies is offered through Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CSRE). It is interdisciplinary in that it that draws together a wide range of disciplines including history, literary studies, religious studies, gender studies, education, and other fields. Through its courses and extracurricular programs, the Taube Center seeks to introduce students to the ideas and experience of the Jewish people over its entire history, from the biblical period to the Holocaust and contemporary Israeli culture.

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How to Declare

Fill out a proposal depending on whether you would like to declare the major or minor. After you have a completed proposal that meets at least the minimum requirements and units for your plan – 60 for Majors, 30 for Minors – please send the Excel file to Rachel Tongco ( and she will send it to CSRE’s Student Services Specialist. You will then be given feedback on the proposal for possible changes. Once the proposal is ready, it will be submitted to the Director of Jewish Studies for review and signature.