A minor is offered in Hebrew and Israel studies. Any student enrolled at CU Boulder, regardless of college or school, may declare a minor in Hebrew and Israel studies.
The minor in Hebrew and Israel studies focuses on developing a student's Hebrew language skills while exploring a variety of courses on issues related to Israel and the Middle East. This minor is ideal for students who are interested in pursuing an international career or study in the Middle East.
The minor in Hebrew & Israel studies is open to all students of all backgrounds, Jewish and non-Jewish.
For more information, visit the Minor in Hebrew and Israel Studies website.
Students must complete 19 credit hours of Hebrew language courses and content courses focusing on Israeli and/or the Middle East. Of these 19 credit hours, 9 must be in upper-division courses. All coursework applied to the minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better. No pass/fail work may be applied. The GPA for all minor coursework must equal 2.00 or higher. Students are allowed to apply no more than 9 credit hours, including 6 upper-division credit hours, of transfer work toward a minor.
Required Courses and Credits
|Modern Hebrew Language (10 credit hours minimum above the 2010 Intermediate Hebrew level):||10|
|Intermediate Modern Hebrew, Second Semester|
|Third Year Modern Hebrew, First Semester|
|Third Year Modern Hebrew, Second Semester|
|Introduction to Jewish Culture|
|Select two of the following Hebrew/Israel Studies courses (one of which must be upper-division): 1||6|
|Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Abrahamic Religions|
|Jerusalem: The Holy City in History, Legend, and Religious Thought|
|History of Arab-Israeli Conflict|
|Anthropology of Jews and Judaism (Cultures of Israel and Palestine)|
|Topics in Hebrew Studies|
|Israeli Literature: Exile, Nation, Home|
|Global Seminar: Justice, Human Rights and Democracy in Israel|
|History of Modern Israel/Palestine|
|Topics in Jewish History (Childhood in Modern Israel/Palestine)|
|Topics in Jewish History (Tel Aviv: Urban History and Culture)|
|History Today: Global Seminar in Israel/Palestine|
|Total Credit Hours||19|
Or a course approved by the faculty advisor.