Jewish Culture is an interdisciplinary area of study drawing on courses offered across the university. Students study classic Jewish texts, both sacred and secular, and Jewish history from the time of Abraham to the present. Learn more about the
Jewish Culture program.
All Lang students can take designated courses in Jewish Culture to supplement their major course of study. Those majoring in Liberal Arts (BA or BS, Liberal Arts) can explore Jewish Culture as a
guided area of study; all others may elect to minor in Jewish Culture.
The Jewish Culture minor requires completion of the following courses. For updated course listings with descriptions, visit the Lang course finder.
Total credits: 17-20
Students must receive grades of C or better in all courses taken to fulfill minor requirements.
Only specific courses satisfy the minor requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the chair of the program. Track your progress using the program requirement worksheet for the year in which you declared the minor in Jewish Culture:
Students who declared earlier than 2012 should see an academic advisor about requirements.
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts cannot elect Jewish Culture as an academic minor; however, they can pursue deeper study in this subject area through the self-designed major. To explore this, contact an academic advisor and read more about the
self-designed option at Lang.
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Admission ContactOffice of AdmissionEugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
Contact the Program DirectorVal VinokurProgram Director, Jewish CultureAssociate Professor, Literary Studies