BABA General Studies Specialization: Jewish Studies

The Jewish Studies (JST) area of specialization is offered through the Center for Jewish Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. This interdisciplinary curriculum works to provide an understanding of Jewish culture and history. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

  • EUH 3033 History of the Holocaust
  • EUH 4464 Twentieth Century Germany
  • LIT 3173 Jewish Literature
  • MUH 3621 Jewish Art Music of Western Culture
  • POS 4291 Religion and Politics in the U.S.
  • REL 3321 Early Judaism and Christianity
  • REL 4625 Early Rabbinic Judaism
  • Any 3000-4000 level JST, HBR, HBT, or HMW course excluding 4905 numbered courses

Contact Information

You are always welcome to meet with an advisor in the Heavener School of Business, however, advising specifically related to Jewish Studies is available through the Center for Jewish Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For registration, scheduling, and area-specific questions, please contact:

Jack Kugelmass
201 Walker Hall

Minor Option

A minor is available in this area of specialization. To complete the minor students must earn 25 credit hours. It is strongly suggested to work with a Jewish studies faculty member on this minor. You can find out more about the Jewish Studies minor in the Undergraduate Catalog.