UMKC Catalog


Judaic Studies
The Department of History is a major participant in the Judaic Studies Minor and Concentration.

For a minor in Judaic Studies, students must complete a minimum of 18 hours of coursework. These courses should include:

  1. HISTORY 475WI History of Ancient Israel.
  2. HISTORY 476 Medieval Jewish History.
  3. HISTORY 477 Modern Jewish History.
In addition, students should take several semesters of Hebrew language. The remaining credits may consist of electives approved by the Interim Judaic Studies adviser.

For a concentration in Judaic Studies, a student must complete 15 hours of coursework that includes the History courses listed above. Those pursuing the concentration are also encouraged to include study of the Hebrew language.

For further information, contact Dr. Carla Klausner Contact Information, Professor of History and Interim Director of Judaic Studies.