Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies promotes an understanding of all aspects of Jewish life, culture, language, literature, religion, and history. As a multidisciplinary program, it is composed of faculty members from the departments of anthropology, English, history, philosophy, political science, and sociology, and school of languages and culture. There is considerable flexibility in the Jewish Studies major and minor to help students meet their interests and goals. Extracurricular activities complement the academic course of study.

All liberal arts majors prepare students with the skills identified as contributing to managerial success:  communicating and listening well, possessing insights into others, creative/critical thinking, problem solving, and the ability to make connections across complex ideas.

Jewish Studies Website

Plan of Study

Jewish Studies, BA

Related Career Interests

Careers in Jewish Studies

  • Grant Writer
  • Policy Developer
  • Teacher
  • Museum Curator
  • Counseling
  • Social Services
  • Government
  • Law
  • Politics

Transfer to Jewish Studies

Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.

Minimum GPA: 2.2

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