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Undergraduate Minor in Hebrew

Purpose: The minor in Hebrew provides students with intensive Hebrew language proficiency.

Requirements: The minor in Hebrew requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements below.

Modern Hebrew Track

  • Completion of JSTU-H 200, JSTU-H 250, JSTU-H 300, and JSTU-H 350 with a grade of C or higher, or equivalent.
  • At least one additional course at the 300-400 level in Hebrew language or in Hebrew literature in English.

Students must complete at least 9 credit hours of course work in the minor on the IU Bloomington campus or on an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study Program.

The three courses at the 300-400 level cannot be counted toward either the Jewish Studies major or the certificate in Jewish Studies.

All course work must be completed with a grade of C– or higher. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the Hebrew Minor - including those where a grade lower than C- is earned - is required.

A student majoring in Hebrew through the Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures may not also earn a minor in Hebrew.

Total: 15 credit hours.

All students interested in a Hebrew Minor, please email JSTU advisor, Amanda Lueck .

Students may complete the minor in Hebrew and either the Jewish Studies major or the Jewish Studies certificate. Please see counting a course toward Multiple Degree Objectives Policy.

Each student’s course work must be approved by the Jewish Studies advisor to assure a coherent program of study.

* Although every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, the official source of information regarding College of Arts and Sciences degree requirements is the College of Arts and Sciences.


updated 08/01/2022