Students with this concentration will take three required courses: Judaism Second Temple Period to the Present; Introduction to the History and Politics of Israel and Palestine; and Hebrew Thought and the Intellectual World of the Bible. This concentration includes an opportunity to take a ten-day trip to Israel, over eighty percent of which is funded. In addition, students will select one interdisciplinary course subject to the approval of the Program Chair. To complete their concentration, students must complete six credit hours of internships or practica of a religious nature.
- 12 course credits
- 6 internship/practicum credits
- All three required courses count as REL electives, REL 2XX Judaism course also meeting the comparative religion requirement for the RTS degree).
- REL 2XX—Judaism: Second Temple Period to the Present (3 credits)
- REL 2XX—Introduction to the History and Politics of Israel and Palestine (3 credits)
- REL 3XX—Hebrew Thought and the Intellectual World of the Bible (3 credits)
One course chosen with approval of the Religious and Theological Studies Chair from among the offerings of the College (outside of the required Core Curriculum) in which 30% or more of the course material is focused on Hebrew intellectual, political or artistic life or practice (3 credits).