Minor in Jewish Studies

The Jewish Studies minor can be achieved through 20 units of coursework consisting of three core classes and two additional classes. All courses in the Jewish Studies Minor count as GE classes in the following areas: C1, C2, C3, D2, D5. To become a minor, contact the Director of Jewish Studies, Brian S. Wilson in the Music Department: brian.wilson@sonoma.edu or by phone at 664-2468


Core Requirements (12 units)
Courses GE Units

JWST 200: Introduction to Jewish Studies

C2 4

JWST 255: The Evolution of Anti-Semitism: through history, literature, religion, and art

C3 4

JWST 355: Modern European Jewish History*

D2 4

*pending approval

Additional Courses (8 unuts)
Courses GE Units
POLS 307: Holocaust Lecture Series D5 4
MUS 343: Studies in Musical Genres (when offered as) Survey of Jewish Music: Jewish Music Series C1 4


Core, Elective and Total Units
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Total Units in the Minor Core


Total Units in the Additional Courses


TOTAL Units for the Minor



Course Rotation

JWST 255
MUS 343

JWST 200
JWST 355
POLS 307