The Certificate in Jewish Secular Studies is offered by the Department of Religion.

Certificates are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.

Campus Location: Main

Program Code: LA-JSST-CERT

Contact Information

Please contact the College of Liberal Arts' Center for Academic Advising for more information on minors, certificates or other CLA programs.


Select one course from:3
Jewish Secular Thought and Culture from Spinoza to Seinfeld: A History of Jewish Secularism
Secular Jewish Utopian Politics / Jewtopias: The Jewish Romance with Communism, Zionism, and America
Select four of the following electives: 112
Topics in Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies Internship
Jewish Experience in America
Topics: Jews & Film
Women in Judaism
The Philosophies of Judaism
Israelis and Palestinians
Independent Study in Jewish Studies
Total Credit Hours15

If a student takes JST 2408 AND JST 2409, one may count as an elective in this category.