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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - Judaic Studies Concentration

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - Judaic Studies Concentration

Tufts University

Medford - Somerville Campus, Medford, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
The degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science is conferred on all students who complete this program. Students whose major concentration is applied mathematics, applied physics, astrophysics, biochemistry, biology, biopsychology, chemical physics, chemistry, cognitive and brain Sciences, computer science, engineering psychology, environmental studies (as second major only), geological sciences, geology, mathematics, and physics are eligible to receive a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. Those majoring in psychology, psychology/clinical and quantitative economics may choose to receive the degree of Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts at the time they complete their degree sheet. Students in all other majors will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree. Students whose multiple majors make them eligible for either a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science degree may choose between the two when completing their degree sheet. The program in Judaic Studies gives students the opportunity to explore the experience and diverse cultural heritage of the Jewish people from various perspectives. The program comprises the courses listed under Hebrew and Judaic Studies, as well as a number of courses in other departments. Learning Objectives 1. The desired skills we seek to develop through the JS major include the following: An awareness of the wider world and the place of Jewish experience within it. An awareness of the major periods of Jewish history and the modes of expression unique to those periods. A capacity for critical thinking about the Jewish past and present. An ability to pursue library- and web-based research on topics of Judaic studies. An ability to write clearly, articulately, and searchingly about our courses' subjects. Creative and reflective engagement with Jewish experience. An awareness of the differences of gender experience within given domains of Jewish experience. An awareness of conflict between rich and poor. An awareness of the diversity of Jewish experience and of modes of Jewish discourse.