2016-2017 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    
    Jun 02, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Jewish Education Minor


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Jewish Education Minor


Coordinator:

Corinne Roth Smith, Professor

crsmith@syr.edu

The primary purpose of this minor is to better prepare SU undergraduates to teach in Jewish congregational schools, camps, community centers, youth organizations.

Admission:


  • GPA 2.8 or above
  • 1-2 page statement on why the individual would like to declare a minor in Jewish Education
  • The Jewish Studies Director and Jewish Education Minor Coordinator will review each candidate’s courses completed and professional disposition standards before recommending a student for a community internship. Those not approved will be asked to un-declare the minor.

Curriculum Requirements


Additional Judaic Studies Content (9 credits)


  • Must be 300 level and above
  • Must include courses cross-listed with JSP, including those offered abroad. Other courses with Judaic Studies content can be approved by the JSP director.
  • One course in history, sociology or political science is strongly recommended.

Pedagogy Courses (7-9 credits):


Total Credits: 22-24


Additional Hebrew requirement:


Students must complete HEB 101  (4 cr.), or achieve placement test results placing them into HEB 102  or higher. (Students are not required to take HEB 102 , however). This requirement must be completed before the internship semester.

Note:


Students in the Inclusive Elementary and Special Education program can best fit the Judaic Studies courses into their curriculum if they are Human Thought and Expression concentrators.

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