Curriculum Map - B.A. or B.A./M.A. in Judaism & Human Rights | Gratz College

Curriculum Map - B.A. or B.A./M.A. in Judaism & Human Rights

 

Degree Requirements (138 credits)

All courses are three credits, unless otherwise specified.

  • Gratz College Courses (60 credits)
    • Undergraduate Courses (48 credits)
      Students work with an advisor to design a curriculum with courses from our Education, Jewish Education, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Nonprofit Management, Jewish Studies, and Jewish Communal Service programs.
    • Courses in Human Rights (12 credits)
  • Undergraduate Transfer Courses (60 credits)

Upon completion of 120 credits, students will earn their B.A. in Judaism & Human Rights and then may receive the M.A. after completing the following:

  • Applying 12 credits taken for the B.A. to the M.A.
  • Taking 18 additional credits in Human Rights courses, of which 3 credits will be for a Capstone Project or an Internship
While students work with an advisor to design their curriculum, the following courses are recommended for this program:
 
EDUCATION
  • EDU 557: Current Issues in Understanding Economics, Class, and Language 
  • EDU 559: Teaching Tolerance in the Classroom
  • EDU 575: Social Justice in the American Classroom
  • EDU 597: Poverty and Education in American Schools

HEBREW LANGUAGE

HOLOCAUST & GENOCIDE

  • HGS 503: Women in the Holocaust
  • HGS 507: Their Brother's Keepers: Rescuers and Righteous Gentiles
  • HGS 511: History of Antisemitism
  • HGS 520: Genocide in Literature and Art
  • HGS 524: Tarnscending Trauma: The Psychosocial Impact of the Holocaust on Survivor Families
  • HGS 525: Post-Holocaust Theologies
  • HGS 527: The Native American Genocides
  • HGS 556: Genocide Prevention
  • HGS 557: Comparative Genocide
  • HGS 558: Gender and Genocide in the 20th Century
  • HGS 559: The Holodomor: Ukrainian Famine/Genocide of 1932-33
  • HGS 562: The Church and the Holocaust
  • HGS 563: The Holocaust and Ethical Reasoning

INTERFAITH LEADERSHIP

  • IFL 620: Successful Interfaith Dialogue
  • IFL 622: Interfaith Social Justice and Social Action
  • REL 621: Interfaith Lifecycle and Holidays
  • REL 622: Interfaith Theology
  • REL 623: Interfaith Liturgy
  • REL 624: Interfaith Sacred Scriptures
  • REL 625: The Saint in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

JEWISH-CHRISTIAN STUDIES

  • JST 517: Comparative Liturgy of Judaism and Christianity
  • JST 529: Jewish and Christian Interpretations of the Bible
  • JST 603: Comparative Theology of Judaism and Christianity
  • JST 620: Sages, Saints, and Sinners
  • JST 625: The Jewish-Christian Encounter

JEWISH COMMUNAL SERVICE

  • JST 504: The Jewish Family: Institute in Transition
  • MGT 570: Conflict Management

JEWISH STUDIES

  • JST 505: Perspectives on American Judaism
  • JST 507: Introduction to Classical Judaism
  • JST 515: The Problem of Evil: The Jewish Response
  • JST 551: Judaism's Encounter with Modernity
  • JST 604: Business and Workplace Ethics
  • JST 615: Judaism and Christianity 

Choose 4-9 of the following courses:

  • HRI 520: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • HRI 521: African Americans and Jews: Alliances and Struggles
  • HRI 522: International Women’s Rights
  • HRI 523: First Amendment Values
  • HRI 524: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
  • HRI 525: Financial Equity and Human Rights
  • HRI 526: Refugee Rights
  • HRI 527: Child Protection and Children’s Rights
  • HRI 528: Sexual Identity and Gender Rights
  • HRI 529: International Health Rights
Capstone Project or Internship (3 credits)
  • HRI 599: Human Rights Capstone/Internship

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Degree Requirements (120 credits)

All courses are three credits, unless otherwise specified.
 
  • Gratz College Courses (60 credits)
    • Undergraduate Courses (48 credits)
      Students work with an advisor to design a curriculum with courses from our Education, Jewish Education, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Nonprofit Management, Jewish Studies, and Jewish Communal Service programs.
    • Graduate Courses in Human Rights (12 credits)
  • Transfer Courses (60 credits)

Upon completion of 120 credits, students will earn their B.A. in Judaism & Human Rights

While students work with an advisor to design their curriculum, the following courses are recommended for this program:

EDUCATION

  • EDU 557: Current Issues in Understanding Economics, Class, and Language 
  • EDU 559: Teaching Tolerance in the Classroom
  • EDU 575: Social Justice in the American Classroom
  • EDU 597: Poverty and Education in American Schools

HEBREW LANGUAGE

HOLOCAUST & GENOCIDE

  • HGS 503: Women in the Holocaust
  • HGS 507: Their Brother's Keepers: Rescuers and Righteous Gentiles
  • HGS 511: History of Antisemitism
  • HGS 520: Genocide in Literature and Art
  • HGS 524: Tarnscending Trauma: The Psychosocial Impact of the Holocaust on Survivor Families
  • HGS 525: Post-Holocaust Theologies
  • HGS 527: The Native American Genocides
  • HGS 556: Genocide Prevention
  • HGS 557: Comparative Genocide
  • HGS 558: Gender and Genocide in the 20th Century
  • HGS 559: The Holodomor: Ukrainian Famine/Genocide of 1932-33
  • HGS 562: The Church and the Holocaust
  • HGS 563: The Holocaust and Ethical Reasoning

INTERFAITH LEADERSHIP

  • IFL 620: Successful Interfaith Dialogue
  • IFL 622: Interfaith Social Justice and Social Action
  • REL 621: Interfaith Lifecycle and Holidays
  • REL 622: Interfaith Theology
  • REL 623: Interfaith Liturgy
  • REL 624: Interfaith Sacred Scriptures
  • REL 625: The Saint in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

JEWISH-CHRISTIAN STUDIES

  • JST 517: Comparative Liturgy of Judaism and Christianity
  • JST 529: Jewish and Christian Interpretations of the Bible
  • JST 603: Comparative Theology of Judaism and Christianity
  • JST 620: Sages, Saints, and Sinners
  • JST 625: The Jewish-Christian Encounter

JEWISH COMMUNAL SERVICE

  • JST 504: The Jewish Family: Institute in Transition
  • MGT 570: Conflict Management

JEWISH STUDIES

  • JST 505: Perspectives on American Judaism
  • JST 507: Introduction to Classical Judaism
  • JST 515: The Problem of Evil: The Jewish Response
  • JST 551: Judaism's Encounter with Modernity
  • JST 604: Business and Workplace Ethics
  • JST 615: Judaism and Christianity 

Choose 4 of the following courses:

  • HRI 520: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • HRI 521: African Americans and Jews: Alliances and Struggles
  • HRI 522: International Women’s Rights
  • HRI 523: First Amendment Values
  • HRI 524: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
  • HRI 525: Financial Equity and Human Rights
  • HRI 526: Refugee Rights
  • HRI 527: Child Protection and Children’s Rights
  • HRI 528: Sexual Identity and Gender Rights
  • HRI 529: International Health Rights

Return to the BA-MA Judaism & Human Rights homepage

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