The Jewish Studies concentration is part of the Biblical Studies major. The courses below list the general requirements for all Biblical Studies majors followed by the specific requirements for the Jewish Studies concentration.
Students majoring in biblical studies are required to choose a concentration from:
In addition to the three core requirements (BCM 101, BCM 103 and BCM 308) the following courses are also required.
Note: Students in the biblical languages concentration may waive one theology requirement.
NOTE: Students may substitute BCM301 for 308 if desired. 4 additional credits should be taken from the options below.
Students who wish to enrich their major in biblical studies through an understanding of Judaism will benefit from this concentration. Emphasizing a wide variety of learning experiences, the program features on-campus coursework supplemented by many off-campus opportunities for personal interaction with the Jewish communities of the Greater Boston area. In addition, as part of the concentration, students are strongly urged to participate in one of several optional study programs in Israel.
(biblical Hebrew is offered at Gordon; modern Hebrew taken at another institution will also meet this requirement)
The Gospel or Pauline Studies (4 credits) one of:
A minimum of 4 credits from one or a combination of the following three alternatives: