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A Major in Judaic Studies

Description of Major


This major educates students about Jewish history, culture and religion. This interdisciplinary program combines the study of Hebrew with history, literature, philosophy and other fields to familiarize students with the experience of the Jews of the past and present.


For more information on studying Judaic Studies:  click here


Employment Opportunities


Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in education, community service, law, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for Judaic studies graduates, including:

Archivist International Conference Planner
Attorney International Consultant
Business Manager International Relations Specialist
CIA/FBI Agent International Trade Specialist
Community Affairs Specialist Interpreter
Community Liaison  Journalist
Conflict Resolution Specialist Lobbyist
Consultant Market Research Specialist
Consumer Advocate Museum Curator
Counselor Peace Corps/VISTA Worker
Cultural Affairs Officer Politician
Cultural Anthropologist  Professor
Customer Relations Specialist Psychologist
Customs/Immigration Officer Public Administrator
Customs/Immigration Officer Public Information Officer
Employee Relations Specialist Public Policy Specialist
Foreign Service Officer Public Relations Specialist
Foreign Student Advisor Social Worker 
Government Worker Sociologist 
Historic Preservation Specialist Teacher 
Historic Site Administrator Translator
Human Resources Specialist Travel Consultant
Import/Export Specialist Writer 
International Banker  

Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree.


Additional Links


The Association for Jewish Studies

National Foundation for Jewish Culture

Association of Jewish Libraries

UC McMicken College of Arts & Sciences