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  • Stern College

    for WomenAcademic Advisement Orientation

    Academic Advisement CenterOffice of the Dean

    215 Lexington, 6th floor646-592-4170

    [email protected]

    Miriam Schechter, Director

  • General Education Jewish Studies

    Major

    Overview of BA Requirements

    128 credits

  • There are 3 required components of your education:

    General Education

    1. Modes of Expression

    2. Foundations of History, Philosophy & Social Science

    3. Interpreting Literature and the Arts

    4. Contemporary US and Global Perspectives

    5. Science and Technology

    6. Quantitative Skills

    7. Electives

    Jewish Studies

    •CORE + 14 Jewish Studies Credits

    •Courses in:

    Hebrew Language

    Bible

    Judaic Studies

    Jewish Philosophy

    Jewish History

    Major

    •Generally between 30-45 credits

    •Fact sheets can be found online and in the Dean’s Office

    •Check out the “Explore the Majors” sessions at orientation to learn more

    Degree Requirements

  • 6 Credits

    1. Modes of Expression

  • 2 courses (from 2 different areas)

    6 credits

    Economics

    History

    Philosophy

    Political Science

    Psychology 1010

    Sociology 1001

    See Notes in schedule for courses which apply, since some courses in these disciplines apply only to Contemporary category

    2. Foundations of History, Philosophy & Social Science

  • 3 courses (from at least 2 different areas)

    9 credits

    • Art History

    • English Literature

    • Music 1111 and all Music History courses

    3. Interpreting Literature and the Arts

  • 6 Credits

    Economics History Philosophy Political Science

    See Notes in schedule for courses which apply, since some courses in these disciplines apply only to Foundations category

    4. Contemporary US and Global Perspectives

    2 courses (from 2 different areas)

  • 7-8 Credits

    Non-Science Majors and those not entering a health-related field

    Science Majors (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and health- related fields)

    •BIOL 1005C or CHEM 1010C (1 semester lecture and lab)

    •1 semester inter-disciplinary lecture (SCIE 1050)

    •Fulfilled by courses taken for the major

    5. Science and Technology

    AND

  • Choose 1 course from:

    3-4 Credits

    6. Quantitative Skills

  • A maximum of two SSSB

    courses may apply

    12 Credits

    7. Electives

  • There are 3 required components of your education:

    General Education

    1. Modes of Expression

    2. Foundations of History, Philosophy & Social Science

    3. Interpreting Literature and the Arts

    4. Contemporary US and Global Perspectives

    5. Science and Technology

    6. Quantitative Skills

    7. Electives

    Jewish Studies

    •CORE + 14 Jewish Studies Credits

    •Courses in:

    Hebrew Language

    Bible

    Judaic Studies

    Jewish Philosophy

    Jewish History

    Major

    •Generally between 30-45 credits

    •Fact sheets can be found online and in the Dean’s Office

    •Check out the “Explore the Majors” sessions at orientation to learn more

    Degree Requirements

  • • CORE is a unit of 3 courses that total 8-9 credits

    • This CORE unit appears on your transcript as HEST (Hebrew Language & Literature)

    UNIT:

    BIBL – 3 credits

    HEBR – 3 credits

    JUDS – 3 credits

    HEST (CORE) – 6 credits

    Jewish Studies RequirementsWhat is CORE?

  • Students are required to complete:

    - 6 semesters of CORE

    - 14 additional Jewish Studies credits

    Students who have completed one year of study in Israel may receive credit for up to:

    - 3 semesters of CORE

    - 9 credits towards the 14 additional Jewish Studies credits

    Jewish Studies RequirementsBible, Judaic Studies, Jewish History, Jewish Philosophy, Hebrew Language

  • Bible – 15 credit minimum

    Judaic Studies – 15 credit minimum

    Jewish History – 5 credit minimum

    Jewish Philosophy – 5 credit minimum

    Hebrew Language - dependent on placement

    HEBR 1101 5 courses

    HEBR 1102 4 courses

    HEBR 1103-1105 3 courses

    HEBR 1106-1108 2 courses

    HEBR 1205 or above 1 course

    Jewish Studies RequirementsDistribution of Requirements

  • Israel Record

    Institution Credit:

    Fall 2014

    BIBL 1081 Introduction to Exegesis 2

    JHIS 1485 The Holocaust 1

    JPHI 1853 Modern Jewish Problems 2

    JUDS 1381 Mussar 1

    JUDS 1450 Laws and Customs 3

    JUDS 1458 The Sabbath 3

    JUDS 1485 Daily Life: Home and Synagogue 2

    JUDS 1841 Methodology of Oral Law 4

    18 Credits

    Spring 2015

    BIBL 1082 Introduction to Exegesis 2

    BIBL 1120 Pentateuch: Wkly Prtn 1

    BIBL 1408 Book of Leviticus 3

    BIBL ELEC Elective(s) 1

    BIBL ELEC Elective(s) 2

    JPHI 1846 Philosophy of Soloveitchik 1

    JPHI 1854 Modern Jewish Religious 2

    JUDS 1459 Jewish Laws and Customs 3

    JUDS 1486 Daily Life 2

    JUDS ELEC Elective(s) 1

    18 Credits

    Earned:

    3 semesters of CORE and 9 additional Jewish Studies credits = 27 BA credits

    Counts toward distribution: BIBL: 11 credits JPHI: 5 credits JHIS: 1 credit JUDS: 19 credits

    Needs:

    3 additional semesters of CORE and 5 additional Jewish Studies credits including:

    BIBL: 4 credits JPHI: CompleteJHIS: 4 credits JUDS: Complete

    Placed into Hebrew 1205: 1 course

    S. Daniel Abraham Israel Program

  • CORE RecordThis unit is listed as HEST on your BA transcript

    Fall 2015

    BIBL 1082 Introduction to Exegesis 3

    HEBR 1205 Upper Intermediate Hebrew I 3

    JUDS 1465 The Festivals 3

  • HEST 1306 Hebrew Language and Literature 6

    BA TranscriptFall 2014HES 1400 IP: Michlalah 12

    Spring 2015HES 1400 IP: Michlalah 15

    27 creditsFall 2015

    ARTS 1050 Introduction to Art 3BIOL 1005C Human Biology 4ENGL 1100 Composition and Rhetoric 3

    PSYC 3800 Personality 3

    19 credits

  • There are 3 required components of your education:

    General Education

    1. Modes of Expression

    2. Foundations of History, Philosophy & Social Science

    3. Interpreting Literature and the Arts

    4. Contemporary US and Global Perspectives

    5. Science and Technology

    6. Quantitative Skills

    7. Electives

    Jewish Studies

    •CORE + 14 Jewish Studies Credits

    •Courses in:

    Hebrew Language

    Bible

    Judaic Studies

    Jewish Philosophy

    Jewish History

    Major

    •Generally between 30-45 credits

    •Fact sheets can be found online and in the Dean’s Office

    •Attend the “Explore the Majors” sessions at orientation to learn more

    Degree Requirements

    Important: Read “Notes” section and check pre-reqs before choosing your classes!

  • Workload is 6-7 courses a semester

    We recommend 6 courses in a student’s first semester

    • This will affect your financial aid, housing, etc.

    • Consult with the Office of Student Finance before dropping a course that will take you below 12 credits

    Minimum of 12 credits for full time status

    Workload

  • Semester Schedule

  • Semester Schedule (Jewish Studies)

  • Jewish Studies By Level

  • Jewish Studies By Level

  • Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

    A 9:00-10:15 J 9:00-10:15 A 9:00-10:15 J 9:00-10:15

    B 10:25-11:40 K 10:30-11:45 B 10:25-11:40 K 10:30-11:45

    C 11:55-1:10 L 12:00-1:15 C 11:55-1:10 L 12:00-1:15

    D1 1:25-2:401:05-1:45 1:15-1:45 D 1:25-2:40 1:15-1:45

    D2 1:40-2:55 M 1:45-3:00 M 1:45-3:00

    2:40-3:10 Club Hour

    2:40-3:35

    E 3:10-4:25 N 3:15-4:30 N 3:15-4:30

    E 3:35-4:50

    F 4:40-5:55 P 4:40-5:55 P 4:40-5:55

    F 5:00-6:15

    G 6:05-7:20 Q 6:00-7:15 Q 6:00-7:15

    9:00

    ENGL 1100

    JPHI 1204

    PSYC 1010

    BIBL 1165

    ENGL 1100

    PSYC 1010

    BIBL 1165

    JPHI 1204

    BIOL 1011C

    (lecture)

    JUDS 1450

    BIOL 1011Y

    (lab)

    BIOL 1011C

    (lecture)

    JUDS 1450

  • Important Dates

  • Final Exam Schedule

  • Academic AdvisementMiriam Schechter, Director

    215 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor To make an appointment go to:

    Phone: (646) 592-4170 www.yu2.mywconline.com

    Fax: (212) 340-7788

    Website: Academic Advisement Center

    Email: [email protected]

    Cali Orenbuch, Jewish Studies Advisor

    245 Lexington Avenue, Room 405 Email for an appointment or stop by

    Phone: (212) 340-7718 Monday – Wednesday 8:30AM-3:00PM

    Fax: (212) 340-7876 Thursday 8:30AM-12:30PM

    Website: Department of Jewish Studies

    Email: [email protected]

    http://www.yu2.mywconline.com/http://www.yu.edu/Advising/Stern-Academic-Advising/mailto:[email protected]://www.yu.edu/stern/ug/rebecca-ivry-jewish-studiesmailto:[email protected]

  • Making the Most of your Appointment

    Come to appointments prepared

    Bring your transcript

    Have questions written down

    Come to us early in the semester to discuss academic issues

    Make sure to have a junior and senior check

  • And ...

    Have...

    FUN!!!!

    And… Don’t forget to:

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  • Questions?

    Academic Advisement CenterOffice of the Dean

    To make an appointment: www.yu2.mywconline.com

    215 Lexington Avenue, 6th FloorNew York, NY 10016

    Phone: (646) 592-4170Fax: (212) 340-7788www.yu.edu/stern

    Email: [email protected]

    http://www.yu2.mywconline.com/http://www.yu.edu/sternmailto:[email protected]