The Jewish Studies major provides students with an understanding of Jewish history, language, literature, religion, thought and politics. A minor can help introduce students to Jewish Studies beyond a superficial level and deepen their understanding of Jewish languages like Hebrew and Yiddish. Drawing from the Humanities, and the Social Sciences, the Jewish Studies major seeks to help students understand Jewish identity, thought and self-expression within larger historical and social contexts, and to develop their ability to analyze human experience from different disciplinary perspectives.
African and African American Studies
An interdisciplinary undergraduate major that seeks to convey a broad understanding of American culture and society in all their complexity.
Archaeology is the study of the past through its material remains that survive into the present. Archaeology is a discipline that offers direct access to the experiences of a wide range of people in numerous cultures across the globe. Increasingly, archaeology bridges past and present societies through the study of the human heritage and its role in contemporary societies.