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Undergraduate Major and Minors


The University of Oklahoma offers the following programs:

- Bachelor of Arts in Judaic Studies

- Bachelor of Arts in History
   (Judaic/Israeli History Thematic Field)

- Minor in Judaic and Israel Studies

- Minor in Hebrew


 

Graduate Level Study

The University of Oklahoma offers the following:

- MA History | Judaic/Israel History Major Field
 Exemplary applicants to the MA program may be offered funding from the Schusterman Center

Information on MA History Degree Program

*Graduate program applications are due December 15.

Doctoral level work in Judaic and Israel Studies may be pursued through the PhD program in History, in collaboration with Schusterman Center faculty.

Please contact Director Alan Levenson for inquiries about graduate study.

Summer 2022

CourseInstructorDay/Time/Room
HIST 1563-995 The Jews: Abraham to ZionismGreenOnline
LSTD 4163-501 World Religions and EcologyPutthoffOnline

Fall 2022

CourseInstructorDay/Time/Room
CL C 3133-001 Plato & the Platonic TraditionJohnsonMW 1:30pm - 2:45pm | Dale Hall, 122
HEBR 1115-001 Beginning HebrewKritzMW 10:30am - 11:20am/TR 10:30am - 11:45am | Kaufman Hall, 0233
HEBR 2113-001 Intermediate HebrewKritzMWF 11:30am - 12:20pm | Kaufman Hall, 0233
HEBR 3113-001 Advanced HebrewKritzMW 3:00pm - 4:15pm | Kaufman Hall, 0233
HEBR 3513-001 Biblical HebrewKritzTR 1:30pm - 2:45pm | Kaufman Hall, 0233
HIST 3203-001 Transformation of the JewsSchapkowMWF 11:30 - 12:20 pm | FARZ 150
HIST 3313-001 Israeli Culture Through FilmShepkaruM 3 - 5:40 pm | Physical Science Ctr 0102
HIST 3403-995 Modern IsraelSeidelmanOnline
HIST 3423-001 War, Prosperity and DepressionNorwoodM 4:30 - 7:15 pm | Online
HIST 3430-001 Jews and HollywoodGrinbergT 4:30 - 7:20 pm | Physical Science Ctr 0321
HIST 3543-001 History of Modern American WomenGrinbergTR 10:30 - 11:45 am | Dale Hall Tower 105
HIST 3563-995 JerusalemSeidelmanOnline
HIST 3613-001 Roman ReligionClineMWF 9:30 - 10:20 am | FARZ 146
HIST 3953-001 The Modern Middle EastCohenTR 3 - 4:15 pm | Burton Hall 210
HIST 3973-001 Judaism: A Religious HistoryLevensonTR 9 - 10:15 am | Dale Hall 206
HIST 3993-001 The Evolution of MartyrdomShepkaruMW 1:30pm - 2:45pm | Physical Science Ctr 0102
HIST 14003-001 Jews/Other GermansSchapkowMWF 9:30 - 10:20 am | Dale Hall 116
HON 2973-008 Biblical LiteratureHicks-KeetonTR 9 - 10:15 am | Honors #5 0180
HON 3993-003 Sex, Women & the BibleHicks-KeetonTR 12 - 1:15 pm | Honors #5 0180
HON 3993-004 World War II MemoryAlpersTR 1:30 - 2:45 pm | Cate Center One 0101
HON 3993-009 World War II MemoryAlpersTR 3 - 4:15 pm | Cate Center One 0101
IAS 3003-002 Ethnicity/Gender-Israel/PalstnCohenTR 12 - 1:15 pm | FARZ 146
IAS 3203-001 The Middle East Since WWILewentalTR 4:30 - 5:45 pm | Physical Science Ctr 0313
IAS 5473-994 Arab-Israeli ConflictLewentalOnline
LSTD 4163-101 World Religions and EcologyPuthoffOnline
LSTD 4173-101 Women in the Bible and QuranLiveseyOnline
LSTD 4183-201 Crafting the Cinematic JesusLiveseyOnline
RELS 1113-995 Intro to Religious StudiesClineOnline
RELS 3613-001 Roman ReligionClineMWF 9:30 - 10:20 am | FARZ 146
Course Description
HIST 1563 The Jews from Abraham to Zionsim
HIST 1573 The Artist's Bible - From Mosaics to Graphic Novels
HIST 2013 Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations
HIST 2103 Genocide in Modern History
HIST 2123 The Holocaust
HIST 2203 Religion/Archaeology of the Near East, Egypt, and Mediterranean
HIST 2223  Evil in Modern Europe
HIST 2503 American Jews/Jewish Americans
HIST 3120 Spain Under Islam
HIST 3203 Transformation of Jews
HIST 3253 Germany: From Bismark to Hitler
HIST 3293 Antisemitism
HIST 3313 Israeli Culture Through Film
HIST 3403 Modern Israel
HIST 3413 History of Ancient Israel
HIST 3423 War, Prosperity, and Depression
HIST 3563 Jerusalem
HIST 3653 American Jewish History
HIST 3683 Jewish Mysticism
HIST 3733 History of Heaven and Hell
HIST 3770 Jews & Nationality
HIST 3763 Genesis Through Jewish Eyes
HIST 3843 International Relations in the Middle East
HIST 3893 Culture and Society in the Middle East
HIST 3950 Contemporary Israeli Society & Politics
HIST 3950 Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
HIST 3950 Jews/Christians Under Islam
HIST 3950 Middle East History
HIST 3950 Modern Jewish History
HIST 3950 Religion,  Politics, and Society in the Midle East
HIST 3953 The Modern Middle East
HIST 3963 Rebirth of Israel
HIST 3973 Judaism: A Religious History
HIST 3983 Medieval Jewish History
HIST 3993 The Evolution of Martyrdom in the Judeo-Christian Civilization
HIST 4003 Jews and Other Germans
HIST 4603 Genesis Through Jewish Eyes
HIST 4613 Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
HIST 4973 The Bible Since the Enlightenment (Capstone)
HIST 4973 The Bible Today (Capstone)
HIST 4973 Jewish Historiography (Capstone)
ANTH 4073 Anthropology of Jews & Jewishness
ENGL 3653 The Bible as Literature
HEBR 1115 Beginning Hebrew
HEBR 1225 Beginning Hebrew (Continued)
HEBR 2113 Intermediate Hebrew
HEBR 2213 Topics in Hebrew Grammar
HEBR 3113 Advanced Hebrew
HEBR 3223 Advanced Conversation & Hebrew Reading
HEBR 3513 Biblical Hebrew
IAS 3473 Arab-Israeli Conflict
IAS 3003 Early Islamic Empires
MLLL 4970 Topics in Hebrew
MLLL 3063 Jewish Literature from Antiquity to the Present
MLLL 3073 Hebrew Bible as Literature
RELS 1113 Introduction to Religious Studies
RELS 2403 Introduction to Comparative Religions
RELS 3193 Biblical Literature
RELS 3623 Life and Thoughts of the Apostle Paul
RELS 3213 Religion & Violence
RELS 3313 World Religions in America
RELS 3843 Biblical Archeology
RELS 3900 Prophets in Israel
RELS 4640 Field Study in Huqoq, Israel
SPAN 5333 Studies in Medieval Literature