Information For Students

The University of Arizona, Arizona Center for Judaic Studies Alumni

JUS '12 grad Marissa Feiwus (L), with
JUS '11 grad Karin Finkelstein (C) and Religious Studies major, Michelle Harris (R).

The University of Arizona 2016 - 2017 Academic Calendar
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Majoring in Judaic Studies
The Judaic Studies Major requires 31 units, including 16 units of coursework in residency and 21 upper division units. No course used for the JUS Major may be used for any other major or minor. No JUS course used to fulfill a Tier Two requirement can be used for the JUS Major.

Minoring in Judaic Studies
The Judaic Studies minor requires 18 units, including 9 upper division units. No course used for the JUS minor may be used for any other major or minor. Up to two courses (6 credits) used to fulfill Tier Two requirements can be used for the JUS minor. Select your minor in consultation with your major advisor. In addition, you may consult the Judaic Studies Undergraduate Advisor.

Enrolling in Courses
Knowing how and when to register for courses, as well as knowing about your registration eligibility can become overwhelming. To making course enrollment easier, we have provided a link to help guide you through the registration process.

Internship Opportunities
Internship, Practicum, and Independent Study courses are available with approval from an undergraduate advisor. Students should contact their academic advisor with a proposal.

Honors College
The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies is fortunate to be able to work with The University of Arizona Honors College in order to contract select JUS courses for honors credit. For more information on contracting specific JUS courses, please see your course instructor. For general information on the UA Honors College, please click the above link.

Undergraduate Advising
The Judaic Studies undergraduate advisor is Professor David Graizbord. Professor Graizbord would be happy to advise you on the Judaic Studies major/minor, to assist you in planning your course schedule or to just give you information regarding the Judaic Studies program. For general advising, contact The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Advising Center.

(SALT) Center
Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques (SALT) Center is nationally recognized and locally grounded in the best practices for students with learning and attention challenges. The SALT Center's team is made up of experienced and eager professionals who are ready to assist you as you begin your journey of achievement at The University of Arizona.

Study Abroad in Israel
The "Arizona in Israel" study abroad program offered by The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies is a "hands-on" introduction to a dynamic modern society deeply rooted in an ancient culture, situated in one of the world's most important historical crossroads.

Departmental Scholarships
The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies offers several scholarship opportunities. Applicants must be full time Judaic Studies students at The University of Arizona, in good academic standing.

Scholarships offered through The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
In addition to department scholarships, there are also scholarship opportunities made available through The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences.

UA Hillel Foundation
Looking to get involved on campus? The Hillel Foundation facilitates the development of a vibrant, diverse, meaningful, and empowered Jewish community at The University of Arizona. They are conveniently located on the corner of Mountain and 2nd, across from the Student Union Memorial Center in the middle of campus.

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