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Declare Your Minor

When to Declare

Students interested in a minor in Jewish Studies are encouraged to speak with the Coordinator, Dr. Rachel Baum, as soon as possible. Dr. Baum is best reached over email at rbaum@uwm.edu.

Scholarships and Awards for Jewish Studies Majors and Minors

The Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies offers several awards and scholarships for students who are majoring or minoring in Jewish Studies. Declaring your major or minor as soon as possible will make you eligible for these awards and will put you on the mailing list to hear about them. All Jewish Studies majors and minors can apply for these awards, whether they are taking all their classes online or are taking classes on campus.

Requirements for the Minor in Jewish Studies

The Minor in Jewish Studies consists of 18 credits and does not involve choosing a track. The minor requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits, at least 9 of which must be taken at the 300 level or above in residence at UWM, in courses approved for the major. Other courses may be counted towards the minor with approval of the coordinator.