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Courses for Undergraduate Credit

Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies

Students who wish to take Revel courses for undergraduate credit only outside the BA/MA or BS/MA framework must fulfill the requirements and follow the procedures outlined below and the Request To Take Graduate Course for Undergraduate Credit form must be completed.

Note that despite what is written on the form, you may take a Revel course if you are either a Junior with a 3.4 GPA or a Senior with a 3.0 GPA (and a 3.2 in Jewish Studies).

Yeshiva College

Students who have completed three of the four required Jewish Studies courses are eligible to request permission. The Revel course can be counted as elective credit towards the completion of the undergraduate Jewish Studies requirement. Students must obtain the requisite form from the Office of the Deans and have it signed by the instructor of the Revel course to which they wish to gain admission, the chair of the Yeshiva College Jewish studies department and the associate dean of Yeshiva College. Students must then submit the form to the dean of Revel for final approval.

Sy Syms School of Business: Wilf Campus

Syms students in MYP and SBMP who have completed the SSSB Jewish studies requirements and students who have completed two years in IBC and taken Bible 1000 as well as two YC-approved Jewish history courses are eligible to request permission. They must obtain the requisite form from the Office of the Deans and have it signed by the instructor of the Revel course to which they wish to gain admission and a dean of SSSB. Students must then submit the form to the dean of Revel for final approval.

Stern College and Sy Syms School of Business: Beren Campus

Students who have completed their six Jewish Studies distribution requirements and their Hebrew requirements are eligible to request permission. The Revel course can be counted as elective credit towards the completion of the remaining Jewish Studies requirement. They must obtain the requisite form from the Office of the Deans and have it signed by the instructor of the Revel course to which they wish to gain admission and a dean of the relevant school. Students must then submit the form to the dean of Revel for final approval.

Full Program Breakdown

Students who wish to take Revel courses for undergraduate credit only outside the BA/MA or BS/MA framework must fulfill the requirements and follow the procedures outlined below and the Request To Take Graduate Course for Undergraduate Credit form must be completed.

Note that despite what is written on the form, you may take a Revel course if you are either a Junior with a 3.4 GPA or a Senior with a 3.0 GPA (and a 3.2 in Jewish Studies).

Yeshiva College

Students who have completed three of the four required Jewish Studies courses are eligible to request permission. The Revel course can be counted as elective credit towards the completion of the undergraduate Jewish Studies requirement. Students must obtain the requisite form from the Office of the Deans and have it signed by the instructor of the Revel course to which they wish to gain admission, the chair of the Yeshiva College Jewish studies department and the associate dean of Yeshiva College. Students must then submit the form to the dean of Revel for final approval.

Sy Syms School of Business: Wilf Campus

Syms students in MYP and SBMP who have completed the SSSB Jewish studies requirements and students who have completed two years in IBC and taken Bible 1000 as well as two YC-approved Jewish history courses are eligible to request permission. They must obtain the requisite form from the Office of the Deans and have it signed by the instructor of the Revel course to which they wish to gain admission and a dean of SSSB. Students must then submit the form to the dean of Revel for final approval.

Stern College and Sy Syms School of Business: Beren Campus

Students who have completed their six Jewish Studies distribution requirements and their Hebrew requirements are eligible to request permission. The Revel course can be counted as elective credit towards the completion of the remaining Jewish Studies requirement. They must obtain the requisite form from the Office of the Deans and have it signed by the instructor of the Revel course to which they wish to gain admission and a dean of the relevant school. Students must then submit the form to the dean of Revel for final approval.

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MA Program: Admissions Requirements

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a recognized college or university and have a grade point average of at least B (3.0). Academic background should include documented evidence of a Hebrew proficiency adequate for the required readings. In the absence of such evidence, a Hebrew reading test may be required as part of the admission process.

The Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies is located at:
Yeshiva University
Wilf Campus, Furst Hall Third Floor
500 West 185th Street
New York, NY 10033.

We are easily accessible by car or public transportation.

Please don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions about admissions, administrative information, philanthropic opportunities or any other relevant concern.

Our mailing address:
Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies
Harry Fischel School for Higher Jewish Studies
500 West 185th Street, Furst Hall Third Floor
New York, NY 10033

Telephone: 646-592-4270
Fax: 212-960-0856

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MA Program: Admissions Requirements

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a recognized college or university and have a grade point average of at least B (3.0). Academic background should include documented evidence of a Hebrew proficiency adequate for the required readings. In the absence of such evidence, a Hebrew reading test may be required as part of the admission process.

The Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies is located at:
Yeshiva University
Wilf Campus, Furst Hall Third Floor
500 West 185th Street
New York, NY 10033.

We are easily accessible by car or public transportation.

Please don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions about admissions, administrative information, philanthropic opportunities or any other relevant concern.

Our mailing address:
Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies
Harry Fischel School for Higher Jewish Studies
500 West 185th Street, Furst Hall Third Floor
New York, NY 10033

Telephone: 646-592-4270
Fax: 212-960-0856

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