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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.

Yeshiva College

Students who have completed the Hebrew, Bible and Jewish history requirements 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, 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 five of the six required semesters of Jewish studies core 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 the relevant school. Students must then submit the form to the dean of Revel for final approval.

Program Structure (30 credits)

6 credit of core courses: The Destruction of European Jewry, Cultural Responses to Holocaust, Genocide in the Modern Age: Armenia to Darfur

12 credits for one focus/major track (of three possible track - theology, history or education)

6 credits from two courses (drawn from the other two tracks)

6 credits extracurricular requirement (capstone)

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.

Yeshiva College

Students who have completed the Hebrew, Bible and Jewish history requirements 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, 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 five of the six required semesters of Jewish studies core 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 the relevant school. Students must then submit the form to the dean of Revel for final approval.

Program Structure (30 credits)

6 credit of core courses: The Destruction of European Jewry, Cultural Responses to Holocaust, Genocide in the Modern Age: Armenia to Darfur

12 credits for one focus/major track (of three possible track - theology, history or education)

6 credits from two courses (drawn from the other two tracks)

6 credits extracurricular requirement (capstone)

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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.

Yeshiva College

Students who have completed the Hebrew, Bible and Jewish history requirements 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, 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 five of the six required semesters of Jewish studies core 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 the relevant school. Students must then submit the form to the dean of Revel for final approval.

6 credit of core courses: The Destruction of European Jewry, Cultural Responses to Holocaust, Genocide in the Modern Age: Armenia to Darfur

12 credits for one focus/major track (of three possible track - theology, history or education)

6 credits from two courses (drawn from the other two tracks)

6 credits extracurricular requirement (capstone)

Join the Future of Holocaust Education

Now, more than ever, it is crucial to continue remembering and educating others on the Holocaust. Join YU's Fish Center in its mission dedicated to the study, research and remembrance of the Holocaust and the genocides that both preceded and succeeded it in the modern era. Its chief objective is to train a new generation of teachers and professionals in the field in this critical, highly relevant and rapidly expanding field. To inquire more about our graduate programs, contact our Founding Director, Shay Pilnik at shay.pilnik@yu.edu.

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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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Prospective Students

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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