Skip Navigation

Programs and Courses

College of Arts and Sciences, Schusterman Center for Judaic and Israel Studies, The University of Oklahoma website wordmark
Skip Side Navigation

Undergraduate Major and Minors

The University of Oklahoma offers three programs:

Bachelor of Arts in Judaic Studies
Minor in Judaic and Israel Studies
Minor in Hebrew

Graduate Level Study

Graduate level work in Judaic and Israel Studies is pursued through the MA and the PhD programs in History, in collaboration with Schusterman Center faculty.

Please contact Director Alan Levenson for inquiries about graduate study.

Schusterman Center Logo
CourseScheduleLocationInstructorCore Listing
HIST 3293-900  AntisemitismM 4:30pm – 7:20pmDale Hall 116Stephen NorwoodIV-WC
HIST 3403-001 Modern IsraelT/R 12:00pm-1:15pmPhys Sci Ctr 0359Rhona SeidelmanIV-NW
HIST 3563-001 JerusalemT/R 3:00pm-4:15pmDale Hall 125Rhona SeidelmanIV-NW
HIST 3573-003 1945T/R 10:30 am-11:45amDale Hall Tower 408Janet Ward 
HIST 3653-001 American Jewish HistoryT/R 10:30am – 11:45amSarkeys M0207Ronnie GrinbergVI-UD
HIST 3763-900 Genesis Through Jewish EyesT/R 4:30pm – 5:45pmDale Hall 112Alan LevensonIV-WC
HIST 3733-001 History of Heaven and HellMWF 3:30pm-4:20pmPhys Sci Ctr 0416Jacob LacknerIV-WC
RELS 1113-004 Intro to Religious Stds.MWF 10:30am – 11:20amPrice Hall 2030Rangar ClineIV-WC
RELS 3193-001 Biblical LiteratureT/R 12:00pm – 1:15pmZarrow Hall 105Jill Hicks-KeetonVI-UD
RELS 3623-001  Apostle Paul: Life & ThoughtsT 3:00pm-5:40pmSarkeys P0209Jill Hicks-KeetionIV-WC
RELS 3843-001  Biblical ArcheologyMWF 11:30am-12:20pmFarzaneh Hall 150Rangar ClineIV-WC
MLLL 1073-900 The Hebrew Bible as LiteratureM/W 4:30pm - 5:45pmKaufman Hall 231Ori KritzIV-WC
MLLL 3063-001 Jewish LiteratureT/R 3:00pm-4:15pmKaufman Hall 231Ori KritzIV-WC
HEBR 1225-001  Beginning Hebrew (Cont.)M/W 10:30am – 11:20amKaufman Hall 330Yael Lavender-SmithI-FL
HEBR 1225-002  Beginning Hebrew (Cont.)T/R 12:00pm – 1:15pmKaufman Hall 330Ori KritzI-FL
HEBR 2213-001  Intermediate Hebrew II MWF 11:30am – 12:20pmKaufman Hall319Yael Lavender-SmithI-FL
HEBR 3223-001  Advanced Hebrew II M/W 3:00pm – 4:15pmKaufman Hall 231Yael Lavender SmithI-FL


Course Description
HIST 1573 The Artists' 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 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