Academic Planning Worksheet: Jewish Studies

Preparation for your intended major is a factor in the review of your UW transfer application. Use this worksheet to help you plan for admission to your intended major and for UW general education requirements.


Department admission information

Admission to this major is open. Students in good academic standing can declare this major at any time.

Students are strongly encouraged to prepare for the major before transfer. See the department website for more information.


Courses recommended for admission to major

Directions: Record the courses you have taken, are taking or plan to take prior to UW enrollment that you believe are equivalent to the UW course requirements listed below. Not sure? Use the transfer course equivalency guide.

UW Course Dept. Prefix & Number Term/Year
Example: MATH 124 – Calculus I MATH 151 AUT 08
RELIG 145 I&S— Introduction to Judaism
JEW ST 145 I&S— Jewish Cultural History
One of the following (available at Shoreline, Bellevue, and Edmonds Colleges) :
    JSIS 200 – States & Capitalism,
    ORJSIS 201 – Making of the 21st Century,
    ORJSIS 202 – Cultural Interactions
Courses in international studies and world history
Courses that develop writing skills
Hebrew or other Jewish languages (Yiddish, Biblical Hebrew) 1

Additional information

1 Complete two years of college-level coursework in one Jewish language, or demonstrate second year college-level proficiency in one Jewish language through a proficiency exam; complete one year each of college-level coursework in two different Jewish languages or demonstrate first year college-level proficiency in two different Jewish languages through proficiency exam.

Entering transfer GPA

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2018: 3

Total from Washington community colleges: 1

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 0
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 1
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 0
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 0
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 0
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 0
  • 2.49 and below0

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