CU Regents to Consider Jewish Studies Degree — Camera

The Daily Camera reported Tuesday (October 4, 2010) that the CU Regents will be presented soon with a proposal to upgrade the Jewish Studies program — which currently grants certificates — to full major and minor status.

University of Colorado student Carly Coons has studied abroad in Jerusalem, interned at a Jewish summer camp over the summer and is nearly fluent in Hebrew.

The international affairs student, who is also earning a minor in religious studies, is among the growing number of students at CU-Boulder who have taken a particular interest in Jewish studies.

When CU first began its Jewish Studies program in 2007, about a dozen students pursued the certificate. Now, 75 students are enrolled in the certificate program, and the Board of Regents will decide whether the Boulder campus can allow students to major and minor in the area of study. The decision could come as early as November when the regents meet.

Read the whole article, by Brittany Anas, here at the Daily Camera site.

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