The Jewish Theological Seminary requires at least 156 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at The Jewish Theological Seminary, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, The Jewish Theological Seminary does not offer classes during the summer.
The Jewish Theological Seminary offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: The Jewish Theological Seminary may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
The Jewish Theological Seminary has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with The Jewish Theological Seminary directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, The Jewish Theological Seminary students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at The Jewish Theological Seminary.
Student Designed Majors
The Jewish Theological Seminary allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
The Jewish Theological Seminary does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at The Jewish Theological Seminary
The Jewish Theological Seminary offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ The Jewish Theological Seminary offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ The Jewish Theological Seminary has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ The Jewish Theological Seminary offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ The Jewish Theological Seminary offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at The Jewish Theological Seminary.
❌ Students at The Jewish Theological Seminary are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While The Jewish Theological Seminary does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
The Jewish Theological Seminary does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does The Jewish Theological Seminary have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
The Jewish Theological Seminary has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at The Jewish Theological Seminary include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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