Overview

The Israel Studies minor is designed to prepare students to minister to the Jewish people and includes the study of the geography, culture, and language of Israel. Students may select a combination of hours from PIU curriculum and academic opportunities offered by PIU partnering organizations.

 

Success

The modern criminal justice professional cannot just rely on textbook learning. He or she has to leverage the latest technological tools along with intercultural communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and leadership skills. In addition, he or she has to develop empathy, compassion, and humanistic capabilities. Piedmont's new criminal justice degree is unique in developing these capabilities and preparing the 21st-century criminal justice leader.

Sheriff Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Forsyth County Sheriffs Department

 
 

Objectives

Upon completion of the Minor, the student should be equipped to do the following:

  • Describe the unique culture and customs of Jewish people
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of the geography of Israel
  • Minister to Jewish people


 

Summary of Required Hours

Total hours 18

 

 

Minor Completion Plan


Israel Studies Minor Requirements:
MI201 Missionary Life Experience..............................2-3 hrs
MI311 Missions Internship.............................................3 hrs
MI410 Topics in Missions...............................................3 hrs
MI405 Cross Cultural Communication and Missionary Interrelationship.......................3 hrs
BSO570 History and Culture of Israel..............................3 hrs
Elective................................................................3 hrs
Total semester hours........................................18 hrs