Hebrew (HEB)

HEB 301. Hebrew I. (3 Credits)

Hebrew I presents elements of vocabulary, morphology, and syntax with a reading of simple Hebrew prose. Students will learn to recognize Hebrew vocabulary, to distinguish between the various parts of speech, to analyze Hebrew morphology, and to apply rules of syntax in order to create translations of elementary Hebrew texts that represent a synthesis of Hebrew vocabulary, morphology, and syntax.

Prerequisite: None

HEB 302. Hebrew II. (3 Credits)

Hebrew II presents elements of vocabulary, morphology, and syntax with a reading of simple Hebrew prose. Students will learn to recognize Hebrew vocabulary, to distinguish between the various parts of speech, to analyze Hebrew morphology, and to apply rules of syntax in order to create translations of elementary Hebrew texts that represent a synthesis of Hebrew vocabulary, morphology, and syntax.

Prerequisite: None

HEB 312. EXEGESIS OF JONAH. (3 Credits)

HEB 316. Hebrew Rdg - Ruth. (2 Credits)

HEB 401. Hebrew III. (3 Credits)

Hebrew III completes the presentation of elements of vocabulary, morphology, and syntax with a reading of simple Hebrew prose. Students will learn to recognize Hebrew vocabulary, to distinguish between the various parts of speech, to analyze Hebrew morphology, and to apply rules of syntax in order to create translations of elementary Hebrew texts that represent a synthesis of Hebrew vocabulary, morphology, and syntax.

Prerequisites: HEB 302.

HEB 402. Hebrew IV. (3 Credits)

Hebrew IV consists primarily of simple to intermediate narrative readings. Students will increase their knowledge of Hebrew vocabulary and further develop their understanding of Hebrew syntax. They will also study the culture and genre in which the assigned texts were written while learning about the transmission of the text of the Hebrew Old Testament.

Prerequisites: HEB 401.

HEB 403. OLD TEST READ IN HEB. (2 Credits)

HEB 411. Hebrew Independ Study. (3 Credits)

Independent Study in Hebrew will consist primarily of intermediate readings from the Hebrew Old Testament. Students will increase their knowledge of Hebrew vocabulary and further develop their understanding of Hebrew syntax. This course will fit the specific needs or interests of the students involved.

Prerequisites: HEB 402.

HEB 412. Hebrew Readings. (1 Credit)

Hebrew Readings is a one credit readings course for students of all levels who wish to continue in the language in order to maintain their knowledge and ability in Hebrew.

Prerequisites: HEB 401.

HEB 413. Hebrew V. (3 Credits)

Hebrew V will consist primarily of intermediate poetic readings from the Old Testament. Students will increase their knowledge of Hebrew vocabulary and further develop their understanding of Hebrew syntax, especially as that syntax and vocabulary are affected by the genre of poetry. They will also study the culture and genre in which the assigned texts were written while learning about the textual apparatus used in critical editions of the Hebrew Old Testament.

Prerequisites: HEB 402.

HEB 414. Hebrew VI. (3 Credits)

Hebrew VI will consist of advanced readings from the Hebrew Old Testament. Students will increase their knowledge of Hebrew vocabulary and further develop their understanding of Hebrew syntax. They will also study the culture and genre in which the assigned texts were written.

Prerequisites: HEB 413.

HEB 483. Senior Project. (1 Credit)