Hebrew (HEBR)

HEBR 101 ELEMENTS OF HEBREW I (3)

An introduction to Hebrew. Speaking, reading, and writing, the development of conversational ability, free composition, and translation from English to Hebrew. GenEd II.D. or Core: Arts & Humanities.

HEBR 102 ELEMENTS OF HEBREW II (3)

An introduction to Hebrew. Speaking, reading, and writing, the development of conversational ability, free composition, and translation from English to Hebrew. Prerequisite: HEBR 101. GenEd II.D or Core: Global Perspectives.

HEBR 103 BIBLICAL HEBREW I (3)

Introduction to Hebrew with an emphasis on grammar, vocabulary, syntax, and style of Biblical Hebrew. The fundamentals of Hebrew language, preparation to read and translate classical Hebrew texts. Foundation for continued studies of the classical Hebrew of the Hebrew Bible and rabbinic texts as well as the Hebrew of the contemporary idiom. GenEd II.D or Core: Arts & Humanities.

HEBR 104 BIBLICAL HEBREW II (3)

Review and further study of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary needed to read and translate classical Hebrew texts. Prerequisite: HEBR 103 or equivalent. GenEd II.D or Core: Global Perspectives.

HEBR 201 HEBREW INTERMEDIATE I (3)

A continued review of grammatical structure with emphasis on conversational and reading fluency. Vocabulary building, composition and reading and discussion of selected outside readings. Prerequisites: HEBR 102. GenEd II.D. or Core: Arts & Humanities.

HEBR 202 HEBREW INTERMEDIATE II (3)

A continued review of grammatical structure with emphasis on conversational and reading fluency. Vocabulary building, composition and reading and discussion of selected outside readings. Prerequisites: HEBR 201. GenEd II.D or Core: Global Perspectives.

HEBR 203 BIBLICAL HEBREW III (3)

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew course; concentrationon complicated structures of Hebrew grammar, morphology, syntax, and vocabulary. Prerequisite: HEBR 104 or consent of instructor. GenEd II.D or Core: Arts and Humanities.

HEBR 204 BIBLICAL HEBREW IV (3)

Review of elementary Biblical Hebrew language; advanced grammar, morphology, syntax, and vocabulary needed to read and translate Hebrew prose and poetry. Prerequisite: HEBR 203 or equivalent. GenEd II.D or Core: Global Perspectives.

HEBR 205 CONTEMPORARY HEBREW LITERATURE (3)

Survey of selected short stories in English translation from the time of the Czars in Russia to Israel today.

HEBR 301 HEBREW COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION I (3)

Intensive exercises in Hebrew composition and conversation beyond the intermediate level. Conducted in Hebrew. Prerequisites: HEBR 201 and HEBR 202 or equivalent or consent of instructor. GenEd II.D. or Core: Arts & Humanities.

HEBR 302 HEBREW COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION II (3)

Intensive exercises in Hebrew composition and conversation beyond the intermediate level. Conducted in Hebrew. Prerequisites: HEBR 201 and HEBR 202 or equivalent or consent of instructor. GenEd II.D or Core: Global Perspectives.

HEBR 370 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HEBREW (3)

Specialized topics in Hebrew language and literature. Content varies. May be repeated once for a total of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequiste: HEBR 202 or HEBR 204 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

HEBR 391 RDG MOD HEBR LIT (3)

The reading and literature analysis of selected short stories by the major writers of Hebrew literature in Israel today. Conducted in Hebrew. Prerequisites: HEBR 201 and HEBR 202 or equivalent or consent of instructor.