Hebrew

In addition to coursework in Hebrew language, literature and culture, undergraduate students may also earn a major or minor in Hebrew.

Hebrew Major (BA) program requirements

A. Prerequisites (15 credits)

    1. language Coursework - 3 courses/12 units - all 3 of following 3 courses:
         Hebrew 1101 Elementary Hebrew I (4)
         Hebrew 1102 Elementary Hebrew II (4)
         Hebrew 1103 Intermediate Hebrew I (4)

     2. non-language coursework - 1 course/3 units - 1 of following 3 courses
         Hebrew 2241 Culture of Contemporary Israel (3)
         Hebrew 2245 Israeli Film & Society (3)
         Hebrew 2216 Medieval Jewish Experience (3)

B. Language Requirement (11 credits)

     1. grammar & composition - 2 courses/8 units - 2 of following 2 courses
         Hebrew 2105 Modern Hebrew Grammar (4)
         Hebrew 4101 Review of Grammar and Composition (4)

     2. other - 1 course/3 units - 1 of following 3 courses
         Hebrew 4102 Hebrew and the Media (3)
         Hebrew 4601 Modern Hebrew Short Story (3)
         Hebrew 4602 Modern Hebrew Poetry (3)

C. Translated Hebrew Literature (3 credits)

1 of following 3 courses:
Hebrew 2700 Biblical and Post-Biblical Hebrew Literature in Translation (3)
Hebrew 2701 Medieval Hebrew Literature in Translation (3)
Hebrew 2702 Modern Hebrew Literature in Translation (3)

D. Electives (18 credits)

6 of following 12 courses (not otherwise taken as a language requirement in section 2), including 3 assigning Hebrew language texts, as indicated by * ):
         Hebrew 4102 Hebrew and the Media (3)*
         Hebrew 4601 Modern Hebrew Short Story (3)*
         
Hebrew 4602 Modern Hebrew Poetry (3)*
         Hebrew 4605 Readings in the Mishnah (3)*
       
 Hebrew 5101 Biblical Hebrew Grammar (3)
       
 Hebrew 5105 History of the Hebrew Language (3)
       
 Hebrew 5601 Introduction to Hebrew Literary and Cultural Texts (3)*
       
 Hebrew 5602 The Bible as Literature: Selected Readings (3)
       
 Hebrew 5603 Readings in Rabbinic Literature (3)
       
 Hebrew 5802 The Problem of Evil in Biblical and Post-Biblical Literatures (3)
       
 Hebrew 5806 Studies in Biblical Law (3)
         NELC 4601 Israeli and Palestinian Literature (3)

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TOTAL:  32 credit hours 

 


Hebrew Minor program requirements

[official College of Arts & Sciences requirements articulation also available as PDF]

A. Prerequisites (15 credits)

     1. Language Courses - 12 units/3 courses - all 3 of following 3 courses:
         Hebrew 1101 Elementary Hebrew I (4)
         Hebrew 1102 Elementary Hebrew II (4)
         Hebrew 1103 Intermediate Hebrew I (4)

     2. culture courses - 3 units/1 course - 1 of following 3 courses:
         Hebrew 2216 The Medieval Jewish Experience (3)
         Hebrew 2241 Culture of Contemporary Israel (3)
         Hebrew 2245 Israeli Film & Society (3)

B. Language Requirement (11 credits)

     1. grammar & composition - 2 courses/8 units - 2 of following 2 courses
          Hebrew 2105 Modern Hebrew Grammar (4)
          Hebrew 4101 Review of Grammar and Composition (4)

     2. other - 1 course/3 units - 1 of following 3 courses
          Hebrew 4102 Hebrew and the Media (3)
          Hebrew 4601 Modern Hebrew Short Story (3)
          Hebrew 4602 Modern Hebrew Poetry (3)

C. Translated Hebrew Literature/Culture (3 credits)

1 of following 3 courses:
Hebrew 2700 Biblical and Post-Biblical Hebrew Literature in Translation (3)
Hebrew 2701 Medieval Hebrew Literature in Translation (3)
Hebrew 2702 Modern Hebrew Literature in Translation (3)

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TOTAL:  14 credits

Transfer credit hours allowed. No more than one half of the credit hours required on the minor.

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