Hebrew (Old Program Requirements)

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Changes to the requirements for fulfilling the Hebrew Major and Minor will go into effect at the start of the 2019/2020 Academic Year. Students who entered OSU prior to the Autumn 2019 semester can choose to fulfill either the old or the new program requirements, in consultation with the NELC Academic Advisor. Students who enroll during or after the Autumn 2019 semester will be required to fulfill the new program requirements. The revised major and minor program requirements can be seen here:     https://nelc.osu.edu/CoursesandPrograms/AcademicPrograms/Undergraduate/Hebrew/JewishStudies

Students with questions about any of NELC's undergraduate programs should contact the departmental undergraduate advisor Tommy Beyl at beyl.1@osu.edu or call (614) 292-8485 to make an appointment. 

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

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.