HEBR-Hebrew

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HEBR 1115. Beginning Hebrew.5 Credit Hours.

An elementary course in modern and Biblical Hebrew. The course provides basic understanding, speaking, writing, and reading Hebrew, both modern and Biblical. Similarities and differences between modern and Biblical Hebrew are explored. (F, Sp) [I-FL].

HEBR 1225. Beginning Hebrew (continued).5 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 1115. Focuses on all language skills: understanding, speaking, writing, reading of both modern and Biblical texts; including further exploration of similarities and differences between modern and Biblical Hebrew. By the end of this course, students are expected to write short dialogs. (F, Sp) [I-FL].

HEBR 2113. Intermediate Hebrew.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 1225. Further training in understanding, speaking, writing, and reading Hebrew, both modern and Biblical. Emphasis is given to grammar as well as to exploring differences in style between various Biblical texts, such as Torah versus prophets. (F)

HEBR 2213. Intermediate Hebrew II.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: HEBR 2113. At the end of this course students will have acquired the ability to read longer texts, both modern and Biblical. They will be able to express themselves more sophisticatedly, and on more topics. (Sp)

HEBR 2970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

Special Topics. 1 to 3 hours. May be repeated; Maximum credit nine hours. Special topics course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research, and field projects. (Irreg.)

HEBR 3113. Advanced Hebrew.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2113 and 2213. Continued training in understanding, speaking, writing, reading literary texts and newspaper articles, as well as Biblical texts, such as poetry. Emphasis is given to discussions on and writing about these texts. (F)

HEBR 3223. Advanced Hebrew II.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: HEBR 3113. A continuation of Advanced Hebrew I. The aim is to continue promoting the four language skills; students should be able to sophisticatedly and intelligently express themselves both orally and in writing. (Sp)

HEBR 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

HEBR 3513. Biblical Hebrew.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: HEBR 2113 or permission of instructor. Learn Biblical Hebrew and read from the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) in the original language. (Irreg.)

HEBR 3960. Honors Reading.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Consists of topics designated by the instructor in keeping with the student's major program. The topics will cover materials not usually presented in the regular courses. (F, Sp, Su)

HEBR 3970. Honors Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Subjects covered vary. Deals with concepts not usually treated in regular courses. (Irreg.)

HEBR 3973. Hebrew Conversation.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: HEBR 2213 or permission of the instructor. Intensive practice in speaking Hebrew on topics of everyday life, current events, and culture, with emphasis on the particular vocabulary and terminology of each of these fields. Although the focus of this course is oral communication, students will also read and write as well. (Irreg.)

HEBR 3980. Honors Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Will provide an opportunity for the gifted Honors candidate to work at a special project in the student's field. (F, Sp, Su)

HEBR 3990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: one course in general area to be studied; permission of instructor and department. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (F, Sp)

HEBR 4960. Directed Readings.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: good standing in University; permission of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Designed for upper-division students who need opportunity to study a specific problem in greater depth than formal course content permits. (Irreg.)

HEBR 4970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: 3223 or permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit 9 hours. This course is designed to give intensive training in listening and speaking in Hebrew for students who have taken 3223. The course develops students' understanding of functional ability of listening and speaking Hebrew. Students will learn unique features of Hebrew language and culture. (Irreg.)

HEBR 4990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: three courses in general area to be studied; permission of instructor and department. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (F, Sp)