Courses in Hebrew

A HEB 101 Elementary Hebrew I (4)
Introduction to the fundamentals of modern spoken and written Hebrew.

A HEB 102 Elementary Hebrew II (4)
Continuation of A HEB 101. Prerequisite(s): A HEB 101 or equivalent, or placement.

A HEB 201 Intermediate Hebrew I (3)
Readings, grammar, composition, and conversation. Prerequisite(s): A HEB 102 or equivalent, or placement. May not be offered in 2017-2018.

A HEB 202 Intermediate Hebrew II (3)
Continuation of A HEB 201. Grammar, composition, and conversation. Prerequisite(s): A HEB 201 or equivalent, or placement. May not be offered in 2017-2018.

A HEB 244 (= A JST 244 & A HIS 244) Zionism, Palestine, and Israel in Historical Perspective (3)
A study of 19th century Jewish and European history resulting in the formation of Jewish nationalism. Covers the development of various Zionist ideologies and organizations as well as their challengers within and outside the Jewish community. Examines the history of settlement in Palestine, the founding of the state of Israel, and the country’s subsequent development. Only one version of A HEB 244 may be taken for credit.

A HEB 297 Independent Study in Hebrew (3)
Directed readings and conferences on selected topics in Hebrew language and literature. May be repeated for credit when content varies. Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor and department chair. May not be offered in 2017-2018.

A HEB 307 Hebrew Composition and Conversation (3)
Intensive oral and written practice. Composition and conversation based on readings representing the development of the Hebrew language and literature. Prerequisite(s): A HEB 202 or equivalent. May not be offered in 2017-2018.

A HEB 308 (= A JST 308) Readings in Hebrew Literature (3)
Study of a selected period, genre, or author of Hebrew literature. The course is taught in translation (in English). May be repeated when content varies. May not be offered in 2017-2018.

A HEB 309/309Y (= A JST 309) 20th Century Hebrew Literature (3)
A study of selected works of Hebrew literature from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. The works studied will deal with such themes as alienation, disaster, religious and secular worldviews, and the place of Israel. The course is taught in translation (in English). May be repeated when content varies. May not be offered in 2017-2018.

A HEB 450 Hebrew Practicum (4)
Advanced Hebrew students receive undergraduate credit for teaching experience in elementary Hebrew by working with sections of A HEB 101 or 102. The supervising instructor helps students improve their mastery of Hebrew and discusses pedagogical techniques. This course may be repeated once for credit with approval of the department chair. Prerequisite(s): A HEB 202 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May not be offered in 2017-2018.

A HEB 497 Independent Study in Hebrew (1–6)
Directed readings and conferences on selected topics in Hebrew language and literature. May be repeated for credit when content varies. Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor and department chair. May not be offered in 2017-2018.