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Undergraduate Bulletin 2007-2008
 
Bulletin Homepage |College of Arts & Sciences | Courses in Hebrew

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. [FL]

A Heb 201 Intermediate Hebrew I (3)

Readings, grammar, composition and conversation. Prerequisite(s): A Heb 102 or equivalent, or placement.

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.

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.

A Heb 308 Readings in Hebrew Literature (3)

Study of a selected period, genre, or author of Hebrew literature. May be repeated when topic differs. Prerequisite(s): A Heb 307 or permission of instructor. May not be offered in 2007-2008.

A Heb 309 Twentieth-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. Prerequisite(s): A Heb 307 or permission of instructor. May not be offered in 2007-2008.

A Heb 310 Contemporary Israeli Narrative (3)

A study of selected works of Hebrew prose literature created in Israel since 1948. Works by such authors as Appelfeld, Meged, Oz, Shachar, and Yehoshua will be examined. Prerequisite(s): A Heb 307 or permission of instructor. May not be offered in 2007-2008.

A Heb 390 (= A Rel 390) Readings in Biblical Literature (3)

Studies in a selected biblical book, genre, or theme, emphasizing approaches of current biblical research as applied to both classical (traditional) and modern commentaries. May be repeated when topic differs. Prerequisite(s): second-year Hebrew competence or permission of instructor. May not be offered in 2007-2008.

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.

A Heb 497 Independent Study in Hebrew (16)

Directed readings and conferences on selected topics in Hebrew language and literature. May be repeated for credit when topics differ. Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor and department chair.