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Hebrew (HEBR)

HEBR 452 Readings in Biblical Hebrew (3) Translation and analysis of selected readings in Biblical Hebrew texts; attention will be paid to grammatical as well as literary details.

HEBR 452 Readings in Biblical Hebrew (3)

HEBR 452 is a Biblical Hebrew literature course which students will read selections of various genres and dates from different sections of the Hebrew Bible. The overall goal of this course is to increase the ease and fluency of with which advanced students are able to read all types of Biblical texts. Although students will be expected to enter the class with a comfortable level of reading skill as acquired in HEBR 451 or its equivalent, the course will continue to emphasize grammar and building vocabulary. By the end of the course, it is expected that the students will be able to read any Biblical Hebrew text comfortably and be able to analyze grammatical structures. Students' work in the course will be evaluated on class participation (20%), short in class quizzes (20%), and a mid-term (30%) and final exam (30%). HEBR 452 is part of a series of advanced Hebrew classes that will allow students to gain skill and knowledge about a range of Biblical Hebrew texts. HEBR 451 may be used to fulfill a requirement for the Hebrew minor, as well as for the CAMS major language requirement. The course will be offered every other year, with 20 seats per offering.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: HEBR 451 or equivalent

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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