A minor in biblical Hebrew language and literature will prepare you to read the Hebrew Bible for pleasure, personal use and for future advanced work in biblical Hebrew and biblical studies. The program will build a proper foundation for attaining fluent reading in the language, bypassing the need for translation.
- Learn how to read, write and synthesize biblical Hebrew text
- Understand the Masoretic Accent system of the Hebrew Bible
- Familiarize yourself with the verb system, morphology, syntax and poetic characteristics of biblical Hebrew
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Required Language Courses (12 Units)
|HEB 115||Beginning Biblical Hebrew I||3|
|HEB 116||Beginning Biblical Hebrew II||3|
|HEB 217||Intermediate Biblical Hebrew||3|
|HEB 318||Biblical Hebrew: Discourse Analysis And Exegesis||3|
Required Historical Background Course (3 Units)
|HIST 367||The Ancient Near East||3|
Required Literature or Topics Courses (5-6 units)
Choose from the following
|BLIT 310-312; 315-321; 345; 400||Any OT selection (3); may cross list with the GE requirement||3|
|BLIT 310-312; 315-321; 345; 400||Any OT selection (3); must be taken concurrently or after HEB 318||3|
|BLIT 360H||Introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls||3|
|ICS 300||Orientation to Short Term Study Abroad |
(+4 transfer units from Israel Study Abroad)
Brian Schultz, Ph.D.