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Courses - Spring 2018
HEBR
HEBR107
Intensive Elementary Hebrew II
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: HEBR106 or HEBR111; or must have appropriate score on Foreign Language Placement Assessment; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: HEBR107 or HEBR112.
A continuation of intensive study of fundamentals of Hebrew reading, writing, listening, speaking and Israeli culture. Covers past tense in all verb categories, basic syntax and builds vocabulary.
HEBR207
Intensive Intermediate Hebrew II
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed HEBR206 OR HEBR211; or have the appropriate Score on the Foreign Language Placement Assessment; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: HEBR207 or HEBR212.
A review of the fundamentals of Hebrew grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking.
HEBR249M
Special Topics in Hebrew Studies; Israeli Music
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: HEBR 207; or must have appropriate score on Foreign Language Placement Assessment; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Students will review the history and genres of popular Israeli music as well as the relationship between music and changing Israeli society.
HEBR298A
Special Topics in Jewish Studies; Introduction to Classical Hebrew
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: HEBR111; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Formerly: HEBR401. Readings of the Bible and other classical texts in original Hebrew. Emphasis on classical grammar and vocabulary, and reading of textual passages. Also offered as: JWST 260. Credit only granted for: JWST260 or HEBR298A.
HEBR314
Conversation and Composition II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Prerequisite: HEBR313; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
A practical language course recommended for all students continuing with Hebrew. Review of grammar and composition. Selected readings. Oral and written exercises.
HEBR386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Must have a Learning Proposal approved by the Office of Experiential Learning Programs, faculty sponsor, and student's internship sponsor; and junior standing or higher.
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HEBR498M
Special Topics in Hebrew; 1948 and the Transnational Struggle for Palestine
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARAB305 or HEBR313 (or permission from instructor.) Also offered as JWST429O, ISRL448W, HIST419Y, and ARAB499Y. Credit granted for HEBR498M, JWST429O, ISRL448W, HIST419Y, or ARAB499Y. An exploration of the 1948 War for Palestine/Israel and its reverberations throughout the Middle East and North Africa. For students who have advanced proficiency in EITHER Hebrew or Arabic, this class offers a unique perspective on this seminal war through readings of original documents written by the war participants, both Jewish and Arab. Students can expect to improve their translation and reading comprehension skills in Hebrew or Arabic. Class discussions as well as a final research paper will be in English.
HEBR499
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Hebrew
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
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