Hebrew (HBRW)

HBRW 1101. Elementary Hebrew 1. 4 Hours.

Designed for students with little or no prior knowledge of Hebrew. Presents a lively introduction to basic oral expression, listening comprehension, and elementary reading and writing. Uses practical vocabulary drawn from realistic situations, and aims at good pronunciation and ease in response.

HBRW 1102. Elementary Hebrew 2. 4 Hours.

Continues HBRW 1101. Includes continued focus on oral expression, listening comprehension, and elementary reading and writing. Expands functional and practical vocabulary base drawn from realistic situations and focuses on grammatical accuracy. Continues to focus on good pronunciation and ease of response. Prereq. HBRW 1101 or HBRW 1301.

HBRW 1301. Elementary Hebrew Immersion 1. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Hebrew-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Focuses on standard Hebrew. Offers students an opportunity to develop grammatical and conversational competence. Focuses on oral and aural skills that are enhanced by the immersion environment.

HBRW 1302. Elementary Hebrew Immersion 2. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Hebrew-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Focuses on standard Hebrew. Offers students an opportunity to continue to develop grammatical and conversational competence. Focuses on oral and aural skills that are enhanced by the immersion environment.

HBRW 1990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions.

HBRW 2101. Intermediate Hebrew 1. 4 Hours.

Emphasizes further vocabulary building. Offers students an opportunity to master the fine points of grammar through written composition, prepared oral reports, and reading and discussion from contemporary Hebrew materials. Prereq. HBRW 1102 or HBRW 1302.

HBRW 2102. Intermediate Hebrew 2. 4 Hours.

Builds on HBRW 2101 and focuses on further development of vocabulary. Offers students an opportunity to continue to master grammar and conversation through written composition, prepared oral reports, and reading and discussion from contemporary Hebrew materials. Prereq. (a) HBRW 2101 or HBRW 2301 and (b) ENGW 1111, ENGW 1102, ENGL 1111, or ENGL 1102.

HBRW 2301. Intermediate Hebrew Immersion 1. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Hebrew-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Focuses on standard Hebrew. Offers students an opportunity to continue to develop grammatical and conversational competence. Focuses on oral and aural skills that are enhanced by the immersion environment.

HBRW 2302. Intermediate Hebrew Immersion 2. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Hebrew-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Focuses on standard Hebrew. Offers students an opportunity to continue to develop grammatical and conversational competence. Focuses on oral and aural skills that are enhanced by the immersion environment.

HBRW 2900. Specialized Instruction in Hebrew. 1-4 Hours.

Designed for individuals whose language skills are at the intermediate level and who seek specially focused language instruction. Such instruction might be the use of the language in specific settings, or it might be focused on specific conversational nuances of the language. Students must have at least an elementary level of competence in the language.

HBRW 2990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions.

HBRW 3101. Advanced Hebrew 1. 4 Hours.

Continues further development of vocabulary. Offers students an opportunity to continue to master grammar and conversation through advanced reading, composition, grammar review, and listening skills. Whenever possible, offers students an opportunity to engage in local community activities to enhance communication skills and cultural knowledge. Prereq. HBRW 2102 or HBRW 2302.

HBRW 3102. Advanced Hebrew 2. 4 Hours.

Builds on HBRW 3101 and continues further development of vocabulary. Offers students an opportunity to continue to master grammar and conversation through advanced reading, composition, grammar review, and listening skills. Whenever possible, offers students an opportunity to engage in local community activities to enhance communication skills and cultural knowledge. Prereq. HBRW 3101 or HBRW 3301.

HBRW 3301. Advanced Hebrew Immersion 1. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Hebrew-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Offers students an opportunity to continue to develop grammatical and conversational competence.

HBRW 3302. Advanced Hebrew Immersion 2. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Hebrew-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Offers students an opportunity to continue to develop grammatical and conversational competence.

HBRW 3800. Special Topics in Hebrew. 1-4 Hours.

Focuses on a unique aspect of the Hebrew language. The specific topics are chosen to reflect current developments in the language and expressed student interests. Focuses on the use of the language for specific purposes or its use in specialized settings (e.g., media, business, health). Prereq. At least an intermediate level of skill in the language.

HBRW 3900. Specialized Instruction in Hebrew. 1-4 Hours.

Designed for individuals whose language skills are at an advanced level and who seek specially focused language instruction. Such instruction might be the use of the language in specific settings, or it might be focused on specific conversational nuances of the language. Prereq. At least an advanced level of competence in the language.

HBRW 3990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions.

HBRW 4800. Special Topics in Hebrew. 1-4 Hours.

Focuses on a unique aspect of the Hebrew language. The specific topics are chosen to reflect current developments in the language and expressed student interests. Focuses on the use of the language for specific purposes or its use in specialized settings (e.g., media, business, health). Prereq. At least an advanced level of skill in the language.

HBRW 4990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions.

HBRW 4991. Research. 4 Hours.

Offers an opportunity to conduct research under faculty supervision.

HBRW 4992. Directed Study. 1-4 Hours.

Offers students a way of going beyond work given in the regular curriculum; may also enable students to complete major or minor requirements in certain situations. Priority is given to language majors and to juniors and seniors.

HBRW 4993. Independent Study. 1-4 Hours.

Offers independent work under the direction of members of the department on a chosen topic. Course content depends on instructor.

HBRW 5976. Directed Study. 1-4 Hours.

Offers independent work under the direction of members of the department on a chosen topic. Course content depends on instructor. Prereq. Junior, senior, or graduate standing.

HBRW 5978. Independent Study. 1-4 Hours.

Offers independent work under the direction of members of the department on a chosen topic. Course content depends on instructor. Prereq. Junior, senior, or graduate standing.

HBRW 6962. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions.