HBRW-3113 Elementary Hebrew I
An introductory course in the principles of biblical Hebrew with special emphasis on verbal forms. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.
HBRW-3213 Elementary Hebrew II
A continuation of HBRW-3113. This course will include readings in Hebrew narratives and an introduction to textual criticism and Hebrew exegesis. This course is normally offered in the spring semester.
HBRW-5113 Elementary Hebrew I
In this introduction to biblical Hebrew, the student will learn the fundamentals of the Hebrew language and begin simple readings in the Hebrew Bible.
HBRW-5123 Elementary Hebrew II
A continuation of HBRW-5113, the second half of a two-semester course sequence that has as its ultimate goal an elementary grasp of biblical Hebrew and thus, a better understanding of the Hebrew scriptures. Specifically, by the end of this course, the student should be able to read most Hebrew narrative texts with the help of a lexicon, understand the fundamentals of Hebrew grammar and syntax, have a basic command of approximately 500 Hebrew words, use basic Hebrew tools with skill, and have fair proficiency in the exegesis of Hebrew texts.
HBRW-5213 Intermediate Hebrew I
A course in the translation of Hebrew narrative. The class will translate the Joseph Novella (Genesis 37-50) and possibly other narrative texts in the Hebrew Bible. This course may count as a textual course in fulfilling biblical electives.