Houston Baptist University Catalog

Hebrew (HEBR) Course Descriptions


HEBR 2312, Hebrew Grammar I
An introduction to the forms, vocabulary, and grammatical usage of biblical Hebrew designed to give the student the skills necessary for the translation and analysis of the Hebrew Bible.HEBR 2312, Hebrew Grammar IAn introduction to the forms, vocabulary, and grammatical usage of biblical Hebrew designed to give the student the skills necessary for the translation and analysis of the Hebrew Bible.

HEBR 2322 Hebrew Grammar II
Prerequisite: HEBR 2312
A continuation of HEBR 2312. An introduction to additional forms, vocabulary, and grammatical usage of biblical Hebrew designed to give the student the skills necessary for the translation and analysis of the Hebrew Bible.

HEBR 3311 Hebrew Reading and Syntax I
Prerequisite: HEBR 2312 and 2322.
An intermediate study of Hebrew syntax with application to the translation and analysis of selected portions of the Hebrew Bible and/or Second Temple literature.

HEBR 4351, Hebrew Reading and Syntax II
Prerequisite: HEBR 2312 and 2322
Advanced study of Hebrew syntax with application to the translation of selected portions of the Hebrew Bible and/or Second Temple literature.

HEBR 4352, Directed Studies in Hebrew
Prerequisite: HEBR 2312, 2322, 3311, and 4351.
Advanced study of the Hebrew Bible and/or selected Second Temple literature. This course may not be repeated more than twice.

HEBR 4393 Senior Seminar
Prerequisite: HEBR 2312, 2322, 3311, and 4351.
Directed studies in the Hebrew Bible and other Second Temple literature.

HEBR 5301 Hebrew I
Hebrew I is a study of Hebrew grammar and syntax for reading the Hebrew Bible and other Second Temple literature.

HEBR 5302 Hebrew II
Prerequisite: HEBR 5301.
Hebrew II is an advanced study of Hebrew grammar and syntax for reading the Hebrew Bible and other Second Temple literature.

HEBR 6301 Hebrew Studies I
Prerequisites: HEBR 5301 and 5302.
Introductory studies in Hebrew grammar and syntax of select literature of the Hebrew Bible and/or Second Temple period.

HEBR 6303 Hebrew Studies II
Prerequisites: HEBR 5301, 5302, and 6301
Intermediate studies in Hebrew grammar, syntax, and linguistic approaches with application to select readings from the Hebrew Bible and/or Second Temple literature.

HEBR 6351, Hebrew Studies III
Prerequisite: HEBR 5301, 5302, 6301, 6303.
Advanced studies in Hebrew grammar, syntax, and linguistic approaches with application to select readings from the Hebrew Bible and/or Second Temple literature.

HEBR 6352, Advanced Directed Studies in Hebrew
Prerequisites: HEBR 5301, 5302, 6301, 6303, and 6351.
Advanced studies in Hebrew grammar, syntax, linguistic approaches, and/or text critical theories with application to literature of the Hebrew Bible and/or Second Temple literature. Course may be repeated as course content differs.