Houston Christian University Catalog

Hebrew ( HEBR ) Course Descriptions

  • HEBR 2312 Hebrew Grammar I

    Prerequisite(s): None

    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 2322 Hebrew Grammar II

    Prerequisite(s): 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 2381 Special Topics/Independent Study

    Prerequisites: None

    Topics are selected on basis of student need and academic qualifications of staff. If regular lectures are not given, a minimum of 30 hours of work for each hour credit must be included.

  • HEBR 3311 Hebrew Reading and Syntax I

    Prerequisite(s): HEBR 2312 and HEBR 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(s): HEBR 2312 and HEBR 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(s): HEBR 3311 and HEBR 4351

    Advanced study of the Hebrew Bible and/or selected Second Temple literature. This course may not be repeated more than twice.

  • HEBR 4381 Special Topics/Independent Study

    Prerequisite(s): None

    Topics are selected on basis of student need and academic qualifications of staff. If regular lectures are not given, a minimum of 30 hours of work for each hour credit must be included.

  • HEBR 4393 Senior Seminar

    Prerequisite(s): HEBR 2312 and HEBR 2322 and HEBR 3311 and HEBR 4351

    Directed studies in the Hebrew Bible and other Second Temple literature.

  • HEBR 5301 Hebrew I

    Prerequisite(s): None

    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(s): HEBR 5301

    Hebrew II is an advanced study of Hebrew grammar and syntax for reading the Hebrew Bible and other Second Temple literature.

  • HEBR 5381 Special Topics/Independent Study

    Prerequisite(s): None

    Topics are selected on basis of student need and academic qualifications of staff. If regular lectures are not given, a minimum of 30 hours of work for each hour credit must be included.

  • HEBR 6301 Intermediate Hebrew

    Prerequisite(s): (HEBR 2312 and HEBR 2322) or (HEBR 5301 and HEBR 5302)

    Introductory studies in Hebrew grammar and syntax of select literature of the Hebrew Bible and/or Second Temple period.

  • HEBR 6320 Pentateuch

    Prerequisite(s): (HEBR 2312 and HEBR 2322 and (HEBR 3311 or HEBR 6301)) or HEBR 5301 and HEBR 5302 and HEBR 6301

    Co-requisite(s): None
    Advanced studies in ancient Hebrew grammar, syntax, and linguistic approaches through translation and analysis of the Hebrew text of the Pentateuch. This course may be taken up to three times for credit if course content differs.

  • HEBR 6325 Historical Books

    Prerequisite(s): (HEBR 2312 and HEBR 2322 and (HEBR 3311 or HEBR 6301)) or HEBR 5301 and HEBR 5302 and HEBR 6301

    Co-requisite(s): None
    Advanced studies in ancient Hebrew grammar, syntax, and linguistic approaches through translation and analysis of the Hebrew text of the Historical Books. This course may be taken up to three times for credit if course content differs.

  • HEBR 6330 Psalms

    Prerequisite(s): (HEBR 2312 and HEBR 2322 and (HEBR 3311 or HEBR 6301)) or HEBR 5301 and HEBR 5302 and HEBR 6301

    Co-requisite(s): None
    Advanced studies in ancient Hebrew grammar, syntax, and linguistic approaches through translation and analysis of the Hebrew text of the Psalms. This course may be taken up to three times for credit if course content differs.

  • HEBR 6335 Wisdom Literature

    Prerequisite(s): (HEBR 2312 and HEBR 2322 and (HEBR 3311 or HEBR 6301)) or HEBR 5301 and HEBR 5302 and HEBR 6301

    Co-requisite(s): None
    Advanced studies in ancient Hebrew grammar, syntax, and linguistic approaches through translation and analysis of the Hebrew text of the Wisdom Literature. This course may be taken up to three times for credit if course content differs.

  • HEBR 6340 Major Prophets

    Prerequisite(s): (HEBR 2312 and HEBR 2322 and (HEBR 3311 or HEBR 6301)) or HEBR 5301 and HEBR 5302 and HEBR 6301

    Co-requisite(s): None
    Advanced studies in ancient Hebrew grammar, syntax, and linguistic approaches through translation and analysis of the Hebrew text of the Major Prophets. This course may be taken up to three times for credit if course content differs.

  • HEBR 6345 Minor Prophets

    Prerequisite(s): (HEBR 2312 and HEBR 2322 and (HEBR 3311 or HEBR 6301)) or HEBR 5301 and HEBR 5302 and HEBR 6301

    Co-requisite(s): None
    Advanced studies in ancient Hebrew grammar, syntax, and linguistic approaches through translation and analysis of the Hebrew text of the Minor Prophets. This course may be taken up to three times for credit if course content differs.

  • HEBR 6352 Advanced Directed Studies in Hebrew

    Prerequisite(s): (HEBR 2312 and HEBR 2322 and (HEBR 3311 or HEBR 6301)) or HEBR 5301 and HEBR 5302 and HEBR 6301

    Co-requisite(s): None
    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.