Why study Hebrew at Missouri State University?
- Our well-educated, expert faculty provide you with a learning experience that can sharpen your speaking, writing and conversation skills in Hebrew.
- Smaller class sizes mean you get to know your teachers – many of whom hold PhDs – and can get focused, one-on-one attention from them.
- Knowing Hebrew can help you pursue a variety of religious studies.
- Studying Hebrew will prepare you to pursue graduate studies.
Missouri State University offers the following courses in Hebrew:
HBW 101 Elementary Biblical Hebrew I
The essentials of grammar and vocabulary building of Ancient Hebrew through reading and writing.
HBW 102 Elementary Biblical Hebrew II
Prerequisite: C or better in HBW 101. Continuation of HBW 101.
HBW 201 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I
Prerequisite: C or better in HBW 102. Continuation of HBW 102, with increased emphasis on reading.
HBW 202 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II
Prerequisite: C or better in HBW 201. Introduction to Ancient Hebrew Literature; analysis of its subject, forms and ideals.
HBW 297 Special Topics in Hebrew
Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department head. Topics of selected interest in Hebrew studies, including travel courses to Hebrew-speaking countries. The specific subject matter and/or international component may change from semester to semester according to resources and demand. May be repeated, as topics change, to a maximum of 6 credit hours. Variable content course.