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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of  June 2010.  Courses added after that date do not appear in this list.  Courses eliminated after that date may still appear.  Not every course is offered regularly.  Students should consult the Schedule of Classes at www.testudo.umd.edu  to ascertain which courses are actually offered during a given semester.

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

Number   Eligibility
000-099   Non-credit course
100-199   Primarily freshman course
200-299   Primarily sophomore course
300-399   Junior, senior course not acceptable for credit toward graduate degrees
386-387   Campus-wide internship courses; refer to information describing Experiential Learning
400-499   Junior, senior course acceptable for credit toward some graduate degree
500-599   Professional School course (Dentistry, Architecture, Law, Medicine) or post-baccalaureate course
600-899   Course restricted to graduate students
799   Master Thesis credit
899   Doctoral Dissertation credit

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Courses in "HEBR-Hebrew"

HEBR - Hebrew

HEBR 101 Elementary Hebrew I-A (3) Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR111. Credit only granted for: (HEBR101 and HEBR102) or HEBR111. Modern Israeli Hebrew. Emphasis on conversation. Study of linguistic structure and development of audio-lingual, writing and reading ability. Corresponds to the first half of HEBR111.

HEBR 102 Elementary Hebrew I-B (3) Prerequisite: HEBR101; or must have placement by the Hebrew coordinator. Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR111. Credit only granted for: (HEBR101 and HEBR102) or HEBR111. Continues HEBR101. Modern Israeli Hebrew. Emphasis on conversation. Study of linguistic structure and development of audio-lingual, writing and reading ability. Corresponds to the second half of HEBR111.

HEBR 103 Elementary Hebrew II-A (3) Prerequisite: HEBR111 or HEBR102; or must have placement by the Hebrew coordinator. Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR112. Credit only granted for: (HEBR103 and HEBR104) or HEBR112. Continuation of HEBR102 and HEBR111. Modern Israeli Hebrew. Emphasis on conversation. Study of linguistic structure and development of audio-lingual, writing, and reading ability. Corresponds to the first half of HEBR112.

HEBR 104 Elementary Hebrew II-B (3) Prerequisite: HEBR103; or must have placement by the Hebrew coordinator. Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR112. Credit only granted for: (HEBR103 and HEBR104) or HEBR112. Continuation of HEBR103. Modern Israeli Hebrew. Emphasis on conversation. Study of linguistic structure and development of audio-lingual, writing, and reading ability. Corresponds to the second half of HEBR112.

HEBR 111 Elementary Hebrew I (6) Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score. Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR101; and must not have completed HEBR102. Credit only granted for: (HEBR101 and HEBR102) or HEBR111. Modern Israeli Hebrew. Emphasis on conversation. Study of linguistic structure and development of audio-lingual, writing and reading ability.

HEBR 112 Elementary Hebrew II (6) Prerequisite: HEBR111; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score. Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR103; and must not have completed HEBR104. Credit only granted for: (HEBR103 and HEBR104) or HEBR112. Continuation of HEBR 111.

HEBR 199 Special Topics in Hebrew (3) Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. Topics in language, literature, and culture. Varies by semester and instructor.

HEBR 201 Intermediate Hebrew I-A (3) Prerequisite: HEBR104 or HEBR112; or must have placement by the Hebrew coordinator. Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR211. Credit only granted for: (HEBR201 and HEBR202) or HEBR211. Study of linguistic structure, further development of audio-lingual, reading, writing, and speaking skills. Reading of texts and newspapers designed to give some knowledge of Hebrew life, thought and culture. Corresponds to the first half of HEBR211.

HEBR 202 Intermediate Hebrew I-B (3) Prerequisite: HEBR201; or must have placement by the Hebrew coordinator. Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR211. Credit only granted for: (HEBR201 and HEBR202) or HEBR211. Continuation of HEBR201. Study of Linguistic structure, further development of audio-lingual, reading, writing, and speaking skills. Reading of texts and newspapers designed to give some knowledge of Hebrew life, thought and culture. Corresponds to the second half of HEBR211.

HEBR 203 Intermediate Hebrew II-A (3) Prerequisite: HEBR212 or HEBR202; or must have placement by the Hebrew coordinator. Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR212. Credit only granted for: (HEBR203 and HEBR204) or HEBR212. Continuation of HEBR211 or HEBR202. Study of linguistic structure, further development of audio-lingual, reading, writing, and speaking skills. Reading of texts and newspapers designed to give some knowledge of Hebrew life, thought and culture. Corresponds to the first half of HEBR212.

HEBR 204 Intermediate Hebrew II-B (3) Prerequisite: HEBR203; or must have placement by the Hebrew coordinator. Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR212. Credit only granted for: (HEBR203 and HEBR204) or HEBR212. Continuation of HEBR203. Study of linguistic structure, further development of audio-lingual, reading, writing, and speaking skills. Reading of texts and newspapers designed to give some knowledge of Hebrew life, thought and culture. Corresponds to the second half of HEBR212.

HEBR 211 Intermediate Hebrew I (6) Prerequisite: HEBR112; or Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score. Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR201; and must not have completed HEBR202. Credit only granted for: (HEBR201 and HEBR202) or HEBR211. Study of linguistic structure, further development of audio-lingual, reading, writing, and speaking skills. Reading of texts and newspapers designed to give some knowledge of Hebrew life, thought and culture.

HEBR 212 Intermediate Hebrew II (6) Prerequisite: HEBR211; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Restriction: Must not have completed HEBR203; and must not have completed HEBR204. Credit only granted for: (HEBR203 and HEBR204) or HEBR212. Continuation of HEBR211.

HEBR 269 Special Topics in Study Abroad II (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

HEBR 298 Special Topics in Jewish Studies (3) Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.

HEBR 313 Conversation and Composition I (3) Prerequisite: HEBR212; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. A practical language course recommended for all students continuing with Hebrew. Review of grammar and composition. Selected readings. Oral and written exercises.

HEBR 314 Conversation and Composition II (3) Prerequisite: HEBR313; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. A practical language course recommended for all students continuing with Hebrew. Review of grammar and composition. Selected readings. Oral and written exercises.

HEBR 369 Special Topics in Study Abroad III (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

HEBR 381 Introduction to Hebrew Cultural Studies (3) Prerequisite: HEBR314; or permission of instructor. Also offered as: JWST381. Credit only granted for: HEBR381 or JWST381. Critical study of Israeli culture with emphasis on literature, film, and art as sites of struggle over political and social meaning during times of cultural transformation. Focus on the historical development of Israeli identity and gender, in particular within the military and Zionist youth movements. Taught in Hebrew.

HEBR 382 Israeli Media (3) Prerequisite: HEBR314; or permission of instructor. Also offered as: JWST382. Credit only granted for: HEBR382 or JWST382. Examination of traditional and new media genres in Israel today. Focus on the self-representation of Israeli society and the interaction between media, society, and culture. Taught in Hebrew.

HEBR 386 Experiential Learning (3-6) Restriction: Must have a Learning Proposal approved by the Office of Experiential Learning Programs, faculty sponsor, and student's internship sponsor; and junior standing or higher.

HEBR 388 Language House Colloquium (1) Restriction: Must be a resident in the Language House Immersion program. Repeatable to 8 credits. For students residing in the Language House Immersion Program. Focuses on the development of skills in the target language and acquiring the cultural knowledge of the countries that speak the target language.

HEBR 430 Critical Issues in Israeli Cinema (3) Also offered as: FILM430. Credit only granted for: HEBR430 or FILM430. Critical investigation of Zionist and Israeli culture and politics through film.

HEBR 498 Special Topics in Hebrew (3) Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.

HEBR 499 Independent Study in Hebrew (1-3) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Independent study under faculty supervision.

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