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Minor in Hebrew (HEBREWMIN)Borns Jewish Studies Program

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.

Description

The minor in Hebrew provides students with intensive Hebrew language proficiency.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Complete either the Modern Hebrew or the Biblical Hebrew track:
    • Modern Hebrew.
      1. Intermediate Modern Hebrew I. One (1) course:
      2. Intermediate Modern Hebrew II. One (1) course:
      3. Advanced Modern Hebrew I. One (1) course:
      4. Advanced Modern Hebrew II. One (1) course:
      5. Hebrew Langauge or Hebrew Literature in English. One (1) additional course:
        • JSTU-C 360
        • (must be taken for at least 3 credits credit hours)
    • Biblical Hebrew.
      1. Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I. One (1) course:
      2. Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II. One (1) course:
      3. Advanced Modern Hebrew I. One (1) course:
      4. Advanced Modern Hebrew II. One (1) course:
      5. Advanced Literature Course. One (1) course:
        • (approved topics: "Gender and Rabbinic Literature"; "Understanding the Rabbinic Mind")
        • One (1) of the following:
        • One (1) of the following:
        • (approved topic: "Bible and Beyond: Reading Early Jewish Literature")
        • (approved topics: "The Bible in Western Literature"; "Job, from the Bible to Kafka")
        • (approved topic: "The Poetics of Biblical Narrative")
        • (approved topics: "The Agnostic Bible"; "Poetics of Biblical Narrative")
        • (approved topic: "Understanding the Rabbinic Mind")
        • (approved topic: "Studies in Rabbinic and Talmudic Literature")
        • (approved topics: "Bible and Beyond: Reading Early Jewish Literature"; "Talmud")
        • (approved topic: "Revelation in Rabbinic Literature")
  2. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.