Hebrew (HEBR)

Subject-area course lists indicate courses currently active for offering at the University of Louisville. Not all courses are scheduled in any given academic term. For class offerings in a specific semester, refer to the Schedule of Classes.

500-level courses generally are included in both the undergraduate- and graduate-level course listings; however, specific course/section offerings may vary between semesters. Students are responsible for ensuring that they enroll in courses that are applicable to their particular academic programs.

Course Fees

Some courses may carry fees beyond the standard tuition costs to cover additional support or materials. Program-, subject- and course-specific fee information can be found on the Office of the Bursar website.


HEBR 101. Elementary Hebrew I3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: For beginners. The elements of Hebrew, working on four skills: speaking, understanding, writing and reading.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

HEBR 102. Elementary Hebrew II3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: Continued work on the elements of Hebrew, working on four skills: speaking, understanding, writing and reading.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

HEBR 175. Traveling in Hebrew3 Units

Description: Emphasis on spoken and written language needed to travel in Hebrew-speaking countries; elementary phrases, elementary reading ability. No writing is included.

Note: Does not apply toward A&S language requirement.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

HEBR 201. Intermediate Hebrew I3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): HEBR 102 or permission of instructor.

Description: More advanced work in Hebrew, building reading and writing skills in particular, while continuing to build ability to speak and to understand the spoken language.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

HEBR 202. Intermediate Hebrew II3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): HEBR 201 or permission of instructor.

Description: Continued work on communicative skills of understanding spoken language, speaking, reading and writing.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

HEBR 301. Biblical Hebrew I3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Completion of HEBR 202 or consent of instructor.

Description: Study of grammar, morphology, syntax and vocabulary in order to read, translate and interpret texts from the Hebrew Bible.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

HEBR 302. Reading Biblical Hebrew II3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): HEBR 301 or permission of instructor.

Description: Continued study of grammar, morphology, syntax and vocabulary in order to read, translate and interpret texts from the Hebrew Bible.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes