Hebrew Major

Requirement: 10 Courses

Of the 10 courses (at least 10 credits), 8 must be at the 200 level or above. These courses should be distributed as follows:

Hebrew Language Courses: 3 to 6 Courses

  • 2 of these must be at the 300 level or above
  • Language courses at the 100 level will not count toward the major

Hebrew Literature/Culture Courses: 4 to 7 Courses

  • Distribution of courses: at least one course at the 100 level, at least one course at the 200-300 level, and at least one course at the 400 level and above  (each course must equal one credit)
  • 3 of these must be taken in AMES 
  • Students may count 1-2 AMES courses dealing with other literature and cultures toward their majors. All courses have to be at the 100-level and above

Senior portfolio


Example of a Course Plan for Students Taking Intermediate-level Hebrew:

Language Courses
HEBREW 203—Intermediate Modern Hebrew I
HEBREW 204—Intermediate Modern Hebrew II
HEBREW 305S—Advanced Modern Hebrew I
HEBREW 306S—Advanced Modern Hebrew II

Literature and Culture Courses
AMES 145—Israel/Palestine: Comparative Perspectives
AMES 241—Contemporary Israeli Cinema 
RELIGION 290S—Special Topics in Religion: Death & Afterlife in Hebrew Bible
GSF 290S—Selected Topics in Women's Studies

Literature and Culture Courses Outside of Concentration
Any AMES course