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Hebrew Studies
Chair: Michael Mikos...Curtin Hall 833...(414) 229-5654...mikos@uwm.edu
Coordinator: Rachel Baum...Greene Museum 120...(414) 229-5156...rbaum@uwm.edu

http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/fll/
http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/fll/undergrad/hebrew.cfm

Please note: The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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HEBR ST-100: Introduction to Judaism (3 units; U ; HU)

Laws, beliefs, rituals, and holidays of the Jewish religion and people; development of Judaism.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hebr St 238 w/same topic. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 29656 - 09/02-12/14 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HEBR ST-101: First Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

For students with no previous knowledge of Hebrew. Elements of reading and grammar, vocabulary building, and fundamental principles of the language. Reading in simple narrative Hebrew prose. Language laboratory required.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. May not be taken for cr by students who have completed Hebr St 51 or 52. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 29659 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWR 09/02-12/14 Ben-yitschak, Yael CRT B84  

HEBR ST-192: First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U ; HU)

Specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.

Notes:
Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Joy of Reading the Bible
HU   3 SEM 001 33897 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Mazor, Yair NWQ G575  
Audit never allowed.

HEBR ST-197: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.

Notes:
Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 FLD 101 17517 - 09/02-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

HEBR ST-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 15804 - 09/02-12/14 Mazor, Yair TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 15805 - 09/02-12/14 Baum, Rachel TBA  

HEBR ST-201: Third-Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

Advanced grammar and idiom. Easy selections from the Bible and later Hebrew literature.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Prereq: Hebr St 102(P) or 54(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 33894 2:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Ben-yitschak, Yael CRT B84  
Consent required to audit.

HEBR ST-230: Bible Stories (3 units; U ; HU)

Introduction to the central stories of the Hebrew Bible with particular attention to their literary, aesthetic, social and moral meanings

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 29312 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Mazor, Yair CRT 319  
HU   3 LEC 002 33895 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Mazor, Yair CRT 319  

HEBR ST-231: Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (3 units; U ; HU)

The books of the Jewish Scriptures/Christian Old Testament; brief survey of history of ancient Israel. Emphasis on reading biblical texts as ancient religious literature.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 33899 - 09/02-12/14 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HEBR ST-235: The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible (3 units; U ; HU)

Literature and theology of the 'Dead Sea Scrolls,' emphasizing their relationship to the Bible. Their importance for studying the history of early Judaism and Christianity.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 33898 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/02-12/14 Brusin, David CRT 321  

HEBR ST-261: Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (3 units; U ; HU)

Holocaust literature and film; issues of representation and memory. Texts include memoirs, graphic novels, fiction, and documentaries.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hebr St 238 with same topic. Hebr St 261 & Jewish 261 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 002 33896 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Baum, Rachel BOL B52  
HU   3 LEC 201 32167 - 09/02-12/14 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HEBR ST-289: Internship in Hebrew Studies, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of Hebrew studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in Hebr St; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 28608 - 09/02-12/14   TBA  

HEBR ST-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored programs before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 17516 - 09/02-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  

HEBR ST-332: Women in the Bible (3 units; U )

Analyzes stories about women in the Old Testament from a literary, cultural and historical perspective; includes how these texts have influenced modern views of women.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 29535 - 09/02-12/14 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HEBR ST-397: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.

Notes:
Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 FLD 101 17518 - 09/02-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

HEBR ST-489: Internship in Hebrew Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of Hebrew studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in Hebr St; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 28626 - 09/02-12/14   TBA  

HEBR ST-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored programs before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 17514 - 09/02-12/14 Eckman, Mark OFF CAMPUS  

HEBR ST-597: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.

Notes:
Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 FLD 101 17513 - 09/02-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

HEBR ST-697: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.

Notes:
Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 FLD 101 17515 - 09/02-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

HEBR ST-699: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under the supervision of a Hebr St faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For more information, consult Hebr St prog coord.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 15806 - 09/02-12/14 Baum, Rachel TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 15807 - 09/02-12/14 Brusin, David TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 15808 - 09/02-12/14 Crain, Timothy TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004 15809 - 09/02-12/14 Mazor, Yair TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 005 15810 - 09/02-12/14 Margolis, Dana TBA  
Audit never allowed.