2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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Biblical Hebrew Minor

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Minor Only

Purpose and Objectives

The Hebrew minor provides students with in-depth training in the original language of the Old Testament. It prepares students to apply their training in such areas as exegesis and Bible translation and to use their training as a foundation for graduate study or research.

In addition to the mission statement, general objectives and requirements of the bachelor’s degree, the objectives of the Hebrew minor are to enable students to:

  • Master an intermediate-level understanding of the grammar and syntax of Old Testament Hebrew.
  • Practice aided reading and produce accurate translations of Old Testament texts into English.
  • Understand the texts of the Old Testament against their historical, literary, and cultural backgrounds.

See Undergraduate Core  for graduation requirements.

Course of Study (15)


Students who are not pursuing a professional major must complete three semester hours of upper-level practical skill development MIN 4401  , taken twice) in addition to the 15 hours set out above.

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