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African Area Studies 016
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Catalan 145
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Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
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Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
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Economics 220
Education 300
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Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Film Studies
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Food Science 400
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French 420
Geography 450
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German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
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Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
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Junior Year Abroad
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Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
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Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
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Operations Research 711
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
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Planning and Public Policy 762
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Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
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Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
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Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Jewish Studies 563 Courses in Hebrew  

Courses in Hebrew

01:563:101,102Elementary Modern Hebrew (4,4) Speaking, reading, and writing; oral-aural and written exercises. Prerequisite: Placement test to determine level of language competence. Not open for credit to students who have had two or more years of secondary school Hebrew. Credit not given for both this course and 01:685:101,102.
01:563:131,132Intermediate Modern Hebrew (4,4) Development of language skills; selected readings. Prerequisite: 01:563:102 or placement test. Credit not given for both courses and 01:685:131,132.
01:563:210,211 Advanced Modern Hebrew (3,3) Intensive training in Hebrew grammar and reinforcement of already acquired higher-level language skills: speaking, listening, comprehension, reading, and writing. Text analysis includes newspaper articles and essays. Prerequisite: 01:563:132 or placement test.
01:563:371Contemporary Hebrew Literature and Media (3) Addresses current issues facing Israeli society as reflected in Israeli literature and press. Texts include poetry, songs, essays, newspaper articles, and films. Prerequisite: 01:563:211 or placement test. Credit not given for both this course and 01:685:371.
01:563:372Introduction to Modern Hebrew Literature (3) Introduces students to major writers of modern Hebrew literature with the goal of developing their own critical reading and writing skills. Readings include modern Hebrew poetry, prose, and plays. Prerequisite: 01:563:211 or placement test. Credit not given for both this course and 01:685:372.
01:563:431Hebrew Bible (3) Introduces students to issues of biblical translation and analysis of linguistic and literary aspects of the Bible. Text in Hebrew. Prerequisite: 01:563:211, placement test, or permission of instructor.
01:563:433,434Biblical Literature (3,3) Study of selective narrative portions from the Prophets, Psalms, and other Biblical writings; comparing Hebrew and English texts and utilizing classical and modern commentaries. Prerequisite: 01:563:211 or placement test.
01:563:437Rabbinic Literature (3) Study of selected portions of the Mishnah, Midrash, and Talmud; comparing Hebrew/Aramaic and English texts. Prerequisite: 01:563:211 or placement test.
01:563:471Readings in Modern Hebrew Literature (3) Reading and analysis of modern Hebrew poetry and short prose, with an emphasis on major Israeli authors. Prerequisite: 01:563:372 or placement test. Credit not given for both this course and 01:685:471.
01:563:472The Hebrew Novel (3) Reading and analysis of the modern Hebrew novel, with an emphasis on major Israeli authors. Prerequisite: 01:563:372 or placement test. Credit not given for both this course and 01:685:472.
01:563:484Love and Desire in Hebrew Prose and Poetry (3) Explores the themes of love and desire in modern Hebrew prose, poetry, and film. Special attention paid to how the literature and films handle the issues of love, desire, and personal relationships in contemporary Israeli culture. Prerequisite: 01:563:372 or placement. Course taught in Hebrew. Credit not given for both this course and 01:685:484.
01:563:485Israeli Literature and Society (3) Traces the development of modern Israeli literature, from the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948 to the present day. Of special interest will be the manner in which these stories define the quintessential Israeli hero and contend with the question of Israeli identity. Prerequisite: 01:563:372 or placement. Course taught in Hebrew. Credit not given for both this course and 01:685:485.
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