Undergraduate Course Catalog

Biblical Languages

BL 301 – Biblical Hebrew 1

  • Course Number: BL 301
  • Department: Biblical Languages
  • Units: 4
  • Level: Undergraduate

An introductory course to Biblical Hebrew. Students will gain a basic understanding of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary. The course focuses on learning and pronouncing the alphabet, vowels, different parts of speech, nouns and verb inflectional forms, and building vocabulary. It provides the necessary foundation for developing skills needed to read, understand, and interpret Classical Hebrew Scriptures. Having the ability to read the Hebrew Bible will enhance knowledge of Hebraic culture, reinforce and further knowledge of other religious disciplines, increase knowledge of student’s own language, enhance personal devotion, serve as a useful tool for the study of other Hebraic texts, and allow for an informed and powerful teaching and preaching ministry.

BL 302 – Biblical Hebrew 2

  • Course Number: BL 302
  • Department: Biblical Languages
  • Units: 4
  • Level: Undergraduate

Biblical Hebrew 2 is a continuation of the introduction to Biblical Hebrew 1. The second level launches the student into a solid reading and understanding of elementary Biblical Hebrew. It empowers the learner to read and translate simple Hebrew Scriptures. The course will enhance and deepen the knowledge gained in the first course, increasing both the vocabulary and the understanding of the grammar, morphology, and syntax. Emphasis is given to building new vocabulary and learning new noun and verb inflectional forms in the remaining Hebrew stems. Additional elements of Hebrew grammar are studied through reading Scriptures, writing short sentences, and speaking exercises. The course provides additional necessary foundations for developing the skills needed to read and translate the Hebrew Bible, enhance personal devotion, and allow for stronger and effective teaching and preaching ministry.

BL 303 – Biblical Greek 1

  • Course Number: BL 303
  • Department: Biblical Languages
  • Units: 4
  • Level: Undergraduate

The goal of Greek I and II is to equip students with a basic working knowledge of the Koine Greek. An understanding of Biblical Greek will be a valuable tool in your personal study of God’s word in your ministry. The course will present an introduction to Koine Greek, with an emphasis on grammar, syntax, and vocabulary as used in the New Testament. Introduction to Biblical Greek is a 2 trimester course. Both trimesters are required to be taken consecutively.

BL 304 – Biblical Greek 2

  • Course Number: BL 304
  • Department: Biblical Languages
  • Units: 4
  • Level: Undergraduate

The goal of Greek I and II is to equip students with a basic working knowledge of the Koine Greek. An understanding of Biblical Greek will be a valuable tool in your personal study of God’s word in your ministry. The course will present an introduction to Koine Greek, with an emphasis on grammar, syntax, and vocabulary as used in the New Testament. Introduction to Biblical Greek is a 2 trimester course. Both trimesters are required to be taken consecutively.