Modern Hebrew

Description
The concentration in Modern Hebrew provides students with a firm foundation in modern Hebrew language and a broad knowledge of Israeli culture, leading to advanced skills in reading, writing and conversing in modern Hebrew. The concentration also includes study of the Israeli culture, literature, politics and history. It enriches students' perspective on the Middle East and offers them a deeper understanding of the current affairs. Students pursuing careers in foreign politics, international business, tourism, media, translation and in different levels of education, will benefit from this concentration.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 20 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Students wishing to add the concentration in Modern Hebrew must complete HEB 101 and 102 to satisfy the requirements to enroll in HEB 201.
  • A minimum of 12 credit hours must be earned at ASU or in an ASU-approved study abroad program.

Required Core Courses

HEB 201 Intermediate Modern Hebrew, G (4) (Prerequisite(s): HEB 102 with C or better)
HEB 202 Intermediate Modern Hebrew, G (4) (Prerequisite(s): HEB 201 with C or better)
HEB 313 Advanced Modern Hebrew, G (3) (Prerequisite(s):  HEB 202 with C or better)
HEB 314 Advanced Modern Hebrew, G (3) (Prerequisites:  HEB 202)

Electives 6 Hours Required

HEB 347/JST 347/SLC 347 Modern Israeli Literature in Translation, HU & G (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, 105, or 107 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only ENG 347 or HEB 347 or JST 347 or SLC 347 or ENG/HEB/JST/SLC 394 (Modern Hebrew Literature in Translation))

HEB 348/JST 348/SLC 348 Israeli Society and Culture (3) HU & G (Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, 105, or 107 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only HEB 348 or HEB 394 (Israeli Culture and Society) or JST 348 or REL 311 or SLC 348)

HEB 349 Israeli Wars in Israili Movies (3) HU & G (Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, 105, or 107 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only FMS 349 or HEB 349 or JST 346 or HEB 394 (Israeli Wars in Israeli Movies)

HEB 375 Contemporary Culture of Israel (3) HU & G 

HST 372 Modern Middle East, SB & G & H (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 24 hours)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LAHEBEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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