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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introductory Biblical Hebrew (BIH-250)


Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Demonstrate a rudimentary understanding of Biblical Hebrew; master a basic collection of Biblical words and be able to define them appropriately; translate simple Hebrew sentences into English, and vice versa; conjugate various common verbs (regular and irregular) in the past, future, and imperative tenses; add direct-object suffixes to verbs and will also know several common nouns; add suffixes indicating possession to nouns.


Intermediate Biblical Hebrew (BIH-255) will assess the students’ ability to comprehend and apply Biblical Hebrew on a basic and introductory level. The course will prepare students to be able to define and comprehend common nouns and verbs in perfect, imperfect, and imperative, and understand the usage of Biblical Hebrew noun-verb agreement, waw-conversive (ו"ו ההיפוך), the construct chain, definitive nouns, adjectives, adjective–noun agreement, prepositions, prepositions with pronominal suffixes, and apply verbs using the seven heads under which the Hebrew verb is conjugated: Qal, Niph’al, Pi’el, Pu’al, Hitpa’el, Hif’il, and Hof’al.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biblical Hebrew (5/21).