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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 know several common nouns; add suffixes indicating possession to nouns.


Intermediate Biblical Hebrew (BIH-255) assesses students’ ability to comprehend and apply Biblical Hebrew on a basic and introductory level. The course prepares students 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).