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Biblical Languages Minor

Christ College

The Value of a College Minor

By declaring a minor, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue interests that might lie outside of your major. Gaining extra knowledge in an area that interests you can also help you in your future career! Not only will your skills and knowledge be more well-rounded, but you’ll also prove to future employers that you’re willing to work hard and exceed their expectations.


  • Biblical Languages Minor
  • 22 Units
  • GRE 101: Greek I
  • 4

This course will study the fundamentals of the ancient Greek language including morphology, syntax, and vocabulary for reading simple passages of Greek prose.

  • GRE 102: Greek 2
  • 4

A continuation of GRE 101. Prerequisite: GRE 101 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better.

  • HEB 101: Hebrew I
  • 4

This course will study the morphology, vocabulary, and syntax of biblical Hebrew for reading simple passages of the Hebrew Bible.

  • HEB 102: Hebrew II
  • 4

A continuation of HEB 101. Prerequisite: HEB 101 or equivalent with a grade of C- of better.

  • Choose two of the following courses:
  • ARA 301: Aramaic
  • 3

This course is a study of the morphology, vocabulary, and syntax of biblical Aramaic for reading the Aramaic portions of the Hebrew Bible. Prerequisite: HEB 101 and HEB 102 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better.

  • GRE 301: Greek Readings*
  • 3

Readings of selected portions of the ancient Greek Biblical and classical texts with special emphasis on building translation skills through a review of morphology and syntax as well as the acquisition of the new vocabulary. Prerequisites: C- or better in GRE 101, GRE 102. May be repeated for credit.

  • HEB 301: Hebrew Readings
  • 3

Through the reading of selective narrative, legal and poetic passages of the Hebrew Bible, students will advance their translation skills through review and inductive study of morphology, vocabulary and syntax with attention paid to genre analysis and textual criticism. Prerequisites: C- or better in HEB 101, HEB 102. May be repeated for credit.

Current students, please note: The requirements listed here may not reflect the most current courses for this minor and may not be the requirements for the catalog year you are following to complete your minor. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for official requirements you must meet to qualify.


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