Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew Table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew

Major

A major in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew requires 48 credit points from this table, including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 18 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew requires 36 credit points from this table, including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 18 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level units

1000 level units of study

BBCL1001
Reading Bible: Narrative, Law and Ritual
6      Semester 1
BBCL1002
Biblical Themes: Joshua to Kings
6      Semester 2
HBRW1111
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew 1
6    N HBRW1311 or HBRW2631
Semester 1
HBRW1112
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew 2
6    P HBRW1111
N HBRW1312 or HBRW2632
Semester 2
HBRW1011
Foundations of Modern Hebrew 1
6    N HBRW1301 or HBRW1101
Semester 1
HBRW1102
Foundations of Modern Hebrew 2
6    P HBRW1011
N HBRW1302
Semester 2
JCTC1003
Jewish History from Rome to New Diaspora
6      Semester 2
JCTC1004
People of the Book: Judaism Unbound
6      Semester 1

2000 units of study

BBCL2603
Destruction and Messianism in Prophecy

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points including at least 6 in BBCL1001, BBCL1002, HBRW1111, HBRW1112, RLST1002 and 6 in Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, History, English, Philosophy, Studies in Religion, Arabic Studies or 6 Senior credit points in BBCL2607, BBCL2609, BBCL2610 or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew or Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture
Semester 1
BBCL2607
Biblical Poetic Books
6    P 12 Junior credit points including at least 6 from (BBCL1001 or BBCL1002 or HBRW1111 or HBRW1112 or RLST1002) and 6 from (Hebrew or Biblical and Jewish Studies or Ancient History or Anthropology or Archaeology or History or English or Philosophy or Studies in Religion or Arabic Studies) or (BBCL2603 or BBCL2609 or BBCL2610)
N BBCL2003
Semester 1
BBCL2609
Historical Jesus to Written Gospels
6    P 12 Junior credit points including at least 6 in BBCL1001, BBCL1002, HBRW1111, HBRW1112, RLST1002 and 6 in Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, History, English, Philosophy, Studies in Religion, Arabic Studies or 6 Senior credit points in BBCL2603, BBCL2607, BBCL2610 or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew or Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or Ancient History
N BBCL2003
Semester 1
BBCL2610
The New Testament Literature
6    P 12 Junior credit points including at least 6 in BBCL1001, BBCL1002, HBRW1111, HBRW1112, RLST1002 and 6 from Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, History, English, Philosophy, Studies in Religion, Arabic Studies or 6 Senior credit points in BBCL2603, BBCL2607, BBCL2609 or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or Studies in Religion
Semester 2
HBRW2603
Using Modern Hebrew in the Here-and-Now
6    P HBRW1102
N HBRW2103
Semester 1
HBRW2604
Modern Hebrew in Everyday Context
6    P HBRW2603
N HBRW2104
Semester 2
HBRW2623
Hebrew Classical 3
6    P HBRW1112 or HBRW2402 or HBRW2632 or HSC Hebrew
Semester 1
HBRW2625
Hebrew Classical 5

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P HBRW1112 or HBRW2632 or HBRW2402 or HSC Hebrew
Semester 1
HBRW2631
Reading Hebrew 1
6    P 12 Junior credit points from any of (Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, History, English, Linguistics, Philosophy, Studies in Religion or Arabic Studies)
N HBRW2401
Semester 1
HBRW2632
Reading Hebrew 2
6    P HBRW2401 or HBRW2631
N HBRW1112 or HBRW2402
Semester 2
HBRW2651
Syriac 1
6    P HBRW1112 or HBRW2402 or HBRW2632 or HSC Hebrew
N HBRW2911
Semester 1
HBRW2652
Syriac 2
6    P HBRW2911 or HBRW2651
N HBRW2912
Semester 2
GRKA2620
Learn to Read Ancient Greek 1
6    N GRKA1600 or GRKA1001 or GRKA2611 or HSC Classical Greek
Semester 1
GRKA2621
Learn to Read Ancient Greek 2
6    P GRKA2620 or GRKA1600
N GRKA1601 or GRKA1002 or GRKA2612
Semester 2
JCTC2100
Expulsion and Renewal: Medieval Jews

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation - Thought and Culture or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew or 12 credit points at 1000 level in European Studies
Semester 1
JCTC2102
Medieval Jewish Thought
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew major.
Semester 2
LATN2620
Learn to Read Latin 1
6    N LATN1001 or LATN1600 or LATN2611 or HSC Latin
Semester 1
LATN2621
Learn to Read Latin 2
6    P LATN2620 or LATN1600
N LATN1002 or LATN1601 or LATN2612
Semester 2
RLST2624
The Birth of Christianity
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studies in Religion or 6 credit points at 1000 level in in Studies in Religion and 6 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History
N RLST2024
Semester 2

3000 level units of study

BBCL3601
Daniel and Revelation as Apocalypses

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P BBCL2603 or BBCL2607 or BBCL2609 or BBCL2610 or BBCL3602 or HBRW2623 or HBRW2625 or HBRW2632 or HBRW3601 or HBRW3602 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew or Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture
N BBCL2006 or BBCL2606
Semester 2
BBCL3602
Job, Proverbs and Other Biblical Wisdom
6    P (BBCL2603 or BBCL2607 or BBCL2609 or BBCL2610 or BBCL3601) or (HBRW2623 or HBRW2625 or HBRW2632 or HBRW3601 or HBRW3602)
N BBCL2608
Semester 2
HBRW3601
Hebrew Classical Advanced 4
6    P HBRW2632 or HBRW2623 or HBRW2625
N HBRW2116 or HBRW2624
Semester 2
HBRW3602
Hebrew Classical Advanced 6

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P HBRW2632 or HBRW2623 or HBRW2625
N HBRW2626
Semester 2
HBRW3610
Modern Hebrew, a Living Language
6    P HSC Modern Hebrew Continuers or HBRW2604 or HBRW2632
N HBRW1301 or HBRW2607
Semester 1
HBRW3611
Modern Hebrew for Life
6    P (HBRW2607 or HBRW3610) or HBRW2632
N HBRW1302 or HBRW2608
Semester 2
HBRW3612
Texts and Sub-texts in Modern Hebrew
6    P HBRW2608 or HBRW3611
N HBRW2303 or HBRW2609
Semester 1
HBRW3613
Israeli Culture as Reflected in Text
6    P HBRW2609 or HBRW3612
N HBRW2304 or HBRW2610
Semester 2
HBRW3653
Syriac 3
6    P HBRW2912 or HBRW2652
N HBRW3911
Semester 1
HBRW3654
Syriac 4
6    P HBRW3911 or HBRW3653
N HBRW3912
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

BBCL3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
BBCL3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Semester 1
Semester 2

In country units of study

BBCL2801
Biblical In-Country Study A

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
Semester 2
BBCL2802
Biblical In-Country Study B

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    C BBCL2801
Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level Honours Seminar units
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level Honours Thesis units

Honours seminar units of study

BBCL4113
Rebels in the Desert - Reading Numbers
6      Semester 1
BBCL4114
Texts and Languages of Daniel
6      Semester 2

Honours thesis units of study

BBCL4111
Biblical Studies Honours Thesis 1
18      Semester 1
Semester 2
BBCL4112
Biblical Studies Honours Thesis 2
18      Semester 1
Semester 2

Advanced coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2020.