Field of Study: Hebrew Language and Literature
Programs in Hebrew language and literature teach people the ancient and modern forms of Hebrew.
Hebrew language and literature programs include topics such as:
- Reading, writing, and speaking ancient Hebrew and modern Hebrew
- Jewish literature and culture (especially as it relates to Israel)
- Biblical studies
- Other languages, including Greek, Arabic, or Aramaic
In Hebrew language and literature programs, students may be able to specialize in:
A few colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in Hebrew language and literature. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.
A few universities offer graduate degrees in Hebrew language and literature. A master's degree typically requires two years of study beyond a bachelor's degree. Doctoral (PhD) degree programs usually require two or more years of study beyond the master's degree.