Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019

Courses


Course Numbering

0001-0999* Pre-University level introductory courses
1000-1999 Year 1 courses
2000-4999 Senior-level undergraduate courses
5000-5999 Professional Degree courses in Dentistry, Education, Law, Medicine and Theology (MTS, MDiv)
6000-6999 Courses offered by Continuing Studies
9000-9999 Graduate Studies courses

* These courses are equivalent to pre-university introductory courses and may be counted for credit in the student's record, unless these courses were taken in a preliminary year. They may not be counted toward essay or breadth requirements, or used to meet modular admission requirements unless it is explicitly stated in the Senate-approved outline of the module.


Suffixes

no suffix 1.0 course not designated as an essay course
A 0.5 course offered in first term
B 0.5 course offered in second term
A/B 0.5 course offered in first and/or second term
E 1.0 essay course
F 0.5 essay course offered in first term
G 0.5 essay course offered in second term
F/G 0.5 essay course offered in first and/or second term
H 1.0 accelerated course (8 weeks)
J 1.0 accelerated course (6 weeks)
K 0.75 course
L 0.5 graduate course offered in summer term (May - August)
Q/R/S/T 0.25 course offered within a regular session
U 0.25 course offered in other than a regular session
W/X 1.0 accelerated course (full course offered in one term)
Y 0.5 course offered in other than a regular session
Z 0.5 essay course offered in other than a regular session

Glossary


Prerequisite

A course that must be successfully completed prior to registration for credit in the desired course.


Corequisite

A course that must be taken concurrently with (or prior to registration in) the desired course.


Antirequisite

Courses that overlap sufficiently in course content that both cannot be taken for credit.


Essay Courses

Many courses at Western have a significant writing component. To recognize student achievement, a number of such courses have been designated as essay courses and will be identified on the student's record (E essay full course; F/G/Z essay half-course).


Principal Courses

A first year course that is listed by a department offering a module as a requirement for admission to the module. For admission to an Honors Specialization module or Double Major modules in an Honors Bachelor degree, at least 3.0 courses will be considered principal courses.



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Course Type




Hebrew


This course is an elementary course for students who have never studied the Hebrew language or those who have not studied it beyond grade six. The course is designed to teach students the alphabet, basic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary. Course material will build basic oral and written comprehension.

Antirequisite(s): Grades 7-12 Hebrew or equivalent.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the faculty.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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A course in oral and written modern Hebrew for students with rudimentary knowledge of the language. Prepares students for direct progression to Hebrew 2200 Hebrew 2.

Antirequisite(s): Grade 12 University-preparatory Hebrew, or equivalent level of secondary study.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12 University-preparatory Hebrew, or equivalent level of secondary study, or by permission of the faculty.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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An introduction to the writing system and grammar of Biblical Hebrew for those with no previous knowledge of the language. Special attention will be paid to the noun, adjective, and participle.

Antirequisite(s): Hebrew 1030 or Grade 4 Hebrew (or Grade 2 in Israel).

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Continuation of Hebrew 1040A/B. An introduction to the grammar of Biblical Hebrew for those with little previous knowledge of the language. Special attention will be paid to forms of the verb.

Antirequisite(s): Hebrew 1030 or Grade 6 Hebrew (or Grade 3 in Israel).

Prerequisite(s): Hebrew 1040A/B or permission of the Instructor.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course is designed to build upon skills in reading and speaking modern Hebrew, developed in earlier courses. Students will gain increased vocabulary, and a greater understanding of more complex grammatical structures.

Prerequisite(s): Hebrew 1020, Hebrew 1030, or Grade 12 University-preparatory Hebrew or equivalent, or permission of the faculty.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Reading, translating, and analyzing the grammar of selected prose passages from the Hebrew Bible with the aid of a lexicon.

Antirequisite(s): Grade 7 Hebrew (or Grade 4 in Israel).

Prerequisite(s): Hebrew 1041A/B or Grade 6 Hebrew (Grade 3 in Israel), or permission of the instructor.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Reading, translating, and analyzing the grammar of selected passages of poetry from the Hebrew Bible with the aid of a lexicon.

Antirequisite(s): Grade 7 Hebrew (or Grade 4 in Israel).

Prerequisite(s): Hebrew 1041A/B or Grade 6 Hebrew (Grade 3 in Israel), or permission of the instructor.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course aims to build on the skills learned in Hebrew 2200 to improve students’ competency in oral and written Modern Hebrew. Exposure to a variety of materials, including literature, poetry, articles, and films, will enable students to develop oral and written fluency.

Prerequisite(s): Hebrew 2200 or equivalent or by permission of the faculty

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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