The Catholic University of America

Course Schedule
for Semitics

Graduate Courses

Fall Semester 2017 | Spring Semester 2018

Fall Semester 2017

Course Sec Day Time Instructor
SEM 511
8/28 - 12/16
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Aug 28 - Dec 16 9:40 am
- 10:30 am
Tsukada, A.
SEM 531
8/28 - 12/16
Introduction to Syriac I (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Aug 28 - Dec 16 12:40 pm
- 1:30 pm
Blanchard, M.
SEM 541
8/28 - 12/16
Introduction to Arabic (4 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Aug 28 - Dec 16 9:40 am
- 10:30 am
Talia, S.
SEM 545
8/28 - 12/16
Arabic Literature I (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues Thurs   Aug 28 - Dec 16 8:10 am
- 9:25 am
Talia, S.
SEM 551
8/28 - 12/16
Introduction to Classical Ethiopic (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Aug 28 - Dec 16 11:10 am
- 12:25 pm
Butts, A.
SEM 613
8/28 - 12/16
Mishnaic Hebrew (3 cr.) 
01 
Thurs   Aug 28 - Dec 16 2:10 pm
- 4:40 pm
Cook, E.
SEM 631
8/28 - 12/16
Syriac Literature (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Aug 28 - Dec 16 2:10 pm
- 3:25 pm
Butts, A.
SEM 671
8/28 - 12/16
Middle Egyptian (3 cr.) 
01 
Thurs   Aug 28 - Dec 16 9:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Gross, A.
SEM 681
8/28 - 12/16
Introduction to Coptic Studies (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Aug 28 - Dec 16 3:40 pm
- 4:30 pm
Timbie, J.
SEM 694
8/28 - 12/16
Independent Study (3 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 28 - Dec 16 TBA
Cook, E.
  02 
  Aug 28 - Dec 16 TBA
Talia, S.
SEM 698A
8/28 - 12/16
Master's Comprehensive Examination (w/Classes) (0 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 28 - Dec 16 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 698B
8/28 - 12/16
Master's Comprehensive Examination (w/o Classes) (1 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 28 - Dec 16 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 707
8/28 - 12/16
Ugaritic Grammar and Texts (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues   Aug 28 - Dec 16 2:10 pm
- 4:40 pm
Gross, A.
SEM 711
8/28 - 12/16
Biblical Hebrew Poetry I (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Aug 28 - Dec 16 11:10 am
- 12:25 pm
Gross, A.
SEM 723
8/28 - 12/16
Aramaic Dialects I (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Aug 28 - Dec 16 2:10 pm
- 3:25 pm
Cook, E.
SEM 741
8/28 - 12/16
Seminar in Arabic (3 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 28 - Dec 16 TBA
Talia, S.
SEM 761
8/28 - 12/16
Reading of Akkadian Texts (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Aug 28 - Dec 16 3:40 pm
- 4:55 pm
Gross, A.
SEM 771
8/28 - 12/16
Readings in Demotic (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues   Aug 28 - Dec 16 1:30 pm
- 3:30 pm
Gross, A.
SEM 781
8/28 - 12/16
Readings in Coptic (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues Thurs   Aug 28 - Dec 16 3:40 pm
- 4:55 pm
Timbie, J.
SEM 993
8/28 - 12/16
Directed Research (3 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 28 - Dec 16 TBA
Cook, E.
  02 
  Aug 28 - Dec 16 TBA
Butts, A.
  03 
  Aug 28 - Dec 16 TBA
Cook, E.
SEM 996
8/28 - 12/16
Doctoral Dissertation Research (1 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 28 - Dec 16 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 998A
8/28 - 12/16
Doctoral Comprehensive Examination (w/Classes) (0 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 28 - Dec 16 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 998B
8/28 - 12/16
Doctoral Comprehensive Examination (w/o Classes) (1 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 28 - Dec 16 TBA
Gross, A.


Spring Semester 2018

Course Sec Day Time Instructor
SEM 503
1/08 - 5/05
History of the Christian Near East (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Jan 08 - May 05 2:10 pm
- 3:25 pm
Butts, A.
SEM 508
1/08 - 5/05
Dead Sea Scrolls (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Jan 08 - May 05 11:10 am
- 12:25 pm
Cook, E.
SEM 512
1/08 - 5/05
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Jan 08 - May 05 8:40 am
- 9:30 am
Tsukada, A.
   
  Jan 08 - May 05 TBA
Tsukada, A.
SEM 532
1/08 - 5/05
Introduction to Syriac II (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Jan 08 - May 05 12:40 pm
- 1:30 pm
Blanchard, M.
SEM 542
1/08 - 5/05
Introduction to Arabic (4 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Jan 08 - May 05 9:40 am
- 10:55 am
Talia, S.
SEM 546
1/08 - 5/05
Arabic Literature II (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues Thurs   Jan 08 - May 05 8:10 am
- 9:25 am
Talia, S.
SEM 547
1/08 - 5/05
Arabic Literature in Translation (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Jan 08 - May 05 12:40 pm
- 1:30 pm
Talia, S.
SEM 552
1/08 - 5/05
Introduction to Classical Ethiopic (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Jan 08 - May 05 11:10 am
- 12:25 pm
Butts, A.
SEM 632
1/08 - 5/05
Syriac Literature (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Jan 08 - May 05 3:40 pm
- 4:55 pm
Butts, A.
SEM 672
1/08 - 5/05
Middle Egyptian (3 cr.) 
01 
  Jan 08 - May 05 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 682
1/08 - 5/05
Introduction to Coptic Studies (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Jan 08 - May 05 3:40 pm
- 4:30 pm
Timbie, J.
SEM 694
1/08 - 5/05
Independent Study (3 cr.) 
01 
  Jan 08 - May 05 TBA
Butts, A.
SEM 698A
1/08 - 5/05
Master's Comprehensive Examination (w/Classes) (0 cr.) 
01 
TBA
SEM 698B
1/08 - 5/05
Master's Comprehensive Examination (w/o Classes) (1 cr.) 
01 
TBA
SEM 703
1/08 - 5/05
History of the Christian Near East (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Jan 08 - May 05 2:10 pm
- 3:25 pm
Butts, A.
SEM 706
1/08 - 5/05
Northwest Semitic Inscriptions (3 cr.) 
01 
Thurs   Jan 08 - May 05 2:10 pm
- 4:40 pm
Cook, E.
SEM 708
1/08 - 5/05
Ugaritic Grammar and Texts (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues   Jan 08 - May 05 2:10 pm
- 4:40 pm
TBA
SEM 712
1/08 - 5/05
Biblical Hebrew Poetry II (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Jan 08 - May 05 11:10 am
- 12:25 pm
TBA
SEM 724
1/08 - 5/05
Aramaic Dialects (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Jan 08 - May 05 2:10 pm
- 3:25 pm
Cook, E.
SEM 762
1/08 - 5/05
Reading of Akkadian Texts (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Jan 08 - May 05 3:40 pm
- 4:55 pm
TBA
SEM 782
1/08 - 5/05
Readings in Coptic (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues Thurs   Jan 08 - May 05 3:40 pm
- 4:55 pm
TBA
SEM 996
1/08 - 5/05
Doctoral Dissertation Research (1 cr.) 
01 
  Jan 08 - May 05 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 998A
1/08 - 5/05
Doctoral Comprehensive Examination (w/Classes) (0 cr.) 
01 
TBA
SEM 998B
1/08 - 5/05
Doctoral Comprehensive Examination (w/o Classes) (1 cr.) 
01 
TBA