The Catholic University of America

Course Schedule
for Semitics

Graduate Courses

Summer 2018 Courses | Fall Semester 2018

Summer 2018 Courses

Course Sec Day Time Instructor
SEM 533
5/14 - 6/16
Session 15
Basic Syriac (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   May 14 - Jun 16 3:00 pm
- 5:30 pm
Blanchard, M.
SEM 631
6/25 - 7/28
Session 25
Syriac Literature (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Jun 25 - Jul 28 5:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
Blanchard, M.
SEM 683
5/14 - 6/23
Session 16
Basic Coptic (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues Thurs   May 14 - Jun 23 10:00 am
- 1:20 pm
Timbie, J.
SEM 684
5/14 - 6/16
Session 15
Readings in Coptic (2 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   May 14 - Jun 16 10:00 am
- 12:30 pm
Timbie, J.
SEM 698B
6/25 - 8/04
Session 26
Master's Comprehensive Examination (w/o Classes) (1 cr.) 
01 
  Jun 25 - Aug 04 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 803
5/14 - 6/23
Session 16
Introduction to Classical Armenian I (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues Thurs   May 14 - Jun 23 4:00 pm
- 7:10 pm
Blanchard, M.
SEM 804
6/25 - 8/04
Session 26
Introduction to Classical Armenian (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues Thurs   Jun 25 - Aug 04 4:00 pm
- 7:10 pm
Blanchard, M.
SEM 998A
6/25 - 8/04
Session 26
Doctoral Comprehensive Examination (w/Classes) (0 cr.) 
01 
  Jun 25 - Aug 04 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 998B
6/25 - 8/04
Session 26
Doctoral Comprehensive Examination (w/o Classes) (1 cr.) 
01 
  Jun 25 - Aug 04 TBA
Cook, E.


Fall Semester 2018

Course Sec Day Time Instructor
SEM 511
8/27 - 12/15
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Aug 27 - Dec 15 9:40 am
- 10:30 am
Johnson, C.
SEM 521
8/27 - 12/15
Introduction to Aramaic (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Aug 27 - Dec 15 2:10 pm
- 3:25 pm
Cook, E.
SEM 531
8/27 - 12/15
Introduction to Syriac I (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Aug 27 - Dec 15 12:40 pm
- 1:30 pm
Blanchard, M.
SEM 541
8/27 - 12/15
Introduction to Arabic (4 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Aug 27 - Dec 15 9:40 am
- 10:30 am
Talia, S.
SEM 545
8/27 - 12/15
Arabic Literature I (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues Thurs   Aug 27 - Dec 15 8:10 am
- 9:25 am
Talia, S.
SEM 611
8/27 - 12/15
Biblical Hebrew Prose I (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Aug 27 - Dec 15 11:10 am
- 12:25 pm
Cook, E.
SEM 631
8/27 - 12/15
Syriac Literature (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Aug 27 - Dec 15 3:40 pm
- 4:55 pm
Butts, A.
SEM 651
8/27 - 12/15
Readings in Classical Ethiopic (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Aug 27 - Dec 15 2:10 pm
- 3:25 pm
Butts, A.
SEM 681
8/27 - 12/15
Introduction to Coptic Studies (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed Fri   Aug 27 - Dec 15 3:40 pm
- 4:30 pm
Timbie, J.
SEM 694
8/27 - 12/15
Independent Study (3 cr.) 
01 
TBA
  02 
  Aug 27 - Dec 15 TBA
Talia, S.
SEM 698A
8/27 - 12/15
Master's Comprehensive Examination (w/Classes) (0 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 27 - Dec 15 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 698B
8/27 - 12/15
Master's Comprehensive Examination (w/o Classes) (1 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 27 - Dec 15 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 702
8/27 - 12/15
Ancient Israel in its Near Eastern Context (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Aug 27 - Dec 15 3:40 pm
- 4:55 pm
Gross, A.
SEM 713
8/27 - 12/15
Intertestamental Hebrew (Qumran) (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues   Aug 27 - Dec 15 2:10 pm
- 4:40 pm
Gross, A.
SEM 719
8/27 - 12/15
Historical Hebrew Grammar (3 cr.) 
01 
Thurs   Aug 27 - Dec 15 2:10 pm
- 4:40 pm
Cook, E.
SEM 741
8/27 - 12/15
Seminar in Arabic (3 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 27 - Dec 15 TBA
Talia, S.
SEM 743
8/27 - 12/15
Readings in Garshuni (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues Thurs   Aug 27 - Dec 15 9:40 am
- 10:55 am
Talia, S.
SEM 751
8/27 - 12/15
Old South Arabian (3 cr.) 
01 
Mon Wed   Aug 27 - Dec 15 11:10 am
- 12:25 pm
Butts, A.
SEM 781
8/27 - 12/15
Readings in Coptic (3 cr.) 
01 
Tues Thurs   Aug 27 - Dec 15 12:40 pm
- 1:55 pm
Timbie, J.
SEM 993
8/27 - 12/15
Directed Research (3 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 27 - Dec 15 TBA
TBA
  02 
  Aug 27 - Dec 15 TBA
Butts, A.
  03 
  Aug 27 - Dec 15 TBA
Cook, E.
SEM 996
8/27 - 12/15
Doctoral Dissertation Research (1 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 27 - Dec 15 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 998A
8/27 - 12/15
Doctoral Comprehensive Examination (w/Classes) (0 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 27 - Dec 15 TBA
Gross, A.
SEM 998B
8/27 - 12/15
Doctoral Comprehensive Examination (w/o Classes) (1 cr.) 
01 
  Aug 27 - Dec 15 TBA
Gross, A.