• 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • 89. Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • 110. Neo-Aramaic

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Grammar and reading of selected texts (folktales, homilies, songs) in modern Aramaic dialects of the Jews and Christians of Kurdistan.

  • 115. Syriac

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours. Morphology and syntax of Syriac language, introductory reading.

  • 130. Biblical Aramaic

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisites: Hebrew 102A, 102B, 102C. Grammar of biblical Aramaic and reading of texts.

  • 140A. Elementary Akkadian

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Elementary grammar and reading of texts in standard Babylonian.

  • 140B. Elementary Akkadian

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Elementary grammar and reading of texts in standard Babylonian.

  • 141. Advanced Akkadian

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Advanced Akkadian syntax and grammar; reading of Akkadian historical and literary texts. May be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 142. Akkadian Literary Texts

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Selected readings from Akkadian myths and epics, with introduction to historical tradition of works and their literary structure. May be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189. Advanced Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to undergraduate lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to upper division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 197. Individual Studies in Semitics

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, one hour. Limited to juniors/seniors. Individual intensive study, with scheduled meetings to be arranged between faculty member and student. Assigned reading and tangible evidence of mastery of subject matter required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 199. Directed Research or Senior Project in Semitics

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, one hour. Limited to juniors/seniors. Supervised individual research or investigation under guidance of faculty mentor. Culminating paper or project required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 210. Ancient Aramaic Dialects

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 130. Reading of surviving inscriptions and papyri. Texts include Old Aramaic inscriptions, Egyptian Aramaic texts, Qumran Aramaic, and Targumic Aramaic. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 215B. Syriac

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours. Morphology and syntax of Syriac language; readings in Syriac translation of Bible and Syriac literature. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 220A. Ugaritic

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours. Requisites: Hebrew 102A, 102B, 102C. Study of Ugaritic language and literature. S/U or letter grading.

  • 220B. Ugaritic

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours. Requisites: Hebrew 102A, 102B, 102C. Study of Ugaritic language and literature. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 225. Phoenician

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours. Requisites: Hebrew 102A, 102B, 102C. Study of Phoenician language and inscriptions. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 230. Seminar: Northwest Semitic Languages and Literatures

    Units: 4

    Seminar, two hours. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 240. Seminar: Akkadian Language

    Units: 4

    Seminar, two hours. Readings of texts from various dialects of Akkadian; selected problems in linguistic analysis of Akkadian dialects. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 240X. Seminar: Akkadian Language

    Units: 1

    Seminar, two hours. Readings of texts from various dialects of Akkadian; selected problems in linguistic analysis of Akkadian dialects. Course for students who participate regularly in class meetings but without the homework required in course 240. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 241. Seminar: Akkadian Literature

    Units: 4

    Seminar, two hours. Readings of texts from various Akkadian literary genres; selected problems in literary history and stylistic analysis. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 241X. Seminar: Akkadian Literature

    Units: 1

    Seminar, two hours. Readings of texts from various Akkadian literary genres; selected problems in literary history and stylistic analysis. Course for students who participate regularly in class meetings but without the homework required in course 241. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 280A. Seminar: Comparative Semitics

    Units: 4

    Seminar, two hours. S/U or letter grading.

  • 596. Directed Individual Study

    Units: 2 to 8

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 597. Examination Preparation

    Units: 2 to 8

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • 599. Ph.D. Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Units: 2 to 8

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.