Foreign Languages Courses

GGL 211                                   Greek Essentials                                    3 hours

Students are introduced to Greek vocabulary, tools, and principles that will aid in the understanding of the New Testament.  It is intended for students who do not plan to take any additional Greek courses. (View Syllabus)

GGL 221                                 Elementary Greek                                   3 hours

This is a beginner’s course in the grammar, vocabulary, and sentence structure of New Testament Greek. The study includes drills on forms, accents, simple phrases and sentences.  (View Syllabus)

GGL 222                                Intermediate Greek                                 3 hours

A continuation of GGL221.

GGL 320                                    Greek Analysis                                     3 hours

A review of and further study of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary introduced in the pre-requisite first-year Greek courses.  Emphasis is given to the nuances of certain Greek constructions and synonyms, so the student begins to feel the joy of study of the Greek New Testament with the use of some of the modern helps designed to facilitate this skill.

GGL 322                                   Greek Exegesis                                     3 hours

Students hone their New Testament exegesis skills and receive practical experience in utilizing Greek tools for research and teaching/preaching purposes. Aspects of interpretation that the Greek language can bring are emphasized in the context of studying a NT epistle.

GGL 332                                  Greek Literature                                    3 hours

Students study ancient Greek documents utilizing the Greek language to enlighten the understanding of Biblical Greek. 

GGL 390                        Independent Studies in Greek                         3 hours

An opportunity for students to conduct independent research under the supervision of a faculty member.  A minimum of 45 hours of research for each hour of credit and a final paper or project are required for the course. 

GHL 341                               Elementary Hebrew                                 3 hours

A study of the fundamentals of the Hebrew language.  The Hebrew vocabulary and types of verbs are emphasized. The goal is to translate Biblical Hebrew, but students do some work from English to Hebrew. (View Syllabus.)

GHL 342                              Intermediate Hebrew                                3 hours

A continuation of GHL341.

GHL 343                                  Hebrew Exegesis                                   3 hours

Offered for advanced Hebrew students, providing an opportunity to apply the Hebrew language to the study of the Old Testament.

GHL 390                      Independent Studies in Hebrew                        3 hours

An opportunity for students to conduct independent research under the supervision of a faculty member.  A minimum of 45 hours of research for each hour of credit and a final paper or project are required for the course. 

GML 228                              Elementary Japanese                                 3 hours

Introduces students to speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills with an emphasis on oral communication.  Students study foundational grammar, master the Japanese writing systems of hiragana and katakana, and are introduced to basic kanji. The course text is supplemented with vocabulary that is encountered in a church setting. (View Syllabus)

GML 328                         Modern Language Elective                            3 hours

Using a combination of computer training and individual teaching, students are able to do independent study in a modern language of their choice, giving them advanced preparation for their future missions work.