Islamic Studies Diploma Program

Our Islamic Studies Diploma program features eight courses spread out for the duration of one year. Students cover the subjects of belief, law, the sciences of the Qur’an, hadith, and Arabic grammar at an introductory level. The program is ideal for anyone beginning his or her path of seeking knowledge, and will provide, with the permission of Allah, a firm grounding in basic Islamic literacy.

Curriculum:

First Term

  • Theology (العقيدة): Jawharat al-Tawḥīd (جوهرة التوحيد)
  • Devotional Law I (فقه العبادات ١):
    • al-Shāfi’ī: The Accessible Conspectus/Fatḥ al-Qarīb (فتح القريب)

Second Term

  • Devotional Law II (فقه العبادات ٢)
  • Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’an (المدخل الى علوم القرآن):  The First Introduction from al-Tashīl li ʿUlūm al-Tanzīl (المقدمة الأولى من التسهيل لعلوم التنزيل)

Third Term

  • Transactions & Family Law (فقه المعاملات و المناكحات)
  • The 40 Hadith of Imam al-Nawawī (الأربعون النووية)

Fourth Term

  • Criminal Law (فقه الجنايات)
  • Intro to Arabic (المدخل الى العربي): al-Tuḥfat al-Saniyyah (التحفة السنية)

 

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