Associate of Islamic Studies


Associate of Islamic Studies aims to provide students with in-depth knowledge of the various disciplines of Islamic Studies. Students will study Islam from within its tradition and cover classical scholarly approaches, providing a grounded knowledge of the rich Islamic tradition and application of the Islamic disciplines. The course establishes expertise in Islamic Studies and prepares undergraduate students for further academic study. 


  • Provide broad-based knowledge and critical skills in the areas of Islamic theology, jurisprudence, Qur’anic exegesis, Prophetic traditions, history, contemporary and spiritual aspects of Islamic Studies;

  • Prepare individuals for leadership in serving the Muslim community

  • Provide access to tertiary level study in Islamic Studies by means of distance education and in class learning

  • Provide pathways for further learning at postgraduate and research higher degree levels.



Classes Start September 8, 2019 from 5:00  -  8:00 PM

Sundays at 5:00 - 8:00 PM and Tuesdays at 7:00 - 10:00 PM

Separate entrances for brothers and sisters are provided. 

Tuition: $250.00/Semester

Books and Registration Fee: $100.00

Financial Aid may be provided upon request. 


COURSE Outline

YEAR ONE (Tri-Semester)

Course Number    Course Name

SARF 101               Beginner Arabic Morphology I

ARB 099                Introduction to Arabic Grammar I

ARB 171                 Beginner Arabic ConversationaI

HDT 101                Introduction to Hadith

QRN 001               Tajwīd I (Semester)

QRN 191                Introduction to Quran Translation

FQH 101                Introduction to Islamic Jurisprudence

ARB 131                 Arabic Grammar Syntax I


YEAR TWO (Tri-Semester)

Course Number    Course Name

QRN 191                Quran Translation I

HDT 171                Hadith Comprehension I

HDT 103               Hadith Memorization I

ARB 131                Arabic Grammar II

ALT 130                Arabic Literature I

FQH 115               Islamic Jurisprudence II

ARB 141                Arabic Syntax II


YEAR THREE (Tri-Semester)

Course Number  Course Name

QRN 391             Quran Translation II

HDT 371              Principles of Hadith I

HDT 331              Hadith Comprehension II

ARB 301              Advance Arabic Morphology

ARB 331              Arabic Syntax III

ARB 341              Arabic Grammar III

ALT 330              Arabic Literature II

ISL 301               Islamic Theology

QRN 300            Advanced Study of Tafsir (Qur'anic Exegesis)

Register Now for the Fall 2019 Semester!

Register now and secure your spot for the Fall 2019 semester. Each Associate program class is limited to 30 seats, please register early to ensure you have a seat in our three-year associate program.

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