Graduate Certificate in Islamic Studies
The graduate certificate in Islamic studies provides valuable insight into the world of Islam—both Sunni and Shi'ite. The conflict between these two factions lies at the root of many contemporary issues in the Middle East and beyond. This turmoil has made the Islamic world a priority in foreign affairs, and knowledge of the faith's complex cultural intricacies is more important than ever. This certificate program guides professionals in related fields through critical aspects of Islam. Students graduate with the expertise needed to advance their careers and effectively navigate projects involving the Islamic world.
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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 12 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.
|REL 6401||Islamic Historiographies|
|REL 6402||Qur'an and Hadith|
|REL 6441||Islamic Law|
|REL 6460||Topics in the Study of Islam|
|Two additional courses chosen from an approved list in a variety if disciplines, most of which focus on Islam in the contemporary world|