Master of Arts in the Field of Islamic Studies
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
36 credits, including 12 credits in required courses and 24 credits in pre-approved elective courses.
Prerequisite: a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and two years of Arabic language study (which may be taken early on in the coursework).
|REL 6401||Islamic Historiographies|
|REL 6402||Qur'an and Hadith|
|REL 6441||Islamic Law|
|REL 6460||Topics in the Study of Islam|
|REL 6998||Thesis Research|
|REL 6999||Thesis Research|
|6 additional courses chosen from a pre-approved list in a variety of disciplines, most of which should focus on Islam in the contemporary world.|
|A concentration in Hinduism and Islam is available through GW's participation in the Consortium of Universities.|
Depending on their focus of study, students may be asked to take courses in other languages; language courses will not count toward the degree.
See departmental website for a full program description.