Course Code: RELS353 Course ID: 3135 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course is an introduction to Islam - and its associated civilization - through readings, case studies, projects, and interaction within the classroom. Course content will examine the people and nations that practice this fascinating religion.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|04/26/21 - 10/01/21||10/04/21 - 11/28/21||Fall 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
CO1: Identify preconceived notions Americans have of Islam.
CO2: Compare and contrast the history, essential tenets, and central practices of Islam to Judaism and Christianity
CO3: Evaluate the impact Muhammad (PBUH) had on Islam and identify the Five Pillars of Islamic faith.
CO4: Evaluate what the Qur'an says about tolerance, People of the Book, women's roles, and morals.
CO5: Distinguish how the hadiths and Islamic Law differ and interpret different aspects of jihad in Islam.
CO6: Explain the split in Islam into the two major sects – Sunni and Shi’a – and its modern manifestations in Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, and elsewhere
CO7: Examine the current state of Islam and aspects of radical Islam.
CO8: Assess the relationship between Islam and the West.
|Book Title:||What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam, 2nd ed.- E-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Publication Info:||Oxford University Press|
|Author:||Esposito, John L.|
|Book Title:||To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
|Book Title:||Islam Today: An Introduction - e-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Book Title:||The Qur'an - e-book available in the APUS Online Library|
Not current for future courses.