Islamic Studies Major

Description: A program that focuses on Islam as preached by the Prophet Muhammad in 6th century Arabia and subsequently interpreted and elaborated by Islamic scholars and others; together with the cultural and social milieu related to the faith in various periods, localities, and branches. Includes instruction in Islamic scripture and related written authorities and commentaries Is Islamic Studies the right major for you?
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Islamic Studies Major

What Courses Do Islamic Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Islamic Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Ethics
  • History
  • Islamic Law
  • Religious Studies
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