This site provides information using PDF, visit this link to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software.

REL-275 An Introduction to Islam

An Introduction to Islam is a comprehensive interdisciplinary introduction to Islam. In this course the word Islam is used in its broadest sense designating a religion, a civilization, a world culture, a human community, and a political entity. While the emphasis of this course is on the formative and classical phase of Islamic history, the course will move on a very wide canvas, covering the entire period from the rise of Islam in the 7th century down to the present day. The tools of analysis employed will be drawn from a multiplicity of disciplines: particularly from history, sociology, religious studies, and philosophy.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (REL-275-OL):
Jul 2020,  Aug 2020,  Sep 2020,  Oct 2020,  Dec 2020,  Feb 2021,  Apr 2021,  Jun 2021

Credits: 3

Preview the Online Syllabus new window
(Please visit the University bookstore to view the correct materials for each course by semester as the contents of the actual online syllabus may differ from the preview due to updates or revisions)