TRAINING COURSE

 

Definition:

The MA Islamic Sects is a specialized program aiming at teaching subjects such as theology, jurisprudence and mysticism in the major Islamic sects. Students will receive MA in Islamic Sects after successful completion of the program.

Program Aims:

  • Instructing lecturer for BA programs in the field of Islamic Sects

  • Training researcher in relevant subjects

  • Developing the students ability in answering the doubts raised by the different Islamic sects

  • Learning the common grounds between Islamic sects against the oppositions.

  • Developing the skills used in discussions and dialogue

  • Having attention to the students’ regional needs

  • Training disseminator

Importance and Necessity:

Having the knowledge of Islamic sects is important because:

Knowing about the viewpoints of Islamic sects and being informed about how they solve the ideological issues and their analysis and reasoning for their solutions can help other religions. The criticisms directed to the sects will then be academic and the false viewpoints regarding the Islamic sects will be eliminated.

Role and effectiveness:

The graduates of the program with their knowledge of Islamic sects will be able to work in academic institutions as effective researchers in the area of Islamic sects. Since they have a deep understanding of sects they can take effective steps in creating cohesion and unity of Islam world and eliminate many of the misunderstandings among Islamic sects.

Program Structure:

  • There are a total of 64 credits studied over 5 semesters.

  • The theoretical and practical credits are 16 and 32 hours respectively.

  • Participants must submit a dissertation counting for 4 credits.

Course Unit Tables:

 

No.

Course Units

Credit rating

Total hours

Theoretical

Practical

Pre-requisite

Notes

1.

Jurisprudence (1)

3

48

48

 

 

 

2.

Jurisprudence (2)

2

32

32

 

Jurisprudence (1)

 

3.

Jurisprudence (3)

2

32

32

 

Jurisprudence (2)

 

4.

Principles of Islamic Law

3

48

48

 

 

 

5.

Quranic Teachings (1)

2

32

32

 

 

 

6.

Quranic Teachings (2)

2

32

32

 

Quranic Teachings (1)

 

7.

Islamic Theology

2

32

32

 

 

The text of ‘Sharh-e Tajrid (Elahiyyat Section)

8.

History of Imamiyyeh Theology

3

48

48

 

 

 

9.

Salafiyyeh and Wahabism

3

48

48

 

 

 

10.

Islamic Philosophy (1)

2

32

32

 

 

*

11.

Islamic Philosophy (2)

2

32

32

 

Islamic Philosophy (1)

*

12.

Arabic Literature (1)

2

64

 

64

 

*

13.

Arabic Literature (2)

2

64

 

64

Arabic Literature (1)

*

14.

Psychology

1

16

16

 

 

*

15.

Sociology

1

16

16

 

 

*

16.

Geography of World of Islam

2

32

32

 

 

*

17.

History of Islam

2

32

32

 

 

*

18.

Commentary of the Quran

2

32

32

 

 

*

19.

Analysis of the West Viewpoints regarding Social Issues

2

32

32

 

 

*

20.

Educational and Cultural Management

1

16

16

 

 

*

21.

Methods of Dissemination in Contemporary World

1

16

16

 

 

*

22.

Politics

2

32

32

 

 

*

23.

Islamic Teaching and Training

2

32

32

 

 

*

24.

Jurisprudential Sects (1)

2

32

32

 

 

*

25.

Jurisprudential Sects (2)

2

32

32

 

Jurisprudential Sects (1)

*

26.

Research Method

2

48

16

32

 

*

27.

Regional Needs

2

32

32

 

 

*

 

Total

54

944

786

160

 

 

 

b. Specialized Course Units (Islamic Sects):

 

No.

Course Units

Credit rating

Total hours

Theoretical

Practical

Pre-requisite

Notes

1.

History and Beliefs of Esma’iliyeh

2

32

32

 

 

 

2.

History and Beliefs of Zeydiyeh

2

32

32

 

 

 

3.

Mo’tazele

2

32

32

 

 

According to new Motazele in the world of Islam

4.

Asha’ere

2

32

32

 

 

 

5.

Matridiye

2

32

32

 

 

 

6.

The Series of Mysticism and Sufism

2

32

32

 

 

 

7.

Comparative Theology (1)

2

32

32

 

 

 

8.

Comparative Theology (2)

2

32

32

 

Comparative Theology (1)

 

9.

Islamic Theoretical Mysticism

2

32

32

 

 

 

10.

Contemporary Intellectual Currents in the World of Islam (1)

2

32

32

 

 

 

11.

Contemporary Intellectual Currents in the World of Islam (2)

2

32

32

 

Contemporary Intellectual Currents in the World of Islam (1)

 

12.

Advance Foreign Language

4

64

64

 

 

English Language

13.

Principles of the Viewpoints regarding Religious Cohesion

2

32

32

 

 

 

14.

Dissertation

4

128

 

128

 

 

 

Total

2

32

32

 

 

 

 




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