Required Core Courses
MZ200: Introduction to Muslim Studies
provides an overview of the aims, methods, and central issues in the
Muslim Studies field. In particular it will investigate the diversity
of contemporary Muslims, ideational currents that are influencing them,
and the major debates about Islamic identity.
MZ201/RE213: Religious Heritage of Islam
This course is an exploration of the origins, precepts, and historical development of Islam, one of the world’s major religions and multi-cultural civilizations. Attention will be given to the unity and diversity of religious beliefs and practices, the classical period of Islamic history, and issues facing Muslim communities in the modern era.