AQE302 ISLAMIC CREED II: MUSLIM SECTS: ORIGIN, BELIEFS AND DEVELOPMENT
This course focuses on Islamic Creed. Students cover the category of Tawheed (Oneness of God) in His Names & Attributes (Tawheed Al-Asmaa was-Sifaat). The significance of belief in revelation, Understanding belief in Divine Destiny, Signs of the Last Day and the Day of Resurrection, Status of the Prophet’s Companions, Obedience to Rulers, and Abandonment of Deviants.
Course Code: AQE302
Credit hours: 3
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
- Identify the major schools of thought and sects within Islam.
- Compare and contrast the fundamental beliefs and practices of different Muslim sects.
- Analyze the historical and social context of the development of different Muslim sects.
- Evaluate and critique different interpretations and approaches within Muslim sects.
- Discuss the relevance and significance of studying Muslim sects in contemporary times.
- Develop research skills by engaging with primary and secondary sources in the study of Muslim sects.
- Critically reflect on the impact of Muslim sects on Islamic theology and practice.
- Use learning resources for researching and completing assignments.
- Integrate course content with other learning and experiences to promote life-long learning.
- Apply course content to the student’s Islamic faith development and practice