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REL 220. Introduction to Islam

Credits: 3
Department: Religious Studies
Description: Islamic faith, practice, and scripture. Exploration and analysis of the Qur’an and Hadith literature, the historical development of Islam, and contemporary Islam in global context.
Semester Offered: Odd Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe and analyze Islamic texts using various methods of interpretation.
2. Identify and explain core Islamic teachings.
3. Identify, describe, and compare major movements and diversity within Islam.
4. Explain and analyze core Islamic religious practices.
5. Examine and discuss contemporary issues related to Islam in both North American and global contexts.

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