Apr 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HI 312 - Introduction to the History of Islam


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

The course traces the history of Islam, beginning with the life of the Prophet Mohammad and the formative period, along with its medieval achievements and  modern situation.  Aspects of analysis include the historical development, social institutions, intellectual traditions, and religious system of Islam.  We will explore this history using a range of primary and secondary materials including religious texts, historic chronicles and works of fiction.