The Next SMU Course in Islamic Studies – Now Available:
The Islamic Seminary of America is pleased to announce our continuing collaboration with SMU, and the next course in Islamic Studies to be offered at the SMU Main Dallas Campus in the Fall of 2017:
Islam and the American Civil Rights Movement
Instructor: Omar Suleiman
SMU Main Dallas Campus
3 Master’s Credit Hours
Examines Islam and important Muslim figures that helped shape the Civil Rights Movement to include orthodox Islam, the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X, H. Rap Brown and other Muslims that played an important role in crafting both the theory and practice of black activism. Students will also explore the current role of Islam and Muslims in the discussion of black empowerment. This course may be applied to the following curricular field concentrations: human rights and social justice; humanities; American studies.
Click Here to Download Syllabus: islamicseminary.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/SOSC-7383-Islam-and-the-American-Civil-Rights-Movement_Fall-2017_Omar-Suleiman-1.docx
Apply directly via SMU Admissions: smu.edu/Simmons/AreasOfStudy/GLS/MLS/Admission
Examples of Additional Courses Offered in Upcoming Semesters:
The Islamic Civilization
Islamic Textual Criticism
Major Themes in Islamic Law
Human Rights in Islam
Terrorism, Torture, and International Law
The Impact of the Arab Spring on Israel and the Middle East
Islam, State and Society
Certificate of Advanced Study (18 Credit Hours) – For those who already have a master’s degree but are interested in pursuing a specific concentration in a specific curricular field only.
Master of Liberal Studies (36 Credit Hours) – For those who pursue the full degree program.
Non-Degree Option (3-6 Credit Hours) – For students wanting to try the program may take 1-2 courses. Credits can be applied to the Certificate or Master’s programs.