Islamic Studies

Curriculum Objectives:

  1. To learn to glorify and adore Allah and love His prophets, to love whatever and whomever Allah and His Messenger Muhammad (Peace be upon him) love, to dislike whatever and whomever they dislike, and to willingly behave in a way pleasing to Allah.
  2. To develop an attitude of total submission to Allah’s divine revelation and to discern the validity of teachings, practices, and/or cultural adaptations through proper research and comparison with authentic sources, namely Qur’an and Sunnah.
  3. To understand that Islam is a comprehensive, balanced and perfect way of life; to learn the foundational Islamic beliefs, ideals, ethics, obligations, injunctions, and prohibitions; and to gain whatever knowledge is necessary to live a God-conscious life.
  4. To involve students in actively expressing their Islamic beliefs though their actions, to put Islam into practice in a balanced and moderate manner.
  5. To nurture the Islamic personality through a profound understanding of mankind’s purpose and place within all of Allah’s seen and unseen creation.
  6. To understand the characteristics and responsibilities of Islamic leadership, from personally enjoining good and forbidding evil, to ruling with compassion and justice as God’s deputy on earth, and to actively serve the Muslim community as well as the society at large.
  7. To develop a sense of genuine connectedness with the Muslim Ummah (world-wide community), appreciating its rich diversity and understanding the value of Islamic unity and brotherhood.