Courses Catalogue

Introduction To Islam

COURSE CODE: IRE1103
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Definition and meaning of concepts Islam, faith, a Muslim and a believer (5 hours)

Sources of Islamic knowledge (8 hours)

Pillars of Islam, including Shahadah, salat, Zakat, Fasting and Hajji (8 hours)

Articles of Faith, including Shahadah, belief in God’s angels, books, prophets, Day of Judgment and predetermination (8 hours)

The foundation/revival of Islam (8 hours)

Selected misconceptions in Islam; Jihad concept, Jesus in Islam, Muslim relations with non-Muslims, the status of a woman in Islam, etc (8 hours)

TEACHING-LEARNING METHODS

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • In class discussions
  • Guided discovery

TEACHING-LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs,DVDs and Tapes