Islamic Studies Masters degree
Just recieved this email, Hope someone can take advantage of it.
>Subject: Islamic studies degreeVirginia is
>Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 14:56:11 EDT
> >Please pass this along to anyone who might be interested in this
> >opportunity and to any appropriate listserves.
> >Master of Arts Degree in Islamic Studies
> >The Graduate School of Islamic and Social Sciences in Leesburg,
> >proud to announce a new intensive graduate degree in IslamicStudies. The
> >program offers the opportunity for students to complete a 36credit hour MA
> >degree in ten months of full-time study, beginning in the end ofSeptember
> >of each year. The program is designed for a cohort of studentswho attend
> >consecutive, accelerated courses in two-to-five week intervals.The
> >full-time program will also include an optional, intensiveClassical Arabic
> >program. Courses offered include:· Epistemology of Islam·Comparative
> >Religion and Civilization· Quranic Sciences: the Quran and itsExegesis·
> >Principles of Islamic Sciences· History of Islamic Sciences·Comparative
> >Methods in Fiqh· Textual Analysis of Quran and Hadith· Fiqh ofMuslim
> >Minorities· Islamic Conflict Mediation and Intervention· Womenand Gender
> >in the Quran· Islamic Economics· Islamic Counseling· TheologicalSchools of
> >Thought· Movements of Political Reform and Renewal· Prophethoodand
> >Politics· Islamic Social Systems· Introduction to Hadith· MuslimPresence
> >in North Americawill be
> >Applications are due at the end of July, and admission decisions
> >determined in August. Tuition waivers, financial aid and tenfellowship
> >stipends are available for the 2003-2004 academic year.contact the
> >For more information and to receive an application, please
> >school via phone at (703) 779-7477 or via e-mail at school@s...Drive, S.E.
> >The Graduate School of Islamic and Social Sciences 750-A Miller
> >Leesburg, VA 20175 phone(703) 779-7477 fax (703) 779-7999school@s...