In order to build qualified individuals and person to serve the community, society, and Da’awah organizations, it is required to create opportunities for local citizens and residents to further their educational careers, so that they contribute to implementing development plans. Moreover, the department of Foundations of Religion has qualified faculties, library, resources and all needed requirements to establish post-graduate programs and work towards development in the light of mission and vision of the university, and what serves the college of Sharia and Islamic Studies.
I. University requirements The university requirements courses, consisting of 24 credit hours, and their detailed description in the book’s dedicated pages. II. College requirements The college requirements courses, consisting of 18 credit hours, and their detailed description in the pages of the book designated for the college. III. Program requirements To obtain a bachelor’s degree, a student must pass 84 credit hours consisting of three groups as detailed below: a. Compulsory requirements This group includes 63 credit hours listed in the table below.
The College of Shari‘ah and Islamic Studies is one of the foremost colleges that rose to prominence with the establishment of the University of Sharjah in the year 1977. The College strives to actualize the general vision of the University of Sharjah in its goals i.e. to successfully combine tradition with the demands of modernity. It aims to do so with the co-operation of its team of specialist staff, with foundations based in knowledge and practical skills pertaining to the branches of the knowledge of the Shari‘ah. It aims to provide students with factual and practical knowledge and to enable them by these firm foundations and expertise to be professional teachers, researchers, judges, lawyers and successful advocates of the faith, able to independently research and be involved in community service.
The program aims at generating a generation of scholars in the area of Sharia and Islamic studies, those who sensitize the reality and provide solutions for the emerging issues with all flexibility of Islam and full consideration of Moderation, and balance. To produce experts who observe Islamic spirit of tolerance and respect of other cultures and religions in accordance with Islamic principles and guidelines.
Establishing the specialized scientific base in the field of Hadith and its sciences in the student.
Developing the students’ specialized intellectual skills and skills to meet the needs of the university and the role of science.
Enable the student to conduct research and studies in the modern and its sciences in a manner enriching knowledge in this specialty.
instilling the spirit of creativity and development of the student’s continuing professional knowledge, and enhancing his confidence in his heritage and civilization.
This program is a natural extension of the University of Sharjah’s mission to be a center of scientific, intellectual and cultural radiation at all levels of local, regional and global levels through its established functions in teaching, scientific research and community service. In the university.
The University of Sharjah is a comprehensive academic institution with a distinctive learning style and a global vision. It is a pioneer in academia, scientific research and the arts in the UAE and the GCC region. All programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Some programs such as Engineering, Communication, Science and Business have attained international accreditation.Read More