IOU Degrees Offered
- Bachelor of Arts in Islamic Studies (Standard BAIS )
This track consists of 48 courses. Students who have been granted a waiver for English or Computer will have to take one or more (equal to the number of courses waived) of the courses offered in the electives to complete the required 48 courses.
- Bachelor of Arts in Islamic Studies with a minor in a particular field.
This track consists of 54 courses. An additional group of electives will be required from the available electives depending on the minor the student wants his/her degree to be in. For example, a BAIS with a minor in aqeedah, means that all his/her electives are from the aqeedah group of elective courses. This has to be taken after completing all the BAIS core courses.
Note: Students can choose to do the standard BAIS consisting of 48 courses and take one or more electives from different fields, without choosing a minor.
View Available Electives
SEMESTER I CODE DESCRIPTION TAJ 101 Tajweed I AQD 101 Aqeedah I (Ibaadah) FQH 101 Fiqh I (Math’habs) ARB 100
Arabic I (Reading & Writing)
Arabic I (Grammar I)
CMP 101 Computer Studies ENG 101 English I
SEMESTER II CODE DESCRIPTION TAJ 102 Tajweed II AQD 102 Aqeedah II (Asmaa & Sifaat) FQH 102 Fiqh II (Ibaadaat) ARB 102 Arabic II (Grammar II) SER 101 Seerah I (Prophetic Biography) ENG 102 English II
SEMESTER III CODE DESCRIPTION TAF 101 Tafseer I: Uloom al-Quraan AQD 201 Aqeedah III (Tahaawiyyah) FQH 201 Fiqh III (Mu’aamalaat I) HAD 101 Hadeeth I: Terminology SER 102 Seerah II (Prophetic Biography) ARB 201 Arabic III (Grammar III)
SEMESTER IV CODE DESCRIPTION RMY 101 Research Methodology AQD 202 Aqeedah IV (Heresiology) FQH 202 Fiqh IV (Mu’aamalaat II) HAD 102 Hadeeth II (Forty Hadeeths) PSY 101 Islamic Psychology ARB 202 Arabic IV (Grammar IV)
SEMESTER V CODE DESCRIPTION TAF 201 Tafseer II (Soorah Yaaseen) AQD 301 Aqeedah V (Comparative I) FQH 301 Fiqh V (Usool al-Fiqh) BSA 101 Islamic Management DHD 101 Da’wah & Du’aat ARB 301 Arabic V (Grammar V)
SEMESTER VI CODE DESCRIPTION TAF 202 Tafseer III (Soorah al-Kahf) AQD 302 Aqeedah VI (Comparative II) FQH 302 Fiqh VII (Inheritance) HAD 201 Hadeeth III (Forty Hadeeths) PSY 102 Islamic Counselling ARB 302 Arabic VI (Grammar VI)
SEMESTER VII CODE DESCRIPTION HST 101 Islamic History I AQD 401 Aqeedah VII (Angels, Jinn & Humans) FQH 401 Fiqh VI (Maxims & Maqaasid) ECM 101 Islamic Economics I ARB 401 Arabic VII (Grammar VII) DHD 102 Contemporary Da’wah Movements
SEMESTER VIII CODE DESCRIPTION HST 102 Islamic History II FQH 402 Fiqh VIII (Criminal Law) EDU 101 Teaching Methodology CVN 101 Islamic Civilization 101 ARB 402 Arabic VIII (Grammar VIII) THS 400 BA Thesis