Jan 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

HUM 295-01 - Special Topic: Arabic Arts and Sciences Through History

4 credits (Fall)
This course invites students to explore the major historical developments and intellectual trends that shaped the development of arts and sciences among Muslims in the pre-modern time. Beginning with the rise of Islam, the course extends through the pre-modern time to sketch the growth of the political, social, and religious institutions that influenced the production of knowledge. The focus is on classical Islam, although the class approaches the period through contemporary feature and documentary films.

Prerequisite: Second-semester standing.
Note: Plus-2 option available. Foreign Language Option Available in Arabic for course only.
Instructor: Abdelfattah