Bachelor’s Degree in Islamic Education
This program aims to prepare qualified teachers to teach Islamic education in basic and post basic education. It is also concerned with the preservation of Islamic creed, Islamic laws, and moral principles and is designed to shape the enlightened Muslim who combines authenticity with contemporary. This is attained through studying the sciences of the Qur’an, Prophetic tradition (Hadith), theology, Islamic Law (Shari’a), Prophet’s biography, etc. The student also acquires the ability to teach these fields through educational courses (e.g. Curriculum and teaching methods, educational psychology, educational foundation, and teaching technology. These are complemented by field training at various basic and post-basic schools. Practical training is also done through available laboratory facilities, micro-teaching and practical education around the Sultanate of Oman. The program also aims to equip students with research skills and the use of modern technologies in the areas of interpretation, verification, and referencing. Admission requirements to the Islamic Education program is to obtain a minimum grade of (C) in Islamic culture, fundamental Arabic, and English subjects. The candidate is then interviewed to ascertain fluency in Arabic language and the candidate’s desire to study the specialization, and reflect the character of the teacher of Islamic education.
Students enrolled in this program must complete (125) credit hours distributed as follows:
- University requirements:(12 credit hours)
- Major requirements: (107 credit hours)
- Major electives:(6 credit hours)
The department of Islamic Education runs the following degree plans:
The department offers a range of courses. Below is a description of each course: