Kuliyah (Undergraduate Program)
Fiqh 04A- This course will cover the seminal text of the Maliki School, The Mukhtasar of Khalil. The text of Khalil covers all chapters in fiqh, and details the various opinions of the major scholars of the school. It is the most advanced text in the Maliki school in which there are numerous commentaries varying from small to voluminous. The commentary that will be used for this course will be the Sharh Kabir by Dirdir along with the hashiya of Dasuqi.
Arabic 04A- This course will cover the well-known text of Arabic Grammar known as The Alfiyya of Ibn Maalik. This is the most advanced text in grammar and ultimately covers all of what a student needs to grasp the whole of grammatical issues in the language. The commentary that will be used for this course is that of Ibn Aqeel.
Aqidah 04A- This course will introduce the nadthm of the famous “Umm Barahin” of Muhammad Sanusi. The nadthm is called “Mawahib al Qudoos” by Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba Mbacke. It is a dynamic versification of the original that is introduced here for the first time anywhere. The style and composition of this nadthm will aid the student in understanding and memorization. This course is in two parts.
Quran Science 04A- This course will introduce the student to the Sciences of the Quran. The text used for this course will be "Itqan fi Ulum al-Quran" by Jalal ad-Deen as-Suyuuti. This course will be in two parts.
Madih 04A- This course will cover the famous Qasida of Imam Busiri called the "Burda". The commentary used for this course will be "Al-Umdah fi Sharh al-Burda" by Shaykhul Islam Ahmad Ibn Hajar al-Haytami.
Fiqh 04B- Mukhtasar Khalil (part 2)
Arabic 04B- This course will cover the famous text in the science Sarf by the shaykh of the Grammarians, Ibn Maalik entitled Laamiyatul Af’aal. The student here will further become grounded in verb morphology and its applications.
Aqidah 04B- Mawahib al Qudoos part 2…see previous course description.
Quran Science 04B- part 2....see previous course description.
Madih 04B- This course will continue the students engagement in Madih with another qasida by Imam Busiri entitled the "Hamziyya". The text for this course will "Manahul Makkiyya fi Sharh Hamziyya" by Shaykhul Islam Ahmad ibn Hajar al-Haytami.
Fiqh 05A- Review of Mukhtasar Khalil
Arabic 05A-Review of Alfiyya Ibn Maalik
Aqidah 05A- This course will cover the text of the well-known scholar of Mauritania, Ibn Buna entitled Kifiyatul Waseelah. The commentary used for this course will be that of the living Wali of Allah Shaykh Muhammad Hassan al-Khadim ash-Shanquitti. The student here will advance a degree in their knowledge of the details of Islamic Theology and serve as a primer to the final text, The Idaa’tul Djunna. This course is in two setions. Part 1
Hadith Science 05A- This course is a deeper study into the Science of Hadith. The text used for this course will be the nadthm "Alfiyyatul Iraaqi fi Ulum al-Hadith" with its commentary by Imam Jalaludeen al-Suyuti. This text is an excellent study for the acquisition of knowledge of this particular science. This course is in two parts.
Adab 05A- This will engage the student in the science of Balagha. The text used for this course will be "Laamiyyatul Arab" by Shams ibn Maalik al Azdi. This text will enhance the students love for the beauty of the Arabic Language.
Fiqh 05B- Review Mukhtasar al-Khalil
Arabic 05B- Review of Alfiyya(Ibn Maalik)
Aqidah 05B(part 2)… see previous course description.
Hadith Science 05B- part 2.... see previous course description.
Adab 05B- part 2....see previous course description