Arab and Muslim History

Under Review

Program Requirements
  1. The completion of all University requirements, as specified in the Graduate Studies Academic Regulations.
  2. Knowledge of English language; students must take the English language test specified by the University. According to the results of this test, the need to register for the remedial course in English language (ENGC530) will be determined. Students are required to complete this course before the end of their third semester in the program, according to the academic regulations pertaining to remedial courses. 
  3. Completion of remedial courses required by the program.
  4. Completion of any other program requirements. (No less than 36 credit hours)
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1. Compulsory Courses: (15 credit hours)

Course No

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

AMHI630  

Methodologies of History

 

AMHI631

Sources of Muslim History

 

AMHI632  

Sources of the Modern History of the Arab World

 

AMHI633  

Political Theories and Movements in Muslim History

 

AMHI634

The West and Liberation Issues in the Modern Arab World

 

Note: All students are required to complete AMHI630 within the first 15 hours of their registration in the program.

 

2. Elective Courses: (15 credit hours)

Course No

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

AMHI635

Sources of the Modern and Contemporary History of Palestine 

 

AMHI730

Palestine and Political Changes in the Modern and Contemporary Periods

 

AMHI731

The Army and Military Structures in Muslim History

 

AMHI732

The Arabs under Ottoman Rule

 

AMHI733

Economic Systems in Muslim History

 

AMHI734 

Social History of the Modern Arab World

 

AMHI735

Egypt and Syria in Muslim History

 

AMHI736

Daily life in Muslim History

 

AMHI737

The Development of Scientific Thinking in Muslim History

 

AMHI738

Islam and Modernity

 

AMHI739

Special Topic

 

*Students can substitute three of the above mentioned elective courses with three courses from another graduate program, after the approval of the Program Council.

 

3. Track “A” or Track “B”:6 Credit Hours; Thesis or two Seminars

Track

Track Title

Track Number

Prerequisite(s)

Track A

Thesis

AMHI860

Complete no less than 12 credit hours from the program, including AMHI 631 and AMHI632

Track B

Seminars

 

AMHI830

AMHI831

 

4. Passing the Comprehensive Oral Exam