The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
36 credits, including 18 credits in required courses and 18 credits in pre-approved elective courses; students pursuing the degree with a concentration is Shi'ism take 18 credits in required core courses, 12 credits in required courses in the concentration, and 6 credits in elective courses.
All students must complete at least four semesters of Arabic, which do not count toward the 36 credits required for the program. Alternatively, students may demonstrate competence in Arabic through examination. Depending on their focus of study, students may also be asked to take courses in other languages, which do not count toward the degree. In rare instances, students may substitute another language for Arabic, such as Persian, Turkish, or Urdu, if their research focuses on texts composed in one of these languages.
|Code ||Title ||Credits |
|REL 6412||Shi'i Thought|
|REL 6413||Philosophy and Mysticism in the Shi'i World|
|REL 6420||Shi'i Political Thought|
|REL 6442||Principles of Shi'i Jurisprudence|