Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Semantics Of Quran ILA 318 6 2 + 0 2 3
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ALİ KARATAŞ
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Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

Students will analyse the keywords of the Quran

Course Content

In this course, the semantic map and the keywords of Quran are examined by the help of semantics methods.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Define the semantics and demonstrate the subject and the aim of it Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Describe the meaning of Quranic Semantics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Apply the diachronic and synchronic semantics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Analyse the theory of semantics according to classical period philologists Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Explane the theory of semantics according to methodologists Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Evaluate the semantic structure of Koran Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Qur´anic semantic and its sources
2 The keywords of the semantics and semiology
3 Diachronic and synchronic semantic methods
4 The Qur´an as a linguistic text
5 The relationship between the meaning of subjects and the semantics
6 The theory of semantics of classical period philologists
7 The theory of semantics of methodologists
8 Comprasion of the classical period philologists and methodologists´s vision
9 Vucuh and nezair literature and Mukatil b. Süleyman
10 Ragıb el-İsfehani and his studies on semantics
11 Firuzabadi and his book Besair
12 The studies of T. Izutsu on Qur´anic semantics
13 The studies of T. Izutsu on Qur´anic semantics
14 General evaluation
Course Notes <p>Izutsu, Toshihiko, Allah and Humanity in Quran, Istanbul: Yeni Ufuklar Publishing.</p>
Course Resources

Aksan, Dogan, (1998): Every Direction Language, Ankara: TDK publications
Yılmaz, Hasan, (2007): Application of Semantic Analysis Method to Quran. Bursa: Kurav publications
Izutsu, (1991): Kuranda Religious and Moral Concepts. Istanbul: Pınar publications.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 S/he can recite the Quran properly and comment within the framework of scientific measurements. X
2 S/he has knowledge of Arabic language at the level of understanding classical and modern texts in the field of Theology and uses it in expressing himself/herself in oral and written communication. S/he acquires a solid knowledge of a Western European Language at least at the level of B 1 of the European Language Portfolio, using it to follow the information in the field of Theology and communicate with colleagues. X
3 S/he recognizes the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad and his physical and moral attributes and the historical process of the science of hadith, its methodology, problems, interpretation and its cultural value for the life of a Muslim. X
4 S/he can evaluate main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) which take place in classical and modern sources, comparing the Islamic law with other legal systems within the framework of comparative law. X
5 Evaluates the principles of Islamic faith and problems of Theology within the framework of reason and authentic sources using scientific methods. X
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in islamic world in the past and today. X
7 S/he has a satisfactory knowledge of the history, concepts, institutions, philosophy and main figures of Sufism. X
8 S/he uses the information obtained from Religious education history, religious and modern training methods in the field of religious education. X
9 S/he is able to evaluate Religion and religious issues philosophically, sociologically and psychologically. X
10 S/he has knowledge about non-Muslim religions at the level of comparing. X
11 S/he is able to evaluate issues related to the Islamic history, civilization and science with a critical point of view. X
12 S/he has general information about the Turkish-Islamic literature and arts.
13 S/he takes in consideration scientific, cultural and ethical values in interdisciplinary research and studies in the field of Religious Studies. X
14 S/he is able to use information and communication technologies at a level required in the field. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 2 2
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 78
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.12
dersAKTSKredisi 3