Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Islamic Studies In European Languages I ILA 439 7 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses <p>Absent</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Absent</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. FUAT AYDIN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants


Course Category
Course Objective

To introduce the religious (Islamic) texts in European languages and to make the students familiar with the Orientalist ideas

Course Content

Reading Orientalistic texts in a selected European language on a number of Islamic themes

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognize the related texts in the respective language Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 Employ the basic vocabulary of religious literature Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
3 Recognize the general style trait of texts Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
4 Employ the translation methods Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
5 Analyze the orientalistic religious texts Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
6 Analyze the texts on Islamic law in English Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 General introduction to the structure of the respective language
2 General introduction to the academic vobaulary of the respective language
3 Orientalist literature in the respective language
4 Orientalist literature in the respective language
5 Orientalism and the emergence of literary products on Islam in European languages
6 Reading and translating some texts
7 Reading and translating some texts
8 Mid-term exam
9 Reading and translating some texts
10 Reading and translating some texts
11 Reading and translating some texts
12 Reading and translating some texts
13 Reading and translating some texts
14 Reading and translating some texts
Course Notes <p>Yılmaz Hasdemir, Translation Methods, Alfa yay. 2005.</p>
Course Resources

Marshall G. S. Hodgson, The Venture of Islam, Londra 1974.
Imran Ahsan Nyazee, Islamic Jurisprudence, IIIT, 2000.

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.
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.
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.
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.
5 Evaluates the principles of Islamic faith and problems of Theology within the framework of reason and authentic sources using scientific methods.
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in islamic world in the past and today.
7 S/he has a satisfactory knowledge of the history, concepts, institutions, philosophy and main figures of Sufism.
8 S/he uses the information obtained from Religious education history, religious and modern training methods in the field of religious education.
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.
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.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 4 4
Final examination 1 6 6
Total Workload 115
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.6
dersAKTSKredisi 5