Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Islamic History I ILA 201 3 4 + 0 4 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses <p> Social Life in the Muhammad&#39;s Time</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ESRA ATMACA
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. SAİM YILMAZ, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi SERDAR ÖZDEMİR, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ESRA ATMACA,
Course Assistants

Assist. Prof. Dr. Saim YILMAZ, Assist. Dr. Serdar ÖZDEMİR


Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

Within the general history of the world, to learn the prophet Muhammad and its time by gaining comprehension of history, to obtain information about the history of the four rightly guided caliphs

Course Content

History of Arab before Islam prophet Muhammad’s life, personality and activities as a historical character, The period of the four rightly guided caliphs

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To summarize the previous history of mankind before Islam Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 To restate information about the history and culture of Arab before Islam Lecture, Question-Answer, Oral Exam,
3 To define information about the society in which prophet Muhammad lived Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 To recall important events of period of Mecca Lecture, Question-Answer, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 To recall important events of period of Madina Group Study, Brain Storming, Homework,
6 To express prophet Muhammad’s life, personality and contributions to the human history Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam,
7 To explain the problems emerged after the death of Prophet Muhammad and appointment procedures of the first four caliphs Group Study, Oral Exam, Homework,
8 To summarize the conquests succeeded in the period of the first four caliphs Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
9 To explain the Diwan Organization established in the period of Caliph Omar Lecture, Homework,
10 To explain and interpret the reasons for the murder of Caliph Othman and the phases of conflict between Caliph Ali and Muawiya Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
11 To demonstrate the capability of analysis and critique to understand historical incidents Question-Answer, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 A General View on Human History before Islam, Hidjaz, and Arabian Peninsula, and its surroundings before Islam
2 Genealogy, and the birth of Muhammad, and its childhood, His Youth and His Prophethood
3 Early years of Da’wah: Meccanian’s Reactions and Conflicts faced by the early muslims
4 Emigration to Ethiopia, Shı’b Abi-Talib and period of social boycott
5 Oath of Aqaba and Emigration to Madina
6 Social Formation in Madina
7 Relationships with Non-believers: Badr, Uhud, Handaq, Hudaybia, Umrat al-Qada
8 Relationships with Jews: Qaynuqa, Nadir, Qureyza, Haybair
9 Relationships with Byzantines: Muta, Tabuq
10 The spreading of Islam in Arabian Peninsula, The Last Pilgrimage, The Death of Prophet and His Personality
11 The problems emerged after the death of Prophet Muhammad and appointment procedures of the first caliph, and The Reign Abu Bakir and Umar
12 The Reign Usman and Ali
13 Period of the four rightly guided caliphs: Political History
14 Period of the four rightly guided caliphs: Socio-economic History
Course Notes <p> [1] Mağlus, Sami b. Abdullah (2013), Siyer Atlası, İstanbul: Siyer Yayınları&nbsp;</p>
Course Resources

[2] Hamidullah, Muhammed (2004): İslam Peygamberi, İstanbul: Beyan Yayınları.
[3] Lings, Martin (2004): Hz. Muhammed´in Hayatı, İstanbul: İnsan Yayınları
[4] Siret Ansiklopedisi (1996): İstanbul, İnkılab Yayınları.
[5] Hizmetli, Sabri (2001): İslam Tarihi: İlk Dönem, Ankara.
[6] Aycan, İrfan-Sarıçam, İbrahim (2002), Emeviler, İstanbul: Diyanet Vakfı Yayınları.
[7] Algül, Hüseyin (1997), İslam Tarihi, İstanbul: Gonca Yayınları.
[8] Hitti, Philip (1982): İslam Tarihi, İstanbul: İSAV Yayınları.
[9] Hodgson, Marshall (1995): İslam´ın Serüveni, İstanbul: İz Yayınları.
[10] Adem Apak(2013), İslam Tarihi, Ensar Yayınları.                                          [11] Sarıçam, İbrahim (2007): Hz. Muhammed ve Evrensel Mesajı, Ankara: Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığı Yayınları.

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.
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.
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. X
9 S/he is able to evaluate Religion and religious issues philosophically, sociologically and psychologically.
10 S/he has knowledge about non-Muslim religions at the level of comparing.
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. Ödev 20
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ara Sınav 60
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 4 4
Assignment 1 4 4
Oral Examination 1 4 4
Performance Task (Application) 16 1 16
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 134
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.36
dersAKTSKredisi 5