All courses take place over the entire semester, regardless of the format in which they are offered and when face-to-face instruction and/or online class meetings occur.
Semester Start: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019
Semester End: Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2019
Final Exams: Dec. 18-20, 2019
Bayan students may take courses that fulfill requirements from Bayan, CST, AJRCA, and the University of the West. Register for CST and Bayan courses in the Student Portal, and make note of the Add/Drop deadlines. Register at partner schools by contacting their registrars.
On-Campus Courses (weekly class meetings on campus)
|Muslim Spirituality Among the Religions of the World (BSF3037)||Ozgur Koca||Wed 1:00-3:50pm|
Fully Online Courses (no face-to-face class meetings)
These courses feature a combination of “asynchronous” (independent online work) and “synchronous” (scheduled live online meetings) learning.
|Intermediate Arabic 2A (BMU3009)||Staff||Online Meetings:
Tues/Thurs, 5:30-7pm PT weekly
|Advanced Arabic 3A (BMU3011)||Elijah Reynolds||Online Meetings:
|The Qur’an: Collection, Composition, and Teachings (BTS3000)||Joseph Lumbard||4 Online Meetings TBA|
|Bayan Integrative Seminar II (BIS3162 – 1 unit)
(this course is only for students who have taken BIS3161 and
have already completed at least 24 units in other courses)
Hybrid Intensive Courses
These courses feature a combination of face-to-face meetings on campus plus “asynchronous” online learning and a few live “synchronous” online meetings.
Note the following schedule, which includes required activities in addition to the indicated class session timings. Sessions A & B overlap on Saturday, Sept. 22.
|Date||Hybrid Program Activity|
|Sept. 3 (Tues)||Begin course readings and assignments per syllabus|
|Sept. 21 (Sat)||Students in Session A arrive for program|
|Sept. 22-27 (Sun-Fri)||Session A Daily class sessions (morning & afternoon) – see below|
|Sept. 27 (Fri)||Students in Session B arrive for program (if not already present)|
|Sept. 28 (Sat)||Bayan Luncheon Cruise for all students and faculty|
|Sept. 29 – Oct. 4 (Sun-Fri)||Session B Daily class sessions (morning & afternoon) – see below|
|Oct. 5 (Sat)||Students in Session B depart|
|Oct. 6 – Dec. 17||Complete course assignments and readings per syllabus|
|Dec. 18-20||Complete final exams/papers|
Face-to-face session A (Sept. 21-28 including Saturday programs):
|Islamic Leadership & Spirituality (BLA3106)||Walead Mosaad||Sun-Fri 8:00AM – 1:00PM|
|Effective Ethics in Negotiated Spaces (BES3110)||Jihad Brown||Sun-Fri 2:00PM – 7:00PM|
Face-to-face session B (Sept. 28 – Oct. 5 including Saturday programs):
|Non-Profit Leadership and Management (BLA3105)||Necva Ozgur||Sun-Fri 8:00AM – 1:00PM|
|Islam, Gender and Sexuality (BMU3140)||Sylvia Chan-Malik||Sun-Fri 2:00PM – 7:00PM|