FALL 2019

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)

Title Faculty Day/Time
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.

Title Faculty Day/Time
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)
Munir Shaikh

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):

Title Faculty Day/Time
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):

Title Faculty Day/Time
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

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