Fall 2020

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.

Term Start: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020
Term End: Friday, Dec. 18, 2020
Final Exams: Dec. 14-18, 2020

Due to COVID-19, all courses are offered in a fully online format.

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 Online Meetings
Curriculum Design, Development and Integration (LMB411) Karima Alavi Sundays/Wednesdays
4:00 – 7:00pm CT
Care and Counseling for Bereavement (LMB334) Najah Bazzy Wednesdays
11:00am – 3:00pm CT
Islamic Law and Legal Theory (TEB453) Asifa Quraishi-Landes Mondays
7:00 – 9:00pm CT
Muslim Spirituality Among the Religions of the World (RHB418) Ozgur Koca Wednesdays
7:00 – 9:30pm CT
Homo Islamicus: Explaining Human History from an Islamic Perspective (TEB452) R. David Coolidge Wednesdays
5:00 – 7:30pm CT
Contemporary Islamic Thought (TEB405) Hamid Mavani Sundays
11am-3pm CT
Intermediate Arabic 2A (RHB456) Mahbuba Hammad Thursdays
7:00 – 10:00pm CT
Advanced Arabic 3A (RHB457) Mahbuba Hammad Thursdays
7:00 – 10:00pm CT
MA/STM Thesis Seminar (TEC595) for May 2021 graduates Bo Myung Seo & Munir Shaikh selected Mondays
6:00 – 7:00pm CT

Audit a course as a Community Member

Community members can audit a Bayan course. While no academic credit is earned and no official grade/transcript is provided, auditors gain access to the course materials in the Canvas LMS, can participate in online meetings with faculty and enrolled graduate students in Zoom, and can complete assignments.