Spring 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: Monday, Feb. 3, 2020
Term End: Friday, May 13, 2020
Final Exams: May 14-15, 2020

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
Our Interfaith Heritage: Lessons from Medieval Spain (RHB4760) Munir Shaikh 4 Online Meetings TBA
Intermediate Arabic 2B (RHB4570) Staff 2 Online Meetings per week (Tues/Thurs)

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, March 21.

Date Hybrid Program Activity
Feb. 3 (Mon) Begin course readings and assignments per syllabus
March 14 (Sat) Students in Session A arrive
March 15-20 (Sun-Fri) Daily class meetings for Session A courses (8am-1pm / 2pm-7pm)
March 21 (Sat) Bayan Faculty-Student program / luncheon
March 22-27 (Sun-Fri) Daily class meetings for Session B courses (8am-1pm / 2pm-7pm)
March 28 – May 15 Complete assignments / Attend online meetings / Complete final paper

Session A (March 15-20):

Title Faculty Day/Time
Counseling Muslims (LMB479H) Hamada Altalib Sun-Fri 8:00AM – 1:00PM
Race, Culture and Identity Among Muslim Americans (LMB451H) Zareena Grewal Sun-Fri 2:00PM – 7:00PM
Fundraising Strategies for Religious Non-Profits (LMB478H) Shariq Siddiqui Sun-Fri 2:00PM – 7:00PM

Session B (Jan. 8-10):

Title Faculty Day/Time
Islamic Theology and Philosophy (TEB404H) Asad Ahmed Sun-Fri 8:00AM – 1:00PM
Community Organizing for Muslim and Interfaith Leaders (LMB485H) Rami Nashashibi Mon-Fri 2:00PM – 8:00PM

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