May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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SOSC 6392 - The Objectives and Principles of Islamic Law


Credits: 3

Utilizes legal, social, and historical perspectives to give students a comprehensive understanding of Islamic law in its various manifestations. Compares interpretative frameworks and methodologies and explores how the science of deriving law has evolved in contemporary contexts. Understanding how Islamic law operates provides students greater insight into the religion of Islam as a whole, the development of Islamic civilizations, and broader legal considerations when studying the Muslim world today. May be applied towards the following curricular field concentrations: human rights and social justice; humanities; global studies (non-Western); American studies; gender studies.



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