Respect Graduate School Presents


Spring Semester 2020

(January 11 – April 24, 2019)

Students who enroll to the Qur’an Certificate Program for the Spring 2020 Semester will take the following two courses:

Foundations of Qur’anic Arabic – II: Grammar

Foundations of Qur’anic Arabic II focuses on grammar (naw: grammar or the study of the sentence). Students will learn how the Arabic words function in a sentence. This course will enable the students to read and understand the Qur’an and classical texts. Through the course, the students will also be able to strengthen their knowledge of morphology they learned in Arabic I and to expand their vocabulary.


Professor: Dr. Halim Calis

Dates: January 16 – April 28, 2020

Days: Class meets every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday for 14 weeks! (*No Classes the week of March 4-9)

Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 – 10:00 AM EST; Saturdays 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST


Readings From The Qur’an

In this course, students will analyze Qur’anic texts on various subjects and in different linguistic styles under the tutelage of the instructor. The course then will give them the opportunity of (1) becoming familiar with the content of the Qur’an by directly engaging the Qur’anic text, and (2) putting their theoretical knowledge of the Arabic language into practice through the Qur’anic and classical Islamic texts.


Professor: Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy 

Dates: March 10 – April 21, 2020

Days: Class meets every every Tuesday for 7 Weeks

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM EST


Cost for 2 course package: $750

* Installment Payments are also available for Spring Semester 2019 here.

* Financial Aid Request Form here.

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