Aalim/Aalimah Course

The Aalim/ Aalimah course is a comprehensive study of the Islamic Sciences, the breadth of which includes expertise in:  Arabic grammar, Tajweed, Literature, Tafseer Al-Qur’an, Hadith, Islamic Law (Fiqh), and Islamic History. For a detailed overview of the curriculum please click this link: IIA 2018-2019 Curriculum

Courses are offered in a traditional environment with students spending approximately six hours per day receiving direct instruction from certified scholars. The coursework prepares students to become upright citizens with the aptitude to become Imams, school teachers, administrators of Islamic Institutions, academic researchers and writers.  Upon graduation, students may also choose to pursue specialized studies in Fiqh to become Mufti, Hadith to become Muhadith, Tafseer to become Mufassir, and/or other sciences.

FIRST YEAR:

  • Tajweed for Beginners
  • Al Fiqhul Al Muyassar Volume 1
  • Al Fiqhul Al Muyassar Volume 2
  • Allah kai Rasul (Series)
  • Lisaan-ul-Quran (Language of the Quran) Volume 1
  • Ten Lessons / Tasheel Un Nahw
  • Easy Eytmology
  • Ilm Us Sarf (Second Part)
  • Prophet of Mercy
  • Qasas Un Nabiyeen (Part 1 and Part 2)
  • Rawdatul Adab
  • Al-Qiraat Ar-Rashida v1
  • Arbaeen Imam Nawawi
  • The Beginning of Guidance

SECOND YEAR:

  • Al Jazariyyah
  • Mukhtasar al-Quduri (Worship)
  • Mukhtasar al-Quduri (Family)
  • History of Islam
  • Zaad Ut Talibeen (Provision for Seekers)
  • Ilm Us Seegah
  • Safwatul Masadir
  • Hidayat al-Nahw
  • Lisaan-ul-Quran (Language of the Quran) Volume 2
  • Zikr e Mubarak
  • Qasas Un Nabiyeen (Part 3 and Part 4)
  • Al-Qiraat Ar-Rashida v2
  • Sharah Miata Aamil

THIRD YEAR:

  • Translation of the Qur’an 1-15
  • Riyad al-Salihin
  • Al Aqeedah At Tahawiyya
  • Kanz al-Daqa’iq (Worship)
  • Kanz al-Daqa’iq (Family)
  • Usool As Shashi
  • Qasas Un Nabiyeen Part 5 (Seerah)
  • Sharah Ibn ‘Aqil
  • Duroos Al Balagah
  • Mirqaat
  • Nafhatul Arab
  • Usool Hadith

FOURTH YEAR:

  • Logic II
  • Persuasive Speech/ Rhetoric II
  • Textual Analysis Of The Qur’an II
  • Advanced Law
  • Public Speaking
  • Comparative Fiqh
  • Genesis Of Islamic Law II
  • Persuasive Dialogue/ Rhetoric II
  • Advanced Literature
  • Advanced Composition
  • Theology II
  • Principles Of Islamic Finance
  • Social And Family Law
  • Qur’anic Sciences And It’s Exegesis (Tafseer Al-Qur’an)

FIFTH YEAR:

  • Comparative Fiqh
  • Genesis Of Islamic Law III
  • Advanced Qur’anic Sciences And It’s Exegesis (Tafseer Al-Qur’an)
  • Tafseer Jalalayn
  • Advanced Textual Interpretation Of Hadith (Miskhat)

SIXTH YEAR:

This year is dedicated to advanced studies in Hadith, which includes over 1,000 hours of direct teacher instruction in the prominent Hadith collections:

  • Sahih Al-Bukhari: Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis
  • Sahih Al-Muslim: Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis
  • Sunan At-Tirmizhi: Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis
  • Sunan Abu Dawood:  Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis
  • Sunan Ibn Majah: Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis
  • Sunan Nisaee:  Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis
  • Muwatta Imam Malik:  Hadith Methodology, Readings, And Analysis