The Islamic Essentials Certificate is a unique one year course designed for students and professionals, taught on the weekends by Dr. Moiz Hasan. This course is principally designed for students who wish to acquire basic knowledge obligatory for a Muslim, without learning Arabic, and who can contribute a time commitment of about 3 to 4 hours per week. 


Starting June 2022

Days: Saturday & Sunday (Weekends only)

Time: 9 AM – 11 AM PK time

Annual Exam: June 2024

Certificate will be awarded to students to successfully complete the one year course

course outline

1. Tafsir of the Qur’an & Tajweed
Translation and Commentary of the Entire Qur’anA detailed and inspiring commentary of selections of the Qur’an with an emphasis on highlighting lessons that are relevant to our daily life.
TajweedPerfecting Tajweed through Qawaid
The Sources & Methodology of InterpretationIntroduction to the field of Qur’anic Sciences; The Sources & Methodology for Interpretation of the Qur’an; Compilation of the Qur’an; Types & Causes of Revelation
2. Hadith
Introduction to the Science of HadithIntroduction to the Science of Hadith Studies; Classifications of Hadith; Methodology & Terminologies used in Hadith
Explanation of the sayings of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) in Zad al-Talibin (Provisions for the Seekers).This classic collection of 327 hadith contains many short sayings that express a multitude of meanings, and is ultimately meant to provide today’s Muslims a glimpse at the charisma of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and a roadmap with which to achieve closeness with Allah.
3. Islamic Law
Historical Development of Islamic LawThis course will examine the sources of Islamic law, its basic methodologies and the foundation of the legal schools through a historical analysis of the classical era.
Islamic Law IIslamic Legal Rulings pertaining to Ritual Purification, Menstruation, Salah, Zakah, Fasting and Udhiya (Sacrifice) through Nur al-Idah (a classical text on sacred law).
4. Contemporary Issues
Islamic Banking & FinanceThis course will offer students an opportunity to understand the fundamental principles of Islamic Banking & Finance
5. Personal Development
Islamic Spirituality EssentialsIntroduction to the Science of Islamic Spirituality based on the Qur’an and Sunnah
Diseases of the HeartSymptoms & Cures of Diseases of the Heart: Anger, Jealousy, Hatred, Greed, Malice, Unlawful Love, Arrogance
Stations of CertaintyRepentance, Patience, Gratitude, Hope, Fear, Trust in Allah swt, Contentment
Islamic Etiquette & ConductSelections from Imam Bukhari (rah)’s Al-Adab Al-Mufrad