Catalogue 2012 - 2013

HIST 365 The Rise of Islam and the Caliphates: 500-1500

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

Junior standing.

Course Description

This course examines the origins of the Islamic religion. Topics will include pre-Islamic Arabia, the life of Muhammad, and the rise and fall of the Rashidun, Umayyad, and Abbasid Caliphates.