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HIST 3550 - Islam: Religion, Politics and Society

This course will introduce students to the study of Islam by taking up the question of the relationship of Islam, politics and society in the contemporary world.  It will focus on the challenges that Islam faced from the West in the last 200 years, “The Shock of Modernity”, and their transformative impact on Islam as a faith, society and ideology, including its use as a force in politics by radical Islamist groups today.

Credits: 3

Prereq: ENGL 1105 or ENGL 1107
Lecture hours: 3
General Education Program Course GEP (WI)