Course Title : Islam Ethics
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Credits ECTS
ISC 115-1 A -1 2 0 0 2.00 5
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Description This course explains various topics of Islamic morality which encourage the student in his formation and in his contribution to contemporary society.
Objectives -Addressing the personal traits that a moral person should possess. -To learn the obligations that a person has towards family, relatives and society.
Course Outline
1Morality, Definition and Its Objectives. This lecture will provide general definitions regarding the terms that will be used in the subject Basics of Islamic Morality. Terms such as morality, morality, etiquette, ethics, good manners, the difference between the terms halk and huluk.
2Characteristics of the ideal man / perfect man: this week will address such topics which contribute to students being trained in the possession of the treatment of personal qualities that a moral man should possess. To be an ideal example for the society where they live and beyond.
3Will, good intention, sincerity: one of the most discussed issues regarding man as a creature is his will, desire or ability to choose good or evil, right or wrong. As such, it is very important that he combines this will with his faith in order to be able to use it according to Islamic ethics and morals.
4Repentance and asking for forgiveness (Teube and istigfar): The terms Teube and istigfar are among the most familiar to the believer and among the most important as well. Therefore in this lecture we will dwell in detail on these terms aiming for the student to benefit from their religious perception.
5The middle way, justice and the right way: Islam is the representation of the middle way. In this lecture we will dwell on the term "tarikul mustekim" the middle street which is the whole epicenter of Islam.
6Courage, bravery and sacrifice: among the morals of the believer are the courage, bravery and sacrifice which he reveals from himself to be a useful believer for the whole society. This will be treated in general terms around: "shexhaa", "batal" "ithar".
7Forgiveness, tolerance: among the important issues are forgiveness and tolerance even in the moments when we are able to take revenge for the injustices or mistakes that have been done to us. For this reason we will elaborate and analyze the life of the Prophet Muhammad in terms of being tolerant and forgiving towards others.
8Mid Term exam
9Iman (Faith) and yakin: faith is the main issue for an individual. It is the duty of every believer to seek different paths in order to strengthen his faith. For this reason we will discuss some key terms such as "hakkal yakin", "ajnal yakin", iman, etc.
10Surrender, reliance on Allah and tafuz: the main terms in this lecture will be "tuslim", "muslim" tufiz, tawakkul, which will give us a different perspective on the relationship with God.
11Generosity and ithâr: among the main characteristics of the believer are generosity, self-sacrifice and generosity. In this regard, the main terms are jud, jevad, ithar, etc.
12Family relationships and kindness to parents: Among the most important in Islam are kinship and kindness to parents. In this regard we will analyze the prophetic sayings and Qur'anic verses which clearly show us the value and weight they carry.
13Social morality, relationships with neighbors and greeting: Among the important issues that become the cause of gaining God's pleasure are also social morality, relationships with neighbors and peaceful greeting with people. In this regard we will analyze the prophetic hadiths which tell us about this truth.
14Professional morality, ihsan and justice: justice is one of the divine attributes that Allah desires for people as well. It therefore urges them to be upright and faithful on the surface of the earth.
15Thanksgiving: One should be thankful in every situation and for everything. By analyzing the various hadiths and verses we hope to present to the students a clearer view on the importance of this morality.
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students will be trained to possess the treatment of personal qualities that a moral person should possess.
2Students will be accustomed to the obligations that a person has towards family, relatives and society.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade50
Contribution of final examination to overall grade50
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16232
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14228
Assignments 020
Midterms 13232
Final examination 13434
Other 000
Total Work Load 126
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5.04

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