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Six Year Alim Program

Our Alim Program is a six-year, post-secondary program designed to train our students into the classical Islamic sciences. The course is based on a traditional curriculum of study, covering a wide array of subjects such as:


  • Arabic Grammar (Syntax and Morphology)

  • Arabic Literature (Speech, Composition, and Rhetoric)

  • Logic (Mantiq)

  • Islamic Theology (‘Aqidah)

  • Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh)

  • Fiqh (Jurisprudence)

  • ‘Ulum Al-Hadith (Sciences of Hadith Interpretation)

  • Hadith (Prophetic Traditions)

  • Usul al-Tafsir (Principles of Exegesis)

  • Tafsir al-Qur’an (Exegesis)

  • Sirah (Prophetic Biography)