Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of all Core coursework (102 credit hours), including two summer internships.
  • Maintenance of an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.5 scale throughout the program.
  • Intermediate level of competency in Classical Arabic.
  • Passing of a Qur’an recitation (tajwīd) and memorization (ḥifẓ) exam, demonstrating the ability to recite at least 3 thirtieth portions (juza) from memory.
  • Passing of an exit exam and interview, including an assessment of moral character, comportment, religious integrity, and readiness for service and leadership.

Graduation with Distinction Requirements

  • Completion of all Core and Distinction coursework (120 credit hours), including two summer internships.
  • Maintenance of an overall cumulative GPA of 3.7/4.5 scale throughout the program.
  • Intermediate level of competency in Classical Arabic.
  • Passing of a Qur’an recitation (tajwīd) and memorization (ḥifẓ) exam, demonstrating the ability to recite at least 3 thirtieth portions (juza) from memory.
  • Passing of an exit exam and interview, including an assessment of moral character, comportment, religious integrity, and readiness for service and leadership.