Tafsir Juzu' 'Amma

Course Category: Tafsir | Level 2 Course

Course Code: TAF 201

Instructor: Anse Dahlia Kasswani

Duration: 14 weeks

Course Dates: September 13 - December 17, 2023

Day: Wednsedays

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am CST

Daylight savings time will end in the United States on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour later starting November 5.

Course Description: 

In this course, students will take a journey with the Quran, gain deeper understandings of its words and derive lessons from Allah's (swt) words. Students will gain an understanding of the surahs within Juzuʾ ʿAmma including the themes of the surahs, the reasons of revelation, lessons derived from them and linguistic background of specific words and phrases.

Course Prerequisites: 


  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • Successful completion of SIR 101: Companions of the Prophet (s) | Part 1.
  • ARL 131: Arabic Novice High or equivalent.


    •  SIR 102: Companions of the Prophet (s) | Part 2

    Course Requirements: 

    Students are expected to attend the online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, submit a midterm and a final exam.

    This is an online course so students will need:

    • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
    • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
    • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the Zoom app.

    Text: A translation of the Holy Quran. 

    Recommended: The Qur'an: English Translation, translated by MAS Abdel Haleem 


    Live attendance is recommended whenever possible for the best learning experience. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

    Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until January 15, 2024.


    Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

    • $150.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
    • $20.00 late registration fee on September 8th (if seats are available)
    • Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

    Registration Options: 

    Before enrolling, please read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below.

    Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org