Tafsir Juzu' 'Amma

Course Category: Tafsir | Level 2 Course

Course Code: TAF 201

Instructor: Anse Dahlia Kasswani

Course Dates: January 10 - April 28, 2024

Day: Wednsedays

Time: 8:00 - 9:30 am CST

Daylight savings time will begin in the United States on Sunday, March 10, 2024. 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 earlier starting March 10.

Class times are subject to change during the month of Ramadan. There will be no class in the last 10 days of Ramadan.

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 ﷻ 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.


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 May 31, 2024.

Course Prerequisites: 


  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • Successful completion of SIR 101: Companions of the Prophet  ﷺ  | Part 1.
  • ARL 111: Arabic Novice Beginner or equivalent.


    •  SIR 102: Companions of the Prophet  ﷺ  | 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 

    Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Rabata Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.



    Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

    • $150.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
    • $20.00 late registration fee on January 5th (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