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Faculty of Shari'ah (Islamic Studies)

Dept. of Jurisprudence and its Foundations


The Study Plan

The Study Plan consists of (132 Cr. H.) distributed as follows:

1- Univ. Req. (27 Cr. H.):


2- Faculty Req.: (30 Cr. Hrs.): Divided as Follows:
a. Obligatory Courses: (30) Cr. H.
b. Elective Courses: (None).

A. Obligatory Courses: (30) Cr. H.: It Contains the following:

Course No. Course Name Weekly Hrs. Cr. Hrs. Previous


Req.
Theory Pract.
0401111 Quranic Sciences 3 3
0401112 Recitation & Memorization/1 1 2 1
0401121 Hadith Sciences 3 3
0401122 Hadith Authentication & the 3 3 0401121
Study of Chains
0401123 The Prophets Biography 3 3
0401132 The Foundations of Faith 3 3
0401213 Recitation & Memorization/2 1 2 1 0401112
0401314 Recitation & Memorization/3 1 2 1 0401213
0402111 Jurisprudence of 3 3
Purification, Prayer and
Fasting
0402151 Introduction to Islamic 3 3
Jurisprudence
0402161 Introduction to Islamic 3 3
foundations of jurisprudence
0402212 Jurisprudence of Alms and 3 3
Pilgrimage
3- Department Req.: (75 Cr. Hrs.) divided as
follows:
A- Obligatory: (66 Cr. Hrs.).
B- Electives: (9 Cr. Hrs.).

A- Obligatory: (66 Cr. Hrs.): This category contains the


following:
Course No. Course Name Weekly Hrs. Cr. H. Pr. Req.
Theory Pract.
0401211 Exegesis 3 3
0401222 Analytic Hadith 3 3
0401231 The Creed of (Prophecy, 3 3
Angles, Holy Books and
Hereafter)
0401404 Islamic Studies in English 3 3
0402161 Sources of Rules in the
Foundations of Jurisprudence
0402! 13 Jurisprudence of Oaths, Vows, 3 3
Lawful and Prohibition
0402221 Jurisprudence of Transactions 3 3
and Participations
0402232 The Islamic Government 3 3
System
0402241 Jurisprudence of Personal 3 3
Status (1)
0402262 The Legal Rule and Indications 3 3
0402322 Jurisprudence of 3 3
Authentications and Donations
0402323 Jurisprudence of the Jordanian 3 3
Civil Law
0402331 The International relations in 3 3
Islam
0402342 Jurisprudence of Personal 3 3
Status (2)
0402353 Jurisprudence of Punishments 3 3
0402425 Contemporary Financial 3 3
Transactions
0402433 Jurisprudence of Judicature and 3 3
Evidence Methods
0402452 Juristic Bases 3 3
0402453 Comparative Jurisprudence 3 3
0402455 Research Manners in 3 3
Jurisprudence and its
Foundations
0402463 Reasoning, Imitation, 3 3
Contradiction and Preference
151212 Arabic Syntax () 3 3
B. Electives (9 Cr. Hrs.) (to be chosen from the following courses):

Course Course Name Weekly Hrs. Cr. H. Pr. Req.


No.
Theory Prac
0401202 The Biography Of The 3 3
Rightly-Guided Caliphs
0401223 Prophetic Guidance in 3 3
Morals, Decorum and pity
0401234 The Foundations of Oration 3 3
& Call
0401412 Exegetes Manners 3 3
0402113 New Issues In Worship 3 3
0402114 Jurisprudence Theories 3 3
0402204 Education in Islam 3 3

0402319 Jurisprudence of Quran and 3 3


Sunnah
0402324 Islamic Economy 3 3

0402434 The History of Judgment in 3 3


Islam
0402435 The Foundations of trials and 3 3
the Judgment applications
0402464 Takhrij al-Furac cala Usul 3 3
(i.e. referring the legal
rulings to their foundations)
1001111 Introduction to the science of 3 3
law
The Guiding Plan
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First Year

2nd Semester 1st Semester


Cr. H. Course title Course Cr. H. Course title Course
No. No.
! Qur'anic Sciences !!!!!!! ! The Prophets Biography !!!!!!!
! Hadith Sciences !!!!!!! ! Jurisprudence of !!!!!!!
Purification, Prayer and
Fasting
! Recitation & !!!!!!! ! Introduction to Islamic !!!!!!!
Memorization/1 foundations of
jurisprudence
! Introduction to Islamic !!!!!!! ! The Foundations of Faith !!!!!!!
Jurisprudence
! Univ. Req. -- ! Univ. Req. -
! Univ. Req. -- ! Univ. Req. -
!! Total !! Total

Second Year

2nd Semester 1st Semester


Cr. H. Course title Course Cr. H. Course title Course
No. No.
! Recitation & !!!!!!! ! Exegesis !!!!!!!
Memorization/2
Former Req. 0401112
! The Creed of !!!!!!! ! Analytic Hadith !!!!!!!
(Prophecy, Angles,
Holy Books and
Hereafter)
! Jurisprudence of Alms !!!!!!! ! Jurisprudence of !!!!!!!
and Pilgrimage Transactions and
Participations
! The Islamic !!!!!!! ! Sources of Rules in the !!!!!!!
Government System Foundations of
Jurisprudence
! Hadith Authentication !!!!!!! ! Jurisprudence of !!!!!!!
& the Study of Chains Personal Status 1
Former Req. ! ! ! ! ! ! !
! Univ. Req. - ! Univ. Req. -
!! Total !! Total
Third Year

2nd Semester 1st Semester


Cr. H. Course title Course No. Cr. H. Course title Course
No.
! Recitation & !!!!!!! ! Jurisprudence of !!!!!!!
Memorization/3 Authentications and
Former Req. ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Donations
! Jurisprudence of !!!!!!! ! Jurisprudence of !!!!!!!
Punishments Personal Status 2
! The Legal Rule and !!!!!!! ! Jurisprudence of the !!!!!!!
Indications Jordanian Civil Law
! The International relations !!!!!!! ! Arabic Syntax (1) !!!!!!
in Islam
! Elective course - ! Jurisprudence of Oaths, !!!!!!!
Vows, Lawful and
Prohibition
! Univ. Req. ! Univ. Req. -
!! Total !! Total

Fourth Year

2nd Semester 1st Semester


Cr. H. Course title Course No. Cr. H. Course title Course No.

! Jurisprudence of !!!!!!! ! Contemporary Financial !!!!!!!


Judicature and Transactions
Evidence Methods
! Reasoning, Imitation, !!!!!!! ! Comparative !!!!!!!
Contradiction and Jurisprudence
Preference
! Research Manners in !!!!!!! ! Islamic Studies in !!!!!!!
Jurisprudence and its English
Foundations
! Juristic Bases !!!!!!! ! Elective course --
! Elective course - ! Univ. Req. --
!! Total !! Total
The University of Jordan

Faculty of Shari'ah (Islamic Studies)


Course Description

Department of Jurisprudence and its Foundations:

0402100 Islamic System (3 Cr. Hrs.)


Definition, characteristics of the Islamic system, differences
between the Islamic system and other secular systems,
system of religious observances, system of the ethics;
political system; economic system; social system; Islam and
the actual situation of Muslims.

0402111 Jurisprudence of Purification, Prayer and Fasting


(3 Cr. Hrs.)
Introduction to jurisprudence doctrines; their founders and
their methods of deduction; definition of Fiqh; purity;
ablution; washing; types of water; menses; prayers; prayer of
travelers, Friday prayer, prayers of feasts; prayer of the sick;
funeral prayer. Jurisprudence of Fasting; definition; pillars of
fasting; its time; I'tikaf, definition and conditions.

0402113 New Issues In Worship (3 Cr. H.)


This course aims to discuss certain new issues in worship,
which were not discussed before. It aims also to give the
student the skills how to deal with these issues according to
Jurists' manners in reasoning, and to see modern Scholars'
manners in producing legislations for new issues in worship
jurisprudence according to their rules which depend on texts
and reasoning.

0402114 Jurisprudence Theories (3 Cr. H.)


This course discusses the concept of jurisprudence theories,
their history, development, and the main works on them. It
aims also to discuss some of these theories, such as: Theory
of right and the exceeding in using right, the theory of urgent
circumstances, the theory of contract responsibility, the
theory of contract and its effect, the theory of the intention in
contracts and the bases of ruling in Islam.

0402151 Introduction to Islamic Jurisprudence (3 Cr. Hrs.)


Introduction to Islamic Fiqh; defining Islam; sources of
legislation; properties of Islamic legislation; relationships
between Islam and other religions; features and history of
Islamic Fiqh; schools of Fiqh; introduction to some Scholars.

0402161 Sources of Rules in the Foundations of Jurisprudence


(3 Cr. Hrs.)
Introduction to Fiqh; definition, topics of Fiqh, goals of
Fiqh; development; methods of writing and its classified
books; rules (judgments); sources of rules (judgments); the
Qur'an, the Sunna, and the Prophet's deeds.

0402164 Introduction to Islamic foundations of jurisprudence


(3 Cr. H.)
This course discusses the concept of the foundations of
jurisprudence, the jurisprudence bases, the differences
between jurisprudence and its foundations, and the linguistic
fundamental bases of jurists.

0402204 Education in Islam (3 Cr. H.)


This course aims to introduce the concepts, expressions and
the sources of education, the relationship between Islam and
education, the difference between Islamic education and
other theories of education, particularly in the goals,
characteristics and philosophy. It also discusses the styles
and manners of Islamic education, and the qualities of the
good teacher.

0402212 Jurisprudence of Alms and Pilgrimage (3 Cr. Hrs.)


The jurisprudence of Alms; its concept, legislation,
conditions, the kinds of wealth which apply to alms, the
relationship between alms, tax and ways of spending alms.
The course also discusses the Jurisprudence of Hajj
(pilgrimage): its concept, legislation and rules. This covers
its time, kinds of Hajj, to do hajj instead of others, and the
rules of Omrah.
0402213 Jurisprudence of Oaths, Vows, Lawful and Prohibition
(3 Cr. Hrs.)
This course aims to give a general introduction to lawful and
prohibition matters, the definitions, legislation and rules of
Oaths, Vows atonements, sacrifice in Islam, hunting,
banning, Aqiqah and permitting.

0402221 Jurisprudence of Transactions and Participations


(3 Cr. Hrs.)
This course aims to give the student an introduction to
transaction (mu'amalat or mu'awadat) in Islam; selling and
its regulations and conditions; choices and their conditions;
illegal selling; profit making; usury and its conditions;
renting; mortgage bails. It is also discusses companies and
participations in Islam, kinds of companies, contracts of
irrigation and agriculture.

0402232 The Islamic Government System


(3 Cr. H.)
This course explains the concept of state, its modern pillars,
people who are liable to be consulted, loyalty, election,
constitution reforming, loyal state, political liability,
legislative policy, the supremacy of Islamic legislation, the
styles of authority, the restrictions on the state, the
constitutional punishment regarding those who rule the state.

0402241 Jurisprudence of Personal Status (1) (3 Cr. Hrs.)


This course includes the definition of personal status rules,
the marriage contract (its concept, importance, effects), the
methods of canceling the marriage contract (divorce, khul',
separating by judgment because of apostasy or breast-
feeding or disagreement between husbands... etc. The course
also includes the influences of canceling the marriage
contract, such as: 'iddah, descent, breast- feeding, nursing
and payment.

0402262 The Legal Rule and Indications (3 Cr. Hrs.)


(previous req. 0402161)
This course highlights the rules of Fiqh; the effects of the
legal rules, the indications (their obvious or obscure words,
the implicit and explicit indications, the text and the concept,
the general and special indications).
0402264 The Science of the Foundations of Jurisprudence (for the
Faculty of Law Students) (3 Cr. Hrs.)
This course includes the introduction to the foundations of
jurisprudence, the legal evidences which scholars agreed or
disagreed on them, the Islamic general rules, and the
linguistic fundamental bases of jurists.

0402319 Jurisprudence of Quran and Sunnah (3 Cr. Hrs.)


The course aims to discuss nearly (15) different rules which
were mentioned in the Quran or Sunnah, such as
abrogation, the rules connected to Opening Chapter, reciting
the Quran behind the Imam, rules of respecting parents,
giving Fatwa, pictures and statutes, rules of limiting sight,
marriage of disbelievers and the people of the book, and
some rules of jihad (struggle).

0402322 Jurisprudence of Authentications and Donations


(3 Cr. Hrs.)
Money orders and their conditions; reconciliation and its
regulations; waqf and its regulations; donations and their
regulations; farming partnership.

0402323 Jurisprudence of the Jordanian Civil Law (3 Cr. Hrs.)


The course tackles the history of the Jordanian civil law, its
sources, aims and its general directions. It discusses also the
personal rights and obligations; theory of general
commitment; definition; naming, status in civil law; sources
of commitment and their classification; voluntary and
obligatory sources; contract and its effects; cancellation;
illegal work; types of responsibility illegal wealth; the law
and its relationship with the four sources.

0402324 Islamic Economy (3 Cr. Hrs.)


Definition of Islamic economics; significance, objectives,
sources, charactersitcs of Islamic economy, economic
problem and how to be handled, economic doctrine in Islam,
possession in islam (types, system), possession restriction,
possession duties, financial system and sources, protection
of Islamic economy and protection of Islamic economy
systems (hiba, weights and measures control judiciary and
police).

04023 The International relations in Islam (3 Cr. Hrs.)


This course shows the development of the political society
from past to present, the schools of understanding
international relations, the aims of war, the different jurist
schools regarding how to deal with state authority, the
division of the world into Islam home and call home or
Islam home and war home, rules of killing and fighting,
civilians rules and rights, war effects, withdraw rules and
conditions, contracts in Islam and their kinds and influences.

0402342 Jurisprudence of Personal Status (2) (3 Cr. Hrs.)


The course discusses the rules of Wills: their conditions,
cancellation, different Kinds; inheritance: its kinds and
distribution according to Islamic legislation.

0402353 Jurisprudence of Punishments (3 Cr. Hrs.)


The course clarifies the general principles of punishment
legislation in Islam, Kinds of penalties in Islam and
conditions of each: Hudud crimes, Qisas. Ta'zir; individual
rights and public restriction.

0402425 Contemporary Financial Transactions (3 Cr. Hrs.)


The course discusses the perception of Islamic methodology
in handling contemporary issues, knowledge of legal
judgment of contemporary financial treatments forms such
as insurance and profitability, linking the Juristic discretion
with our contemporary economic issues, supporting the
Islamic economic theory in face of others, characteristics of
treatment system in Islam, Islamic methodology in treating
new issues, study of certain contemporary problems in the
financial treatments, i.e.: moral rights such as: copyright and
goodwill, commercial insurance and its Islamic alternative,
profitability for purchasing commander, partnership ending
possession, letters of deposits and financial papers (1. Bank
notes: issue and alteration of value. 2. Shares, securities and
cheques. 3. Drafts and goodwill.
0402433 Jurisprudence of Judicature and Evidence Methods
(3 Cr. Hrs.)
The course clarifies the definition of the Judiciary System in
Islam; conditions and properties Of the judge; arbitration;
judging by default; independence of the Judiciary system in
Islam; witness; written documents.

0402434 The History of Judgment in Islam (3 Cr. Hrs.)


The course tackles the definition of judgment as one of the
Islamic systems, the relation between it and other
foundations of state, its stages of Judicature from the
Prophetic era till our new era.

0402435 The Foundations of trials and the Judgment application


(3 Cr. H.)
This course discusses the main bases of the system of
judgment, the definition of the foundations of legislative
judgment and its specializations, the form of courts in
Jordan, conditions of appointing judges, bases of judgment
in legislative courts, kinds of decisions and how to appeal
against them.

0402452 Juristic Bases (3 Cr. Hrs.)


The course tackles the historical background
about establishing the rules of Fiqh in the
Islamic cage of Fiqh. The importance of rules in
understanding sub-rules. Explaining each rule
with illustrative examples.

0402453 Comparative Jurisprudence (3 Cr. Hrs.)


The course deals with the introduction to comparative
Jurisprudence; reasons of disagreement and agreement
among Fiqh Scholars. Ijtihad (Rule Deduction or reasoning):
definition, conditions, status. Imitation: definition, transfer
from one doctrine to another. Ifta' (Passing Judgments):
properties of Mufti.

0402455 Research Manners in Jurisprudence and its Foundations


(3 Cr. H.)
This course tackles the meaning of scientific manner, its
importance for academic research, the general manners and
styles of research, the conditions of the research in
jurisprudence and its foundations, the practical ways to
achieve the research, the edition styles, the scope of research
in jurisprudence, and the best authentication way in such
research.

0402463 Reasoning, Imitation, Contradiction and Preference


(3 Cr. Hrs.)
This course includes these subjects to be discussed from the
books of the foundations of jurisprudence: reasoning,
imitation, contradiction and preference.

0402464 Takhrij al-Furac cala Usul (i.e. referring the legal rulings
to their foundations) (3 Cr. Hrs.)
This course sheds light on the disagreement in the legal
rulings and its reasons, a brief study to the most important
maxims of usul al-Fiqh (i.e. principles of Islamic
jurisprudence), the consequences of the disagreement in
these maxims on causing disagreement in the legal rulings,
the legal maxims which relate to the ways of the meaning of
the expressions, the maxims which concern the meaning of
the expressions in terms of being comprehensive and not, the
maxims of command and forbid, the maxims which relate to
the noble Qur'an and their impact on the legal rulings, the
maxims which relate to the Sunnah and their impact on the
legal rulings, the consensus and analogy and their effect on
the legal rulings, and the sources of Islamic jurisprudence in
which there is a disagreement between the scholars and the
consequences of this agreement on the legal rulings.