These are short courses for beginners covering what is a personal obligation (fard ‘ayn) for every legally responsible Muslim to know and practice, ideal for new Muslims or those with no or minimal exposure to the Islamic sciences. They may be taken individually or as a complete set for a fard ‘ayn certificate.
- POC100 Personally Obligatory Creed: Students study the short poem, al-Kharidat al-Bahiyyah (The Splendid Pearl), by Ahmad ad-Dardir.
- POL100 Personally Obligatory Devotional Law (Shafi’i): Students study the primer, al-Mukhtasar al-Latif (The Short Abridgment), by Abdullah ibn ‘Abd ar-Rahman BaFadl.
- POS100 Personally Obligatory Self-Development: Students study Bidayat al-Hidayah (The Beginning of Guidance) by Imam al-Ghazali.