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Bachelor of Arts Program in Tolerance and Coexistence

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Study Plan:
First: University Requirements – (39) Credit Hours
Course No.Course NameCredit HoursPre-requisiteStudy System
01011108Arabic Morphology and Syntax (1)03Physical Attendance
01011017English Language (1)03Physical Attendance
01013029Introduction to Humanities03Physical Attendance
01014043UAE Society and National Identity03Remote Learning
01014052Islamic Philosophy03Remote Learning
02021001Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (E)03Remote Learning
01011013As-Seerah An-Nabawiyyah – The Prophetic Biography03Physical Attendance
01014056Research Methods and Innovation03Remote Learning
02021002Fundamentals of Information System & Technologies (E)03Physical Attendance
02021003Data Analysis (E)0302021002Physical Attendance
01012019Natural Sciences03Physical Attendance
02021004Artificial Intelligence (E)0302021002Remote Learning
01012024Islamic Thought and Civilization03Physical Attendance
Second: Program Compulsory Requirements – (12) Credit Hours
01011109Arabic Morphology and Syntax (2)0301011108Remote Learning
01011012English Language (2)0301011017Physical Attendance
02012200Learning Theories and their Educational Applications03Remote Learning
01011336Moral Education03Remote Learning
Third: Program Optional Requirements – (15) Credit Hours
01014042The Purposes of Islamic Law03Physical Attendance
01011337Moral Doctrines0301011336Physical Attendance
01011327Fundamentals of Islamic Jurisprudence (1)03Physical Attendance
02014024Effective Communication Skills03Remote Learning
02013016Arabic Language and Media03Physical Attendance
01010101Psychology03Remote Learning
01010201Sociology03Remote Learning
Fourth: Specialization Compulsory Requirements – (54) Credit Hours
02023006Introduction to Tolerance and Coexistence03Physical Attendance
02023007Human Rights in Islam03Remote Learning
02024020Ethics and Common Humanity03Physical Attendance
01013040Islamic History and Civilization03Remote Learning
02023008Legacy of Sheikh Zayed and Peaceful Coexistence in the UAE03Physical Attendance
02023009The value of Knowledge and Sciences for Muslims03Remote Learning
02023011Citizenship and Peace03Physical Attendance
02023010Civilizational Dialogue in Islam03Remote Learning
02024013Media and Culture of Coexistence03Physical Attendance
02024014Sources of Peaceful Coexistence from Quran and Sunnah03Physical Attendance
02024015Discourse of Tolerance in Islam03Physical Attendance
02024012Religion Comparison0302024015Remote Learning
02024016Intellectual Security03Physical Attendance
02024017Contemporary Issues in Tolerance0302023006Physical Attendance
02024018Graduation Project06Remote Learning
01014049Field Training06Physical Attendance

This program is designed to consolidate the culture of tolerance, coexistence and appreciation of differences, by providing basic knowledge and sciences, identifying the human commonalities and the skills required to link the principle of tolerance as a principle rooted in the Emirati national identity, and graduating human cadres at a high level of integrated academic preparation in terms of knowledge and skills to spread the culture of tolerance coexistence in the various institutions of society and contribute to sustainable social development in a positive and constructive manner and in accordance with the standards approved by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Program Information:
  • Program Name: Bachelor of Arts Program in Tolerance and Coexistence
  • Program Code: 131
  • Program Initial Approval Date: 20 January 2021
  • Program Providing Entity: College of Arts and Humanities
  • Program Duration: (8) Eight Semesters
  • Program Hours: (120) Credit Hours
  • Total Number of Modules: (38) Modules
Bachelors Degree Program Admission Requirements:
  • The applicant shall achieve a minimum average of:
    • 80% in the general secondary certificate for the General Stream
    • 75% in the general secondary certificate for the Advanced Stream
    • 70% in the general secondary certificate for the Elite Stream
  • The student shall pass the personal interview, which includes an oral test and a placement test.

The student shall meet the following requirements to be admitted at the end of the first semester:

  • A minimum average of (2) in the semester average.
  • A minimum score of (1250) points in the Emirates Standardized Test (EmSAT) in Arabic language, and a minimum score of (1000) in English or its equivalent in other standardized tests (IETLS, TOEFL …).
  • A minimum score of (700) points in the Emirates Standardized Test (EmSAT) in mathematics.
Bachelors Degree Program Admission Adopted Standards:
  • Knowledge of the Islamic religion basics
  • Knowledge of Arabic language basics
  • Correct pronunciation and correct reading
  • General knowledge
  • Knowledge of English language basics
  • General Personal Features
University Study System
  • The study system of the program is the credit hours system, and teaching will be during the academic week days only, i.e. From Sunday to Thursday.
  • The program is presented in the blended study system in accordance with the academic accreditation standards of the Ministry of Education in the United Arab Emirates.
Program Objectives
  1. To qualify the student cognitively and skillfully to promote the culture of tolerance and coexistence and apply its principles in the light of Islamic legislation and local and international laws.
  2. To highlight the national values of tolerance and coexistence with others related to the legacy of Sheikh Zayed and the civilization and heritage of the Emirati society.
  3. To develop the thought of tolerance and coexistence among students in a manner that reflects the culture of tolerance prevailing in the United Arab Emirates.
  4. To contribute in providing the local needs of various institutions of qualified cadres specialized in the sciences and skills of tolerance and coexistence.
  5. To raise the awareness of the importance of the media and its role in promoting the culture of tolerance and coexistence.
  6. To develop the students’ ability to think critically and analytically in the line of culture and thought of tolerance and coexistence.
  7. To develop the learner’s ability to understand and interact with multi-religious and multicultural environments.
  8. To encourage scientific research in the field of tolerance and coexistence, support the movement of authorship and translation in this field, and contributing to holding conferences, seminars and workshops inside the university, or participating therein outside it.
Programme Outcomes

After success in this program, it is expected that the student will be able to:

  1. Explain concepts and theoretical knowledge of tolerance and coexistence.
  2. Interpret the concepts and theories of tolerance and coexistence in international and local legislation, in accordance with legal and social controls and the legislation of the United Arab Emirates.
  3. Analyze the challenges facing the culture of tolerance and coexistence in GCC, Arab and international societies.
  4. Utilize the acquired knowledge in developing student capabilities and building a scientific personality capable of taking responsibility.
  5. Apply scientific and practical skills to develop creative solutions to problems associated with hatred, violence, and rejection of other.
  6. Conduct scientific research to promote the culture and thought of tolerance and coexistence.
  7. Use the means of communication and modern technologies in promoting the culture of tolerance and coexistence.
  8. Bear the responsibility for the promotion the culture of coexistence and tolerance and take appropriate decisions in various professional situations.
  9. Participate independently in promoting the thought of tolerance and coexistence within the relevant entities and bodies.
  10. Develop his practical and professional practices in the area of tolerance and coexistence.
  11. Adopt the tolerant perspective, ethical standards and professional controls during the exercise of his job.
Aligning the educational outcomes of the Bachelor of Arts in Tolerance and Coexistence with the elements of the National Qualification System (Qualifications Emirates Level 7)
Outcomes of the Tolerance and Coexistence ProgramOutcomeLevel 7 (Bachelor)Strand
Explain concepts and theoretical knowledge of tolerance and coexistence.1Specialized knowledge of facts and theories and understanding of the limits of the specialization, as well as a broad and coherent knowledge and concepts, in addition to an extent of going deeper into basic principles and theoretical conceptsKnowledge
Interpret the concepts and theories of tolerance and coexistence in international and local legislation, in accordance with legal and social controls and the legislation of the United Arab Emirates2Understanding the knowledge and theories related to the areas of specialization and knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and standards
Analyze the challenges facing the culture of tolerance and coexistence in GCC, Arab and international societies3Understanding the criticism and analysis methodology required to prepare a coherent structure of knowledge and concepts acquired from a range of sources.
 

Utilize the acquired knowledge in developing student capabilities and building a scientific personality capable of taking responsibility.

4Familiarity with contemporary sources of knowledge and an understanding of integrative concepts of the related fields
Apply scientific and practical skills to develop creative solutions to problems associated with hatred, violence, and rejection of other.5Creative and analytical skills suitable for solving a wide range of specialized problems using procedural and indicative processes that include preparing and developing logical evidence within familiar or unfamiliar contexts of a specialization.Skill
Conduct scientific research to promote the culture and thought of tolerance and coexistence 

6

Select and apply appropriate methodologies and procedures to conduct a research and reach the desired solutions.
 

Use the means of communication and modern technologies in promoting the culture of tolerance and coexistence.

 

7Use advanced Information and communications technology (ICT) skills to present, explain or analyze complex and unexpected issues
Bear the responsibility for the promotion the culture of coexistence and tolerance and take appropriate decisions in various professional situations. 

8

Manage supervisory or design processes under the specialization in unexpected and unfamiliar contextsAutonomy and Responsibility
Express a personal point of view while accepting the responsibility before society and social and cultural relations
Participate independently in promoting the thought of tolerance and coexistence within the relevant entities and bodies.9Work independently in multiple groups and take on semi-professional roles under little directionInteract with the work environment
Develop his practical and professional practices in the area of tolerance and coexistence.10Evaluate private learning and assume responsibility for contributing in the development of work and professional practicesSelf-development
Adopt the tolerant perspective, ethical standards and professional controls during the exercise of his job.11Contribute to the maintenance and observance of ethical standards
Employment Opportunities

In addition to its academic objectives, this program seeks to achieve the following practical objectives:

  • Opening horizons for graduates to enroll in a postgraduate program in the subjects of peace, coexistence, conflict management and human rights, in Arab and foreign universities.
  • Graduating preachers to work in institutions affiliated to the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments.
  • Training researchers working in different civil society organizations.
  • Enhancing the performance of client in the police field
  • Preparing human rights advisers in various governmental and private institutions
  • Prepare social workers
  • Prepare relationship specialists
  • Prepare communication specialists
  • Prepare community service specialists
  • Prepare event coordinators
  • Prepare religious affairs coordinators