This curriculum focuses specifically on the religious education of Muslim youth. The curriculum focuses the importance of religious moral values and the importance of the community and the individual. Emphasis is also placed upon the importance of studying the history of Islam in regards to its prophetic tradition.
Students in grades 1 through 4 learn the basic principles of Islam and the life of Mohammed. They also learn about Islamic behavior and moral conduct.
Students in grades 5 through 6 learn more about the commandments, prohibitions, and sources of Islamic doctrine. Rituals and prayers are also explained more in depth.
Students in grades 7 through 8 are given a more detailed description of the prayer, fasting, and pilgrimage practices of Islam. Important faith questions are also addressed.
Students in grades 9 through 10 are taught about the family policy and social policy of Islam along with appropriate moral behavior.
In grades 11 through 12, students should have a thorough knowledge of issues related to Islam and Islam’s history. Students should also know about interpretations of certain sections of the Quran and certain oral traditions of the messengers of God. Students will also learn about Islam in the sciences and Islam in Europe. Students in these grades are also provided with an overview of other world religions.