Fall Semester 2012-2013
First Day of Quarter 2: November 17th, 2012
Registration Deadline: November 25th, 2012
General Information About Qur’an Institute
The Qur’an Institute in a part-time Qur’an Program that meets once or twice a week (depending on the location). Currently there are close to 150 students in the Qur’an Institute. Each semester of the Qur’an Institute typically runs for 16 weeks (two 8-week quarters).
The primary focus of the Qur’an Institute is to teach students how to read the Qur’an fluently, while pronouncing the different letters and diacritics of the Qur’an accurately.
The Qur’an Institute has three sections, which are divided based on the ages of the students. Though the focus of the curriculum for all the sections is the same (that is, reading), the level of the topics and the pace at which they are covered is different. Below is a detailed outline of the curriculum of all the sections.
1. Children’s Section (4-6 years old)
This section is for the students who are between 4 and 6 years old. Students between the ages of 3 and 4 are placed on a probationary period of two weeks.
Students learn how to read the Qur’an fluently over a period of 7 or 8 semesters (based on the student’s ability)
For a detailed curriculum outline of the Children’s Section, please click here.
2. Youth School Section (7-12 years old)
This section is for the students who are between 7 and 12 years old. Students learn how to read the Qur’an fluently over a period of 4 or 5 semesters (based on the student’s ability)
3. Adults Section (13 years and above)
This section is for the students who 13 years or older, and includes separate classes for adult brothers and sisters.
For a detailed curriculum outline of the Adults Section, please click here.