This course is designed to equip students with a deeper understanding about Islamic and Asian civilizations particularly those civilizations which form the foundation of Malaysia. It concerns about the study of universal values promoted by Islamic and Asian civilizations. The course also discusses Western civilization in terms of its characteristics, philosophy as well as its development and how this impacts Asian civilizations, particularly the Malaysians. In addition, some contemporary civilizational issues are also being discussed. In general, the philosophy of the course is to develop students to become more aware of how Islamic and Asian civilizations have shaped our world today.