Department of Architecture Engineering
On behalf of all members of our department; Faculty, Staff, and Students, I would like to welcome you to the Department of Architecture website, in which the Royal Decree for the establishment of the Department in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology which was issued on 29th December 1974, being the ninth faculty in the university. Teaching at the Architecture Department started in the academic year 1975/1976. 

The study plan of the B.Sc. in architecture is composed of 174 credit hours requiring five years of study for completion the degree. Practical training in the summer, not less than 8 weeks, is also required. The first group to graduate in 1980 numbered 13 students. The number of graduates increased yearly to reach 142 by the end of the academic year 2013- 2014. 

Emphasis in the curriculum is given to Architectural Design, which is the major course in the study of architecture. Study of the local environment, users’ behavior, and associated technical as well as humanity subjects are also included. The final graduation projects of students are chosen from actual local schemes mainly from the National Development Plan of Jordan. The department awards the degrees of B.Sc. and M.Sc. 

I leave you with an open invitation to learn about our program, to contact us with your questions, and more than welcomed to drop by for a visit. Through our future students, we hope to continue our well established tradition in graduating the bright architects of the future. 

Dr. Firas Sharaf
Tel. 00962 6 5355000 
Ext. 27150
Fax 00962 6 5300813