201101 Architectural Drawing (1) (3:1-2)
Technical Drawing of architectural components including
geometrical shapes, multi-views, sectional – views, and paraline drawings using
manual tools and equipment.
201102 Architectural Drawing (2) (3:1-2)
The construction of shade and shadows of geometrical masses,
and the construction of one – point and two – point perspectives through the
different methods and short-cuts.
201131 History of Art in the Old Ages (3:3-0)
Study of Art in ancient Egypt, Near – East, Asia, Greece,
Rome, and other old Civilizations under the influence of the social, political,
and religious factors.
201132 History of Art in the Medieval Ages
Study of art in the Early Christian, Byzantine, Renaissance,
Gothic, Mannerism, Baroque, and Rococo periods under the influence of social,
political, and religious factors.
201152 Workshops (1:0-1)
Introduction to timber and metal usage in building
construction works: their forms, properties, modes of treatment, handling, an
201201 Architectural Communication Skills (2:1-1)
Rendering and presentation techniques of architectural
drawings by using pencil, ink and colors. Model-making and moke – up practices are included.
201203 Photography for Architects (1:0-1)
Basic principles of photography for architects including the
usage of conventional and digital cameras focusing on selected architectural
objects and scenes.
201206 Research Skills in Architecture (2:2-0)
Methods of scientific research in architecture and the built
environment including technical writing and strategies for collecting and
201211 Architectural Design (1) (4:1-3)
Principles of conceptual thinking for solving small design
problems focusing simultaneously on form, function, and beauty of masses and
201212 Architectural Design (2) (4:1-3)
Concept formation of architectural solutions for small
design problems of given volumes, requirements, and site conditions.
201233 History of Islamic Art (3:3-0)
Study of Islamic Art in the Arabian Peninsula, Levantine
Region, Turkey, North Africa, and Andalusia from Early Islam Until the Ottoman
era under the influence of the geographic, political, and social factors.
201242 Computer Applications in
Architecture (1) (3:1-2)
Introduction to computer drafting programs and their
applications in architectural design including basic concepts and steps for
producing (AutoCAD) 2-D, 3-D drawings and details.
201251 Building Construction (1) (3:2-1)
Traditional and new methods of building construction
including phases, systems, and materials: their properties and usage.
201254 Building Construction (2) (3:2-1)
Elaboration on building construction structural and
non-structural components including thermal and sound insulation,
built-fittings, and special works. Typical sectional views and details are
201313 Architectural Design (3) (4:1-3)
Design projects of multi-functional components that require
focusing on issues of circulation, hierarchy, social dynamics and structural
solution in addition to contextual factors.
201314 Architectural Design (4) (4:1-3)
Complicated design projects of specialized types and complex
level of function with a emphasis on ecological and social dynamic issues
besides structural and environmental considerations.
201322 Environment and Behavior (3:3-0)
Introduction to environmental psychology and behavior in
architecture focusing on fundamental processes of perception, cognition,
spatial behavior, and the concepts of personal space, privacy, territoriality,
and personalization .
201333 Modern & Contemporary
Study of Architecture from the early industrial revolution
in Europe to the present focusing on the most Worldwide influencing movements
and trends under the influence of the different acting forces.
201343 Computer Applications in
Architecture (2) (3:1-2)
computer programs for producing 3-D architectural drawings and design
detailing as needed (Revit Architecture) and desired.
201344 Computer Applications in
Architecture (3) (3:1-2)
Application of advanced computer programs for visual
presentation purposes and modeled architectural drawings as needed and desired.
201353 Structures (1) (3:3-0)
Moment distribution, forces, stability, mechanical
properties of structural materials, stress analysis and reaction, shear and
201354 Structures (2) (3:3-0)
Choice and behavior of structural systems. Basic principles
of structural design. Reinforced concrete and steel as construction materials.
201357 Building Construction (3) (2:1-1)
Structure systems for high – rise and large spans such
as cables, shells, and trusses. Curtain
wall systems and assembly details.
201358 Working Drawings (3:2-1)
Principles of working drawing production and detailing as a
genuine part of tender documents for executing a small building project.
201362 Surveying (2:1-1)
Introduction to surveying principles and techniques:
measuring distances & heights, triangulation, taping errors &
corrections, differential & cross sectional leveling, compass use,
computing angles, construction and topographic maps.
201415 Architectural Design (5) (4:1-3)
Design problems of
complex nature and the campus context type which requires focusing on
ecological, planning and landscape issues besides form, function, structure,
201422 Analysis & Criticism in Architecture (3:3-0)
: 201322 - 201333
Schools and approaches to analyzing, interpreting and
judging architectural works through selected examples and applications.
201423 Vernacular & Regional
Study of vernacular and regional architecture in Jordan and
the Arab World focusing on the general influencing forces and the contemporary
attempts to achieve identity.
201425 Housing Studies (3:3-0)
Housing types and policies in different sectors and at
different levels Worldwide and in Jordan including planning, programming, and
201453 Engineering systems (1) – Lighting
and Acoustics (3:3-0)
: 103101 - 104101
Principles, standards, and calculations of natural and
artificial lighting. Light sources. Noise levels and acoustic treatments for
internal surfaces and spaces including calculations, materials, and effects of
the architectural form.
201454 Documentation & Conservation of
Architectural Heritage (3:3-0)
Action plans and techniques for documenting and conserving
architectural sites and buildings of historic merit through selected case
201456 Building Legislation and Professional Practice (3:3-0)
Building legislation and professional practice by – laws in
architecture in Jordan including codes, management approaches, designer-client
relationship, and responsibilities.
201457 Engineering Systems (2) – Mechanical
and Sanitary Systems (3:3-0)
Design principles of mechanical, sanitary and environmental
technology in architecture. Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.
Water supply and drainage networks.
201461 Landscape Planning & Design (3:1-2)
: 201362- 201212
Introduction to landscape design including site analysis,
treatment of surfaces and levels, types of plants and vegetation, water, and
other features necessary and desired for developing and maintaining open sites.
201464 Urban Planning & Design (1) (4:1-3)
: 201415, 201461
Study of architectural solids and voids that formulate the
morphology and typology of urban settings including visual analysis, cognitive
image, and special design strategies.
201523 Special Topics in Architecture (3:3-0)
Study of topics of certain importance and significance to
the discipline of architecture. Topics are chosen and decided upon by the
201544 Geographic Information Systems (3:2-1)
Introduction to the concept of Geographic Information
Systems (GIS) and their applications in architecture, planning, and urban
201551 Tender Documents (2:2-0)
Preparation of job contract, bills of quantities, and
technical specifications in accordance with building construction regulations
201554 Environmental Design (3:3-0)
Introduction to climatic factors and their effects on
buildings, neighborhoods, cities, & regions including natural and
mechanical systems for maintaing
sustainable and ecological environments.
201556 Construction Project Management (3:3-0)
Introduction to construction project management including
planning, programming, pinpointing and controlling strategies besides revising,
updating, and team-work systems.
201561 Urban Planning & Design (2) (4:1-3)
Urban development and urban infill for existed sites
including environmental assessment studies, analysis, and new design solutions
as needed and desired.
201565 Urban Planning (3:3-0)
Theories and principles of urban planning focusing on the
evolution of cities as self – contained units in their perfect response to
social, political, economic, and contextual forces.
201591 Graduation Project Research (2:2-0)
: 201206, 201464
Collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data for a selected
graduation design project. Final report should include sound conclusions as
well as alternative design concepts and ideas.
201592 Graduation Project (6:0-6)
Complete design solution with a clear departure point,
concept, and comprehensive details for the selected graduation project.