Faculty of Engineering Technology
Civil Engineering Department
 
 
 

Curriculum for the Bachelor Degree
In Highway &
Civil Engineering
Course Description


The curriculum for the B.Sc. degree in Communication (160) credit hours is distributed as follows:-

First: University Requirement (24 Cr. H.):
A-     Compulsory University Requirements (18 Cr. H):

Course No. Course  Cr.H. Prerequisite
301501101 Arabic I 3  
301501102 Arabic II  3 301501101
301502101 English I 3  
301502102 English II 3 301502101
301004101 Computer Skills I 3  
301506101 Military Science  3  

B-     Elective University Requirements: (6 Cr. H.):
         
The student is allowed to select (6 Cr.H.) from the university elective courses offered by
          departments from outside the faculty:

Cr.H.

Course Title

Course No.

Applied Science Group

3

History of Science

301508101

3

Philosophy of Science

301509102

3

Introduction to Science Logic

301510103

3

Technical Writing

301511104

Education & Social Science Group

3

Introduction to Social Services

301512101

3

Introduction to Education

301513102

3

Introduction to Psychology

301514103

3

Jordan Society

301515104

3

Sport for All

301516105

Sharia’ Science Group Islamic Civilization

3

Islamic Culture

301517101

3

Introduction to Islamic Arts History

301518102

3

The Orthodox Caliphs History

301519103

3

Islamic World Present

301520104

3

Introduction to Islamic & Ornament Arts

301521105

Planning Management Group

3

Administration Concepts

303016101

3

Introduction to Libraries & Information

303014102

3

Jordan Geography

303012104

3

Economic Concepts

303013105

3

Introduction to Planning

303012106

Agriculture Technology Group

3

Agriculture in Jordan

304029101

3

Environment & Society

304009102

3

Home Gardening

304029103

3

Honeybee Keeping

304010104


Second: Faculty Requirements: (29 Cr.H.):

Course No.

Course

Cr.H.

Weekly Hours

Prerequisite

Lecture

Lab

315505101

Mathematics I

3

3

-

 

315505102

Mathematics II

3

3

-

315505101

315503101

Physics I

3

3

-

 

315503102

Physics II

3

3

-

315503101

315503111

Physics I Lab.

1

 -

3

315503101*

315503112

Physics II Lab.

1

 -

3

315503102*

315504101

Chemistry I                           

3

3

-

 

315504111

Chemistry I Lab.                      

1

-

3

315504101*

315021201

Statics

3

3

-

315505102, 315503101

301004102

Computer Skills II

3

2

3

301004101

315022101

Engineering Workshops I

1

-

3

 

315022102

Engineering Workshops II

1

-

3

 

315022203

Engineering Drawing

3

-

6

301004101

Total

29

20

24

 

  * or Co-requisite


Third: Specialization Requirements: (94 Cr.H.)
A-
Compulsory Requirements (85 Cr.H.):
 

Course No. Course  Cr.H. Prerequisite
315021415 Reinforced Concrete Design II 3 315021316
315021417 Design of Steel Structures 3 315021311
315021421 Highway Drawing 1 315021322
315021424 Pavement Design 3 315021322
315021426 Highway & Pavement Engineering Lab.  1 315021424*
315021427 Geometric Design 2 315021322
315021428 Traffic Engineering 3 315021322
315021429 Geometric Design Lab.  1 315021427*
315021452 Foundation Engineering 3 315021355, 315021316
315021461 Construction Technology 3 315021316, 315021322
315021464 Construction Management 3 315021362
315021512 Bridge Engineering 3 315021316, 315021417
315021527 Public Transportation 3 315021428
315021595 Training   **
315021597 Project I 3  
315021598 Project II 3 315021597
315021202 Strength of Materials 3 315021201
315021204 Strength of Materials  Lab.  1 315021202*
315021231 Surveying 3  
315021233 Surveying Lab.  1 315021231*
315021272 Concrete Technology 3  
315021274 Concrete Technology Lab.  1 315021272*
315021302 Applied Mathematics 3 315505102
315021305 Applied Statistics 3 315505102
315021311 Structural Analysis I 3 315021202
315021312 Structural Analysis II 3 315021311
315021316 Reinforced Concrete Design I  3 315021311
315021321 Transportation Engineering 3 315021231
315021322 Highway Engineering 3 315021321
315021351 Applied Geology 2  
315021352 Applied Geology Lab.  1 315021351*
315021355 Soil Mechanics 3 315021202
315021356 Soil Mechanics Lab.  1 315021355*
315021413 Structural Drawing 1 315022102*

*or Co-requisite
**  Every three credit hours is equivalent to (140) hours of field training.

B- Specialization Elective Requirements (9 Cr. H.):  to be selected from the following list:

Course No. Course  Cr.H. Prerequisite
315021511 Rehabilitation of Structures 3 315021316, 315021417
315021513 Computer Applications in Highway & Bridge Engineering 2 315021417, 315021426
315021515 Matrix Structural Analysis 3 315021312
315021517 Seismic Hazard Analysis 3 315022312, 315021417
315021518 Prestressed Concrete 3 315021415
315021522 Highways Rehabilitation & Management  3 315021424
315021528 Airport Engineering 3 315021322
315021529 Urban Transportation Planning 3 315021426
315021555 Engineering Hydrology 3  
315021562 Specifications & Quantity Surveying 3 315021427
315021461
315021581 Special Topics in Highway & Bridge Engineering 3 *

* or Co-requisite
    ▪ Will be decided by the department based on the selected topic.


Fourth: Supportive Specialization Requirements (13 Cr. H.):

315020201 Electrical Engineering  3 315503101
315020202 Electrical Engineering Lab.  1 315020201*
315022222 Fluid Mechanics 3 315021201
315022311 Dynamics 3 301004102
315021362 Engineering Economy 3