On behalf of all my colleagues, I have great pleasure in welcoming you to the college of Architecture and Design.
Since 2008, our college plays a prominent role in the academic mission of Jordan University of Science and Technology. My colleagues and I are pleased to recognize and appreciate our students’ innovative and creative ideas. Our college is a place for creative people who love innovative ideas in the built environments that make difference in people’s life. We are very proud of having highly talented students from Jordan and abroad into our qualitative range of coursework offered in thee departments; Architecture department, Urban and City Planning Department, Design and Visual Communication Department.
This year, 2012, we applied a placement exam on Architecture students and later we will apply the exam on all new students in the college. The placement exam is designed and prepared to measure the applicant's fitness for studying Architecture, Urban and city planning, and visual Communication.
All students who are interested in joining our college will be tested in their general knowledge in the field of Architecture, Urban and City Planning, and Visual Communication. In order to join us in the college, applicants should demonstrate their acquainted knowledge in both science and art. They should also have a good level of visualizing three dimensional views and sketch them in free hand. The ability to sketch and render objects in addition to the sense of perspective drawings are also part of the exam.
By applying the placement exam, we guarantee having a good quality of students in our college and save effort and time for those who cannot pass exam.
This year we are welcoming around 230 new students bringing with them both talent and intellectual abilities. By committing themselves with the study plans and utilizing the great potential of our instructors, they are expected to join the job market in the future with the necessary skills and knowledge to attain great success in their profession.
To all students in the college, your study at JUST is an exciting chance for you to shine and do a great job in your life. Commit yourself with the study plans and take advantage of all offered facilities and good environments for good learning in your beloved University.
Once again, welcome to JUST; I wish you every success in your studies from basic design 1 to the graduation project 2.
Dr. Hussain H. Alzoubi
Dean of college of Architecture and Design