Design education at the Yarmouk University goes back to the year of 1980, when it was a new cognitive in Jordan, where the major of design was subsidiary of the Department of Fine Arts. Since its inception as the first Department of Fine Arts in Jordan, design disciplines attracted students from all over the Kingdom, with the efforts of faculty members from Jordan and the Arab and foreign countries. On the 17th of September 2001, design specialty became an independent, after its promotion to the level of a stand-alone academic department in the Faculty of Fine Arts named "the Department of Design and Applied Arts" and in 2011 the name was changed to become "the Department of Design" and a new plan of study was adopted to include four specialties including interior design, graphic design, industrial design, and fashion and textiles design. The Department of Design grants a bachelor's degree in each of the four fields of design. Currently, the Department of Design includes (13) faculty members of various academic grades joined by around (380) students. The department aims to become recognized as a center of design in the region in teaching and research, and an effort continuously rise to the level of creativity and consulting compared to centers and institutes in the area of design and human creativity worldwide. Learning Outcomes: Upon graduation, the design student is able to: 1. Use design principles to solve life and functional design problems. 2. Use the technology, equipment, materials and facilities for design production. 3. Link scientific and applied knowledge in design innovation and production 4. Apply functional, economic and environmental considerations in solving design problems. 5. Linking the function to design and production characteristics and understanding the chemical and physical properties of the materials used in the design. 6. Studying the scientific framework for cost accounting, production economics, feasibility studies, information processing and data analysis. 7. Finding solutions to design problems and methods of planning and implementation. 8. Understand the global concepts, terminology and design theories as well as study the methods of international designers. 9. Apply information and skills in the field of design using mechanical and digital systems. 10. Take the individual and collective responsibility during design production processes.
To be a leading scientific specialization and research in the field of Art and Design (Interior Design - Graphic Design - Fashion Design and Industrial Design) and a source of innovation and creativity, according to international quality standards.
Preparation graduate privileged capable of innovation and operations management design and development and meet the needs of the labor market in accordance with the standards of local, regional and enrich the science design through research and studies contribute in the development and community service and develop the various sectors related to world.
Objectives: 1. Qualifying graduates specializing in design capable of taking responsibility for carrying the burden and spreading the design message. 2. Meet the needs of the local market such as design, education, publishing, communication and multimedia. 3. Enabling graduates to become a professional, self-reliant, and engaging in the labor market. 4. Creative development thought among design students in order to promote human and cultural development and behavior and beauty. 5. Teaching design as a curriculum that takes into consideration the human and functional needs. 6. Teaching design students higher thinking skills and problem solving. 7. Interest in knowledge production through the adoption of the philosophy and theories of the economy based on knowledge.