Department of Visual Arts was established at Yarmouk University in 1981. The department of Visual Arts gives Bachelor degree of Visual Arts in many specialties such as painting and illustrations, technology of visual arts, and art education. Graduate program consists of 33 credit hours. The department of Visual Arts gives Master degree in visual arts such as theoretical courses in art criticism, art history, aesthetics, art education, learning technology ant its methods, as well as Contemporary Issues in Modern Art.
The department includes 13 faculty members with different academic ranks and more than 200 students.
The department of visual arts aims to teach art as an important technical practical and scientific method in building the most beautiful finest optimized society, also aims to qualify specialists and professionals in the fields of visual arts to be able to take responsibility in spreading the message of the visual arts. Establishment of this department was based on an urgent need to meet the needs of the public and private institutions of fine arts and a way to contribute the development of society. Department of Visual Arts at Yarmouk University is looking to replace the best appropriate place and the most prominent in all technical specialties through the internal and external issues of society by keeping updating its policies and programs in teaching and academic plan to keep up with modern requirements in technical art with substantive consciously and comprehensively.
pursuit of excellence in the creative and competitive technical preparation at local, regional and global levels.
The Department of Fine Arts aims to achieve many objectives, including: *Preparing qualified technical cadres of graduates in the fields of plastic arts to serve the community. *Preparation of various training programs for workers and interested in the field of plastic arts in order to develop environmental awareness and plastic culture. *Cooperation with various bodies concerned with plastic arts locally, Arab and internationally to serve the pressing issues. *Developing various artistic expression means by presenting modern concepts in accordance with contemporary developments in the field of plastic arts for the sake of all graduates to face future challenges. *Preparing the distinguished student who can compete in the local, regional and international labor market in the fields of plastic arts, making him more interactive with the issues of his society.