The Department of Computer Graphics and Animation is the first of its kind in Jordan and the region. It aims at providing students with an outstanding education in the field of two- and three-dimensional computer graphics by focusing attention on the basic mathematical skills crucial to success in this field. Students are provided with the skills required for using modern techniques and programming in designing graphics and using them in films, educational programs, promotions, computer games, and artistic works.
With the educational plan designed thoroughly to meet the demands of the graphics industry, there is an emphasis on the practical side through using laboratories and field training in specialized companies. This is designed to produce competent employees able to use modern technology in an optimum way to serve the continuously developing industry worldwide.
The curriculum incorporates a number of courses from the Department of Computer Science, which assist in establishing a solid computer science foundation, such as programming, data structure and data processing. These courses provide a scientific foundation for a better understanding of the objectives of Computer Graphics and Animation.
Courses within the Computer Graphics and Animation specialization consist of multimedia programming, drawing, image processing, computer game design and animation, and more. All of the courses are designed to give the students the opportunity to apply theoretical background to practical projects. Furthermore, the graduation project is designed to demonstrate the accumulation of skills and experience that the students have acquired during the period of undergraduate study.