Software Engineering







University Requirement

Faculty Requirement

Major Requirement

Free Ellective

Complementary Requirement

Total Credit Hours

Complementary Requirement is not calcualted in total credit hours

University Requirement - 24 Credit Hours:

Compulsory Courses - 15 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0161201 English Communication Skills 3 Grammar: question tags, modals, future forms, articles, adjectives, adverbs, if structures; vocabulary: relationships, work, activities, media, war, sport; writing skills: essay, notes, messages, application letters; basic and advanced reading skills; basic and advanced listening skills; verbal skills: oral presentations, arguments.
A0161101 Arabic Communication Skills 3 Language levels: phonological level, grammatical level, rhetorical level, orthographic level, comprehension and speaking; grammar exercises, nominal sentences, verbal sentences, kana and its sisters, Inna and its sisters, dual, masculine plural, feminine plural, indeclinable nouns, vocative, appositives; exercises in morphology, present participle, and past participle; spelling and punctuation, dictionaries, listening and speaking.
A0161301 National Education 3 Concepts and terms; Geography of Jordan; contemporary political history of Jordan; Jordanian Society; Jordanian constitutional and democratic life; Jordanian national institutions; challenges facing Jordan; threats to civic life: fanaticism, extremism, terrorism, violence; corruption: definitions, types, causes, impact, and prevention.
A0161112 Leadership and Societal Responsibility 1 This course deals with prominent titles related to leadership, such as: the meaning of leadership, the vocabulary that falls under the term, leadership styles, leadership and social responsibility, change management and strategies, building an effective team, the leader and managing diversity, how to discover future leaders and support them, and women leaders.
A0161113 Life Skills 1 This course deals with the vital interest of the individual on the individual and collective level. It is like a passport to the success of individuals and helps them understand their personal competencies. It discusses the meaning of skills, their levels, characteristics and importance, communication skill and communication, and trains them on self-skills such as the skill of time management, organizing and defining it, and providing examples of its fields of application and activities. carried out by the students themselves. It also deals with thinking skills, its importance, education, and forms such as problem-solving and decision-making as forms of complex thinking or its strategies. The course also deals with training students on methods of dialogue and exchange of views as an entry point to resolving differences and mitigating frictions when we witness the openness of societies, correct study skills, family success and conservatism.
A0161401 Military Sciences 3 The establishment and development of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; the history of the Arab Legion; peacekeeping troops; preparing the nation for defense and liberation.
A0161111 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 1 Economic science definition: its objectives and the economic problem; The relation between the economic science and other sciences; Economic analysis methods; Production possibilities curve; National income accounts; Consumption; Investment; Saving; Unemployment; Inflation; Money and Banking; Financial and monetary policy and its role in dealing with the imbalanced economy through these policies; Economic development in terms of importance and objectives and economic planning to achieve such objectives; Demand and supply theory and consumer equilibrium; Cost and production theory; Producer equilibrium in different markets.

Elective Courses - 6 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0161501 Islamic Culture 3 Definition of the culture, characteristics of the Islamic culture, Islamic culture and other cultures; the sources of Islamic culture: The Holy Quran, Sunna, the Arabic language, history of Islam; fields of Islamic culture: faith, worship, morals; challenges facing the Islamic culture: orientalism, globalization, secularism; young people and the impacts of foreign cultures, women and Islam, Islam and terrorism.
A0161701 History of Jordan and Palestine 3 The geography of Jordan and Palestine, Jordan and Palestine in ancient times, general historical look, Jordan, and Palestine in the Mamluk era, Jordan, and Palestine during the First World War (1914- 1918), Emirate of East Jordan (Transjordan), constitutional and legislative life in Jordan, Palestine under the British Mandate, and Jordanian-Palestinian relations, Jerusalem, historical status.
A0161703 Archaeology and Tourism in Jordan 3 Tourism definition; Classification of Tourism; The difference between tourist and other traveler?s concepts, Travel types, The definition of Archaeology and archaeological sites: Archaeological surveys and excavations; Documentation; Jordan through the ages; Components of tourism in Jordan; Elements of tourist attractions in Jordan: Archeological sites, Natural sites, Natural reserves, Forests; Tourist movement and types in Jordan; Economical impact of tourism in Jordan.
A0161802 Development and Environment 3 The course provides awareness and insight into the environmental issue, its vocabulary, the human relationship with the ecosystem, and environmental hazards to avoid. It also works to develop students' understanding and awareness of basic ecological concepts, and to reinforce their attitudes and values, in order to practice solving environmental problems. And linking it to comprehensive development and its relationship to water, food and energy security.
A0161601 Contemporary Issues 3 Identify the most important contemporary local, national and regional issues, the most prominent contemporary challenges and their questions from development, youth, extremism, globalization, culture and identity; Jerusalem and its central position, the Arab-Israeli conflict
A0411601 Legal Education and Human Rights 3 This course identifying the basic concepts of human rights in an analytical way, and then realistic clarify of the international & regional means dealing with human rights such as treaties, recommendations and international means that are in the process of formation, such imperative rules & customs, this course also address realistically the content of human rights and the rights of the first generation such as right of living. The second-generation rights such as the right to work and third-generation rights such as the right of environment. International ways to protect human rights in general. In addition, the extent to which the Jordanian constitution is compatible with international human rights standards.
A0161901 Media and Public Relations 3 The nexus between media and society in terms of the social, political, economic and cultural power of the media, the role of the media in giving people the opportunity to express their opinions and promote international relations. Communication and public relations, communication and its types, levels, forms, properties, fields, activities, physical and nonphysical (symbolic) environment, and obstacles to the communicative process. Public relations: its beginnings, development, principles, bases, importance, functions, planning, activities.

Elective Courses - 3 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0871103 Principles of Renewable Energy 3 Introduction to renewable Energy include Photovoltaic, Wind power, Micro hydropower, Biomass energy, Waste power, Solar thermal power, Geothermal power, Ocean energy (tidal, tide-flow and wave), Ocean energy (OTEC), , Comparison of characteristics and cost of renewables. How we can use the sun, wind, biomass, geothermal resources, and water to generate more sustainable energy. It explains the fundamentals of energy, including the transfer of energy, as well as the limitations of natural resources. Starting with solar power, the text illustrates how energy from the sun is transferred and stored; used for heating, cooling, and lighting; collected and concentrated; and converted into electricity
A0591111 Digital Literacy 3 Digital Literacy is a concept that describes how technology and the Internet are shaping the way people interact and how they affect us as individuals and as a society. This course educate students on the uses of digital technologies, the dangers of digital technology and the need to build a culture of ethical use of the Internet and introduce the concept of responsible freedom.
A1321100 Sport and Health 3 Defining health and fitness: physical education, health education; the cognitive, emotional, skill-oriented, and social goals of physical education; the history of physical education: ancient, medieval, and modern ages, the Olympics, Athletics in Jordan: nutrition and exercising; athletic injuries: bone, joint , muscle, skin injuries; special exercises for figure deformation; diseases related to lack of exercise: diabetes, obesity, being underweight, back pain, cancer; hooliganism: causes and recommended solutions for hooliganism.
A0612303 Society Health 3 The course aims to provide students with the basic principles that enhance the concept of health and health prevention in its various physical, psychological and social aspects. The student will also be provided with information that helps individuals realize their health needs in the context of the culture and values ??systems they live in and how to meet these needs, which is known as improving health and quality of life.
A0161602 Critical Thinking Skills 3 The concept of critical thinking, its components; characteristics of critical thinking individuals; Critical thinking skills: the skill of interpretation, analysis, evaluation, inference, expectation, prediction; Stages of critical thinking: Motivation, searching for information, linking information, evaluation, expression, and integration

Faculty Requirement - 21 Credit Hours:

Compulsory Courses - 21 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0111101 Mathematics (1) 3 Introduction to Calculus; The rate of change of a function; Limits; Derivatives of algebraic functions and their applications; Integration; Application of the definite integral.
A0341311 Networks and Cybersecurity Essentials 3 The course studies the basic of computer networks: types of networks, main devices, Ethernet technology, principles and structure of IP addressing; overview of the common protocols such as: TCP, UDP, HTTP, HTTPS, POP, IMAP, SMTP, DNS, FTP, DHCP; basic security measures and tools: malware, general means of authentication, password-based authentication, physical security, firewall basics; cryptography: symmetric and asymmetric algorithms, hash functions, basics of digital signature and steganography.
A0331202 Introduction to Programming 3 Sequential execution: program structure, command line arguments, string literals, output, Limerick layout; Program errors: syntactic errors, semantic errors, compile time errors, runtime errors; Types, variables and expressions: string, double and integer types, hard-coded data, assignment statement, arithmetic expressions and associativity, type conversions, parsing input data, integer division, grouping expression terms and long statements layout; Conditional and repeated execution: choice and iteration statements, Boolean expressions, relational operators, program design using pseudo code, lists of command line arguments, comments, standard classes; Control statements nested in loops: declaring variables in compound statements, conditional expression operator;
A0334600 Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing 1 An overview of ethics, Professional ethics of workers and users in the field of information technology, Cyberattacks and Cybersecurity, Privacy, Intellectual property, Ethical decisions in software development.
A0311101 Discrete Mathematics 3 Logic, relations, functions, basic set theory, countability and counting arguments, proof techniques, mathematical induction, graph theory, combinatorics, discrete probability, recursion, recurrence relations, and number theory. The fundamental mathematical tools used in computer engineering as: sets, relations, and functions; propositional logic, predicate logic, and inductive proofs; summations, recurrences, and elementary asymptotic; counting and discrete probability; undirected and directed graphs; introductory linear algebra, with applications in computer engineering.
A0312201 Object Oriented Programming 3 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Concepts using Java language: Classes, Objects, Constructors, Encapsulation: Visibility Modifiers; Packages; Overloading; using this keyword; using static keyword; Array of objects: Store and Process objects in array; Relationships between Classes: Composition, Inheritance: Superclasses and Subclasses, using super keyword, Constructor Chaining, Overriding, Polymorphism, Preventing Extending and Overriding, The Object Class and its toString() Method; Abstract Classes; Interfaces; Exception Handling; introduction to GUI programming.
A0371201 Introduction to Information Technology 3 Basic elements of computing: programming, computer, program, operating environment, data, file; Number systems: decimal, binary, conversion; Describing problem solution using standard flowcharting notation; Linux basics: basic commands, working with files, working with directories, file name substitution, input/output and I/O redirection; Linux shell: overview, programming tools; User-defined commands and shell variables: command files, variables, integer arithmetic; Passing arguments: $#, $#, ${n}; Decisions: exit status, test command, else, exit, elif, Null, && and || constructs; Loops: for, while, until, breaking a loop, skipping commands in a loop; Git: installation and configuration, basic commands, branching.
A0334605 Communication Skills and Technical Writing 2

Major Requirement - 51 Credit Hours:

Compulsory Courses - 42 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0334503 Software Project Management 3 Introduction to project management; The project management and IT context; Project management process groups; Project integration management; Project scope management; Project schedule management; Project cost management; Project quality management; Project communications management; Project risk management.
A0333508 Software Maintenance 3 This course covers fundamental aspects of software maintenance and evolution, including concepts and techniques, process models for system evolution, and software maintenance case studies.
A0334604 Graduation Project 3
A0334510 Software Engineering Economics 3
A0334601 Practical Training 0 The student is required to do practical training in a well-known software company for a period of 8 weeks full time training with at least (15) hours per week. The student is assigned some tasks to perform that are related to his major, such as developing a software, or learning some new skills, technologies and capabilities. At the end of training, reports should be submitted to the department then evaluated by the supervisor.
A0334501 Software Testing and Quality Assurance 3 Definitions, Basic Concepts and an Overview of Software Testing Techniques: software verification and validation, software testing, software quality, relationships of quality assurance and quality control, software testing techniques, a comparison of testing techniques; Black-Box Testing techniques: equivalence partitioning, boundary value analysis, decision tables, state transition testing, use case testing ; White-Box and Experience-based Testing Techniques: static testing techniques, structural testing techniques, experience-based testing techniques; Software Testing Levels, Objectives and Plan: levels of software testing, objectives of software testing, automation of software testing, the test plan, test case fundamentals.
A0334504 Software Architecture 3 Software architecture: what, why and context; Quality attributes: role, availability, interoperability, modifiability, performance, security, testability, usability; Architectural tactics and patterns: patterns, patterns? catalog, relationship between tactics and patterns; Architecture and requirements; designing architecture: strategy, attribute-driven development (ADD) method; Documenting software architecture: audience, notation, views, building documentation, documenting behavior, documentation and quality attributes; Architecture implementation & testing: implementation, testing; Architecture evaluation: factors, ATAM, lightweight evaluation.
A0333504 Software Construction and Documentation 3 Static checking; Specification & specification design; Mutability & immutability; Debugging & avoiding debugging; Abstract functions & rep invariants; Interfaces & equality; Concurrency & thread safety; Frameworks and middleware: GWT framework, WSO2 Carbon; Software documentation tools: Git, Gerrit.
A0333506 Human Computer Interaction 3 Introduction to Human Computer Interaction; Principles of Interaction Design; The Human: human abilities, human perceptual system, human cognitive system; Ergonomics; Design, implementation and evaluation of interactive computing system for human use; Components of an interactive system; The computer: interacting with computers, virtual reality concept, virtual reality applications; Non-traditional interfaces; User Interface Design & Programming.
A0333502 Software Design 3 Principles and methods of software design with a special focus on Object-oriented analysis & design; Domain modelling; Class and object modelling; Behavioural modelling; design patterns; General Responsibility Assignment Software Principles (GRASP) design principles; Design evaluation and improvement; Refactoring; Light introduction to software architecture; Practice by designing a large program.
A0333203 Internet Applications Development (2) 3
A0333501 Software Requirements Engineering 3 Fundamentals of Requirements: definitions, functional and non-functional requirements, requirements engineering process; Requirements Elicitation: difficulties in eliciting requirements, process of requirements elicitation, requirements sources, elicitation techniques; Requirements Analysis: quality standard of software requirements, requirements classification, requirements negotiation, requirements prioritization, integrating risk management with the requirements engineering process; Requirements Specification and Modelling: IEEE and Volare standards for requirements documentation, specify requirements in Use cases; Requirements Validation: requirements validation techniques; Requirements Management: the need for change, requirements traceability, requirements management guidelines..
A0333204 Web Services Programming 3
A0332501 Introduction to Software Engineering 3 "System Development Methodologies: Software Engineering Processes, Waterfall, Prototype, Incremental, and Spiral, with focus on the Unified Process in its agile form; Principles of Software Engineering: Requirements Elicitation, Validation and Verification; Review of Principles of Object Orientation; Object Oriented Analysis Using UML: Behavioural UML Diagrams Use Case, Sequence, Activity, And State Diagrams; Structural UML Diagrams: Object, Class, and Package Diagrams.
A0332202 Internet Applications Development (1) 3

Elective Courses - 9 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0334508 Risk Management 3 A study of risk assessment and management techniques, methods, and models used in industry to minimize, control and communicate risks, including conducting various risk management protocols.
A0113101 Numerical Analysis 3 Computer Arithmetic?s and Error: Case study, applications to real world problems; Solutions of equations in one variable; Interpolation and polynomial approximation; Numerical integration; Numerical differentiations; Maple implementations of algorithms studied.
A0313401 Theory of Computation 3 Regular Languages: Deterministic and Non-Deterministic Finite Automata, Regular Expressions, Closure Properties of Regular Languages, Non-regular languages; Context Free Languages and Grammars: Pushdown Automata, Closure properties of Context Free Languages; Turing Machine.
A0334509 Selected Topics in Software Engineering (2) 3 This course aims at introducing the students to a different area of Software Engineering. It will be achieved by exposing them to new tools, techniques, and research in Software Engineering.
A0334505 Selected Topics in Software Engineering (1) 3 This course aims at introducing the students to a different area of Software Engineering. It will be achieved by exposing them to new tools, techniques, and research in Software Engineering.
A0332201 Programming Language in Software Engineering 3 Introduce the student to a programming language that is commonly used in industry and is not covered in the mandatory courses in the study plan.
A0342314 Protection using Linux 3 Linux basic concepts: file system, commands, utilities, text editing, shell programs and word processing; Linux shells: command line syntax, properties, file name generation, redirection, piping and quote mechanisms; File system navigation: controlling access to files, file and directory naming rules and conventions, handling of files and links; Terminal control: working with vi, monitoring and controlling processes, using command line editing, replacing commands, using backup commands; Control operations: print jobs, network communication, group policy management.
A0333507 Secure Software Development 3 Design: principles, threat modelling, encryption strategy, standardized identity & access management, establish log requirements & audit practices; Secure coding practices: coding standards & conventions, Use safe functions only, Use code analysis tools, handle data safety, handle errors; Manage security risk inherent in the use of 3rd party components; Testing & validation: automated testing, manual testing; Manage security findings: define severity, risk acceptance process; Vulnerability response & disclosure: definition of internal & external policies, definition of roles and responsibilities; Ensure that Vulnerability reporters know whom to contact, manage vulnerability reporters, monitor and manage 3rd party component vulnerability, fix vulnerability, vulnerability disclosure, secure development lifecycle feedback; Planning, implementation & deployment of secure development practices: culture of the organization, expertise & skill level of the organization, product development model and lifecycle, scope of initial deployment, stakeholder management & communications, compliance measurements, SDL process health.

Free Ellective - 36 Credit Hours:

Compulsory Courses - 36 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0313101 Algorithms Analysis and Design 3 Introduction: Asymptotic Behavior, O, Omega , Thata notation, analysis of algorithms complexity, proving algorithm correctness with loop invariant, solving recurrences; Sorting: insertion, quick, merge, heap; Advanced Algorithm Analysis and Design: amortized analysis, dynamic programming; Graph: breadth first search, depth first search, Topological sort, minimum spanning tree, shortest path; Advanced data structures: B-trees; String matching: naive, KMP; NP-Completeness: P, NP, NP-Complete classes, proving NP-completeness.
A0314201 Mobile Applications Development 3 Android overview: android platform, user interface, dalvik virtual machine, platform architecture, application building blocks, development tools; Building applications: creating and running applications, emulator, activity, android manifest file, layout and layout file, widgets, strings file, intents; Supporting different devices: languages, layout mirroring, screens, platform versions; User interface: user interface fundamentals, linear layout, relative layout, constraint layout; Activity lifecycle: lifecycle call-backs, starting activity, pausing and resuming activity, stopping and restarting activity, recreating activity; Interacting with other activities and applications: intent types, building intent, intent filters, receiving intent, starting another activity, processing intent, common intents; Saving data: internal and external storage, shared preferences, files, SQL database; Dynamic user interface: fragments, fragment types, interacting with other fragments;
A0312401 Fundamentals of Databases 3 Database Concepts; Database Design Methodologies; Data Modeling using ER and EER; Database Integrity Constraints; Relational Model: Relational algebra, Relational Calculus; Functional Dependencies and Normalization.
A0312101 Data Structures 3 Lists: static allocation, dynamic allocation; Stacks: static implementation, linked implementation, operations, applications; Recursion: applications, program stack; Queues: static implementation, linked implementation, operations, applications; General Trees; Binary Trees; Binary Search Trees: traversal, search, add and delete operations; Files: input, output; Graphs: traversal, adjacency matrix, and adjacency list.
A0112101 Linear Algebra 3 Systems of linear equations: Homogeneous and non-homogeneous systems ; Matrices: operations on matrices ; Determinants: Operations on Determinates ; Vector spaces ; Method for solving systems of linear equations: Case study ; Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors ; Error norms of vector and matrix ; Applications using software packages.
A0312203 Visual Programming 3 Introduction to Visual Programming; Creating Applications with Visual C#; Processing Data; Making Decisions; Loops; File Access: reading and writing; Random Numbers; Methods; Arrays and Lists; Multiform Projects; Databases.
A0313402 Advanced Databases 3 Database Management Systems Protection and Security Functions; Views; Transaction Management; Concurrency Control and Serialisability; Database Recovery; Database integrity; Rapid Application Development for Database Systems using CASE tools and 4GLs; PL/SQL Programming.
A0312301 Computer Organization and Architecture 3 Components of a computer: Performance, Technology and Delay Modeling, Intro to Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) Design: MIPS ISA, Translation of High-Level C Constructs into MIPS, Assemblers, Object Code Generation, Linking and Executable Loading, Run-time Execution Environment; Computer Arithmetic and ALU Design, Digital-Logic Design for Sequential Circuits, Register-Transfer Level Description of Systems; Single-Cycle Datapath and Control; Multi-cycle Datapath and Control: Micro-programming and Hard-wired Control Units; Pipelining: Pipelined MIPS Datapath; Pipeline Hazards: Structural, Control, Data; Hazard Detection and Resolution; Pipelining control; Exceptions Handling; SRAM and DRAM Design, Memory Hierarchy, Cache memory design, Virtual memory.
A0313301 Operating Systems 3 Fundamental Concepts of Operating Systems; Evolution of Operating System; Operating System Structure; Process: Process Management, Inter-process Communication, Process Scheduling, Deadlocks, Process Synchronization; Memory Management; File System Management; I/O Management; Secondary Storage Management; Case Studies.
A0111103 Statistics and Probability 3 Data collections; Sampling; Measure of central tendency; Measures of dispersions; Probability: Rules of probability, Counting rules; Discrete random variables; Binomial distributions; Poisson distributions; Normal distributions; Linear regression and correlation; Applications using software packages.
A0311301 Digital Logic Design 3 Binary Systems: Digital Computers & Systems Binary numbers, Number Base Conversion: Octal & Hexadecimal Numbers, 1's & 2's Complements Binary codes; Boolean Algebra & Logical Gates: Basic Definitions of Boolean Algebra, Theorems of Boolean Algebra, Boolean Functions Digital Logic Gates, IC Digital Logic Families; Simplification of Boolean Function: Karnaugh Map Method with 3 variable , 4 variable, 5 variable Map. Sum of Products, Product of Sums, Don?t care; Combinational Logic: Integrated combinatorial circuits, Sequential circuits, Flip-flops, registers, counters, memory units.
A0312403 Systems Analysis and Design 3 Introduction to systems development: System development life cycle, System Development feasibility; Development of fact finding methods: Context diagram, Data flow diagram, Decision tables and trees, Data dictionary; Conceptual design: DB design, Normalization; System Implementation: Installation, System conversion, Training, Development Tools, Documentation.

Complementary Requirement - 9 Credit Hours:

Compulsory Courses - 9 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0161200 Remedial English Language 3 Grammar: auxiliary verbs, tenses (past, present, future) Vocabulary: friendship, communication, IT, TV shows, media, houses, places description, compound nouns, free time activities, books and movies description, food, dinning out. Variety of skills: paragraph writing, verifying formal and informal letters, writing unofficial emails, ways of using punctuation, upper case letters and conjunctions, outlining main ideas and details, inferring conclusions and impeded meanings, determining author?s perspectives, presentations, argumentation and persuasion, agreeing and disagreeing expressions, making comparisons, narrating events, expressing opinions, making official phone calls, ordering food, correct pronunciation.
A0331700 Remedial Computer Skills 3 Introduction to basic computer hardware and software; copyrights; Windows operating system; Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power point, Access; Introduction to Internet.
A0161100 Remedial Arabic Language 3 Language level and definition, speaking and comprehension texts, syntax exercises, Nominal Sentence, safe feminine plural, safe masculine plural, singularity, auxiliaries, duality, numbers, subordinates, punctuations, morphological exercise, dictation issues, Nunnation.

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