Clinical Psychology







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.
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
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.
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
A0141301 Research Methods in the Humanities 3 Scientific research: nature, fields and principles; Problem identification; Recourses; Rules of drafting; Hypothesis definition; Significance; Testing; Research data; Research literature; Research resources and scientific research tools; Research Methods.
A0161702 History of Natural Sciences 3 Science in the Arab and Islamic world during the Middle Ages (History of Science; Scientific Communication between Arabs and Europeans; Translation; Scientific Renaissance of Arabs in the Middle Ages); Science, Technology, and Society (Nature of Science and Technology and their Interrelatedness; Characteristics of Contemporary Science and Technology; Impact of Science and Technology on Modern Society; Science and Technology in Developing Countries).
A0121402 English for Special Purposes 3
A0131301 Health Psychology 3 Behavior and health ; Relationship between people?s behavior and their subsequent health or illness.
A0162501 Human Thought 3 "This course discusses the issues of human thought and civilization, especially the Eastern and Arab-Islamic civilizations, with a focus on the elements of differentiation, unity, interaction and communication between them, and on the intellectual and material gains that they have achieved and contributed to the development of human consciousness and human life. The course starts from a comprehensive view of human thought and civilization, stressing the unity of the mind and human nature.
A0162101 The art of writing and expressing 3 Basic introductions: Expression, concept, types, language arts: Oratory, debate, dialogue, lecture, seminar; writing, art; types of writing: functional, creative; general and common principles among types of prose writing (national and creative); dimensions of writing; organizing the topic into its elements: introduction, presentation, conclusion; Colors of functional writing: Message; Academic biography; Announcement, Minutes, Research, Summary; Colors of creative writing: Story, Article, Artistic biography.
A0162102 Taste the literary text 3 Various literary texts: poetic, prose, ancient, and modern. Studying them is an applied study and focusing on addressing the structure and vision when studying each text to show its technical and content characteristics in order to reveal the general features of the literary genre to which it belongs. This course aims to break the barrier between students and literary texts and train them to Dealing with it and reading it critically and analytically.

Major Requirement - 81 Credit Hours:

Compulsory Courses - 75 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0132302 Sensation and Perception 3 Common properties of sensory and perceptual systems and their physiological bases; Psychophysics; Theory of perception; Motion perception, Shape perception; Time perception; constancy; Illusion.
A0134101 Cognitive Psychology 3 Means by which humans extract information from the environment; Attention; Perception; Memory; Thinking; Solving problems; Decision making; Artificial intelligence; Mental Imagery.
A0134601 Practicum 9 Assessment and major psychotherapeutic techniques and their theoretical bases: psychoanalysis, behavioral, humanistic, cognitive, and cognitive-behavioral approaches; Applying theoretical knowledge to patients: conducting case studies, observing group therapy sessions.
A0133501 Abnormal Psychology 3 Criteria by which human behavior is defined as normal or abnormal; Description of symptoms; Therapy and prognosis of the various abnormal reaction patterns according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ( DSM-IV.TR ).
A0134401 Communication Psychology 3 Basic skills of interviewing: attending, encouragement to talk, paraphrasing, summarizing content, responding and summarizing feelings; Communication skills in different interview settings.
A0134502 Introduction to Psychotherapy 3 the main techniques in the field of psychotherapy; Theoretical foundations of psychotherapy: psychoanalytic, behavioral, humanistic, cognitive, behavioral-cognitive; field applications in psychiatric institutions; applying theoretical knowledge to patients; case studies; group therapy.
A0132402 Positive Psychology 3 This course provides an introduction to the science related to happiness, well-being, flourishing and the positive aspects of human experience. Students will gain an understanding of what contributes to well-being and how to build the enabling conditions of a life worth living.
A0134402 Organizational Psychology 3 Foundations and properties of the experimental method in psychology; Basic elements of the experimentI independent variables; Treatment methods; Dependent variables; Ways of measuring; Methods of controlling the intervening variables; in addition; Experimental design; Factors that influence validity.
A0131102 Developmental Psychology 3 Human development from infancy to adulthood: physical, mental, emotional and social aspects of development.
A0132401 Social Psychology 3 Psychological phenomena; Attitude change and formation; Conformity; Interpersonal attraction; Values and social influences.
A0133201 Principles of Psychological and Educational Measurement 3 Measurement and evaluation philosophy; psychometric test construction p: properties, validity, reliability and objectivity Score transformation; Construction of psychological; achievement tests; Interpretation tests results.
A0131103 Learning Psychology 3 Learning and cognition; Major theories relating to associative learning: classical and operant conditioning; Observational learning; Cognitive models of learning; Models of information processing.
A0132502 Mental Health 3 Analysis of adjustment processes; Consequences of over-exposure to stress; Coping processes and stress management strategies; Diagnosis and treatment forms of maladjusted behavior; psychological disorders.
A0133502 Developmental Problems 3 Problems that impede normal human development: psychological, physical, physiological and psychosocial; Strategies of intervention; Strategies of prevention.
A0133401 Industrial Psychology 3 Vocational adjustment; Methods of job analysis and description; Work design; performance appraisal; Accident analysis and prevention; Methods of personnel selection and training; Supervision; Leadership and work motivation; communication systems and decision making; Effects of organizational climates on performance and efficiency; Human engineering and human factors; and physical surroundings of work.
A0131202 Introduction to Statistics for Educational Sciences 3 Statistic method: Data collection, Data Summary procedures; measures central tendency; measures of spread; Theory of Probability; Standard score, Normal distribution; Correlation, Regression.
A0132503 Principles of Psychological and Educational Counseling 3 Counseling: principles, processes and theories. Improving students? skills in communication: listening, diagnoses; Techniques of counseling.
A0132301 Physiological Psychology 3 The biological roots of behaviors: Functions of the nervous system; Endocrine system; sensory systems Genetics; The Physiological roots for: Learning, Memory, Motivation, Disorder; Research Methods in Physiology.
A0132501 Psychology of Personality 3 Personality and major theoretical perspectives that guide psychological research; Personality development; personality variables delineated in the relevant literature.
A0133202 Psychological Testing 3 Analytical review of major personality and intelligence tests; Diagnostic properties of tests; Supervised training in the administration of tests.
A0134501 Clinical Psychology 3 Clinical psychology: Intake interview, diagnostic techniques, Interviewing skills; Psychological reports; Methods of psychotherapy.
A0133301 Experimental Psychology 3 Analytical review of major personality and intelligence tests; Diagnostic properties of tests; Supervised training in the administration of tests.
A0131101 Introduction to Psychology 3 Defining of Psychology : historical, Different Approaches to study human behaviors, Fields ; The physiological for human behavior; Learning; Perception; Memory; Motivation; Personality; Psychological disorders; Human development; Intelligence; Social behavior.

Elective Courses - 6 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0133503 Group Counseling 3 Theories of group counseling; Group dynamics; Group leadership; Group procedures; Group counseling skills; Personal growth group experience: providing insight into group process as both a leader and a participant.
A0131104 Educational Psychology 3 Educational issues in the field of teaching and learning: theories of cognitive and moral development during childhood and adolescence, behavioral and cognitive theories of learning; Effective instruction strategies; Motivation; Individual differences; Memory, Forgetting; Attention, perception; Intelligence theories.
A0134503 Psychological Support 3 The course deals with the principles of providing psychological and social support to people who suffer from different types of distressing events that happen in the world, such as wars, natural disasters and calamities. By shedding light on the principles of psychological first aid and the main steps in psychological first aid
A0133101 Emotions and Motivations 3 Motivation and emotion in human beings and animals; Theories and experiments: behavioral, instinctual, physiological, and cognitive aspects of motivation and emotion; Normal emotional conflicts and defense mechanisms.
A0133504 Criminal Psychology 3 Theories of criminal behavior; Motives of crimes; Methods of investigation; Neuroses, psychosis and crimes; criminal rehabilitation; Criminal justice system; Psychology of crime; Psychological perspectives of the offender: psychoanalytic, social learning.
A0134102 Contemporary issues in Psychology 3 It discusses controversial issues in psychology, psychotherapy and diagnostic issues. And the use of technology in psychology and its applications on the ground

Free Ellective - 6 Credit Hours:

Compulsory Courses - 6 Credit Hours

Course Code Course Name Credit hours Description
A0143201 Talent and Giftedness 3 Educational issues in the field of teaching and learning: theories of cognitive and moral development during childhood and adolescence, behavioral and cognitive theories of learning; Effective instruction strategies; Motivation; Individual differences; Memory, Forgetting; Attention, perception; Intelligence theories.
A0143501 Behavior modification 3 Behavior modification and its applications; Basic behavioral principles and procedures: training sessions, observation, recording and interpretation.

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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