create, interpret, and share knowledge, to prepare our students to lead
productive, responsible, and creative lives, and to promote the
application of relevant knowledge to benefit the society as a whole.
To be a model of an outstanding regional department within a national and international reputation for quality.
Our Core Values (REFIT):
Department of financial Busiuese Economics Department was established
in 1994 to provide the finance and banking industry with high quality
graduates who are competitive in leadership and research at the national
and regional levels, and to graduate professionals who can support the
Jordanian economic developments.
Currently, the total number of full-time students at the Department is about 2.25 students, undergraduate program .
students at the undergraduate level are required to successfully pass
132 credit hours in order to earn their bachelor degrees n business
economics. In addition to principles in macro-and microeconomics,
students are subject to study a variety of courses in the filed such as:
Macroeconomic theory, microeconomic theory, monetary theory, financial
economics, international economics, econometrics, managerial economics,
labor economics, economics of development, Islamic economics, history of
economic thought, and others. male and female, students that come from
different parts of Jordan and the Arab world.
Department is administrated and run by 5 academic staff, who obtained
their degrees from different distinguished universities, that recognized
locally, regionally, and internationally aspects, and the processes is
under taken to hire more academic staff.
ultimate objective of the academic staff is to secure superior
achievement that exceeds the expectations of students, professionals,
and academicians themselves.
academic staff of the Department try to cater for the needs of the
local community by providing services and realize values, and through
interaction with the national and international organizations.
Teaching and training of students in the Department is designed for a wide range of careers in economics
such as Maeve economic theory, Microeconomic theory, microeconomic
theory more bar , theory financial economics international economics,
economics of development, managerial economics.
students are motivated to acquire a comprehensive range of analytical,
problem-solving, and professional skills that are increasingly valued in
industry, commerce, education, government, and non-profit marketing
organizations public finance.
The departments already grant Bachelor .
teaching/ learning is currently an expanding feature of provision.
Staff are provided with training workshops in integrating electronic
teaching/ learning into their classes. The use of IT resources is made
available in all students? induction.
also have access to internet networking and additional access to the
individual staff PCs dedicated resources at the faculty. Computer
technical advice and support are available to both staff and students.
The faculty is equipped with three computer labs which are used for teaching and research by faculty members and students:
we are looking forward to increase the numbers and capacity of computer
labs, and computerized more courses and training programs.
Distinguishing features of the program:
The Department programs is distinguished by two characteristics; the first one
is the exposure of students to the community of professional financial
officers and bankers and innovative uses of technology in teaching.
Every course in the third and fourth years of the program has at least a
guest lecture from a practicing finance officer or banker.
are encouraged to present practical issues relevant to the course
topic, and they are requested to reserve time at the end of their
presentations for questions from the students. Guest lecturers are
encouraged to include information about the hiring criteria and hiring
procedures of the company or bank they represent and to describe the
typical work tasks performed by new hires.
While the second characteristic
is a systematic program that is going to be set in place to assist
teaching staff members in innovative uses of technology in their
teaching. Professional development funds are available to support
teaching staff members in the development of their own skills in
technology-based financial analysis and decision making. Also individual
efforts of the Department staff are setting every year to generate
technology-based learning experiences for use in the department courses,
and we are looking forward to computerized all our academic courses by
the year 2010.