Department Strategy
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Beginning with the establishment of the University of Jordan in 1963, the mission of the Physics Department has been geared towards the following:
1. Educating young Jordanians to assume their roles as teachers of physics in Jordan and the regional Arab countries.
2. Preparing qualified graduates who are able to pursue their higher studies in Physics and related disciplines.  
3. Providing graduate studies at the M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels to Jordanians and other Arab citizens to meet the market demand for more and better qualified manpower.
4. Initiating and promoting research activities in a number of specialized fields of theoretical and applied physics that respond to the market needs.
5. Supplying industry, business, and the government public service, with qualified personnel and manpower.
6. Supplying technical staff as lab assistants and supervisors to: universities, schools, hospitals and private business.
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The future vision of the department can be summarized within the following:
1. Promoting quality education in Physics taking advantage of the fast developing fields of pedagogy and educational technology.
2. Strengthening research activities to cover: attracting qualified researchers, providing modern well equipped research labs, and expanding research in relevant new directions.
3. Strengthening mutual research and educational ties with prestigious universities and scientific centers of excellence.
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Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
PEO 1: Physics program graduates are expected to be leading a successful career in physics and science education at school and community college levels. PEO 2: Physics program graduates are expected to be successful graduate students, researchers, lab managers, and entrepreneurs at national and international universities, research laboratories, and industries. PEO 3: Physics graduates are prepared as community leaders and as socially responsible individuals. They are expected to be active and responsible community leaders and influencers.
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Students Outcomes
(1) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve broadly defined technical or scientific problems by applying knowledge of mathematics and science and/or technical topics to areas relevant to the discipline. (2) An ability to formulate or design a system, process, procedure or program to meet desired needs. (3) An ability to develop and conduct experiments or test hypotheses, analyze and interpret data and use scientific judgment to draw conclusions. (4) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences. (5) An ability to understand ethical and professional responsibilities and the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts. (6) An ability to function effectively on teams that establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, and analyze risk and uncertainty.