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Department of Criminology and Security Studies

Faculty of Social Science

Courses

List of Courses

100 Level First Semester

Course CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
GST101Use of English and Communication Skills I2C
GST105History and Philosophy of Science2C
GST107The Good Study Guide2C
CSS111Introduction to Sociology3C
CSS121Introduction to Psychology3C
CSS133Introduction to Criminology I3C
CIT101Computer in Society2C
One Elective from the Faculty
POLIIIElement of Political Science3E
ECO121Principles of Economics3E
PCR111Introduction to Peace Studies3E
Total20
Minimum Credit Units Required
GST and Other General Courses 8
Core Courses (Specialization Area) 9
Minimum elective required 3
Sub-Total = 20

 

100 Level Second Semester

Course CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
GST102Use of English and Communication skills II2C
CSS152Introduction to Nigerian3C
Criminal Law
CSS112Sociology of Law3C
CSS132Ethnography and Social3C
structure of Nigeria
CSS134Geography of Nigeria3E
CSS136Introduction to Criminology II3C
CIT102Application Software Skills2C
One Elective from the Faculty
POL126Citizen and the State3E
PCR114Introduction to Conflict Resolution3E
Total22
Minimum Credit Units Required4
GST and Other General Courses12
Core Courses (Specialization Area)3
Minimum elective required Sub-Total19

200 Level First Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
1CSS211The Sociology of Crime and Delinquency3C
2CSS241Basic Security and Security Threats3C
3CSS243Principles of Security Practice and Management3C
4GST203Introduction to Philosophy and Logic2C
5CSS245Security Planning, Development and Organization2C
At Least One Elective
6LAW100Introduction to Law4E
7LAW211Nigerian Legal System 14E
8PCR211Education for Peace3E
9POL223Foundation of Political Economy3E
Minimum Credit Units Required
GST and Other General Courses2
Core Courses (Specialization Area)11
Minimum Elective Required3
Sub-Total16

200 Level Second Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
1CSS212The Sociology of Punishment and Corrections3C
2CSS242Measurements and Patterns of Crimes and Delinquency3C
3CSS244Types and Analysis of Security Threats3C
4CSS246Legal and Social Framework of Private Security Services in Nigeria3C
5GST202Fundamentals of Peace Studies2C
At Least One Elective
6PCR 272Concepts and Practice of Peace Building3E
7LAW212Nigerian Legal System 114E
8PCR 274Introduction to Conflict Transformation3E
9MAC212Media and Society3E
Minimum Credit Units
Required2
GST and Other General12
Courses3
Core Courses (Specialization Area)17
Minimum Elective Required
Sub-Total =
Grand Total of Minimum Credit Units to earn at 200 level:
Eight Semester Structure = 33
Direct Entry = (Students should not exceed 24 CU)

300 Level First Semester

 Course CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
CSS331Methods of Social Research3C
CSS341Policing and Law Enforcement in Nigeria3C
CSS351Prisons and Correction of Offenders in Nigeria3C
CSS361Juvenile Institutions and Juvenile Corrections in Nigeria3C
CSS343Information Systems Security Management3C
CSS381Domestic Violence3C
GST302Business Creation and Growth2C
At Least One Elective
PUL341Criminal Law 14E
PCR373Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration3E
Minimum Credit Units Required2
GST and Other General Courses18
Core Courses (Specialization Area)3
Minimum Elective Required Sub-Total =23

300 Level Second Semester

CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
CSS352Theory of Crime and Crime Control3C
GST302Business Creation and Growth2C
CSS354Special Categories of Offenders3C
CSS356Traditional and Informal Mechanisms of Crime3C
CSS342Safety Management for Loss Prevention3C
At Least One Elective
PCR362Urban Violence and Security3E
LAW342Criminal Law II4E
Minimum Credit Units Required
GST and Other General Courses12
Core Courses (Specialization Area)3
Minimum elective required Sub-Total15
Grand Total of Minimum Credit Units to earn at 300 level:
Eight Semester Structure = 37 Direct Entry = (Students
should not exceed 24 CU)

400 Level First Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
1CSS411Contemporary Issues in Criminology and Securities3E
2CSS431Field Observations6C
3CSS441Technical/Electronics Aspects of Security3C
4CSS455Forensic Science3C
5CSS443Traffic/ Road Safety and Equipment3C
6CSS491Emergency, Riot and Disaster Control Management3E
CSS461Introduction to Criminology 1 (For Law Students only)4C
At Least One Elective
7PCR375Language and Information Management in Peace & Conflict Resolution3E
8LAW241Human Rights 114E
9ENG453Language and National Development3E
Minimum Credit Units Required
GST and Other General Courses21
Core Courses (Specialization Area)3
Minimum elective required Sub-Total24
Direct Entry = (Students should not exceed 24 CU)

400 Level Second Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
1CSS433Project6C
2CSS442Professional Ethics in Law Enforcement & Security Management3C
3CSS452Victims of Crimes and Human Rights Violations3C
4CSS462Introduction to Criminology 11 (For Law Students only)4C
At Least One Elective
5PCR415The Nature of Global Terrorism3E
6PCR412Globalization and Peace3E
7LAW244Constitutional Law II4E
8LAW241Human Rights I3E
Minimum Credit Units Required
GST and Other General Courses12
Core Courses (Specialization Area)3
Minimum elective required15
Grand Total of Minimum Credit
Units to earn at 400 level:
Eight Semester Structure = 36
Direct Entry = (Students should not exceed 24 CU)

*Logbook shall carry not less than 25% of the overall industrial attachment score.

The Second Semester of the 4th Year should be used for Industrial Attachment for the students in order to expose them to Environmental Health facilities in rural and urban settings. They are required to visit Environmental Health firms, industries and laboratories to enable them acquire the skills in Environmental Health Sciences. Each student must keep and present a logbook for assessment at the end of his/her industrial attachment.

NOTE:
Students who want to be registered and professionally certified by the Council to practice as Environmental Health Officers are advice to register with the Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON).

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