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Department of Mass Communication

Faculty of Social Science

Courses

List of Courses

100 Level First Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitleUnitsStatus (Compulsory or Elective)
1GST 101Use of English & Communication Skills I2C
2GST 105History & Philosophy of Science2C
3GST 107The Good Study Guide2C
4CIT 101Computer in Society2C
5MAC 111Introduction to Mass Communication3C
6MAC 113History of Nigerian Mass Media2C
7MAC 115African Communication Systems I2C
8MAC 117Writing for Mass Media2C
9MAC 121Introduction to News Writing & Reporting3C
10CSS 111Introduction to Sociology3E
11ENG 121The Structure of Modern English I2E
12INR 142Introduction to Public Administration3E
GST8
Core12
Elective3
Total23

 

100 Level Second Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitleUnitStatus (Compulsory or Elective)
1GST 102Use of English & Communication Skills II2C
2CIT 102Software Application Skills2C
3MAC 116African Communication Systems II2C
4MAC 132Principles of Advertisement Sales Promotion2C
5MAC 134Principles and Practice of Public Relations2C
6MAC 142Introduction to Radio and Television3C
7INR 112Introduction to Law and Diplomacy in Pre-colonial Africa2E
8ENG 122Structure of Modern English II2E
9LAW 100Introduction to Law4E
GST4
Core9
Elective4
Total17
GRAND TOTAL40
Students are to take only one elective course in each semester

200 Level First Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitleUnitStatus (Compulsory or Elective)
1GST 203Introduction to Philosophy and Logic2C
2MAC 211Theories of Mass Communication3C
3MAC 213Foundations of Communication2C
4MAC 221Editing & Graphics of Communication2C
5MAC 223Magazine & Feature Article Writing3C
6MAC 225News Writing & Reporting2C
8ENG 223Advanced English Composition 12C
9CSS121Introduction to Psychology3E
10JLS 111Introduction to Journalism3E
11LAW 211Nigerian Legal Systems I4E
12POL 123Introduction to Nigerian Constitutional Development3E
GST2
Core14
Elective4
Total20
Direct Entry (DE) = 12 (12Credit Unit (CU) of GST and Other General
Courses in 100 Level. DE Students are advised to spread the 12 CU
over the study period without carrying more than 24 CU in a semester.)
Students are to take only one elective course for each semester

200 Level Second Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitleUnitStatus (Compulsory or Electives
1GST 202Fundamentals of Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution2C
2MAC 212Media and Society3C
3MAC 214Investigative & Interpretative Reporting2C
4MAC232Environmental Public Relations3E
5MAC 242Foundations of Broadcasting3C
6MAC 246Educational Broadcasting Studies2C
7ENG 224Advanced English Composition II2C
8LAW 212Nigerian Legal Systems II4E
GST2
Core12
Elective4
Total18
GRAND TOTAL38
Students are to take only one elective course in each semester

300 Level First Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitleUnitStatus (Compulsory or Electives)
1GST 301Entrepreneurship Studies I2C
2MAC 311International Communication and World Global Systems3C
3MAC 313Critical Writing and Reviewing2C
4MAC 315Book/Desktop Publishing2E
5MAC 323Photojournalism3E
6MAC 331Advertising Campaign Planning & Execution3C
7MAC 333Media Station Management and Operation3C
8MAC 341Developmental Communication & Broadcasting3C
9MAC 343Radio/TV Programming3E
10MAC 345Announcing & Performing2E
GST2
Core14
Elective3
Total19
GRAND TOTAL
Students are to take only one elective course in each semester, except DE Students
Students are to take only one elective course for each semester

300 Level Second Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitleUnitStatus (Compulsory or Electives) 
1MAC312Newspaper Production3C
2MAC 314Issues in Nigerian Mass Media2C
3MAC 316Mass Comm. & National Development2C
4MAC 318Media Attachment6C
5MAC 322Editorial Writing3C
6MAC 324Film, Cinema and Literature2E
7MAC 326Newspaper Management and Production2C
8MAC332Advertising Copy writing and Layout2E
9MAC 334International Public Relations2C
GST0
Core20
Elective2
Total22
GRAND TOTAL41
Students are to take only one elective course in each semester, except DE Students

400 Level First Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitleUnitStatus (Compulsory or Electives)
1MAC 411Media Law and Ethics3C
2MAC413Data Analysis in Communication Research2C
3MAC 421Advanced Newspaper/Magazine Production3C
4MAC423Book Publishing and the Law3E
5MAC425Public Relations Practice3E
6MAC427Economics & Social Issues in Advert & PR2C
7MAC441Documentary Film Production3C
GST0
Core13
Elective3
Total16
Students are to take at least one elective course in each semester,
except DE Students

400 Level Second Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitleUnitStatus (Compulsory or Electives)
1MAC412Media Management3C
2MAC414Science & Technology Reporting2C
3MAC416Sociology of Mass Communication2C
4MAC418Research Project6C
5MAC424International Advertising and Propaganda3E
6MAC428Integrated Marketing Communication2E
7MAC442Advanced Broadcast News/Program Production3C
8MAC444Broadcast Commentary & Announcing3E
GST0
Core16
Elective3
Total19
GRAND TOTAL35
Students are to take at least one elective course in each
semester, except DE Students

*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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