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Department of Political Science

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

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
1GST102Use of English and Communication Skills II2C
2CIT102Application of Software Skills2C
3POL122Nigerian Constitutional Development2C
4POL124Organization of Government3C
5POL126Citizens and the State3C
At Least One Elective from the Faculty
6ECO122Principles of Economics II2E
7CSS 134Geography of Nigeria3E
GST and Other General Courses4
Core Courses8
Elective Courses2/3
Sub-Total14/15
Grand Total34/35

200 Level First Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
1GST203Introduction to Philosophy and Logic2C
2POL211Nigerian Legal System2C
3POL215History of Political Thought 12C
4POL221Nigerian Government and Politics 13C
5POL223Foundations of Political Economy3C
6POL231Essentials of International Relations and Diplomacy3C
One Elective from the FacultyOne Elective from the Faculty
7INR251Evolution of the Contemporary International System2E
8PCR271Understanding Conflicts and War3E
GST and Other General Courses2
Core Courses13
Elective Courses2/3
Sub-Total17/18

200 Level Second Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
1GST202Fundamentals of Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution2C
2POL212Basic Statistics for Social Sciences3C
3POL214Introduction to Political Analysis3C
4POL216Evolution of Nigerian Local Government3C
5POL218Political Ideas2C
6POL226Organization and Administrative Theories3C
7POL228Introduction to Comparative Politics3C
Electives from the FacultyElective from the Faculty
8CTH202Comparative Study of Religion2E
9INR242Pre-Colonial African Diplomacy2E
GST Courses2
Core Courses17
Elective Courses2
Sub-Total21
Grand Total38/39
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300 Level First Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
1GST301Entrepreneurship Studies2C
2POL301Research Methods in Political Science3C
3POL311Contemporary Political Analysis3C
4POL337Principles of Administrative Law3C
5POL317Public Policy Analysis3C
At Least One Elective CourseAt least 2 Elective Course from the Faculty
6POL315Marxist Theory and Practice
7PCR331History of Conflicts in Nigeria3E
8POL341Public Administration in Nigeria3C
GST and Other General Courses2
Core Courses12
Elective Courses3
Sub-Total17

300 Level Second Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
1POL312Logic & Methods of Political Inquiry3C
2POL316Political Evaluation3C
3POL318Political Behaviour3C
4POL322Comparative Federalism3C
5POL324Politics of Development and Underdevelopment3C
6POL326Environmental Politics2E
At Least One Elective CourseAt least One Elective Course
7PCR352Sustainable Environmental Development & Peace3E
8ECO324History of Economic Thought3E
Core Courses18
Elective Courses3
Sub-Total21
Grand Total38

400 Level First Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse Titles UnitsStatus
1POL 401Student Research Project6C
2POL 411Political Psychology3C
3POL 431Third World Dependency Development&3C
4POL 441Development Administration3C
5POL 443State and Economy3C
At Least 2 Elective Courses from the FacultyAt least two Elective courses from the Faculty
6PCR 415The Nature of Global Terrorism3E
7INR 441Contemporary Strategic Studies3E
Core Courses18
Elective Courses3
Sub-Total21

400 Level Second Semester

S/NCourse CodeCourse TitlesUnitsStatus
1POL424Political Parties and Pressure Groups3C
2POL432Government & Administration of Urban System3C
3POL444Nigerian Local Government3C
4POL452International Law and Organizations3C
5POL 434Civil-Military Relations3C
At Least One Elective from the FacultyAt least One Elective from the Faculty
6PCR422Globalization and peace3E
7CSS432Human Rights Provisions in Nigeria3E
Core Courses15
Elective Courses3
Sub-Total18
Grand Total39

*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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