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    B.Sc.Ed (Physics)


    ACADEMIC CURRICULLUM
    100L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. PHY111 General Physics I 2 Core
    2. EDU111 Introduction to Teaching Profession 2 Core
    3. MTH111 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS 1 3 Core
    4. PHY121 Experimental Physics I 1 Core
    5. CHM101 Introduction to General Chemistry 2 Core
    6. CHM161 First Year Practical Chemistry I 1 Core
    7. GST111 Communication in English I 2 Core
    8. GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Core
    9. MTH121 Elementary Mathematics II 3 Core
    10. GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Core
             

    100L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. PHY112 General Physics II 2 Core
    2. PHY122 Experimental Physics II 1 Core
    3. MTH112 Elementary Mathematics III 3 Core
    4. EDU112 Foundations of Education 2 Core
    5. CHM122 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 2 Core
    6. CHM162 First Year Practical Chemistry II 1 Core
    7. CMP112 Introduction to Computer Programming 2 Core
    8. GST112 Communication in English II 2 Core
    9. GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Core
    10. GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Core
    11. STA112 Introductory Statistical Inference 2 Core
             

    200L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Core
    2. GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Core
    3. EDU211 Curriculum and Instruction I 2 Core
    4. EDU221 Educational Psychology 2 Core
    5. PHY211 Classical Physics 2 Core
    6. PHY221 Thermal Physics 2 Core
    7. PYE231 Electric Circuits and Electronics 2 Core
    8. MTH221 Elementary Differential Equations I 3 Core
    9. PHY241 Experimental Physics III 1 Core
    10. SED211 Science/Mathematical Method I 2 Core
    11. MTH241 Linear Algebra I 2 Elective
    12. MTH211 Mathematical Methods 3 Elective
             


    200L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Core
    2. EDU212 Educational Administration 2 Core
    3. EDU222 Philosophy of Education 2 Core
    4. SED212 Science/Mathematical Methods II 2 Core
    5. PHY222 Electromagnetism 3 Core
    6. PHY212 Elementary Modern Physics 2 Core
    7. PHY242 Experimental Physics IV 1 Core
    8. SED242 History and Philosophy of Science Teaching Subjects 2 Core
    9. PYE232 Electric Circuit Theory 2 Core
    10. GST222 Communication in French 2 Core/Optional
    11. GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Core/Optional
    12. MTH262 Introduction to Complex Analysis 2 Elective
    13. MTH212 Introduction to Numerical Analysis 3 Elective
             

    300L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Core
    2. EDU311 Educational Technology 2 Core
    3. EDU321 Curriculum & Instruction II 2 Core
    4. EDU331 Test & Measurement 2 Core
    5. EDU361 Research Methods & Statistics 2 Core
    6. PHY311 Classical Mechanics 2 Core
    7. PHY351 Modern Optics 2 Core
    8. PHY331 Quantum Physics I 3 Core
    9. PHY321 Electricity and Magnetism 2 Core
    10. EDU351 Sociology of Education 2 Core
             

    300L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. EDU362 Teaching Practice 6 Core
             

    400L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. EDU431 Teaching Practice II 3 Core
    2. SED431 Science, Technology and Society 2 Core
    3. SED421 Seminar in Science Education 2 Core
    4. PHY411 Analytical Mechanics 3 Core
    5. PHY421 Electromagnetic Waves and Optics 3 Core
    6. PHY361 Solid State Physics I 2 Core
    7. EDU411 Guidance and Counselling 2 Core
    8. PHY461 Computational Physics 3 Elective
    9. PYE431 Electronic Devices and Circuits 2 Elective
    10. PHY481 Nuclear and Particle Physics I 3 Elective
             

    400L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. EDU452 Research Project 4 Core
    2. SED432 Science/Mathematical Methods III 2 Core
    3. EDU422 Special Education 2 Core
    4. PHY462 Solid State Physics II 3 Core
    5. PHY412 Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy 3 Core
    6. PHY422 Atmospheric Physics 2 Elective
    7. PYE412 Digital Electronics 3 Elective
    8. PHY482 Nuclear and Particle Physics II 3 Elective
             


    COURSE DESCRIPTION OR SYNOPSIS
    CHM101 Introduction to General Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Atoms, molecules and chemical reactions; Chemical equations and stoichiometry; Atomic structure and periodicity; Modern electronic theory of atoms; Valence forces and chemical bonding; Inter molecular forces; Kinetic theory and gas laws; Basic chemical Ki

    CHM122 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Units and measurements in physical chemistry; States of matter and change of state; Gases and their properties; Chemical equilibria; Thermochemistry; Chemical kinetics; The scope of thermodynamics; The first and second law of thermodynamics; Enthalpy, ent

    CHM161 First Year Practical Chemistry I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Theory and practice of volumetric/quantitative and inorganic qualitative analyses

    CHM162 First Year Practical Chemistry II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Melting points and boiling points determination; Heats of solution and neutralization; Solubility and solubility curves; Organic purification methods; Reactions and qualitative analyses of organic functional groups

    CMP112 Introduction to Computer Programming 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Types of Programming languages, Introduction to BASIC, Constants and Variables, Control Structures, Arrays, Functions and subroutines, Data Files and Introduction to Computer Graphics. Student should write, debug and execute programs using a chosen elemen

    EDU111 Introduction to Teaching Profession 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course provides awareness and basic information about teacher’s role in communities and nation building, professionalization of teaching, effective teaching, ethics of teaching, unionism and other professionals in education.

    EDU112 Foundations of Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A study of educational development and institutions, from ancient times to the present with particular reference to the evolution of modern education in Nigeria. The course is an exploration and analysis of the relevant issues within contemporary educatio

    EDU211 Curriculum and Instruction I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Fundamental concepts of curriculum development to include objectives, contents, learning opportunities and evaluation.Knowledge and skills on Curriculum Development.

    EDU212 Educational Administration 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDU221 Educational Psychology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Theories and conditions of learning and teaching, with emphasis on individual differences: Motivation; retention, transfer of learning etc.

    EDU222 Philosophy of Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: An introduction to major philosophical ideas which have influenced Educational thought and practices.

    EDU311 Educational Technology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course offers on eclectic approach to the design process application and effects of technique in the teaching/learning situation. It is designed to broaden student teachers’ knowledge on the systematic production, effective use and evaluation of inex

    EDU321 Curriculum & Instruction II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A critical analysis of curriculum in terms of their relevance and National goals. Relationship between curriculum and instruction in terms of objectives specification, selection of learning experiences, learning materials, methods and media of instruction

    EDU331 Test & Measurement 2 Credit Unit
    Description: An experience in test construction, administration, analysis and interpretation

    EDU351 Sociology of Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDU361 Research Methods & Statistics 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDU362 Teaching Practice 6 Credit Unit
    Description: Teaching practice -created 2018/2019

    EDU411 Guidance and Counselling 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDU422 Special Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDU431 Teaching Practice II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Practical implementation of teaching/learning strategies in the classroom as applied to the subject area.

    EDU452 Research Project 4 Credit Unit
    Description: An application of research methods and data processing course to field experience under the guidance of the Faculty members. Exposure to EDU 341 and EDU 322 is required for this course.

    GST111 Communication in English I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Effective communication and writing in English Language skills, writing of essay answers, Comprehension, sentence construction, outlines and paragraphs, collection and organization of materials, punctuation.

    GST112 Communication in English II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Logical presentation of papers, phonetics, instruction on lexis, art of public speaking and oral communication, figures of speech, precise, report writing.

    GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Nigerian history, culture and arts in pre-colonial times, Nigerian’s perception of his world, culture areas of Nigeria and their characterictics, evolution of Nigeria as a political unit, indigene/settler phenomenon, concepts of trade, economic self-relia

    GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Brief history of libraries, library and education, University libraries and other types of libraries, study skills (reference services). Types of library materials, using library resources including e-learning, e-material, etc, understanding library catal

    GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History and development of Computer Technology. The why and how of computers. Computer types: Analogue, Digital, and Hybrid, Central preparation, Equipments: Keypunch, starter etc. Data Transmission, Nature, speed and error detection. Data capture and val

    GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A brief survey of the main branches of Philosophy symbolic Local Special symbols in symbolic logic-conjunction, negation, affirmation, disjunction, equivalent and conditional statements law of tort. The method of deduction using rules of inference and bi-

    GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Man- his origin and nature, man and his cosmic environment, scientific methodology, science and technology in the society and service of man, renewable and on-renewable resources – man and his energy resources, environmental effects of chemical plastics,

    GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to entrepreneurship and new venture creation, Enterpreneurship in theory and practice; Forms of business, Staffing, Marketing and new venture; determining capital requirements, Raising capital; Financial planning and management; starting a ne

    GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic concepts in peace studies and conflict resolution, peace as vehicle of unity and development, conflict issues, types of conflict, e.g. ethnic/religious/political/economic conflicts, root causes of conflicts and violence in Africa, indigene/settler p

    GST222 Communication in French 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to French, French Alphabets and Sounds – Writing and Pronounciation, French Syllabus –Writing and Pronounciation, French Words – Writing and Pronunciation, Phrases, Simple Sentences and Pharagaraphs, Conjuction, dialogue Advance Study of Sent

    GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Some of the ventures to be focused upon include the following: 1. Soap/Detergent, tooth brushes and tooth paste making 2. Photography 3. Brick, Nails, screws making 4. Dyeing/textile blocks paste making 5. Rope making 6. Plumbing 7. Vulcanizing 8.

    MTH111 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS 1 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Elementary set theory, subset, union, intersection, complements, Venn diagrams. Real numbers; integers, rational and irrational numbers, mathematical induction, real sequences and series, theory of quadratic equations, binomial theorem. Complex numbers; a

    MTH112 Elementary Mathematics III 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Function of a real variable, graphs, limits and idea of continuity. The derivative as limit or rate of change. Techniques of differentiation. Extreme curve sketching. Integration as an inverse of differentiation. Methods of integration, Definite integrals

    MTH121 Elementary Mathematics II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Geometric representation of vectors in 1-3 dimensions, components, direction cosines, addition, scalar, multiplication of vectors linear independence, scalar and vector products of two vectors. Differentiation and integration of vectors with respect to a

    MTH211 Mathematical Methods 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Real –valued functions of a real variable. Review of differentiation and integration and their applications. Mean value theorem. Taylor series. Real – valued functions of two or three variables. Partial derivatives, chain rule, extreme, languages multipli

    MTH212 Introduction to Numerical Analysis 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Solution of algebraic and transcendental equations. Curve fitting. Error analysis. Interpolation and approximation. Zeros or non – linear equations; to one variable system of linear equations. Numerical differentiation and integral equations. Initial valu

    MTH221 Elementary Differential Equations I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: First order ordinary differential equations. Existence and uniqueness. Second order ordinary differential equations with constant co-efficient. General theory of nth order linear equations Laplace transforms, solutions of initial value problems by lap lac

    MTH241 Linear Algebra I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Vector space over the real field. Subspaces, linear independence, basis and dimension. Linear transformations including linear operators, linear transformations and their representation by matrices—range, null space, rank. Singular and non-singular transf

    MTH262 Introduction to Complex Analysis 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Complex Numbers & functions.Complex Planes, complex mapping.Types of transformations.Calculus of Complex Variables.The Cauchy-Goursat Theorem.Liouville’s Theorem and the Maximum Principle.

    PHY111 General Physics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Units and dimensions, scalars and vectors, linear and circular motion; velocity, acceleration. Laws of mechanics and gravitation, simple applications. Conservation of energy, momentum; work, power, simple harmonic motion, simple pendulum. Moment of inerti

    PHY112 General Physics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Concepts of heat, temperature; measurement of temperature, clinical thermometer. Heat capacity, specific heat, latent heat, calorimetry. Gas laws; kinetic theory of gases. Thermal energy, isothermal and adiabatic changes. Conduction, convection, radiation

    PHY121 Experimental Physics I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: This introductory course emphasises quantitative measurement, the treatment of measurement, errors and graphical analysis, reading and repeated readings, best value, mistakes, discrepancy, systematic errors, detecting systematic errors, use of the mean. R

    PHY122 Experimental Physics II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: A continuation of the treatment of experimental errors and analysis. Mean square error, standard deviation, sample and set standard errors, meanings and uses. Frequency distribution, histogram and frequency data curve, least square errors and curve – fitt

    PHY211 Classical Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: (A more advanced treatment of the topics serves as a bridge between 100 level Mechanics and 300 level topics in Mechanics). Rigid, bodies, Rigid dynamics; moment of inertia, angular momentum. System of particles, moving coordinate system, non-inertial ref

    PHY212 Elementary Modern Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Special relativity; defects in Newtonian mechanics, the speed of light; the Lorentz transformation of velocities. The atomic structure, experimental basis of quantum theory; black body radiation; electrons and quanta; Bohr’s theory of atomic structure; De

    PHY221 Thermal Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The foundations of classical thermodynamics including the Zeroth law and definition of temperature; the first law, work done and heat, Carnot’s cycle and the second law; entropy and irreversibility. Thermodynamic potentials and the Maxwell’s relations and

    PHY222 Electromagnetism 3 Credit Unit
    Description: General concepts – divergence, curl, gradient theorems, Stokes theorem, introduction to curvilinear coordinates. Electricity and electrostatics. Electric field; potential and electricity of discrete and continuous distribution of charges, dielectrics and

    PHY241 Experimental Physics III 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Laboratory experiments aimed at the practical applications of the theory of errors in measurement. Fitting a straight line, computational errors, two – dimensional errors.

    PHY242 Experimental Physics IV 1 Credit Unit
    Description: The laboratory course consists of a group of experiments drawn from diverse areas of physics (optics, electromagnetism, mechanics, modern physics etc). It is accompanied by seminar studies of standard experimental techniques and the analysis of famous cha

    PHY311 Classical Mechanics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Newtonian Mechanics; motion of a Particle in one, two and three dimensions; system of particles and collision theory; Newtonian gravitation; conservative forces and potentials, oscillations, central force problems; moving coordinates, accelerated frames o

    PHY321 Electricity and Magnetism 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Electrostatics and Magnetostatics; electric polarisation, dielectric susceptibility, image charges. Laplace’s equations, Poisson’s equation and boundary value problems, electromagnetic potentials, multiple expansion, dielectric and magnetic materials, Far

    PHY331 Quantum Physics I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Schrödinger wave equation Waves, particle duality and the uncertainty principle, De Broglie hypothesis, Born’s interpretation of matter waves, Basic principles of the quantum theory uncertainty principle. Simple harmonic oscillator, energy level potential

    PHY351 Modern Optics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Coherence and interference. Michelson and Fabry-Parot interference filters. Fourier interference spectroscopy. Diffraction theory, Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction, gratings. Refraction at plane and spherical surfaces, Lens systems, stops, Aberration. O

    PHY361 Solid State Physics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Crystal structure and crystal binding, lattice properties, indexing crystal diffraction, Laue equations, reciprocal lattice, Brillioun zones. Structure factor, inter-atomic forces, bonding types, elastic properties, lattice vibrations, elastic waves, dyna

    PHY411 Analytical Mechanics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Degrees of freedom, generalised coordinates, Lagrange’s formation of mechanics and applications. The cost of variation and the action principles. Hamilton’s formulation of mechanics, canonical transformations and applications, invariance and conservation

    PHY412 Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The Hydrogen atom; relativistic effects and spin. Identical particles and symmetry. Many electron atoms. Coupling schemes and vector model. Seeman effect. Hyperfine structure. The diatomic molecule; the Frank-Condon principle. X-ray diffraction. Microwave

    PHY421 Electromagnetic Waves and Optics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Maxwell’s equations and their applications, waves in space and in dielectric and conducting media. The wave equation, propagation of plane waves, reflection and refraction, transmission lines, wave guides and resonant cavities, radiation, interference of

    PHY422 Atmospheric Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics, radiative transfer processes, particles in the atmosphere, cloud physics.

    PHY461 Computational Physics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Ordinary differential equations and applications, general expansion of physical quantities in complete orthogonal set of functions. Use of numerical methods in physics, various methods of numerical integration, differentiation, numerical solutions of some

    PHY462 Solid State Physics II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Dielectric properties, magnetism, paramagnetism and diamagnetism, ferromagnetism and antiferromagnetism, magnetic resonance, imperfection in solids, density of states, Bloch’s theory, Kroniq Penny model, E – K diagram, photo-conductivity, superconductivit

    PHY481 Nuclear and Particle Physics I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Nuclear Concepts: Nuclear size, nuclear masses; nuclear forces, nuclear – nucleon scattering, the deuteron, nuclear models, radio-active decay, alpha, beta, gamma decays, nuclear reactions, nuclear reactions and properties of the neutron-cross sections, p

    PHY482 Nuclear and Particle Physics II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Radioactivity, detectors of nuclear radiation, nuclear instrumentation and radiation detection techniques, radiation hazards, nuclear spectroscopy. Neutron physics; production, detection of neutrons, fission and fusion. nuclear reactors and nuclear energ

    PYE231 Electric Circuits and Electronics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: DC circuits; Kirchoff’s laws, sources of e.m.f and current, network analysis and circuit theorems. AC circuits; Inductance, capacitance, the transformer, sinusoidal waveforms, root mean square and peak values, power, impedance and admittance, series R L C

    PYE232 Electric Circuit Theory 2 Credit Unit
    Description: General outline of linear circuits and linear circuit analysis, linear transformations, one-port and two-port networks. Single phase sinusoidal alternating current circuits, locks diagrams, poly-phase circuits, network topology. The methods of symmetrical

    PYE412 Digital Electronics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The transistor as a switch, power dissipation base over drive storage drive and Switching speed, logic gates, NAND or with close logic, the TTL AND gate, truth table, noise margins, television pole, open collector and tristate, TTL, CMOS, NMOS, ECL combi

    PYE431 Electronic Devices and Circuits 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Modulation, radio and T.V. systems, telephone instruments, lines loses, noise T ? T networks, radar and navigational aids data transmission.

    SED211 Science/Mathematical Method I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Science/Mathematical Methods I

    SED212 Science/Mathematical Methods II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course is aimed at enabling students to gain an understanding of the nature of scientific enterprise and its implication for science teaching and curriculum development in Nigeria. It is also aimed at providing the necessary exposure of students to th

    SED242 History and Philosophy of Science Teaching Subjects 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Nature of science.History and Development of science teaching in Nigeria schools.Objectives of secondary school science/mathematics curricula.Organization of each curriculum and suggested method of treatment.Problems and Prospects in the implementation of

    SED421 Seminar in Science Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Identification and examination of some of the issues confronting science education in Nigeria. The major issues include funding, laboratory equipment, gender equity, methodology, curriculum, facilities, vocational guidance, Distribution, teacher educatio

    SED431 Science, Technology and Society 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Socio-political aspects of science and technology, health and diseases, the effects on the environment of fuel, food, water, waste disposal.Application of science and technology to everyday life; Basic Scientific principles involved in the design and func

    SED432 Science/Mathematical Methods III 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Post Teaching Practice remediation and Microteacing

    STA112 Introductory Statistical Inference 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Statistical data: Their source, collection and preliminary analysis by table, graphs and simple statistics to include measures of location dispersion, skewness, kurtosis and correlation. Time series, demographic measures and index numbers. Inference: est
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