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  • FOREWORD
    It is a great honour and pleasure for me to welcome you to the Department of Economics and Development Studies (EDS) of Federal University, Dutsinma. EDS is one of the founding academic Departments of the institution and currently runs a 4-year (UTME Route) or 3-year (Direct Route) Programme leading to the award of a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in Economics. EDS offers a unique opportunity to study Economics and Development related Programmes in a modern Nigerian University with penchant for integrity and excellence. The goal is to promote good understanding of social phenomenon especially as they relate to the dynamics of development and in the process make meaningful contributions towards improving the welfare of human society. The Department has no tolerance for indolent, disobedient, dishonest or any other form of irresponsible and immoral behaviour. As students of the Department, I urge you to familiarise yourself with this document and conduct yourself in the most acceptable manner so that your objective of seeking a university education will be achieved.
    IYOBOYI MARTINS IRABOR (HOD)

    PHILOSOPHY
    The philosophy of our economic programme is inspired by a desire to produce graduates with sufficient skills and abilities to analyse and interpret economic phenomenon, communicate results of investigations accurately and concisely to both economists and non economists alike and draw policy conclusions from scientific analyses of problems that will be feasible and make sense in a broader socio-economic context.
    VISION
    Our vision is to be a leading centre of excellence in research, training and dissemination of knowledge especially as they relate to economics and development issues in Nigeria and the entire global community. To this end, we have assigned ourselves the task of conducting cutting edge research, producing world class graduates, and making progressive knowledge based intervention in the livelihood of the community we serve.
    MISSION

    OBJECTIVE(S)
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    Provide training in the principles of economics and their application to real life.
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    Stimulate students intellectually through the study of economics and lead them to appreciate its application in a variety of context.
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    Provide a firm foundation of knowledge about the workings of the economy and develop the relevant skills for its constructive use.
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    Develop in students the ability to apply the analytical tools, knowledge and skills acquired to the solution of societal problems.
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    Equip students with appropriate tools of analysis to tackle economic policy issues.
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    Develop in students, a range of transferable skills that will be of value in employment (especially self-employment).
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    Provide students with the knowledge and skill base, from which they can proceed to further studies in economics and related areas.
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    Stimulate in students an appreciation of economic dimension of wider social and political issues.

       
     
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    Name: MARTINS IRABOR IYOBOYI
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    B.Sc. Economics


    ACADEMIC CURRICULLUM
    100L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST111 Communication in English I 2 Core
    2. GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Core
    3. ECO111 Principles of Economics I 2 Core
    4. ECO121 Introduction to Mathematics for Economists I 2 Core
    5. BSM111 Introduction to Business I 3 Core
    6. ACC111 Introduction to Accounting I 3 Core
    7. GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Core
    8. ECO131 Introduction to Statistics 2 Core
    9. SOC111 Introduction to Sociology I 3 Elective
    10. POL111 Introduction to Political Science 3 Elective
             

    100L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST112 Communication in English II 2 Core
    2. GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Core
    3. GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Core
    4. ECO112 Principles of Economics II 2 Core
    5. ECO122 Introduction to Mathematics for Economics II 2 Core
    6. ACC112 Introduction to Accounting II 3 Core
    7. BSM112 Elements of Management 3 Core
    8. HIS122 Introduction to Economic History 3 Core
    9. POL122 Organisation of Government 2 Elective
    10. SOC112 Introduction to Sociology II 3 Elective
             

    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. ACC241 Public Finance 2 Core
    4. ECO271 Introduction to Microeconomics I 2 Core
    5. ECO281 Introduction to Macroeconomics I 2 Core
    6. ECO221 Mathematics for Economists I 2 Core
    7. ECO231 Statistics I 2 Core
    8. ECO241 History & Structure of Nigerian Economy 2 Core
    9. ACC211 Financial Accounting I 3 Elective
    10. BSM211 Elements of Marketing 2 Elective
    11. ECO251 Human Resource Economics 2 Elective
    12. ECO261 Labour Economics 2 Elective
             


    200L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Core
    2. ECO222 Mathematics for Economists II 2 Core
    3. ECO242 Introduction to Development Economics 2 Core
    4. BSM242 Introduction to Business Finance 3 Core
    5. POL222 Foundations of Political Economy 3 Core
    6. ECO262 Introduction to Microeconomics II 2 Core
    7. ECO272 Introduction to Macroeconomics II 2 Core
    8. ECO232 Statistics II 2 Core
    9. GST222 Communication in French 2 Core/Optional
    10. GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Core/Optional
    11. BSM252 Capital Market Studies 2 Elective
    12. BSM222 Nigerian Business Environment 2 Elective
    13. ECO252 Money & Banking 2 Elective
             

    300L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Core
    2. ECO311 Microeconomics Theory I 2 Core
    3. ECO321 Macroeconomics Theory I 2 Core
    4. ECO331 Development Economics I 2 Core
    5. ECO341 Applied Statistics 2 Core
    6. ECO351 Public Economics I 2 Core
    7. ECO361 History of Economic Thought 2 Core
    8. ECO371 International Economics I 2 Core
    9. ECO381 Population Economics 2 Elective
    10. ECO391 Urban and Regional Economics 2 Elective
             

    300L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. ECO312 Microeconomics Theory II 2 Core
    2. ECO322 Macroeconomics Theory II 2 Core
    3. ECO332 Development Economics II 2 Core
    4. ECO342 Introductory Econometrics 2 Core
    5. ECO352 Public Economics ll 2 Core
    6. ECO362 Introductory Monetary Economics 2 Core
    7. ECO372 International Economics ll 2 Core
    8. ECO382 Research Method 2 Core
    9. ECO314 History of Economics Thought II 2 Core
    10. BSM362 Interest Free Banking 2 Elective
    11. ECO302 Economics of Financial Institution 2 Elective
             

    400L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. ECO411 Microeconomics Analysis l 2 Core
    2. ECO421 Macroeconomics Analysis l 2 Core
    3. ECO431 Applied Econometrics l 2 Core
    4. ECO441 Economic Planning 2 Core
    5. ECO451 Taxation and Fiscal Policy 2 Core
    6. ECO461 Project Evaluation I 2 Core
    7. ECO471 Institutional Economics 2 Elective
    8. ECO481 Welfare Economics 2 Elective
    9. ECO491 Health Sector Economics 2 Elective
             

    400L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. ECO412 Microeconomics Analysis ll 2 Core
    2. ECO422 Macroeconomics Analysis ll 2 Core
    3. ECO432 Applied Econometrics ll 2 Core
    4. ECO442 Economics of Production 2 Core
    5. ECO452 Economics of Innovation 2 Core
    6. ECO462 Project Evaluation II 2 Core
    7. ECO402 Research Project 6 Core
    8. ECO472 Banking and monetary Policy 2 Elective
    9. ECO482 Mathematical Economics 2 Elective
    10. ECO492 Environmental Resource Economics 2 Elective
             


    COURSE DESCRIPTION OR SYNOPSIS
    ACC111 Introduction to Accounting I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: "The nature and scope of Accounting, definitions of Accounting including a brief history of development of accounting, the role of accountants, the accounting function and its relationship with information systems of an organization, users of accounting

    ACC112 Introduction to Accounting II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Suspense accounts and Correction of errors, control accounts, bank reconciliation statements. Trading, profit and loss accounts and balance sheets of a sole trader including IAS 1. Revenue of a sole trader (IAS 18, IFRS 15), recognition and measurements.

    ACC211 Financial Accounting I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Partnership: formation of partnership, accounting treatment for admission, retirement, removals and death of partners, revaluation of assets and goodwill on admission, retirement, removal or death of partners, amalgamation and absorption of partnership, d

    ACC241 Public Finance 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The public sector environment, the role of government in National Economy, Nature and structure of Government Revenue, sources of federal, state and local governments revenue, revenue allocation principles. The role of revenue mobilization and fiscal allo

    BSM111 Introduction to Business I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The Scope of Business; the Character of Business from social, legal and economic perspectives. Forms of ownership, sole proprietorship, partnership, Corporations: limited/unlimited liability, public limited liability companies, multinational organisations

    BSM112 Elements of Management 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic Concepts in Management: Management Principles, Functions of the Manager. Planning: Nature and Purpose the organizing function, Department, Line and Staff Authority, Staffing and Directing: Selection of Employees and Managers, Appraisal of Managers,

    BSM211 Elements of Marketing 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction: Marketing definition, concept, Evolution, Role and Importance, The Marketing System. The Marketing Analysis: Marketing Environment, Buyer Behaviour, Market Segmentation; Market Measurement and Forecasting; Marketing Research. The Marketing M

    BSM222 Nigerian Business Environment 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The concepts of Business Environment. The concept of organizations, the concept of interactions between organizations and relevant Business environments. The environment of an organization as a source of inputs, and as a repository for the outputs of Orga

    BSM242 Introduction to Business Finance 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Nature and scope of Finance: Meaning of Finance, The finance Function, Goals of the Firm, Finance and Related Disciplines, The Role of Financial Managers, Finance Decisions and Risk Return Trade off, Finance in the Organization Structure of the Firm. Basi

    BSM252 Capital Market Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The Nigerian Investment environment, the capital market and the regulatory, the capital market operators, capital market instrument, investing insecurities, trading insecurities, measuring the performance of the securities, managing the investment portfol

    BSM362 Interest Free Banking 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Money and banking in an Islamic economy. Monetary and fiscal structures for an Islamic economy - Institutions and policy. Elimination of interest from the economy. Islamic banking Vs. Interest free banking. Organization and operation of Islamic banks: pri

    ECO111 Principles of Economics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Economics: Definition, scope and methods of analysis; division between micro and macro-economics. Basic problems of resource allocation and the various modes of production. Demand and supply theory: Definition determinations, movement along the curves and

    ECO112 Principles of Economics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction: the scope of macro economics. Stock and flows. The circular flow of income; National income measurement; problems of measurement and uses of national income statistics. Direct and indirect taxes and the merits and demerits of each. Fiscal Po

    ECO121 Introduction to Mathematics for Economists I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Mathematical concepts in social sciences numbers: Integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, real numbers, complex numbers. Set theory; factors and exponents, functions, progressions. Inequalities and absolute values. Permutations and combinations re

    ECO122 Introduction to Mathematics for Economics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to differential and integration; differentiation and integration equations, factors and factor addition. Linear inequalities; systems of linear inequalities. Introduction to matrices: addition, multiplication e.t.c, Matrices and determinants.

    ECO131 Introduction to Statistics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definition and scope of Statistics. Use of statistics in everyday life, levels of measurement in social sciences. Distribution and comparisons. Types and techniques of data presentations. Sources and nature of published statistical data in Nigeria and the

    ECO221 Mathematics for Economists I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic goals, National income accounting frame works (approaches GNP estimation problems); Circular flow of income; National income aggregates.

    ECO222 Mathematics for Economists II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Trade cycle, international monetary systems, and domestic economic stabilization, fiscal and monetary policies, the Keynesian systems, the paradox of thrift, the classical and monetarists systems; Price control and Inflation.

    ECO231 Statistics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Sequence; arithmetic and geometric progressions and their applications to accumulations, compound interest, income generation. Investment multiplier and the creation of money. Functions and their graphs; types of mathematical functions; linear, quadratic

    ECO232 Statistics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The derivatives of trigonometric functions; sequences and series. Expansions. Taylor’s theorem. Mathematical analysis of basic theories of economics. Partial and total derivatives. Differentials and difference equation. Applications of partial derivatives

    ECO241 History & Structure of Nigerian Economy 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Probability of event A or B or both, mutually exclusive events, joint probability, conditional probability, statistical independence(dependence). Discrete and continuous distributions probability. Mathematical expectation and variance. Binomial, nominal a

    ECO242 Introduction to Development Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Inferential statistics parametric and non parametric estimation. Point interval estimation, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Index numbers; construction of a simple relative, some common business index numbers, problems of chi-square statistic

    ECO251 Human Resource Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Historical background, Structure of the Nigerian economy, the socio-economic and political framework of the Nigerian economy, the structure, organization and performance of important sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing, mining( including petroleum

    ECO252 Money & Banking 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Distinction between development and underdevelopment, development problems, dualism, balanced and unbalanced growth, population growth and economic development, entrepreneurship and economic development, capital formation and economic development, TNCs an

    ECO261 Labour Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The concept of human capital, human resource development, investment in human resources, capital formation and human resources, the role of education sector, man power requirement approach, industrial relations laws in Nigeria, trade union characteristics

    ECO262 Introduction to Microeconomics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The nature and functions of money. Kinds and importance of money. Monetary standards. The money supply process. Demand for money. Rates of interest. Major issues in the theory of money. Monetary policy. The effectiveness of monetary policy. Inflation. Mon

    ECO271 Introduction to Microeconomics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic concepts and scope of labour economics. Nigerian labour forces. Labour markets, labour and productivity. Unemployment and underemployment. Concept of industrial relations. Trade unionism. Collective bargaining. Industrial dispute and settlement. Joi

    ECO272 Introduction to Macroeconomics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    ECO281 Introduction to Macroeconomics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    ECO302 Economics of Financial Institution 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The nature and role of the financial system, the concept, role and classification/types of financial institutions, financial markets (Money and capital markets), financial instruments and services (financial assets and securities), equilibrium in the fina

    ECO311 Microeconomics Theory I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Theory of consumer behaviour, utility theory; theory of production and costs, production functions types, perfect competition, monopoly, imperfect markets, oligopoly. Cobweb theory. The theory of comparative costs.

    ECO312 Microeconomics Theory II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: General equilibrium and welfare economics, linear programming, introduction to capital theory, theory of distribution and partial equilibrium.

    ECO314 History of Economics Thought II 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    ECO321 Macroeconomics Theory I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The definition and goals of macro-economic; evolution of macro-economic policy; macroeconomic variables and their measurements, economic growth, the theory of investment and stabilization policy( economic policy).

    ECO322 Macroeconomics Theory II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Concept of national income, classical, Keynesian and monetarist systems compared. Problems of unemployment and inflation, IS-LM analytical apparatus in discussion of relative effectiveness of monetary and fiscal policy.

    ECO331 Development Economics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Some theories of economics development – Classical, Marxian, Schumpeterian, Keynesian, stages of economics development- Rostow, Marx and Khaldun’s view, Lewis’ theory of unlimited supplies of labour, Fei-Ranis theory, Harris-Todaro model of migration and

    ECO332 Development Economics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Growth model- Harrod-Domar Models, Kaldor Model of distribution, Solow model of growth, Mahalonobis model, two-gap model and cost-benefits of foreign aid, the new endogenous growth theory, technology diffusion, debt problem of LDCs, FDI, deficit financing

    ECO341 Applied Statistics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Applications; survey and collection of data. Sample designs, computational design for least squares estimation. Introduction of computer packages for analysis of variance, regression analysis, multiple regression, correlation analysis.

    ECO342 Introductory Econometrics 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    ECO351 Public Economics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The concepts of public sector, public policy formulation and analysis. Pricing investment and financing of public sector enterprises. Public policy in Nigeria, the public sector and economic development. Analysis of selected public policies.

    ECO352 Public Economics ll 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Techniques of public policy analysis; efficiency criteria for public policy options evaluations, cost – utility techniques, costs and benefit measurement; decision analysis; preference and uncertainty; social impact and research; social indicators; practi

    ECO361 History of Economic Thought 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Early period: Economic thought of Plato and Aristotle. Classical period: Adam Smith – division of labour, theory of value, views on trade, economic progress; Karl Marx. Keynesian ideas: the aggregate economy, liquidity preference and liquidity trap, wage

    ECO362 Introductory Monetary Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Comparative survey and assessment in economic thought. Ideas of the early Christian Fathers, Islamic Ideas on economic activity. Classical economics, neo-classical school of thought, positive and welfare schools of economic thought, institutional economic

    ECO371 International Economics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Theory of comparative cost, factors proportions, factors prices and comparative advantage, terms of trade, free trade and protection. Theory of unequal exchange and theories of trade. Interaction of economic growth and international trade, tariffs and oth

    ECO372 International Economics ll 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Movement of factors, international capital flows, their causes and consequences, Income price and exchange rates, Multinational corporations: International liquidity and international institutions, IMF, IBRD, GATT, etc. Foreign debt problems of developing

    ECO381 Population Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Theories of population dynamics. Techniques of forecasting population trends and changes in demographic patterns. Methods of data collection of population. The relationship between population and economic development and growth. Effect of sharing politica

    ECO382 Research Method 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to research method in social science. Research and the research process, types of research. Research methods and procedures; definitions of research problems, critical evaluation of the research problem stating the research objectives, gettin

    ECO391 Urban and Regional Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The composition and distribution of cities, their social and economic change. Characteristics in Nigeria. The rise of cities, Nigerian urban distribution, location and growth of cities and major metropolitan regions with their various economic development

    ECO402 Research Project 6 Credit Unit
    Description: Every student is required to present a solid research report on any given economic problem( with the supervisory assistance of a lecturer). Here, the students are expected to show a thorough knowledge research methodology and quantitative technique.

    ECO411 Microeconomics Analysis l 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Fundamental quantitative relationships. General equilibrium and disequilibrium. Dynamic analysis. Value theory, production function, perfect competition, monopoly, discrimination, oligopoly, duopoly and monopoly. Theories of determination of wages, rents

    ECO412 Microeconomics Analysis ll 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The notion of economic efficiency. Efficiency and equity. Externalities, social and private cost. Private cost. Pareto optimum. Various concepts of distribution. Distribution among factors, causes of inequalities and remedies. Social welfare functions. Fa

    ECO421 Macroeconomics Analysis l 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic income models of income determination. Extension from simple closed economy to a four sector economy. Detailed theories of consumption and investment functions. The ISLM framework. The classical Keynesian models of employment and output.

    ECO422 Macroeconomics Analysis ll 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Capital theory, theories of money, prices and interest. Introduction to models of economic growth. Macroeconomic policies and optimal allocation of resources. Theory and design of economic policy: policy objectives, instruments and implementation.

    ECO431 Applied Econometrics l 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Identification problems; detailed treatment of simultaneous equation methods; simulation techniques and applications; time series modelling; qualitative choice models; major macro econometric models of the Nigerian economy.

    ECO432 Applied Econometrics ll 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Extension of the two variable linear model. Introduction to matrix algebra and algebra of econometrics. The general linear model and generalised least square procedures, violations of linear models assumptions and their corrections. Stochastic regression

    ECO441 Economic Planning 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definition and classification of projects and project evaluation. Justification for project evaluation: special case for developing countries. Compounding and discounting techniques. Investment criteria: private and social cost/benefits analyses. Accounti

    ECO442 Economics of Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Appraisal of projects from commercial and social viewpoints. Cash flow analysis. The discount rate and public choice. Treatment benefit distribution of costs; externalities. Effects of costs and in key project variables; sensitivity analysis. Development

    ECO451 Taxation and Fiscal Policy 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Tax structure development, theories of taxation, theories of effects of taxation on production, income distribution etc, the Nigerian tax system; development and issues. Fiscal policy; principles and practices; the Nigerian experience.

    ECO452 Economics of Innovation 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Concept of innovation, types of innovation – process innovation, product innovation, incentives to innovate and market failure, Innovation in organisations, impact of innovation on the economy, diffusion of innovation, role of governments

    ECO461 Project Evaluation I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definition and classification of projects and project evaluation. Justification for project evaluation: special case for developing countries. Compounding and discounting techniques. Investment criteria: private and social cost/benefits analyses. Accounti

    ECO462 Project Evaluation II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Mathematical modelling of growth, exogenous growth models, endogenous growth models with capital accumulation, technological progress through learning-by-doing, diffusion of technology and growth, growth in open economy, and empirical studies of economic

    ECO471 Institutional Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Neoclassical economic theory and institution, Introduction to new institutional economics, formal institutions, informal institutions, institutional change, institution and growth, transaction cost economics, hybrid governance structures, the cost of inte

    ECO472 Banking and monetary Policy 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Financial development and economic growth, financial crises, role of monetary policy, bank management, structure of central bank, tools of monetary policy, goals and conduct of monetary policy, transmission mechanism of monetary policy, exchange rate mana

    ECO481 Welfare Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Poverty and, income distribution, inequality, economic participation in decision making, population problems, problems of food scarcity, housing, health and education system, policy options to deal with these problems should be discussed in the Nigerian c

    ECO482 Mathematical Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Linear and non-linear models; static and dynamic models. Input-output analysis. General equilibrium analysis. Mathematical programming. Optimal control theory. Game theory and applications. Linear difference and differential equations.

    ECO491 Health Sector Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The demand for health and the production for health: patent behaviour and insurance; physician agency; hospital behaviour system; the medical care market and contracting; health u/ economics of health; advanced topics in economics evaluation of health car

    ECO492 Environmental Resource Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course deals with the exploitation of exhaustible, renewable, and environmental resources and public policy issues that arise in seeking their efficient use. Strong connecting threads are the problem of ill-defined property rights in the market alloca

    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
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    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.

    HIS122 Introduction to Economic History 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course examines the general relevance of economic motivation and economic explanation for political and socio-cultural historical activities.

    POL111 Introduction to Political Science 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course introduces students to the nature and language of politics and how it is being practiced. The course gives students insights to the definitions, scope, methods and approaches to the study of Political Science. It also highlights concepts as we

    POL122 Organisation of Government 2 Credit Unit
    Description: This course examines the basic ideas of organizing government. The major areas of concentration are; the types of government and the concept of separation of powers. It also highlights issues on constitutional and administrative systems like, Unitary, Fed

    POL222 Foundations of Political Economy 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course highlights the basic concepts in political economy the relationship between economic system and politics, class analysis, productive system, productive forces as well as the theory of Marxism and the capitalist/bourgeois political economy.

    SOC111 Introduction to Sociology I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This involves the presentation of concepts and descriptive materials of sociology clearly and illustratively in order to make these becomes part of the students’ working vocabulary and critical tools for identifying and understanding the working of Societ

    SOC112 Introduction to Sociology II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Building on the conceptual foundations of earlier courses in sociology and Anthropology, the course introduces the students to social scientific approaches to comprehending specific socio-economic processes and institutions such as social problems
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