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  • FOREWORD
    You are all welcome to the Department of Political Science Federal University Dutsin-Ma. The Department is poised to produce high level graduates who are excellent in learning and matured in character to be able to meet local, national and global challenges of manpower need. As a result of this, the Department will encourage to develop a critical mind, required ability and skill to analyzed, comprehend, predict and influence the factors that shape and mold power relationship in an ever-changing socio-economic and political environment in the current globalizing and challenging world. Students are therefore advice to avail themselves of the conducing leaving environment and maximize it to the development of their physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing and become the best they can be. The Department will continue to encourage practices that will develop the full potentials of the students taking into cognizance the University’s mission and vision into focus. Once again welcome to the Department, we hope that we will all be partners in progress as we seek to realize the goals and objectives of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma and the development of political science in particular.
    Thank you all.
    AKUVA ISAAC IORHEN (HOD)

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    Staff Directory Result 23 record(s) found.
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    Name: AKUVA ISAAC IORHEN
    Department: Political Science
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    Name: DIMAS GARBA
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    B.Sc. Political Science


    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. POL111 Introduction to Political Science 3 Core
    4. POL121 Nigerian Constitutional Development 3 Core
    5. SOC111 Introduction to Sociology I 3 Core
    6. GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Core
    7. POL131 Nigerian Legal Systems I 2 Core
    8. HIS111 Introduction to History 2 Elective
    9. BSM111 Introduction to Business I 3 Elective
    10. GEO103 Introduction to Elements of Human Geography I 2 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. POL112 Introduction to African Politics 3 Core
    5. POL122 Organisation of Government 2 Core
    6. POL132 The Citizen and the State 2 Core
    7. POL142 Nigerian Legal System II 2 Core
    8. POL152 Ethics and Accountability in Governace 3 Core
    9. HIS122 Introduction to Economic History 3 Elective
    10. BSM112 Elements of Management 3 Elective
    11. GEO104 Introduction to Elements of Human Geography II 2 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. POL211 Nigerian Politics and Government 3 Core
    4. POL221 Introduction to Political Analysis 2 Core
    5. POL231 Introduction to Public Administration 3 Core
    6. POL241 Introduction to Comparative Politics 2 Core
    7. POL251 Political Ideas 3 Core
    8. POL261 Introduction to Statistics for Political Science 2 Core
    9. HIS231 Africa and European Imperialism 3 Elective
    10. SOC241 Social Change I 2 Elective
    11. SOC251 Nigerian Social Structure 2 Elective
    12. SOC271 Social Problems and Social Works 2 Elective
    13. POL271 Race and Ethnicity in international Relations 2 Elective
             


    200L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Core
    2. POL212 Nigerian Government and Politics II 3 Core
    3. POL222 Foundations of Political Economy 3 Core
    4. POL232 Introduction to International Relations 3 Core
    5. POL242 Introduction to Local Government 3 Core
    6. POL252 Introduction to Statistics for Political Science II 2 Core
    7. GST222 Communication in French 2 Core/Optional
    8. GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Core/Optional
    9. SOC232 Social Change II 2 Elective
    10. HIS242 Economic History of Nigeria in the 19th Century 3 Elective
    11. GEO206 Introduction to Population Geography 2 Elective
    12. POL262 New States in World Politics 2 Elective
             

    300L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Core
    2. POL311 History of Political Thought I 3 Core
    3. POL321 Logic and Methods of Political Inquiry 2 Core
    4. POL331 Public Policy Analysis 3 Core
    5. POL341 Politics of Development and Underdevelopment 3 Core
    6. POL351 Theory and Practice of Adminstration 3 Core
    7. POL361 Methodology of Comparative Politics 2 Core
    8. POL371 Analysis And Management of Conflict 3 Core
    9. POL381 Comparative Local Government 2 Elective
    10. POL391 Government and Administration of Urban Areas 2 Elective
             

    300L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. POL312 History of Political Thought II 3 Core
    2. POL322 Political Behaviour 3 Core
    3. POL332 Contemporary Political Analysis 3 Core
    4. POL342 Theories of international Relation 3 Core
    5. POL362 Research Method 2 Core
    6. POL394 Terrorism And Insurgency 3 Core
    7. POL372 International Economic Relations 2 Elective
    8. POL382 Comparative Federalism 2 Elective
    9. POL392 Contemporary Issues in International Relations 2 Elective
             

    400L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. POL411 The Military and Politics in Nigeria 3 Core
    2. POL421 Development Administration 3 Core
    3. POL431 Third World and Dependency 3 Core
    4. POL441 Public Finance Administration 3 Core
    5. POL451 Comparative Politics of Developing Areas 3 Core
    6. POL461 Political Parties and Pressure Groups 2 Elective
    7. POL471 Nigerian Local Government 2 Elective
    8. POL481 Comparative Public Administration 2 Elective
             

    400L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. POL412 Research Project 6 Core
    2. POL422 The State and Economy 3 Core
    3. POL432 Nigerian Foreign Policy 3 Core
    4. POL442 International Law and Organization 3 Core
    5. POL452 Political Sociology 3 Core
    6. POL472 Personnel Administration 2 Elective
    7. POL482 Politics and Law in Africa 2 Elective
    8. POL462 Revolution and Society 2 Elective
             


    COURSE DESCRIPTION OR SYNOPSIS
    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,

    GEO103 Introduction to Elements of Human Geography I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The scope of human geography and its relation to physical geography. World population: its distribution and patterns of growth/demographic characteristics of selected populations, elementary theory of demographic transition. Human settlements: evolution,

    GEO104 Introduction to Elements of Human Geography II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: This course complements topics covered in introduction to elements of human geography I. The topics to cover include: environmental resources. The concept of resources. Types of resources and their global distribution; relationship between resources and t

    GEO206 Introduction to Population Geography 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Examination of population data sources. Population growth and components. Migration processes and consequences. The Nigerian population structure, distribution patterns and their implication.

    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.

    HIS111 Introduction to History 2 Credit Unit
    Description: This course seeks to acquaint students with the nature of the discipline of History, to introduce them to some historical ideas and explanations, to train them in some basic historical skills and teach them how to collect and use evidence. Lectures with p

    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.

    HIS231 Africa and European Imperialism 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course will examine the internal and external factors and developments which created the setting both in Europe and Africa for European imperialism. It will

    HIS242 Economic History of Nigeria in the 19th Century 3 Credit Unit
    Description: A survey of the major units and institutions of production and distribution and their impact. The interaction and intercommunication between economic activities and politics.

    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

    POL112 Introduction to African Politics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course focuses on the pre-colonial African societies (centralized and decentralized societies in Africa), colonial experiences and liberation struggles in Africa. In the post-colonial Africa, issues considered are the nature and character of party pol

    POL121 Nigerian Constitutional Development 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course introduces students to the meaning, types, sources, functions, principles and mechanisms of constitutional making. It also involves the evolution and development of the Nigerian State system. Similarly, concentration is also laid on the origin,

    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

    POL131 Nigerian Legal Systems I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course briefly exposes students to the Nigerian Legal System by exposing students to: the definition of law, schools of law in Nigeria, rules of interpretation of law. The sources of law in Nigeria: Nigerian legislation, delegated legislation received

    POL132 The Citizen and the State 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course exposes students to the origin, concept and theories of state and society. The students are also to be exposed to their Duties and obligations as citizens to the Nigerian state, state role to the citizen, right and obligations of non-citizens a

    POL142 Nigerian Legal System II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course traces the evolution of the Nigerian constitution: first phase 1914-1950, second phase 1951-1959, third phase 1960-1965, fourth phase 1966-1979 and the fifth phase 1999 to date. The Fundamental Objectives and Directive Principles of State Polic

    POL152 Ethics and Accountability in Governace 3 Credit Unit
    Description:

    POL211 Nigerian Politics and Government 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course is concerned with the nature of governance and politics in Nigeria before independence; the pre-colonial institutions in Nigeria: centralized and decentralized societies. It traces the origin and evolution of the Nigerian state, the direct and

    POL212 Nigerian Government and Politics II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course treats the nature and character of post-colonial politics in Nigeria. It examines formation of post-independence political parties, electioneering campaigns and general elections in Nigerian politics and governance from the first republic to th

    POL221 Introduction to Political Analysis 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course surveys political systems and highlights principal components of politics like power, influence authority, legitimacy, among others. It also hints on regime types and political structures, representation, political participation and political c

    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.

    POL231 Introduction to Public Administration 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course focuses on the definitions, ecology of public administration, scope, nature, principles, rationale and approaches to the study of Public Administration. Concentration would also be on decision-making, resource management in an organization, bu

    POL232 Introduction to International Relations 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course seeks to acquaint students with the meaning, scope, historical development, theories and approaches to the study of International Relations. Concept of international political systems and sub-systems, patterns and scope of interactions in the

    POL241 Introduction to Comparative Politics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course examines the meanings, nature, importance and problems of Comparative Politics. The approaches and methods/logic of studying comparative politics for example single country approach, multi-country approaches are to be considered.

    POL242 Introduction to Local Government 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course focuses on the meaning, concepts, functions, types, structure and theories of local government. Issues on local government administration, decentralization, devolution of power and delegation of authority shall also be considered.

    POL251 Political Ideas 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course considers major ideas in organizing government over the ages. Topical issues would be on Monarchism, Liberalism, Democracy, Totalitarianism, Socialism, Communism, and Fascism among others. Particular emphasis would be on their origins as well a

    POL252 Introduction to Statistics for Political Science II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The student is taken through the methods of testing hypothesis such as: small sample test, Chi Square (X 2) test and F-test, time series analysis, Regression analysis, index numbers, analysis of variance, sources of statistical data in Nigeria.

    POL261 Introduction to Statistics for Political Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The students are introduced to the nature of statistical methods, frequency distribution: measures of central tendencies- mode mean etc. measures of dispersion range, variance, and standard deviation. The student is also taken through Elementary probabili

    POL262 New States in World Politics 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    POL271 Race and Ethnicity in international Relations 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    POL311 History of Political Thought I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course traces the development of political thought from the Greek classical political thinkers to the Medieval. It highlights the contributions of classical thinkers, like Sophist, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Alexander the Great, Stoic, Cicero, St. A

    POL312 History of Political Thought II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course is a continuation of POLS 3I1. Hence, concentration would be on modern European and African thinkers like Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Hume, Kant, Mill, Marx, Engel, Fanon, Senghor, Nkrumah, Nyerere, Awolowo, Azikiwe etc. The relevance

    POL321 Logic and Methods of Political Inquiry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course introduced students to the fundamentals of understanding research. The course deals with the logics of reasoning, meaning of political inquiry, the objectives, importance and problems of doing research in Nigeria. The methods of research such a

    POL322 Political Behaviour 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course concentrates on the meaning, scope and theories of political behavior. It also includes topics on political socialization, political culture, political participation, political apathy, political communications, electoral and voting behavior, p

    POL331 Public Policy Analysis 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course examines the meaning, importance, tools, techniques as well as approaches to the study of public policy analysis. It also considers the models and theories of public policy, determinants of public policy, policy formation, policy implementatio

    POL332 Contemporary Political Analysis 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course is concerned with the discipline of political science, traditions of scholarship and contending paradigms of political analysis. It considers the classical tradition of political philosophy such as behaviorism, post behavioralism, system-analy

    POL341 Politics of Development and Underdevelopment 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course examines various theories related to the development and underdevelopment of Third World Nations (Liberal/modernization, Neo-liberal, Marxist and Neo-Marxist) it also discusses issues on dependency and international/internal economic structures

    POL342 Theories of international Relation 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course concentrates on the major approaches/perspectives, concepts and theories of international relations. This includes, concept of power, conflict, accommodation, system theory, decision making theory linkage politics, coalition theory, alliances

    POL351 Theory and Practice of Adminstration 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course focuses on the evolution of administrative organizational theory: from the classical through the neo-classical to the modern; the relationship between administrative theories and the practice of politics. Also of note is administrative behavior

    POL361 Methodology of Comparative Politics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course deals with comparative political analysis, history of comparative politics, concepts and the logic of comparative analysis. Classification of systems in comparative politics, case study approach; comparative paradigms and the strategy of across

    POL362 Research Method 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course is a continuation of POL 321, at this point, the student is taught the practical ways of applying the methods and approaches of political inquiry. Students are taught how to identify/choose a research topic. What are research statement of probl

    POL371 Analysis And Management of Conflict 3 Credit Unit
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    POL372 International Economic Relations 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course discusses, international politics and world economy, international trade, capital movement, international economic institutions like IMF, World Bank, Africa Development Bank etc. it also deals with multinational corporations and international

    POL381 Comparative Local Government 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course introduces students to the problem of planning and execution of major services in the urban political systems. It also examines the structure of political power operating in the urban political systems.

    POL382 Comparative Federalism 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course focuses on the origin, classification, models, stabilizing and destabilizing factors in federal system of governments. It also compares and evaluates the structural arrangement of federalism in developed world like U.S.A., Canada, Germany, Aust

    POL391 Government and Administration of Urban Areas 2 Credit Unit
    Description: mounted 2013/2014 session

    POL392 Contemporary Issues in International Relations 2 Credit Unit
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    POL394 Terrorism And Insurgency 3 Credit Unit
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    POL411 The Military and Politics in Nigeria 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course is designed to expose students to the origin and evolution of the Nigerian military, approaches and theories of military intervention in politics. It is also examines the internal and external factors that contribute to military intervention.

    POL412 Research Project 6 Credit Unit
    Description: Students are expected to embark on independent study which would help in exposing them to the practical application of the techniques of research. They are to submit research proposals to the Department and collect their data during the first semester, wh

    POL421 Development Administration 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course discusses the content and concept of development-administration and administrative development. It also examines the different theories of development and underdevelopment and highlights on the economy and Development Administration, public en

    POL422 The State and Economy 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course discusses the theoretical and methodological issues in the study of the State and the economy. It also highlights topics on the state and the economic development, post-colonial state and capital accumulation, state and the international econom

    POL431 Third World and Dependency 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course concentrates on the concept of dependency, colonialism, and neo-colonialism. The integration of the Third World into the mainstream of capitalist economy, the role of multi-national corporations, the pattern of the world trade. International M

    POL432 Nigerian Foreign Policy 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course exposes students to the concept of actors, determinants and processes in Nigerian foreign policy formulation and implementation Non-alignment Policy (its origin and principles). It also highlights the Africa as the centre-piece of Nigerian fore

    POL441 Public Finance Administration 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course examines theories of public finance and administration, principles and practices of public finance, sources of public revenue, expenditure, control and accountability. It also discusses issues on government budgeting, public debts, taxations an

    POL442 International Law and Organization 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The objective of this course is to familiarize students with issues surrounding law of nations. The course is mainly concerned with background knowledge of the meaning, sources, characteristics and limitations of international law. The course is also aime

    POL451 Comparative Politics of Developing Areas 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course focuses on the comparative analysis of government and politics of selected regions of the world: such as Western Europe and North America, Communist states, Eastern Europe, Middle east and North Africa; South-East Asia as well as Latin America.

    POL452 Political Sociology 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course examines the origin, concept and importance of political sociology. It also highlights the social and cultural concepts of political activity, political behavior, political organization, trade unions, power, elite and group theorists as well a

    POL461 Political Parties and Pressure Groups 2 Credit Unit
    Description: This course introduces students to the similarities and differences between political parties and pressure groups, as well as their functions and roles in the political system. Nature of party organizations and its effects on political participations and

    POL462 Revolution and Society 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course exposes students to the theories, causes, advantages and disadvantages of revolution and counter-revolution. It uses nationalist revolution in Africa as a case for comparison to revolution in advanced societies like France, Russia, China, Cuba

    POL471 Nigerian Local Government 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course is designed to look incisively into the historical evolution of local government system in Nigeria, the various local government reforms in Nigeria and the problems confronting grass root development in Nigeria. The course will also examine the

    POL472 Personnel Administration 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course involves theories of public personnel administration, examination of the development of public personnel arrangement in Nigeria; the administration of human resources in public agencies; recruitment, selection, placement, training/development,

    POL481 Comparative Public Administration 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course intends to examine the meaning, nature and significance of comparative Public Administration. It also compares the study of Public Administration; among the federal and unitary states as well as the developed and the developing states. Furtherm

    POL482 Politics and Law in Africa 2 Credit Unit
    Description: This course intends to expose students to the theoretical framework and research findings on the role of law and courts in African states. It also examines the relationship between law and politics in Africa, law and philosophy, courts and politics as wel

    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

    SOC232 Social Change II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course focuses on theoretical perspectives and institutional analysis of the phenomenon of social change, while taking a global approach. The more concern is with social change in Africa in terms of the process and impact

    SOC241 Social Change I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course examines theoretical perspectives on social change. Similarly, institutional analysis of the phenomenon of social change is also assessed

    SOC251 Nigerian Social Structure 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course introduces students to the nature, evolution and transformation of Nigeria’s social structure and its implications for a proper understanding of contemporary socio-economic and political issues in the country

    SOC271 Social Problems and Social Works 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The study of social causes and effects of such problems as poverty, delinquency, crime, family discord, unemployment, industrial, racial national conflicts and mental disorders. Theories, in the contemporary Nigeria social work. Organization, function and
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