HISTORY DEPARTMENT

HISTORY DEPARTMENT

  1. General Admission Requirements
  2. A Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSC) or GCE O’ Level with passes in 5 subjects including English Language , three of which must be at credit level in the same sitting. Or four credits in two sittings. two credits must be relevant to the courses the candidates wishes to offer  History, credits in Government is acceptable in lieu  of credits in History.
  3. A Grade II Teachers Certificate (TCII) with credits or merit in three subjects two of which must be relevant to the courses the candidate wishes to offer. Credits/merits in English Language maybe required .
  4. Course Offered

NCE I FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credits
HIS 111 Historiography 2
HIS 112 Major World Civilization 2
HIS 113 West Africa up to 1800 2
HIS 114 Nigeria up to 1800  
Sub- Total 6

NCE I SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credits
HIS 121 Historiography 1
HIS 122 Major World Civilization 1
HIS 123 West Africa up to 1800 2
HIS 124 Nigeria up to 1800 2
Sub-Total 6

NCE II FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credits
HIS 211 Methodology 2
HIS 212 Research methods and field trips 2
HIS 213 Themes in World History(1750-1919) 2
HIS 214 European conquest & African Resistance 2

               NCE II SECOND SEMESTER          

Course Code Course Title Credits
HIS 221 Southern africa up to 1800 2
HIS 222 Nigeria in thw 19th Century 2
HIS 223 Economic History of Africa since 1800 2
HIS 224 Local and Regional History 2
HIS 225 Introduction to Archaeology 2
Sub-Total 10

               NCE III FIRST SEMESTER

EDU 311 Teaching Practice 2
Total 10

               NCE III SECOND SEMESTER

HIS 321 Nigeria in the 20th century 2
HIS 322 Third World 2
HIS 323 Africa the 20th century 2
HIS 324 Southern Africa since 1800 2
HIS 325 World History 1919 to the present 2
Total 10
  1. Graduation Requirements

Minimum credit units required for graduation

Education Courses                                  – 36 Credits

General Studies Course                          – 18 Credits

Teaching Practice                                    – 6 Credits

History                                                        -37 Credits

Second Teaching Subject                        – 36/38 Credits