COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

  1. General Admission Requirements
  2. A senior secondary school certificate (SSCE), (WAEC or NECO) or GCE O’ level with passés in five subjects including English language, three of which must be at credit level at one sitting or five credits at two sittings. Two of the credits must be relevant to the course the candidate wishes to offer credit/merits in English language and/or mathematics may be required in some courses.
  3. A Grade II Teacher Certificate (TC II) with credits or merit in three subjects, two of which must be relevant to the course the candidate wishes to offer. Credit/merit in English language and/or Mathematics may be required in some courses.
  4. For candidates wishing to offer courses in vocational and technical education, RSA or city and guilds intermediate certificate with the federal craft training center with credit/merit in at least four subjects are acceptable or a NABTEB certificate.
  5. Associate ship certificate in education awarded by an approved institution in Nigeria or abroad, is also an acceptable qualification.
  6. Successful candidates in the Pre-NCE final examinations or interim joint matriculation board (IJMB) who took and passed in a selection examination organized by an accredited body would be qualified for admission.
  7. All candidates wishing to be considered for admission must enroll for and write the selection examination organized by an accredited body such as JAMB.
  8. It should be noted that some colleges may in addition to all above, administer their own elimination tests and/or interviews for some courses. This is legitimate.
  9. Additional Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking admission into NCE in computer science must possess at least one of the following qualifications.

  1. A senior secondary school certificate (SSCE), (WAEC or NECO) or GCE O’ level with passés in five subjects including English language, three of which must be at credit level at one sitting or four credits at two sittings. Two of the credits must be in any of Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Accounting, Business Methods, Chemistry and Economics
  2. A Grade II Teacher Certificate (TC II) with credits or merit in three subjects, two of which must be Mathematics and Integrated Science.
  3. Associate ship certificate in education awarded by an approved institution in Nigeria or abroad, with merits in Mathematics, Integrated Science, and any other relevant area.
  4. board, (IJMB) Examination.
  5. A satisfactory combination of any of (a), (b), (c) and (d) above.

NOTE: Any other qualification may be added by the commission from time to time.

  1. Graduation Requirements

Education       – 36 Credits

Computer science – 36 Credits

Second Teaching Subject – 36 Credits

General Studies – 18 Credits

Teaching Practice – 06 Credits

Total                    – 132 Credits

The maximum credits for graduation should not exceed 132 credits.

  1. Teaching Practice
  2. Every student is required to complete successfully teaching practice for a period of 12 weeks. The credit earned is recorded in EDU 324. Teaching practice earns 16 credits.
  3. SIWES: a two phase SIWES is recommended: 16 weeks programme at the end of second session coded CSC 224 (1 credit, compulsory).
  4. Final Year Project

Every student is required to write and submit a project in a computer science and the credit is recorded under EDU 323. Project earns 2 credits. All topics should reflect computer education (teaching and learning).

  • NCE I FIRST SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Credits Status
CSC. 111 Introduction to computer science 1 C
CSC. 112 Basic programming language 2 C
CSC. 113 Computer operations & Application 1 C
CSC. 114 Number System 1 C
CSC. 115 Introduction to Micro Processor 1 C
                   Total 6  
  • NCE I SECOND SEMESTER
Course code Course title Credits Status
CSC. 121 Electronic Data Processing (EDP) 1 C
CSC. 122 Word Processing with MS word 1 C
CSC. 123 Electronic Spread sheet with MS excel 1 C
CSC. 124 The teaching of Computer science 1 C
Total 4 Credits  
  • NCE II FIRST SEMESTER
Course code Course Title Credits Status
CSC. 211 Introduction to symbolic logic 1 Elective
CSC. 212 Introductions to operation research 1 Elective
CSC. 213 Database management 2 C
CSC. 214 Data structure 1 C
CSC. 215 Computer logic 2 C
CSC. 216 C programming language 2 C
Total 7C + 1E 8Credits
  • NCE II SECOND SEMESTER
Course code Course Title Credits Status
CSC. 221 PASCAL programming language 2 C
CSC. 222 Operating system(OS)/Windows Application 2 C
CSC. 223 Introduction to numerical method 1 C
CSC. 224 SIWES 1 C
CSC. 225 System analysis and Design 2 C
Total 8  
  • NCE III FIRST SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Credits Status
CSC. 324 Teaching Practice 6 C
Total 6  
  • NCE III SECOND SEMESTER
Course code Course Title Credits Status
CSC. 321 Advanced Level Programming language(JAVA),C++, VBASIC.COBOL etc. 1 C
CSC. 322 Seminars 1 C
CSC. 323 Desktop publishing 1 E
CSC. 324 Computer graphics 1 E
CSC. 325 Introduction to networking 1 C
CSC 327 Computer Maintenance/Troubleshooting 1 C
Total 5C + 1E 6 Credits