Sociology & Anthropology – Programmes

10.4. Programme/Sub-Discipline/Discipline Structure to include period of studies in the University’s Industrial training, planned visit and projects: The undergraduate programme is of four-year duration. Students who entered with UME and Direct Entry are expected to study for four years. In the final year students write their projects based on fieldwork or other applicable methods of data collection.

 

10.4.1 Course Content Specifications/syllabus of all courses in the programme/sub

-Discipline.

 

FIRST YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER      

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS
  Major Courses  
Ant 102 Introduction to Anthropology 4
Soc 101 Introduction to Sociology I 2
Required Ancillary Courses
Psy 101 Principles of Psychology 2
Phil 131 Introduction to Logic and Clear Thought 2
General Studies Courses
GSP 101 Use of English I 2
GSP 105 Natural Sciences I 2
GSP 111 The Use of Library 2
Electives (Four Units to be taken from the courses listed below):
Econs 101 Principles of Economics 2
Polsc 101 Introduction to Political Science 2
Polsc 111 Introduction to African Politics 3
Total 20

 Second Semester Second Year

Course Code Course Title Units
  Major Courses  
Ant 121 Language in Society and Culture 2
Soc 102 Introduction to Sociology II 2
SWK 102 Human Behaviour and Social Environment 3
General Studies Courses
GSP 102 Use of English II 2
GSP 106 Natural Sciences II 2
Required Ancillary Courses
Psy 103 Determinants of Behaviour 2
Electives (four units to be taken from the courses listed below)
Ant 112 Economic Anthropology 2
Econs 102 Principles of Economics Ii 2
Geog 106 the Socio-Economic Activities of Man 2
Phil 162 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy 2
Total 17

Second Year

First Semester

Course Code Course Title                           Units
Ant 201 History of Anthropological and Sociological Thought 4
Soc 221 Criminology and Penology 3
Required Ancillary Courses
COS 101 Introduction to Computer Science 2
FSS 201 Statistical Methods in the Social Sciences I 2
General Studies Courses
GSP 201 Basic Concepts and Theory of Peace 2
GSP 207 Humanities I 2
Electives (Students to choose four units from the courses listed below)
Soc 203 Sociology of Knowledge and Technology 2
Soc 233 Sociology of Mass communication 2
Soc 235 Sociology of Education 2
Polsc 212 Nigeria Political Economy 2
 Total 23

Second Semester Second Year

Course Code Course Title Units
Ant 212 African Social Institutions 4
Soc 211 Sociology of the Family 3
Soc 251 Social Change and Social Problems 3
Required Ancillary Courses
FSS 202 Statistical Methods in the Social Sciences II 2
General Studies Courses
GSP 202 Issues in Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies 2
GSP 208 Humanities II 2
Electives (Students to choose four units from the courses listed below)
Ant 214 Symbolic Anthropology 2
Soc 236 Military Sociology 2
Soc 234 Women in Society 2
Phil 242 History of Philosophy 2
Rel 351 African Traditional Religion II 2
Total 20

Third Year

Course Code Course Title Units
Ant 303 Nigerian Peoples and Cultures 3
Soc 301 Sociological Theory and Analysis 4
Soc 322 Systems of Social Inequality 2
Soc 351 Rural Sociology 2
Required Ancillary Courses
CED 341 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 2
Electives (Students to choose four units from the courses listed below)
Ant 313 Anthropology of Peasant Societies 2
Soc 304 Major Themes in Marxist Sociology 2
Soc 311 Sociology of Religion 2
Soc 323 Juvenile Delinquency 2
Soc 327 Sociology of Law 2
Soc 334 Social Gerontology 2
Soc 353 Sociology of Occupation and Professions 2
MC 201 Media and Society 2
Polsc 331 Personnel Management 2
Total 17

Second Semester Third Year

Course Code Course Title Units
Soc 328 Political Sociology 2
Soc 331 Methods of Social Research 4
Ant 354 Contemporary African Social Thought 2
Soc 355 Formal Organizations (Bureaucracy) 2
Required Ancillary Courses
COS 304 Computer in Sectorial Application 2
Psy 242 Psychology of Ethnicity 2
CED 342 Introduction to Entrepreneurship II 2
Electives (Students to choose four units from the courses listed below)
Ant 321 African Religious Systems 2
Ant 327 Traditional Legal Systems 2
Soc 325 Sociology of Medicine 2
Soc 352 Ecology and Society 2
Polsc 342 Politics of International Economic Relations 2
Total 26

Fourth Year

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Units
Ant 421 Race and Ethnic Relations 4
Ant 423 Urban Sociology and Anthropology 4
Soc 422 General Demography 3
Soc 432 Industrial Sociology 3
Soc 462 Research Tutorial 2
Electives (Students to choose two units from the courses listed below)
Ant 412 Culture and Communication 2
Soc 431 Child Development 2
Soc 437 Models of Sociological Analysis 2
Soc 453 Social Movement 2
Total 20

Second Semester Fourth Year

 

Course Code Course Title Units
  Major Courses  
ANT 411 Comparative African Social Institutions 4
SOC 451 Sociology of Development 4
SOC 471 Project 4
  Electives (Students to choose four units from the courses listed below)  
SOC 433 Personality and Motivation 2
SOC 434 Applied Demography 2
SOC 435 Sociology of Decolonization 2
Total              18