COURSE STRUCTURE OF 100-400 LEVEL B. Sc. Local Government and Development Studies

    1. COURSE STRUCTURE AND TOTAL CREDIT UNITS REQUIRED

100 level                     1ST Semester                                                   Credit Units
LGDS 101                     ELEMENTS OF GOVERNMENT                                    3
SOLG 101                    INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY                                3
ECON101                     PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS                                      3
MATH101                    BASIC MATHEMATICS (FACULTY COURSE)                3
GENS101                     NATIONALISM                                                             1
GEN103                       ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS                   2
GENS 107                    HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE                   1

 

ELECTIVES (Choose One)
ACCT 101             PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING (FACULTY COURSE)                           3
BUAD 101            ELEMENTS OF BUSINESS ADMIN (FACULTY COURSE)                      3

100 level         2nd Semester                                                               Credit Units
LGDS 102         INTRODUCTION TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT                           3
LGDS 104         DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION                                         3
LAWC106        INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL STUDIES                                       3
MATH102        BASIC STATISTICS (FACULTY COURSE)                                   3
GENS 102        ENVIROMENTAL HEALTH                                                       1
COSC 102        PROGRAMMING IN BASIC                                                      2


ELECTIVES (Choose One)
LGDS106          HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT                                      3
LGDS108          HUMAN GEOGRAPHY                                                             3

200 LEVEL       1st SEMESTER                                                             Credit Units
LGDS 201         STATE, SOCIETY AND ECONOMY                                           3
LGDS203          PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT                                              3
LGDS205          THEORIES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT                                                 3
LGDS207          CONFLICT MANAGEMENT                                                      3
POLS 201         NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT &POLITICS                                     3
PADM 201       ELEMENTS OF ADMINISTRAITON                                           3
GENS201         MORAL PHILOSOPHY                                                              2

ELECTIVES (Choose One)
LGDS 209         INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS                                       3
LAWC202        ADMINISTRATIVE LAW                                                           3

200 LEVEL       2nd SEMESTER                                                             Credit Units
LGDS202          RURAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT                            3
LGDS204          INTRODUCTION TO DEVELOPMENT STUDIES                                    3
LGDS206          DECENTRALIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT                             3
LGDS208          THE NIGERIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE                     3
LGDS210        PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT                                              3
ELECTIVES (Choose One)
LGDS212          INTRODUCTION TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW                   3
LGDS214          NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS AND
LOCAL GOVERNMENT                                                            3

300 LEVEL       1st SEMESTER                                                             Credit Units
LGDS 301         COMPARATIVE LOCAL GOVERNMENT                                   3
LGDS303          PUBLIC AND DEVELOPMENT FINANCE                                   3
LGDS305          PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING                                               3
LGDS 307         URBAN GOVERNANCE                                                                        3
LGDS309          ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES                                                    3
ECON 305        NIGERIAN ECONOMY                                                             3
ELECTIVES
LGDS311          SOCIAL WELFARE ADMINISTRATION                                      3
LGDS313          LOCAL GOVERNMENT & BASIC EDUCATION                                     3

2ND SEMESTER
LGDS 302         NIGERIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT                                           3
LGDS304          LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE AND BUDGETING    3
LGDS 306         PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT 3
LGDS 308         DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS                                               3
LGDS310          RESEARCH METHODOLOGY                                                   3
GEOG 308       POPULATION STUDIES                                                            3

ELECTIVES (Choose One)
LGDS 312         EXTENSION SERVICES IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT                    3
LGDS 314         SOCIAL MOBILIZATION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT                 3

400 LEVEL                   1ST SEMESTER
LGDS 401         REPORT WRITING                                                                   3
LGDS403          POLICY ANALYSIS                                                                    3
LGDS405          MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC & PRIVATE ENTERPRISES            3
LGDS 407         ISSUES IN DEVELOPMENT                                                       3
LGDS 409         PARTICIPATORY METHODOLOGIES                                       3

ELECTIVES (Choose One)
LGDS 411         LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTING                                                             3
LGDS413          LOCAL GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT             3

2ND SEMESTER
LGDS 402         RESEARCH PROJECT                                                               6
LGDS 404         POLICY IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION                      3
LGDS 406         WORKSHOP IN LOCAL GOVT. ADMINISTRATION                   3
LGDS 408         GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT                                                3
LGDS 410         STRATEGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT                    3

 

ELECTIVES (Choose one)
LGDS 412         AUDITING AND INVESTIGATION                                                         3
LGDS 414         LABOUR RELATIONS IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT                      3

    1. TOTAL  CREDIT UNITS REQUIRED

 LEVELS

FIRST SEMESTER

SECOND SEMESTER

TOTAL

CUMULATIVE

100 level

19

18

37

37

200 Level

23

18

41

78

300 Level

21

21

42

120

400 Level

18

21

39

159

The minimum course credit required for graduation -----------         120