Federal University, Dutsin-ma

Katsina state, Nigeria

Course outlines B.Sc. Geography

1st Year 1st sem., B.Sc. Geography

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 GST111 Communication in English I 2 CORE
2 CMP111 Introduction To Computer Science 2 CORE
3 GST121 Nigerian People Culture and Anti Cultism and Social Vices 2 CORE
4 GEO111 Introduction to Elements of Physical Geography I 2 CORE
5 GEO121 Introduction to Elements of Human Geography I 2 CORE
6 GEO131 Local Field Studies 3 CORE
7 GEO141 Introduction to Land Use Planning 2 CORE
8 ECO111 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I 2 CORE
9 BIO111 General Biology I 3 CORE
10 POL111 Introduction to Political Science 3 Elective
11 SOC111 Introduction to Sociology 1 3 Elective
12 SOC141 Elements of Social Scientific Thinking I 2 Elective
13 BIO121 Practical Biology I 1 Elective
14 ECO131 Introduction to Statistics 2 Elective
First Semester, 100 level [View Details]

 

1st Year 2nd sem., B.Sc. Geography

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 GST112 Communication in English II 2 CORE
2 GST122 Use of library, Study Skills and ICT 2 CORE
3 GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 CORE
4 GEO112 Introduction to Elements of Physical Geography II 2 CORE
5 GEO122 Introduction to Elements of Human Geography II 2 CORE
6 GEO132 Introduction to Practical Geography 2 CORE
7 GEO142 Elementary Land Surveying 2 CORE
8 GEO152 Introduction to Environmental Sciences 2 CORE
9 ECO112 Principles of Economics II 2 CORE
10 BIO112 General Biology II 3 CORE
11 BIO122 Practical Biology II 1 Elective
12 ECO132 Introduction to Statistics II 2 Elective
13 SOC132 Elements of Social Scientific Thinking II 2 Elective
14 SOC152 Nigerian Heritage 2 Elective
Second Semester, 100 level [View Details]

 

2nd Year 1st sem., B.Sc. Geography

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 CORE
2 GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 CORE
3 GEO211 Spatial Organization of Society 2 CORE
4 GEO221 Introduction to Geomorphology and Soil Geography 2 CORE
5 GEO231 Introduction to Climate and Biogeography 2 CORE
6 GEO241 Introduction to Cartography 2 CORE
7 GEO251 Urbanization 2 CORE
8 GEO261 Regional Geography of West Africa 2 CORE
9 GEO271 Introduction to Field Techniques in Geography 2 CORE
10 POL251 Political Ideas 2 Elective
11 SOC261 Nigerian Social Structure 2 Elective
12 BIO241 Biological Techniques 1 Elective
13 BOT211 Seedless Plants 2 Elective
14 ECO211 Introduction to Microeconomics 2 Elective
15 ECO291 Human Resource Economics 2 Elective
First Semester, 200 level [View Details]

 

2nd Year 2nd sem., B.Sc. Geography

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 GST212 Introduction to entrepreneurial Skills 2 CORE
2 GEO212 Introduction to Laboratory Techniques in Geography 3 Core
3 GEO222 Economic Geography 2 Core
4 GEO232 Introduction to Population Geography 3 Core
5 GEO242 Elementary Statistics for Geographers 2 Core
6 GEO252 Introduction to Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System 2 Core
7 GEO262 Geographical Thought Theory 2 Core
8 GEO272 Regional Geography of Africa 2 Core
9 GEO282 Agricultural Geography 2 Elective
10 POL222 Foundation of Political Economy 2 Elective
11 SOC232 Social Change 3 Elective
12 BIO212 Introductory Ecology 2 Elective
13 BOT212 Seed Plants 2 Elective
14 ECO212 Introduction to Macroeconomics 2 Elective
Second Semester, 200 level [View Details]

 

3rd Year 1st sem., B.Sc. Geography

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 CORE
2 GEO301 Research Method in Geography 3 Core
3 GEO311 Quantitative Technique in Geography 2 Core
4 GEO321 Field Course 2 Core
5 GEO331 Planning Theory and Application 2 Core
6 GEO341 Tropical Soils 2 Core
7 GEO351 Biogeography 2 Core
8 GEO361 Tropical Geomorphology 2 Core
9 GEO371 Climatology 2 Core
10 GEO381 Hydrology 2 Elective
11 GEO391 Population and Resources 2 Elective
First Semester, 300 level [View Details]

 

3rd Year 2nd sem., B.Sc. Geography

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 GEO312 SIWES 6 Core
Second Semester, 300 level [View Details]

 

4th Year 1st sem., B.Sc. Geography

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 GEO411 Systematic Geography of Nigeria I 3 Core
2 GEO421 Contemporary Philosophy and Methodology in Geography 3 Core
3 GEO431 Tropical Climatology 2 Core
4 GEO441 Environmental Hazards and Resources Management 2 Core
5 GEO451 Regional Planning 2 Core
6 GEO461 Land Evaluation 2 Elective
7 GEO471 Rural Land use and Conservation 2 Elective
8 GEO481 The Developed World 2 Elective
9 GEO491 Vegetation Management 2 Elective
First Semester, 400 level [View Details]

 

4th Year 2nd sem., B.Sc. Geography

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 GEO402 Research Project 6 Core
2 GEO412 Systematic Geography of Nigeria II 3 Core
3 GEO422 Applied Climatology 2 Elective
4 GEO432 Metropolitan Planning 2 Elective
5 GEO442 Urban Management 2 Elective
6 GEO452 Application of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System 2 Elective
7 GEO462 Water Resources Management 2 Elective
8 GEO472 Soil Survey and Classification 2 Elective
9 GEO482 Rural Development Policy and Planning 2 Elective
10 GEO492 Transportation Planning 2 Elective
Second Semester, 400 level [View Details]

 

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