Federal University, Dutsin-ma

Katsina state, Nigeria

Course outlines B.Sc. Political Science

1st Year 1st sem., B.Sc. Political Science

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 GST111 Communication in English I 2 Core
2 GST121 Nigerian People Culture and Anti Cultism and Social Vices 2 Core
3 GST131 Introduction to Computer Science 2 Core
4 POL111 Introduction to Political Science 3 Core
5 POL121 Nigeria Constitutional Development 3 Core
6 POL131 Nigerian legal System I 2 Core
7 SOC111 Introduction to Sociology 1 3 Core
8 HIS111 Introduction to History 2 Elective
9 ACC111 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING I 3 Elective
10 BSM111 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3 Elective
11 GEO121 Introduction to Elements of Human Geography I 2 Elective
12 EDU111 Introduction to the Teaching Profession 2 Elective
First Semester, 100 level [View Details]

 

1st Year 2nd sem., B.Sc. Political Science

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 POL112 Introduction to African Politics 3 CORE
5 POL122 Organization of Government 2 CORE
6 POL132 The Citizen & the State 2 CORE
7 POL142 Nigerian legal System II 2 CORE
8 SOC112 Introduction to Sociology 11 3 CORE
9 EDU112 Foundations of Education 2 Elective
10 HIS112 Introduction to Economic History 2 Elective
11 BSM112 Elements of Management 3 Elective
12 GEO122 Introduction to Elements of Human Geography II 2 Elective
Second Semester, 100 level [View Details]

 

2nd Year 1st sem., B.Sc. Political Science

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 POL211 Nigerian Government and Politics 3 CORE
4 POL221 Introduction to Political Analysis 2 CORE
5 POL231 Introduction to Public Administration 3 CORE
6 POL241 Introduction to Comparative Politics 2 CORE
7 POL251 Political Ideas 2 CORE
8 POL261 Introduction to Statistics for Political Science I 2 CORE
9 SOC241 Sociology of Religion 2 Elective
10 SOC261 Nigerian Social Structure 2 Elective
11 SOC251 Sociology of the Family 2 Elective
12 HIS231 Africa and European Imperialism 3 Elective
First Semester, 200 level [View Details]

 

2nd Year 2nd sem., B.Sc. Political Science

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 GST212 Introduction to entrepreneurial Skills 2 Core
2 GST222 Peace Study and conflict Resolution 2 Core
3 POL212 Nigerian Government and Politics II 3 Core
4 POL222 Foundation of Political Economy 2 Core
5 POL232 Introduction to International Relations 3 Core
6 POL242 Introduction to Local Government 3 Core
7 POL252 Introduction to Statistics for Political Science II 2 Core
8 GEO232 Introduction to Population Geography 3 Elective
9 SOC222 Social Psychology 3 Elective
10 SOC242 Sociology of Work & Occupation 2 Elective
11 HIS242 Economic History of Nigeria in the 19th C 3 Elective
Second Semester, 200 level [View Details]

 

3rd Year 1st sem., B.Sc. Political Science

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Core
2 POL311 History of Political Thought I 3 Core
3 POL321 Logic & methods of Political Inquiry I 2 Core
4 POL331 Public Policy Analysis 3 Core
5 POL341 Politics of Development & Underdevelopment 3 Core
6 POL351 Theory & Practice of Administration 3 Core
7 POL361 Methodology of Comparative Politics 2 Core
8 POL381 Comparative Local Government 2 Elective
9 POL391 Government & Administration of Urban Areas 2 Elective
First Semester, 300 level [View Details]

 

3rd Year 2nd sem., B.Sc. Political Science

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 POL312 History of Political Thought II 3 CORE
2 POL322 Political Behavior 3 CORE
3 POL332 Contemporary Political Analysis 3 CORE
4 POL342 Theories of International Relation 3 CORE
5 POL352 Theory & Practice of Marxism 3 CORE
6 POL362 Logic & Methods of Political Inquiry II 2 CORE
7 POL372 International Economic Relations 2 Elective
8 POL382 Comparative Federalism 2 Elective
Second Semester, 300 level [View Details]

 

4th Year 1st sem., B.Sc. Political Science

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 POL411 The Military and Politics in Nigeria 3 Core
2 POL421 Development Administration 3 Core
3 POL431 Third World & Dependency 3 Core
4 POL441 Public Finance Administration 3 Core
5 POL451 Comparative Politics of Developing Areas 3 Core
6 POL461 Political Parties & Pressure Groups 2 Elective
7 POL471 Nigerian Local Government 2 Elective
8 POL481 Comparative Public Administration 2 Elective
First Semester, 400 level [View Details]

 

4th Year 2nd sem., B.Sc. Political Science

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 POL412 Research Project 6 C
2 POL422 The State & Economy 3 C
3 POL432 Nigerian Foreign Policy 3 C
4 POL442 International Law & Organization 3 C
5 POL452 Political Sociology 3 C
6 POL462 Revolution & Society 2 Elective
7 POL472 Personnel Administration 2 Elective
8 POL482 Politics & Law in Africa 2 Elective
Second Semester, 400 level [View Details]

 

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