Federal University, Dutsin-ma

Katsina state, Nigeria

Courses: 1st Year 1st sem., B.Sc. Sociology

  1. SOC111: Introduction to Sociology 1

    (3 credit units)

  2. SOC121: Introduction to Anthropology

    (3 credit units)

    The course focuses on the delineation and description of the main areas of Anthropology, namely social Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, physical anthropology and linguistics. In all there is a focus on culture and the central institutions of society.

  3. SOC131: African Societies and Cultures

    (3 credit units)

    The course is designed to afford students an understanding of the principles and processes, which have shaped the social structure, and cultures of African societies both past and present. The main thrust is on the value institutions and social arrangements, which have characterized socio-cultural realities of African societies over time.

  4. SOC141: Elements of Social Scientific Thinking I

    (2 credit units)

    The focus of the course is on the basic and foundational tools, concepts skills of social scientific thinking and analysis. The relevance of scientific method to social science thinking and research is examined.

  5. GST111: Communication in English I

    (2 credit units)

    Effective communication and writing in English, Language skills, writing of essay answers, Comprehension, Sentence construction, Outlines and paragraphs, Collection and organization of materials and logical presentation, Punctuation.

  6. GST121: Nigerian People Culture and Anti Cultism and Social Vices

    (2 credit units)

    Logical presentation of papers, Phonetics, Instruction on lexis, Art of public speaking and oral communication, Figures of speech, Précis, Report writing.

  7. GST131: Introduction to Computer Science

    (2 credit units)

    Definition and History of Computers, Computer and the Society. Functions, Components, Devices and characteristics of computer, Computers for data processing and types of platform of secretarial duties. Interacting with your computer, Storing information in a computer. Computer maintenance and security devices. The internet, internet and online Resources, Computer application and problems solving. Uses of the Computer in day to day life.

  8. POL111: Introduction to Political Science

    (3 credit units)

  9. ECO111: PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I

    (2 credit units)

    Economics: Definition, scope and methods of analysis; division between micro and macro-economics. Basic problems of resource allocation and the various modes of production. Demand and supply theory: Definition determinations, movement along the curves and the shifts of the curve equilibrium prices, the effects of shifts of the curve. Positive and normative economics and the role of “value” in social theory. The meaning of scientific method and the tools of analysis. the concepts scarcity; the pricing system and its functions under different types of institutions. Distribution of income among factors and individuals. Market structure i.e perfect competition, monopoly etc. Production function.

  10. EDU111: Introduction to the Teaching Profession

    (2 credit units)

    The course provides awareness and basic information about teacher’s role in communities and nation building, professionalization of teaching, effective teaching, ethics of teaching, unionism and other professionals in education.

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