Course Description

English/social studies is an art course that is offered in all state and federal colleges of education. It helps students study English land social studies and how they can be applied together. Applicants who apply for this course are trained, qualified and licensed to teach either of the course.

Career Opportunity

  • you can teach both English and social studies in primary and secondary levels
  • you can work in any small company
  • you can work with the social welfare

Subject Combination for JAMB

Here are the courses to combine when filling this course for JAMB UTME

Social Studies / Science
Literature in English and any of Arts/Social Science subjects.

Course Cut of Point

120 is the minimum cut off point for ENGLISH/SOCIAL STUDIES as specified by JAMB.

Also, the required cut-of-points for this course (ENGLISH/SOCIAL STUDIES) depends on the school you are applying for, basically many schools have a different minimum cut of marks for accepting students in this area, which may be higher or even lower than JAMB recommend. Also, it is important to note that your O'level result (WAEC, NECO, GCE etc) is a primary criteria for screening, continue reading to know the required subjects you must have on your O'Level result


Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any two (2) of Economics, Government/History, Geography/Social Studies.

ENGLISH/SOCIAL STUDIES Requirements Direct Entry



School Cut-of-points
Adeyemi College of Education, P.M.B. 520 Ondo, Ondo State.
Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Akwa-Ibom State College of Education, Afaha-Nsit,
College of Education, Akwanga
Abia State College of Education (Technical), Arochukwu
Federal College of Education, Kano
College of Education, Azare
Federal College of Education, Kontagora
Federal College of Education, Obudu,
Federal College of Education, Okene,
Federal College of Education, Pankshin
Fed. College of Educ. Yola
Fed. College of Educ. Zaria
Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku
College of Education, Hong,
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education,
College of Education, Ikere
College of Education, Gidan-Waya,
College of Education, Katsina-Ala
College of Education, Waka-Biu
College of Education, Warri
Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu

ENG/SOS Special Consideration



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