Course Title: SOCIOLOGY

Course Description

Sociology is a course under the faculty of Social Sciences, and it is simply the study of human behaviour, and its relation with the environment, not neglecting also the study of factors that contribute to the evolution of human beliefs and cultures.

A graduate of the course is referred to as a Sociologist, and they play very important roles in our society today. With a degree in Sociology, you'll be opportune to understand all of human behaviours, and also have strong scientific rationales to why each human behave the way they do. Isn't that just great???

Are you looking forward to studying Sociology, then these are necessary facts you need to know about the course:

Sub-Courses.

Few sub-courses taught under Sociology include the following:

  1. Social Inequality
  2. Social Psychology
  3. Medical Sociology/Health and Health Care
  4. Cultural Sociology
  5. Social Problems
  6. Deviance
  7. Crime


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POLITICAL SCIENCE

GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

GEOGRAPHY

JOB OFFERS FOR A SOCIIOLOGIST

Few amongst the vast job opportunities available for a Sociologist include the following:

  1. Human Resources Manager.
  2. Project Manager.
  3. Public Relations Specialist.
  4. Guidance Counselor.
  5. Management Consultant.
  6. Survey Researcher.
  7. Social Worker.
  8. Social and Community Service Manager.

Subject Combination for JAMB

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

Three (3) Social Science or Arts subjects.

Course Cut of Point

160 is the minimum cut off point for SOCIOLOGY as specified by JAMB.

Also, the required cut-of-points for this course (SOCIOLOGY) 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

SOCIOLOGY Requirement UTME

Five (5) SSC credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three (3) other subjects. A pass in Mathematics is required.

SOCIOLOGY Requirements Direct Entry

Two (2) 'A' Level passes including Government or History.

Schools offering SOCIOLOGY

School Cut-of-points
Al-Ibadan College of Education,
A.D. Rufa’I College for Legal and Islamic Studies,
Adekunle Ajasin University,
University of Abuja
Bayaro University Kano
University of Benin
University of Calabar (UNICAL).
Federal University, Dutsin-ma, Katsina State
Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State
Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State
Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State
Federal University, Lafia
Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State
Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State
University of Ilorin
University of Lagos
University of Port-Harcourt
Nigerian Police Academy
Usmanu Danfodio University
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State
Abia State University, Uturu
Kaduna State University
Kogi State University
Umaru Musa Yaradua University
Kwara State University
Lagos State University
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
Nasarawa State University
Olabisi Onabanjo University
Plateau State University
Osun State University
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
Sokoto State University
Taraba State University
Yobe State University
Ignatius Ajuru University of Education
Afe Babalola University
Achievers University
Al- Hikmah University
Arthur Jarvis University
Bingham University
Benson Idahosa University
Bowen University
Carits University
Crawford University of Apostolic Faith Mission
Coal City University
Edwin Clark University
Eastern Palm University
Evangel University
Fountain University
Godfrey Okoye University
Gregory University
RHEMA UNIVERSITY
Ahmadu Bello University
Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo
Ambrose Alli University
AL-QALAM UNIVERSITY KATSINA
ATIBA UNIVERSITY, UYO
Hezekiah University ,Umudi Imo state
Joseph Ago Balabalo University
Kwararafa University wukari,taraba state
Landmark university
Leadcity university Ibadan Oyo state
Madonna university
Bauchi State University
Benue State University
Delta State University, Abraka
Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
Gombe State University
Imo State University
Novena University
Obong University
Paul University
Redeemer's University
Ritman University
Salem University
University of Mkar
NIGERIAN ARMY UNIVERSITY BIU
LEGACY UNIVERSITY, OKIJA, ANAMBRA
WESTERN DELTA UNIVERSITY, OGHARA
EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO

SOCIO. Special Consideration

DIRECT ENTRY

(i) PHC accepts Two (2) Advanced level passes in GCE or HSC or JUPEB or IJMB in arts subjects in addition to UTME entry requirements.

(ii) IBADAN accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes from Arts, Sciences or Social Sciences.

(iii) LAGOS accepts Very good passes in three JUPEB/A Level subjects: Any three of Economics, Government, Geography, History and CRS/IRS. University of Lagos Diploma in Social Development and Administration (SDA).

(iv) UDU accepts ND credit in Mass Communication and NCE Social Studies.

(v) BENIN as in Social Development and Administration.

(vi) DELSU accepts GCE 'A' Level passes in at least two (2) subjects which should include a Social Science subject.

(vii) LASU accepts 'A' Level passes in two (2) relevant subjects.

(viii) AAUA accepts ND upper credit in relevant programmes. Requires 'A' Level passes in Government and one Social Science subject.

(ix) IGBINEDION - As for Political Science and Public Administration.

(x) BOWEN accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes to include Economics and any one of Government, Geography and History.

(xi) EKSU accepts five (5) 'O' Level Credit pass in English Language, Mathematics and any other two Social Science subjects in two sitting, chosen from Government, Commerce, Economics, Civic Education and Geography. Diploma in Social Work or any other related course, (with at least upper credit pass) of Ekiti State University or other approved institutions). Two A/Level passes in Social Science subject.

(xii) JOS accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes in any of the Social Sciences. For IJMB, plus the UTME requirements.

(xiii) ABU accepts Two 'A' level /IJMB passes in Sociology and any other subject from Government/History, Economics, Geography. 2) ABU Diploma in Social Works and Development Studies with minimum of Merit.

(xiv) AAU accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes from Mathematics, Economics, Government and Geography.

(xv) WESTERN-DEL - Same as in Political Science and Public Administration.

(xvi) KWASU accepts IJMB and two (2) 'A' Level passes in relevant subjects.

(xvii) GOUU accepts BSc, BA or HND in any programme.

(xviii) UMYUK accepts candidates with a minimum of 9 points in IJMB/HSC/GCE 'A' Level in Sociology and any other two (2) Social Science subjects. NCE in Social Studies. Candidates with a minimum of lower credit pass in National Diploma in relevant subject from recognized institution may also be admitted.

(xix) ABUJA - As in Political Science.

(xx) ABUAD requires 'A' Level passes or equivalents and any other two (2) subjects to include Government/History and Economics.

(xxi) FED-DUTSINMA accepts Two 'A' level passes in History, Geography, Literature, Religious Knowledge, Social Studies, Sociology, Political Science or Economics.

(xxii) EUI - As in Political Science.

(xxiii) FED-GASHUA accepts OND/ND (Upper Credit), HND (Lower Credit) and NCE Merit and above into 200 Level.

(xxiv) FED-OYE EKITI requires two (2) 'A' Level passes including Government or History and at least 3.0 points.

(xxv) ILORIN requires five (5) 'O' Level subjects which must include Credit in English Language, Mathematics and any two of the following: Government, Economics, Geography or Commerce and any subject for the fifth credit, in addition to any two (2) "Advance Level" subjects in Social Sciences.

(xxvi) IAUED accepts five 'O' Level Credits including English Language and Mathematics At least merit pass or lower credit in NCE/OND

(xxvii) FED-WUKARI - Direct Entry candidates must obtain two A/L passes at GCE A/L, IJMB Or Advanced NABTEB or at Least a credit at ND/HND in Social Works, Public Administration, Criminology, or Security Studies. Candidates must also satisfy the O/L requirement for admission.

(xxviii) FED-LOKOJA accepts In addition to meeting the UTME Entry Requirements; Two (2) 'A' Level passes in History/Government and any other related subject; IJMB minimum of 8 points with passes in relevant subjects; NCE not below the equivalent of upper credit in History or Government/Political Science or Social Studies as major and any other Arts or Social Science subject. ND upper credit in any related programme from Accredited Tertiary Institutions; HND lower credit in relevant programmes from Accredited Tertiary Institutions; Degree (Third Class) relevant to the programme.

(xxix) FED-LAFIA accepts In addition to UTME requirements, DE candidate must have any of the following: IJMB: Candidates should have at least 9 points in subjects relevant to Sociology. NCE: Candidates should at least have Merit pass in a Course that is relevant to Sociology. ND: should not be less than Lower Credit pass in a course that is relevant to Sociology.

(xxx) LANDMARK accepts Two (2) A Level passes including Government or History.

(xxxi) RSUST accepts Admissions into Year III; Degree relevant to the Programme. HND (Upper Credit) relevant to the Programme. Admissions into Year II; HND (Lower Credit) relevant to the Programme. OND/ND (Upper Credit) relevant to the Programme. Degree (Third Class) relevant to the programme. In addition, all such candidates above must also satisfy the UME entry requirements.

(xxxii) SOSU accepts NCE or Diploma in a relevant course with a minimum of Lower Credit.





UTME

(i) ABUJA - As in Political Science.

(ii) LASU requires 'O' Level credit passes in Mathematics, English Language and three (3) other subjects from Economics, Government, Commerce, Geography, Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Studies, Accounts, Yoruba or a Science subject.

(iii) ILORIN requires five (5) 'O' Level subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) of the following, Government, Economics, Geography or commerce and any other subject for the fifth credit.

(iv) AAU and BENIN require 'O' Level credit pass in Mathematics.

(v) ILORIN accepts five (5) 'O' Level credit passes from Arts, Science or Social Science Subjects

(vi) ABSU and CALABAR accept 'O' Level pass in Mathematics.

(vii) IBADAN accepts five (5) 'O' Level credits passes from Arts, Sciences or Social /Sciences.

(viii) FED-LAFIA requires Five (5) Credit passes at SSCE, GCE, NECO and NABTEB O' Level examination in Mathematics, English and three other Credits in any of the following: Economics, Geography, Government, History, CRS/IRS and any other Arts subject in not more than two sittings.

(ix) BOWEN require five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, and any two (2) Social Science subjects plus any other subject.

(x) LAGOS requires Five 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any two of Economics, Government/History, Civic Education and Geography and any one of Literature-in-English, CRK/IRK and any Nigerian Language.

(xi) REDEEMERS requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and three (3) additional subjects in Social; Sciences or Arts.

(xii) AAUA requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Government/History, Mathematics and two other Social Science or Arts subjects.

(xiii) ABU requires Five 'O' level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics, Government or History, Economics, Geography, CRK/IRK, Commerce and Civic Education.

(xiv) KASU requires 'O' Level credit pass in Mathematics.

(xv) ABSU same as in Political Science.

(xvi) GOUU same as in Political Science and International Relations.

(xvii) PAUL requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings including English Language, Mathematics and three (3) Arts/Social Science subjects.

(xviii) BSU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes from any Social Science or Arts subjects.

(xix) WESTERN-DEL same as in Political Science and Public Administration.

(xx) JABU requires at least 'O' Level pass in Mathematics.

(xxi) NDU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and three (3) other subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xxii) KWASU requires 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government and any two (2) other Social Science subjects.

(xxiii) ABUAD requires 'O' Level credit passes in English language, Mathematics, Government and any other two (2) Social Science subjects.

(xxiv) GOUU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, History or Government or Economics and two (2) Science, Arts or Social Science subjects.

(xxv) UMYUK requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any two (2) Social Science subjects and any other one Arts subject at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xxvi) FED-OYE EKITI requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Government/History Mathematics, and two (2) other Social Sciences or Arts subjects.

(xxvii) KSU requires 'O' Level credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, Economics/Geography/Government and any two (2) other relevant subjects.

(xxviii) PHC requires Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language and four (4) other subjects from Economics, Commerce, Mathematics, Government/History, Geography, CRK/IRK. NOTE a Pass in Mathematics is compulsory, if Mathematics is not inclusive in the five credits.

(xxix) FED-DUTSINMA requires Five 'O' level Credits in Government or History/Civic Education, English Language, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

(xxx) EUI - As in Political Science.

(xxxi) DELSU requires five credit passes at SSC 'O'Level or its equivalent, which must include English Language, Mathematics, three (3) other subjects, two (2) of Social Science or Art subjects.

(xxxii) FED-GASHUA - As in Political Science.

(xxxiii) UMYUK requires five (5) credit passes at SSC or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics, two (2) Social Science subjects and any other one subject at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xxxiv) IAUED requires English language, Mathematics, any three (3) of the following: Government, Economics, Geography, Commerce, Civic Education, History, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Studies, Business Studies, Marketing, Bookkeeping, Data processing, Agricultural Science, Music, Health Education, French, Animal husbandry and any of the science subjects.

(xxxv) EKSU requires five (5) 'O' Level Credit pass in English Language, Mathematics and any other two Social Science subjects in two sitting, chosen from Government, Commerce, Economics, Civic Education and Geography.

(xxxvi) FED-WUKARI requires Five (5) Credits at not more than two sitting including English Language, Mathematics, and any three of Government/History/Civic Education/Economics/Geography/Commerce and any Arts or Social Subject obtained from Senior School Certificate (SSCE), National Examination Council (NECO) National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) or its equivalent.

(xxxvii) FED-LOKOJA requires Five (5) SSC credit passes to include History/Government, English Language and any other three from Arts or Social Sciences. A pass in Mathematics is required.

(xxxviii) COAL-CITY requires a credit pass in English language in SSCE or its equivalent. A credit in any of the following subject such as Agricultural Science, Biology, Fishery, Chemistry and Physics would be accepted in case of any deficiency in Mathematics.

(xxxix) LANDMARK accepts Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics,or Government or History , any other subject and at least a pass in a science subject or a credit level pass in an Art/Social science subject.

(xl) RSUST accepts Five (5) WASC/SSCE/ GCE/NECO 'O' Level Credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and any three (3) Social Science Subjects.

(xli) SOSU accepts Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language and, Mathematics and two Social Science subjects and one other Art or Social Science subject, or at least one social science subject plus any other two arts or social science subjects at not more than two sittings.







UTME SUBJECTS

(i) IBADAN - The three (3) subjects to be chosen from Arts, Science or Social Science subjects.

(ii) AAU accept Mathematics as one of the UTME subjects.

(iii) KSU accepts English Language, Mathematics and two (2) others from Government or History, Economics, Geography, Commerce and Agricultural Science.

(iv) EKITI, ABU and ABUAD require Government/History plus two (2) other subjects.

(v) BSU accepts any three (3) subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(vi) WESTERN-DEL requires three (3) Social Science or Arts subjects.

(v) LASU requires Government/History, Economics/Commerce and any other Social Science subject.

(vi) DELSU requires two (2) Social science subjects and any other subject.

(vii) ABUAD for Intelligence and Security Studies, requires any two (2) Social Science subjects.

(viii) KWASU - Same as in Geography.

(ix) LAGOS requires English Language, two Social Sciences and one Arts subject. **Mathematics is accepted.

(x) FED-LAFIA requires Economics, Government or History, and any other Arts or Social Sciences Subject.

(xi) BAYERO requires Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science subjects.

(xii) ABUJA - As in Political Science.

(xiii) FED-DUTSINMA requires Government or History plus two (2) other Social Science/Art subjects.

(xiv) FED-GASHUA accepts Three Social Science or Arts Subjects.

(xv) FED-OYE EKITI requires Government and Any two (2) subjects from Arts or Social Science.

(xvi) UMYUK requires Government or History or Civic Education and any other two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects.

(xvii) ILORIN requires any two (2) of the following, Government, Economics, Geography or Commerce.

(xviii) IAUED requires English language, Government, Economics, Religious Studies, or any other arts subjects.

(xix) EKSU requires three (3) Social Science or Arts subjects.

(xx) FED-WUKARI requires English Language and any three of Arts or Social Science subject.

(xxi) FED-LOKOJA requires History/Government and any other two (2) subjects from the Arts and Social Sciences.

(xxii) ABU requires Use Of English, Government/History And Two Other From Economics, Geography, CRK/IRK, Commerce And Civic Education.

(xxiii) COAL-CITY requires Any three(3) Social Science or Arts subjects.

(xxiv) PHC requires Any three (3) subjects from Economics, Commerce, Mathematics, Government/History, Geography, CRK/IRK.

(xxv) LANDMARK requires Government or History ,one social science/Art subject and any other subject.

(xxvi) RSUST requires English Language, Literature in English, Government and any Social Science Subjects.

(xxvii) SOSU requires Any three (3) Arts/Social Science Subjects.

(xxviii) FED-DUSTINMA requires English Language, Government or History plus two other Social Sciences/Arts subjects.

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