Prof. Ify Harcourt Wokocha
CURRICULUM FOR B.Sc. ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME
The Philosophy of the B. Sc. Entrepreneurship Degree Programme is to inculcate the entrepreneurial spirit in students to enable them adapt to the challenges of globalization and meet the ever changing local, national and international business environment.
Programme Aims and Objectives
Essentially, the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship is designed with the following objectives in view:
1. To build in the graduating student the knowledge, skills and competencies in the broad areas of business administration which will equip him or her to work at all levels with confidence within industrial and commercial sectors where SMEs operate;
2. to enable students acquire entrepreneurial skills needed for identifying and analyzing business opportunities, and to develop in them, those critical abilities required to start and run and own Enterprise;
3. to provide foundation knowledge in Management required to understand and analyze issues and Problems related to the management of business organizations and the administration of public Enterprises, and non-governmental organizations;
4. To produce ethically sound mangers that are socially responsible, and driven by business and Professional ethics that would work for the benefits of mankind.
5. The programme also aims to provide strong foundation for further development in higher education and/or professional specialized areas chosen by the graduating student. The programme places emphasis on the key operational and functional areas of today’s business world.
In addition to the general University requirements, the programme shall apply the following in considering admissions of students into B.Sc. Entrepreneurship programme.
A. Admission through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination
Five (5) Credit passes in WASC/SSCE, GCE ‘O’ level, NECO or NABTEB which must include English Language, Mathematics and Economics in not more than two sittings. (Note: A credit pass in Commerce is acceptable in lieu of Economics). UTME subjects are: English Language, Mathematics and any other two subjects.
B. Admission through Direct Entry
(i) At least two (2) passes at GCE ‘A’ level, Higher School Certificate (HSC) or its equivalent obtained in one sitting, one of which must be Economics, Mathematics or Business Management. This is in addition to meeting the UTME admission requirements.
(ii) Candidates with a minimum of Upper Credit in ND/OND or Lower Credit in HND in relevant fields from recognized institutions may be admitted into 200 level provided such candidates possess the UTME requirements.
Duration of the Programme
(i) For students admitted through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the minimum duration is four academic years while maximum is six.
(j) For direct entry students, the minimum and maximum are three and five years respectively
To qualify to graduate, students admitted through the UTME are required to pass all compulsory/core courses and obtain a minimum of 160 credit units while those admitted through direct entry are required to accumulate a minimum of 132 credit units including all compulsory/core courses.