Dr. Laguo Livingstone Gilbert

CURRICULUM FOR B.Sc. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMME

Programme Philosophy
The Philosophy of the B. Sc. Business Administration Degree Programme is to develop world-class professionals and entrepreneurs that would positively impact on national and global economies through the creation of employments, provision of high level leadership, and quality manpower by deploying modern information and communication technology (ICT) and massive investment in human capital.

Objectives of the Programme
The Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is designed:
(i) to produce graduates with the knowledge and skills required to assume leadership positions, and with the ability to succeed in the dynamic and global business environment;
(ii) 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;
(iii) 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;
(iv) to produce ethically sound mangers who are socially responsible, and driven by business and professional ethics that would work for the benefits of mankind; and
(v) to produce graduates with adequate competencies and skills that would take up academic responsibilities in the field of business administration.

Admission Requirements
In addition to the general University requirements, the programme shall apply the following in considering admissions of students into B.Sc. Business Administration 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 Diplomas (OND or HND) in relevant fields may be admitted into 200 levels provided such candidates possess the UTME requirements.

Duration of the programme
(a) For students admitted through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the minimum duration is four academic years while the maximum is six.
(b) For direct entry students, the minimum and maximum durations are three and five years respectively.

Graduation Requirements
To qualify to graduate, students admitted through the UTME are required to pass all compulsory/core courses and obtain a minimum of 161 credit units while those admitted through direct entry are required to accumulate a minimum of 115 credit units including all compulsory/core courses