Programmes

Admission Requirements:
Candidates seeking for admission into any of the 4-year programmes of the Department of Economics and Development studies should fulfil the following requirements:
  1. The candidate should possess at least five credit passes at not more than two sittings in the Senior School Certificate (SSCE), General Certificate of Education (GCE) or National Examination Council Examinations or their equivalents in the following subjects:
       (a) English Language
       (b) Mathematics
       (c) Economics and
       (d) Any other two subjects
  2.   The candidate must also sit for the current JAMB examination and obtain the prescribed cut-off mark in the relevant subject.
  3.  The candidate must pass the screening exercise conducted for all applicants by Covenant University (known as CUSAS) for admission to the programme.
Graduation Requirements:

To graduate from the 4-year Bachelor of Science Degree Programme in Economics, students must have successfully completed a minimum of 155 Credit Units as shown below:

Required Units for Graduation B.Sc. Economics Programme

Level

100

200

300

400

Total

Compulsory Courses

14

24

33

26

97

Electives

4

4

4

4

16

Industrial Training [SIWES]

 

 

 

 

0

College Courses

4

4

 

 

8

University Courses

4

4

4

4

16

NUC Courses

10

6

2

 

18

TOTAL

36

42

43

34

155

 

Required Units for graduation: B.Sc. Demography and Social Statistics Programme

Level

100

200

300

400

Total

Core/ Compulsory

18

14

26

29

87

 

Electives

4

8

4

4

20

SWEP

 

 

 

 

 

Industrial Training [SIWES]

 

 

 

 

 

College Courses

4

4

 

 

8

University Courses

4

4

4

4

16

NUC Courses

10

6

2

 

18

TOTAL

40

36

36

37

149

Course Structure: 

100 Level Economics

200 Level Economics

300 Level Economics

400 Level Economics

100 Level Demography and Social Statistics

200 Level Demography and Social Statistics

300 Level Demography and Social Statistics

400 Level Demography and Social Statistics