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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE AND DEGREE RULES

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           OUTLINE OF COURSE STRUCTURE

 

100 Level

First Semester

S/N 

Course

Code

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

GST101

Use of English & Communication Skills I

2

C

2.

GST105

History & Philosophy of Science

2

C

3.

GST107

The Good Study Guide

2

C

4.

CSS111

Introduction to Sociology

3

E

5.

CIT101

Computer in Society

2

C

6.

LIN111

Introduction to Linguistics I

2

E

7.

ENG111

Introduction to Literature and Literary Criticism (for Law students)

3

E

8.

ENG113

Introduction to Nigerian Literature I

2

C

9.

ENG121

Structure of Modern English I

2

C

10.

ENG141

Spoken English

3

C

11.

ENG161

Theatre Workshop

2

C

12.

ENG181

Introduction to Prose Fiction

2

C

13.

FRE101

Basic French Grammar I

2

E

Sum Total

GST/CIT Courses                                                                                         

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

  8

  9

  2

Grand Total

19

 

 

Second Semester

S/N

Course

Code

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

GST102

Use of English & Communication Skills II

2

C

2.

CIT102

Application Software Skills

2

C

3.

LIN112

Introduction to Linguistics II

2

E

4.

ENG114  

Introduction to Nigerian Literature II

2

C

5.

ENG122

Structure of Modern English II

2

C

6.

ENG151

Introduction to English As A Second Language

2

C

7.

ENG162

Elements of Drama

2

C

8.

ENG172

Introduction to Poetry

2

C

9.

FRE102

Basic French Grammar II

2

       E

10.

JLS111

Introduction to Journalism

3

       E

Sum Total

GST/CIT Courses                                 

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

4    

10

       4

Grand Total

     18

200 Level

First Semester  

S/N

 

Course Code

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

GST203

Introduction to Philosophy and Logic

2

C

2.

ENG211

History of the English Language

3

C

3.

ENG221

Introduction to Syntactic Models

2

C

4.

ENG223

Advanced English Composition I

2

C

5.

ENG241

Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology of English

3

C

6.

ENG251

Language and Society

3

  C

7.

ENG213

Introduction to Oral Literature

2

C

8.

ENG215

Survey of English Literature I (Medieval and Renaissance)

2

E

9.

ENG261

Modern African Drama

3

C

10.

ENG281

The African Novel

       3

       C

11.

INR111

Introduction to International Studies

       2

E

Sum Total

GST   Courses                   

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

2

21

  2

Grand Total

     25

                                                                                                           

Second Semester  

S/N

Course

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

GST202

Fundamentals of Peace and Conflict Resolutions

        2

       C

2.

ENG212

Creative Writing I

        3

E

3.

ENG222

Advanced English Syntax

        2

       C

4.

ENG224

Advanced English Composition II

        2

       C

5.

ENG226

English Morphology

        3

       C

7.

ENG272

Modern African Poetry

3

       C

8.

ENG216

Survey of English Literature II (Restoration to present)

2

E

9.

MAC212

Media and Society

        3

       E

10.

PCR272

Concept and Practice of Peace Building

 2

       E

Sum Total

GST Course

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

2

10

6

Grand Total

  18

 

 

 

 

 

 

LANGUAGE EMPHASIS

300 Level

First Semester

S/N

Course

Code

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

GST301

Entrepreneurship Studies I

2

C

2.

ENG311

Research Methods

3

C

3.

ENG321

Contemporary English Usage

3

C

4.

ENG351

Introduction to Applied Linguistics

3

C

5

ENG353

The English Language in Nigeria

3

C

6

ENG355

Introduction to Sociolinguistics

3

C

7.

ENG312

Creative Writing II

3

E

8.

ENG313

Black Diaspora Literature I – African-American

2

E

9.

ENG315

Genres of African Oral Literature

2

E

10

ENG381

The English Novel

2

E

Sum Total

GST Course

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

 2 

15

2

Grand Total

19

                                                                                                                       

Second Semester  

S/N

Course

Code

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

GST302

Entrepreneurship Studies II

2

       C

2.

ENG314

Public Speaking

2

C

3.

ENG316

Communication for Business

2

C

4.

ENG331

Introduction to Semantics

3

       C

5.

ENG341

The Phonology of English

3

       C

6.

ENG352

Discourse Analysis

3

       C

7.

ENG362

English Drama

2

E

8.

ENG372

English Poetry

2

E

9.

ENG318

Black Diaspora Literature II – Caribbean

  2

E

10.

INR332

War and Peace in West Africa since 1960

2

       E

Sum Total

GST Course

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

2

13

 4

Grand Total

19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

400 Level

First Semester

S/N

Course

Code

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

ENG411

English for Specific Purposes

 3

C

2.

ENG421

New Trends in Syntax

 3

C

3.

ENG453

Language and National Development

 3

C

4.

ENG491

Psycholinguistics

       3

C

5.

 ENG415

Literary Theory and Criticism

3

E

6.

  ENG417

Post-colonialAfrican Literature

2

E

7.

  ENG419

AfricanLiterature and Gender

2

C

8.

 ENG423

Literature of the Romantic Period

       2

E

Sum Total

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

14

4

Grand Total

18

           

 

Second Semester  

S/N

Course

Code

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

ENG414

Speech Writing

3

C

2.

ENG416

Creative Writing III

2

E

3.

ENG418

Project/Long Essay

6

C

4.

ENG432

Pragmatics

3

C

5.

ENG454

Multilingualism

       3

C

6.

 ENG434

Literary Stylistics

       3

       C

7.

 ENG424

New Nigerian Literature

       2

E

8.

 ENG426

Twentieth Century English Literature

       2

       E 

Sum Total

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

    18

2

Grand Total

20

Total Credit Units:  156

 

LITERATURE EMPHASIS

300 Level

First Semester

S/N

Course

Code

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

GST301

Entrepreneurship Studies I

2

C

2.

ENG311

Research Methods

3

C

3.

ENG321

Contemporary English Usage

3

C

4.

ENG351

Introduction to Applied Linguistics

3

E

5

ENG353

The English Language in Nigeria

3

C

6

ENG355

Introduction to Sociolinguistics

3

E

7.

ENG312

Creative Writing II

3

E

8.

ENG313

Black Diaspora Literature I - African-American

2

C

9.

ENG315

Genres of African Oral Literature

2

C

10

ENG381

The English Novel

2

C

Sum Total

GST Course

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

2

   13

3

Grand Total

20

                       

Second Semester  

S/N

Course

Code

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

GST302

Entrepreneurship Studies II

2

       C

2.

ENG314

Public Speaking

2

C

3.

ENG316

Communication for Business

2

E

4.

ENG331

Introduction to Semantics

3

E

5.

ENG341

The Phonology of English

3

E

6.

ENG352

Discourse Analysis

3

C

7.

ENG362

English Drama

2

       C

8.

ENG372

English Poetry

2

       C

9.

ENG318

Black Diaspora Literature II – Caribbean

  2

C

10.

INR332

War and Peace in West Africa since 1960

2

       E

Sum Total

GST Course

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

2

11

5

Grand Total

18

 

400 Level

First Semester

S/N

Course

Code

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

ENG411

English for Specific Purposes

 3

E

2.

ENG421

New Trends in Syntax

 3

E

3.

ENG453

Language and National Development

 3

C

4.

ENG491

Psycholinguistics

       3

     E

5.

 ENG415

Literary Theory and Criticism

3

C

6.

  ENG417

Post-colonialAfrican Literature

2

C

7.

  ENG419

AfricanLiterature and Gender

2

C

8.

 ENG423

Literature of the Romantic Period

2

C

Sum Total

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

12

6

Grand Total

18

           

Second Semester  

S/N

Course

Code

Course Titles

Units

Status

1.

ENG414

Speech Writing

3

C

2.

ENG416

Creative Writing III

2

E

3.

ENG418

Project/Long Essay

6

C

4.

ENG432

Pragmatics

3

E

5.

ENG454

Multilingualism

       3

E

6.

 ENG434

Literary Stylistics

       3

       C

7.

 ENG424

New Nigerian Literature

       2

       C

8.

 ENG426

Twentieth Century English Literature

       2

C

Sum Total

Core Courses

Elective Courses (minimum)

 

    16

2

Grand Total

    18

Total Credit Units:  154

 

5.2       DEGREE RULES

For graduation with a B.A. (Hons.) in English, a student must have a minimum of 120 credit units, which include 20 credit units of general courses for an 8 semester structure; and a minimum of 90 credit units and 16 credit units from the general courses for a 6 semester structure.

 

 

 

Summary of Distribution of Course Credits by Level

 

 

LEVEL

 

GST and other General Courses

ENGLISH

 

 

TOTAL

Compulsory

 

GST

Elective (min)

 

Compulsory

Elective (min)

 

 

 

 

LANG

LIT

LANG

LIT

LANG

LIT

100

19

12

6

 

 

37

200

31

4

8

 

 

43

300

28

4

6

28

26

6

8

38

38

400

28

 

8

32

28

6

8

38

36

Total

106

20

28

60

54

12

16

156

154

                     

NOTE:    Direct Entry students are to register for GST 107, which is a 2 credit course.