Department Business Administration in Brief

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MISSION

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VISION

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General Phylosophy

Generally, sustainable development is hinged on the capacity of Government and private sector participants to contribute meaningfully and positively to national development. In developing economies, the need for private sector participants especially Businesses to contribute to national development cannot be over-emphasized. This is mainly because Government alone cannot effectively deliver development needs and goals of a society.

The B.Sc. Business Administration Programme is designed to train students and equip them with the skills to successfully manage Business Organizations in a globalised, dynamic and highly competitive Business world. Thus, graduates of the Federal University Gusau B.Sc. Business Administration Programme could fit into middle and top level management positions in all private sector organization and in relevant Departments in the Public sector. The Programme is also designed to provide students with the necessary skills and creativity to start their own Businesses and become self-employed.

In pursuance of the above, the following specific features have been incorporated into the programme:

  1. Common foundation General Studies courses at 100 and 200 levels for all students.
  2. Excursions, seminar presentations and tutorials.
  3. Entrepreneurial/Entrepreneurship studies to equip students for world of work and self-employment.
  4. Special skills and in-depth study in particular areas of the Programme through taking relevant elective courses and final year seminar topics.
  5. Final year field-work project in which the student work alone under supervision.
  6. Adequate knowledge in the areas of marketing, production, human resources, finance, accounting, economics and other relevant subjects in the social and management sciences

Nomenclature of Degree in View

The Department shall for now provide three undergraduate academic programs. The nomenclature of the degrees in view shall be: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Microbiology; Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Plant Science and Biotechnology; and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Zoology.

Justification

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OBJECTIVES

The aim of this Programme, B.Sc. Business Administration is to train managers of Business organizations that can become successful in a globalised and competitive world.

The specific objectives of the Programme are:

  1. To provide the basic knowledge needed for an understanding and analysis of problems related to the management of industrial, commercial, Public and other human organizations.
  2. To equip students of Business with the analytical skills needed for recognizing and defining problems and taking appropriate decisions, using scientific techniques and tools
  3. To inculcate in students an awareness and sensitivity to environmental factors and conditions and their impact on managerial practice and decisions.
  4. To develop in them leadership and interpersonal relations skills which are needed for working in both local and international organizations.

These objectives reflect the elective and social characteristics of Business education and they determine the academic contents of the minimum standard set for the department.

Admission Requirements

The general entry requirements for admission into B.Sc. degree programme in Business Administration are as follow:

  1. (SSCE) candidates must have five credit including Mathematics, English Language, Economics or Commerce, Government and any other Social Science subject.
  2. (UTME) candidate must score the minimum point required as prescribed by the University Authority.
  3. (DE) candidate must have National Diploma in Business Administration or it’s related discipline from a recognized institution with upper credit division.
Duration of Programmes

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Course Classification
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Courses

100 level Courses

Course Code Course Title Unit Semester
GST 101

Communication in English I

2 1st
GST 102 Communication in English II 2 2nd
GST 103

Logic, Philosophy & Human Existence

2 1st
GST 104

Nigerian Peoples & Culture

2 2nd
GST 105

Use of Library Study Skills & ICT

2 1st
GST 106

Communications in French or

2 2nd
GST 108 Communications in Arabic  2 2nd
ACC 101

Book Keeping and Accounts I

3 1st
ACC 102

Book Keeping and Accounts II

3 2nd
BUS 101

Introduction to Business I

2 1st
BUS 103

Business Mathematics I

3 1st
BUS 107

Principles of Finance

2 1st
BUS 102

Business Mathematics II 

3 2nd
BUS 104 Introduction to International Trade 2 2nd
ECO 101

Economic Theory & Principles I

2 1st
ECO 102

Economic Theory & Principles II

2 2nd
SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3 1st
SOC 105

Introduction to Psychology

3 1st
  Total Units 40  
   
 

Elective

 
ECO 104 Introduction to Statistics II 3 2nd
ECO 106

Introduction to Islamic Economics

3 2nd
SLG 102

Introduction to sociology II

2 2nd
POL 102

Introduction to African Politics

3 2nd
  Total Unit to be Selected 2  

200 level

Course Code Course Title Units Semester
GST 201

History and Philosophy of Sciences

2 1st
GST 203

Introduction to computer

2 1st
ACC 203

Introduction to Financial Accounting I

3 1st
ACC 205

Introduction to Cost Accounting

3 1st
BUS 201

Business Statistics I

3 1st
BUS 203

Business Communication

2 1st
BUS 205

Entrepreneurship Studies

2 1st
BUS 207

Elements of Marketing

3 1st
GST 202 

Peace Studies and Conflict resolution

2 2nd
GST 204

Applications of Computer

2 2nd
ACC 204

Introduction to Financial Accounting II

3 2nd
BUS 202

Business Statistics II

3 2nd
BUS 204

Introduction to Business II

2 2nd
BUS 206 

Introduction to Finance

2 2nd
BUS 208

Elements of Management

3 2nd
  Total Units 38  
   
 

Elective

 
PAD 201

Introduction to Public Administration

3 1st
PAD 203

Nigerian Civil Service Rules

2 1st
ECO 201

Microeconomics I  

2 1st
ECO 203 

Macroeconomics I

2 1st
ECO 212

Islamic Economic Analysis I

2 2nd
BUS 210

Strategic Marketing

2 2nd
  Total Units to be Selected 2  

300 Level

Course Code Course Title Units Semester
ACC 311

Commercial Law

3 1st
PAD 311

Elements of Government

3 1st
BUS 301

Management Theory

3 1st
BUS 317

Electronic Business

2 1st
BUS 305

Corporate Finance

3 1st
BUS 307

Entrepreneurship Studies

2 1st
BUS 313

Human Resources Management

3 1st
EDS 302

Entrepreneurial Development Skills I

2 2nd
ACC 301

Corporate Accounts

3 2nd
ACC 303

Management Accounting

3 2nd
BUS 302

Organisational Behaviour

3 2nd
BUS 304

Research Methods

3 2nd
BUS 306

Production Management

3 2nd
  Total Units 36  
       
 

Elective

 
BUS 309

Business and Society

2 1st
BUS 315

Industrial Relations

2 1st
BUS 311 

Services Marketing

2 1st
BUS 303

Islamic business ethics

2 1st
BUS 308

Money and Banking

2 2nd
ECO 306

Introductory Econometrics

2 2nd
ECO 312

Islamic Economic Analysis II

2 2nd
BUS 312

Elements of Selling

2 2nd
  Total Units to be Selected 4  

400 Level

Course Code Course Title Units Semester
BUS 400

Seminar in Business

2 1st
BUS 401

Business Policy and Strategy I

2 1st
BUS 403

Analysis for Business Decision

3 1st
BUS 405

Entrepreneurial Development

2 1st
BUS 407

Corporate Planning

3 1st
BUS 409

International Business

2 1st
BUS 415

Marketing Management

3 1st
BUS 402

Business Policy and Strategy II

2 2nd
BUS 414

Consumer Behaviour

2 2nd
BUS 406

Nigerian Economy

2 2nd
BUS 408

Management Information System

2 2nd
BUS 410

Research Project

6 2nd
BUS 412

Investment Analysis & Portfolio Mgt.

2 2nd
  Total Units 33  
 

Elective

 
BUS 417

International Finance

2 1st
BUS 413

Marketing Research

2 1st
ECO 412

Taxation and Fiscal Policy

2 2nd
BUS 404

Islamic Banking and Finance

2 2nd
PAD 414

Foreign Policy Administration

2 2nd
BUS 416

Sales Managements

2 2nd
  Total Units to be Selected 2  
Registration

The minimum and maximum credit load permissible for full time students of the Federal University, Gusau per student academic session is shown in the table below:

LevelMinimumMaximum
1003048
2003048
3003048
4003048
Total120192

NB:-The minimum number of units excludes carry over courses and the maximum number of units a student can register in a session is 48

Deferment

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Staffs
Dr. Abubakar Sambo Junaidu(HOD)

Qualification: Ph.D. Management Science, M.Sc. Business Administration, B.Sc. Management Studies

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