Department Public Administration in Brief

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Mission

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Vision

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General Philosophy

The philosophy of the Bachelor Programme in Public Administration (B. Sc.) underscores the growing complexity of modern governance and ever increasing demands for effective service delivery by governmental machinery from the citizenry informed the need for a curriculum that will provide broad competences and skills in public sector management to stakeholders in the discipline. It is in the light of the over consideration that the Bachelor of Science in Public Administration is deem imperative as a medium through which the much needed highly trained administrative officers who are creative, efficient, and versatile are created and nurtured who could provide effective leadership in the administration of governmental and non-governmental organizations locally and internationally.

Nomenclature of Degree in View

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Justification

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Objectives

Specifically the programme is set to achieve the following objectives:

  • Provide students with knowledge and expertise in public policy and administration to enhance their capacity in policy formulation and implementation.
  • Train administrative officers and other public officers with current decision-making and administrative techniques.
  • Produce competent administrators that can put theories into practice and make creative decisions as well as fit into different parts of public service
  • Provide well packaged public administration training that would ensure that target beneficiaries are public spirited and efficient and also conversant with the core values of public service.
Admission Requirements
  1. Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Maths, History, Government or Social Studies and any other two relevant subjects.
  2. UTME candidates must score the minimum points in the following subjects: English, History or Government and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects.
  3. Direct Entry requirement: Two “A” level credit passes in English, History or Government, or ND with credit passes in relevant subjects.
  4. Candidates must in addition to above satisfy the University Matriculation requirements.
Duration Of Programmes

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Course Classification
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Courses
Course Code Course Title Unit Semester
GST 101

Communication in English I

2 1st
GST 103

Logic, Philosophy & Human Existence

2 1st
GST 105

Use of Library Study Skills & ICT

2 1st
PAD 101

Introduction to Public Administration

3 1st
PAD 103 

Elements of Government I

3 1st
ACC 101 

Book Keeping and Accounts I

3 1st
BUS 101

Introduction to Business I

2 1st
CSC 101

Introduction to Computer Science

3 1st
ECO 101

Economic Theory & Principles I

2 1st
POL 101

Introduction to Political Science

3 1st
SLG 101

Introduction to Sociology I

2 1st
SLG 107 

Introduction to Psychology

2 1st
GST 104

Nigerian Peoples & Culture

2 2nd
GST 106

Communications in French or

2 2nd
GST 108

Communications in Arabic

2 2nd
PAD 102

Introduction to Local Gov’t Administration

2 2nd
GST 102 Communication in English II  2 2nd
ACC 102

Book Keeping and Accounts II

3 2nd
ECO 102

Economic Theory & Principles II 

2 2nd
  Total Units 43  
   

200 level

Course Code Course Title Units Semester
GST 201

History & Philosophy of Science

2 1st
GST 203

Introduction to Computer

2 1st
EDS 201

Entrepreneurial Development Studies I

2 1st
BUS 201

Business Statistics I

3 1st
ECO 201

Microeconomics I

2 1st
SLG 207

Social Psychology

2 1st
SLG 209

Social Problems and Social Work

2 1st
PAD 203

Nigerian Civil Service Rules

2 1st
PAD 205 Development Planning in Nigeria 3 1st
PAD 201

Introduction to Public Administration II

2 1st
ACC 201

Introduction to Financial Accounting I

3 1st
PAD 202

Community Development

2 2nd
GST 202

Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution

2 2nd
GST 204

Application of Computer

2 2nd
EDS 202

Entrepreneurial Development Studies II

3 2nd
PAD 204

Principles of Public Administration in Islam

2 2nd
BUS 202

Business Statistics II

2 2nd
ECO 202

Microeconomics II

2 2nd
ACC 202

Introduction to Financial Accounting II

3 2nd
  Total Units 43  
   

300 Level

Course Code Course Title Units Semester
EDS 302

Entrepreneurial Development Skills II

2 2nd
PAD 301 Organisational Theory & Administration 3 1st
PAD 302

Administrative Law

3 2nd
PAD 303

Human Resource Management

3 1st
PAD 304

Traditional Administrative System in Nig.

3 2nd
PAD 305

Management Theory

3 1st
PAD 306

Local Gov’t Administration in Nigeria

3 2nd
PAD 307

Intergovernmental Relations

3 1st
PAD 308

Research Methodology

3 2nd
PAD 309

Rural Development Administration

2 1st
PAD 310

E-Government

2 2nd
PAD 311

Elements of Government II

2 1st
  Elective Courses  
PAD 313

Gov’t & Administration of Urban System

2 1st
PAD 314

Industrial Relations

2 2nd
PAD 315

Health Administration & Management

2 1st
SLG 308

Political Sociology

2 2nd
SLG 317

Sociology of Non-Violent Change

2 1st
  Total Units 42  

400 Level

Course Code Course Title Units Semester
PAD 401 Social Welfare Administration 3 1st
PAD 402

Public Financial Management

3 2nd
PAD 403

Public Policy Making & Analysis

3 1st
PAD 404

Comparative Public Administration

3 2nd
PAD 405

Public Sector Managemen

3 1st
PAD 406 Management Information System 3 2nd
PAD 407

Public Enterprises Management

3 1st
PAD 408

Development Administration

3 2nd
PAD 409

Public Administration in Nigeria

3 1st
PAD 410

Structure of Nigerian Economy

3 2nd
PAD 499

Research Project

3 1st & 2nd
 

Elective Courses

 
PAD 411

Workshop in Public Administration

3 1st
PAD 412

Public Service Ethics

2 2nd
PAD 413

Principles & Practice of Co-operative

2 1st
PAD 414

Non-Gov’tal Organisation’s Admonition

2 2nd
PAD 415

Foreign Policy Administration

2 1st
  Total Units 46  
Registration

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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. Nura Abubakar Allumi (HOD)

Qualification: B.Sc. Public Administration, M.Sc. Public Administration, Ph.D. Human Resources Management

Profile: Senior Lecturer