B. Sc COMPUTER SCIENCE
1.0 PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
1.1 PHILOSOPHY OF B.SC COMPUTER SCIENCE PROGRAMME
The Bachelor Science (B. Sc) degree programme in Computer Science is designed to provide students with sound programming and Information and Communication Technology to meet the needs for National Development.
1.2 OBJECTIVES OF B.SC COMPUTER SCIENCE PROGRAMME
i) To produce computer analysts with advanced understanding of Software development.
ii) To provide manpower development in the professional and academic institutions.
iii) To enhance the development of research skills in Computer Sciences.
2.0 DEGREE OFFERED
The Department offers an undergraduate programme leading to the award of
B. Sc (Hons) Computer Science.
3.0 DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME
The normal duration for the degree programme is a minimum of four years for those who enter through 100 level and three years for those who enter through 200 level in the direct entry admission.
4.0 REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION INTO THE PROGRAMME
4.1 UNIVERSAL TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATION (UTME):
Candidates are expected to sit for UTME Examination in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any one of the following Biology, Chemistry, and Economics.
4.2 ORDINARY LEVEL (O’ Level) REQUIREMENT: Candidates should have at least 5 credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Further Mathematics in not more than two (2) sittings from a recognised examination body such as WAEC, NECO, NABTEB etc.
4.3 DIRECT ENTRY (DE): In addition to O’ level requirements out lined in 4.2 (above),
Candidates should have either:
- At least Two A ’Level passes in Mathematics, Physics and any one from Chemistry or Biology from a recognised examination body eg. IJMB, GCE A’ Level.
- At least a Lower Credit for Diploma and NCE graduates.
5.0 SPECIFICATION OF CREDIT UNITS BY LEVEL
Candidate are expected to register and pass a minimum of 144 credit units for those commencing at 100 level and 100 credit units for those admitted into 200 level, as per the following specification.
200 38 or 43
300 26 or 29
400 36 or 42
Total Units for 100 level = 144 – 163
Total Units for DE = 100 – 123
6.0 CLASSIFICATION OF DEGREE TO BE AWARDED
The following classifications Based on Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) apply to all degrees awarded by the University.
Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) Class of Degree
4.50 – 5.00 First Class
3.50 – 4.49 Second Class (Upper Division)
2.40 – 3.49 Second Class (Lower Division)
1.50 – 2.39 Third Class
1.00 – 1.49 Pass
7.0 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS AND AWARD OF DEGREE
For the award of a degree, a student must have been duly matriculated and have satisfied the following:
- Passed all the registered courses in the degree programme.
- Passed all the prescribed general studies courses.
- Earned the required minimum number of course credit units as determined by the department/Faculty/Senate for the award of degree.
- Fulfill the general requirements of credits in English language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
- Earned a satisfactory grade in SIWES.
- Found worthy in character.