Department of Education

Program Objectives

Program Requirement

ENGL 101 (English) 3 Credit Hours

Basic communication course emphasizing listening, constructive or clear thinking, basic writing and speaking abilities. Includes reading and discussion of short prose selections intended to develop both the reading and writing skills of the students with emphasis on organization and development of ideas; writing of effective paragraphs and short compositions. 

FREN 101 (Intro. to French) 3 Credit Hours

This is a course taught by an audio-visual teaching method. Pronunciation and syntax are improved through written drills and exercises.

PSCI 101 Physical Science 3 Credits
MATH 101 (Algebra 1) 3 Credit Hours

Pre-requisite: Pass Placement Examination or MATH 003 – non Majors. Topics to be covered: Properties of real numbers; Polynomials, Factors; Functions; Graphs; Simultaneous Equation, Quadratic and Linear Equations; Inequalities; Exponents; Radicals; Equations in three variables; Determinants; Sequences series; Bionomical Theorem; Logarithms.

PHED 101 (Physical Education) 1 Credit Hour Pre-requisite: N/A

This course provides each student with a practical opportunity to participate and develop skills in a variety of athletics. It stresses physical development, physical fitness, motor skills, elective sports, remedial and corrective exercises, and stimulus sports appreciation.

COSC 101: (Intro. to Computer Application) 3 Credit Hours Prerequisite: Pass Placement Exams.

This course, which is a requirement for all students irrespective of their areas of specialty, is an introduction to computer application with 80% practical orientation. The students learn about the evolution of computer, the classification, the components of the computer and their functions, significance; indispensability of computers in our contemporary world; the practical applicability of computer in a real time situation. Introduces students to Microsoft Word Processing and data manipulation.

ENGL 102 (English) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: ENGL 101

Instruction in writing original composition, short essays, short stories, and poetry; to enhance basic written and oral communication skills.

ITRE 101 Intro to Religion 3 Credits
GEOG 101 (Geography) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: N/A

This course prepares students with concentration to teach Social Studies in teaching at Primary, Junior and Secondary School levels. The course will expand the student’s knowledge of physical geography, the environment and human relationships.

PHED 102 (Physical Education) 1 Credit Hour Pre-requisite: PHED 101

The second semester course is devoted to the scientific and philosophical aspects of physical education. It provides the student with greater knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, health education, objectives of physical education, and appreciation of his/her own body, the development of good health habits and the use of leisure time in creative ways.

MATH 102 (Trigonometry) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: MATH 101 (non – Majors)

Topics to be covered: Measurement of angles; Radian measure; Arc length; Trigonometric ratios and functions; solution of right angled triangles; Applications; Heights and distances; Problems on navigation; Reduction of trigonometric functions of angles of any magnitude to acute angles; Graphs of Sine, Cosine, and Tangent, Identities; Equations, Sum and difference formulae; Solution of any triangle (Oblique).

COSC 102: (Intro. to Microcomputer) 3 Credit Hrs. Prerequisite: COSC 101

A required course for all students regardless of discipline. This course is 80% practical oriented and is focused on data processing using spreadsheet. It provides students hands-on training in electronic spreadsheet using MS Excel 2010. Teaches general concept and processes of management information system, payroll calculation, petty-cash flow, data query, pivot/chart depiction of data, data integrity. PowerPoint Presentation.

EDUC 203 (Guidance and Counseling) 3 Credit Hours

Study of social, psychological economic and philosophic trends which lead to the development of guidance and counseling programs in schools. Causes and uses of educational, occupational and related information in guidance.

ENGL 201 (English) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: ENGL 102

Integrated program which places emphasis on the effective development of basic communication skills such as reading comprehensive and writing. It is a study of styles as manifested through some selected narratives, expository, descriptive and argumentative prose and poetic works in English. Summary (précis) and narrative writing skills are fostered, and students are ultimately exposed to the methods and techniques of writing short research papers.

HIST 203 (PRE-COLONIAL AFRICA) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: SOSC 102

Explores historical accounts of pre-colonial Africa constructed from historical records and archeological findings. The objective of the course is the examination of such events as migration, civilizations, conquests, empires and the role of Africa in the world in the 17th Century.

HEDU 206 (Health Education) 2 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: PHED 102

This course introduces the principles and practices of personal and community hygiene with special emphasis on school health, education, public health, communicable diseases and their prevention.

EDUC 102: (Philosophy of Education) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: ENGL 101

Focuses on the values, beliefs, and attitude in relationship to the process of growth of individuals and society .Briefly discusses the aims, goals, objectives, delivery and assessment of education. Surveys educational theories of Luther, John Locke, Dewey, Piaget, Comenius and Froebel.  Discusses idealism, realism, pragmatism, and existentialism

 

EDUC 201 (Teaching Methodology)3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: EDUC 102

Emphasizes improved methods and strategies of materials presentation to students and improving the learning environment. Exposes students to educational planning; medium and long range to enhance student’s achievement.

EDUC 202 (Curriculum Planning & Evaluation) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: EDUC 201

Focuses on the models of curriculum and instructions that promote student learning, planning of instructions, decision making in terms of educational measurement, the importance of multiple modes of assessment and using resources meaningfully to enhance instruction.

SOSC 102 (Social Science) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: N/A

An interdisciplinary course which investigates the history of education in Africa from pre-colonial to modern times and analyses selected issues in and their relationship to social problems and social changes.

ENGL 202 (English) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: ENGL 201

A continuation of English 201; an advanced course in the use of language for communication. Introduces the students to literacy evaluation – a critical appraisal of selected and more sophisticated writing in modern English Prose and Poetry covering the selected and more sophisticated writing in modern English Prose and Poetry covering the following areas: comparison – contrast argumentation, exposition, analysis. One of the writing skills to be stressed would be short story and poetry writing – students will learn advanced methods and techniques related to the writing of long-term papers and reports.

HIST 204 (Africa & Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade-15TH - 19TH Century) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: HIST 203

Issues of slavery in Africa; the Arab Slave trade (known as slavery in the east) four hundred years the trans-Atlantic Slave trade.

EDUC 202 (Curriculum Planning & Evaluation) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: EDUC 102

Theories, research and practices related to effective organizational leadership and development issues relative to capacity-building, creating school vision and culture, problem solving, decision making, and the relationship among school management, teachers and other personnel.

EDUC 204 (Education Psychology) 3 Credit Hour

A semester comprehensive course which Introduces the students to the general field of psychology and study those phases of child and adolescent development which are useful in the school. Emphasis is placed on the problems of Educational Psychology and the application of the laws of Psychology to the teaching and learning process.

EDUC 206 (School Administration& Leadership) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: EDUC 102

Theories, research and practices related to effective organizational leadership and development issues relative to capacity-building, creating school vision and culture, problem solving, decision making, and the relationship among school management, teachers and other personnel.

EDUC 209 (Practicum: Practice Teaching) 3 Credit Hours

Opportunity for senior students to engage in actual teaching under supervision; lesson planning, presentation, class room management.

GEOG 201 Geography II (3 Credits)
ENGL 101 (English) 3 Credit Hours

Basic communication course emphasizing listening, constructive or clear thinking, basic writing and speaking abilities. Includes reading and discussion of short prose selections intended to develop both the reading and writing skills of the students with emphasis on organization and development of ideas; writing of effective paragraphs and short compositions. 

FREN 101 (Intro. to French) 3 Credit Hours

This is a course taught by an audio-visual teaching method. Pronunciation and syntax are improved through written drills and exercises.

COSC 101: (Intro. to Computer Application) 3 Credit Hours Prerequisite: Pass Placement Exams.

This course, which is a requirement for all students irrespective of their areas of specialty, is an introduction to computer application with 80% practical orientation. The students learn about the evolution of computer, the classification, the components of the computer and their functions, significance; indispensability of computers in our contemporary world; the practical applicability of computer in a real time situation. Introduces students to Microsoft Word Processing and data manipulation.

PHED 101 (Physical Education) 1 Credit Hour Pre-requisite: N/A

This course provides each student with a practical opportunity to participate and develop skills in a variety of athletics. It stresses physical development, physical fitness, motor skills, elective sports, remedial and corrective exercises, and stimulus sports appreciation.

MATH 104 (Geometry) 4 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: MATH 102

Application of numerical analysis of shapes, points, angles, circumference, radii, parallel lines and segments. Students learn to calculate the areas and perimeters of triangles, quadrilaterals, circumference and circles; three dimensional shapes and their volumes and surfaces.

BIOL/CHEM 101 Biology / Chemistry: 4 Credits
ENGL 102 (English) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: ENGL 101

Instruction in writing original composition, short essays, short stories, and poetry; to enhance basic written and oral communication skills.

EDUC 102: (Philosophy of Education) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: ENGL 101

Focuses on the values, beliefs, and attitude in relationship to the process of growth of individuals and society .Briefly discusses the aims, goals, objectives, delivery and assessment of education. Surveys educational theories of Luther, John Locke, Dewey, Piaget, Comenius and Froebel.  Discusses idealism, realism, pragmatism, and existentialism

MATH 107 (Pre-Calculus) 4 Credit Hours

A review of real number system; set operation; review of algebraic expression, equalities and inequalities including polynomials, rational expressions, radical expressions, absolute values.

 

BIOL / CHEM 102 (Biology / Chemistry): 3 Credits
EDUC 202 (Curriculum Planning & Evaluation) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: EDUC 201

Focuses on the models of curriculum and instructions that promote student learning, planning of instructions, decision making in terms of educational measurement, the importance of multiple modes of assessment and using resources meaningfully to enhance instruction.

PHYS 101 (Physics) 3 Credit Hours
COSC 102: (Intro. to Microcomputer) 3 Credit Hrs. Prerequisite: COSC 101

A required course for all students regardless of discipline. This course is 80% practical oriented and is focused on data processing using spreadsheet. It provides students hands-on training in electronic spreadsheet using MS Excel 2010. Teaches general concept and processes of management information system, payroll calculation, petty-cash flow, data query, pivot/chart depiction of data, data integrity. PowerPoint Presentation.

EDUC 201 (Teaching Methodology)3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: EDUC 102

Emphasizes improved methods and strategies of materials presentation to students and improving the learning environment. Exposes students to educational planning; medium and long range to enhance student’s achievement.

EDUC 202 (Curriculum Planning & Evaluation) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: EDUC 201

Focuses on the models of curriculum and instructions that promote student learning, planning of instructions, decision making in terms of educational measurement, the importance of multiple modes of assessment and using resources meaningfully to enhance instruction.

EDUC 206 (School Administration& Leadership) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: EDUC 102

Theories, research and practices related to effective organizational leadership and development issues relative to capacity-building, creating school vision and culture, problem solving, decision making, and the relationship among school management, teachers and other personnel.

MATH 201 (Calculus I): 3 Credits
PHYS 102 (Physics): 3 Credits

A general survey of the fundamentals of kinematics dynamics and statics; composition and resolution of vectors, equilibrium; Newton’s First Law, friction, moment of a force rectilinear motion; Newton’s Second Law, gravitation, Newton’s Third Law; motion in the plane, work and energy, impulse and momentum, rotation, pressure in a fluid, pressure gauges, Archimedes’  Principle.

BIOL/CHEM 201 (Biology / Chemistry): 3 Credits
EDUC 204 (Education Psychology) 3 Credit Hour

A semester comprehensive course which Introduces the students to the general field of psychology and study those phases of child and adolescent development which are useful in the school. Emphasis is placed on the problems of Educational Psychology and the application of the laws of Psychology to the teaching and learning process.

MATH 202 (Calculus II): 3 Credits

A continuation of English 201; an advanced course in the use of language for communication. Introduces the students to literacy evaluation – a critical appraisal of selected and more sophisticated writing in modern English Prose and Poetry covering the selected and more sophisticated writing in modern English Prose and Poetry covering the following areas: comparison – contrast argumentation, exposition, analysis. One of the writing skills to be stressed would be short story and poetry writing – students will learn advanced methods and techniques related to the writing of long-term papers and reports.

BIOL / CHEM 202 (Biology / Chemistry): 4 Credits
EDUC 202 (Curriculum Planning & Evaluation) 3 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: EDUC 102

Theories, research and practices related to effective organizational leadership and development issues relative to capacity-building, creating school vision and culture, problem solving, decision making, and the relationship among school management, teachers and other personnel.

EDUC 209 (Practicum: Practice Teaching) 3 Credit Hours

Opportunity for senior students to engage in actual teaching under supervision; lesson planning, presentation, class room management.

HEDU 206 (Health Education) 2 Credit Hours Pre-requisite: PHED 102

This course introduces the principles and practices of personal and community hygiene with special emphasis on school health, education, public health, communicable diseases and their prevention.