Department of Sociology


Department of Sociology


The major objectives of a degree in Sociology are to:

  1. instil in students a sound knowledge of Sociology, an appreciation of its application in different socio-cultural contexts and to involve the students in an intellectually stimulating and satisfying experience of learning and studying the workings of society;
  2. provide students with broad and well-balanced knowledge of sociological theories and methods, to improve students’ analytical ability as well as objective and critical judgement;
  3. cultivate in students the ability to apply their sociological knowledge and skills to the understanding and solution of societal problems in Nigeria and elsewhere;
  4. provide students with relevant knowledge and skill base from which they can proceed to further studies in special areas of Sociology or multi-disciplinary areas involving Sociology;
  5. to develop students understanding of self, interests and abilities for proper adjustment to life challenges thereby engendering high quality mental health;
  6. instil in students an appreciation of the importance of Sociology in socio-cultural, legal, economic, political, religious, industrial and environmental
  7. develop in students a range of useful competencies for public, private or self- employment; and
  8. producing graduates who have potential for re-engineering social order for improved personal and social life.

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Our Programs

B. Sc. Criminology and Security Studies
B. Sc. Peace and Conflict Resolution
B. Sc. Intelligence and Security Studies

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