ABU Distance Learning Centers General Program Course Structures





ABU Distance Learning Centers General Program Course Structures

Ahmadu Bello Unversity, ABU Distance Learning Center, DLC General Undergraduates, Postgraduate Diploma Programmes Course Structures for ABU New Programmes.

The Center for Distance Learning Programmes, Ahmadu Bello University has published the General Undergraduate and Postgraduate Diploma Programme Course Structures for newly introduced programmes in ABU.

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ABU Distance Learning Centers General Program Course Structures

Course Structure for ABU New Programs

Undergraduate

1. Bsc. Business Administration
100 level- First Semester

Code Course Title Credit Units Core/Elective
GENS 101 Nationalism 1 Core
GENS 103 English & Communication
Skills
2 Core
BUAD 101 Introduction to Business I 3 Core
BUAD 103 Principles of Economics I 3 Core
BUAD 105 Basic Mathematics 1 3 Core
BUAD 109 Introduction to
Entrepreneurship
3 Core
Total number of courses registrable = 15Second Semester
Code Course Title Credit Units Core/Elective
BUAD 100 Introduction to Computer 3 Core
BUAD 102 Introduction to Business II 3 Core
BUAD 104 Principles of Economics II 3 Core
BUAD 106 Basic Mathematics II 3 Core
BUAD 110 Business Study Skills 3 Core
Total number of credit units registrable= 15200 level- First Semester
Code Course Title Credit Units Core/Elective
BUAD 201 Elements of Business
Administration
3 Core
BUAD 203 Business Statistics 3 Core
BUAD 205 Financial Accounting I 3 Core

BUAD 211 Labor Economics 3 Elective
BUAD 221 Introduction to Psychology 3 Elective
BUAD 241 Banking Methods &
Procedure
3 Elective
BUAD 261 Micro-Economic Theory 3 Core
Total number of credit units registrable = 15Second Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
GENS 202 Entrepreneurship &
Innovation
2 Core
BUAD 200 Applications of Computer 3 Core
BUAD 202 Elements of Business
Administration II
3 Core
BUAD 204 Quantitative Analysis 3 Core
BUAD 206 Financial Accounting II 3 Core
BUAD 208 Business Law 3 Core
BUAD 222 Marketing Thought 3 Core Option
(marketing)
BUAD 242 Elements of Banking 3 Core Option (banking &
finance)
BUAD 262 Macro-Economic Theory 3 Core
BUAD 272 Industrial relations 3 Core Option (Actuarial
Science)
Total number of credit units registrable- 24300 level- First Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
GENS 301 Business Creation and
Growth
2 Core
BUAD 301 Cost & Management
Accounting
3 Core
BUAD 303 Introduction to Research 3 Core
BUAD 311 Management Theory 3 Core Option
(Management)
BUAD 313 Human Behavior in
Organizations
3 Core
BUAD 321 Elements of Marketing 3 Core
BUAD 325 Total Quality Marketing 3 Elective

BUAD 331 Numerical Analysis 3 Core Option (Actuarial
Science)
BUAD 333 Actuarial Mathematics and
Interest
3 Core Option (Actuarial
Science)
BUAD 335 Probability Theory 3 Elective
BUAD 341 Elements of Finance 3 Core
BUAD 343 Financial System 3 Core (Banking &
Finance)
BUAD 345 Monetary Theory 3 Core Option (Banking &
Finance)
BUAD 361 Islamic Economics 3 Elective
BUAD 381 International Business 3 Elective
Total number of credit units registrable =24Second Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
BUAD 302 Government Business &
Society
2 Core
BUAD 304 Quantitative Methods in
Research
3 Core
BUAD 312 Management Practice 3 Core
BUAD 314 Human Resource
Management
3 Core Option
(Management)
BUAD 322 Principles of Marketing 3 Core
BUAD 324 Service Marketing 3 Core Option
(Management)
BUAD 326 Relationship Marketing 3 Elective
BUAD 342 Principles of Finance 3 Core
BUAD 344 Universal Banking 3 Core Option (Banking &
Finance)
BUAD 346 Project Evaluation 3 Core Option (Banking &
Finance)
BUAD 348 Interest Free Banking 3 Elective
BUAD 392 Innovation Management 3 Elective
Total number of credit units registrable= 24
400 level- First Semester

Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
BUAD 401 Business Policy I 3 Core
BUAD 403 Production & Operation
Management
3 Core
BUAD 407 Business Communication
Skills I
3 Core

BUAD 411 Corporate Planning 3 Core Option
(Management)
BUAD 413 Comparative Management 3 Core Option
(Management)
BUAD 415 Advanced Management
Theory
3 Core Option
(Management)
BUAD 421 Consumer Behavior 3 Core Option
(Marketing)
BUAD 423 Marketing Research 3 Core Option
(Marketing)
BUAD 425 Promotion Strategies 3 Core Option
(Marketing)
BUAD 431 Actuarial Statistics &
Mortality Analysis
3 Core Option (Actuarial
Science)
BUAD 433 Fundamentals of
Contingency
3 Core Option (Actuarial
Science)
BUAD 435 Theory & Practices of
Investment
3 Core Option Actuarial
Science)
Total number of credit units registrable = 24Second Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
BUAD 402 Business Policy II 3 Core
BUAD 404 Research Project 3 Core
BUAD 406 Entrepreneurial Development 3 Core
BUAD 408 Business Communication
Skills II
3 Core
BUAD 412 Human Capital Development 3 Core
BUAD 426 Marketing Management 3 Core Option
(Marketing)
BUAD 428 Marketing Ethics 3 Elective
BUAD 442 Bank Lending & Loan
Administration
3 Core Option (Banking &
Finance)
BUAD 444 International Finance 3 Core Option (Banking &
Finance)
BUAD 454 Taxation 3 Elective
BUAD 492 Analysis for Business
Decisions
3 Core
Total number of credit units registrable = 24 
2. Bsc. Economics
100 level- First Semester

Course Code Course Title Course
Units
Core/Elective
ECO 101 Economic Principles I 3 Core
ECO 102 Introductory mathematics for Economists I 3 Core
ECO 103 Introduction to Accounting 2 Core
GST 101 Nationalism 2 Core
GST 111 Communication in English I 2 Core
GST 107 History & Philosophy of Science 2 Core
BSAQ 101 Introduction to Business 2 Required
Total number of credit units registrable = 30Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Course
Units
Core/Elective
ECO 101 Economic Principles II 3 Core
ECO 102 Introductory Mathematics for Economists II 3 Core
SSC 101 Introduction to Statistics 4 Core
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 Elective
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3 Elective
GST 113 Nigerian Peoples & Culture 2 Core
GST 122 Communication in English II 2 Core
BSAQ 102 Elements of Business Administration 2 Required
Total number of credit units registrable = 30200 level- First Semester
Course Code Course Title Course
Units
Core/Elective
ECO 201 Introduction to Micro-Economics 4 Core
ECO 203 History & Structure of the Nigerian Economy I 3 Core
ECO 204 Mathematics for Economists I 3 Core
ECO 205 Principles of Finance 3 Core
GST 223 Entrepreneurial Skills & Innovation 4 Core
SSC 201 Applied Statistics 2 Core
GST 211 Environment & Sustainable Development I 2 Core
BSAQ 201 Business Policy 2 Required
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Course
Units
Core/Elective

ECO 202 Introduction to Macro-Economics 4 Core
ECO 203 History & Structure of the Nigerian Economy II 3 Core
ECO 204 Mathematics for Economists II 3 Core
SSC 202 Introduction to Computer 2 Core`
ECO 208 Financial Accounting 3 Core
GST 212 Environment & Sustainable Development II 2 Core
BSAQ 202 Business Skills 2 Required
300 level- First Semester
Course Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
ECO 301 Intermediate Micro-Economics I 3 Core
ECO 303 History of Economic Thought I 3 Core
ECO 305 Project Evaluation 4 Core
ECO 306 Economics of Development I 3 Core
ECO 317 Theory of Statistics 3 Core
SSC 301 Introduction to Computer II 2 Core
GST 301 Business Creation & Growth 1 Core
ECO 307 International Economics I 3 Elective
ECO 309 Operations Research 3 Elective
ECO 315 Monetary Economics 2 Elective
ECO 319 Industrial Economics 3 Elective
BSAQ 301 Government, Business & Society 2 Required
Total number of credit units registrable = 30Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
ECO 301 Intermediate Micro-Economics II 3 Core
ECO 302 Intermediate Macro-Economics 4 Core
ECO 303 History of Economic Thought II 3 Core
ECO 304 Introductory Econometrics 3 Core
ECO 306 Economics of Development II 3 Core
ECO 307 International Economics II 3 Elective
SSC 302 Entrepreneurship 2 Core
ECO 316 Islamic Banking 3 Elective
ECO 318 Elements of Banking 3 Elective
ECO 320 Industrial Economics II 3 Elective
BSAQ 302 Employability 2 Required
Total number of credit units registrable = 30400 level – First semester
Course Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective

ECO 401 Advanced Micro-Economics 4 Core
ECO 407 Economics of Production 3 Core
ECO 411 Elements of Statistics 3 Core
ECO 403 Comparative Economic Systems 3 Elective
BASQ 401 Entrepreneurial Development 2 Required
ECO 420 Research Project/Original Essay 6 Core
Total number of credit units registrable = 30Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
ECO 402 Advanced Macro-Economics 4 Core
ECO 404 Economic Planning 3 Core
ECO 406 Taxation & Fiscal Policy 3 Core
ECO 408 Applied Statistics II 3 Core
ECO 420 Research Project/Original Essay 6 Core
3. Bsc. Public Administration
100 level- First Semester

Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
BASQ 101 Introduction to Business 2 Required
GENS 101 Nationalism 1 Core
GENS 103 English & Communication Skills 2 Core
PADM 101 Introduction to Public Administration 3 Core
PADM 103 Introduction to Sociology 3 Core
PADM 105 Introduction to Psychology 3 Core
ACCT 101 Introduction to Accounting 3 Core
Second Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
BASQ 102 Elements of Business Administration 2 Required
ACCT 102 Principles of Accounting 3 Core
LAWC 102 Principles of Law 3 Core
PADM 102 Industrial & Organizational Psychology 3 Core
PADM 104 Individual, Group & Society 3 Core
PADM 106 Elements of Government 3 Core
PADM 108 Principles of Economics 3 Core
200 level- First Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective

BASQ 201 Business Policy 2 Required
ACCT 201 Public Sector Accounting 3 Core
BUAD 201 Elements of Business Administration 3 Core
PADM 201 Elements of Public Administration 3 core
PADM 203 Descriptive Statistics for Public Administration 3 Core
PADM 205 Introduction to Political Science 3 Core
PADM 207 Introduction to Micro-Economics 3 Core
PADM 209 Nigerian Government & Politics 3 Core
Second Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
BASQ 202 Business Skills 2 Required
GENS 202 Entrepreneurship & Innovation 2 Core
ACCT 202 Public Sector Accounting II 2 Core
PADM 202 Nigerian Government & Administration 3 Core
PADM 204 Economics & Social Development 2 Core
PADM 206 Inferential Statistics for Public
Administration
2 Core
PADM 208 Introduction to Macro-Economics 2 Core
PADM 210 Social Psychology 2 Core
PADM 212 Gender Mainstreaming in Development 2 Core
300 level- First Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
BASQ 301 Government, Business & Society 2 Required
PADM 301 Administrative Theory 3 Core
PADM 303 Nigerian Economy 2 Core
PADM 305 Public Personnel Management 2 Core
PADM 307 Research Methods 2 Core
PADM 309 Development Administration 2 Core
PADM 311 Conflict Management 2 Core
PADM 313 Comparative Local Government 2 Elective
PADM 315 Intergovernmental Relations 2 Elective
PADM 317 Traditional Administrative System in Nigeria 3 Core
Second Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
BASQ 302 Employability 2 Required
GENS 302 Business Creation & Growth 2 Core
LAWC 302 Administrative Law 2 Core
PADM 302 Administrative Behavior 3 Core
PADM 304 Nigerian Economy 2 Core

PADM 306 Sustainable Development 2 Core
PADM 308 e-Government 2 Core
PADM 312 Manpower Planning & Development 2 Elective
PADM 314 International Relations 2 Elective
400 level- First Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
ACCT 407 Management Accounting 2 Core
BASQ 401 Entrepreneurial Development 2 Required
PADM 401 Theory and Practice of Planning 2 Core
PADM 403 Public Policy Analysis 2 Core
PADM 405 Workshop in Public Administration I 3 Core
PADM 407 Public Financial Management 2 Core
PADM 409 Administration of Non-Governmental Organizations 2 Core
PADM 411 Social & welfare Administration in Nigeria 2 Elective
PADM 413 Urban & Regional Planning 2 Elective
Second Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
LAWC 410 Workshop in Public Administration II 3 Core
PADM 402 Project Analysis & Management 2 Core
PADM 404 Comparative Public Administration 2 Core
PADM 406 Public Enterprise Management 2 Core
PADM 408 Research Project 6 Core
PADM 412 Issues in Development 2 Elective
PADM 414 Rural & Community Development 2 Elective
Credit Units Required for Pub. Admin
Level First Semester Second Semester Total
100 15 18 33
200 13 17 30
300 15 15 30
400 15 15 32
4. Post-Graduate Diploma in Education
First Semester

Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elective
PGD 701 History of Education in Nigeria 2 Core
PGD 703 Sociology of Education 2 Core
PGD 705 Philosophy of Education 2 Core

PGD 707 Educational Psychology 2 Core
PGD 709 Education & Information Technology 2 Core
PGD 711 General Teaching Methods 2 Core
Second Semester
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Electi
ve
PGD 700 Teaching Practice 4 Core
PGD 702 Curriculum & Instruction 2 Core
PGD 704 Research Methods 2 Core
PGD 706 Test & Measurement 2 Core
PGD 708 Guidance & Counselling 2 Core
PGD 710 Educational Administration & Management 2 Core
PGD 799 Project 4 Core
Electives
Code Course Title Course Units Core/Elec
tive
MTLD 811 Fundamentals of Public Administration 2 Elective
MTLD 822 Ethics, Behavior & Gender Issues in Leadership 2 Elective
MTLD 832 Leadership Motivation, Change & Enterprise 2 Elective
PGD 712 General Principle & Evaluation in Education 2 Core
PGD 713 Micro-Teaching in Teachers’ Education 2 Core
PGD 714 Comparative Education 2 Core
PGD 715 Education Management & Ethics 2 Core
PGD 716 Adult & Non-Formal Education 2 Core
PGD 717 Education Supervision & School Inspection 2 Core
PGD 718 Subject Methodology 2 Core
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