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Graduation Requirements For The Department of Science Education

Requirements for the Award of Bachelors Degree 

To qualify for the award of a Bachelor’s Degree, a student shall satisfy the following conditions.

1.     Must have been duly admitted for the degree programme.

2.     Must have paid all requisite fees and charges.

3.     Must have passed all required courses prescribed for the degree programme and earned a cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 1.00.

     Total Minimum Credit Units to Graduate


S/N

Programme

UME

DE

1

B.Sc. (Ed) Maths/Computer

163

121

2

B.Sc. (Ed) Statistics/Computer

167

123

3

B.Sc. (Ed) Biology

161

115

4

B.Sc. (Ed) Physics

163

117

5

B.Sc. (Ed) Chemistry

155

111

6

B.Sc. (Ed) Integrated Science

149

113

7

B.Sc. (Ed) Mathematics/Statistics

177

130

 Teaching Practice 
To be awarded a degree, all B.Sc. (Ed) students in the various degree programmes must successfully complete a period of supervised teaching practice to last for at least six (6) weeks. 
Teaching practice (TP) is usually mounted for 200 level and 300 level students for the aforementioned duration. This course is of special significance to the students of College of Agricultural and Science Education who are being trained as professional teachers. Teaching practice is a core course and must be registered by all students in the designated levels of study every academic session.
 
Research Project

In order to graduate, all students are required to complete a research project on an approved topic under the supervision of a staff and submit four bound copies at the stipulated time. Format for project writing is provided to help students in this exercise.

    Note: 

1.     All projects are to be types double line spacing on A4 papers only.

2.     The colour to use is green.

3.     A minimum of four copies of completed projects are to be submitted through the respective supervisors.

Degree Grading/Classification 
All examination(s) shall be graded/classified as follows: 
All courses shall be graded out of a maximum of 100 marks and shall thereafter be represented by letter grades. These grades shall be related to the corresponding grade points based on the predetermined 5-point grade system.
 
Scoring and Grading

 


(i)

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

(v)

(vi)

(vii)

Credit Unit

Percentage Score

Letter Grades

Grade Points (GP)

Grade Points Average (GPA)

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 5-point system

Class of Degree

Vary according to contact hours assigned to teach course

70-100

A

5

Derived by multiplying (i) & (iv) and divided by total credit units

4.50 – 5.00

1st Class

60-69

B

4

4.49 – 3.49

2nd Class Upper

50-59

C

3

2.50 – 3.49

2nd Class Lower

45-49

D

2

1.50 – 2.49

3rd Class

40-44

E

1

1.00 – 1.49

Pass

NOTE: Pass mark for undergraduate shall be E which translates to minimum score of 40%. While pass mark for Post Graduate Diploma is D (45%) M.Sc and Ph.D. shall be 50% respectively. 
8.1     Classification of Degrees 
Based on good conduct and CGPA, the degree awarded by the University are classified as follows
 
Class                                                       CGPA Range
 
First Class                                              4.50 – 5.00
 
Second Class Upper                             3.50 – 4.49
 
Second Class Lower                             2.50 – 3.49
 
Third Class                                             1.50 – 2.49
 
Pass Degree                                           1.00 – 1.49