Department of Guidance and Counselling

DEPARTMENT OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING

 

PURE COUNSELLING OPTION

 

YEAR ONE: FIRST SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1GSS 101Use of English 12
2CSC 101Computer Programming 12
3EDU 101Sociological Foundation of Education2
4GCE 101Introduction to Guidance and Counselling2
5GCE 103Guidance and Counselling in Primary Schools2
6GCE 105Introduction to Psychology2
7GCE 107Exceptional Development2
 Total14

 

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1GSS 102Use of English II2
2CSC 102Introduction to Computer Programming II2
3GSS 104History and Philosophy of Science2
4GSS 109Agumagu Igbo II2
5EDU 102Philosophy of Education2
6GCE 102Principles Theory and Techniques in Guidance and Counselling2
7GCE 106Professional Ethics and Responsibility in Counselling2
 Total14

 

 

YEAR TWO: FIRST SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1GSS 107Nigerians Peoples and Culture2
2EDU 103Historical Foundation of Education2
3EDU 212Psychology of Learning3
4GCE 201Theory of Counselling2
5GCE 211Method of Psychotherapy2
6GCE 213Guidance and Counselling for Special Needs2
 Total13

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1GSS 103Introduction to Philosophy and Logic2
2EDU 222Basic Methodology2
3EDU 261Educational Technology2
4GCE 104Professional Ethics2
5GCE 106Biological Psychology2
6GCE 108Comparative Guidance2
7GCE 204Theories of Personality and Social Development2
 Total14

 

 

YEAR THREE: FIRST SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1EDU 221Fundamental of Curriculum2
2GCE 203Psychological Testing2
3GCE 205Community Counselling2
4GCE 207Psychology of Deviant Behaviours2
5GCE 215Programme Development and Evaluation in Counselling2
6GCE 303Practicum in Guidance and Counselling2
7GCE 309Teenage Counselling2
 Total14

 

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1EDU 223Special Methodology2
2GCE 206Adolescent Psychology and Counselling2
3GCE 208Adolescent Development and Counselling2
4GCE 212Sensitivity Training2
5GCE 214Behavior Modification2
6GCE 216Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution3
7GCE 312Behaviour in Organization2
 Total15

 

 

YEAR FOUR: FIRST SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1EDU 333Basic Education Statistics2
2EDU 335Introduction to Special Education2
3GCE 209Cognitive Process and Education2
4GCE 301Organization and Administration of Guidance and Counselling2
5GCE 305Occupational Visit2
6GCE 307Group Dynamics2
7GCE 311Crime and Delinquency2
 Total14

 

SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1EDU 225Teaching Practice I2
2EDU 332Measurement & Evaluation2
3GCE 304Principles of Interpersonal Relationship2
4GCE 302Vocational Development and Guidance2
5GCE 308Rehabilitation Counselling2
6GCE 306Family Counselling2
7GCE 310ICT and E-Counselling3
 Total15

 

 

FIRST SEMESTER (YEAR 5)

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1EDU 331Introduction to Education Research3
2GCE 303Practicum in Guidance and Counselling2
3GCE 407Conflict and Conflict Resolution in Work Place2
4GCE 403BClinical experience2
5GCE 202Child Development2
6EDU 111Introduction to Educational Psychology3
 Total14

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1GCE 404Behaviour Modification2
2GCE 406Techniques in Continuous Assessment2
3GCE 313Practicum in Schools2
 Total12

YEAR SIX: FIRST SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1GCE 403Practicum in Guidance and Counselling II2
2ADE 223Principles and Method of Adult Education2
3GCE 405Industrial Relations and Counselling2
4GCE 407Abnormal Psychology2
5GCE 409Conflict and Conflict Resolution in Work Place2
6GCE 411Introduction to Culture & Psychopathology2
 Total12

 

SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1EDU 433Research Project4
2GCE 408Pastoral Counselling2
3GCE 410Use of Computer for Psychological Testing and Data Analysis2
3GCE 412Counselling and Management of the Aged2
 Total10

 

HEALTH OPTION

 

YEAR ONE: FIRST SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1GSS 101Use of English 12
2GSS 107Nigeria Peoples And Culture2
3CSC 101Computer Programming I2
4EDU 101Sociological Foundation of Education2
5GCE 101Introduction to Guidance and Counselling2
6HED 101Foundations of Health Education2
7HED 111Personal Health3
 Total15

 

YEAR ONE: SECOND SEMETER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1GSS 102Use of English II2
2CSC 102Introduction Computer Programming II2
3EDU 102Philosophy of Education2
4EDU 111Introduction to Educational Psychology3
5GCE 102Principles Theory and Techniques in Guidance and Counselling2
6GCE 107Introduction to Exceptional Development2
7HED 121Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology3
 Total16

 

YEAR TWO: FIRST SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1GSS 104History and Philosophy of Science2
2EDU 103Historical Foundation of Education2
3EDU 212Psychology of Learning3
4GCE 103Guidance and Counselling for Special Needs2
5GCE 106Introduction to Comparative Guidance2
6HED 202School Health Education3
 Total14

YEAR TWO: SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1EDU 222Basic Methodology2
2EDU 261Educational Technology2
3GSS 103Introduction to Philosophy and Logic2
4GCE 104Professional Ethics2
5GCE 204Theories of Personality and Social Development2
6GCE 206Theories of Counselling2
7HED 214Adult and Adolescent Health3
 Total15

 

 

YEAR THREE: FIRST SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
  CORE EDUCATION COURSES 
1EDU 221Fundamental of Curriculum2
2GCE 203Psychological Testing2
3GCE 205Community Counselling2
4GCE 303Practicum in Guidance and Counselling2
5GCE 307Group Dynamics2
6HED 213Alcohol and Drugs Education3
7HED 231Environmental Health3
 Total15

 

 

YEAR THREE: SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1GCE 208Adolescent Development and Counselling2
2GCE 304Principles of Interpersonal Relationship2
3HED 215Maternal and Child Health3
4HED 303Community Health3
 Total10

 

 

YEAR FOUR: FIRST SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1EDU 332Basic Education Statistics2
2EDU 335Introduction to Special Education2
3GCE 209Cognitive Processees2
4GCE 301Organization and Administration of Guidance and Counselling2
5GCE 305Occupational Visit2
6HED 316Family Life and Sex Education2
 Total12

 

 

YEAR FOUR: SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1EDU 225Teaching Practice I2
2EDU 333Measurement and Evaluation2
3GCE 302Vocational Development and Guidance2
4GCE 308Rehabilitation Counselling2
5HED 332Introduction to Health and Career in Health3
6HED 141First aid and Safety2
7HED 331Health Care Delivery system2
 Total15

 

YEAR FIVE: FIRST SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1ADE 223Principles and Methods of Adult Education2
2EDU 331Introduction to Education Research3
3GCE 405Industrial Relations and Counselling2
4HED 417Ageing and Health Education2
5HED 418Health Guidance and Counselling3
6HED 212Food and Nutrition3
 Total15

 

YEAR FIVE: SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1EDU 325Teaching Practice II4
2GCE 306Family Counselling2
3GCE 404Behavior Modificatioin2
4GCE 406Techniques in Continuous Assessment2
5HED 419Mental and Social Health3
6EDU 223Special Methodology2
 Total15

 

YEAR SIX: FIRST SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1GCE 403Practicum in Guidance and Counselling2
2GCE 407Abnormal Psychology2
3HED 403Introduction to Epidemiology2
 Total6

 

YEAR SIX: SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCOURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
1EDU 443Research Project4
2GCE 408Religion in Counselling2
3HED 424Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases3
 Total6

 

 

 

 

BIOLOGY OPTION

YEAR ONE: FIRST SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                           BIOLOGY OPTION

GENERAL STUDIES                                                                                                                       CREDIT HOURS

GSS 101: Use of English I                                                                                                                                  2

GSS 104: History and Philosophy of Science                                                                                                                2

CSC 101: Computer Programming I                                                                                                               2

CORE EDUCATION COURSES

EDU 101 Sociological Foundations of Education                                                                                        2

EDU 103: Historical Foundations of Education                                                                                           2

SPECIALIATION COURSES

GCE 101: Introduction to Guidance and Counselling                                                                                 2

GCE 103: Guidance  and Counselling in Primary School                                                                            2

TEACHING SUBJECT (ELECTIVE RESTRICTED)

BIO 101: General Biology I                                                                                                                              2

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 14

YEAR ONE: SECOND SEMETER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                           BIOLOGY OPTION

GENERAL STUDIES                                                                                                                       CREDIT HOURS

GSS 102: Use of English II                                                                                                                                2

GSS 103: Introduction to Logic & Philosophy                                                                                              2

CSC 102: Computer programming                                                                                                                  2

CORE EDUCATION COURSES

EDU 102: Philosophical Foundations of Education                                                                                     2

EDU 104: Education Management                                                                                                                 2

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

GCE 102: Principles, Theory and Techniques of Guidance and Counselling                                          2

GCE 104: Professional Ethics and Responsibilities                                                                                      2

TEACHING SUBJECTS (ELECTIVE RESTRICTED)

BIO 102: General Biology II                                                                                                                             2

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 14

YEAR TWO: FIRST SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                           BIOLOGY OPTION

GENERAL STUDIES                                                                                                                       CREDIT HOURS

GSS 107: Nigeria Peoples & Culture                                                                                                                2

CORE EDUCATION COURSES

EDU 212: Psychology of Learning                                                                                                                  3

EDU 221: Fundamentals of Curriculum Development                                                                                               2

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

GCE 201: Theories of Counselling                                                                                                                   2

GCE 206: Adolesecent Psychology and Counselling                                                                                   2

TEACHING SUBJECT (ELECTIVE RESTRICTED)

BIO 201: Introduction to Biology Techniques                                                                                              2

ZOO 201: Invertebrate Zoology                                                                                                                       2

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 15

                               

 

 

YEAR TWO: SECOND SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                           BIOLOGY OPTION

CORE EDUCATION COURSES                                                                                                    CREDIT HOURS

EDU 223: Special Methodology                                                                                                                       2

EDU 225 Teaching Practiced I                                                                                                                         2

EDU 111: Introduction to Educational Psychology                                                                                     2

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

GCE 205: Community Counselling Psychology                                                                                           2

GCE 202: Child Development                                                                                                                          2

TEACHING SUBJECT (ELECTIVE RESTRICTED)

ZOO 202: Chordate Zoology                                                                                                                            3

BOT 204: Seedless Plants                                                                                                                                  2

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 15

YEAR THREE: FIRST SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                           BIOLOGY OPTION

CORE EDUCATION COURSES                                                                                                    CREDIT HOURS

EDU 331: Educational Research                                                                                                                     2

EDU 222: Basic Methodology                                                                                                                          2

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

GCE 204: Theories of Personality & Social Adjustment                                                                             2

GCE 207: Psychological of Deviant Behaviours                                                                                          2

GCE 206: Family Counselling                                                                                                                          2

GCE 203: Psychological Testing                                                                                                                      2

TEACHING SUBJECT (ELECTIVE RESTRICTED)

BIO 251:  General Genetics                                                                                                                               2

ZOO 281: Introduction to Parapsychology                                                                                                    2

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 14

 

YEAR THREE: SECOND SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                           BIOLOGY OPTION

CORE EDUCATION COURSES                                                                                                    CREDIT HOURS

EDU 261: Education Technology                                                                                                                    2

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

GCE 301: Organisation and Administration of Guidance and Counselling                                             2

GCE 302: Vocational Development and Career Gidance                                                                           2

GCE 307: Group Dynamics                                                                                                                              2

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 8

YEAR FOUR: FIRST SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                           BIOLOGY OPTION

CORE EDUCATION COURSES                                                                                                    CREDIT HOURS

EDU 335: Special Education & Counselling                                                                                                  2

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

GCE 303: Practicum I in G & C                                                                                                                       2

GCE 304: Principle of Inter personal Relations                                                                                             2

GCE 305: Occupational Visit                                                                                                                            2

TEACHING SUBJECT (ELECTIVE RESTRICTED)

BOT 311: Principle of Plant Taxonomy                                                                                                         2

BOT 321: Mycology                                                                                                                                           2

BOT 331: Plant Physiology                                                                                                                               2

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 14

 

 

YEAR FOUR: SECOND SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                             BIOLOGY OPTION

CORE EDUCATION COURSES                                                                                                    CREDIT HOURS

EDU 325: Teaching Practice/ Internship (Seminar paper) & Counselling in Schools                             4

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 4

YEAR FIVE: FIRST SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                                                                                        CREDIT HOURS

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

GCE 308: Rehabilitation counselling                                                                                                              2

GCE 403: Practicum in Guidance and Counselling                                                                                      2

EDU 103: Historical Foundations of Educations                                                                                          2

GSS 104: History and Philosophy of Science                                                                                                                2

TEACHING SUBJECT (ELECTIVE RESTRICTED)

BIO 351: Cytogenesis                                                                                                                                        2

ZOO 371: Basic Entomology                                                                                                                            2

ZOO 281: Introduction to Parasychology                                                                                                      2

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 14

YEAR FIVE: SECOND SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                                                                                        CREDIT HOURS

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

GCE 404: Behaviour   Modification                                                                                                               2

GCE 408: Religion in counselling                                                                                                                     2

TEACHING SUBJECT

BOT 412: Angiosperm Taxonomy                                                                                                                  2

BOT 422: Plant Pathology                                                                                                                                                2

GSS 103: Introduction to Logic and Philosophy                                                                                           2

EDU 104: Education Management                                                                                                                 2

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 12

YEAR SIX: FIRST SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                            

CORE EDUCATION COURSES                                                                                                    CREDIT HOURS

EDU 333: Test & Measurement                                                                                                                       2

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

GCE 403: Industrial Relations & Counselling                                                                                               2

TEACHING SUBJECT

BIO 469: Conversation and Development of  Natural Resources                                                           2

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 6

 

YEAR SIX: SECOND SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE AND TITLE                                                                                                        CREDIT HOURS

CORE EDUCATION COURSES                                                   

EDU 433: Research Project                                                                                                                               4

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

GCE 4o6: Techniques of Continuous Assessment                                                                                       2

GCE 407: Abnormal Psychology                                                                                                                     2

TEACHING SUBJECT

ZOO 462: Wild Life Ecology & Conservation                                                                                               2

BIO 462:  Environmental Biology                                                                                                                   2

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                 12

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION FOR GUIDANCE OF COUNSELLING

Psychological Testing

The students will be exposed to the meaning, needs and importance of Psychological testing in the school system.  An examination of various psychological testing in vocational, educational, academic and social decisions made. In addition, students would be taught the techniques of construction of psychological test items.  It’s grouping and organization in relation to personality variables.

 

GCE 204: Theories of Personality and Social Adjustment

The nature of the psychological characteristics of individuals, the differences and social adjustment/maladjustment and the implications for teaching and learning situation.  A few of the theories of personality such as those by Freud, Sullivan, Murray, Jung, Adler, Rogers, Fromm are examined..  Simple approaches to the measurement of personality can be introduced. An emphasis on the intervention role of guidance and counselling where necessary.

 

GCE 205: Community Counselling And Psychology

The meaning of community psychology and counselling, the objectives of community psychology and counselling dynamics of class within community, single parent family.  Young widows and widowers with children, drug and alcoholic addict, the problems of teenage pregnancy.

GCE 206: Adolescence Psychology and Counselling

An examination of the maturational, physical, emotional and intellectual problems associated with the development in adolescence, their psychological needs for adjustment and facilitative role of guidance and counselling in teaching and learning situation.

 

GCE 207: Psychology of Deviant Behaviour

The concept of deviant behaviour and its identifying characteristics.  Some common forms of deviant behaviour and their causes among Nigerian school children.  Effects of deviant behaviour on school performance. Methods of handling deviant behaviour among children.

 

GCE 209: Cognitive Processes

Overview of cognitive theories of development.  Variety learned capabilities, cognitive strategies in attending, encoding, retrieval, problem-solving and thinking, acquiring and transferring cognitive strategies, learning styles and educational implications.

 

GCE 301: Organization and Administration of Guidance and Counselling

An examination of guidance and counselling programmes and models, their selection criteria, control and supervision;  use of paraprofessional and other support personnel; appraisal, of National Police on Educational provision for guidance and Counselling.

 

GCE 302: Vocational/Career Guidance and Counselling

Basic theories of vocational development, choice and career patterns e.g. Supper’s, Roe’s, Holland’s and Ginzberg’s definition of career, occupation, vocation, job amid professional from cognitive and the psychomotor domains.  A study of the theoretical bases and approaches of counselling Psychoanalytic, client-centred: behavioural, rational; emotive and eclectic, implications of the theories, vocational development and choice in the Nigerian setting should be treated.  Role of guidance counselling in facilitating decision-making relating to selection placement and academic pursuits.

 

GCE 303: Practicum in Guidance and Counselling I

The course will expose and prepare the students to be able to do the following: An application of the principles and techniques of guidance and counselling in a clinical setting and Skill in observation, interviewing, and cumulative record keeping.  Visits and interviews with personnel in various counselling setting such a elementary, secondary and tertiary institutions, juvenile courts, remand homes and offices to be carried out.

 

GCE 304: Principles of Interpersonal Relationship

Examines the meaning, the content and value of interpersonal relationship within the school setting and the society.  The course further surveys the skills and conditions necessary for smooth interpersonal relationship. A review of the implications of the role of interpersonal relationship will be emphasized.

 

GCE 305:  Occupational Visit

The meaning and nature of occupational visit would be examined.  The course would expose the students to the principles underlying the collation of occupational data through occupational visit.  It would further consider the objectives, nature and structure of organizational, industrial and institutional setting.  It would also consider time development of appropriate education programme.  The students would also be exposed to skills of acquitting of occupational data through occupational visit.

 

GCE 306:  Family Counselling

The meaning implication of stage psycho-social development, significance of sex drive, problems of general diseases, marriage and family and modes of living and socialization.  Marital problems could be discussed based on current needs.

 

GCE 307:  Group Dynamics

The course aims at examining various types/group, theories of group, types of leadership, communication within the group and interpersonal relationship, the functions of group, characteristics of organization and disorganization.  The implications of each would also be reviewed and discussed.

 

GCE 308: Rehabilitation Counselling

The course examines the meaning and concept and of Rehabilitation Counselling.  The course will also focus on the programme, classification of problems associated with rehabilitation and management of teaching approaches to rehabilitation.  Finally the implications of rehabilitation to human behaviour within the environmental context will be reviewed.

 

GCE 403:  Practicum in Guidance and Counselling II

An extension of clinical experience to field experience culminating in specific group/individual study of specific problems; the designs and implementation of counselling strategies.  Students conduct counselling sessions in selected sites, on various problems stemming from vocational, educational and personal social problems.

GCE 404: Behaviour Modification

The study of psychological techniques of changing behaviour applying principles of successive approximation, schedules of reinforcement to desired specific behavioural goals of guidance and counselling.

GCE 405:  Industrial Relations in Counselling

An examination of the motivational factors associated with occupational and industrial crises would be discussed. The course would review the psychological needs of workers for adjustment; facilitative productive roles would be highlighted.

 

GCE 406:  Techniques in Continuous Assessment

The nature and role of Continuous Assessment in diagnostic and prescriptive management in teaching and learning situation.  Cumulative record-keeping for guidance and counselling.  A review of achievement test construction techniques. The keeping of records of Continuous Assessment; the use of achievement test scores (emphasizing statistical techniques such as the measurement of central tendency and dispersion, transformation of scores, weighting of scores) for obtaining a student academic profile.  The use of scores for inter and intra-school comparison for streaming along with other factors at the end of the junior and senior secondary school.

GCE 407: Abnormal Psychology

Historical evolution of abnormal psychology.  The concept of “Normality and Abnormality”. The course discusses issues in neurosis and psychosis along with neurotic and psychotic disorders. Theories of psychopathology – symptoms and counselling approaches, practical psycho-diagnosis and management techniques, principles of behaviour modification.

GCE 408: Pastoral Counselling (Religion in Counselling)

Definition of Religion, views on formation of diverse religions. Religion, human needs and social functions.  The functional role of religion in personality adjustment and maintenance of social order. What Christianity and Islamism have in common.  What Christianity and Traditional religion have in common. Areas of difference among these religions. The concept of sin, guilt feeling, repentance and reconciliation with God.

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