Department of Public Admininistration

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

 

YEAR ONE: FIRST SEMESTER COURSES

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
             GENERAL COURSES
1.GSS 101Use of English222
2.GSS 104History and Philosophy of Science222
3.GSS 107Nigerian Peoples and Culture222
             INTER FACULTY COURSES
4.MAT 100AMathematics for the Social Sciences221
            FACULTY COURSES
5.ACC 101Principles of  Accounting I221
  TOTAL10108

 

YEAR ONE: SECOND SEMESTER

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
     GENERAL COURSES
1.GSS 102Use of English II221
2.GSS 103Intro. to Logic and Philosophy221
    INTER FACULTY COURSES
3.MAT 100BMathematics for the Social Sciences221
4.CSC 100Intro. to Computer121
     FACULTY COURSES
5.ACC 102Principles of Accounting II221
6.BUS 102Intro. to Business221
  TOTAL11126

YEAR TWO: FIRST SEMESTER COURSES

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
           INTER-FACULTY COURSES
1.LAW 243Nigerian Legal Systems121
2.SOC 101Intro to Sociology121
3.INS 201Intro. to Insurance121
               DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
4.PUB 203Principles of Administration221
5.PUB 104Elements of Economics I221
6.PUB 201Intro. to Public Administration221
  TOTAL 9126

 

YEAR TWO: SECOND SEMESTER COURSES

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
      INTER-FACULTY COURSE
1.LAW 244Nigerian Legal Systems121
2.BUS 101Intro. to Business121
      DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
3PUB 106Elements of Economics II221
4.PUB 204Principles of Administration II221
5.PUB 202Intro. to Public Administration221
TOTAL 8105

 

YEAR THREE: FIRST SEMESTER COURSES

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
INTER-FACULTY COURSES
1.PSY 101Intro. to Psychology121
FACULTY  AND COURSE
2.ACC 231Intro. to Cost Management Accounting221
3CEM 101Intro. to Cooperatives221
4.ACC 213Intro. to Financial Accounting I221
5.BUS 221Business Statistics I221
DEPARTMENTAL COURSE
6.PUB 103Intro. to Pol. Science221
  TOTAL  147

 

YEAR THREE: SECOND SEMESTER COURSES

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
INTER-FACULTY COURSES
1.PSY 251Social Psychology121
2.ACC 214Intro. to Financial Accounting I121
3.BUS 222Business Statistics II121
FACULTY  AND COURSE
4`.PUB 232Comparative L.G. Admin.221
5.PUB 214Public Communication221
6.PUB 224Urban Administration221
  TOTAL 9105

YEAR FOUR:      FIRST SEMESTER COURSES

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
FACULTY COURSE
1.ACC 441Management Accounting121
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
2.PUB 361Project Planning & Implementation221
3.PUB 381Personal Admin. (Human Resources Mgt.)221
4.PUB 341Organization Admin. Theory221
5.PUB 303Computer Applications221
  TOTAL 9105

 

YEAR FOUR:      SECOND SEMESTER COURSES

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
INTER-FACULTY COURSE
1.LAW 384Administrative Law121
2.PUB 342Organizational Behaviour221
3.PUB 344Industrial Relations221
4.PUB 352The Civil Service221
5.PUB 326Community & Rural Development221
  TOTAL 9125

 

YEAR FIVE:       FIRST SEMESTER COURSES

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
1.PUB 311Elements of Government221
2.PUB 461Nigerian Foreign Policy221
3.PUB 335Current Issues in Nigerian Public & Local Govt. Administration.221
4.PUB 473Public Financial Management221
5.PUB 433Local Govt. Finance221
  TOTAL 10105

 

 

YEAR FIVE:       SECOND SEMESTER COURSES

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
1.PUB 398Research Methodology221
2.PUB 474Taxation and Fiscal Policy221
3.PUB 442Public Enterprises Management221
4.PUB 336Traditional Administrative System in Nigeria221
5.PUB 468Public Policy & Analysis221
  TOTAL 10105

 

YEAR SIX:          FIRST SEMESTER COURSES

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
1.PUB 441Entrepreneurial Development & Small Business Management221
2.PUB 481Social and Welfare Admin. in Nigeria221
3.PUB 409Comparative Public Administration221
4.PUB 415Development Administration221
  TOTAL 884

 

YEAR SIX:          SECOND SEMESTER COURSES

S/NCodeCourse TitleTotal CreditLectureTutorial
      DEPARTMENTAL COURSES
1.PUB 472Budgeting System221
2.PUB 466International Organizations and Administration221
3.PUB 499Research Project621
  TOTAL 1063

 

DETAILED COURSE DESCRIPTION FOR THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

 

GSS 101: USE OF ENGLISH (2 CREDITS)

Study skills, Reading skills, Language skills, Instructions on Lexis (Word and Word Usage), Rules of Concord, Idioms and Figurative Usage, Punctuation, Use of Library, Introduction to Literature I.

 

GSS 104: HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE (2 CREDITS)

Man and his origins and nature. Man and his cosmic environment. Man and his energy resources, scientific methodology. Science and technology in the society and service of man, Renewable and Non-renewable resources, Environmental affects of chemicals, plastics, textiles, wastes and other materials, Chemical and Radio-Chemical hazards, Introduction to various areas of Science and Science and technology.

 

GSS 107: NIGERIAN PEOPLES AND CULTURE (2CREDITS)

Concept of culture, culture contact and social charge, ethnicity and integration, the study of Nigerian history and culture in pre-colonial, colonial and contemporary times, evolution of Nigeria as a political unit, concepts of functional education. Individual and national development, National economy, balance of trade, GDP GNP and economic self reliance Norms and Values. Moral obligations of the citizen and social justice Types of music in Nigeria, Nigerian organology.

 

MAT 100A/100B: MATHEMATICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES I & II (2 CREDITS)

Mathematics and Symbolic Logic, Inductive and deductive systems, concepts of sets, mappings and transformation, Introduction to vectors. Matrix and determinants, Discrete and continuous variables, the straight line in various forms: the circle, trigonometric functions, logarithmic functions, exponential functions, maxima, minima and points of inflexion, integral calculus. Integration by substitution and parts, expansion of Algebraic functions – sample sequences and series.

 

LAW 243/244: NIGERIAN LEGAL SYSTEM I & II (1 CREDITS)

The Nigerian legal system, Sources of Nigerian law, Hierarchy of Nigerian courts. Commercial arbitration, Law of contracts, Commercial contracts, Commercial relations between persons, Unfair competition passing off and “Trade Libel”, Introduction to company law, powers and functions of directors, introduction to taxation laws.

 

 

PUB 105/106: ELEMENTS OF ECONOMICS I & II (2 CREDITS)

The subject matter, nature and significance of Economic science, the tools of economic analysis, basic economic concepts – values, utility and cost, theories of demand and supply, inflation, elementary theories of cost, elasticity of demand and supply and their application, money and financial institutions, introductions. Introduction to Macro Economics, National income determination, Macro-economic policy objectives and institutions, introduction to Economics growth and development, trade politics with particular reference to Nigeria.

 

PSY 101: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (2CREDITS)

Concept of sociology, origin of sociology, concepts in sociology, social institutions, socio-cultural processes ethnic problem, social change, social problems, forms of social structure.

 

ACC 101: PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING (2 CREDITS)

  1. Nature of Accounting: Historical development of Accounting, accounting concepts, bases and policies, Definitions – Accounting, Accountancy, Book-keeping and Accounts. Accounting principles and conventions.
  2. Accounting Books and Records: Source documents, Book of prime entry, Ledger Trial balance, Double entry Book-keeping. T. Accounts and Columnar accounts. Capital and Revenue items, classification of account.
  3. Final Accounts for the Sole proprietor: Income statement and balance sheet balance sheet equation.
  4. Adjustments in Final Accounts: Accruals and prepayments. Provisions for Bad and doubt debts. Provisions for Discounts and Depreciation.
  5. Miscellaneous: Bank reconciliation statement and the Cash book, Petty cash book and the Imprest system

 

 

BUS 101/102: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS I & II (3 CREDITS)

The scope of Business, the character of business from social, legal and economic perspectives, forms of ownership, organization and management. Marketing, production finance and accounting functions, government and business, the social responsibility of business, international business, problems of Nigerian business enterprises.

 

GSS 103:  PHILOSOPHY AND LOGIC (2 CREDITS)

A brief survey of the scope, notions, branches and problems of philosophy, symbolic Logic, special symbols in symbolic logic. Conjunction, affirmation, negation disjunction, equivalence and conditional statements, Laws of thoughts, the method of deduction using rules of inference and bi-conditional, quantification theory.

 

ACC 102: PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II (1 CREDITS) PRE-REQUISITE: ACC 101

  1. Accounting Systems: Nature of accounting systems. General journal control accounts, suspense accounts. Correction of errors.
  2. Preparation of accounts from incomplete records.
  3. Accounts of Non-trading Organization: receipts and payments accounts. Income and expenditure accounts, receipts and expenditure accounts.
  4. Manufacturing Accounts: Elements of cost, direct and indirect costs. Production, distribution and operational costs. Profit or loss on manufacturing.
  5. Joint venture accounts and consignments Accounts II: Joint Venture ‘X’ Account Memorandum joint venture Accounts. Consignor’s and Consignee’s Accounts.
  6. Computation of Interests and commissions.
  7. Introduction to partnership Accounts: partnership Agreement, profit sharing and partner’s capital, current, interest, drawings and appropriations accounts.

 

CSC 100: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE (1 CREDITS)

History and development of computer technology. The why how of computers. Computer type: Analog, digital and hybrid. Central processing equipment: key punch, sorter, etc. Data transmission, nature, speed and error detection. Data capture and validation including error detection. Systems analysis and design. The programming process problems definition, flow charting and decision table.

 

 

 

PSY 101: INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (2CREDIT)

Theories of personality, the measurement of personality situation determinant of behavior, psychotic behavior conduct disorder neurotic behavior. Attitude to change, behavior differences and diagnostic groups, psychotherapy, influence of culture on behavior basic psychology processes in learning, motivation, remembering and forgetting.

 

PUB 104: INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE (3 CREDITS)

Nature, scope and uses of political science; political science defined; use of political science nature and functions of government; organs of government, types of government and  law, constitutions – nature and types of rules of law, nature, assumptions an breaches; nature of delegated legislation, advantages and disadvantages discretionary power, separation of power, political parties, nature and theories, nature and types of electoral systems ideologies of government, dynamic of government and politics; uses and abuses of strafe power, strategies for political control, nature and functions of public Administration, the Nigerian service and national development, international relations, foreign policy-nature and functions.

 

ACC 231: INTRODUCTION TO COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING 1 (2 CREDITS)

  1. Nature of costs accounting: Historical Development of Cost Accounting, Purpose and Scope of Cost Accounting. Definitions Cost Accounting, Cost and Cost Accountancy, relationships between Financial.
  2. Classification and Concepts: Classifications of costs, Costs concepts. Use of cost data.
  3. Elements of Cost: materials, labour and overheads. Direct and Indirect costs. Material costing – purchasing, storage and control inventory valuation models.
  4. Labour Costing and Control: Recruitment, remuneration and pay rolling wages determination and methods of remuneration. Labour costing and the learning curve.
  5. Overhead Costing: classification, Apportionment and Absorption of overheads. Accounting entries for overheads.
  6. Cost Accounting Book-keeping: Interlocking Accounting systems Reconciliation of cost and Financial accounts integral Accounts.
  7. Cost Audits: Nature of cost audit. Materials purchases and stores audit. Labour cost audit. Overhead cost audit. Methods and systems.

 

PUB 203/204: PRINCIPLES OF ADMINISTRATION I & II (2 CREDITS)

Basic concepts in Management, management principles, functions of the manager. Leaning: nature and purpose. Organization: nature purpose, span of management, departmentation, line and staff authority. Service departments, staffing and directing, selecting managers, appraisals of managers. Management development, nature of directing, motivation and leadership, controlling. The control process, control technique, recent developments in the control process. The Nigerian environment: management problems in Nigeria challenges of indigenization. Transferability of management systems.

 

BUS 221/222: BUSINESS STATISTICS I & II (2 CREDITS)

Nature of statistics, statistics inquires, forms and design. The role of statistics, basic concepts in statistics. Discrete and continuous variables. Functional relationships, sources of data methods of collecting primary data. Presentation of statistical data, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion.

 

PUB 201/202: INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION I & II (2 CREDITS)

Nature of Public Administration; similarities and differences between public and private Administration. Functions of Public Administration, Topology of organizations, bureaucracy-nature, strengths of and weaknesses, features of ideal type bureaucracy functions. Public Administration in national development and its Relationship with domestic Public Administration.

 

PUB 232: COMPARATIVE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION (2 CREDITS)

Studies of local government systems in comparative context, the similarities and contrasts of local government Administration. Local government finance and development at the grass-roots. Problems and issues in resource mobilization and local government level.

 

PUB 2244: URBAN ADMINISTRATION (2 CREDITS)

Historical context of urban Administration in relation to social and political processes; problem of ensuring equity distribution of resources, democratic participation, introductory management issues of government programmes, political in programme planning and implementation. Metropolitan, structural and functional pattern population explosion.

 

ACC 214: INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II (2 CREDITS)

(Pre-requisite: ACC 213)

  1. Accounts of Limited Liability Companies: Distinction with partnerships. Memorandum and Articles of Association Statutory books and returns. Classes of share capital. Application, allotment and forfeiture of shares. Final accounts of companies.
  2. Published Accounts of companies: Requirements of SAS No. 2 and CAMD No. 1, application of funds, value added statement and historical financial summary.
  3. Treatment of taxation in the Accounts: Corporation tax withholding tax on dividends: Deferred taxation.
  4. Investment Accounts and Stock Exchange Transactions: Ex Div., and Cum Div. Preparation of Interim statements. Listing requirements.

 

ACC 441: MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING I (1 CREDITS)

  1. Marginal costing, break even analysis contribution margin approach to decision-making: Decision models, product planning, profit panning, promotional mix, equipment selection and replacement, and make or buy decisions.
  2. Budgeting and budgetary control: master budget, cash budget, budgeted income statement and balance sheet. Flexible budgeting, zero-base budgeting.
  3. Pricing decisions: economic concept of price, full cost pricing. Return on investment pricing. Direct cost pricing, differential cost pricing, conversion cost pricing, service pricing, transfer pricing.
  4. Working Capital Management: Adequacy and quality of working capital. Measures of quality and adequacy. Ration, liquidity index. Common size percentage analysis, etc. funds flow analysis.

 

PUB 311: ELEMENTS OF GOVERNMENT (2 CREDITS)

Nature of politics: Society and Social Organization, the State, the problem of Law, Constitution and Constitutionalism, Political Ideology, the Classical heritage, Plato, Aristotle, etc. organs of government (National government institutions); Public Administration, Political parties and pressure groups, public opinion and propaganda, elections, international order.

 

PUB 341: ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE THEORY (2 CREDITS)

Origins, structure and management organizations formal and informal organization, organization theories; coordination, efficiency, retrenchment and growth, motivation, leadership, communication and dynamics of change in organization. The concept of Administration, its emergency complexity and maintenance. Efficiency in Public Administration, politics and Administration dichotomy, decentralization, deconcentration and devolution, delegation, conflict resolution strategies, leadership and innovation, communication skills.

 

PUB 381: PUBLIC PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION (2 CREDITS)

Personnel management principles, approaches of personnel management, line and staff organization structure, personnel policies. Employment: procedures and processes. Training and executive development; compensation, job evaluation systems, incentive systems. Job analysis for manpower planning, safety and health programmes and employee service programmes. Employee integration need patterns, motivation, processing of grievances and communication process.

 

PUB 361: PROJECT PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION (2 CREDITS)

The role of Administration in project planning and implementation, the processes of legitimation, majority building (interest group); project development appropriation and programme implementation. Principles and processes of developing and managing community self-help project, such as schools, rural electrification pipe borne water, federal roads, etc.

 

PUB 335: CURRENT ISSUES IN PUBLIC AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION (2 CREDIT)

An examination of selected issues and problems in public Administration and management, human resources management. Personnel management issues, indefinite suspension, retirement, retrenchment in the Nigerian public sector would be discussed in the event of the current political, social and economic realities. The evolution, Administration, and trends in the local government Administration, efficiency and effectiveness, local government finance, etc.

 

PUB 326: COMMUNITY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT (2 CREDITS)

Involvement of government, the functional relationship between tires of government in programme formulation, implementation and general development-planning, organizing, personnel budgeting, etc. grassroots mobilization and participation in the pursuit of national goals at the State and Local levels, revenue mobilization and allocation.

 

CSC 303: COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (1 CREDITS)

FORTRAN dialects, FORTRAN IV: features and programming double precision arithmetic. Complex number computation. If and external statements. Calling parameter techniques. String processing, file linear lists, etc. assembly language, loaders, operating systems, PASCAL Programming.

 

CEM 101: PRINCIPLES OF COOPERATION (1 CREDITS)

Characteristics of cooperative organizations. Definitions of cooperatives, cooperative ideologies, structural features of cooperative. The history of Rochdale cooperative movement, types of cooperative movement, the evolution of cooperative principles. The Rochdale cooperative principles. The ICA cooperative principles and interpretation. Cooperatives as non-profit making organizations.

 

LAW 384: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW (1 CREDITS)

Administrative process, purposes of government separation of powers: legislation, delegated legislation, redress, of grievances, public corporations, discretionary powers, case studies.

 

PUB 398: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (2 CREDITS)

Skills of scientific investigation. Information gathering, analysis and interpretation in dealing with business and organizational behavior problems in Nigeria. The art of problem identification and analysis. Data gather, analysis and report writing. The problems and prospects of business research in seller’s market like Nigeria.

 

PUB 342: ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR (2 CREDITS)

Concepts of behavior, organization, managers, Administration and performance, individual behavioural  processes such as personal system, self, concept development, interaction styles, group behavioural processes such as informal structures, norms of work and play, status-based  rewards and punishments, leadership, task distribution and performance appraisal. Theories of organizational behavior and relevance to Nigeria, behavioural model-building. Theories of behavioural change.

 

PUB 336: TRADITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEMS IN NIGERIA (2 CREDITS)

Early history of Nigeria, Nok culture in detail, migration and formation of centralized institutions. Hausa state, and Kanem-Borno; Yoruba state, Benin, etc. Administration in those States. Formation of Acaphellous groups East and West or the Niger, Delta, North and South of the Benue, Administration within these groups.

 

PUB 461: NIGERIAN FOREIGN POLICY (1 CREDITS)

In-depth analysis of Nigeria foreign policy objectives, study of services of Nigeria foreign policy, economic, social and environment under which the foreign policy functions systems structures and foreign policy strategies, diplomatic principles and strategies, theories of diplomatic representation, examination of fundamental issues in Nigerian foreign policy.

 

PUB 481: SOCIAL AND WELFARE ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA (2CREDIT)

Nature and development of social policy in the context of changing Nigerian social conditions and of the impact upon family and group organization. Welfare policies and social services. The following specialized areas will be touched upon family and group organization. Welfare policies and social services. The following specialized areas will be touched upon criminology, policies and problems in education, housing health, provision of food.

 

PUB 473: PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (2 CREDITS)

Environmental and distinguishing characteristics of government and institutional accounting: state and local government organization or financial management; special methods of accounting within the legal and financial constraints for local government, hospital, and state-owned companies; planning in the public sector planning programming budgeting system, accounting and the budget process.

 

PUB 214: PUBLIC COMMUNICATION (2 CREDITS)

A review of the nature of human communications. The purpose of communication, attitudes, values, perceptions, persuasions. Management and communication, the communication process, organizational communication, interpersonal communication, the formal communication system directional flow of infraction, channel selection. Information communication in organization, barriers to communication and the commandments of good communication. Putting ideas on paper – the art of minuting, preparing a memorandum, drafting of speeches, grant proposal writing.

 

PUB 409: COMPARATIVE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (1 CREDITS)

Concepts and the evolution of comparative Public Administration; cross-national study of Public Administration, both in emergent and developed states, structures and functions of bureaucracies in these states.

 

PUB 433: LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE (2 CREDITS)

Methods of government financing at the Federal, State and Local levels, analysis of revenue generation measures within the local government, expenditure and budgeting techniques, local government indebtedness.

 

PUB 497: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (QUANTITATIVE) (2 CREDITS)

Data presentation, the text method, the semi-text method, the tabular method, diagrammatic and graphic methods, data analysis, use of descriptive statistics, use of inferential statistics, test of hypotheses (chi-square) use of computer and calculator for data analysis, Statistical Package for Social Scientists (SPSS), analysis of variance, regression analysis, spearman rank order. Using Z-Test and T-Test for research analysis.

 

PUB 474: PUBLIC TAXATION AND FISCAL POLICY (2 CREDITS)

Theory of public finance, processes of public revenue generation and expenditure, determinant and implications of public expenditure. Instruments of taxation and fiscal policy in a Federal structure. The concept of government subvention and subsides, politics of revenue allocation, problems of choice and priority setting in the formulation of fiscal policy; ethics of public financial management. Innovations in government taxation practices e.g. airport levies, tax clearance certificate, car radio, tax etc.

 

PUB 472: BUDGETING SYSTEM (2 CREDITS)

The Nature of budgets and budgeting system; legislative and executive procedures in budget preparation and implementation. Modern budgeting systems: programme, performance budgeting systems, zero-base budgeting, fiscal and budgetary Administration.

 

PUB 446: INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION (2 CREDITS)

Emergence of international organizations, their characteristics, politics and international organizations. Structure, Administration and financing. The UNO, EU, AU etc, international non-governmental and governmental organization, ILO, WHO, IMF.

 

PUB 442: PUBLIC ENTERPRISES MANAGEMENT (2 CREDITS)

Objectives and classification of public enterprises in Nigeria. Organization and problems performance measurement and control, capital structure and funding, relationship between state and federal parastatals; detailed consideration of commission reports on parastatals.

 

PUB 441: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (2 CREDITS)

Entrepreneurial theories, interpersonal characters and behavior traits of entrepreneurs. Theory and practice of small business management focus on effective management of small firms, essentials of planning and organizing the firm, financial and administrative controls, evaluation of alternative business forms, and comparism of new business start-ups. The role of small business in Nigerian society, a comprehensive course in management with emphasis on the process of establishing, organizing and operating small business enterprise. The course also includes a discussion of such related topics and assessing marketing potentials, funds procurement, designing and accounting system, planning and controlling operations and management growth. The importance of all business management and its relationship to Nigerian economy, and the opportunities and requirements unique to operation and management.