Few years after the establishment of the institution, the need arose to have a department where services courses will be domiciled.
This prompted the establishment of the Department of General Studies by the year 1985. And the major philosophy of its establishment by the government was to promote a broad-based education designed to sharpen students’ communication skills, their realization of the need for the cross fertilization of ideas and the inter-relatedness of the various disciplines as well as bridging the gap between what would have been otherwise two separate cultures.
Between 1985 and 2019, the Heads of Department with their qualifications are:
Between 1985 and 2019, the department has grown in leaps and bounds. From about a five-man department to a thirty-eight-man department in 2019, with courses available in the broad units of;
Full Time | Time-Table: Day | Duration: 4 Semester
The Department of General Studies provides courses of instruction of the general education component in the curriculum of all accredited academic programmes run by the institution. Generally, the courses provided by the Department are intended to:
Towards this end, the department is equipped to provide and coordinate courses that are ancillary but necessary to the focal core of each department. Such courses are available in the broad units of: English and Communication, Social Sciences, and Law.
Part Time | Time-Table: Day/weekend | Duration: 6 Semester
B.A., M.A., PhD. (English), HOD
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