VERITAS UNIVERSITY ABUJA

Political Science and Diplomacy

 

Program Curriculum

Political Science and Diplomacy

YEAR I (100 LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 GES 1011 Communication in English I 2
2 GES 1021 History and Philosophy of Science 2
3 GES 1031 Nigeria Peoples and Culture 2
4 GES 1041 Use of Library, Study Skills and ICT 2
5 ECO 1111 Principles of Economics  I 2
6 LAW 1111 Nigerian Legal System I 2
7 PSD 1691   Introduction to African Politics 2
8 PSD 1111 Introduction to Political Science 2
9 SOC 1111 Introduction to Sociology 2
10 MGT 1111 Introduction to Management Sciences 2
                          TOTAL 20

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 GES 1011 Communication in English II 2
2 GES 1022 Logic, Philosophy & Human Existence 2
3 GES 1032 Communication in French 2
4 GES 1042 Community Service 1
5 THG 1722 Introduction to Church History 2
6 ECO1112 Principles of Economics II                                                                                             2
7 LAW 1122 Nigerian Legal System II 2
8 PSD 1312 Organization of Government: The Citizen and the State      2
9 PSD 1512 Nigerian Constitutional Development 2
10 PSY 1112 Introduction to Psychology 2
                          TOTAL 19

YEAR 2 (200-LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 GES 2011 Peace and Conflict resolution 2
2 GES 2021 Entrepreneurship & Innovation (Theory & practice) 2
3 THG 2711 Spiritual Theology & Catechesis 2
4 PSD 2621 History of Diplomacy 2
5 PSD 2121 Introduction to Political Analysis 2
6 PSD 2211 Introduction to International Relations 2
7 PSD 2411 Introduction to Comparative Politics 2
8 PSD 2331 Introduction to Public Administration 2
9 PSD 2521 Nigerian Government and Politics I 2
10 PSD 2111 Introduction to Social Statistics      2
                          Total       

20

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 EDC 2012 Business Creation & Growth 2
2 THG 2722 Social Teachings of the Church 2
3 ECO 2452 Urban and Regional Economics 3
4 PSD 2422    Foundations of Political Economy 2
5 PSD 2132     Political Ideas 2
6 PSD 2532     Politics in Africa 2
7 PSD 2342 Introduction to Local Government 2
8 PSD 2522    Nigerian Government and Politics II 2
9 PSD 2642    International Conflict and Security 2
    Total 18

 

YEAR 3 (300-LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 POL 3141 History of Political Thought 1  2
2 PSD 3161 Logic and Methods of Political Inquiry 2
3 PSD 3171 Contemporary Political Analysis 2
4 PSD 3191 Research Methods in Political Science 2
5 PSD 3221 Comparative Federalism 2
6 PSD 3431      Politics of Development & Underdevelopment   2
7 PSD 3651     Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice 2
  Electives     (Any 2)  
8 PSD 3441         The Methodology of Comparative Politics 2
9 PSD 3451          Theory and Practice of Marxism 2
10 PSD 3351     Theory and Practice of Administration          2
    Total 18

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 PSD 3142 History of Political Thought II 2
2 PSD 3152      Political Behaviour 2
3 PSD 3382 Public Policy Analysis 2
4 PSD 3242 Politics of International Economic Relations 2
5 PSD 3632     Institutions of Global Governance      2
6 PSD 3672     Political Data Analysis 2
  Electives (Any 2)  
7 PSD 3172 Government & Administration of Urban Systems   2
8 PSD 3362 Public Administration in Nigeria 2
9 PSD 3232 Theories of International Relations 2
    Total 16

YEAR 4 (400-LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 PSD 4481 State and Economy     3
2 PSD 4461 The Military and Politics 3
3 PSD 4471 Development Administration 3
4 PSD 4491 Third World and Dependency            3
5 PSD 4541 Politics and Law in Africa    3
  Elective (Any one of the following)  
6 PSD 4551 Nigerian Local Government 2
7 PSD 4561 Political Sociology 2
8 PSD 4571 Revolution and Society 2
    Total 17

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 PSD 4282 Project 6
2  PSD 4272 International Law and Organizations 3
3 PSD 4612      Diplomatic Theory and Practice 3
4 PSD 4682      Intercultural Management 3
  Elective (Any one of the following)  
5 PSD 4692      Current Issues of International Relations 2
6 PSD 4252 Nigerian Foreign Policy  2
7 PSD 4272 Political Parties and Pressure Groups 2
    Total 17