- The vision of the Department is to contribute to an interdisciplinary and develop foster deeper knowledge of the academic study of Religion as a socio-cultural discipline that is pursued objectively and analytically with an aim to x-ray how religion shapes and is in-turn shaped by human cultures, societies and individuals.
- To excel in the socio-cultural study of Religious Studies with a view to nurture and develop courses that are offered through teaching and research pursued with ethical scruples and creativity in search of the truth, a just, harmonious and peaceful society.
To competently and periodically structure the discipline with due consideration to the needs of students and general societal demands and as a resultantly enhance the historical, cultural, political, economic, social, and ethical development of the country through multiple teaching methods towards the advancement of individual students and for the betterment of society (humanity).
THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE DEPARTMENT
This program is designed to create a teaching and learning community, to impart appropriate skills, knowledge, behaviour and attitude to promote the pursuit and the advancement of truth; to advance the frontiers of knowledge that are relevant to national and global development; to engender a sense of selfless service in the public and socio-religious sectors in the Nigeria society; and to produce thorough-bred and disciplined students with excellent knowledge and expertise who shall be able to demonstrate competence in any area of endeavour they may choose to go into after graduation from Veritas University.
- To expose the students to understand the general features of Religious Studies as proceeds of the socio-cultural phenomena and stimuli
- To acquaint students with the major contents of the popular religious traditions in Nigeria
- To enable students acquire critical skills about the implications of religion and culture in human society (Nigeria); especially on how religion and culture affect relationships across sub-ethnic cultures, ethnic communities and peoples
- To appraise the historical, sociological, anthropological, theological and ethical dimensions of religions and cultures in the contemporary world
- To equip our graduates with the cultural, moral and ethical know-how for launching into other related disciplines and professions such as Law and Morality, Policy Analysis, Critique of Religion, Public Administration, Corruption and Graft Agencies, Social Work, Conflict Resolution, Diplomacy, Human Resources Management, Public Relations, Intercultural and Ethnic Relations in Nigeria, Africa and World
THE OBJECTIVESThe objectives of the programme are:
- To create awareness in students of the vast natural resources endowed to man in our environment for exploitation chemically for man’s development
- To make the students know the nature : structure, composition, properties and uses of these resources and the laws governing their general characteristics.
- To produce skill graduates in industrial chemistry, who can manipulate natural products or create (synthesize) substances in the laboratory as well as in the industrial system.
- To produce skill workers in chemical industries.
- To produce teachers in Chemistry at the secondary school level and prepare them for higher degree courses in chemical sciences.