Brief History of DELL
The Department, like her counterparts in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, commenced her undergraduate academic programme for the award of Bachelor of Arts, English Language, in October, 2013. It began with the enrolment of 25 students who are currently at400 Level.
Philosophy, Aims and Objectives of the Degree Programme
In a country such as Nigeria, where English is an added language, a major official language, a lingua franca, and the language of instruction in the educational system, a high level of proficiency is expected from graduates of higher institutions, especially the Universities. A higher level of competence and communicative skills is expected even more from graduates of English.
This is why there is a need for devoting greater attention to the achievement of improved knowledge of English and the acquisition of adequate oral and written skills in it. English graduates from Nigerian Universities should be clearly and positively identified with adequate proficiency in pronunciation, articulateness in speech, correctness of grammar and usage, elegance and style in diction in the choice of an appropriate variety of English for use in the various administrative and professional job opportunities available in the labour market, in literary and creative writing domains, and in postgraduate studies in English language and linguistics.
In addition, this programme is designed:
Apart from satisfying the University entry requirements, prospective students applying for B.A English Language Programme are expected to have the following:
a. 5 credit level passes in the SSCE/NECO/GCE (O/L) examinations in relevant subjects including English Language (and with Literature in English is added advantage). In addition to this, an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is required.
ii. Direct Entry (DE): 3-Year Degree Programme
All newly admitted students and the entire University Community are invited to attend a one day Matriculation and Oath taking Ceremony for the 2017/2018 Academic Session, scheduled as follows:
Date: Saturday 5th May, 2018
SOKOTO STATE UNIVERSITY TO COLLABORATE WITH AFRICAN REGIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE AREAS OF RESEARCH AND MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT
Arrangements are und
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