The Science Education is a programme that prepares prospective teachers for science education, their roles in secondary schools and higher institutions in Nigeria. The standards for science education provide expectations for the development of understanding for students through the entire science subjects of their secondary education and beyond. The traditional subjects included in the standards are physical, life, earth, space, and human sciences. The Department offers five (5) courses that lead to the award of the following degree:
B.Sc. (Ed) Biology
B. Sc. (Ed) Chemistry
B.Sc. (Ed) Computer Science
B.Sc. (Ed) Mathematics
B.Sc. (Ed) Physics
Science Education (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics,) is a Teacher Training Programmes designed to produce well equipped science teachers with good mastery of subject matter and methodology. They are expected to acquire all the relevant skills to succeed in their work, to help them understand their students and carry out their work efficiently, as well to be conversant with industrial application of the subjects. These programmes provide training of the mind in the understanding of the world around and the acquisition of appropriate skills, abilities and competences both mental and physical required for the individual to live in and contribute to the development of his society; inculcate national consciousness and national unity, moral and spiritual values in inter-personal and human relations, and right type of values and attitudes for the survival of the individual and the Nigerian Society.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMES
The objectives of the Science Education programmes are, to:
There are two methods of admitting students into B.Sc. (Ed) Science Education Programmes. These are:
Five (5) credit passes in Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalents in addition to acceptable pass in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
In both methods of Admission (UTME and DE), a Credit pass in English Language and Mathematics at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE)/or its equivalent are required.