What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Home Economics? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Home Economics then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Home Economics under the faculty of Agriculture in the university.
This is to inform all aspirants who wish to apply for admission in Nigeria into any of federal, state or private owned universities to study Home Economics under the faculty of Agriculture that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Home Economics has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Home Economics also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Home Economics here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
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WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Home Economics
The subjects required to study Home Economics in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science, Mathematics, Physics, English Language and any one of Nutrition, Fine Arts, Textile, Construction,Technical Drawing, Basic Electricity, Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectioneries, General Metal Work, Men Garment Construction and Finishing, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing, Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing, Ladies Garment Construction and Finishing.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) OAU accepts Physics, Geography. Home/ Management., Statistics. Economics, B/Studies, Zoology, Commerce or any of the following pairs Chem and Biology., Chemistry and Agriculture and Chemistry and Economics.
(ii) UNIUYO accepts five merit passes in TC II in relevant subjects.
(iii) MOUAU accepts:
a) For Home Economics – Same as in Agriculture.
b) For Hotel Management and tourism, it requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any of Physics, Economics and Government.
(iv) FUAM accepts P7 in English Language.
(v) UNILORIN requires at least a pass in Physics and Biology.
(vi) BELLS accept a pass in Physics
(vii) UNIOSUN requires Five ‘O’ Level credit passes in the SSCE or its equivalent at not more than two sittings in addition to an acceptable credit pass in the UME.
(viii) UNAAB REQUIRES five (5) credits passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
(ix) CRUTECH accepts one Social Science subject (Economics or Accounting/Commerce) in place of Food and Nutrition/Home Economics.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Home Economics under the faculty of Agriculture. If the Home Economics you intend in studying is in another faculty, the subject requirements may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Home Economics
This section contains the list of universities that offer Home Economics in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Home Economics posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Home Economics:
- Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- Osun State University
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University of Uyo