What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Sociology? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Sociology then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Sociology under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences 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 Sociology under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Sociology has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Sociology also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Sociology 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 Sociology
The subjects required to study Sociology in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) LASU requires credit passes in Mathematics, English Language and three other subjects from Economics, Government, Commerce, Geography, CRS, IRS, Accounts, Yoruba or a Science subject.
(ii) UNIILORIN requires at least 2 Social Science subjects and a pass in Mathematics.
(iii) AAU, UNIBEN, AAUA and DELSU require credits in Mathematics
(iv) UNIILORIN accepts Five ‘O’ level credit passes from Arts, Science or Social Science Subjects
(v) ABSU and UNICAL accept a pass in Mathematics.
(vi) UI accepts 5 ‘O’ level credits passes from Arts, Science or Social /Science.
(vii) FED-LAFIA requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government and any two of Economics, Commerce, History, IRS or CRK.
(viii) DELSU and BOWEN require five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, and any two social science subjects plus any other subject.
(ix) UNILAG requires English Language, Mathematics plus two Social Science subjects and one Arts subject.
(x) REDEEMER’S requires five ‘O level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and three additional subjects in Social; Sciences or Arts
(xi) AAUA requires credit in English Language, Mathematics and any one of Geography/ History, Government and any two other subjects.
(xii) ABU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Government or History, Economics, Geography, CRK/IRK and at last a pass in Mathematics.
(xiii) KASU requires a credit in Mathematics.
(xiv) ABSU same as in Political Science.
(xv) GO same as in Political Science and International Relations.
(xvi) PAUL requires five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics and three Arts/Social Science subjects.
(xvii) BSU requires five SSCE credit passes from any Social Science or Arts subjects
(xviii) WESTERN-DEL same as in Political Science and Public Administration
(xix) JABU requires at least a pass in Mathematics
(xx) NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and three other subjects in not more than two.
(xxi) KWASU requires credit passes in English, Mathematics, Government and any two other social sciences.
(xxii) ABUAD requires credit passes in English language, History/Government and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required.
(xxiii) GO requires five SSCE credit passes to include English, Mathematics, History or Government or Economics and two Science, Art or Social Science subjects.
(xxxiv) UMYUK requires Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two from Commerce, Government Geography, Accounting and Book Keeping in not more than two sittings.
(xxv) FED-OYEEKITI requires credit pass in Mathematics and one Science subject.
(xxvi) KSU requires credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, Economics/Geography/Government and any two other relevant subjects.
(xxvii) UNIPORT requires English Language and any three others from Social Science [including Mathematics]/Arts subject.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Sociology under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences. If the Sociology 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 Sociology
This section contains the list of universities that offer Sociology in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Sociology posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Sociology:
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Katsina, Katsina
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bayero University, Kano
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Bingham University
- Bowen University
- Caritas University
- Covenant University, Ota
- Crawford University
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Federal University, Gashua
- Federal University, Gusau
- Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
- Federal University, Lafia
- Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
- Federal University, Wukari
- Fountain University, Oshogbo
- Godfrey Okoye University
- Gombe State University
- Gregory University, Uturu, Uturu
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University
- Kaduna State University
- Kogi State University, Anyigba
- Kwara State University, Ilorin
- Lagos State University
- Landmark University
- Lead City University
- Madonna University
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State, Wudil, Kano State, Kano State
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Novena University
- Obong University
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- Osun State University
- Paul University
- Redeemers University
- Rhema University
- Ritman University
- Sokoto State University
- Taraba State University
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
- University of Calabar
- University of Ibadan
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University of Jos
- University of Lagos, Lagos
- University of Mkar
- University of Port Harcourt
- Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto
- Western Delta University
- Yobe State University