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Yobe State University, Damaturu, Nigeria

Undergraduate Program


Below is the course outline for the four years B. Sc. Economics Degree program:

100 Level Course Outline

First Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Pre-Requisite
1 ECO 1201 FOUNDATION OF ECONOMICS I 2
2 ECO 1203 INTRODUCTIONS TO ECONOMIC SYSTEM I 2
3 ECO 1205 INTRODUCTION TO MATH’S FOR ECONOMISTS I 2
4 ECO 1207 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS I 2
Total 8
Second Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Pre-Requisite
1 ECO 1202 FOUNDATION OF ECONOMICS II 2
2 ECO 1204 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC SYSTEM II 2
3 ECO 1206 INTRODUCTION TO MATH’S FOR ECONOMISTS II 2
4 ECO 1208 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS II 2
Total 8

200 Level Course Outline

First Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Pre-Requisite
1 ECO 2201 MICROECONOMICS I 2
2 ECO 2203 MACROECONOMICS I 2
3 ECO 2204 MACROECONOMICS II 2
4 ECO 2205 MATHS FOR ECONOMISTS I 2
5 ECO 2207 ELEMENT AND THEORY OF STATISTICS I 2
Total 10
Second Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Pre-Requisite
1 ECO 2202 MICROECONOMICS II 2
2 ECO 2206 MATHS FOR ECONOMISTS II 2
3 ECO 2208 ELEMENT AND THEORY OF STATISTICS II 2
Total 6

300 Level Course Outline

First Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Pre-Requisite
1 ECO 3301 ECONOMIC ANALYSIS I 3
2 ECO 3303 QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES I 3
3 ECO 3305 POLITICAL ECONOMY OF NIGERIA 3
4 ECO 3307 ENTREPRENUERSHIP DEVELOPMENT I 3
5 ECO 3309 HISTORY OF ECONOMY THOUGHT I 3
6 ECO 3211 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2
7 ECO 3213 ECONOMICS OF NATURAL RESOURCES 2
8 ECO 3215 LABOR ECONOMICS 2
Total 21
Second Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Pre-Requisite
1 ECO 3302 ECONOMIC ANALYSIS II 3
2 ECO 3304 QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES II 3
3 ECO 3306 THE STRUCTURE OF NIGERIAN ECONOMY 3
4 ECO 3308 ENTREPRENUERSHIP DEVELOPMENT II 3
5 ECO 3310 HISTORY OF ECONOMY THOUGHT II 3
6 ECO 3212 ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS 2
7 ECO 3214 ISLAMIC ECONOMICS 2
Total 19

400 Level Course Outline

First Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Pre-Requisite
1 ECO 4301 ADVANCED ECONOMICS ANALYSIS I 3
2 ECO 4303 ECONOMETRICS 3
3 ECO 4305 DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS 3
4 ECO 4307 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 3
5 ECO 4309 PROJECT ANALYSIS 3
6 ECO 4311 PUBLIC FINANCE 3
7 ECO 4399 RESEARCH PROJECT 6
Total 24
Second Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Pre-Requisite
1 ECO 4302 ADVANCE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS II 3
2 ECO 4304 THEORY OF MONEY AND BANKING 3
3 ECO 4306 STRUCTURE OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY 3
4 ECO 4308 ENERGY ECONOMICS 3
5 ECO 4310 ECONOMIC PLANNING 3
Total 15