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Program Details

Faculty : Faculty of Education

Program Name : Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

BGCSE Points(or similar) : 34


Type : Under Graduate

No. of Semesters : 6

Description : Applicants with a Diploma in Secondary Education or its equivalent shall be admitted into either Level 200 or 300 of the Degree Programme based on accumulated credits in the area of specialization. Teaching experience shall be an added advantage. For all Regulations governing the Bachelor of Education Degree in Secondary Education, consult the Handbook of the Department of Languages and Social Sciences Education. Level Two Core Courses (8 to 10 courses/24 to 29 credits) Students shall select two teaching subjects from the following subjects: • Applied Mathematics • Biology • Chemistry • Mathematics • Physics

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  GENERAL CHEMISTRY I Credits : 4
  INTRO.TO BIO.PRINCIP.& PROCES. FOR TEACHERS I Credits : 3
  INTRO.TO BIO.PRINCIP.&PRO.FOR TEACHERS II Credits : 3
  INSET INTRODUCTORY MECHANICS I Credits : 3
  INSET ALGEBRA I Credits : 3
  INSET DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS Credits : 3
  INSET INTRODUCTORY COMPUTER STUDIES Credits : 3
  PRE-CALCULUS FOR SCIENCE TEACHERS Credits : 3
  GEOMETRICAL OPTICS, MECHANICS, VIBRATIONS AND WAVES Credits : 4

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  GENERAL CHEMISTRY I Credits : 4
  INTRO.TO DIV. IN THE PLANT KING.FOR TEACHERS Credits : 3
  INTRO.TO DIV. IN THE ANIMAL KIN.FOR TEACHERS Credits : 3
  INSET INTRODUCTORY MECHANICS II Credits : 3
  INSET ALGEBRA II Credits : 3
  INSET INTRODUCTORY MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS Credits : 3
  INSET INTEGRAL CALCULUS Credits : 3
  CALCULUS FOR SCIENCE TEACHERS Credits : 3
  GEOMETRICAL OPTICS, MECHANICS, VIBRATIONS AND WAVES Credits : 4

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  CELL BIOLOGY Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO MAMMALIAN PHYSIOLOGY Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY Credits : 2
  ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Credits : 1
  ATOMIC STRUCTURE,BONDING & MAIN GRP CHEMISTRY Credits : 2
  INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Credits : 1
  CALCULUS FOR TEACHERS 1 Credits : 3
  LINEAR ALGEBRA FOR TEACHERS Credits : 3
  MATHS FOR TEACHERS Credits : 3
  LINEAR PROGR. GAME THEORY FOR TEACHERS Credits : 3
  MECHANICS, VIBRATION & WAVES, PHYSICAL OPTICS Credits : 3
  PROPERTIES OF MATTER, BASIC THERMODYNAMICS Credits : 3
  PHYSICS PRACTICALS 3.1 Credits : 1

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Elective Courses

  PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF TEACH.SCH.MATH I Credits : 3
  PRINCIPLES &PRACTICE OF TEACH.SCH.SCIENCE I Credits : 3

Semester 4

Core Courses

  PLANT STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION Credits : 3
  PRINCIPLES OF ECOLOGY Credits : 3
  STRUCTURE AND SURVEY OF FUNCTIONAL GROUPS I Credits : 2
  ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Credits : 1
  INTRODUCTORY PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY Credits : 2
  PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Credits : 1
  PHIL. & PSYCHOLOGY OF MATHEMATICS TEACHING Credits : 2
  MATHEMATICAL PROBLEM SOLVING Credits : 2
  PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF TEACH. SCH. MATHS II Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS IN MATH&SCI. Credits : 2
  HUMAN IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT Credits : 2
  DESIGN&EVAL. OF INVESTIGATIVE WORK IN SCH.SCI Credits : 2
  PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF TEACH. SCH. SCI. II Credits : 3
  CULCULUS FOR TEACHERS II Credits : 3
  COMPUTING FOR TEACHERS Credits : 3
  MECHANICS FOR TEACHERS II Credits : 3
  COMBINATORICS AND GRAPH THEORY Credits : 3
  ADVANCED ELECTRICITY & MAGNETISM Credits : 3
  BASIC ELECTRONICS Credits : 3
  PHYSICS PRACTICALS 4.1 Credits : 1

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Semester 5

Core Courses

  PLANT PHYSIOLOGY Credits : 3
  COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE PHYSIOLOGY Credits : 3
  COORDINATION CHEMISTRY Credits : 2
  INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II Credits : 1
  APPLICATIONS OF THEMODYNAMICS &ELECTROCHEMIST Credits : 2
  PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II Credits : 1
  CRITICAL DEBATES IN BIOLOGY EDUCATION Credits : 3
  FURTHER ISSUES IN CHEM.PEDAGOG.CONTENT KNO. Credits : 3
  ADVANCED TEACHING METHODS IN SCH. MATHEMATICS Credits : 3
  ADVANCED PEDAGOGIC STRAT.FOR SCHOOL PHYSICS Credits : 3
  REAL ANALYSIS FOR TEACHERS I Credits : 3
  NUMBER THEORY & ABSTRACT ALGEBRA FOR TEACHERS Credits : 3
  ADVANCED MECHANICS Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO QUANTUM MECHANICS Credits : 3
  PHYSICS PRACTICAL 5.1 Credits : 2

Optional Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO ICT IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION Credits : 2
  CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION Credits : 2
  RESEARCH PROJECT IN CS/MATHS/SCIENCE EDUC. Credits : 2
  ICT FOR THE SCIENCE TEACHER Credits : 2
  CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SCIENCE EDUCATION Credits : 2

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 5.

Semester 6

Core Courses

  DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY Credits : 3
  PLANT SYSTEMATICS Credits : 3
  CONSERVATION BIOLOGY Credits : 3
  ANALYTICAL SPECTROSCOPY Credits : 2
  ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II Credits : 1
  PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY Credits : 2
  ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II Credits : 1
  MATHEMATICS AND SOCIETY Credits : 2
  ICT IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION II Credits : 2
  INTROD.TO THE HISTORY & PHILOS.OF SCIENCE Credits : 2
  FURTHER ISSUES IN ICT FOR SCIENCE TEACHERS Credits : 2
  DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS Credits : 3
  GEOMETRY FOR TEACHERS Credits : 3
  INTRO. TO PROBABILITY & STATISTICS FOR TEACH Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO ELECTROMAGNETISM Credits : 3
  ANALYTICAL THERMODYNAMICS Credits : 3
  PHYSICS PRACTICALS 6.1 Credits : 2

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 6.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 6.
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