Bowen University

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The Academic Planning Unit is part of the Vice-Chancellor’s office, headed by a Director who is appointed by and responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the operations of the Unit.

The responsibilities of the Director of Academic Planning include the following:

(a) to regularly obtain and disseminate to the University, relevant policy decisions of the National Universities Commission (NUC);

(b) to ensure that the University complies with and maintains Minimum Academic Standards of the NUC;

(c) to ensure compliance with the NUC guidelines and procedures for the establishment of new degree programmes, Departments, Faculties, Colleges and Campuses;

(d) to organize a periodic review of the University Academic Brief and coordinate the publication of appropriate official academic documents.

(e) to coordinate activities involved in the accreditation of the degree programmes of the University;

(f) to liaise with the Bursar in the preparation of annual recurrent budget estimates;

(g) to produce appropriate reports on the University as demanded from time to time by the NUC;

(h) to coordinate the Teaching and Research Equipment Grant of the University;

(i) to undertake any other academic assignments by the Vice-Chancellor or Senate.

PUBLICATIONS EMANATING FROM THE ACADEMIC PLANNING UNIT

A number of University Official Publications emanate directly or indirectly from the Academic Planning Unit. Examples are as follows:

(i) The Academic Brief

This is the document with which the NUC approved the establishment of the University in 2001. It has a life-span of 10 years and it is the duty of the Academic Planning Unit to produce the second edition for the next 10 years. This has been done.

(ii) The Academic Prospectus

The Academic Prospectus is the compendium of all approved academic curricula for all degree programmes in the University. The document is produced by the Director of Academic Planning, who is also the Chairman of the Curriculum Committee. Each edition covers a five-year period. The first two editions thus covered the periods 2002-2007 and 2007-2012, respectively. The third edition (2012-2017) has already been published and in use from September 2012.

(iii) Bowen University Strategic Plan

Volumes 1 and 2 of the Bowen University Strategic Plan (2010-2015) have already been published and circulated to various universities across the country and other stakeholders.

(iv) The Annual University Academic Calendar

The University Academic Calendar is reviewed every Session by the Committee of Provosts and Deans (CPD) before final approval by Senate. It is the Academic Planning Unit that prepares the draft for the Chairman, CPD.

STAFF

The following are members of staff of the Unit:

1. Dr. S. Oluwafemi     - Acting Director

2. Mr. A. D. Ogunojo   - Senior Academic Planning Officer

3. Mr. O. O. Fagbemi   - Assistant Academic Planning Officer

4. Mrs. L. A. Opadola  - Senior Clerical Officer

5. Mr. O. A. Osoba       - Driver

 

LIST OF APPROVED DEGREE PROGRAMMES AND ACCREDITATION STATUS AS AT NOVEMBER, 2015 

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE 

S/N Degree Programmes Accreditation Status
1

Bachelor of Agriculture (with 4 options in)

  1. Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
  2. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
  3. Animal Science and Fisheries Management
  4. Crop Production and Soil Management

Full

Full

Full

Full

2 B.Sc Food Science and Technology Full
3 B.Sc Forestry and Environmental Technology Full
4 B.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics Just Approved

FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND SCIENCE EDUCATION

S/N Degree Programmes Accreditation Status
1 B.Sc. Microbiology Full
2 B.Sc Plant Biology Full
3 B.Sc Zoology Full
4 B.Sc. Chemistry Full
5 B.Sc. Biochemistry Full
6 B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry Full
7 B.Sc. Computer Science Interim
8 B.Sc. Mathematics Full
9 B.Sc. Statistics Full
10 B.Sc. Physics Full

FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

S/N Degree Programmes Accreditation Status
1 B.Sc. Accounting Full
2 B.Sc Banking  and Finance Full
3 B.Sc Business Administration Full
4 B.Sc. Economics Interim
5 B.Sc. Mass Communication Interim
6 B.Sc. Sociology Interim
7 B.Sc. Political Science Not yet ripe
8 B.Sc. Industrial Rel. and Personnel Management Just Approved

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

S/N Degree Programmes Accreditation Status
1 B.Sc. Anatomy Full
2 B.Sc Physiology Full
3 MB,BS Full
4 Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSc.) Just Approved
5 Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.PT) Just Approved

                                                                    

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

S/N Degree Programmes Accreditation Status
1 B.A. Communication Arts Interim
2 B.A. Theatre Arts Interim
3 B. A. English Interim
4 B.A. History and International Studies Interim
5 B.A. Music Interim
6 B.A. Religious Studies Full

FACULTY OF LAW

S/N Degree Programmes Accreditation Status
1 LLB. Law Interim

 

 

LIST OF APPROVED POST-GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES AS AT NOVEMBER 2015

Faculty Degree Programme Approval Date by NUC
Faculty of Agriculture

1. Agricultural Economics (MSc; PhD)

2009

2. Animal Science (MSc; PhD)

2009

3. Crop Protection (MSc; PhD)

4. Environmental Management (MSc; PhD)

5. Food Science and Technology (MSc)

   

2009

2009

2014

Faculty of Science and Science Education

6. Microbiology (MSc; PhD)

7. Chemistry (MSc; PhD)

8. Mathematics (MSc; PhD)

9. Physics (MSc; PhD)

2009

2009

2009

2009

Faculty of Social and Management Sciences

10. Accounting (MSc; PhD)

11. Banking and Finance (MSc)

12. Business Administration (MSc)

13. Business Administration (MBA)

14. Economics (MSc)

15. Mass Communication (MSc)

16. Sociology (MSc)

2009

2014

2014

2014

2014

2014

2014





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