The Department offers one (1) Academic Programme viz:
The philosophy underlying the B.Sc. Criminology and Security Studies programme is to produce a crop of graduates equipped with appropriate knowledge to make their contribution to the growth and development of Nigeria, Africa and the global community having been exposed to knowledge in the field of Social sciences in general, and in the various sub-fields of Criminology and Security Studies in particular.
The aims and objectives of a degree in Criminology and Security Studies is to:
Candidates who wish to study Criminology and Security Studies must have obtained a credit in Mathematics and English language plus credit pass in either economics, geography or science and other two subjects at the SSCE, NECO, GCE or their equivalent in not more than two sittings.
Candidates for Direct Entry admission shall possess five credit passes in the SSCE, NECO, GCE or equivalents of which at least two shall be at advanced level, or four credit passes of which at least three shall be at advanced level provided that such passes are not counted at both levels of the examinations. For emphasis, credit passes in English, Mathematics and any of Economics, Geography or Government is compulsory.
As a criminology graduate with critical thinking, analytical and communications skills, would be attractive to employers both inside and outside the criminal justice sector. Criminology is a dynamic field of study that prepares students for a variety of jobs at all levels of government and in the private sector.