The Department offers one (1) Academic Programme viz:
On 22nd November, 2016, the National Universities Commission approved the issuance of provisional licence for the establishment of Coal City University, Enugu, with the commencement of Economics programme. The first set of the students numbering nine were admitted for the 2016/2017 academic session. The pioneer Coordinator, Department of Economics was Dr Charles Manasseh. The Department of Economics offers a four-year programme leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Honours degree in Economics.
To produce graduates well armed to play positive roles towards the social and economic advancement of Nigeria, Africa and the world is the underlying philosophy that guides in selection and training of students in Economics. This Philosophy is achieved not only by equipping the students with a foundation in the field of social sciences, but in providing them with the application of economic theory and tools of economic analysis in solving human behavioral problems.
The degree programme seeks to fulfill the following interrelated objectives:
Candidates for admission into the Department of Economics are required to possess five credits and at least a credit in English Language, Mathematics and Economics in the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE)/General Certificate of Education (GCE) or their equivalents. The degree programme in Economics is for a minimum period of four years.
Graduates of this degree programme are expected to take up appointment as:
|Economic Theory (Micro/Macro)||0|
|Monetary and Financial Economics||2|
|Quantitative Economics/Econometrics/ Modeling||3|
|Development Economics/Economic Planning||6|
|Labour Economics/Industrial Relations||7|
|Public Sector Economics/Public Policy||10|