BSc. Education(Chemistry and Mathematics)

Bachelor of Science with Education majoring in Chemistry and Mathematics.

The aim of this programme is to produce well-qualified teachers in
support of government initiatives in improving the quality of secondary
education in the areas of Chemistry and Mathematics

Entry requirements:

Two principle passes in Chemistry and Mathematics.
Semester 1
Core Courses: Introduction to Physical Chemistry, Basic Analytical
Chemistry, Chemistry practical I, Foundations of Analysis, Linear Algebra
I, Principles of Education , Introduction to Educational Psychology
Elective Courses: Numerical Analysis I, Principles, Theories and
Contemporary issues of Development, Communication Skills I*,
Organisation of Information
Semester 2
Core Courses: Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry, Chemistry practical II,
Calculus of Functions of a Single Variable, Teaching Methods, Computer
Applications, Communication Skills II, Teaching Practice,
Introductory Statistics
Elective Courses: Linear Algebra II, Linear Programming, History of
Semester 3
Core Courses: Chemical Thermodynamics, Chemistry practical III,
Calculus of Functions of Several Variables, Mathematical Logic and Formal
Semantics, Mathematical Statistics, Principles of Curriculum Development
Elective Courses: Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry of Natural
Products, General Mathematics III, Sociology of Education, International
and Comparative Education, Childhood Development and Learning,
Entrepreneurship and Development
Semester 4
Core Courses: Stereochemistry and Aromaticity, Descriptive Inorganic
Chemistry, Chemistry Practical IV, Operations Research, Ordinary
Differential Equations, Educational Assessment and Evaluation, Guidance,
Counselling and Special Needs Education, Teaching Practice
Elective Courses: Occupational Health hazards and Safety Practices,
Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Radioactivity and Environmental
Radiology, Dynamic meteorology I, History of Mathematics, Human
Resources Management in Education, Organizational Behavior in
Semester 5
Core Courses: Coordination Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics and
Electrochemistry, Chemistry Practical V, Complex Analysis, Abstract
Algebra, Educational Media and Technology, Research project I: Research
Methods and Proposal Development
Elective Courses: Polymer Chemistry, Organic Synthesis, Technology and
the Environment, Environmental Toxicology, Numerical Analysis II, Partial
Differential Equations, Economics of Education and Finance
Semester 6
Core Courses: Instrumental Methods in Analytical Chemistry, Organic
Spectroscopy, Chemistry practical VI, Rigid Body Mechanics, Functional
Analysis, Educational Management and Administration, Research project
II, Teaching Practice
Elective Courses: Quantum Chemistry, Organic Structure, Reactions and
Mechanisms, Continuum Mechanics, Philosophy of Education, School
Career Opportunities:
Graduates of this degree programme work as teachers. Prospective
employees include Government, Higher Learning Institutions, Research
institutions, Private institution and NGOs’