GSS 101: Use of English I (1 Credit)
Oral English, Parts of Speech, Phrases and Clauses, Sentence Construction, Direct and Indirect Speech Passive Constructions, Punctuations and Capitalization, Listening, Speaking and Reading Skills, Pre-writing Skills, Use of Library, Use of Dictionary, Skills for Examination.

BIO 101: General Biology I (2 Credits)
Cell Structure and Organization of Cellular Organelles Diversity, Characteristics and Classification of Living Things, General Reproduction, Interrelationships of
Organisms, Heredity and Evolution, Elements of Ecology and Types of Habitats.

CSC 101: Introduction to Computer Programming I (3 Credits)
History of Computers; Functional Components of a Computer; Characteristics of a Computer; Number Systems, Boolean Algebra, Flowchart; Algorithm; Statement Symbolic Names, Lists and Arrays, Subscripts, Expression and Control? Statement in Computer Programming. Programming in BASIC. Computer Application. Strategies for Computer Programming, Rules that Guide the Writing of BASIC Programmes/Statements. Library Functions. User-Defined Functions. Sub-programs and Sun-routines in BASIC.

PHY101: General Physics I (3 Credits)
Space and Time, Frame of Reference, Units and Dimensions, Kinematics – Vectors, Scalars Speed / Velocity, Acceleration, Circular Motion and Applications.
Fundamental Laws of Mechanics. Statics: Equilibrium. Center of Mass. Dynamics: Newton’s Law of Motion, Force, Inertia, Mass and Weight. Contact Forces, Alwood
Machine, Pulleys, Projectile Motion. Linear Momentum. Galilean Invariance, Universal, Gravitation – Newton’s Gravitation, Laws: Kepler’s Laws, Gravitational
Potentials, Earth’s Satellite, Velocity of Escape and Weightlessness. Work and Energy, Rational Dynamics and Angular Momentum, Moment of Inertia, Kinetic Energy of Rotation, Conservation Laws, Oscillatory Motion – Simple Harmonic Motion, Damped and Forced Oscillation.

MAT101: General Mathematics I (3 Credits) Number Systems – Natural Integer, Rational, Irrational, Real Complex Numbers; Elementary Set Theory, Indices, Surd and Logarithms. Quadratic Equations. Polynomials and the Factorizations: The Remainder and Factor Theorems. Rational Functions and Partial Fractions. The PMI (Principles of Mathematical Induction). Permutation and Combination. The Binomial Theorem for Rational Index. Progression – Arithmetic, Geometric, Harmonic, Arithmetic-Geometric. Solution to Inequalities. The Algebra of Complex Numbers – Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division; Arc and Diagram and the
Geometry of Complex Numbers; Modulus; Argument and Polar Coordinates; De Moire Theorem. Complex nth Rules of Unity and Complex Solution to Za = a. Trignometry –
Circular Measures, Additions, Formulae and other Trignometric Identities; Sine and Cosine Laws; Solutions of Triangles, Height and Distances.

ICH 101: Basic Organic Chemistry (2 Credits)
Brief Historical Background of Bonding in Organic 1 2 Compounds, The Carbon Atom, Hybridization (sp , sp , sp). Classification of Organic Compounds, Isolation and
Purification of Organic Compounds, Elemental or Qualitative Analysis, Qualitative Analysis; Formulae of Organic Compounds – Empirical, Molecular and Structural, Structural and Stereo-isomorphism, Functional Groups and Homologous Series, IUPAC Nomenclature of the Following Organic Compounds: Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Halogens, Alkanals, Alkanones, Alkanoates, Acid Amides, Nitrites. Preparation, Physical and Chemical Properties of the Families Listed Above.

BIO 103: Practical Biology 1 (1 Credit)
Laboratory experiments designed to illustrate the topics covered in BIO 101.

GSS 105: Logic Philosophy and Human Existence (Humanity) (2 Credits)
The Concept of Philosophy; Etymology of Philosophy; A Brief Survey of the Main Branches of Philosophy; Metaphysics; Epistemology; Axiology and Logic; Modes of Philosophy: Speculative and Analytic Modes; Uses of Philosophy; Major Systems of Thought: Idealism, Realism, Pragmatism, Existentialism and Analytic Schools of Thought; The Modes of Deduction Using Rules of Inference and Biconditionals; Symbolic Logic; Special Symbols of Symbolic Logic, Conjunction, Negation,
Affirmation; Disjunction, Equivalence and Conditional Statements.

PHY107: General Physics Laboratory I (1 Credit)
This Introductory Course Emphasizes Qualitative Measurements, The Treatment of Measurements, Errors, and Graphical Analysis. A variety of Experimental
Techniques will be employed. The Experiments Include Studies of Mechanical Systems, Mechanical Resonant Systems, Light, Heat, Viscosity, covered in PHY 101 and 103.

GSS 107: Nigeria People and Culture (2 Credits)
Study of Nigerian History and Culture in Pre-Colonial Times, Meaning, Variations and Dynamics of Culture; Archaeological Heritage of Nigerian States; The History of Nigeria in the 19th and 20th Centuries; Ethnicity, National Interest and National Integration; Evolution of Nigeria as a Political Unit; The Value Question in Nigerian National Development; Social Justice and Political Instability; The Philosophy of the Nigerian State; The Military as an Instrument of Nation Building in Nigeria; Empowering Women for National Development; Personality, Its Concept, Structure and Development.

GSS 109: Basic Igbo Studies I (1 Credit) [Uto Asusu Igbo] 1. As?s?:- Njirimara as?s? na uru as?s? bara
2. Nkp?r?edide Igbo na nkewasi ha
3. Mmebeokwu Igbo: Usoro mmebeokwu Igbo; Iwu ns?pe okwu Igbo; ?daume Igbo na iwu ndi met?tara
?daume n’edemede
4. Nkejias?s? Igbo:
a. Mkp?aha
b. Nn?chiaha
c. Ngwaa
d. Mbuuzo
e. Njik?
f. Nkwuwa
g. Ntimkpu
h. Ngbakwunye
i. Nsokwunye
5. Tens na ?d?d?ya
6. Nkebiokwu na nkebiah?r?
7. Ah?r?okwu na ?d?d?ya
8. Mmep?ta ?das?s? Igbo: Mkp?r??das?s? Igbo
9. Nkejiokwu na udaolu
10. Edemede na aghotaazaa

ICH 111: Basic Inorganic Chemistry (2 Credits)
Matter, Laws of Chemical Combination, Stoichio-Chemistry of Chemical Kinetics. Atomic Structure and Electronic Configuration of Elements, Electronic Theory of Valences. Bonding: Ionic and Covalent; Coordinate, Metallic, Hydrogen Bonding and Van Dar Waal’s Forces. Fundamental Components of Atoms. Stable and Unstable
Particles. Periodic Classification of Elements: Blocks, Rows and Groups. General Features of Chemistry S-, P-, D- and F- Blocks. Isotope Detection, Concentration and Separation of Isotopes. Natural and Artificial Radioactivity, Stability of Nucleus, Fission and Fusion. Differences between Radioactivity and Ordinary Chemical Reactions. Measurement of Radioactivity; Decay Constant and Calculations Involving Radioactivity.


GSS 102: Use of English II (1 Credit)
Drilling on Effective Writing Skills; Techniques for writing: Outlines, Paragraphs, Essays, Letters, Speeches, Public Announcements, Students’ Reports / Term Paper, Minutes, Memoranda; Short Stories and Summary,Techniques for Effective Note-taking / Note Making cum Use of Library for Research Purposes.

BIO 102: General Biology II (2 Credits)
Generalized Survey of Plant and Animal Kingdom Based Mainly on the Study of Similarities and Differences in the External Features and Ecological Adaptations of these Forms.

CSC 102: Introduction to ComputerProgramming II (3 Credits)
Introduction to Problem-solving Methods and Algorithm Development; Designing, Coding, Debugging and Documenting Programmes (i.e. Flow Charts, Control
Statements, INPUT / OUTPUT Statements, DO Statements, Array, Subscripts, Dimension Statements) Using the Technique of FORTRAN.

ICH 102: Basic Physical Chemistry (2 Credits)
The Gas Laws: Boyle’s Law, Charles Law, The General Gas Equation, Gay-Lussac Law, Gas Constant. Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressure, Graham’s Law of Gaseous Diffusion, The Kinetic Theory of Matter, Derivation of Kinetic Equation, Derivation from the Ideal Gas Law, Van Dar Vaal’s Equation, Liquefaction of Gases, The Joule Thompson Effect. Properties of Dilute Solutions: Definition of the following Concentration Terms – Molarity, Molality, Mole Fraction, Vapour Pressure and Lowering of Vapour Pressure; Raoult’s Law; Elevation of Boiling Point, Lowering of Freezing Point, Osmotic Pressure. Introduction to Thermodynamics and Thermo Chemistry: Definition of the Following Terms, SYSTEMS, State Variables and Equilibrium, Isothermal and Adiabatic Processes. The First Law of Thermodynamics: Work Done for State Changes (PV Type). Thermo Chemistry: Heat Changes, Heat of Reaction, Laws of Thermo-Chemistry (Lavoisier and Laplace Laws, and Hess’s Law of Constant Heat Summation. Applications of the Laws in Calculation; Bond Energy. Chemical Equilibrium: Chemical Equilibrium and Reversible Reactions. The Law of Mass Action; Equilibrium Constant, Factors Affecting Chemical Equilibrium, Equilibrium Between Ions in the Solid and Liquid Phases; Solubility and Solubility Products; Effects of a Common Ion on Solubility and Solubility Products. Chemical Kinetics: Rate of a Chemical Reaction, Factors Affecting the Rate of a Chemical Reaction. Activation Energy. Ionic Equilibrium: Electrolytes; Acids and Bases; Bronsted Lowry, Lewis and Arrhenius Theories of Acids and Bases, pH and Dissociation Constant, Ionization of Water Hydrolysis, Buffer Solution and Buffer Capacity.

MAT102: General Mathematics II (3 Credits)
Functions: Concept and Definition, Examples – Polynomials, Exponential Logarithms and Trigonometric Functions; Graphs and their Properties. Plain Analytic
Geometry: Equation of a Straight Line, Circle, Parabola, ellipse and hyperbola. Tangent and Normal. Differentiation from First Principles of some Polynomial and
Trigonometric Functions, Techniques of Differentiation – Sum, Product, Quotient and Chain Rule, including Implicit Differentiation; Differentiation of Simple Algebraic, Trigonometric, Exponential, Logarithmic and Composite Functions. Higher Order Derivatives, Applications of Extremum and Simple Rate Problems, L’Hospital’s Rule, Simple Taylor / McClaurin Expansion, Curve Sketching, Applications to Areas and Volumes.

PHY102: General Physics II (3 Credits)
Electrostatics: Coulomb’s Law, Gauss’s Law, Capacitors, Electric Fields and Potential Energy in Electric Fields. Conductors and Currents: Ohm’s Law, Temperature
Dependence of Resistance, Combination of Resistances. Measurement of Resistances, Emfs,, Dielectrics (Qualitative Treatment Only), Magnetic Fields and
Induction, Faraday’s and Lenz’s Laws, Earth Field, Ampere’s Law. Maxwell’s Equation (Qualitative Treatment Only), Electromagnetic Oscillation and Waves, Types,
Properties. Mirrors and Lenses: Reflection, Refractions, Applications, Optical Instruments.

BIO 104: Practical Biology 11(1 Credits)
Experiments designed to emphases the practical aspects of topics of course BIO 102

GSS 106: Social Sciences (2 Credits)
Origin, Definition, Problems and Relevance of Social Sciences, Sub-fields of Social Sciences: Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Political Science and
Economics; Common Concepts in Social Sciences: Politics, Government, Sovereignty, Democracy, State, Self-reliance; Social Classification: History, Meaning,
Theories and Consequences to Mankind; Leaders and Leadership: Definitions, Theories. Typologies: Self-reliance and National Development: Meaning, Indicators
and Scope; Population Growth and Distribution in Nigeria; Distribution of Public Goods through Public Agencies; Personality; Issues and Theories of Interpersonal
Relationships; Meaning and Factors of Development; Love and Intimate Relationship; Moral Regeneration in Nigeria: Causes, Problems and the Way-forward; War and Peace: Definition, Theories, Classification and Control of War; Agents of Peace: The League of Nations, UNO, AU, ECOWAS; The Media and National Development.

PHY108: Practical Physics Laboratory II (1 Credits)
Basic Experiments on Electricity and Magnetism covered in PHY 102. Experiment Includes Studies of Meters, The Oscilloscope and Electrical Resonant Systems.

GSS 110: Basic Igbo Studies II (1 Credit) [Agumagu na
Omenala] Agumagu
1. Nk?wa ag?magu na od?d?ag?mag?
2. Nke na udi ag?mag? d?iche iche
3. Njirimara na uru ag?mag?
4. At?mat?okw? na at?mat? ag?mag? na uru ha
5. Akw?kw? ag?mag? nd?a h?p?tara: ?g?g? na nk?wa
6. Nt?lek?r?ta ag?mag? ?d?nala na nke ugbua
7. Ag?mag? ederede: Njimara na nkenudi ya

1. Nkowa nd?bu nd?bu ndi Igbo na mmalite ha
2. Omenala: Nkowa na njirimara ya
3. Omenala ndi Igbo d?iche iche d?ka o met?tara oji,
ekele, om?gwo, nri ndi Igbo, ejiji ha dgz.

ICH 112: Basic Practical Chemistry (1 Credit)
Theory and Practice of Volumetric and Qualitative Inorganic Analysis; Preparation of Standard Solutions; Calculation of Molarities and Concentrations; Methods of
Dilution of Solution and Calculation; Redox Titration and Calculations Involved; Tests for Common Anions and 2- 2- 2- – – – – Identification of SO , SO , NO , Cl , Br, I , NO . Test for 4 3 3 2 2+ 3+ + 2+ 2+ 3+ Common Cations: Fe , Fe , NH , Zn , Pb , Al , Alkali, 4 and Alkali Earth Metals. Test for Common Ions in the First Transition Series, e.g., Mg, Cr, Ni, Cu, etc. Group Separation of Cations.