Motto: Geology for Sustainable Development in Natural Resources Exploration and Exploitation

BSc. Programme

At the 300-Level of studies, each student is expected to take 6 credit Units of Student Work Experience scheme (SIWES) known as GEOL 300,for a duration of six months

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The Department of Geology provides a four year B.Sc (Geology) programme degree with honours for candidates admitted into the Department for undergraduate studies.

In addition to the CORE COURSES, each student is expected to obtain 2 credits of ELECTIVES per Semester, but chosen from at least two different Departments (or specialization) for a total of four (4) Credits for the two semesters.

Courses offered

100 Level   |   200 Level   |   300 Level   |   400 Level
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester
1 GEOL 101 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY 2 First Semester
2 GEOL 102 INTRODUCTION TO MINERALOGY AND PETROLOGY 2 Second Semester
3 GEOL 104 MINERAL AND ROCK IDENTIFICATION (FOR NON-GEOLOGIST) 1 Second Semester
4 GEOL 106 INTRODUCTION TO PALAEONTOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY 2 Second Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester
1 GEOL 201 SYSTEMATIC PALAEONTOLOGY 2 First Semester
2 GEOL 202 ELEMENTARY STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY 2 Second Semester
3 GEOL 203 CRYSTALLOGRAPHY 2 First Semester
4 GEOL 204 OPTICAL MINERALOGY 2 Second Semester
5 GEOL 205 FIELD GEOLOGY I 2 First Semester
6 GEOL 206 STRATIGRAPHIC PALAEONTOLOGY 2 Second Semester
7 GEOL 212 ELEMENTARY SURVEYING FOR GEOLOGISTS 2 Second Semester
8 GEOL 214 PETROLOGY 2 Second Semester
9 GEOL 218 INTRODUCION TO GEOLOGY OF NIGERIA 2 Second Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester
1 GEOL 300 STUDENTS INDUSTRIAL WORK EXPERIENCE SCHEME (SIWES) 6 Second Semester
2 GEOL 301 STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY II 2 First Semester
3 GEOL 303 SYSTEMATIC MINERALOGY 2 First Semester
4 GEOL 305 SEDIMENTOLOGY 2 First Semester
5 GEOL 307 GEOCHEMISTRY 2 First Semester
6 GEOL 309 IGNEOUS PETROLOGY 2 First Semester
7 GEOL 311 METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY 2 First Semester
8 GEOL 313 GEOLOGY OF AFRICA 1 First Semester
9 GEOL 315 GEOPHYSICS I 2 First Semester
10 GEOL 333 FIELD GEOLOGY II 4 First Semester
1 GEOL400 FINAL YEAR RESEARCH PROJEC 6 Second Semester
2 GEOL401 ADVANCED IGNEOUS PETROLOGY 3 First Semester
3 GEOL402 GEOPHYSICS II 2 Second Semester
4 GEOL403 ADVANCED METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY 3 First Semester
5 GEOL404 ECONOMIC GEOLOGY 3 Second Semester
6 GEOL405 HYDROGEOLOGY 3 First Semester
7 GEOL406 GEOTECTONICS 2 Second Semester
8 GEOL407 PHOTOGEOLOGY 2 First Semester
9 GEOL409 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY 2 First Semester
10 GEOL411 SEMINAR 1 First Semester
11 GEOL412 APPLIED GEOCHEMISTRY 2 Second Semester
12 GEOL414 GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NIGERIA 2 Second Semester
13 GEOL415 MICROPALAEONTOLOGY AND PALAEONTOLOGICAL DATA ANALYSIS 2 First Semester
14 GEOL417 PETROLEUM GEOLOGY 2 First Semester