What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Home Science? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Home Science under the faculty of Agriculture in the university, then continue reading this post as I have provided you the subject combinations required in WAEC result as well as NECO result to study Home Science.
Referencing the introduction already made above, this is a notice to all aspirants who wish to apply for admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Home Science under the faculty of Agriculture that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Home Science has been published in this post.
As mentioned above, some of these NECO and WAEC subject requirements are compulsory which means you need to have at least a minimum of Credit passes (C6) in them in your o level result before you can use it to apply for admission to study Home Science.
Also, keep in mind that some schools may have special subject combination requirements for the subjects that are eligible to be used in JAMB before one can gain admission into Home Science. Irrespective of the subjects required by each school, English Language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects that you need to pass before you can gain admission to study Home Science.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Home Science you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Home Science here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
Before you proceed, check out the following resources that will help you better prepare for JAMB:
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Home Science
The WAEC subjects required to study Home Science are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes including Chemistry, Biology/ Agric Science, Mathematics and at least a pass in English and Physics. General Metal Work, General Wood Work, Building/Engineering Drawing, Furniture Design and Construction, Upholstery Design and Construction, Spray Painting and Period Furniture, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing, Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing and Basic Electricity.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNN In addition to the UTME/General University Entry requirements, a candidate must obtain credit passes in Chemistry, Biology or Food and Nutrition or Agricultural Science.
(ii) KSU requires credit passes at SSCE and/or GCE O/L in English Language, Chemistry, Biology or Agric. Science, Mathematics, Nutrition/Home Economics and at least a pass in Physics.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Home Science posted above are only eligible if you want to study Home Science under the faculty of Agriculture. If the course you are looking for is in another faculty, keep in mind that the o level subject requirements may vary and as such, you need to check the WAEC and NECO requirements for that course under the faculty of interest. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Home Science
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Home Science posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Home Science subject requirements mentioned above either in your WAEC result or your NECO result. You can find the schools by selecting the faculty and course in JAMB brochure here.