What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Economics? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Economics under the faculty of Arts and Humanities 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 Economics.

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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 Economics under the faculty of Arts and Humanities that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Economics 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 Economics.
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 Economics. 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 Economics.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Economics you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Economics here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.

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Before you proceed, check out the following resources that will help you better prepare for JAMB:

O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Economics

The WAEC subjects required to study Economics are as follows:

Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and at least two other relevant courses preferably in Commerce, Government and Accounting subjects

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) FULOKOJA and FUD accept any two Arts or Social Science subjects as the fourth and fifth subjects.

(ii) FUWUKARI accepts credit passes in Geography, Business Methods and Statistics.

As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Economics posted above are only eligible if you want to study Economics under the faculty of Arts and Humanities. 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 Economics

This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Economics posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Economics 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.

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