What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Agricultural Economics? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Agricultural Economics 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 Agricultural Economics.
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 Agricultural Economics 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 Agricultural 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 Agricultural 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 Agricultural 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 Agricultural Economics.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Agricultural Economics you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Agricultural Economics 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 Agricultural Economics
The WAEC subjects required to study Agricultural Economics are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and one of Geography, Physics and Economics.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) FUAM and MOUA accept a pass in Physics.
(ii) DELSU accepts a pass in English Language.
(iii) EBSU and OOU require ‘O’ level credit in pass Physics.
(iv) UNIBEN accepts Statistics and Further Mathematics. Also requires at least a pass in Physics and a pass in Biology for candidates with a credit pass in Agric. Science.
(v) OAU does not require credit passes in Geography and Economics.
(vi) MOUAU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and any other Science subjects. Also credit in Agricultural Science must be backed up with at least a pass in Biology
(vii) UNIOSUN requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes in the SSCE or its equivalent at not more than two sittings in addition to an acceptable credit pass in the UME.
(viii) UNN accepts five O ’level credit passes in subjects which must include English Lang., Biology/or Agric. Science, chemistry and either mathematics or physics.
(ix)FUTO requires five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry,Biology/Agricultural Science and Economics. It accepts a Pass in Physics in not more than two sittings.
(x) LAUTECH requires English, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science and any one of Physics/ Economics/Geography.
a) Credit passes in English Language,Mathematics,Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
b) At least a pass in Physics.
c) Candidates with pass grade in Biology must possess credit pass in Agricultural Science. It does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Agricultural Economics posted above are only eligible if you want to study Agricultural Economics 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 Agricultural Economics
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Agricultural Economics posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Agricultural 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.