WAEC Subjects Required for Home Economics and Education

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

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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 Home Economics and Education under the faculty of Education 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 Economics and Education 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 Economics and Education.

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 Economics and Education. 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 Economics and Education.

If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Home Economics and Education you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Home Economics and Education 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:

O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Home Economics and Education

The WAEC subjects required to study Home Economics and Education are as follows:

Five SSCE NTC/NBC credits or TC II merit passes including English language, Mathematics, Home Economics, Biology and Chemistry.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIBEN requires at least a pass in Chemistry and a credit pass in Biology/Agric Science.

(ii) IAUED requires at least one Science subject.

(iii) DELSU requires credit in Biology, Home Economics and at least a pass in Mathematics/Chemistry.

(iv) UNIUYO requires a credit pass in Chemistry.

(v) UNILAG requires Chemistry, Mathematics and any other one subject of Home Economics, Food and Nutrition, Clothing and textile, Home Management, Biology/ Agric. Science or Physics.

(vi) EBSU requires five `O` level credits in English, Mathematics, and any three of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Food and Nutrition, Clothing and textile, Home Management.

(vii) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credits Mathematics/English Language/Home Economics, Biology, Geography, Physics/Chemistry.

Old Grade II
Five Passes including Arithmetic/English/Domestic Science.

New Grade II Teachers Certificate
Five Credits including English, Mathematics, Home Economics.

NB:
Note one (1) Home Economics subject is required i.e Foods and Nutrition or Home Management or Textile and Clothing.

(viii) UNN requires five ‘O’ level credits which must include ANY TWO of the following: Home Management, Clothing and Textiles, Food and Nutrition, Biology,Chemistry, Physics, Agricultural Science, Economics, Cosmetology, Garment Making and Catering Craft at WASC/ WASSCE/GCE ‘O’ level / /NABTEB/NECO plus UNN minimum entry requirement.

(ix) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Chemistry and any two other subjects.

(x) BSU requires Credits in English, Mathematics, Biology and any 2 of the following subjects Home Management, Clothing and Textiles Food and Nutrition, Chemistry, Agricultural Science and Economics.

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

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