What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Home Economics? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Home 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 Home 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 Home 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 Home 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 Home 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 Home 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 Home Economics.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Home Economics you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Home 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 Home Economics
The WAEC subjects required to study Home Economics are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science, Mathematics, Physics, English Language and any one of Nutrition, Fine Arts, Textile, Construction,Technical Drawing, Basic Electricity, Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectioneries, General Metal Work, Men Garment Construction and Finishing, Spinning, Weaving, Surface Design and Printing, Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing, Ladies Garment Construction and Finishing.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) OAU accepts Physics, Geography. Home/ Management., Statistics. Economics, B/Studies, Zoology, Commerce or any of the following pairs Chem and Biology., Chemistry and Agriculture and Chemistry and Economics.
(ii) UNIUYO accepts five merit passes in TC II in relevant subjects.
(iii) MOUAU accepts:
a) For Home Economics – Same as in Agriculture.
b) For Hotel Management and tourism, it requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any of Physics, Economics and Government.
(iv) FUAM accepts P7 in English Language.
(v) UNILORIN requires at least a pass in Physics and Biology.
(vi) BELLS accept a pass in Physics
(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) UNAAB REQUIRES five (5) credits passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
(ix) CRUTECH accepts one Social Science subject (Economics or Accounting/Commerce) in place of Food and Nutrition/Home Economics.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Home Economics posted above are only eligible if you want to study Home 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 Home Economics
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Home Economics posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Home 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.