WAEC Subjects Required for Sociology

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

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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 Sociology under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Sociology 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 Sociology.

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 Sociology. 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 Sociology.

If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Sociology you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Sociology 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 Sociology

The WAEC subjects required to study Sociology are as follows:

Five SSCE credit passes in Government or History, English Language and three other subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) LASU requires credit passes in Mathematics, English Language and three other subjects from Economics, Government, Commerce, Geography, CRS, IRS, Accounts, Yoruba or a Science subject.

(ii) UNIILORIN requires at least 2 Social Science subjects and a pass in Mathematics.

(iii) AAU, UNIBEN, AAUA and DELSU require credits in Mathematics

(iv) UNIILORIN accepts Five ‘O’ level credit passes from Arts, Science or Social Science Subjects

(v) ABSU and UNICAL accept a pass in Mathematics.

(vi) UI accepts 5 ‘O’ level credits passes from Arts, Science or Social /Science.

(vii) FED-LAFIA requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government and any two of Economics, Commerce, History, IRS or CRK.

(viii) DELSU and BOWEN require five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, and any two social science subjects plus any other subject.

(ix) UNILAG requires English Language, Mathematics plus two Social Science subjects and one Arts subject.

(x) REDEEMER’S requires five ‘O level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics and three additional subjects in Social; Sciences or Arts

(xi) AAUA requires credit in English Language, Mathematics and any one of Geography/ History, Government and any two other subjects.

(xii) ABU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Government or History, Economics, Geography, CRK/IRK and at last a pass in Mathematics.

(xiii) KASU requires a credit in Mathematics.

(xiv) ABSU same as in Political Science.

(xv) GO same as in Political Science and International Relations.

(xvi) PAUL requires five SSCE credit passes in not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics and three Arts/Social Science subjects.

(xvii) BSU requires five SSCE credit passes from any Social Science or Arts subjects

(xviii) WESTERN-DEL same as in Political Science and Public Administration

(xix) JABU requires at least a pass in Mathematics

(xx) NDU requires five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and three other subjects in not more than two.

(xxi) KWASU requires credit passes in English, Mathematics, Government and any two other social sciences.

(xxii) ABUAD requires credit passes in English language, History/Government and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects. At least a pass in Mathematics is required.

(xxiii) GO requires five SSCE credit passes to include English, Mathematics, History or Government or Economics and two Science, Art or Social Science subjects.

(xxxiv) UMYUK requires Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two from Commerce, Government Geography, Accounting and Book Keeping in not more than two sittings.

(xxv) FED-OYEEKITI requires credit pass in Mathematics and one Science subject.

(xxvi) KSU requires credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, Economics/Geography/Government and any two other relevant subjects.

(xxvii) UNIPORT requires English Language and any three others from Social Science [including Mathematics]/Arts subject.

As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Sociology posted above are only eligible if you want to study Sociology under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences. 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 Sociology

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