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3RD, 4TH and 5TH Combined Convocation
by Rhema University - Thursday, 28 March 2019, 9:01 AM
 

Rhema University will hold its 3RD,4TH and 5TH Combined Convocation on April 13th, 2019. The venue of the Convocation is the University auditorium.

 


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In the real world, politics, and economics are fundamentally inseparable. Whether it be the gender pay-gap, the costs, and profits from climate change, or the instability of global financial markets, the various topics in this module will expose students to a broader understanding of some of the ways in which political and economic spheres are connected.


The course explains the meaning and scope of Political Science; examines basic and introductory concepts in the discipline in order to equip the students with the appropriate tools for analysing African politics. It periodizes African politics: the pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial eras, taking note of the nature of political institutions that were and still created and the political contestations and competitions. It explains how the development ideology and the interest(s) of each historical epoch have, in turn, shaped the conduct of African politics and the nature of political institutions such as the parliament, the political parties, and the conduct of elections. Finally, it examines the consequences of all this for democracy and development in Africa.


This course examines the thoughts and ideas of African political thinkers in the colonial and post-colonial eras. It also introduce students to the peculiar nature of the pre-colonial African societies. The discourse in this would largely focus on their ideas of the organization of society, development of political system and the nature of the State. Emphases would be placed on the context of emergence of these ideas and the relevance of such ideas for contemporary times. The place of the thoughts of these African thinkers their utility to the conduct and understanding of politics in contemporary African states would also be discussed.
The course [POL222],attempts a vivid introduction of the whole essence of the major political ideas there are to students of political science. In doing this, the team of lecturers will describe the period in which the ideas came into being. They will also outline the features of these ideas and how they have changed over time. At the end of the course, the students would be expected to be able to describe the context in which the ideas came into being, distinguish each of the ideas from the others, and have a working knowledge of the debates that have occurred within and between these political ideas.

Summary of Course

This course [POL322], largely explores the basic methodologies adopted for comparative analysis and studies in the field of political science. Thus, the exposes students to an array of methods and approaches in the field of research in political science and more importantly, in the social science research.

Introduction To Mass Communication 1 (2Units):

Consideration of Mass Communication as a  sub-type of human communication and overview of the progress: Models and elements of communication.


Introduction to [POL222 CEP]

For this course[POL222 CEP], students will be introduced to major political ideas that have shaped the world from ancient times to this dispensation. In doing this, students would be made to become acquainted with the various periods where specific political ideologies originated from and influenced their world into becoming what it is today

General Introduction to POL215

The course analyses fundamental issues in politics from a comparative perspective. It is designed to teach you different political orders and the scheme for classifying and evaluating them. In addition, the course is designed to expose the student to the basic techniques, concepts, theories and approaches to the comparative studies of politics.

  1. Brief Overview of Course Objectives for [POL122CEP]
The course explains the meaning and scope of Political Science; examines basic and introductory concepts in the discipline in order to equip the students with the appropriate tools for analyzing African politics. It periodizes African politics: the pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial eras, taking note of the nature of political institutions that were and still created and the political contestations and competitions.

GENERAL COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course, “PHILOSOPHY, LOGIC AND HUMAN EXISTENCE”, which shall hereafter be also known as (GST 113), consists of a wide range of rigorous investigations into basic and fundamental issues in the highly esteemed discipline of Philosophy, Logic and the Science of Human Existence. Since the study of philosophy continues to develop in these contemporary times, we in this study shall be devoted not just to studying the Ancient philosophers, but also to studying those Contemporary thinkers and philosophers who have laid the foundation for knowledge with the view to applying their ideas and knowledge to solving the many problems that have been known to influence human existence here on earth. The entire course consists of three divisions which we shall capture in three modules, Philosophy, logic & Human existence. But first, let us present the main objectives for the course GST 113.


Course Description/Summary For [POL233 CEP]

This course examines the basic concepts, theories, and postulations of political economy. It goes beyond an introduction to the interdisciplinary nature of political economy, especially within the social sciences. It shall also attempt to apply the basic concepts and assumptions of political economy to the social, historical, political and economic realities in Africa/Nigeria.


This course [AIC921] will integrate lecture sessions, class discussions, assigned readings, oral and written presentation of assignments, library research sessions, teamwork and small group presentations, and other activities associated with the learning and using of ICT for Educational purpose and for the enhancement the quality of human life and knowledge. All the activities will aid you in attaining the major learning objectives of this course [AIC921]. 

12th NITIMUM CONFERENCE, 2019