The Department of Mathematics offers three degree programmes leading to the award of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Mathematics, Industrial Mathematics and Statistics.

A. B.Sc MATHEMATICS

**PHILOSOPHY**

The philosophy of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics is to produce graduates who are oriented in theory, application, innovations in the mathematical service to the nation (Nigeria) and human development.

**OBJECTIVE**

- To produce mathematics graduates relevant to our national manpower needs.
- To provide service course in Mathematics for students of other Department whose degree programmes require working knowledge of Mathematics.
- To produce courses and supervise research leading to higher degree of this University.
- To promote and encourage research in the various areas of mathematics.
- To produces graduate that can work in supervisory/advisory capacities in Industries and other sectors of the economy.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

**UME**– 5 Credits in WASC, SSCE, NECO, GCE, O/L, at a maximum of two sittings. The 5 Credits must include English language, Mathematics, Physics plus any two Sciences subjects chosen from Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, Economics and Geography.

WAIVER: None**DIRECT (200 LEVEL) ENTRY**– (i) HSC or GCE Advance level with passes in any four of the following: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and General Paper. (ii) UME plus HSC/GCE/A Level passes in Mathematics and any one of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Statistics (iii) UME plus NCE or Ordinary Diploma with a grade not lower than merit or lower credit in any of the following: Mathematics, Statistics, Data Processing, Computer Science and any of the engineering programmes from a recognized University or Polytechnic for such Programmes.

**B. B.Sc INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS**

**PHILOSOPHY**

The philosophy of Industrial Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics is to produce graduates who are oriented in the application of Mathematical theories and innovations in the Industrial, Economic and human development of the nation (Nigeria).

**OBJECTIVE**

- To produce Industrial Mathematics graduates relevant to our national manpower needs.
- To provide service courses in Industrial Mathematics for students of other Department whose degree programmes require working knowledge of Industrial Mathematics.
- To provide courses and supervise research leading to higher degree of this University.
- To promote and encourage research in the various area of Statistic.
- To produce graduates that can work in Supervisory/advisory capacities in Industrial and other sectors of the economy.

**ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS**

**UME**– 5 Credits in WASC, SSCE, NECO,GCE O/L, at a maximum of two sittings. The 5 Credit must include English Language, Mathematics, plus any three science subjects chosen from Physics, Chemistry, Biology. Agricultural Science, Economics and Geography.

WAIVER: None**DIRECT (200 LEVEL) ENTRY**– UME plus (i) HSC/GCE,

A Level passes in Mathematics and any other Science Subject or Economics. (ii) Ordinary Diploma or NCE with a grade not lower than Merit or Lower Credit in any of the following subjects: Mathematics, Statistics, Data processing, Computer Science and any of the Engineering programmes from a recognized University or Polytechnic for such programme.

**C. B.Sc STATISTICS PROGRAMMES**

**PHILOSOPHY**

The philosophy of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics is to produce graduate who are oriented in the theory, application, innovations in the statistics services to the nation (Nigeria) and human development

**OBJECTIVE**

- To produce Statistics graduates relevant to our national manpower needs.
- To provide service courses in statistics for students of other Department whose degree programmes require working knowledge of Statistics.
- To produce courses and supervise research leading to higher degree of this University.
- To promote and encourage research in the various areas of statistics.
- To produce graduates that can work in supervisory/advisory capacities in industries and other sectors of the economy.

**ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS**

**UME**– 5 Credits in WAEC, SSCE, NECO, GCE O/L, at a maximum of two sittings. The 5 Credit must includes English Language, Mathematics, Plus any three sciences subjects chosen from Physics, Chemistry, Biology. Agricultural Science, Economics and Geography.

WAIVER: None**DIRECT (200 LEVEL) ENTRY**– (i) HSC/ GCE, A level passes in Mathematics and any other science subject or Economics. (ii) Ordinary Diploma or NCE with a grade not lower than Merit or lower credit in any of the following subject: Mathematics, Statistics. Data processing, Computer Science and any of the Engineering Programmes from a recognized University or polytechnics for such programmes.

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