The National Universities Commission (NUC) has permitted BOUESTI to offer 33 new undergraduate programs.
The institution’s academic offerings will be greatly improved due to this development, and more chances for students looking for a top-notch education across a range of subjects will be made available.
Context and Implication of the NUC Approval
Following a resource verification visit carried out by panels of experts to assess the available human and material resources, the Executive Secretary of the NUC has given the nod for establishing these new courses on the University’s Main Campus.
This approval takes effect from the 2023/2024 academic session.
This development is a crucial milestone for BOUESTI as it broadens the institution’s academic landscape and provides students with more diverse study options.
The introduction of these programs indicates the university’s commitment to growth and innovation, positioning itself as a leading institution in Nigeria’s educational landscape.
Detailed List of New Courses
The newly approved undergraduate programs encompass a variety of fields, including education, science, technology, arts, and management. They are:
- B.Sc. Transport and Logistics Management
- B.Ed. Educational Technology
- B.LIS. Library and Information Science
- B.Ed. Early Childhood Education
- B.Sc. (Ed) Computer Science Education
- B.A. (Ed.) History
- B.A. English and Literary Studies
- B.A. History and International Studies
- B.A. French
- B.A. Linguistics
- B.A. Yoruba Studies
- B.A. Islamic Studies
- B.A. Religious Studies
- B.A. Theology
- B. Tech. Industrial Design
- B.Sc. Biochemistry
- B.Sc. Mathematics
- B.Sc. Statistics
- B.Sc. Agricultural Extension & Rural Development
- B. Aquaculture and Fisheries
- B.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics
- B.Sc. Hospitality Management and Tourism
- B.Sc. Procurement Management
- B.Sc. Cooperatives and Rural Development
- B.Sc. Estate Management
- B.Sc. Quantity Surveying
- B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering
- B.Tech. Fashion Design
- B.Tech. Clothing and Textiles
- B.Sc. Animal Science
- B.Sc. Public Health
- B.Sc. Health Information Management
- B.Sc. Social Work
Looking Forward: The Impact on the Institution and Students
The approval of these courses by the NUC marks a significant leap in BOUESTI’s quest to provide comprehensive, quality education to its students.
Not only does it broaden the academic curriculum, but it also serves to attract a larger pool of students with diverse interests.
This expansion aligns with the institution’s goal of creating a rich academic environment that fosters innovative thinking, intellectual growth, and the skills needed for the 21st-century workplace.
As BOUESTI continues to evolve, students can look forward to a more inclusive, dynamic, and engaging learning experience that caters to their unique educational aspirations.
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