Project Description

Programme Philosophy:

Sociology as a Department in Hezekiah University offers a critical exploration of all aspects of society and social life. This highly relevant discipline is particularly concerned with social transformation and in developing an insight into the major challenges facing contemporary society. Students will develop an understanding of the contemporary world, human behaviour and the forces shaping society. They will examine social, political, historical, cultural and economic issues and study topics as diverse as class and social inequality, health and disability, globalisation, crime, countercultures, family life, gender and the development of cities

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  • VISION- The mission of the Department of Sociology is to provide students with the theoretical and substantive knowledge to participate as skilled professionals within the institutions and organizations that shape our increasingly diverse and global society.

  • MISSION – The Mission of Sociology Department at Hezekiah University Umudi is to prepare our graduates for a range of career options, post-graduate educational opportunities, and a life of engaged, democratic citizenship. With full knowledge of how societies and cultures shape individuals and how, in turn, informed social action can create meaningful social change.

  • AIM & OBJECTIVEThe Aims and Objectives of the Department of Sociology in Hezekiah University are as follows:

    1. To teach students the concepts, theories, and methods of the behavioral and social services.

    2. To introduce students to the basic social processes of society, social institutions and patterns of social behavior.

    3. To train students to understand and to interpret objectively the role of social processes, social institutions and social interactions in their lives.

    4. To enable students to cope effectively with the socio-cultural and interpersonal processes of a constantly changing complex society.

    5. To train students for positions in criminal justice, gerontology, social science and social welfare.

    6. To prepare students for graduate study.

    7. To strengthen the marketable expertise in quantitative analysis and computer applications in advertising, demography, marketing and the social sciences.

  • Career Placement – The field of sociology involves exploring and analyzing issues vital to our personal lives, our communities, our nation, and our world. Graduates with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology can pursue employment in a wide range of areas as;

    • Guidance Counselors
    • Human Resources (HR) Representatives
    • Lawyers
    • Management Consultants
    • Market Research Analysts
    • Media Planners
    • Policy Analysts
    • Public Relations (PR) Specialists, etc.
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The Degree Programmes shall be based on the following courses throughout the the four(4) years:

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Admission Requirements

Prospective students may be admitted into the department through one of  the following:

(i)    UTME:   A minimum of Five (5) credit level passes in the SSCE/NECO/GCE (O’ Levels) examinations in relevant subjects including English Language and Literature in English with a pass in Mathematics in not more than two sittings is required for admission into the 4 – year (8 Semester) programme in addition to relevant subjects combination (English, Literature in English and any two other Arts or Social Science subject) in UME.

(ii)      Direct Entry:  Diploma with a minimum of Lower credit in English Language, or Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with a major in English Language and a minimum grade C, or a minimum of 2 GCE/JUPEB Advanced Level passes in Arts subjects one of which must be English Language and O’Level requirement of credit pass in English Language and Literature in English with a pass in Mathematics for the 3-year (6 consecutively-run Semester) programme.

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Mr. Nwuwa
Mr. NwuwaAg. HOD Sociology

As The Ag. HOD Department of Sociology, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our department. Our department has a long tradition of academic excellence and a proven track record of training new generations of students. Our faculty members specialize in a range of substantive areas, boast numerous areas of theoretical expertise, and employ a diversity of methodological approaches to the study of society and culture.

Welcome to one of the outstanding Departments in Hezekiah University, Umudi, Imo State.


Mr. Nwuwa
Mr. Nwuwa
Miss Ijeoma Olemeforo
Miss Ijeoma Olemeforo

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