Best Art Courses in Nigerian Universities

 – Art Courses and Subjects Required –

Are you a student in the art department in secondary school who is still busy with the thoughts of which art course you can study in Nigeria? Here is a complete list of art courses.

Art Courses and Subjects Required

This article is written to assist candidates interested in studying art in Nigerian universities.

Each course has different requirements, so you will need to look through the JAMB brochure to find out what they are.

The Importance of Art Courses

The arts bring people together across times and cultures. Because the arts are both universal and culturally specific, they are a powerful tool for increasing international and intercultural understanding. They contribute to the improvement of international relations.

Students gain a better understanding of their own culture as well as preparation for global citizenship through the study of the arts.

They assist in the interpretation and defense of a country’s law and constitution, ensuring that law and order prevail in society.

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List of Art Courses in Nigeria Universities

1. Archaeology

2. African and Asian Studies

3. Anthropology

4. Arabic Studies

5. Arabic Language and Literature

6. Arabic and IS

7. Arts (Combined)

8. Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies

9. Christian Studies

10. Classical Studies

11. Communication Arts

12. Communication and Language Arts

13. Comparative Religious Studies

14. Counseling and Psychology

15. Creative Arts

16. Drama/Dramatic Arts/Performing Arts/Theatres Arts

17. International Studies and Diplomacy

18. Efik-Ibibio

19. English Language

20. English Language and Literature

21. English Studies

22. English and Literary Studies

23. English and International Studies

24. Economics

25. Fine Art/Fine and Applied Arts

26. Foreign Language and Literature

27. French

28. French and International Relations

29. French and German/Russian

30. Fulfulde

31. Geography and Environmental Studies

32. German

33. Hausa

34. History

35. History and Archaeology

36. History/International Studies

37. History and Diplomacy

38. History and Diplomatic Studies

39. History and Strategic Studies

40. History and Political Studies

41. Igbo

42. Igbo/Linguistics

43. International Studies and Diplomacy

44. International and Comparative Politics

45. IS

46. Kanuri

47. Kiswahili

48. Languages

49. Languages Arts

50. Languages Arts and Yoruba

51. Language and Linguistics

52. Language and Literature

53. Linguistics

54. Linguistics/Yoruba

55. Linguistics/Edo

56. Linguistics/Urhobo

57. Literature in English

58. Mass Communication

59. Modern European Languages

60. Modern Language and Translation

61. Music

62. Philosophy

63. Philosophy and Religious Studies

64. Political Science and Conflict Resolution

65. Psychology and Human Development

66. Portuguese

67. Portuguese/English

68. Religion and Philosophy

69. Religion and Science

70. Religious Studies

71. Religious Studies/Theology

72. Russian with French/German

73. Sociology

74 Theology

75. Yoruba

76. Yoruba and Communication.

General Admission Requirements for Art Courses

Here are the admission requirements for all the listed art courses in Nigerian universities:

Philosophy

O’level: Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English language and four (4) other relevant subjects.

JAMB subject combination: Any three (3) subjects.

English Language

Five (5) SSC credit passes include Literature in English, English Language, and three other Arts or Social Science subjects.

JAMB subject combination: Literature in English, one other Art subject, and another Arts or Social Science subject.

Religious Studies

O’level: Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language and CRS/IS.

UTME subject: CRS/IS and any other two (2) subjects.

Art (Combined honor)

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language and the subjects to be combined.

Arabic Studies

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Arabic, and three (3) other relevant subjects.

JAMB subject combination: Arabic and two (2) subjects from Arts and/or Social Sciences

Archaeology

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language and one (1) of the following subjects, Religious Studies, Geography, Economics, and History.

JAMB subject combination: Any two (2) subjects from Arts, and Social Sciences and one (1) of History, Religious Studies, Government, and Geography.

Christian Religious Studies

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, CRS, and three (3) other relevant subjects.

UTME subject: Two (2) Arts subjects including CRS and any other subject.

Theatre Art

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language and Arts subjects.

UTME subject: Literature in English and two (2) other relevant subjects.

French

Five (5) SSC credit passes including French and English Language plus one (1) other Arts subject.

UTME subject: French and any other two (2) subjects from Arts

History

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include History and English Language.

UTME subject: History and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

History and International studies

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Geography, Government/History.

UTME subject: History/Government and any other two (2) subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

Linguistics/ Linguistics and Communication Studies

Five (5) SSC credit passes including the English Language.

UTME subject: Any Language and two (2) other subjects.

Mass Communication

Five (5) SSC credit passes including the English Language.

UTME subject: Any three (3) Arts and Social Science subjects.

Music

Five (5) SSC credit passes including Music and English Language.

UTME subject: Music, one (1) other Arts subject plus any other subject.

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All of the courses listed above are among the best art courses in Nigeria. However, it is advisable to research the employability rate of a course before enrolling in it, especially in Nigeria. The employability rate is what makes an art course the best art course to study.

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