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Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (Political Science) program

Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Bachelors Degree Program 4 Years

Course Details

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (Political Science) at Catholic University of Eastern Africa seeks to produce high calibre political scientists capable of providing the most relevant answers to the maladies of contemporary society. It also seeks to produce leaders capable of filling the leadership vacuum currently existing in Africa.

Minimum Entry Requirements

To be accepted for the Bachelors of Arts in Social Sciences (Economics) programme at CUEA, a candidate requires:
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with the minimum mean grade of C+ (Plus) And a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in English
OR
A Principal pass in the A-Levels in the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (A-Levels) or GCE A-Level or the equivalent Kenya Advanced Certificate of education with a minimum of 2 principal passes or the equivalent
OR
A Diploma social work from a recognized institution or the equivalent

Course Objectives

The Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (Anthropology) at Catholic University of Eastern Africa aims to to equip learners with relevant skills, knowledge and attitude.

Course Program

Depending on the prospective students qualifications the Bacheor of Arts in Social Sciences (Anthropology) at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa can be either a four year programme, three year programme.

Four Year Bacheor of Arts in Social Sciences (Political Science) Programme.
In the first year students must take 12 courses. In the first semester, Communication Skills shall be a compulsory course. In the second semester, Christian Ethics and Formation in Moral Maturity shal be a compulsory course.
In the second year students are required to take 12 courses. Computer Literacy and Introduction to Bible Studies will be compulsory each semester respectively.
This requirement means that in the first and second years of study, a four-year candidate shall have satisfied the general requirement of the department, having studied three social sciences disciplines selected fro Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science and Economics. The three-year candidates shall have the above requiirements in their first year of study.
to qualify to specialize in Political Science in the third and fourth years of study, a candidate must have scored an average B grade by the end of Semester 2, years 1 and 2 for four-year students,and an average B grade in the end of semester 2, year 1 for the three year students.

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