The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved a Shariah degree for BUK and approved 11 other programmes for two tertiary institutions, according to a newly released list.
The National University Commission (NUC) has recently approved Bayero University in Kano (BUK) to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in Shariah.
The university commission also approved 11 affiliate programs at the Federal College of Education in Kano and the College of Education in Minna, which were approved by the university commission.
According to a bulletin provided by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, the new permissions were granted on July 1. (JAMB)
According to the National Universities Commission (NUC), Bayero University in Kano would be the first university in Nigeria to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in Shariah (BUK).
This was reported in a bulletin issued on the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) official website on Monday, January 31, according to the announcement.
In Islam, Sharia is a religious law that is a component of one’s religious upbringing.
It is derived from the religious precepts of Islam and is founded on the sacred books of Islam, particularly the Quran and the Hadith, which are considered to be the most authoritative sources.
In addition, the bulletin states that the commission has approved 11 affiliate programs for two institutions of education, according to the bulletin.
Three affiliate courses were granted for the Federal College of Education in Kano, which is located in Nigeria.
- B.A. in Islamic Studies (with Ed.)
- B.Sc. (Ed.) Chemistry
- B.Sc. (Ed.)Biology Education
The following affiliate courses have been approved by the College of Education in Minna:
- B.A. in Islamic Studies (with an emphasis on editing).
- Biology Education with a B.Sc. (Ed.)
- B.A. (Ed.) History Education
- Bachelor of Arts in Education (Hausa)
- B.A. (Ed.) in Arabic Language and Education
- Bachelor of Education in Social Studies
- English Education (B.A. (Ed.)) Bachelor of Arts in Education
- B.Sc. (Ed.) Mathematics Education (B.Sc. (Ed.) Mathematics Education