Welcome to the Department of Economics, ABU Zaria. A dynamic department producing graduates with the best thinking and best capacities for investigating local, national and global economic problems and policy issues as well as globally competitive problem solving, writing and communication skills. The Department was established in 1966 is one of the oldest Departments of Economics in Nigerian Universities. Until 1996, the Department was part of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). When FASS was split into Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, the Department became a part of the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Department has since 1966 run undergraduate courses leading to the award of Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.