Department of Economics

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - Nigeria

Undergraduate Programme

The undergraduate program has four main elements as listed below:

Several two- and three-credit unit core courses;

One six-credit unit research project in final year;

Some electives from the Department and designated Departments in the Business School and Faculty of Social Sciences; and

General Studies Courses.

S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester Status
1 ECON 101 Principle of Microeconomics I 2 First Semester Core
2 ECON 103 Principles of Macroeconomics I 2 First Semester Core
3 ECON 105 Introduction to Maths for Economists I 2 First Semester Core
4 ACCT 101 Introduction to Financial Accounting and Reporting I 2 First Semester Core
5 BUMG 101 Principles of Business Admin I 2 First Semester Core
6 ABBS 101 Basic Computer I 2 First Semester Core
7 GENS 101 Nationalism 1 First Semester Core
8 ACSC 101 Elements of Statistics I 1 First Semester Core
9 GENS 103 English and Communication Skills 2 First Semester Core
10 ACCT 102 Int. Financial Accounting and Reporting II 2 Second Semester Core
11 ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics II 2 Second Semester Core
12 ECON 104 Principles of Macroeconomics II 2 Second Semester Core
13 BUMG 102 Principles of Business Admin II 2 Second Semester Core
14 ABBS 102 Basic Computer II 2 Second Semester Core
15 ECON 106 Intro. to Mathematics for Economics II 2 Second Semester Core
16 ACSC 102 Elements of Statistics II 2 Second Semester Elective
17 GENS 102 Environmental Health 1 Second Semester Elective
18 GENS 104 History and Philosophy of Science 1 Second Semester Core
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S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester Status
1 ECON 201 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis I 3 First Semester Core
2 ECON 203 Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis I 3 First Semester Core
3 ACCT 201 Financial Accounting and Reporting I 3 First Semester Core
4 ECON 205 Mathematics for Economists I 3 First Semester Core
5 GENS 201 Moral Philosophy 1 First Semester Elective
6 ACSC 207 Advanced Mathematics I OR 2 First Semester Elective
7 Any Elective from Faculty of Social Sciences 2 First Semester Elective
8 ECON 202 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis II 3 Second Semester Core
9 ECON 204 Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis II 3 Second Semester Core
10 ACCT 202 Financial Accounting and Reporting II 3 Second Semester Core
11 BUMG 202 Management Theory II 3 Second Semester Core
12 GENS 202 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 1 Second Semester Core
13 ACSC 208 Advanced Mathematics II OR Any Elective from Social Science Faculty 2 Second Semester Elective
14 ECON 206 Mathematics for Economists II 3 Second Semester Core
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S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester Status
1 ECON 301 Microeconomics Analysis I 3 First Semester Core
2 ECON 303 Macroeconomics Analysis I 3 First Semester Core
3 ECON 305 Nigerian Economy I 3 First Semester Core
4 ECON 307 Theory of Statistics 3 First Semester Elective
5 ECON 311 Elements of Banking Elective 3 First Semester Elective
6 ECON 313 Labour Economics 3 First Semester Elective
7 ECON 315 Elements of Cost & Mgt. Acctg. 3 First Semester Core
8 ECON 317 Comparative Economic System 3 First Semester Elective
9 ECON 319 Industrial Economics 3 First Semester Elective
10 ECON 325 Introduction to Islamic Economics I 3 First Semester Elective
11 ECON 302 Microeconomics Analysis II 3 Second Semester Core
12 ECON 304 Macroeconomics Analysis II 3 Second Semester Core
13 ECON 306 Nigerian Economy II 3 Second Semester Core
14 ECON 308 Applied Statistics II 3 Second Semester Core
15 ECON 310 Financial systems 3 Second Semester Elective
16 ECON 312 Population Economics 3 Second Semester Elective
17 ECON 314 Industrial Relations 3 Second Semester Elective
18 ECON 316 Elements of Public Sector 3 Second Semester Elective
19 ECON 318 Political Economy 3 Second Semester Elective
20 ECON 326 Introduction to Islamic Economics II 3 Second Semester Elective
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S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester Status
1 ECON 401 Applied Microeconomic Analysis I 3 First Semester Core
2 ECON 403 Applied Macroeconomic Analysis I 3 First Semester Core
3 ECON 405 History of Economic 3 First Semester Core
4 ECON 407 Thought I 3 First Semester Core
5 ECON 411 Development Economics I 3 First Semester Elective
6 ECON 413 Introduction to Econometrics I 3 First Semester Core
7 ECON 415 Monetary Economics I 3 First Semester Elective
8 ECON 417 Project Evaluation I 3 First Semester Elective
9 ECON 419 Theory of Taxation 3 First Semester Elective
10 ECON 423 International Trade Theory 3 First Semester Elective
11 ECON 425 Transport Economics I 3 First Semester Elective
12 Islamic Banking & Finance 3 First Semester Elective
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