BA Religion and Cultural Studies

BA Programme

African is changing rapidly, and as in all changes, there are enormous challenges and opportunities. There is need for continuing discernment in order to determine what God is calling the churches in Africa to do and to become. Spiritans want to contribute to this search for the will of God in Africa and the wider world, through this program.

1. Certificate of SSCE, GCE or WAEC with a minimum of 5 credits including English Language, mathematics, or
one other science subject and Christian religious Knowledge(CRK)
2. Transcript of 3 or 4 year Diploma/degree in philosophy
3. Certificate and transcript of any other degree acquired
4. Birth Certificate or age declaration or baptismal card
5. 2 letters of recommendation.

  • Religious/Diocesan - One letter must be from major superior/bishop
  • Independent student, who was once in a major seminary - one letter must be from rector or a formator of former major seminary.
  • Independent student, who was never in a major seminary - one letter must be from a catholic priest.
6. Application letter for admission
7. Application form fee - N5000 (Non-Refundable)
8. Four passport photos

FIRST YEAR FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLEUNITS
RCS101INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY RELIGIOUS2
RCS111BACKGROUND OF THE OLD TESTAMENT2
RCS121BASIC BIBLICAL GREEK I2
RCS123BACKGROUND OF THE NEW TESTAMENT2
RCS211INTRODUCTION TO OLD TESTAMENT HEBREW2
RCS251AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGION I2
GSP101THE USE OF ENGLISH2
GSP105NATURAL SCIENCE I2
GSP111USE OF LIBRARY AND STUDY SKILLS2
GSP201PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION I2
TOTAL20

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLEUNITS
RCS102FIELD TRIP AND TUTORIAL I2
RCS122BASIC BIBLICAL GREEK II2
RCS202BASIC CONCEPTS IN THE STUDY OF RLIGION AND SOCIETY2
RCS212ELEMENT OF HEBREW GRAMMER2
RCS214EXILIC AND POST-EXILIC ISRAEL2
RCS224TRADITION OF JESUS2
GSP102THE USE OF ENGLISH II2
GSP106NATURAL SCIENCE II2
GSP202PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION II2
RCS206PROBLEMS OF RELIGIOUS BELIEFS AND HISTORY2
TOTAL20

SECOND YEAR FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLEUNITS
RCS213PEOPLE OF OLD TESTAMENT: THEIR HISTORY2
RCS231CHRISTIAN HOSTORY AND DOCTRINE I2
RCS313THE RELIGION OF THE OLD TESTAMENT2
RCS321EARLY CHROSTIANITY: THE BEGINING2
RCS323NEW TESTAMENT THEOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK2
RCS351AFRICAN TRADITION RELIGION II2
COS101INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE2
CED341COURSES ON ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH2
RCS343THE RELEVANCE OF RELIGION TO MAN2
TOTAL18

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLEUNITS
RCS204FIELD TRIP AND TUTORIAL II2
RCS314OLD TESTAMENT PROPHETS2
RCS322EARLIEST CHRISTIANITY: THE LIFE AND WORK OF ST. PAUL2
RCS332NEW TESTAMENT TEXT I2
RCS342MAN AND HIS CULTURE2
COS304COMPUTER APPLICATIONS2
CED342COURSES ON ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOMENT AND RESEARCH II2
PSY261HISTORY OF ISLAMIC IN WEST AFRICA2
RCS352AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGION2
TOTAL20

FINAL YEAR FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLEUNITS
RCS331HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY IN WEST AFRICA2
RCS341RELIGIOUS INTERPRETATION OF SOCIETY2
RCS413LITERATURE OF THE OLD TESTAMENT I3
RCS421CLOSE OF THE NEW TESTAMENT ERA3
RCS431CHRISTIAN HISTORY AND DOCTRINE III3
RCS481DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR2
RCS491PROJECT TUTORIALS1
RCS411HEBREW POETRY2
TOTAL18

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE NO TITLEUNITS
RCS362RELIGIOUS ETHICS II2
RCS414LITERATURE OF OLD TESTAMENT II3
RCS416PSEUDO-EPIGRAPHIC BOOK OF THE OLD TESTAMENT2
RCS422NEW TESTAMENT TEXT II3
RCS492PROJECT6
RCS456COMPARATIVE STUDY OF RELIGION IN AFRICA2
TOTAL18


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