Urhobo Historical Societies
DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY
ABRAKA, NIGERIA

PROFESSOR PIUS O. SADA (J.P.). B Sc (UNN) MA; Ph.D (Indiana)
TELEPHONE: 234-054-66027
 

REF: BC/A.2 18 May 1998


FOUR-YEAR CURRICULUM
IN B.A. & B.A. (Ed.) DEGREES IN URHOBO STUDIES

B.A. SINGLE HONOURS



100 Level

FIRST SEMESTER.

URH 101 - Introduction to Urhobo language and culture......3C

URH 102 - Introduction to forms and functions of Urhobo language...... 3C

URH 103 - Introduction to the history and culture of Urhobo..... 3C

LIN 101 - Introduction to Linguistics I …. 3C

LIN 102 - Introduction to Phonetics……… 3C

GST 101 - Use of English and Library…… 4R

GST 102 - Philosophy and logic…………. 2R

+ + + An Elective from Fac. of Arts….......3E
Total                                                             24

SECOND SEMESTER.

URH 111 - Basic oral communication in Urhobo…. 3C

URH 112 - Varieties of Urhobo language………….. 3C

URH 113 - Literacy and Numerical skills in Urhobo.. 3C

LIN 111 - Introduction to Linguistics II ………….. 3C

LIN 112 - Phonetic analysis and transcription……. 3C

GST 111 - Nigerian people and culture…………… 2R

GST 112 - History and philosophy of science…….  3E

+ + + An Elective form Fac. of Arts…………. ........22

Summary

                                                    Total Core                30
                                                     Total Required        10
                                                     Total Elective            6
                                                            Grand Total     46

 

 200 Level

FIRST SEMESTER

URH 201 - The History of the Urhobo People……… 3C

URH 202 - Urhobo othography……………………… 3C

URH 203 - Introduction to Urhobo oral Lit. ………… 3C

URH 204 - Urhobo phonetics ………………………… 3C

LIN 201 - Introduction to Phonology…………………. 3C

LIN 202 - Introduction to Morphology…………………3E

+ + + An Elective from Fac. of Arts……………….         21
 
 

 SECOND SEMESTER
 

URH 211 - Introduction to written Urhobo Lit……………… 3C

URH 212 - Forms of Urhobo Prose…………………………. 3C

URH 213 - Introduction to Urhobo Phonology……………… 3C

URH 214 - Introduction to Urhobo Morphology……………. 3C

LIN 211 - Introduction to Phonological Analysis …………… 3C

+ + An Elective from Fac. of Arts………………………          3E
Total                                                                                             18

Summary
                                                                            Total Core …. 33
                                                                           Total Elective… 6
                                                                            Grand Total…. 39
 

 300 Level

FIRST SEMESTEr

URH 301 - Urhobo Dialects………………………….. 3C

URH 302 - Forms of Urhobo poetry………………….. 3C

URH 303 - Introduction to Urhobo drama……………. 3C

URH 304 - Literacy criticism………………………… 3C

URH 305 - Phonological processes in Urhobo drama… 3C

URH 306 - Intermediate use of Urhobo………………. 2E

LIN 301 - Introduction to Syntex……………………. 3C
 

SECOND SEMESTER

URH 311 - Urhobo Poetry……………………………………. 3C

URH 312 - Urhobo Syntex…………………………………… 3C

URH 313 - Urhobo Semantics………………………………… 3C

URH 314 - Naming among the Urhobo………………………. 3C

URH 315 - Research Methodology…………………………… 3C

URH 316 - Aspects of Urhobo culture……………………….. 2E

CMP 311 - Application of Computer to Arts………………… 3C

LIN 311 - Semantics………………………………………….. 3C
Total                                                                                             23

Summary

                                                                               Total Core ........... 36
                                                                               Total Required….. 6
                                                                               Total Elective…… 2
                                                                               Grand Total…….. 44

Note: Only one Elective is to be offered for the session.

400 Level

FIRST SEMESTER

URH 400 - Project………………………………………… . 6C

URH 401 - Urhobo Prose Fiction…………………………. 3C

URH 402 - Urhobo Drama………………………………… 3C

URH 403 - Theory and Practice of translation……………. 3C

URH 404 - Urhobo Worldview…………………………… 3C

URH 406 - Urhobo Oratory………………………………. 2E

URH 401 - Postlexical semantics…………………………. 3C
Total                                                                                        23

SECOND SEMESTER

URH 411 - Urhobo creative writing………………………. 3C

URH 412 - Contrastive studies of Urhobo Language…….. 3C

URH 413 - Topics in Urhobo folklore and folklife………. 3C

URH 414 - Urhobo stylistics……………………………… 3C

URH 415 - Advanced use of Urhobo…………………….. 2E

LIK 411 - Lexicography………………………………….. 3C
Total                                                                                        17

Summary

                                                                Total Core……….36
                                                                Total Elective…….2
                                                                Grand Total...........38
 

Note:
Only one Elective is to be offered for the session.
 


4 YEAR B.A. (Ed) PROGRAMME



Students who register for a 4 Year BA (Ed.) Urhobo programme should replace the asteriked courses in the B. A. single Honours' programme with appropriate Education courses from the Department of Education Foundations and Administration.


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