Courses Catalogue

English Language Skills

COURSE CODE: UCC 1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Public Adminstration, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course is intended for year one semester one students. It is an exposure to English usage. It seeks to work as a remedy and to enhance the usage of language in one’s daily life. It seeks to enrich the students’ communication skills and, bolster the students’ confidence when using the English language. It also seeks to work as a base for one’s professional dealings. It cuts across all faculties and schools.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
The aim of the course is to enable students be able to;

  • To display proper communication skills
  • To achieve communication competence
  • To acquire positive attitude to the acquisition and use of appropriate spoken and written forms, patterns and styles for specific situations.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of the course unit, students should be able to:

  • Describe the  basic skills of the English language
  • Apply communication skills
  • Acquire positive attitude to the acquisition and use of appropriate spoken and written forms, patterns and styles for specific situations.