Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - Nigeria

Undergraduate Programme

Admission Requirements

To be awarded a degree, B.Sc. (HONS) HUMAN ANATOMY students must complete 120 Credit Units.

Duration of Programme

Programme consists of a 120 Semester hours of credit units in 4 years of study(UTME), and 90 credit units for student of 3 years (Direct Entry)

100 Level First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
PHYS 131 Heat and Property of Matter 2 First Semester
PHYS 161 Introduction to Practical Physics 1 First Semester
CHEM 121 Introduction to General Chemistry 2 First Semester
CHEM 121 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 2 First Semester
CHEM 161 Introduction to Chemistry Practical 1 First Semester
BIOL 113 Invertebrates and Vertebrates 2 First Semester
BIOL 111 Plants Systemic Biology 2 First Semester
GENS 103 English and Communication Skills 2 First Semester
GENS 101 Nationalism 1 First Semester
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
BIOL 114 Introduction to Evolution and Genetics 2 Second Semester
BIOL 112 Introduction of Ecology 2 Second Semester
PHYS 162 General Physics Practical II 1 Second Semester
PHYS 112 Electricity Magnetism and Modern Physics 2 Second Semester
CHEM 162 Introduction to Chemistry Practical I 1 Second Semester
CHEM 112 Introduction to Physical Chemistry II 2 Second Semester
COMM 102 Man and His Environmen 2 Second Semester
STAT 102 Introductory Statistic 2 Second Semester
GENS 104 History and Philosophy of Science 1 Second Semester
GENS 102 Environmental Health 1 Second Semester

200 Level First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
NURS 203 Foundation of Nursing I 2 First Semester
COMM 201 Biostatistics 2 First Semester
ANAT 209 Human Anatomy I 3 First Semester
HPHY 225 Human Physiology I 2 First Semester
HPHY 227 Human Physiology II 2 First Semester
MBCH 201 Biochemistry of Macromolecules 3 First Semester
MBCH 205 Biochemistry Practical I 1 First Semester
MBCH 203 Nutritional Biochemistry 2 First Semester
POLS 201 Nigerian Government and Politics 3 First Semester
COSC 265 Fundamentals of Computer Science 2 First Semester
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
NURS 206 Foundation of Nursing I 3 Second Semester
ANAT 212 Human Anatomy II 3 Second Semester
HPHY 226 General Physiology I Second Semester
HPHY 228 General Physiology II 4 Second Semester
HPHY 230 Introductory Practical Physiology 1 Second Semester
MICR 286 Medical Microbiology and Parasitology 3 Second Semester
COMM 204 Medical Sociology 3 Second Semester
MBCH 202 General Metabolism I 3 Second Semester
GENS 202 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2 Second Semester

300 Level First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
NURS 319 Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing I 3 First Semester
NURS 313 Medical Surgical Nursing I 4 First Semester
NURS 315 Community Health Nursing I 3 First Semester
NURS 307 *Medical Surgical Nursing Practicum I 3 First Semester
ANAT 309 Human Anatomy III 3 First Semester
COMM 305 Principles and Methods of Epidemiology 2 First Semester
NURS 311 Foundation of Nursing III 2 First Semester
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
EDPS 302 Developmental Psychology 2 Second Semester
NURS 322 Psychiatry and Mental Health Nursing II 3 Second Semester
NURS 304 Medical and Surgical Nursing II 3 Second Semester
NURS 316 Maternal and Child health Nursing I 3 Second Semester
NURS 318 Community Health Nursing II 3 Second Semester
PHCL 308 Community Health Nursing II 3 Second Semester
PHCL 308 Pharmacodynamics and Chemotherapy 2 Second Semester
PATH 312 General Cellular Pathology and Cytology 3 Second Semester
NURS 324 *Medical Surgical Nursing Practicum II 2 Second Semester
NURS 314 Community Health Nursing Practicum 1 Second Semester

400 Level First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
NURS 401 Medical and Surgical Nursing III 3 First Semester
NURS 423 Curriculum Development And Principles of Nursing Education 3 First Semester
NURS 425 Peadiatric Nursing 2 First Semester
NURS 429 Maternal and Child Health Nursing II 3 First Semester
NURS 421 *Pediatric Nursing Practicum 3 First Semester
PHCL 407 Systemic Pharmacology 3 First Semester
GENS 301 Business Creation and Growth 2 First Semester
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
Second Semester
NURS 402 Management of Nursing Care Services 3 Second Semester
NURS 404 Research Methodology I 3 Second Semester
NURS 416 Practicum In Teaching And Management 2 Second Semester
NURS 428 Nursing Seminar 3 Second Semester
NURS 422 Medical and Surgical Nursing IV 3 Second Semester
NURS 426 Maternal and Child Health Nursing III 3 Second Semester
NURS 424 Nursing Ethics and Jurisprudence 2 Second Semester
COMM 406 Nutrition in Health and Illness 2 Second Semester

500 Level First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Units
NURS 501 Public Health Nursing I 4 First Semester
NURS 515 *Gynaecological Nursing Practicum 3 First Semester
NURS 517 *Obstetric Nursing Practicum I 3 First Semester
NURS 513 Community Health Nursing Seminar 2 First Semester
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
Second Semester
NURS 502 Public Health Nursing II 4 Second Semester
NURS 510 Research Project I 6 Second Semester
NURS 516 Health Economics/Entrepreneurship 2 Second Semester
NURS 508 *Obstetric Nursing Practicum II 3 Second Semester