The National Universities Commission has approved the introduction of Bachelor of Arts degree in Shariah.
This is as it approved 11 affiliates programmes for two colleges of education.
This was disclosed in the weekly bulletin issued by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in Abuja on Monday.
According to the bulletin, the B.A in Shari’ah programme has been approved at the Bayero University in Kano.
For the Federal College of Education in Kano, three affiliate courses were approved. Namely B.A. (Ed.) Islamic Studies, B.Sc. (Ed.) Biology Education, B.Sc(Ed) Chemistry Education.
For the College of Education, Minna, the following affiliate courses were approved namely, B.A. (Ed.) History Education, B.A. (Ed.) Hausa Education,B.A. (Ed.) Arabic Education, B.A. (Ed.) Islamic Studies, B.Sc. (Ed.) Biology Education,
B.Sc.(Ed.)Mathematics Education, B.Ed. Social Studies and B.A. (Ed.) English Education.