FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES: WELCOME NOTE
I sincerely welcome you to the Faculty of Social Sciences. Our website will introduce you to the faculty, the facilities, and the programs run by Departments within the Faculty. It will also help enhance your stay and study in the University. The mission of the Faculty of Social Sciences is derived from that of the University, which is to ““To create knowledge, impart it to transform the human being, deploy it to grow the economy and solve local and global challenges, and do so in partnership and with integrity”. In fulfillment of this mission, the Faculty of Social Sciences positioned to breed great innovative minds that are nurtured through integrity and equipped through rigorous academic drills, research and application of cutting edge Information Technology. The Faculty is well equipped and properly placed to facilitate empirical research relevant to the development needs of the Nigerian society in particular and the world in general through the offering of attractive, innovative and demand-driven programmes.
The Faculty consists of the following teaching departments:
- Economics and development Studies
- Geography and Regional Planning
- Political Science
Departments in our Faculty undergraduate programmes and will soon commence graduate programmes. The programmes are designed to provide intensive research training and outstanding teaching and learning opportunities as a way of promoting experiential learning. With this, our students are able to integrate classroom lectures and real world learning. We are poised to help our students think more clearly and expansively than ever before. I therefore invite you to explore all that the Faculty of Social Sciences offers you at the Federal University Dutsin-Ma. Our faculty engage in cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and contemporary issues in the social sciences and their research is influential in shaping both theoretical and practical development in critical areas in the social sciences.
Your stay kin the Faculty of Social Sciences will expose you to a lot of exciting academic and research activities. Take advantage of all the opportunities the School offers and make the most use of your study at the School of Social Sciences. Learn more about us through the internet!
Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences
Professor Ojonigu F. Ati
BA, MS.c, Ph.D (ABU)