Federal University Gusau
Programme Course List:

100 Level Courses:

Course Code Course title Credit Units  Semester
PAD 101 Introduction to Public Admin 3 1ST
PAD 102 Introduction to Local Government Administration 2 2ND
PAD 103 Elements of Government 1 3 1ST

200 Level Courses:

Course Code Course title Credit Units Semester
PAD 201 Introduction to Public Administration II 2 1ST
PAD 202 Community Development 2 2ND
PAD 203 Nigerian Civil Service Rules 2 1ST
PAD 204 Principles of Public Administration in Islam 2 1ST
PAD 205 Development Planning in Nigeria 2 2ND
300 LEVEL COURSES

Course Code Course title Credit Units Semester
CORE COURSES
PAD 301 Organizational Theory and Administration 3 1ST
PAD 302 Administrative Law 3 2ND
PAD 303 Human Resource Management 3 1ST
PAD 304 Traditional Administrative System in Nigeria 3 2ND
PAD 305 Management Theory 3 1ST
PAD 306 Local Government Administration in Nigeria 3 2ND
PAD 307 Intergovernmental Relations 3 1ST
PAD 308 Research Methodology 3 2ND
PAD 309 Rural Development Administration 2 1ST
PAD 310 E-Government 2 2ND
PAD 311 Elements of Government II 2 1ST
ELECTIVE COURSES
PAD 313 Government and Administration of Urban System 2 1ST
PAD 314 Industrial Relations 2 2ND
PAD 315 Health Administration and Management 2 1ST
400 LEVEL COURSES
Course Code Course title Credit Units Semester
CORE COURSES
PAD 401 Social Welfare Administration 3 1ST
PAD 402 Public Financial Management 3 2ND
PAD 403 Public Policy – making and Analysis 3 1ST
PAD 404 Comparative Public Administration   3 2ND
PAD 405 Public Sector Management 3 1ST
PAD 406 Management Information System 2 2ND
PAD 407 Public Enterprises Management 3 1ST
PAD 408 Development Administration 3 2ND
PAD 409 Public Administration in Nigeria 3 1ST
PAD 410 Structure of Nigerian Economy 3 2ND
PAD 499 Research Project 6 1st & 2nd
ELECTIVE COURSES
PAD 411 Workshop in Public Administration 3 1ST
PAD 412 Public Service Ethics 2 2ND
PAD 413 Principles and Practice of Cooperatives 2 1ST
PAD 414 Non Governmental Organization’s Administration 2 2ND
PAD 415 Foreign Policy Administration 2 1ST
TOTAL UNITS 46