Department of Geography

Departmental Courses

100 Level

First Semester

Course code Course Title Units Status
GEO 101 Introduction to Elements of Physical Geography I 2 CP
GEO 103 Introduction to Elements of Human Geography I 2 CP
GEO 105 Introduction to Practical Geography 3 CP

Second Semester

GEO 102 Introduction to Elements of Physical Geography II 2 CP
GEO 104 Introduction to Elements of human Geography 2 CP
GEO 106 Introduction to Environmental Science 3 CP

200 Level

First Semester

Course code Course Title Units Status
GEO 201 Spatial Organisation of Society 2 CP
GEO 203 Introduction to Climatology & Biogeography 2 CP
GEO 205 Computer Application in Geography 2 CP
GEO 207 Map Analysis and Cartography 3 CP
GEO 209 Elementary surveying 2 CP
GEO 211 Geography of African Development 2 CP
GEO 213 The Developed and Developing World 2 CP
GEO 215 Local Field Studies 2 CP

Second Semester

GEO 202 Introduction to Population Geography 2 CP
GEO 204 Introduction to Geomorphology & Soil Geography 2 CP
GEO 206 Computer Application in Geography II 2 CP
GEO 208 Introduction to Remote Sensing and GIS Applications 2 CP
GEO 210 Air-Photo Interpretation 2 CP
GEO 212 Geostatistics 2 CP
GEO 214 Hydrology 2 CP
GEO 216 Environmental Planning Principles 2 CP
GEO 218 Settlement Geography 2 CP

300 Level

First Semester

Course code Course Title Units Status
GEO 301 History of Geographic Thought 2 CP
GEO 303 Quantitative Geography 2 CP
GEO 305 Population Geography 2 CP
GEO 307 Economic Geography 2 CP
GEO 309 Research Methods in Geography 2 CP
GEO 311 Climatology 2 CP
GEO 313 Field Work 2 CP
GEO 315 Advanced Remote Sensing & GIS Applications 2 CP
GEO 317 Tropical Geomorphology 2 CP

Second Semester

SIWES 6

400 Level

First Semester

Course code Course Title Units Status
GEO 401 Systematic Geography of Nigeria I 2 CP
GEO 403: The Developing World 2 CP
GEO 405 Environment Impact Assessment 3 CP
GEO 407 Advanced Cartographic Method 2 CP
GEO 409 Urban Planning Systems 2 EL
GEO 411 Rural Development 2 EL
GEO 413 Tropical Climatology 2 EL
GEO 415 Land Evaluation 2 EL
GEO 417 Environmental Pollution and Hazards Management 2 EL
GEO 419 Demographic Techniques 2 EL

Second Semester

GEO 402 Systematic Geography of Nigeria II 2 CP
GEO 404 Developed World 2 CP
GEO 406 Geographic Information System 2 CP
GEO 408 Contemporary Geographical Philosophy and Methodology 2 CP
GEO 410 Tropical Geomorphology 2 EL
GEO 412 Agro-climatology 2 EL
GEO 414 Regional Development Planning 2 EL
GEO 416 Arid Land use and Resource Management 2 EL
GEO 418 Water Resources 2 EL
GEO 499 Final Year Research Project 6 CP

Staff List

Academic Staff

S/NO

NAME

NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

RANK

HIGHEST QUALIFICATION

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION

1 Dr. Ibrahim Saidu Academic Asst. Prof. Ph.D. Environmental Management
2 Dr. Bulus Luka Gadiga Academic Senior Lect. Ph.D. Environmental Resources Management
3 Alfred D. Mshelia Academic Senior Lect. M.sc. Environmental Resources Management
4 Muhammed Umar Bibi Academic Lect. II M.sc. Environmental Management
5 Ezekiel Yonnana Academic Lect. I M.sc. Geomorphology
6 Geoffrey Naphtali Academic Lect. II M.sc. Geographic Information Systems
6 Nuhu Tini Academic Lect. II M.sc. Urban and Regional Planning
7 Hajjatu Tammi Academic Asst. Lect. M. Sc. Remote Sensing/GIS
8 Nakama David Academic G/A B.Sc. Geography
9 Philemon Headboy Academic G/A B.Tech. Geography
10 Dzarma M. Sayd Academic Asst. Lect. B.Sc. Geography
11 Baba M. Shehu Academic Asst. Lect. B.Tech. Geography
12 Hassan Abdulaziz Academic Asst. Lect. B.Sc. Geography
13 Martina F. Zira Academic G/A B.Sc Geography
14 Hassan Tanko Academic Asst. Lect. M.Sc Rural Development

Non-Academic Staff

S/NO NAME NATURE OF APPOINTMENT RANK JOB TITLE
1 Yohanna Peter Non Academic Senior Technologist
2 Bakari Y. Mayo Non Academic Senior Cartographer
3 Philomena Aaron Non Academic Senior Con. Sec. I
4 Asmau  Isa Ahmadu Non Academic Junior Clerical Asst.