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Implementation of Sociology Programme in Nigerian Public Universities: Problems and Solutions

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In Nigeria, sociology programme is one among the programmes that are offer in the public universities with the aim of producing adequate manpower to man jobs in public institutions. The sociology programme is faced with some problems in the implementation process in some public universities. This article discusses the problems facing the implementation of sociology programme in the public universities in Nigeria. Secondary data were used to support the points raised in the article. The secondary data were generated from print materials and online publication. The article identified inadequate funding, inadequate academic staff, inadequate infrastructural facilities, shortage of instructional materials, brain-drain, strike actions, corruption and poor supervision as the problems facing the implementation of sociology programme in public universities in Nigeria. To solve this problems, the article recommended that the government should increase the funding of the sociology programme, employ more qualified lecturers, provide adequate infrastructural facilities, adequate instructional materials, fight all forms of corruptions, ensure effective supervision and implement all agreement with the different union groups in the public universities.




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Garba, A. D. ., & Jacob, O. N. . (2021). Implementation of Sociology Programme in Nigerian Public Universities: Problems and Solutions. International Journal of Culture and Modernity, 3, 23–31. Retrieved from https://ijcm.academicjournal.io/index.php/ijcm/article/view/25
  • Submitted
    18 May 2021
  • Revised
    18 May 2021
  • Published
    30 March 2021