Comparative survey and assessment in economic thought is examined as and the ideas of the early christian fathers and Islamic ideas on economic activity. Topics include economic, neoclassical  school of thought, positive and welfare schools of economic thought, institutional economics, Keynesian School of Economic Thought, as well as evolution and contemporary development in economics and future prospects are examined, marginalists and modern school of economic  thought, African economic ideas and future prospects are covered.

Definition and classification of projects and project evaluation are introduced  and the overall view of development programme data requirements discussed. Topics in the course include location and size of projects, calculation of investments required for a project and evaluation of projects. Other topics are appraisal of projects from commercial and social view points and cash flow analysis

An introduction into the study of the theory of Economic Development and Growth, emphasis is on factors determining  Economic Growth and Development, deriving from relevant theory and empirical studies indicating the role of both the Economic and institutional factors in the direction and magnitude of growth and development in both developed and developing countries.

The course examines the framework for monetary analysis and discusses whether this should focus on money or wealth. Other topics covered are supply of money theories, wealth effect mechanism of monetary policy and inflation.

This course employs the mathematical approach for analyzing topics in Micro and Macro- Economics. Topics to be covered the theory of consumer behaviour, the theory of the firm in perfect competition, Market equilibrium, imperfect competition, the production function and Macro- Economic models, income Expenditure and their determination.

The concept of the public sector is examined and the pricing, investment and financing of public sector enterprises discussed. The role of the public sector and economic development is examined as well as the analysis of selected public policies; special attention will be paid to the public service in Nigeria.

The course begins with the concept of national income, the basic model of income determination, extension from simple closed economy to four-sector economy, detailed theories of consumption and investment functions, the classical and Keynesian theories of employment and output, capital theory, theories of money, price and interest, Keynesian and Monetary system, comparative theories of consumption and investment, fiscal policy, income determination, equilibrium in the commodity market, equilibrium in the money market and the IS - LM analytical apparatus in the discussion of relative effectiveness of monetary and fiscal policies, problem of employment and inflation, the absolute income hypothesis, the accelerator principle, the interest theory of investment, demand for money and inflation, also covers problem of unemployment and inflation and IS LM analytical apparatus in discussion of the relative effectiveness of monetary and fiscal policy.

The primary objective of this course is to introduce the students to statistics.
 It covers the importance of statistics in economics,  descriptive statistics, basic
concepts in probability distributions and inferential statistics (sampling design and selection); sampling distribution, point and interval estimates of parameters and
 hypothesis testing.

The course builds on Principles of Economics. Topics under this course include demand and supply, theory of consumer behaviour, utility approach, indifference curve approach, the theory of the firm and theory of costs and theory of income distribution.

The course covers introduction to the theory of trade and international finance incorporating presentation of various theories of international trade, foreign trade protection, economic integration and balance of payments. It also covers foreign aid capital flows and the use of international economics in explaining contemporaneous international relations and diplomacy.