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Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering is one of the two pioneer departments in the Faculty of Engineering under the College of Science, Engineering and Technology of Osun State University. Established in 2007/2008 academic session as part of the first phase of development of the University, the Department runs a 5-year undergraduate programme leading to the award of the Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.) degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

The academic programme of the Department operates academic curricula that are tailored along the stipulations contained in the National Universities Commission (NUC) Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards and as required by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN. Students are exposed to basic knowledge, best practices and current advances in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering as well as entrepreneurial and industrial training with a view to enabling them to be arrow heads of the technological development of Nigeria while also being globally competitive. Students can concentrate in any of Communications, Instrumentation and Control, and Power and Machines options in their final year.
The Department enjoys modern communication and information technology facilities available in the University and these are judiciously utilized for teaching and research.

PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES
Philosophy
The Philosophy of Electrical and Electronics Engineering programme of Osun State University is to train students and produce graduates with high academic standards and adequate practical background in Electrical and Electronics Engineering through broad-based training and exposure to industrial as well as entrepreneurial practices to enable them satisfy the immediate manpower needs of the industry and the community.
Objectives
The specific objectives of the programme are:
a) Provision of broad based academic and practical training to achieve mastery in Electrical and Electronics Engineering concepts;
b) To provide a wide range of quality learning opportunities for students in Electrical and Electronics Engineering without distinction of race, creed, sex, religious or political conviction such that will enhance their best intellectual, social and personal development;
c) To provide academic, professional and vocational training of high quality in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, in such a way as to enrich and improve the state, national and international human resources capabilities and assist its graduates to contribute to the common good of society;
d) Training individuals in the standard engineering practices as applicable to the modern techniques; formulating solutions to the various industrial, manufacturing, and service delivery problems prevalent in our society;
e) To foster academic research in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, which contributes to human knowledge and the vitality of the institution;
f) To evolve academic programmes in Electrical and Electronics Engineering to suit the changing social and economic needs of society through continuous review of curricula and development of new programmes to respond to societal and technological changes in Osun State in particular, Nigeria and the world in general.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
General
For admission into first degree programmes of the University, a candidate shall be required to possess the following minimum qualification:
1. Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit passes in five (5) subjects at not more than two sittings. The candidate must also earn an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
2. Candidates seeking admission by direct entry into the 200 level must have at least five (5) O/L credits, two of which must be at Advanced level or approved equivalents.
3.2 Departmental Admission Requirement
Requirements for admission into Electrical and Electronics Engineering programme are guided by the University policy on admission and in accordance with the NUC guidelines.

U.T.M.E. Requirements

To qualify for admission into the programme in the Department, a candidate must possess at least five (5) credit passes in SSCE or NECO (O’ Level), obtained at not more than two sittings, which must include the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science subject.

Candidates with acceptable passes in the Pre-Degree Programme Examination of the Osun State University and that have an acceptable pass in the UTME may also be admitted into the 5-year degree programme of the Department.

Direct Entry Requirements
Candidates with passes at the Advanced Level (A-Level) in relevant subjects, which must include Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry and those with OND, NCE (Upper Credit) and HND (minimum of lower Credit) from any higher institution recognized by the University Senate may be admitted into the 200-level, provided such candidate fulfill the UTME admission requirements of the Department. Candidates with acceptable passes in the Advanced Diploma Programme of Osun State University may also be admitted into the 200-level, provided such candidate fulfill the UTME admission requirements of the Department.

Post UTME Screening
All candidates seeking admission into the University shall be required to pass the University Post UTME Screening test before being admitted.

Registration Procedure
(a) Students shall normally complete registration at the beginning of the semester.
(b) Any addition or deletion from the courses for which a student is formally registered must be made with the consent of the consent of the course coordinator.
(c) A students may be allowed to withdraw from a course by the course administrator before a third of lectures have been given. Such a student who withdraws after this time or who fails to sit for examination without reasons acceptable to the appropriate Faculty/College Board shall be deemed to have failed the course. A grade point of 0 F shall be recorded for the student in the course.
(d) Late registration in the course may be allowed with penalty of up to 4 weeks after the commencement of registration.

Duration of Degree Programmes
The minimum duration for the Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) programme is 10 semesters. Direct entry candidates with ND, NCE and equivalents shall have minimum duration of 8 semesters while those with HND shall have minimum duration of 6 semesters.

Graduation Requirements
To qualify for the award of a degree of the Osun State University, a student is required to have:
(i) completed and passed the prescribed number of units including all compulsory courses specified by the University.
(ii) completed and met the standards for all required and optional courses.
(iii) obtained the prescribed minimum CGPA.

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