• Sociology Department

    The Department is recognized for both the quality of the training we provide to students, and the strength of our research.


About Sociology Department

The Department is recognized for the quality of the training we provide to students, and the strength of our research. Advances in technology, changing population structures, increasing international movement of people, technology and capital, and changes to physical environments, have serious implications for the economy, business, government and politics, social environments and physical living conditions.

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History of the Department

The Department was established as a distinct Department in September, 2012. Before this time, the Department was under the Department of Social Sciences. The department currently runs a degree programme leading to the award of B.Sc. and produced its first set of graduates in 2014.

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The philosophy of the Sociology programme of the College of Business and Social sciences of Landmark University is anchored on the imperativeness of transforming Nigeria and Africa as a whole into an independent entity both in knowledge acquisition and its application. This transformative role is only attainable by placing Sociology in the context of and applying it to those conditions militating against the development of Africa.

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Undergraduate /Admission Requirement

The minimum entry requirement for undergraduate Programme at Landmark University is credits level passes in 5 subjects at the Ordinary Level examination of WAEC/NECO/NABTEB. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, and one relevant science subject selected from the following group; Biology, Health/General Science, Food and Nutrition, Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry.
These must have been obtained at not more than two sittings. Candidate seeking admission into Sociology Programme must have obtained credit level pass in at least five (5) subjects at the WAEC/NECO/NABTEB Ordinary Level in not more than two sittings. The five (5) credits passes must include Mathematics, English Language, two social science subjects (History, Government or Economics) and one relevant Science subject. UME subject include; use of English and any three social science subjects: Economics, Government, Commerce, Lit-in-Eng.

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Cultural Confrontations, Women Navigation into Peace Process and the Role Lessons for Africa First Ladies.

Arisukwu, Ogadimma C. and Wange, David

Casual Employment: its Ambiguity, Heterogeneity and Causes in Nigerian Manufacturing Sector

Rasak, Bamidele


Rasak, Bamidele

Current Goals

To ensure that students are equipped with a sound scientific research base and theoretical foundation to enable them to develop social politics that will move society forward.

To provide the basis for a better understanding and interpretation of human social life and events around us.

To sensitize students and to develop in them a disciplined intellectual quest for knowledge that would change and accelerate the pace of growth and development of the society.

To relate all studies and activities of students to the social, cultural, political and economic needs of the people of Nigeria.

To ensure that students are mentally productive, leading to self-reliance and the development of potentials.

To demonstrate an understanding of the historical origin and development of Sociology and the role it plays in addressing issues of societal development.

To demonstrate an understanding of the theories and models of Sociology and an appreciation of the strengths and limitations of these models in the development of the society at large. 

To provide models that will clarify the underlying nature of social problems, their dimensions and how best to remedy them.

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Welcome to the discipline of the enlightened! The discipline that shows the way in which human beings are shaped by things that they don't see; that reveals that which is hidden. If it's far away, its news, but if it's close at home, it's Sociology.