SECTION C: OFFICIAL JAMB SYLLABUS (OTHERS) -BOOKERPAGE.

AGRICULTURE
The goal of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination syllabus in Agriculture is to prepare the contenders for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:
1. Kindle and sustain their interest in Agriculture;
2. Acquire elementary knowledge and practical skills in Agriculture;
3. Acquire the knowledge of explanation and the use of data;
4. Stimulate their capability to make deductions using the acquired knowledge in Agriculture
The syllabus is divided into five sections as given below:
A. General Agriculture
B. Agronomy
C. Animal Production
D. Agricultural Economics and Extension
E. Agricultural Technology.
ART
The purpose of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Art is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:
1. Exhibit knowledge of the important elements, principles and terminology of art;
2. Demonstrate knowledge of historical dimensions of art with stress on Egyptian and Nigerian art;
3. Demonstrate understanding of artistic techniques, processes, the use of materials and maintenance of tools and equipment;
4. Display aesthetic sensitivity to the environment and understanding of the meaning and function of art in society.

COMMERCE
The purpose of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Commerce is to prepare the entrants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:
(1) Acquire the elementary concepts of Commerce;
(2) Examine the liaison between Commerce and other related business subjects;
(3) Relate the principles of Commerce in Nigeria;
(4) Appreciate modern, dynamic and positive variations in commercial activities.

CRS
The purpose of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Christian Religious Studies is to formulate the candidates for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:
1. Acquire the knowledge and understanding of the creeds of the Christian faith as contained in the Bible
2. Interpret biblical lessons and themes;
3. Apply biblical teachings and creeds to life in society;
The syllabus is divided into four segments, namely:
SECTION A: Themes from formation to the Division of the Kingdom
SECTION B: Themes from the Division of the Kingdom to the Arrival from Exile and the Prophets
SECTION C: Themes from the four Gospels and Acts of the Apostles
SECTION D: Themes from certain Epistle.

GOVERNMENT
The goal of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Government is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the objectives of the course in Government. These objectives are to:
i. Appreciate the importance of government;
ii. Analyse the outline and specify the institutions of government;
iii. Explain the concept of citizenship and describe the duties and obligations of a citizen;
iv. Appreciate the method of political development;
v. Evaluate the political growth and problems of governance in Nigeria;
vi. Evaluate the role of Nigeria as a member of the international community and the workings of international organizations.

HISTORY
The purpose of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in History is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examinations. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:
1. Communicate knowledge of Nigerian history from earliest times to the present;
2. Identify the resemblances and relationship between the people of Nigeria as they relate to the issues of national unity and integration;
3. Appropriate African history and Africa’s association with the wider world;
4. Scrutinise issues of modernization and development;
5. Weigh the past and relate it to the present and plan for the future.

HOME ECONOMICS
The intention of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Home Economics is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test the candidate achievement of the course objectives, which are to:
1. Obtain knowledge on the concepts and values of Home Economics education;
2. Apply the principles of foods and nutrition to meal scheduling and the adoption of safe sanitary habits;
3. Be able to select suitable clothing for all occasions and body types;
4. Apply the knowledge of housing selection, planning the interior space making ready of furniture and furnishing the home.

ISLAMIC STUDIES
The purpose of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Islamic Studies is to prepare the aspirants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:
1. Master the Qur’an and sunnah as basics of Islamic and social life;
2. Be acquainted with Islamic heritage, culture and civilization;
3. Be accustomed with the tradition of Islamic scholarship and intellectual dissertation;
4. Show knowledge of Islamic moral, spiritual, political and social values;
5. Be prepared to face the challenges of life as good practicing Muslims.

LITERATURE
The purpose of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Literature in English is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:
1. Stimulate and sustain their importance in Literature in English;
2. Create an consciousness of the general principles and functions of language;
3. Appreciate literary workings of all genres and across all cultures;
4. Rub in the knowledge of Literature in English to the analysis of social, political and economic events in the society.

MUSIC
1. Appreciate and converse music fairly and critically;
2. Identify, through written analysis, the structures of the music of the different periods of Western and African music history, peoples, its forms and the media;
3. Appreciate the effect of socio-cultural factors on the lives and music of musicians.

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PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNT
The purpose of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Principles of Accounts is to prepare the applicants for the Board’s examination. It is designed to test their achievement of the course objectives, which are to:
1. Stimulate and withstand their interest in Principles of Accounts;
2. Use the elementary knowledge of and practical skills in Accounting;
3. Apply the knowledge of clarification of accounting information to decision making;
4. Control the relevance of accounting to business and governments;
5. Use information and communication technology for current and future challenges.

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