The main objective of the programme is to provide courses of instruction leading to the award of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Banking & Finance. Specifically the programme is:
a. To provide basic knowledge for understanding and analyzing problems relating to the management or administration of industrial, commercial, public and other human organizations and particularly financial institutions;
b. To equip the students with skills needed for recognizing and defining problems and taking appropriate decisions using scientific techniques and tools; and
c. To inculcate in students an awareness of and sensitivity to environmental factors and conditions and their impact on managerial administrative practice and decisions.
Essentially. the focus of the programme is on finance with emphasis on banking. Graduates of the programme will have the twin advantage of:
ii. Identifying one major area of interest in Finance for possible specialization at post-graduate level; and
iii. Achieving sufficient professional competence in banking practice and course work and. therefore, be able to qualify in the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) examinations within the shortest possible time.