NUC Accredits 33 New Courses for BOUESTI, Ikere-Ekiti


The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted BOUESTI approval to introduce 33 new undergraduate programs.

This significant development will enhance the institution’s academic portfolio, providing expanded opportunities for students seeking high-quality education across various subjects.

Context and Implication of the NUC Approval

After conducting a thorough assessment of the human and material resources during a resource verification visit conducted by expert panels, the Executive Secretary of the NUC has granted approval for the establishment of new courses.

The approved courses will be implemented starting the 2024/2025 academic session.

This milestone is of significant importance for BOUESTI, as it expands the institution’s academic offerings and presents students with a broader array of study options.

The introduction of these programs underscores the university’s dedication to growth and innovation, solidifying its position as a prominent institution within Nigeria’s educational landscape.

Detailed List of New Courses

The newly approved undergraduate programs encompass a variety of fields, including education, science, technology, arts, and management. They are:

  • B.Sc. Transport and Logistics Management
  • B.Ed. Educational Technology
  • B.LIS. Library and Information Science
  • B.Ed. Early Childhood Education
  • B.Sc. (Ed) Computer Science Education
  • B.A. (Ed.) History
  • B.A. English and Literary Studies
  • B.A. History and International Studies
  • B.A. French
  • B.A. Linguistics
  • B.A. Yoruba Studies
  • B.A. Islamic Studies
  • B.A. Religious Studies
  • B.A. Theology
  • B. Tech. Industrial Design
  • B.Sc. Biochemistry
  • B.Sc. Mathematics
  • B.Sc. Statistics
  • B.Sc. Agricultural Extension & Rural Development
  • B. Aquaculture and Fisheries
  • B.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics
  • B.Sc. Hospitality Management and Tourism
  • B.Sc. Procurement Management
  • B.Sc. Cooperatives and Rural Development
  • B.Sc. Estate Management
  • B.Sc. Quantity Surveying
  • B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech. Fashion Design
  • B.Tech. Clothing and Textiles
  • B.Sc. Animal Science
  • B.Sc. Public Health
  • B.Sc. Health Information Management
  • B.Sc. Social Work

Looking Forward: The Impact on the Institution and Students

The endorsement of these courses by the National Universities Commission (NUC) signifies a noteworthy advancement in BOUESTI’s commitment to delivering comprehensive and high-quality education to its students.

This approval not only diversifies the academic curriculum but also positions the university to appeal to a broader spectrum of students with varied interests.

Such expansion aligns with the institution’s objective of cultivating a vibrant academic milieu that nurtures innovative thinking, intellectual development, and the acquisition of skills essential for success in the contemporary workplace.


As BOUESTI continues to evolve, students can look forward to a more inclusive, dynamic, and engaging learning experience that caters to their unique educational aspirations.

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