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JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Arts



This is the full list of JAMB Subject Combinations for Arts. As a matter of fact, we have compiled this list for all prospective JAMBites for the forthcoming UTME. Note that English Language is compulsory for all. Hence, it is already an automatic part of the subject combinations: JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the ... Continue Reading

This is the full list of JAMB Subject Combinations for Arts. As a matter of fact, we have compiled this list for all prospective JAMBites for the forthcoming UTME. Note that English Language is compulsory for all. Hence, it is already an automatic part of the subject combinations:

JAMB Subject Combinations for Courses in the Arts

1. Arabic and Islamic Studies:

Arabic and Islamic Studies is the study of the Islamic religion and culture. It also involves the study of the Arabic language which is a Central Semitic language, closely related to the Northwest Semitic languages (Aramaic, Hebrew, Ugaritic and Phoenician), the Ancient South Arabian languages, and various other Semitic languages of Arabia such as Dadanitic.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: Use of English, Arabic and two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

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2. Christian Religious Studies:

Christian Religious Studies is the study of the Christian religion and is devoted to research into Christian religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: Use of English, two Arts subjects including Christian Religious Knowledge and any other subject.

3. English and Literary Studies:

English and Literary Studies is the academic discipline that includes the study of literatures written in the English language from different areas and English linguistics (including English phonetics, phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics, pragmatics, corpus linguistics, and stylistics).

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: Use of English, Literature in English, Government or History or any other Arts subjects.

4. Fine and Applied Arts:

Fine and Applied Arts involves the study of visual arts and how they can be created primarily for aesthetic and intellectual purposes for beauty and meaningfulness, specifically, painting, sculpture, drawing, watercolor, graphics, and architecture.”

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: Use of English Language, Fine Art and two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject.

5. Foreign Languages and Literature:

Foreign Languages and Literature is a discipline that involves becoming proficient in a foreign language, as well as learning how to think critically about the world while getting immersed in the study of new cultures.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: Use of English Language, Fine Art and two other Arts subjects or Social Science subject.

6. French:

French involves the study of the French people and language as well as the French culture. French is the language of France, also used in parts of Belgium, Switzerland, and Canada, in several countries of northern and western Africa and the Caribbean, and elsewhere.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: English, French and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

7. Hausa:

Hausa involves the study of the Hausa people and language as well as the Hausa culture. Hausa is the Chadic language of the Hausa, spoken by some 30 million people, mainly in Nigeria and Niger, and used as a lingua franca in parts of West Africa.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: English, Hausa, Lit in English and any of Economics, Government, History and Arabic.

8. History and International Studies:

History is the study of the past as it is described in written documents. International studies is concerned with the study of the major political, economic, social, and cultural issues that dominate the international agenda.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: Use of English, History/Government and any other two subjects from Arts & Social Science.

 

9. Law:

Law is an interdisciplinary, liberal arts discipline that engages the meanings, values, practices, and institutions of law and legality. Legal Studies examines how law shapes and is shaped by political, economic, and cultural forces.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: English, Literature, Economics and any other Art Subject.

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10. Linguistics:

Linguistics is the scientific study of language and its structure, including the study of grammar, syntax, and phonetics.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: English, Two relevant Arts subjects and any other subject.

11. Theatre Arts:

Theatre arts involves the study of the form of art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: Use of English, Literature in English and two other relevant subjects.

12. Igbo:

Igbo involves the study of the Igbo people and language as well as the Igbo culture. Igbo is the language of the Igbo, belonging to the Kwa group. It is an official language of Nigeria, with over 12 million speakers.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: English, Igbo and two subjects from Arts and social Sciences.

13. Mass Communication:

Mass communication is the study of how people and entities relay information through mass media to large segments of the population at the same time.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: Use of English, Literature in English, Economics and Government or CRK/IRK.

14. Music:

Music involves the study of the form of art that combines vocal or instrumental sounds to create a composition or produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: Use of English, Music, one other Arts subject plus any other subject.

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15. Yoruba:

Yoruba involves the study of the Yoruba people and language as well as the Yoruba culture. Yoruba is the language of the Yoruba, which belongs to the Kwa group. It is an official language of Nigeria, with over 16 million speakers.

Faculty: Arts

Subject Combination: Use of English, Yoruba and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

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83 Comments

  • I have two waec results, one is in science discipline and the other is in arts. I made eight credits in the arts result, exception of English but credit my English in the science result. Pls admin, can this combination work. I wish to seek admission in any of the federal universities in the south-south and south -East region. Pls help.

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    1. Yes, you can combine both results. There is no special distinction between Arts and Science O’level results.

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  • what course can I study with this subjects
    mathematics
    government
    civic
    English
    c.r.s
    biology
    marketing
    visual art

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  • Queenb Blessing

    Pls I wrote English, maths , fin/account ad economic in my jamb exam, cn I study business administration ad management?

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  • Good morning sir. Please sir I have a very big problem. Here’s my O’level Result Mathematics C4,English C5,Chemistry C5,Biology C5,Economic C5,Physics P7,Commerce P7,ICT C5.Can I apply for Public Administration or Business Administration?If No,which course can I apply? I really need your help. Thank you sir

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  • Patience Okon Okokon

    pls sir can i used,commerce, gov’t, crk, for early childhood care education(course)

  • Samson Atando Gambo

    wukari LGA in taraba state

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  • Idris Bashir

    pls sir is there any subject I can study without literature pls pls pls I need ur help

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  • Amarachi

    pls ur help i took jamb last year and scored 248 but no admission and my course was gover.public admin, and my subject combination was eng,government,crk,and literature. so my question is this, id there any mistake on the subject combination or they dont want to give me admision

  • Rejoice

    Pls sir I need help I want to study history and diplomatic studies I had b3in English,c5in commerce,b2in civic education, and d7in govt can I still go for it

    1. Rejoice, I’m sorry but you need at least a credit pass in History or Government to be able to go for the course.

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  • MY GRADES MATH B3, ENGLISHB3, TOURISMB3, CIVIC C4, CRK D7, ECONS E8, LITERATURE D7 AGRIC E8 GOVT CANCELLED WAT CAN I STUDY

    1. Joy, make use of the O’level Course Recommender to see your options.

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  • Ikenwankwo Chisom

    pls sir i want to study fine arts,but i didnt write it in my waec ,am planning to write literature ,eng, govt and crk in my jamb .my waec states:eng A1,maths B3,econsD7,lit C6,crk outstanding, book keeping B3,civic B2, biology B3.pls sir can get admission to study fine art?

    1. Chisom, O’level Fine Arts is recommended for anyone who wishes to study it as a course but some exceptions are made for some schools, you can use the JAMB Brochure for more information.

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  • Micheal Ayamba

    Here are my grade as an Art student in the “O” level Cameroon G.C.E exam.
    French “C”
    History “C”
    Geography “C”
    Economics “A”
    Comerce “A”
    I.C.T “B”
    waiting forward fr ur respond while preparing to write ur JAMB in Cameroon

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  • Micheal Ayamba

    plz sir Am a Cameroon and i wished to study I.C.T that is information and communicatuon Technology… What what are the neceasiry things i need as cameroonian before caming to study in your University

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  • Yemi Alade

    What are the subject combination for theater art

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  • Opeyemi

    plz can I study mass communication without literature

    1. Israel Victor

      no

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  • Ukamaka

    please sir is it necessary to write literature in English for public administration

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    1. No, it’s not, Ukamaka.

  • James

    please sir
    what can I study with
    maths c5
    English b2
    civic a1
    biology b2
    literature b3

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    1. James, please use the JAMB Course Recommender to find out your best course options.

  • Ade Square

    pls sir this is my grade in neco mathc6 eng c5 govt c6 biologyc6 eco c6.which course can I choose sir

    1. Ade, please use our JAMB Course Recommender to find out your best options. The subjects you will select in the recommender are the subjects you’ve mentioned above.

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  • Arinze

    are visual art, english, civic education and crs the required subject to apply for fine art in jamb

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  • Omotayo Taiwo

    Pls which subject are social science and department