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List of Courses Offered in Federal University, Gashua (FUGashua)


University’s Name: Federal University, Gashua (FUGashua). Location: Gashua, Yobe State, Nigeria. Official Website:

In this article, you would get to know all the courses and programmes offered at the Federal University, Gashua (FUGashua).

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FUGashua's Library

The Federal University, Gashua (FUGashua), as the name implies, is a federal university located in Gashua, Yobe State, Northern Nigeria. The university was established in 2013 by the Goodluck Jonathan’s administration (former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria). FUGashua is among the twelve (12) universities that was approved for establishment in the six geopolitical zones in 2010 by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

The list of undergraduate degree programmes and courses offered in the Federal Univeristy, Gashua are as follows;

List of Courses Offered at Federal University, Gashua (FUGashua):

Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

·        B.Sc. Fisheries and Aquaculture

Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management

·        B.Sc. Forestry and Wildlife Management

Department of Home Economics and Management/Economics

·        B.Sc. Home Economics and Management/Economics


Faculty of Art and Humanities

Department of English Language

·        B.A. English Language

Department of History and International Studies

·        B.A. History and International Studies

Department of Arabic Studies

·        B.A. Arabic Studies

Department of Islamic Studies

·        B.A. Islamic Studies


Faculty of Management Science

Department of Accounting

·        B.Sc. Accounting

Department of Business Administration

·        B.Sc. Business Administration

Department of Public Administration

·        B.Sc. Public Administration


Faculty of Sciences

Department of Biochemistry

·        B.Sc. Biochemistry

Department of Biology

·        B.Sc. Biology

Department of Microbiology

·        B.Sc. Microbiology

Department of Chemistry

·        B.Sc. Chemistry

Department of Physics

·        B.Sc. Physics

Department of Mathematics

·        B.Sc. Mathematics

Department of Computer Science

·        B.Sc. Computer Science

Department of Information and Communication Science

·        B.Sc. Information and Communication Science


Faculty of Social Science

Department of Economics and Development Studies

·        B.Sc. Economics and Development Studies

Department of Geography

·        B.Sc. Geography

Department of Political Science

·        B.Sc. Political Science

Department of Psychology

·        B.Sc. Psychology

Department of Sociology

·        B.Sc. Sociology


Federal University, Gashua’s Motto, Vision and Mission


The motto of the Federal University, Gashua is "Knowledge is Success" which, however, is written in Arabic script (المعرفة نجاح) translating as “Al-ilmu Falah”. The motto captures the essence of University education generally and underlines the importance attached to education by the university’s host community as well as the need to acquire knowledge in all its ramifications because of its illuminating role to humanity. Throughout human history, the enduring key to individual and collective success is knowledge. While this motto acknowledges the universal value of education to society at large, it also particularly suggests the part historically played by the university’s host society in the development of Islamic Education in Nigeria and a large part of the West African sub-region.


To be a leading Centre of Excellence distinguished by its innovative and competitive approach to teaching, learning, research and service to humanity.


To provide timely, relevant and transformational academic programme through focused teaching and research that are responsive to the needs of the local, national and global community in a rapidly changing world.


About FUGashua’s Logo

The Federal University, Gashua logo is an abstract concept boldly shrouded by the university name. Inside the abstract are a Book, a Pen, a Camel and a Gum Arabic tree, which are superimposed on the university colours. The motto is also firmly situated in the centre in Arabic calligraphy (see the image below). The main features of the logo are:

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The Books and Pen:

Symbolizes the teaching, learning and research mandates of the university


The Serration (the White cut into the Blue):

The white which cuts into the blue background from the bottom symbolize River Yobe which flows through the host State and from which the State itself got its name.


The Gum Arabic Tree:

While Gum Arabic is just one of the major cash crops in Yobe and the adjoining States, its inclusion on the logo underlines the central position of agriculture as the main economic activity of the host State; and


The Camel superimposed on Brown Background:

Present one of the most prevalent animals used for many purposes by the people of the University host State and adjoining States. Being a rugged animal, the camel also symbolizes the resilience, doggedness and determination of the people.


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