GOLLIS UNIVERSITY

FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

 

BECHOLAR OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, SOCIAL WORK AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMET AND LAW

 

Curriculum Of Social Science

Submitted to the

 

Registrar – Academic Affairs

Gollis University

By the

Dean Social and Behavioral Sciences Feb 2020

 

ExecutiveSummary 3

  1. BACKGROUND 4

    1. Introduction 4

    2. Mission ofthe Faculty 4

    3. Visions ofthe Faculty 4

    4. Short History ofthe Department 5

  2. OBJECTIVES 5

    1. General Objectives 5

    2. SpecificObjectives 5

  1. AdmissionRequirements 6

  2. Duration andDegree Pattern 6

  1. THE CURRICULUM (CONCEPTANDIMPLEMENTATION) .6

    1. Course Sequences forDevelopmentStudies ….6

    2. Course Sequences for Social Work And Community Development ………………….…….6

    3. Course Sequences for Law ……………………………………………….………………….….6

    4. Course Sequences for Development Studies……………………………………………..….…7

    5. Semester  1………………………………………………………………………………………….7

    6. Semester  2………………………………………………………………………………………….8

    7. Semester  3 ………………………………………………………………………………………….9

    8. Semester  4………………………………………………………………………………………….10

    9. Semester  5 ………………………………………………………………………………………….11

    10. Semester  6………………………………………………………………………………………….12

    11. Semester  7………………………………………………………………………………………….13

    12. Semester  8 ………………………………………………………………………………………….14

    13. Semester  9………………………………………………………………………………………….15

 

Executive Summary

The revision of the curriculum has been carried out professionals and expertise from the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Gollis University. The curriculum revision aimed to inculcate students’ professional and ethical attitude, effective communication skills, team work skills, multidisciplinary approach, and to facilitate an advanced understanding of the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought process employed in human inquiries.

 

Based on the recommendations of the expertise and professionals of the field the followings are suggested, based on the feedback from the students’ expertise recommended to reformulate core course. The Development Studies program will be a full-time eight-semester program consisting of an assessment semester, five semesters of basic study , three semesters of specialization study, one final semester for research theses and internships.

 

In order to raise the practical problem solving and creative capacity of the students, in addition to the normal lecture-classes the teaching and learning process shall be supported intensively and extensively by social cases, field works and community engagement. To maintain the standard and relevance of the education, a continuous internal and externalevaluation system will be integrated in the program which finally leads to the internationalacceptable standards of the programs.

  1. BACKGROUND

 

  1. Introduction

 

The Application of skills and knowledge is a salient feature for social change, innovation, growth and economic development in modern societies. Much attention is being given to   the role of universities in the development communities and of nations. Universities all over the world are playing a crucial role in producing competent professionals who will be taking responsibility of the country’s technology and resources. This goal of universities can be further fostered by a strong link with the industries. A strong bond and relation between universities and the communities helps not only in finding out immediate solutions to prevailing challenges of society but also will help in producing all round and sharp professionalswhowilllaterbeimportantassetstothedevelopmentofthecountry.

The Faculty of Social and behavioral sciences is one of the youngest faculties of Gollis University. The Faculty offers programs leading to Bachelor of Social Work and Community Development, Bachelor of Political Science and International Relations, and BachelorofDevelopmentStudiesintheregularprogramwithdurationofeight-semesters.

The Faculty is gradually increasing in importance with the students enrolling to programs    due to its relevancy in solving socio-economic challenges employing multidisciplinary approaches to application of knowledge and teaching. This interest and aspiration in our students motivates the Faculty for dynamic and positive changes in reshaping the Faculty’s objectives in education and research. The Faculty also has plans to motivate the students to participate in community based extracurricular activities, and to help them contribute in societal problemsolving.

The students who graduate this faculty have the capacity to employ in a range of international organizations, NGOs and government organizations, as well as professional roles in both private sector and public sector.

 

  1. Visions of the Faculty

    • Toproducethebestandmostmotivatedstudentstoservethenationandtheworld.

    • Toattractresearchfundsbasedonadvancedtechnicalsocialprojectswithhighimpactto communities.

  2. Mission of the Faculty

    • To develop interdisciplinary education in humanities and social science so as to make creativity among students for realization of advanced science and technology.

  3. Short History of theDepartment

Faculty of Social Science at Gollis University was established in 2011. Many times faculty senate in accordance with regulations of the University suggested reviewing the curriculum in order to increase credits at all, and credits required outside the department.  Six  batches graduated the university sine to that time; these students often choice to employ in international organizations, media, journalism, private sector development consultancy firms, business and so on. The faculty has got popularity among the nation that makes it one of the best faculties in country.

 

Objectives

  1. To provide students with a solid foundation of fundamentals required to solve socio-economic problems and also to pursue higher studies.

  2. To cultivate in students an appreciation of the dimensions of contemporary development issues.

  3. To provide student with an academic environment aware of excellence, leadership, written ethical codes and guidelines, and the life-long learning needed for a successful professional career.

  4. Graduates of this faculty obtain a wide knowledge of social structures and process contributes to individual growth.

  5. Students will understand importance of experiential learning and self-reflection in the social sciences.

  6. To build intelligent democratic citizenship.

  7. To foster attitude towards knowledge, live and learning relevant to the present.

  8. To help students understand and explore social and cultural environment.

 

  1. Admission Requirements

A candidate must satisfy the following requirements

  1. Completed first degree education cycle and obtained university-entry GPA of3.0

 

OR

 

  1. Post Graduate Diploma holders with appropriate background can join based on the criteria set by thefaculty.

 

  1. Duration and DegreePattern

This is a three year course full time study where a student must take all the courses stipulated in the curriculum.

 

Department Of Law

 

 

CAREER PATH

  1. Besides solicitors,

  2. barristers and judges,

  3. from legal journalists,

  4. legal secretaries, typists,

  5.  human resources personnel,

  6.  paralegals and legal executives to solicitor advocates,

  7. coroners,

  8. Lecturers and court clerks.

 

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Required Core Computing Courses

Property law II

Commercial law II

Environmental law

Private international law

Legal ethics

Public international law II

Internship

Research methodology

Maritime law

Alternative dispute resolution

Trail advocacy

International trade law

Humanitarian law

Law of bankruptcy

Law of agency

Human rights law

Law of public finance

 

Required Core Law Courses

  1. Introduction to law

  1. Criminal law I

  1. Constitutional law I

  1. Contract law

  1. Labor law

  1. Constitutional law II

  1. Administrative law

  1. Customary law

  1. Law of investment

  1. Criminal procedure I

  1. Civil procedure 1

  1. Jurisprudence

  1. Legal methods

  1. Civil procedure II

  1. Law of succession

  1. Company law & business associations

  1. Trail advocacy

  1. Criminal procedure law II

  1. Tort law

 

Required English Courses

Freshman English I

Freshman English II

Research and Report Writing

 

Management and other Required Courses

Islamic Study One and Two

 

Department Of Law

 

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Semester 1

1

Course code

Course Title

Credit Hours

2

LLB111

Introduction to law

3

3

EN112

English |

3

4

IS113

Islamic study  1

3

5

LLB114

Criminal law I

3

6

LLB115

Somali Literature

3

7

LLB116

Constitutional law I

3

Semester 2

Course code

Course Title

Credit Hours

8

LLB121

Contract law

3

9

LLB122

Labor law

3

10

LLB123

Islamic Study  2

3

11

LLB124

Constitutional law II

3

12

LLB125

Administrative law

3

13

LLB126

Customary law

3

Semester 3

Course code

Course Title

Credit Hours

14

LLB131

Islamic family law

3

15

LLB132

Law of investment

3

16

LLB133

Criminal procedure I

3

17

LLB134

Civil procedure 1

3

18

LLB135

Jurisprudence

3

19

LLB364

Legal methods

3

Semester 4

Course code

Course Title

Credit Hours

20

LLB221

Civil procedure II

3

21

LLB222

Law of succession

3

22

LLB223

Company law & business associations

3

23

LLB336

Trail advocacy

3

24

LLB225

Criminal procedure law II

3

25

SL226

Tort law

3

Semester 5

Course code

Course Title

Credit Hours

26

LLB231

Evidence law

3

27

LLB232

Law of property I

3

28

LLB233

Commercial law I

3

29

LLB234

Law of intellectual property

3

30

LLB235

Media law

3

31

LLB236

Law banking and insurance

3

Semester 6

Course code

Course Title

Credit Hours

32

LLB241

Public international law I

3

33

LLB242

Property law II

3

34

LLB243

Commercial law II

3

35

LLB244

Environmental law

3

36

LLB245

Private international law

3

37

LLB246

Legal ethics

3

Semester 7

38

LLB331

Public international law II

3

39

LLB332

Internship

3

40

LLB333

Research methodology

3

41

LLB334

Maritime law

3

42

LLB335

Alternative dispute resolution

3

43

LLB336

Trail advocacy

3

Semester 8

Course code

Course Title

Credit Hours

44

LLB351

International trade law

3

45

LLB352

Humanitarian law

3

46

LLB353

Law of bankruptcy

3

47

LLB354

Law of agency

3

48

LLB355

Human rights law

3

Semester 9

Course code

Course Title

Credit Hours

49

LLB362

Law of public finance

3

50

LLB363

Thesis

3