Degree Type: 

Bachelor of Arts


Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Modes of Study: 


Entry Requirements: 

The Minimum Admission requirement into the University of cape coast for WASSCE applicants is aggregate 36. For SSSCE applicants, the minimum requirement is aggregate 24. Candidates must have credit passes in six (6) subjects with overall aggregate of 26/24 at the WASSCE/SSSCE respectively. Three of the six subjects must be core subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies and three must be in relevant electives. For purposes of election, a credit pass in:

WASSCE means A1 – C6

SSSCE means A - D

Career Opportunities: 

The aim of the programme is to produce graduates who are adequately equipped with critical and analytical skills in order to meet the educational, administrative and other resource needs of the country; and extension and consultancy services to the global community.

Programme Structure

Level 100

First Semester

CMS 107: Communicative Skills I
3 Credit(s)

Engaging in academic work at the university is challenging. This course is aimed at equipping fresh students to make the transition from pre-university level to the university level. It assists them in engaging and succeeding in complex academic tasks in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It also provides an introduction to university studies by equipping students with skills that will help them to engage in academic discourse with confidence and fluency.

Second Semester

CMS 108: Communicative Skills II
3 Credit(s)

This is a follow-up course on the first semester one. It takes students through writing correct sentences, devoid of ambiguity, through the paragraph and its appropriate development to the fully-developed essay. The course also emphasizes the importance and the processes of editing written work.