Joseph Ayodele Babalola University, Osun State was established in 2004 and approved on 8th February, 2006 by the Federal Executive Council…Joseph Ayo Babalola University received its licence of operations on 6th March 2006 and was opened to students for the 2006/2007 academic session on 25th October 2006. Established in 2004 in obedience to divine instructions by the Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide and under the visionary leadership of its then President, Pastor (Dr.) E. H. L Olusheye. The current President of Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide, Pastor A.O Akinosun as the Chairman of our Board of Trustees provides overall direction, with invigorated and renewed spiritual and financial commitments to the University.

The first Chancellor of the university was His Royal Majesty, Oba (Dr) Oladele Olashore (CON). Until his demise in June 2012, he labored sedulously in various ways to positively advance the course of the university.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Joseph Ayo Babalola University is committed to providing excellent teaching, research and service that will encourage learning and stimulate academic exchange at both national and international fora with undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes of finest quality.

OUR PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

The Principal Officers oversee the academic, business and student affairs of the university. Together with the Chancellor, Pro-Chancellor, Vice Chancellor and other members of the management, The Principal Officers tenaciously keep faith with the vision of the founding fathers of the university.

The current Chancellor is the dynamic Pastor (Dr.) Wemimo Odunaiya, a cleric and industrialist with an unrepentant passion for excellence. The principal officers include Prof. Kola Sonaike(Vice Chancellor), Prof A.M.A Imevbore (Pro-Chancellor) and Pastor C. S. Fasuyi (Vice-Chairman, Governing Council), as well as Barrister Wale Aderibigbe, the Registrar and other members of management.

AVAILABLE PROGRAMMES

The university intends to use education to bring about moral regeneration, godliness, selfless leadership, positive attitude to work and manual labour, self-reliance and mutual understanding and love among ethnic, tribal and religious groups.

At Joseph Ayo Babalola University we give rounded and complete educational experience. A core programme of the university is entrepreneurship which is designed to ensure that all graduates are self-employed and employers of labor.

We care for your social, spiritual and academic life. Joseph Ayo Babalola University is a fully residential institution.

Find below available programmes for 2019/2020 academic session.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

1. COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL & NATURAL SCIENCES

a. Agricultural Economics and Extension Services, (Baccalaureus Agriculturae, B. Agric.)

b. Biochemistry (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

c. Computer Science (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

d. Food Science and Technology (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

e. Industrial Chemistry (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

f. Microbiology (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

2. COLLEGE OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

a. Architecture (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

b. Estate Management (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

3. COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

a. English (Bachelor of Arts, B.A.)

b. History and International Studies (Bachelor of Arts, B.A.)

c. Religious Studies (Bachelor of Arts, B.A.)

4. COLLEGE OF LAW

A. Law (Legum Baccalaureus, LL.B.)

5. COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

a. Accounting (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

b. Business Administration (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

c. Entrepreneurship (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

d. Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

e. Insurance (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

6. COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

a. Economics (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

b. International Relations (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

c. Mass Communication (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

d. Political Science, (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

e. Public Administration, (Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.)

POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

1. COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL & NATURAL SCIENCES

a. Food Science and Technology (Master of Science, M.Sc. & Postgraduate Diploma, Pg.D.)

b. Biochemistry (Master of Science, M.Sc.)

c. Industrial Chemistry (Master of Science, M.Sc. & Postgraduate Diploma, Pg.D.)

d. Microbiology (Master of Science, M.Sc.)

2. COLLEGE OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

a. Architecture (Master of Science, M.Sc.)

3. COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

a. Accounting (Master of Science, M.Sc.)

b. Business Administration with specialisation in Marketing (Master of Science, M.Sc.)

c. Business Administration (Postgraduate Diploma, Pg.D.)

c. Entrepreneurship (Master of Science, M.Sc.)

d. Financial Management (Postgraduate Diploma, Pg.D.)

e. General Management (Master of Science, M.Sc.)

f. Insurance and Risk Management (Master of Science, M.Sc.)

4. COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

a. Economics (Master of Science, M.Sc. & Postgraduate Diploma, Pg.D.)

b. Mass Communication (Master of Science, M.Sc. & Postgraduate Diploma, Pg.D.)

c. Political Science (Master of Science, M.Sc.)

DRESS CODE

INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT

As Christians, whatever we do must be to the glory of God, our creator. This is more particularly so in the way we dress. In many decided rape cases, judges have ruled that, the victims were accomplices, having induced their assailants by their mode of dressing and general appearances. The Yorubas also agree that the way one dresses generally reflects on the way others perceive one – either with respect or disdain. A person who dresses like a hooligan is seen and treated as such while a lady who dresses like a prostitute is seen and treated as such. When a woman dresses with half the breast bare and uncovered or when from her stomach down to the abdomen is uncovered or when a skirt is so short that it leaves little or nothing to the imagination or when seated, her underwear is exposed, all these amount to invitation to the opposite gender to buy sex for money or other favors such as marks.

As a Christian university, Joseph Ayo Babalola University is determined to uphold purity and good conduct, has put in place a dress code that all students must comply with. Students are expected to dress formally between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on campus.

GENERAL DRESS CODE

1. Every student shall desire decency in dressing and appearance that presents the image of a cultured and educated person.

2. Moderation in dressing is a sign of a good Christian upbringing. Extravagance in dressing is outward evidence of vanity. It is capable of leading youth astray especially when parents are unable to afford them. The insatiable love of extravagant and flamboyant attire, which cannot be supported would lead male students to stealing as well as encourage gangsterism. Female students can be lured into prostitution and even steal.

3. The Bible enjoins Christians to avoid ostentatious and extravagant dressing. Joseph Ayo Babalola University students should therefore focus more on internal and external adornment of purity and love beyond outward extravagant adornment.

4. Dressing to the place of worship for both male and female students must be formal whether they are native or European attire.

FEMALE STUDENTS DRESS CODE

1. Skirts must be long enough to cover the knees while seating or standing. If skirt is slit, the slit must not go above the knees.

2. Blouses must cover the breasts down to the abdomen. Blouses must have enough sleeves to cover the bra straps.

3. Transparent dresses that reveal underwear are not permitted outside halls of residences.

4. Tight fitting dresses are not allowed outside halls of residences.

5. Female students are not allowed to wear knicker burgers and trousers outside their halls of residences.

6. Christ Apostolic Church does not encourage the use of trinkets. Students are therefore encouraged to imbibe this culture.

7. Pyjamas, nightgowns and bathroom slippers are not allowed outside halls of residences.

8. Native attires that conform with above standards are permitted.

9. Heavy make-ups of varying shades and colors are not permitted.

10. Abnormal, colored and long hairdos are not allowed.

11. Long (artificial or natural) nails are not allowed.

12. In general, moderation shall be the watch word.

MALE STUDENTS DRESS CODE

1. Male students are required to dress preferably in conventional suit, French suit or minimally in trousers and tucked-in shirt with tie.

2. Boxers, t-shirts and all forms of sandals or slippers are not allowed during official hours between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.

3. Tail shirts, especially those with long sleeves, must be tucked in and buttoned up to give respectability. Moving around campus with bare chest and belly is prohibited.

4. Hair must be properly cut and combed if long enough but must not be left shabby. Growing of beard is not allowed.

5. Bathroom slippers must not be worn outside halls of residences.

6. Jeans that are threadbare or torn must not be worn.

7. Use of any form of female ornaments like ear rings, neck laces, bangles and bracelets are prohibited.

8. Native attires that conform to the above standards are allowed.

9. Trousers should be properly worn. It should not be placed on the buttocks.

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