College of Humanities and Culture

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Welcome to Our World

With the ever-increasing emphasis on ensuring that all undergraduates are given every opportunity to complete their education soundly and within the specified time limits in a fast developing world, the College of Humanities and Culture, Osun State University, Ikire Campus, is at the forefront of producing high quality, well rounded, globally competitive and entrepreneurial graduates who are going to be catalysts for rapid and sustainable development in the age of globalization.

What are we all about?

We are the custodians and projectors of things that illuminate our culture and the world around us. Through the humanities, students are made to understand  human society clearly, behave more responsibly, comprehend more fully and feel more deeply. They also learn to express themselves effectively, understand the dynamism of cultural issues, appreciate the power of words and ideas, and interpret human experience.

How well positioned are we to achieve this?

The Ikire Campus is set within a picturesque piece of real estate surrounded by a natural topography designed for great intellectual work. It is the gateway campus of UNIOSUN, so strategically placed as to grant easy access to students and parents from any part of the country. Our college offers the most innovative curricula in which students are trained in a liberal and democratic manner to comprehend systems and patterns of existence, to think analytically and responsibly in order to be useful in any future task, and to embrace the complex challenges of the present world. Our campus is equipped with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.

The humanities constitute the cornerstone of higher education in the world. In taking any of the courses we have mounted, students broaden their historical, ethical, social and international perspectives and enhance themselves intellectually and creatively for any job in the ever-expanding national and global markets.

Academic Programmes
The departments and programmes currently available are:

Department of Languages and Linguistics
The Department offers undergraduate courses that lead to Bachelor's degress. the degrees prepare students for exciting careers in the diplomatic service, broadcasting and journalism, civil and government services, the academia and a wide spectrum of other fields in a vast and globalized world. The Department awards degrees in the following programmes:

  • B.A. Arabic Language
  • B.A. English 
  • B.A. French 
  • B.A. Islamic
  • B.A. Linguistics & Communication Studies
  • B.A. Philosophy
  • B.A. Theatre Arts
  • B.A. Tourism Studies
  • B.A. Yoruba

Department of History and International Studies

The Department trains students who would pursue careers in the academia, provate sector, government, politics, Non-governmental organizations, media, public realtions, human resources department of corporate organizations, banks, and the diplomatic service. The available programmes are:

  • B.A. History & International Studies

Striving for Excellence Our Goal:
Our goal is excellence in all our activities. We have optimized the application and use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the teaching, learning and research processes that is unrivalled in the Nigerian university system. All our products are guaranteed to be computer literate and 21st century compliant at graduation. But apart from our schorlarly prominence, we also have a wide range of extra-curricular activities designed to develop the mind and the body of our youths. Our graduates are unique. They are our nation's future.

Get In Touch

For enquiries on admissions, please contact

  • Address: Room 228, Admission Office, 
    Administrative building, 
    Osun State University,
    Main Campus, Osogbo, Osun State.
  • Tel: 08107976419 (9am - 4pm WAT, Mon - Fri)
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