University Of Ghana UG Legon Departmental Majors
20.1 Students in the Faculty of Science andBusinessSchool shall, with the approval of the
Department(s)/School concerned, indicate their major (subject of study) before the
beginning of Level 300. Students in the Faculty of Science may, however, opt to study
for a combined major degree.
20.2 Students in the Faculty of Engineering Sciences shall indicate their major fields of
study (two options) and shall be granted one such option before starting Level 100. All
students however will take the common Levels 100 and 200 courses.
20.3 In the Faculties of Arts and Social Studies students shall follow the 3:2:1/ 3:2:2 Bachelor
of Arts degree structure. This means that students shall be required to study in two
principal subjects towards either a Major and a Minor or a Combined Major degree.
20.4 In theSchool of Agriculture, students shall specialize after Level 300. The approved
programmefor Major in any particular Department may be obtained from the Dean of
School or the Head of the relevant department.
20.5 For students in faculties other than Agriculture, to major in a particular subject, at least
50% of the total number of credits required for graduation shall have been earned in
respect of core and prescribed elective courses of the relevant department.
20.6 Where a student opts for a combined major, 30-40% of the credits required for
graduation shall have been prescribed by each of the twodepartmentsand shall cover
core courses in the two subjects or departments.