It is important to note that one student is not expected to cover all these subjects. Also, the subjects the students take depend on their class. For example, Science students are expected to take Chemistry, Biology, Physics and the like. Although in SS1 subjects overlap for different classes.
In this article we would be looking at the list of senior secondary school subjects in Nigeria.
In order to be qualified for promotion from junior to senior school, it is expedient for the students to excel in all the subjects offered at Jss3 examinations conducted by NECO and Lagos State.
For Liberal Arts and Social Science Stream, a student must have credit pass in English Language, Social Studies and Mathematics.
To be qualified for a placement in science stream, a student must have credit pass in English, Basic Science and Mathematics.
For Technical and Agricultural Stream, a student must have credit pass in Introductory Technology or Agricultural Science or Home Economics, Mathematics, Basic Science and English.
Placement in Commercial Stream requires credit pass in Business Studies, Mathematics and English.
Senior Secondary School Subjects: At SS level every student should select six core subjects (Subjects that are basic and compulsory for every student) and 3 or 4 elective subjects, depending on the students’ tentative career choice.
It is mandatory for each student to offer I 0 or I I subjects up to the end of SS Two, and may drop I or 2 of the non compulsory (elective) subjects in the third year of the SSS 2 Class.
Every student is expected to take into consideration his/her proven cognitive ability and vocational interest or aspiration in line with WAEC and NECO regulations on subject combination when taking a final decision. Every student must offer the following core subjects:
List of Subjects Taught in Senior Secondary Schools in Nigeria (SS1, SS2, SS3)
Air Conditioning And Refrigeration
Auto body repair And Spray painting
Auto Electrical Works
Auto Mechanical Works
Automobile Parts Merchandising
Auto part Merchandizing
Block laying, Brick laying & Concrete Works
Carpentry and Joinery
Catering and Craft Practice
Christian Religious Studies
Civic Education (Senior)
Clothing & Textiles
Computer & IT
Dyeing And Bleaching
Electrical Installation And Maintenance Work
Foods & Nutrition
GSM Maintenance And Repairs
Painting And Decoration
Plumbing And Pipe Fitting
Printing Craft Practice
Radio Television and Electrical Work
Radio Television And Repairs
Tie And Dye Craft
Welding & Fabrication