100 lists of commercial courses you can study in Nigeria



The ultimate list of commercial courses for students in commercial department


Are you a commercial student in secondary school who is still busy with the thoughts of which best commercial course you can study in Nigeria universities? Or perhaps you have left secondary school for a while and now wants to seek admission to study a commercial course (social science subject) in the university. Don’t worry, I was a commercial student those long-gone days.

I have compiled 100 lists of commercial courses you can study as a student of the commercial department in Nigeria with access to Admission requirements. That is the subjects you need to have in your O level (WAEC, NECO, GCE) result to study these commercial courses. Use the search box below the list to search for each art course subject combinations.


If you’re a commercial student, you are automatically a social science student and you should study a social science subject except in rare cases where you choose to switch to a different course outside social science.

If you’re looking for the list of commercial subjects in WAEC or JAMB click here

In case you don’t know, there are two Faculties in the university where commercial courses are taught. They are Faculty of Social Science and Faculty of Administration. Ah! I guess you don’t thatI also want you to know that you can study Art courses if you have a good background in Government, History or Literature – in – English. So never limit yourself.


Besides, your department in secondary school does not determine what you will study in the university. So long you have the right subject combination for the course you wish to study.
It’s a long list with a mixture of social science subjects and administrative subjects strictly for a commercial student.


I assume you may have had an idea of what you wish to but yet, I urge you to go through this list carefully – I bet you may change your mind. So Take your time… and make the right choice… You can click on each course to see the subject combinations

With these subject combinations, you can study almost any commercial courses listed below. Aside from Mathematics and English, the subject in bold is a must if you wish to study commercial courses. No university even accept D7 or E8 in that subject. Civic and Trade subject is not a must. Even if you fail Civic Education and Trade subject, you will still be given admission so far have you have 5 credit in the required subjects.

  1. Mathematics
  2. English Language
  3. Civic Education
  4. Economics
  5. Accounting
  6. Government
  7. Biology or Agriculture
  8. Yoruba or Igbo or Hausa
  9. A trade subject

commercial subjects


It is important you click on your preferred course below to see the subject combinations for WAEC, NECO, GCE and JAMB UTME. A wrong subject combination may deny you admission. Subject combinations are the core subjects you must write and pass in your O level before any higher institutions in Nigeria can give you admission.

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These are the list of commercial courses for commercial students in Nigeria

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Fortunately, we have extra information on these listed courses. such as Career Opportunities, Related Courses and 100, 200, 300 and 400 subjects you will study within these courses. How do you find this extra information? Goto Fatherprada Homepage and use the search box.

For example, if you need extra information such as career opportunity for Psychology just type career opportunity on Psychology on the search box. If you can’t find extra information on a particular course, then check back later… We are constantly updating and adding new information.

Now you know the commercial courses available to you. Like I mentioned earlier, this list is a mixture of social science subjects and administrative subjects. Make sure you choose what you desire and don’t be influenced by friends and family. If you want a list that contains only social science subjects you can read more about it here  If you’re looking for the list of commercial subjects in WAEC or JAMB click here.

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