A program clustered into nine modules each with three to five courses;
A program composite of 40% descriptive, theoretical and positivist, and 60% normative, knowledge and capacity building courses;
A program composite of 50% of endogenous sources and realities and 50% exogenous sources and realities of specialized knowledge all gravitating to the main subject – matter civics and ethics;
A program composite of systematic comparison and contrast between theory and practice with at least 15% field work and practical observations;
The entire program to be guided by Criterion-referenced evaluation approach, with continuous assessment as an integral part of the teaching learning process
A program systematically periodized in to 4 phases. These phases are the following:
Knowledge broadening Phase (familiarizing with academic civic and ethics)
Knowledge–Building (Describing) Phase;
Enquiry Provoking Phase; and
Analysis conducting and criticizing Phase.
A program composite of self confidence – building, self – expression qualities, dialogue provoking and consensus building techniques facilitated by group discussion sessions, multimedia lectures and students’ reactions, etc particularly through descriptive courses.