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BUGEMA UNIVERSITY
A Chartered Seventh - Day Adventist Institution of Higher Learning
Excellence in Service

INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL GROWTH Director: Mrs. Esther K. Mugerwa, M. Ed. English Language and Literature Education; BA English and Literature with a concurrent Diploma in Education.

Assistant Director: Mrs. Gracia Manu, MA Sociology; MA Elementary Education; B. Ed.

Program Coordinators
Program Lecturers
Primary Mr. John Ssemugooma
Arts Education Mrs. Sarah N. Hayuni
Language Education Mr. David Kayiwa
Science Education Mr. Abel Magoola
Development and Humanitarian Studies Mr. Joshua Busuulwa
Business Ms. Grace Birungi
Social Work and Social Administration Mrs. Esther Nsubuga
Theology and Religious Studies Pr. Aaron Turyomurugyendo
Computing and Informatics Mr. Francis Lowu


Philosophy
The Institute of Professional Growth is based on the belief that giving individuals opportunities to advance their careers prepares them for better service to humanity and helps them to improve their quality of life.

Vision
The Institute of Professional Growth envisions graduates whose potential has been developed to the maximum after accessing educational services equivalent to traditional programs.

Goal
To graduate professionals who will be able to compete favorably in any environment.

Objectives of the Institute
The Institute of Professional Growth seeks to:
1. Cater for individuals seeking professional and career advancement.
2. Provide quality programs that will cater for the dynamic needs of the society
3. Cater for those individuals who cannot fit in the regular university calendar.

Programs of Study
The following programs already offered in the regular program, can be taken under the in-service/holiday program:

School of Business
· Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

School of Social Sciences
· Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies
· Diploma in Development Studies (Kasese center only)
· Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and Social Administration
· Bachelor of Counseling Psychology
· Bachelor of Arts in Community Development
· Bachelor of Arts in Peace and Conflict Management
· Bachelor of Humanitarian and Disaster Management
· Certificate in Public Administration

School of Theology and Religious Studies
· Bachelor of Theology
· Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies with Chaplaincy
· Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies with Development
· Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies with Evangelism

School of Education
· Bachelor of Arts with Education (Secondary)
· Bachelor of Science with Education (Secondary)
For details of the above programs, check under the appropriate School and Department.

The following programs are only in the in-service program:
· Bachelor of Arts with Education (Primary)
· Bachelor of Science with Education (Primary)
· Diploma in Education (Primary)
· Certificate in Early Childhood Education (CECD)
· Certificate in Bridging Early Childhood Education (ECD)

Note: Students taking Education need two teaching subjects in addition to the Professional Education courses. The following teaching combinations are offered under the in-service program for the degree and diploma programs – Secondary Education option:

· English and Literature (degree only)
· English and Kiswahili (degree only)
· English and Religious Education (degree only)
· Kiswahili and Religious Education (degree only)
· Kiswahili and History (degree only)
· English and Geography (degree only)
· History and Religious Education (degree and diploma)
· History and Economics (degree only)
· History and Geography (degree and diploma)
· Entrepreneurship and Religion (degree only)
· Entrepreneurship and History (degree only)
· Entrepreneurship and Geography (degree only)
· Agriculture – Double Main (degree only)
· Agriculture and Biological Sciences (degree only)
· Mathematics and Biological Sciences (degree only)
· Mathematics and Physics (degree only)
· Mathematics and Chemistry (degree only)
· Mathematics and ICT (degree only)

The following teaching combinations are offered in the Primary Education option:
· English and Religious Education (degree and diploma)
· English and Social Studies (degree and diploma)
· Kiswahili and Social Studies (degree only)
· Kiswahili and Early Childhood Education (degree only)
· Kiswahili and Religious Education (degree only)
· English and Early Childhood Education (degree and diploma)
· Early Childhood Education – Double Main (degree and diploma)
· Early Childhood Education and Religious Education (degree only)
· Social Studies and Early Childhood Education (degree only)
· Social Studies and Religious Education (Kenyan Students only; degree and diploma)
· Agriculture – Double Main (degree and diploma)
· Agriculture and Biological Sciences (degree and diploma)
· Integrated Science – Double Main (degree only)
· Mathematics and Biological Sciences (degree and diploma)
· Mathematics and Physical Sciences (diploma and degree)
· Mathematics and Physical Education (diploma only)

LIST OF CODES USED IN THE PRIMARY PROGRAMS
CPTE – Certificate Primary Professional Teaching Education
CECD – Certificate Early Childhood Development
CPSP – Certificate Primary School Practice
DPTE – Diploma Primary Professional Teaching Education
DPTM – Diploma Primary Teaching Methods
DPSP – Diploma Primary School Practice
DPLE – Diploma Primary Language Education
DPSP – Diploma Primary School Practice
DPRM – Diploma Primary Research Methods and Report Writing
DSST – Diploma Social Studies
DCRE – Diploma Primary Christian Religious Education
DECD – Diploma Early Childhood Development
DPAG – Diploma Primary Agriculture
DPMA – Diploma Primary Mathematics
DPBI – Diploma Primary Biological Sciences
DPPH – Diploma Primary Physical Sciences
DIPE – Diploma Primary Physical Education
BPTE – Bachelors Primary Teaching Education
BPTM -Bachelors Primary Teaching Methods
BPRP – Bachelors Primary Research Project
BPSP – Bachelors Primary School Practice
BECD -Bachelors Early Childhood Development
BPRE -Bachelors Primary Religious Education
BSST – Bachelors Social Studies
BPLE – Bachelors Primary Language Education
BPAG -Bachelors Primary Agriculture
BPMA -Bachelors Primary Mathematics
BPBI – Bachelors Primary Biological Sciences
BPIS – Bachelors Primary Integrated Science
BPPS – Bachelors Primary Physical Sciences

Below are the courses for the Certificate in Early Childhood Bridging course, Certificate in Early Childhood Education and for primary diploma and degree programs.

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