The study focused on the assessment of family background variables as predictors of Social Studies undergraduate students’ academic performance in Rivers State. The study employed descriptive survey design. The participants were fifty (50) students from Department of Social Studies, Federal College of Education, Rivers State. The instrument used was Family Background Variables Questionnaire. Three hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. Findings showed that parental socio-economic status, educational background and occupation significantly influence Social Studies students’ academic performance. It was recommended that parents should take care of their children and always visit them in school. Also, the occupation of the parents should not be their priority but their children education.
Babajide Olanipekun Olaojo and Omolayo Ayodele Ogunniyi. Assessment of Family Background Variables and Music Undergraduates Students’ Academic Performance in Rivers State, Nigeria. International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences Education, 5 (1), 56-61.