Bsc Information Technology University of Ghana Courses And Fees

The University of Ghana aka LEGON, the oldest and largest of the six public universities in Ghana, began in 1948 as an affiliate College of the University of London and in 1961, was granted degree-awarding status by an Act of Parliament.

Being the premier University in Ghana, it is often ranked as one of the best universities you can find in the country. They have produced notable alumni who can be found in all facets of our workforce.

University of Ghana offers a wide range of programs of which Bsc Information Technology happens to be one of the courses.

Information Technology and Computer science go hand in hand and they complement each other. Information technology is the use of computers to create, process, store, retrieve, and exchange all kinds of data and information. 

The Department offers two undergraduate degree programmes, Bachelor of Science in
Computer Science Single-Major (3:2:1:1) and Major-Minor (3:2:2:1) as well as Bachelor of
Science in Iinformation Technology.

As a requirement in the Department, every student in the Department of Computer Science must own his or her own laptop to facilitate learning.

Entry requirements for Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Core: Credit passes in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies

Electives: Credit passes in any three subjects, with at least a B2 in Core Mathematics.

Study Duration For Legon Bsc Information Technology Course

The study duration for all the first ICT programs in Legon is four years for WASSCE graduates. Thus, Wassce graduates will read the program for four years.

However, applicants who already have an HND certificate will study the program for only two or three years, depending on their class and the HND program.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

LEVEL 100

SEMESTER I
CODE TITLE CREDITS
CSIT 101 Introduction to Information Technology 3credit
CSIT 103 Introduction to Computing 3 credit
CSIT 105 Programming Fundamentals 3 credit
CSIT 107 Statistics for IT Professionals 3 credit
UGRC150 Critical Thinking & Practical Reasoning. 3 credit
Total Credits 15


SEMESTER II
CSIT 102 Introduction to IT Problem Solving 3 credits
CSIT 104 Mathematics for IT Professionals 3 credits
UGBS 104 Principles of Management 3 credits
UGRC 110 Academic Writing I 3 credits
UGRC 131-136 Understanding Human Society 3 credits
Total Credits 15

LEVEL 200

SEMESTER I
UGRC210 Academic Writing II 3credits
CSIT 201 Professional, Legal, Moral and Ethical issues in credits
Information Technology
3CSIT 203 Computer Hardware Fundamentals 3credits
CSIT 205 Object Oriented Techniques for IT Problem Solving 3credits
CSIT 207 Database Fundamentals 3credits
UGBS 201 Microeconomics and Business 3credits
Total Credits 18


SEMESTER II
CODE TITLE
CSIT 202 Introduction to Computer and Networks 3credits
CSIT 204 Introduction to Information Security 3credits
UGRC 220-238 Introduction to African Studies 3credits
CSIT 206 Applied IT Programming 3credits
CSIT 208 Multimedia and Web Design 3credits
UGBS 204 Macroeconomics and Business 3credits
Total Credits 18


LEVEL 300

SEMESTER I
CODE TITLE CREDITS
CSIT 301 Mobile Development 3credits
CSIT 303 Human Computer Interaction 3credits
CSIT 305 Operating Systems Fundamentals 3credits
CSIT 321 Principles of Accounting 3credits
Electives (6 Credits): Select from your Concentration
Network and Telecommunications
CSIT 307 Digital and Logic Systems Design 3credits
CSIT 309 Data Network Security I 3credits
Information Security
CSIT 309 Data Network Security I 3credits
CSIT 311 Information Security Principles 3credits
Database Technology and Programming
CSIT 313 Programme Design and Data Structures 3credits
CSIT 315 Event-Driven Programming 3credits
Web Development and Multimedia
CSIT 317 Web Development I 3credits
CSIT 319 Web Site Administration 3credits
Total Credits 18

SEMESTER II
CODE TITLE CREDITS
CSIT 302 Data Communications 3credits
CSIT 304 IT in the Global Economy 3credits
CSIT 306 IT Resources Planning 3credits
CSIT 308 Turning Ideas into Successful Companies 3credits
CSIT 310 Design Project I 3credits
ELECTIVES (3)
Select from your Concentration:
Network and Telecommunications
CSIT 312 Network Servers and Infrastructures Administration 3credits
Information Security
CSIT 312 Network Servers and Infrastructures Administration 3credits
Database Technology and Programming
CSIT 314 Database Management System Administration 3credits
Web Development and Multimedia
CSIT 316 Web Development using Content Management 3credits
Systems
Total Credits 18

LEVEL 400

SEMESTER I
ELECTIVES (15 CREDITS)
Select 12 credits from your concentration 3 credits from any other concentration
CODE TITLE CREDITS
Web Development and Multimedia
CSIT 401 Digital Media Editing 3credits
CSIT 403 Graphics & Information Visualization 3credits
CSIT 405 Web II: Advanced Web Development 3credits
CSIT 407 Applied Knowledge Technologies for the Semantic. 3credits
Web
Network and Telecommunications
CSIT 409 Cloud Computing 3credits
CSIT 411 Advanced Networking Principles 3credits
CSIT 413 Wireless Systems and Networks 3credits
CSIT 415 Applications of Digital Technologies 3credits
CODE TITLE CREDITS
Database Technology and Programming
CSIT 417 Information Storage and Management Technologies 3credits
CSIT 419 Advanced Database 3credits
CSIT 421 Information Retrieval and XML Data 3credits
CSIT 405 Web II Advance Web Development 3credits

CSIT 411 Advanced Networking Principles 3credits
CSIT 425 Computer Crime, Forensics, and Auditing 3credits
CSIT 417 Information Storage and Management Technologies 3credits
CSIT 431 Data Network Security II 3credits
Total Credits 15


SEMESTER II
CODE TITLE CREDITS
CSIT 402 Concepts of Multimedia Processing and Transmission 3credits
CSIT 410 Design Project II 3credits
ELECTIVES (6) CREDITS)
SELECT FROM YOUR CONCENTRATION
Network and Telecommunications
CSIT 404 Voice Communications Technologies 3credits
CSIT 406 Fundamentals of Satellite Communications 3credits
Web Development and Multimedia
CSIT 408 Development – E-Business 3credits
CSIT 412 Advance Web Technologies- E-Commerce 3credits
Information Security (INFS)
CSIT 416 Information Defense Technologies 3credits
CSIT 418 Database and Distributed System Security Principles 3credits
Database Technology and Programming
CSIT 424 Parallel & Distributed Databases 3credits
CSIT 426 Data Mining & Data Warehousing 3credits

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