Department of Informatics

Welcome to our department

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) is a rigorous undergraduate program that provides students with technical and soft skills necessary for success in the ever-evolving field of information technology.

The program is carefully designed to cover various topics, including computer programming, database management, web development, network administration, cybersecurity, software engineering, data science among others. In addition to technical skills, the program also emphasizes the development of soft skills such as communication, collaboration, problem-solving, and critical thinking.

The program offers opportunities for industry engagement, including workshops and IT bootcamps, field trips, and takes a design thinking approach to problem-solving. These initiatives provide students with invaluable exposure to real-world challenges, enabling them to apply their knowledge and skills to solve complex problems, and develop innovative solutions to societal challenges. Graduates of the program are well-equipped to succeed in the highly competitive and rapidly evolving field of IT, whether pursuing careers in established IT firms or starting their own ventures.

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Dr. Jojo Lartey (D.Sc.)
Head of Department, Informatics

Program Structure

BSc. Information Technology

BSc. Information Security

Are you interested in pursuing this programme?

Admission to HCC is competitive, but the admission process is a personal one. Each application is reviewed holistically to understand the strength of each student’s academic preparation including their performance on final exams, counselor recommendations, and their personal career interests. We seek applicants from a variety of geographic, social, cultural, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.

Department Lecturers

The philosophy and objectives of the programme fit into the mission and strategic plans of Heritage Christian College to be a centre of Excellence in Technology Development and Innovation, producing graduates in a variety of Information Technology related disciplines for the development of Ghana.