The Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences and Technology (ICST) has two (2) basic objectives:
To develop a dedicated and innovative Faculty of researchers and engineers that will train graduates for the competitive job market in Ghana: graduates that are comfortable working in such disciplines as Computer Engineering, Software Development, Business Information Systems, Network Engineering, etc;
To provide computer/network service in data processing, communication and information technology support for CUCG in areas such as Research and Development, the University Library, Administration, Student Academic Records, Accounting and Computing.
The ICST Programme is designed to be relevant and innovative and able to produce graduates with a strong foundation in Information and Communication Sciences and Technology with the technical skills to provide solutions to scientific and technological problems in industry and business. As the Faculty matures, it will develop additional departments. The present Faculty Programme offers courses that might properly belong to a Department of Computer Science and are designated as Computer Science (CS) courses.
Presently the Faculty offers a BSc. Computer Science, but students will be able to choose some electives among courses offered in other faculties. In the near future, students will be given the opportunity to specialize in the following areas from the second year: