- B.Sc. Agriculture for Social Change
- B.Sc. Computer Science
- B.Sc. Business Administration
- B.Sc. Accounting
- B.Ed. Education
Studying at the Department of Agriculture
With the new realities of climate change and its impacts on agriculture, two programmes have been carefully developed around the principles of climate-smart agriculture (CSA). The curricula have been uniquely tailored to meet the standards of CSA and provide diverse opportunities to explore international and local agriculture in the fields of agricultural research in plant, Irrigation, post-harvest and pest management. The department has a philosophy of providing quality training which blends theory with practice to prepare students to face real world. Therefore, the programmes are so structured to ensure our graduates acquire adequate skills and practical experience to make them ready for the job market. We are training agricultural scientists who are imbued with entrepreneurial skills for the development of their community.
The Department of Agriculture for Social change offers two programmes of study, namely
- B.Sc. Agriculture for Social Change (a four-year programme) &
- Diploma in Agriculture for Social Change (a two-year programme) (https://recas.edu.gh/diploma-programmes/)
Studying at the Computer Science Department
The growing development in information and communication technologies such as internet banking, e-commerce and online shopping have had significant impact on society and have transformed the way modern business is conducted. The effect is an increasing real demand for computer scientists, software engineers and programers who have a thorough and clear understanding of the underlying principles of managing business and people.
The programs in Computer Science prepare students for both the technical side of computing and for careers in management related to Information Technology. The programs offer students a detailed understanding of the underlying principles of both computer science and information technology, and exposes them to how these principles work in real business world. The question that accompanies the students is how to give solutions to the social problems in their society. Training in Computer Science department just like all other programs in ReCAS is competence-based. Therefore, attention is paid to both academic and professional excellence. The programmes offered currently are:
- B.Sc. Computer Science (a four-year programme) and
- Diploma in Computer Science (a two-year programme)
Studying at the Business Administration Department
Societies and their economies today are influenced by many factors two of which are technological advancement and the complex global economy. A constant element that has always maintained its importance is the efficient and effective management of the available resources. The accomplishment of the task of effective and efficient management of resources entails the training of men and women who will be equipped with Know-How and Do-How tools, enabling them to discern the changes taking place in the given society and/or economy and to lead the change appropriately.
Graduates of ReCAS in Dip. in Business Administration, Dip. in Accounting, B.Sc. Accounting and B.Sc. Business Accounting are prepared to lead local businesses with the standards of multinational companies.
Complex situations call for equally well-trained personnel who will lead a national economy to meet the challenges posed by technological change and the increasing global economy.
The Programmes in the Department of Business Administration provide the graduates with a strong, broad-based education in businesses and functional understanding of management principles and functions in an organization.
The programmes aim at developing students’ intellectual ability, executive personality and managerial skills through an appropriate blend of business acumen and professional Do-How. The motto of the Department of Business is: Start your future Business Today!
- B.Sc. Business Administration (a four-year programme)
- B.Sc. Accounting (a four-year-programme)
- Diploma in Business Administration (a two-year programme)
- Diploma in Account (a two-year programme) as well as two Certificate Courses:
- Certificate in Small Business Development and Promotion (4 Months)
- Certificate in NGO Management (4 Months)
Studying at the Basic Education Department
Basic Education department runs its programmes (B.Ed. in Basic Education and Dip. in Basic Education) based on the principle that teacher professionalism stems from sound religious and moral values, commitment to social justice and inclusion and good balance of skill competences and theoretical understanding of the basic education curriculum. Hence, it seeks to produce competent and sound pre-service and in-service professionals who are committed to working with young children of diverse backgrounds. The goal of the programme is to prepare knowledgeable, professionally competent and ethical conscious teachers who can contribute effectively to the on-going national agenda of promoting quality education.
The Basic Education Programmes of ReCAS are in line with national demand for quality teachers to drive its on-going educational quality improvement programme. The programmes are aimed at not only filling this huge gap in the preparation of teachers for the basic schools in Ghana, but also contribute to the current equity and parity challenges. The location of ReCAS in rural Kansoe setting of the Upper East Region is intended to condition its products to appreciate rural conditions and challenges as they live with and learn within that setting.
Blending the typical Education Programmes with those of Business and Career Development Center the young teachers are prepared to be customer-oriented (Pupil-oriented).
- B.Ed. Education (a four-year programme) and
- Diploma in Basic Education (a two-year Programme)