Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Department
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Curriculum Code No. 3181
The increased use of computers to commit crimes and the growing demand for computer-based data in civil proceedings has created a need for individuals with the expertise to extract useful information from computer evidence. The Computer Forensics program will prepare students for careers as computer forensics specialists who can work with law enforcement, homeland security agencies, law firms, and private companies.
Graduates of this program are able to
- effectively utilize a commercial software tool to recover deleted files from a computer;
- evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of various software tools for data recovery; and
- develop a systematic approach to a computer investigation.
Certificate Course Requirements
|CISC201||Managing and Maintaining the PC||4|
|CISC128||Comparative Operating Systems A||4|
|CISC113||Visual Basic Programming A|
|CISC115||Computer Science I A||3/4|
|CISC114||Visual Basic Programming II A|
|CISC122||Computer Science II A||3/4|
|CISC215||Database Design and Application Developmen A||3|
|CISF110||Computer Forensics I A||3|
|CISF210||Computer Forensics II||3|
A Course requires prerequisite.
Since the individual circumstances and backgrounds of students vary, all students planning to complete this certificate program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to develop a planned sequence of courses to meet their individual needs.
NOTE: Computer classes may be expensive. Purchase of equipment may be required
Academic Year 2010/2011
Computer forensic specialists in law enforcement, homeland security, law firms, private companies
More cost information can be found here:
|Completing in 2010/2011:||4 students|
|Completing in 2010/2011 with debt:||N/A|
|Median debt of 2010/2011 completers:||N/A|
|Normal time to complete program:||12 months|
|Completed in normal time:||N/A|
|Job placement rate:||67%; 0 in field|