Computer Forensic and Investigation Specialist Certificate – CF31

(Stand Alone)

Program Description:

The Computer Forensic and Investigation program includes occupational and specialized courses designed to provide academic and professional training to students in detecting and investigating computer related criminal activity and/or unauthorized use. The curriculum is designed to develop knowledge and skills in technical evidence identification, investigative computer systems, information security, search and seizure, and the administration of criminal sanctions.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills60COMPASS – Writing 32
Reading Comp.55Reading 70
Arithmetic34Math26

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 26

Computer Forensic and Investigation Specialist Certificate Curriculum Essential Courses

Courses 26 credits

CIST 1001Computer Concepts

4

CIST 1130Operating Systems Concepts

3

CIST 1601Information Security Fundamentals

3

CRJU 1021Private Security

3

CIST 1602Security Policies and Procedures

3

CIST 2612Computer Forensics

4

CIST 2620Computer Security/Corporate Fraud

3

CRJU 1062Methods of Criminal Investigation

3