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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2008-2009 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Forensics and Security, A.A.S.

The Computer Forensics Program is designed to provide students with skills in the areas of criminology, data recovery, computer operating systems, network and PC security, cyber crime investigation, the collection and analysis of computer based evidence, ensuring the integrity of the chain of evidence, and preparing evidence for presentation in a court of law. Students will gain experience with professional investigative software and evidence gathering in a dedicated computer lab. A graduate of this program may seek employment as a Security Analyst; Computer Crime Investigator; Data Recovery Specialist; Computer Forensic Examiner; Computer Investigative Specialist; Information Systems Auditor; and Network Security Professional.

Minimum - 66 credits


* Indicates course has a prerequisite or corequisite.

a Prerequisite: Intro to Microcomputing (COMP 210) or successful completion of exemption test.

b The Mathematics elective must be MATH 100 or above.

c Student must pass a criminal background check before completing COMP 120 and again before COMP 280.

d Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on college placement exam or completion of Preparatory course.