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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2012-2013 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems - Computer Forensics and Security, A.A.S.

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Computer Information Systems - Computer Forensics and Security (315)
Associate in Applied Science Degree

The Computer Forensics and Security Program provides 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.

NOTE: Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled for the fall; second/fourth semester courses will be scheduled for the spring. The student is encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. In some cases, one or more courses may be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner. However, individual course prerequisites must be observed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites – Some courses require another course be taken beforehand or at the same time. To check if a course has a prerequisite or corequisite, see the course description.


Minimum - 66 credits


Introduction to Microcomputing (COMP 210) or successful completion of exemption test is a prerequisite for COMP 242.
The Mathematics elective must be MATH 100 or above.

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