Mar 03, 2021
This program provides students with the skills necessary to investigate computer crime, work with compliance, and understand the legal ramifications of computer crimes. Students who complete this program will be able to collect evidence from an incident using computer and network forensics techniques. Students will be able to create incident reports, conduct a risk assessment, and understand how to govern and mitigate risk.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Diagnose computer systems for damage or tampering.
- Compile evidential data from storage media.
- Evaluate approaches to network forensic analysis.
- Critique the various laws and regulations germane to forensic investigation at an introductory level.
- Interpret the outcome of a malware analysis.
- Develop an organization’s security policy.
- Manage a networking/security project.
General Education Requirements (23 Credits)
Mathematics (3 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
English Composition (3-5 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Strongly Recommended: ENG 107.
Communications (3 Credits)
Strongly Recommended: COM 115.
Human Relations (3 Credits)
Natural Science (4 Credits)
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)
- any AM prefix course
- or any ANTH prefix course (except ANTH 102 and 110L)
- or any ART prefix course
- or any COM prefix course
- or any ECON prefix course
- or ENG 223 - Themes of Literature or above
- or GEOG 106 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
- or any HIST prefix course
- or any MUS prefix course (except MUS 100)
- or any PHIL prefix course
- or any PSC prefix course
- or any PSY prefix course
- or any SOC prefix course
- or any THTR prefix course (except THTR 275)
- or WMST 113 - Gender, Race, and Class
- or World Languages 101B or above course (includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI)
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 Credits)
Special Program Requirements (42 Credits)
Core Requirements (30 Credits)
Digital Literacy Requirement (0-3 Credits)
Forensics Elective (3 Credits)
Security Elective #1 (3 Credits)
Security Elective #2 (3 Credits)
- Any CF or CSEC prefix course not used to satisfy a degree requirement.
Server Elective (3 Credits)