Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.
Total Credit Hours: a minimum of 61
Purpose: Provides training in computer security disciplines with three specific focus areas: security, digital forensics and networking. These degrees prepare students for entry level positions in information assurance and cybersecurity.
Additional Program Requirements
A grade of C or better is required in each Information Assurance and Cybersecurity program course requirement.
|About this concentration:
Information Assurance and Cybersecurity - Digital Forensics (code AAS.CIS.DIGITAL-FRSC): The Digital Forensics concentration is designed to provide students with skills to enter the workforce. The program emphasizes the proper handling of digital evidence; tools and techniques utilized in forensics analysis, importance of proper documentation and report generation; and the laws and ethics governing evidence handling. The program fully maps to the eight knowledge domains currently specified by the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) and fully prepares students for the Access Data Certified Examiner (ACE) exam. Upon completion of the Digital Forensics area of concentration degree, students are awarded the Digital Media Collector and Digital Media Examiner certificates sponsored by the DC3 National Centers of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence program. In addition, the program objectives support the CompTIA Network + and CompTIA Security+ certifications (exam not provided).
Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory/): Mary Wallingsford
Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.
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