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Planner for Digital Forensics (certificate)


Official Title of Certificate: Digital Forensics, Certificate

Award: Certificate

Code: CRT.CIS.DIGITAL-FRSC

Total Credit Hours: 18-19

Purpose: Perform forensic investigations, incident handling and conduct incident investigations. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to execute forensic investigations of networks, hosts and mobile devices including collecting, processing, review, analysis and production of electronic evidence using standard computer forensics and evidence handling techniques.

Range of Occupations

  • Computer forensics technician
  • Digital forensics specialist
  • Digital forensics investigator
  • Forensic support specialist
  • Incident response analyst

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Mary Wallingsford

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 170 - Digital Forensics 1  
3 credit hours     
CTS 105 - Microcomputer Operating Systems  is a prerequisite for CTS 170. 
Request permission to take these courses concurrently from the Cybersecurity, Networking and Digital Forensics department chair.
3 credit hours     


Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 207 - Digital Forensics 2  
4 credit hours     
Elective
Must be chosen from:
CJS 111 - Introduction to Criminal Justice  
CTS 110 - Network Essentials  
CTS 120 - Introduction to UNIX/LINUX  
CTS 240 - Advanced Network Defense  
CTS 242 - Network Intrusion Detection and Penetration Testing  
3-4 credit hours    


Term 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 209 - Digital Forensics 3  
4 credit hours     
Elective
Must be chosen from:
CJS 111 - Introduction to Criminal Justice  
CTS 110 - Network Essentials  
CTS 120 - Introduction to UNIX/LINUX  
CTS 240 - Advanced Network Defense  
CTS 242 - Network Intrusion Detection and Penetration Testing  
3-4 credit hours    

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