Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

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): Dawn Ryan

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.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

Note:  CTS 107 - Cyber Essentials  is a prerequisite for this certificate. Students entering the program with technical expertise beyond the level of CTS 107 should meet with the academic chair to waive the requirements of this course.

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 170 - Digital Forensics 1  
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 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 Linux  
CTS 240 - Advanced Network Defense  
CTS 242 - Network Intrusion Detection and Penetration Testing  
3-4 credit hours    

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