Computer Forensics - A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 303
For curriculum information, contact the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division—Room ST-149—443-518-1620.
Computer Forensics is for students who plan to pursue entry-level careers in the emerging field of computer forensics or are seeking advanced skill in the examination and preservation of electronic evidence using computer forensics standards and documentation. Computer forensics involves the examination and preservation of electronic evidence for use in legal proceedings, administrative hearings, information technology, and business. Articulation has been established with the University of Baltimore, and it is recommended that students check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.
General Education Core
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.
Arts & Humanities
The Arts & Humanities requirement may alternatively be fulfilled by completing a World Language Sequence plus one of the following courses: SPCH-151, THET-101, THET-102, THET-103, THET-202, THET-241, or WMST-193. Students who complete a World Language Sequence are not required to complete the 3 credits of open Core Electives.
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Biological & Physical Sciences
Required Courses Related to Major
Ethics - Select 3 credits from the following:
|CRES-155||Introduction to Conflict Resolution: Science and Art||
|PHIL-101||Introduction to Philosophy||
|-||Any course with an ANTH or GEOG prefix||
Total Credit Hours: 60
A graduate should be able to
1. Employ criminal justice concepts, methods, and/or theories to demonstrate familiarity with laws, computer forensics principles, and the court system.
2. Apply introductory research skills that computer forensics professionals use to gather, examine, and interpret information in scenario-based case studies.
3. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning.