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The Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Forensics provides the necessary knowledge and skills for the collection, processing, preservation, analysis, and presentation of computer-related evidence in support of network vulnerability mitigation and/or criminal, fraud, counterintelligence, or law enforcement investigations. Students will use hands-on tools and techniques in a variety of environments for operating systems, file systems, networks, mobile devices, and electronic discovery of data.


***Which class should I take? When should I take it? Please click here for the program sequence. (pdf download)

Foundations of Excellence36-37 cr.
ACES100 or OPENAchieving Career and Education Success or (if exempt) Open Elective3 cr.
COMM120Presentation Techniques3 cr.
ENGL109Composition3 cr.
ENGL110Advanced Composition3 cr.
ENGL311Professional Writing3 cr.
MATH125Intermediate Algebra3 cr.
MATH135 or MATH150College Algebra or Pre-Calculus3-4 cr.
PHYS100 and PHYS100LApplied Physics and Applied Physics Lab3 cr.
SOSC201Diversity in Society3 cr.
SOSC301Globalization and World Diversity3 cr.
STAT220Introduction to Statistics3 cr.
Choose one of the following:(3-4) cr.
MATH140Finite Mathematics3 cr.
MATH250Discrete Structures3 cr.
STAT322Inferential Statistics3 cr.
Foundations of Business9-10 cr.
ACCT200 or ACCT201Accounting Basics for Managers or Accounting Foundations I3-4 cr.
BUSN210Professional Ethics3 cr.
MGMT211Management Foundations3 cr.
Foundations of Technology24 cr.
BITS211Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet3 cr.
CISP111Requirements Planning and Developing3 cr.
CISP247Database Design3 cr.
GPMT287Principles of Project Management3 cr.
IAAS221Security Foundations3 cr.
NETW101PC Operating Systems3 cr.
NETW141MS Client and Server OS3 cr.
NETW217UNIX Operating System3 cr.
Major45 cr.
CISP253Perl/Python Scripting3 cr.
IAAS256Windows Digital Forensics3 cr.
IAAS345Linux/MAC Forensics3 cr.
IAAS355Network Forensics3 cr.
IAAS370Mobile Device Forensics3 cr.
IAAS375File System/Operating Systems/Data Recovery3 cr.
IAAS420Reverse Engineering Malware3 cr.
IAAS450Advanced Topics in Digital Forensics3 cr.
IAAS460Digital Forensics Analysis and Report Writing EL3 cr.
IAAS487Internet/Email/Electronic Discovery3 cr.
LEGL300Evidence and Criminal Procedure3 cr.
NETW151 or NETW220Cisco Networking Fundamentals or Data Communications and Networks3 cr.
NETW201PC Maintenance and Management3 cr.
NETW235UNIX/Linux Server Administration3 cr.
TECH497College of Technology Capstone3 cr.
Open Electives4-6 cr.